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Top 10 Most-accessed Soft Matter articles – Q4 2016

This month sees the following articles in Soft Matter that are in the top ten most accessed from October – December 2016:

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Durable and scalable icephobic surfaces: similarities and distinctions from superhydrophobic surfaces
H. Sojoudi, M. Wang, N. D. Boscher, G. H. McKinley and K. K. Gleason
Soft Matter, 2016,12, 1938-1963
DOI: 10.1039/C5SM02295A

Ultra-thin conductive free-standing PEDOT/PSS nanofilms
Francesco Greco, Alessandra Zucca, Silvia Taccola, Arianna Menciassi, Toshinori Fujie, Hiroki Haniuda, Shinji Takeoka, Paolo Dario and Virgilio Mattoli
Soft Matter, 2011,7, 10642-10650
DOI: 10.1039/C1SM06174G

The pH-responsive behaviour of poly(acrylic acid) in aqueous solution is dependent on molar mass
Thomas Swift, Linda Swanson, Mark Geoghegan and Stephen Rimmer
Soft Matter, 2016,12, 2542-2549
DOI: 10.1039/C5SM02693H

Dynamic orientation transition of the lyotropic lamellar phase at high shear rates
Shuji Fujii and Yuki Yamamoto
Soft Matter, 2015,11, 9330-9341
DOI: 10.1039/C5SM01755F

Soft and hard nanomaterials for restoration and conservation of cultural heritage
Piero Baglioni and Rodorico Giorgi
Soft Matter, 2006,2, 293-303
DOI: 10.1039/B516442G

Ultra-low voltage electrowetting using graphite surfaces
Deborah J. Lomax, Pallav Kant, Aled T. Williams, Hollie V. Patten, Yuqin Zou, Anne Juel and Robert A. W. Dryfe
Soft Matter, 2016,12, 8798-8804
DOI: 10.1039/C6SM01565D

Manipulation of micro- and nanostructure motion with magnetic fields
Roger S. M. Rikken, Roeland J. M. Nolte, Jan C. Maan, Jan C. M. van Hest, Daniela A. Wilson and Peter C. M. Christianen
Soft Matter, 2014,10, 1295-1308
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM52294F

Liquid marbles: topical context within soft matter and recent progress
G. McHale and M. I. Newton
Soft Matter, 2015,11, 2530-2546
DOI: 10.1039/C5SM00084J

Oil-in-oil emulsions stabilised solely by solid particles
Bernard P. Binks and Andrew T. Tyowua
Soft Matter, 2016,12, 876-887
DOI: 10.1039/C5SM02438B

Fracture toughness of hydrogels: measurement and interpretation
Rong Long and Chung-Yuen Hui
Soft Matter, 2016,12, 8069-8086
DOI: 10.1039/C6SM01694D

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Top 10 most-read Soft Matter articles – Q3 2016

This month sees the following articles in Soft Matter that are in the top ten most accessed from July – September:

111 years of Brownian motion
Xin Bian, Changho Kim and George Em Karniadakis
Soft Matter, 2016,12, 6331-6346
DOI: 10.1039/C6SM01153E

Durable and scalable icephobic surfaces: similarities and distinctions from superhydrophobic surfaces
H. Sojoudi, M. Wang, N. D. Boscher, G. H. McKinley and K. K. Gleason
Soft Matter, 2016,12, 1938-1963
DOI: 10.1039/C5SM02295A

One-step production of multiple emulsions: microfluidic, polymer-stabilized and particle-stabilized approaches
Paul S. Clegg, Joe W. Tavacoli and Pete J. Wilde
Soft Matter, 2016,12, 998-1008
DOI: 10.1039/C5SM01663K

Liquid marbles: topical context within soft matter and recent progress
G. McHale and M. I. Newton
Soft Matter, 2015,11, 2530-2546
DOI: 10.1039/C5SM00084J

Ultra-thin conductive free-standing PEDOT/PSS nanofilms
Francesco Greco, Alessandra Zucca, Silvia Taccola, Arianna Menciassi, Toshinori Fujie, Hiroki Haniuda, Shinji Takeoka, Paolo Dario and Virgilio Mattoli
Soft Matter, 2011,7, 10642-10650
DOI: 10.1039/C1SM06174G

