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Publisher: Elsevier (May 9, 2013)
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Submicron-sized colloidal debris dispersed in a liquid medium self-assemble to shape ordered “crystal” constructions during which the debris are frequently prepared in body-centered or face-centered cubic lattice constructions. Colloidal crystals were worthwhile types for learning crystallization usually. they've got additionally attracted huge consciousness as novel fabrics. during this bankruptcy, we describe the actual foundation and experimental reviews of colloidal crystallization, particularly these of charged colloids. We first current a normal creation to the actual history at the balance and interplay of colloids. Then we file our reviews at the crystallization of charged colloids, together with charge-induced crystallization, unidirectional crystallization, gel immobilization, and exclusion of impurities. ultimately, we overview fresh examine themes during this box, together with these on opal crystals and complicated constructions.