Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

NMR-detection of reptation motion, featured on hte journal cover of Macromolecules (March 2011)


Institute of Physics - NMR group

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List starts 2005 - see project leaders' pages for earlier work!     (see below for reviews and theses)

 Note:  Many of our recent publications with ACS, APS, ... are open-access. Just check the DOI!
I. H. Syed, P. Stratmann, G. Hempel, M. Klüppel, K. Saalwächter.
Entanglements, Defects, and Inhomogeneities in Nitrile Butadiene Rubbers: Macroscopic versus Microscopic Properties.
Macromolecules 49, 9004-9016 (2016). DOI 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b01802. (Abstract)
M. Roos, M. Ott, M. Hofmann, S. Link, E. Rössler, J. Balbach, A. Krushelnitsky, K. Saalwächter.
Coupling and Decoupling of Rotational and Translational Diffusion of Proteins under Crowding Conditions.
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 138, 10365-10372 (2016). DOI 10.1021/jacs.6b06615. (Abstract)
M. Rothe, T. Gruber, S. Gröger, J. Balbach, K. Saalwächter, M. Roos.
Transient binding accounts for apparent violation of the generalized Stokes–Einstein relation in crowded protein solutions.
Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys. 18, 18006-18014 (2016). DOI 10.1039/c6cp01056c. (Abstract)
T. M. Ferreira, R. Sood, R. Bärenwald, G. Carlström, D. Topgaard, K. Saalwächter, P. K. J. Kinnunen, O. H. S. Ollila.
Acyl Chain Disorder and Azelaoyl Orientation in Lipid Membranes Containing Oxidized Lipids.
Langmuir 32, 6524-6533 (2016). DOI 10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b00788. (Abstract)
A. Achilles, R. Bärenwald, B.-D. Lechner, S. Werner, H. Ebert, C. Tschierske, A. Blume, K. Bacia, K. Saalwächter.
Self-Assembly of X‑Shaped Bolapolyphiles in Lipid Membranes: Solid-State NMR Investigations.
Langmuir 32, 673-682 (2016). DOI 10.1021/acs.langmuir.5b03712d. (Abstract)
N. Sonnenberger, N. Anders, Y. Golitsyn, M. Steinhart, D. Enke, K. Saalwächter, M. Beiner.
Pharmaceutical nanocrystals confined in porous host systems – interfacial effects and amorphous interphases.
Chem. Commun. 52, 4466-4469 (2016). DOI 10.1039/c6cc00962j. (Abstract)
C. Franz, F. Lange, Y. Golitsyn, B. Hartmann-Azanza, M. Steinhart, M. Krutyeva, K. Saalwächter.
Chain Dynamics and Segmental Orientation in Polymer Melts Confined to Nanochannels.
Macromolecules 49, 244-256 (2016). DOI 10.1021/acs.macromol.5b02309. (Abstract)
K. Schäler, M. Roos, P. Micke, Y. Golitsyn, A. Seidlitz, T. Thurn-Albrecht, H. Schneider, G. Hempel, K. Saalwächter.
Basic principles of static proton low-resolution spin diffusion NMR in nanophase-separated materials with mobility contrast.
Solid State Nucl. Magn. Reson. 72, 50-63 (2015). DOI 10.1016/j.ssnmr.2015.09.001. (Abstract)
G. P. Baeza, J. Oberdisse, A.Alegria, K. Saalwächter, M. Couty, A.-C. Genix.
Depercolation of aggregates upon polymer grafting in simplified industrial nanocomposites studied with dielectric spectroscopy.
Polymer 73, 131-138 (2015). DOI 10.1016/j.polymer.2015.07.045. (Abstract)
M. Roos, M. Hofmann, S. Link, M. Ott, J. Balbach, E. Rössler, K. Saalwächter, A. Krushelnitsky.
The ‘‘long tail’’ of the protein tumbling correlation function: observation by 1H NMR relaxometry in a wide frequency and concentration range.
J. Biomol. NMR 63, 403-415 (2015). DOI 10.1007/s10858-015-0001-1. (Abstract)
A. Habicht, W. Schmolke, G. Goerigk, F. Lange, K. Saalwächter, M. Ballauff, S. Seiffert.
Critical Fluctuations and Static Inhomogeneities in Polymer Gel Volume Phase Transitions.
J. Polym. Sci., Part B: Polym. Phys. 53, 1112-1122 (2015). DOI 10.1002/polb.23743. (Abstract)
F. Lange, P. Judeinstein, C. Franz, B. Hartmann-Azanza, S. Ok, M. Steinhart, K. Saalwächter.
Large-Scale Diffusion of Entangled Polymers along Nanochannels
ACS Macro Lett. 4, 561-565 (2015). DOI 10.1021/acsmacrolett.5b00213. (Abstract)
M. Roos, P. Micke, K. Saalwächter, G. Hempel.
Moderate MAS enhances local 1H spin exchange and spin diffusion.
J. Magn. Reson. 260, 28-37 (2015). DOI 10.1016/j.jmr.2015.08.016. (Abstract)
S. Werner, H. Ebert, B.-D. Lechner, F. Lange, A. Achilles, R. Bärenwald, S. Poppe, A. Blume, K. Saalwächter, C. Tschierske, K. Bacia.
Dendritic Domains with Hexagonal Symmetry Formed by X-Shaped Bolapolyphiles in Lipid Membranes.
Chem. Eur. J. 21, 8840-8850 (2015). DOI 10.1002/chem.201405994. (Abstract)
B.-D. Lechner, H. Ebert, M. Prehm, S. Werner, A. Meister, G. Hause, A. Beerlink, K. Saalwächter, K. Bacia, C. Tschierske, A. Blume.
Temperature-Dependent In-Plane Structure Formation of an X‑Shaped Bolapolyphile within Lipid Bilayers.
