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Self-assembly and entropic effects in pear-shaped colloid systems. II. Depletion attraction of pear-shaped particles in a hard-sphere solvent

Schonhofer, Philipp; Marechal, Matthieu; Cleaver, Douglas; Schroeder-Turk, Gerd

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We consider depletion effects of a pear-shaped colloidal particle in a hard-sphere solvent for two different model realizations of the pear-shaped colloidal particle. The two models are the pear hard Gaussian overlap (PHGO) particles and the hard pears of revolution (HPR). The motivation for this study is to provide a microscopic understanding for the substantially different mesoscopic self-assembly properties of these pear-shaped colloids, in dense suspensions, that have been reported in the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/269861
Source: The Journal of Chemical Physics
DOI: 10.1063/5.0007287
Access Rights: Open Access

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