Publications 2015

  1. Nanoscale Heterogeneity of the Molecular Structure of Individual hIAPP Amyloid Fibrils Revealed with Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy
    C. C. van den Akker, T. Deckert-Gaudig, M. Schleeger, K. P. Velikov, V. Deckert, M. Bonn,  G. H. Koenderink, MaterialsViews 11, No. 33, 4131–4139 (2015.) DOI: 10.1002/smll.201500562. Supporting information; Pdf .
  2. Phase separation and self-assembly in a fluid of Mickey Mouse particles
    G. Avvisati, M. Dijkstra, Soft Matter 11, 8432 (2015). DOI: 10.1039/c5sm02076j.
  3. Self-assembly of patchy colloidal dumbbells
    G. Avvisati, T. Vissers, M. Dijkstra, Journal of Chemical Physics 142, 084905 (2015). DOI: 10.1063/1.4913369
  4. Methods to calibrate and scale axial distances in confocal microscopy as a function of refractive index
    T.H. Besseling, J. Jose, and A. van Blaaderen, Journal of Microscopy 257, 142-150 (2015). DOI: 10.1111/jmi.12194
  5. Determination of the positions and orientations of concentrated rod-like colloids from 3D microscopy data
    T.H. Besseling, M. Hermes, A. Kuijk, B. de Nijs, T.-S. Deng, M. Dijkstra, A. Imhof, and A. van Blaaderen, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 27, 194109 (2015). DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/27/19/194109. Supporting information: Pdf.
  6. Long-Ranged Oppositely Charged Interactions for Designing New Types of Colloidal Clusters
    A.F. Demirörs, J.C.P. Stiefelhagen, T. Vissers, F. Smallenburg, M. Dijkstra, A. Imhof, and A. van Blaaderen, Physical Review X 5, 021012 (2015). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevX.5.021012. Supporting information: Pdfavi 1avi 2avi 3, avi 4avi 5avi 6avi 7avi 8avi 9avi 10avi 11.
  7. Oxidative Etching and Metal Overgrowth of Gold Nanorods within Mesoporous Silica Shells
    T.S. Deng, J.E.S.van der Hoeven, A.O. Yalcin, H.W. Zandbergen, M.A. van Huis, A. van Blaaderen, Chemistry of Materials 27, 7196-7203 (2015). DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.5b03749. Supporting information; Pdf.
  8. Cholesterics of colloidal helices: Predicting the macroscopic pitch from the particle shape and thermodynamic state
    S. Dussi, S. Belli, R. van Roij, M. Dijkstra, Journal of Chemical Physics 142, 074905 (2015). DOI: 10.1063/1.4908162.
  9. Entropy-driven phase transitions in colloids: from spheres to anisotropic particles
    M. Dijkstra, Advances in Chemical Physics 156, pp. 35-71, Edited by Stuart A. Rice and Aaron R. Dinner. Published 2015 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc, (2015) DOI: 10.1002/9781118949702.ch2 .
  10. Critical Casimir Forces and Colloidal Phase Transitions in a Near-Critical Solvent: A Simple Model Reveals a Rich Phase Diagram
    J. R. Edison, N. Tasios, S. Belli, R. Evans, R. van Roij, M. Dijkstra, Physical Review Letters 114, 038301 (2015). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.114.038301. Supporting information; Pdfmovie 1movie 2 movie3movie 4movie 5.
  11. Phase behaviour of colloids suspended in a near-critical solvent: a mean-field approach
    J. R. Edison, S. Belli, R. Evans, R. van Roij, M. Dijkstra, Molecular Physics 113, Issue 17-18, 2546-2555 (2015). DOI: 10.1080/00268976.2015.1031842.
  12. Bulk Scale Synthesis of Monodisperse PDMS Droplets above 3 μm and Their Encapsulation by Elastic Shells
    N.A. Elbers, J. Jose, A. Imhof, and A. van Blaaderen, Chemistry of Materials 27, 1709-1719 (2015). DOI: 10.1021/cm504504t. Supporting information; Pdf .
  13. The accurate calculation of the band gap of liquid water by means of GW corrections applied to plane-wave density functional theory molecular dynamics simulations
    C.M. Fang, W.-F. Li, R.S. Koster, J. Klimeš, A. van Blaaderen, M.A. van Huis, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 17, 365-375 (2015). DOI: 10.1039/C4CP04202F.  Supporting information; Pdf.
  14. Unexpected origin of magnetism of monoclinic Nb12O29 found from first-principles calculations
    C.M. Fang, M.A. van Huis, Q. Xu, R.J. Cava, and H.W. Zandbergen, Journal of Materials Chemistry C 3, 651-657 (2015). DOI: 10.1039/C4TC02222J . Supporting information; Pdf.
