Publications Soft Matter & Photonics group

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  • J. Haberko, L.S. Froufe-Pérez and F. Scheffold, Transition from Light Diffusion to Localization in Three-Dimensional Hyperuniform Dielectric Networks near the Band Edge, submitted,  
  • Luis-Hita, Jorge, Manuel I. Marques, Rafael Delgado-Buscalioni, Nuno de Sousa, Luis S. Froufe-Perez, Frank Scheffold, and Juan Jose Saenz. "Light induced" Mock Gravity" at the nanoscale.”, submitted,  


Publications in international peer-reviewed scientific journals

  1. G.M. Conley, J.L. Harden and F. Scheffold, "Relationship between Rheology and Structure of Interpenetrating, Deforming and Compressing Microgels", Nature Communications, accepted, to appear, preprint of an earlier version available at
  2. Yoon, Jiwon, F. Scheffold, and K. H. Ahn. "Colloidal dynamics and elasticity of dense wax particle suspensions over a wide range of volume fractions when tuning the softness by temperature." Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, accepted, to appear (2019)
  3. H.S. Kim, N. Senbil. C. Zhang, F. Scheffold and T.G. Mason, Diffusing wave microrheology of highly scattering concentrated monodisperse emulsions, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116 (16) 7766-7771 (2019)
  4. N. Senbil, M. Gruber, C. Zhang, M. Fuchs, and F. Scheffold, Experimental observation of strongly heterogeneous displacements at the depinning transition in a colloidal glass, Physical Review Letters 122, 108002 (2019).
  5. T. Sai, B.D. Wilts, A. Sicher, U. Steiner, U., F. Scheffold, E.R. & Dufresne, When Black and White make Green: the Surprising Interplay of Structure and Pigments. CHIMIA International Journal for Chemistry73(1), 47-50 (2019).
  6. A. Zenuni, C. Zhang, L. Haeni, B. Rothen-Rutishauser, & F. Scheffold, Structure and Sedimentation Kinetics of Dense Suspensions of Fibroblast Cells. CHIMIA International Journal for Chemistry73(1), 43-46 (2019).
  7. F. Croccolo, S. Castellini, F. Scheffold and A. Vailati, Nonequilibrium solid-solid phase transition in a lattice of liquid jets, Phys. Rev. E., Physical Review E, 98(6), 063104 (2018)
  8. M.A. Fernandez-Rodriguez, R. Elnathan, R. Ditcovski, G. M. Conley, F. Timpu, A.d Rauh, K. Geisel, T. Ellenbogen, R. Grange, F. Scheffold, M. Karg, W. Richtering, N. Voelcker, & L. Isa,” Fully tunable 2D Binary Colloidal Alloys for Soft Nanotemplating”, Nanoscale, 10(47), 22189-22195 (2018).
  9. J. Yoon, F. Cardinaux, C. Lapointe, C. Zhang, T.G. Mason, K. H. Ahn, & F. Scheffold, Brownian dynamics of colloidal microspheres with tunable elastic properties from soft to hard. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 546, 360-365 (2018).
  10.  M. Braibanti, H.S. Kim, N. Şenbil, M.J. Pagenkopp, T.G. Mason, F. Scheffold, The liquid-glass-jamming transition in disordered ionic nanoemulsions, Scientific Reports 7 (1), 13879 (2017)
  11.  M. Conley, P. Aebischer, S. Nöjd, P. Schurtenberger, F. Scheffold, Jamming and overpacking fuzzy microgels: Deformation, interpenetration, and compression, Science Advances 3 (10), e1700969 (2017)
  12.  J. Kohn, M. Ryser, F. Scheffold, A. Stefanov, High precision dispersion measurement with a multi-loop Mach-Zehnder interferometer, Optical Fiber Technology 36, 203–209 (2017)
  13.  L.S. Froufe-Pérez, M. Engel, J.J. Sáenz, F. Scheffold, Band gap formation and Anderson localization in disordered photonic materials with structural correlations, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114 (36), 05130 (2017)
  14.  N. Muller, J. Haberko, C. Marichy, F. Scheffold, Photonic hyperuniform networks obtained by silicon double inversion of polymer templates, Optica 4 (3), 361-366 (2017)
  15.  C. Zhang, M. Reufer, D. Gaudino, F. Scheffold, Improved diffusing wave spectroscopy based on the automatized determination of the optical transport and absorption mean free path, Korea-Australia Rheology Journal 29 (4), 241-247 (2017)
