Publications 2010

  1. Heterogeneous dynamics in columnar liquid crystals of parallel hard rods
    S. Belli, A. Patti, R. van Roij, and M. Dijkstra, Journal of Chemical Physics 133, 154514 (2010). DOI: 10.1063/1.3505150.
  2. Phase diagrams of binary mixtures of oppositely charged colloids
    M. Bier, R. van Roij and M. Dijkstra, The Journal of Chemical Physics 133, 124501 (2010). DOI: 10.1063/1.3479883.
  3. Screening of heterogeneous surfaces: charge renormalization of Janus particles
    N. Boon, E. Carvajal Gallardo, S. Zheng, E. Eggen, M. Dijkstra and R. van Roij, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 22, 104104 (2010). DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/22/10/104104
  4. Can the isotropic-smectic transition of colloidal hard rods occur via nucleation and growth?
    A. Cuetos, E. Sanz, and M. Dijkstra, Faraday Discussions 144, 253-269 (2010). DOI: 10.1039/B901594A
  5. A general method to coat colloidal particles with titania
    A. F. Demirörs, A. van Blaaderen and A. Imhof, Langmuir 26, 9297-9303 (2010). DOI: 10.1021/la100188w. Supporting Info: Pdf.
  6. Directed self-assembly of colloidal dumbbells with an electric field
    A. F. Demirörs, P. M. Johnson, C. M. van Kats, A. van Blaaderen, and A. Imhof, Langmuir 26, 14466-14471 (2010). DOI: 10.1021/la102134w. Supporting Info; Pdf , avi 1avi 2 avi 3avi 4avi 5avi 6.
  7. Subdiffusion and intermittent dynamic fluctuations in the http://10.1021-la102134w-1.aviaging regime of concentrated hard spheres
    D. El Masri, L. Berthier, and L. Cipelletti, Physical Review E 82, 031503 (2010). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.82.031503.
  8. Entropy-driven formation of binary semiconductor-nanocrystal superlattices
    W. H. Evers, B. de Nijs, L. Filion, S. Castillo, M. Dijkstra, and D. Vanmaekelbergh, Nano Letters 10, 4235 (2010). DOI: 10.1021/nl102705p. Supporting Info: Pdf
  9. Crystal nucleation of hard spheres using molecular dynamics, umbrella sampling, and forward flux sampling: A comparison of simulation techniques
    L. Filion, M. Hermes, R. Ni and M. Dijkstra, Journal of Chemical Physics 133, 244115, 2010. DOI: 10.1063/1.3506838.
  10. Adsorption trajectories and free-energy separatrices for colloidal particles in contact with a liquid-liquid interface
    J. de Graaf, M. Dijkstra and R. van Roij, The Journal of Chemical Physics 132, 164902 (2010). DOI: 10.1063/1.3389481. Supporting Info; Tar.bz2
  11. Jamming of polydisperse hard spheres: The effect of kinetic arrrest
    M. Hermes and M. Dijkstra, Europhysics Letters 89, 38005 (2010). DOI: 10.1209/0295-5075/89/38005.
  12. Thermodynamic signature of the dynamic glass transition in hard spheres
    M. Hermes and M. Dijkstra, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 22, 104114 (2010). DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/22/10/104114.
  13. Synthesis of hollow asymmetrical silica dumbbells with a movable inner core
    D. Nagao, C. M. van Kats, K. Hayasaka, M. Sugimoto, M. Konno, A. Imhof, and A. van Blaaderen, Langmuir 26, 5208-5212 (2010). DOI: 10.1021/la903673j. Supporting Info: Pdf.
  14. Phase behavior and structure of a new colloidal model system of bowl-shaped particles
    M. Marechal, R. J. Kortschot, A. F. Demirörs, A. Imhof, and M. Dijkstra, Nano Letters 10, 1907-1911 (2010). DOI: 10.1021/nl100783g. Supporting Info:  Pdf.
  15. Phase behavior and structure of colloidal bowl-shaped particles: Simulations
    M. Marechal and M. Dijkstra, Physical Review E 82, 031405 (2010). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.82.031405
  16. Non-Gaussian dynamics in smectic liquid crystals of parallel hard rods
    R. Matena, M. Dijkstra, and A. Patti, Physical Review E 81, 021704 (2010). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.81.021704
  17. Glassy dynamics, Spinodal fluctuations, and the kinetic limit of nucleation in suspensions of colloidal hard rods
    R. Ni, S. Belli, R. van Roij, and M. Dijkstra, Physical Review Letters 105, 088302 (2010). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.105.088302. Supporting Info: Pdfavi 1avi 2 avi 3.
  18. Monte Carlo simulations of self-assembling star-block copolymers in dilute solutions
    A. Patti, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochem. Eng. Aspects 361, 81-89 (2010). DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2010.03.022.
  19. Collective diffusion of colloidal hard rods in smectic liquid crystals: Effect of particle anisotropy
    A. Patti, D. El Masri, R. van Roij, and M. Dijkstra, Journal of Chemical Physics 132, 224907 (2010). DOI: 10.1063/1.3432864.
  20. Phase diagram of colloidal spheres in a biaxial electric or magnetic field
    F. Smallenburg and M. Dijkstra, Journal of Chemical Physical 132, 204508 (2010). DOI: 10.1063/1.3425734
  21. Computer simulations of the restricted primitive model at very low temperature and density
    C. Valeriani, P.J. Camp, J.W. Zwanikken, R. van Roij, and M. Dijkstra, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 22, 104122 (2010). DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/22/10/104122.
  22. Ion association in low-polarity solvents comparisons between theory, simulation, and experiment
    C. Valeriani, P.J. Camp, J.W. Zwanikken, R. van Roij, and M. Dijkstra, Soft Matter 6, 2793 (2010). DOI: 10.1039/C001577F.
  23. Multi-particle collision dynamics simulations of sedimenting colloidal dispersions in confinement
    A. Wysocki, C. P. Royall, R. G. Winkler, G. Gompper, H. Tanaka, A. van Blaaderen, and H. Löwen, Faraday Discussions 144, 245-252 (2010). DOI: 10.1039/B901640F.
  24. Tuning the mechanical properties of silica microcapsules
    L. Zhang, M. D’Acunzi, M. Kappl, A. Imhof, A. van Blaaderen, H.-J. Butt, R. Graf, and D. Vollmer, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 12, 15392-15398 (2010). DOI: 10.1039/C0CP00871K.