Langmuir 31, 2839-2850 (2015). DOI 10.1021/la504903d. (Abstract)
T. Saleesung, D. Reichert, K. Saalwächter, C. Sirisinha.
Correlation of crosslink densities using solid state NMR and conventional techniques in peroxide-crosslinked EPDM rubber.
Polymer 56, 309-3017 (2015). DOI 10.1016/j.polymer.2014.10.057. (Abstract)
M. Roos, S. Link, J. Balbach, A. Krushelnitsky, K. Saalwächter.
NMR-Detected Brownian Dynamics of αB-Crystallin over a Wide Range of Concentrations.
Biophys. J. 108, 98-106 (2015). DOI 10.1016/j.bpj.2014.11.1858. (Abstract)
M. Ott, R. Pérez-Aparicio, H. Schneider, P. Sotta, K. Saalwächter.
Microscopic Study of Chain Deformation and Orientation in Uniaxially Strained Polymer Networks: NMR Results versus Different Network Models.
Macromolecules 47, 7597-7611 (2014). DOI 10.1021/ma5012655. (Abstract)
A. Krushelnitsky, T. Zinkevich, B. Reif, K. Saalwächter.
Slow motions in microcrystalline proteins as observed by MAS-dependent 15N rotating-frame NMR relaxation.
J. Magn. Reson. 248, 8-12 (2014). DOI 10.1016/j.jmr.2014.09.007. (Abstract)
M. F. Cobo, D. Reichert, K. Saalwächter, E. R. deAzevedo.
A double-component Anderson–Weiss approach for describing NMR signals of mobile SIn units: Application to constant-time DIPSHIFT experiments.
J. Magn. Reson. 248, 115-125 (2014). DOI 10.1016/j.jmr.2014.09.009. (Abstract)
S. Schlögl, M.-L. Trutschel, W. Chassé, I. Letovsky-Papst, R. Schaller, A. Holzner, G. Riess, W. Kern, K. Saalwächter.
Photo-vulcanization using thiol-ene chemistry: Film formation, morphology and network characteristics of UV crosslinked rubber latices.
Polymer 55, 5584-5595 (2014). DOI 10.1016/j.polymer.2014.06.007. (Abstract)
M. A. Malmierca, A. González-Jiménez, I. Mora-Barrantes, P. Posadas, A. Rodríguez, L. Ibarra, A. Nogales, K. Saalwächter, J.L. Valentín.
Characterization of Network Structure and Chain Dynamics of Elastomeric Ionomers by Means of 1H Low-Field NMR.
Macromolecules 47, 5655-5667 (2014). DOI 10.1021/ma501208g. (Abstract)
K. Saalwächter.
Comparison of double-quantum NMR normalization schemes to measure homonuclear dipole-dipole interactions.
J. Chem. Phys. 142, 064201 (2014). DOI 10.1063/1.4890996. (Abstract)
R. Bärenwald, S. Goerlitz, R. Godehardt, A. Osichow, Q. Tong, M. Krumova, S. Mecking, K. Saalwächter.
Local Flips and Chain Motion in Polyethylene Crystallites: A Comparison of Melt-Crystallized Samples, Reactor Powders, and Nanocrystals.
Macromolecules 47, 5163-5173 (2014). DOI 10.1021/ma500691k. (Abstract)
Correction: Macromolecules 47, 7677-7678 (2014). DOI 10.1021/ma5020963.
M. Roos, K. Schäler, A. Seidlitz, T. Thurn-Albrecht, K. Saalwächter.
NMR study of interphase structure in layered polymer morphologies with mobility contrast: disorder and confinement effects vs. dynamic heterogeneities.
Colloid. Polym. Sci. 292, 1825-1839 (2014). DOI 10.1007/s00396-014-3218-8. (Abstract)
J. Höpfner, G. Guthausen, W.Chassé, K. Saalwächter, M. Wilhelm.
Network Structure and Inhomogeneities of Model and Commercial Polyelectrolyte Hydrogels as Investigated by Low-Field Proton NMR Techniques.
Macromolecules 47, 4251-4265 (2014). DOI 10.1021/ma500558v. (Abstract)
A. Habicht, W. Schmolke, F. Lange, K. Saalwächter, S. Seifert.
The Non-effect of Polymer-Network Inhomogeneities in Microgel Volume Phase Transitions: Support for the Mean-Field Perspective.
Macromol. Chem. Phys. 215, 1116-1133 (2014). DOI 10.1002/macp.201400114. (Abstract)
S. Schlögl, M.-L. Trutschel, W. Chassé, G. Riess, K. Saalwächter.
Entanglement Effects in Elastomers: Macroscopic vs Microscopic Properties.
Macromolecules. 47, 2759-2773 (2014). DOI 10.1021/ma4026064. (Abstract)
Correction: Macromolecules 48, 2855 (2015). DOI 10.1021/acs.macromol.5b00643.
G. Baeza, A.-C. Genix, C. Degrandcourt, J. Gummel, A. Mujtaba, K. Saalwächter, T. Thurn-Albrecht, M. Couty, J. Oberdisse.
Studying Twin Samples Provides Evidence for a Unique Structure- Determining Parameter in Simplifed Industrial Nanocomposites.
ACS Macro. Lett. 3, 448-452 (2014). DOI 10.1021/mz500137e. (Abstract)
A. Mujtaba, S. Ilisch, H.-J. Radusch, M. Beiner, T. Thurn-Albrecht, K. Saalwächter.
Detection of Surface-Immobilized Components and Their Role in Viscoelastic Reinforcement of Rubber−Silica Nanocomposites.
ACS Macro. Lett. 3, 481-485 (2014). DOI 10.1021/mz500192r. (Abstract)
F. Furtado, M.-L. Trutschel, C. Franz, K. Schröter, R. Ball, K. Saalwächter, D. Panja.
NMR Observations of Entangled Polymer Dynamics: Focus on Tagged Chain Rotational Dynamics and Confirmation from a Simulation Model.
