Scientific Publications 


The following scientific publications are based on results obtained with an instrument produced by
LS Instruments. This list is by no means complete. 



DWS RheoLab or ResearchLab:
Selected publications 2007-2018


Structural, macro- and micro-mechanical properties of supramolecular bi-component L-Lysine-sodium
tetraphenyl borate based hydrogels

U.A. Khan, C. Oelschlaeger, F.I. Ali, J. Roether, N. Willenbacher, I.A.Hashmi

Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects


Structural, microrheological and kinetic properties of a ternary silica-Pluronic F127-starch thermosensitive system

Y. Petkova-Olsson, C. Oelschlaeger, H. Ullsten, L. Järnström

Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2018, 514, 459-467.


Viscoelastic behaviour and relaxation modes of one polyamic acid organogel studied by rheometers and dynamic light scattering

E. Zhang, Y. Zhao, W. Yang, H. Chen, W. Liu, X. Dai, X. Qiu, X. Ji

Soft Matter, 2018, 14, 73-82.


Temperature-Induced Surface Effects on Drug Nanosuspensions

S. Aleandri, M. Schönenberger, A. Niederquell, M. Kuentz

Pharmaceutical Research, 2018.


Brownian dynamics of colloidal microspheres with tunable elastic properties from soft to hard

J.W. Yoon, F. Cardinaux, C. Lapointe, Ch. Zhang, T.G. Mason, K.H. Ahn, F. Scheffold

Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 2018.


Microrheology of DNA hydrogels

Z. Xing, A. Caciagli, I. Stoev, M. Zupkauskas, T. O'Neill, T. Wenzel, R. Lamboll, E. Eiser

Soft Condensed Matter, 2017.


Study of Rheology and Polymer Adsorption Onto Drug Nanoparticles in Pharmaceutical Suspensions Produced by Nanomilling

R. Negrini, S. Aleandri, M. Kuentz

Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences,2017, 1-7.


Structural arrest and dynamic localization in biocolloidal gels

N. Mahmoudi, A. Stradner

Soft Matter, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/C7SM00496F.


Differential Dynamic Microscopy microrheology of soft materials: a tracking-free determination of the

frequency-dependent loss and storage moduli

P. Edera, D. Bergamini, V. Trappe, F. Giavazzi, R. Cerbino

arXiv:1708.07170 [cond-mat.soft], 2017.


A diffusing wave spectroscopy study of pharmaceutical emulsions for physical stability assessment

A. Niederquell, A.H.E. Machado, M. Kuentz

International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 2017, 213-223.


Multiscale Modeling of the Effects of Salt and Perfume Raw Materials on the Rheological Properties of Commercial Threadlike Micellar Solutions

X. Tang, W. Zou, P. H. Koenig, S. D. McConaughy, M. R. Weaver, D. M. Eike, M. J. Schmidt, R. G. Larson

The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2017, 121, 2468-2485.


A G-Quadruplex Hydrogel via Multicomponent Self-Assembly: Formation and Zero-Order Controlled Release

Y. Li, Y. Liu, R. Ma, Y. Xu, Y. Zhang, B. Li, Y. An, L. Shi

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2017, 9, 13056-13067.


When Microrheology, Bulk Rheology, and Microfluidics Meet: Broadband Rheology of Hydroxyethyl Cellulose Water Solutions

F. Del Giudice, M. Tassieri, C. Oelschlaeger, A. Q. Shen

Macromolecules, 2017, 50, 2951-2963.


Drying-mediated patterns in colloid-polymer suspensions

S. A. Ryu, J. Y. Kim, S. Y. Kim, B. M. Weom

Scientific Reports, 2017, 7, 1079.


Micro-Heterogeneity and Micro-Rheological Properties of High-Viscosity Barley β-Glucan Solutions Studied by Diffusing Wave Spectroscopy (DWS)

J. Xu, G. E. Inglett, S. X. Liu, V. M. Boddu

Food Biophysics, 2016, DOI: 10.1007/s11483-016-9447-2.


