• Tauber, Justin; Higler, Ruben; Sprakel, Joris, "Anomalous dynamics of interstitial dopants in soft crystals", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 201609595 (2016)
  • Van Der Kooij, Hanne M; Fokkink, Remco; Van Der Gucht, Jasper; Sprakel, Joris, "Quantitative imaging of heterogeneous dynamics in drying and aging paints", Scientific Reports6 (2016)
  • van Doorn, Jan Maarten; Lageschaar, Luuk; Sprakel, Joris; van der Gucht, Jasper, "Criticality and mechanical enhancement in composite fibre networks", arXiv:1611.01991 (2016)
  • Cingil, Hande E; Boz, Emre B; Wang, Junyou; Stuart, Martien A Cohen; Sprakel, Joris, "Probing Nanoscale Coassembly with Dual Mechanochromic Sensors", Advanced Functional Materials (2016)
  • van der Kooij, Hanne M; van de Kerkhof, Gea T; Sprakel, Joris, "A mechanistic view of drying suspension droplets", Soft Matter, 12, 11, 2858-2867 (2016)
  • Appel, Jeroen; Fölker, Bart; Sprakel, Joris, "Mechanics at the glass-to-gel transition of thermoresponsive microgel suspensions", Soft Matter, 12, 9, 2515-2522 (2016)
  • Van De Laar, T; Higler, R; Schroën, K; Sprakel, J, "Discontinuous nature of the repulsive-to-attractive colloidal glass transition", Scientific reports6 (2016)
  • Van De Laar, T; Ten Klooster, S; Schroën, K; Sprakel, J, "Transition-state theory predicts clogging at the microscale", Scientific Reports, 6 (2016)
  • Monteillet, H; Kleijn, JM; Sprakel, J; Leermakers, FAM, "Complex coacervates formed across liquid interfaces: A self-consistent field analysis", Advances in Colloid and Interface Science (2016)
  • Bohdan, M; Sprakel, J; van der Gucht, J, "Multiple relaxation modes in associative polymer networks with varying connectivity", Physical Review E, 94, 3, 032507 (2016)


  • Cingil E, Hande; Storm M, Ingeborg; Yorulmaz, Yelda; te Brake W, Diane; de Vries, Renko; Cohen Stuart A, Martien; Sprakel Joris, "Monitoring Protein Capsid Assembly with a Conjugated Polymer Strain Sensor", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 137, 31, 9800-9803 (2015)
  • Van De Laar, Ties; Schroen, Karin; Sprakel, Joris, "Cooperativity and segregation in confined flows of soft binary glasses", Phys. Rev. E, 92, 022308 (2015) 
  • Akerboom, Sabine; Appel, Jeroen; Labonte, David; Federle, Walter; Sprakel, Joris; Kamperman, Marleen, "Enhanced adhesion of bioinspired nanopatterned elastomers via colloidal surface assembly", Journal of The Royal Society Interface, 12102, 20141061 (2015)
  • Feng, Huanhuan; Ershov, Dmitry; Krebs, Thomas; Schroen, Karin; Stuart, Martien A Cohen; van der Gucht, Jasper; Sprakel, Joris, "Manipulating and quantifying temperature-triggered coalescence with microcentrifugation", Lab on a Chip, 15, 1 , 188-194 (2015)
  • van der Kooij, Hanne M; de Kool, Marleen; van der Gucht, Jasper; Sprakel, Joris, "Coalescence, Cracking, and Crack Healing in Drying Dispersion Droplets"    Langmuir31, 15, 4419-4428 (2015)
  • Appel, Jeroen; de Lange, Niek; van der Kooij, Hanne M; van de Laar, Ties; ten Hove, Jan Bart; Kodger, Thomas E; Sprakel, Joris, "Temperature Controlled Sequential Gelation in Composite Microgel Suspensions", Particle & Particle Systems Characterization (2015)
  • van der Kooij, Hanne M; Sprakel, Joris, "Watching paint dry; more exciting than it seems", Soft Matter (2015)