Macromolecules 47, 256-268 (2014). DOI 10.1021/ma4021938. (Abstract)
C. Schwieger, A. Achilles, S. Scholz, J. Rüger, K. Bacia, K. Saalwächter, J. Kressler, A. Blume.
Binding of amphiphilic and triphilic block copolymers to lipid model membranes: the role of perfluorinated moieties.
Soft Matter 10, 6147 (2014). DOI 10.1039/c4sm00830h. (Abstract)
A. Maia, R. Angélica, R. Neves, H. Pöllmann, C. Straub, K. Saalwächter.
Use of 29Si and 27Al MAS NMR to study thermal activation of kaolinites from Brazilian Amazon kaolin wastes.
Appl. Clay Sci. 87, 189-196 (2014). DOI 10.1016/j.clay.2013.10.028. (Abstract)
T. Zinkevich, V. Chevelkov, B. Reif, K. Saalwächter, A. Krushelnitsky.
Internal protein dynamics on ps to μs timescales as studied by multi-frequency 15N solid-state NMR relaxation.
J. Biomol. NMR 57, 219-235 (2013). DOI 10.1007/s10858-013-9782-2. (Abstract)
K. Schäler, R. Bärenwald, A. Achilles, C. Hackel, K. Saalwächter.
Robust NMR Approaches for the Dynamics in Crystallites of Poly(ε-caprolactone) As Investigated by Solid-State NMR.
Macromolecules 46, 7818-7825 (2013). DOI 10.1021/ma401532v. (Abstract)
K. Saalwächter.
Robust NMR Approaches for the Determination of Homonuclear Dipole–Dipole Coupling Constants in Studies of Solid Materials and Biomolecules.
Chem. Phys. Chem. 14, 3000-3014 (2013). DOI 10.1002/cphc.201300254. (Abstract)
M. H. Samiullah, D.Reichert, T. Zinkevich, J. Kressler.
NMR Characterization of PEG Networks Synthesized by CuAAC Using Reactive Oligomers
Macromolecules 30, 6922-6930 (2013). DOI 10.1021/ma401588v. (Abstract)
R. Kurz, M. F. Cobo, E. R. deAzevedo, H. Schneider, M. Sommer, A. Wicklein, M. Thelakkat, G. Hempel, K. Saalwächter.
Avoiding Bias Effects in NMR Experiments for Heteronuclear Dipole–Dipole Coupling Determinations: Principles and Application to Organic Semiconductor Materials.
Chem. Phys. Chem. 14, 3146-3155 (2013). DOI 10.1002/cphc.201300255. (Abstract)
R. Pérez-Aparicio, M. Schiewek, J. López Valentín, H. Schneider, D. R. Long, , M. Saphiannikova, P. Sotta, K. Saalwächter, M. Ott.
Local Chain Deformation and Overstrain in Reinforced Elastomers: An NMR Study
Macromolecules 46, 5549-5560 (2013). DOI 10.1021/ma400921k. (Abstract)
K. Saalwächter.
Comment on “Chain Entanglements in Polyethylene Melts. Why Is It Studied Again?”
Macromolecules 46, 5090-5093 (2013). DOI 10.1021/ma400682z.
R. Zhang, T. Yan, B.-D. Lechner, K. Schröter, Y. Liang, B. Li, F. Furtado, P. Sun, K. Saalwächter.
Heterogeneity, Segmental and Hydrogen Bond Dynamics, and Aging of Supramolecular Self-Healing Rubber.
Macromolecules 46, 1841-1850 (2013). DOI 10.1021/ma400019m. (Abstract)
A. Vieyeres, R. Pérez-Aparicio, P.-A. Albouy, O. Sanseau, K. Saalwächter, D. R. Long, P. Sotta.
Sulfur-Cured Natural Rubber Elastomer Networks: Correlating Cross-Link Density, Chain Orientation, and Mechanical Response by Combined Techniques.
Macromolecules 46, 889-899 (2013). DOI 10.1021/ma302563z. (Abstract)
W. Chassé, Sandra Schlögl, Gisbert Riess, K. Saalwächter.
Inhomogeneities and local chain stretching in partially swollen networks.
Soft Matter. 9, 6943-6954 (2013). DOI 10.1039/c3sm50195g. (Abstract)
Correction: Soft Matter 11, 4337 (2015). DOI 10.1039/c5sm90081f.
K. Saalwächter.
Structure and swelling of polymer networks: insights from NMR.
Soft Matter. 9, 6587-6593 (2013). DOI 10.1039/c3sm50194a. (Abstract)
P. Scholtysek, A. Achilles, C. V. Hoffmann, B. D. Lechner, A. Meister, C. Tschierske, K. Saalwächter, K. Edwards, A. Blume.
A T-Shaped Amphiphilic Molecule Forms Closed Vesicles in Water and Bicelles in Mixtures with a Membrane Lipid.
J. Phys. Chem. B 116, 4871-4878. DOI 10.1021/jp207996r. (Abstract)
R. Bärenwald, Y. Champouret, K. Saalwächter, K. Schäler.
Determination of chain flip rates in poly(ethylene) crystallites by solid-state low-field 1H NMR for two different sample morphologies.
J. Phys. Chem. B 116, 13089-97. DOI 10.1021/jp3061625. (Abstract)
Anas Mujtaba, Melanie Keller, Sybill Ilisch, H.-J. Radusch, T. Thurn-Albrecht, K. Saalwächter, M. Beiner.
Mechanical properties and cross-link density of styrenebutadiene model composites containing fillers with bimodal particle size distribution.
Macromolecules 45, 6504-65515 (2012). DOI 10.1021/ma300925p. (Abstract)
K. Saalwächter.
Microstructure and molecular dynamics of elastomers studied by advanced low-resolution nuclear magnetic resonance methods.
Rub. Chem. Technol. 85, 350-386 (2012). DOI 10.5254/rct.12.87991a. (Abstract)
S.Y. Kim, H. W. Meyer, H. Schneider, K. Saalwächter, C.F. Zukovski.
