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Lipid multilayers

Domains stack up

Nature Materials volume 11, pages 10051006 (2012) | Download Citation

Stacked bilayers can exhibit columnar alignment of phase-separated domains that propagates across hundreds of layers. The serial coupling of functionality that may result from such a long-range arrangement should lead to new applications in photonics and sensing.

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