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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Journal Publications: (see below for reviews, book publ.)

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C. Bunk, L. Löser, N. Fribiczer, H. Komber, L. Jakisch, R. Scholz, B. Voit, S. Seiffert, K. Saalwächter, M. Lang and F. Böhme
Amphiphilic Model Networks Based on PEG and PCL Tetra-arm Star Polymers with Complementary Reactivity
Macromolecules 55, 6573−6589 (2022).
DOI 10.1021/acs.macromol.2c00693.
M. Lang, R. Scholz, L. Löser, C. Bunk, N. Fribiczer, S.Seiffert, F. Böhme and K. Saalwächter
Swelling and Residual Bond Orientations of Polymer Model Gels: The Entanglement-Free Limit
Macromolecules 55, 5997−6014 (2022).
DOI 10.1021/acs.macromol.2c00589.
K. Saalwächter
Grand challenges in polymers
Frontiers in Soft Matter, Sec. Polymers 2, 1037349 (2022).
DOI 10.3389/frsfm.2022.1037349.
K. Saalwächter
Polymer Composites with Molecular Fillers: Microscopic Views into Supramolecular Reinforcement
Advances in Dielectrics ,(2022).
DOI 10.1007/978-3-030-89723-9_6.
A. Karekar, R. Pommer, B. Prem, C. Czibula, Ch. Teichert, G. Trimmel, and K. Saalwächter.
NMR-Based Cross-Link Densities in EPDM and EPDM/ULDPE Blend Materials and Correlation with Mechanical Properties
Macromol. Mater. Eng. 307, 2100968 (1 of 13) (2022).
DOI 10.1002/mame.202100968.
M. Schulz, M. Schäfer, K. Saalwächter & Th. Thurn-Albrecht
Competition between crystal growth and intracrystalline chain diffusion determines the lamellar thickness in semicrystalline polymers
DOI 10.1038/s41467-021-27752-0.
B. P. Krishnan, K. Saalwaechter, V. K. B. A. and W. H. Binder
Design, Synthesis and Characterization of Vitrimers with Low Topology Freezing Transition Temperature
Polymers 14, 2456 (2022).
DOI 10.3390/polym14122456.
P. Nicolella, M. F. Koziol, L. Löser, K. Saalwächter, M. Ahmadi and S. Seiffert.
Defect-controlled softness, diffusive permeability, and mesh-topology of metallo-supramolecular hydrogels
Soft Matter 18, 1071–1081 (2022).
DOI 10.1039/d1sm01456k.
F. Shahsavan, M. Beiner, K. Saalwächter
Chain dynamics in partially cross-linked polyethylene
J Polym Sci. 60, 1266 – 1276 (2022).
DOI 10.1002/pol.20210213.

M.Schäfer, S. Yuan, A. Petzold, R. A. Pérez-Camargo, A. J. Müller, T. Thurn-Albrecht, K. Saalwächter, and K. Schmidt-Rohr.
Asymmetric Co-unit Inclusion in Statistical Copolyesters
Macromolecules 54, 835-845 (2021).
DOI 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c01965.