Polymer Dynamics in PEG-Silica Nanocomposites: Effects of Polymer Molecular Weight, Temperature and Solvent Dilution.
Macromolecules 45, 4225-4237 (2012). DOI 10.1021/ma300439k. (Abstract)
M. Kovermann, K. Saalwächter, W. Chassé.
Real-Time Observation of Polymer Network Formation by Liquid- and Solid-State NMR Revealing Multistage Reaction Kinetics.
J. Phys. Chem. B 116, 7566-7574 (2012). DOI 10.1021/jp302745a. (Abstract)
M. F. Cobo, A. Achilles, D. Reichert, E. R. deAzevedo, K. Saalwächter.
Recoupled separated-local-field experiments and applications to study intermediate-regime molecular motions.
J. Magn. Reson. Phys. 221, 85-96 (2012). DOI 10.1016/j.jmr.2012.05.003. (Abstract)
S. Drescher, G. Hempel, W. Binder, B. Dobner, A. Blume, A. Meister.
Functionalization of Bolalipid Nanofibers by Silicification and Subsequent One-Dimensional Fixation of Gold Nanoparticles
Langmuir , 28, 11615-11624 (2012). DOI 10.1021/la302348t. (Abstract)
M. Roos, P. Micke, G. Hempel.
Monitoring nuclear spin-flip processes and measuring spin-diffusion constants via hole burning into the magnetization.
Chem. Phys. Letters , 536, 147-154 (2012). DOI 10.1016/j.cplett.2012.03.074. (Abstract)
W. Weissflog, U. Baumeister, M.G. Tamba, G. Pelzl, H. Kresse, R. Friedemann, G. Hempel, R. Kurz, M. Roos, K. Merzweiler, A. Jakli, C.Y. Zhang, N. Diorio, R. Stannarius, A. Eremin, U. Kornek.
Unexpected liquid crystalline behaviour of three-ring bent-core mesogens: bis(4-subst.-phenyl) 2-methyl-iso-phthalates
Soft Matter , 8, 2671-2685 (2012). DOI 10.1039/c2sm07064b. (Abstract)
D. Reichert, T. Zinkevich, K. Saalwächter, A. Krushelnitsky.
The relation of the X- ray B-factor to protein dynamics: insights from recent dynamic solid-state NMR data.
J. Biomol. Struct. Dyn. 40, 617-627 (2012). DOI 10.1080/07391102.2012.689695. (Abstract)
H. W. Meyer, H. Schneider, K. Saalwächter.
Proton NMR spin diffusion studies of PS-PB block copolymers at low-field: two- vs. three-phase model and recalibration of spin-diffusion coeffcients.
Polym. J. 44, 748-756 (2012). DOI 10.1038/pj.2012.88. (Abstract)
A. Papon, H. Montes, F. Lequeux, J. Oberdisse, K. Saalwächter.
Solid particles in an elastomer matrix: impact of colloid dispersion and polymer mobility modification on the mechanical properties.
Soft Matter 8, 4090-4096 (2012). DOI 10.1039/C2SM06885K. (Abstract)
C. Hackel, T. Zinkevich, P. Belton, A. Achilles, D. Reichert, A. Krushelnitsky.
The trehalose coating effect on the internal protein dynamics
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 14, 2727-2734 (2012). DOI 10.1039/c2cp23098d. (Abstract)
A. Papon, H. Montes, M. Hanafi, F. Lequeux, L. Guy, K. Saalwächter.
Glass-Transition Temperature Gradient in Nanocomposites: Evidence from Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and Differential Scanning Calorimetry.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 065702 (2012). DOI 10.1103/PhysRevLett.108.065702. (Abstract)
W. Chassé, M. Lang, J.-U. Sommer, K. Saalwächter.
Cross-Link Density Estimation of PDMS Networks with Precise Consideration of Networks Defects.
Macromolecules 45, 899-912 (2012). DOI 10.1021/ma202030z. (Abstract)
Correction: Macromolecules 48, 1267-1268 (2015). DOI 10.1021/acs.macromol.5b00236.
F. Lange, K. Schwenke, M. Kurakazu, Y. Akagi, U.-I. Chung, M. Lang, J.-U. Sommer, T. Sakai, K. Saalwächter.
Connectivity and Structural Defects in Model Hydrogels: A Combined Proton NMR and Monte Carlo Simulation Study.
Macromolecules 44, 9666-9674 (2011). DOI 10.1021/ma201847v. (Abstract)
S. Sturniolo, K. Saalwächter.
Breakdown in the efficiency factor of the mixed Magic Sandwich Echo: A novel NMR probe for slow motions.
Chem. Phys. Lett. 516, 106-110 (2011). DOI 10.1016/j.cplett.2011.09.059. (Abstract)
K. Saalwächter, F. Lange, K. Matyjaszewski, C.-F. Huang, R. Graf.
BaBa-xy16: Robust and broadband homonuclear DQ recoupling for applications in rigid and soft solids up to the highest MAS frequencies.
J. Magn. Reson. 212, 204-215 (2011). DOI 10.1016/j.jmr.2011.07.001. (Abstract)
R. Kurbanov, T. Zinkevich, A. Krushelnitsky.
The nuclear magnetic resonance relaxation data analysis in solids: General R-1/R-1 rho equations and the model-free approach
J. Chem. Phys. 135, (2011). DOI 10.1063/1.3658383. (Abstract)
C. V. Chandran, G. Hempel, T. Brauniger.
F-19-decoupling of half-integer spin quadrupolar nuclei in solid-state NMR: Application of frequency-swept decoupling methods
Solid State Nucl. Mag. 40, 84-87 (2011). DOI 10.1016/j.ssnmr.2011.07.003. (Abstract)
W. Chassé, J. L. Valentín, G. D. Genesky, C. Cohen, K. Saalwächter.
Precise dipolar coupling constant distribution analysis in proton multiple-quantum NMR of elastomers.
