Skip to main content

On-Chip Encapsulation of Quasi-Amorphous Photonic Materials with Controlled Shell Thickness

Buy Article:

$105.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Double emulsion micro-capsules exhibiting photonic colors are fabricated on a microfluidic chip with controlled shell thickness by utilizing a two-stage flow-focusing effect and an in situ UV polymerization technique. The colors of fabricated photonic capsules are controlled by changing the size of nanoparticles. Capsules exhibiting blue, green and red colors are successfully fabricated using quasi-amorphous photonic solution consisting of silica nanoparticles with diameter of d = 152±9.3, 180±9.0 and 225±14.9 nm respectively. The shell thickness of fabricated photonic capsules is controlled from 8.8 to 22.1 μm by adjusting the flow rate ratio injected into a micro fluidic chip.
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
No Article Media
No Metrics


Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 01 February 2017

More about this publication?
  • Science of Advanced Materials (SAM) is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed journal consolidating research activities in all aspects of advanced materials in the fields of science, engineering and medicine into a single and unique reference source. SAM provides the means for materials scientists, chemists, physicists, biologists, engineers, ceramicists, metallurgists, theoreticians and technocrats to publish original research articles as reviews with author's photo and short biography, full research articles and communications of important new scientific and technological findings, encompassing the fundamental and applied research in all latest aspects of advanced materials.
  • Editorial Board
  • Information for Authors
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more