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Soft Matter

Current research reports and chronological list of recent articles..




The international scientific journal Soft Matter has a global circulation and interdisciplinary audience with a particular focus on the interface between physics, materials science, biology, chemical engineering and chemistry. Soft Matter appeals to a wide variety of researchers, but particularly to: materials scientists; surface scientists; physicists; biochemists; biological scientists; chemical engineers; physical, organic and theoretical chemists.

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Additional research articles see Current Chemistry Research Articles. Magazines with similar content (soft matter):

 - Journal of Physical Chemistry B.

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Soft Matter - Abstracts



Facile Preparation of Self-Assembled Hydrogels Constructed by Poly-Cyclodextrin and Poly-Adamantane as Highly Selective Adsorbents for Wastewater Treatment

Soft Matter, 2019, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00978G, Paper
Nan Hou, Ran Wang, Rui Geng, Fan Wang, Tifeng Jiao, Lexin Zhang, Jingxin Zhou, Zhenhua Bai, Qiuming Peng
The self-assembled hydrogel materials constructed by cyclodextrin polymer (P-CD)/adamantane-modified poly acrylic acid (PAA-Ad) were designed and prepared through host–guest interactions. It was observed that prepared supramolecular hydrogels had an interconnected...
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Datum: 26.06.2019


Molecular dynamics simulation of the electrical conductive network formation of polymer nanocomposites by utilizing diblock copolymer-mediated nanoparticles

Soft Matter, 2019, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM01166H, Paper
Yangyang Gao, Xiaohui Duan, Peng Jiang, Huan Zhang, Jun Liu, Shipeng Wen, Xiuying Zhao, Liqun Zhang
It is very important to improve the electrical conductivities of polymer nanocomposites (PNCs), which can widen their application. In this work, by employing a coarse-grained molecular dynamics simulation, we investigated...
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Datum: 26.06.2019


Orientational relaxation of ring polymers in dilute solutions

Soft Matter, 2019, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00640K, Paper
Manisha Handa, Parbati Biswas
The segmental relaxation dynamics of ring polymers in dilute solutions is investigated via optimized Rouse-Zimm theory. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first study that characterizes the...
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Datum: 26.06.2019


The effect of external shear flow on the sperm motility

Soft Matter, 2019, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00717B, Paper
Manish Kumar, Arezoo M. Ardekani
The trajectory of the sperm in the presence of background flow is of utmost importance for the success of fertilization, as the sperm encounter background flow of different magnitude and...
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Datum: 26.06.2019


Relative contributions of chain density and topology to the elasticity of two-dimensional polymer networks

Soft Matter, 2019, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00796B, Paper
Ghadeer Alame, Laurence Brassart
Understanding the relationships between the structure of polymer networks and their mechanical properties is important for the design of advanced soft materials with optimal properties. However, classical rubber elasticity theories...
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Datum: 25.06.2019


Investigation of the Influence of Pressurized CO2 on Crystal Growth of Poly(L-Lactic Acid) by using In-situ High-pressure Optical System

Soft Matter, 2019, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00737G, Paper
Lei Zhang, Guoqun Zhao, Guilong Wang
Since CO2 is kind of, nontoxic, inflammable and biocompatible fluid, introducing CO2 into the PLLA forming process has been regarded as a green way to manufacture of biological products or...
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Datum: 25.06.2019


The capillary interaction between pairs of granular rafts

Soft Matter, 2019, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00476A, Paper
Antoine Lagarde, Christophe Josserand, Suzie Protiere
When an object is placed at the surface of a liquid, its weight deforms the interface. For two identical spherical objects, such a deformation creates an attractive force, leading to...
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Datum: 25.06.2019


Adhesion strength and viscoelastic properties of Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) based elastomeric nanocomposite embedded with electrospun nanofibers

Soft Matter, 2019, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00533A, Paper
Tushar Deshpande, Yogesh R G Singh, Sandip Patil, Yogesh Moreshwar Joshi, Ashutosh Sharma
In the present study, adhesive and viscoelastic properties of polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) based nanocomposite pressure sensitive adhesives (PSAs) embedded with electrospun polyacrylonitrile (PAN) and polyvinyl (PVA) nanofibers as fillers were investigated....
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Datum: 25.06.2019


Clustering of Janus Particles in Optical Potential Driven by Hydrodynamic Fluxes

Soft Matter, 2019, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8SM02282H, Paper
S. Masoumeh Mousavi, Iryna Kasianiuk, Denis Kasyanyuk, Sabareesh K. P. Velu, Agnese Callegari, Luca Biancofiore, Giovanni Volpe
Self-organisation is driven by the interactions between the individual components of a system mediated by the environment, and is one of the most important strategies used by many biological systems...
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Datum: 24.06.2019


Local symmetry determines the phases of linear chains : a simple model for the self-assembly of peptides

Soft Matter, 2019, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00851A, Paper
Tatjana Skrbic, Trinh X Hoang, Amos Maritan, Jayanth R. Banavar, Achille Giacometti
We discuss the relation between the emergence of new phases with broken symmetry within the framework of simple models of biopolymers. We start with a classic model for a chain...
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Datum: 24.06.2019


Using Cavitation Rheology to Understand Dipeptide-Based Low Molecular Weight Gels

Soft Matter, 2019, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM01023H, Paper
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Ana Mari FuentesCaparros, Bart Dietrich, Lisa Thomson, Charles Chauveau, Dave Adams
The study of dipeptide-based hydrogels has been the focus of significant effort recently due to their potential for use in a variety of biomedical and biotechnological applications. It is essential...
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Datum: 24.06.2019


