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Synthesis of shape-controlled particles based on synergistic effect of geometry confinement, double emulsion template, and polymerization quenching

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We present a novel method to produce shape-controlled particles based on synergistic effect of geometry confinement, double emulsion template, and polymerization quenching. Based on the established method, a series of crescent and multi-pod particles can be produced easily and regulated flexibly.

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Acknowledgments

This research was supported by NSFC of China (Nos. 20635030 and 90713014), 973 program, (Nos. 2007CB714505 and 2007CB714507), Knowledge Innovation Program of CAS (KJCX2-YW-H18) and Instrument Research and Development Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (YZ200908).

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Zhang, Q., Lin, B. & Qin, J. Synthesis of shape-controlled particles based on synergistic effect of geometry confinement, double emulsion template, and polymerization quenching. Microfluid Nanofluid 12, 33–39 (2012) doi:10.1007/s10404-011-0846-x

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Keywords

  • Microfluidic
  • Double emulsion
  • Particles synthesis