128. Multiblock Copolymers for Recycling Polyethylene-Poly(ethylene terephthalate) Mixed Waste. Keiichiro Nomura, Xiayu Peng, Hanim Kim, Kailong Jin, Hee Joong Kim, Abigail Bratton, Christopher R. Bond, Amelia Broman, Kevin M. Miller, Christopher J Ellison. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2020. [DOI: 10.1021/acsami.9b20242]

127. Readily Degradable Aromatic Polyesters from Salicylic Acid. Hee Joong Kim, Yernaidu Reddi, Christopher J. Cramer, Marc A. Hillmyer,Christopher J. Ellison. ACS Macro Lett. 2020, 9, 96-102 [DOI:10.1021/acsmacrolett.9b00890]

126. Polyelectrolyte Coated Individual Silica Nanoparticles Dispersed in Concentrated Divalent Brine at Elevated Temperatures for Subsurface Energy Applications. Esteban E. Ureña-Benavides, Ehsan Moaseri, Behzad Changalvaie, Yunping Fei, Muhammad Iqbal, Bonnie A. Lyon, Anthony A. Kmetz, Kurt D. Pennell, Christopher J. Ellison, Keith P. Johnston. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 2020, 586, 124276 [DOI:10.1016/j.colsurfa.2019.124276]


125. Strategies for Increasing the Rate of Defect Annihilation in the Directed Self-Assembly of High-Chi Block Copolymers. Jan Doise, Jai Hyun, Koh Ji, Yeon Kim, Qingjun Zhu, Natsuko Kinoshita, Hyo Seon Suh, Paulina Rincondelgadillo, Geert Vandenberghe, C. Grant Willson Christopher J Ellison. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2019, 11(51), 48419-48427 [DOI: 10.1021/acsami.9b17858]

124. Accelerating the Coupling of Maleated Polyolefins with Polyesters via Tin Compounds. Nathan P Birch, Kunwei Liu, Sung Cik Mun, Gagik Ghazaryan, Claire T Senger, Christopher J Ellison, Christopher W Macosko, Thomas H Peterson, Sukrit Mukhopadhyay, Christopher M Thurber. Macromolecules 2019, 52(21), 8359-8366 [DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.9b01444]

123. Bimodal Nano-and Micro-fiber Nonwovens by Melt Blowing Immiscible Ternary Polymer Blends. Kailong Jin, Sarah Eyer, William Dean, David Kitto, Frank S Bates, Christopher J Ellison. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2019. [DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.9b04887]

122. Degradable Thermoset Fibers from Carbohydrate-Derived Diols via Thiol–Ene Photopolymerization. Sung-Soo Kim, C Maggie Lau, Leon Lille, William B Tolman, Theresa M Reineke, Christopher J Ellison. ACS Appl. Polym. Mater. 2019, 1(11), 2933-2942 [DOI: 10.1021/acsapm.9b00647]

121. Cross-Linked Nonwoven Fibers by Room-Temperature Cure Blowing and in Situ Photopolymerization. Aditya Banerji, Kailong Jin, Kunwei Liu, Mahesh K. Mahanthappa, Christopher J. Ellison. Macromolecules, 2019, 52 (17), 6662-6672. [DOI:10.1021/acs.macromol.9b01002]

120. Impermeable gas barrier coating by facilitated diffusion of ethylenediamine through graphene oxide liquid crystals. Dae Woo Kim, Hanim Kim, Ming Liang Jin, Christopher J.Ellison. Carbon 2019, 148, 28–35. [DOI:10.1016/j.carbon.2019.03.039]

119. Mechanically Robust and Recyclable Cross-Linked Fibers from Melt Blown Anthracene-Functionalized Commodity Polymers. Kailong Jin, Aditya Banerji, David Kitto, Frank S. Bates, Christopher J. Ellison. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2019, 11(18), 12863-12870. [DOI:10.1021/acsami.9b00209]


118.Thermomechanical and Conductive Properties of Thiol–Ene Poly(ionic liquid) Networks Containing Backbone and Pendant Imidazolium Groups. Abigail F. Bratton, Sung-Soo Kim , Christopher J. Ellison , and Kevin M. Miller. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2018, 57 (48), 16526–16536.  [DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.8b04720]

117. Compact Lithium-Ion Battery Electrodes with Lightweight Reduced Graphene Oxide / Poly (Acrylic Acid) Current Collectors. Joshua P. Pender, Han Xiao, Ziyue Dong, Kelsey Cavallaro, Jason Alexander Weeks, Adam Heller, Christopher J Ellison, and C. Buddie Mullins, ACS Appl. Energy Mater., Just Accepted Manuscript. [DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.8b02007]

116. Compatibilization of Isotactic Polypropylene (iPP) and High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) with iPP–PE Multiblock Copolymers. Jun Xu, James M. Eagan, Sung-Soo Kim, Sanshui Pan, Bongjoon Lee, Kristine Klimovica, Kailong Jin, Ting-Wei Lin, Micah J. Howard, Christopher J. Ellison, Anne M. LaPointe, Geoffrey W. Coates, and Frank S. Bates. Macromolecules 2018, 51, 8585−8596.  [DOI:10.1021/acs.macromol.8b01907]

115. Melt-Blown Cross-Linked Fibers from Thermally Reversible Diels− Alder Polymer Networks. Kailong Jin, Sung-soo Kim, Jun Xu, Frank S. Bates, and Christopher J. Ellison. ACS Macro Lett. 2018, 7, 1339−1345. [DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.8b00685]

114. Glass Transition and Self-Diffusion of Unentangled Polymer Melts Nanoconfined by Different Interfaces. Reika Katsumata, Austin R. Dulaney, Chae Bin Kim, and Christopher J. Ellison.  Macromolecules 2018, 51, 19, 7509-7517.[DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.8b00475]