The role of deformability in determining the structural and mechanical properties of bubbles and emulsions

Soft Matter, 2019, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00775J, Paper
Arman Boromand, Alexandra Signoriello, Janna Lowensohn, Carlos S. Orellana, Eric R Weeks, Fangfu Ye, Mark Shattuck, Corey O'Hern
We perform computational studies of jammed particle packings in two dimensions undergoing isotropic compression using the well-characterized soft particle (SP) model and deformable particle (DP) model that we developed for...
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Datum: 21.06.2019


Orientational structures in cholesteric droplets with homeotropic surface anchoring

Soft Matter, 2019, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00384C, Paper
Mikhail Nikolaevich Krakhalev, Vladimir Yurievich Rudyak, Oxana Olegovna Prishchepa, Anna Petrovna Gardymova, Alexander Emelyanenko, Jui-Hsiang Liu, Viktor Yakovlevich Zyryanov
Dependency of orientational structures in the cholesteric droplets with homeotropic surface anchoring on the helicity parameter has been studied by experiment and simulations. We have observed a sequence of the...
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Datum: 21.06.2019


Synthesis of smart dual-responsive microgels: Correlation between applied surfactants and obtained particle morphology

Soft Matter, 2019, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00690G, Paper
Lars Wiehemeier, Timo Brändel, Yvonne Hannappel, Tilman Kottke, Thomas Hellweg
Thermo- and pH-responsive copolymer microgels were obtained by surfactant-assisted precipitation poylmerization of N-isopropylacrylamide (NiPAM) and acrylic acid (AAc). The surfactants used were sodium dodecylsulfate (SDS), dodecyltrimethylammonium bromide (DTAB) and the...
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Datum: 21.06.2019


Collective Dynamics in a Monolayer of Squirmers Confined to a Boundary by Gravity

Soft Matter, 2019, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00889F, Paper
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Jan-Timm Kuhr, Felix Rühle, Holger Stark
We present a hydrodynamic study of a monolayer of squirmer model microswimmers confined to a boundary by strong gravity using the simulation method of multi-particle collision dynamics. The squirmers interact...
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Datum: 21.06.2019


Transient evolution of flow profiles in a shear banding wormlike micellar solution: experimental results and a comparison with the VCM model

Soft Matter, 2019, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00816K, Paper
Hadi Mohammadigoushki, Alireza Dalili, Lin Zhou, Pamela Cook
In this paper, we report formation of a transient negative elastic recoil in a shear banding wormlike micellar fluid based on CTAB/NaSal.
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Datum: 19.06.2019


Polyoxometalate-Antioxidant Peptide Assembly Materials with NIR-Triggered Photothermal Behaviour and Enhanced Antibacterial Activity

Soft Matter, 2019, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM01059A, Communication
Simin Zhang, Bo Peng, Peiyu Xue, Xueping Kong, Yue Tang, Lixin Wu, Songyi Lin
A novel photothermal agent based on polyoxometalate cluster and food-borne antioxidant peptides was exploited to overcome the essential problems of poor photothermal stability of polyoxometalate photothermal materials appeared commonly in...
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Datum: 19.06.2019


State diagram for wall adhesion of red blood cells in shear flow: from crawling to flipping

Soft Matter, 2019, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00677J, Paper
Anil Kumar Dasanna, Dmitry A. Fedosov, Gerhard Gompper, Ulrich Sebastian Schwarz
Red blood cells in shear flow show a variety of different shapes due to the complex interplay between hydrodynamics and membrane elasticity. Malaria-infected red blood cells become generally adhesive and...
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Datum: 19.06.2019


Interface modeling for magnetorheological elastomers subjected to variable working strain

Soft Matter, 2019, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00813F, Paper
Huaxia Deng, Guanghui Han, Yuanyuan Wang, Jialei Deng, Jin Zhang, Mengchao Ma, Xiang Zhong
Magnetorheological elastomer (MRE) is a type of particles-matrix composite material, whose properties depend on the strain to which it is subjected in different applications. This paper proposes an interface model...
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Datum: 19.06.2019


SANS study on the nano-crystalline network structure of elastic physical gels made of syndiotactic polypropylene

Soft Matter, 2019, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00582J, Paper
Fuyuaki Endo, Naruki Kurokawa, Keishi Tanimoto, Hiroki Iwase, Tomoki Maeda, Atsushi Hotta
The structure-property relationship of an elastic physical gel, obtained by simply quenching syndiotactic polypropylene (sPP)/decahydronaphthalene solution with liquid nitrogen, was investigated based on the small-angle neutron scattering (SANS) analysis. The...
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Datum: 18.06.2019


Evolution of nematic and ferromagnetic ordering in suspensions of magnetic nanoplatelets

Soft Matter, 2019, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00949C, Paper
Alenka Mertelj, Borut Lampret, Darja Lisjak, Juergen Klepp, Joachim Kohlbrecher, Martin Copic
Suspensions of magnetic nanoplatelets in isotropic solvents are very interesting examples of ferrofluids. It has been shown that above a certain concentration ΦNI such suspensions form a ferromagnetic nematic phase,...
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Datum: 18.06.2019


The shape of hanging elastic cylinders

Soft Matter, 2019, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00625G, Paper
Serge Mora, Edward Andò, Jean-Marc Fromental, Ty Phou, Yves Pomeau
Equilibrium shapes of soft elastic cylinders (polyacrylamide hydrogels) resulting from the action of gravity.
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Datum: 18.06.2019


