Faculty Profiles

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



Ph.D., Harvard University 1983

Rubinstein, Michael. “Repton Model of Entangled Polymers.” New Trends in Physics and Physical Chemistry of Polymers, 1989, pp. 455–69.

Patton, E. V., et al. “Scaling Properties of Branched Polyesters.” Macromolecules, vol. 22, 1989, pp. 1946–59.

Rubinstein, Michael, and Ralph H. Colby. “Self‐consistent theory of polydisperse entangled polymers: Linear viscoelasticity of binary blends.” The Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 89, no. 8, AIP Publishing, Oct. 1988, pp. 5291–306. Crossref, doi:10.1063/1.455620. Full Text

Rubinstein, Michael, et al. “Theory of polydispersity effects of polymer rheology: binary distribution of molecular weights.” Macromolecules, vol. 20, no. 4, American Chemical Society (ACS), July 1987, pp. 822–29. Crossref, doi:10.1021/ma00170a021. Full Text

Rubinstein, M., et al. “Two-Dimensional XY Magnets with Random Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya Interactions.” Phys. Rev. B, vol. 27, 1983, pp. 1800–11.

Nelson, David R., et al. “Order in two-dimensional binary random arrays.” Philosophical Magazine A, vol. 46, no. 1, Informa UK Limited, July 1982, pp. 105–26. Crossref, doi:10.1080/01418618208236211. Full Text

Rubinstein, M., and D. R. Nelson. “Order and Deterministic Chaos in Hard Disk Arrays.” Phys. Rev. B, vol. 26, 1982, pp. 6254–75.

Manning, Gerald S. “Limiting Laws and Counterion Condensation in Polyelectrolyte Solutions I. Colligative Properties.” The Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 51, no. 3, AIP Publishing, Aug. 1969, pp. 924–33. Crossref, doi:10.1063/1.1672157. Full Text

Xu, Hui, et al. “Molecular Motion in a Spreading Precursor Film.” Physical Review Letters, vol. 93, no. 20, American Physical Society (APS). Crossref, doi:10.1103/physrevlett.93.206103. Full Text

Rubinstein, Michael, and M. Ya Azbel. “Boundary resistance and "pseudolocalization" in one-dimensional periodic systems.” Physical Review B, vol. 27, no. 10, American Physical Society (APS), pp. 6484–86. Crossref, doi:10.1103/physrevb.27.6484. Full Text