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Small - and nano - scale soft phononics

Publications

Thermomechanical Properties and Glass Dynamics of Polymer-Tethered Colloidal Particles and Films

Author(s): Yu Cang, Anna N. Reuss, Jaejun Lee, Jiajun Yan, Jianan Zhang, Elena Alonso-Redondo, Rebecca Sainidou, Pascal Rembert, Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, Michael R. Bockstaller, George Fytas
Published in: Macromolecules, Issue 50/21, 2017, Page(s) 8658-8669, ISSN 0024-9297
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b01752

High elastic impedance terasonic hybrid superlattices

Author(s): E Alonso-Redondo, G Fytas
Published in: New Journal of Physics, Issue 18/11, 2016, Page(s) 111001, ISSN 1367-2630
DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/18/11/111001

Probing Stress-Induced Optical Birefringence of Glassy Polymers by Whispering Gallery Modes Light Localization

Author(s): Karolina Milenko, Stavros Pissadakis, Georgios Gkantzounis, Alina Aluculesei, George Fytas
Published in: ACS Omega, Issue 2/12, 2017, Page(s) 9127-9135, ISSN 2470-1343
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b01409

Elastic Modulus and Thermal Conductivity of Thiolene/TiO 2 Nanocomposites

Author(s): Eugen Schechtel, Yaping Yan, Xiangfan Xu, Yu Cang, Wolfgang Tremel, Zuyuan Wang, Baowen Li, George Fytas
Published in: The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Issue 121/45, 2017, Page(s) 25568-25575, ISSN 1932-7447
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b08425

Polymer tube nanoreactors via DNA-origami templated synthesis

Author(s): Yu Tokura, Sean Harvey, Xuemei Xu, Chaojian Chen, Svenja Morsbach, Katrin Wunderlich, George Fytas, Yuzhou Wu, David Y. W. Ng, Tanja Weil
Published in: Chemical Communications, Issue 54/22, 2018, Page(s) 2808-2811, ISSN 1359-7345
DOI: 10.1039/c7cc09620h

Direct observation of polymer surface mobility via nanoparticle vibrations

Author(s): Hojin Kim, Yu Cang, Eunsoo Kang, Bartlomiej Graczykowski, Maria Secchi, Maurizio Montagna, Rodney D. Priestley, Eric M. Furst, George Fytas
Published in: Nature Communications, Issue 9/1, 2018, ISSN 2041-1723
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-04854-w

Solvent-Dependent Light-Induced Structures in Gem -Dichlorocyclopropanated Polybutadiene Solutions

Author(s): A. Bogris, J. Wang, M. Anyfantakis, B. Loppinet, S. L. Craig, H-J. Butt, G. Fytas
Published in: The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, Issue 122/27, 2018, Page(s) 6995-7001, ISSN 1520-6106
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.8b02463

Ultrathin Shell Layers Dramatically Influence Polymer Nanoparticle Surface Mobility

Author(s): Eunsoo Kang, Hojin Kim, Laura A. G. Gray, Dane Christie, Ulrich Jonas, Bartlomiej Graczykowski, Eric M. Furst, Rodney D. Priestley, George Fytas
Published in: Macromolecules, Issue 51/21, 2018, Page(s) 8522-8529, ISSN 0024-9297
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.8b01804

Facile synthesis of ultrasmall polydopamine-polyethylene glycol nanoparticles for cellular delivery

Author(s): Sean Harvey, David Yuen Wah Ng, Jolanta Szelwicka, Lisa Hueske, Lothar Veith, Marco Raabe, Ingo Lieberwirth, George Fytas, Katrin Wunderlich, Tanja Weil
Published in: Biointerphases, Issue 13/6, 2018, Page(s) 06D407, ISSN 1559-4106
DOI: 10.1116/1.5042640

Robustness of elastic properties in polymer nanocomposite films examined over the full volume fraction range