Oil-in-oil emulsions stabilised solely by solid particles
Bernard P. Binks and Andrew T. Tyowua
Soft Matter, 2016,12, 876-887
DOI: 10.1039/C5SM02438B

Manipulation of micro- and nanostructure motion with magnetic fields
Roger S. M. Rikken, Roeland J. M. Nolte, Jan C. Maan, Jan C. M. van Hest, Daniela A. Wilson and Peter C. M. Christianen
Soft Matter, 2014,10, 1295-1308
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM52294F

Progess in superhydrophobic surface development
Paul Roach, Neil J. Shirtcliffe and Michael I. Newton
Soft Matter, 2008,4, 224-240
DOI: 10.1039/B712575P

Why are double network hydrogels so tough?
Jian Ping Gong
Soft Matter, 2010,6, 2583-2590
DOI: 10.1039/B924290B

The pH-responsive behaviour of poly(acrylic acid) in aqueous solution is dependent on molar mass
Thomas Swift, Linda Swanson, Mark Geoghegan and Stephen Rimmer
Soft Matter, 2016,12, 2542-2549
DOI: 10.1039/C5SM02693H

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Top 10 Reviewers for Soft Matter

In celebration of Peer Review Week, with the theme of Recognition for Review, we would like to highlight the top 10 reviewers for Soft Matter in 2016, as selected by the editor for their significant contribution to the journal.

Top 10 Reviewers for Soft Matter:
– Professor Jan Dhont – ICS-3, Germany
– Dr Kaigiang Liu – Shaanxi Normal University, China
– Dr Wei Hong – Iowa State University, USA
– Professor Jan Vermant – ETH Zurich, Switzerland
– Dr Yilin Wang – Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
– Dr Giorgio Cinacchi – Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
– Dr Laurent Courbin – CNRS, France
– Dr Chinedum Osuji – Yale University, USA
– Dr Kevin Cavicchi – The University of Akron, USA
– Dr Alejandro Rey – McGill University, Canada

We would like to say a massive thank you to these reviewers as well as the Soft Matter board and all of the soft matter community for their continued support of the journal, as authors, reviewers and readers.

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Top 10 most-read Soft Matter articles – Q2 2016

This month sees the following articles in Soft Matter that are in the top ten most accessed from April – June:

Durable and scalable icephobic surfaces: similarities and distinctions from superhydrophobic surfaces
H. Sojoudi, M. Wang, N. D. Boscher, G. H. McKinley and K. K. Gleason
Soft Matter, 2016,12, 1938-1963
DOI: 10.1039/C5SM02295A

Liquid marbles: topical context within soft matter and recent progress
G. McHale and M. I. Newton
Soft Matter, 2015,11, 2530-2546
DOI: 10.1039/C5SM00084J

Manipulation of micro- and nanostructure motion with magnetic fields
Roger S. M. Rikken, Roeland J. M. Nolte, Jan C. Maan, Jan C. M. van Hest, Daniela A. Wilson and Peter C. M. Christianen
Soft Matter, 2014,10, 1295-1308
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM52294F

Ultra-thin conductive free-standing PEDOT/PSS nanofilms
Francesco Greco, Alessandra Zucca, Silvia Taccola, Arianna Menciassi, Toshinori Fujie, Hiroki Haniuda, Shinji Takeoka, Paolo Dario and Virgilio Mattoli
Soft Matter, 2011,7, 10642-10650
DOI: 10.1039/C1SM06174G

Polyelectrolyte adsorption, interparticle forces, and colloidal aggregation
Istvan Szilagyi, Gregor Trefalt, Alberto Tiraferri, Plinio Maroni and Michal Borkovec
Soft Matter, 2014,10, 2479-2502
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM52132J

Progess in superhydrophobic surface development
Paul Roach, Neil J. Shirtcliffe and Michael I. Newton
Soft Matter, 2008,4, 224-240
DOI: 10.1039/B712575P

One-step production of multiple emulsions: microfluidic, polymer-stabilized and particle-stabilized approaches
Paul S. Clegg, Joe W. Tavacoli and Pete J. Wilde
Soft Matter, 2016,12, 998-1008
DOI: 10.1039/C5SM01663K

