Self-Assembly of Nano- And Micro-Structured Materials Using Colloidal Engineering

Dwaipayan Chakrabarti; Stefano Sacanna
9780081023020
0-08-102302-2

Self-assembly of Nano- and Micro-structured Materials Using Colloidal Engineering, Volume 12, covers the recent breakthroughs in the design and manufacture of functional colloids at the micro- and nanoscale.

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level. In addition, it provides analyses on how these functionalities can be exploited to develop self-assembly pathways towards nano- and micro-structured materials. As we seek increasingly complex functions for colloidal superstructures, in silico design will play a critical role in guiding experimental fabrication by reducing the element of trial-and-error that would otherwise be involved. In addition to novel experimental approaches, recent developments in computational modelling are also presented, along with an overview of the arsenal of designing tools that are available to the modern materials scientist. Focuses on promoting feedback between experiment, theory and computation in this cross-disciplinary research areaShows how colloid science plays a crucial role in the bottom-up fabrication of nanostructured materialsPresents recent developments in computational modelling