Dr. Ulrich Jonas
Director of Research (Level A)
Head of the BOMC Laboratory
Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH)
Institute of Electronic Structure & Laser (IESL)
Bio-Organic Materials Chemistry Laboratory (BOMCLab)
Nikolaou Plastira 100, Vassilika Vouton
P.O.Box 1527
71110 Heraklion
Crete - Greece

Tel.: +30 2810 39 1133
Fax : +30 2810 39 1305
E-mail: ujonas@iesl.forth.gr

Research & Lectures

Supramolecular structures and self-assembly of molecular layer systems. (link to PhD Thesis PDF, 3.1MB, in German)
Surface patterning with photoprotected alkylsiloxane layers.
Hierarchical colloid structures.
Synthesis and characterization of photoreactive molecules as optical switches.
Functional hydrogel layer systems.
Novel cyanate ester resins.
Semifluorinated alkanes at the air-water interface (structure and interfacial stress rheology).
Colloidal monolayers at the air-water interface (structure and interfacial stress rheology).

Lecture "Introduction to Surface Chemistry".
Lecture "Einführung in die Makromolekulare Chemie".

Scientific Background

1987-1993 Study of Chemistry at the University of Mainz

09/1990-02/1991 Stay at the University of California, Santa Barbara (USA) with Prof. Hans-Werner Schmidt and Prof. Paul Smith (scholarship of the DAAD).

Diploma in 01/1993 about "Supramolecular Structures with C60/C70 in Mono- and Multilayers" in the group of Prof. Helmut Ringsdorf at the University of Mainz.

Ph.D in 05/1996 with the dissertation about "Assembly and Investigation of Layer Systems Composed of Amphiphilic Fullerene Derivatives, Amphiphilic Triphenylene Derivatives and Self-Organizing Quaternary Nitrogen Compounds" in the group of Prof. Helmut Ringsdorf.

10/1994-04/1995 visit at the Laboratory of Organic Chemistry, ETH-Zentrum, Zurich (Switzerland) in the group of Prof. François Diederich (syntheses of amphiphilic fullerene derivatives).

Postdoctoral research from 09/1996 to 12/1998 as visiting scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in the group of Dr. Deborah Charych on colorimetric detection of DNA hybridization at surfaces of polydiacetylene liposomes and related molecular layer systems (with a Feodor Lynen fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation).

01/1999-03/2009 staff scientist at the Max-Planck-Institute for Polymer Research in Mainz in the groups of Prof. Hans Wolfgang Spiess (1999-2004) and Prof. Wolfgang Knoll (2004-2009).

06/2007-02/2009 affiliated scientist of the FORTH (Foundation for Research and Technology- Hellas) in Crete, Greece, active in the Polymer & Colloid Science Group of the IESL ( Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser)

since 03/2009 director of research - researcher A level at FORTH / IESL. Head of the Bio-Organic Materials Chemistry Laboratory (BOMCLab).


F. Diederich, J. Effing, U. Jonas, L. Jullien, T. Plesnivy, H. Ringsdorf, C. Thilgen, D. Weinstein; "C60 und C70 im Körbchen? - Untersuchungen an Mono- und Multischichten aus Azakronenverbindungen und Fullerenen", Angew. Chem. 1992, 104 (12), 1683-1686; "C60 and C70 in cages? Mono- and multilayers of azacrown compounds and fullerenes.", Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 1992, 31 (12), 1599-1602

F. Motamedi, U. Jonas, A. Greiner, H.-W. Schmidt; "Preparation and characterization of fibres from a thermotropic liquid crystal polyester with non-coplaner biphenyl units", Liquid Crystals1993, 14 (4), 959-970

F. Diederich, U. Jonas, V. Gramlich, A. Herrmann, H. Ringsdorf, C. Thilgen; "Synthesis of a Fullerene Derivative of Benzo[18]crown-6 by Diels-Alder Reaction: Complexation Ability, Amphiphilic Properties, and X-Ray Crystal Structure of a Dimethoxy-1,9-(methano[1,2]benzenomethano)fullerene[60] Benzene Clathrate", Helv. Chim. Acta 1993, 76, 2445-2453

U. Jonas, F. Cardullo, P. Belik, F. Diederich, A. Gügel, E. Harth, A. Herrmann, L. Isaacs, K. Müllen, H. Ringsdorf, C. Thilgen, P. Uhlmann, A. Vasella, C. A. A. Waldraff, M. Walter; "Synthesis of a Fullerene[60] Cryptate and Systematic Langmuir-Blodgett and Thin-Film Investigations of Amphiphilic Fullerene Derivatives", Chem. Eur. J. 1995, 1 (4), 243-251