  15. Crystal structure, stability, and electronic properties of hydrated metal sulfates MSO4(H2O)n (M=Ni,Mg; n=6,7) and their mixed phases: A first principles study
    C.M. Fang, X. Lu, W. Buijs, Z. Fan, F.E.G. Güner, M.A. van Huis, G.-J. Witkamp, T.J.H. Vlugt, Chemical Engineering Science 121, 77-86 (2015). DOI: 10.1016/j.ces.2014.07.026
  16. Two-Dimensional Hydrous Silica: Nanosheets and Nanotubes Predicted from First-Principles Simulations
    C.M. Fang, A. van Blaaderen, and M.A. van Huis, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 119, 14343-14350 (2015). DOI: 10.1021/jp512590z. Supporting information; Pdf.
  17. Wat is er nodig voor een tweede vloeistoffase in stoffen als water?
    L. Filion, F. Smallenburg, Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Natuurkunde, Feb (2015).
  18. Self-Organization of Anisotropic and Binary Colloids in Thermo-Switchable 1D Microconfinement
    J. de Folter, P. Liu, L. Jiang, A. Kuijk, H.E. Bakker, A. Imhof, A. van Blaaderen, J. Huang, W.K. Kegel, A.P. Philipse, and A.V. Petukhov, Particle & Particles Systems Characterization 13,  313-320 (2015). DOI: 10.1002/ppsc.201400132. Supporting information; Pdfavi 1avi 2avi 3avi 4avi 5.
  19. A novel chiral phase of achiral hard triangles and an entropy-driven demixing of enantiomers
    A. P. Gantapara, W. Qi, M. Dijkstra, Soft Matter 11, 8684 (2015). DOI: 10.1039/c5sm01762a
  20. Phase behavior of a family of truncated hard cubes
    A. P. Gantapara, J. de Graaf, R. van Roij,  M.Dijkstra, Journal of Chemical Physics 142, 054904 (2015). DOI: 10.1063/1.4906753.
  21. Strong long-range relaxations of structural defects in graphene simulated using a new semi-empirical potential
    S.K. Jain, G.T. Barkema, N. Mousseau, C.M. Fang, M.A. van Huis, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 119, 9646-9655 (2015).  DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b01905.
  22. Jammed elastic shells – a 3D experimental soft frictionless granular system
    J. Jose, G.A. Blab, A. van Blaaderen, and A. Imhof, Soft Matter 11, 1800-1830 (2015). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.91.030301. Supporting information; PDF.
  23. Crystallization and reentrant melting of charged colloids in nonpolar solvents
    T. Kanai, N. Boon, P. J. Lu, E. Sloutskin, A. B. Schofield, F. Smallenburg, R. van Roij, M. Dijkstra, D. A. Weitz, Physical Review E 91, 030301 (2015). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.91.030301.
  24. Stabilization of Rock Salt ZnO Nanocrystals by Low-Energy Surfaces and Mg Additions: A First-Principles Study
    R. S. Koster, C. M. Fang, M. Dijkstra, A. van Blaaderen, M. A. van Huis, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 119, 5648–5656 (2015). DOI: 10.1021/jp511503b. Supporting information; Pdf.
  25. The role of point defects in PbS, PbSe and PbTe: a first principles study
    W-F. Li, C. M. Fang, M. Dijkstra, M. A van Huis, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 27, 355801 (2015), Doi: 10.1088/0953-8984/27/35/355801 Supporting information; Pdf.
  26. Charging of poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) colloids in cyclohexyl bromide: locking, size dependence, and particle mixtures
    M.N. van der Linden, J.C.P. Stiefelhagen, G. Heessels-Gürboğa, J.E.S. van der Hoeven, N.A. Elbers, M. Dijkstra, and A. van Blaaderen, Langmuir 31, 65-75 (2015). DOI: 10.1021/la503665e. Supporting information; PDF
  27. Confinement induced plastic crystal-to-crystal transitions in rodlike particles with long-ranged repulsion
    B. Liu, T.H. Besseling, A. van Blaaderen, and A. Imhof, Physical Review Letters 115, 078301 (2015). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.115.078301. Supporting information; Pdf, mov 1mov 2mov 3mov 4mov 5mov 6mov 7mov 8mov 9.
  28. Dynamical heterogeneities and defects in two-dimensional soft colloidal crystals
    B. van der Meer, W. Qi, J. Sprakel, L. Filion and M. Dijkstra, Soft Matter11, 9385-9392, Advance Article, Royal Society of Chemistry, (2015). DOI: 10.1039/C5SM01520K .
  29. Entropy-driven formation of large icosahedral colloidal clusters by spherical confinement
    B. de Nijs, S. Dussi, F. Smallenburg, J.D. Meeldijk, D.J. Groenendijk, L. Filion, A. Imhof, A. van Blaaderen, and M. Dijkstra, Nature Materials 14, 56-60 (2015). DOI: 10.1038/nmat4072. Supporting Info: PdfMov 1Mov 2Mov 3Mov 4Html(3D).
