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Colloidal Chemical Nanomotors
Colloidal Chemical Nanomotors

Alarcon-Correa, M.

Colloidal Chemical Nanomotors, pages: 150, Cuvillier Verlag, MPI-IS , June 2018 (phdthesis)

Abstract
Synthetic sophisticated nanostructures represent a fundamental building block for the development of nanotechnology. The fabrication of nanoparticles complex in structure and material composition is key to build nanomachines that can operate as man-made nanoscale motors, which autonomously convert external energy into motion. To achieve this, asymmetric nanoparticles were fabricated combining a physical vapor deposition technique known as NanoGLAD and wet chemical synthesis. This thesis primarily concerns three complex colloidal systems that have been developed: i)Hollow nanocup inclusion complexes that have a single Au nanoparticle in their pocket. The Au particle can be released with an external trigger. ii)The smallest self-propelling nanocolloids that have been made to date, which give rise to a local concentration gradient that causes enhanced diffusion of the particles. iii)Enzyme-powered pumps that have been assembled using bacteriophages as biological nanoscaffolds. This construct also can be used for enzyme recovery after heterogeneous catalysis.

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Pattern forming systems under confinement

Maihöfer, Michael

Universität Stuttgart, Stuttgart, 2018 (mastersthesis)

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Effective interactions between colloidal particles in critical solvents

Labbe-Laurent, M.

Universität Stuttgart, Stuttgart, 2018 (phdthesis)

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Non-equilibrium dynamics of a binary solvent around heated colloidal particles

Wilke, Moritz

Universität Stuttgart, Stuttgart, 2018 (mastersthesis)

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Monte Carlo study of colloidal structure formation at fluid interfaces

Meiler, Tim

Universität Stuttgart, Stuttgart, 2018 (mastersthesis)

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Electrolyte solutions and simple fluids at curved walls

Reindl, A.

Universität Stuttgart, Stuttgart, 2018 (phdthesis)

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Nanorobots propel through the eye

Zhiguang Wu, J. T. H. J. Q. W. M. S. F. Z. Z. W. M. D. S. S. T. Q. P. F.

Max Planck Society, 2018 (mpi_year_book)

Abstract
Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Stuttgart developed specially coated nanometer-sized robots that could be moved actively through dense tissue like the vitreous of the eye. So far, the transport of such nano-vehicles has only been demonstrated in model systems or biological fluids, but not in real tissue. Our work constitutes one step further towards nanorobots becoming minimally-invasive tools for precisely delivering medicine to where it is needed.

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Surface structure of liquid crystals

Sattler, Alexander

Universität Stuttgart, Stuttgart, 2018 (mastersthesis)

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Dynamics of an active particle in confined viscous flows

Pöhnl, Ruben

Universität Stuttgart, Stuttgart, 2018 (mastersthesis)

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Electrostatic interaction between colloids with constant surface potentials at fluid interfaces

Bebon, Rick

Universität Stuttgart, Stuttgart, 2018 (mastersthesis)

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Stationary and time-dependent heat transfer in paradigmatic many-body geometries

Asheichyk, Kiryl

Universität Stuttgart, Stuttgart, 2017 (mastersthesis)

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Non-equilibrium forces after temperature quenches in ideal fluids with conserved density

Hölzl, Christian

Universität Stuttgart, Stuttgart, 2017 (mastersthesis)

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Numerical studies of active colloids at fluid interfaces

Peter, Toni

Universität Stuttgart, Stuttgart, 2017 (mastersthesis)

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Collective dynamics of laterally confined active particles near fluid-fluid interfaces

Kistner, Irina

Universität Stuttgart, Stuttgart, 2017 (mastersthesis)

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Self-diffusion of DNA grafted functional colloids in a crowded environment

Werner, M.

Universität Stuttgart, Stuttgart, 2017 (mastersthesis)

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Electrostatic interaction between non-identical charged particles at an electrolyte interface

Schmetzer, Timo

Universität Stuttgart, Stuttgart, 2017 (mastersthesis)

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Microscopic investigation of the Marangoni effect

Pöhnl, Matthias

Universität Stuttgart, Stuttgart, 2017 (mastersthesis)

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Interfacial structure of a catalytic surface

Lipp, Melanie

Universität Stuttgart, Stuttgart, 2017 (mastersthesis)

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Coexisting Phases in Binary Platelet Mixtures

Bier, M.

Universität Stuttgart, Stuttgart, 2003 (mastersthesis)

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Capillary forces between structured substrates

De Souza, E. J.

Universität Stuttgart, Stuttgart, 2003 (mastersthesis)

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Statistical physics of stochastic geometries

Brodatzki, U.

Universität Wuppertal, Wuppertal, 2003 (phdthesis)

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Colloidal Particles in Critical Fluids

Schlesener, F.

Universität Stuttgart, Stuttgart, 2003 (phdthesis)

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Structure and Solvation Forces in Binary Hard-Sphere Mixtures

Grodon, C.

Universität Stuttgart, Stuttgart, 2003 (mastersthesis)

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