Self Assembly

Studies on the thermodynamics and kinetics of self-assembly, as a fundamental basis for the design and synthesis of novel, adaptive materials.

 

 

With Dr. Antonia Denkova, Asst. Prof. TU Delft (PhD Coppens group 2008) and Dr. Eduardo Mendes, Assoc. Prof. TU Delft

Key Publications

A. G. Denkova, P. H. H. Bomans, M.-O. Coppens, N. A. J. M. Sommerdijk, and E. Mendes,
"Complex morphologies of self-assembled block copolymer micelles in binary solvent mixtures: the role of solvent-solvent correlations",
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 6622-6628.
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AGD-PHHB-MOC-NAJMS-EM-Soft-Matter

A.G. Denkova, E. Mendes, and M.-O. Coppens,
"Non-equilibrium dynamics of block copolymer micelles in solution: Recent insights and open questions",
Soft Matter, 2010, 6, 2351-2357. Invited Highlight Paper. (cover, top 10 most accessed, May 2010).
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AGD-EM-MOC-Soft-Matter

A.G. Denkova, E. Mendes, and M.-O. Coppens,
"Non-equilibrium dynamics of block copolymer micelles in solution: recent insights and open questions",
J. Phys. Chem. B, 2009 113(4), 989-996.
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MSc Student: Bo Peng

Collaborators:

Key Publications

Y. Huang, I. Krumanocker, and M.-O. Coppens,
"Fractal Self-Organization of Bacteria-Inspired Agents",
Fractals, 2012, 20(2), 179-195.
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Transition of chaos to regular bubble patterns in fluidized bed, under the influence of an oscillating gas inlet flow rate

Key Publications

M.-O. Coppens, 
"A nature-inspired approach to reactor and catalysis engineering",
Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering, 2012, 1, 1-9.
MOC-COChE

J.R. van Ommen, S. Sasic, J. van der Schaaf, S. Gheorghiu, F. Johnsson, and M.-O. Coppens,
"Time-series analysis of pressure fluctuations in gas-solid fluidized beds -- a review",
Int. J. Mult. Flow., 2011, 37(5), 403-428.
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M.-O. Coppens and J.R. van Ommen,
"Structuring chaotic fluidized beds",
Chem. Eng. J., 2003, 96(1-3) 117-124.
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MOC-JRvO-CEJ

Lilian de Martin

Ayomi Perera