Colloid Journal

, Volume 80, Issue 6, pp 648–659 | Cite as

An Automated Device for Layer-by-Layer Coating of Dispersed Superparamagnetic Nanoparticle Templates

  • W. Li
  • M. Gai
  • S. Rutkowski
  • W. He
  • S. Meng
  • D. Gorin
  • L. DaiEmail author
  • Q. He
  • J. FruehEmail author


Polyelectrolyte multilayers as well as Langmuir−Blodgett or layer-by-layer (LbL) assembled films are widely used as nanostructured coatings for chemical sensors, systems for drug delivery etc. The automated devices for fabricating planar films via dipping first appeared in the early 1990s and those for producing surface coatings via spraying in 2009−2010. However, an automated fabrication for dispersed micro-templates has remained non-developed until recently. In this publication the authors introduce an automated device suitable for coating of dispersed superparamagnetic microtemplates via LbL self-assembly.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Key Laboratory of Micro-systems and Micro-structures Manufacturing of Ministry of Education, Harbin Institute of TechnologyHarbinChina
  2. 2.School of Engineering and Materials Science, Queen Mary University of London LondonUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.Center for Photonics and Quantum Materials, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology MoscowRussia
  4. 4.Remote Controlled Theranostic Systems Lab, Educational Research Institute of Nanostructures and Biosystem, Saratov State UniversitySaratovRussia
  5. 5.National Center for Nanoscience and TechnologyBeijingChina

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