Author(s): E. Alonso-Redondo, L. Belliard, K. Rolle, B. Graczykowski, W. Tremel, B. Djafari-Rouhani, G. Fytas
Published in: Scientific Reports, Issue 8/1, 2018, ISSN 2045-2322
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-35335-1

Propagation of Elastic Waves in a One-Dimensional High Aspect Ratio Nanoridge Phononic Crystal

Author(s): Abdellatif Gueddida, Yan Pennec, El El Boudouti, George Fytas, Bahram Djafari Rouhani
Published in: Applied Sciences, Issue 8/5, 2018, Page(s) 805, ISSN 2076-3417
DOI: 10.3390/app8050805

Well-defined metal-polymer nanocomposites: The interplay of structure, thermoplasmonics, and elastic mechanical properties

Author(s): David Saleta Reig, Patrick Hummel, Zuyuan Wang, Sabine Rosenfeldt, Bartlomiej Graczykowski, Markus Retsch, George Fytas
Published in: Physical Review Materials, Issue 2/12, 2018, ISSN 2475-9953
DOI: 10.1103/physrevmaterials.2.123605

Elastic wave propagation in smooth and wrinkled stratified polymer films

Author(s): M Hesami, A Gueddida, N Gomopoulos, H S Dehsari, K Asadi, S Rudykh, H-J Butt, B Djafari-Rouhani, G Fytas
Published in: Nanotechnology, Issue 30/4, 2019, Page(s) 045709, ISSN 0957-4484
DOI: 10.1088/1361-6528/aaee9b

Covalently Interlocked Cyclohexa- m -phenylenes and Their Assembly: En Route to Supramolecular 3D Carbon Nanostructures

Author(s): Bastian Dumslaff, Anna N. Reuss, Manfred Wagner, Xinliang Feng, Akimitsu Narita, George Fytas, Klaus Müllen
Published in: Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Issue 56/35, 2017, Page(s) 10602-10606, ISSN 1433-7851
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201705403

Disentangling the Role of Chain Conformation on the Mechanics of Polymer Tethered Particle Materials

Author(s): Jiarul Midya, Yu Cang, Sergei A. Egorov, Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, Michael R. Bockstaller, Arash Nikoubashman, George Fytas
Published in: Nano Letters, Issue 19/4, 2019, Page(s) 2715-2722, ISSN 1530-6984
DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.9b00817

Crystallization Control of Organic Semiconductors during Meniscus‐Guided Coating by Blending with Polymer Binder

Author(s): Ke Zhang, Tomasz Marszalek, Philipp Wucher, Zuyuan Wang, Lothar Veith, Hao Lu, Hans‐Joachim Räder, Pierre M. Beaujuge, Paul W. M. Blom, Wojciech Pisula
Published in: Advanced Functional Materials, Issue 28/50, 2018, Page(s) 1805594, ISSN 1616-301X
DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201805594

Thermal conductivity in disordered porous nanomembranes

Author(s): Marianna Sledzinska, Bartlomiej Graczykowski, Francesc Alzina, Umberto Melia, Konstantinos Termentzidis, David Lacroix, Clivia M Sotomayor Torres
Published in: Nanotechnology, 2019, ISSN 0957-4484
DOI: 10.1088/1361-6528/ab0ecd

Conformation of Tunable Nanocylinders: Up to Sixth-Generation Dendronized Polymers via Graft-Through Approach by ROMP

Author(s): Fabien Dutertre, Ki-Taek Bang, Emmanouil Vereroudakis, Benoit Loppinet, Sanghee Yang, Sung-Yun Kang, George Fytas, Tae-Lim Choi
Published in: Macromolecules, 2019, ISSN 0024-9297
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.9b00457

The Ultrafast Assembly of a Dipeptide Supramolecular Organogel and its Phase Transition from Gel to Crystal

Author(s): Tingting Yuan, Youqian Xu, Jinbo Fei, Huimin Xue, Xianbao Li, Chenlei Wang, George Fytas, Junbai Li
Published in: Angewandte Chemie, Issue 131/32, 2019, Page(s) 11189-11194, ISSN 0044-8249
DOI: 10.1002/ange.201903829

