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  • Ernst, L., Schulz, C., Petzold, A., Thurn-Albrecht, T., Saalwächter, K., Wefers D.; Detailed structural characterization of five water-insoluble α-glucans produced by glucansucrases from Streptococcus spp., Carb. Pol. 337, 122164 (2024) - LINK   
  • Künzel-Tenner, A., Kirsch, C., Dolynchuk, O., Rößner, L, Wach, M.,  Kempe, F., von Unwerth, T., Lederer, A., Sebastiani, D., Armbrüster, M.,  Sommer, M.; Proton-Conducting Membranes from Polyphenylenes Containing Armstrong’s Acid, Macromolecules 57 (3), 1238 - 1247 (2024) - LINK   
  • Jariyavidyanont, K., Janke, A., Yu, Q., Thurn-Albrecht, T., Androsch, A.; Lamellar Morphology of Disorder α′-Crystals of Poly(L-Lactic Acid), Cryst. Growth & Des. 24 (4), 1825 - 1834 (2024) - LINK   
  • Wang, Z., Schaller, M., Petzold, A., Saalwächter, K., Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Origin of Lamellar Stack Structures in Dilute Semicrystalline Polymers: Role of Entanglements and Tie-Molecules, Macromolecules (2024) - LINK   
  • Kalder, L., Olgo, A., Lührs, J., Romann, T., Härmas, R., Aruväli, J., Partovi-Azar, P., Petzold, A., Lust, E., Härk, E.; Empirical  correlation of quantified hard carbon structural parameters with electrochemical properties for sodium-ion batteries using a combined WAXS and SANS analysis, Energ. Stor. Mat. 67, 103272 (2024) - LINK   


  • Palacios, J. K.; Michell, R. M.; Müller, A. J.; Crystallization,  morphology and self-assembly of double, triple and tetra crystalline  block polymers, Pol. Test. 121, 107995 (2023) - LINK   
  • Michell, R. M.; Ladelta, V.; Da Silva, E.; Müller, A. J.; Hadjichristidis, N.; Poly(lactic acid) stereocomplexes based molecular architectures: Synthesis and crystallization, Progress of Pol. Sci. 146, 101742 (2023) - LINK   
  • Cichos, F.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Polymers under Multiple Constraints:  Restricted and Controlled Molecular Order and Mobility, Macromol. Chem.  Phys., 2300172 (2023) - LINK   
  • Wang, Z.; Schaller, M.; Petzold, P.; Saalwächter, K.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; How entanglements determine the morphology of semicrystalline polymers, PNAS, 120 (27) e2217363120 (2023) - LINK   
  • Saalwächter, K.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Paul, W.; Recent Progress in Understanding Polymer Crystallization, Macromol. Chem. Phys., 2200424 (2023) - LINK   
  • Dolynchuk, O; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; On Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Interface-Induced Crystallization in Polymers, Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2200455 (2023) - LINK   
  • Jariyavidyanont, K.; Yu, Q.; Petzold, A.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Glüge, R.; Altenbach, H.; Androsch, R.; Youngs's modulus of the different crystalline phases of poly (L-lactic acid), Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 137, 105546 (2023) - LINK   
  • Karekar, A.; Schicktanz, C.; Tariq, M.; Oßwald, K.; Reincke, K.; Cepus, V.; Langer, B.; Saalwächter, K.; Effects of artificial weathering in NR/SBR elastomer blends, Polymer Degradation and Stability 208, 110267 (2023) - LINK   
  • Yu, Q.; Anuar, A.; Petzold, A.; Balko, J.; Saalwächter, K.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.;  The Semicrystalline Morphology of Polybutylene Succinate Supports a  General Scheme Based on Intracrystalline Dynamics, Macromol Chem. Phys.  2200459 (1-9) (2023) - LINK   


  • Jariyavidyanont, K.; Zhang, R.; Yu, Q.; Janke, A.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Schick, C.; Androsch, R.; Formation of imperfect crystals in poly(ε-caprolactone) at high melt-supercooling, Materials Letters 324, 132704 (2022) - LINK   
  • Jariyavidyanont, K.; Du, M.; Yu, Q.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Schick, C.; Androsch, R.; Bulk Enthalpy of Melting of Poly (l-lactic acid) (PLLA) Determined by Fast Scanning Chip Calorimetry, Macromol. Rapid Commun., 2200148 (2022) - LINK   
  • Du, M.; Jariyavidyanont, K.; Boldt, R.; Tariq, M.; Fischer, M.; Spoerer, Y.; Kuehnert, I.; Androsch, R.; Crystal-nuclei formation during injection-molding of poly(L-lactic acid), Polymer 250, 124897 (2022) - LINK   
  • Schulz, M.; Schäfer, M.; Saalwächter, K.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Competition between crystal growth and intracrystalline chain diffusion determines the lamellar thickness in semicrystalline polymers, Nat Commun 13, 119 (2022) - LINK   


