Imperial College London

Emeritus ProfessorJohnSeddon

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Chemistry

Senior Research Investigator



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207EMolecular Sciences Research HubWhite City Campus





Research Interests

 - Phase behaviour of lyotropic liquid-crystalline systems (phospholipids, glycolipids, carbohydrate surfactants, and structure of cubic phases

 - Metallosurfactants as templates for the synthesis of novel mesoporous catalysts

 - Effects of hydrostatic pressure on the structure and stability of lyotropic crystalline phases

 - Kinetics of lyotropic phase transformations, using pressure-jump synchrotron X-ray diffraction

 - Effects of shear on lyotropic phases

 - Phase behaviour and structure of diblock copolymer/homopolymer blends

 - Synchrotron diffraction studies of magnetic field-induced realignment of smectic A phases

 - Phase behaviour of redox-active metallosurfactants

 - Aggregation and structure of DNA solutions

 - Lipid-stabilised microbubbles for enhanced ultrasound imaging

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