Colloidal crystals

Colloidal crystals

Vials containing microgel particles await analysis in the laboratory of Alberto Fernandez-Nieves at Georgia Tech. Researchers now believe they understand why oversized microgel particles spontaneously shrink to allow formation of colloidal crystals in assemblies of smaller microparticles. (Credit: John Toon, Georgia Tech)

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Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Research, Physics and Physical Sciences
Keywords
colloidal, colloidal crystals, microgels, osmotic pressure, self-healting
Status
  • Created By: John Toon
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Apr 28, 2016 - 10:00pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:55pm