Faculty Profiles

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



Ph.D., Harvard University 1983

Nie, Zhihong, et al. ““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, vol. 130, no. 11, American Chemical Society (ACS), Mar. 2008, pp. 3683–89. Crossref, doi:10.1021/ja711150k. Full Text

Shirvanyants, David, et al. “Long-Range Correlations in a Polymer Chain Due to Its Connectivity.” Macromolecules, vol. 41, no. 4, American Chemical Society (ACS), Feb. 2008, pp. 1475–85. Crossref, doi:10.1021/ma071443r. Full Text

Shusharina, N. P., and M. Rubinstein. “Concentration Regimes in Solutions of Polyelectrolyte Stars.” Macromolecules, vol. 41, no. 1, American Chemical Society (ACS), Jan. 2008, pp. 203–17. Crossref, doi:10.1021/ma0711442. Full Text

Xu, H., et al. “Molecular Pressure Sensors.” Advanced Materials, vol. 19, no. 19, Wiley, Oct. 2007, pp. 2930–34. Crossref, doi:10.1002/adma.200602376. Full Text

Liao, Qi, et al. “Rouse Dynamics of Polyelectrolyte Solutions:  Molecular Dynamics Study.” Macromolecules, vol. 40, no. 21, American Chemical Society (ACS), Oct. 2007, pp. 7671–79. Crossref, doi:10.1021/ma070666e. Full Text

Sun, Frank C., et al. “Flory theorem for structurally asymmetric mixtures.Physical Review Letters, vol. 99, no. 13, Sept. 2007, p. 137801. Epmc, doi:10.1103/physrevlett.99.137801. Full Text

Nie, Zhihong, et al. “Self-assembly of metal–polymer analogues of amphiphilic triblock copolymers.” Nature Materials, vol. 6, no. 8, Springer Science and Business Media LLC, Aug. 2007, pp. 609–14. Crossref, doi:10.1038/nmat1954. Full Text

Matsui, H., et al. “A physical linkage between cystic fibrosis airway surface dehydration and Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 103, no. 48, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Nov. 2006, pp. 18131–36. Crossref, doi:10.1073/pnas.0606428103. Full Text

Wang, Zuowei, and Michael Rubinstein. “Regimes of Conformational Transitions of a Diblock Polyampholyte.” Macromolecules, vol. 39, no. 17, American Chemical Society (ACS), Aug. 2006, pp. 5897–912. Crossref, doi:10.1021/ma0607517. Full Text

Guo, Ji, et al. “Solution Properties of a Fluorinated Alkyl Methacrylate Polymer in Carbon Dioxide.” Macromolecules, vol. 39, no. 9, American Chemical Society (ACS), May 2006, pp. 3427–34. Crossref, doi:10.1021/ma052409k. Full Text