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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)

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)


Buttinoni, I*., Caprini, L., Alvarez, L., Schwarzendahl, F. J., Löwen, H*., Active Colloids in Harmonic Optical Potentials. Euro Phys, Lett. ,140, 27001 (2022)

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)

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)


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).

M. A. Fernandez-Rodriguez, Alvarez, L*, Microgels and nanogels at interfaces and emulsions: identifying opportunities from a bibliometric analysis. Frontiers, 9, 611 (2021).

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.

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).


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).

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)


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).

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