Publications 2009

  1. Quasicrystals from nanocrystals
    A. van Blaaderen, Nature (News&Views) 461, 892-893 (2009). DOI :10.1038/461892a.
  2. Synthesis of eccentric titania-silica core-shell and composite particles
    A. F. Demirörs, A. van Blaaderen, and A. Imhof, Chemistry of Materials 21, 979-984 (2009). DOI: 10.1021/cm803250w. Supportingt Info: Pdf
  3. BaTiO3, SrTiO3, CaTiO3, and BaxSr1−xTiO3 particles: A general approach for monodisperse colloidal perovskites
    A. F. Demirörs and A. Imhof, Chemistry of Materials 21, 3002-3007 (2009). DOI: 10.1021/cm900693r. Supportingt Info: Pdf.
  4. Dynamics of colloidal crystals in shear flow
    D. Derks, Y. L. Wu, A. van Blaaderen, and A. Imhof, Soft Matter 5, 1060-1065 (2009). DOI: 10.1039/B816026K. Supporting Info: PdfAvi 1Avi 2.
  5. Effective shape and phase behavior of short charged rods
    Eelco Eggen, Marjolein Dijkstra, and René van Roij, Physical Review E 79, 041401 (2009). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.79.041401.
  6. Observation of a ternary nanocrystal superlattice and its structural characterization by electron tomography
    W. H. Evers, H. Friedrich, L. Filion, M. Dijkstra, D. Vanmaekelbergh, Angewandte Chemie International Edition 48, 9655-9657 (2009). DOI: 10.1002/anie.200904821. Supporting Info: Pfd.
  7. Prediction of binary hard-sphere crystal structures
    L. Filion and M. Dijkstra, Physical Review E 79, 046714 (2009). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.79.046714
  8. Efficient Method for Predicting Crystal Structures at Finite Temperature: Variable Box Shape Simulations
    L. Filion, M. Marechal, B. van Oorschot, D. Pelt, F. Smallenburg, and M. Dijkstra, Physical Review Letters 103, 188302 (2009). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.103.188302
  9. Quantitative structural analysis of binary nanocrystal superlattices by electron tomography
    H. Friedrich, C. J. Gommes, K. Overgaag, J. D. Meeldijk, W. H. Evers, B. de Nijs, M. P. Boneschanser, P. E. de Jongh, A. J. Verkleij, K. P. de Jong, A. van Blaaderen, D. Vanmaekelbergh, Nano Letters 9, 2719-2724 (2009). DOI: 10.1021/nl901212mPDFmovie 1 , movie 2.
  10. Triangular tessellation scheme for the adsorption free energy at the liquid-liquid
    interface: Towards nonconvex patterned colloids

    J. de Graaf, M. Dijkstra, and R. van Roij, Physical Review E 80, 051405 (2009). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.80.051405
  11. The single molecule probe: Nanoscale vectorial mapping of photonic mode density in a metal nanocavity
    J. P. Hoogenboom, G. Sanchez-Mosteiro, G. Colas des Francs, D. Heinis, G. Legay, A. Dereux, and N. F. van Hulst, Nano Letters 9, 1189-1195 (2009). DOI: 10.1021/nl803865a. Supportingt Info: Pdf
  12. Stability of LS and LS2 crystal structures in binary mixtures of hard and charged spheres
    A. P. Hynninen, L. Filion, M. Dijkstra, Journal of Chemical Physics 131, 064902 (2009). DOI: 10.1063/1.3182724.
  13. Self-assembly of colloids with liquid protrusions
    D. J. Kraft, W. S. Vlug, C. M. van Kats, A. van Blaaderen, A. Imhof, and W. K. Kegel, Journal of the American Chemical Society 131, 1182-1186 (2009). DOI: 10.1021/ja8079803. Supportingt Info:   PDF.
  14. Directing colloidal self-assembly with biaxial electric fields
    M. E. Leunissen, H. R. Vutukuri, and A. van Blaaderen, Advanced Materials 21, 3116 (2009). DOI: 10.1002/adma.200900640. Supportingt Info: Pdfvideo 1 (SWF)video 2 (SWF)video 3 (SWF)video 4 (MPG)Video 5 (SWF).
  15. Mutual influence of timeshared optical traps studied by means of Video Holographic Microscopy
    P. D. van Oostrum, A. van der Horst, and A. van Blaaderen, Digital Holography
    and Three-Dimensional Imaging, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009). DOI: 10.1364/DH.2009.DWD7
  16. One-pot synthesis of amino functionalized mesoporous silica materials: using
    simulations to understand transitions between different structures

