The authors like to thank Christian Hahn for the preparation of hybrid microgels, Dr. K.-H.Phan (DWI at Aachen University) for the help with the TEM pictures and the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft and the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie for their financial support.
Magnetic, Thermosensitive Microgels as Stimuli-Responsive Emulsifiers Allowing for Remote Control of Separability and Stability of Oil in Water-Emulsions†
Article first published online: 4 SEP 2007
Copyright © 2007 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim
Volume 19, Issue 19, pages 2973–2978, October, 2007
How to Cite
Brugger, B. and Richtering, W. (2007), Magnetic, Thermosensitive Microgels as Stimuli-Responsive Emulsifiers Allowing for Remote Control of Separability and Stability of Oil in Water-Emulsions. Adv. Mater., 19: 2973–2978. doi: 10.1002/adma.200700487
- Issue published online: 1 OCT 2007
- Article first published online: 4 SEP 2007
- Manuscript Revised: 16 MAR 2007
- Manuscript Received: 26 FEB 2007
- Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
- Fonds der Chemischen Industrie
- Nanoparticles, magnetic;
- Stimuli-responsive materials
Stimuli responsive magnetic emulsions are produced by using “smart” microgels as stabilizers. The oil droplets in the emulsions are magnetic, can be separated with a static magnetic field and are destabilized by an ac magnetic field. This allows for a remote control on separation and stability of the emulsion.