Publications

"Micellar Mimicry of Intermetallic C14 and C15 Laves Phases by Aqueous Lyotropic Self-Assembly," Baez-Cotto M. C.; Mahanthappa M. K. ACS Nano, 2018, ASAP Article 10.1021/acsnano.7b07475.

"Counterion-Regulated Dynamics of Water Confined in Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline Morphologies," Mantha S.; Jackson G. L.; Mahanthappa M. K.; Yethiraj A. J. Phys. Chem. B, 2018, 122, 2408-2413.

"Counterion-Dependent Access to Low-Symmetry Lyotropic Sphere Packings of Ionic Surfactant Micelles," Jayaraman, A.; Mahanthappa, M. K. Langmuir, 2018, 34, 2290–2301.

"Nanoporous Polymer Networks Templated by Gemini Surfactant Lyotropic Liquid Crystals," Jennings, J.; Green, B.; Mann, T. J.; Guymon, C. A.; Mahanthappa, M. K. Chemistry of Materials, 2018, 30, 185–196.
 
"Roles of Chemical Functionality and Pore Curvature in the Design of Nanoporous Proton Conductors," Jackson, G. L.; Perroni, D. V.; Mahanthappa, M. K., J. Phys. Chem. B, 2017, 121, 9429–9436.
 
 
Order and Disorder in High χ/low N, Broad Dispersity ABA Triblock Polymers,” Schmitt, A. K.; Mahanthappa, M. K. Macromolecules, 2017, 50, 6779-6787.
 
Ab initio Modeling of Electrolyte Molecule Ethylene Carbonate Decomposition Reaction on Li(Ni,Mn,Co)O2 Cathode Surface,” Xu, S.; Luo, G.; Jacobs, R.; Fang, S.; Mahanthappa, M. K.; Hamers, R. J.; Morgan, D. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2017, 9, 20545–20553. 
 
"Low-symmetry sphere packings of simple surfactant micelles induced by ionic sphericity" Kim S. A.; Jeong K.-J.; Yethiraj A.; Mahanthappa M. K. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 2017, 114, 4072-4077.

A Reactive Platform Approach for the Rapid Synthesis and Discovery of High χ/Low N Block Polymers” Carter, M. C. D.; Jennings, J.; Speetjens, II, F. W.; Lynn, D. M.; Mahanthappa, M. K. Macromolecules201649, 6268–6276.

Atomic Layer Deposition of Al2O3-Ga2O3 Alloy Coatings for Li[Ni0.5Mn0.3Co0.2]O2 Cathode to Improve Rate Performance in Li-ion Battery” Laskar, M. R.; Jackson, D. H. K.; Guan, Y.; Dreibelbis, M.; Mahanthappa, M. K.; Morgan, D.; Hamers, R. J.; Kuech, T. J. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2016, 8, 10572-10580

Imprint Control of BaTiO3 Thin Films via Chemically Induced Surface Polarization Pinning” Lee, H.; Kim, T. H.; Patzner, J. J.; Lu, H.; Lee, J.; Zhou, H. Chang, W.; Mahanthappa, M. K.; Tsymbal, E. Y.; Gruverman, A.; Eom, C.-B. Nano Lett., 2016, 16, 2400-2406 

 “Optimizing AlF3 Atomic Layer Deposition Using Trimethylaluminum and TaF5” Jackson, D. H. K.; Laskar, M.; Fang, S.; Xu, S.; Ellis, R. G.; Li, X.; Dreibelbis, M.; Babcock, S.E.; Mahanthappa, M. K.; Morgan, S.; Hamers, R. J.; Kuech, T. F. J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A, 2016, 34, 031503. 

Water Dynamics in Gyroid Phases of Self-Assembled Gemini Surfactants” Roy, S.; Skoff, D.; Perroni, D.; Mondal, J.; Yethiraj, A.; Mahanthappa, M.; Zanni, M.; Skinner, J. J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 2472–2475.

Unexpected Role of Linker Position on Ammonium Gemini Surfactant Lyotropic Gyroid Phase Stability” Sorenson, G. P; Mahanthappa, M. K. Soft Matter, 2016, 12, 2408-2415. 

