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Plant-inspired materials and surfaces

Deliverables

Winter School

Winter School

Regular press releases

Regular press releases due in month 10 20 30 45

Press release to announce PlaMatSu

Press release to announce PlaMatSu

Session on “Bio-inspired Materials” at Conference Freiburg Macromolecular Colloquium

Session on “Bio-inspired Materials” at Conference Freiburg Macromolecular Colloquium

Workshop on R&D and job application

Workshop on R&D and job application

Positions advertisement

advertisement of open positions

Workshop on technology and innovation

Workshop on technology and innovation

Winter School Proceedings

Winter School Proceedings

Workshop on soft skills

Workshop on soft skills

Exhibition in Freiburg

Exhibition in Freiburg; concerns all beneficiaries

Exhibition in Cambridge

Exhibition in Cambridge, concerns all beneficiaries

Biomimetic insect repellent surface

Biomimetic insect repellent surface; responsible Prof. Steiner

Layered polymer hybrid materials with stimuli-responsive colour properties

Layered polymer hyprid materials, responsible Prof. Bruns

Tuning of colour of wrinkled cellulose films obtained

Tuning of colour of wrinkled cellulose films obtained; responsible Prof. Vignolini

Conferences (abstracts)

Conferences abstracts concerns all beneficiaries du in months 1240

Transport properties of CNC-containing cuticular membrane mimics

properties of CNC-containing cuticular membrane mimics, responsible Prof. Weder

Papers (20-30 expected)

Papers (20-30 expected), concerns all beneficiaries, due from month 24-48

Publications

Asymmetric Mass Transport through Dense Heterogeneous Polymer Membranes: Fundamental Principles, Lessons from Nature, and Artificial Systems.

Author(s): Aristotelis Kamtsikakis; Christoph Weder
Published in: Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 43, 3, 2022, Page(s) 2100654, ISSN 1521-3927
Publisher: Wiley
DOI: 10.1002/marc.202100654

Polymerization‐Induced Wrinkled Surfaces with Controlled Topography as Slippery Surfaces for Colorado Potato Beetles

Author(s): Johannes B. Bergmann, Dafni Moatsou, Venkata A. Surapaneni, Marc Thielen, Thomas Speck, Bodo D. Wilts, Ullrich Steiner
Published in: Advanced Materials Interfaces, 7/12, 2020, Page(s) 2000129, ISSN 2196-7350
Publisher: Wiley-VCH GmbH
DOI: 10.1002/admi.202000129

The cellular and genetic basis of structural colour in plants

Author(s): Chiara A. Airoldi, Jordan Ferria, Beverley J Glover
Published in: Current Opinion in Plant Biology, 47, 2019, Page(s) 81-87, ISSN 1369-5266
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.pbi.2018.10.002

Insect Antiadhesive Surfaces Using Electrosprayed Wrinkled Ethyl Cellulose Particles.

Author(s): Johannes B. Bergmann; Alexandre Redondo; Ullrich Steiner; Bodo D. Wilts; Dafni Moatsou
Published in: ACS Applied Materials Interfaces, 13, 7, 2021, Page(s) 9232-9238, ISSN 1944-8244
Publisher: American Chemical Society
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.0c21602

Polarity in cuticular ridge development and insect attachment on leaf surfaces of Schismatoglottis calyptrata (Araceae)

Author(s): Venkata A. Surapaneni; Tobias Aust; Thomas Speck; Marc Thielen
Published in: Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, 12, 2021, Page(s) 1326-1338, ISSN 2190-4286
Publisher: Beilstein-Institut Zur Forderung der Chemischen Wissenschaften
DOI: 10.3762/bjnano.12.98

Rheological Properties of Blends of Isotactic Polystyrene–Isotactic Poly(para-methylstyrene) Films Derived from a Comparative Dewetting Study

Author(s): Austine A. Mulama; Austine A. Mulama; Konstantinos Roumpos; L. Pradipkanti; Andrew O. Oduor; Günter Reiter
Published in: Macromolecules, 53, 20, 2020, Page(s) 9122-9130, ISSN 0024-9297
Publisher: American Chemical Society
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c01469

