G.M. ter Huurne, L.N.J. de Windt, Y. Liu, E.W. Meijer, I.K. Voets, and A.R.A. Palmans. Improving the Folding of Supramolecular Copolymers by Controlling the Assembly Pathway Complexity. Macromolecules, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b01769

B. Van Genabeek, B. Lamers, B.F.M. de Waal, M. Van Son, A.R.A. Palmans, and E.W. Meijer. Amplifying (im)perfection: The Impact of Crystallinity in Discrete and Disperse Block Co-oligomers. J. Am. Chem. Soc., DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b08627 (2017)


O.J.G.M. Goor*, S.I.S. Hendrikse*, P.Y.W. Dankers and E.W. Meijer. From supramolecular polymers to multi-component biomaterials. Chem. Soc. Rev., 2017, DOI: 10.1039/C7CS00564D
*Equal contribution

G. Vantomme*, A.H. Gelebart*, D.J. Broer, E.W. Meijer. Preparation of Liquid Crystal Networks for Macroscopic Oscillatory Motion Induced by Light. J. Vis. Exp. (127), e56266 (2017)


A.V. Gorbunov, M. Garcia Iglesias, J. Guilleme, T.D. Cornelissen, W.S.C. Roelofs, Tomas Torres, D. González-Rodríguez, E.W. Meijer and M. Kemerink. Ferroelectric self-assembled molecular materials showing both rectifying and switchable conductivity. Science Advances, 3 (9), e1701017 (2017)

X. Lou, B. Li, B.F.M. de Waal, J. Schill, M.B. Baker, R.A.A. Bovee, J.L.J. van Dongen, L.-G. Milroy, E.W. Meijer. Fragmentation of organic ions bearing fixed multiple charges observed in MALDI MS. J Mass Spectrom. 2017. DOI: 10.1002/jms.4035


C. Kulkarni, P.A. Korevaar, K.K. Bejagam, A.R.A. Palmans, E.W. Meijer, and S.J. George, Solvent Clathrate Driven Dynamic Stereomutation of a Supramolecular Polymer with Molecular Pockets. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 139 (39), 13867–13875 (2017) 


C. Kulkarni, E. W. Meijer, and A.R.A. Palmans, Cooperativity Scale: A Structure–Mechanism Correlation in the Self-Assembly of Benzene-1,3,5-tricarboxamides. Acc. Chem. Res., 50 (8), 1928–1936 (2017)

G. Vantomme, A.H. Gelebart, D.J. Broer, E.W. Meijer. A four-blade light-driven plastic mill based on hydrazone liquid-crystal networks. Tetrahedron, 73 (33), 4963-4967 (2017)


A.H. Gelebart, D.J. Mulder, M. Varga, A. Konya, G. Vantomme, E. W. Meijer, R.L.B. Selinger & D.J. Broer, Making waves in a photoactive polymer film. Nature 546, 632–636 (2017)


A.J.P. Teunissen, J.A. Berrocal, C.H.W.A. Corbet, E.W. Meijer, Supramolecular polymerization of a ureidopyrimidinone-based [2]catenane prepared via ring-closing metathesis. J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem. 55 (18), 2971–2976 (2017)


B. van Genabeek, B.F.M. de Waal, B. Ligt, A.R.A. Palmans, and E.W. Meijer, Dispersity under Scrutiny: Phase Behavior Differences between Disperse and Discrete Low Molecular Weight Block Co-Oligomers, ACS Macro Lett., 6, 674–678 (2017)


A. Das*, G. Vantomme*, A.J. Markvoort, H.M.M. ten Eikelder, M. Garcia-Iglesias, A.R.A. Palmans, and E.W. Meijer, Supramolecular Copolymers: Structure and Composition Revealed by Theoretical Modeling, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 139 (20), 7036–7044 (2017)
* Equal contribution


X. Lou*, R.P.M. Lafleur*, C.M.A. Leenders, S.M.C. Schoenmakers, N.M. Matsumoto, M.B. Baker, J.L.J. van Dongen, A.R.A. Palmans and E.W. Meijer, Dynamic diversity of synthetic supramolecular polymers in water as revealed by hydrogen/deuterium exchange, Nature Communications 8, 15420 (2017)
* Equal contribution


J.A. Berrocal, R.H. Zha, B.F.M. de Waal, J.A.M. Lugger, M. Lutz and E. W. Meijer, Unraveling the Driving Forces in the Self-Assembly of Monodisperse Naphthalenediimide-Oligodimethylsiloxane Block Molecules. ACS Nano, 11 (4), 3733–3741 (2017)


Y. Ogura, M. Artar, A.R.A. Palmans, M. Sawamoto, E.W. Meijer and T. Terashima, Self-Assembly of Hydrogen-Bonding Gradient Copolymers: Sequence Control via Tandem Living Radical Polymerization with Transesterification, Macromolecules, 50 (8), 3215–3223 (2017)