Discussion on ‘Aperiodic Copolymers’” Rowan, S.; Barner-Kowollik, C.; Klumperman, B.; Gaspard, P.; Grubbs, R.; Hillmyer, M.; Hutchings, L.; Mahanthappa, M.; O’Reilly, R.; Ouchi, M.; Sawamoto, M.; Lodge, T., ACS Macro Lett., 2016, 5, 1–3. 

 “Synthetic Mimics of Bacterial Lipid A Trigger Optical Transitions in Liquid Crystal Droplets at Picogram-per-Milliliter Concentrations” Carter, M.; Miller, D.; Jennings, J.; Wang, X.; Mahanthappa, M. K.; Abbott, N. L.; Lynn, D. M. Langmuir, 2015, 31, 12850–12855.

High-Resolution Structures of a Heterochiral Coiled Coil” Mortenson, D. E.; Steinkruger, J. D.; Kreitler, D. F.; Perroni, D. V.; Sorenson, G. P.; Huang, L.; Mittal, R.; Yun H. G.; Travis, B. R.; Mahanthappa, M. K.; Forrest, K. T.; Gellman, S. H. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A.,2015, 112, 13144–13149

Lithium Transport through Li-ion Battery Cathode Coating” Nguyen, H. M.; Jacobs, R. M.; Xu, S.; Hao, S.; Mahanthappa, M. K.; Wolverton, C.; Morgan, D., Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2015, 3, 17248-17272. 

Reply to the ‘Comment on “Discovery of a tetracontinuous, aqueous lyotropic network phase with unusual 3D-hexagonal symmetry”’ by G. Schröder-Turk, M. Fischer and S. Hyde,” Sorenson, G. P.; Mahanthappa, M. K. Soft Matter, 2015, 11, 1228-1230.

Frank W. Speetjens, II and Mahesh K. Mahanthappa. "Synthesis and Rheological Characterization of Poly(vinyl acetate-b-vinyl alcohol-b-vinyl acetate) Triblock Copolymer Hydrogels,Macromolecules 2015, 48, 5412-5422. 

Dominic V. Perroni, Carlos M. Baez-Cotto, Gregory P. Sorenson, and Mahesh K. Mahanthappa. "Linker Length-Dependent Control of Gemini Surfactant Aqueous Lyotropic Gyroid Phase StabilityJ. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2015, 6, 993–998.

Sarang M. Bhaway, Kim Kisslinger, Lihua Zhang, Kevin G. Yager, Andrew L. Schmitt, Mahesh K. Mahanthappa, Alamgir Karim, and Bryan D. Vogt. "Mesoporous Carbon–Vanadium Oxide Films by Resol-Assisted, Triblock Copolymer-Templated Cooperative Self-AssemblyACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces20146, 19288–19298.

Gregory P. Sorenson, Adam K. Schmitt, and Mahesh K. Mahanthappa. "Discovery of a Tetracontinuous, Aqueous Lyotropic Network Phase with Unusual 3D-Hexagonal Symmetry," Soft Matter, 2014, 10, 8229-8235.

Daniel P. Sweat, Myungwoong Kim, Adam K. Schmitt, Dominic V. Perroni, Charles G. Fry, Mahesh K. Mahanthappa, and Padma Gopalan. "Phase Behavior of Poly(4-hydroxystyrene-block-styrene) Synthesized by Living Anionic Polymerization of an Acetal Protected MonomerMacromolecules 2014 47 (18), 6302-6310.

Adam K. Schmitt and Mahesh K. Mahanthappa. "Characteristics of Lamellar Mesophases in Strongly Segregated Broad Dispersity ABA Triblock CopolymersMacromolecules, 2014, 47, 4346-4356.

Ashley L. Black Ramirez, Adam K. Schmitt, Mahesh K. Mahanthappa, and Stephen L. Craig. "Enhancing Covalent Mechanochemistry in Bulk Polymers Using Electrospun ABA Triblock CopolymersFaraday Discuss., 2014170, 337-344. 