  • Adamczak, D.; Passarella, B.; Komber, H.; Becker-Koch, D.; Dolynchuk, O.; Schmidt, S.; Vaynzof, Y.; Caironi, M.; Sommer, M.; Temperature-dependent morphology-electron mobility correlations of naphthalene diimide-indacenodithiophene copolymers prepared via direct arylation polymerization, Mater. Adv. 2, 78817890 (2021) - LINK   
  • Tariq, M.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Dolynchuk, O.; Heterogeneous Crystal Nucleation from the Melt in Polyethylene Oxide Droplets on Graphite: Kinetics and Microscopic Structure, Crystals 11 (8), 924 (2021) - LINK   
  • Heinze, K. L.; Dolynchuk, O.; Burwig, T., Vaghani, J.; Scheer, R.; Pistor, P.; Importance of methylammonium iodide partial pressure and evaporation onset for the growth of co-evaporated methylammonium lead iodide absorbers, Sci Rep 11, 15299 (2021) - LINK   
  • Dolynchuk, O.; Schmode, P.; Fischer, M.; Thelakkat, M.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Elucidating the Effect of Interfacial Interactions on Crystal Orientations in Thin Films of Polythiophenes, Macromolecules 54 (12), 5429−5439 (2021) - LINK   
  • Jariyavidyanont, K.; Janke, A.; Tariq, M.; Di Lorenzo, M. L.; Schick, C.; Androsch, R.; Thermal Stability and Nucleation Efficacy of Shear-Induced Pointlike and Shishlike Crystallization Precursors, ACS Macro Lett. 10 (6), 684−689 (2021) - LINK   
  • Neumann, L. N.; Oveisi, E.; Petzold, A.; Style, R. W.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Weder, C.; Schrettl, S.; Dynamics and healing behavior of metallosupramolecular polymers, Science Advances 7, 18 (2021) - LINK   
  • Schirmeister, C. G.; Hees, T.; Dolynchuk, O.; Licht, E. H.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Muelhaupt, R.; Digitally Tuned Multidirectional All-Polyethylene Composites via Controlled 1D Nanostructure Formation during Extrusion-Based 3D Printing, ACS Appl. Polym. Mater. 3 (3), 1675−1686 (2021) - LINK   
  • Wang, Q.; Lenjani, S. V.; Dolynchuk, O.; Scaccabarozzi, A. D.; Komber, H.; Guo, Y.; Günther, F.; Gemming, S.; Magerle, R.; Caironi, M.; Sommer, M.; Electron Mobility of Diketopyrrolopyrrole Copolymers Is Robust against Homocoupling Defects, Chem. Mater. 33 (2), 668−677 (2021) - LINK   
  • Schäfer, M.; Shichen, Y.; Petzold, A.; Pérez-Camargo, R. A.; Müller, A. J.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Saalwächter, K.; Schmidt-Rohr, K.; Asymmetric Co-unit Inclusion in Statistical Copolyesters, Macromolecules 54 (2), 835−845 (2021) - LINK   


  • Tariq, M.; Dolynchuk, O.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Independent Variation of Transition Temperature and Prefrozen Layer Thickness at the Prefreezing Transition, J. Phys. Chem. C 124, 26184-26192 (2020) - LINK   
  • Neumann, L.; Gunkel, I.; Barron, A.; Oveisi, E.; Petzold, A.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Schrettl, A.; Weder, C., Structure–Property Relationships of Microphase-Separated Metallosupramolecular Polymers, Macromolecules 13, 5068-5084 (2020) - LINK   
  • Hasan, N.; Fuchs, C.; Schwieger, C.; Busse, K.; Dolynchuk, O.; Kressler, J.; Crystallization of poly(ε-caprolactone) at the air-water interface studied by IRRAS and GI-WAXS, Polymer 196, 122468 (2020) - LINK   
  • Schulz, M.; Seidlitz, A.; Petzold, A.; Thurn-Albrecht, T., The effect of intracrystalline chain dynamics on melting and reorganization during heating in semicrystalline polymers, Polymer 196, 122441 (2020) - LINK    Corrigendum, Polymer 229, 123962 (2021): - LINK   
  • Qiao, Y.; Schulz, M.; Wang, H.; Chen, R.; Schäfer, M.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Men, Y., Hierarchical structure of polybutene-1 in crystal blocks resulting from the form II to I solid-to-solid transition as revealed by small-angle X-ray scattering, Polymer 195, 122425 (2020) - LINK   
  • Wang, W.; Wang, B.; Carmeli, E.; Wang, Z.; Ma, Z.; Cavallo, D.; Cross‐nucleation of polybutene‐1 Form II on Form I seeds with different morphology, Polymer Crystallization (2020) - LINK   
  • Schmode, P.; Schötz, K.; Dolynchuk, O.; Panzer, F.; Köhler, A.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Thelakkat, M.; Influence of ω-Bromo Substitution on Structure and Optoelectronic Properties of Homopolymers and Gradient Copolymers of 3-Hexylthiophene, Macromolecules 53 (7), 24742484 (2020) - LINK   
  • Schmode, P.; Savva, A.; Kahl, R.; Ohayon, D. Meichsner, F.; Dolynchuk, O.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Inal, S.; Thelakkat, M.; The Key Role of Side Chain Linkage in Structure Formation and Mixed Conduction of Ethylene Glycol Substituted Polythiophenes, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 12 (11), 1302913039 (2020) - LINK   
  • Schäfer, M.; Wallstein, N.; Schulz, M.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Saalwächter, K.; Intracrystalline Dynamics in Oligomer‐Diluted Poly(Ethylene Oxide), Macromol. Chem. Phys. 221, 1900393 (2020) - LINK   
  • Lu, X.;  Yang, X.;  Tariq, M.;  Li, F.;  Steimecke, M.; Li, J.;  Varga, A.; Bron, M.; Abel, B.; Plasma-etched functionalized graphene as a metal-free electrode catalyst in solid acid fuel cells. J. Mater. Chem. A 8, 2445–2452 (2020) - LINK   
  • Lu, X.;  Li, F.;  Steimecke, M.; Tariq, M.; Hartmann, M.; Bron, M.; Titanium as a substrate for three‐dimensional hybrid electrodes for vanadium redox flow battery applications. ChemElectroChem 7, 737–744 (2020) - LINK   


