Publications

55. Four-fold increase in epoxide polymerization rate with change of alkyl-substitution on mono-µ-oxo-dialuminum initiators. Ferrier, R. C.; Imbrogno, J.; Rodriguez, C. G.; Chwatko, M.; Meyer, P. M.; Lynd, N. A. Polym. Chem. 2017 Accepted. [doi]

54. De Novo synthesis of phosphorylated tri-block copolymers with pathogen virulence suppressing properties that prevent infection-related mortality. Mao, J.; Zaborin, A.; Poroyko, V.; Goldfeld, D.; Lynd, N. A.; Chen, W.; Tirrell, M.; Zaborina, O.; Alverdy, J. C. ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng. 2017 Submitted.

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53. Ring-opening polymerization of epoxides: Facile pathway to functional polyethers via a versatile organoaluminum initiator.  Rodriguez, C. G.; Ferrier, R. C.; Helenic, A.; Lynd, N. A. Macromolecules 2017, 50, 3121–3130. [doi]

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52. Statistical copolymerization of epoxides and lactones to high molecular weight. Chwatko, M.; Lynd, N. A. Macromolecules 2017. [doi]

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51. Nonaqueous polyelectrolyte solutions as liquid electrolytes with high lithium ion transference number and conductivity. Buss, H. G.; Chan, S. Y.; Lynd, N. A.; McCloskey, B. D. ACS Macro Lett. 2017, 2, 481–487. [doi]

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50. Structure-conductivity relationships of block copolymer membranes based on hydrated protic polymerized ionic liquids: Effect of domain spacing. Sanoja, G. E.; Popere, B. C.; Beckingham, B. S.; Evans, C. M.; Lynd, N. A.; Segalman, R. A. Macromolecules 2015, 49, 2216–2223. [doi]

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49. Mussel-inspired anchoring of polymer loops that provide superior surface lubrication and antifouling properties. Taegon, K.l Banquy, X.; Heo, J.; Lim, C.; Lynd, N. A.; Lundberg, P.; Oh, D. X.; Lee, H. K.; Hong, Y.-K.; Hwang, D. S.; Waite, J. H.; Israelachvili, J. N.; Hawker, C. J. ACS Nano 2015, 10, 930–937. [doi]

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48. A facile synthesis of catechol-functionalized poly(ethylene oxide) block and random copolymers. Matron, K. M.; Latimer, A. A.; McGrath, A. J.; Lynd, N. A.; Lundberg, P.; Hudson, Z. M.; Hawker, C. J. J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem. 2015, 53, 2685–2692. [doi]

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47. Simple and accurate determination of reactivity ratios using a non-terminal model of chain copolymerization. Beckingham, B. S.; Sanoja, G. E.; Lynd, N. A. Macromolecules 2015, 48, 6922–6930. [doi]

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46. Morphology re-entry in asymmetric PS-PI-PS’ triblock copolymer and PS homopolymer blends. Shi, W.; Li. W.; Delaney, K. T.; Fredrickson, G. H.; Kramer, E. J.; Ntaras, C.; Avgeropoulos, A.; Lynd, N. A. J. Polym. Sci. Part B: Polym. Phys. 2015, in press. [doi]

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45. Aperiodic “bricks and mortar” mesophase: A new equilibrium state of soft matter and application as a stiff thermoplastic elastomer. Shi, W.; Hamilton, A. L.; Delaney, K. T.; Fredrickson, G. H.; Kramer, E. J.; Ntaras, C.; Avgeropoulos, A.; Lynd, N. A. Macromolecules 2015, 48, 5378–5384. [doi]

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44. Cooperative and sequential phase transitions in it-poly(propylene oxide)-b-poly(ethylene oxide)-b-it-poly(propylene oxide) triblock copolymers. Shi, W.; McGrath, A. J.; Li, Y.; Lynd, N. A.; Hawker, C. J.; Fredrickson, G. H.; Kramer, E. J. Macromolecules 2015, 48, 3069–3079. [doi]

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43. Creating extremely asymmetric lamellar structures via fluctuation-assisted unbinding of miktoarm star block copolymer alloys. Shi, W.; Hamilton, A. L.; Delaney, K. T.; Fredrickson, G. H.; Kramer, E. J.; Ntaras, C.; Avgeropoulos, A.; Lynd, N. A. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 6160–6163. [doi]

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42. Improving the gas barrier properties of Nation via thermal annealing: Evidence for diffusion through hydrophilic channels and matrix. Evans, C. M.; Singh, M. R.; Lynd, N. A.l Segalman, R. A. Macromolecules 2015, 48, 3303–3309. [doi]

