Publications


    Preprints

  1. Optimal self-assembly pathways towards colloidal lattices with tunable flexibility
    Y. Shelke, D. Pearce, D.J. Kraft
    (submitted) (2024)

  2. Non-additivity in many-body interactions between membrane-deforming spheres increases disorder
    A. Azadbakht, T. Weikl, D.J. Kraft
    (submitted) (2024)

  3. Optimality in superselective surface binding by multivalent DNA nanostars
    C. Linne, E. Heemskerk, J. Zwanikken, D.J. Kraft, L. Laan
    (submitted) (2023)

  4. Dumbbell impurities in 2D crystals of repulsive colloidal spheres induce particle-bound dislocations
    V. Meester, C. van der Wel, R. Verweij, G. Biondaro, D.J. Kraft
    (submitted) (2020)

  5. 2024

  6. Designing highly efficient lock-and-key interactions in anisotropic active particles
    S. Riedel, L. Hoffmann, L. Giomi, D.J. Kraft
    Nature Communications, 15, 5692 (2024)

  7. Power-law intermittency in the gradient-induced self-propulsion of colloidal swimmers
    N. Oikonomeas-Koppasis, S. Ketzetzi, D.J. Kraft, P. Schall
    Soft Matter (accepted) (2024)
    Highlighted on the back cover

  8. Supported lipid membranes with designed geometry
    M. Rinaldin, SLD. ten Haaf, EJ. Vegter, C. van der Wel, P. Fonda, L. Giomi, D.J. Kraft
    Soft Matter (accepted) (2024)

  9. Soft and stiff normal modes in floppy colloidal square lattices
    J. Melio, S. Henkes, D.J. Kraft
    Physical Review Letters, 132, 07820 (2024)
    Highlighted on the cover of PRL: https://journals.aps.org/prl/issues/132/7#

  10. Non-additivity in interactions between three membrane-wrapped colloidal spheres
    A. Azadbakht, B. Meadowcroft, J. Majek, A. Saric, D.J. Kraft
    Biophysical Journal, 123(3), 307-316 (2024)

  11. 2023

  12. Wrapping pathways of anisotropic dumbbell particles by giant unilamellar vesicles
    A. Azadbakht, B. Meadowcroft, T. Varkevisser, A. Saric, D.J. Kraft
    Nano Letters, 23(10), 4267-4273 (2023)

  13. Flexible Colloidal Molecules with Directional Bonds and Controlled Flexibility
    Y. Shelke, F. Camerin, S. Marin-Aguilar, R.W. Verweij, M. Dijkstra, D.J. Kraft
    ACS Nano, 17 (13), 12234–12246 (2023)

  14. Brownian motion of flexibly linked colloidal rings
    R.W. Verweij, J. Melio, I. Chakraborty, D.J. Kraft
    Physical Review E, 107/3, 034602 (2023)

  15. Exploiting anisotropic particle shape to electrostatically assemble colloidal molecules with high yield and purity
    Y. Shelke, S. Marin-Aguilar, F. Camerin, M. Dijkstra, D.J. Kraft
    Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 629, 322-333 (2023)

  16. 2022

  17. Activity-induced interactions and cooperation of artificial microswimmers in one-dimensional environments
    S. Ketzetzi, M. Rinaldin, P. Dröge, J. de Graaf, D.J. Kraft
    Nature Communications, 13 (1), 1772 (2022)

  18. Self-assembly dynamics of reconfigurable colloidal molecules
    I. Chakraborty, D. Pearce, R. Verweij, S. Matysik, L. Giomi, D.J. Kraft
    ACS Nano, 16 (2), 2471-2480 (2022)

  19. 2021

  20. Direct visualization of superselective colloid-surface binding mediated by multivalent interactions
    C. Linne, D. Visco, S. Angioletti-Uberti, L. Laan, D.J. Kraft
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118 (36), e2106036118 (2021)

  21. Conformations and diffusion of flexibly linked colloidal chains
    R.W. Verweij, P.G. Moerman, L.P.P. Huijnen, N.E.G. Ligthart, I. Chakraborty, J. Groenewold, W.K. Kegel, A. van Blaaderen, D.J. Kraft
    Journal of Physics:Materials, 4(3), 035002 (2021)
    Awarded with Young Investigator Award

  22. 2020

  23. Flexibility-induced effects in the Brownian motion of colloidal trimers
    R.W. Verweij, S. Ketzetzi, J. de Graaf, D.J. Kraft
    Physical Review Research, 2(3), 033136 (2020)

  24. Height distribution and orientation of colloidal dumbbells near a wall
    R.W. Verweij, S. Ketzetzi, J. de Graaf, D.J. Kraft
    Physical Review E, 102(6), 062608 (2020)

  25. Diffusion-based height analysis reveals robust microswimmer-wall separation
    S. Ketzetzi, J. de Graaf, D.J. Kraft
    Physical Review Letters, 125(23), 238001 (2020)

