Topological colloids

@article{Senyuk2013TopologicalC,
  title={Topological colloids},
  author={Bohdan Senyuk and Qingkun Liu and Sailing He and Randall D. Kamien and Robert B. Kusner and Tom C. Lubensky and Ivan I. Smalyukh},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2013},
  volume={493},
  pages={200-205}
}
Smoke, fog, jelly, paints, milk and shaving cream are common everyday examples of colloids, a type of soft matter consisting of tiny particles dispersed in chemically distinct host media. Being abundant in nature, colloids also find increasingly important applications in science and technology, ranging from direct probing of kinetics in crystals and glasses to fabrication of third-generation quantum-dot solar cells. Because naturally occurring colloids have a shape that is typically determined… CONTINUE READING
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