2017

34. Light-responsive azo-containing organogels

M. A. Ayer, S. Schrettl, S. Balog, Y. C. Simon* and C. Weder

Soft Matter 2017, 13, 4017 - 4023. Link

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33. Mechano- and thermoresponsive photoluminescent supramolecular polymer

A. Lavrenova, D. W. R. Balkenende, Y. Sagara, S. Schrettl, Y. C. Simon and C. Weder

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017 139, 4302 - 4305. Link

32. Ring-opening metathesis polymerization of triazole-bearing cyclobutenes: diblock copolymer synthesis and evaluation of the effect of side group size on polymerization kinetics

J. Wei, W. Trout, Y. C. Simon* and S. Granados-Focil

J. Polym. Sci. Part A 2017 55, 1929 - 1939. Link

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2016

31. Thermoresponsive low-power light upconverting polymer nanoparticles

D. C. Thevenaz, A. Monguzzi, D. Vanhecke, R. Vadrucci, F. Meinardi, Y. C. Simon* and C. Weder

Mater. Horizons 2016, 3, 602 - 607. Link

30. The role of triplet exciton diffusion in light-upconverting polymer glasses

S. Raisys, K. Kazlauskas, S. Jursenias and Y. C. Simon*

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2016, 8, 15732 -15740. Link

29. Azo-containing polymers with degradation on-demand feature

M. A. Ayer, Y. C. Simon and C. Weder

Macromolecules 2016, 49, 2917 - 2927. Link

28. A mechano- and thermoresponsive luminescent cyclophane

Y. Sagara, Y. C. Simon, N. Tamaokia and C. Weder

Chem. Comm. 2016, 52, 5694 - 5697. Link

27. The role of mass and length in the sonochemistry of polymers

M. Schaefer, B. Içli, M. Lattuada, C. Weder, A. F. M. Kilbinger and Y. C. Simon*

 Macromolecules 2016, 49, 1630 - 1636. Link

26 .  Single-component upconverting polymeric nanoparticles

D. C. Thevenaz, S. H. Lee, F. Guignard, S. Balog, M. Lattuada, C. Weder and Y. C. Simon*

Macromol. Rapid Comm. 2016, 37, 826 - 832. Link

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25.  A thermo- and mechanoresponsive cyano-substituted oligo(p-phenylene vinylene) derivative with five emissive states

Y. Sagara, A. Lavrenova, A. Crochet, Y. C. Simon, K. M. Fromm and C. Weder

Chem Eur. J. 2016, 22, 4374 - 4378. Link

24. Deformation-induced color changes in melt-processed polyamide 12 blends

A. Lavrenova, A. Holtz, Y. C. Simon and C. Weder

Macromol. Mater. Eng. 2016, 301, 549 - 554. Link

2015

23.  Visual indication of mechanical deformation using encapsulated charge-transfer complexes

A. Lavrenova, C. Weder and Y. C. Simon*

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2015, 7, 21828 - 21834. Link

22. Glassy poly (methacrylate) terpolymers with covalently attached emitters and sensitizers for low‐power light upconversion

S. H. Lee, D. C. Thévenaz, C. Weder and Y. C. Simon*

J. Polym. Sci. Part A. 2015, 53, 1629, Link, Cover picture. 

21. Shape-memory polyurethane nanocomposites with single layer or bilayer oleic acid-coated Fe3O4 nanoparticles

H. Zou, C. Weder and Y. C. Simon*

Macromol. Mater. Eng. 2015, 300, 885-892, Link, Cover picture.

20. Healable Supramolecular Polymer Solids

L. Montero de Espinosa, G. L. Fiore, C. Weder, E. J. Foster and Y. C. Simon*

Prog. Polym. Sci. 2015, 49, 60 - 78, Link, Invited contribution.

