Electrochemistry of Biosystems
Linking Glucose Oxidation to Luminol-based Electrochemiluminescence using bipolar Electrochemistry
Asymmetric Modification of TiO2 Nanofibers with Gold by Electric-Field-Assisted Photochemistry
Stimuli-responsive microgels for electrochemiluminescence amplification

B. Gupta, M. C. Afonso, L. Zhang, C. Ayela, P. Garrigue, B. Goudeau, A. Kuhn

ChemPhysChem 7 (2019) 941

Combining the actuation of conducting polymers with additional functionalities is an interesting fundamental scientific challenge and increases their application potential. Here we demonstrate the possibility of direct integration of a miniaturized light emitting diode (LED) in a polypyrrole (PPy) matrix in order to achieve simultaneous wireless actuation and light emission. A light emitting diode is used as a part of an electroactive surface on which electrochemical polymerization allows direct incorporation of the electronic device into the polymer. The resulting free-standing polymer/LED hybrid can be addressed by bipolar electrochemistry to trigger simultaneously oxidation and reduction reactions at its opposite extremities, leading to a controlled deformation and an electron flow through the integrated LED. Such a dual response in the form of actuation and light emission opens up interesting perspectives in the field of microrobotics.

2019 03

Self-coacervation of ampholyte polymer chains as an efficient encapsulation strategy.


Thursday, 02 May 2019
A. Perro, L. Giraud, N. Coudon, S. Shanmugathasan, B. Goudeau, J.-P. Douliez and V. Ravaine Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 2019 548, 275-283. Coacervation is a phase separation process involving two aqueous phases, one solute-phase... Read More...

Kinetics of spontaneous microgels adsorption and stabilization of emulsions produced using microfluidics


Thursday, 02 May 2019
M.-C. Tatry, E. Laurichesse, A. Perro, V. Ravaine and V. Schmitt Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 2019, 548, 1-11. The aim of the paper is to examine the adsorption kinetics of soft microgels and to understand the role off undamental... Read More...

Adsorption of Proteins on Dual Loaded Silica Nanocapsules


Thursday, 02 May 2019
S. Ramalingam, G. Le Bourdon, E. Pouget, A. Scalabre, J. Raghava Rao and A. Perro J. Phys. Chem B 2019, 123 (7), 1708-1717. The design of nanocarriers containing hydrophobic and hydrophilic compounds represents a powerful tool for cocktail... Read More...