Self-assembly of colloidal hematite cubes: a microradian X-ray diffraction exploration of sedimentary crystals

  • Meijer J
  • Byelov D
  • Rossi L
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The structure of spontaneously formed crystals in the sediments of colloidal hematite (α-Fe2O3) cubes is studied using microradian X-ray diffraction. The hematite cubes possess a superball shape and a permanent magnetic dipole moment, both influencing the self-assembly behaviour and inducing directionality in diffe Directed self-assembly

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  • Janne-Mieke Meijer

  • Dmytro V. Byelov

  • Laura Rossi

  • Anatoly Snigirev

  • Irina Snigireva

  • Albert P. Philipse

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