Publications 2020


  1. A Landau–de Gennes theory for twist-bend and splay-bend nematic phases of colloidal suspensions of bent rods
    C. Anzivino, R. van Roij and M. Dijkstra, The Journal of chemical Physics 152, 224502 (2020). DOI: 10.1063/5.0008936.
  2. Autonomously revealing hidden local structures in supercooled liquids
    E. Boattini, S. Marín-Aguilar, S. Mitra, G. Foffi, F. Smallenburg and L. Filion, Nature Communications 11, 5479 (2020). DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-19286-8. Supporting information: PDF.
  3. Modeling of many-body interactions between elastic spheres through symmetry functions
    E. Boattini, N. Bezem, S.N. Punnathanam, F. Smallenburg and L. Filion, The Journal of Chemical Physics 153 (6), 064902 (2020). DOI: 10.1063/5.0015606.
  4. Photo-stability of lutein in surfactant-free lutein-zein composite colloidal particles
    F.Y. de Boer, A. Imhof and K.P. Velikov, Food Chemistry: X 5, 100071 (2020). DOI: 10.1016/j.fochx.2019.100071. Supporting information: DOCX.
  5. Exciton-phonon coupling in InP quantum dots with ZnS and (Zn,Cd)Se shells
    A. Brodu, M.V. Ballottin, J. Buhot, D. Dupont, M. Tessier, Z. Hens, F.T. Rabouw, P.C.M. Christianen, C. de Mello Donega and D. Vanmaekelbergh, Physical Review B 101 (12), 125413 (2020). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.101.125413.
  6. Helicoidal dynamics of biaxial curved rods in twist-bend nematic phases unveiled by unsupervised machine learning techniques
    M. Chiappini, A. Patti and M. Dijkstra, Physical Review E 102 (4), 040601(R)(2020). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.102.040601. Supporting information: PDF.
  7. Speeding up dynamics by tuning the noncommensurate size of rodlike particles in a smectic phase
    M. Chiappini, E. Grelet and M. Dijkstra, Physical Review Letters 124 (8), 087801 (2020). DOI:10.1103/PhysRevLett.124.087801. Supporting information: PDF, AVI.
  8. Tuning the glass transition: enhanced crystallization of the laves phases in nearly hard spheres
    T. Dasgupta, G. M. Coli and M. Dijkstra, ACS Nano 14 (4), 3957-3968 (2020). DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.9b07090. Supporting information: PDF, AVI.
  9. Shaping colloidal bananas to reveal biaxial, splay-bend nematic, and smectic phases
    C. Fernández-Rico, M. Chiappini, T. Yanagishima, H. de Sousa, D.G.A.L. Aarts, M. Dijkstra and R.P.A. Dullens,
    Science 369 (6506), 950-955 (2020). DOI: 10.1126/science.abb4536.
  10. The effect of hydrodynamics on the crystal nucleation of nearly hard spheres
    G. Fiorucci, G.M. Coli, J.T. Padding and M. Dijkstra, The Journal of Chemical Physics 152 (6), 064903 (2020). DOI: 10.1063/1.5137815. 
  11. Eu3+ Sensitization via nonradiative interparticle energy transfer using inorganic nanoparticles
    M.A. van de Haar, A.C. Berends, M.R. Krames, L. Chepyga, F.T. Rabouw and A. Meijerink, The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 11 (3), 689-695 (2020). DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.9b03764. Supporting information: PDF.
  12. Smectic liquid crystalline titanium dioxide nanorods: reducing attractions by optimizing ligand density
    S.N. Hosseini, A. Grau-Carbonell, A.G. Nikolaenkova, X. Xie, X. Chen, A. Imhof, A. van Blaaderen and P.J. Baesjou, Advanced Functional Materials, 2005491 (2020). DOI: 10.1002/adfm.202005491.
  13. Multivalent patchy colloids for quantitative 3D self-assembly studies
    M. Kamp, B. de Nijs, M.N. van der Linden, I. de Feijter,  M.J. Lefferts, A. Aloi and A. van Blaaderen, Langmuir 36 (9), 2403-2418 (2020). DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.9b03863. Supporting information: PDF, AVI 1AVI 2, AVI 3, AVI 4,AVI 5, AVI 6, AVI 7, AVI 8, AVI 9
  14. Optical Fourier surfaces
    N. Lassaline, R. Brechbühler, S.J.W. Vonk, K. Ridderbeek, M. Spieser, S. Bisig, B. le Feber, F.T. Rabouw and D.J. Norris, Nature 582, 506–510(2020). DOI: 10.1038/s41586-020-2390-x.