113. Polydopamine‐Graphene Oxide Flame Retardant Nanocoatings Applied via an Aqueous Liquid Crystalline Scaffold. Kim, H., Kim, D. W., Vasagar, V., Ha, H., Nazarenko, S., & Ellison, C. J. (2018).  Advanced Functional Materials, 1803172. [DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201803172]

112Soybean Oil-Based Thermoset Films and Fibers with High Biobased Carbon Content via Thiol–Ene Photopolymerization. Sung-Soo Kim , Heonjoo Ha , and Christopher J. Ellison. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 2018, 6(7), pp 8364–8373. [DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b00435]

111. Aqueous Superparamagnetic Magnetite Dispersions with Ultra-High Initial Magnetic Susceptibilities. Y. Fei, M. Iqbal, S.D. Kong, Z. Xue, C.P. McFadden, J.L. Guillet, L.H. Doerrer, E.E. Alp, W. Bi, Y. Lu, C.B. Dandamudi, P. Ranganath, K.J. Javier, M. Ahmadian, C.J. Ellison, K.P. Johnston. Langmuir, 34(2), 622–629 (2018). [DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b03702]

110. Characterizing the Interface Scaling of High χ Block Copolymers near the Order–Disorder Transition. D.F. Sunday, M.J. Maher, A.F. Hannon, C.D. Liman, S. Tein, G. Blachut, Y. Asano, C.J. Ellison, C.G. Willson, R.J. Kline. Macromolecules, 51(1), 173-180 (2018). [DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b01982]

109. Polymer/graphene oxide (GO) thermoset composites with GO as a crosslinker. H. Ha, C.J. Ellison. Korean J. Chem. Eng., 35(2), 303–317 (2018). [DOI: 10.1007/s11814-017-0250-7]



108. Influence of topographically patterned angled guidelines on directed self-assembly of block copolymers. N. Rebello, V. Sethuraman, G. Blachut, C.J. Ellison, C.G. Willson, V. Ganesan. Phys. Rev. E. 96, 052501 (2017). [DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.96.052501]

107. Spatially-controllable and uniform photochemical transfer printing of block copolymer nanopatterns. D.W. Janes, T. Inoue, N.D. Prisco, M.J. Maher, P.F. Nealey, C.J. Ellison. Mol. Syst. Des. Eng., 2, 597-604 (2017). [DOI: 10.1039/C7ME00106A]

106. Surface tension driven flow and deformation in polymers, colloids and soft materials. C.J. Ellison, D.W. Janes. J. Polym. Sci. Part B: Polym. Phys., 55(22), 1631-1632 (2017). [DOI:10.1002/polb.24521]

105. High-χ, Si-Containing Block Copolymers and Process Strategies for Directing Their Self-Assembly. C.J. Ellison, C.G. Willson, D. Janes, G. Blachut, Y. Soymeya, P.A. Rincon Delgadillo, G. Vandenberghe, A. Singh, J. Doise, N. Ito, R. Mizuochi, Y. Asano, A.P. Lane. J. Photopoly. Sci. Tech. 30(2), 187-190 (2017). [DOI: 10.2494/photopolymer.30.187]

104. Behavior of Spherical Poly(2-acrylamido-2-methylpropanesulfonate) Polyelectrolyte Brushes on Silica Nanoparticles up to Extreme Salinity with Weak Divalent Cation Binding at Ambient and High Temperature. J. Lee, E. Moesari, C.B. Dandamudi, G. Beniah, B. Chang, M. Iqbal, Y. Fei, N. Zhou, C.J. Ellison, K.P. Johnston. Macromolecules  50(19), 7699–7711 (2017). [DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b01243]

103. Directed Self-Assembly and Pattern Transfer of Five Nanometer Block Copolymer Lamellae. A.P. Lane, X. Yang, M.J. Maher, G. Blachut, Y. Asano, Y. Someya, A. Mallavarapu, S.M. Sirard, C.J. Ellison, C.G. Willson. ACS Nano, 11(8), 7656-7665 (2017). [DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b02698]

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102. Reduced-Graphene Oxide / Poly(acrylic acid) Aerogels as a Three-Dimensional Replacement for Metal-Foil Current Collectors in Lithium Ion Batteries. H. Xiao, J.P. Pender, M.A. Meece-Rayle, P. de Souza, K.C. Klavetter, H. Ha, J. Lin, A. Heller, C.J. Ellison, C.B. Mullins. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 9, 22641-22651 (2017). [DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b07283]

101. Molecularly Templated Reaction for forming Poly(dimethyl siloxane)-Graphene Oxide Composite Elastomers. H. Ha, K. Ha, C.J. Ellison. J. Polym. Sci. Part B: Polym. Phys., 55(18), 1406-1413 (2017). [DOI: 10.1002/polb.24398]

100. Generating Large Thermally Stable Marangoni-driven Topography in Polymer Films by Stabilizing the Surface Energy Gradient. A. Jones, C.B. Kim, S. Zhou, H. Ha, R. Katsumata, G. Blachut, R. Bonnecaze and C.J. Ellison, Macromolecules, 50, 4588-4596 (2017). [DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b00055]

99. An All-Stretchable-Component Sodium-Ion Full Battery. H. Li, Y. Ding, H. Ha, Y. Shi, L. Peng, X. Zhang, C.J. Ellison and G. Yu, Adv. Mater., 29, 1700898 (2017). [DOI: 10.1002/adma.201700898]

