Publications

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2023

  1. Self-assembly of dodecagonal and octagonal quasicrystals in hard spheres on a plane
    E. Fayen, M. Impéror-Clerc, L. Filion, G. Foffi, and F. Smallenburg, Soft Matter 19, 2654 (2023).
  2. Improving the prediction of glassy dynamics by pinpointing the local cage
    R. M. Alkemade, F. Smallenburg, and L. Filion, Journal Of Chemical Physics 158, 134512 (2023).
  3. A hard-sphere quasicrystal stabilized by configurational entropy
    E. Fayen, L. Filion, G. Foffi, and F. Smallenburg, Submitted (2023).
  4. In search of a precursor for crystal nucleation of hard and charged colloids
    M. de Jager, F. Smallenburg, and L. Filion, Journal Of Chemical Physics 159, 134902 (2023).
  5. Quasi-crystalline order in vibrated granular matter
    A. Plati, R. Maire, E. Fayen, F. Boulogne, F. Restagno, F. Smallenburg, and G. Foffi, Accepted In Nature Physics (2023).
  6. Colloidal Hard Spheres: Triumphs, Challenges and Mysteries
    C. P. Royall, P. Charbonneau, M. Dijkstra, J. Russo, F. Smallenburg, T. Speck, and C. Valeriani, Arxiv Preprint Arxiv:2305.02452 (2023).

2022

  1. Correlation between plastic rearrangements and local structure in a cyclically driven glass
    S. Mitra, S. Marín-Aguilar, S. Sastry, F. Smallenburg, and G. Foffi, Journal Of Chemical Physics 156, 074503 (2022).
  2. Efficient event-driven simulations of hard spheres
    and F. Smallenburg, European Physical Journal E 45, 22 (2022).
  3. Double-Lattice Packing of Pentagonal Gold Bipyramids in Supercrystals with Triclinic Symmetry
    J. Lyu, W. Chaâbani, E. Modin, A. Chuvilin, T. Bizien, F. Smallenburg, M. Impéror-Clerc, D. Constantin, and C. Hamon, Advanced Materials 34, 2200883 (2022).
  4. Comparing machine learning techniques for predicting glassy dynamics
    R. M. Alkemade, E. Boattini, L. Filion, and F. Smallenburg, Journal Of Chemical Physics 156, 204503 (2022).

2021

  1. Negative resistance for colloids driven over two barriers in a microchannel
    U. Zimmermann, H. Löwen, C. Kreuter, A. Erbe, P. Leiderer, and F. Smallenburg, Soft Matter 17, 516 (2021).
  2. Monodisperse patchy particle glass former
    S. Marín-Aguilar, F. Smallenburg, F. Sciortino, and G. Foffi, Journal Of Chemical Physics 154, 174501 (2021).
  3. Point defects in crystals of charged colloids
    R. M. Alkemade, M. de Jager, B. van Der Meer, F. Smallenburg, and L. Filion, Journal Of Chemical Physics 154, 164905 (2021). (Editor's Pick)
  4. Averaging local structure to predict the dynamic propensity in supercooled liquids
    E. Boattini, F. Smallenburg, and L. Filion, Physical Review Letters 127, 088007 (2021). (Editor's Suggestion)
  5. Topology of orientational defects in confined smectic liquid crystals
    P. A. Monderkamp, R. Wittmann, L. B. Cortes, D. G. Aarts, F. Smallenburg, and H. Löwen, Physical Review Letters 127, 198001 (2021). (Editor's Suggestion)

2020

  1. Tetrahedrality Dictates Dynamics in Hard Sphere Mixtures
    S. Marín-Aguilar, H. H. Wensink, G. Foffi, and F. Smallenburg, Physical Review Letters 124, 208005 (2020).
  2. Rotational and translational dynamics in dense fluids of patchy particles
    S. Marín-Aguilar, H. H. Wensink, G. Foffi, and F. Smallenburg, Journal Of Chemical Physics 152, 084501 (2020).
  3. High antisite defect concentrations in hard-sphere colloidal Laves phases
    B. van der Meer, F. Smallenburg, M. Dijkstra, and L. Filion, Soft Matter (2020).
  4. Infinite-pressure phase diagram of binary mixtures of (non) additive hard disks
    E. Fayen, A. Jagannathan, G. Foffi, and F. Smallenburg, Journal Of Chemical Physics 152, 204901 (2020).
  5. Autonomously revealing hidden local structures in supercooled liquids
    E. Boattini, S. Marín-Aguilar, S. Mitra, G. Foffi, F. Smallenburg, and L. Filion, Nature Communications 11, 5479 (2020).
  6. Modeling of many-body interactions between elastic spheres through symmetry functions
    E. Boattini, N. Bezem, S. N. Punnathanam, F. Smallenburg, and L. Filion, Journal Of Chemical Physics 153, 064902 (2020). (Editor's Suggestion)

2019

  1. Slowing down supercooled liquids by manipulating their local structure
    S. Marín-Aguilar, H. H. Wensink, G. Foffi, and F. Smallenburg, Soft Matter 15, 9886 (2019).
  2. Phase diagram of two-dimensional colloids with Yukawa repulsion and dipolar attraction
    N. P. Kryuchkov, F. Smallenburg, A. V. Ivlev, S. O. Yurchenko, and H. Löwen, Journal Of Chemical Physics 150, 104903 (2019).
  3. Pressure, surface tension, and curvature in active systems: A touch of equilibrium
    R. Wittmann, F. Smallenburg, and J. M. Brader, Journal Of Chemical Physics 150, 174908 (2019).