  • Monteillet, Hélène; Workamp, Marcel; Appel, Jeroen; Kleijn, J Mieke; Leermakers, Frans AM; Sprakel, Joris, "Ultrastrong Anchoring Yet Barrier‐Free Adsorption of Composite Microgels at Liquid Interfaces", Advanced Materials Interfaces1, 7, (2014)
  • Van Der Meer, Berend; Qi, Weikai; Fokkink, Remco G; Van Der Gucht, Jasper; Dijkstra, Marjolein; Sprakel, Joris, "Highly cooperative stress relaxation in two-dimensional soft colloidal crystals", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111, 43, 15356-15361 (2014)
  • Monteillet, Hélène; Workamp, Marcel; Li, Xiaohua; Schuur, Boelo; Kleijn, J Mieke; Leermakers, Frans AM; Sprakel, Joris, "Multi-responsive ionic liquid emulsions stabilized by microgels", Chemical communications50, 81, 12197-12200 (2014)
  • ten Hove, Jan Bart; Appel, Jeroen; van den Broek, Johanna M; Kuehne, Alexander JC; Sprakel, Joris, "Conjugated Polymer Shells on Colloidal Templates by Seeded Suzuki–Miyaura Dispersion Polymerization", Small10, 5, 957-963 (2014)
  • Go, Dennis; Kodger, Thomas E; Sprakel, Joris; Kuehne, Alexander JC, "Programmable co-assembly of oppositely charged microgels", Soft matter10, 40, 8060-8065 (2014)
  • Gerth, Marieke; Bohdan, Malgorzata; Fokkink, Remco; Voets, Ilja; van der Gucht, Jasper; Sprakel, Joris, "Supramolecular Assembly of Self‐Healing Nanocomposite Hydrogels", Macromolecular rapid communications35, 24, 2065-2070 (2014)
  • Cingil, Hande E; Rombouts, Wolf H; van der Gucht, Jasper; Cohen Stuart, Martien A; Sprakel, Joris, "Equivalent pathways in melting and gelation of well-defined biopolymer networks", Biomacromolecules16, 1, 304-310 (2014)


  • Ershov, Dmitry; Sprakel, Joris; Appel, Jeroen; Stuart, Martien A Cohen; van der Gucht, Jasper, "Capillarity-induced ordering of spherical colloids on an interface with anisotropic curvature", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences110, 23, 9220-9224 (2013)
  • Fall, Andreas B; Lindström, Stefan B; Sprakel, Joris; Wågberg, Lars, "A physical cross-linking process of cellulose nanofibril gels with shear-controlled fibril orientation", Soft Matter9, 6, 1852-1863 (2013)
  • Higler, Ruben; Appel, Jeroen; Sprakel, Joris, "Substitutional impurity-induced vitrification in microgel crystals", Soft Matter9, 22, 5372-5379 (2013)
  • Feng, Huanhuan; Sprakel, Joris; Ershov, Dmitry; Krebs, Thomas; Stuart, Martien A Cohen; van der Gucht, Jasper, "Two modes of phase inversion in a drying emulsion", Soft Matter9, 10, 2810-2815 (2013)
  • Feng, Huanhuan; Verstappen, Nadine AL; Kuehne, Alexander JC; Sprakel, Joris, "Well-defined temperature-sensitive surfactants for controlled emulsion coalescence", Polymer Chemistry4, 6, 1842-1847 (2013)
  • Appel, Jeroen; Akerboom, Sabine; Fokkink, Remco G; Sprakel, Joris, "Facile One‐Step Synthesis of Monodisperse Micron‐Sized Latex Particles with Highly Carboxylated Surfaces", Macromolecular rapid communications34, 16, 1284-1288 (2013)
  • Kodger, Thomas E; Sprakel, Joris, "Thermosensitive molecular, colloidal, and bulk interactions using a simple surfactant", Advanced Functional Materials23, 4, 475-482 (2013)
  • Monteillet, Hélène; Hagemans, Fabian; Sprakel, Joris, "Charge-driven co-assembly of polyelectrolytes across oil–water interfaces", Soft Matter9, 47, 11270-11275 (2013)


