Photographer: Bob Bronshoff

prof. dr. P. (Peter) Schall

  • Faculty of Science
    Van der Waals-Zeeman Instituut
  • Visiting address
    Science Park A
    Science Park 904  Room number: C4.228
  • Postal address:
    Postbus  94485
    1090 GL  Amsterdam
    T: 0205256314



  • Lin, N. Y. C., Bierbaum, M., Schall, P., Sethna, J. P., & Cohen, I. (2016). Measuring nonlinear stresses generated by defects in 3D colloidal crystals. Nature Materials, 15(11), 1172-1176. DOI: 10.1038/nmat4715 
  • Sciortino, A., Marino, E., Dam, B. V., Schall, P., Cannas, M., & Messina, F. (2016). Solvatochromism Unravels the Emission Mechanism of Carbon Nanodots. The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 7(17), 3419-3423. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.6b01590 
  • Dang, M. T., Denisov, D., Struth, B., Zaccone, A., & Schall, P. (2016). Reversibility and hysteresis of the sharp yielding transition of a colloidal glass under oscillatory shear. European Physical Journal E, 39(4), [44]. DOI: 10.1140/epje/i2016-16044-3  [details] 
  • Bruhn, B., Limpens, R., Chung, N. X., Schall, P., & Gregorkiewicz, T. (2016). Spectroscopy of carrier multiplication in nanocrystals. Scientific Reports, 6, [20538]. DOI: 10.1038/srep20538  [details] 
  • Nguyen, V. D., Dang, M. T., Nguyen, T. A., & Schall, P. (2016). Critical Casimir forces for colloidal assembly. Journal of Physics-Condensed Matter, 28(4), [043001]. DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/28/4/043001 
  • Denisov, D. V., Lörincz, K. A., Uhl, J. T., Dahmen, K. A., & Schall, P. (2016). Universality of slip avalanches in flowing granular matter. Nature Communications, 7, [10641]. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms10641  [details] 
  • Marino, E., Kodger, T. E., Hove, J. B. T., Velders, A. H., & Schall, P. (2016). Assembling quantum dots via critical Casimir forces. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 158(2), 154-159. DOI: 10.1016/j.solmat.2016.01.016  [details] 
  • Westermeier, F., Pennicard, D., Hirsemann, H., Wagner, U. H., Rau, C., Graafsma, H., ... Struth, B. (2016). Connecting structure, dynamics and viscosity in sheared soft colloidal liquids: a medley of anisotropic fluctuations. Soft Matter, 12(1), 171-180. DOI: 10.1039/c5sm01707f  [details] 




  • Dang, M. T., Vila Verde, A. C., Nguyen, V. D., Bolhuis, P. G., & Schall, P. (2013). Temperature-sensitive colloidal phase behavior induced by critical Casimir forces. Journal of Chemical Physics, 139(9), 094903. DOI: 10.1063/1.4819896  [details] 
  • Denisov, D., Dang, M. T., Struth, B., Wegdam, G., & Schall, P. (2013). Resolving structural modifications of colloidal glasses by combining x-ray scattering and rheology. Scientific Reports, 3, [1631]. DOI: 10.1038/srep01631  [details] 
  • Mandal, S., Chikkadi, V., Nienhuis, B., Raabe, R., Schall, P., & Varnik, F. (2013). Single-particle fluctuations and directional correlations in driven hard-sphere glasses. Physical Review E, 88, 022129. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.88.022129  [details] 
  • Nguyen, V. D., Faber, S., Hu, Z., Wegdam, G. H., & Schall, P. (2013). Controlling colloidal phase transitions with critical Casimir forces. Nature Communications, 4, 1584. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms2597  [details] 
  • Rahmani, Y., Koopman, R., Denisov, D., & Schall, P. (2013). Probing incipient plasticity by indenting colloidal glasses. Scientific Reports, 3, [1064 ]. DOI: 10.1038/srep01064  [details] 
  • Shelke, P. B., Nguyen, V. D., Limaye, A. V., & Schall, P. (2013). Controlling Colloidal Morphologies by Critical Casimir Forces. Advanced materials, 25(10), 1499-1503. DOI: 10.1002/adma.201204458  [details] 
  • Zargar, R., Nienhuis, B., Schall, P., & Bonn, D. (2013). Direct Measurement of the Free Energy of Aging Hard Sphere Colloidal Glasses. Physical Review Letters, 110(25), 258301. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.110.258301  [details] 
  • van der Vaart, K., Depypere, F., De Graef, V., Schall, P., Fall, A., Bonn, D., & Dewettinck, K. (2013). Dark chocolate’s compositional effects revealed by oscillatory rheology. European Food research and Technology, 236(6), 931-942. DOI: 10.1007/s00217-013-1949-2  [details] 
  • van der Vaart, K., Rahmani, Y., Zargar, R., Bonn, D., & Schall, P. (2013). Rheology of concentrated soft and hard-sphere suspensions. Journal of Rheology, 57(4), 1195-1209. DOI: 10.1122/1.4808054  [details] 
  • Mazzoni, S., Potenza, M. A. C., Alaimo, M. D., Veen, S. J., Dielissen, M., Leussink, E., ... Schall, P. (2013). SODI-COLLOID: a combination of static and dynamic light scattering on board the International Space Station. Review of Scientific Instruments, 84, 043704. DOI: 10.1063/1.4801852  [details] 