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98. High temperature stability and low adsorption of sub-100 nm magnetite nanoparticles grafted with sulfonated copolymers on Berea sandstone in high salinity brine. M. Iqbal, B. A. Lyon, E.E. Ureña-Benavides, E. Moaseri, Y. Fei, C. McFadden, K.J. Javier, C.J. Ellison, K.D. Pennell and K.P. Johnston, Colloid Surface A, 520, 257-267 (2017). [DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2017.01.080]

97. Development of kinetic parameters for polyurethane thermal degradation modeling featuring a bioinspired catecholic flame retardant. B.C. Roberts, A.R. Jones, O.A. Ezekoyea, C.J. Ellison and M.E. Webber, Combust. Flame, 177, 184-192 (2017). [DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2016.12.014]

96.  Large area fabrication of graphene nanoribbons by wetting transparency-assisted block copolymer lithography. R. Katsumata, M.N. Yogeesh, H. Wong, S.X. Zhou, S. Sirard, T. Huang, R.D. Piner, Z. Wu, W. Li, A.L. Lee, M. Carlson, M. Maher, D. Akinwande and C.J. Ellison, Polymer, 110, 131-138 (2017). [DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2016.12.034]

95. Conflicting Confinement Effects on the Tg, Diffusivity and Effective Viscosity of Polymer Films: A Case Study with Poly(isobutyl methacrylate) on Silica and Possible Resolution. K. Geng, R. Katsumata, X. Yu, H. Ha, A. R. Dulaney, C.J. Ellison and O.K.C. Tsui, Macromolecules, 50(2), 609–617 (2017). [DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b01354]



94. A hybrid chemo-/grapho- epitaxial alignment strategy for defect reduction in sub-10 nm directed self-assembly of silicon-containing block copolymers. G. Blachut, S.M. Sirard, M.J. Maher, Y. Asano, Y. Someya, A.P. Lane, W.J. Durand, C.M. Bates, A.M. Dinhobl, R. Gronheid, D. Hymes, C.J. Ellison and C.G. Willson, Chem. Mater., 28(24), 8951–8961 (2016). [DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.6b03633]

93. Quantifying the Interface Energy of Block Copolymer Top Coats. D.F. Sunday, M.J. Maher, S. Tein, M.C. Carlson, C.J. Ellison, C.G. Willson and R.J. Kline, ACS Macro Lett., 5, 1306-1311 (2016). [DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.6b00684]

92. Synthesis and Characterization of Si-containing Block Co-polymers with Resolution beyond 10 nm. Y. Someya, Y. Asano, M.J. Maher, G. Blachut, A.P. Lane, S. Sirard, C.J. Ellison and C.G. Willson, J. Photopolym. Sci. Tec., 29(5), 701-704 (2016). [DOI: 10.2494/photopolymer.29.701]

91. Designing Intrablock Attractions To Increase the χ Parameter of a Symmetric Diblock Copolymer. S.X. Zhou, D.W. Janes, C.B. Kim, C.G. Willson and C.J. Ellison, Macromolecules, 49(21), 8332-8340 (2016). [DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b01382

90. Structure, Stability, and Reorganization of 0.5 L0 Topography in Block Copolymer Thin Films. M. Maher, J.L. Self, P. Stasiak, G. Blachut, C.J. Ellison, M.W. Matson, C.M. Bates and C.G. Willson, ACS Nano, 10(11), 10152–10160 (2016). [DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b05390]

89. Plasma and photon interactions with organosilicon polymers for directed self-assembly patterning applications. L. Azarnouche, S.M. Sirard, W.J. Durand, G. Blachut, E. Gurer, D.J. Hymes, C.J. Ellison, C.G. Willson and D.B. Graves, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B, 34, 061602 (2016). [DOI:10.1116/1.4964885]

88. Marangoni Instability Driven Surface Relief Grating in an Azobenzene-Containing Polymer Film. C.B. Kim, J.C. Wistrom, H. Ha, S. X. Zhou, R. Katsumata, A.R. Jones, D.W. Janes, K.M. Miller and C.J. Ellison, Macromolecules, 49(18), 7069-7076 (2016). [DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b01848]

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87. Gas permeation and selectivity of poly(dimethylsiloxane)/graphene oxide composite elastomer membranes. H. Ha, J. Park, S. Ando, C.B. Kim, K. Nagai, B.D. Freeman and C.J. Ellison, J. Membr. Sci., 518, 131-140 (2016). [DOI: 10.1016/j.memsci.2016.06.028]

86. Thermoplastic Elastomer‐Enabled Smart Electrolyte for Thermoresponsive Self‐Protection of Electrochemical Energy Storage Devices. Y. Shi, H. Ha, A. Al-Sudani, C.J. Ellison and G. Yu, Adv. Mater., 28(36), 7921-7928 (2016). [DOI: 10.1002/adma.201602239]

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85. Orthogonally Spin-Coated Bilayer Films for Photochemical Immobilization and Patterning of Sub-10-Nanometer Polymer Monolayers. D.W. Janes, C.B. Kim, M.J. Maher and C.J. Ellison, Langmuir, 32(27), 6940-6947 (2016). [DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b01560]

84. Effect of Ring Functionalization on the Reaction Temperature of Benzocyclobutene Thermoset Polymers. C.O. Hayes, P.-H. Chen, R.P. Thedford, C.J. Ellison, G. Dong and C.G. Willson, Macromolecules, 49(10), 3706-3715 (2016). [DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b00316]

83. Synthesis and Gas Permeability of Highly Elastic Poly(dimethylsiloxane)/Graphene Oxide Composite Elastomers using Telechelic Polymers. H. Ha, J. Park, K. Ha, B.D. Freeman and C.J. Ellison, Polymer, 93, 53-60 (2016). [DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2016.04.016]

82. Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane-Containing Thiol–ene Fibers with Tunable Thermal and Mechanical Properties. Y. Fang, H. Ha, K. Shanmuganathan and C.J. Ellison, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 8(17), 11050-11059 (2016). [DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b01692]

