Janne-Mieke Meijer

Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow
University of Konstanz

Department of Physics
Soft Matter Physics


L. Rossi,  J.G. Donaldson, J.-M. Meijer, A.V. Petukhov, D. Kleckner, S.S. Kantorovich, W.T.M. Irvine, A.P. Philipse and S. Sacanna (2018) Competing anisotropic interactions in dipolar hematite cube assemblies . Soft Matter, 14, 1080-1087 

O. Yu. Gorobtsov, N. Mukharamova, S. Lazarev, M. Chollet, D. Zhu, Y. Feng, R.P. Kurta, J.-M. Meijer, G. Williams, M. Sikorski, S. Song, D. Dzhigaev, S. Serkez, A. Singer, A.V. Petukhov and I. A. Vartanyants (2018)  Diffraction based Hanbury Brown and Twiss interferometry performed at a hard x-ray free-electron laser Scientific Reports, 8:2219


S. Lazarev, I. Besedin, A. V. Zozulya, J.M. Meijer, D. Dzhigaev,  O. Yu. Gorobtsov, R.P. Kurta, M. Rose, A. G. Shabalin, E. A. Sulyanova, I.A. Zaluzhnyy, A.P. Menushenkov, M. Sprung, A. V. Petukhov and I.A. Vartanyants (2017) Ptychographic X-Ray Imaging of Colloidal Crystals , Small, 1702575

S. Schuetter, J. Roller, A. Kick, J.M. Meijer, A. Zumbusch (2017) Real-space imaging of translational and rotational dynamics of hard spheres from the fluid to the crystal , Soft Matter, 13, 8240.

N. Mukharamova, S. Lazarev, J.M. Meijer, M. Chollet, A. Singer, R.P. Kurta, D. Dzhigaev, O.Y. Gorobtsov, G. Williams, D.L. Zhu, Y.P. Feng, M. Sikorski, S. Song, A.G. Shabalin, T. Gurieva, E.A. Sulyanova, O.M. Yefanov, I.A. Vartanyants. (2017) Probing Dynamics in Colloidal Crystals with Pump-Probe Experiments at LCLS: Methodology and Analysis , Appl. Sci. 7(5), 519

J.M. Meijer, A. Pal, S. Ouhajji, H.N.W. Lekkerkerker, A.P. Philipse and A.V. Petukhov, (2017) Observation of solid-solid transitions in 3D crystals of colloidal superballs , Nature Communications, 8, 14352.


A. G. Shabalin, J.M. Meijer, R. Dronyak, O. M. Yefanov, A. Singer, R. P. Kurta, U. Lorenz, O. Y. Gorobtsov, D. Dzhigaev, S. Kalbfleisch, J. Gulden, A. V. Zozulya, M. Sprung, A. V. Petukhov, I. A. Vartanyants. (2016) Revealing Three-Dimensional Structure of an Individual Colloidal Crystal Grain by Coherent X-Ray Diffractive Imaging . Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 138002.


A.V. Petukhov, J.M. Meijer, G. J. Vroege. (2015) Particle shape effects in colloidal crystals and colloidal liquid crystals: Small-angle X-ray scattering studies with microradian resolution , Current Opinion in Colloid & Interface Science, 20(4), 272-281

E. A. Sulyanova, A. G. Shabalin, A. V. Zozulya, J.M. Meijer, D. Dzhigaev, O.Y. Gorobtsov, R.P. Kurta, S. Lazarev, U. Lorenz, A. Singer, O.M. Yefanov, I. Zaluzhnyy, I. Besedina, M. Sprung, A. V. Petukhov, and I. A. Vartanyants, (2015) Structural evolution of colloidal crystal films in the process of melting revealed by Bragg peak analysis , Langmuir, 31 (19), pp 5274–5283

A. Pal, J.M. Meijer, J.R. Wolters, W. Kegel, A.V. Petukhov,  (2015) Structure and Stacking Order in Crystals of Asymmetric Dumbbell-like Colloids , J. Appl. Cryst., 48, 238-243.
J.M. Meijer, Colloidal Crystals of Spheres and Cubes in Real and Reciprocal Space , 2015, Utrecht University. Selected as Oustanding PhD Thesis in the Springer Theses Series. ISBN 978-3-319-14809-0.