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41. A synthetic strategy for the preparation of sub-100 nm functional polymer particles of uniform diameter. Killops, K. L.; Rodriguez, C. G.; Lundberg, P.; Hawker, C. J.; Lynd, N. A. Polym. Chem. 2015, Advance article.[doi]

40. Evaluation of histamine-functionalized block copolymer micelles as a drug delivery system in 2D and 3D models of breast cancer. Zhang, Y.; Lundberg, P.; Diether, M.; Porsch, C.; Jansson, C.; Lynd, N. A.; Malkoch, M.; Malmström, E.; Hawker, C. J.; Nyström, A. M. Submitted 2014, email for copy.

39. Probing the effect of molecular non-uniformity in directed self-assembly of diblock copolymers in nano-confined space. Pitet. L. M.; Alexander-Moonen, E.; Peeters, E.; Lynd, N. A.; Druzhinina, T.; Weister, S. F.; Meijer, E. W. Submitted 2014, email for copy.

38. Synthetic strategy for preparing chiral double-semicrystalline polyether block copolymers. McGrath, A.; Rodriguez, C. G.; Kramer, E. J.; Hawker, C. J.; Lynd, N. A. Polym. Chem. 2014, in press. [doi]

37. Phase behavior of electrostatically complexed polyelectrolyte gels using an embedded fluctuation model. Audus, D. J.; Gopez, J. D.; Krogstad, D. V.; Choi, S.-H.; Lynd, N. A.; Kramer, E. J.; Hawker, C. J.; Fredrickson, G. H. Soft Matter 2014, accepted. [doi]

36. Small angle neutron scattering study of complex coacervate micelles and hydrogels formed from ionic diblock and triblock copolymers. Krogstad, D. V.; Choi, S.-H.; Lynd, N. A.; Audus, D. J.; Perry, S. L.; Gopez, J. D.; Hawker, C. J.; Kramer, E. J.; Tirrell, M. V. J. Phys. Chem. B 2014, 118, 13011–13018. [doi]

35. Hierarchically ordered nanopatterns for spatial control of biomolecules. Tran, H.; Ronaldson, K.; Bailey, N.; Lynd, N. A.; Killops, K. L.; Vunjak-Novakovic, G.; Campos. L. M. ACS Nano 2014, 8, 11846–11853. [doi]

34. Synthetic aptamer-polymer hybrid constructs for programmed drug delivery into specific target cells. Oh, S. S.; Lee, B. F.; Leibfarth, F. A.; Eisenstein, M.; Robb, M. J.; Lynd, N. A.; Hawker, C. J.; Soh, H. T. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 15010–10015. [doi]

33. Structural evolution of polyelectrolyte-complex-core micelles and ordered-phase bulk materials. Krogstad, D. V.; Lynd, N. A.; Miyajima, D.; Gopez, J.; Hawker, C. J.; Kramer, E. J.; Tirrell, M. V. Macromolecules 2014, 14, 8026–8032. [doi]

32. Symmetric poly(ethylene oxide-b-styrene-b-isoprene) triblock copolymers: Synthesis, characterization, and self-assembly in bulk and thin film. Qiao, Y.; Ferebee, R.; Lee, B.; Mitra, I.; Lynd, N. A.; Hayat, J.; Stein, G. E.; Bockstaller, M. R.; Tang, C. Macromolecules 2014, 47,6373–6381. [doi]

31. Sequence of hydrophobic and hydrophilic residues in amphiphilic polymer coatings affects surface structure and marine antifouling/fouling release properties. van Zoelen, W.; Buss, H. G.; Ellebracht, N.; Hill, Sophie; Lynd, N. A.; Fischer, D. A.; Finlay, J.; Callow, M. E.; Callow, J. A.; Kramer, E. J.; Zuckermann, R. N.; Segalman, R. A. ACS Macro Letters 2014, 3, 364–368. [doi]

30. Toward strong thermoplastic elastomers with asymmetric miktoarm block copolymer architectures. Shi, W.; Lynd, N. A.; Montarnal, D.; Yingdong, L.; Kramer, E. J.; Fredrickson, G. H.; Ntaras, C.; Avgeropoulos, A.; Hexemer, A. Macromolecules 2014, 47, 2037–2043. [doi]

29. Fluidity and water in nanoscale domains define coacervate hydrogels. Ortony, J. H.; Choi, S.-H.; Spruell, J. M.; Hunt, J. N.; Lynd, N. A.; Krogstad, D. V.; Urban, V. S.; Hawker, C. J.; Kramer, E. J.; Han, S. Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 58–67. [doi]