    A. Patti, A. D. Mackie, V Zelenak and F. R. Siperstein, Journal of Materials Chemistry 19, 724-732 (2009). DOI: 10.1039/B813016G
  17. Monte Carlo simulations of self-assembling hexagonal and cage-like bifunctional periodic mesoporous materials
    A. Patti, A. D. Mackie, and F. R. Siperstein, Journal of Materials Chemistry 19, 7848-7855 (2009). DOI: 10.1039/B914537K
  18. Do multilayer crystals nucleate in suspensions of colloidal rods?
    A. Patti and M. Dijkstra, Physical Review Letters 102, 128301 (2009). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.102.128301. Supportingt Info: Zip 1Zip 2Zip 3.
  19. Stringlike clusters and cooperative interlayer permeation in smectic liquid crystals formed by colloidal rods
    A. Patti, D. El Masri, R. van Roij, and M. Dijkstra, Physical Review Letters 103, 248304 (2009). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.103.248304
  20. Structure, stability, and formation pathways of colloidal gels in systems with short-range attraction and long-range repulsion
    M. M. van Schooneveld, V. W. A. de Villeneuve, R. P. A Dullens, D. G. A. L. Aarts, M. E. Leunissen, and W. K. Kegel, Journal of Physical Chemistry B 113, 4560-4564 (2009). DOI: 10.1021/jp809659g
  21. Comparing photonic band structure calculation methods for diamond and pyrochlore crystals
    E. C. M. Vermolen, J. H. J. Thijssen, A. Moroz, M. Megens, and A. van Blaaderen, Optics Express 17, 6952-6961 (2009). DOI: 10.1364/OE.17.006952
  22. Fabrication of large binary colloidal crystals with a NaCl structure
    E. C. M. Vermolen, A. Kuijk, L. C. Filion, M. Hermes, J. H. J. Thijssen, M. Dijkstra, and A. van Blaaderen, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106, 16063-16067 (2009).  DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0900605106. Supportingt Info: Pdf
  23. Grain boundary pinning in doped hard sphere crystals
    V. W. A. de Villeneuve, L. Derendorp, D. Verboekend, E. C. M. Vermolen, W. K. Kegel, H. N. W. Lekkerkerker, and R. P. A. Dullens, Soft Matter 5, 2448-2452 (2009). DOI: 10.1039/B817255B
  24. Melting and crystallization of colloidal hard-sphere suspensions under shear
    Y. L. Wu, D. Derks, A. van Blaaderen, and A. Imhof, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106, 10564-10569 (2009).  doi: 10.1073/pnas.0812519106
  25. Direct observation of hydrodynamic instabilities in a driven non-uniform colloidal dispersion
    A. Wysocki, C. P. Royall, R. G. Winkler, G. Gompper, H. Tanaka, A. van Blaaderen, and H. Löwen, Soft Matter 5, 1340-1344 (2009). DOI: 10.1039/B821250C. Supporting Info: Mpg 1Mpg 2, Mpg 3, Mpg 4Mpg5.
  26. Hollow silica spheres: Synthesis and mechanical properties
    L. Zhang, M. D’Acunzi, M. Kappl, G. K. Auernhammer, D. Vollmer, C. M. van Kats, and A. van Blaaderen, Langmuir 25, 2711-2717 (2009). DOI: 10.1021/la803546r.