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Top 10 most-read Soft Matter articles in March

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

Solvent-assisted poly(vinyl alcohol) gelated crystalline colloidal array photonic crystals¬
Cheng Chen, Yihua Zhu, Hua Bao, Peng Zhao, Hongliang Jiang, Liming Peng, Xiaoling Yang and Chunzhong Lia
Soft Matter, 2011,7, 915-921¬
DOI: 10.1039/C0SM00923G 

Extreme wettability and tunable adhesion: biomimicking beyond nature?¬
Xinjie Liu,¬† Yongmin Liang,¬†¬† Feng Zhou and¬†¬† Weimin Liu¬
Soft Matter, 2012,8, 2070-2086¬
DOI: 10.1039/C1SM07003G 

A review of fundamental properties and applications of polymer‚Äďgraphene hybrid materials¬
Alison Y. W. Sham and¬†¬† Shannon M. Notley¬
Soft Matter, 2013, Advance Article¬
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM00092C 

Modified gellan gum hydrogels for tissue engineering applications¬
Cameron J. Ferris, Kerry J. Gilmore, Gordon G. Wallace and Marc in het Panhuis¬
Soft Matter, 2013,9, 3705-3711¬
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM27389J 

Bacteria‚Äďsurface interactions¬
Hannah H. Tuson and¬†¬† Douglas B. Weibel¬
Soft Matter, 2013,9, 4368-4380¬
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM27705D 

Stimuli-responsive hydrogels cross-linked by magnetic nanoparticles¬
Patrick Ilg¬
Soft Matter, 2013,9, 3465-3468¬
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM27809C 

Emergent colloidal dynamics in electromagnetic fields¬
Jure Dobnikar, Alexey Snezhko and Anand Yethiraj¬
Soft Matter, 2013,9, 3693-3704¬
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM27363F 

Complexes of oppositely charged polyelectrolytes and surfactants ‚Äď recent developments in the field of biologically derived polyelectrolytes¬
Leonardo Chiappisi, Ingo Hoffmanna and¬†¬† Michael Gradzielski¬
Soft Matter, 2013,9, 3896-3909¬
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM27698H 

Tunable and dynamic soft materials for three-dimensional cell culture¬
Matthew S. Rehmann and¬†¬† April M. Kloxin¬
Soft Matter, 2013, Advance Article¬
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM50217A¬

Single amino acid based thixotropic hydrogel formation and pH-dependent morphological change of gel nanofibers¬
Jayanta Nanda, Abhijit Biswas and Arindam Banerjee¬
Soft Matter, 2013,9, 4198-4208
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM27050E 

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Top 10 most-read Soft Matter articles in February

This month sees the following articles in Soft Matter that are in the top ten most accessed for February:

Directed self-assembly of block copolymers for universal nanopatterning¬
Bong Hoon Kim ,¬† Ju Young Kim and Sang Ouk Kim ¬
Soft Matter, 2013,9, 2780-2786¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM27535J 

Protein‚Äďpolyelectrolyte interactions
A. Basak Kayitmazer ,¬† Daniel Seeman ,¬† Burcu Baykal Minsky ,¬† Paul L. Dubin and Yisheng Xu ¬
Soft Matter, 2013,9, 2553-2583¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM27002A 

Extreme wettability and tunable adhesion: biomimicking beyond nature?
Xinjie Liu ,¬† Yongmin Liang ,¬† Feng Zhou and Weimin Liu ¬
Soft Matter, 2012,8, 2070-2086¬
DOI: 10.1039/C1SM07003G 

Nanoemulsions versus microemulsions: terminology, differences, and similarities¬
David Julian McClements ¬
Soft Matter, 2012,8, 1719-1729¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM06903B 

Hybrid raspberry microgels with tunable thermoresponsive behavior
Jean-Fran√ßois Dech√©zelles ,¬† Vikash Malik ,¬† J√©r√īme J. Crassous and Peter Schurtenberger ¬
Soft Matter, 2013,9, 2798-2802¬
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM27433K 