A. Mordvinkin, D. Döhler, W. H. Binder, R. H. Colby and K. Saalwächter.
Terminal Flow of Cluster-Forming Supramolecular Polymer Networks: Single-Chain Relaxation or Micelle Reorganization?
Phys. Rev. Lett. 125, 127801 (2020).
DOI 10.1103/PhysRevLett.125.127801. (Abstract)
A. Karekar, K. Oßwald, K. Reincke, B. Langer and K. Saalwächter.
NMR Studies on the Phase-Resolved Evolution of Cross-Link Densities in Thermo-Oxidatively Aged Elastomer Blends.
Macromolecules 53, 11166-11177 (2020).
DOI 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c01614. (Abstract)
A. Krushelnitsky and K. Saalwächter.
Relaxation-induced dipolar exchange with recoupling (RIDER) distortions in CODEX experiments.
Magn. Reson. 1, 247-259 (2020).
DOI 10.5194/mr-1-247-2020. (Abstract)
K. Miyaji, T. Sugiyama, T. Ohashi, K. Saalwächter and Y. Ikeda.
Study on Homogeneity in Sulfur Cross-Linked Network Structures of Isoprene Rubber by TD-NMR and AFM – Zinc Stearate System.
Macromolecules 53, 8483-8449 (2020).
DOI 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c01266. (Abstract)
N. K. Kwon, H. Kim, T. J. Shin, K. Saalwächter, J. Park and S. Y. Kim.
Control of Particle Dispersion with Autophobic Dewetting in Polymer Nanocomposites.
Macromolecules 53, 4836-4844 (2020).
DOI 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c00190. (Abstract)
A. Eckert, M. Abbasi, T. Mang, K. Saalwächter and A. Walther.
Structure, Mechanical Properties, and Dynamics of Polyethylenoxide/Nanoclay Nacre-Mimetic Nanocomposites.
Macromolecules 53, 1716-1725 (2020).
DOI 10.1021/acs.macromol.9b01931. (Abstract)
S. Stein, A. Mordvinkin, B. Voit, H. Komber, K. Saalwächter and F. Böhme.
Self-healing and reprocessable bromo butylrubber based on combined ionic cluster formation and hydrogen bonding.
Polym. Chem. 11, 1188 (2020).
DOI 10.1039/C9PY01630A0. (Abstract)
M. Ahmadi, L. Löser, K. Fischer, K. Saalwächter and S. Seiffert.
Connectivity Defects and Collective Assemblies in Model Metallo-Supramolecular Dual-Network Hydrogels.
Macromol. Chem. Phys. 221, 1900400 (2020).
DOI 10.1002/macp.201900400. (Abstract)
M. Schäfer, N. Wallstein, M. Schulz, T. Thurn-Albrech and K. Saalwächter.
Intracrystalline Dynamics in Oligomer-Diluted Poly(Ethylene Oxide).
Macromol. Chem. Phys. 221, 1900393 (2020).
DOI 10.1002/macp.201900393. (Abstract)

S. M. Oh, M. Abbasi, T. J. Shin, K. Saalwächter and S. Y. Kim.
Initial Solvent-Driven Nonequilibrium Effect on Structure, Properties, and Dynamics of Polymer Nanocomposites.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 167801 (2019).
DOI 10.1103/PhysRevLett.123.167801. (Abstract)
V. Danke, M. Beiner, K. Saalwächter and M. Schäfer.
Structure and Dynamics in a Polymorphic Nanophase-Separated Stiff Comblike Polymer.
Macromolecules 52, 6943-9652 (2019).
DOI 10.1021/acs.macromol.9b00951. (Abstract)
A. Naumova, C. C, Agudelo, M. A. Villar, D. A. Vega, J. L. Valentin and K. Saalwächter.
Microscopic State of Polymer Network Chains upon Swelling and Deformation.
Macromolecules 52, 5042-5053 (2019).
DOI 10.1021/acs.macromol.9b00971. (Abstract)
A. Mordvinkin, M. Suckow, F. Böhme, T. H. Colby, C. Creton and K. Saalwächter.
Hierarchical Sticker and Sticky Chain Dynamics in Self-Healing Butyl Rubber Ionomers.
Macromolecules 52, 4169-4184 (2019).
DOI 10.1021/acs.macromol.9b00159. (Abstract)