  26. Catalytically propelled 3D printed colloidal microswimmers
    R.P. Doherty, T. Varkevisser, M. Teunisse, J. Hoecht, S. Ketzetzi, S. Ouhajji, D.J. Kraft
    Soft Matter, 16, 10463-10469 (2020)
    Highlighted as one of the Images of the Year by Nature

  27. Lipid exchange enhances geometric pinning in multicomponent membranes on patterned substrates
    M. Rinaldin, P. Fonda, L. Giomi, D.J. Kraft
    Soft Matter (2020)

  28. Geometric pinning and antimixing in scaffolded lipid vesicles
    M. Rinaldin, P. Fonda, L. Giomi, D.J. Kraft
    Nature Communications (2020)

  29. Slip length dependent propulsion speed of catalytic colloidal swimmers near walls
    S. Ketzetzi, R. Doherty, J. de Graaf, D.J. Kraft
    Physical Review Letters (2020)

  30. 2019

  31. Thermodynamic equilibrium of binary mixtures on curved surfaces
    P. Fonda, M. Rinaldin, D.J. Kraft, L. Giomi
    Physical Review E, 100(3), 032604 (2019)

  32. Interactions between model inclusions on closed lipid bilayer membranes
    T. Idema, D.J. Kraft
    Current Opinion in Colloid & Interface Science (2019)

  33. Colloid supported lipid bilayers for self-assembly
    M. Rinaldin, R. Verweij, I. Chakraborty, D.J. Kraft
    Soft Matter (2019)
    Emerging Investigators Issue 2019, open access

  34. 2018

  35. Interface geometry of binary mixtures on curved substrates
    P. Fonda, M. Rinaldin, D.J. Kraft, L. Giomi
    Physical Review E, 98 (3), 032801 (2018)

  36. Micrometer-sized TPM emulsion droplets with surface-mobile binding groups
    C. van der Wel, G. van de Stolpe, R. Verweij, D.J. Kraft
    Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 30 (9) (2018)
    Special issue, Liquid Matter 2017

  37. Complex patchy colloids shaped from deformable seed particles through capillary interactions
    V. Meester, D.J. Kraft
    Soft Matter, 14, 1162-1170 (2018)

  38. 2017

  39. Tuning Patchy Bonds Induced by Critical Casimir Forces
    T.A. Nguyen, A. Newton, D.J. Kraft, P.G. Bolhuis, P. Schall
    Materials, 10 (11), 1265 (2017)

  40. Surfactant-free colloidal particles with specific binding affinity
    C. van der Wel, N. Bossert, Q.J. Mank, M.G.T. Winter, D. Heinrich, D.J. Kraft
    Langmuir, 33 (38), 9803-9810 (2017)

  41. Microparticle assembly pathways on lipid membranes
    C. van der Wel, D. Heinrich, D.J. Kraft
    Biophysical Journal, 113 (5), 1037-1046 (2017)
    Biophysical Journal Paper of the Year 2017 Award

  42. Switching colloidal superstructures by critical Casimir forces
    T.A. Nguyen, A. Newton, S.J. Veen, D.J. Kraft, P.G. Bolhuis, P. Schall
    Advanced Materials, 29 (34), 1700819 (2017)

  43. Preparation of colloidal organosilica spheres through spontaneous emulsification
    C. van der Wel, R.K. Bhan, R.W. Verweij, H.C. Frijters, Z. Gong, A.D. Hollingsworth, S. Sacanna, D.J. Kraft
    Langmuir, 33 (33), 8174-8180 (2017)

  44. Illuminating the reaction pathways of viromimetic assembly
    H.E. Cingil, E.B. Boz, G. Biondaro, R. De Vries, M.A. Cohen Stuart, D.J. Kraft, P. van der Schoot, J. Sprakel
    Journal of the American Chemical Society, 139 (13), 4962-4968 (2017)

  45. Modelling critical Casimir force induced self-assembly experiments on patchy colloidal dumbbells
    A.C. Newton, T.A. Nguyen, S.J. Veen, D.J. Kraft, P. Schall, P.G. Bolhuis
    Soft Matter, 13 (28), 4903-4915 (2017)

  46. Colloidal joints with designed motion range and tunable joint flexibility
    I. Chakraborty, V. Meester, C. van der Wel, D.J. Kraft
    Nanoscale, 9 (23), 7814-7821 (2017)

  47. 2016

  48. Automated tracking of colloidal clusters with sub-pixel accuracy and precision
    C. van der Wel, D.J. Kraft
    Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 29 (4), 044001 (2016)

  49. Spherical, Dimpled, and Crumpled Hybrid Colloids with Tunable Surface Morphology
    V. Meester, D.J. Kraft
    Langmuir, 32 (41), 10668-10677 (2016)

  50. Lipid membrane-mediated attraction between curvature inducing objects
    C. van der Wel, A. Vahid, A. Šarić, T. Idema, D. Heinrich, D.J. Kraft
    Scientific Reports, 6, 32825 (2016)

