Shell Cross-linked Knedels

Graphic: Shell Cross-linked Knedels, amphiphilic nanometer-sized spheres, assembled through micellar-organization followed by linking together of the peripheral shell, contain a mobile hydrophobic core surrounded by a water-soluble layer.

Caption: Both photochemical and chemical methods for crosslinking are being investigated. Such structures are being targeted for applications as broad as drug delivery, encapsulation technologies, coatings, pollutant removal systems, catalysis, composites, etc.

Source: K. Wooley, Washington Univ.
Wooley Group Research, Designs by Chris Clark


NSF Funded: yes

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