Universality of dissipative self-assembly from quantum dots to human cells

@article{Makey2020UniversalityOD,
  title={Universality of dissipative self-assembly from quantum dots to human cells},
  author={Ghaith Makey and Sezin Galioglu and Roujin Ghaffari and Evren Doruk Engin and G{\"o}khan Yıldırım and Ozgun Yavuz and Onurcan Bektaş and {\"U} Seleme Nizam and Ozge Akbulut and {\"O}zg{\"u}r Sahin and Kivanc Gungor and Didem Dede and Hilmi Volkan Demir and Fatih {\"O}mer Ilday and Serim Ilday},
  journal={Nature Physics},
  year={2020},
  volume={16},
  pages={795-801}
}
An important goal of self-assembly research is to develop a general methodology applicable to almost any material, from the smallest to the largest scales, whereby qualitatively identical results are obtained independently of initial conditions, size, shape and function of the constituents. Here, we introduce a dissipative self-assembly methodology demonstrated on a diverse spectrum of materials, from simple, passive, identical quantum dots (a few hundred atoms) that experience extreme Brownian… 

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