28. Phase coexistence calculations of reversibly bonded block copolymers: A unit cell Gibbs ensemble approach. Mester, Z.; Lynd, N. A.; Delaney, K. T.; Fredrickson, G. H. Macromolecules 2014, 47, 1865–1874. [doi]

27. Numerical self-consistent field theory of multicomponent polymer blends in the Gibbs ensemble. Mester, Z.; Lynd, N. A.; Fredrickson, G. H. Soft Matter 2013, 9, 11288–11294. [doi]

26. Linear versus dendritic molecular binders for hydrogel network formation with clay nanosheets: Studies with ABA triblock copolyethers carrying guanidinium ion pendants. Tamesue, S.; Otani, M.; Yamada, K.; Ishida, Y.; Spruell J. M.; Lynd, N. A.; Hawker, C. J.; Aida, T. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 15650–15655. [doi]

25. Allyl Glycidyl Ether-Based Polymer Electrolytes for Room Temperature Lithium Batteries. Barteau, K. P.; Wolffs, M.; Lynd, N. A.; Fredrickson, G. H.; Kramer, E. J.; Hawker, C. J. Macromolecules 2013, 46, 8988–8994. [doi]

24. Physiologically relevant, pH-responsive PEG-based block and statistical copolymers with N,N-diisopropyl-amine units. Lee, A.; Lundberg, P.; Klinger, D.; Lee, B. F.; Hawker, C. J.; Lynd, N. A. Polymer Chem. 2013, 4, 5735–5742. [doi]

23. Supramolecular guests in solvent driven block copolymer assembly: From internally structured nanoparticles to micelles. Klinger, D.; Robb, M. J.; Spruell, J. M.; Lynd, N. A.; Hawker, C. J.; Connal, L. A. Polymer Chem. 2013, 4, 5038–5042. [doi]

22. Effects of polymer and salt concentration on the structure and properties of a triblock copolymer coacervate hydrogels. Krogstad, D. V.; Lynd, N. A.; Choi, S.-H.; Spruell, J. M.; Kramer, E. J.; Hawker, C. J.; Tirrell, M. V. Macromolecules 2013, 46, 1512–1518. [doi]

21. Poly[(ethylene oxide)-co-(methylene ethylene oxide)]: A hydrolytically degradable poly(ethylene oxide) platform. Lundberg, P.; Lee, B. F.; van den Berg, S. A.; Pressly, E. D.; Lee, A.; Hawker, C. J.; Lynd, N. A. ACS Macro Lett. 2012, 1, 1240–1243. [doi] *Fourth most read article in ACS Macro Letters (Nov., 2012).

20. pH-triggered self-assembly of biocompatible histamine-functional triblock copolymers. Lundberg, P.; Lynd, N. A.; Zhang, Y.; Zeng, X.; Krogstad, D. V.; Paffen, T.; Malkoch, M.; Nyström, A. M.; Hawker, C. J. Soft Matter 2013, 9, 82–89. [doi] *Fourth most read article in Soft Matter (Nov. 13, 2012).

19. Mesostructured block copolymer nanoparticles: Versatile templates for hybrid inorganic nanostructures. Connal, L.; Lynd, N.; Robb, M.; Jang, S.; Spruell, J.; Hawker, C. Chem. Mater. 2012, 24, 4036–4042. [doi]

18. Reactivity ratios and mechanistic insight for anionic ring-opening copolymerization of epoxides. Lee, B. F.; Wolffs, M.; Delaney, K. T.; Sprafke, J.; Leibfarth, F. A.; Hawker, C. J.; Lynd, N. A., Macromolecules 2012, 45, 3722–3731. [doi]

17. Nanopatterning biomolecules by block copolymer self-assembly. Killops, K. L.; Gupta, N.; Dimitriou, M. D.; Lynd, N. A.; Jung, H.; Tran, H.; Bang, J.; Campos, L. M. ACS Macro Lett. 2012, 1, 758–763. [doi]

16. Functional block copolymer nanoparticles: Toward the next generation of delivery vehicles. Robb, M. J.; Connal, L. A.; Lee, B. F.; Lynd, N. A.; Hawker, C. J. Polym. Chem. 2012, 3, 1618–1628. [doi] *Top ten most accessed article in Polymer Chemistry (May, 2012).