H. Ringsdorf, U. Jonas; "Molekularaktorik und deren chemische Gesichtspunkte", in "Spitzentechnologie mit Nanowerkzeugen - SXM", VDI-Technologiezentrum, Düsseldorf 1996, 198-206

P. Henderson, D. Beyer, U. Jonas, O. Karthaus, H. Ringsdorf, P. A. Heiney, N. C. Maliszewskyj, S. S. Ghosh, O. Y. Mindyuk, J. Y. Josefowicz; "Complex Ordering in Thin Films of Di- and Trifunctionalized Hexaalkoxytriphenylene Derivatives", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1997, 119 (20), 4740-4748

M. Schreiber, R. R. Tykwinski, F. Diederich, R. Spreiter, U. Gubler, C. Bosshard, I. Poberaj, P. Günter, C. Boudon, J.-P. Gisselbrecht, M. Gross, U. Jonas, H. Ringsdorf; "Tetraethynylethene Molecular Scaffolding: Nonlinear Optical, Redox, and Amphiphilic Properties of Donor Functionalized Polytriacetylene and Expanded Radialenes", Adv. Mater. 1997, 9 (4), 339-343

A. P. G. Robinson, R. E. Palmer, T. Tada, T. Kanayama, J. A. Preece, D. Philp, U. Jonas, F. Diederich; "Electron beam induced fragmentation of fullerene derivatives", Chem. Phys. Lett. 1998, 289 (5-6), 586-590

U. Jonas, K. Shah, S. Norvez, D. Charych; "Reversible Color Switching and Unusual Solution Polymerization of Hydrazide-Modified Diacetylene Lipids", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999, 121 (19), 4580-4588

C. L. Brown, U. Jonas, J. A. Preece, H. Ringsdorf, M. Seitz, and J. F. Stoddart; "Introduction of [2]Catenanes into Langmuir Films and Langmuir-Blodgett Multilayers. A Possible Strategy for Molecular Information Storage Materials", Langmuir2000, 16 (4), 1924-1930

S. Loi, M. Wind, M. Preuss, H.-J. Butt, H. W. Spiess, U. Jonas; "Wetting of ultrathin layers of polystyrene studied by atomic force microscopy", Proceedings of the International Conference on Colloidal and Surface Science, Tokyo, 2000, Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis 2001, 132, 729-736

U. Jonas, H. W. Spiess; "Polymeric Discotic Liquid Crystals", review in Encyclopedia af Materials: Science and Technology, Editor: K. H. J. Buschow et al., Elsevier Science Ltd.: Oxford, UK, 2001, Vol. 8, 7624-7629

C. Krüger, H. W. Spiess, U. Jonas; "Controlled Assembly of Carboxylated Latex Particles on Patterned Surface Layers", Proceedings PARTEC 2001, International Congress for Particle Technology, Nürnberg, Germany, 2001, 17/2, 1-8 (PDF, 1.9 MB)

Christian Krüger, Esther Barrena, Ulrich Jonas; "Selective Surface Deposition of Colloidal Particles", Proceedings 1st European Silicon Days 2001, Munich, 6./7. September 2001, published in Organosilicon Chemistry V, Editors: Norbert Auner, Johann Weis; Wiley-VCH: Weinheim, Germany, 2003, 772-784

Deborah H. Charych, Ulrich Jonas; "Nucleic Acid-Coupled Colorimetric Analyte Detectors", United States Patent Oct. 23, 2001, Patent No.: USXXAM US 6306598 B1 20011023, Assignee: Regents of the University of California, Oakland, CA (US); and PCT Int. Appl. (1999), 176 pp. CODEN: PIXXD2 WO 9967423 A1 19991229)

Ulrich Jonas, Aranzazu del Campo, Christian Krueger, Gunnar Glasser, Diana Boos; "Colloidal Assemblies on Patterned Silane Layers", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 2002, 99 (8), 5034-5039

Christian Krueger, Ulrich Jonas; "Synthesis and pH-Selective Adsorption of Latex Particles onto Photolithographically Patterned Silane Layers", J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2002, 252 (2), 331-338

Gunnar Jeschke, Achim Koch, Ulrich Jonas, Adelheid Godt; "Direct Conversion of EPR Dipolar Time Evolution Data to Distance Distributions", J. Magn. Reson. 2002, 155 (1), 72-82

Kenichi Morigaki, Tobias Baumgart, Ulrich Jonas, Andreas Offenhäusser, Wolfgang Knoll; "Photopolymerization of Diacetylene Lipid Bilayers and Its Application to the Construction of Micropatterned Biomimetic Membranes", Langmuir 2002, 18 (10), 4082-4089

