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 2015


Light Scattering Strategy for the Investigation of Time-Evolving Heterogeneous Supramolecular Self-Assemblies

N. Jouault, E. Moulin, N. Giuseppone, E. Buhler

Physical Review Letters, 2015, 085501.


PLGA nanoparticles prepared by nano-emulsion templating using low-energy methods as efficient nanocarries for drug delivery across the blood-brain barrier

C. Fornaguera, A. Dols-Perez, G. Calderó, M.J. García-Celma, J. Camarasa, C. Solans

Journal of Controlled Release, 2015, DOI: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2015.06.002.


Formation of 3-mercaptopropionic acid-ZnxCd1−xSe quantum dots with tunable band gap

Y. Geng, Q. Chen, Ch. Zhou, J. Song, R. Wang, L. Zhou

Chemical Physics Letters, 2015, 634, 156-159.


Can the Reaction Mechanism of Radical Solution Polymerization Explain the Microgel Final Particle Volume in Precipitation Polymerization of N-Isopropylacrylamide?

O.L.J. Virtanen, H.M. Ala-Mutka, W. Richtering

Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 2015, DOI: 10.1002/macp.201500118.


Uptake efficiency of surface modified gold nanoparticles does not correlate with functional changes and cytokine secretion in human dendritic cells in vitro

K. Fytianos, L. Rodriguez-Lorenzo, M.J.D. Clift, F. Blank, D. Vanhecke, Ch. von Garnier, A. Petri-Fink, B. Rothen-Rutishauser

Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine, 2015, 11, 3, 633-644.


Shape-Tailored Colloidal Molecules Obtained by Self-Assembly of Model Gold Nanoparticles with Flexible Polyelectrolyte

L. Shi, E. Buhler, F. Boué, F. Carn

Langmuir, 2015, DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.5b00854.


Avoiding drying-artifacts in transmission electron microscopy: Characterizing the size and colloidal state of nanoparticles

B. Michen, Ch. Geers, D. Vanhecke, C. Endes, B. Rothen-Rutishauser, S. Balog, A. Petri-Fink

Scientific Reports 5, 2015, DOI: 10.1038/srep09793.


Ultrasoft, highly deformable microgels

H. Bachman, A. C. Brown, Kimberly C. Clarke, Kabir S. Dhada, A. Douglas, Caroline E. Hansen, E. Herman, J. S. Hyatt, P. Kodlekere, Z. Meng, S. Saxena, M. W. Spears Jr, N. Welsch, L. A. Lyon

Soft Matter, 2015, DOI: 10.1039/C5SM00047E.


On the scattered light by dilute aqueous dispersions of nanogel particles

J. Callejas-Fernández, J. Ramos, J. Forcada, A. Moncho-Jordá
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science
2015, 450, 310-315.


Dual stimuli polysaccharide nanovesicles for conjugated and physically loaded doxorubicin delivery in breast cancer cells

P. S. Pramod, R. Shah, M. Jayakannan

Nanoscale, 2015, DOI: 10.1039/C5NR00799B.


Concentration-dependent effective attractions between PEGylated nanoparticles

M. Z. Oskolkova, A. Stradner, J. Ulama, J. Bergenholtz

RSC Advances2015, DOI: 10.1039/C5RA00731C.


Feasibility of the development of reference materials for the detection of Ag nanoparticles in food: neat dispersions and spiked chicken meat

R. Grombe, G. Allmaier, J. Charoud-Got, A. Dudkiewicz, H. Emteborg, T. Hofmann, E. H. Larsen, A. Lehner, M. Llinàs, K. Loeschner, K. Mølhave, R. J. Peters, J. Seghers, C. Solans, F. von der Kammer, S. Wagner, S. Weigel, T. P. J. Linsinger

Accred. Qual. Assur., 2015, 20, 3-16.


Bioavailability of cobalt and iron from citric-acid-adsorbed CoFe2O4 nanoparticles in the terrestrial isopod Porcellio scaber

T. Romih, B. Drašler, A. Jemec, D. Drobne, S. Novak, M. Golobič,D. Makovec, R. Susič, K. Kogej

Sci. Total Environ., 2015, 508, 76-84.


Plasmonic gold–poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) core–shell colloids with homogeneous density profiles: a small angle scattering study

M. Dulle, S. Jaber, S. Rosenfeldt, A. Radulescu, S. Förster, P. Mulvaney, M. Karg

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2015, 17, 1354-1367.


Bioactive Polymersomes Self-assembled from Amphiphilic PPO-Glycopolypeptides: Synthesis, Characterization and Dual-Dye Encapsulation

S. Das , D. K. Sharma , S. Chakrabarty , A. Chowdhury, S. S. Gupta

Langmuir, 2015, DOI: 10.1021/la503993e.


Design and in vitro evaluation of biocompatible dexamethasone-loaded nanoparticle dispersions, obtained from nano-emulsions, for inhalatory therapy

C. Fornaguera, M. Llinàs, C. Solans, G. Calderó

Colloids Surf. B, 2015, 125, 58–64.


A new route towards colloidal molecules with externally tunable interaction sites

L. K Månsson, J. N. Immink, A. M. Mihut, P. Schurtenberger, J. J. Crassous

Faraday Discuss., 2015DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00267A.


“Bio-glues” to enhance slipperiness of mucins: improved lubricity and wear resistance of porcine gastric mucin (PGM) layers assisted by mucoadhesion with chitosan

N. Nikogeorgos,  P. Efler,  A. B. Kayitmazer, S. Lee 

Soft Matter, 2015, 3, 489-498.


Characterizing nanoparticles in complex biological media and physiological fluids with depolarized dynamic light scattering

S. Balog, L. Rodriguez-Lorenzo, Ch. A. Monnier, M. Obiols-Rabasa, B. Rothen-Rutishauser,

P. Schurtenberger, A. S. Fink

Nanoscale, 2015, DOI: 10.1039/C4NR06538G.


Novel non-viral gene delivery systems composed of carbosilane dendron functionalized nanoparticles prepared from nano-emulsions as non-viral carriers for antisense oligonucleotides

C. Fornaguera, S. Grijalvo, M. Galán, E. Puentas-Paniagua, F. Javier de la Mata, R. Gómez, R. Eritja, G. Calderó, C. Solans

International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 2015, 478, 1, 113-123.