  • Chikkadi, V., Mandal, S., Nienhuis, B., Raabe, D., Varnik, F., & Schall, P. (2012). Shear-induced anisotropic decay of correlations in hard-sphere colloidal glasses. Europhysics Letters, 100(5), 56001. DOI: 10.1209/0295-5075/100/56001  [details] 
  • Chikkadi, V., & Schall, P. (2012). Nonaffine measures of particle displacements in sheared colloidal glasses. Physical Review E, 85, 031402. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.85.031402  [details] 
  • Rahmani, Y., van der Vaart, K., van Dam, B., Hu, Z., Chikkadi, V., & Schall, P. (2012). Dynamic heterogeneity in hard and soft sphere colloidal glasses. Soft Matter, 8, 4264-4270. DOI: 10.1039/c2sm25267h  [details] 
  • Veen, S. J., Antoniuk, O., Weber, B., Potenza, M. A. C., Mazzoni, S., Schall, P., & Wegdam, G. H. (2012). Colloidal aggregation in microgravity by critical Casimir forces. Physical Review Letters, 109(24), [248302]. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.109.248302  [details] 
  • de Wijn, A. S., Miedema, D. M., Nienhuis, B., & Schall, P. (2012). Criticality in dynamic arrest: correspondence between glasses and traffic. Physical Review Letters, 109, 228001. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.109.228001  [details] 


  • Chikkadi, V., Wegdam, G. H., Bonn, D., Nienhuis, B., & Schall, P. (2011). Long-range strain correlations in sheared colloidal glasses. Physical Review Letters, 107(19). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.107.198303  [details] 
  • Ghosh, A., Mari, R., Chikkadi, V., Schall, P., Maggs, A. C., & Bonn, D. (2011). Low-energy modes and Debye behavior in a colloidal crystal. PHYSICA A-STATISTICAL MECHANICS AND ITS APPLICATIONS, 390(18-19), 3061-3068. DOI: 10.1016/j.physa.2011.02.051 
  • Ghosh, A., Chikkadi, V., Schall, P., & Bonn, D. (2011). Connecting structural relaxation with the low frequency modes in a hard-sphere colloidal glass. Physical Review Letters, 107(18). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.107.188303  [details] 
  • Nguyen, D., Triet, D., Weber, B., Hu, Z., & Schall, P. (2011). Visualizing the structural solid-liquid transition at colloidal crystal-fluid interfaces. Advanced materials, 23, 2716-2720. DOI: 10.1002/adma.201004599  [details] 
  • Nguyen, V. D., Hu, Z., & Schall, P. (2011). Single crystal growth and anisotropic crystal-fluid interface tension in soft colloidal systems. Physical Review E, 84. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.84.011607  [details] 



  • Bonn, D., Otwinowski, J., Sacanna, S., Guo, H., Wegdam, G., & Schall, P. (2009). Direct observation of colloidal aggregation by critical Casimir forces. Physical Review Letters, 103(15), 156101. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.103.156101  [details] 
  • Schall, P. (2009). Laser diffraction microscopy. Reports Progress Physics, 72(7), 076601. DOI: 10.1088/0034-4885/72/7/076601  [details] 
  • Mäder, R., Widmer, R., Gröning, P., Deloudi, S., Steurer, W., Heggen, M., ... Gröning, O. (2009). High-resolution scanning tunneling microscopy investigation of the (12110) and (10000) two-fold symmetric d-Al-Ni-Co quasicrystalline surfaces. Physical Review B, 80(3), 035433. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.80.035433  [details] 


  • Guo, H., Narayanan, T., Sztuchi, M., Schall, P., & Wegdam, G. H. (2008). Reversible phase transition of colloids in a binary liquid solvent. Physical Review Letters, 100(18), 188303. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.100.188303  [details] 


  • Schall, P. (2017). Aggregation of nanoparticles (Patent No. WO 2017/109123.)


  • Schall, P. (2016). Non-equilibrium first order transition marks the mechanical failure of glasses. In MMM 2016, Dijon, France
  • Schall, P. (2016). Sharp nonequilibrium transitions in the nonlinear response of soft matter. In Workshop Nonlinear Response in complex Matter


  • Veen, S., Wegdam, G., & Schall, P. (2011). Colloïdale aggregatie en kristallisatie in de ruimte. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Natuurkunde, 77(2), 46-49. [details] 


  • Schall, P. (2016). Critical Casimir forces: new solvent fluctuation forces for nanoassembly. Abstract from CMD 26, Groningen, Netherlands.
  • Schall, P. (2016). Nonequilibrium Phase Transitions in Soft Material Rheology. Abstract from Gordon Research Conference, Ventura, United States.
  • Dohnalová, K., Bruhn, B., Brenny, B. J. M., Dekker, S., & Schall, P. (2016). White emitting silicon nanocrystals – blue, green and red color centers. Poster session presented at E-MRS Spring 2016, .


  • Dang, M. T., Zargar, R., Bonn, D., & Schall, P. (2013). Free energy transition of sheared colloidal glasses. Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 58.

Talk / presentation

  • van Dam, B. (speaker), Dohnalová, Katerina (speaker), Nie, H. (speaker), Bo, J. (speaker), Zhihe, L. (speaker), Marino, E. (speaker), … Schall, P. (speaker) (2016): Multi-color emission from single carbon dots, E-MRS Spring 2016.


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