J. Chem. Phys. 134, 044907 (2011). DOI 10.1063/1.3534856. (Abstract)
M. Hofmann, A. Herrmann, S. Ok, C. Franz, D. Kruk, K. Saalwächter, E. A. Rössler.
Polymer Dynamics of Polybutadiene in Nanoscopic Confinement As Revealed by Field Cycling 1H NMR.
Macromolecules 44, xxx (2011). DOI 10.1021/ma2002504. (Abstract)
K. Schäler, E. Ostas, K. Schröter, T. Thurn-Albrecht, W. H. Binder, K. Saalwächter.
Influence of Chain Topology on Polymer Dynamics and Crystallization. Investigation of Linear and Cyclic Poly(ε-caprolactone)s by 1H Solid-State NMR Methods.
Macromolecules 44, 2743-2754 (2011). DOI 10.1021/ma102838c. (Abstract)
F. V. Chávez, K. Saalwächter.
Time-Domain NMR Observation of Entangled Polymer Dynamics: Universal Behavior of Flexible Homopolymers and Applicability of the Tube Model.
Macromolecules 44, 1549-1559 (2011). DOI 10.1021/ma1025708. (Abstract)
F. V. Chávez, K. Saalwächter.
Time-Domain NMR Observation of Entangled Polymer Dynamics: Analytical Theory of Signal Functions.
Macromolecules 44, 1560-1569 (2011). DOI 10.1021/ma102571u. (Abstract)
R. Pingping, D. Reichert, Q. He, L. Zhang, H. Tang .
Understanding the Molecular Dynamics Associated with Polymorphic Transitions of DL-Norvaline with Solid-State NMR methods. Understanding the Molecular Dynamics Associated with Polymorphic Transitions of DL-Norvaline with Solid-State NMR methods.
J. Phys. Chem. B 115, 2814 (2011). DOI 10.1021/jp110224b.
A. Papon, K. Saalwächter, K. Schäler L. Guy, F. Lequeux, H. Montes.
Low-Field NMR Investigations of Nanocomposites: Polymer Dynamics and Network Effects.
Macromolecules 44, 913-922 (2011). DOI 10.1021/ma102486x. (Abstract)
O. F. Pascui, R. Lohwasser, M. Sommer, M. Thelakkat, T. Thurn-Albrecht, K. Saalwächter.
High Crystallinity and Nature of Crystal-Crystal Phase Transformations in Regioregular Poly(3-hexylthiophene).
Macromolecules 43, 9401-9410 (2010). DOI 10.1021/ma102205t. (Abstract)
S. C. Chinn, C. T. Alviso, E. S. F. Berman, C. A. Harvey, R. S. Maxwell, T. S. Wilson, R. Cohenour, K. Saalwächter, W. Chassé.
Multianalytical Characterization of Radiation-Induced Degradation in a Filled Silicone Elastomer.
J. Phys. Chem. B 114, 9729-9736 (2010). DOI 10.1021/jp1013797. (Abstract)
A. Krushelnitsky, T. Zinkevich, D. Reichert, V. Chevelkov, B. Reif.
Microsecond time scale mobility in a solid protein as studied by the 15N R1rho site-specific NMR relaxation rates.
J. Amer. Chem. Soc. 132, 11850 (2010). DOI 10.1021/ja103582n.
T. Miyoshi, A. Mamun, D. Reichert.
Fast Dynamics and Conformations of Polymer in a Conformational Disordered Crystal Characterized by 1H-13C WISE NMR.
Macromolecules 43, 3986 (2010). DOI 10.1021/ma901927m.
A. Meister, S. Drescher, G. Karlsson, G. Hause, U. Baumeister, G. Hempel, V. M. Garamus, B. Dobner, A. Blume.
Formation of square lamellae by self-assembly of long-chain bolaphospholipids in water.
Soft Matter 6, 1317 (2010). DOI 10.1039/b923066a. (Abstract)
U. Heuert, M. Krumova, G. Hempel, M. Schiewek, A. Blume.
NMR probe for pressure-jump experiments up to 250 bars and 3 ms jump time.
Rev. Sci. Instrum. 81, 105102 (2010). DOI 10.1063/1.3481164. (Abstract)
S. Ok, M. Steinhart, A. Şerbescu, C. Franz, F. V. Chávez, K. Saalwächter.
Confinement Effects on Chain Dynamics and Local Chain Order in Entangled Polymer Melts.
Macromolecules 43, 4429-4434 (2010). DOI 10.1021/ma1003248. (Abstract)
F. V. Chávez, K. Saalwächter.
NMR Observation of Entangled Polymer Dynamics: Tube Model Predictions and Constraint Release.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 198305 (2010). DOI 10.1103/PhysRevLett.104.198305. (Abstract)
J. L. Valentín, P. Posadas, A. Fernández-Torres, M. A. Malmierca,L. González, W. Chassé, K. Saalwächter.
Inhomogeneities and Chain Dynamics in Diene Rubbers Vulcanized with Different Cure Systems.
Macromolecules 43, 4210-4222 (2010). DOI 10.1021/ma1003437. (Abstract)
H.A. Scheidt, S. Schibur, A. Magalhães, E.R. de Azevedo, T.J. Bonagamba, O. Pascui, D. Reichert, D. Huster.
The Mobility of Chondroitin Sulfate in Articular and Artificial Cartilage Characterized by 13C Magic-Angle Spinning NMR Spectroscopy.
Biopolymers 93, 520 (2010). DOI 10.1002/bip.21386.
J.-U. Sommer, K. Saalwächter.
Segmental Order Parameters and Swelling in Polymer Networks.
Macromol. Symp. 291-292, 251-257 (2010). DOI 10.1002/masy.201050529. (Abstract)
J. L. Valentín, I. Mora-Barrantes, J. Carretero-González, M. A. López-Manchado, P. Sotta, D. R. Long, K. Saalwächter.
Novel Experimental Approach To Evaluate Filler-Elastomer Interactions.