Theoretical study of vesicle shapes driven by coupling curved proteins and active cytoskeletal forces

Soft Matter, 2019, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C8SM02356E, Paper
Miha Fošnarič, Samo Penič, Aleš Iglič, Veronika Kralj-Iglič, Mitja Drab, Nir S. Gov
Simulations show that active protrusive forces induced by curved membrane proteins enhance their aggregation and drive a transition to flat pancake-shaped vesicles. This transition resembles the sheet-like protrusions (lamellipodia) of cells.
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Datum: 18.06.2019


Viscoelastic mapping of cells based on fast force volume and PeakForce Tapping

Soft Matter, 2019, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00711C, Paper
Yu. M. Efremov, A. I. Shpichka, S. L. Kotova, P. S. Timashev
An approach for the viscoelastic mapping of cells was developed here based on fast AFM mapping techniques and rigorous viscoelastic analysis.
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Datum: 17.06.2019


Rheological behaviour and adsorption phenomenon of a polymer–particle composite based on hydrolysed polyacrylamide/functionalized poly(styrene-acrylic acid) microspheres

Soft Matter, 2019, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00844F, Paper
Seif El Islam Lebouachera, Laurence Pessoni, Mohammed Abdelfetah Ghriga, Nathalie Andreu, Rachida Chemini, Bruno Grassl, Stéphanie Reynaud
The properties in aqueous solution of polymer–particle composites (PPC) depend on the size and the concentration of both the particles and the polymers as well as the interactions between them.
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Datum: 17.06.2019


pH-switchable IFT variations and emulsions based on the dynamic noncovalent surfactant/salt assembly at the water/oil interface

Soft Matter, 2019, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00891H, Paper
Han Jia, Xu Leng, Peng Lian, Yugui Han, Qiuxia Wang, Shaoyan Wang, Tunan Sun, Yipu Liang, Pan Huang, Kaihe Lv
The additional HCl can facilely control the dynamic noncovalent interaction between the anionic surfactant sodium dodecyl benzene sulfonate (SDBS) and the additional organic matter 4,4'-Oxydianiline (ODA) at the water/oil interface....
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Datum: 17.06.2019


Ferrofluid Leidenfrost droplets

Soft Matter, 2019, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00724E, Paper
Christophe D'Angelo, Christophe Raufaste, Pavel Kuzhir, Franck Celestini
We experimentally investigate the behavior of ferrofluid Leidenfrost droplets subject to a magnetic field gradient. As a droplet evaporates, it experiences a bouncing instability and finally takes off when its radius reaches a critical value.
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Datum: 17.06.2019


Highly flexible and self-adaptive dry adhesive end-effectors for precision robotics

Soft Matter, 2019, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00431A, Paper
Sung Ho Lee, Insol Hwang, Bong Su Kang, Hoon Eui Jeong, Moon Kyu Kwak
For wide application of dry adhesives, we have realized the improvement of adhesion performance on inclined target substrate through structural design in macroscale. The improved dry adhesives exhibit stable properties in inclined targets.
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Datum: 17.06.2019


Foam drainage placed on a thin porous layer

Soft Matter, 2019, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C8SM02559B, Paper
Nektaria Koursari, Omid Arjmandi-Tash, Phillip Johnson, Anna Trybala, Victor M. Starov
A theory of foam drainage placed on thin porous layer is developed. The rate of foam drainage and imbibition inside the porous layer and the possibility of a build-up of a free liquid layer on the foam/porous layer interface are investigated.
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Datum: 14.06.2019


Association and relaxation of supra-macromolecular polymers

Soft Matter, 2019, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C8SM02580K, Paper
Stephen C. Boothroyd, David M. Hoyle, Thomas C. B. McLeish, Etienne Munch, Regis Schach, Andrew J. Smith, Richard L. Thompson
We use rheological analysis to describe the complex architecture of self-associating polymer assemblies as a mixture of branched and linear species.
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Datum: 14.06.2019


Elasticity and Yielding of Mesophases of Block Copolymers in Water-Oil Mixtures

Soft Matter, 2019, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8SM02336K, Paper
Sahar Qavi, Millicent Firestone, Reza Foudazi
Amphiphilic block copolymers self-assemble at the water/oil interface to form different mesomorphic structures, such as lamellar, micellar cubic, normal hexagonal, and reverse hexagonal. Usually, these structures are polycrystalline and the...
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Datum: 14.06.2019


Illumination-induced motion of a Janus nanoparticle in binary solvents

Soft Matter, 2019, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00509A, Paper
Takeaki Araki, Anna Maciołek
Self-propelled motion of a Janus particle suspended in a binary mixture with the lower critical solution temperature under local heating around a capped hemisphere.
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Datum: 14.06.2019


Isotropic–isotropic phase separation and spinodal decomposition in liquid crystal–solvent mixtures

Soft Matter, 2019, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00921C, Paper
Catherine G. Reyes, Jörg Baller, Takeaki Araki, Jan P. F. Lagerwall
Phase separation in mixtures forming liquid crystal (LC) phases is an important yet under-appreciated phenomenon that can drastically influence the behaviour of a multi-component LC.
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Datum: 14.06.2019


Elastic fingering in three dimensions

Soft Matter, 2019, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00700H, Paper
Rodolfo Brandão, Eduardo O. Dias, Jose Miranda
Recent studies on quasi-two-dimensional (2D) fluid flows in Hele-Shaw cells revealed the emergence of the so-called elastic fingering phenomenon. This pattern-forming process takes place when a reaction occurs at the...
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Datum: 14.06.2019