Brillouin light scattering under one-dimensional confinement: Symmetry and interference self-canceling

Author(s): B. Graczykowski, A. Gueddida, B. Djafari-Rouhani, H.-J. Butt, G. Fytas
Published in: Physical Review B, Issue 99/16, 2019, ISSN 2469-9950
DOI: 10.1103/physrevb.99.165431

Temperature-Dependent Thermoelastic Anisotropy of the Phenyl Pyrimidine Liquid Crystal

Author(s): Meguya Ryu, Yu Cang, Zuyuan Wang, George Fytas, Junko Morikawa
Published in: The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Issue 123/28, 2019, Page(s) 17148-17154, ISSN 1932-7447
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b04270

Shell Architecture Strongly Influences the Glass Transition, Surface Mobility, and Elasticity of Polymer Core-Shell Nanoparticles

Author(s): Eunsoo Kang, Bartlomiej Graczykowski, Ulrich Jonas, Dane Christie, Laura A. G. Gray, Daniele Cangialosi, Rodney D. Priestley, George Fytas
Published in: Macromolecules, Issue 52/14, 2019, Page(s) 5399-5406, ISSN 0024-9297
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.9b00766

Why the Relaxation Times of Polymers from Brillouin Light Spectroscopy Are Much Shorter than the Primary α-Relaxation Times

Author(s): K. L. Ngai, George Fytas
Published in: Macromolecules, Issue 52/21, 2019, Page(s) 8305-8311, ISSN 0024-9297
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.9b01849

The Ultrafast Assembly of a Dipeptide Supramolecular Organogel and its Phase Transition from Gel to Crystal

Author(s): Tingting Yuan, Youqian Xu, Jinbo Fei, Huimin Xue, Xianbao Li, Chenlei Wang, George Fytas, Junbai Li
Published in: Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Issue 58/32, 2019, Page(s) 11072-11077, ISSN 1433-7851
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201903829

Tunable Thermoelastic Anisotropy in Hybrid Bragg Stacks with Extreme Polymer Confinement

Author(s): Zuyuan Wang, Konrad Rolle, Theresa Schilling, Patrick Hummel, Alexandra Philipp, Bernd A. F. Kopera, Anna M. Lechner, Markus Retsch, Josef Breu, George Fytas
Published in: Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Issue 59/3, 2020, Page(s) 1286-1294, ISSN 1433-7851
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201911546

Precision Anisotropic Brush Polymers by Sequence Controlled Chemistry

Author(s): Chaojian Chen, Katrin Wunderlich, Debashish Mukherji, Kaloian Koynov, Astrid Johanna Heck, Marco Raabe, Matthias Barz, George Fytas, Kurt Kremer, David Yuen Wah Ng, Tanja Weil
Published in: Journal of the American Chemical Society, Issue 142/3, 2020, Page(s) 1332-1340, ISSN 0002-7863
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b10491

Directional elastic wave propagation in high-aspect-ratio photoresist gratings: liquid infiltration and aging

Author(s): E. Alonso-Redondo, A. Gueddida, J. Li, B. Graczykowski, C. M. Sotomayor Torres, Y. Pennec, S. Yang, B. Djafari-Rouhani, G. Fytas
Published in: Nanoscale, Issue 9/8, 2017, Page(s) 2739-2747, ISSN 2040-3364
DOI: 10.1039/C6NR08312A

Direction-dependent elastic properties and phononic behavior of PMMA/BaTiO 3 nanocomposite thin films

Author(s): E. Alonso-Redondo, A. Gueddida, H. Huesmann, O. El Abouti, W. Tremel, E. H. El Boudouti, B. Djafari-Rouhani, G. Fytas
Published in: The Journal of Chemical Physics, Issue 146/20, 2017, Page(s) 203325, ISSN 0021-9606
DOI: 10.1063/1.4978675