Oil-in-oil emulsions stabilised solely by solid particles
Bernard P. Binks and Andrew T. Tyowua
Soft Matter, 2016,12, 876-887
DOI: 10.1039/C5SM02438B

Understanding diluted dispersions of superparamagnetic particles under strong magnetic fields: a review of concepts, theory and simulations
Jordi Faraudo, Jordi S. Andreu and Juan Camacho
Soft Matter, 2013,9, 6654-6664
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM00132F

Molecular design of comb-shaped polycarboxylate dispersants for environmentally friendly concrete
Delphine Marchon, Ueli Sulser, Arnd Eberhardt and Robert J. Flatt
Soft Matter, 2013,9, 10719-10728
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM51030A

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Top 10 most-read Soft Matter articles – Q1 2016

This month sees the following articles in Soft Matter that are in the top ten most accessed from January – March:

Liquid marbles: topical context within soft matter and recent progress
G. McHale and M. I. Newton
Soft Matter, 2015,11, 2530-2546
DOI: 10.1039/C5SM00084J

Spider’s super-glue: thread anchors are composite adhesives with synergistic hierarchical organization
Jonas O. Wolff, Ingo Grawe, Marina Wirth, André Karstedt and Stanislav N. Gorb
Soft Matter, 2015,11, 2394-2403
DOI: 10.1039/C4SM02130D

One-step production of multiple emulsions: microfluidic, polymer-stabilized and particle-stabilized approaches
Paul S. Clegg, Joe W. Tavacoli and Pete J. Wilde
Soft Matter, 2016,12, 998-1008
DOI: 10.1039/C5SM01663K

Durable and scalable icephobic surfaces: similarities and distinctions from superhydrophobic surfaces
H. Sojoudi, M. Wang, N. D. Boscher, G. H. McKinley and K. K. Gleason
Soft Matter, 2016,12, 1938-1963
DOI: 10.1039/C5SM02295A

Understanding diluted dispersions of superparamagnetic particles under strong magnetic fields: a review of concepts, theory and simulations
Jordi Faraudo, Jordi S. Andreu and Juan Camacho
Soft Matter, 2013,9, 6654-6664
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM00132F

Manipulation of micro- and nanostructure motion with magnetic fields
Roger S. M. Rikken, Roeland J. M. Nolte, Jan C. Maan, Jan C. M. van Hest, Daniela A. Wilson and Peter C. M. Christianen
Soft Matter, 2014,10, 1295-1308
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM52294F

Ultra-thin conductive free-standing PEDOT/PSS nanofilms
Francesco Greco, Alessandra Zucca, Silvia Taccola, Arianna Menciassi, Toshinori Fujie, Hiroki Haniuda, Shinji Takeoka, Paolo Dario and Virgilio Mattoli
Soft Matter, 2011,7, 10642-10650
DOI: 10.1039/C1SM06174G

Recent trends in pH/thermo-responsive self-assembling hydrogels: from polyions to peptide-based polymeric gelators
Christophe Chassenieux and Constantinos Tsitsilianis
Soft Matter, 2016,12, 1344-1359
DOI: 10.1039/C5SM02710A

Stimuli-responsive Pickering emulsions: recent advances and potential applications
Juntao Tang, Patrick James Quinlan and Kam Chiu Tam
Soft Matter, 2015,11, 3512-3529
DOI: 10.1039/C5SM00247H

Oil-in-oil emulsions stabilised solely by solid particles
Bernard P. Binks and Andrew T. Tyowua
Soft Matter, 2016,12, 876-887
DOI: 10.1039/C5SM02438B

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Top 10 most-read Soft Matter articles – Q4 2015

This month sees the following articles in Soft Matter that are in the top ten most accessed from October – December:

The nonlinear viscoelasticity of hyaluronic acid and its role in joint lubrication
Zhenhuan Zhang and Gordon F. Christopher
Soft Matter, 2015,11, 2596-2603
DOI: 10.1039/C5SM00131E