R. van der Weegen, A.J.P. Teunissen, E. W. Meijer, Directing the Self-Assembly Behaviour of Porphyrin-Based Supramolecular Systems. Chem. Eur. J. 23, 3773-3783 (2017)


S. Vela, J.A. Berrocal, C. Atienza, E. W. Meijer and N. Martín. Mesoscopic helical architectures via self-assembly of porphyrin-based discotic systems. Chem. Commun., 53, 4084-4087 (2017)


F. Salerno, J.A. Berrocal, A.T. Haedler, F. Zinna, E. W. Meijer and L. Di Bari. Highly circularly polarized broad-band emission from chiral naphthalene diimide-based supramolecular aggregates. J. Mater. Chem. C, 5, 3609-3615 (2017)


A.H. Gelebart*, G. Vantomme*, E.W. Meijer, D.J. Broer, Mastering the Photothermal Effect in Liquid Crystal Networks: A General Approach for Self-Sustained Mechanical Oscillators, Advanced Materials, 29, 1606712 (2017)
* Equal contribution


W. Mtangi, F. Tassinari, K. Vankayala, A. Vargas Jentzsch, B. Adelizzi, A.R.A. Palmans, C. Fontanesi, E.W. Meijer, R. Naaman, Control of Electrons’ Spin Eliminates Hydrogen Peroxide Formation During Water Splitting, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 139, 7, 2794–2798 (2017)


A.R.A. Palmans, Deracemisations under kinetic and thermodynamic control, Mol. Syst. Des. Eng., 2, 34-46 (2017)


 M. Artar and A.R.A Palmans: Chapter 5: Catalysis Inside Folded Single Macromolecules in Water, Effects of Nanoconfinement on Catalysis, Part of the series Fundamental and Applied Catalysis, Springer, pp 105-123 (2017)


B. Adelizzi, I.A.W. Filot, A.R.A. Palmans, E.W. Meijer, Unravelling the Pathway Complexity in Conformationally Flexible N-Centered Triarylamine Trisamides, Chem. Eur. J. 23, 6103 (2017)


S.I.S. Hendrikse, S.P.W. Wijnands, R.P.M. Lafleur, M.J. Pouderoijen, H.M. Janssen, P.Y.W. Dankers and E.W. Meijer, Controlling and tuning the dynamic nature of supramolecular polymers in aqueous solutions, Chem. Commun., 53, 2279-2282 (2017)


X.W. Lou, J.L.J. van Dongen, L.G. Milroy, E.W. Meijer, Generation of gas-phase ions from charged clusters: an important ionization step causing suppression of matrix and analyte ions in matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometry, Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom. 30, 2628-2634 (2016)


M. Garzoni, M.B. Baker, C.M.A. Leenders, I.K. Voets, L. Albertazzi, A.R.A. Palmans, E.W. Meijer, G.M. Pavan, Effect of H-bonding on order amplification in the growth of a supramolecular polymer in water, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 138, 13985-13995 (2016)


A.T. Haedler, S.C.J. Meskers, R.H. Zha, M. Kivala, H.W. Schmidt, E.W. Meijer, Pathway complexity in the enantioselective self-assembly of functional carbonyl-bridged triarylamine trisamides, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 138, 10539-10545 (2016)


J.A. Berrocal, F. Di Meo, M. Garcia-Iglesias, R.P.J. Gosens, E.W. Meijer, M. Linares, A.R.A. Palmans, Consequences of conformational flexibility in hydrogen-bond-driven self-assembly processes, Chem. Commun. 52, 10870-10873 (2016)


M.A. Beuwer, M.F. Knopper, L. Albertazzi, D. van der Zwaag, W.G. Ellenbroek, E.W. Meijer, M.W.J. Prins, P. Zijlstra, Mechanical properties of single supramolecular polymers from correlative AFM and fluorescence microscopy, Polym. Chem 7, 7260-7268 (2016)


J.F. Lutz, J.M. Lehn, E.W. Meijer, K. Matyjaszewski, From precision polymers to complex materials and systems, Nature Review Materials 1, 16024 (2016)


A.V. Gorbunov, A.T. Haedler, T. Putzeys, R.H. Zha, H.W. Schmidt, M. Kivala, I. Urbanaviciute, M. Wubbenhorst, E.W. Meijer, M. Kemerink, Switchable charge injection barrier in an organic supramolecular semiconductor, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 8, 15535-15542 (2016)


A.J.P. Teunissen, T.F.E. Paffen, G. Ercolani, T.F.A. de Greef, and E. W. Meijer, Regulating Competing Supramolecular Interactions Using Ligand Concentration. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 138, 21, 6852–6860 (2016)


