Universal Emulsion Stabilization
Researchers led by Lucio Isa (Interfaces, Soft Matter and Assembly), have developed microparticles with a rough, raspberry-like surface that stabilise emulsions following a new principle.
Scanning electron microscope (SEM) image of the silica raspberry-like particles, showing the controlled roughness of their surfaces. (Image: Michele Zanini; Interfaces, Soft Matter and Assembly Group; ETH Zurich).
- Prof. Lucio Isa
- Soft Matter and Assembly
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- Zanini M, Marschelke C, Anachkov SE, Marini E, Synytska A, Isa L. Universal emulsion stabilization from the arrested adsorption of rough particles at liquid-liquid interfaces. Nature Communications 8, Article number: 15701 (2017). doi:10.1038/ncomms15701