Propulsion of zwitterionic surfactant-stabilized water-in-oil droplets by low electric fields

Lotta Gustavsson, Bo Peng, Rémi Plamont*, Olli Ikkala*

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Abstract

We show directional and controllable propulsion of zwitterionic surfactant-stabilized water-in-oil droplets driven by low electric fields. Our results suggest that the propulsion mechanism is based on stimulus-responsive on-demand interfacial phenomena.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4467-4470
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Volume60
Issue number33
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2 Apr 2024
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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