Faculty Profiles

Michael Rubinstein
Professor of Chemistry
3377 Fciemas Building, Box 90300, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-5365



Ph.D., Harvard University 1983

Panyukov, S, Zhulina, EB, Sheiko, SS, Randall, GC, Brock, J, and Rubinstein, M. "Tension Amplification in Molecular Brushes in Solutions and on Substrates†." The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 113.12 (March 26, 2009): 3750-3768. Full Text

Hinczewski, M, Schlagberger, X, Rubinstein, M, Krichevsky, O, and Netz, RR. "End-Monomer Dynamics in Semiflexible Polymers." Macromolecules 42.3 (February 10, 2009): 860-875. Full Text

Kapnistos, M, Lang, M, Vlassopoulos, D, Pyckhout-Hintzen, W, Richter, D, Cho, D, Chang, T, and Rubinstein, M. "Unexpected power-law stress relaxation of entangled ring polymers." Nature Materials 7.12 (December 2008): 997-1002. Full Text

LaRue, I, Adam, M, Zhulina, EB, Rubinstein, M, Pitsikalis, M, Hadjichristidis, N, Ivanov, DA, Gearba, RI, Anokhin, DV, and Sheiko, SS. "Effect of the Soluble Block Size on Spherical Diblock Copolymer Micelles." Macromolecules 41.17 (September 9, 2008): 6555-6563. Full Text

Nie, Z, Fava, D, Rubinstein, M, and Kumacheva, E. "“Supramolecular” Assembly of Gold Nanorods End-Terminated with Polymer “Pom-Poms”:  Effect of Pom-Pom Structure on the Association Modes." Journal of the American Chemical Society 130.11 (March 2008): 3683-3689. Full Text

Shirvanyants, D, Panyukov, S, Liao, Q, and Rubinstein, M. "Long-Range Correlations in a Polymer Chain Due to Its Connectivity." Macromolecules 41.4 (February 2008): 1475-1485. Full Text

Shusharina, NP, and Rubinstein, M. "Concentration Regimes in Solutions of Polyelectrolyte Stars." Macromolecules 41.1 (January 2008): 203-217. Full Text

Xu, H, Sun, FC, Shirvanyants, DG, Rubinstein, M, Shabratov, D, Beers, KL, Matyjaszewski, K, and Sheiko, SS. "Molecular Pressure Sensors." Advanced Materials 19.19 (October 5, 2007): 2930-2934. Full Text

Liao, Q, Carrillo, J-MY, Dobrynin, AV, and Rubinstein, M. "Rouse Dynamics of Polyelectrolyte Solutions:  Molecular Dynamics Study." Macromolecules 40.21 (October 2007): 7671-7679. Full Text

Sun, FC, Dobrynin, AV, Shirvanyants, D, Lee, H-I, Matyjaszewski, K, Rubinstein, GJ, Rubinstein, M, and Sheiko, SS. "Flory theorem for structurally asymmetric mixtures." Physical Review Letters 99.13 (September 24, 2007): 137801-null. Full Text