Design and properties of supramolecular polymer gels¬
Atsushi Noro ,  Mikihiro Hayashi and Yushu Matsushita
Soft Matter, 2012,8, 6416-6429¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM25144B 

Stimuli-responsive surfactants¬
Paul Brown ,¬† Craig P. Butts and Julian Eastoe ¬
Soft Matter, 2013,9, 2365-2374¬
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM27716J 

Gel-nanocomposites: materials with promising applications
Dibyendu Das ,¬† Tanmoy Kar and Prasanta Kumar Das ¬
Soft Matter, 2012,8, 2348-2365¬
DOI: 10.1039/C1SM06639K 

Stimuli-responsive hydrogels cross-linked by magnetic nanoparticles
Patrick Ilg ¬
Soft Matter, 2013,9, 3465-3468¬
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM27809C 

Mechanics of morphological instabilities and surface wrinkling in soft materials: a review¬
Bo Li ,¬† Yan-Ping Cao ,¬† Xi-Qiao Feng and Huajian Gao ¬
Soft Matter, 2012,8, 5728-5745¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM00011C 

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Top 10 most-read of 2012 Soft Matter articles

Below are the ten most-read Soft Matter articles of 2012 that were published in 2012:

Extreme wettability and tunable adhesion: biomimicking beyond nature?
Xinjie Liu, Yongmin Liang, Feng Zhou and Weimin Liu
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 2070-2086,
DOI: 10.1039/C1SM07003G

Mechanics of morphological instabilities and surface wrinkling in soft materials: a review
Bo Li, Yan-Ping Cao,  Xi-Qiao Feng and Huajian Gao
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 5728-5745,
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM00011C

Design and properties of supramolecular polymer gels
Atsushi Noro,  Mikihiro Hayashi and Yushu Matsushita
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 6416-6429,
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM25144B

Gel-nanocomposites: materials with promising applications
Dibyendu Das, Tanmoy Kar and Prasanta Kumar Das
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 2348-2365,
DOI: 10.1039/C1SM06639K

Nanoemulsions versus microemulsions: terminology, differences, and similarities
David Julian McClements
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 1719-1729,
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM06903B

Self-assembly of biodegradable polyurethanes for controlled delivery applications
Mingming Ding, Jiehua Li, Hong Tan and Qiang Fu
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 5414-5428, DOI: 10.1039/C2SM07402H

Hyaluronic acid-based hydrogels: from a natural polysaccharide to complex networks
Xian Xu, Amit K. Jha, Daniel A. Harrington, Mary C. Farach-Carson and Xinqiao Jia
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 3280-3294,

DOI: 10.1039/C2SM06463D

Tunable plasmonic nanostructures from noble metal nanoparticles and stimuli-responsive polymers
Ihor Tokarev and Sergiy Minko
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 5980-5987,
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM25069A

Nanostructure-templated control of drug release from peptide amphiphile nanofiber gels
John B. Matson, Christina J. Newcomb, Ronit Bitton and Samuel I. Stupp
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 3586-3595,
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM07420F

Self-assembled architectures with multiple aqueous compartments
Hans-Peter M. de Hoog,  Madhavan Nallani and Nikodem Tomczak
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 4552-4561,
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM06934B

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Top 10 most-read Soft Matter articles in January

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

Solvent-assisted poly(vinyl alcohol) gelated crystalline colloidal array photonic crystals 
Cheng Chen ,  Yihua Zhu ,  Hua Bao ,  Peng Zhao ,  Hongliang Jiang ,  Liming Peng ,  Xiaoling Yang and Chunzhong Li  
Soft Matter, 2011,7, 915-921 
DOI: 10.1039/C0SM00923G 

Self-healing hydrogels formed in catanionic surfactant solutions 
Gizem Akay ,  Azadeh Hassan-Raeisi ,  Deniz C. Tuncaboylu ,  Nermin Orakdogen ,  Suzan Abdurrahmanoglu ,  Wilhelm Oppermann and Oguz Okay 
Soft Matter, 2013,9, 2254-2261 
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM27515E 

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 

Self-assembly of diblock copolymers under confinement 
An-Chang Shi and Baohui Li 
Soft Matter, 2013,9, 1398-1413 
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM27031E 

Supramolecular hydrogels for creating gold and silver nanoparticles in situ 
Jiang-Shan Shen ,  Yi-Lin Chen ,  Jia-Le Huang ,  Jin-Dun Chen ,  Cong Zhao ,  Yang-Qing Zheng ,  Tao Yu ,  Yi Yang and Hong-Wu Zhang  
Soft Matter, 2013,9, 2017-2023 
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM26878G 

Stimuli-responsive surfactants 
Paul Brown ,  Craig P. Butts and Julian Eastoe  
Soft Matter, 2013,9, 2365-2374 
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM27716J 

Fluid‚Äďsolid transitions in soft-repulsive colloids¬†
Divya Paloli ,¬† Priti S. Mohanty ,¬† J√©r√īme J. Crassous ,¬† Emanuela Zaccarelli and Peter Schurtenberger ¬†
Soft Matter, 2013,9, 3000-3004 
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM27654B 

Rolling particle lithography by soft polymer microparticles 
Francesca Di Benedetto ,  Vito Fasano ,  Luana Persano ,  Claudio Maruccio ,  Elisa Mele ,  Giovanni Potente ,  David A. Weitz ,  Laura De Lorenzis and Dario Pisignano  
Soft Matter, 2013,9, 2206-2211 
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM27327F 

Comment on ‚ÄúInnovation through imitation: biomimetic, bioinspired and biokleptic research‚ÄĚ ¬†
Manfred Drack and Ille C. Gebeshuber  
Soft Matter, 2013,9, 2338-2340 
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM26722E 

Disulfide crosslinked PEGylated starch micelles as efficient intracellular drug delivery platforms 
Aiping Zhang ,  Zhe Zhang ,  Fenghua Shi ,  Jianxun Ding ,  Chunsheng Xiao ,  Xiuli Zhuang ,  Chaoliang He ,  Li Chen and Xuesi Chen  
Soft Matter, 2013,9, 2224-2233 
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM27189C 

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Top 10 most-read Soft Matter articles in September

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

Printed photonic arrays from self-organized chiral nematic liquid crystals¬
D. J. Gardiner ,¬† W.-K. Hsiao ,¬† S. M. Morris ,¬† P. J. W. Hands ,¬† T. D. Wilkinson ,¬† I. M. Hutchings and H. J. Coles ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 9977-9980¬
DOI: 10.1039/c2sm26479j¬

Recovery from applied strain in interpenetrating polymer network hydrogels with ionic and covalent cross-links¬
Shannon E. Bakarich ,  Geoffrey C. Pidcock ,  Paul Balding ,  Leo Stevens ,  Paul Calvert and Marc in het Panhuis
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 9985-9988¬
DOI: 10.1039/c2sm26745d 

Absence of an evaporation-driven wetting transition on omniphobic surfaces¬
A. Susarrey-Arce ,¬† √Ā. G. Mar√≠n ,¬† H. Nair ,¬† L. Lefferts ,¬† J. G. E. Gardeniers ,¬† D. Lohse and A. van Houselt ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 9765-9770¬
DOI: 10.1039/c2sm25746g 

The special behaviours of responsive core‚Äďshell nanogels¬
Walter Richtering and Andrij Pich ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, Advance Article¬
DOI: 10.1039/c2sm26424b 

Extreme wettability and tunable adhesion: biomimicking beyond nature?¬
Xinjie Liu ,¬† Yongmin Liang ,¬† Feng Zhou and Weimin Liu ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 2070-2086¬
DOI: 10.1039/c1sm07003g 

Bioinspired rice leaf and butterfly wing surface structures combining shark skin and lotus effects¬
Gregory D. Bixler and Bharat Bhushan ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 11271-11284¬
DOI: 10.1039/c2sm26655e 

Mechano-responsive hydrogels crosslinked by block copolymer micelles¬
Longxi Xiao ,¬† Jiahua Zhu ,¬† J. David Londono ,¬† Darrin J. Pochan and Xinqiao Jia ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 10233-10237¬
DOI: 10.1039/c2sm26566d 

Polymer nanocomposites: polymer and particle dynamics¬
Daniel Kim ,¬† Samanvaya Srivastava ,¬† Suresh Narayanan and Lynden A. Archer ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 10813-10818¬
DOI: 10.1039/c2sm26325d 

Doubly crosslinked microgel‚Äďpolyelectrolyte complexes: three simple methods to tune and improve gel mechanical properties¬
Ruixue Liu ,¬† Jennifer M. Saunders ,¬† Tony J. Freemont and Brian R. Saunders ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 10932-10940¬
DOI: 10.1039/c2sm26522b 

Electrospun smart fabrics that display pH-responsive tunable wettability
Chang Hwan Lee ,  Sung Kyung Kang ,  Jung Ah Lim ,  Ho Sun Lim and Jeong Ho Cho
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 10238-10240¬
DOI: 10.1039/c2sm26625c 

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Top 10 most-read Soft Matter articles in July

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

Mechanics and physics of hydrogels¬
Jian Ping Gong, Wei Hong¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 8006-8007¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM90083A  

Self-assembly scenarios of patchy colloidal particles¬
G√ľnther Doppelbauer, Eva G. Noya, Emanuela Bianchi and Gerhard Kahl ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 7768-7772¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM26043C  

Super-tough double-network hydrogels reinforced by covalently compositing with silica-nanoparticles ¬
Qiang Wang, Ruixia Hou, Yajun Cheng and Jun Fu ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 6048-6056¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM07233E  

Colloidal gelation of oppositely charged particles¬
Emily R. Russell, Joris Sprakel, Thomas E. Kodger and David A. Weitz ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 8697-8703¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM25901J 

Colloidal particles at the interface between an isotropic liquid and a chiral liquid crystal ¬
Anne C. Pawsey, Juho S. Lintuvuori, Tiffany A. Wood, Job H. J. Thijssen, Davide Marenduzzo and Paul S. Clegg ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 8422-8428¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM25434D 

Microfluidic systems for single DNA dynamics ¬
Danielle J. Mai, Christopher Brockman and Charles M. Schroeder ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 10560-10572¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM26036K  

Reversible adhesion between a hydrogel and a polymer brush ¬
Guillaume Sudre, Ludovic Olanier, Yvette Tran, Dominique Hourdet and Costantino Creton¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 8184-8193¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM25868D  

Robust superomniphobic surfaces with mushroom-like micropillar arrays ¬
Seong Min Kang, Sang Moon Kim, Hong Nam Kim, Moon Kyu Kwak, Dong Ha Tahk and Kahp Y. Suh
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 8563-8568¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM25879J  

Statistical mechanics for static granular media: open questions ¬
Massimo Pica Ciamarra, Patrick Richard, Matthias Schr√∂ter and Brian P. Tighe¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 9731-9737¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM06898B  

Controlling the self-assembly pathways of amphiphilic block copolymers into vesicles ¬
Mengying Xiao, Guangjie Xia, Rong Wang and Daiqian Xie ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 7865-7874¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM25281C  

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Top 10 most-read Soft Matter articles in June

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

Magnetic emulsions with responsive surfactants ¬
Paul Brown, Craig P. Butts, Jing Cheng, Julian Eastoe, Christopher A. Russell and Gregory N. Smith¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 7545-7546¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM26077H 

Chemical approaches to synthetic polymer surface biofunctionalization for targeted cell adhesion using small binding motifs¬
Guillaume Delaittre, Alexandra M. Greiner, Thomas Pauloehrl, Martin Bastmeyer and Christopher Barner-Kowollik ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 7323-7347¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM07407A 

Design and properties of supramolecular polymer gels ¬
Atsushi Noro, Mikihiro Hayashi and Yushu Matsushita ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 6416-6429¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM25144B 

Static wetting on deformable substrates, from liquids to soft solids ¬
Robert W. Style and Eric R. Dufresne ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 7177-7184¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM25540E 

Mechanics of morphological instabilities and surface wrinkling in soft materials: a review ¬
Bo Li, Yan-Ping Cao, Xi-Qiao Feng and Huajian Gao ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 5728-5745¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM00011C 

