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Publications

2023

Willems, V., Baron A., Matoz-Fernandez, D., Wolisfberg, G., Dufresne, E. R., Baret, J.C., Alvarez, L*. Phase-separation dependent active motion of Janus Vesicles. ArXiv (submitted, 2023)

van Kesteren, S., Alvarez, L Arrese-Igor, S., Alegría, A., Isa, L*, Self-propelling colloidal finite state machines. PNAS, 120, e2213481120 (2024)

https://www.pnas.org/doi/10.1073/pnas.2213481120

Zhao, K.*, Hu, M., van Baalen,  C., Alvarez, L, and Isa, L.*, Sorting of heterogeneous colloids by AC-dielectrophoretic forces in a microfluidic chip with asymmetric orifices. In press (2022)

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0021979722022561

2022

Buttinoni, I*., Caprini, L., Alvarez, L., Schwarzendahl, F. J., Löwen, H*., Active Colloids in Harmonic Optical Potentials. Euro Phys, Lett. ,140, 27001 (2022) https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1209/0295-5075/ac9c28

Xie, K., Gorin, B., Cerbus, R. T., Alvarez, L, Rampnoux, J. M, and Kellay, H. Activity induced rigidity of liquid droplets.  Physical Review Letters, 129, 138001 (2022)

https://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.129.138001

Minghan, H., Reichholf, N., Xia, Y., Alvarez, L., Cao, X., Ma, S., deMello, A.J., Isa, L., Nano-containers towards programmable release. Materials Horizons, In press (2022)

https://doi.org/10.1039/D2MH00135G

2021

Alvarez, L*, M. A. Fernandez-Rodriguez, A Alegria, S. Arrese-Igor, K. Zhao, M. Kröger and L. Isa*, Reconfigurable Artificial Microswimmers with Internal Feedback. Nature Communications, 12,  4762 (2021).
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-021-25108-2

M. A. Fernandez-Rodriguez, Alvarez, L*, Microgels and nanogels at interfaces and emulsions: identifying opportunities from a bibliometric analysis. Frontiers, 9, 611 (2021).
https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fphy.2021.754684/full

M.P. Lettinga, Alvarez, L., O. Korculanin, E. Grelet. When bigger is faster: A Self-Van Hove analysis on how non-commensurability in particle size favors self-diffusion in smectic phases. Journal of Chemical Physics, 154, 204901 (2021) Editor’s choice.

https://aip.scitation.org/doi/10.1063/5.0049093

R. Pioli, M. A. Fernandez-Rodriguez, F. Grillo, Alvarez, L., R. Stocker, L. Isa, E. Secchi*. Sequential capillarity-assisted particle assembly in a microfluidic channel, Lab on a Chip, 21, 888 (2021).
https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlepdf/2021/lc/d0lc00962h

2020

M. A Fernandez-Rodriguez, F. Grillo*, Alvarez, L., M. Rathleft, I. Buttinoni, G. Volpe, L. Isa*. Feedback-controlled active Brownian colloids with space-dependent rotational dynamics. Nature Communications, 11, 4223 (2020). 
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-17864-4

A. R. Sprenger, M. A.l Fernandez-Rodriguez, Alvarez, L., L. Isa*, R. Wittkowski* and Hartmut Löwen. Active Brownian Motion with  Orientation-Dependent Motility: Theory and Experiments, Langmuir, 36, 25 (2020)
https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.langmuir.9b03617

2017

Alvarez, L., M.P. Lettinga, and E. Grelet*. Fast Diffusion of Long Guest Rods in a Lamellar Phase of Short Host Particles. Phys. Rev. Lett., 118, 178002 (2017).

https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.118.178002

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