Publications 2007

  1. Experimental Observation of Structural Crossover in Binary Mixtures of Colloidal Hard Spheres
    J. Baumgartl, R.P.A. Dullens, M. Dijkstra, R. Roth, and C. Bechinger, Physical Review Letters 98, 198303 (2007). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.98.198303.
  2. Op weg naar een fotonische band gap voor licht?
    A. van Blaaderen en M. Dijkstra, Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Natuurkunde, mei 2007, pp. 172-174.
  3. Kinetic pathways for the isotropic-nematic phase transition in a system of colloidal hard rods: a simulation study
    A. Cuetos and M. Dijkstra, Physical Review Letters 98, 095701 (2007). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.98.095701.
  4. Use of Parsons-Lee and Onsager theories to predict nematic and demixing behavior in
    binary mixtures of hard rods and hard spheres

    A. Cuetos, B. Martínez-Haya, S. Lago, and L. F. Rull, Physical Review E  75, 061701 (2007). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.75.061701
  5. Manipulating metal-oxide nanowires using counter-propagating optical line tweezers
    A. van der Horst, A. I. Campbell, L. K. van Vugt, D. A. M. Vanmaekelbergh, M. Dogterom, and A. van Blaaderen, Optics Express 15, 11629 (2007). DOI: 10.1364/OE.15.011629. Supplementary Material, Movie 1movie 2, movie 3movie 4movie 5, movie 6.
  6. Self-assembly route for photonic crystals with a bandgap in the visible region
    A.-P. Hynninen, J. H. J. Thijssen, E. C. M. Vermolen, M. Dijkstra, and A. van Blaaderen, Nature Materials 6, 202-205 (2007). DOI: 10.1038/nmat1841  Also read the News&Views article by D. J. NorrisDOI:10.1038/nmat1844
  7. Characterizing and tracking single colloidal particles with video holographic microscopy
    S.-H. Lee, Y. Roichman, G.-R. Yi, S.-H. Kim, S.-M. Yang, A. van Blaaderen, P. van Oostrum, and D. G. Grier, Optics Express 15, 18275 (2007). DOI: 10.1364/OE.15.018275. Multimedia file: Movie.
  8. Electrostatics at the oil–water interface, stability, and order in emulsions and colloids
    M. E. Leunissen, A. van Blaaderen, A. D. Hollingsworth, M. T. Sullivan, and P. M. Chaikin, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105, 2585-2590 (2007). DOI Supporting Information: Movie1Movie2Movie3
  9. Ion partitioning at the oil–water interface as a source of tunable electrostatic effects in emulsions with colloids
    M. E. Leunissen, J. Zwanikken, R. van Roij, P. M. Chaikin, and A. van Blaaderen, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 9, 6405-6414 (2007). DOI: 10.1039/B711300E
  10. Crystallization of colloidal hard spheres under gravity
    M. Marechal and M. Dijkstra, Physical Review E 75, 061404 (2007). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.75.061404
  11. Stability of nematic and smectic phases in rod-like
    mesogens with orientation-dependent attractive interactions

    B. Martinez-Haya, A. Cuetos, Journal of Physical Chemistry B 111, 8150-8157 (2007). DOI: 10.1021/jp0715171
  12. Coherent vibrations of submicron spherical gold shells in a photonic crystal
    D. A. Mazurenko, X. Shan, J. C. P. Stiefelhagen, C. M. Graf, A. van Blaaderen, and J. I. Dijkhuis, Physical Review B 75, 161102 (2007). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.75.161102
  13. Entropic Wetting and the Free Isotropic-Nematic Interface of Hard Colloidal Platelets
    H. Reich, M. Dijkstra, R. van Roij, and M. Schmidt, Journal of Physical Chemistry B 111, 7825 (2007). DOI: 10.1021/jp068870b
  14. Nonequilibrium sedimentation of colloids on the particle scale
    C. P. Royall, J. Dzubiella, M. Schmidt, and A. van Blaaderen, Physical Review Letters 98, 188304 (2007).  DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.98.188304 Auxiliary material: Movie1Movie2.
  15. Evidence for Out-of-Equilibrium Crystal Nucleation in Suspensions of Oppositely Charged

    E. Sanz, C. Valeriani, D. Frenkel, and M. Dijkstra, Physical Review Letters 99, 055501 (2007). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.99.055501
  16. Acoustic vibrations in nanosized gold-shell particles
    X. Shan, X. Zhang, D. A. Mazurenko, A van Blaaderen, J. I. Dijkhuis, F. Hudert, and T. Dekorsy, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 92, 012035 (2007). DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/92/1/012035
  17. Sedimentation of charged colloids: The primitive model and the effective one-component approach
    A. Torres, A. Cuetos, M. Dijkstra, and R. van Roij, Physical Review E 75, 041405 (2007). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.75.041405
  18. A new parallel plate shear cell for in situ real-space measurements of complex fluids
    under shear flow 

    Y.L. Wu, J. H. J. Brand, J. L. A. van Gemert, J. Verkerk, H. Wisman, A. van Blaaderen, and A. Imhof, Review of Scientific Instruments 78, 103902 (2007). DOI: 10.1063/1.2794226
  19. Encapsulation of emulsion droplets by organo–silica shells
    C. I. Zoldesi, P. Steegstra, and A. Imhof, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 308, 121-129 2007). DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2006.12.072.