81. Photopatterning of Block Copolymer Thin Films. A.P. Lane, M.J. Maher, C.G.Willson and C.J. Ellison, ACS Macro Lett., 5, 460-465 (2016). [DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.6b00075]

80. Ultrasmooth Polydopamine Modified Surfaces for Block Copolymer Nanopatterning on Flexible Substrates. J.H. Cho, R. Katsumata, S.X. Zhou, C.B. Kim, A.R. Dulaney, D.W. Janes and C.J. Ellison, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 8, 7456-7463 (2016). [DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b00626]

79. Pattern Transfer of Sub-10 nm Features via Tin-Containing Block Copolymers. M.J. Maher, K. Mori, S.M. Sirard, A.M. Dinhobl, C.M. Bates, E. Gurer, G. Blachut, A.P. Lane, W.J. Durand, M.C. Carlson, J.R. Strahan, C.J. Ellison and C.G.Willson, ACS Macro Lett., 5, 391-395 (2016). [DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.6b00005]

78. A Comparative Parameter Study: Controlling Fiber Diameter and Diameter Distribution in Centrifugal Spinning of Photocurable Monomers. Y. Fang, A.R. Dulaney, J. Gadley, J. Maia and C.J. Ellison, Polymer, 88, 102-111 (2016). [DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2016.02.029]

77. Control of Magnetite Primary Particle Size in Aqueous Dispersions of Nanoclusters for High Magnetic Susceptibilities. K.Y. Yoon, Z. Xue, Y. Fei, J.H. Lee, V. Cheng, H.G. Bagaria, C. Huh, S.L. Bryant, S.D. Kong, V.W. Ngo, A. Rahmani, M. Ahmadian, C.J. Ellison and K.P. Johnston, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 462, 359-367 (2016). [DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2015.09.058]

76. Thermal Stimuli‐responsive Behavior of Pyrene End‐functionalized PDMS Through Tunable Π–Π Interactions. H. Ha, K. Shanmuganathan, Y. Fei and C.J. Ellison, J. Polym. Sci. Part B: Polym. Phys., 54, 159-168 (2016). [DOI: 10.1002/polb.23805]

75. Low Adsorption of Magnetite Nanoparticles with Uniform Polyelectrolyte Coatings in Concentrated Brine on Model Silica and Sandstone. E.E. Ureña-Benavides, E.L. Lin, E.L. Foster, Z. Xue, M.R. Ortiz, Y. Fei, E.S. Larsen, A.A. Kmetzll, B.A. Lyon, E. Moaseri, C.W. Bielawksi, K.D. Pennell, C.J Ellison and K.P. Johnston, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 55, 1522-1532 (2016). [DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.5b03279]



74. Experimental and Modeling Study of Domain Orientation in Confined Block Copolymer Thin Films. W.J. Durand, M.C. Carlson, M.J. Maher, G. Blachut, L.J. Santos, S. Tein, V.Ganesan, C.J. Ellison, and C.G. Willson, Macromolecules, DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.5b02262, (2015). [DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.5b02262]

73. Linking Semiconductor Nanocrystals into Gel Networks through All‐Inorganic Bridges. A. Singh, B.A. Lindquist, G.K. Ong, R.B. Jadrich, A. Singh, H. Ha, C.J. Ellison, T.M. Truskett and D.J. Milliron, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 54, 14840-14844 (2015). [DOI: 10.1002/anie.201508641]

72. Modulating Solubility and Enhancing Reactivity of Photo-Cross-Linkable Poly (styrene sulfonyl azide-alt-maleic anhydride) Thin Films. D.W. Janes, M.J. Maher, G.T. Carroll, D.M. Saylor and C.J. Ellison, Macromolecules, 48, 8361-8368 (2015). [DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.5b01875]

71. Bioinspired Catecholic Flame Retardant Nanocoating for Flexible Polyurethane Foams. J.H. Cho, V. Vasagar, K. Shanmuganathan, A.R. Jones, S. Nazarenko and C.J. Ellison, Chem. Mater., 27, 6784-6790 (2015). [DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.5b03013]

70. Manipulating Characteristic Timescales and Fiber Morphology in Simultaneous Centrifugal Spinning and Photopolymerization. Y. Fang, A.D. Dulaney, J. Gadley, J.M. Maia and C.J. Ellison, Polymer, 73, 42-51 (2015). [DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2015.07.020]

69. Trapping lithium polysulfides of a Li–S battery by forming lithium bonds in a polymer matrix. K. Park, J.H. Cho, J. Jang, B. Yu, A.T. De La Hoz, K.M. Miller, C.J. Ellison and J.B. Goodenough , Energy Environ. Sci., 8, 2389-2395 (2015). [DOI: 10.1039/C5EE01809A]

68. Bidirectional Control of Flow in Thin Polymer Films by Photochemically Manipulating Surface Tension. C.B. Kim, D.W. Janes, S.X. Zhou, A.R. Dulaney and C.J. Ellison, Chem. Mater., 27, 4538 (2015). [DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.5b01744]

67. Molecular Transfer Printing of Block Copolymer Patterns over Large Areas with Conformal Layers. T. Inoue, D.W. Janes, J. Ren, H.S. Suh, X. Chen, C.J. Ellison and P.F. Nealey, Adv. Mat. Interfaces, 2, doi: 10.1002/admi.201500133 (2015). [DOI: 10.1002/admi.201500133]

66. Double-Patterned Sidewall Directed Self-Assembly and Pattern Transfer of Sub-10 nm PTMSS-b-PMOST. J.D. Cushen, L. Wan, G. Blachut, M.J. Maher, T.R. Albrecht, C.J. Ellison, C.G. Willson and R. Ruiz, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 7, 13476 (2015). [DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b02481]

