Rzayev Research Group

  1. (1) Jiang, L.; Nykypanchuk, D.; Ribbe, A. E.; Rzayev, J.* “One-Shot Synthesis and Melt Self-Assembly of Bottlebrush Copolymers with a Gradient Compositional Profile”, ACS Macro Letters 2018, 7, 619. DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.8b00273

  1. (2) Yu, D. M.; Mapas, J. K.; Kim, H.; Choi, J.; Ribbe, A. E.; Rzayev, J.*; Russell, T. P.* “Evaluation of the Interaction Parameter for Poly(solketal methacrylate)-block-polystyrene Copolymers”, Macromolecules 2018, 51, 1031. DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b02221

  1. (3)  Altay, E.; Nykypanchuk, D.; Rzayev, J.* “Mesoporous Polymer Frameworks from End-Reactive Bottlebrush Copolymers”, ACS Nano 2017, 11, 8207. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b03214

  1. (4) Jeong, G.; Yu, D. M.; Mapas, J. K. D.; Sun, Z.; Rzayev, J.*; Russell, T. P.* “Realizing 5.4 nm Full Pitch Lamellar Microdomains by a Solid-State Transformation”, Macromolecules 2017, 50, 7148. DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b01443

  2. Bullet ACS Editors' Choice

  1. (5) Onbulak, S.; Rzayev, J.* “Synthesis and One-Dimensional Assembly of Cylindrical Polymer Nanoparticles Prepared from Tri-Component Bottlebrush Copolymers”, J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem. 2017, 55, 3868. DOI: 10.1002/pola.28771

  1. (6) Unsal, H.; Onbulak, S.; Calik, F.; Er-Rafik, M.; Schmutz, M.; Sanyal, A.; Rzayev, J.* “Interplay between Molecular Packing, Core Cross-linking, and Drug Loading in Bottlebrush Copolymer Micelles”, Macromolecules 2017, 50, 1342. DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b02182

  1. (7) Mapas, J. K. D.; Thomay, T.; Cartwright, A. N.; Ilavsky, J.; Rzayev, J.* “Ultrahigh Molecular Weight Linear Block Copolymers: Rapid Access by Reversible-Deactivation Radical Polymerization and Self-Assembly into Large Domain Nanostructures”, Macromolecules 2016, 49, 3733. DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b00863

  1. (8) Zhang, Y.; Song, W.; Geng, J.; Chitgupi, U.; Unsal, H.; Federizon, J.; Rzayev, J.; Sukumaran, D. K.; Alexandridis, P.; Lovell, J. F.* “Therapeutic Surfactant-Stripped Frozen Micelles”, Nature Commun. 2016, 7:11649. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms11649

  2. (9) Altay, E.; Rzayev, J.* “Synthesis of Star-Brush Polymer Architectures from End-Reactive Molecular Bottlebrushes”, Polymer 2016, 98, 487. DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2016.02.022

  1. (10) Onbulak, S.; Rzayev, J.* "Cylindrical Nanocapsules from Photo-Cross-Linkable Core-Shell Bottlebrush Copolymers", Polym. Chem. 2015, 6, 764. DOI: 10.1039/C4PY01215A

  1. (11) Fenyves, R.; Schmutz, M.; Horner, I. J.; Bright, F. V.; Rzayev, J.* "Aqueous Self-Assembly of Giant Bottlebrush Block Copolymer Surfactants as Shape-Tunable Building Blocks", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 7762. DOI: 10.1021/ja503283r

  1. (12) Bolton, J., Rzayev, J.* "Synthesis and Melt Self-Assembly of PS-PMMA-PLA Triblock Bottlebrush Copolymers", Macromolecules 2014, 47, 2864. DOI: 10.1021/ma500625k

  1. (13) Luo, K., Xie, T., Rzayev, J.* "Synthesis of Thermally Degradable Epoxy Adhesives", J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem. 2013, 51, 4992. DOI: 10.1002/pola.26926

  1. (14) Canterbury, D. P.; Huang, K.; Xie, T.; Rzayev, J.* "Robust Superhydrophilic Coatings by Electropolymerization of Sulfonated Pyrrole", J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2013, 127, 257. DOI: 10.1002/APP.37908

  1. (15) Rzayev, J.* "Molecular Bottlebrushes: New Opportunities in Nanomaterials Fabrication", ACS Macro Lett. 2012, 1, 1146 (Viewpoint article). DOI: 10.1021/mz300402x

  1. (16) Huang, K.; Johnson, M.; Rzayev, J.* "Synthesis of Degradable Organic Nanotubes by Bottlebrush Molecular Templating", ACS Macro Lett. 2012, 1, 892. DOI: 10.1021/mz3002287

  1. (17) Bolton, J.; Rzayev, J.* "Tandem ATRP-RAFT Synthesis of Polystyrene-Poly(Methyl Methacrylate) Bottlebrush Block Copolymers and Their Self-Assembly into Cylindrical Nanostructures", ACS Macro Lett. 2012, 1, 15. DOI: 10.1021/mz200003j

  1. (18) Huang, K.; Rzayev, J.* "Charge and Size Selective Molecular Transport by Amphiphilic Organic Nanotubes", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 16726. DOI: 10.1021/ja204296v

  2. Bullet Highlighted in Chemical Engineering Progress, January 2012, 6.

  1. (19) Han, W.; Byun, M.; Zhao, L.; Rzayev, J.; Lin, Z.* "Controlled Evaporative Self-Assembly of Hierarchically Structured Bottlebrush Block Copolymer with Nanochannels", J. Mater. Chem. 2011, 21, 14248. DOI: 10.1039/C1JM10978B

