Publications 2011

  1. Morphology and Persistence Length of Amyloid Fibrils Are Correlated to Peptide Molecular Structure
    C. C. van den Akker, M. F. M. Engel, K. P. Velikov, M. Bonn, and G. H. Koenderink, Journal of the American Chemical Society 133, 18030-18033 (2011). DOI: 10.1021/ja206513r. Supporting Info: Pdf.
  2. Polydispersity stabilizes biaxal nematic liquid crystals
    S. Belli, A. Patti, M. Dijkstra and R. van Roij, Physical Review Letters 107, 148303 (2011). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.107.148303. Supporting Info: Pdf.
  3. Effect of quenched size polydispersity on the fluid-solid transition in charged colloidal suspensions
    J. Colombo and M. Dijkstra, Journal of Chemical Physics 134, 15404 (2011). DOI: 10.1063/1.3580284.
  4. Seeded growth of titania colloids with refractive index tunability and fluorophore-free luminescence
    A. F. Demirörs, A. Jannasch, P. D. J. van Oostrum, E. Schäffer, A. Imhof, and A. van Blaaderen, Langmuir 27, 1626-1634 (2011). DOI: 10.1021/la103717m. Supporting Info: Pdf.
  5. Phase diagram and effective shape of semiflexible colloidal rods and biopolymers
    M. Dennison, M. Dijkstra, and R. van Roij, Physical Review Letters 106, 208302 (2011). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.106.208302.  Supporting Info: Pdf.
  6. The effects of shape and flexibility on bio-engineered fd-virus suspensions
    M. Dennison, M. Dijkstra and R. van Roij, Journal of Chemical Physics 135, 144106 (2011). DOI: 10.1063/1.3646951.
  7. Measuring colloidal forces from particle position deviations inside an optical trap
    D. El Masri, P. van Oostrum, F. Smallenburg, T. Vissers, A. Imhof, M. Dijkstra and A. van Blaaderen, Soft Matter 7, 3462-3466 (2011). DOI: 10.1039/C0SM01295E. Supporting Info: Htm.
  8. Simulation of nucleation in almost hard-sphere colloids: the discrepancy between experiments and simulation persists
    L. Filion, R. Ni, D. Frenkel and M. Dijkstra, Journal of Chemical Physics 134, 134901 (2011). DOI: 10.1063/1.3572059.
  9. Self-assembly of a colloidal interstitial solid with tunable sublattice doping
    L. Filion, M. Hermes, R. Ni, E. C. M. Vermolen, A. Kuijk, C. G. Christova, J. C. P. Stiefelhagen, T. Vissers, A. van Blaaderen, and M. Dijkstra, Physical Review Letters 107, 168302 (2011). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.107.168302. Supporting Info: Pdf
  10. Dense regular packings of irregular nonconvex particles
    J. de Graaf, R. van Roij and M. Dijkstra, Physical Review Letters 107, 155501 (2011). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.107.155501. Supporting Info: Pdf.
  11. Nucleation of colloidal crystals on configurable seed structures
    M. Hermes, E. C. M. Vermolen, M. E. Leunissen, D. L. J. Vossen, P. D. J. van Oostrum, M. Dijkstra and A. van Blaaderen, Soft Matter 7, 4517-5048 (2011). DOI: 10.1039/C0SM01219J 
  12. Synthesis of monodisperse, rodlike silica colloids with tunable aspect ratio
    A. Kuijk, A. van Blaaderen, and A. Imhof, Journal of the American Chemical Society 133, 2346-2349 (2011). DOI: 10.1021/ja109524h. Supporting Info: Pdf.
