Communicating Particles

Research Focus
The Supraparticle Group

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Communicating particles


Icon communicating particlesOne major focus of our current research is on creating supraparticles which carry a unique ID, i.e., which possess a fingerprint. Installing an ID in one single particle is achieved by assembling supraparticles from nano building blocks with well-defined physical properties in specifically defined ratios. We do this either with optical or magnetic systems. Our ultimate goal is to create a “communicating particle” which is an aid in recycling and resources recovery processes, i.e., such particles shall become a tool to support a sustainable circular economy.


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