Tunable Nanoparticle Stability in Concentrated Polymer Solutions On the Basis of the Temperature Dependent Solvent Quality

N. K. Kwon, Ch. S. Park, Ch. H. Lee, Y. S. Kim, Ch. F. Zukoski, S. Y. Kim

Macromolecules, 2016, 49 (6), 2307-2317.


A microstructural study of water effects in lipid-based pharmaceutical formulations for liquid filling of capsules

A. H. E. Machado, T. Kokubo, G. Dujovny, B. Jones, C. Scialdone, R. Bravo, M. Kuentz

European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2016, 90, 64-75.


Generation of inkjet droplet of suspension in polymer solution

H. Yoo, Ch. Kim

Korea-Australia Rheology Journal, 2015, 27, 2 ,137-149. 


Determination  of characteristic lengths and times for wormlike micelle solutions from rheology using a mesoscopic simulation method

W. Zhou, X. Tang, M. Weaver, P. Koenig, R.G.Larson

Journal of Rheology, 2015, 59, 203.


Assessment of Recent Process Analytical Technology (PAT) Trends: A Multiauthor Review

L.L. Simon, H. Pataki, G. Marosi, F. Meemken, K Hungerbühler, A. Baiker, S. Tummala, B. Glennon, M. Kuentz, G. Steele, H.J.M. Kramer, J.W. Rydzak, Z. Chen, J. Morris, F. Kjell, R. Singh, R. Gani, K.V. Gernaey, M. Louhi-Kultanen, J. O’Reilly, N. Sandler, O. Antikainen, J. Yliruusi, P. Frohberg, J. Ulrich, R.D. Braatz, T. Leyssens, M. von Stosch, R. Oliveira, R.B.H. Tan, H. Wu, M. Khan, D. O’Grady, A. Pandey, R.Westra, E. Delle-Case, D. Pape, D. Angelosante, Y. Maret, O. Steiger, M. Lenner, K. Abbou-Oucherif, Z. K. Nagy, J. D. Litster, V. K. Kamaraju, M.-S. Chiu

Org. Process Res. Dev., 2015, 19, 3–62.


Steric and interactive barrier properties of intestinal mucus elucidated by particle diffusion and peptide permeation

M. Boegh, M. García-Díaz, A. Müllertz, H. M. Nielsen

Eur. J. Pharm. Biopharm., 2015, 11808.


Sol-gel transition of charged fibrils composed of a model amphiphilic peptide

M. Owczarz, S. Bolisetty, R. Mezzenga, P. Arosio

Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2015, 437, 244-251. 


High-frequency Rheology of a High Viscosity Silicone Oil Using Diffusing Wave Spectroscopy

Z. Kokuti, K. van Gruijthuijsen, M. Jenei, G. Toth-Molnar, A. Czirjak, J. Kokavecz, P. Ailer, L. Palkovics, A. C. Völker, G. Szabo

Appl. Rheol., 2014, 24:6, 63984.


Flagellated Bacterial Motility in Polymer Solutions

V. A. Martinez, J. Schwarz-Linek, M. Reufer, L. G. Wilson, A. N. Morozov, W. C. K. Poon

PNAS, 2014.


Introducing Diffusing Wave Spectroscopy as a Process Analytical Tool for Pharmaceutical Emulsion Manufacturing

M. Reufer, A. H. E. Machado, A. Niederquell, K. Bohnenblust, B. Müller, A. C. Völker, M. Kuentz

Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2014.


Viscoelasticity and Interface Bending Properties of Lecithin Reverse Wormlike Micelles Studied by Diffusive Wave Spectroscopy in Hydrophobic Environment

I. Martiel, L. Sagalowicz and R. Mezzenga

Langmuir, 2014, 30, 10751-10759.


Attractive Interactions among Intermediate Filaments Determine Network Mechanics in Vitro

P. Pawelzyk, N. Mücke, H. Herrmann, N. Willenbacher

PLOS One, 2014, 9, 4, e93194.


Chain Flexibility and Dynamics of Polysaccharide Hyaluronan in Entangled Solutions: A High Frequency Rheology and Diffusing Wave Spectroscopy Study

C. Oelschlaeger, M. C. P. Coelho, N. Willenbacher

Biomacromolecules, 2013, 14 (10), 3689–3696.