  • Tariq, M.; Dolynchuk, O.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Effect of Substrate Interaction on Thermodynamics of Prefreezing. Macromolecules 52, 9140-9148 (2019) - LINK   
  • Maiz, J.; Fernández-d'Arlas, B.; Li, X.; Balko, J.; Pöselt, E.; Dabbous, R.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Müller, A. J., Effects and limits of highly efficient nucleating agents in thermoplastic polyurethane, Polymer 180, 121676 (2019) - LINK   
  • Dolynchuk, O., Tariq, M., Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Phenomenological Theory of First-Order Prefreezing. J Phys Chem Lett 10, 1942-1946 (2019) - LINK   
  • Wägele, J., De Sio, S., Voigt, B., Balbach, J., Ott, M.; How Fluorescent Tags Modify Oligomer Size Distributions of the Alzheimer Peptide. Biophys J 116, 1-12 (2019) - LINK   


  • Yau, M. Y. E., Gunkel, I., Hartmann-Azanza, B., Akram, W., Wang, Y., Thurn-Albrecht, T., Steinhart, M.; Correction to Semicrystalline Block Copolymers in Rigid Confining Nanopores (vol 50, pg 8637, 2017). Macromolecules 51, 8332-8332 (2018) - LINK   
  • Shin, Y.-h.; Welford, A.; Komber, H.; Matsidik, R.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; McNeill, C. R.; Sommer, M.; Regioregular Polymer Analogous Thionation of Naphthalene Diimide-Biothiophene Copolymers, Macromolecules5 1, 984-991 (2018) - LINK   
  • Schulz, M., Seidlitz, A., Kurz, R., Bärenwald, R., Petzold, A., Saalwächter, K., Thurn-Albrecht, T.; The Underestimated Effect of Intracrystalline Chain Dynamics on the Morphology and Stability of Semicrystalline Polymers. Macromolecules 51, 8377-8385 (2018) - LINK   
  • Roth, R., Koch, M., Schaab, J., Lilienblum, M., Syrowatka, F., Band, T., Thurn-Albrecht, T., Dorr, K.; Aligning in-plane polarization multiplies piezoresponse in P(VDF-TrFE) films on graphite. New Journal of Physics 20, 103044 (2018) - LINK   
  • Kurz, R., Schulz, M., Scheliga, F., Men, Y., Seidlitz, A., Thurn-Albrecht, T., Saalwächter, K.; Interplay between Crystallization and Entanglements in the Amorphous Phase of the Crystal-Fixed Polymer Poly(ϵ-caprolactone). Macromolecules 51, 5831-5841 (2018) - LINK   
  • Heinrich, C. D., Fischer, M., Thurn-Albrecht, T. & Thelakkat, M.; Modular Synthesis and Structure Analysis of P3HT-b-PPBI Donor–Acceptor Diblock Copolymers. Macromolecules 51, 7044-7051 (2018) - LINK   
  • Flieger, A.-K; Schulz, M.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Interface-Induced Crysatllization of Polycaprolactone on Graphite via First-Order Prewetting of the Crystalline Phase, Macromolecules 51, 189-194 (2018)  - LINK   


  • Kossack, W.; Schulz, M.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Reinmuth, J.; Skokow, V.; Kremer, F.; Temperature-dependent IR-transition moment orientational analysis applied to thin supported films of poly-ɛ-caprolactone, Soft Matter 13, 9211-9219 (2017) - LINK   
  • Kordts, M.; Kerth, A.; Drescher, S.; Ott, M.; Blume, A.; The cmc-value of a bolalipid with two phosphocholine headgroups and a C24 alkyl chain: Unusual binding properties of fluorescence probes to bolalipid aggregates, J. Col. Int. Sci. 501, 294-303 (2017) - LINK   
  • Chen, S.; Yan, T.; Fischer, M.; Mordvinkin, A.; Saalwächter, K.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Binder, W. H.; Opposing Phase-Segregation and Hydrogen-Bonding Forces in Supramolecular Polymers, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 56, 13016-13020 (2017) - LINK   
  • Balko, J.; Fernández-d'Arlas, B.; Pöselt, E.; Dabbous, R.; Müller, A. J.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Clarifying the Origin of Multiple Melting of Segmented Thermoplastic Polyurethanes by Fast Scanning Calorimetry, Macromolecules 50, 7672-7680 (2017) - LINK   
  • Yau, M. Y. E.; Gunkel, I.; Hartmann-Azanza, B.; Akram, W.; Wang, Y.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Steinhart, M.; Semicrystalline Block Copolymers in Rigid Confining Nanopores, Macromolecules 50, 8637-8646 (2017) - LINK   
  • Shingne, N.; Geuss, M.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Schmidt, H.-W.; Mijangos, C.; Steinhart, M.; Martín, J.; Manipulating Semicrystalline Polymers in Confinement, J. Phys. Chem. B 121, 7723-7728 (2017) - LINK   
  • Kurz, R.; Achilles, A.; Chen, W.; Schäfer, M.; Seidlitz, A.;  Golitsyn, Y.; Kressler, J.; Paul, W.; Hempel, G.; Miyoshi, T.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Saalwächter, K.; Intracrystalline Jump Motion in Poly(ethylene oxide) Lamellae of Variable Thickness: A Comparison of NMR Methods, Macromolecules 50, 3890-3902 (2017) - LINK   
  • Balko, J.; Portale, G.; Lohwasser, R. H.; Thelakkat, M.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Surface induced orientation and vertically layered morphology in thin films of poly(3-hexylthiophene) crystallized from the melt, Journal of Materials Chemistry 32 (10), 1957-1968 (2017) - LINK   
  • Yan, T.; Schröter, K.; Herbst, F.; Binder, W. H.; Thurn-Albrecht, T; What Controls the Structure and the Linear and Nonlinear Rheological Properties of Dense, Dynamic Supramolecular Polymer Networks?, Macromolecules 50, 2973-2985 (2017) - LINK   
  • Heinrich, D.; Hufnagel, M.; Singh, C. R.; Fischer, M.; Alam, S.; Hoppe, H.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; and Thelakkat, M.; Nanoscale Morphology from Donor-Acceptor Block Copolymers: Formation and Functions, Advances in Polymer Science 272, 157-191 (2017) - LINK   
  • Kossack, W.; Seidlitz, A.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; and Kremer, F.; Molecular Order in Cold Drawn, Strain-Recrystallized Poly(ε-caprolactone), Macromolecules, 50, 1056-1065 (2017) - LINK   