M. Schulz, A. Seidlitz, R.Kurz, R.Bärenwald, A. Petzold, K. Saalwächter and T. Thurn-Albrecht.
The Underestimated Effect of Intracrystalline Chain Dynamics on the Morphology and Stability of Semicrystalline Polymers
Macromolecules 51, 8377-8385 (2018).
DOI 10.1021/acs.macromol.8b01102. (Abstract)
A. Susa, A. Mordvinkin, R.Kurz, K. Saalwächter, S. van der Zwaag and S. J. Garcia.
Identifying the Role of Primary and Secondary Interactions on the Mechanical Properties and Healing of Densely Branched Polyimides
Macromolecules 51, 8333-8345 (2018).
DOI 10.1021/acs.macromol.8b01396. (Abstract)
R. Kurz, M. Schulz, F. Scheliga, Y. Men, A. Seidlitz, T. Thurn-Albrecht and K. Saalwächter.
Interplay between Crystallization and Entanglements in the Amorphous Phase of the Crystal-Fixed Polymer Poly(ε-caprolactone).
Macromolecules 51, 5831-5841 (2018).
DOI 10.1021/acs.macromol.8b00809. (Abstract)
M. Camilles, S. Link, J. Balbach, K. Saalwächter and A. Krushelnitsky.
Quantitative NMR study of heat-induced aggregation of eye-lens crystallin proteins under crowding conditions.
BBA - Proteins and Proteomics 1866, 1055-1061 (2018).
DOI 10.1016/j.bbapap.2018.07.007.
Erratum: BBA - Proteins and Proteomics 1867, 453-454 (2019).
DOI 10.1016/j.bbapap.2018.07.007 (Abstract)
A. Wittmer, R. Wellen, K. Saalwächter and K.Koschek.
Moisture-mediated self-healing kinetics and molecular dynamics in modified polyurethane urea polymers.
Polymer 151, 125-135 (2018).
DOI 10.1016/j.polymer.2018.07.059. (Abstract)
J.T. Damron, J. Ma, R. Kurz, K. Saalwächter, Adam J. Matzger and A. Ramamoorthy.
The Influence of Chemical Modification on Linker Rotational Dynamics in Metal-Organic Frameworks
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 57, 8678-8681 (2018).
DOI 10.1002/anie.201805004. (Abstract)
M.-L. Trutschel, A. Mordvinkin, F. Furtado, L. Willner, and K. Saalwächter.
Time-Domain NMR Observation of Entangled Polymer Dynamics: Focus on All Tube-Model Regimes, Chain Center, and Matrix Effects
Macromolecules 51, 4108-4117 (2018).
DOI 10.1021/acs.macromol.8b00443. (Abstract)
A. Krushelnitsky, D. Gauto, D. C. Rodriguez Camargo, P. Schanda and K. Saalwächter.
Microsecond motions probed by near-rotary-resonance R 15N MAS NMR experiments: the model case of protein overall-rocking in crystals
Journal of Biomolecular NMR 71, 53-67 (2018).
DOI 10.1007/s10858-018-0191-4. (Abstract)
L. Löser, K. Saalwächter and T. Mendes Ferreira.
Liquid–liquid phase coexistence in lipid membranes observed by natural abundance 1H–13C solid-state NMR
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 20, 9751 (2018).
DOI 10.1039/c8cp01012a. (Abstract)
M. Jbeily, R. Bärenwald, J. Kressler, K. Saalwächter and T. Mendes Ferreira.
Cholesterol-like effects of a fluorotelomer alcohol incorporated in phospholipid membranes.
Scientific Reports 8, 2154 (2018).
DOI 10.1038/s41598-018-20511-0. (Abstract)
S. R. Vaikuntam, K. W. Stöckelhuber, E. S. Bhagavatheswaran, S. Wießner, U. Scheler, K. Saalwächter, P. Formanek, G. Heinrich and A. Das.
Entrapped Styrene Butadiene Polymer Chains by Sol-Gel-Derived Silica Nanoparticles with Hierarchical Raspberry Structures.
J. Phys. Chem. B 122, 2010-2022 (2018).
DOI 10.1021/acs.jpcb.7b11792. (Abstract)
L. Jakisch, M. Garaleh, M. Schäfer, A. Mordvinkin, K. Saalwächter and
F. Böhme.
Synthesis and Structural NMR Characterization of Novel PPG/PCL Conetworks Based upon Heterocomplementary Coupling Reactions.
Macromol. Chem. Phys. 219, 1700327 (2018).
DOI 10.1002/macp.201700327. (Abstract)
M. Suckow, A. Mordvinkin, M. Roy, N. K. Singha, G. Heinrich, B. Voit, K. Saalwächter and F. Böhme.
Tuning the Properties and Self-Healing Behavior of Ionically Modified Poly(isobutylene-co-isoprene) Rubber.
Macromolecules. 51, 468-479 (2017).
DOI 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b02287. (Abstract)

