Publications

18. A. Goodling, S. Nagelberg, B. Kaehr, C. H. Meredith, S. Cheon, A. P. Saunders, M. Kolle, L. D. Zarzar, "Colouration by total internal reflection and interference at microscale concave interfaces." Nature, 2019, 566, 523–527.
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17. L. D. Zarzar, J. A. Kalow, X. He, J. J. Walish, T. M. Swager, "Optical visualization and quantification of enzyme activity using dynamic droplet lenses." PNAS, 2017, 114, 3821–3825.

16. A. Sutton, T. Shirman, J. V. I. Timonen, G. T. England, P. Kim, M. Kolle, T. Ferrante, L. D. Zarzar, E. Strong, J. Aizenberg, "Photothermally triggered actuation of hybrid materials as a new platform for in vitro cell manipulation." Nature Communications, 2017, 8, 14700.

15. Y. He, S. Savagatrup, L. D. Zarzar, T. M. Swager, "Interfacial polymerization on dynamic complex colloids: creating stabilized Janus droplets." ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2017, 9, 7804–7811.

14. S. Nagelberg, L. D. Zarzar, N. Nicolas, K. Subramanian, J. A. Kalow, V. Sresht, D. Blankschtein, G. Barbastathis, M. Kreysing, T. M. Swager, M. Kolle, "Reconfigurable and responsive droplet-based compound micro-Lenses." Nature Communications, 2017, 8, 14673.
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13. L. D. Zarzar*, B. S. Swartzentruber, B. F. Donovan, P. E. Hopkins, B. Kaehr*, Using laser-induced thermal voxels to pattern diverse materials at the solid-liquid interface. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2016, 8, 21134-21139.

12. L. D. Zarzar, V. Sresht, E. M. Sletten, J. A. Kalow, D. Blankschtein, T. M. Swager, “Dynamically reconfigurable complex emulsions via tunable interfacial tensions.” Nature, 2015, 518, 520–524.
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11. B. Hashmi, L. D. Zarzar, T. Mammoto, A. Mammoto, A. Jiang, J. Aizenberg, D. E. Ingber, “Developmentally- inspired shrink-wrap polymers for mechanical induction of tissue differentiation.” Advanced Materials, 2014, 26, 3253-3257.

10. L. D. Zarzar, J. Aizenberg, “Stimuli-responsive chemo-mechanical actuation: a hybrid materials approach.” Accounts of Chemical Research, 2014, 47, 530-539.

9. X. He, R. Friedlander, L. D. Zarzar, J. Aizenberg, “Chemo-mechanically regulated oscillation of an enzymatic reaction.” Chemistry of Materials, 2013, 25, 521-523.

8. L. D. Zarzar, Q. Liu, X. He, Y. Hu, Z. Suo, J. Aizenberg, “Multifunctional actuation systems responding to chemical gradients.” Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 8289-8293.

7. X. He, M. Aizenberg, O. Kuksenok, L. D. Zarzar, A. Shastri, A. Balazs, J. Aizenberg, “Synthetic homeostatic materials with chemo-mechano-chemical self-regulation.” Nature, 2012, 487, 214-218.

6. L. D. Zarzar, B. S. Swartzentruber, J. Harper, D. Dunphy, C. J. Brinker, J. Aizenberg, B. Kaehr, “Multiphoton lithography of nanocrystalline platinum and palladium for site-specific catalysis in 3D microenvironments.” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2012, 134, 4007-4010.

5. P. Kim, A. K Epstein, M. Khan, L. D. Zarzar, D. J. Lipomi, G. M. Whitesides, J. Aizenberg, “Structural transformation by electrodeposition on patterned substrates (STEPS): a new versatile nanofabrication method.” Nano Letters, 2012, 12, 527-533.

4. L. D. Zarzar, P. Kim, M. Kolle, C. J. Brinker, J. Aizenberg, B. Kaehr, “Direct writing and actuation of 3D-patterned hydrogel pads on micropillar supports.” Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2011, 50, 9356-9360.

3. P. Kim, L. D. Zarzar, X. He, A. Grinthal, J. Aizenberg, “Hydrogel-actuated integrated responsive systems (HAIRS): moving towards adaptive materials.” Current Opinion in Solid State & Materials Science, 2011, 15, 236-245.

2. L. D. Zarzar, P. Kim, J. Aizenberg, “Bio-inspired design of submerged hydrogel-actuated polymer microstructures operating in response to pH.” Advanced Materials, 2011, 23, 1442-1446.

1. P. Kim, L. D. Zarzar, X. Zhao, A. Sidorenko, J. Aizenberg, "Microbristle in gels: toward all-polymer reconfigurable hybrid surfaces." Soft Matter, 2010, 6, 750-755.