65. Water-Based Melanin Multilayer Thin Films with Broadband UV Absorption. T. Guin, J.H. Cho, F. Xiang, C.J. Ellison and J.C. Grunlan, ACS Macro Lett., 4, 335 (2015). [DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.5b00080]

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64. Mechanically Stable Thermally Crosslinked Poly(acrylic acid)/Reduced Graphene Oxide Aerogels. H. Ha, K. Shanmuganathan and C.J. Ellison, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 7, 6200 (2015). [DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b00407]

63. Directed self assembly of block copolymers using chemical patterns with sidewall guiding lines, backfilled with random copolymer brushes. G. Pandav,   W.J. Durand,   C.J. Ellison,  C.G. Willson and V. Ganesan, Soft Matter, 11, 9107 (2015). [DOI: 10.1039/C5SM01951F]

62. Interfacial Layers with Photoswitching Surface Energy for Block Copolymer Alignment and Directed Self-Assembly. M.J. Maher, C.M. Bates, W.J. Durand, G. Blachut, D.W. Janes, J.Y. Cheng, D.P. Sanders,C.G. Willson, C.J. Ellison, J. Photopolym. Sci. Tech., 28, 611 (2015). [DOI: 10.2494/photopolymer.28.611]

61. Surface Tension Driven Flow in a Low Molecular Weight Photopolymer. C.B. Kim, S.X. Zhou, D.L. Heilman, D.W. Janes, C.J. Ellsion, J. Photopolym. Sci. Tech., 28, 67 (2015). [DOI: 10.2494/photopolymer.28.67]

60. Directed Self-Assembly of Silicon-Containing Block Copolymer Thin Films. M.J. Maher, C.T. Rettner, C.M. Bates, G. Blachut, M. C. Carlson, W.J. Durand, C.J. Ellison, D.P. Sanders, J.Y. Cheng and C.G. Willson, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 7, 3323 (2015). [DOI: 10.1021/am508197k]

59. Nanocomposites from styrene–butadiene rubber (SBR) and multiwall carbon nanotubes (MWCNT) part 2: Mechanical properties. S.K. Peddini, C.P. Bosnyak, N.M. Henderson, C.J. Ellison and D.R. Paul, Polymer, 56, 443 (2015). [DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2014.11.006]

58. Design of high‐χ block copolymers for lithography. W.J. Durand, G. Blachut, M.J. Maher, S. Sirard, S. Tein, M. C. Carlson, Y. Asano, S. X. Zhou, A.P. Lane, C.M. Bates, C.J. Ellison and C.G. Willson, J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem., 53, 344 (2015). [DOI: 10.1002/pola.27370]



57. Surface energy gradient driven convection for generating nanoscale and microscale patterned polymer films using photosensitizers. C.B. Kim, D.W. Janes, D.L. McGuffin and C.J. Ellison, J. Polym. Sci. Part B: Polym. Phys., 52, 1195-1202 (2014). [DOI: 10.1002/polb.23546]

(Featured as cover art.)

56. A Photochemical Approach to Directing Flow and Stabilizing Topography in Polymer Films. J.M. Katzenstein, C.B. Kim, N.A. Prisco, R. Katsumata, Z. Li, G. Blachut, D.W. Janes and C.J. Ellison, Macromolecules, 47, 6804 (2014). [DOI: 10.1021/ma5010698]

55. Tin fluorophosphate nonwovens by melt state centrifugal Forcespinning. Y. Fang, M. Herbert, D.A. Schiraldi and C.J. Ellison, J. Mater. Sci., 49, 8252 (2014). [DOI: 10.1007/s10853-014-8534-3]

54. Multilayer coextrusion of rheologically modified main chain liquid crystalline polymers and resulting orientational order. Z. Li, Z. Zhou, S. Armstrong, E. Baer, D.R. Paul and C.J. Ellison, Polymer, 55, 4966 (2014). [DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2014.08.009]

53. Synthesis of Amphiphilic Naturally-Derived Oligosaccharide-block-Wax Oligomers and Their Self-Assembly. J.D. Cushen, K. Shanmuganathan, D.W. Janes, C.G. Willson and C.J. Ellison, ACS Macro Lett., 3, 839 (2014). [DOI: 10.1021/mz500389g]

52. Precision Marangoni-driven patterning. T. Arshad , C.B. Kim , N. Prisco , J. Katzenstein , D. Janes , R.T. Bonnecaze and C. Ellison , Soft Matter, 10, 8043 (2014). [DOI: 10.1039/C4SM01284D]

51. Photopatternable Interfaces for Block Copolymer Lithography. M.J. Maher, C.M. Bates, G. Blachut, M.C. Carlson, J.L. Self, D.W. Janes, W.J. Durand, A.P. Lane, C.J. Ellison and C.G. Willson, ACS Macro Lett., 3, 824 (2014). [DOI: 10.1021/mz500370r]

50. A Study of Tin-containing Block Copolymers. K. Mori, G. Blachut, C.M. Bates, Mi.J. Maher, J.R. Strahan, S.M. Sirard, W.J. Durand, C.J. Ellison and C.G. Willson, J. Photopolym. Sci. Tech., 27, 445 (2014). [DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.6b00005]

49. Block Copolymers for DSA in the 100 A Regime. C.G. Willson, M. Maher, G. Blahut, C. Bates, W. Durand, M. Carlson, J. Self, S. Sirard and C.J. Ellison, J. Photopolym. Sci. Tech., 27, 415 (2014). [DOI: 10.2494/photopolymer.27.415]