J.M. Meijer, A. G. Shabalin,  R. Dronyak, O. M. Yefanov, A. Singer, R. P. Kurta, U. Lorenz, O. Y. Gorobtsov, D. Dzhigaev, J. Gulden, D.V. Byelov,  A. V. Zozulya, M. Sprung, I. A. Vartanyants, A. V. Petukhov, (2014) Double hexagonal close packed structure revealed in a single colloidal crystal grain by Bragg rod analysis . J. Appl. Cryst., 47, 1199–1204.


Byelov, D., Meijer, J.M., Snigireva, I., Snigirev, A., Rossi, L., Pol, E. van den, Kuijk, A., Philipse, A.P., Imhof, A., Blaaderen, A. van, Vroege, G.J. & Petukhov, A.V. (2013) In situ hard X-ray microscopy of self-assembly in colloidal suspensions . RSC Advances, 3, 15670-15677.

Zozulya, A.V., Meijer, J.M., Shabalin, A., Ricci, A., Westermeier, F., Kurta, R.P., Lorenz, U., Singer, A., Yefanow, O., Petukhov, A.V., Sprung, M. & Vartanyants, I. A. (2013) In situ X-ray crystallographic study of the structural evolution of colloidal crystals upon heating . J. Appl. Cryst., 46, 903-907.

J.M. Meijer, D. Byelov, L. Rossi, A. Snigirev, I. Snigireva, A.P. Philipse, A.V. Petukhov, (2013) Self-assembly of colloidal hematite cubes: a microradian X-ray diffraction exploration of sedimentary crystals . Soft Matter, 9(45), 10729-10738.


R. Dronyak, J. Gulden, O.M. Yefanov, A. Singer, T. Gorniak, T. Senkbeil, J.M. Meijer, A. Al-Shemmary, J. Hallmann, D.D. Mai, R.P. Kurta, U. Lorenz, D. Dzhigaev, A.W. Pethukov, S. Düsterer, R. Treusch, A.A. Tishchenko, M.N. Strikhanov, E. Weckert, A.P. Mancuso, T. Salditt, A. Rosenhahn, I.A. Vartanyants (2012) Dynamics of colloidal crystals studied by pump-probe experiments at FLASH. Phys. Rev. B, 86, 1-5.

D. Kleshchanok, P. Holmqvist, J.M. Meijer, H.N.W. Lekkerkerker, (2012). Lyotropic smectic B phase formed in suspensions of charged colloidal platelets. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 134, 5985-5990.

D. Kleshchanok, J.M. Meijer, A.V. Petukhov, G. Portale, H.N.W. Lekkerkerker (2012) Sedimentation and depletion attraction directing glass and liquid crystal formation in aqueous platelet/sphere mixtures . Soft Matter, 8, 191-197.

J.M. Meijer, F. Hagemans, L. Rossi, D. Byelov, S.I.R. Castillo, I. Snigireva, A.P. Philipse, A.V. Petukhov, (2012) Self-Assembly of Colloidal Cubes via Vertical Deposition. Langmuir, 28, 7631-7638.


A.B.G.M. Leferink op Reinink, J.M. Meijer, D. Kleshchanok, D. Byelov, G.J. Vroege, A.V. Petukhov, H.N.W. Lekkerkerker, (2011) 3D structure of nematic and columnar phases of hard colloidal platelet s. J. Phys.: Cond. Matt., 23.

D. Kleshchanok, J.M. Meijer, A.V. Petukhov, G. Portale, H.N.W. Lekkerkerker, (2011) Attractive glass formation in aqueous mixtures of colloidal gibbsite platelets and silica spheres. Soft Matter, 7, 2832-2840. 


J.M. Meijer, L. Aarts, B.M. van der Ende, T.J.H. Vlugt, A. Meijerink (2010) Downconversion for solar cells in YF3:Nd3+ , Yb3+. Phys. Rev. B, 81, 35107.


V.W.A. de Villeneuve, P.S. Miedema, J.M. Meijer, A.V. Petukhov (2007) Grain size effects on lateral islands in hard-sphere crystals. Eur. Phys. Lett. 79, 56001.

J.M. Meijer, V.W.A. de Villeneuve, A.V. Petukhov,  (2007) In-Plane Stacking Disorder in Polydisperse Hard Sphere Crystals . Langmuir, 23, 3554-3560.