  • Hufnagel, M.; Fischer, M.; Thurn-Albrecht, T., Thelakkat, M.; Influence of Fullerene Grafting Density on Structure, Dynamics, and Charge Transport in P3HT-b-PPC61BM Block Copolymers, Macromolecules 49(5), 1637-1647 (2016) - LINK    
  • Pulst, M.; Balko, J.; Golitsyn, Y.; Reichert, D.; Busse, K. and Kressler, J.; Proton conductivity and phase transition in 1,2,3-triazole, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 18, 6153-6163 (2016) - LINK   
  • Kossack, W., Seidlitz, A., Thurn-Albrecht, T. and Kremer, F., Interface and Confinement Induced Order and Orientation in Thin Films of Poly(ϵ-caprolactone), Macromolecules 49, 3442-3451 (2016) - LINK   
  • Synooka, O., Eberhardt, K.-R., Balko, J., Thurn-Albrecht, T., Gobsch, G.; Mitchell, W., Berny, S., Carrasco-Orozco, M. and Hoppe, H., Thermally stable and efficient polymer solar cells based on a novel donor-acceptor copolymer, Nanotechnology 27, 254001 (2016) - LINK   
  • Fuchs, C., Busse, K., Flieger, A.-K., Kressler, J., Polymer Crystallization on the Surface of Water or Aqueous Salt Solution, Chem. Eng. Technol., 39, No. 7, 1333-1340 (2016) - LINK   
  • Yan, T.; Schröter, K.;  Herbst, F.; Binder, W. H.; and Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Unveiling the molecular mechanism of self-healing in a telechelic, supramolecular polymer  network, Sci. Rep., 1-8 (2016) - LINK   
  • Pulst, M.; Samiullah, M.  H.; Baumeister, U.; Prehm, M.; Balko, J.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Busse, K.;  Golitsyn, Y.; Reichert, D.; and Kressler, J.; Crystallization of  Poly(ethylene oxide) with a Well-Defined Point Defect in the Middle of  the Polymer Chain, Macromolecules, 49, 6609-6620 (2016) - LINK   
  • Balko, J.; Rinscheidt, A.;  Wurm, A.; Schick, C.; Lohwasser, R. H.; Thelakkat, M.; and  Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Crystallinity of Poly(3-heylthiophene) in Thin Films  Determined by Fast Scanning Calorimetry, Journal of Polymer Science,  54, 1791-1801 (2016) - LINK   
  • Fernández-d'Arlas, B.;  Balko, J.; Baumann, R. P.; Pöselt, E.; Dabbous, R.; Eling, B.;  Thurn-Albrecht, T.; and Müller, A. J.; Tailoring the Morphology and  Melting Points of Segmented Thermoplastic Polyurethanes by  Self-Nucleation, Macromolecules, 49, 7952-7964 (2016) - LINK   
  • Seidlitz, A. and  Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Small-Angle X-ray Scattering for Morphological  Analysis of Semicrystalline Polymers, Polymer Morphology: Principles,  characterization, and Prcessing, Wiley, 153-164 (2016) - LINK   
  • Kossack, W.; Seidlitz, A.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; and Kremer, F.; Molecular Order in Cold Drawn, Strain-Recrystallized Poly(ε-caprolactone), Macromolecules, 50, 1056-1065 (2016) - LINK   


  • Hufnagel, M.; Fischer, M.; Thurn-Albrecht, T., Thelakkat, M. Donor–acceptor block copolymers carrying pendant PC71BM fullerenes with an ordered nanoscale morphology, Polym. Chem., 6, 813-826 (2015) - LINK   
  • Roggendorf, H.; Fischer, M., Roth, R., Godehardt, R. Influence of Temperature and Water Vapour Pressure on Drying Kinetics and Colloidal Microstructure of Dried Sodium Water Glass, Advances in Chemical Engineering and Science, 5, 72-82 (2015) - LINK   
  • Stolte, I.; Fischer, M.; Roth, R.; Borreck, S.; Androsch, R. Morphology of Form I′ crystals of polybutene-1 formed on melt-crystallization, Polymer 63, 30-33 (2015) - LINK   
  • Gupta, G.; Singh, C. R.; Lohwasser, R.; Himmerlich, M.: Krischok, S.; Müller-Buschbaum, P.; Thelakkat, M., Hoppe, H., Thurn-Albrecht, T., Morphology, Crystal Structure and Charge Transport in Donor-Acceptor Block Copolymer Thin Films, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 7, 12309-12318 (2015) - LINK
  • Roos,  M.; Hofmann, M., Link, S., Ott, M., Balbach, J., Rössler, E.,  Saalwächter, K., Krushelnitsky, A., 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) - LINK   
  • Schäler, K.; Roos, M.; Micke, P.; Golitsyn, Y.; Seidlitz, A.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Schneider, H.; Hempel, G.; Saalwächter, K., Basic principles of static proton-low resolution spin diffusion NMR in nanophase-separated materials with mobility contrast, Solid State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance 72, 50-63 (2015) - LINK   


