Publications

2017

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Topology Effects on the Structural and Physicochemical Properties of Polymer Brushes

 

 

 

 

 

 

E.M. Benetti, C. Kang, J. Mandal, M. Divandari, and N.D. Spencer
Modulation of Surface-Initiated ATRP by Confinement: Mechanism and Applications
Macromolecules 2017, 50, 5711

 

 

 

 

 

S. Weydert, S. Zürcher, S. Tanner, N. Zhang, R. Ritter, T. Peter, M. J. Aebersold, G. Thompson-Steckel, C. Forró, M. Rottmar, F. Stauffer, I.A. Valassina, G. Morgese, E.M. Benetti, S. Tosatti, J. Vörös
Easy to Apply Polyoxazoline-Based Coating for Precise and Long-Term Control of Neural Patterns
Langmuir 2017, 33, 8594

 

 

 

 

 

 

U. Lewandowska, W. Zajaczkowski, S. Corra, J. Tanabe, R. Borrmann, E.M. Benetti, S. Stappert, K. Watanabe, N. Ochs, R. Schaeublin, C. Li, E. Yashima, W. Pisula, K. Muellen, H. Wennemers
A Triaxial Supramolecular Weave
Nature Chemistry, 9, 1068

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

E.M. Benetti, M. Divandari, S.N. Ramakrishna, G. Morgese, W. Yan, L. Trachsel
Loops & Cycles at Surfaces: The Unique Properties of Topological Polymer Brushes
Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 12433

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B.S. Shaghasemi, E. Dehghani, E.M. Benetti, E. Reimhult
Host-Guest Driven Ligand Replacement on Monodisperse Inorganic Nanoparticles
Nanoscale 2017, 9, 8925

 

 

 

 

 

S.N. Ramakrishna, M. Cirelli, M. Divandari, E.M. Benetti
Effects of Lateral Deformation by Thermoresponsive Polymer Brushes on the Measured Friction Forces
Langmuir, 2017, 33, 4164

 

 

 

 

 

G. Morgese, B.S. Shaghasemi, V. Causin, M. Zenobi-Wong, S.N. Ramakrishna, E. Reimhult, E.M. Benetti
Next-Generation Polymer Shells for Inorganic Nanoparticles are Highly Compact, Ultra-Dense, and Long-Lasting Cyclic Brushes
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 4507 (V.I.P. article)

G. Morgese, E. Cavalli, M. Müller, M. Zenobi-Wong, E.M. Benetti
Nano-Assemblies of Tissue-Reactive, Polyoxazoline Graft-Copolymers Restore the Lubrication Properties of Degraded Cartilage
ACS Nano 2017, 11, 2794

 

E. Dehghani, V.V. Naik , J. Mandal, N.D. Spencer, E.M. Benetti
Physical Networks of Metal-Ion-Containing Polymer Brushes Show Fully Tunable Swelling, Nanomechanical and Nanotribological Properties
Macromolecules 2017, 50, 2495

 

E. Dehghani, S.N. Ramakrishna, N.D. Spencer, E.M. Benetti
Controlled Crosslinking Is a Tool To Precisely Modulate the Nanomechanical and Nanotribological Properties of Polymer Brushes
Macromolecules 2017, 50, 2932

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

E. Dehghani, Y. Du, T. Zhang, S.N. Ramakrishna, N.D. Spencer, R. Jordan, and E.M. Benetti
Fabrication and Interfacial Properties of Polymer Brush Gradients by Surface-Initiated Cu(0)-Mediated Controlled Radical Polymerization
Macromolecules 2017, 50, 2436

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

G. Morgese, E.M. Benetti
Polyoxazoline biointerfaces by surface grafting
Eur. Polym. J. 2017, 88, 470

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2016

G. Morgese, L. Trachsel, M. Romio, M. Divandari, S.N. Ramakrishna, E.M. Benetti
Topological Polymer Chemistry Enters Surface Science: Linear vs Cyclic Polymer Brushes
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 15583 (V.I.P. article)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

E. Dehghani, N.D. Spencer, S.N. Ramakrishna, E.M. Benetti
Crosslinking Polymer Brushes With Ethylene Glycol-Containing Segments: Influence on Physico-Chemical and Antifouling Properties
Langmuir, 2016, 32, 10317

 

 

 

 

 

 

E. M. Benetti, M. Klein Gunnewiek, C. van Blitterswijk, G. J. Vancso, L. Moroni
Mimicking Natural Cell Environments: Design, Fabrication and Application of Bio-Chemical Gradients on Polymeric Biomaterial Substrates
J. Mater. Chem. B, 2016, 4, 4244

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S. Corrà, U. Lewandowska, E.M. Benetti, H. Wennemers
Size-controlled formation of noble metal nanoparticles in aqueous solution with a thiol-free tripeptide
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 128, 8684

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C.H. Mathis, M. Divandari, R. Simic, V. V. Naik, E. M. Benetti, L. Isa, N. D. Spencer
ATR-IR Investigation of Solvent Interactions with Surface-Bound Polymers
Langmuir, 2016, 32, 7588

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

M. Klein Gunnewiek, S.N. Ramakrishna, A. Di Luca, G.J. Vancso, L. Moroni, E.M. Benetti
Stem-Cells Clinging by a Thread: AFM Measure of Polymer Brush Lateral Deformation
Adv. Mater. Interfaces, 2016, DOI: 10.1002/admi.201500456

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

M. Divandari, E. Dehghani, N.D. Spencer, R.N. Ramakrishna, E.M. Benetti
Understanding the effect of hydrophobic protecting blocks on the stability and biopassivity of polymer brushes in aqueous environments: A Tiramisù for cell-culture applications
Polymer 2016, 98, 470

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014-2015

 

S:N. Ramakrishna, M. Cirelli, E.S. Kooij, M. Klein Gunnewiek, E.M. Benetti
Amplified Responsiveness of Multilayered, Polymer Grafts: Synergy Between Brushes and Hydrogels
Macromolecules, 2015, 48, 7106

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C. Kang, S.N. Ramakrishna, A. Nelson, C.V.M. Cremmel, H. vom Stein, N.D. Spencer, L. Isa, E.M. Benetti
Ultrathin, Freestanding, Stimuli-responsive, Porous Membranes from Polymer Hydrogel-Brushes
Nanoscale, 2015, 7, 13017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

G. Morgese, V. Causin, M. Maggini, S. Corrà, S. Gross, E.M. Benetti
Ultra-stable Suspensions of Polyoxazoline-Functionalized ZnO Single Nanocrystals
Chem. Mater., 2015, 27, 2957

 

 

 

 

 

M. Klein Gunnewiek, A. Di Luca, H.Z. Bollemaat, C.A. van Blitterswijk, G.J. Vancso, L. Moroni, E.M. Benetti
Creeping Proteins in Microporous Structures: Polymer Brush-Assisted Fabrication of 3D Gradients for Tissue
Engineering
Adv. Health. Mater., 2015, 4, 1169.

 

 

 

 

 

 

L. Moroni, M. Klein Gunnewiek, E.M. Benetti
Polymer brush coatings regulating cell behavior: Passive interfaces turn into active
Acta Biomater., 2014, 10, 2367

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A. Li, S.N. Ramakrishna, P.C. Nalam, E.M. Benetti, N.D. Spencer
Stratified Polymer Grafts: Synthesis and Characterization of Layered ‘Brush’ and ‘Gel’ Structures
Adv. Mater. Interfaces, 2014, 1, DOI: 10.1002/admi.201300007