Liquid crystal-in-water emulsion stabilized by layer-by-layer adsorption of polyelectrolytes and magnetite nanoparticles

A. V. Sadovoy, D. N. Bratashov, A. M. Yashchenok, Yu I. Svenskaya, G. B. Sukhorukov, D. A. Gorin

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Abstract

We propose a method for stabilizing and modifying the dispersed phase of a liquid crystal-in-water (LC/water) emulsion using the sequential adsorption of polyelectrolytes and magnetite nanoparticles, which leads to the formation of LC-filled nanocomposite microcapsules. The obtained samples were studied by optical microscopy and Raman spectroscopy. It is established that the LC-filled nanocomposite microcapsules can move under the action of an external magnetic field.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)88-91
Number of pages4
JournalTechnical Physics Letters
Volume36
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2010
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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