Measurements of periodically perturbed dewetting force fields and their consequences on the symmetry of the resulting patterns

Author(s): Konstantinos Roumpos; Sarah Fontaine; Thomas Pfohl; Oswald Prucker; Jürgen Rühe; Günter Reiter
Published in: Scientific Reports, 11, 2021, Page(s) 13149, ISSN 2045-2322
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-92544-x

Rheological Properties of Blends of Isotactic Polystyrene–Isotactic Poly( para -methylstyrene) Films Derived from a Comparative Dewetting Study

Author(s): Austine A. Mulama, Konstantinos Roumpos, L. Pradipkanti, Andrew O. Oduor, Günter Reiter
Published in: Macromolecules, 53/20, 2020, Page(s) 9122-9130, ISSN 0024-9297
Publisher: American Chemical Society
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c01469

Disordered wax platelets on Tradescantia pallida leaves create golden shine

Author(s): Gea T. van de Kerkhof, Lukas Schertel, Rebecca Nokjan Poon, Gianni Jacucci, Beverley J. Glover, Silvia Vignolini
Published in: Faraday Discussions, 223, 2020, Page(s) 207-215, ISSN 1359-6640
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
DOI: 10.1039/d0fd00024h

Self-Reporting Fiber-Reinforced Composites That Mimic the Ability of Biological Materials to Sense and Report Damage

Author(s): Omar Rifaie-Graham, Edward A. Apebende, Livia K. Bast, Nico Bruns
Published in: Advanced Materials, 30/19, 2018, Page(s) 1705483, ISSN 0935-9648
Publisher: United Nations Industrial Developement Organization
DOI: 10.1002/adma.201705483

Effects of Silk Degumming Process on Physicochemical, Tensile, and Optical Properties of Regenerated Silk Fibroin

Author(s): Kira Nultsch, Livia K. Bast, Muriel Näf, Salima El Yakhlifi, Nico Bruns, Oliver Germershaus
Published in: Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, 303/12, 2018, Page(s) 1800408, ISSN 1438-7492
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd.
DOI: 10.1002/mame.201800408

Visual Appearance of Chiral Nematic Cellulose‐Based Photonic Films: Angular and Polarization Independent Color Response with a Twist

Author(s): Chun Lam Clement Chan, Mélanie M. Bay, Gianni Jacucci, Roberto Vadrucci, Cyan A. Williams, Gea T. de Kerkhof, Richard M. Parker, Kevin Vynck, Bruno Frka‐Petesic, Silvia Vignolini
Published in: Advanced Materials, 2019, Page(s) 1905151, ISSN 0935-9648
Publisher: United Nations Industrial Developement Organization
DOI: 10.1002/adma.201905151

Replicating the complexity of natural surfaces: technique validation and applications for biomimetics, ecology and evolution

Author(s): Charchit Kumar, Alejandro Palacios, Venkata A. Surapaneni, Georg Bold, Marc Thielen, Erik Licht, Timothy E. Higham, Thomas Speck, Vincent Le Houérou
Published in: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 377/2138, 2018, Page(s) 20180265, ISSN 1364-503X
Publisher: Royal Society of London
DOI: 10.1098/rsta.2018.0265

Dewetting Rheology for Determining Viscoelastic Properties of Nonequilibrated Thin Polymer Films

Author(s): Austine A. Mulama, Sivasurender Chandran, Konstantinos Roumpos, Andrew O. Oduor, Günter Reiter
Published in: Macromolecules, 52/20, 2019, Page(s) 7894-7903, ISSN 0024-9297
Publisher: American Chemical Society
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.9b01384

Cellulose nanofiber nanocomposite pervaporation membranes for ethanol recovery

Author(s): Aristotelis Kamtsikakis; Sara McBride; Justin Orazio Zoppe; Christoph Weder
Published in: ACS Applied Nano Materials, 4, 1, 2021, Page(s) 568-579, ISSN 2574-0970
Publisher: American Chemical Society
DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.0c02881