K. Saalwächter and D. Hinderberger.
Comment on “Turning Vulcanized Natural Rubber into a Self-Healing Polymer: Effect of the Disulfide/Polysulfide Ratio”.
ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 5, 11125-11126 (2017).
DOI 10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b02965. (Abstract)
H. Schneider, K. Saalwächter and M. Roos.
Complex Morphology of the Intermediate Phase in Block Copolymers and Semicrystalline Polymers As Revealed by 1H NMR Spin Diffusion Experiments.
Macromolecules 50, 8598-8610 (2017).
DOI 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b00703. (Abstract)
S. Chen, T. Yan, M. Fischer, A. Mordvinkin, K. Saalwächter, T. Thurn-Albrecht and W. H. Binder.
Opposing Phase-Segregation and Hydrogen-Bonding Forces in Supramolecular Polymers.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 56, 13016-13020 (2017).
DOI 10.1002/anie.201707363. (Abstract)
A. Lozovoi, C. Mattea, M. Hofmann, K. Saalwaechter, N. Fatkullin and S. Stapf.
Segmental dynamics of polyethylene-alt-propylene studied by NMR spin echo techniques.
J. Chem. Phys. 146, 224901 (2017).
DOI 10.1063/1.4984265. (Abstract)
R. Kurz, A. Achilles, W. Chen, M. Schäfer, A. Seidlitz, Y. Golitsyn, J. Kressler, W. Paul, G. Hempel, T. Miyoshi, T. Thurn-Albrecht and Kay Saalwächter.
Intracrystalline Jump Motion in Poly(ethylene oxide) Lamellae of Variable Thickness: A Comparison of NMR Methods.
Macromolecules 50, 3890-3902 (2017).
DOI 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b00843. (Abstract)
A. Naumova, C. Tschierske and K. Saalwächter.
Orientation-dependent proton double-quantum NMR build-up function for soft materials with anisotropic mobility.
Solid State Nucl. Mag. Reson. 82-83, 22-28 (2017).
DOI 10.1016/j.ssnmr.2017.01.006. (Abstract)
A. Mordvinkin and K. Saalwächter.
Microscopic observation of the segmental orientation autocorrelation function for entangled and constrained polymer chains.
J. Chem. Phys. 146, 094902 (2017).
DOI 10.1063/1.4977041
Erratum: J. Chem. Phys. 148, 089901 (2018).
DOI 10.1063/1.5025158 (Abstract)
Y. Golitsyn, G. J. Schneider and K. Saalwächter.
Reduced-mobility layers with high internal mobility in poly(ethylene oxide)–silica nanocomposites.
J. Chem. Phys. 146, 203303 (2017).
DOI 10.1063/1.4974768. (Abstract)

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)
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.

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)
Correction: J. Phys. Chem. B 118, 12575-12576 (2014). DOI 10.1021/jp5100796.
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)
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)
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)
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, 4017-4021 (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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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). DOI 10.1063/1.2831798. (Abstract)

S. Seiffert, W. Oppermann, K. Saalwächter.
Hydrogel formation by photocrosslinking of dimethylmaleimide functionalized polyacrylamide.
Polymer 48, 5599-5611 (2007). 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. 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)

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)

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)

I. Fischbach, H. W. Spiess, K. Saalwächter, G. R. Goward. Solid-State NMR Spectroscopic Investigations of Model Compounds for Imidazole-based Proton Conductors. J. Phys. Chem. B 108, 18500-18508 (2004). (Abstract)
K. Saalwächter, F. Kleinschmidt, J.-U. Sommer. Swelling Heterogeneities in End-Linked Model Networks: A Combined Proton Multiple-Quantum NMR and Computer Simulation Study. Macromolecules 37, 8556-8568 (2004). (Abstract)
K. Saalwächter, M. Krause, W. Gronski. Molecular interactions and dynamics in thin silica surface layers by proton solid-state NMR spectroscopy. Chem. Mater. 16, 4071-4079 (2004). (Abstract)
K. Saalwächter, M. Klüppel, H. Luo, H. Schneider. Chain Order in Filled SBR Elastomers: A Proton Multiple-Quantum NMR Study. Appl. Magn. Reson. 27, 401-417 (2004). (Abstract)
K. Severing, K. Saalwächter. A Biaxial Nematic Phase in a Thermotropic Liquid-Crystalline Side-Chain Polymer. Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 125501 (2004). (Abstract)
K. Saalwächter. 1H Multiple-Quantum Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Investigations Investigations of Molecular Order in Polymer Networks: II. Intensity Decay and Restricted Slow Dynamics. J. Chem. Phys. 120, 454-464 (2004). (Abstract)

