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.



LS Spectrometer for DLS and SLS:
Selected publications 2013


Phase Behaviour of Colloids with Short-range Repulsions plus Nonadsorbing Polymer Chains

K. van Gruijthuijsen, R. Tuinier, J. M. Brader,A. Stradner

Soft Matter, 2013, 9, 9977-9982.


Stimuli-Responsive Poly(caprolactone) Vesicles for Dual Drug Delivery under the Gastrointestinal Tract

B Surnar, M. Jayakannan

Biomacromolecules, 2013, 14 (12), 4377–4387.


Conductive Microemulsions for Template CoNi Electrodeposition 

A. Serrà, E. Gómez, G. Calderó, J. Esquena, C. Solans,  E. Vallés

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013, 15, 14653-14659.


Crystallization of PNIPAM-Hydrogel Nanospheres Inferred by Static Light Scattering

D. Reyes-Contreras, M. Mayorga-Rojas, L. Rojas-Ochoa, C. Haro-Pérez

Superficies y Vacío, 2013, 26 (3),79-83.


S. Nöjd,P. S. Mohanty, P. Bagheri, A. Yethiraj, P. Schurtenberger

Soft Matter, 2013, 9, 9199-9207.


Generation of Supramolecular Microcapsules by Oxidative Covalent Polymerization of a Ditopic Supramolecular Building Block

Polym. Chem., 2013, 4, 2949-2957.


Experimental Evidence of False-positive Comet Test Results due to TiO2 particle – assay Interactions

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Nanotoxicology, 2013, 7 (5), 1043–1051.


Reversible Aggregation of DNA-Decorated Gold Nanoparticles Controlled by Molecular Recognition

I. A. Trantakis, S. Bolisetty, R. Mezzenga, S. J. Sturla

Langmuir, 2013, 29 (34), 10824–10830.


Electrostatic Binding and Hydrophobic Collapse of Peptide–Nucleic Acid Aggregates Quantified Using Force Spectroscopy

J. Camunas-Soler, S. Frutos, C. V. Bizarro, S. de Lorenzo, M. E. Fuentes-Perez, R. Ramsch, S. Vilchez, C. Solans, F. Moreno-Herrero, F. Albericio, R. Eritja, E. Giralt, S. B. Dev, F. Ritort

ACS Nano, 2013, 7 (6), 5102–5113.

Microstructure Determination of IQ-WB Clays: a Direct Procedure by Small-Angle X-ray Scattering

M. Segad

Journal of Applied Crystallography, 2013, 46, 5, 1316–1322.


Tunable Adsorption of Soft Colloids on Model Biomembranes

A. M. Mihut, A. P. Dabkowska, J. J. Crassous, P. Schurtenberger, T. Nylander

ACS Nano, 2013, 7 (12), 10752–10763.


Cooperative Self-Assembly of Peptide Gelators and Proteins

N. Javid, S. Roy, M. Zelzer, Z. Yang, J. Sefcik, R. V. Ulijn

Biomacromolecules, 2013, 14 (12), 4368–4376.


Structure and Dynamics of Soft Repulsive Colloidal Suspensions in the Vicinity of the Glass Transition

J. J. Crassous, L. Casal-Dujat, M. Medebach, M. Obiols-Rabasa, R. Vincent, F. Reinhold, V. Boyko, I. Willerich, A. Menzel, C. Moitzi, B. Reck, P. Schurtenberger

Langmuir, 2013, 29 (33), 10346–10359.


Properties of an αs-casein-rich Casein Fraction: Influence of Dialysis on Surface Properties, Miscibility,

and Micelle Formation

A. Kessler, O. Menéndez-Aguirre, J. Hinrichs, C. Stubenrauch, J. Weiss

Journal of Dairy Science, 2013, 96, 9, 5575-5590.


Sterically Stabilized Colloids with Tunable Repulsions

K. van Gruijthuijsen, M. Obiols-Rabasa, M. Heinen, G. Naegele, A. Stradner

Langmuir, 2013, 29 (36), 11199–11207.


Enhanced Properties of Polyurea Elastomeric Nanocomposites with Anisotropic Functionalised 


A. M. Mihut, A. Sánchez-Ferrer, J. J. Crassous, L. A. Hirschi, R. Mezzenga, H. Dietsch

Polymer, 2013, 54, 16, 4194-4203.


Bis-TEGylated Poly(p-benzamide)s: Combining Organosolubility with Shape Persistence

M. Schulze, B. Michen, A. Fink and A. F. M. Kilbinger

Macromolecules, 2013, 46 (14), 5520-5530.


Towards Smart Self-assembly of Colloidal Silica Particles through Diblock Copolymer Crystallization

A. M. Mihut, J. J. Crassous, J. F. Dechézelles, S. Lages, A. Menzel, H. Dietsch, P. Schurtenberger

Polymer, 2013, 54, 15, 3874–3881.


Magnetic-Responsive Hybrids of Fe3O4 Nanoparticles with β-Lactoglobulin Amyloid Fibrils and Nanoclusters

S. Bolisetty, J.J. Vallooran, J. Adamcik, R. Mezzenga

ACS Nano, 2013, 7 (7), 6146–6155.


Semibatch Anionic Ring-opening Polymerization of Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane in Emulsions: Effect of the Amount Seed Polymer Particles

I. Mohorič, U. Šebenik

Polymer International, 2013, 62, 7, 1022-1028.


Surface Charge of Polymer Coated SPIONs influences the Serum Protein Adsorption, Colloidal Stability and Subsequent Cell Interaction in vitro

V. Hirsch, C. Kinnear, M. Moniatte, B. Rothen-Rutishauser, M. J. D. Clift, A. Fink

Nanoscale, 2013, 5, 9, 3723-3732.


Impact of solvation on equilibrium conformation of polymer brushes in solvent mixtures

R. M. Espinosa-Marzal, P. C. Nalam, S. Bolisetty, N. D. Spencer

Soft Matter, 2013, 9, 15, 4045-4057.


Self-Assembly in Tailor-Made Polyfluorenes: Synergistic Effect of Porous Spherical Morphology and FRET for Visual Sensing of Bilirubin

T. Senthilkumar, S. K. Asha

Macromolecules, 2013, 46, 6, 2159–2171.


Polyaniline Nanostructures Prepared in Acidic Aqueous Solutions of Ionic Liquids Acting as Soft Templates

D. Pahovnik, E. Žagar, K. Kogej, J. Vohlídal, M. Žigon

European Polymer Journal, 2013, 49, 6, 1381-1390.


Crystal-Liquid Transition in Binary Mixtures of Charged Colloidal Particles

C. Haro-Perez, G. Ojeda-Mendoza, C.A. Vargas, E. Basurto-Uribe, L.F. Rojas-Ochoa

Fluid Dynamics in Physics, Engineering and Environmental Applications. Environmental Science and Engineering, 2013, 253-259


Effect of Engineered TiO2 and ZnO Nanoparticles on Erythrocytes, Platelet-rich Plasma and Giant Unilamelar Phospholipid Vesicles

M. Šimundić, B. Drašler, V. Šuštar, J. Zupanc, R. Štukelj, D. Makovec, D. Erdogmus, H. Hägerstrand, D. Drobne, V. Kralj-Iglič

BMC Veterinary Research, 2013, 9:7