Frank Speetjens, Matthew C.D. Carter, Myungwoong Kim, Padma Gopalan, Mahesh K. Mahanthappa, David M. Lynn. "Post-fabrication Placement of Arbitrary Chemical Functionality on Microphase-Separated Thin Films of Amine-Reactive Block CopolymersACS Macro Lett.20143, 1178–1182. 

Dominic V. Perroni and Mahesh K. Mahanthappa. "Inverse Pm3(-)n cubic micellar lyotropic phases from zwitterionic triazolium gemini surfactantsSoft Matter20139, 7919-7922.               ****Featured Here too

Milton H. Repollet-Pedrosa and Mahesh K. Mahanthappa. "Fusion of poly(vinyl acetate-b-vinyl alcohol) spherical micelles in water induced by poly(ethylene oxide)Soft Matter20139, 7684-7687. 

Joan M. Widin, Myungwoong Kim, Adam K. Schmitt, Eungnak Han, Padma Gopalan, and Mahesh K. Mahanthappa. "Bulk and Thin Film Morphological Behavior of Broad Dispersity Poly(styrene-b-methyl methacrylate) Diblock CopolymersMacromolecules201346, 4472-4480. 

Thomas H. Epps III, Mahesh K. Mahanthappa. "From fundamental science to advanced technologiesJ. Poly. Sci. Part B: Polym. Phys.201351, 461-462.

Jagannath Mondal, Mahesh Mahanthappa, and Arun Yethiraj. "Self-Assembly of Gemini Surfactants: A Computer Simulation StudyJ. Phys. Chem. B2012117, 4254-4262. 

Andrew L Schmitt, Milton H. Repollet-Pedrosa and Mahesh K. Mahanthappa. "Polydispersity-Driven Block Copolymer Amphiphile Self-Assembly into Prolate-Spheroid MicellesACS Macro Letters20121, 300-304. 

Glen B. Thomas, Corinne E. Lipscomb and Mahesh K. Mahanthappa. "Amino acid vinyl esters: a new monomer palette for degradable polycationic materialsPolymer Chemistry20123, 741-750. 

Joan M. Widin, Adam K Schmitt, Andrew L Schmitt, Kyuhyun Im, and Mahesh K. Mahanthappa. "Unexpected Consequences of Block Polydispersity on the Self-Assembly of ABA Triblock CopolymersJ. Amer. Chem. Soc.2012134, 3834-3844.                                                        *****Also featured in a Nature News & Views perspective by R. A. Register here

Andrew L. Schmitt and Mahesh K. Mahanthappa. "Polydispersity-driven shift in the lamellar mesophase composition window of PEO-PB-PEO triblock copolymersSoft Matter20128, 2294-2303.

Ashley L. Black Ramirez, James W. Ogle, Andrew L. Schmitt, Jeremy M. Lenhardt, Matthew P. Cashion, Mahesh K. Mahanthappa, and Stephen L. Craig. "Microstructure of Copolymers Formed by the Reagentless, Mechanochemical Remodeling of Homopolymers via Pulsed Ultrasound," ACS Macro Letters20121, 23-27.

Gregory P. Sorenson, Keiva L. Coppage, and Mahesh K. Makanthappa. "Unusually Stable Aqueous Lyotropic Gyroid Phases from Gemini Dicarboxylate SurfactantsJ. Amer. Chem. Soc.2011133, 14928–14931. 

Steven M. Banik, Beau L. Monnot, Ryan L. Weber, and Mahesh K. Mahanthappa. "ROMP-CT/NMP Synthesis of Multiblock Copolymers Containing Linear Poly(ethylene) SegmentsMacromolecules201144, 7141–7148. 

Ryan L. Weber, Yuesheng Ye, Steven M. Banik, Yossef A. Elabd, Michael A. Hickner, Mahesh K. Mahanthappa. "Thermal and Ion Transport Properties of Hydrophilic and Hydrophobic Polymerized Styrenic Imidazolium Ionic Liquids" J. Polym Sci. Part B: Polym. Phys., 201149, 1287-1296. *****Featured on the Cover Here

R. L. Weber, Y. Ye, A. L. Schmitt, S. M. Banik, Y. A. Elabd, M. K. Mahanthappa. "Effect of Nanoscale Morphology on the Conductivity of Polymerized Ionic Liquid Block CopolymersMacromolecules201144, 5727-5735. 