E. Bonaccurso, H.-J. Butt, V. Franz, K. Graf, M. Kappl, S. Loi, B. Niesenhaus, S. Chemnitz, M. Böhm, B. Petrova, U. Jonas, H. W. Spiess; "Water Induced Dewetting of Ultrathin Polystyrene Films on Hydrophilic Surfaces", Langmuir 2002, 18 (21), 8056-8061

Ulrich Jonas, Christian Krüger; "The Effect of Polar, Nonpolar, and Electrostatic Interactions and Wetting Behavior on the Particle Assembly at Patterned Surfaces", J. Supramol. Chem. 2002, 2 (1-3), 255-270

A. S. Duwez, U. Jonas, H. Klein; "Influence of Molecular Arrangement in Self-assembled Monolayers on Interaction Forces Measured by Chemical Force Microscopy", Chem. Phys. Chem. 2003, 4 (10), 1107-1111

C. A. Fustin, G. Glasser, H. W. Spiess, U. Jonas; "Site-Selective Growth of Colloid Crystals with Photonic Properties on Chemically Patterned Surfaces", Adv. Mater.2003, 15 (12), 1025-1028

E. Barrena, E. Palacios-Lidón, C. Munuera, X. Torrelles, S. Ferrer , U. Jonas, M. Salmeron, C. Ocal; "The role of intermolecular and molecule-substrate interactions in determining the structure and stability of alkanethiols on Au(111)", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126 (1), 385-395

Aránzazu del Campo, Anne-Sophie Duwez, Charles-André Fustin, Ulrich Jonas; "Assembly Structures from Colloids at Patterned Surfaces" review in Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Editors: James A. Schwarz, Cristian Contescu and Karol Putyera, Marcel Dekker: New York, NY, 2004, 725-738

G. Jeschke, G. Panek, S. Schleidt, U. Jonas; "Adressing the Interface in Polymer-Clay Nanocomposites by Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy on Surfactant Probes", Proceedings of International Symposium on Polymer Nanocomposites Science and Technology Boucherville, Quebec, Canada, October 6-8, 2003, paper number 49, published in Polymer Engineering and Science 2004, 44 (6), 1112-1121

Claudia Friedsam, Aranzazu Del Campo Becares, Ulrich Jonas, Markus Seitz and Hermann E. Gaub; "Adsorption of polyacrylic acid on self-assembled monolayers investigated by single-molecule force spectroscopy", New J. Phys. 2004, 6, 9.1-16

Charles-André Fustin, Gunnar Glasser, Hans W. Spiess, Ulrich Jonas; "Parameters Influencing the Templated Growth of Colloidal Crystals on Chemically Patterned Surfaces", Langmuir 2004, 20 (21), 9114-9123

Achim Koch, Ulrich Jonas, Helmut Ritter, Hans-Wolfgang Spiess; "Extended Mesoionic Systems: Synthesis and Characterization of Monocyclic, Polycyclic and Macrocyclic Pyrimidinium-Olate Derivatives and their Photochemical Behavior", Tetrahedron 2004, 60 (44), 10011-10018

Claudia Friedsam, Aranzazu Del Campo Becares, Ulrich Jonas, Hermann E. Gaub, Markus Seitz; "Polymer Functionalized AFM tips for Long-Term Measurements in Single- Molecule Force Spectroscopy", Chem. Phys. Chem. 2004, 5 (6), 388-393

Ulrich Jonas, Aránzazu del Campo, Diana Boos, Hans Wolfgang Spiess; "Surface Modification with Orthogonal Photosensitive Silanes for Sequential Chemical Lithography and Site-Selective Particle Deposition", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2005, 44 (30), 4707-4712

W. Cheng, J. J. Wang, U. Jonas, W. Steffen, G. Fytas, R. S. Penciu, E. N. Economou; "The spectrum of vibration modes in soft opals", J. Chem. Phys. 2005, 123 (12), 121104-1-4

S. Tian, J. Wang, U. Jonas and W. Knoll; "Inverse Opals of Polyaniline and Its Copolymers Prepared by Electrochemical Techniques", Chem. Mater., 2005, 17 (23), 5726-5730

Hatice Duran, King Hang Aaron Lau, Ulrich Jonas, and Wolfgang Knoll; "Polypeptide-Nanoporous Alumina Hybrid Waveguide: A Highly Versatile and Sensitive Biosensor Platform", Polymeric Materials: Science & Engineering 2006, 51, 345-347

Wei Cheng, Jianjun Wang, Ulrich Jonas, George Fytas, Nikolaos Stefanou; "Observation and tuning of hypersonic bandgaps in colloidal crystals", Nature Mater. 2006, 5, 830-836

Jianjun Wang, Qin Li, Wolfgang Knoll, Ulrich Jonas; "Preparation of Multilayered Trimodal Colloid Crystals and Binary Inverse Opals", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128 (49), 15606-15607