Flow-Driven Disclination Lines of Nematic Liquid Crystals inside a Rectangular Microchannel

Soft Matter, 2019, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00900K, Paper
Zongdai Liu, Dan Luo, Kun-Lin Yang
For nematic liquid crystals (LCs), a disclination line is formed when the director of LCs change abruptly. In this study, we demonstrate an approach to form dynamic disclination lines by...
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Datum: 14.06.2019


Rapidly responsive smart adhesive-coated micropillars utilizing catechol–boronate complexation chemistry

Soft Matter, 2019, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00649D, Paper
Ameya R. Narkar, Chito Kendrick, Kishan Bellur, Timothy Leftwich, Zhongtian Zhang, Bruce P. Lee
Mussel-inspired smart adhesives were combined with an array of micropillars to create a pH-responsive adhesive with the ability to transform rapidly between its adhesive and non-adhesive states.
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Datum: 14.06.2019


Periodic buckling and grain boundary slips in a colloidal model of solid friction

Soft Matter, 2019, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00654K, Paper
Erez Janai, Alexander V. Butenko, Andrew B. Schofield, Eli Sloutskin
We study the slip-stick frictional dynamics at a scale of individual ‘atoms’, employing a two-dimensional colloidal crystal.
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Datum: 14.06.2019


Poynting effect of brain matter in torsion

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,5147-5153
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00131J, Paper
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Valentina Balbi, Antonia Trotta, Michel Destrade, Aisling Ní Annaidh
We investigate experimentally and model theoretically the mechanical behaviour of brain matter in torsion.
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Datum: 13.06.2019


Quasi-3D morphology and modulation of focal adhesions of human adult stem cells through combinatorial concave elastomeric surfaces with varied stiffness

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,5154-5162
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00481E, Paper
A. Portone, A. G. Sciancalepore, G. Melle, G. S. Netti, G. Greco, L. Persano, L. Gesualdo, D. Pisignano
Concave surface topography led stem cells in a quasi-three dimensional configuration where stiffness steers mechanosensing highlighted by focal adhesion properties.
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Datum: 13.06.2019


Gradient copolymer micelles: an introduction to structures as well as structural transitions

Soft Matter, 2019, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00880B, Review Article
Chao Zheng
Gradient chain structure induced characteristics in the structure as well as the transitions of gradient copolymer micelles.
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Datum: 11.06.2019


Splitting droplets through coalescence of two different three-phase contact lines

Soft Matter, 2019, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00638A, Paper
Haitao Yu, Pallav Kant, Brendan Dyett, Detlef Lohse, Xuehua Zhang
Moving contact lines of more than two phases dictate a large number of interfacial phenomena.
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Datum: 10.06.2019


Influence of charge sequence on the adsorption of polyelectrolytes to oppositely-charged polyelectrolyte brushes

Soft Matter, 2019, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00581A, Paper
Vaidyanathan Sethuraman, Michael McGovern, David C. Morse, Kevin D. Dorfman
The influence of backbone charge sequence in oppositely charged polyelectrolyte brushes upon their adsorption efficacy is reported at low salt concentration using coarse-grained molecular dynamics simulations.
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Datum: 10.06.2019


Facilitation of DNA loop formation by protein–DNA non-specific interactions

Soft Matter, 2019, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00671K, Paper
Jaeoh Shin, Anatoly B. Kolomeisky
DNA looping is facilitated by non-specific protein–DNA interactions.
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Datum: 10.06.2019


Morphological transitions of axially-driven microfilaments

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,5163-5173
DOI: 10.1039/C8SM02397B, Paper
Yi Man, Eva Kanso
The interactions of microtubules with motor proteins are ubiquitous in cellular and sub-cellular processes that involve motility and cargo transport.
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Datum: 10.06.2019


Concentration dependence of the dynamics of microgel suspensions investigated by dynamic light scattering

Soft Matter, 2019, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM01030K, Paper
Takuma Kureha, Haruka Minato, Daisuke Suzuki, Kenji Urayama, Mitsuhiro Shibayama
The dynamics of microgel suspensions has been investigated by dynamic light scattering over a wide concentration range. A mode transition from translational to cooperative diffusions was observed due to the soft nature of the microgels.
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Datum: 07.06.2019


Mutualistic benefit in the self-sorted co-aggregates of peri-naphthoindigo and a 4-amino-1,8-naphthalimide derivative

Soft Matter, 2019, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00454H, Paper
Rashmi Jyoti Das, Kingsuk Mahata
Social benefit was observed at the molecular level via photoluminescence enhancement for all the participating components of a self-sorted co-aggregate of PNI and a naphthalimide derivative.
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Datum: 07.06.2019


Buckling morphology of an elastic ring confined in an annular channel

Soft Matter, 2019, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00806C, Paper
Pengfei Yang, Fei Dang, Xiangbiao Liao, Xi Chen
This paper studies the buckling morphology transition of an elastic ring confined in an annular channel.
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Datum: 07.06.2019


Widely tunable persistent micelle templates via homopolymer swelling

Soft Matter, 2019, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00484J, Paper
Amrita Sarkar, Akshay Thyagarajan, August Cole, Morgan Stefik
Like an etch-a-sketch, swollen persistent micelle templates enable wide-spanning and independent tuning of both pore and wall dimensions.
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Datum: 07.06.2019


