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 2017


Investigation of moderately turbid suspensions by heterodyne near field scattering

M. A. Escobedo-Sánchez, L. F. Rojas-Ochoa, M. Laurati, S. U. Egelhaaf

Soft Matter, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/C7SM00816C.


Effect of ionic strength on the aggregation kinetics of the amidated amyloid beta peptide Aβ (1-40) in aqueous solutions

A. Campos Ramírez, M. Márquez, L. Quintanar, L. F. Rojas-Ochoa

Biophysical Chemistry, 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.bpc.2017.05.004.


Response of block copolyelectrolyte complexes to addition of ionic surfactants

D. Kaczmarek, J. S. Diget, B. Nyström, G. Gyulai, R. Mészáros, T. Gilányi, I.  Varga

Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 2017,DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2017.04.078.


Cellular Shuttles: Monocytes/Macrophages Exhibit Transendothelial Transport of Nanoparticles under Physiological Flow

T. Moore, D. Hauser, T. Gruber, B. Rothen-Rutishauser, M. Lattuada, A. Petri-Fink, R. Lyck

ACS Applied materials & interfaces, 2017, 9, 18501–18511.


Interpenetration of polymeric microgels at ultrahigh densities

P. S. Mohanty, S. Nöjd, K. van Gruijthuijsen, J. J. Crassous, M. Obiols-Rabasa, R. Schweins, A. Stradner, P. Schurtenberger

Scientific Reports, 2017,DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-01471-3.


A rapid screening method to evaluate the impact of nanoparticles on macrophages

I. Mottas, A. Milosevic, A. Petri-Fink, B. Rothen-Rutishauserc, C. Bourquin

Nanoscale, 2017, 9, 2492-2504.


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.


Construction of Tough, in-situ Forming Double Network Hydrogels with Good Biocompatibility

Y. Bu, H. Shen, F. Yang, Y. Yang, X. Wang, D. Wu

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b15364.


Patterning of perovskite–polymer films by wrinkling instabilities

G. Nasti, S. Sanchez, I. Gunkel, S. Balog, B. Roose, B. D. Wilts, J. Teuscher, G. Gentile, P. Cerruti, V. Ambrogi, C. Carfagna,

Soft Matter, 2017, 13, 1654-1659.


Dynamic and biocompatible thermo-responsive magnetic hydrogels that respond to an alternating magnetic field

F. Crippa, T. L. Moore, M. Mortato, C. Geers, L. Haeni, A. M. Hirt, B. Rothen-Rutishauser, A. Petri-Fink

Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 2017, 427, 212-219.


Versatile Methodology to Encapsulate Gold Nanoparticles in PLGA Nanoparticles Obtained by Nano-Emulsion Templating

C. Fornaguera, N. Feiner-Gracia, A. Dols-Perez, M. J. García-Celma, C. Solans

Pharmaceutical research, 2017, 34, 1093-1103.


Transfection of Antisense Oligonucleotides Mediated by Cationic Vesicles Based on Non-Ionic Surfactant and Polycations Bearing Quaternary Ammonium Moieties

J. Mayr, S. Grijalvo, J. Bachl, R. Pons, R. Eritja, D. Díaz Díaz

International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 2017, 18, 1139.


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

F. Käfer, A. Lerch, S. Agarwal

Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 2017, 55, 274-279.


Temperature dependence of solution properties of anionic polyelectrolyte-cationic surfactant complexes in ethanol

K. Kogej, S. Šorl

Journal of Molecular Liquids, 2017, 228, 103-111.


Supramolecular “Big Bang” in a Single-Ionic Surfactant/Water System Driven by Electrostatic Repulsion: From Vesicles to Micelles

L. Leclercq, P. Bauduin, V. Nardello-Rataj

Langmuir, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b04073.


Lock-in thermography as a rapid and reproducible thermal characterization method for magnetic nanoparticles

P. Lemal, C. Geers, C. A. Monnier, F. Crippa, L. Daum, D. A. Urban, B. Rothen-Rutishauser, M. Bonmarin, A. Petri-Fink, T. L. Moore

Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 2017, 427, 206-211.


Cosolvent fractionation of PMOXA-b-PDMS-b-PMOXA: Bulk separation of triblocks from multiblocks

S. Lörcher, W. Meier

European Polymer Journal, 2017, 88, 575-585.


Theranostic hexosomes for cancer treatments: an in vitro study

V. Meli, C. Caltagirone, C. Sinico, F. Lai, A. M. Falchi, M. Monduzzi, M. Obiols-Rabasa, G. Picci, A. Rosa, J. Schmidt, Y. Talmon, S. Murgia

New Journal of Chemistry, 2017, 41, 1558-1565.


Patterning of perovskite-polymer films by wrinkling instabilities

G. Nasti, S. Sanchez, I. Gunkel, S. Balog, B. Roose, B.D. Wilts, J. Teuscher, G. Gentile, P. Cerruti, V. Ambrogi, C. Carfagna, U. Steiner, A. Abate

Soft Matter, 2017, 13, 1654-1659.


Thermo-reversible sol–gel transition of aqueous solutions of patchy polymers

I. A. Parmar, A. S. Shedge, M. V. Badiger, P. P. Wadgaonkar, A. K. Lele

RSC Advances, 2017, 7, 5101-5110.


Hydrophilic, fluorescent and superparamagnetic iron oxide-carbon composite nanoparticles

T. Sarkar, S. Tiwari, K. Rawat, P. R. Solanki, H. B. Bohidar

Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 2017, 514, 218-225.


On tuning microgel character and softness of cross-linked polystyrene particles

J. Schneider, M. Wiemann, A. Rabe, E. Bartsch

Soft Matter, 2017, 13, 445-457.


How does the Size of Gold Nanoparticles Depend on Citrate to Gold Ratio in Turkevich Synthesis? Final Answer to a Debated Question

L. Shi, E. Buhler, F. Boué, F. Carn

Journal of colloid and interface science, 2017, 492, 191-198.