Picking up Nanoparticles with Functional Droplets

Irem Kosif, Chia Chih Chang, Ying Bai, Alexander E. Ribbe, Anna C. Balazs, Todd Emrick*

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Polymer stabilized droplets are used to pickup nanoparticles from surfaces in a fluid-driven system, mimicking the action of osteoclasts. Favorable interactions between the nanoparticles and droplets help drive nanoparticle pickup.

Original languageEnglish
Article number1400121
JournalAdvanced Materials Interfaces
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1 Aug 2014


  • fluid-driven droplets
  • nanoparticles
  • osteoblast
  • osteoclast
  • polymer surfactants


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