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Controlling the micellar morphology of binary PEO-PCL block copolymers in water-THF through controlled blending (2010)
Journal Article
Schuetz, P., Greenall, M. J., Bent, J., Furzeland, S., Atkins, D., Butler, M. F., …Buzza, D. M. A. (2011). Controlling the micellar morphology of binary PEO-PCL block copolymers in water-THF through controlled blending. Soft matter, 7(2), 749-759. doi:10.1039/c0sm00938e

We study both experimentally and theoretically the self-assembly of binary polycaprolactone-polyethylene oxide (PCL-PEO) block copolymers in dilute solution, where self-assembly is triggered by changing the solvent from the common good solvent THF to... Read More

Obtaining Effective Pair Potentials in Colloidal Monolayers Using a Thermodynamically Consistent Inversion Scheme (2010)
Journal Article
Law, A. D., & Buzza, D. M. A. (2010). Obtaining Effective Pair Potentials in Colloidal Monolayers Using a Thermodynamically Consistent Inversion Scheme. Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 26(10), 7107-7116. doi:10.1021/la9037233

The structure and stability of colloidal monolayers depends crucially on the effective pair interaction potential u(r) between colloidal particles. In this study, we construct a novel method for extracting u(r) from the two-dimensional (2D) radial di... Read More