Patrick W. Beines, Iris Klosterkamp, Bernhard Menges, Ulrich Jonas, Wolfgang Knoll; "Responsive Thin Hydrogel Layers from Photo-Cross-Linkable Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) Terpolymers", Langmuir 2007, 23 (4), 2231-2238

Klaus Burkert, Thomas Neumann, Jianjun Wang, Ulrich Jonas, Wolfgang Knoll, and Holger Ottleben; "Automated Preparation Method for Colloidal Crystal Arrays of Monodisperse and Binary Colloid Mixtures by Contact Printing with a Pintool Plotter", Langmuir 2007, 23 (6), 3478-3484

Obmann und Übersetzer: Ulrich Jonas, Patrick Theato; "IUPAC-Empfehlungen: Definitionen von Grundbegriffen mit Bezug zu Polymerreaktionen und zu funktionellen polymeren Materialien", Angew. Chem. 2007, 119 (11), 1955-1965

Linjie Zhi, Jianjun Wang, Guanglei Cui, Marcel Kastler, Bruno Schmaltz, Ute Kolb, Ulrich Jonas, Klaus Müllen; "FromWell-Defined Carbon-Rich Precursors to Monodisperse Carbon Particles with Hierarchic Structures", Adv. Mater. 2007, 19 (14), 1849-1853

Jianjun Wang, Stefanie Ahl, Qin Li, Maximilian Kreiter, Thomas Neumann, Klaus Burkert, Wolfgang Knoll, Ulrich Jonas; "Structural and Optical Characterization of 3D Binary Colloidal Crystal and Inverse Opal Films Prepared by Direct Codeposition", J. Mater. Chem. 2008, 18 (9), 981-988, DOI: 10.1039/b715329e

Qin Li, Markus Retsch, Jianjun Wang, Wolfgang Knoll, Ulrich Jonas; "Porous Networks through Colloidal Templates", review in Topics in Current Chemistry - Templates in Chemistry III, Editors: Schalley, Doetz, Broekmann, Springer-Verlag: Berlin-Heidelberg-New York 2008, published online, DOI: 10.1007/128_2008_3

Maria Gianneli, Robert F. Roskamp, Ulrich Jonas, Benoit Loppinet, George Fytas, Wolfgang Knoll; "Dynamics of Swollen Gel Layers Anchored to Solid Surfaces", Soft Matter 2008, 4 (7), 1443-1447, DOI:10.1039/B801468J

T. Still, W. Cheng, M. Retsch, R. Sainidou, J. Wang, U. Jonas, N. Stefanou, G. Fytas; "Simultaneous occurrence of structure-directed and particle resonance-induced phononic gaps in colloidal films", Phys. Rev. Lett. 2008, 100 (19), 194301-4, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.100.194301

Qin Li, Ulrich Jonas, X.S. Zhao, Michael Kappl; "The Forces at Work in Colloidal Self-Assembly: A Review on Fundamental Interactions between Colloidal Particles", Asia Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering 2008, 3 (3), 255-268, DOI: 10.1002/apj.144

Matthias J. N. Junk, Ulrich Jonas, Dariush Hinderberger; "EPR Spectroscopy Reveals Nano-Inhomogeneities in Structure and Reactivity of Thermoresponsive Hydrogels", Small 2008, 4 (9), 1485-1493, DOI: 10.1002/smll.200800127

C Friedsam, A Del Campo Bécares, U Jonas, M Seitz, H E Gaub; "A polymer with a handle at a surface", New Journal of Physics: 10th Anniversary Highlights 2008, 26

Marta Álvarez, Andreas Best, Swapna Pradhan-Kadam, Kaloian Koynov, Ulrich Jonas, Maximilian Kreiter; "Single-photon and two-photon induced photocleavage for monolayers of photosensitive silanes", Adv. Mater. 2008, 20, DOI: 10.1002/adma.200800746

Basit Yameen, Hatice Duran, Andreas Best, Ulrich Jonas, Martin Steinhart, Wolfgang Knoll; "Ambient Temperature Processable Thermosets with High Thermal, Mechanical, and Hydrolytic Stability Based on Cyanate Esters with Bisphenol A and AF Units" Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics 2008, 209 (16), 1673-1685, DOI: 10.1002/macp.200800155

T. Still, W. Cheng, M. Retsch, U. Jonas, G. Fytas; "Hypersonic colloidal systems: A promising material class for tailoring sound propagation", J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 2008, 20 (40), 404203-9pp, DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/20/40/404203

T. Still, R. Sainidou, M. Retsch, U. Jonas, P. Spahn, G. P. Hellmann, G. Fytas; "The "music" of core-shell spheres and hollow capsules: Infuence of the architecture on the mechanical properties at the nanoscale", Nano Letters 2008, 8 (10), 3194-3199, DOI: 10.1021/nl801500n

