Nanoparticles with Morphological and Functional Anisotropy – poster deadline 25 April

We are delighted to share with you a few of the Accepted Manuscripts that will be discussed at the upcoming Faraday Discussions meeting on the theme of Nanoparticles with Morphological and Functional Anisotropy.

Confirmed Speakers include:

  • Catherine J. Murphy (University of Illinois, USA)
  • Younan Xia (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)
  • Bernie Binks (University of Hull, UK)
  • Steve Granick (IBS Center for Soft and Living Matter, South Korea)
  • Clement Sanchez (College de France, UPMC, CNRS, France)
  • And many more


Submit your poster abstract by 25 April 2016 and get involved

Registration is now open – register by 16 May 2016 to receive a discount


Papers presented at the meeting in London will include:

Anisotropic nanoparticles

Template-Assisted Colloidal Self-Assembly of Macroscopic Magnetic Metasurfaces
Martin Mayer, Moritz Tebbe, Christian Kuttner, Max J Schnepf, Tobias A.F. Koenig and Andreas Fery
DOI: 10.1039/C6FD00013D
Open Access

Gold Nanorod Synthesis Catalysed by Au Clusters
Yasser Attia Attia, Carlos Vazquez-Vazquez, María del Carmen Blanco-Varela, David Buceta and M. Arturo Lopez-Quintela
DOI: 10.1039/C6FD00015K

Gold nanotriangles decorated with superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles
Jordan A Hachtel, Siming Yu, Andrew R Lupini, Sokrates T Pantelides, Marti Gich, Anna Laromaine and Anna Roig
DOI: 10.1039/C6FD00028B

Janus and patchy particles

Self-folding Nanostructures with Imprint Patterned Surfaces (SNIPS)
Hye Rin Kwag, Jeong-Hyun Cho, Si-Young Park, Jaehyun Park and David Gracias
DOI: 10.1039/C6FD00021E

Amphiphilic brush polymers produced by the RAFT polymerisation method stabilise and reduce the cell cytotoxicity of lipid lyotropic liquid crystalline nanoparticles
Jiali Zhai, Randy Suryadinata, Bao Luan, Nhiem Tran, Tracey Hinton, Julian Ratcliffe, Xiaojuan Hao and Calum J Drummond  DOI: 10.1039/C6FD00039H

Routes to the preparation of mixed monolayers of fluorinated and hydrogenated alkanethiolates grafted on the surface of gold nanoparticles
Lucia Pasquato, Maria Sologan, Cristina Cantarutti, Silvia Bidoggia, S Polizzi and Paolo Pengo
DOI: 10.1039/C6FD00016A

A Multi-coordinating Polymer Ligand Optimized for the Functionalization of Metallic Nanocrystals and Nanorods
Wentao Wang, Xin Ji, Hunter Burns and Hedi Mattoussi
DOI: 10.1039/C6FD00056H

Particles at interfaces

Anisotropic surface functionalization of Au nanorods driven by molecular architecture and curvature effects
Estefania Gonzalez Solveyra, Mario Tagliazucchi and Igal Szleifer
DOI: 10.1039/C6FD00020G

Programmed Assembly of Oppositely Charged Homogeneously Decorated and Janus Particles
Alina Kirillova, Georgi Stoychev and Alla Synytska
DOI: 10.1039/C6FD00008H

Synthesis of Janus plasmonic-magnetic, star-sphere nanoparticles, and their application in SERS detection
Javier Reguera, Dorleta Jiménez de Aberasturi, Naomi Winckelmans, Judith Langer, Sara Bals and Luis M. Liz-Marzan
DOI: 10.1039/C6FD00012F

Organic-inorganic patchy particles as a versatile platform for foam and emulsion stabilization
Elena Blanco, Stoyan Smoukov, Orlin Velev and Krassimir Petkov Velikov
DOI: 10.1039/C6FD00036C

Biomedical applications

Anisotropic Lanthanide-based Nano-clusters for Imaging Applications
Richard A Jones, Xiaoping Yang, Shiqing Wang, Tyler King, Christopher James Kerr, Clement Blanchet, Dmitri Svergun, Robert Pal, A Beeby, Katherine A Brown, Lijie Zhang and Shaoming Huang
DOI: 10.1039/C6FD00018E

Numerical analysis of Pickering emulsion stability: insights from ABMD simulations
Francois Sicard and Alberto Striolo
DOI: 10.1039/C6FD00055J

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