Video Interview: Lennart Piculell

Lennart Piculell talks to Russell Johnson about his research into charged polymers and surfactants, and discusses what he thinks are the hottest topics in fundamental soft matter research at the moment.

Lennart Piculell talks to Russell Johnson

Watch the video interview on YouTube here:

Interested to know more about charged polymers and surfactants? Here’s a selection of Professor Piculell’s articles:

Responsive and evolving mixtures of a hydrolyzing cationic surfactant and oppositely charged polyelectrolytes,
Salomé dos Santos, Dan Lundberg and Lennart Piculell,
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 5540-5544.

Phase diagrams come alive: understanding how to create, destroy or change ordered surfactant structures by polymerizing the counterions,
Salomé dos Santos, Lennart Piculell, Ola J. Karlsson and Maria da Graça Miguel,
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 1830-1839. 

Associative phase behaviour and disintegration of copolymer aggregates on adding poly(acrylic acid) to aqueous solutions of a PEO-PPO-PEO triblock copolymer,
Salomé dos Santos, Bob Luigjes and Lennart Piculell,
Soft Matter, 2010, 6, 4756-4767. 

Reverse micelles with spines: L2 phases of surfactant ion—polyion complex salts, n-alcohols and water investigated by rheology, NMR diffusion and SAXS measurements,
Juliana Silva Bernardes, Marcelo Alves da Silva, Lennart Piculell and Watson Loh
Soft Matter, 2010, 6, 144-153.

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