Robert F. Roskamp, Annette Brunsen, Maria Gianneli, Pjotr Jakubowicz, Bernhard Menges, Ulrich Jonas, Georg Fytas, Wolfgang Knoll; "Hydrogels: Synthesis, Functionalization and Optical Investigation", Polymer Preprints 2008, 49 (1), 1018-1019

Xiaosong Li, Swapna Pradhan-Kadam, Marta Álvarez, Ulrich Jonas; "Modification of Surfaces by Photosensitive Silanes" book chapter in "Surface Design: Applications in Bioscience and Nanotechnology" edited by R. Förch, H. Schönherr, A.T.A. Jenkins; Wiley-VCH, Weinheim 2009, 207-220, ISBN: 978-3-527-40789-7

Basit Yameen, Matthias Tamm, Nicolas Vogel, Arthur Echler, Renate Förch, Ulrich Jonas, Wolfgang Knoll; "Cyanate Ester Resins as Thermally Stable Adhesives for Polyether Ether Ketone" book chapter in "Surface Design: Applications in Bioscience and Nanotechnology" edited by R. Förch, H. Schönherr, A.T.A. Jenkins; Wiley-VCH, Weinheim 2009, 145-164, ISBN: 978-3-527-40789-7

Markus Retsch, Zuocheng Zhou, Sergio Rivera, Ulrich Jonas, Michael Kappl, X. S. Zhao, Qin Li; "Fabrication of Large Area, Transferable Colloidal Monolayers Utilizing Self-Assembly at the Air-Water Interface", Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics 2009, 210 (3-4), 230-241, DOI: 10.1002/macp.200800484

Nicolas Vogel, Mathieu Jung, Markus Retsch, Ulrich Jonas, Wolfgang Knoll, Ingo Köper; "Laterally Patterned Ultraflat Surfaces", Small 2009, 5 (7), 821-825, DOI: 10.1002/smll.200801583

Alena Aulasevich, Robert F. Roskamp, Ulrich Jonas, Bernhard Menges, Jakub Dostálek, Wolfgang Knoll; "Optical waveguide spectroscopy for the investigation of protein-functionalized hydrogel films", Macromolecular Rapid Communications 2009, 30 (9-10), 872-877, DOI: 10.1002/marc.200800747

Basit Yameen, Marta Alvarez, Omar Azzaroni, Ulrich Jonas, Wolfgang Knoll; "Polyetheretherketone (PEEK) Surface Functionalization via Surface Initiated Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization", Langmuir 2009, 25 (11), 6214-6220, DOI: 10.1021/la900010z

Markus Retsch, Matthias Tamm, Noelia Bocchio, Natalie Horn, Renate Förch, Ulrich Jonas, Maximilian Kreiter; "Parallel Preparation of Densely Packed Arrays of 150 nm Split-Ring Resonators in Three Dimensions", Small 2009, 5 (18), 2105-2110, DOI: 10.1002/smll.200900162

Chun-Jen Huang, Ulrich Jonas, Jakub Dostalek, Wolfgang Knoll; "Biosensor platform based on surface plasmon-enhanced fluorescence spectroscopy and responsive hydrogel binding matrix", Proc. SPIE 2009, Vol. 7356, 735625, DOI: 10.1117/12.820988

Ulrich Jonas, Patrick Theato; "IUPAC-Empfehlungen: Glossar zu Begriffen mit Bezug zu Kinetik, Thermodynamik und Mechanismen von Polymerisationen", Angew. Chem. 2009, 121 (50), 9725-9738, DOI: 10.1002/ange.200805608

Yi Wang, Annette Brunsen, Ulrich Jonas, Jakub Dostálek, Wolfgang Knoll; "Prostate Specific Antigen Biosensor Based on Long Range Surface Plasmon-Enhanced Fluorescence Spectroscopy and Dextran Hydrogel Binding Matrix", Analytical Chemistry 2009, 81 (23), 9625–9632, DOI: 10.1021/ac901662e

Wolfgang Knoll, Katja Bender, Renate Förch, Curt Frank, Heide Götz, Claudia Heibel, Toby Jenkins, Ulrich Jonas, Asmorom Kibrom, Ralf Kügler, Christoph Naumann, Renate Naumann, Jürgen Rühe, Stefan Schiller, Eva-Kathrin Sinner; "Polymer-tethered bimolecular lipid membranes", in Advances in Polymer Science, Vol. 224, "Polymer Membranes/Biomembranes", Eds. Wolfgang Peter Meier, Wolfgang Knoll, Springer 2010, 87-112