2018

  1. Liquid crystals of hard rectangles on flat and cylindrical manifolds
    C. E. Sitta, F. Smallenburg, R. Wittkowski, and H. Löwen, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 20, 5285 (2018).
  2. Static structure of active Brownian hard disks
    N. de Macedo Biniossek, H. Löwen, T. Voigtmann, and F. Smallenburg, Journal Of Physics: Condensed Matter 30, 074001 (2018).
  3. Revealing a Vacancy Analog of the Crowdion Interstitial in Simple Cubic Crystals
    B. van der Meer, R. van Damme, M. Dijkstra, F. Smallenburg, and L. Filion, Physical Review Letters 121, 258001 (2018).
  4. Neural-network-based order parameters for classification of binary hard-sphere crystal structures
    E. Boattini, M. Ram, F. Smallenburg, and L. Filion, Molecular Physics 116, 3066 (2018).

2017

  1. Phase and vacancy behaviour of hard "slanted" cubes
    R. van Damme, B. van der Meer, J. van den Broeke, F. Smallenburg, and L. Filion, Journal Of Chemical Physics 147, 124501 (2017).
  2. Phase diagram of two-dimensional hard rods from fundamental mixed measure density functional theory
    R. Wittmann, C. E. Sitta, F. Smallenburg, and H. Löwen, Journal Of Chemical Physics 147, 134908 (2017).
  3. Low-temperature crystal structures of the hard core square shoulder model
    A. Gabriëlse, H. Löwen, and F. Smallenburg, Materials 10, 1280 (2017).
  4. Diffusion and interactions of interstitials in hard-sphere interstitial solid solutions
    B. van der Meer, E. Lathouwers, F. Smallenburg, and L. Filion, Journal Of Chemical Physics 147, 234903 (2017).

2016

  1. Flow of colloidal solids and fluids through constrictions: dynamical density functional theory versus simulation
    U. Zimmermann, F. Smallenburg, and H. Löwen, Journal Of Physics: Condensed Matter 28, 244019 (2016).
  2. Close packing of rods on spherical surfaces
    F. Smallenburg, and H. Löwen, Journal Of Chemical Physics 144, 164903 (2016).
  3. Crystals of Janus colloids at various interaction ranges
    Z. Preisler, T. Vissers, F. Smallenburg, and F. Sciortino, Journal Of Chemical Physics 145, 064513 (2016).
  4. Hard rectangles near curved hard walls: Tuning the sign of the Tolman length
    C. E. Sitta, F. Smallenburg, R. Wittkowski, and H. Löwen, Journal Of Chemical Physics 145, 204508 (2016).

2015

  1. Entropy-driven formation of large icosahedral colloidal clusters by spherical confinement
    B. de Nijs, S. Dussi, F. Smallenburg, J. D. Meeldijk, D. J. Groenendijk, L. Filion, A. Imhof, A. van Blaaderen, and M. Dijkstra, Nature Materials 14, 56 (2015).
  2. Swim pressure on walls with curves and corners
    F. Smallenburg, and H. Löwen, Physical Review E 92, 032304 (2015).
  3. Crystallization and reentrant melting of charged colloids in nonpolar solvents
    T. Kanai, N. Boon, P. J. Lu, E. Sloutskin, A. B. Schofield, F. Smallenburg, R. van Roij, M. Dijkstra, and D. A. Weitz, Physical Review E 91, 030301 (2015).
  4. Long-ranged oppositely charged interactions for designing new types of colloidal clusters
    A. F. Demirörs, J. C. Stiefelhagen, T. Vissers, F. Smallenburg, M. Dijkstra, A. Imhof, and A. van Blaaderen, Physical Review X 5, 021012 (2015).
  5. Tuning the liquid-liquid transition by modulating the hydrogen-bond angular flexibility in a model for water
    F. Smallenburg, and F. Sciortino, Physical Review Letters 115, 015701 (2015). (Editor's Suggestion)
  6. Liquid--Liquid Phase Transitions in Tetrahedrally Coordinated Fluids via Wertheim Theory
    F. Smallenburg, L. Filion, and F. Sciortino, Journal Of Physical Chemistry B 119, 9076 (2015).
  7. Phase diagram of the ST2 model of water
    F. Smallenburg, P. H. Poole, and F. Sciortino, Molecular Physics 113, 2791 (2015).

