Refereed Publications (undergraduate students are underlined):

Karki, A.; Nguyen, L.; Sharma, B.; Yan, Y.; Chen,W.* "Unusual morphologies of poly(vinyl alcohol) thin films adsorbed on poly(dimethylsiloxane) substrates" Langmuir 2016, 32, 3191-3198.

Nguyen, L.; Hang, M.; Wang, W.; Tian, Y.; Wang, L.; McCarthy, T. J.; Chen, W.* “Simple and improved approaches to long-lasting, hydrophilic silicones derived from commercially available precursors” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2014, 6, 22876−22883.

Kuboki, T.; Chen, W.*; Kidoaki, S.* "Time-dependent migratory behaviors in the long-term studies of fibroblast durotaxis on a hydrogel substrate fabricated with a soft band" Langmuir 2014, 30, 6187-6196.

Zhang, L.; Nguyen, Y.; Chen, W.* "'Coffee Ring' Formation Dynamics on Molecularly Smooth Substrates with Varying Receding Contact Angles" Colloid Surface A 2014, 449C, 42-50.

Xu, H.; Murdaugh, A. E.; Chen, W.; Aidala, K. E.; Ferguson, M. A.; Spain, E. M.; Nez, M. E.* “Characterizing Pilus-Mediated Adhesion of Biofilm-Forming E. coli to Chemically Diverse Surfaces Using Atomic Force Microscopy” Langmuir 2013, 29, 3000-3011.

Zhu, M.; Lerum, M. F. Z.; Chen, W.* “How to Prepare Reproducible, Homogeneous, and Hydrolytically Stable Aminosilane-derived Layers on Silica,” Langmuir 2012, 28, 416-423.

Lerum, M. F. Z.; Chen, W.* "Surface-initiated Ring-opening Metathesis Polymerization in the Vapor Phase: An Efficient Method for Grafting Cyclic Olefins of Low Strain Energies," Langmuir 2011, 27, 5403-5409.

Lerum, M. F. Z.; Chen, W.* "Acute Degradation of Surface-Bound Unsaturated Polyolefins in Common Solvents under Ambient Conditions," Langmuir 2009, 25, 11250-11254.

Yoon, I.; Zimmerman, A, M.; Tester, C. C.; DiCiccio, A. M.; Jiang, Y.; and Chen, W.* "Hierarchical Pattern Formation in the Diffusion-Controlled Reduction of HAuCl4 in Poly(vinyl alcohol) Hydrogels," Chem. Mater. 2009, 21, 3924-3932.

Asenath Smith, E.; Chen, W.* “How to Prevent the Loss of Surface Functionality Derived from Aminosilanes,” Langmuir 2008, 24, 12405-12409.

Chen, W. "Surface Modifcation of Solid Phase Objects by Poly(vinyl alcohol)," U.S. Patent 2007, 7179506.

Feng, J.; Stoddart, S. S.; Weerakoon, K. A.; Chen, W. "An Efficient Approach to Surface-Initiated Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization of Cyclooctadiene," Langmuir 2007, 23, 1004-1006.

Martwiset, S.; Koh, A. E.; Chen, W. "Nonfouling Characteristics of Dextran-Containing Surfaces," Langmuir 2006, 22, 8192-8196.

Fukai, R.; Dakwa, P. H. R.; Chen, W. "Strategies toward Biocompatible Artificial Implants: Grafting of Functionalized Poly(ethylene glycol)s to Poly(ethylene terephthalate) Surfaces," J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem. 2004, 42, 5389-5400.

Takeshita, N.; Paradis, L. A.; Oner, D.; McCarthy, T. J.; Chen, W. "Simultaneous Tailoring of Surface Topography and Chemical Structure for Controlled Wettability," Langmuir 2004, 20, 8131-8136.

Kozlov, M.; Quarmyne, M.; Chen, W.; McCarthy, T. J. "Adsorption of Poly(vinyl alcohol) to Hydrophobic Substrates: A General Approach for Hydrophilizing and Chemically Activating Surfaces," Macromolecules 2003, 36, 6054-6059.

Quarmyne, M.; Chen, W. "General Approach for the Preparation of Nanoscale Inorganic Layers on Polymeric Materials Surfaces," Langmuir 2003, 19, 2533-2535.

Schueneman, S. M.; Chen, W. "Environmentally Responsive Hydrogels," J. Chem. Ed. 2002, 79, 860-862.

Coupe, B.; Chen, W. "New Approaches to Surface Functionalization of Fluoropolymers", Macromolecules 2001, 34,1533-1535.

Coupe, B.; Evangelista, M. E.; Yeung, R. M.; Chen, W. "Surface Modification of Poly(tetrafluoroethylene-co-hexafluoropropylene) by Adsorption of Functional Polymers", Langmuir 2001, 17,1956-1960.

Hsieh, M. C.; Youngblood, J. P.; Chen, W.; McCarthy, T. J. "Ultrahydrophobic Polymeric Surfaces Prepared Using Plasma Chemistry" In Polymer Surface Modification: Relevance to Adhesion;Mittal, K. L., Ed.; VSP: The Netherlands, 2000; Vol. 2, p 77.

Chen, W.; Fadeev, A. Y.; Hsieh, M. C.; Öner, D.; Youngblood, J. P.; McCarthy, T. J. "Ultrahydrophobic and Ultralyophobic Surfaces - Some Comments and Some Examples", Langumir 1999, 15, 3395.

Chen, W.; McCarthy, T. J. "Adsorption/Migration of a Perfluorohexylated Fullerene from the Bulk to the Polymer/Air Interface", Macromolecules 1999, 32, 2342.

Chen, W.; McCarthy, T. J. "Chemical Surface Modification of Poly(ethylene terephthalate)", Macromolecules 1998, 31,3648.

Chen, W.; McCarthy, T. J. "Layer-by-Layer Deposition: a Tool for Polymer Surface Modification", Macromolecules 1997, 30,78.


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