System for forming janus particles

Liang Hong (Inventor), Steve Granick (Inventor), Shan Jiang (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


The invention is a method of forming Janus particles, that includes forming an emulsion that contains initial particles, a first liquid, and a second liquid; solidifying the first liquid to form a solid that contains at least a portion of the initial particles on a surface of the solid; and treating the exposed particle sides with a first surface modifying agent, to form the Janus particles. Each of the initial particles on the surface has an exposed particle side and a blocked particle side.
Original languageEnglish (US)
U.S. patent number7875654
Filing date3/23/07
StatePublished - Jan 25 2011


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