  16.  C. Zhang, N. Gnan, T. G. Mason, E. Zaccarelli, and F. Scheffold, Dynamical and structural signatures of the glass transition in emulsions, Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment (JSTAT), 094003 (2016)
  17.  N. de Sousa, J. J. Saenz, F. Scheffold, A. Garcıa-Martın, and L. S. Froufe-Perez, Fluctuations of the electromagnetic local density of states as a probe for structural phase switching, Phys. Rev. A. 94, 043832 (2016)
  18.  L.S. Froufe-Pérez, M. Engel, P. F. Damasceno, N. Muller, J. Haberko, S. C. Glotzer, and F. Scheffold, Role of short-range order and hyperuniformity in the formation of band gaps in disordered photonic materials, Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 053902 (2016)
  19.  H.S. Kim, F. Scheffold and T.G. Mason, Entropic, electrostatic, and interfacial regimes in concentrated Disordered Ionic Emulsions disordered ionic emulsions, Rheologica Acta 55 (8), 683–697 (2016) – Rheologica Acta publication award 2018.
  20.  G.M. Conley, S. Nöjd, M. Braibanti, P. Schurtenberger and F. Scheffold, Superresolution Microscopy of the Volume Phase Transition of pNIPAM Microgels, Colloids and Surfaces A 499, 18–23 (2016)
  21.  I.A. Spühler, G. M. Conley, F. Scheffold, S. G. Sprecher, Super resolution imaging of genetically labelled synapses in Drosophila brain tissue, Front. Cell. Neurosci. 10, 142 (2016)
  22.  N. de Sousa, J.J. Sáenz, F. Scheffold, A García-Martín and L S Froufe-Pérez, Self-diffusion and structural properties of confined fuids in dynamic coexistence, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 28, 135101 (2016)
  23.  C. Marichy, N. Muller L.S. Froufe-Pérez and F. Scheffold, High-quality photonic crystals with a nearly complete band gap obtained by direct inversion of woodpile templates with titanium dioxide, Scientific Reports 6, 21818 (2016)
  24.  G. Scalia and F. Scheffold, Lifetime of fluorescent dye molecules in dense aqueous suspensions of polystyrene nanoparticles, Optics Express 23, 29342-29352 (2015)
  25.  C. Zhang, G. Brügger and F. Scheffold, Tracking of colloids close to contact, Optics Express 23 (17), 22579 (2015)
  26.  G. Brügger, L. S. Froufe-Pérez, F. Scheffold, and J. J. Saenz, Controlling dispersion forces between small particles with artificially created random light fields, Nature Communications 6, 7460 (2015)
  27.  C. Zhang, Cathal B. O’Donovan, E. I. Corwin, F. Cardinaux, T. G. Mason, M. E. Möbius, and F. Scheffold, Structure of marginally jammed polydisperse packings of frictionless spheres, Phys. Rev. E 90, 060301 (R) (2015)
  28.  P. Domínguez-García, F. Cardinaux, E. Bertseva, L. Forró, F. Scheffold, S. Jeney, Accounting for inertia effects to access the high-frequency microrheology of viscoelastic fluids, Phys. Rev. E 90, 060301 (R) (2014)
  29.  F. Croccolo, H. Bataller, and F. Scheffold, Static versus dynamic analysis of the influence of gravity on concentration non equilibrium fluctuations, Eur. Phys. J. E 37: 105 (2014)
  30.  M. Italia, F. Croccolo, F. Scheffold, and Alberto Vailati, Inclined layer convection in a colloidal suspension with negative Soret coefficient at large solutal Rayleigh numbers, Eur. Phys. J. E 37: 101 (2014)
  31.  S. Romer, H. Bissig, P. Schurtenberger and F. Scheffold, Rheology and internal dynamics of colloidal gels from the dilute to the concentrated regime, Europhys. Lett. 108, 48006 (2014)
  32.  T.G. Mason and F. Scheffold, Crossover between entropic and interfacial elasticity and osmotic pressure in uniform disordered emulsions, Soft Matter, 2014, 10, 7109-7116
  33.  F. Scheffold, J. N. Wilking, J. Haberko, F. Cardinaux, and T. G. Mason, The jamming elasticity of emulsions stabilized by ionic surfactants, Soft Matter, 2014, 10, 5040-504
  34.  N. Muller, J. Haberko, C. Marichy, and F. Scheffold, Silicon Hyperuniform Disordered Photonic Materials with a Pronounced Gap in the Shortwave Infrared, Adv. Optical Mater. 2, 115–119 (2014)
  35.  C. Lapointe, P. Zakharov, F. Enderli, T. Feurer, S. Skipetrov and F. Scheffold, Numerical study of Anderson localization of terahertz waves in disordered waveguides, Europhysics Lett. 105, 34002 (2014)