  • Seiffert, Sebastian; Sprakel, Joris, "Physical chemistry of supramolecular polymer networks", Chemical Society Reviews41, 2, 909-930 (2012)
  • Kuehne, Alexander JC; Gather, Malte C; Sprakel, Joris, "Monodisperse conjugated polymer particles by Suzuki–Miyaura dispersion polymerization", Nature communications3, 1088 (2012)
  • Lindström, Stefan B; Kodger, Thomas E; Sprakel, Joris; Weitz, David A, "Structures, stresses, and fluctuations in the delayed failure of colloidal gels", Soft Matter8, 13, 3657-3664 (2012)
  • Menut, Paul; Seiffert, Sebastian; Sprakel, Joris; Weitz, David A, "Does size matter? Elasticity of compressed suspensions of colloidal-and granular-scale microgels", Soft Matter8, 1, 156-164 (2012)
  • Russell, Emily R; Sprakel, Joris; Kodger, Thomas E; Weitz, David A, "Colloidal gelation of oppositely charged particles", Soft Matter8, 33, 8697-8703 (2012)
  • Bakker, Henriëtte E; Lindström, Stefan B; Sprakel, Joris, "Geometry-and rate-dependent adhesive failure of micro patterned surfaces", Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter24, 6, 65103 (2012)


  • Sprakel, Joris; Lindström, Stefan B; Kodger, Thomas E; Weitz, David A, "Stress enhancement in the delayed yielding of colloidal gels", Physical review letters106, 24, 248303 (2011)
  • Spruijt, Evan; Bakker, Henriëtte E; Kodger, Thomas E; Sprakel, Joris; Stuart, Martien A Cohen; van der Gucht, Jasper, "Reversible assembly of oppositely charged hairy colloids in water", Soft Matter7, 18, 8281-8290 (2011)
  • Genovese, Damiano; Sprakel, Joris, "Crystallization and intermittent dynamics in constricted microfluidic flows of dense suspensions", Soft Matter7, 8, 3889-3896 (2011)
  • Sprakel, J; Padding, Johannes Tiemen; Briels, WJ, "Transient forces and non-equilibrium states in sheared polymer networks", EPL (Europhysics Letters)93, 5, 58003 (2011)
  • Muluneh, M; Sprakel, J; Wyss, H M; Mattsson, Jan; Weitz, DA, "Direct visualization of pH-dependent evolution of structure and dynamics in microgel suspensions", Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter23, 50, 505101 (2011)
  • Fall, Andreas; Lindström, Stefan; Sprakel, Joris; Wågberg, Lars, "Microstructure control of physically cross-linked nanocellulose gels for biocomposite templates" (2011)


  • Lemmers, Marc; Sprakel, Joris; Voets, Ilja K; van der Gucht, Jasper; Stuart, Cohen; Martien, A, "Multiresponsive Reversible Gels Based on Charge‐Driven Assembly", Angewandte Chemie122, 4, 720-723 (2010)
  • Skrzeszewska, Paulina J; Sprakel, Joris; de Wolf, Frits A; Fokkink, Remco; Cohen Stuart, Martien A; van der Gucht, Jasper, "Fracture and self-healing in a well-defined self-assembled polymer network", Macromolecules, 43, 7, 3542-3548 (2010)
  • Spruijt, Evan; Sprakel, Joris; Stuart, Martien A Cohen; van der Gucht, Jasper, "Interfacial tension between a complex coacervate phase and its coexisting aqueous phase", Soft Matter6, 1, 172-178 (2010)
  • Spruijt, Evan; Sprakel, Joris; Lemmers, Marc; Stuart, Martien A Cohen; van der Gucht, Jasper, "Relaxation dynamics at different time scales in electrostatic complexes: time-salt superposition", Physical review letters105, 20, 208301 (2010)
  • van Riemsdijk, Lieke E; Sprakel, Joris HB; van der Goot, Atze J; Hamer, Rob J, "Elastic networks of protein particles", Food Biophysics5, 1, 41-48 (2010)