Switchable dielectrophoresis of defect-free droplets in an anisotropic liquid crystal medium

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,5026-5033
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00608G, Paper
Bomi Lee, Jun-Seo Lee, Jang-Kun Song
Switchable dielectrophoresis (SDEP) wherein actuation direction is controllable has been demonstrated using a defect-free droplet in an anisotropic nematic medium.
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Datum: 06.06.2019


Mapping the phase behavior of coacervate-driven self-assembly in diblock copolyelectrolytes

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,5116-5127
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00741E, Paper
Gary M. C. Ong, Charles E. Sing
We predict the phase behavior of coacervate-driven solution self-assembly of diblock copolyelectrolytes using transfer matrix-informed self-consistent field theory.
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Datum: 06.06.2019


Effect of foamability on pool boiling critical heat flux with nanofluids

Soft Matter, 2019, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C8SM02565G, Paper
Md. Qaisar Raza, Nirbhay Kumar, Rishi Raj
Foaming due to the presence of stabilizing agents such as surfactants deteriorates the critical heat flux (CHF) during boiling of nanofluids. A master curve is developed to demonstrate an inverse relation between CHF and the foamability.
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Datum: 06.06.2019


Direct measurements of structural forces and twist transitions in cholesteric liquid crystal films with a surface force apparatus

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,4905-4914
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00487D, Paper
Weichao Zheng, Carla Sofia Perez-Martinez, Gia Petriashvili, Susan Perkin, Bruno Zappone
Mechanical micro-confinement of a cholesteric liquid crystal between crossed cylinders produces dislocations, twist transitions and oscillatory structural forces.
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Datum: 05.06.2019


Surface heterogeneity affects percolation and gelation of colloids: dynamic simulations with random patchy spheres

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,5094-5108
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00607A, Paper
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Gang Wang, James W. Swan
Surface heterogeneity of colloidal particles has a significant impact on their structure in solution and their rheological properties.
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Datum: 05.06.2019


Fabrication and 3D tomographic characterization of nanowire arrays and meshes with tunable dimensions from shear-aligned block copolymers

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,4898-4904
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00303G, Paper
Timothy D. Yee, Carla L. Watson, John D. Roehling, T. Yong-Jin Han, Anna M. Hiszpanski
We demonstrate a scalable method to create metallic nanowire arrays and meshes over square-centimeter-areas with tunable sub-100 nm dimensions and geometries using the shear alignment of block copolymers.
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Datum: 05.06.2019


Retardation of the reaction kinetics of polymers due to entanglement in the post-gel stage in multi-chain slip-spring simulations

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,5109-5115
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00681H, Paper
Yuichi Masubuchi, Takashi Uneyama
The retardation in the apparent reaction rate in the network formation of polymers is a long-standing problem. We have tackled this issue by a coarse-grained model to clarify the effect of entanglement between polymers.
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Datum: 05.06.2019


Polymer nanocomposite capsules formed by droplet extraction: spontaneous stratification and tailored dissolution

Soft Matter, 2019, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00708C, Paper
Christiana E. Udoh, Valeria Garbin, João T. Cabral
We report the formation of polymeric and nanocomposite capsules via droplet solvent extraction, elucidating the interplay between solvent exchange and removal, demixing and directional solidification kinetics.
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Datum: 04.06.2019


Additive induced crystallization of a twisted perylene diimide dimer within a polymer matrix

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,5138-5146
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00716D, Paper
Francesco Tintori, Audrey Laventure, Gregory C. Welch
The crystallization of a twisted perylene diimide dimer in a polymer matrix can be controlled via processing with solvent additives.
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Datum: 04.06.2019


Weakly charged droplets fundamentally change impact dynamics on flat surfaces

Soft Matter, 2019, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00895K, Paper
Fan Gao, Hao Yi, Lehua Qi, Rui Qiao, Weiwei Deng
Weakly charged droplets eliminate gas entrapment and bubbles during an impact on flat surfaces.
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Datum: 04.06.2019


Nonequilibrium Monte Carlo simulations of entangled polymer melts under steady shear flow

Soft Matter, 2019, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00556K, Paper
Eun Jung Roh, Chunggi Baig
Atomistic snapshots of a C400H802 entangled polyethylene melt system at equilibrium and nonequilibrium states in shear flow, as generated by the GENERIC Monte Carlo method based on expanded nonequilibrium thermodynamic formalism.
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Datum: 03.06.2019


Entry modes of ellipsoidal nanoparticles on a membrane during clathrin-mediated endocytosis

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,5128-5137
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00751B, Paper
Hua Deng, Prashanta Dutta, Jin Liu
Bond formation and clathrin assembly determine the multi-entry modes of ellipsoid nanoparticles in clathrin-mediated endocytosis.
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Datum: 03.06.2019


Assessment of molecular dynamics simulations for amorphous poly(3-hexylthiophene) using neutron and X-ray scattering experiments

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,5067-5083
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00807A, Paper
Caitlyn M. Wolf, Kiran H. Kanekal, Yeneneh Y. Yimer, Madhusudan Tyagi, Souleymane Omar-Diallo, Viktoria Pakhnyuk, Christine K. Luscombe, Jim Pfaendtner, Lilo D. Pozzo
An honest discussion on the strengths and limitations of molecular dynamics force fields for P3HT through neutron scattering.
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Datum: 03.06.2019