Yi Wang, Chuan-Jen Huang, Ulrich Jonas, Tianxin Wei, Jakub Dostalek, Wolfgang Knoll; "Biosensor based on hydrogel optical waveguide spectroscopy", Biosensor and Bioelectronics 2010, 25 (7), 1663-1668, DOI:10.1016/j.bios.2009.12.003

Ilke Anac, Alena Aulasevich, Matthias J. N. Junk, Piotr Jakubowicz, Robert F. Roskamp, Bernhard Menges, Ulrich Jonas, Wolfgang Knoll; "Temperature Dependent Swelling Behavior of Thin Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) Copolymer Gel Layers in Ethanol-Water Mixtures", Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics 2010, 211 (9), 1018-1025, DOI: 10.1002/macp.200900533

T. Pallmann, U. Jonas, M. Wagner, M. Thevis, H. Käferstein, M. A. Rothschild, K. Bender; "Enzyme-assisted synthesis and structural characterization of diastereomerically pure benzodiazepine glucuronides", European Journal of Pharmacology 2010, 39 (4), 233-240 DOI:10.1016/j.ejps.2009.12.005

Matthias Junk, Rüdiger Berger, Ulrich Jonas; "Structural Changes of Thermoresponsive Photocrosslinked Hydrogels Monitored by Force Measurements", Langmuir 2010, 26 (10), 7262–7269, DOI: 10.1021/la903396v

Markus Retsch, Karl-Heinz Dostert, Sebastian Nett, Nicolas Vogel, Jochen S. Gutmann, Ulrich Jonas; "Template Free Structuring of Colloidal Hetero-Monolayers using Inkjet Printing", Soft Matter 2010, 6 (11), 2403-2412, DOI: 10.1039/C001306D

Eva-Kathrin Sinner, Sandra Ritz, Yi Wang, Jakub Dostálek, Ulrich Jonas, Wolfgang Knoll; "Molecularly Controlled Functional Architectures at Biointerfaces", Materials Today 2010, 13 (4), 46-55, ISSN:1369 7021

Coenraad van den Brom, Ilke Anaç, Robert F Roskamp, Markus Retsch, Ulrich Jonas, Bernhard Menges, Jon A Preece; "The Swelling Behaviour of Thermoresponsive Hydrogel-Silica Nanoparticle Composites", J. Mater. Chem. 2010, 20 (23), 4827-4839, DOI: 10.1039/B927314J

Tim Still, Markus Retsch, Ulrich Jonas, Rebecca Sainidou, Pascal Rembert, Konstantinos Mpoukouvalas, George Fytas; "Elastic properties of mesoscopic statistical copolymer colloids", Macromolecules 2010, 43 (7), 3422-3428, DOI: 10.1021/ma-2010-001589

Thipphaya Cherdhirankorn, Markus Retsch, Ulrich Jonas, Hans-Juergen Butt, Kaloian Koynov; "Tracer Diffusion in Silica Inverse Opals", Langmuir 2010, 26 (12), 10141-10146, DOI: 10.1021/la1002572

Ulrich Jonas, Maria Vamvakaki; "Highlights: From Fluidic Self-Assembly to Hierarchical Structures - Superhydrophobic Flexible Interfaces", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49 (27), 4542-4543, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201001494; "Highlights: Von fluidischer Selbstorganisation zu hierarchischen Strukturen - superhydrophobe, flexible Grenzflächen" Angew. Chem. 2010, 122 (27), 4645-4647, DOI : 10.1002/ange.201001494

Matthias Junk, Ilke Anac, Bernhard Menges, Ulrich Jonas; "Analysis of optical gradient profiles in thin poly-N-isopropylacrylamide copolymer films", Langmuir 2010, 26 (14), 12253-12259, DOI: 10.1021/la101185q

Coenraad R. van den Brom, Annette Brunsen, Robert F. Roskamp, Ulrich Jonas; "Surface-Attached Polymeric Hydrogel Films" in "Handbook of Biofunctional Surfaces", Wolfgang Knoll, ed., Pan Stanford Publishing, Singapore, 2011, in press

Asmorom Kibrom, Robert F. Roskamp, Ulrich Jonas, Bernhard Menges, Wolfgang Knoll, Renate L.C. Naumann; "Hydrogel-Supported Protein-Tethered Bilayer Lipid Membranes: a New Approach toward Polymer-Supported Lipid Membranes", Soft Matter 2011, 7 (1), 237-246 DOI: 10.1039/c0sm00618a

Nicolas Vogel, Laurence de Viguerie, Ulrich Jonas, Katharina Landfester, Clemens K. Weiss; "Wafer-Scale Fabrication of Ordered Binary Colloidal Monolayers with Adjustable Stoichiometries", Adv. Funct. Mater. 2011, 21 (16), 3064-3073, DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201100414

