Nienke Geerts

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We present a confocal microscopy study of the quasi-two-dimensional crystallization of a binary mixture of spherical colloids coated with long DNA strands. Our experiments show that in the crystalline phase the two colloidal species are completely demixed. Analysis of the lattice spacings in the two types of colloidal crystal shows that the diameters of the(More)
We report an experimental study in which we compare the self-assembly of 1 mum colloids bridged through hybridization of complementary single-stranded DNA (ssDNA) strands (12 bp) attached to variable-length double-stranded DNA spacers that are grafted to the colloids. We considered three different spacer lengths: long spacers (48 500 bp), intermediate(More)
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We explore the formation of "floating" two-dimensional colloidal crystals above weakly attractive surfaces that are either positively or negatively charged. In particular, we studied crystal formation above positively charged poly-L-lysine-poly(ethylene glycol) surfaces with and without short single-stranded DNA and above negatively charged bovine albumin(More)
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