Model, self-assembly structures, and phase diagram of soft Janus particles ¬
Zhan-Wei Li, Zhong-Yuan Lu, Zhao-Yan Sun and Li-Jia An ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 6693-6697¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM25397F 

The conundrum of gel formation by molecular nanofibers, wormlike micelles, and filamentous proteins: gelation without cross-links? ¬
Srinivasa R. Raghavan and Jack F. Douglas ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 8539-8546¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM25107H 

Biocompatible and biodegradable polymersomes as delivery vehicles in biomedical applications ¬
Gong-Yan Liu, Chao-Jian Chen and Jian Ji ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, Advance Article¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM25721A 

A novel technique for micro-patterning proteins and cells on polyacrylamide gels¬
Xin Tang, M. Yakut Ali and M. Taher A. Saif ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 7197-7206¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM25533B 

Wet granular matter: a truly complex fluid ¬
Stefanie Strauch and Stephan Herminghaus ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 8271-8280¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM25883H 

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Top 10 most-read Soft Matter articles in May

This month sees the following articles in Soft Matter that are in the top ten most accessed for May:

Design of patchy particles using ternary self-assembled monolayers¬
In√©s C. Pons-Siepermann and Sharon C. Glotzer ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 6226-6231¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM00014H 

Mechanics of morphological instabilities and surface wrinkling in soft materials: a review¬
Bo Li, Yan-Ping Cao, Xi-Qiao Feng and Huajian Gao ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 5728-5745¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM00011C 

Self-assembled hierarchical structure evolution of azobenzene-containing linear-dendritic liquid crystalline block copolymers¬
Zehua Shi, Dongzhong Chen, Huanjun Lu, Bin Wu, Jie Ma, Rongshi Cheng, Jianglin Fang and Xiaofang Chen ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 6174-6184¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM07249A 

Tunable plasmonic nanostructures from noble metal nanoparticles and stimuli-responsive polymers¬
Ihor Tokarev and Sergiy Minko¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 5980-5987¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM25069A 

Self-assembly of biodegradable polyurethanes for controlled delivery applications¬
Mingming Ding, Jiehua Li, Hong Tan and Qiang Fu ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 5414-5428¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM07402H 

Thermoresponsive supramolecular dendronized copolymers with tunable phase transition temperatures¬
Jiatao Yan, Xiaoqian Zhang, Wen Li, Xiuqiang Zhang, Kun Liu, Peiyi Wu and Afang Zhang ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 6371-6377¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM25285F 

Dual pH-triggered physical gels prepared from mixed dispersions of oppositely charged pH-responsive microgels¬
James McParlane, Damien Dupin, Jennifer M. Saunders, Sarah Lally, Steven P. Armes and Brian R. Saunders ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 6239-6247¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM25581B 

Design and properties of supramolecular polymer gels¬
Atsushi Noro, Mikihiro Hayashi and Yushu Matsushita ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 2416-2429¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM25144B 

Membrane properties of swollen vesicles: growth, rupture, and fusion¬
Chun-Min Lin, David T. Wu, Heng-Kwong Tsao and Yu-Jane Sheng ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 6139-6150¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM25518A 

Non-affine deformations in polymer hydrogels¬
Qi Wen, Anindita Basu, Paul A. Janmey and Arjun G. Yodh ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, Advance Article¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM25364J 

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Top 10 most-read Soft Matter articles in April

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

Beyond the lipid-bilayer: interaction of polymers and nanoparticles with membranes¬
Matthias Schulz, Adekunle Olubummo and Wolfgang H. Binder ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 4849-4864¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM06999G  

Multilayer vesicles, tubes, various porous structures and organo gels through the solvent-assisted self-assembly of two modified tripeptides and their different applications¬
Pradyot Koley and Animesh Pramanik ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 5364-5374¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM25205H¬†¬

Design and properties of supramolecular polymer gels
¬
Atsushi Noro, Mikihiro Hayashi and Yushu Matsushita¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 2416-2429¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM25144B  

