Cover Picture: Continuous Multistep Microfluidic Assisted Assembly of Fluorescent, Plasmonic, and Magnetic Nanostructures (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 7/2013)

Authors

  • Dr. Natalia Hassan,

    1. UPMC Université Paris 6, Laboratoire de Physicochimie des Electrolytes Colloïdes et Sciences Analytiques(PECSA), UMR 7195, équipe Colloïdes Inorganiques, Université Paris 6 (UPMC) Bat F(74), case 51, 4 place Jussieu, 75252 Paris Cedex 05 (France) http://www.pecsa.upmc.fr
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  • Prof. Valérie Cabuil,

    1. UPMC Université Paris 6, Laboratoire de Physicochimie des Electrolytes Colloïdes et Sciences Analytiques(PECSA), UMR 7195, équipe Colloïdes Inorganiques, Université Paris 6 (UPMC) Bat F(74), case 51, 4 place Jussieu, 75252 Paris Cedex 05 (France) http://www.pecsa.upmc.fr
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  • Dr. Ali Abou-Hassan

    Corresponding author
    1. UPMC Université Paris 6, Laboratoire de Physicochimie des Electrolytes Colloïdes et Sciences Analytiques(PECSA), UMR 7195, équipe Colloïdes Inorganiques, Université Paris 6 (UPMC) Bat F(74), case 51, 4 place Jussieu, 75252 Paris Cedex 05 (France) http://www.pecsa.upmc.fr
    • UPMC Université Paris 6, Laboratoire de Physicochimie des Electrolytes Colloïdes et Sciences Analytiques(PECSA), UMR 7195, équipe Colloïdes Inorganiques, Université Paris 6 (UPMC) Bat F(74), case 51, 4 place Jussieu, 75252 Paris Cedex 05 (France) http://www.pecsa.upmc.fr
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Abstract

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Assembly of different nanostructures occurs with perfection in nature (such as in trees) under laminar flows because these flows are symmetrical and continuous. In their Communication on page 1994 ff., A. Abou-Hassan and co-workers use laminar flow microreactors for the self-assembly of fluorescent, plasmonic, and magnetic nanoparticles for the preparation of different categories of assemblies with dual or triple functionalities.

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