48. Photochemical Reactions for Replicating and Aligning Block Copolymer Thin Film Patterns. D.W. Janes, T. Inoue, B.D. McCoy, I. Madan, P.F. Nealey, C.G. Willson and C.J. Ellison, J. Photopolym. Sci. Tech., 27, 435 (2014). [DOI: 10.2494/photopolymer.27.435]

47. Highly Stretchable Thermoset Fibers and Nonwovens using Thiol-ene Photopolymerization. K. Shanmuganathan , S.M. Elliott , A.P. Lane , and C.J. Ellison, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 6, 14259-14265 (2014). [DOI: 10.1021/am503563q]

46. A free-standing, flexible lithium-ion anode formed from an air-dried slurry cast of high tap density SnO2, CMC polymer binder and Super-P Li. K.C. Klavetter, J.L. Snider, J. P. de Souza, H. Tu, T.H. Cell, J.H. Cho, C.J. Ellison, A. Heller and C.B. Mullins, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2, 14459 (2014). [DOI: 10.1039/C4TA03201B]

45. Low-Cost, Dendrite-Blocking Polymer-Sb2O3 Separators for Lithium and Sodium Batteries. Y. Ansari, B. Guo, J.H. Cho, K. Park, J. Song, C.J. Ellison and J.B. Goodenough, J. Power Sources, 161, A1655 (2014). [DOI: 10.1149/2.0631410jes]

44. New Battery Strategies with a Polymer/Al2O3 Separator. K. Park, J. H. Cho, K. Shanmuganathan, J. Song, J. Peng, M. Gobet, S. Greenbaum, C.J. Ellison amd J.B. Goodenough, J. Power Sources, 263, 52-58 (2014). [DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2014.04.017]

43. Rheological studies of disulfonated poly(arylene ether sulfone) plasticized with poly(ethylene glycol) for membrane formation. H.J. Oh, B.D. Freeman, J.E. McGrath, C.J. Ellison, S. Mecham, K. Lee, D.R. Paul, Polymer, 55, 1574-1582 (2014). [DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2014.02.011]

42. Interfacial Design for Block Copolymer Thin Films. M.J. Maher, C.M. Bates, G. Blachut, S. Sirard, J.L. Self, M.C. Carlson, L.M. Dean, J.D. Cushen, W.J. Durand, C.O. Hayes, C.J. Ellison and C.G. Willson, Chem. Mater., 26, 1471-1479 (2014). [DOI: 10.1021/cm403813q ]

41. Block Copolymer Lithography. C.M. Bates, M.J. Maher, D.W. Janes, C.J. Ellison and C.G. Willson, Macromolecules, 47(1), 2-12 (2014). [DOI: 10.1021/ma401762n]

(Invited, Featured as cover art.)

40. Nanocomposites from Styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR) and Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes (MWCNT) Part 1: Morphology and Rheology. S.K. Peddini, C.P. Bosnyak, N.M. Henderson, C.J. Ellison and D.R. Paul, Polymer, 55, 258-270 (2014). [DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2013.11.003]

39. Ordering poly(trimethylsilyl styrene-block-D,L-lactide) block copolymers in thin films by solvent annealing using a mixture of domain-selective solvents. J.D. Cushen, L.W. Gunja Pandav, I. Mitra, G.E. Stein, V. Ganesan, R. Ruiz, C.G. Willson and C.J. Ellison, J. Polym. Sci. Part B: Polym. Phys, 52, 36-45 (2014). [DOI: 10.1002/polb.23408]



38. Consequences of Surface Neutralization in Diblock Copolymer Thin Films. S. Kim, C.M. Bates, A. Thio, J.D. Cushen, C.J. Ellison, C.G. Willson and F.S. Bates, ACS Nano, 7(11), 9905–9919 (2013). [DOI: 10.1021/nn403616r]

37. Thin Film Block Copolymer Assembly in Mixtures of Highly Selective Solvents. C.J. Ellison, J.D. Cushen and C.G. Willson, J. Photopolym. Sci. Tech., 26, 45-47 (2013). [DOI: 10.2494/photopolymer.26.45]

36. Directing Convection to Pattern Thin Polymer Films. D.W. Janes, J.M. Katzenstein, K. Shanmuganathan and C.J. Ellison, J. Polym. Sci. Part B: Polym. Phys, 51, 535-545 (2013). [DOI: 10.1002/polb.23262]

(Invited, Also featured as cover art.)

35. Bio-inspired Catechol Based Block Copolymers for Antifouling Surface Coatings. J.H. Cho, K. Shanmuganathan and C.J. Ellison, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 5(9), 3794-3802 (2013). [DOI: 10.1021/am400455p]

34. Light-Activated Replication of Block Copolymer Fingerprint Patterns. D.W. Janes, C.J. Thode, C.G. Willson, P.F. Nealey and C.J. Ellison, Macromolecules, 46(11), 4510–4519 (2013). [DOI: 10.1021/ma400065t]



33. Polarity-Switching Top Coats Enable Orientation of Sub–10-nm Block Copolymer Domains. C.M. Bates, T. Seshimo, M.J. Maher, W.J. Durand, J.D. Cushen, L.M. Dean, G.Blachut, C.J. Ellison and C.G. Willson, Science, 338, 775-779 (2012). [DOI: 10.1126/science.1226046]

(Also featured on many websites including MIT Technology Review,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, etc. and various radio programs.)

32. Thin Film Self-Assembly of Poly(trimethylsilylstyrene-b-d,l-lactide) with Sub-10 nm Domains. J.D. Cushen, C.M. Bates, E.L. Rausch, L.M. Dean, S.X. Zhou, C.G. Willson and C.J. Ellison, Macromolecules, 45, 8722-8728 (2012). [DOI: 10.1021/ma301238j]

31. Patterning by Photochemically Directing the Marangoni Effect. J.M. Katzenstein, D.W. Janes, J.D. Cushen, N.B. Hira, D.L. McGuffin, N.A. Prisco and C.J. Ellison, ACS Macro Lett., 1, 1150-1154 (2012). [DOI: 10.1021/mz300400p]

(Also featured as cover of issue.)