K. Saalwächter. Detection of Heterogeneities in Dry and Swollen Polymer Networks by Proton Low-Field NMR Spectroscopy. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 125, 14684-14685 (2003). (Abstract)
K. Saalwächter, P. Ziegler, O. Spyckerelle, B. Haidar, A. Vidal, J.-U. Sommer. 1H Multiple-Quantum Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Investigations of Molecular Order Distributions in Poly(dimethylsiloxane) Networks: Evidence for a Linear Mixing Law in Bimodal Systems. J. Chem. Phys. 119, 3468-3482 (2003). (Abstract)
G. R. Goward, K. Saalwächter, I. Fischbach, and H. W. Spiess. Reorientation Phenomena in Imidazole Methyl Sulfonate as Probed by Advanced Solid-State NMR. Solid State Nucl. Magn. Reson. 24, 150-162 (2003). (Abstract)

M. Wind, K. Saalwächter, U.-M. Wiesler, K. Müllen, and H. W. Spiess. Solid-State NMR Investigations of Molecular Dynamics in Polyphenylene Dendrimers: Evidence of Dense-Shell Packing. Macromolecules 35, 10071-10086 (2002). (Abstract)
K. Saalwächter, I. Schnell. REDOR-Based Heteronuclear Dipolar Correlation Experiments in Multi-Spin Systems: Rotor-Encoding, Directing, and Multiple Distance and Angle Determination. Solid State Nucl. Magn. Reson.22, 154-187 (2002). (Abstract)
I. Schnell, K. Saalwächter. 15N-1H Bond Length Determination in Natural Abundance by Inverse Detection in Fast-MAS Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 124, 10938-10939 (2002). (Abstract) (Supporting Information - pdf)
Patented as DE 102 33 999, US 6,838,878 B2 (US Patent - pdf).
K. Saalwächter. Methyl Groups as Local Probes for Polymer Dynamics as Investigated by 1H Double-Quantum Magic-Angle Spinning NMR Spectroscopy. Chem. Phys. Lett. 362, 331-340 (2002). (Abstract)
K. Saalwächter, I. Fischbach. The Application of MAS Recoupling Methods in the Intermediate Motional Regime. J. Magn. Reson. 157, 17-30 (2002). (Abstract)
I. Fischbach, T. Pakula, P. Minkin, A. Fechtenkötter, K. Müllen, H. W. Spiess, K. Saalwächter. Structure and dynamics in columnar discotic materials: A combined X-Ray and solid-state NMR study of hexabenzocoronene derivatives. J. Phys. Chem. B 106, 6408-6418 (2002). (Abstract)
K. Saalwächter. An Investigation of Poly(dimethylsiloxane) Chain Dynamics and Order in its Inclusion Compound with γ-Cyclodextrin by Fast-MAS Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy. Macromol. Rapid Commun. 23, 286-291 (2002). (Abstract)

K. Saalwächter, W. Burchard. Cellulose in New Metal-Complexing Solvents. 2. Semidilute Behavior in Cd-tren. Macromolecules 34, 5587-5598 (2001). (Abstract)
K. Schmidt-Rohr, K. Saalwächter, Shu-Feng Liu, Mei Hong. High-Sensitivity 2H-NMR in Rigid Solids by 1H Detection. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 123, 7168-7169 (2001). (Abstract)
S. P. Brown, X. X. Zhu, K. Saalwächter, and H. W. Spiess. An Investigation of the Hydrogen-Bonding Structure in Bilirubin by 1H Double-Quantum Magic-Angle Spinning Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 123, 4275-4285 (2001). (Abstract)
M. Wind, U.-M. Wiesler, K. Saalwächter, K. Müllen, and H. W. Spiess. Shape-Persistent Polyphenylene Dendrimers - Restricted Molecular Dynamics from Advanced Solid-State NMR Techniques. Adv. Mater. 13, 752-756 (2001). (Abstract)
K. Saalwächter, H. W. Spiess. Heteronuclear 1H-13C multiple-spin correlation in solid-state NMR: combining REDOR recoupling and multiple-quantum spectroscopy. J. Chem. Phys. 114, 5707-5728 (2001). (Abstract)
K. Saalwächter, R. Graf, H. W. Spiess. Recoupled Polarization-Transfer Methods for Solid-State 1H-13C Heteronuclear Correlation in the Limit of Fast MAS. J. Magn. Reson. 148, 398-418 (2001). (Abstract)