Silk Sericin-Polylactide Protein–Polymer Conjugates as Biodegradable Amphiphilic Materials and Their Application in Drug Release Systems

Author(s): Kanittha Boonpavanitchakul, Livia K. Bast, Nico Bruns, Rathanawan Magaraphan
Published in: Bioconjugate Chemistry, 31/10, 2020, Page(s) 2312-2324, ISSN 1043-1802
Publisher: American Chemical Society
DOI: 10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.0c00399

Complex photonic response reveals three-dimensional self-organization of structural coloured bacterial colonies

Author(s): Lukas Schertel, Gea T. van de Kerkhof, Gianni Jacucci, Laura Catón, Yu Ogawa, Bodo D. Wilts, Colin J. Ingham, Silvia Vignolini, Villads E. Johansen
Published in: Journal of The Royal Society Interface, 17/166, 2020, Page(s) 20200196, ISSN 1742-5689
Publisher: The Royal Society
DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2020.0196

Infiltration of Proteins in Cholesteric Cellulose Structures.

Author(s): Livia K. Bast; Konrad W. Klockars; Luiz G. Greca; Orlando J. Rojas; Orlando J. Rojas; Blaise L. Tardy; Nico Bruns; Nico Bruns
Published in: Biomacromolecules, 22, 5, 2021, Page(s) 2067-2080, ISSN 1525-7797
Publisher: American Chemical Society
DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.1c00183

Spatio-temporal development of cuticular ridges on leaf surfaces of Hevea brasiliensis alters insect attachment

Author(s): Venkata A. Surapaneni, Georg Bold, Thomas Speck, Marc Thielen
Published in: Royal Society Open Science, 7/11, 2020, Page(s) 201319, ISSN 2054-5703
Publisher: The Royal Society
DOI: 10.1098/rsos.201319

Ultrastructure and optics of the prism-like petal epidermal cells of Eschscholzia californica (California poppy).

Author(s): Wilts, Bodo D; Rudall, Paula J; Moyroud, Edwige; Gregory, Tom; Ogawa, Yu; Vignolini, Silvia; Steiner, Ullrich; Glover, Beverley
Published in: New Phytologist, 219, 2018, Page(s) 1124-1133, ISSN 0028-646X
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Inc.
DOI: 10.1111/nph.15229

Datasets

Beetle walking on a leaf replica from Spatio-temporal development of cuticular ridges on leaf surfaces of <i>Hevea brasiliensis</i> alters insect attachment

Author(s): Surapaneni, Venkata A.; Bold, Georg; Speck, Thomas; Thielen, Marc
Published in: The Royal Society

Dataset for "Asymmetric water transport in dense leaf cuticles and cuticle-inspired compositionally graded membranes"

Author(s): Kamtsikakis, Aristotelis; Baales, Johanna; Zeisler-Diehl, Viktoria V.; Vanhecke, Dimitri; Zoppe, Justin O.; Schreiber, Lukas; Weder, Christoph
Published in: Zenodo

Additional data to "Disordered wax platelets on Tradescantia pallida leaves create golden shine"

Author(s): Van De Kerkhof, Gerda; Schertel, Lukas; Poon, Rebecca; Jacucci, Gianni; Glover, Beverley; Vignolini, Silvia
Published in: Apollo - University of Cambridge Repository

Research data supporting "Complex photonic response reveals 3D self-organization of structural colored bacterial colonies"

Author(s): Schertel, Lukas; Van De Kerkof, Gea; Jacucci, Gianni; Catón, Laura; Ogawa, Yu; Wilts, Bodo; Ingham, Colin; Vignolini, Silvia; Johansen, Villads

Research data supporting "Visual appearance of chiral nematic cellulose-based photonic films: angular and polarization independent color response with a twist"

Author(s): Chan, Chun Lam Clement; Bay, Melanie; Jacucci, Gianni; Vadrucci, Roberto; Williams, Cyan; Van De Kerkhof, Gerda; Parker, Richard; Vynck, Kevin; Frka-Petesic, Bruno; Vignolini, Silvia
Published in: Apollo - University of Cambridge Repository