Publications

Original Research Papers
 2017

"Light-fueled, spatiotemporal modulation of mechanical properties and rapid self-healing of graphene-doped supramolecular elastomers"
B. A. New, B. Zhu, M. Remi, F. Beckert, M. Noack, S. Hackelbusch, S. Seiffert, R. Mülhaupt, and A. Walther, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2017, 27, 1700767.

"Diffusion of rigid nanoparticles in crowded polymer-hydrogel networks: Dominance of segmental density over crosslinking density."
S. Walta, F. Di Lorenzo, K. Ma, U. Wiesner, W. Richtering, and S. Seiffert, Colloid Polym. Sci. 2017, 295, 1371–1381.


"Effect of polymer network inhomogeneity on the volume phase transitions of thermo- and pH-sensitive weakly charged microgels."
D. Rochette, B. Kent, A. Habicht, and S. Seiffert, Colloid Polym. Sci. 2017, 295, 507–520.

"Metallo-Polymer Chain Extension Controls the Morphology and Release Kinetics of Microparticles Composed of Terpyridine-Capped Polylactides and their Stereocomplexes."
M. Brzeziński, A. Kacprzak, M. Calderón, and S. Seiffert, Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2017, 38, 1600790.

"Connectivity defects enhance chain dynamics in supramolecular polymer model-network gels."
A. Habicht, S. Czarnecki, T. Rossow, and S. Seiffert, J. Polym. Sci. B: Polym. Phys. 2017, 55, 19–29.

                                                        
2016

"Self-Diffusion of Associating Star-Shaped Polymers."
S. Tang, A. Habicht, S. Li, S. Seiffert, and B. D. Olsen, Macromolecules 2016, 49, 5599–5608.

"Core−Shell Microgels with Switchable Elasticity at Constant Interfacial Interaction."
M. Seuß, W. Schmolke, A. Drechsler, A. Fery, and S. Seiffert, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2016, 8, 16317–16327.

"Hybrid Polymer-Network Hydrogels with Tunable Mechanical Response."
S. Czarnecki, T. Rossow, and S. Seiffert, Polymers 2016, 8, 82.

"Effect of Droplet Size in Acrylamide-Based Microgel Formation by Microfluidics."
F. Di Lorenzo and S. Seiffert, Macromol. React. Eng. 2016, 10, 201–205.

"Effect of Supramolecular Inter-Chain Sticking on the Low-Frequency Relaxation of Transient Polymer Networks."
S. Seiffert, Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2016, 37, 257–264.

 

2015

"Dynamically Crosslinked Polydimethylsiloxane Networks with Ambient-Temperature Self-Healing."
W. Schmolke, N. Perner, and S. Seiffert, Macromolecules 2015, 48, 8781–8788.

"Monodisperse microspheres from supramolecular complexing polylactides."
M. Brzeziński and S. Seiffert, Mater. Lett. 2015, 161, 471–475.

"Macroscopic and Microscopic Elasticity of Heterogeneous Polymer Gels."
F. Di Lorenzo, J. Hellwig, R. von Klitzing, and S. Seiffert, ACS Macro Lett. 2015, 4, 698–703.

"Counter-effect of Brownian and elastic forces on the liquid-to-solid transition of microgel suspensions."
F. Di Lorenzo and S. Seiffert, Soft Matter 2015, 11, 5235–5245.

"Hybrid Microgels with Thermo-Tunable Elasticity for Controllable Cell Confinement."
S. Hackelbusch, T. Rossow, D. Steinhilber, D. A. Weitz, and S. Seiffert, Adv. Healthcare Mater. 2015, 4, 1841–1848.

"Critical fluctuations and static inhomogeneities in polymer gel volume phase transitions."
A. Habicht, W. Schmolke, G. Goerigk, F. Lange, K. Saalwächter, M. Ballauff, and S. Seiffert, 
J. Polym. Sci. B: Polym. Phys. 2015, 53, 1112–1122.

"Faster Droplet Production by Delayed Surfactant-Addition in Two-Phase Microfluidics to form Thermo-Sensitive Microgels."
S. Seiffert, F. Friess, A. Lendlein, and C. Wischke, J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2015, 452, 38–42.

"Refractive index mismatch can misindicate anomalous diffusion in single-focus fluorescence correlation spectroscopy."
S. Lehmann, S. Seiffert, and W. Richtering, Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2015, 216, 156–163.

 

2014

"Relaxation and Dynamics in Transient Polymer Model Networks."
T. Rossow, A. Habicht, and S. Seiffert, Macromolecules 2014, 47, 6473–6482.

"Microfluidic synthesis of pharmacologically responsive supramolecular biohybrid microgels."
D. Hövermann, T. Rossow, R. J. Gübeli, S. Seiffert, and W. Weber, Macromol. Biosci. 2014, 14, 1730–1734.

"Tracer Diffusion in Heterogeneous Polymer Networks."
F. Di Lorenzo and S. Seiffert, Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2014, 215, 2097–2111.

"Multiresponsive Polymer Hydrogels by Orthogonal Supramolecular Chain Cross-Linking."
S. Hackelbusch, T. Rossow, H. Becker, and S. Seiffert, Macromolecules 2014, 47, 4028–4036.

