Faculty Profiles

Michael Rubinstein
Professor of Chemistry
Hudson Hall, Rm. 144, Box 90300, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-5365



Ph.D., Harvard University 1983

Lang, Michael, et al. “Conformations of a Long Polymer in a Melt of Shorter Chains: Generalizations of the Flory Theorem.” Acs Macro Letters, vol. 4, no. 2, American Chemical Society (ACS), Feb. 2015, pp. 177–81. Crossref, doi:10.1021/mz500777r. Full Text

Cai, Li-Heng, et al. “Hopping Diffusion of Nanoparticles in Polymer Matrices.” Macromolecules, vol. 48, no. 3, American Chemical Society (ACS), Feb. 2015, pp. 847–62. Crossref, doi:10.1021/ma501608x. Full Text

Kalathi, Jagannathan T., et al. “Rouse Mode Analysis of Chain Relaxation in Homopolymer Melts.” Macromolecules, vol. 47, no. 19, American Chemical Society (ACS), Oct. 2014, pp. 6925–31. Crossref, doi:10.1021/ma500900b. Full Text

Zhulina, Ekaterina B., and Michael Rubinstein. “Lubrication by Polyelectrolyte Brushes.” Macromolecules, vol. 47, no. 16, American Chemical Society (ACS), Aug. 2014, pp. 5825–38. Crossref, doi:10.1021/ma500772a. Full Text

Hegde, Maruti, et al. “SWCNT induced crystallization in amorphous and semi-crystalline poly(etherimide)s: Morphology and thermo-mechanical properties.” Polymer, vol. 55, no. 16, Elsevier BV, Aug. 2014, pp. 3746–57. Crossref, doi:10.1016/j.polymer.2014.06.017. Full Text

Hemp, Sean T., et al. “RAFT polymerization of temperature- and salt-responsive block copolymers as reversible hydrogels.” Polymer, vol. 55, no. 10, Elsevier BV, May 2014, pp. 2325–31. Crossref, doi:10.1016/j.polymer.2014.03.062. Full Text

Liu, Kun, et al. “Copolymerization of Metal Nanoparticles: A Route to Colloidal Plasmonic Copolymers.” Angewandte Chemie International Edition, vol. 53, no. 10, Wiley, Mar. 2014, pp. 2648–53. Crossref, doi:10.1002/anie.201309718. Full Text

Klinkova, A., et al. “Colloidal analogs of molecular chain stoppers.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 110, no. 47, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Nov. 2013, pp. 18775–79. Crossref, doi:10.1073/pnas.1315381110. Full Text

Pasquino, Rossana, et al. “Viscosity of Ring Polymer Melts.” Acs Macro Letters, vol. 2, no. 10, American Chemical Society (ACS), Oct. 2013, pp. 874–78. Crossref, doi:10.1021/mz400344e. Full Text

Abbaspourrad, Alireza, et al. “Microfluidic Fabrication of Stable Gas-Filled Microcapsules for Acoustic Contrast Enhancement.” Langmuir, vol. 29, no. 40, American Chemical Society (ACS), Oct. 2013, pp. 12352–57. Crossref, doi:10.1021/la402598p. Full Text