Vesicle-to-micelle oscillations and spatial patterns

István Lagzi, Dawei Wang, Bartlomiej Kowalczyk, Bartosz A. Grzybowski

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A pHoscillator is coupled to and controls rhythmic interconversion of nanoscopic vesicles and micelles made of fatty acids. When changes in pH are combined with diffusion, self-assembly produces spatially extended patterns of vesicle/ micelle "stripes" or concentric "shells".

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)13770-13772
Number of pages3
Issue number17
Publication statusPublished - Sep 7 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Surfaces and Interfaces
  • Spectroscopy
  • Electrochemistry

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    Lagzi, I., Wang, D., Kowalczyk, B., & Grzybowski, B. A. (2010). Vesicle-to-micelle oscillations and spatial patterns. Langmuir, 26(17), 13770-13772.