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KAUST DepartmentWater Desalination and Reuse Research Center (WDRC)
Biological and Environmental Sciences and Engineering (BESE) Division
Imaging and Characterization Core Lab
Environmental Science and Engineering Program
Advanced Nanofabrication, Imaging and Characterization Core Lab
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AbstractLiquid droplets encapsulated by self-organized hydrophobic particles at the liquid/air interface - liquid marbles - are prepared by encapsulating water droplets with novel core/shell-structured responsive magnetic particles, consisting of a responsive block copolymer-grafted mesoporous silica shell and magnetite core (see figure; P2VP-b-PDMS: poly(2-vinylpyridine-b- dimethylsiloxane)). Desirable properties of the liquid marbles include that they rupture upon ultraviolet illumination and can be remotely manipulated by an external magnetic field. 2012 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.
CitationZhang L, Cha D, Wang P (2012) Remotely Controllable Liquid Marbles. Advanced Materials 24: 4756-4760. doi:10.1002/adma.201201885.
PubMed Central IDPMC3546392
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