"Diffusion of guest molecules within sensitive core-shell microgel carriers."
S. Lehmann, S. Seiffert, and W. Richtering, J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2014, 431, 204–208.

"The Non-Effect of Polymer Network Inhomogeneities in Microgel Volume Phase Transitions: Support for the Mean-Field Perspective."
A. Habicht, W. Schmolke, F. Lange, K. Saalwächter, and S. Seiffert, Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2014, 215, 1116–1133.

"Supramolecular Polymer Gels with Potential Model-Network Structure."
T. Rossow and S. Seiffert, Polymer Chem. 2014, 5, 3018–3029.

 

2013

"A Microgel Construction Kit for Bioorthogonal Encapsulation and pH-Controlled Release of Living Cells."
„Ein Mikrogelbaukasten für die bioorthogonale Verkapselung und pH-gesteuerte Freisetzung von lebenden Zellen.“
D. Steinhilber, T. Rossow, S. Wedepohl, F. Paulus, S. Seiffert, and R. Haag, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 13538–13543; Angew. Chem. 2013, 125, 13780–13785.

"Particulate and continuum mechanics of microgel pastes: effect and non-effect of compositional heterogeneity."
F. Di Lorenzo and S. Seiffert, Colloid Polym. Sci. 2013, 291, 2927–2933.

"Chain Dynamics in Supramolecular Polymer Networks."
S. Hackelbusch, T. Rossow, P. Van Assenbergh, and S. Seiffert, Macromolecules 2013, 46, 6273–6286.

"Supramolecular Hydrogel Capsules Based on PEG: A Step towards Degradable Biomaterials with Rational Design."
T. Rossow, S. Bayer, R. Albrecht, C. C. Tzschucke, and S. Seiffert, Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2013, 34, 1401–1407.

"Macro- and Microrheology of Heterogeneous Microgel Packings."
F. Di Lorenzo and S. Seiffert, Macromolecules 2013, 46, 1962–1972.

"A modular construction kit for supramolecular polymer gels."
T. Rossow, S. Hackelbusch, P. Van Assenbergh, and S. Seiffert, Polymer Chem. 2013, 4, 2515–2527.

"Small-angle X-ray scattering in droplet-based microfluidics."
R. Stehle, G. Goerigk, D. Wallacher, M. Ballauff, and S. Seiffert, Lab Chip 2013, 13, 1529–
1537.
 

2012

"Spatially Resolved Tracer Diffusion in Complex Responsive Hydrogels."
S. Lehmann, S. Seiffert, and W. Richtering, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012,134, 15963–15969.

"Dynamic supramolecular poly(isobutylene)s for self-healing materials."
F. Herbst, S. Seiffert, and W. H. Binder, Polymer Chem. 2012, 3, 3084–3092.

"Non-Spherical Soft Supraparticles from Microgel Building Blocks."
S. Seiffert, Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2012, 33, 1286–1293.

"Impact of Polymer Network Inhomogeneities on the Volume Phase Transition of Thermo-Responsive Microgels."
S. Seiffert, Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2012, 33, 1135–1142.

"Controlled Synthesis of Cell-Laden Microgels by Radical-Free Gelation in Droplet Microfluidics."
T. Rossow, J. A. Heyman, A. J. Ehrlicher, A. Langhoff, D. A. Weitz, R. Haag, and S. Seiffert, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 4983−4989.

“Non-Coalescence of Oppositely Charged Droplets in pH-Sensitive Emulsions.”
T. Liu, S. Seiffert, J. Thiele, A. R. Abate, D. A. Weitz, and W. Richtering, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2012,109, 384–389.

“Does Size Matter? Elasticity of Compressed Suspensions of Colloidal- and Granular-Scale Microgels.”
P. Menut, S. Seiffert, J. Sprakel, and D. A. Weitz, Soft Matter 2012, 8, 156–164.

 

2011

"Double emulsions with controlled morphology by microgel scaffolding."
J. Thiele and S. Seiffert, Lab Chip 2011, 11, 3188–3192.

"Synthesis of Monodisperse Microparticles from Non-Newtonian Polymer Solutions with Microfluidic Devices."
A. R. Abate, M. Kutsovsky, S. Seiffert, M. Windbergs, L. F. V. Pinto, A. Rotem, A. S. Utada, and D. A. Weitz, Adv. Mater. 2011, 23, 1757–1760.

"Reduced UV light scattering in PDMS microfluidic devices."
S. Seiffert, J. Dubbert, W. Richtering, and D. A. Weitz, Lab Chip 2011, 11, 966–968.

“Hyperbranched polyglycerols on the nanometer and micrometer scale.”
D. Steinhilber, S. Seiffert, J. A. Heyman, F. Paulus, D. A. Weitz, and R. Haag, Biomaterials 2011, 32, 1311–1316.

 

2010

“Janus Microgels Produced from Functional Precursor Polymers.”
S. Seiffert, M. B. Romanowsky, and D. A. Weitz, Langmuir 2010, 26, 14842–14847.

“Controlled Fabrication of Polymer Microgels by Polymer-Analogous Gelation in Droplet Microfluidics.”
S. Seiffert and D. A. Weitz, Soft Matter 2010, 6, 3184–3190.

“Smart Microgel Capsules from Macromolecular Precursors.”
S. Seiffert, J. Thiele, A. R. Abate, and D. A. