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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–perfluoroarene 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  
 
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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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:

Morphologies of Block Copolymers Composed of Charged and Neutral Blocks 
Xiaojun Wang, Monojoy Goswami, Rajeev Kumar, Bobby G. Sumpter and Jimmy Mays
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 3036-3052 
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM07223H 

Gel-Nanocomposites: Materials with Promising Applications
Dibyendu Das, Tanmoy Kar and Prasanta Kumar Das
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 2348-2365 
DOI: 10.1039/C1SM06639K 

Reversible vesicles of supramolecularly hybrid nanoparticles
Kongchang Wei, Jun Li, Jianghua Liu, Guosong Chen and Ming Jiang
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 3300-3303 
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM25178G

Preparation and characterization of pH- and temperature-responsive hydrogels with surface-functionalized graphene oxide as the crosslinker
Zhiqiang Li, Jianfeng Shen, Hongwei Ma, Xin Lu, Min Shi, Na Li and Mingxin Ye
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 3139-3145 
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM07012J

The anatomy of a crease, from folding to ironing
Adrien Benusiglio, Vincent Mansard, Anne-Laure Biance and Lydéric Bocquet
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 3342-3347 
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM07151G 

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

High-Fidelity Fabrication of Au-Polymer Janus Nanoparticles using a Solution Template Approach 
Tingling Rao, Xue-Hui Dong, Byran C. Katzenmeyer, Chrys Wesdemiotis, Stephen Z. D. Cheng and Matthew L. Becker
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 2965-2971 
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM07002B 

Novel supramolecular hydrogel / micelle composite for co-delivery of anticancer drug and growth factor
Dong Ma, Hong-Bin Zhang, Kai Tu and Li-Ming Zhang
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 3665-3672
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM25060H

Self-Assembly and Photo-Responsive Behavior of Novel ABC2-Type Block Copolymers Containing Azobenzene Moieties 
Yingying Wang, Shaoliang Lin, Minghui Zang, Yaohui Xing, Xiaohua He, Jiaping Lin and Tao Chen
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 3131-3138 
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM07100B

Preparation and Characterization of Ellipsoidal-Shaped Thermosensitive Microgel Colloids with Tailored Aspect Ratios 
Jérôme J. Crassous, Hervé Dietsch, Patrick Pfleiderer, Vikash Malik, Ana Diaz, Liliane Ackermann Hirshi, Markus Drechsler and Peter Schurtenberger
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 3538-3548 
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM07257B 

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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:

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

Morphological transition of triblock copolymer cylindrical micelles responding to solvent change 
Dehui Han ,  Xiaoyu Li ,  Song Hong ,  Hiroshi Jinnai and Guojun Liu  
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 2144-2151 
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM07020K 

Effects of component molecular weight on the viscoelastic properties of thermoreversible supramolecular ion gels via hydrogen bonding 
Yu Lei and Timothy P. Lodge  
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 2110-2120 
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM06652A 

The mobilities of micro- and nano-particles at interfaces of nematic liquid crystals 
Daniel Abras ,  Gaurav Pranami and Nicholas L. Abbott  
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 2026-2035 
DOI: 10.1039/C1SM06794J 

How properties of interacting depletant particles control aggregation of hard-sphere colloids 
Nicoletta Gnan ,  Emanuela Zaccarelli ,  Piero Tartaglia and Francesco Sciortino  
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 1991-1996 
DOI: 10.1039/C1SM06566A 

Self-folding of polymer sheets using local light absorption 
Ying Liu ,  Julie K. Boyles ,  Jan Genzer and Michael D. Dickey  
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 1764-1769 
DOI: 10.1039/C1SM06564E 

A simple approach to characterizing block copolymer assemblies: graphene oxide supports for high contrast multi-technique imaging 
Joseph P. Patterson ,  Ana M. Sanchez ,  Nikos Petzetakis ,  Thomas P. Smart ,  Thomas H. Epps, III ,  Ian Portman ,  Neil R. Wilson and Rachel K. O’Reilly  
Soft Matter, 2012, Advance Article 
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM07040E 

Structure and rheology of nanoparticle-polymer suspensions 
Samanvaya Srivastava ,  Jung Hwan Shin and Lynden A. Archer  
Soft Matter, 2012, Advance Article 
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM06889C 

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 

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

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Top Ten most-read Soft Matter articles in December

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

The transparent crab: preparation and nanostructural implications for bioinspired optically transparent nanocomposites 
Md. Iftekhar Shams, Masaya Nogi, Lars A. Berglund and Hiroyuki Yano 
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 1369-1373 
DOI: 10.1039/C1SM06785K 

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 

Chemistry at the polymer–particle interface for the design of innovative materials 
Melanie Bradley 
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 1268-1274 
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM06882F 

Side-chain selenium-containing amphiphilic block copolymers: redox-controlled self-assembly and disassembly 
Huifeng Ren, Yaoting Wu, Ning Ma, Huaping Xu and Xi Zhang 
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 1460-1466 
DOI: 10.1039/C1SM06673K 

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

Core–shell microgels as “smart” carriers for enzymes 
Nicole Welsch, Alisa L. Becker, Joachim Dzubiella and Matthias Ballauff 
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 1428-1436 
DOI: 10.1039/C1SM06894F 

Dynamic self-assembly of photo-switchable nanoparticles 
Prateek K. Jha, Vladimir Kuzovkov, Bartosz A. Grzybowski and Monica Olvera de la Cruz 
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 227-234 
DOI: 10.1039/C1SM06662E 

On measuring colloidal volume fractions 
Wilson C. K. Poon, Eric R. Weeks and C. Patrick Royall 
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 21-30 
DOI: 10.1039/C1SM06083J 

Hydrophilic and superhydrophilic surfaces and materials 
Jaroslaw Drelich, Emil Chibowski, Dennis Desheng Meng and Konrad Terpilowski 
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 9804-9828 
DOI: 10.1039/C1SM05849E 

Self-assembly of p-shaped copolymers 
Houyang Chen and Eli Ruckenstein
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 1327-1333
DOI: 10.1039/C2SM06968G 

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Top Ten most-read Soft Matter articles in November

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

Self-Folding of Polymer Sheets Using Local Light Absorption 
Ying Liu, Julie K. Boyles, Jan Genzer and Michael D. Dickey 
Soft Matter, 2012, Advance Article 
DOI: 10.1039/C1SM06564E 

Dynamic self-assembly of photo-switchable nanoparticles 
Prateek K. Jha, Vladimir Kuzovkov, Bartosz A. Grzybowski and Monica Olvera de la Cruz 
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 227-234 
DOI: 10.1039/C1SM06662E 

Hydrophilic and superhydrophilic surfaces and materials 
Jaroslaw Drelich, Emil Chibowski, Dennis Desheng Meng and Konrad Terpilowski 
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 9804-9828 
DOI: 10.1039/C1SM05849E 

Synthesis of single chain thermoresponsive polymer nanoparticles 
Nerea Ormategui, Ignacio García, Daniel Padro, Germán Cabañero, Hans J. Grande and Iraida Loinaz 
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 734-740 
DOI: 10.1039/C1SM06310C 

Thermoresponsive nanocomposite double network hydrogels 
Ruochong Fei, Jason Thomas George, Jeehyun Park and Melissa Ann Grunlan 
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 481-487 
DOI: 10.1039/C1SM06105D 

Photo-driven pulsating vesicles from self-assembled lipid-like azopolymers 
Jinhua Hu, Hui Yu, Leong Huat Gan and Xiao Hu 
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 11345-11350 
DOI: 10.1039/C1SM06495A 

From soft to hard: the generation of functional and complex colloidal monolayers for nanolithography 
Nicolas Vogel, Clemens K. Weiss and Katharina Landfester 
Soft Matter, 2012, Advance Article 
DOI: 10.1039/C1SM06650A 

Amphiphilic copolymer brush with random pH-sensitive/hydrophobic structure: synthesis and self-assembled micelles for sustained drug delivery 
You Qiang Yang, Xin Dong Guo, Wen Jing Lin, Li Juan Zhang, Can Yang Zhang and Yu Qian 
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 454-464 
DOI: 10.1039/C1SM06314F 

Computer simulations of fusion, fission and shape deformation in lipid membranes 
Kai Yang and Yu-qiang Ma 
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 606-618 
DOI: 10.1039/C1SM05903C 

Non-equilibrium cluster states in colloids with competing interactions 
Tian Hui Zhang, Jan Klok, R. Hans Tromp, Jan Groenewold and Willem K. Kegel 
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 667-672 
DOI: 10.1039/C1SM06570J 

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Top Ten most-read Soft Matter articles in October

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

Modeling and simulation of curled dry leaves
Hang Xiao and Xi Chen
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 10794-10802
DOI: 10.1039/c1sm05998j

Hydrophilic and superhydrophilic surfaces and materials
Jaroslaw Drelich, Emil Chibowski, Dennis Desheng Meng and Konrad Terpilowski
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 9804-9828
DOI: 10.1039/c1sm05849e

Biomimetic soft matter
Ian W. Hamley
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 9533-9534
DOI: 10.1039/c1sm90064a

Facile fabrication of uniform golf-ball-shaped microparticles from various polymers
Kyung-Hee Hwangbo, Mi Ri Kim, Chang-Soo Lee and Kuk Young Cho
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 10874-10878
DOI: 10.1039/c1sm06529g

On measuring colloidal volume fractions
Wilson C. K. Poon, Eric R. Weeks and C. Patrick Royall
Soft Matter, 2012, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/c1sm06083j

Recent progress in the morphology of bulk heterojunction photovoltaics
Michael A. Brady, Gregory M. Su and Michael L. Chabinyc
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 11065-11077
DOI: 10.1039/c1sm06147j

Supramolecular hydrogels based on cyclodextrin–polymer polypseudorotaxanes: materials design and hydrogel properties
Kerh Li Liu, Zhongxing Zhang and Jun Li
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 11290-11297
DOI: 10.1039/c1sm06340e

Counting polymer knots to find the entanglement length
Jian Qin and Scott T. Milner
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 10676-10693
DOI: 10.1039/c1sm05972f

Nanostructuring polymers, colloids, and nanomaterials at the air–water interface through Langmuir and Langmuir–Blodgett techniques
Jin Young Park and Rigoberto C. Advincula
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 9829-9843
DOI: 10.1039/c1sm05750b

Structural properties of soluble peptide amphiphile micelles
Amanda Trent, Rachel Marullo, Brian Lin, Matthew Black and Matthew Tirrell
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 9572-9582
DOI: 10.1039/c1sm05862b


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Top Ten 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:

Biomimetic soft matter
Ian W. Hamley
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 9533-9534
DOI: 10.1039/c1sm90064a

Structural properties of soluble peptide amphiphile micelles
Amanda Trent, Rachel Marullo, Brian Lin, Matthew Black and Matthew Tirrell
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 9572-9582 
DOI: 10.1039/c1sm05862b

Light-responsive block copolymer vesicles based on a photo-softening effect
Bin Yan, Xia Tong, Patrick Ayotte and Yue Zhao 
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 10001-10009
DOI: 10.1039/c1sm06041d 

A pH-responsive coiled-coil peptide hydrogel
Nicholas L. Fletcher, Christina V. Lockett and Annette F. Dexter
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 10210-10218
DOI: 10.1039/c1sm06261a 

Confined self-assembly of cylinder-forming diblock copolymers: effects of confining geometries
Bin Yu, Baohui Li, Qinghua Jin, Datong Ding and An-Chang Shi
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 10227-10240
DOI: 10.1039/c1sm05947e

Zwitterionic surfactant/cyclodextrin hydrogel: microtubes and multiple responses
Lingxiang Jiang, Yun Yan and Jianbin Huang
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 10417-10423
DOI: 10.1039/c1sm06100c

Preparation of stable superhydrophobic mesh with a biomimetic hierarchical structure
Taechang An, Seong J. Cho, WooSeok Choi, Jin Ho Kim, Soo Taek Lim and Geunbae Lim
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 9867-9870 
DOI: 10.1039/c1sm06238g 

Mesoporous vesicles from supramolecular helical peptide as drug carrier 
Sibaprasad Maity, Poulami Jana, Suman Kumar Maity and Debasish Haldar
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 10174-10181
DOI: 10.1039/c1sm05958k 

All-aqueous core-shell droplets produced in a microfluidic device 
Iwona Ziemecka, Volkert van Steijn, Ger J. M. Koper, Michiel T. Kreutzer and Jan H. van Esch
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 9878-9880 
DOI: 10.1039/c1sm06517c 

Phase behavior of binary mixtures of block copolymers and a non-solvent in miniemulsion droplets as single and double nanoconfinement
Roland H. Staff, Patrick Rupper, Ingo Lieberwirth, Katharina Landfester and Daniel Crespy
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 10219-10226
DOI: 10.1039/c1sm05988b

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Top Ten most-read Soft Matter articles in August