Biomimetic microlens array with antireflective “moth-eye” surface
Doo-Hyun Ko, John R. Tumbleston, Kevin J. Henderson, Larken E. Euliss, Joseph M. DeSimone, Rene Lopez and Edward T. Samulski
Soft Matter, 2011,7, 6404-6407
DOI: 10.1039/C1SM05302G

Liquid marbles: topical context within soft matter and recent progress
G. McHale and M. I. Newton
Soft Matter, 2015,11, 2530-2546
DOI: 10.1039/C5SM00084J

How droplets nucleate and grow on liquids and liquid impregnated surfaces
Sushant Anand, Konrad Rykaczewski, Srinivas Bengaluru Subramanyam, Daniel Beysens and Kripa K. Varanasi
Soft Matter, 2015,11, 69-80
DOI: 10.1039/C4SM01424C

Manipulation of micro- and nanostructure motion with magnetic fields
Roger S. M. Rikken, Roeland J. M. Nolte, Jan C. Maan, Jan C. M. van Hest, Daniela A. Wilson and Peter C. M. Christianen
Soft Matter, 2014,10, 1295-1308
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM52294F

Spider’s super-glue: thread anchors are composite adhesives with synergistic hierarchical organization
Jonas O. Wolff, Ingo Grawe, Marina Wirth, André Karstedt and Stanislav N. Gorb
Soft Matter, 2015,11, 2394-2403
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM52294F

Ultra-thin conductive free-standing PEDOT/PSS nanofilms
Francesco Greco, Alessandra Zucca, Silvia Taccola, Arianna Menciassi, Toshinori Fujie, Hiroki Haniuda, Shinji Takeoka, Paolo Dario and Virgilio Mattoli
Soft Matter, 2011,7, 10642-10650
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM52294F

Why are double network hydrogels so tough?
Jian Ping Gong
Soft Matter, 2010,6, 2583-2590
DOI: 10.1039/B924290B

Understanding diluted dispersions of superparamagnetic particles under strong magnetic fields: a review of concepts, theory and simulations
Jordi Faraudo, Jordi S. Andreu and Juan Camacho
Soft Matter, 2013,9, 6654-6664
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM00132F

Vibro-levitation and inverted pendulum: parametric resonance in vibrating droplets and soft materials
Rahul Ramachandran and Michael Nosonovsky
Soft Matter, 2014,10, 4633-4639
DOI: 10.1039/C4SM00265B

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Top 10 most-read Soft Matter articles – Q3 2015

This month sees the following articles in Soft Matter that are in the top ten most accessed from July – September:

Nanostructures in Superhydrophobic Ti6Al4V Hierarchical Surfaces Control Wetting State Transitions
Yizhou Shen, Jie Tao, Haijun Tao, Shanlong Chen, Lei Pan and Tao Wang
Soft Matter, 2015,11, 3806-3811
DOI: 10.1039/C5SM00024F  

Transition from Cassie to impaled state during drop impact on groove-textured solid surfaces
V. Vaikuntanathan and D. Sivakumar
Soft Matter, 2014,10, 2991-3002
DOI: 10.1039/C4SM00050A  

The effect of drop volume and micropillar shape on the apparent contact angle of ordered microstructured surfaces
Luciano Afferrante and Giuseppe Carbone
Soft Matter, 2014,10, 3906-3914
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM53104J 

Phase and Self-assembly Transition Induced by Glycerol-Borax Interaction in Aqueous Surfactant Two-Phase System
Ying Zhao, Yun Yan, Lingxiang Jiang, Jianbin Huang and Heinz Hoffmann
Soft Matter, 2009,5, 4250-4255
DOI: 10.1039/B911564A  

Manipulation of micro- and nanostructure motion with magnetic fields
Roger S. M. Rikken, Roeland J. M. Nolte, Jan C. Maan, Jan C. M. van Hest, Daniela A. Wilson and Peter C. M. Christianen
Soft Matter, 2014,10, 1295-1308
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM52294F  

Directed Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers: A Tutorial Review of Strategies for Enabling Nanotechnology with Soft Matter
Hanqiong Hu, Manesh Gopinadhan and Chinedum O. Osuji
Soft Matter, 2014,10, 3867-3889
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM52607K  