R. Raccis, R. Roskamp, I. Hopp, B. Menges, K. Koynov, U. Jonas, W. Knoll, H.-J. Butt, G. Fytas; "Probing Mobility and Structural Inhomogeneities in Grafted Hydrogel Films by Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy", Soft Matter 2011, 7 (15), 7042-7053, DOI: 10.1039/c0sm01438a

Riccardo Raccis, Arash Nikoubashman, Markus Retsch, Ulrich Jonas, Kaloian Koynov, Hans-Jürgen Butt, Christos N. Likos, George Fytas; "Confined Diffusion in Periodic Porous Nanostructures", ACS Nano 2011, 5 (6), 4607-4616, DOI: 10.1021/nn200767x

Christopher O. Klein, Laurence de Viguerie, Christina Christopoulou, Ulrich Jonas, Christopher G. Clark, Jr., Klaus Müllen, Dimitris Vlassopoulos; "Viscoelasticity of Semifluorinated Alkanes at the Air/Water Interface", Soft Matter 2011, 7 (17), 7737-7746, DOI:10.1039/C1SM05357D

Laurence de Viguerie, Rabea Keller, Ulrich Jonas, Rüdiger Berger, Christopher G. Clark, Jr., Christopher Klein, Thomas Geue, Klaus Müllen, Hans-Jürgen Butt, Dimitris Vlassopoulos; "Effect of the Molecular Structure on the Hierarchical Self-Assembly of Semifluorinated Alkanes at the Air/Water Interface", Langmuir 2011, 27 (14), 8776-8786, DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1021/la201377f

Basit Yameen, Hadayat Ullah Khan, Wolfgang Knoll, Renate Förch, Ulrich Jonas; "Surface Initiated Polymerization on Pulsed Plasma Deposited Polyallylamine: A Polymer Substrate-Independent Strategy to Soft Surfaces with Polymer Brushes", Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2011, 32 (21), 1735-1740, DOI: 10.1002/marc.201100368

Annette Brunsen, Stefanie Utech, Michael Maskos, Wolfgang Knoll, Ulrich Jonas; "Magnetic Composite Thin Films of FexOy Nanoparticles and Photocrosslinked Dextran Hydrogels", Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 2012, 324 (8), 1488-1497, DOI:10.1016/j.jmmm.2011.11.039

Ting Liu, Sascha Pihan, Marcel Roth, Markus Retsch, Ulrich Jonas, Jochen Stefan Gutmann, Kaloian Koynov, Hans-Jürgen Butt, Rüdiger Berger; "Frequency Response of Polymer Films Made from a Precursor Colloidal Monolayer on a Nanomechanical Cantilever", Macromolecules 2012, 45 (2), 862-871, DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1021/ma202396h

Anca Mateescu, Yi Wang, Jakub Dostalek, Ulrich Jonas; "Thin Hydrogel Films for Optical Biosensor Applications", Membranes 2012, 2 (1), 40-69; DOI:10.3390/membranes2010040

Veronique Schwartz, Franck Thetiot, Sabine Pütz, Sandra Ritz, Lars Choritz, Alexandros Lappas, Renate Förch, Katharina Landfester, Ulrich Jonas; "Antibacterial Properties of Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles Embedded in PNIPAAm Hydrogel Surface Layers", Advanced Functional Materials 2012, 22 (11), 2376-2386, DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201102980

A. Brunsen, U. Ritz, A. Mateescu, I. Höfer, P. Frank, B. Menges, A. Hofmann, P.M. Rommens, W. Knoll, U. Jonas; "Photocrosslinkable Dextran Hydrogel Films as Substrates for Osteoblast and Endothelial Cell Growth", Journal of Materials Chemistry 2012, 22 (37), 19590-19604, DOI: 10.1039/c2jm34006b

Kathryn Melzak, Anca Mateescu, Jose Luis Toca-Herrera, Ulrich Jonas; "Simultaneous Measurement of Mechanical and Surface Properties in Thermoresponsive, Anchored Hydrogel Films", Langmuir 2012, 28 (35), 12871-12878; DOI: 10.1021/la3019666

