Surfactant Capsules Propel Interfacial Oil Droplets: An Environmental Cleanup Strategy

Authors

  • Tzu Hui Seah,

    1. Division of Chemistry & Biological Chemistry, School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 637371 (Singapore)
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  • Guanjia Zhao,

    1. Division of Chemistry & Biological Chemistry, School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 637371 (Singapore)
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  • Prof. Martin Pumera

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    1. Division of Chemistry & Biological Chemistry, School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 637371 (Singapore)
    • Division of Chemistry & Biological Chemistry, School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 637371 (Singapore)
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Abstract

Invited for this month’s cover is the group of Prof. Martin Pumera from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. The cover picture shows pristine underwater coral. This image symbolizes the beauty of a clean environment (coral reef in Indonesia), while the inset outlines the mechanism of the motion of the self-propelled cleaning capsule. Read the full text of the article at 10.1002/cplu.201300011

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