Self-assembly of finite-sized colloidal aggregates.

  title={Self-assembly of finite-sized colloidal aggregates.},
  author={Pritam Kumar Jana and Bortolo Matteo Mognetti},
  journal={Soft matter},
One of the challenges of self-assembling finite-sized colloidal aggregates with a sought morphology is the necessity of precisely sorting the position of the colloids at the microscopic scale to avoid the formation of off-target structures. Microfluidic platforms address this problem by loading into single droplets the exact amount of colloids entering the targeted aggregate. Using theory and simulations, in this paper, we validate a more versatile design allowing us to fabricate different… Expand
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