Former and Current Coworkers

Christian Krüger: PhD (1999-2001) "Kolloidale Organisation auf lithographisch hergestellten Silanschichten: Neue Möglichkeiten der Strukturbildung auf Oberflächen"
Achim Koch:
Diploma (1999-2000) "Synthese von henkelverbrückten Mesoionen"
PhD (2000-2003) "Synthese und Charakterisierung von Modellen für Photoschalter und elektronische Ventile"
Aránzazu del Campo Bécares: Postdoc (2000-2003) "a) Synthesis of Photosensitive Silanes - b) Dental Impression Materials"
Diana Boos: PhD (2001-2004) "Synthesis and Characterisation of Photoreactive Silanes for the Self-Assembly on Functionalised Silica Surfaces"
Rüdiger Müller-Seipel: Trainee (2001) "Synthesis of Photosensitive Silanes"
Esther Barrena Villas: Visiting Scientist (2001) "AFM Investigation of SAMs"
Silvia Schleidt: Diploma (2002) "Synthese und Charakterisierung von konjugierten Spinsondensystemen"
Petra Stegmaier: Diploma (2002) "Synthesen und Untersuchungen an Dithienylperfluorcyclopentenen als organischen Photoschaltern"
Charles-André Fustin: Postdoc (2002-2004) "Structured Colloid Crystallization"
Anne-Sophie Duwez: Visiting Scientist (2002-2003) "Chemical Force Microscopy"
Xiaosong Li:
Masters (2004) "Synthesis of Novel Silanes with Functional Head Groups, Surface Modifications, and Characterization"
PhD (2005-2008) "Synthesis of Novel Silanes with Functional Head Groups and Surface Modifications"
Jianjun Wang: PhD (2003-2006) "Colloidal Crystals: Preparation, Characterization, and Applications"
Patrick Beines: PhD (2004-2007) "Synthese und Charakterisierung einer Hydrogelmatrix für die Multianalyt-Sensorik"
Eric Hemesath: Visiting Student (2004) "Polymer Surface Structuring Assisted by Laser Printing"
Yun Chen: Masters (2004-2005) "Surface Patterning of PET Films"
Xue Li: Postdoc (2004-2005) "Surface Structuring with Block Copolymers"
Jocelyn Scheintaub: Visiting Student (2005) "Novel Elastomers for Microcontact Printing"
Qin Li: Visiting Scientist (2005-2008) "Colloidal Layer Systems"
Swapna Pradhan-Kadam: Postdoc (2005-2008) "Synthesis of Photosensitive Silanes"
Maria Gianneli: PhD (2005-2008) "Structure and Dynamics of Thin Anchored Hydrogel Layers by Fluorescence Correlation and Photon Correlation Spectroscopy"
Piotr Jacubowizc: PhD (2005-2008) "Hydrogel Application in DNA Isolation"
Marta Alvarez: Postdoc (2006-2008) "Physical Characterization of Photosensitive Silanes"
Nicolas Vogel:
Trainee (2006) "Cynate ester thermosets as PEEK Adhesives"
Diploma (2007-2008) "Heterogenstrukturierte, Ultraflache Oberflächen: Konstruktion und Anwendungen"
Basit Yameen: PhD (2006-2008) "Synthesis, Characterization, and Nanostructuring of Complex Polymer Systems"
Matthias Junk: Diploma (2006-2007) "Struktur und Strukturierung von thermoresponsiven Hydrogelsystemen"
Hatice Duran: Postdoc (2006-2008) "Sensor Application of Nanostructured Anodized Aluminum Oxide"
Markus Retsch: PhD (2006-2009) "Hierarchical Structures with Colloidal Systems"
Robert Roskamp: PhD - postdoc (2006-2010) "Synthesis and Characterization of Responsive Hydrogel Systems"
Nermin Oraktogen: Postdoc (2007-2008) "Hydrogel Systems for Paper Applications"
Annette Brunsen: PhD (2007-2010) "Dextrane-Based Hydrogel Systems for Sensing Applications"
Ilke Anac: Postdoc (2008-2009) "SPR/OWS Investigation of Thin Responsive Hydrogel Layers"
Christian Christopoulou: Masters (2007-2009) "Structure and Viscoelacticity of Semifluorinated Alkanes at the Air-Water Interface"
Alena Aulasevich: Researcher (2008-2009) "Hydrogel Application in Paper"
Eleftheria Antoniou: Postdoc (2009-2010) "2D Rheology of Semifluorinated Alkanes at the Air-Water Interface"
Christopher Klein: Postdoc (2009-2010) "FT Interfacial Stress Rheology"
Michael Kempf: Visiting PhD (2010) "Rheology of Branched Polymer Systems"
Laurence De Viguerie: Postdoc (2010-2011) "Interfacial Stress Rheology of Colloidal Monolayer Systems"
Nicolas Vogel: Visiting PhD (2010) "Structure 2D Rheology of Colloidal Monolayer Systems"
Anca Mateescu: Postdoc (2011) "Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Polymer Systems"
Domenico Truzzolillo: Postdoc (2011) "Interfacial Rheology of Particle Monolayers"
Antigoni Theodoratou: PhD Student (2011-) "Interfacial Rheology of Amphiphilic Block Copolymers"