List of publications
  1. E.A.G. Jamie, R.P.A. Dullens and D.G.A.L. Aarts, Surface effects on the demixing of colloid-polymer systems, submitted (2011)
  2. T.O.E. Skinner, D.G.A.L. Aarts and R.P.A. Dullens, Particle dynamics in two-dimensional colloidal grain boundaries, submitted (2011)
  3. R.P.A. Dullens and C. Bechinger, Shear thinning and local melting of colloidal crystals, accepted for publication in Phys. Rev. Lett. (2011)
  4. A.V. Straube, J. Baumgartl, C. Bechinger, A.A. Louis and R.P.A. Dullens, Pattern formation in colloidal explosions, accepted for publications in Europhys. Lett. (2011)
  5. E.A.G. Jamie, R.P.A. Dullens and D.G.A.L. Aarts, Tuning the demixing of colloid-polymer systems through the dispersing solvent, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter (2011)
  6. T.O.E. Skinner, D.G.A.L. Aarts and R.P.A. Dullens, Grain boundary fluctuations in two-dimensional colloidal crystals, Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 168301 (2010)
  7. Lee J. Moore, Richard D. Dear, Michael D. Roel P.A. Dullens and Grant A.D. Ritche, Direct observation of grain rotation induced grain coalescence in two dimensional colloidal crystals, Nano Lett., 10, 4266 (2010)
  8. Volkert W.A. de Villeneuve, Leonie Derendorp, Danny Verboekend, Esther C.M. Vermolen, Willem K. Kegel, Henk N.W. Lekkerkerker and Roel P.A. Dullens, Grain boundary pinning in doped hard sphere crystals, Soft Matter, 5, 2448 (2009)
  9. M.M. van Schooneveld, V.W.A. de Villeneuve, R.P.A. Dullens, D.G.A.L. Aarts, M.E. Leunissen and Willem K. Kegel, Colloidal Gel Formation and Collapse Dynamics, J. Phys. Chem. B, 113, 4560 (2009)
  10. E.A.G. Jamie, G.J. Davies, M.D. Howe, R.P.A. Dullens and D.G.A.L. Aarts, Thermal capillary waves in colloid–polymer mixtures in water, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, 20, 494231 (2008)
  11. Roel P.A. Dullens, Volkert W.A. de Villeneuve, Maurice C.D. Mourad, Andrei V. Petukhov and Willem K. Kegel, Confocal microscopy of structurally arrested colloidal crystals, Eur. Phys. J. Appl. Phys. 44, 21 (2008)
  12. Roel P.A. Dullens, Willem K. Kegel, and Dirk G.A.L. Aarts, Direct measurement of thermodynamic properties of colloidal hard spheres, Oil & Gas Science and Technology - Rev. IFP, 63, 295 (2008)
  13. Roel P.A. Dullens, Dirk G.A.L. Aarts and Willem K. Kegel, Colloidal crystal-fluid interfaces, Phil. Mag. Lett. 87, 893 (2007)
  14. Jörg Baumgartl, Roel P.A. Dullens, Marjolein Dijkstra, Roland Roth and Clemens Bechinger, Experimental observation of structural crossover in binary mixtures of colloidal hard spheres, Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 198303 (2007)
  15.  Roel Dullens, Kijken naar colloidale knikkers, Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Natuurkunde, 73, 100 (2007)
  16.  Roel P.A. Dullens and Andrei V. Petukhov, Second-type disorder in colloidal crystals, Europhysics Lett., 77, 58003 (2007)
  17. Roel P.A. Dullens, Dirk G.A.L. Aarts and Willem K. Kegel, Dynamic broadening of the crystal-fluid interface of colloidal hard spheres, Phys. Rev. Lett., 97, 228301 (2006)
  18. Mark Klokkenburg, Ben H. Erne, Johannes D. Meeldijk, Albrecht Wiedenmann, Andrei V. Petukhov, Roel P.A. Dullens and Albert P. Philipse, In Situ Imaging of Field-Induced Hexagonal Columns in Magnetite Ferrofluids, Phys. Rev. Lett., 97, 185702 (2006)
  19. Roel P.A. Dullens, Colloidal hard spheres: Cooking and Looking, Soft Matter, 2, 805 (2006)
  20. Nikoleta B. Simeonova, Roel P.A. Dullens, Dirk G.A.L. Aarts, Volkert W.A. de Villeneuve, Henk N.W. Lekkerkerker and Willem K. Kegel, Devitrification of colloidal glasses in real-space, Phys. Rev. E, 71, 041401 (2006)
  21. Mark Klokkenburg, Roel P.A. Dullens, Willem K. Kegel, Ben H. Erne and Albert P. Philipse, Quantitative Real-Space Analysis of Self-Assembled Structures Of Magnetic Dipolar Colloids, Phys. Rev. Lett., 96, 037203 (2006)
  22. Roel P.A. Dullens, Maurice C.D. Mourad, Dirk G.A.L. Aarts, Jacob P. Hoogenboom and W.K. Kegel, Shape-induced frustration of hexagonal order in polyhedral colloids, Phys. Rev. Lett., 96, 028304 (2006)
  23. Roel P.A. Dullens, Dirk G.A.L. Aarts and Willem K. Kegel, Direct measurement of the free energy by optical microscopy, Proc. Natl. Ac. Sci USA, 103, 529 (2006)
