Publications 2010

  1. Heterogeneous dynamics in columnar liquid crystals of parallel hard rods
    S. Belli, A. Patti, R. van Roij and M. Dijkstra, The 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 information: 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 information: PDF , AVI 1AVI 2, AVI 3AVI 4,  AVI 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 information: 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, The 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 information: 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 information: 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 information: 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 information: 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, The 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, The 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.