Wetting process in superhydrophobic disordered surfaces
Francesco Buatier de Mongeot, Daniele Chiappe, Francesco Gagliardi, Andrea Toma, Roberto Felici, Alessandro Garibbo and Corrado Boragno
Soft Matter, 2010,6, 1409-1412
DOI: 10.1039/C001234C  

Self-healing Hydrogels Containing Reversible Oxime Crosslinks
Soma Mukherjee, Megan R. Hill and Brent S. Sumerlin
Soft Matter, 2015,11, 6152-6161
DOI: 10.1039/C5SM00865D  

Introducing high gravity field to enhance infiltration of small molecules into polyelectrolyte multilayer
Xiaolin Liu, Kun Zhao, Chao Jiang, Yue Wang, Lei Shao, Yajun Zhang and Feng Shi
Soft Matter, 2015,11, 5748-5753
DOI: 10.1039/C5SM01055A  

Phase Diagram of Colloidal Hard Superballs: from Cubes via Spheres to Octahedra
Ran Ni, Anjan Prasad Gantapara, Joost de Graaf, René van Roij and Marjolein Dijkstra
Soft Matter, 2012,8, 8826-8834
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM25813G  

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Top 10 most-read Soft Matter articles – Q2 2015

This month sees the following articles in Soft Matter that are in the top ten most accessed from April – June:

Crystalline order and topological charges on capillary bridges
Verena Schmid and Axel Voigt
Soft Matter, 2014,10, 4694-4699
DOI: 10.1039/C4SM00228H

Stimuli-responsive Pickering emulsions: recent advances and potential applications
Juntao Tang, Patrick James Quinlan and Kam Chiu Tam
Soft Matter, 2015,11, 3512-3529
DOI: 10.1039/C5SM00247H

Manipulation of micro- and nanostructure motion with magnetic fields
Roger S. M. Rikken, Roeland J. M. Nolte, Jan C. Maan, Jan C. M. van Hest, Daniela A. Wilson and Peter C. M. Christianen
Soft Matter, 2014,10, 1295-1308
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM52294F

Liquid marbles: topical context within soft matter and recent progress
G. McHale and M. I. Newton
Soft Matter, 2015,11, 2530-2546
DOI: 10.1039/C5SM00084J

Biomimetic fabrication of information-rich phenolic-chitosan films
Kelsey M. Gray, Eunkyoung Kim, Li-Qun Wu, Yi Liu, William E. Bentley and Gregory F. Payne
Soft Matter, 2011,7, 9601-9615
DOI: 10.1039/C1SM05293D

Progess in superhydrophobic surface development
Paul Roach, Neil J. Shirtcliffe and Michael I. Newton
Soft Matter, 2008,4, 224-240
DOI: 10.1039/B712575P

Understanding diluted dispersions of superparamagnetic particles under strong magnetic fields: a review of concepts, theory and simulations
Jordi Faraudo, Jordi S. Andreu and Juan Camacho
Soft Matter, 2013,9, 6654-6664
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM00132F

Continuous droplet interface crossing encapsulation (cDICE) for high throughput monodisperse vesicle design
Manouk Abkarian, Etienne Loiseau and Gladys Massiera
Soft Matter, 2011,7, 4610-4614
DOI: 10.1039/C1SM05239J

Droplet mobility on lubricant-impregnated surfaces
J. David Smith, Rajeev Dhiman, Sushant Anand, Ernesto Reza-Garduno, Robert E. Cohen, Gareth H. McKinley and Kripa K. Varanasi
Soft Matter, 2013,9, 1772-1780
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM27032C

Janus particles
Andreas Walther and Axel H. E. Müller
Soft Matter, 2008,4, 663-668
DOI: 10.1039/B718131K

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Top 10 most-read Soft Matter articles – Q1 2015

This month sees the following articles in Soft Matter that are in the top ten most accessed from January – March:

Liquid marbles: principles and applications
Glen McHale and Michael I. Newton
Soft Matter, 2011,7, 5473-5481
DOI: 10.1039/C1SM05066D