  51. Synthesis of sub-micron sized hollow, and nanoporous phenylsiloxane spheres through use of phenyltrimethoxysilane as surfmer: Insights into the surfactant and factors influencing the particle architecture
    M. Segers, M. Sliepen, D.J. Kraft, M. Möller, P. Buskens
    Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 497, 378-384 (2016)

  52. Self-Assembly Dynamics of Linear Virus-Like Particles: Theory and Experiment
    M.T. Punter, A. Hernandez-Garcia, D.J. Kraft, R. de Vries, P. van der Schoot
    The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 120 (26), 6286-6297 (2016)

  53. Colloidal Recycling: Reconfiguration of Random Aggregates into Patchy Particles
    V. Meester, R.W. Verweij, C. van der Wel, D.J. Kraft
    ACS Nano, 10 (4), 4322-4329 (2016)

  54. Selective depletion interactions in mixtures of rough and smooth silica spheres
    M. Kamp, M. Hermes, C.M. Van Kats, D.J. Kraft, W.K. Kegel, M. Dijkstra, A. van Blaaderen
    Langmuir, 32 (5), 1233-1240 (2016)

  55. 2015

  56. Self-assembly of "Mickey Mouse" shaped colloids into tube-like structures: experiments and simulations
    J.R. Wolters, G. Avvisati, F. Hagemans, T. Vissers, D.J. Kraft, M. Dijkstra, W.K. Kegel
    Soft Matter, 11 (6), 1067-1077 (2015)

  57. 2014

  58. Design and self-assembly of simple coat proteins for artificial viruses
    A Hernandez-Garcia, D.J. Kraft, A.F.J. Janssen, P.H.H. Bomans, N.A.J.M. Sommerdijk, D.M.E. Thies-Weesie, M.E. Favretto, R. Brock, F.A. de Wolf, M.W.T. Werten, P. van der Schoot, M. Cohen Stuart, R. de Vries
    Nature Nanotechnology, 9 (9), 698-702 (2014)

  59. 2013

  60. Brownian motion and the hydrodynamic friction matrix for colloidal particles of arbitrary shape
    D.J. Kraft, R. Wittkowski, B. ten Hagen, K. Edmond, D.J. Pine, H. Löwen
    Rapid Communication, Phys. Rev. E, 88 (5), 050301(R) (2013)

  61. 2012

  62. Surface Roughness Directed Self-Assembly of Colloidal Micelles
    D.J. Kraft, R. Ni, F. Smallenburg, M. Hermes, K. Yoon, D. Weitz, A. van Blaaderen, J. Groenewold, M. Dijkstra, W.K. Kegel
    PNAS, 109 (27), 10787-10792 (2012)
    Highlighted on the Cover of PNAS

  63. A Kinetic Zipper Model and the Assembly of Tobacco Mosaic Virus
    D.J. Kraft, W.K. Kegel, P. van der Schoot
    Biophysical Journal, 102 (12), 2845-2855 (2012)

  64. 2011

  65. Reversible emulsification controlled by ionic surfactants and responsive nanoparticles
    J. Zwanikken, K. Ioannidou, D. Kraft, R. van Roij
    Soft Matter, 7 (23), 11093-11097 (2011)

  66. 2010

  67. Patchy polymer colloids with tunable anisotropy dimensions
    D.J. Kraft, J. Hilhorst, M.A.P. Heinen, M.J. Hoogenraad, B. Luigjes, W.K. Kegel
    The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 115 (22), 7175-7181 (2010)
    Erratum: ...

  68. Evolution of Equilibrium Pickering Emulsions - A Matter of Time Scales
    D.J. Kraft, B. Luigjes, J.W.J. de Folter, A.P. Philipse, W.K. Kegel
    The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 114 (38), 12257-12263 (2010)

  69. Conditions for equilibrium solid-stabilized emulsions
    D.J. Kraft, J.W.J. de Folter, B. Luigjes, S.I.R. Castillo, S. Sacanna, A.P. Philipse, W.K. Kegel
    The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 114 (32), 10347-10356 (2010)

  70. 2009

  71. Self-Assembly of Colloids with Liquid Protrusions
    D.J. Kraft, W.S. Vlug, C.M. van Kats, A. van Blaaderen, A. Imhof, W.K.Kegel
    Journal of the American Chemical Society, 131(3), 1182-1186 (2009)
    Science Highlight: This article was highlighted in the Editor’s Choice Section: A Colloidal Erector Set, Science, 323, p. 855

  72. Colloidal Molecules with Well-Controlled Bond Angles
    D.J. Kraft, J. Groenewold, W.K. Kegel
    Soft Matter, 5(2), 3823-3826 (2009)

  73. 2006

  74. Analysis of multifrequency interferometry in a cylindrical plasma
    D.J. Kraft, R.D. Bengtson, B.N. Breizman, D.G. Chavers, C.C. Dobson, J.E. Jones, V.T. Jacobson
    Rev. Sci. Instrum., 77, 10E910 (2006)