Colloidal self-assembly

Poly-N-isopropylacrylamide Nanogels and Microgels at Fluid Interfaces
Marcel Rey, Miguel Angel Fernandez-Rodriguez, Matthias Karg, Lucio Isa, Nicolas Vogel:
Acc. Chem. Res., 53, 414-424 (2020).
doi: 10.1021/acs.accounts.9b00528
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Mechanotunable Plasmonic Properties of Colloidal Assemblies
Yannic Brasse, Vaibhav Gupta, H. C. Tomohiro Schollbach, Matthias Karg, Tobias A. F. König, Andreas Fery:
Adv. Mater. Interfaces, 1901678 (2019).
doi: 10.1002/admi.201901678
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Moiré and honeycomb lattices through self-assembly of hard-core/soft-shell microgels: Experiment and simulation
Kirsten Volk, Florian Deißenbeck, Suvendu Mandal, Hartmut Löwen, Matthias Karg:
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 21, 19153-19162 (2019).
doi: 10.1039/C9CP03116B
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In-Plane Surface Lattice and Higher Order Resonances in Self-Assembled Plasmonic Monolayers: From Substrate-Supported to Free-Standing Thin Films
Kirsten Volk, Joseph P.S. Fitzgerald, Matthias Karg:
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 11, 16096-16106 (2019).
doi: 10.1021/acsami.9b03197
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Ordered Particle Arrays via a Langmuir Transfer Process: Access to Any Two-Dimensional Bravais Lattice
Miriam Hummel, Christian Stelling, Bernd Kopera, Fabian Nutz, Matthias Karg, Markus Retsch, Stephan Förster:
Langmuir, 35, 973-979 (2019).
doi: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.8b03047 
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Tunable 2D Binary Colloidal Alloys for Soft Nanotemplating
Miguel Ángel Fernández-Rodríguez, Roey Elnathan, Ran Ditcovski, Fabio Grillo, Gaurasundar Marc Conley, Flavia Timpu, Astrid Rauh, Karen Geisel, Tal Ellenbogen, Rachel Grange, Frank Scheffold, Matthias Karg, Walter Richtering, Nico H. Voelcker, Lucio Isa:
Nanoscale, 10, 22189-22195 (2018).
doi: 10.1039/C8NR07059H 
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Magnetic and Electric Resonances in Particle-to-Film Coupled Functional Nanostructures
Yannic Brasse, Mareen B. Müller, Matthias Karg, Christian Kuttner, Tobias A. F. König, Andreas Fery:
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 10, 3133-3141 (2018).
doi: 10.1021/acsami.7b16941
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Stable in bulk and aggregating at the interface: comparing core-shell nanoparticles in suspension and at fluid interfaces
Siddarth Ayakulangara Vasudevan, Astrid Rauh, Lorenzo Barbera, Matthias Karg, Lucio Isa:
Langmuir, 34, 886-895 (2018).
doi: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b02015
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Role of Absorbing Nanocrystal Cores in Soft Photonic Crystals: A Spectroscopy and SANS Study

Astrid Rauh, Nico Carl, Ralf Schweins, Matthias Karg:

Langmuir, 34, 854-867 (2018).

doi: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b01595

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Plasmon resonance coupling phenomena in self-assembled colloidal monolayers
Joseph P. S. Fitzgerald, Matthias Karg:
Physica Status Solidi A, 214, 1600947 (2017). 
doi: 10.1002/pssa.201600947
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Reversible Tuning of Visible Wavelength Surface Lattice Resonances in Self-Assembled Hybrid Monolayers 
Kirsten Volk, Joseph P. S. Fitzgerald, Pia Ruckdeschel, Markus Retsch,Tobias A. F. König, Matthias Karg:
Advanced Optical Materials, 5(9), 1600971 (2017).
doi: 10.1002/adom.201600971  
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Plasmonic nanomeshes: their ambivalent role as transparent electrodes in organic solar cells
Christian Stelling, Chetan R. Singh, Matthias Karg, Tobias A. F. König, Mukundan Thelakkat, Markus Retsch:
Scientific Reports, 7, 42530 (2017).
doi: 10.1038/srep42530
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Compression of hard core-soft shell nanoparticles at liquid-liquid interfaces: influence of the shell thickness

Astrid Rauh, Marcel Rey, Lorenzo Barbera, Michele Zanini, Matthias Karg, Lucio Isa:

Soft Matter,13, 158-169 (2017).
doi: 10.1039/C6SM01020B

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The role of colloidal plasmonic nanostructures in organic solar cells

C. R. Singh, T. Honold, T. P. Gujar, M. Retsch, A. Fery, M. Karg, M. Thelakkat:

PCCP, 18, 23155-23163 (2016).