K. Saalwächter, K. Schmidt-Rohr. Relaxation-Induced Dipolar Exchange with Recoupling - A Novel MAS NMR Method for Determining Heteronuclear Distances without Irradiating the Second Spin. J. Magn. Reson. 145, 161-172 (2000). (Abstract)
S. M. De Paul, K. Saalwächter, R. Graf, H. W. Spiess. Sideband Patterns from Rotor-Encoded Longitudinal Magnetization in MAS Recoupling Experiments. J. Magn. Reson. 146, 140-156 (2000). (Abstract)
K. Saalwächter, W. Burchard, P. Klüfers, G. Kettenbach, P. Mayer, D. Klemm, S. Dugarmaa. Cellulose Solutions in Water Containing Metal Complexes. Macromolecules 33, 4094-4107 (2000). (Abstract)

A. Fechtenkötter, K. Saalwächter, M. A. Harbison, K. Müllen, H. W. Spiess. Highly Ordered Columnar Structures from Hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronenes - Synthesis, X-ray Diffraction, and Solid-State Heteronuclear Multiple-Quantum NMR Investigations. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 38, 3039-3042 (1999). (Abstract)
K. Saalwächter, R. Graf, H. W. Spiess. Recoupled Polarization Transfer 1H-13C Heteronuclear Multiple-Quantum Correlation in Solids under Ultra-fast MAS. J. Magn. Reson. 140, 471-476 (1999). (Abstract)
K. Saalwächter, R. Graf, D. E. Demco, H. W. Spiess. Heteronuclear Double-Quantum MAS NMR Spectroscopy in Dipolar Solids. J. Magn. Reson. 139, 287-301 (1999). (Abstract)

Reviews, Theses and Bookchapters: (see above for papers)

K. Saalwächter
Applications of NMR in Polymer Characterization - An Introduction
In: R. Zhang, T. Miyoshi and P. Sun (eds.): NMR Methods for Characterization of Synthetic and Natural Polymers, chapter 1, pp. 1-22. , Royal Society of Chemistry, 2019. (Abstract)

K. Saalwächter and S. Seiffert.
Dynamics-based assessment of nanoscopic polymer-network mesh structures and their defects.
Soft Matter, 148 (2018).
DOI 10.1039/c7sm02444d. (Abstract)

K. Saalwächter.
Multiple-Quantum NMR Studies of Anisotropic Polymer Chain Dynamics.
Modern Magnetic Resonance, pp.1-28 (2017).
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-28275-6_59-2. (Abstract)

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: M. Möller, K. Matyjaszewski (eds) Polymer Science: A Comprehensive Reference, vol. 2, chapter 2.07, pp. 185-219. Elsevier Science, Amsterdam 2012. (Abstract)

P. C. M. M. Magusin, R. A. Orza, V. M. Litvinov, M. van Duin, K.Saalwächter.
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.Saalwächter.
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. Academic Press, London 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)

K. Saalwächter. Heteronuclear Recoupling Methods in Solid-State NMR. PhD thesis, University of Mainz (2000). (pdf - 4 MB) (ps - 8 MB zip) (Abstract)

K. Saalwächter. Cellulose in neuen koordinierenden Lösungsmitteln - Untersuchung der Lösungsstruktur mittels statischer/dynamischer Lichtstreuung und rheologischen Methoden. Diploma thesis, University of Freiburg (1997). (pdf - 1.7 MB) (ps - 1.1 MB zip) (Abstract)