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

Editorial: dynamics and rheology of complex fluid–fluid interfaces 
Gerald G. Fuller and Jan Vermant 
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 7583-7585 
DOI: 10.1039/c1sm90055b 

Peptide nanotubes: molecular organisations, self-assembly mechanisms and applications 
Céline Valéry, Franck Artzner and Maité Paternostre 
Soft Matter, 2011, Advance Article 
DOI: 10.1039/c1sm05698k 

Janus particles 
Andreas Walther and Axel H. E. Müller 
Soft Matter, 2008, 4, 663-668 
DOI: 10.1039/b718131k 

Templated self-assembly in three dimensions using magnetic levitation 
Filip Ilievski, Katherine A. Mirica, Audrey K. Ellerbee and George M. Whitesides 
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 9113-9118 
DOI: 10.1039/c1sm05962a 

Photoresponsive polymersomes as smart, triggerable nanocarriers 
Etienne Cabane, Violeta Malinova, Sindhu Menon, Cornelia G. Palivan and Wolfgang Meier 
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 9167-9176 
DOI: 10.1039/c1sm05880k 

Adsorption of core-shell nanoparticles at liquid–liquid interfaces 
Lucio Isa, Esther Amstad, Konrad Schwenke, Emanuela Del Gado, Patrick Ilg, Martin Kröger and Erik Reimhult 
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 7663-7675 
DOI: 10.1039/c1sm05407d 

Multicomponent hydrogels from enantiomeric amino acid derivatives: helical nanofibers, handedness and self-sorting 
Bimalendu Adhikari, Jayanta Nanda and Arindam Banerjee 
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 8913-8922 
DOI: 10.1039/c1sm05907f 

Hydrophilic and superhydrophilic surfaces and materials 
Jaroslaw Drelich, Emil Chibowski, Dennis Desheng Meng and Konrad Terpilowski 
Soft Matter, 2011, Advance Article 
DOI: 10.1039/c1sm05849e 

Short peptide based hydrogels: incorporation of graphene into the hydrogel 
Bimalendu Adhikari and Arindam Banerjee 
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 9259-9266 
DOI: 10.1039/c1sm06330h 

Self-assembly of designer biosurfactants 
Debora Berti, Costanza Montis and Piero Baglioni 
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 7150-7158 
DOI: 10.1039/c1sm05197k 

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Top Ten most-read Soft Matter articles in July

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

Soft microorigami: self-folding polymer films
Leonid Ionov
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 6786-6791
DOI:10.1039/c1sm05476g 

Biopolymers in nanopores: challenges and opportunities 
Hemant Kumar, Yves Lansac, Matthew A. Glaser and Prabal K. Maiti 
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 5898-5907
DOI:10.1039/c0sm01517b 

Stimulus responsive nanogels for drug delivery 
Liusheng Zha, Brittany Banik and Frank Alexis
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 5908-5916
DOI:10.1039/c0sm01307b 

Janus particles at an oil–water interface 
Bum Jun Park, Teresa Brugarolas and Daeyeon Lee 
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 6413-6417 
DOI:10.1039/c1sm05460k 

Biomimetic morphogenesis of micropottery: helical coiling of mesostructured silica nanofibers 
Longping Zhou, Jianfeng Ye, Guosong Hong and Limin Qi 
Soft Matter, 2011, Advance Article 
DOI:10.1039/c1sm05593c 

Fabrication and evaluation of reduction-sensitive supramolecular hydrogel based on cyclodextrin/polymer inclusion for injectable drug-carrier application 
Jiahui Yu, Honglei Fan, Jin Huang and Jinghua Chen 
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 7386-7394 
DOI:10.1039/c1sm05426k 

Bio-inspired anisotropic micro/nano-surface from a natural stamp: grasshopper wings 
Tong Zhang, Mingzhu Li, Bin Su, Changqing Ye, Kan Li, Weizhi Shen, Li Chen, Zhongxin Xue, Shutao Wang and Lei Jiang 
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 7973-7975 
DOI:10.1039/c1sm05366c 

Self-assembly of double hydrophilic block copolymers in concentrated aqueous solution 
Adam Blanazs, Nicholas J. Warren, Andrew L. Lewis, Steven P. Armes and Anthony J. Ryan 
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 6399-6403 
DOI:10.1039/c1sm05771e 

Mechanics of random fiber networks—a review 
R. C. Picu
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 6768-6785 
DOI:10.1039/c1sm05022b 

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 

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