Macromolecules 43, 334-346 (2010). DOI 10.1021/ma901999j. (Abstract)
A. Krushelnitsky, E. R. deAzevedo, R. Linser, B. Reif, K. Saalwächter, D. Reichert.
Direct Observation of Millisecond to Second Motions in Proteins by Dipolar CODEX NMR Spectroscopy.
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 131, 12097-12099 (2009). DOI 10.1021/ja9038888. (Abstract)
S. M. Lee, E. Pippel, U. Gösele, C. Dresbach, Y. Qin, C. V. Chandra, T. Bräuniger, G. Hause, M. Knez.
Greatly Increased Toughness of Infiltrated Spider Silk.
Science 324, 488-492 (2009). DOI 10.1126/science.1168162.
A. Şerbescu, K. Saalwächter.
Particle-induced network formation in linear PDMS filled with silica.
Polymer 50, 5434-5442 (2009). DOI 10.1016/j.polymer.2009.09.063. (Abstract)
M. F. Cobo, K. Maliňákowá, D. Reichert, K. Saalwächter, E. R. deAzevedo.
Intermediate motions and dipolar couplings as studied by Lee-Goldburg cross-polarization NMR: Hartmann-Hahn matching profiles.
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 11, 7036-7047 (2009). DOI 10.1039/b907674c. (Abstract)
C. Hackel, C. Franz, A. Achilles, K. Saalwächter, D. Reichert.
Signal loss in 1D magic-angle spinning exchange NMR (CODEX): radio-frequency limitations and intermediate motions.
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 11, 7022-7030 (2009). DOI 10.1039/b906527j. (Abstract)
A. Krushelnitsky, T. Zinkevich, N. Mukhametshina, N. Tarasova, Y. Gogolev, O. Gnezdilov, V. Fedotov, P. Belton, D. Reichert.
13C and 15N NMR study of the hydration response of T4 lysozyme and aB- crystalline internal dynamics..
J. Phys. Chem. B 113, 10022 (2009). DOI 10.1021/jp900337x.
Y. Thomann, R. Thomann, A. Hasenhindl, R. Mülhaupt, B. Heck, K. Knoll, H. Steininger, K. Saalwächter.
Gradient Interfaces in SBS and SBS/PS Blends and Their Influence on Morphology Development and Material Properties.
Macromolecules 42, 5684-5699 (2009). DOI 10.1021/ma8000725. (Abstract)
G. Modesti, B. Zimmermann, M. Börsch, A. Herrmann, K. Saalwächter.
Diffusion in Model Networks as Studied by NMR and Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy.
Macromolecules 42, 4681-4689 (2009). DOI 10.1021/ma900614j. (Abstract)
J. L. Valentín, D. López, R. Hernández, C. Mijangos, K. Saalwächter.
Structure of Poly(vinyl alcohol) Cryo-Hydrogels as studied by Proton Low Field NMR.
Macromolecules 42, 263-272 (2009). DOI 10.1021/ma802172g. (Abstract)
J.-U. Sommer, W. Chassé, J. L. Valentín, K. Saalwächter.
Effect of excluded volume on segmental orientation correlations in polymer chains.
Phys. Rev. E 78, 051803 (2008). DOI 10.1103/PhysRevE.78.051803. (Abstract)
J. Carretero-González, J. L. Valentín, M. Arroyo, K. Saalwächter, M.A. Lopez-Manchado.
Natural rubber/clay nanocomposites: Influence of poly(ethylene glycol) on the silicate dispersion and local chain order of rubber network.
Eur. Polym. J. 44, 3493-3500 (2008). DOI 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2008.08.046. (Abstract)
K. Saalwächter, Y. Thomann, A. Hasenhindl, H. Schneider.
Direct Observation of Interphase Composition in Block Copolymers.
Macromolecules 41, 9187-9191 (2008). DOI 10.1021/ma802094h. (Abstract)
C. V. Chandran, P. K. Madhu, N. D. Kurur, T. Bräuniger.
Swept-frequency two-pulse phase modulation (SWf-TPPM) sequences with linear sweep profile for heteronuclear decoupling in solid-state NMR.
Magn. Reson. Chemistry 46, 943-947 (2008). DOI 10.1002/mrc.2285.
M. Mauri, Y. Thomann, H. Schneider, K. Saalwächter.
Spin Diffusion NMR at Low Field for the Study of Multiphase Solids.
Solid State Nucl. Magn. Reson. 34, 125-141 (2008). DOI 10.1016/j.ssnmr.2008.07.001. (Abstract)
C. J. Waschinski, S. Barnert, A. Theobald, R. Schubert, F. Kleinschmidt, A. Hoffmann, K. Saalwächter, J. C. Tiller.
Insights in the Antibacterial Action of Poly(methyloxazoline)s with a Biocidal End Group and Varying Satellite Groups.
Biomacromolecules 9, 1764-1771 (2008). DOI 10.1021/bm7013944. (Abstract)
J. L. Valentín, J. Carretero-González, I. Mora-Barrantes, W. Chassé, K. Saalwächter.
Uncertainties in the Determination of Cross-Link Density by Equilibrium Swelling Experiments in Natural Rubber.
