Controlling the morphology of microgels by ionic stimuli

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Controlling the morphology of microgels by ionic stimuli. / Bergman, Maxime J.; Pedersen, Jan S.; Schurtenberger, Peter; Boon, Niels.

In: Soft Matter, Vol. 16, No. 11, 2020, p. 2786-2794.

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Bergman, MJ, Pedersen, JS, Schurtenberger, P & Boon, N 2020, 'Controlling the morphology of microgels by ionic stimuli', Soft Matter, vol. 16, no. 11, pp. 2786-2794. https://doi.org/10.1039/c9sm02170a

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Bergman, M. J., Pedersen, J. S., Schurtenberger, P., & Boon, N. (2020). Controlling the morphology of microgels by ionic stimuli. Soft Matter, 16(11), 2786-2794. https://doi.org/10.1039/c9sm02170a

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Bergman MJ, Pedersen JS, Schurtenberger P, Boon N. 2020. Controlling the morphology of microgels by ionic stimuli. Soft Matter. 16(11):2786-2794. https://doi.org/10.1039/c9sm02170a

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Bergman, Maxime J. et al. "Controlling the morphology of microgels by ionic stimuli". Soft Matter. 2020, 16(11). 2786-2794. https://doi.org/10.1039/c9sm02170a

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Bergman MJ, Pedersen JS, Schurtenberger P, Boon N. Controlling the morphology of microgels by ionic stimuli. Soft Matter. 2020;16(11):2786-2794. https://doi.org/10.1039/c9sm02170a

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Bergman, Maxime J. ; Pedersen, Jan S. ; Schurtenberger, Peter ; Boon, Niels. / Controlling the morphology of microgels by ionic stimuli. In: Soft Matter. 2020 ; Vol. 16, No. 11. pp. 2786-2794.

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