Behind-the-paper story on "Active Droploids"

October 15, 2021

The behind-the-paper story about our latest article in Nature Communication is published in the Nature portfolio under the Device & Materials Engineering Community. 

This is the story about how we came to discover a complete new material system starting with only basic building blocks and light as our activation switch. The route taken has not been obvious to us from the beginning; we needed creativity and persistence to expand our previous knowledge.
Overview of the self-assembled structures in chronological order as they have been discovered.