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[http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ja065032m] J.-W. Kim, R. J. Larsen, and D. A. Weitz. Synthesis of Nonspherical Colloidal Particles with Anisotropic Properties. ''JACS.'' '''2006''', 128, 14374-14377.
 
[http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ja065032m] J.-W. Kim, R. J. Larsen, and D. A. Weitz. Synthesis of Nonspherical Colloidal Particles with Anisotropic Properties. ''JACS.'' '''2006''', 128, 14374-14377.
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[http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/adma.200800484/abstract] J.-W. Kim, D. Lee, H. C. Shum, and D. A. Weitz. Colloid Surfactants for Emulsion Stabilization. ''Adv. Mater.'' '''2008''', 20, 3239-3243.

Revision as of 22:19, 27 November 2012

Original Entry by Ryan Truby

AP 225 - Introduction to Soft Matter

November 28, 2012

Reference Information

Fig. 5, reproduced from Figure 6 of [1]

Authors: J.-W. Kim, R. J. Larsen, D. A. Weitz

Citation: J.-W. Kim, R. J. Larsen, and D. A. Weitz. Synthesis of Nonspherical Colloidal Particles with Anisotropic Properties. JACS. 2006, 128, 14374-14377.

Related Course Keywords: adsorption, surfactants

Background and Introduction

Microscale colloids with anisotropic morphologies have proven useful to the development of novel materials and fluids for optical, biomedical, and self-assembly applications. At Harvard University, researchers in Professor Weitz's research group are bestowing anisotropic colloids with Janus-like chemical functionalities to create "colloidal surfactants."

A brief summary of the article cited above is presented along with some demonstrations of the surfactant-like properties of the anisotropic colloids developed by in Professor Weitz's lab.

Summary

Discussion and Relevance to Soft Matter

References

[1] J.-W. Kim, R. J. Larsen, and D. A. Weitz. Synthesis of Nonspherical Colloidal Particles with Anisotropic Properties. JACS. 2006, 128, 14374-14377.

[2] J.-W. Kim, D. Lee, H. C. Shum, and D. A. Weitz. Colloid Surfactants for Emulsion Stabilization. Adv. Mater. 2008, 20, 3239-3243.