  30. On the stability of a quasicrystal and its crystalline approximant in a system of hard disks with a soft corona
    H. Pattabhiraman, A. P. Gantapara, M. Dijkstra, The Journal of Chemical Physics 143, 164905 (2015). DOI: 10.1063/1.4934499.
  31. Surface morphology control of cross-linked polymer particles via dispersion polymerization
    B. Peng and A. Imhof, Soft Matter 11, 3589-3598 (2015). DOI: 10.1039/C5SM00606F.
  32. Self-assembly of active attractive spheres
    V. Prymidis, H. Sielcken, L. Filion, Soft Matter 11, Issue 21, 4158-4166 (2015). DOI: 10.1039/C5SM00127G. Supporting Information; PDF, avi 1avi 2
  33. Nonclassical Nucleation in a Solid-Solid Transition of Confined Hard Spheres
    W. Qi, Y. Peng, Y. Han, R. K. Bowles, M. Dijkstra, Physical Review Letters 115, 185701 (2015). DOI: 10.1039/C4SM02876G. Supporting Information; Pdf .
  34. Destabilisation of the hexatic phase in systems of hard disks by quenched disorder due to pinning on a lattice
    W. Qi, M. Dijkstra, Soft Matter 11, 2852-2856 (2015). DOI: 10.1039/C4SM02876G.
  35. Pores with longitudinal irregularities distinguish objects by shape
    Y. Qiu, P. Hinkle, C. Yang, H.E. Bakker, M. Schiel, H. Wang, D. Melnikov, M. Gracheva, M.E. Toimil-Molares, A. Imhof, and Z.S. Siwy, ACS Nano 9, 4390–4397 (2015). DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.5b00877. Supporting Information; Pdf
  36. Shape-sensitive crystallization in colloidal superball fluids
    L. Rossi, V. Sonia, D. J. Ashton, D. J. Pine, A. P. Philipse, P. M. Chaikin, M. Dijkstra, S. Sacanna, W. T.M. Irvine, PNAS 112, p. 5286-5290, 28-04-2015. Doi: 10.1073/pnas.1415467112.
    Supporting Information; Pdfmov 1 , mov 2mov 3MP4.
  37. Solution-processable ultrathin size- and shape-controlled colloidal Cu2-xS nanosheets
    W. van der Stam, Q.A. Akkerman, X. Ke, M.A. van Huis, S. Bals and C. de Mello Donegá, Chemistry of Materials 27, 283-291 (2015). DOI: 10.1021/cm503929q. Supporting information; pdf.
  38. Formation and photoluminescence of “Cauliflower” silicon nanoparticles
    W. Tang, J. Eilers, M.A. van Huis, D. Wang, R.E.I. Schropp, M. di Vece, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 119 (20), pp 11042–11047 (2015) DOI: 10.1021/jp511660h
  39. Nematic ordering of polarizable colloidal rods in an external electric field: theory and experiment
    T. Troppenz, A. Kuijk, A. Imhof, A. van Blaaderen, M. Dijkstra, and R. van Roij, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 17, 22423 (2015), DOI: 10.1039/C5CP01478F.
  40. Shape-dependent multi-exciton emission and whispering gallery modes in supraparticles of CdSe/multi-shell quantum dots
    D. Vanmaekelbergh, L.K. van Vugt , H.E. Bakker, B. de Nijs, R.J.A. van Dijk-Moes, M.A. van Huis, P.J. Baesjou, A. van Blaaderen, ACS Nano 9, 3942–3950 (2015). DOI10.1021/nn507310f. Supporting information; Pdf 
  41. Directed Self-Assembly of Micron-Sized Gold Nanoplatelets into Oriented Flexible Stacks with Tunable Interplate Distance
    H. R. Vutukuri, S. Badaire, D.A. M. de Winter, A. Imhof, A. van Blaaderen, NanoLetters 15, pp 5617–5623 (2015). DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b02384. Supporting Information;  PDFavi 1,  avi 2.
  42. Self-assembly of “Mickey Mouse” shaped colloids into tube-like structures: experiments and simulations
    J.R. Wolters, G. Avvisati, F. Hagemans, T. Vissers, D.J. Kraft, M. Dijkstra, and W.K. Kegel, Soft Matter 11, 1067–1077 (2015).  DOI: 10.1039/C4SM02375G. Supporting Information; PdfAvi.
  43. Heat-induced transformation of CdSe/CdS/ZnS core/multishell quantum dots by Zn diffusion into inner layers
    A.O. Yalcin, B. Goris, R.J.A. van Dijk-Moes, Z. Fan, A.K. Erdamar, F.D. Tichelaar, T.J.H. Vlugt, G. Van Tendeloo, S. Bals, D. Vanmaekelbergh, H.W. Zandbergen, M.A. van Huis, Chemical Communications 51, 3320-3323 (2015). DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08647C . Supporting Information; PDFavi 1avi 2 .