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Stabilizing Liquid Drops in Nonequilibrium Shapes by the Interfacial Jamming of Nanoparticles

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Science  25 Oct 2013:
Vol. 342, Issue 6157, pp. 460-463
DOI: 10.1126/science.1242852
Fig. 1 Schematic representation of the deformation of a spherical drop, cladded with nanoparticle surfactants, by an electric field, into an ellipsoid whose shape is maintained after the removal of the field by the interfacial jamming of the nanoparticle surfactants.