  24. Volkert W.A. de Villeneuve, D. Verboekend, Roel P.A. Dullens, Dirk G.A.L. Aarts, Willem K. Kegel and Henk N.W. Lekkerkerker, Hard sphere crystal nucleation and growth near large spherical impurities, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, 17, S3371 (2005)
  25. Roel P.A. Dullens, Dirk G.A.L. Aarts, Willem K. Kegel and Henk N.W. Lekkerkerker, The Widom insertion method and ordering in small hard sphere systems, Mol. Phys., 103, 3195 (2005)
  26. Volkert W.A. de Villeneuve, Roel P.A. Dullens, Dirk G.A.L. Aarts, Esther Groeneveld, Johannes H. Scherff, Willem K. Kegel and Henk N.W. Lekkerkerker, Colloidal hard sphere crystal growth frustrated by large spherical impurities, Science, 309, 1231 (2005)
  27. A.V. Pethukov, D. van der Beek, R.P.A. Dullens, I. Dolbnya and H.N.W. Lekkerkerker, Observation of a hexatic columnar liquid crystal of polydisperse colloidal disks, Phys. Rev. Lett., 95, 077801 (2005)
  28. D.G.A.L. Aarts, R.P.A. Dullens and H.N.W. Lekkerkerker, Interfacial dynamics in demixing systems with ultralow interfacial tension, New J. Phys., 7, 40 (2005)
  29. Roel P.A. Dullens and Willem K. Kegel, Topological lifetimes of polydisperse hard spheres at a wall, Phys. Rev. E, 71, 011405 (2005)
  30. Roel P.A. Dullens and Willem Kegel, Reentrant surface melting of colloidal hard spheres, Phys. Rev. Lett., 92, 195702 (2004)
  31. R.P.A. Dullens, E.M. Claesson and W.K. Kegel, Preparation and Properties of Crosslinked Fluorescent Poly(methyl methacrylate) Latex Colloids, Langmuir, 20, 658 - 664 (2004)
  32. D.G.A.L. Aarts, R.P.A. Dullens, H.N.W. Lekkerkerker, D. Bonn and R. van Roij, Interfacial tension and wetting in colloid polymer-mixtures, J. Chem. Phys., 120, 1973 - 1980 (2004)
  33. Roel P.A. Dullens, Maria Claesson, Didi Derks, Alfons van Blaaderen and Willem Kegel, Monodisperse core-shell Poly(methyl methacrylate) latex colloids, Langmuir, 19, 5963 - 5966 (2003) Supporting Information
  34. Krassimir P. Velikov, Christina G. Christova, Roel P.A. Dullens, Alfons van Blaaderen, Layer-by-Layer Growth of Binary Colloidal Crystals, Science, 296, 106 - 109 (2002)
  35. Pieterson L. van, Dullens R.P.A., Peijzel P.S., Meijerink A., Jones G.D., Site-selective laser spectroscopy of 4f(n)-4f(n-1)5d transitions in CaF2 : Pr3+ with F-, D-, H-, Li+, or Na+ charge compensation, J. Chem. Phys., 115, 9393 - 9400 (2001)
  36. Alfons van Blaaderen, Krassimir P. Velikov, Jacob P. Hoogenboom, Dirk L.J. Vossen, Anand Yethiraj, Roel Dullens, Teun van Dillen, Albert Polman, Manipulating Colloidal Crystallization for Photonic Applications: From Self-Organization to Do-It-Yourself Organization, Photonic Crystals and Light Localization in the 21st Century (Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute on Photonic Crystals and Light Localization, Crete, Greece, June 18-30, 2000), 239 – 251


Talks

  1. Colloidal crystals: interfaces, confinement and melting, Seminar given at the Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo, Japan, August 24, 2010
  2. Colloidal crystals: interfaces, confinement and melting, Invited presentation at the CECAM workshop ‘Crystallization: from colloids to pharmaceuticals’, Lausanne, Switserland, July, 2010
  3. Band formation and crystallisation in super-paramagnetic colloids, Invited presentation at IOP meeting ‘Colloids in External Fields’, London, UK, October, 2009
  4. Band formation and crystallisation in super-paramagnetic colloids, Invited talk given at the workshop 'Playing Colloidal Mikado', Oxford, UK, July 6-8, 2009
  5. Structure, dynamics and manipulation of 2D colloidal systems, Invited talk given at the workshop 'Flower and Jammers: from liquid crystals to grains', Lisbon, Portugal, June 17-19, 2009
  6. Two-dimensional colloidal systems in optical and magnetic fields, Seminar given at the Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK, April 24, 2009
  7. Two-dimensional colloidal systems in optical and magnetic fields - micromechanics and band-formation, Seminar given at the University of St. Andrews, UK, April 7, 2009
  8. Two-dimensional colloidal systems in optical and magnetic fields - micromechanics and band-formation, Seminar given at the University of Edinburgh, UK, April 6, 2009
