Fabrication of large two-dimensional colloidal crystals via self-assembly in an attractive force gradient.

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Colloidal particles in a water-lutidine (WL) binary liquid mixture experience temperature-dependent attraction close to the mixture's demixing temperature. This temperature-tunable interaction can be potentially harnessed to assemble colloids and grow colloidal crystals. In this article, for the first time a novel attractive force gradient method is… (More)
DOI: 10.1021/la304720h

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@article{Sun2013FabricationOL, title={Fabrication of large two-dimensional colloidal crystals via self-assembly in an attractive force gradient.}, author={Xiaoyan Sun and Yang Li and Tian Hui Zhang and Yu-qiang Ma and Zexin Zhang}, journal={Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids}, year={2013}, volume={29 24}, pages={7216-20} }