About the Authors

David Dulin

Affiliation Department of Bionanoscience, Kavli Institute of Nanoscience, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands

Stephane Barland

Affiliation Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis, Institut Non-Lineaire de Nice, CNRS UMR 7335, Valbonne, France

Xavier Hachair

Affiliation BBright, Rennes, France

Francesco Pedaci


Affiliation Centre de Biochimie Structurale, CNRS UMR5048, UM1, INSERM UMR1054, Department of Single-Molecule Biophysics, Montpellier, France

Competing Interests

Xavier Hachair is employed by BBright. There are no patents, products in development or marketed products to declare. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials, as detailed online in the guide for authors.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: XH SB DD FP. Performed the experiments: DD XH SB FP. Analyzed the data: FP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: XH SB DD FP. Wrote the paper: SB DD FP.