Supracolloidal Reaction Kinetics of Janus Spheres

@article{Chen2011SupracolloidalRK,
  title={Supracolloidal Reaction Kinetics of Janus Spheres},
  author={Qian Chen and Jonathan K. Whitmer and Shan Jiang and Sung Chul Bae and Erik Luijten and Steve Granick},
  journal={Science},
  year={2011},
  volume={331},
  pages={199 - 202}
}
Colloidal particles that are charged on one side and hydrophobic on the other can form chiral helices in salt solutions. Clusters in the form of aggregates of a small number of elemental units display structural, thermodynamic, and dynamic properties different from those of bulk materials. We studied the kinetic pathways of self-assembly of “Janus spheres” with hemispherical hydrophobic attraction and found key differences from those characteristic of molecular amphiphiles. Experimental… 

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