30. Soybean Oil Based Fibers Made Without Solvent or Heat. D.W. Janes, K. Shanmuganathan, D.Y. Chou and C.J. Ellison, ACS Macro Lett., 1, 1138-1142 (2012). [DOI: 10.1021/mz300325g]

29. Synthesis and thin-film orientation of poly(styrene-block-trimethylsilylisoprene). C.M. Bates, M.A.B. Pantoja, J.R. Strahan, L.M. Dean, B.K. Mueller, C.J. Ellison, P.F. Nealey, C.G. Willson, J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem., 51, 290-297 (2012). [DOI: 10.1002/pola.26375]

28. Block Copolymer Orientation Control Using a Top-Coat Surface Treatment. T. Seshimo, C.M. Bates, L.M. Dean, J.D. Cushen, W.J. Durand, M.J. Maher, C.J. Ellison, C.G. Willson, J. Photopolym. Sci. Tech., 25, 125-130 (2012). [DOI: 10.2494/photopolymer.25.125]

27. Solventless High Throughput Manufacturing of Poly(butylene terephthalate) Nanofibers. K. Shanmuganathan, Y. Fang, D.Y. Chou, S. Sparks, J. Hibbert and C.J. Ellison, ACS Macro Lett., 1, 960-964 (2012). [DOI: 10.1021/mz3001995 ]

26. Modification of Rheological Properties of a Thermotropic Liquid Crystalline Polymer by Melt-State Reactive Processing. Z. Li, P. Gonzalez, E. Baer and C.J. Ellison, Polymer, 53, 3245-3252 (2012). [DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2012.05.008]

25. Oligosaccharide/Silicon-Containing Block Copolymers with 5 nm Features for Lithographic Applications. . J.D. Cushen, I. Otsuka, C.M. Bates, S. Halila, S. Fort, C. Rochas, J.A. Easley, E.L. Rausch, A. Thio, R. Borsali, C.G. Willson and C.J. Ellison, ACS Nano, 6, 3424-3433 (2012). [DOI: 10.1021/nn300459r]

(Featured in Materials SCENE and NanoFocus on Chemical and Engineering News website as “Block Copolymer Helps Lithography Get Smaller”, featured online at ScienceDaily and CNRS as “New Ultra-Thin Electronic Films Have Greater Capacity”, featured online at Semiconductor Manufacturing Daily as “Sugar Aids DSA Copolymers”, featured online at Azonano as “Thin-Film Bio-Copolymer Raises Physical Limit to Microprocessor Performance” and featured online at ASM International as “Thin films based on petroleum and sugar can self-organize with 5 nm resolution”, among other websites.)

24. Nanoconfined Self-Diffusion of Poly(isobutyl methacrylate) in Films with a Thickness-Independent Glass Transition. J.M. Katzenstein, D.W. Janes, H.E. Hocker, J.K. Chandler and C.J. Ellison, Macromolecules, 45, 1544-1552 (2012). [DOI: 10.1021/ma202362j]



23. Thermooxidative Stabilization of Polymers Using Natural and Synthetic Melanins. K. Shanmuganathan, J.H. Cho, P. Iyer, S. Baranowitz, C.J. Ellison, Macromolecules, 44, 9499-9507 (2011). [DOI: 10.1021/ma202170n]

(Featured as Noteworthy Chemistry at

22. Thiol-Ene Chemistry: A Greener Approach to Making Chemically and Thermally Stable Fibers. K. Shanmuganathan, R.K. Sankhagowit, P. Iyer and C.J. Ellison, Chem. Mater., 23, 4726-4732 (2011).[DOI: 10.1021/cm2015093]

(Featured on the website of Department of Chemical Engineering at University of Texas at Austin.)

21. Polymeric Cross-Linked Surface Treatments for Controlling Block Copolymer Orientation in Thin Films. C.M. Bates, J.R. Strahan, L.J. Santos, B.K. Mueller, B.O. Bamgbade, J.A. Lee, J.M. Katzenstein, C.J. Ellison, and C.G. Willson, Langmuir, 27, 2000-2006 (2011). [DOI: 10.1021/la1042958]

20. Effect of Gradient Sequencing on Copolymer Order-Disorder Transitions: Phase Behavior of Styrene/n-Butyl Acrylate Block and Gradient Copolymers. M.M. Mok, C.J. Ellison and J.M. Torkelson, Macromolecules, 44, 6220-6226 (2011). [DOI: 10.1021/ma201080n]


Before 2010

19. Meltblown Fibers: Influence of Viscosity and Elasticity on Diameter Distribution. D.H. Tan, C. Zhou, C.J. Ellison, S. Kumar, C.W. Macosko and F.S. Bates, J. Non-Newt. Fluid Mech., 165, 892-900 (2010). [DOI: 10.1016/j.jnnfm.2010.04.012]

18. Mean-Field Models of Structure and Dispersion of Polymer-Nanoparticle Mixtures. Ganesan V, Ellison CJ, and Pryamitsyn V, Soft Matter, 6, 4010-4025 (2010). [DOI: 10.1039/B926992D]

17. Fluorinated Colloidal Emulsion of Photochangeable Rheological Behavior as a Sacrificial Agent to Fabricate Organic, Three-Dimensional Microstructures. L.-H. Han, J.A. Easley, C.J. Ellison and S. Chen, Langmuir, 26, 6108-6110 (2010). [DOI: 10.1021/la100014k]

