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 2016


PLGA nanoparticles from nano-emulsion templating as imaging agents: Versatile technology to obtain nanoparticles loaded with fluorescent dyes

C. Fornaguera, N. Feiner-Gracia, G. Calderó, M. J. García-Celma, C. Solans

Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 2016, 147, 201-209.


Tunable, concentration-independent, sharp, hysteresis-free UCST phase transition from poly(N-acryloyl glycinamide-acrylonitrile) system

F. Käfer, A. Lerch, S. Agarwal

Polymer Chemistry, 2016, DOI: 10.1002/pola.28374.


Aqueous solutions of didecyldimethylammonium chloride and octaethylene glycol monododecyl ether: Toward synergistic formulations against enveloped viruses

V. Nardello-Rataj, L. Leclercq

International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 2016, 511, 1, 550-559.


Temperature-driven volume phase transition of a single stimuli-responsive microgel particle using optical tweezers

D. K. Gupta, D. Karthickeyan, B. V. R. Tata,T. R. Ravindran.

Colloid and Polymer Science, 2016, DOI : 10.1007/s00396-016-3952-1.


FTIR microscopy reveals distinct biomolecular profile of crustacean digestive glands upon subtoxic exposure to ZnO nanoparticles

T. Romih, A. Jemec, S. Novak, L. Vaccari, P. Ferraris, M. Šimon, M. Kos, R. Susič, K. Kogej, J. Zupanc,  D. Drobne

Nanotoxicology, 2016, DOI: 10.3109/17435390.2015.1078853


Impact of volume transition on the net charge of poly-N-isopropyl acrylamide microgels

M. Braibanti, C. Haro-Perez, M. Quesada-Perez, L. F. Rojas-Ochoa, V. Trappe

Physical Review E, 2016, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.94.03260.


Dendronized PLGA nanoparticles with anionic carbosilane dendrons as antiviral agents against HIV infection

M. Galán,Cr. Fornaguera,P. Ortega, G. Calderó, R. Lorente, J. L. Jimenez, J. de la Mata, M. Angeles Muñoz-Fernandez, C. Solans, R. Gómez

RSC Advances,2016, DOI: 10.1039/C6RA13461K.


Investigating the time dynamics of photon sequences scattered by tracer particles immersed in a polymeric gel

C. Haro-Pérez, M. Lovallo, L. R. Moreno-Torres, A. Ramirez-Rojas,L. F. Rojas-Ochoa, A. B. Zuccolotto-Bernez, L. Telesca

EPL (Europhysics Letters), 2016, 115,4.


Apomaghemite as a doxorubicin carrier for anticancer drug delivery

R. Jurado, P. Frączek, M. Droetto, P. Sánchez, E. Valero, J. M. Domínguez-Vera, N. Gálvez

Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry, 2016, 157, 46-51.


A new angle on dynamic depolarized light scattering: number-averaged size distribution of nanoparticles in focus

Ch. Geers, L. Rodriguez-Lorenzo, D. A. Urban, C. Kinnear, A. Petri-Fink, S. Balog

Nanoscale, 2016, DOI: 10.1039/C6NR03386E.


Controllable synthesis of CdS quantum dots and their photovoltaic application on quantum-dot-sensitized ZnO nanorods

Ch. Zhou, L. Zhou, J. Xu, Y. Gan

Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry, 2016, 20, 2, 533-540.


In vitro imaging of β-cells using fluorescent cubic bicontinuous liquid crystalline nanoparticles

V. Miceli, V. Meli, M. Blanchard-Desce, T. Bsaibess, M. Pampalone, P. G. Conaldi, C. Caltagirone, M. Obiols-Rabasa, J. Schmidt, Y. Talmon, A. Casu, S. Murgia

RSC Advances, 2016, DOI: 10.1039/C6RA09616F.


Thermodynamic Analysis of the Conformational Transition in Aqueous Solutions of Isotactic and Atactic Poly(Methacrylic Acid) and the Hydrophobic Effect

K. Kogej

Polymers, 2016, DOI: 10.3390./polym8050168.


Single-Component Upconverting Polymeric Nanoparticles

D. C. Thévenaz, S. H. Lee, F. Guignard, S. Balog, M. Lattuada, Ch. Weder, Y. C. Simon

Macromolecular Raid Communications, 2016, DOI: 10.1002/marc.201500640.


Janus Particles in a Nonpolar Solvent

J. Lee, B. A. Yezer, D. C. Prieve, S. H. Behrens

Langmuir, 2016, DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.5b04255.


Redox-dependent conformational dynamics of decameric 2-cysteine peroxiredoxin and its interaction with cyclophilin 20-3

M. Liebthal, M. Strüve, X. Li, Y. Hertle, D. Maynard, T. Hellweg, A. Viehhauser, K.-J. Dietz

Plant & Cell Physiology, 2016, DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pcw031.


Seeded precipitation polymerization for the synthesis of gold-hydrogel core-shell particles: the role of surface functionalization and seed concentration

A. Rauh, T. Honold, M. Karg

Colloid and Polymer Science, 2016, DOI: 10.1007/s00396-015-3782-6.