  13. Polarizability and alignment of dielectric nanoparticles in an external electric field: bowls, dumbbells, and cuboids
    B.W. Kwaadgras, M. Verdult, M. Dijkstra and R. van Roij, The Journal of Chemical Physics 135, 134105 (2011). DOI: 10.1063/1.3637046
  14. Magnetically Responsive Pickering Foams
    S. Lam, E. Blanco, K. Stoyan, K. P. Velikov, and O. D. Velev, Journal of the American Chemical Society 133, 13856-13859 (2011). DOI: 10.1021/ja205065w. Supporting Info: PdfAvi 1Avi 2Avi 3Avi 4.
  15. Colloidal hard dumbbells under gravity: structure and crystallization
    M. Marechal and M. Dijkstra, Soft Matter 7, 1397-1408 (2011). DOI: 10.1039/C0SM00589D.
  16. Phase behavior of hard colloidal platelets using free energy calculations
    M. Marechal, A. Cuetos, B. Martínez-Haya and M. Dijkstra, Journal of Chemical Physics 134, 094501 (2011). DOI: 10.1063/1.3552951.
  17. Stacking in sediments of colloidal hard spheresM. Marechal, M. Hermes, and M. Dijkstra, Journal of Chemical Physics 135, 034510 (2011). DOI: 10.1063/1.3609103. Supporting Info: readme.txtAvi.
  18. Hydrodynamic Rayleigh-Taylor-like instabilities in sedimenting colloidal mixtures
    K. Milinković, J. T. Padding. and M. Dijkstra, Soft Matter 7, 11177 (2011). DOI: 10.1039/C1SM05930K.
  19. Hierarchical self-assembly of suspended branched colloidal nanocrystals into superlattice structures
    K. Miszta, J. de Graaf, G. Bertoni, D. Dorfs, R. Brescia, S. Marras, L. Ceseracciu, R. Cingolani, R. van Roij, M. Dijkstra and L. Manna, Nature Materials 10, 872-876 (2011). DOI: 10.1038/nmat3121. Supporting Info: PDF.
  20. Crystal nucleation of colloidal hard dumbbells
    R. Ni and M. Dijkstra, The Journal of Chemical Physics 134, 034501 (2011). DOI: 10.1063/1.3528222.
  21. Crystal nucleation in binary hard-sphere mixtures: the effect of order parameter on the cluster composition
    R. Ni, F. Smallenburg, L. Filion and M. Dijkstra, Molecular Physics 109, 1213-1227 (2011). DOI: 10.1080/00268976.2011.554333
  22. Relaxation dynamics in the columnar liquid crystal phase of hard platelets
    A. Patti, S. Belli, R. van Roij, and M. Dijkstra, Soft Matter 7, 3533-3545 (2011). DOI: 10.1039/C0SM01265C
  23. Cholesteric colloidal liquid crystals from phytosterol rod-like particles
    L. Rossi, S. Sacanna, and K. P. Velikov, Soft Matter 7, 64-67 (2011). DOI: 10.1039/C0SM00822B.
  24. Phase diagram of colloidal spheres with a constant zeta-potential
    F. Smallenburg, N. Boon, M. Kater, M. Dijkstra and R. van Roij, Journal of Chemical Physics 134, 074505 (2011). DOI: 10.1063/1.3555627
  25. Lane formation in driven mixtures of oppositely charged colloids
    T. Vissers, A. Wysocki, M. Rex, H. Löwen, C. P. Royall, A. Imhof, and A. van Blaaderen, Soft Matter 7, 2352-2356 (2011). DOI: 10.1039/C0SM01343A. Supporting Info: PdfAvi 1Avi 2Avi 3.
  26. Electrophoresis of concentrated colloidal dispersions in low-polar solvents
    T. Vissers, A. Imhof, F. Carrique, Á. V. Delgado, and A. van Blaaderen, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 361, 443-455 (2011). DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2011.04.113.
  27. Band formation in mixtures of oppositely charged colloids driven by an ac electric field
    T. Vissers, A. van Blaaderen, and A. Imhof, Physical Review Letters 106, 228303 (2011). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.106.228303 Supporting Info: Pdf 1Pdf 2Avi 1Avi 2.