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ZB 10 - Soft Condensed Matter (R. Holyst)

We are different, but we all do great Science; and we have a lot of fun doing it!
We are different, but we all do great Science; and we have a lot of fun doing it!
We are different, but we all do great Science; and we have a lot of fun doing it!
We are different, but we all do great Science; and we have a lot of fun doing it!
We are different, but we all do great Science; and we have a lot of fun doing it!
We are different, but we all do great Science; and we have a lot of fun doing it!
We are different, but we all do great Science; and we have a lot of fun doing it!
We are different, but we all do great Science; and we have a lot of fun doing it!

Publication

Length-scale dependent transport properties of colloidal and protein solutions for prediction of crystal nucleation rates

Author(s): Kalwarczyk, Tomasz and Sozanski, Krzysztof and Jakiela, Slawomir and Agnieszka and Kalwarczyk, Ewelina and Kryszczuk, Katarzyna and Hou, Sen and Holyst, Robert
Title: Length-scale dependent transport properties of colloidal and protein solutions for prediction of crystal nucleation rates
Abstract: We propose a scaling equation describing transport properties (diffusion viscosity) in the solutions of colloidal particles. We apply the to 23 different systems including colloids and proteins in size (range of diameters: 4 nm to 1 mu m), and volume (10(-3)-0.56). In solutions under study colloids/proteins via steric, hydrodynamic, van der Waals and/or electrostatic We implement contribution of those interactions into the law. Finally we use our scaling law together with the literature of the barrier for nucleation to predict crystal nucleation rates hard-sphere like colloids. The resulting crystal nucleation rates agree with existing experimental data.
Pages: 10340-10346
Journal: NANOSCALE
Volume: 6
ID: ISI:000340520500056
Year: 2014
DOI: 10.1039/c4nr00647j