  • Mujtaba, A.; Keller, M.; Ilisch S.; Radusch, H.-J.; Beiner, M.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Saalwächter, K. Detection of Surface-Immobilized Components and Their Role in Viscoelastic Reinforcement of Rubber−Silica Nanocomposites, ACS MacroLett. 3, 481−485 (2014) - LINK   
  • Baeza, G.; Genix, A.; Degrandcourt, C.; Gummel, J.; Mujtaba, A.; Saalwächter, K.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Couty, M.; Oberdisse, J. Studying Twin Samples Provides Evidence for a Unique Structure-Determining Parameter in Simplifed Industrial Nanocomposit, ACS MacroLett. 3, 448−452 (2014) - LINK   
  • Muth, M.; Gupta, G.; Wicklein,A.; Carrasco-Orozco, M.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Thelakkat, M. Crystalline vs Liquid Crystalline Perylene Bisimides: Improved Electron Mobility via Substituent Alteration J.  Phys.  Chem.  C , 118, 92-102 (2014) - LINK    
  • Yan, T.; Schröter, K.; Herbst, F.; Binder, W.; Thurn-Albrecht, T. Nanostructure and Rheology of Hydrogen-Bonding Telechelic Polymers in the Melt: From Micellar Liquids and Solids to Supramolecular Gels, Macromolecules (2014) - LINK   
  • 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) - LINK   
  • N. Mahmood; A. M. Anton; G. Gupta; T. Babur; K. Knoll; T. Thurn-Albrecht; F. Kremer; M. Beiner; R. Weidisch, Influence of shear processing on morphology orientation and mechanical properties of styrene butadiene triblock copolymers, Polymer 55, 3782-3791 (2014) - LINK   
  • Löhmann, A., Henze, T., Thurn-Albrecht, T. Direct observation of prefreezing at the interface melt-solid in polymer crystallization, PNAS, 111, 17368-17372 (2014) - LINK   
  • Furtado, F.; Damron, J.; Trutschel, M.; Franz, C. and Schröter, K. NMR  Observations of Entangled Polymer Dynamics: Focus on Tagged Chain  Rotational Dynamics and Confirmation from a Simulation Model, Macromolecules 47, 256−268 (2014) - LINK   
  • Ott, M.; Pérez-Aparicio, R.; Schneider, H.;  Paul Sotta, P. and Saalwächter, K.; Microscopic Study of Chain Deformation and Orientation in Uniaxially Strained Polymer Networks: NMR Results versus Different Network Models, Macromolecules 47, 7597−7611 (2014) - LINK    


  • Shingne, N.; Geuss, M.; Hartmann-Azanza, B.; Steinhart, M.; Thurn-Albrecht, T. Formation, morphology and internal structure of one-dimensional nanostructures of the ferroelectric polymer P(VDF-TrFE) Polymer 54, 2737-2744 (2013) - LINK   
  • Böttger-Hiller, F.; Kempe, P.; Baumann, G.; Hietschold, M.; Schäfer, P.; Zahn, D.; Petzold, A.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Spange, S. The Controlled Synthesis of Carbon Tubes and Rods by Template-Assisted Twin Polymerization Advances in Materials Science and Engineering Volume 2013, Article ID 872019 - LINK   
  • Balko, J.; Lohwasser, R.; Sommer, M.; Thelakkat, M.; Thurn-Albrecht, T. Determination of the Crystallinity of Semicrystalline Poly(3-hexylthiophene) by Means of Wide-Angle X-ray Scattering, Macromolecules 46, 9642−9651 (2013) - LINK    
  • Singh, C.; Gupta, G.; Lohwasser, R.; Engmann, S.; Balko, J.; Thelakkat, M.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Hoppe, H. Correlation of Charge Transport with Structural Order in Highly Ordered Melt-Crystallized Poly(3-hexylthiophene) Thin Films. Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics 51, 943-951 (2013) - LINK   
  • Lohwasser, R.; Gupta, G.; Kohn, P.; Sommer, M.; Lang, A.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Thelakkat, M.  Phase Separation in the Melt and Confined Crystallization as the Key to Well-Ordered Microphase Separated Donor−Acceptor Block Copolymers Macromolecules 46, 4403−4410 (2013) - LINK   
  • Böttger-Hiller, F.; Kempe, P.; Cox, G.; Panchenko, A.; Janssen, N.; Petzold, A.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Borchardt, L.; Rose, M.; Kaskel, S.; Georgi, C.; Lang, H.; Spange, S. Twin Polymerization at Spherical Hard Templates: An Approach to Size-Adjustable Carbon Hollow Spheres with Micro- or Mesoporous Shells. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 52, 6088-6091 (2013) - LINK   
  • Ostas, E.; Yan, T.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Binder, W. Crystallization of Supramolecular Pseudoblock Copolymers Macromolecules 46, 4481−4490 (2013) - LINK   
  • Zhang, R.; Yan, T.; Lechner, B.; Schröter, K.; Liang, Y.; Li, B.; Filipe  Furtado, F.; Sun, P.; Saalwächter, K. Heterogeneity, Segmental and Hydrogen Bond Dynamics, and Aging of Supramolecular Self-Healing Rubber Macromolecules 46, 1841−1850 (2013) - LINK   
  • Perez-Aparicio, R.; Schiewek, M.; Valentín, J.; Schneider, H.; Long, D.; Saphiannikova, M.; Sotta, P.; Saalwächter, K.; Ott, M. Local Chain Deformation and Overstrain in Reinforced Elastomers: An NMR Study Macromolecules 46, 5549−5560 (2013) - LINK   
  • Ott, M.; Shai, Y.; Haran, G. Single-Particle Tracking Reveals Switching of the HIV Fusion Peptide between Two Diffusive Modes in Membranes J. Phys. Chem. B 117, 13308−13321 (2013) - LINK   