Can Janus particles give thermodynamically stable Pickering emulsions?¬
Robert Aveyard ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 5233-5240¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM07230K  

Sonication induced peptide-appended bolaamphiphile hydrogels for in situ generation and catalytic activity of Pt nanoparticles¬
Indrajit Maity, Dnyaneshwar B. Rasale and Apurba K. Das ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 5301-5308¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM25126D 

Acid-responsive organogel mediated by arene‚Äďperfluoroarene and hydrogen bonding interactions¬
Huixian Wu, Ben-Bo Ni, Chong Wang, Feng Zhai and Yuguo Ma¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 5486-5492¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM07281E  

Tunable plasmonic nanostructures from noble metal nanoparticles and stimuli-responsive polymers¬
Ihor Tokarev and Sergiy Minko ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 5980-5987¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM25069A 

Extreme wettability and tunable adhesion: biomimicking beyond nature?¬
Xinjie Liu, Yongmin Liang, Feng Zhou and Weimin Liu ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 2070-2086¬
DOI: 10.1039/C1SM07003G¬†¬
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Alignment of perpendicular lamellae in block copolymer thin films by shearing¬
Saswati Pujari, Michael A. Keaton, Paul M. Chaikin and Richard A. Register ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 5358-5363¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM25270H  

Facile preparation of coating fluorescent hollow mesoporous silica nanoparticles with pH-sensitive amphiphilic diblock copolymer for controlled drug release and cell imaging¬
Xiao Mei, Dongyun Chen, Najun Li, Qingfeng Xu, Jianfeng Ge, Hua Li, Baixia Yang, Yujie Xu and Jianmei Lu ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 5309-5316¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM07320J  

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Top 10 most-read Soft Matter articles in March

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

Extreme wettability and tunable adhesion: biomimicking beyond nature?
Xinjie Liu, Yongmin Liang, Feng Zhou and Weimin Liu
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 2070-2086¬
DOI: 10.1039/C1SM07003G 

Mechanics of morphological instabilities and surface wrinkling in soft materials: a review¬
Bo Li, Yan-Ping Cao, Xi-Qiao Feng and Huajian Gao
Soft Matter, 2012, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM00011C 

Bridging the gap between hard and soft colloids¬†¬
Dimitris Vlassopoulos and Michel Cloitre
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 4010-4013¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM90031A 

Self-assembly of biodegradable polyurethanes for controlled delivery applications¬
Mingming Ding, Jiehua Li,¬†Hong Tan and Qiang Fu¬
Soft Matter, 2012, Advance Article¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM07402H 

Beyond the lipid-bilayer: interaction of polymers and nanoparticles with membranes¬
Matthias Schulz,¬†Adekunle Olubummo and Wolfgang H. Binder ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 4849-4864¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM06999G 

3D-characterization of three-phase systems using X-ray tomography: tracking the microstructural evolution in ice cream¬
B. R. Pinzer, A. Medebach, H. J. Limbach, C. Dubois, M. Stampanoni and M. Schneebeli ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 4584-4594¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM00034B 

pH-responsive colloidosomes and their use for controlling release¬
Olivier J. Cayre, James Hitchcock, Mohamed S. Manga, Sam Fincham, Amandine Simoes, Richard A. Williams and Simon Biggs ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 4717-4724¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM00002D 

Hyaluronic acid-based hydrogels: from a natural polysaccharide to complex networks¬
Xian Xu, Amit K. Jha, Daniel A. Harrington, Mary C. Farach-Carson and Xinqiao Jia¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 3280-3294¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM06463D 

Morphological transformation between three-dimensional gel network and spherical vesicles via sonication¬
Mingming Zhang, Luyan Meng, Xinhua Cao, Meijuan Jiang and Tao Yi ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 4494-4498¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM25164G 

Light-controlled quick switch of adhesion on a micro-arrayed liquid crystal polymer superhydrophobic film¬
Chao Li, Futao Cheng, Jiu-an Lv, Yong Zhao, Mingjie Liu, Lei Jiang and Yanlei Yu ¬
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 3730-3733¬
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM07471K

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