M. García-Iglesias, B.F.M. de Waal, A.V. Gorbunov, A.R.A. Palmans, M. Kemerink, E.W. Meijer, A Versatile Method for the Preparation of Ferroelectric Supramolecular Materials via Radical End-Functionalization of Vinylidene Fluoride Oligomers. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 138, 19, 6217–6223 (2016)


R.H. Zha, B.F.M. de Waal, M. Lutz, A.J.P. Teunissen, E.W. Meijer, End Groups of Functionalized Siloxane Oligomers Direct Block-Copolymeric or Liquid-Crystalline Self-Assembly Behavior. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 138, 17, 5693–5698 (2016)


R.M.P. da Silva, D. van der Zwaag, L. Albertazzi, S.S. Lee, E.W. Meijer, S.I. Stupp, Super-resolution microscopy reveals structural diversity in molecular exchange among peptide amphiphile nanofibers, Nature Communications 7, 11561 (2016)


H. Minehara, L.M. Pitet, S. Kim, R.H. Zha, E.W. Meijer, C.J. Hawker, Branched block copolymers for tuning of morphology and feature size in thin film nanolithography, Macromolecules 49, 2318-2326 (2016)


A. Aloi, A. Vargas Jentzsch, N. Vilanova, L. Albertazzi, E.W. Meijer, I.K. Voets, Imaging Nanostructures by Single-Molecule Localization Microscopy in Organic Solvents. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 138, 9, 2953–2956 (2016)


A.J.P. Teunissen, R.J.C. van der Haas, J.A.J.M. Vekemans, A.R.A. Palmans, E.W. Meijer, Scope and Limitations of Supramolecular Autoregulation. Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan, 89, 3, 308-314 (2016)


B. van Genabeek, B.F.M. de Waal, M.M.J. Gosens, L.M. Pitet, A.R.A. Palmans, E.W. Meijer, Synthesis and Self-assembly of Discrete Dimethylsiloxane-Lactic Acid Diblock Co-oligomers; the Dononacontamer and its Shorter Homologues. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 138, 12, 4210–4218 (2016)


M.H. Bakker, C.C. Lee, E.W. Meijer, P.Y.W. Dankers, L. Albertazzi, Multicomponent supramolecular polymers as a modular platform for intracellular delivery, ACS Nano, 10, 1845-1852 (2016)

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C.M.A. Leenders, G. Jansen, M.M.M. Frissen, R.P.M. Lafleur, I.K. Voets, A.R.A. Palmans, E.W. Meijer, Monosaccharides as Versatile Units for Water-Soluble Supramolecular Polymers. Chem. Eur. J. 22, 13, 4608–4615 (2016)


C.M.A. Leenders, M.B. Baker, I.A.B. Pijpers, R.P.M. Lafleur, L. Albertazzi, A.R.A. Palmans, E.W. Meijer, Supramolecular polymerisation in water; elucidating the role of hydrophobic and hydrogen-bond interactions. Soft Matter, 12, 2887-2893 (2016)


P.J.M. Stals, C-Y Cheng, L. van Beek, A.C. Wauters, A.R.A. Palmans, S. Han, E.W. Meijer, Surface Water Retardation around Single-Chain Polymeric Nanoparticles: Critical for Catalytic Function? Chem. Sci. 7, 2011-2015 (2016)

  M.B. Baker, R.P.J. Gosens, L. Albertazzi, N.M. Matsumoto, A.R.A. Palmans, E.W. Meijer, Exposing differences in monomer exchange rates of multicomponent supramolecular polymers in water, ChemBioChem, 17, 207-2013 (2016)

Bjorne B.B. Mollet, Y. Nakano, P.C.M.M. Magusin, A.J.H. Spiering, J.A.J.M. Vekemans, P.Y.W. Dankers, E.W. Meijer, The effect of irradiation by ultraviolet light on ureido-pyrimidinone based biomaterials, J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem.54, 81-90 (2016)

webber M.J. Webber, E.A. Appel, E.W. Meijer, R. Langer, Supramolecular biomaterials, Nature Materials 15, 13-26 (2016)


O. Altintas, M. Artar, G. ter Huurne, I.K. Voets, A.R.A. Palmans, C. Barner-Kowollik, E.W. Meijer, Design and Synthesis of Triblock Copolymers for Creating Complex Secondary Structures by Orthogonal Self-Assembly. Macromolecules. 48, 8921–8932 (2015)


L. Albertazzi, N. van der Veeken, M.B. Baker, A.R.A. Palmans, E.W. Meijer, Supramolecular copolymers with stimuli-responsive sequence control. Chem Commun. 51, 16166–16168 (2015)

