Microscopic, Bowl-shaped Colloidal Particles

;18 Kazem Edmond 2014
Image courtesy of Kazem V. Edmond, Tess W.P. Jacobson, Andrew D. Hollingsworth, David J. Pine, New York University Department of Physics.

We fabricated large quantities of microscopic, bowl-shaped plastic particles that, in water, self-assemble to form long flexible chains. We use solutions of these chains to physically model solutions of worm-like micelles in order to better understand their complex physical properties.

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