Nonlinear control of high-frequency phonons in spider silk

Author(s): Dirk Schneider, Nikolaos Gomopoulos, Cheong Y. Koh, Periklis Papadopoulos, Friedrich Kremer, Edwin L. Thomas, George Fytas
Published in: Nature Materials, Issue 15/10, 2016, Page(s) 1079-1083, ISSN 1476-1122
DOI: 10.1038/nmat4697

Determination of the Complete Elasticity of Nephila pilipes Spider Silk

Author(s): Zuyuan Wang, Yu Cang, Friedrich Kremer, Edwin L. Thomas, George Fytas
Published in: Biomacromolecules, Issue 21/3, 2020, Page(s) 1179-1185, ISSN 1525-7797
DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.9b01607

Probing Nanoparticle/Membrane Interactions by Combining Amphiphilic Diblock Copolymer Assembly and Plasmonics

Author(s): Amelie H.R. Koch, Svenja Morsbach, Tristan Bereau, Gaëtan Lévêque, Hans-Jürgen Butt, Markus Deserno, Katharina Landfester, George Fytas
Published in: The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, Issue 124/5, 2020, Page(s) 742-750, ISSN 1520-6106
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.9b10469

Multiband Hypersound Filtering in Two-Dimensional Colloidal Crystals: Adhesion, Resonances, and Periodicity

Author(s): Bartlomiej Graczykowski, Nicolas Vogel, Karina Bley, Hans-Jürgen Butt, George Fytas
Published in: Nano Letters, Issue 20/3, 2020, Page(s) 1883-1889, ISSN 1530-6984
DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.9b05101

Harnessing polymer grafting to control the shape of plasmonic nanoparticles

Author(s): Ying Zhou, Liting Yan, Tanmoy Maji, Gaëtan Lévêque, Manos Gkikas, George Fytas
Published in: Journal of Applied Physics, Issue 127/7, 2020, Page(s) 074302, ISSN 0021-8979
DOI: 10.1063/1.5140459

Ultrathin Polydopamine Films with Phospholipid Nanodiscs Containing a Glycophorin A Domain

Author(s): Tommaso Marchesi D'Alvise, Sean Harvey, Lisa Hueske, Jolanta Szelwicka, Lothar Veith, Tuomas P. J. Knowles, Dennis Kubiczek, Carolin Flaig, Fabian Port, Kay-E. Gottschalk, Frank Rosenau, Bartlomiej Graczykowski, George Fytas, Francesco S. Ruggeri, Katrin Wunderlich, Tanja Weil
Published in: Advanced Functional Materials, 2020, Page(s) 2000378, ISSN 1616-301X
DOI: 10.1002/adfm.202000378

Key role of the meniscus shape in crystallization of organic semiconductors during meniscus-guided coating

Author(s): Ke Zhang, Zuyuan Wang, Tomasz Marszalek, Michal Borkowski, George Fytas, Paul W. M. Blom, Wojciech Pisula
Published in: Materials Horizons, 2020, ISSN 2051-6347
DOI: 10.1039/d0mh00141d

Extreme Elasticity Anisotropy in Molecular Glasses

Author(s): Yu Cang, Zuyuan Wang, Camille Bishop, Lian Yu, M. D. Ediger, George Fytas
Published in: Advanced Functional Materials, 2020, Page(s) 2001481, ISSN 1616-301X
DOI: 10.1002/adfm.202001481

Mechanical reinforcement of polymer colloidal crystals by supercritical fluids

Author(s): Visnja Babacic, Jeena Varghese, Emerson Coy, Eunsoo Kang, Mikolaj Pochylski, Jacek Gapinski, George Fytas, Bartlomiej Graczykowski
Published in: Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, Issue 579, 2020, Page(s) 786-793, ISSN 0021-9797
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2020.06.104

Hypersonic Phononic Hybrid Structures

Author(s): Elena Alonso Redondo
Published in: 2016