Colloidal Crystals and Glasses

280. S.Z. van Loenen, T.E. Kodger, E.A. Padston, S. Nawar, P. Schall and F. Spaepen, "Measurement of the stiffness of hard-sphere colloidal crystal-liquid interfaces", Physical Review Materials 3:085605 (2019).

279. H. Hwang, D.A. Weitz and F. Spaepen, "Direct observation of crystallization and melting with colloids", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116: 1180-1184 (2019).

277. J. Sprakel, A. Zaccone, F. Spaepen, P. Schall and D.A. Weitz, ''Direct observation of entropic stabilization of bcc crystals near melting'', Physical Review Letters 118: 088003 (2017).

276. E. Maire, E. Redston, M. Persson Gulda, D.A. Weitz and F. Spaepen, "Imaging grain boundary grooves in hard-sphere colloidal bi-crystals", Physical Review E94: 042604 (2016).

272. E.R. Russell, F. Spaepen and D.A. Weitz, ''Anisotropic elasticity of experimental colloidal Wigner crystals'', Physical Review E91: 032310 (2015).

271. K.E. Jensen, D.A.Weitz and F. Spaepen, "Local shear transformations in deformed and quiescent hard-sphere colloidal glasses", Physical Review E 90: 042305 (2014).

269. K.E. Jensen, D. Pennachio, D. Recht, D.A. Weitz and F. Spaepen, "Rapid growth of large, defect-free colloidal crystals", Soft Matter 9: 320-328 (2013).

268. E. Maire, M. Persson Gulda, N. Nakamura, K. Jensen, E. Margolis, C. Friedsam and F. Spaepen, "Three-dimensional confocal microscopy study of boundaries between colloidal crystals", in (T. Proulx, ed.) Optical Measurements, Modeling and Metrology, Volume 5, Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics, Volume 5, 69-74 (2011).

267. I.B. Ramsteiner, D.A. Weitz and F. Spaepen, "The stiffness of the crystal-liquid interface in a hard-sphere colloidal system measured from capillary fluctuations", Physical Review E 82: 041603 (2010).

265. P. Schall and F. Spaepen, "Dislocations in colloidal crystals", in Dislocations in Solids, Edited by J.P. Hirth and S. Kubin, Elsevier, Volume 16, 233-261 (2010).

264. I.B. Ramsteiner, K.E. Jensen, D.A. Weitz and F. Spaepen, "Experimental observation of the crystallization of hard-sphere colloidal particles by sedimentation onto flat and patterned surfaces", Physical Review E 79: 011403, 1-6 (2009).

263. P. Schall, D.A. Weitz and F. Spaepen, "Structural rearrangements that govern flow in colloidal glasses", Science 318: 1895-1899 (2007).

254. P. Schall and F. Spaepen, "Dislocation imaging in f.c.c. colloidal single crystals", International Journal of Materials Research (Zeitschrift für Metallkunde) 97 , 958-962 (2006).

253. P. Schall, I. Cohen. D.A. Weitz and F. Spaepen, "Visualising dislocation nucleation by indenting colloidal crystals", Nature: 440, 319-323 (2006). PDF Download

246. P. Schall, I. Cohen, D.A. Weitz and F. Spaepen, "Dynamics of dislocations in thin colloidal crystals", to appear the in the Proceedings of the International Workshop on Nanomechanics, July 14-17, 2004, Asilomar, CA; to be published by Kluwer.

242. P. Schall, I. Cohen, D.A. Weitz and F. Spaepen, "Visualization of dislocation dynamics in colloidal crystals", Science 05: 1944-1948 (2004). PDF Download