Well-controlled foam-based solid coatings

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,5084-5093
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00786E, Paper
A. Mouquet, Y. Khidas, T. Saison, J.-Y. Faou, O. Pitois
An efficient method is presented for producing open-cell foam coatings having tunable pore size distribution, tunable thickness, and tunable bulk and surface porosities.
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Datum: 03.06.2019


Modeling the assembly of oppositely charged lock- and key-colloids

Soft Matter, 2019, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00795D, Paper
Björn Stenqvist, Martin Trulsson, Jérôme J. Crassous
Specific self-assembly of oppositely charged lock- and key-particles into well-defined colloidal molecules.
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Datum: 01.06.2019


Limpid hydrogels from β-turn motif-connected tandem repeats of Aβ16–22

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,4827-4835
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00343F, Paper
Debika Datta, Vishnu Kumar, Sachin Kumar, Ramakrishnan Nagaraj, Nitin Chaudhary
16–22(Ac-KLVFFAE-am) is non-hydrogelating up to a concentration of 20 mM; two Aβ16–22 repeats connected via turn-inducing motifs, however, form hydrogels.
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Datum: 31.05.2019


Mechanical chiral resolution

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,4593-4608
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00778D, Tutorial Review
Vincent Marichez, Alessandra Tassoni, Robert P. Cameron, Stephen M. Barnett, Ralf Eichhorn, Cyriaque Genet, Thomas M. Hermans
In this review, we show that these interactions are of importance even at the nanoscale. Mechanical chiral resolution is promising in the field of soft matter and for industry.
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Datum: 31.05.2019


High strength hydrogels with multiple shape-memory ability based on hydrophobic and electrostatic interactions

Soft Matter, 2019, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00869A, Paper
Houchao Jing, Lin He, Jinyang Feng, Hai Fu, Shuang Guan, Peipei Guo
High strength hydrogels with programmable shape-memory and notch insensitive abilities.
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Datum: 30.05.2019


Unusual crowding-induced chain looping kinetics in hard-sphere fluids: a contrastive study with polymer solutions

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,4976-4988
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00400A, Paper
Yukun Bian, Ran Yan, Peng Li, Nanrong Zhao
A theoretical framework is developed to investigate the looping kinetics of a chain in hard-sphere (HS) fluids, based on a generalized Smoluchowski diffusion-reaction equation.
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Datum: 30.05.2019


Combined molecular/continuum modeling reveals the role of friction during fast unfolding of coiled-coil proteins

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,4961-4975
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00117D, Paper
Alejandro Torres-Sánchez, Juan M. Vanegas, Prashant K. Purohit, Marino Arroyo
Coiled-coils are filamentous proteins capable of reversible unfolding. We show that hydrodynamic interactions with the solvent, usually neglected in theories of protein unfolding, are critical to understand their unfolding at high rates.
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Datum: 30.05.2019


Molecular packing of surface active ionic liquids in a deep eutectic solvent: a small angle X-ray scattering (SAXS) study

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,5060-5066
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00760A, Paper
Qintang Li, Kun Tong, Juan Qiu, Minhao Yan, Qiang Tian, Xiao Chen, Xiu Yue
Surface active ionic liquids CnmimBr of different chain lengths would self-assemble into different aggregates in a deep eutectic solvent ChG.
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Datum: 30.05.2019


Modeling the magnetomechanical behavior of a multigrain magnetic particle in an elastic environment

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,4947-4960
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00736A, Paper
Mikhail V. Vaganov, Dmitry Yu. Borin, Stefan Odenbach, Yuriy L. Raikher
A new experimentally supported model of the magneto-mechanical behavior of a multigrain magnetically hard microparticle embedded in an elastic matrix is presented.
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Datum: 29.05.2019


Viscoelastic response of Escherichia coli biofilms to genetically altered expression of extracellular matrix components

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,5042-5051
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00297A, Paper
Maruša Horvat, Archana Pannuri, Tony Romeo, Iztok Dogsa, David Stopar
How the viscoelastic properties of the extracellular matrix affect the various biological functions conferred by biofilms is an important question in microbiology.
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Datum: 28.05.2019


Polyamine-induced, chiral expression from liquid crystalline peptide nanofilaments to long-range ordered nanohelices

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,4818-4826
DOI: 10.1039/C8SM02554A, Paper
Yuefei Wang, Yaoayo Feng, Xin Yang, Jiahui Wang, Wei Qi, Xuejiao Yang, Xiao Liu, Qiguo Xing, Rongxin Su, Zhimin He
Polyamines and electrostatic interactions could induce the condensation of liquid-crystalline peptide nanofilaments into long-range ordered chiral nanostructures.
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Datum: 28.05.2019


Cell motility, contact guidance, and durotaxis

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,4856-4864
DOI: 10.1039/C8SM02564A, Paper
Jingchen Feng, Herbert Levine, Xiaoming Mao, Leonard M. Sander
Mechanical properties of the substrate play a vital role in cell motility.
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Datum: 28.05.2019


Direct formation of hydrophilic honeycomb film by self-assembly in breath figure templating of hydrophobic polylacticacid/ionic surfactant complexes

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,5052-5059
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00845D, Paper
Hongyao Yin, Fuxing Zhan, Yue Yu, Zongcheng Li, Yujun Feng, Laurent Billon
Hydrophilic honeycomb films are directly fabricated by the self-assembly of complexes of polylacticacid and dodecyl trimethyl ammonium chloride in ‘breath figure’ templating. The presence of a cationic surfactant not only improves film regularity, but also imparts them with excellent wettability.
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Datum: 27.05.2019