  • Werten, Marc WT; Teles, Helena; Moers, Antoine PHA; Wolbert, Emil JH; Sprakel, Joris; Eggink, Gerrit; de Wolf, Frits A, "Precision gels from collagen-inspired triblock copolymers", Biomacromolecules10, 5, 1106-1113 (2009)
  • Sprakel, J; Spruijt, E; van der Gucht, J; Padding, JT; Briels, WJ, "Failure-mode transition in transient polymer networks with particle-based simulations", Soft Matter5, 23, 4748-4756 (2009)
  • Sprakel, Joris; Spruijt, Evan; Stuart, Martien A Cohen; Michels, Matthias AJ; van der Gucht, Jasper, "Intermittent dynamics in transient polymer networks under shear: Signs of self-organized criticality", Physical Review E79, 5, 56306 (2009)
  • Voets, Ilja K; De Vries, R; Fokkink, Remco; Sprakel, Joris; May, Roland P; De Keizer, A; Stuart, MA Cohen, "Towards a structural characterization of charge-driven polymer micelles", The European Physical Journal E30, 4, 351-359 (2009)
  • Sprakel, J, "Hierarchical adsorption of network-forming associative polymers", Langmuir25, 12, 6923-6928 (2009)


  • Sprakel, J; Spruijt, E; Stuart, MA Cohen; Besseling, NAM; Lettinga, MP; van der Gucht, J, "Shear banding and rheochaos in associative polymer networks", Soft Matter4, 8, 1696-1705 (2008)
  • Sprakel, Joris; van der Gucht, Jasper; Stuart, Martien A Cohen; Besseling, Nicolaas AM, "Brownian particles in transient polymer networks", Physical Review E77, 6, 61502 (2008)
  • Sprakel, Joris; Besseling, Nicolaas AM; Cohen Stuart, Martien A; Leermakers, Frans AM, "Capillary adhesion in the limit of saturation: Thermodynamics, self-consistent field modeling and experiment", Langmuir24, 4, 1308-1317 (2008)
  • Sprakel, J; Besseling, NAM; Stuart, MA Cohen; Leermakers, FAM, "Phase behavior of flowerlike micelles in a SCF cell model", The European Physical Journal E25, 2, 163-173 (2008)
  • Sprakel, Joris; Bartscherer, Erik; Hoffmann, Gerd; Stuart, Martien A Cohen; van der Gucht, Jasper, "Dynamics of polymer bridge formation and disruption", Physical Review E78, 4, 40802 (2008)
  • Sprakel, Joris; Leermakers, Frans AM; Stuart, Martien A Cohen; Besseling, Nicolaas AM, "Comprehensive theory for star-like polymer micelles; combining classical nucleation and polymer brush theory", Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics10, 34, 5308-5316 (2008)


  • Sprakel, Joris; van der Gucht, Jasper; Stuart, Martien A Cohen; Besseling, Nicolaas AM, "Rouse dynamics of colloids bound to polymer networks", Physical review letters99, 20, 208301 (2007)
  • Sprakel, J; Besseling, NAM; Leermakers, FAM; Stuart, MA Cohen, "Equilibrium capillary forces with atomic force microscopy", Physical review letters99, 10, 104504 (2007)
  • Sprakel, J; Besseling, NAM; Leermakers, FAM; Cohen Stuart, MA, "Micellization of telechelic associative polymers: Self-consistent field modeling and comparison with scaling concepts", The Journal of Physical Chemistry B111, 11, 2903-2909 (2007)
  • Leermakers, FAM; Sprakel, J; Besseling, NAM; Barneveld, PA, "On the curvature dependence of the interfacial tension in a symmetric three-component interface", Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics9, 1, 167-179 (2007)


  • Scholten, Elke; Sprakel, Joris; Sagis, Leonard MC; van der Linden, Erik, "Effect of interfacial permeability on droplet relaxation in biopolymer-based water-in-water emulsions", Biomacromolecules7, 1, 339-346 (2006)
  • Leermakers, FAM; Barneveld, PA; Sprakel, J; Besseling, NAM, "Symmetric liquid-liquid interface with a nonzero spontaneous curvature", Physical review letters97, 6, 66103 (2006)