  9. Structure, dynamics and manipulation of colloidal systems in real-space, Invited talk given at the Meeting for recently appointed academics in Physical Chemistry, Edinburgh, UK, September 1-3, 2008
  10. Structure and dynamics of colloidal hard spheres, Seminar given at the University of Surrey, UK, March 10, 2008
  11. Orientational stiffness of two-dimensional colloidal crystals, Seminar given at the University of Bristol, March 6, 2008
  12. Micromechanics of two-dimensional colloidal crystals, Seminar given at the Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, October 9, 2007
  13. Micromechanics of two-dimensional colloidal crystals, Seminar given at the Institute for Computational Physics, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany, July 2, 2007
  14. Colloidal crystal-fluid interfaces, Seminar given at the Institut of Materials Physics in Space, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Cologne, Germany, May 29, 2007
  15. Structural crossover and connectivity in binary hard-sphere mixtures, Talk given at DPG-Spring Meeting of the Division Condensed Matter, Regensburg, Germany, March 26-30, 2007
  16. Second-type disorder in colloidal crystals, Talk given at the International Workshop ‘Polymorphism in Condensed Matter’, Dresden, Germany, November 13-17, 2006
  17. Structural crossover and connectivity in binary hard-sphere mixtures, Seminar given at the Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France, October 27, 2006
  18. Structural crossover and connectivity in binary hard-sphere mixtures, Seminar given at the Heinrich-Heine-University of Düsseldorf, Germany, September 28, 2006
  19. Structure and dynamics of colloidal hard spheres in real-space, Seminar given at the Univeristy of Bristol, Bristol, UK, August 18, 2006
  20. Structure and dynamics of colloidal hard spheres in real-space, Invited talk given at Voorjaarsbijeenkomst of the KNCV (Royal Dutch Chemical Society), Ede, Netherlands, April 25, 2006
  21. Thermodynamics and interfaces of colloidal hard spheres, Invited talk given at the Workshop ‘Soft Matter at interfaces’, Ringberg, Germany, March 5-8, 2006
  22. Cooking and looking at colloids, Talk given at the Workshop ‘Kugeln im Schnee’, Hirschegg, Kleinwalsertal, Austria, February 22-25, 2006
  23. Colloidal hard spheres: Cooking and Looking, Seminar given at the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany, 8 February, 2006
  24. Direct measurement of thermodynamic properties of colloidal hard spheres by optical microscopy, Invited talk at Workshop on Soft Condensed Matter, Amsterdam, 1-2 March, 2005
  25. Reentrant melting of colloidal hard spheres (und mehr ...), Seminar given at the University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, 10 June 2004
  26. Reentrant melting of colloidal hard spheres (und mehr ...), Seminar given at the University of Konstanz, Konstanz, 8 June 2004
  27. Reentrant melting in colloidal hard spheres, Talk given at the Wetenschappelijke vergadering Statistische Fysica, Lunteren, 22-23 January 2004
  28. Reentrant melting in colloidal hard spheres at a wall, Talk given at the 17th ECIS conference, Florence, Italy, 22 September-26 September 2003
  29. Dynamics of colloidal hard spheres near a wall, Talk given at Solid/Fluid Interfaces, Euresco Conference on Complex Fluid Interfaces, San Feliu de Guixols, Spain 29 March-3 April 2003
  30. Wall induced phenomena in colloidal systems, Talk given at the Debye Ontmoetingsdagen, Noordwijkerhout, 24-03-2003
  31. Dynamics of colloidal hard spheres at a wall, Talk given at the Macroscopic Physical Chemistry Meeting, Schiermonnikoog, 12-11-2002
  32. Do colloidal potatoes crystallize? Colloquium given at AMOLF, Amsterdam, 2 October 2002
  33. PMMA core-shell model system for studying Capillary Crystallization in Real Space, Seminar given at the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, 14 Dec 2001
Our work in the press

Magnetic nanoparticles

Direct measurement of the free energy
Crystal growth frustated by spherical impurities
Hexatic columnar colloidal disks
Binary colloidal crystals