M. de Gracia Retamosa, R. Diez-Martinez, B. Maestro, E. Garcia-Fernandez, B. de Waal, E.W. Meijer, P. Garcia, J.M. Sanz, Aromatic esters of bicylic amines as antimicrobials against streptococcus pneumoniae, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 54, 13673-13677 (2015)


L.M. Pitet, E. Alexander-Moonen, E. Peeters, T.S. Druzhinina, S.F. Wuister, N.A. Lynd, E.W. Meijer, Probing the effect of molecular nonuniformity in directed self-assembly of diblock copolymers in nanoconfined space, ACS Nano 9, 9594-9602 (2015)

Y. Liu, T. Pauloehrl, S.I. Presolski, L. Albertazzi, A.R. A. Palmans, E.W. Meijer, Modular Synthetic Platform for the Construction of Functional Single-Chain Polymeric Nanoparticles: From Aqueous Catalysis to Photosensitization, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 137, 13096-13105 (2015)


D. van der Zwaag, P.A. Pieters, P.A. Korevaar, A.J. Markvoort, A.J.H. Spiering, T.F.A. de Greef, E.W. Meijer, Kinetic analysis as a tool to distinguish pathway complexity in molecular assembly: an unexpected outcome of structures in competition, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 137, 12677-12688 (2015)


M. Artar, E.R.J Souren, T. Terashima, E.W. Meijer, A.R.A. Palmans, Single Chain Polymeric Nanoparticles as Selective Hydrophobic Reaction Spaces in Water. ACS MacroLett. 4, 1099–1103 (2015)


D. van der Zwaag, E.W. Meijer,  Self-organization. Fueling connections between chemistry and biology, Science 349, 1056-1057 (2015)


D. van der Zwaag, T.F.A. de Greef, E.W. Meijer, Programmable supramolecular polymerizations, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 54, 8334-8336 (2015)


L.N. Neumann, M.B. Baker, C.M.A. Leenders, I.K. Voets, R.P.M. Lafleur, A.R.A. Palmans, E.W. Meijer, Supramolecular polymers for organocatalysis in water, Org. Biomol. Chem. 13, 7711-7719 (2015)


C.H. Fox, G.M. ter Huurne, R.J. Wojtecki, G.O. Jones, H.W. Horn, E.W. Meijer, C.W. Frank, J.L. Hedrick, J.M. Garcia, Supramolecular motifs in dynamic covalent PEG-hemiaminal organogels, Nature Communications 6, 7417 (2015)


G.M. ter Huurne, M.A.J. Gilissen, A.R.A. Palmans, I.K. Voets, E.W. Meijer, The coil-to-globule transition of single-chain polymeric nanoparticles with a chiral internal secondary structure, Macromolecules 48, 3949-3956 (2015)


 N. Hosono, A.M. Kushner, J. Chung, A.R.A. Palmans, Z.B. Guan, E.W. Meijer, Forced unfolding of single-chaing polymeric nanoparticles, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 137, 6880-6888 (2015)


J.A. Berrocal, L.M. Pitet, M.M.L. Nieuwenhuizen, L. Mandolini, E.W. Meijer, S. Di Stefano, Ring-opening metathesis polymerization of a diolefinic [2]-catenane-copper(I) complex: an easy route to polycatenanes, Macromolecules 48, 1358-1363 (2015)


 E. Huerta, B. van Genabeek, B.A.G. Lamers, M.M.E. Koenigs, E.W. Meijer, A.R.A. Palmans, Triggering activity of catalytic rod-like supramolecular polymers, Chem. Eur. J. 21, 3682-3690 (2015)


T.F.E. Paffen, G. Ercolani, T.F.A. de Greef, E.W. Meijer, Supramolecular buffering by ring-chain competition, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 137, 1501-1509 (2015)


P.J.M. Stals, M. Artar, P. Vendrig, A.R.A. Palmans, E.W. Meijer, Consequences of subtle chiral effects: from “majority-rules” to “minority-rules”, Aust. J. Chem 68, 622-626 (2015)


M. Garcia-Iglesias, B.F.M. de Waal, I. de Feijter, A.R.A. Palmans, E.W. Meijer, Nanopatterned superlattices in self-assembled C-2-symmetric oligodimethylsiloxane-based benzene-1,2,3-tricarboxamides, Chem. Eur. J. 21, 377-385 (2015)


 P.A. Korevaar, C. Genier, E.W. Meijer, Toward model-driven engineering of supramolecular copolymers, J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem.53, 385-391 (2015)


M.B. Baker, L. Albertazzi, I.K. Voets, C.M.A. Leenders, A.R.A. Palmans, G.M. Pavan, E.W. Meijer, Consequences of chirality on the dynamics of a water-soluble supramolecular polymer, Nature Communications 6, 6234 (2015)

2014 and earlier

 A list of earlier publications can be found here: Publication List