  • Gunkel, I., Thurn-Albrecht, T., Thermodynamic and Structural Changes in Ion-Containing Symmetric Diblock Copolymers: A Small-Angle X-Ray Scattering Study, Macromolecules 45, 283-291 (2012) - LINK    
  • Henze, T., Schröter, K., Thurn-Albrecht, T., Investigation of the different stable states of the cantilever oscillation in an atomic force microscope, Nanotechnology 23, 245702 (2012) - LINK    
  • Kohn, P., Gharayan, L., Gupta, G., Sommer, M., Wicklein, A., Thelakkat, M., Thurn-Albrecht, T., Thermotropic Behavior, Packing, and Thin Film Structure of an Electron Accepting Side-Chain Polymer, Macromolecules 45, 5676-5683, (2012) - LINK   
  • Li, N., Yan, T., Li, Z., Thurn-Albrecht, T., Binder, W. H., Comb-shaped polymers to enhance hydroxide transport in anion exchange membranes, Engergy Environ. Sci. 5, 7888-7892 (2012) - LINK   
  • Mujtaba, A., Keller, M., Ilisch, S., Radusch, H.-J., Thurn-Albrecht, T., Saalwächter, K. and Beiner M., Mechanical Properties and Cross-Link Density of Styrene-Butadiene Model Composites Containing Fillers with Bimodal Particle Size Distribution, Macromolecules 45, 6504-6515 (2012) - LINK   


  • Ostas, E., Schröter, K., Beiner, M., Yan, T., Thurn-Albrecht, T., Binder, W., Poly(E-caprolactone)- Poly(isobutylene): A Crystallizing, Hydrogen-Bonded Pseudo-Block Copolymer, Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry 49, 3404 (2011)
  • Pulamagatta, B., Yau, E., Gunkel, I., Thurn-Albrecht, T.,  Schröter, K., Pfefferkorn, D., Kressler, J., Steinhart, M., Binder, W.  H., Block copolymer Nanotubes by Melt-Infiltration of Nanoporous Aluminium Oxide, Advanced Materials 23, 781 (2011)
  • S. Huettner, M. Sommer, J. Hodgkiss, P. Kohn, T. Thurn-Albrecht, R. H. Friend, U. Steiner and M. Thelakkat, Tunable Charge Transport using Supramolecular Self-Assembly of Nanostructured Crystalline Block Copolymers, ACS Nano 5, 3506 (2011)
  • D. Pfefferkorn, s. O. Kyeremateng, K. Busse, H.-W. Kammer, T. Thurn-Albrecht and J. Kressler, Crystallization and Melting of Poly(ethylene oxide) in Blends and Diblock Copolymers with Poly(methyl acrylate), Macromolecules 44, 2743 (2011)
  • K. Schäler, E. Ostas, K. Schröter, T. Thurn-Albrecht, W. Binder and K. Saalwächter, Influence of Chain Topology on Polymer Dynamics and Crystallization. Investigation of Linear and Cyclic Poly(E-caprolactone)s by1 H Solid-State NMR Methods, Macromolecules 44, 2743 (2011)


  • Wu, Z., Petzold, A., Henze, T., Thurn-Albrecht, T., Lohwasser, R. H., Sommer, M., Thelakkat, M., Temperature and Molekular Weight Dependent Hierarchial Equilibrium Structures in Semiconducting Poly(3-hexylthiophene), Macromolecules, 43, 4646-4653 (2010).
  • Wicklein, A., Kohn, P., Ghazaryan, L., Thurn-Albrecht, T., Thelakkat, M., Synthesis and structure elucidation of discotic liquid crystalline perylene imide benzimidazole, ChemComm 46, 13, 2328-2330 (2010).
  • F. Herbst, K. Schröter, S. Gröger, T. Thurn-Albrecht, J. Balbach and W. H. Binder, Aggregation and Chain Dynamics in Supromolecular Polymers by Dynamic Rheology: Cluster Formation and Self Aggregation, Macromolecules 43, 10006 (2010)
  • Z.O.F. Pascui, R Lohwasser, M. Sommer, M. Thelakkat, T. Thurn-Albrecht and K. Saalwächter High Crystallinity and Nature of Crystal-Crystal Phase Transformations in Regioregular Poly(3-hexylthiophene), Macromelecules 43, 9401 (2010)
  • Z. Ali, H. Hong Le, S. Illisch, T. Thurn-Albrecht, H.-J. Radusch Morphology developement and compatibilization effect in nanoclay filled rubber blends, Polymer 51, 4580 (2010)
  • Seung-Mo Lee, Eckhard Pippel, Oussama Moutanabbir, Ilja Gunkel, Thomas Thurn-Albrecht and Mato Knez, Improved Mechanical Stability of Dried Collagen Membrane after Metal Infiltration, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2, 2463 (2010)
  • A. Sato, Y. Pennec, N. Shingne, T. Thurn-Albrecht, W. Knoll, M. Steinhart, B. Djafari-Rouhani, G. Fytas, Tuning and Switching the Hypersonic Phononic Properties of Elastic Impedance Contrast Nanocomposites, ACS Nano 4, 3471(2010)
  • H. Nitzsche, A. Lochmann, H. Metz, A. Hauser, F. Syroatka, E. Hempel, T. Müller, T. Thurn-Albrecht, K. Mäder, Fabrication and Characterization of a Biomimetic Composite Scaffold for Bone Defect Repair, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part A 94A, 298 (2010)
  • B. Pulamagatta, W. H. Binder, E. Yau, I. Gunkel, T. Thurn-Albrecht, M. Steinhart, Fiber- and Tube- Formation by Melt Infiltration of Block Copolymers into Al2O3-Pores, Macromolecular Symposia, 293, 58 (2010)