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Binary plasmonic honeycomb structures: High-resolution EDX mapping and optical properties

Tobias Honold, Kirsten Volk, Markus Retsch, Matthias Karg:

Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 510, 198-204 (2016).


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Functional Materials Design through Hydrogel Encapsulation of Inorganic Nanoparticles: Recent Developments and Challenges
M. Karg:
Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 217, 242-255 (2016).
doi: 10.1002/macp.201500334
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Time-Controlled Colloidal Superstructures: Long-Range Plasmon Resonance Coupling in Particle Monolayers
K. Volk, J. P. S. Fitzgerald, M. Retsch, M. Karg:
Advanced Materials, 27(45), 7332-7337 (2015).
doi: 10.1002/adma.201503672
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Optically anisotropic substrates via wrinkle-assisted convective assembly of gold nanorods on macroscopic areas
M. Tebbe, M. Mayer, B. A. Glatz, C. Hanske, P.T. Probst, M.B. Müller, M. Karg, M. Chanana, T.A.F. König, C. Kuttner, A. Fery:
Faraday Discussions, 181, 243-260 (2015).
doi: 10.1039/C4FD00236A
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Tunable plasmonic surfaces via colloid assembly
T. Honold, K. Volk, A. Rauh, J. P. S. Fitzgerald, M. Karg:
Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 3, 11449-11457 (2015).
doi: 10.1039/C5TC02115D
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Colloidal self-assembly concepts for light management in photovoltaics
M. Karg, T. A. F. König, M. Retsch, C. Stelling, P. M. Reichstein, T. Honold, M. Thelakkat, A. Fery:
Materials Today, 18(4), 185-205 (2015).
doi: 10.1016/j.mattod.2014.10.036
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Plasmonic Library Based on Substrate-Supported Gradiential Plasmonic Arrays
M. B. Müller, C. Kuttner, T. A. F. König, V. V. Tsukruk, S. Förster, M. Karg, A. Fery:
ACS Nano, 8(9), 9410-9421 (2014).
doi: 10.1021/nn503493c
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Ordering of Polystyrene Nanoparticles on Substrates Pre-Coated with Different Polyelectrolyte Architectures
Z. Yenice, M. Karg, R. von Klitzing:
International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 14(6), 12893-12913 (2013).
doi: 10.3390/ijms140612893
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Large-Area Organization of pNIPAM-Coated Nanostars as SERS Platforms for Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Sensing in Gas Phase
M. Mueller, M. Tebbe, D. V. Andreeva, M. Karg, R. A. Alvarez Puebla, N. Pazos Perez, A. Fery:
Langmuir, 28, 9168-9173 (2012).
doi: 10.1021/la300454q
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Wrinkle-assisted linear assembly of hard-core/soft-shell particles: impact of the soft shell on the local structure
M. Müller, M. Karg, A. Fortini, T. Hellweg, A. Fery:
Nanoscale, 4, 2491-2499 (2012).
doi: 10.1039/C2NR11591C
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2D assembly of gold–PNIPAM core–shell nanocrystals
S. Jaber, M. Karg, A. Morfa, P. Mulvaney:
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 13, 5576-5578 (2011).
doi: 10.1039/C0CP02494E
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Self-Assembly of Tunable Nanocrystal Superlattices Using Poly-(NIPAM) Spacers
M. Karg, T. Hellweg, P. Mulvaney:
Advanced Functional Materials, 21(24), 4668-4676 (2011).
doi: 10.1002/adfm.201101115
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Flow-Induced Ordering in Cubic Gels Formed by P2VP-b-PEO-b-P(GME-co-EGE) Triblock Terpolymer Micelles: A Rheo-SANS Study
S. Reinicke, M. Karg, A. Lapp, L. Heymann, T. Hellweg, H. Schmalz:
Macromolecules, 43(23), 10045-10054 (2010).
doi: 10.1021/ma101768b
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