Droplet Microfluidics to Prepare Magnetic Polymer Vesicles and to Confine the Heat in Magnetic Hyperthermia

@article{Habault2013DropletMT,
  title={Droplet Microfluidics to Prepare Magnetic Polymer Vesicles and to Confine the Heat in Magnetic Hyperthermia},
  author={Dominique Habault and A. Dery and Jie Leng and S{\'e}bastien Lecommandoux and Jean-François Le Meins and Olivier Sandre},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Magnetics},
  year={2013},
  volume={49},
  pages={182-190}
}
In this work, we present two types of microfluidic chips involving magnetic nanoparticles dispersed in cyclohexane with oleic acid. In the first case, the hydrophobically coated nanoparticles are self-assembled with an amphiphilic diblock copolymer by a double-emulsion process in order to prepare giant magnetic vesicles (polymersomes) in one step and at a high throughput. It was shown in literature that such diblock copolymer W/O/W emulsion droplets can evolve into polymersomes made of a thin… Expand
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