 

19. Organogels for low-power light upconversion

R. Vadrucci, C. Weder and Y. C. Simon*

Mater. Horizons 2015, 2, 120 - 124. Link

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2014

18.  Light upconversion by triplet-triplet annihilation in diphenylanthracene-based copolymers

S. H. Lee, M. A. Ayer, R. Vadrucci, C. Weder and Y. C. Simon*

Polym. Chem. 2014, 5, 6898 - 6904. Link

17.   Synthesis of poly(sulfonate ester)s by ADMET polymerization

R. R. Parkhurst, S. Balog, C. Weder and Y. C. Simon*

RSC Advances 2014, 4, 53967 - 53974. Link

16.   Low-power upconversion in poly(mannitol-sebacate) networks with tethered diphenylanthracene and palladium porphyrin

S. H. Lee,  Á. Sonseca, R. Vadrucci, E. Giménez, E. J. Foster and Y. C. Simon*

J. Inorg. Organomet. Polym. Mater. 2014, 24, 898 - 903. Link

 

15.   Mechanochemistry of metallo-supramolecular polymers

D. W. R. Balkenende, S. Coulibaly, S. Balog, Y. C. Simon, G. L. Fiore and C. Weder

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 10493 - 10498. Link Featured in Chimia.

14.  Mechanically triggered responses of metallosupramolecular polymers

Y. C. Simon, G. L. Fiore, C. Weder

Chimia 2014, 68, 666-666. Link Invited contribution.

 

13.   Biosensors based on porous cellulose nanocrystal–poly(vinyl alcohol) scaffolds

B. Schyrr, S. Pasche, G. Voirin, C. Weder, Y. C. Simon* and Johan E. Foster

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2014, 6, 12674 - 12683. Link

12.   Low-power photon upconversion in organic glasses

R. Vadrucci, C. Weder and Y. C. Simon*

J. Mater. Chem. C 2014, 2, 2837 - 2841. Link

11.   Functional iron oxide nanoparticles as reversible crosslinks for magnetically addressable shape‐memory polymers

S. Bai, H. Zou, H. Dietsch, Y. C. Simon* and C. Weder

Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2014, 5, 398 - 404. Link Cover picture.

2013

10.   Melt-processed polymer glasses for low-power upconversion via sensitized triplet-triplet annihilation

S. H. Lee, J. Lott, Y. C. Simon* and C. Weder

J. Mater. Chem. C 2013, 1, 5142 - 5148.

 

9.      Optical upconversion in polymeric nanoparticles

         Y. C. Simon* and C. Weder

Chimia 2012, 66, 878. Invited contribution.

 

8.      Low-power photon upconversion through triplet-triplet annihilation in polymers

Y. C. Simon* and C. Weder

J. Mater. Chem. 2012, 22, 20817 - 20830. Cover picture.

 

7.      Low-power upconversion in dye-doped polymer nanoparticles

Y. C. Simon,* S. Bai, M. K. Sing, H. Dietsch, M. Achermann and C. Weder

Macromol. Rapid Comm. 2012, 33, 498 - 502. Featured in Materials Views March 15, 2012.

 

 

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

6.      Ring-opening metathesis copolymerization of cyclooctene and a carborane-containing oxanorbornene

Y. C. Simon and E. B. Coughlin

J. Polym. Sci. Part A, 2010, 48, 2557 - 2563.

 

5.      Carborane-containing polyfluorene: o-carboranes in the main chain

J. J. Peterson, M. Werre, Y. C. Simon, K. R. Carter and E. Bryan Coughlin

Macromolecules 2009, 42, 8594 - 8598.

 

4.      Silylcarborane acrylate nanoimprint lithography resists

Y. C. Simon, I. W. Moran, K. R. Carter and E. Bryan Coughlin

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2009, 1, 1887 - 1892. 

 

3.      Polyfluorene with p-carborane in the backbone

J. J. Peterson, Y. C. Simon, E. B. Coughlin and K. R. Carter

Chem. Comm. 2009, 33, 4950 - 4952.

 

2.      Synthesis of polyfluorenes with pendant silylcarboranes

Y. C. Simon, J. J. Peterson, C. Mangold, K. R. Carter and E. B. Coughlin

Macromolecules 2009, 42, 512 - 516.

 

1.     Amphiphilic carborane-containing diblock copolymers

Y. C. Simon, C. Ohm, M. J. Zimny and E. B. Coughlin

Macromolecules 2007, 40, 5628 - 5630.