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ABC triblock copolymer worms : synthesis, characterization and evaluation as Pickering emulsifiers for millimeter-sized droplets (2016)
Journal Article
Mable, C. J., Thompson, K. L., Derry, M. J., Mykhaylyk, O. O., Binks, B. P., & Armes, S. P. (2016). ABC triblock copolymer worms : synthesis, characterization and evaluation as Pickering emulsifiers for millimeter-sized droplets. Macromolecules, 49(20), (7897-7907). doi:10.1021/acs.macromol.6b01729. ISSN 0024-9297

Polymerization-induced self-assembly (PISA) is used to prepare linear poly(glycerol monomethacrylate)-poly(2-hydroxypropyl methacrylate)-poly(benzyl methacrylate) [PGMA-PHPMA-PBzMA] triblock copolymer worms or spheres in the form of a concentrated aq... Read More

Whipped oil stabilised by surfactant crystals (2016)
Journal Article
Binks, B. P., Garvey, E. J., & Vieira, J. (2016). Whipped oil stabilised by surfactant crystals. Chemical science, 7(4), 2621-2632. https://doi.org/10.1039/c6sc00046k

We describe a protocol for preparing very stable air-in-oil foams starting with a one-phase oil solution of a fatty acid (myristic acid) in high oleic sunflower oil at high temperature. Upon cooling below the solubility limit, a two-phase mixture con... Read More

Pickering emulsions stabilized by hydrophilic nanoparticles: in situ surface modification by oil (2016)
Journal Article
Binks, B. P., & Yin, D. (2016). Pickering emulsions stabilized by hydrophilic nanoparticles: in situ surface modification by oil. Soft matter, 12(32), 6858-6867. doi:10.1039/C6SM01214K

We propose a novel route for the stabilization of oil-in-water Pickering emulsions using inherently hydrophilic nanoparticles. In the case of dialkyl adipate oils, in situ hydrophobisation of the particles by dissolved oil molecules in the aqueous ph... Read More