  • Li, H.,  Sachsenhofer, R., Binder, W.H., Henze, T.,  Thurn-Albrecht, T., Busse, K.,  Kressler, J., Hierarchical Organization of Poly(ethylene oxide)-block-poly(isobutylene) and Hydrophobically Modified Fe2O3 Nanoparticles at the Air/water Interface and on Solid Supports, Langmuir, 25, 8320-8329, (2009).
  • Kohn, P., Schröter, K.,  Thurn-Albrecht, T., Interfacial Polarization and Field Induced Orientation in Self Assembled Nanostructured Soft Ion Conductors,Physical Review Letters, 102, 216101 (2009).
  • Stepanow, S., Thurn-Albrecht, T., Statistical mechanical description of liquid systems in an electric field,Physical Review E 79, 041104 (2009).
  • Schröter, K., Petzold, A.,  Henze, T., Thurn-Albrecht, T., Quantitative Analysis of scanning force microscopy data using harmonic models, Macromolecules 42, 1114 (2009).
  • Pankaj, S., Hempel, E., Beiner, M.,Side chain dynamics and crystallization in a series of regio-random poly(3-alkyl thiophenes), Macromolecules, 716-724, (2009).
  • Schröter, K., Glass transition of heterogeneous polymeric systems  studied by calorimetry, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry  98, 3, 591-599 (2009)


  • Hugger,  S.,  Heinzel, T.,  Thurn-Albrecht, T., Small scale lateral superlattices in two-dimensional electron gases prepared by diblock copolymer masks, Applied Physics Letters 93, 102110 (2008).
  • Beiner, M., Nanoconfinement as a tool to study early stages of polymer crystallization, J. Polym. Sci. Part B: Polym. Phys. 46, 1556-1561 (2008)
  • Rengarajan, G. T., Enke, D., Steinhart, M., Beiner, M., Stabilization of the amorphous state of pharmaceuticals in nanopores, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 18 (22), 2537-2539 (2008)


  • Gunkel, I.; Stepanow, S.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Trimper, S. Fluctuation effects in the theory of microphase separation of diblock copolymers in the presence of an electric field, Macromolecules 40 (6), 2186-2191 (2007).
  • Kohn, P.; Schröter, K.; Thurn-Albrecht, T. Determining the mobility of ions by transient current measurements at high voltages. Physical Review Letters 99 (8), 086104-1-4 (2007).
  • Maus, A.; Hempel, E.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Saalwächter, K. Memory effect in isothermal crystallization of syndiotactic polypropylene - Role of melt structure and dynamics? European Physical Journal e 23 (1), 91-101 (2007).
  • Beiner, M. Proteins: is the folding process dynamically encoded? Soft Matter 3 (4), 391-393 (2007).
  • Beiner, M.; Rengarajan, G. T.; Pankaj, S.; Enke, D.; Steinhart, M. Manipulating the crystalline state of pharmaceuticals by nanoconfinement. Nano Letters 2007, 7 (5), 1381-1385 (2007).
  • Schröter, K.; Reissig, S.; Hempel, E.; Beiner, M. From small molecules to polymers: Relaxation behavior of n-butyl methacrylate based systems. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids  2007, 353 (41-43), 3976-3983 (2007).


  • Steinhart, M.; Göring, P.; Dernaika, H.; Prabhukaran, M.; Gösele, U.; Hempel, E.; Thurn-Albrecht, T. Coherent kinetic control over crystal orientation in macroscopic ensembles of polymer nanorods and nanotubes. Physical Review Letters 97 (2), 027801 (2006).
  • Hempel, E.; Budde, H.; Höring, S.; Beiner, M. On the crystallization behavior of frustrated alkyl groups in poly(n-octadecyl methacrylate). J. non-cryst. solids 352
  • Schröter, K.; Hutcheson, S. A.; Shi, X.; Mandanici, A.; McKenna, G. B. Dynamic shear modulus of glycerol: Corrections due to instrument compliance. Journal of Chemical Physics 125 (21), 214507 (2006).
  • Schröter, K. Characteristic length of glass transition heterogeneity from calorimetry. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 352 (30-31), 3249-3254 (2006).
  • Ngai, K. L.; Gopalakrishnan, T. R.; Beiner, M. Relaxation in poly(alkyl methacrylate)s: Change of intermolecular coupling with molecular structure, tacticity, molecular weight, copolymerization, crosslinking, and nanoconfinement. Polymer 47 (20), 7222-7230 (2006).
  • Rengarajan, G. T.; Beiner, M. Relaxation behavior and crystallization kinetics of amorphous acetaminophen. Letters in Drug Design & Discovery 3 (10), 723-730 (2006).