Macromolecules 41, 4717-4729 (2008). DOI 10.1021/ma8005087. (Abstract)
T. Bräuniger, P. K. Madhu. Fast amplitude-modulated pulse trains with frequency sweep (SW-FAM) in solid-state NMR of spin-7/2 nuclei. J. Magn. Reson. 193, 102-109 (2008). (Abstract)
D. Reichert, O. Pascui, T. J. Bonagamba, P.S. Belton, A. Schmidt, E. R. deAzevedo. CONTRA: Improving the Performance of Dynamic Investigations in Natural Abundance Solids by Symmetrized constant-time CODEX. J. Magn. Reson. 191, 141-147 (2008). (Abstract)
D. Reichert, M. Kovermann, N.E. Hunter, D. Hughes, O. Pascui, P.S. Belton. Slow Dynamics in Glassy Methyl α-L-Rhamnopyranoside Studied by 1D NMR Exchange Experiments. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 10, 542-549 (2008). (Abstract)
E. R. deAzevedo, K. Saalwächter, O. Pascui, A. A. de Souza, T. J. Bonagamba, D. Reichert. Intermediate Motions as Studied by Solid-State SLF-NMR Experiments. J. Chem. Phys. 128, 104505 (2008). (Abstract)
S. Seiffert, W. Oppermann, K. Saalwächter. Hydrogel formation by photocrosslinking of dimethylmaleimide functionalized polyacrylamide Polymer DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2007.07.013. (Abstract)
A. Maus, K. Saalwächter. Crystallization Kinetics of Poly(dimethylsiloxane) Molecular-Weight Blends Correlation with Segmental Orientations in the Melt? Macromol. Chem. Phys. 208, 2066-2075 (2007). (Abstract)
K. Saalwächter, J.-U. Sommer. NMR Reveals Non-Distributed and Uniform Character of Network Chain Dynamics. Macromol. Rapid Commun. 28, 1455-1465 (2007). (Abstract)
A. Meister, M. Bastrop, S. Koschorek, V. M. Garamus, T. Sinemus, G. Hempel, S. Drescher, B. Dobner, W. Richterimg, K. Huber, A. Blume.
Structure-property relationship in stimulus-responsive bolaamphiphile hydrogels.
Langmuir 23, 7715 (2007). DOI 10.1021/la7003479. (Abstract)
M. Schiewek, M. Krumova, G. Hempel, A. Blume.
Pressure jump relaxation setup with IR detection and millisecond time resolution.
Rev. Sci. Instrum. 78, 045101 (2007). DOI 10.1063/1.2719020. (Abstract)
A. Maus, E. Hempel, T. Thurn-Albrecht, K. Saalwächter. Memory effect in isothermal crystallization of syndiotactic polypropylene's Role of melt structure and dynamics? Eur. Phys. J. E 23, 91-101 (2007). (Abstract)
K. Saalwächter, M. Gottlieb, R. Liu, W. Oppermann. Gelation as Studied by Proton Multiple-Quantum NMR Macromolecules 40, 1555-1561 (2007). (Abstract)
A. Krushelnitsky, Y. Gogolev, R. Golbik, F. Dahlquist, D. Reichert. Comparison of the internal dynamics of globular proteins in the microcrystalline and rehydrated lyophilized states. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1764, 1639-1645 (2006). (Abstract)
A. Krushelnitsky, T. Bräuniger, D. Reichert. 15N Spin Diffusion Rate in Solid-State NMR of Totally Enriched Proteins: the Magic Angle Spinning Frequency Effect. J. Magn. Reson. 182, 339-342 (2006). (Abstract)
K. Severing, E. Stibal-Fischer, A. Hasenhindl, H. Finkelmann, K. Saalwächter. Phase Biaxiality in Nematic Liquid Crystalline Side-Chain Polymers of Various Chemical Constitutions. J. Phys. Chem. B. 110, 15680-15688 (2006). (Abstract)
C. Hertlein, K. Saalwächter, G. Strobl. Low-field NMR studies of polymer crystallization kinetics: changes in the melt dynamics. Polymer. 47, 7216-7221 (2006). (Abstract)
A. Maus, C. Hertlein, K. Saalwächter. A Robust Proton NMR Method to Investigate Hard/Soft Ratios, Crystallinity, and Component Mobility in Polymers. Macromol. Chem. Phys. 207, 1150-1158 (2006). (Abstract)
K. Saalwächter and A. Heuer. Chain Dynamics in Elastomers As Investigated by Proton Multiple-Quantum NMR. Macromolecules 39, 3291-3303 (2006). (Abstract)
T. Bräuniger, G. Hempel, P. K. Madhu. Fast amplitude-modulated pulse trains with frequency sweep (SW-FAM) in static NMR of half-integer spin quadrupolar nuclei. J. Magn. Reson. 181, 68-78 (2006). (Abstract)
C. Meyer, O. Pascui, D. Reichert, L. C. Sander, S. A. Wise, K. Albert. Conformational temperature dependence of a poly(ethylene-co-acrylic acid) stationary phase investigated by nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy and liquid chromatography. J. Separ. Sci. 29, 820-828 (2006). (Abstract)
J. Becker, A. Comotti, R. Simonutti, Piero Sozzani, K. Saalwächter. Molecular Motion of Isolated Linear Alkanes in Nanochannels. J. Phys. Chem. B 109, 23285-23294 (2005). (Abstract)
F. Kleinschmidt, M. Hickl, K. Saalwächter, C. Schmidt, H. Finkelmann. Lamellar Liquid Single Crystal Hydrogels: Synthesis and Investigation of Anisotropic Water Diffusion and Swelling. Macromolecules 38, 9772-9782 (2005). (Abstract)
J.-U. Sommer, K. Saalwächter. Segmental Order in Endlinked Polymer Networks: A Monte Carlo Study. Eur. Phys. J. E. 18, 167-182 (2005). (Abstract)
K. Saalwächter, B. Herrero, M. A. López-Manchado. Chain order and crosslink density of elastomers as investigated by proton multiple-quantum NMR. Macromolecules 38, 9650-9660 (2005). (Abstract)
K. Saalwächter, B. Herrero, M. A. López-Manchado. Chemical Shift-Related Artifacts in NMR Determinations of Proton Residual Dipolar Couplings in Elastomers. Macromolecules 38, 4040-4042 (2005). (Abstract)
S. Rosenfeldt, N. Dingenouts, D. Pötschke, M. Ballauff, A.J. Berresheim, K. Müllen, P. Lindner, K. Saalwächter. Analysis of the spatial structure of rigid polyphenylene dendrimers by small-angle neutron scattering. J. Lumin. 111, 225-238 (2005). (Abstract)
K. Saalwächter. Artifacts in Transverse Proton NMR Relaxation Studies of Elastomers. Macromolecules 38, 1508-1512 (2005). (Abstract)
G. Hempel, H. Schneider. NMR investigation of the main-chain orientation in liquid-crystalline side-chain polymers. Macromolecular Symposia 220, 1-15 (2005). (Abstract)
T. Bräuniger, T. Müller, A. Pampel, H.-P. Abicht. Study of Oxygen-Nitrogen Replacement in BaTiO3 by 14N Solid-State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance. Chemistry of Materials 17, 4114-4117 (2005). (Abstract)
K. Liddell, D. P. Thompson, T. Bräuniger, R. K. Harris. M2(Si,Al)4(N,C)7 (M = La, Y, Ca) carbonitrides: I. Synthesis and structural characterisation by XRD and NMR. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 25, 37-47 (2005). (Abstract)
Reviews, Theses and Bookchapters:       (see above for papers)