The role of stickiness in the rheology of semiflexible polymers

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,4865-4872
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00433E, Paper
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Tom Golde, Martin Glaser, Cary Tutmarc, Iman Elbalasy, Constantin Huster, Gaizka Busteros, David M. Smith, Harald Herrmann, Josef A. Käs, Jörg Schnauß
The rheological properties of semiflexible polymer networks are strongly affected by a polymer specific stickiness.
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Datum: 27.05.2019


Collective dynamics of microtubule-based 3D active fluids from single microtubules

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,5006-5016
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00123A, Paper
Teagan E. Bate, Edward J. Jarvis, Megan E. Varney, Kun-Ta Wu
Connecting dynamics of 3D millimeter-scale active fluids with 2D micron-scale microtubule gliding.
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Datum: 27.05.2019


Spontaneous spatiotemporal ordering of shape oscillations enhances cell migration

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,4939-4946
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00526A, Paper
Matteo Campo, Simon K. Schnyder, John J. Molina, Thomas Speck, Ryoichi Yamamoto
The migration of cells is relevant for processes such as morphogenesis, wound healing, and cancer invasion. By modeling cells as cyclically deforming soft bodies, we show numerically that the interplay of directed motion, shape oscillations and excluded volume enables cells to locally “synchronize” their motion and thus enhance collective migration.
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Datum: 25.05.2019


Distortion-controlled isotropic swelling: numerical study of free boundary swelling patterns

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,4890-4897
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00392D, Paper
Carlos M. Duque, Bryan Gin-ge Chen, Christian D. Santangelo
Modern fabrication tools have now provided a number of platforms for designing flat sheets that, by virtue of their nonuniform growth, can buckle and fold into target three-dimensional structures.
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Datum: 24.05.2019


Core-crystalline nanoribbons of controlled length via diffusion-limited colloid aggregation

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,4751-4760
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00615J, Paper
Ruth N. Schmarsow, Marcelo Ceolín, Ileana A. Zucchi, Walter F. Schroeder
The mobility of the medium during crystallization-driven self-assembly plays a crucial role in the elongation process of 1D nanoribbons.
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Datum: 24.05.2019


Light-regulated molecular diffusion in a liquid crystal network

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,4737-4742
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00428A, Paper
Anping Cao, Roel J. H. van Raak, Dirk J. Broer
Photo-responsive liquid crystal polymer networks offer promising means to generate useful functional devices, but many of them focus on their mechanical response so as to generate surface features or shape change. Here, we present the photomechanical effect of the polymer network for molecular transport purposes.
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Datum: 22.05.2019


Mechanisms of spontaneous chain formation and subsequent microstructural evolution in shear-driven strongly confined drop monolayers

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,4873-4889
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00536F, Paper
Sagnik Singha, Abhilash Reddy Malipeddi, Mauricio Zurita-Gotor, Kausik Sarkar, Kevin Shen, Michael Loewenberg, Kalman B. Migler, Jerzy Blawzdziewicz
Experimentally observed drop-chain formation in sheared drop monolayers is explained in terms of Hele-Shaw quadrupolar interactions and swapping-trajectory repulsion.
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Datum: 21.05.2019


Aging phenomena during phase separation in fluids: decay of autocorrelation for vapor–liquid transitions

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,4743-4750
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00366E, Paper
Sutapa Roy, Arabinda Bera, Suman Majumder, Subir K. Das
We performed molecular dynamics simulations to study relaxation phenomena during vapor–liquid transitions in a single component Lennard-Jones system.
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Datum: 21.05.2019


Coarse-grained molecular dynamics simulations of α-1,3-glucan

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,4669-4681
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00580C, Paper
Daniel J. Beltran-Villegas, Daniel Intriago, Kyle H. C. Kim, Natnael Behabtu, J. David Londono, Arthi Jayaraman
In this work we present a coarse-grained model for α-1,3-glucan that captures hydrogen bonding directionality and polysaccharide monomer structure.
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Datum: 21.05.2019


Multiple modulations for supramolecular hydrogels of bola-form surfactants bearing rigid and flexible groups

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,5034-5041
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00782B, Paper
Chunyu Yin, Fengrui Jiang, Bao Li, Lixin Wu
Supramolecular hydrogels of bola-form surfactants were modulated by light irradiation and chemical additives to achieve reversible and unidirectional transitions between the gel and sol while a non-gelator boosts the gelation of the gelators.
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Datum: 21.05.2019


Effect of processing and end groups on the crystal structure of polypeptoids studied by cryogenic electron microscopy at atomic length scales

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,4723-4736
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00633H, Paper
Xi Jiang, Sunting Xuan, Joyjit Kundu, David Prendergast, Ronald N. Zuckermann, Nitash P. Balsara
Imaging two dominant crystal motifs in self-assembled polypeptoid crystalline nanosheets with 2.1 Å resolution.
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Datum: 20.05.2019


Three-dimensional simulations of undulatory and amoeboid swimmers in viscoelastic fluids

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,4836-4855
DOI: 10.1039/C8SM02518E, Paper
Jeremy P. Binagia, Christopher J. Guido, Eric S. G. Shaqfeh
We explore swimming speeds of C. elegans and amoeboids in viscoelastic fluids with three-dimensional, large amplitude simulations.
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Datum: 20.05.2019


Three-dimensional yielding in anisotropic materials: validation of Hill's criterion

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,4915-4920
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00492K, Paper
Manish Kaushal, Yogesh M. Joshi
Three-dimensional yielding transition in an anisotropic soft material under superposition of the orthogonal deformation fields validates the Hill's yielding criterion.
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Datum: 20.05.2019


