Publications 2008

  1. Self-diffusion of particles in complex fluids: temporary cages and permanent barriers
    M. Bier, R. van Roij, M. Dijkstra and P. van der Schoot, Physical Review Letters 101, 215901 (2008). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.101.215901
  2. Optical trapping of coated microspheres
    V. Bormuth, A. Jannasch, M. Ander, C. M. van Kats, A. van Blaaderen, J. Howard, and E. Schäffer, Optics Express 16, 13831-13844 (2008). DOI: 10.1364/OE.16.013831
  3. Isotropic-to-nematic nucleation in suspensions of colloidal rods
    A. Cuetos, R. van Roij, and M. Dijkstra, Soft Matter 4, 757 (2008). DOI: 10.1039/B715764A
  4. Phase separating colloid polymer mixtures in shear flow
    D. Derks, D. G. A. L. Aarts, D. Bonn, and A. Imhof, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 20, 404208 (2008). DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/20/40/404208
  5. Synthesis and characterization of photoswitchable fluorescent silica nanoparticles
    J. Fölling, S. Polyakova, V. Belov, A. van Blaaderen, M. L. Bossi, and S. W. Hell, Small 4, 134-142 (2008). DOI: 10.1002/smll.200700440
  6. Effect of excluded volume interactions on the interfacial properties of colloid-polymer mixtures
    A. Fortini, P.G. Bolhuis, and M. Dijkstra, Journal of Chemical Physics 128, 024904 (2008). DOI: 10.1063/1.2818562.
  7. Crystallization and gelation in colloidal systems with short-ranged attractive interactions
    A. Fortini, E. Sanz, and M. Dijkstra, Physical Review E 78, 041402 (2008). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.78.041402. Supporting material; movie 1movie 2movie 3.
  8. High trapping forces for high-refractive index particles trapped in dynamic arrays of
    counterpropagating optical tweezers

    A. van der Horst, P. D. J. van Oostrum, A. Moroz, A. van Blaaderen, and M. Dogterom, Applied Optics 47, 3196-3202 (2008). DOI: 10.1364/AO.47.003196. Supporting info; movie 1movie 2.
  9. Coated microspheres as enhanced probes for optical trapping
    A. Jannasch, A, V. Bormuth, C.M. van Kats, A. van Blaaderen, J. Howard, and E. Schäffer, Proceedings of SPIE 7038, 70382B-1-70382B-8 (2008). DOI: 10.1117/12.795389
  10. On the incorporation mechanism of hydrophobic quantum dots in silica spheres by a
    reverse microemulsion method

    R. Koole, M. M. van Schooneveld, J. Hilhorst, C. de Mello Donegá, D. C. ’t Hart, A. van Blaaderen, D. Vanmaekelbergh, and A. Meijerink, Chemistry of Materials 20, 2503-2512 (2008). DOI: 10.1021/cm703348y. Supportingt Info: PDF
  11. Bouwen met een microscopische blokkendoos
    M. E. Leunissen, Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Natuurkunde, april 2008, pp. 116-119.
  12. Concentrating colloids with electric field gradients. I. Particle transport and growth mechanism of hard-sphere-like crystals in an electric bottle
    M. E. Leunissen, M. T. Sullivan, P. M. Chaikin, and A. van Blaaderen, Journal of Chemical Physics 128, 164508 (2008). DOI: 10.1063/1.2909198.
  13. Concentrating colloids with electric field gradients. II. Phase transitions and crystal buckling of long-ranged repulsive charged spheres in an electric bottle
    M. E. Leunissen and A. van Blaaderen, Journal of Chemical Physics 128, 164509 (2008). DOI: 10.1063/1.2909200.
  14. Stability of orientationally disordered crystal structures of colloidal hard dumbbells
    M. Marechal and M. Dijkstra, Physical Review E 77, 061405 (2008). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.77.061405
  15. Optical properties of spherical and oblate spheroidal gold shell colloids
    J. J. Penninkhof, A. Moroz, A. van Blaaderen, and A. Polman, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 112, 4146-4150 (2008). DOI: 10.1021/jp710780j
  16. Optical cavity modes in gold shell colloids
    J. J. Penninkhof, L. A. Sweatlock, A. Moroz, H. A. Atwater, A. van Blaaderen, and A. Polman, Journal of Applied Physics 103, 123105 (2008). DOI: 10.1063/1.2939249
  17. Anisotropic colloids through non-trivial buckling
    C. Quilliet, C. I. Zoldesi, C. Riera, A. van Blaaderen, and A. Imhof, European Physical Journal E 27, 13-20 (2008); Erratum: ibid. 32, 419-420 (2010). DOI: 10.1140/epje/i2010-10633-0
  18. Controlling competition between crystallization and glass formation in binary colloids with an external field
    C. P. Royall, E. C. M. Vermolen, A. van Blaaderen, and H. Tanaka, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 20, 404225 (2008). DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/20/40/404225
  19. Gel formation in suspensions of oppositely charged colloids: mechanism and relation to the equilibrium phase diagram
    E. Sanz, M. E. Leunissen, A. Fortini, A. van Blaaderen, and M. Dijkstra, Journal  of Physical Chemistry B 112, 10861-10872 (2008). DOI: 10.1021/jp801440v. Supporting Info, movie 1movie 2
  20. Out-of-equilibrium processes in suspensions of oppositely charged colloids: liquid-to-crystal nucleation and gel formation
    E. Sanz, C. Valeriani, T. Vissers, A. Fortini, M. E. Leunissen, A. van Blaaderen, D. Frenkel, and M. Dijkstra, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 20, 494247 (2008). DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/20/49/494247
  21. Non-equilibrium sedimentation of colloids: confocal microscopy and Brownian dynamics simulations
    M. Schmidt, C. P. Royall, A. van Blaaderen, and J. Dzubiella, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 20, 494222 (2008). DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/20/49/494222
  22. Effect of particle size and charge on the network properties of microsphere-based hydrogels
    S. R. Van Tomme, C. F. van Nostrum, M. Dijkstra, S. C. De Smedt, W. E. Hennink, European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics 70, 522-530 (2008). DOI: 10.1016/j.ejpb.2008.05.013
  23. Breakdown of the Yukawa model in de-ionized colloidal suspensions
    A. Torres, A. Cuetos, M. Dijkstra, and R. van Roij, Physical Review E 77, 031402 (2008). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.77.03140.
  24. Chemical modification of colloidal masks for nanolithography
    D. L. J. Vossen, J. J. Penninkhof, and A. van Blaaderen, Langmuir 24, 5967-5969 (2008). DOI: 10.1021/la703847p
  25. Elastic properties of hollow colloidal particles
    C. I. Zoldesi, I. L. Ivanovska, C. Quilliet, G. J. L. Wuite, and A. Imhof, Physical Review E 78, 051401 (2008). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.78.051401
  26. Olie-watermengsels ontrafeld
    J. Zwanikken, M.E. Leunissen, A. van Blaaderen en R. van Roij, Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Natuurkunde, juli 2008, pp. 260-263.