  15. Predicting the phase behavior of mixtures of active spherical particles
    B. van der Meer, V. Prymidis, M. Dijkstra and L. Filion, The Journal of Chemical Physics 152 (14), 144901 (2020). DOI: 10.1063/5.0002279 .
  16. High antisite defect concentrations in hard-sphere colloidal Laves phases
  17. Predator-prey interactions between droplets driven by nonreciprocal oil exchange
    C.H. Meredith, P.G. Moerman, J. Groenewold, Y.J. Chiu, W.K .Kegel, A. van Blaaderen, L.D. Zarzar, Nature Chemistry 12, 1136–1142(2020). DOI: 10.1038/s41557-020-00575-0. Supporting information: PDF, MOV 1, MOV 2, MOV 3, MOV 4, MOV 5, MOV 6, MOV 7, MOV 8, MOV 9, MOV 10.
  18. Role of topological defects in the two-stage melting and elastic behavior of active Brownian particles
    S. Paliwal and M. Dijkstra, Physical Review Research 2 (1), 012013 (2020). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevResearch.2.012013. Supporting Information: PDF, AVI 1, AVI 2, AVI 3, AVI 4, AVI 5.
  19. Flexibility-induced effects in the Brownian motion of freely jointed colloidal trimers
    R.W. Verweij, P.G. Moerman, N.E.G. Ligthart, L.P.P. Huijnen, J. Groenewold, W.K. Kegel, A. van Blaaderen and D.J. Kraft, Physical Review Research 2 (3), 033136 (2020). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevResearch.2.033136. Supporting information: PDF, MP4.
  20. Trapping and detrapping in colloidal perovskite nanoplatelets: elucidation and prevention of nonradiative processes through chemical treatment
    S.J.W. Vonk, M.B. Fridriksson, S.O.M. Hinterding, M.J.J. Mangus, T.P. van Swieten, F.C. Grozema, F.T. Rabouw and W. van der Stam, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 124 (14), 8047-8054 (2020). DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c02287. Supporting information: PDF.
  21. Förster resonance energy transfer between colloidal CuInS2/ZnS Quantum dots and dark quenchers
    C. Xia, W. Wang, L. Du, F.T. Rabouw, D.J. van den Heuvel, H.C. Gerritsen, H. Mattoussi and C. de Mello Donega, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 124 (2), 1717-1731 (2020). DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b10536. Supporting information: PDF.
  22. Binary icosahedral clusters of hard spheres in spherical confinement
    D. Wang, T. Dasgupta, E.B. van der Wee, D. Zanaga, T. Altantzis, Y. Wu, G.M. Coli, C.B. Murray, S. Bals, M. Dijkstra and A. van Blaaderen, Nature Physics (2020). DOI: 10.1038/s41567-020-1003-9 Supporting information: PDF, HTML 1, HTML 2, HTML 3, HTML 4, HTML 5, HTML 6, HTML 7, HTML 8, HTML 9, AVI 1, AVI 2, AVI 3, AVI 4, AVI 5.
  23. Compartmentalization of gold nanoparticle clusters in hollow silica spheres and their assembly induced by an external electric field
    K. Watanabe, T.A.J. Welling, S.  Sadighikia, H. Ishii, A. Imhof, M.A. van Huis, A. van Blaaderen and D. Nagao, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 566, 202–210 (2020). DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2020.01.094. Supplemental information: DOCX, MP4.
  24. Observation of undamped 3D brownian motion of nanoparticles using liquid‐cell scanning transmission electron microscopy
    T.A.J. Welling, S. Sadighikia, K. Watanabe, A. Grau‐Carbonell, M. Bransen, D. Nagao, A. van Blaaderen and M.A. van Huis, Particle & Particle Systems Characterisation 37 (6), 2000003 (2020). DOI: 10.1002/ppsc.202000003.