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Author ORCID Identifier

https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6070-6126

AccessType

Campus-Only Access for One (1) Year

Document Type

dissertation

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degree Program

Physics

Year Degree Awarded

2021

Month Degree Awarded

September

First Advisor

Anthony Dinsmore

Subject Categories

Condensed Matter Physics | Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics

Abstract

This thesis shows how controlling adhesive interactions among lipid bilayer vesicles and surrounding polymers or particles leads to formation of new mesoscopic and macroscopic structures. The vesicle-gel reported could find application as a closed-cell, 99% water solid platform for releasing cargo in response to a stimulus, either by tuning membrane permeability or by disruption of the vesicles.

DOI

https://doi.org/10.7275/24527549

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