R. Bärenwald, A. Achilles, F. Lange, T. Mendes Ferreira, K. Saalwächter.
Applications of Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy for the Study of Lipid Membranes with Polyphilic Guest (Macro)Molecules.
Polymers 8, 439-473 (2016). DOI 10.3390/polym8120439. (Abstract)
K. Saalwächter, W. Chassé, J.-U. Sommer.
Structure and swelling of polymer networks: insights from NMR.
Soft Matter. 9, 6587-6593 (2013). DOI 10.1039/c3sm50194a. (Abstract)
A. Papon, T. Chaussée, L. Guy, K. Saalwächter, J. Oberdisse, S. Merabia, D. Long, P. Sotta, H. H. Frielinghaus, A. Radulescu, B. Demé, L. Noirez, H. Montes, F. Lequeux.
Structure and swelling of polymer networks: insights from NMR.
Kautsch. Gummi Kunstst. (KGK) 66, 52-58 (2013). (Abstract)
K. Saalwächter.
Robust NMR Approaches for the Determination of Homonuclear Dipole–Dipole Coupling Constants in Studies of Solid Materials and Biomolecules.
Chem. Phys. Chem. 14, 3000-3014 (2013). DOI 10.1002/cphc.201300254. (Abstract)
A. Krushelnitsky, D. Reichert, K. Saalwächter.
Solid-State NMR Approaches to Internal Dynamics of Proteins: From Picoseconds to Microseconds and Seconds.
Acc. Chem. Res. 46, 2028–2036(2013). DOI 10.1021/ar300292p. (Abstract)
W. Chassé, K. Saalwächter, J.-U. Sommer.
Thermodynamics of swollen Networks As reflected in segmental orientation correlations.
Macromolecules 45, 5513-5523 (2012). DOI 10.1021/ma3009004. (Abstract)
K. Saalwächter.
Microstructure and molecular dynamics of elastomers studied by advanced low-resolution nuclear magnetic resonance methods.
Rub. Chem. Technol. 85, 350-386 (2012). DOI 10.5254/rct.12.87991a. (Abstract)
K. Saalwächter, H. W. Spiess.
Solid-State NMR of Polymers.
In: Comprehensive Polymer Science, 2nd Edition., Editors: M. Mö̈ller, K. Matyjaszewski. Elsevier BV, Amsterdam 2012 (in press). (Abstract)
P. C. M. M. Magusin, R. A. Orza, V. M. Litvinov, M. van Duin, K.Saalwä̈chter.
Chain Mobility in Crosslinked EPDM Rubbers. Comparison of 1H NMR T2 Relaxometry and Double-Quantum 1H NMR
In: Spectroscopy of Polymers: Innovative Strategies for Complex Macromolecules (ACS Symp. Ser. Vol. 1077), ch. 13, pp. 207-220. Editors: H. N. Cheng, T. Asakura, A. D. English. American Chemical Society, Washington 2011 (Abstract)
F. Lequeux, D. Long, P. Sotta, K.Saalwä̈chter.
Constrained Dynamics in Interphases of Model Filled Elastomers: Role of Interface Chemistry on Crosslinking, Local Stress Distribution and Mechanics.
In: Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 50, A63-A70 (2011). DOI 10.1002/anie.201105813. (Abstract)
K. Saalwächter, D. Reichert.
Magnetic Resonance: Polymer Applications of NMR.
In: Encyclodedia of Spectroscopy & Spectrometry, 2nd edition, vol. 3, pp. 2221-2236. Editors: J. Lindon, G. Tranter, D. Koppenaal. Elsevier, Oxford 2010. (Abstract)
D. Reichert, K. Saalwächter.
Dipolar Coupling: Molecular-Level Mobility.
In: Encyclodedia of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR Crystallography). Editors: R. K. Harris, R. E. Wasylichen, M. J. Duer. John Wiley & Sons, Chichester 2009. DOI 10.1002/9780470034590.emrstm1020. (Abstract)
K. Saalwächter.
Proton Multiple-Quantum NMR for the Study of Chain Dynamics and Structural Constraints in Polymeric Soft Materials.
Progr. NMR Spectrosc. 51 1-35 (2007). (Abstract)
K. Severing and K. Saalwächter.
Phase Biaxiality in Nematic Liquid Crystals.
In: Thermotropic Liquid Crystals: Recent Advances. Editor: A. Ramamoorthy, Springer, Dordrecht 2007. (Abstract)
K. Saalwächter and A. Ramamoorthy.
Sensitivity Enhancement by Inverse Detection in Solids.
In: NMR of Biological Solids. Editor: A. Ramamoorthy, Taylor and Francis, Boca Raton 2006. (Abstract)
K. Saalwächter. Order Phenomena and Dynamics in Polymers: Distributions of Interactions and Intermediate Motions as a Challenge for NMR. Habilitation, University of Freiburg (2004). (main pdf - 1.6 MB) (papers pdf - 5.6 MB)