  • Kresse, H.; Lindau, J.; Salfetnikova, J.; Reichert, D.; Pascui, O.; Hempel, E. Dual nature of a tin-containing liquid crystalline side group homopolymer. Liq. Crystals32 (2), 213-219 (2005).
  • Kresse, H.; Lindau, J.; Diele, S.; Salfetnikova, J.; Hauser, A.; Hempel, E. Sn-containing liquid crystalline side group homopolymers with two glass transitions. Colloid and Polymer Science 284 (2), 160-166 (2005).
  • Steinhart, M.; Goring, P.; Dernaika, H.; Karan, P.; Goesele, U.; Hempel, E.; Thurn-Albrecht, T. Mechanism of polymer crystallization within ordered porous alumina. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society 230, U3758 (2005).
  • Elsabee, M. Z.; Bamezai, R. K.; Hempel, E.; Kresse, H. Dielectric and thermal behavior of ethyl and butyl methacrylate and N-p-cyano-phenyl maleimide copolymers. Journal of Polymer Research 12 (1), 61-66 (2005).
  • Richter, S.; Matzker, R.; Schröter, K. Gelation studies, 4 - Why do "classical" methods like oscillatory shear rheology and dynamic light scattering for characterization of the gelation threshold sometimes not provide identical results especially on thermoreversible gels? Macromolecular Rapid Communications 26 (20), 1626-1632, (2005).
  • Grigorova, T.; Pispas, S.; Hadjichristidis, N.; Thurn-Albrecht, T. Magnetic field induced orientation in diblock copolymers with one crystallizable block. Macromolecules 38 (17), 7430-7433 (2005).
  • Hempel, E.; Budde, H.; Höring, S.; Beiner, M. Side chain crystallization in microphase-separated poly(styrene-block-octadecylmethacrylate) copolymers. Thermochimica Acta 432 (2), 254-261 (2005).
  • Beiner, M.; Ngai, K. L. Interrelation between primary and secondary relaxations in polymerizing systems based on epoxy resins. Macromolecules 38 (16), 7033-7042 (2005).


  • Hempel, E.; Budde, H.; Höring, S.; Beiner, M. Side chain crytallization in nanophase-separated poly(n-alkyl methacrylates) as component of microphase-separated block copolymers. Macromol. Rapid Commun. 25, F29 (2004).
  • Hugger, S.; Thomann, R.; Heinzel, T.; Thurn-Albrecht, T. Semicrystalline morphology in thin films of poly(3-hexylthiophene). Colloid and Polymer Science282 (8), 932-938 (2004).
  • DeRouchey, J.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Russell, T. P.; Kolb, R. Block copolymer domain reorientation in an electric field: An in-situ small-angle X-ray scattering study. Macromolecules 37 (7), 2538-2543 (2004).
  • Hiller, S.; Pascui, O.; Budde, H.; Kabisch, O.; Reichert, D.; Beiner, M. Nanophase separation in side chain polymers: new evidence from structure and dynamics. New Journal of Physics 6 (10), 1-16 (2004).
  • Ngai, K. L.; Beiner, M. Secondary relaxation of the Johari-Goldstein kind in alkyl nanodomains. Macromolecules 37 (21), 8123-8129 (2004).
  • Richter, S.; Boyko, V.; Matzker, R.; Schröter, K. Gelation studies: Comparison of the critical exponents obtained by dynamic light scattering and rheology, 2(a) - A thermoreversible gelling system: Mixtures of xanthan gum and locust-bean gum. Macromolecular Rapid Communications 25, (16), 1504-1509, (2004).
  • Richter, S.; Boyko, V.; Schröter, K. Gelation Studies on a Radical Chain Cross-Linking Copolymerization Process: Comparison of the Critical Exponents Obtained by Dynamic Light Scattering and Rheology. Macromol. Rapid Commun. 25 (4), 542-546 (2004).


  • Huth, H.; Corezzi, S.; Hempel, E.; Schröter, K.; Beiner, M. Interrelation between cooperative and local dynamics in epoxy resins. Macromol. Chem. Phys. 204, F60-F61 (2003).
  • Schröter, K. Comment on "Novel approach to the analysis of the non-Debye dielectric spectrum broadening". Physica A 326 (3-4), 605-606 (2003).
  • Schröter, K. Comments on "Mechanical relaxation time scales in a Zr-Ti-Ni-Cu-Be bulk metallic glass" by Daewoong Suh and Reinhold H. Dauskardt [J. Mater. Res. 17, 1254 (2002)]. J. Mater. Res. 18 (8), 1998-1999 (2003).
  • Ebert, F.; Thurn-Albrecht, T. Controlling the orientation of semicrystalline polymers by crystallization in magnetic fields. Macromolecules36 (23), 8685-8694 (2003).
  • Röttele, A.; Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Sommer, J. U.; Reiter, G. Thermodynamics of Formation, Reorganization, and Melting of Confined Nanometer-Sized Polymer Crystals. Macromolecules  36 (4), 1257-1260 (2003).
  • Thurn-Albrecht, T.; Zontone, F.; Grübel, G.; Steffen, W.; Müller-Buschbaum, P.; Patkowski, A. Photon correlation spectroscopy with high-energy coherent x rays. Phys. Rev. E 68 (3), 031407-11 (2003).
  • Pascui, O.; Beiner, M.; Reichert, D. Identification of Slow Dynamic Processes in Poly(n-hexyl Methacrylate) by Solid-State 1D-MAS Exchange NMR. Macromolecules 36 (11), 3992-4003 (2003).
  • Hempel, E.; Huth, H.; Beiner, M. Interrelation between side chain crystallization and dynamic glass transitions in higher poly(n-alkyl methacrylates). Thermochim. Acta 403 (1), 105-114 (2003).
  • Beiner, M.; Huth, H. Nanophase separation and hindered glass transition in side-chain polymers. Nature Materials 2 (9), 595-599 (2003).
  • Beiner, M. Relaxationsverhalten nanophasenseparierter Seitengruppenpolymere. Kautsch. Gummi Kunstst. 9 (56), 450-454 (2003).