Tunable assembly of graphene oxide surfactant sheets: wrinkles, overlaps and impacts on thin film properties
Laura J. Cote, Jaemyung Kim, Zhen Zhang, Cheng Sun and Jiaxing Huang
Soft Matter, 2010,6, 6096-6101
DOI: 10.1039/C0SM00667J

Thermoresponsive switching of liquid flow direction on a two-face prism array
Sang Moon Kim, Do Hyun Kang, Jai Hyun Koh, Hyo Seon Suh, Hyunsik Yoon, Kahp-Yang Suh and Kookheon Char
Soft Matter, 2013,9, 4145-4149
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM27901D

Manipulation of micro- and nanostructure motion with magnetic fields
Roger S. M. Rikken, Roeland J. M. Nolte, Jan C. Maan, Jan C. M. van Hest, Daniela A. Wilson and Peter C. M. Christianen
Soft Matter, 2014,10, 1295-1308
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM52294F

Ultra-thin conductive free-standing PEDOT/PSS nanofilms
Francesco Greco, Alessandra Zucca, Silvia Taccola, Arianna Menciassi, Toshinori Fujie, Hiroki Haniuda, Shinji Takeoka, Paolo Dario and Virgilio Mattoli
Soft Matter, 2011,7, 10642-10650
DOI: 10.1039/C1SM06174G

Polyelectrolyte adsorption, interparticle forces, and colloidal aggregation
Istvan Szilagyi, Gregor Trefalt, Alberto Tiraferri, Plinio Maroni and Michal Borkovec
Soft Matter, 2014,10, 2479-2502
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM52132J

Understanding diluted dispersions of superparamagnetic particles under strong magnetic fields: a review of concepts, theory and simulations
Jordi Faraudo, Jordi S. Andreu and Juan Camacho
Soft Matter, 2013,9, 6654-6664
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM00132F

Directed self-assembly of block copolymers: a tutorial review of strategies for enabling nanotechnology with soft matter
Hanqiong Hu, Manesh Gopinadhan and Chinedum O. Osuji
Soft Matter, 2014,10, 3867-3889
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM52607K

Bioinspired materials that self-shape through programmed microstructures
André R. Studart and Randall M. Erb
Soft Matter, 2014,10, 1284-1294
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM51883C

Liquid marbles: topical context within soft matter and recent progress
G. McHale and M. I. Newton
Soft Matter, 2015,11, 2530-2546
DOI: 10.1039/C5SM00084J

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Top 10 most-read Soft Matter articles – Q2 2014

This month sees the following articles in Soft Matter that are in the top ten most accessed from April – June:

Edible nanoemulsions: Fabrication, properties, and functional performance
David Julian McClements
Soft Matter, 2011,7, 2297-2316
DOI: 10.1039/C0SM00549E

Amphiphilic Janus Particles at Fluid Interfaces
Ankit Kumar, Bum Jun Park, Fuquan Tu and Daeyeon Lee
Soft Matter, 2013,9, 6604-6617
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM50239B

Control of Mesogen Configuration in Colloids of Liquid Crystalline Polymers
Sönke Haseloh, Paul van der Schoot and Rudolf Zentel
Soft Matter, 2010,6, 4112-4119
DOI: 10.1039/C0SM00125B

Directed Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers: A Tutorial Review of Strategies for Enabling Nanotechnology with Soft Matter
Hanqiong Hu, Manesh Gopinadhan and Chinedum O. Osuji
Soft Matter, 2014,10, 3867-3889
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM52607K

Manipulation of micro- and nanostructure motion with magnetic fields
Roger S. M. Rikken, Roeland J. M. Nolte, Jan C. Maan, Jan C. M. van Hest, Daniela A. Wilson and Peter C. M. Christianen
Soft Matter, 2014,10, 1295-1308
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM52294F

Polyelectrolyte adsorption, interparticle forces, and colloidal aggregation
Istvan Szilagyi, Gregor Trefalt, Alberto Tiraferri, Plinio Maroni and Michal Borkovec
Soft Matter, 2014,10, 2479-2502
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM52132J

Bioinspired materials that self-shape through programmed microstructures
André R. Studart and Randall M. Erb
Soft Matter, 2014,10, 1284-1294
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM51883C

Traction Force Microscopy in Physics and Biology
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