C. E. Lipscomb and M. K. Mahanthappa. "Microphase Separation Mode-Dependent Mechanical Response in Poly(vinyl ester)/PEO Triblock CopolymersMacromolecules201144, 4401-4409. 

D. N. Bunck, G. P. Sorenson and M. K. Mahanthappa. "Cobalt-mediated radical polymerization routes to poly(vinyl ester) block copolymersJ. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem.201149, 242-249. 

J. M. Widin, A. K. Schmitt, K. Im, A. L. Schmitt, and M. K. Mahanthappa. "Polydispersity-Induced Stabilization of a Disordered Bicontinuous Morphology in ABA Triblock CopolymersMacromolecules201043, 7913-7915. 

M. H. Repollet-Pedrosa, R. L. Weber, A. L. Schmitt, and M. K. Mahanthappa. "Poly(vinyl acetate-b-vinyl alcohol) Surfactants Derived from Poly(vinyl ester) Block CopolymersMacromolecules201043, 7900-7902. 

C. E. Lipscomb and M. K. Mahanthappa. "Poly(vinyl ester) Block Copolymers Synthesized by Reversible Addition Fragmentation Chain Transfer PolymerizationsMacromolecules200942, 4571-4579. 

M. B. Runge, C. E. Lipscomb, L. Ditzler, M. K. Mahanthappa, A. V. Tivanski, and N. B. Bowden. "Investigation of the Assembly of Coil-Comb Block Copolymers in the Solid State" Macromolecules200841, 7687-7694.

M. K. Mahanthappa, M. A. Hillmyer, and F. S. Bates. "Mechanical Consequences of Molecular Composition on Failure in Polyolefin Composites Containing Glassy, Elastomeric, and Semicrystalline ComponentsMacromolecules200841, 1341-1351. 

M. K. Mahanthappa, L. S. Lim, M. A. Hillmyer, and F. S. Bates. "Control of Mechanical Behavior in Polyolefin Composites: Incorporation of Glassy, Rubbery, and Semicrystalline ComponentsMacromolecules200740, 1585–1593. 

A. J. Meuler, M. K. Mahanthappa, M. A. Hillmyer, and F. S. Bates. "Synthesis of Monodisperse α-Hydroxy-Polystyrene in Hydrocarbon Media Using a Functional OrganolithiumMacromolecules200740, 760–762. 

Mahanthappa, M. K., Bates, F. S., and Hillmyer, M. A. "Synthesis of ABA Triblock Copolymers by a Tandem ROMP-RAFT Strategy" Macromolecules200538, 7890-7894. 

Koo, C. M., Wu, L., Lim, L. S., Mahanthappa, M. K., Hillmyer, M. A., and Bates, F. S. "Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Semicrystalline-Rubbery-Semicrystalline Triblock CopolymersMacromolecules200538, 6090-6098. 

Mahanthappa, M. K., Cole, A. P., and Waymouth, R. M. "Synthesis, Structure, and Reactivity of Hydroxylaminato Alkyltitanium Complexes," Organometallics2004, 23, 1405-1410. 

Mahanthappa, M. K., Cole, A. P., and Waymouth, R. M. "Synthesis, Structure and Ethylene/α-Olefin Polymerization Reactivity of (Cyclopentadienyl)(nitroxide)titanium ComplexesOrganometallics200423, 836-845. 

Mahanthappa, M. K., Huang, K.-W., Cole, A. P., and Waymouth, R. M. "Synthesis and Structure of Titanium Complexes Containing TEMPO LigandsChem. Commun.2002, 502-503. 

Mahanthappa, M. K. and Waymouth, R. M. "Titanium-Mediated Syndiospecific Styrene Polymerizations: Role of Oxidation StateJ. Amer. Chem. Soc., 2001123, 12093-12094. 

Korte, B. J., Sommer, R. D., Sellers, S. P., Mahanthappa, M. K., Durfee, W. S., and Yee, G. T. "New Donors and Acceptors for Molecule-based Magnetism ResearchACS Symp. Ser.1999727, 69-83.