16. Glass Transition Breadths and Composition Profiles of Weakly, Moderately and Strongly Segregating Gradient Copolymers: Experimental Results and Calculations from Self-Consistent Mean-Field Theory. M.M. Mok, J. Kim, C.L.H. Wong, S.R. Marrou, D.J. Woo, C.M. Dettmer, S.T. Nguyen, C.J. Ellison, K.R. Shull and J.M. Torkelson, Macromolecules, 42, 7863-7876 (2009). [DOI: 10.1021/ma9009802]

15. Polydispersity Effects in Poly(isoprene-b-styrene-b-ethylene oxide) Triblock Terpolymers. A.J. Meuler, C.J. Ellison, J. Qin, C.M. Evans, C.M. Evans M.A. Hillmyer and F.S. Bates, J. Chem. Phys., 130, 234903-234921 (2009). [DOI: 10.1063/1.3140205]

14. Bicontinuous Polymeric Microemulsions from Polydisperse Diblock Copolymers. C.J. Ellison, A.J. Meuler, J. Qin, C.M. Evans, L.M. Wolf and F.S. Bates, J. Phys. Chem. B, 113, 3726-3737 (2009). [DOI: 10.1021/jp807343b]

(Invited for special issue honoring Pierre-Gilles de Gennes.)

13. Polydispersity-Induced Stabilization of the Core-Shell Gyroid. A.J. Meuler, C.J. Ellison, M.A. Hillmyer and F.S. Bates, Macromolecules, 41, 6272-6275 (2008). [DOI: 10.1021/ma8010894]

12. Microphase Separation and Shear Alignment of Gradient Copolymers: Melt Rheology and Small-Angle X-Ray Scattering Analysis. M.M. Mok, S. Pujari, W.R. Burghardt, C.M. Dettmer, S.T. Nguyen, C.J. Ellison and J.M. Torkelson, Macromolecules, 41, 5818-5829 (2008). [DOI: 10.1021/ma8009454]

11. Polydispersity-Driven Transition from the Orthorhombic Fddd Network to Lamellae in Poly(isoprene-b-styrene-b-ethylene oxide) Triblock Terpolymers. A.J. Meuler, C.J. Ellison, C.M. Evans, M.A. Hillmyer and F.S. Bates, Macromolecules, 40, 7072-7074 (2007). [DOI: 10.1021/ma071360a]

10. Melt Blown Nanofibers: Fiber Diameter Distributions and Onset of Fiber Breakup. C.J. Ellison, A. Phatak, D.W. Giles, C.W. Macosko and F.S. Bates, Polymer, 48, 3306-3316 (2007). [DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2007.04.005]

9. Fluorescence Studies of Confinement in Polymer Films and Nanocomposites: Glass Transition Temperature, Plasticizer Effects, and the Sensitivity to Stress Relaxation and Local Polarity. M.K. Mundra, C.J. Ellison, P. Rittigstein and J.M. Torkelson, Eur. Phys. J. Special Topics, 141, 143-151 (2007). [DOI: 10.1140/epjst/e2007-00032-0]

8. Confinement, Composition, and Spin-coating Effects on the Glass Transition and Stress Relaxation of Thin Films of Polystyrene and Styrene-Containing Random Copolymers: Sensing by Intrinsic Fluorescence. M.K. Mundra, C.J. Ellison, R.E. Behling and J.M. Torkelson, Polymer, 47, 7747-7759 (2006). [DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2006.08.064]

7. Structural Relaxation of Polymer Glasses at Surfaces, Interfaces, and In Between. R.D. Priestley, C.J. Ellison, L.J. Broadbelt and J.M. Torkelson, Science, 309, 456-459 (2005). [DOI: 10.1126/science.1112217]

6. Impacts of Polystyrene Molecular Weight and Modification to the Repeat Unit Structure on the Glass Transition-Nanoconfinement Effect and the Cooperativity Length Scale. C.J. Ellison, M.K. Mundra and J.M. Torkelson, Macromolecules, 38, 1767-1778 (2005). [DOI: 10.1021/ma047846y]

5. In Situ Monitoring of Sorption and Drying of Polymer Films and Coatings: Self-Referencing, Nearly Temperature-Independent Fluorescence Sensors. C.J. Ellison, K.E. Miller and J.M. Torkelson, Polymer, 45, 2623-2632 (2004). [DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2004.02.034]

4. Dramatic Reduction of the Effect of Nanoconfinement on the Glass Transition of Polymer Films via Addition of Small-Molecule Diluent. C.J. Ellison, R. Ruszkowski, N. Fredin and J.M. Torkelson, Phys. Rev. Lett., 92, 095702 (2004). [DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.92.095702]

(Also selected to be published in Virtual J. Nanoscale Sci Tech. 9, March 15, 2004.)

3. The Distribution of Glass Transition Temperatures in Nanoscopically Confined Glass Formers. C.J. Ellison and J.M. Torkelson, Nature Mater., 2, 695-700 (2003). [DOI: 10.1038/nmat980]

(see also associated commentary R.A.L. Jones, Nature Mater. 2, 645-646 (2003))

2. Sensing the Glass Transition in Thin and Ultrathin Polymer Films via Fluorescence Probes and Labels. C.J. Ellison and J.M. Torkelson, J. Polym. Sci. Part B: Polym. Phys., 40, 2745-2758 (2002). [DOI: 10.1002/polb.10343]

1. Confinement and Processing Effects on Glass Transition Temperature and Physical Aging in Ultrathin Polymer Films: Novel Fluorescence Measurements. C.J. Ellison, S.D. Kim, D.B. Hall and J.M. Torkelson, Eur. Phys. J. E Soft Matter, 8, 155-166 (2002). [DOI: 10.1140/epje/i2001-10057-y]