  2. (20) Luo, K.; Kim, S. J.; Cartwright, A. N.; Rzayev, J.* "Soluble Polyacetylene Derivatives by Chain-Growth Polymerization of Dienes", Macromolecules 2011, 44, 4665. DOI: 10.1021/ma2004713

  3. Bullet Highlighted in Synfacts 2011, 9, 0963. DOI: 10.1055/s-0030-1261014

  1. (21) Huang, K.; Jacobs, A.; Rzayev, J.* "De Novo Synthesis and Cellular Uptake of Organic Nanocapsules with Tunable Surface Chemistry", Biomacromolecules 2011, 12, 2327. DOI: 10.1021/bm200394t

  1. (22) Velazquez, J. M.; Gaikwad, A. V.; Rout, T. K.*; Rzayev, J.*; Banerjee, S.* "A Substrate-Integrated and Scalable Templated Approach Based on Rusted Steel for the Fabrication of Polypyrrole Nanotube Arrays", ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2011, 3, 1238. DOI: 10.1021/am2000533

  1. (23) Bolton, J.; Bailey, T. S.; Rzayev, J.* "Large Pore Size Nanoporous Materials From the Self-Assembly of Asymmetric Bottlebrush Block Copolymers", Nano Lett. 2011, 11, 998. DOI: 10.1021/nl103747m

  2. Bullet Highlighted in MRS Bulletin 2011, 36 (4), 242. DOI:10.1557/mrs.2011.76; Membrane Technology, March 2011, 8. DOI: 10.1016/S0958-2118(11)70035-0; Chemical Engineering Progress, April 2011, 8.

  1. (24) Huang, K.; Canterbury, D. P.; Rzayev, J.* "Synthesis of Segmented Polylactide Molecular Brushes and Their Transformation to Open-End Nanotubes", Macromolecules 2010, 43, 6632. DOI: 10.1021/ma100971w

  1. (25) Huang, K.; Canterbury, D. P.; Rzayev, J.* "Organosoluble Polypyrrole Nanotubes From Core-Shell Bottlebrush Copolymers", Chem. Commun. 2010, 46, 6326. DOI: 10.1039/c002447c

  1. (26) Zhao, L.; Byun, M.; Rzayev, J.; Lin Z.* "Polystyrene-Polylactide Bottlebrush Block Copolymer at the Air/Water Interface", Macromolecules 2009, 42, 9027. DOI: 10.1021/ma9016345

  1. (27) Luo, K.; Rzayev, J.* "Living Radical Polymerization of Bicyclic Dienes: Synthesis of Thermally Cross-linkable Block Copolymers", Macromolecules 2009, 42, 9268. DOI: 10.1021/ma901645t

  1. (28) Huang, K.; Rzayev, J.* "Well-Defined Organic Nanotubes from Multicomponent Bottlebrush Copolymers", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 6880. DOI: 10.1021/ja901936g

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  1. (29) Rzayev, J.* "Synthesis of Polystyrene-Polylactide Bottlebrush Block Copolymers and Their Melt Self-Assembly into Large Domain Nanostructures", Macromolecules 2009, 42, 2135. DOI: 10.1021/ma802304y

Publications prior to UB:

  1. (30) Bailey, T. S.; Rzayev, J.; Hillmyer, M. A.* "Routes to Alkene and Epoxide Functionalized Nanoporous Materials from Poly(styrene-b-isoprene-b-lactide) Triblock Copolymers", Macromolecules 2006, 39, 8772.

  2. (31) Phillip, W. A.; Rzayev, J.; Hillmyer, M. A.*; Cussler, E. L.* "Gas and Water Liquid Transport Through Nanoporous Block Copolymer Membranes", J. Membrane Sci. 2006, 286, 144.

  3. (32) Guo, S.; Rzayev, J.; Bailey, T. S.; Zalusky, A. S.; Olayo-Valles, R.; Hillmyer, M. A.* "Nanopore and Nobushing Arrays from ABC Triblock Thin Films Containing Two Etchable Blocks", Chem. Mater. 2006, 18, 1719.

  4. (33) Rzayev, J.; Hillmyer, M. A.* "Nanochannel Array Plastics with Tailored Surface Chemistry", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127(38), 13373.

  5. Bullet Highlighted in the News section of Materials Today 2005, 8(11), 15.

  6. (34) Rzayev, J.; Hillmyer, M. A.* "Nanoporous Polystyrene Containing Hydrophilic Pores from an ABC Triblock Copolymer Precursor", Macromolecules 2005, 38(1), 3.

  7. Bullet Selected as the Most-Accessed paper in Macromolecules in 2005.

  8. (35) Rzayev, J.; Penelle, J.* "HP-RAFT: A Free-Radical Polymerization Technique for Obtaining Living Polymers of Ultra-High Molecular Weights", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2004, 43, 1691; Angew. Chem. 2004, 116, 1723.

  9. (36) Rzayev, J.; Dickinson, L. C.; Penelle, J.* "Alternating Free-Radical Isomerization Polymerization of Methyl alpha-Isobutylacrylate", Macromolecules 2003, 36(16), 6273.

  10. (37) Rzayev, J.; Penelle, J.* "Controlled/Living Free-Radical Polymerization under Very High Pressure", Macromolecules 2002, 35(5), 1489.

  11. (38) Rzayev, J.; Penelle, J.* "Polymerization of Sterically Congested alpha-Alkylacrylates under High Pressure", J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem. 2002, 40(7), 836.