2014

  1. Equilibrium phases of one-patch colloids with short-range attractions
    Z. Preisler, T. Vissers, G. Munaò, F. Smallenburg, and F. Sciortino, Soft Matter 10, 5121 (2014).
  2. An experimental and simulation study on the self-assembly of colloidal cubes in external electric fields
    H. R. Vutukuri, F. Smallenburg, S. Badaire, A. Imhof, M. Dijkstra, and A. van Blaaderen, Soft Matter 10, 9110 (2014).
  3. Gels of DNA nanostars never crystallize
    L. Rovigatti, F. Smallenburg, F. Romano, and F. Sciortino, Acs Nano 8, 3567 (2014).
  4. Cooperative polymerization of one-patch colloids
    T. Vissers, F. Smallenburg, G. Munaò, Z. Preisler, and F. Sciortino, Journal Of Chemical Physics 140, 144902 (2014).
  5. Erasing no-man’s land by thermodynamically stabilizing the liquid--liquid transition in tetrahedral particles
    F. Smallenburg, L. Filion, and F. Sciortino, Nature Physics 10, 653 (2014).

2013

  1. Cluster formation in one-patch colloids: low coverage results
    G. Munaò, Z. Preisler, T. Vissers, F. Smallenburg, and F. Sciortino, Soft Matter 9, 2652 (2013).
  2. Predicting crystals of Janus colloids
    T. Vissers, Z. Preisler, F. Smallenburg, M. Dijkstra, and F. Sciortino, Journal Of Chemical Physics 138, 164505 (2013).
  3. Colloidal clusters by using emulsions and dumbbell-shaped particles: Experiments and simulations
    B. Peng, F. Smallenburg, A. Imhof, M. Dijkstra, and A. van Blaaderen, Angewandte Chemie International Edition 52, 6709 (2013).
  4. Phase diagram of one-patch colloids forming tubes and lamellae
    Z. Preisler, T. Vissers, F. Smallenburg, G. Munaò, and F. Sciortino, Journal Of Physical Chemistry B 117, 9540 (2013).
  5. Gelling by heating
    S. Roldán-Vargas, F. Smallenburg, W. Kob, and F. Sciortino, Scientific Reports 3, 2451 (2013).
  6. Liquids more stable than crystals in particles with limited valence and flexible bonds
    F. Smallenburg, and F. Sciortino, Nature Physics 9, 554 (2013).
  7. Patchy particle model for vitrimers
    F. Smallenburg, L. Leibler, and F. Sciortino, Physical Review Letters 111, 188002 (2013).
  8. Understanding tetrahedral liquids through patchy colloids
    I. Saika-Voivod, F. Smallenburg, and F. Sciortino, Journal Of Chemical Physics 139, 234901 (2013).
  9. Phase diagram of a reentrant gel of patchy particles
    S. Roldán-Vargas, F. Smallenburg, W. Kob, and F. Sciortino, Journal Of Chemical Physics 139, 244910 (2013).

2012

  1. Spiers Memorial Lecture: Effect of interaction specificity on the phase behaviour of patchy particles
    N. Dorsaz, L. Filion, F. Smallenburg, and D. Frenkel, Faraday Discussions 159, 9 (2012).
  2. Surface roughness directed self-assembly of patchy particles into colloidal micelles
    D. J. Kraft, R. Ni, F. Smallenburg, M. Hermes, K. Yoon, D. A. Weitz, A. van Blaaderen, J. Groenewold, M. Dijkstra, and W. K. Kegel, Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences 109, 10787 (2012).
  3. Vacancy-stabilized crystalline order in hard cubes
    F. Smallenburg, L. Filion, M. Marechal, and M. Dijkstra, Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences 109, 17886 (2012).
  4. Self-assembly of colloidal particles into strings in a homogeneous external electric or magnetic field
    F. Smallenburg, H. R. Vutukuri, A. Imhof, A. van Blaaderen, and M. Dijkstra, Journal Of Physics: Condensed Matter 24, 464113 (2012).

2011

  1. Phase diagrams of colloidal spheres with a constant zeta-potential
    F. Smallenburg, N. Boon, M. Kater, M. Dijkstra, and R. van Roij, Journal Of Chemical Physics 134, 074505 (2011).
  2. Measuring colloidal forces from particle position deviations inside an optical trap
    D. El Masri, P. van Oostrum, F. Smallenburg, T. Vissers, A. Imhof, M. Dijkstra, and A. van Blaaderen, Soft Matter 7, 3462 (2011).
  3. Crystal nucleation in binary hard-sphere mixtures: the effect of order parameter on the cluster composition
    R. Ni, F. Smallenburg, L. Filion, and M. Dijkstra, Molecular Physics 109, 1213 (2011).

2010

  1. Phase diagram of colloidal spheres in a biaxial electric or magnetic field
    F. Smallenburg, and M. Dijkstra, Journal Of Chemical Physics 132, 204508 (2010).

2009

  1. Efficient method for predicting crystal structures at finite temperature: Variable box shape simulations
    L. Filion, M. Marechal, B. van Oorschot, D. Pelt, F. Smallenburg, and M. Dijkstra, Physical Review Letters 103, 188302 (2009). (Editor's Suggestion)

2008

  1. Universality class of the pair contact process with diffusion
    F. Smallenburg, and G. Barkema, Physical Review E 78, 031129 (2008).