Temperature-Dependent Gelation Process in Colloidal Dispersions by Diffusing Wave Spectroscopy

J. Liu, V. Boyko, Z. Yi, Y. Men

Langmuir, 2013, 29, 14044-14049.


Generation of inkjet droplet of non-Newtonian fluid

H. Yoo, C. Kim

Rheologica Acta, 2013, 52, 4, 313-325.


Rapid High Resolution Imaging of Diffusive Properties in Turbid Media

F. Scheffold, I.D. Block

Optics Express, 2012, 20, 1, 192-200.


Performance of Mesoscale Modeling Methods for Predicting Rheological Properties of Charged Polystyrene/Water Suspensions

P.R. Schunk, F. Pierce, J.B. Lechman, A.M. Grillet

Journal of Rheology, 2012, 56, 2, 353-384.


The Effect of Ethanol on the Phase Behaviour and Micro-rheology of Liquid Crystals

M. M.l Alam

Liquid Crystals, 2012, 39, 12, 1427-1434.


Thermoreversible Gel–Sol Behavior of Rod–Coil–Rod Peptide-Based Triblock Copolymers

V. K. Kotharangannagari, A. Sánchez-Ferrer, J. Ruokolainen, R. Mezzenga

Macromolecules, 2012, 45, 4, 1982–1990.


Introduction of Diffusing Wave Spectroscopy to Study Self-emulsifying Drug Delivery Systems

with Respect to Liquid Filling of Capsules

A. Niederquell, A.C. Völker, M. Kuentz:

International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 2012, 426, 1-2, 144-152.


Self-Healing Fish Gelatin/Sodium Montmorillonite Bio-hybrid Coacervates:

Structural and Rheological Characterization 

N. Taheri Qazvini, S. Bolisetty, J. Adamcik, R. Mezzenga

Biomacromolecules, 2012, 13, 7, 2136-2147.  


Origin of Suppressed Demixing in Casein/Xanthan Mixtures

K.v. Gruijthuijsen, V. Herle, R. Truiner, P. Schurtenberger, A. Stradner

Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 5, 1547-1555.


Particle Tracking Microrheology of Lyotropic Liquid Crystals

M.M. Alam, R. Mezzenga

Langmuir, 2011, 27, 10, 6171-6178.


New Biocompatible Thermo-reversible Hydrogels from PNiPAM-decorated Amyloid Fibrils

C. X. Li, M. M. Alam, S. Bolisetty, J. Adamcik, R. Mezzenga

Chemical Communications, 2011, 47, 10, 2913-2915.


Rheology and Structural Arrest of Casein Suspensions

L. Dahbia, M. Alexandera, V. Trappe, J.K.G. Dhont, P. Schurtenberger

Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2010, 342, 2, 564-570.


Effect of Counterion Binding Efficiency on Structure and Dynamics of Wormlike Micelles

C. Oelschlaeger, P. Suwita, N. Willenbacher

Langmuir, 2010, 26, 10, 7045-7053.


Linear-to-branched micelles transition: a rheometry and diffusing wave spectroscopy (DWS) study

C. Oelschlaeger, M. Schopferer, F. Scheffold, N. Willenbacher

Langmuir, 2009, 25, 2, 716-23.


Growth and Shape Transformations of Giant Phospholipid Vesicles upon Interaction with an Aqueous Oleic Acid Suspension

P. Peterlin, V. Arrigler, K. Kogej, S. Svetina, P. Walde

Chemistry and Physics of Lipids, 2009, 159, 2, 67–76.


Dynamics and structure of complex fluids from high frequency mechanical and optical rheometry

N. Willenbacher, C. Oelschlaeger

Current Opinion in Colloid & Interface Science, 2007, 12, 1, 43–49.


Optical microrheology of gelling biopolymer solutions based on diffusing wave spectroscopy

F. Cardinaux, H. Bissig, P. Schurtenberger, F. Scheffold:
Food Colloids: Self-Assembly and Material Science, 2007, Chapter 21, 319-326.


Broad Bandwidth Optical and Mechanical Rheometry of Wormlike Micelle Solutions

N. Willenbacher, C. Oelschlaeger, M. Schopferer

Physical Review Letters, 2007,  99, 068302.