Deformation of soft particles with controlled elasticity by liquid–liquid interfacial tension

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,4609-4613
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00630C, Communication
Benedikt Sapotta, Jongmin Q. Kim, Norbert Willenbacher, Siyoung Q. Choi
In this study we report the deformation of PDMS-based particles at a liquid–liquid interface under complete wetting conditions. By controlling the particle softness, we identified five deformation regimes.
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Datum: 20.05.2019


Glassy dynamics predicted by mutual role of free and activation volumes

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,4656-4661
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00363K, Paper
Wycliffe K. Kipnusu, Mohamed Elsayed, Ciprian Iacob, Sebastian Pawlus, Reinhard Krause-Rehberg, Marian Paluch
Broadband Dielectric Spectroscopy (BDS) at elevated pressures and Positron Annihilation Lifetime Spectroscopy (PALS) are employed to elucidate the importance of the ratio of activation and free volumes during vitrification.
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Datum: 20.05.2019


Deep pool water-impacts of viscous oil droplets

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,4629-4638
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00318E, Paper
Utkarsh Jain, Maziyar Jalaal, Detlef Lohse, Devaraj van der Meer
We experimentally study the impacts of viscous, immiscible oil drops into a deep pool of water.
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Datum: 20.05.2019


Self-organization of spindle-like microtubule structures

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,4797-4807
DOI: 10.1039/C8SM01835A, Paper
Bianca Edozie, Sumon Sahu, Miranda Pitta, Anthony Englert, Carline Fermino do Rosario, Jennifer L. Ross
Microtubules are essential cellular structures, which are the basis for the mitotic spindle. We show that microtubule polymerization in the presence of a crosslinker results in spindle-like assemblies.
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Datum: 17.05.2019


Self-assembly and complex manipulation of colloidal mesoscopic particles by active thermocapillary stress

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,4703-4713
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00721K, Paper
Subhrokoli Ghosh, Aritra Biswas, Basudev Roy, Ayan Banerjee
We demonstrate that the active thermocapillary stresses induced by multiple microbubbles offer simple routes to directed self-assembly and complex but controllable micromanipulation of mesoscopic colloidal particles embedded in a liquid.
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Datum: 16.05.2019


Crack formation and self-closing in shrinkable, granular packings

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,4689-4702
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00731H, Paper
H. Jeremy Cho, Nancy B. Lu, Michael P. Howard, Rebekah A. Adams, Sujit S. Datta
We show that differential shrinkage can dramatically alter cracking—even enabling cracks to self-close—during drying in shrinkable, granular packings.
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Datum: 16.05.2019


Particle clusters at fluid–fluid interfaces: equilibrium profiles, structural mechanics and stability against detachment

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,4921-4938
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00425D, Paper
Jan Guzowski, Bopil Gim
We investigate the stability of interfacial particle clusters aggregating under an external body force depending on the number of particles and the contact angle.
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Datum: 15.05.2019


Assembly structures and dynamics of active colloidal cells

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,4761-4770
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00619B, Paper
Wen-jie Shan, Fei Zhang, Wen-de Tian, Kang Chen
The phase separation of deformable sACCs is strongly suppressed and in a dense cluster, they still have high motility.
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Datum: 15.05.2019


Connectivity dependence of gelation and elasticity in AB-type polymerization: an experimental comparison of the dynamic process and stoichiometrically imbalanced mixing

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,5017-5025
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00696F, Paper
Yuki Yoshikawa, Naoyuki Sakumichi, Ung-il Chung, Takamasa Sakai
Comparison of two methodologies tuning the connectivity of AB-type polymerization shows the applicability of mean-field approximation.
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Datum: 14.05.2019


Oblique interface shearing (OIS): single-step microdroplet generation and on-demand positioning

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,4782-4786
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00263D, Communication
Fangsheng Huang, Ye Niu, Zhiqiang Zhu, Hanyang Huang, Yue Xue, Ting Si, Ronald X. Xu, Yi Zhao
Shearing a continuous stream at the air/liquid interface with an oblique angle allows for generation and on-demand positioning of microdroplets.
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Datum: 14.05.2019


Microdroplet self-propulsion during dropwise condensation on lubricant-infused surfaces

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,4808-4817
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00493A, Paper
Jianxing Sun, Patricia B. Weisensee
We experimentally and theoretically revealed rigorous and gravity-independent self-propulsion of vapor condensed microdroplets on lubricant-infused surfaces.
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Datum: 08.05.2019


The intimate relationship between cavitation and fracture

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,4999-5005
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00570F, Paper
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Shabnam Raayai-Ardakani, Darla Rachelle Earl, Tal Cohen
Combination of volume controlled cavity expansion experiments and a minimal theoretical model reveals the interplay between cavitation and fracture.
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Datum: 01.05.2019


The influence of pH, protein concentration and calcium ratio on the formation and structure of nanotubes from partially hydrolyzed bovine α-lactalbumin

Soft Matter, 2019, 15,4787-4796
DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00127A, Paper
XiaoLu Geng, Jacob Judas Kain Kirkensgaard, Lise Arleth, Jeanette Otte, Richard Ipsen
A food grade protein was shown to self-assemble into nanotubes at almost all the conditions applied in this study with similar dimension and the same β-sheet motif. The reaction conditions affect the formation of physical states including transparent, semi-transparent, or non-transparent gels, or sediments.
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Datum: 11.04.2019


 


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