15. Poly(allyl glycidyl ether)–A versatile functional polyether platform. Lee, B. F.; Kade, M. J.; Chute, J. A.; Gupta, N.; Campos, L. M.; Fredrickson, G. H.; Kramer, E. J.; Lynd, N. A.; Hawker, C. J. J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem. 2011, 49, 4498–4504. [doi]

14. A general approach to controlling the surface composition of poly(ethylene oxide)-based block copolymers for antifouling coatings. Dimitriou, M. D.; Zhou, Z.; Yoo, H.-S.; Killops, K. L.; Finlay, J. A.; Sundaram, H. S.; Lynd, N. A.; Barteau, K. P.; Campos, L. M.; Fischer, D. A.; Callow, M. E.; Callow, J. A.; Ober, C. K.; Hawker, C. J.; Kramer, E. J. Langmuir 2011, 27, 13762–13772. [doi]

13. Synthesis of thermally stable Au-core/Pt-shell nanoparticles and their segregation behavior in diblock copolymer mixtures. Jang, S.; Khan, A.; Dimitriou, M.; Kim, B. J.; Lynd, N. A.; Kramer, E. J.; Hawker, C. J. Soft Matter 2011, 7, 6255–6263. [doi]

12. Tunable, high modulus hydrogels driven by ionic coacervation. Hunt, J. N.; Feldman, K. E.; Lynd, N. A.; Deek, J.; Spruell, J. M.; Hernandez, B. M.; Campos, L. M.; Safinya, C. R.; Kramer, E. J.; Hawker, C. J. Adv. Mater. 2010, 23, 2327–2331. [doi]

11. Ketene functionalized polyethylene: control of crosslink density and mechanical properties. Leibfarth, F.; Schneider, Y.; Lynd, N. A.; Schultz, A.; Moon, B.; Bazan, G.; Hawker, C. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 14706–14709. [doi]

10. Design of soft and strong thermoplastic elastomers based on non-linear block copolymer architectures using self-consistent mean field theory. Lynd, N. A.; Oyerokun, F. T.; O’Donoghue, D. L.; Handlin, D.; Fredrickson, G. H. Macromolecules 2010, 43, 3479–3486. [doi]

9. Processing-structure-mechanical property relationships of semicrystalline polyolefin based block
copolymers.
Deplace, F.; Wang, Z.; Lynd, N. A.; Hotta, A.; Rose, J. M.; Hustad, P. D.; Tian, J.; Ohtaki, H.; Coates, G. W.; Shimizu, F.; Hirokane, K.; Yamada, F.; Shin, Y. W.; Rong, L. X.; Zhu, J.; Toki, S.; Hsiao, B. S.; Fredrickson, G. H.; Kramer, E. J. J. Polym. Sci., Part B: Polym. Phys. 2010, 48. 1428–1437. [doi]

8. Novel polyolefin elastomers prepared by grafting poly(n-butylacrylate) from polyethylene macroinitiators. Schneider, Y.; Lynd, N. A.; Kramer, E. J.; Bazan, G. C. Macromolecules 2009, 42, 8763–8768. [doi]

7. C2-symmetric Ni(II) alpha-diimines featuring cumyl-derived ligands: Synthesis of improved elastomeric 1. regioblock polypropylenes. Rose, J. M; Deplace, F.; Lynd, N. A.; Wang, Z.; Hotta, A.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Kramer, E. J.; Coates, G. W. Macromolecules 2008, 41, 9548–9555. [doi]

6. Theory of polydisperse block copolymer melts: Beyond the Schulz-Zimm distribution. Lynd, N. A.; Matsen, M. W.; Hillmyer, M. A. Macromolecules 2008, 41, 4531–4533. [doi]

5. Polydispersity and block copolymer self-assembly. Lynd, N. A.; Meuler, A. J.; Hillmyer, M. A. Prog. Polym. Sci. 2008, 33, 875–893. [doi]

4. Renewable resource thermoplastic elastomers based on polylactide and polymenthide. Wanamaker, C. L.; O’Learly, L. E.; Lynd, N. A.; Hillmyer, M. A.; Tolman, W. B. Biomacromolecules 2007, 8, 3634–3640. [doi]

3. The role of polydispersity in the lamellar mesophase of model diblock copolymers. Lynd, N. A.; Hamilton, B. J.; Hillmyer, M. A. J. Poly. Sci. Part B: Poly. Phys. 2007, 45, 3386–3393. [doi]

2. Effects of polydispersity on the order-disorder transition in block copolymer melts. Lynd, N. A.; Hillmyer, M. A. Macromolecules 2007, 40, 8050–8055. [doi]

1. Influence of polydispersity on the self-assembly of diblock copolymers. Lynd, N. A.; Hillmyer, M. A. Macromolecules 2005, 38, 8803–8810. [doi]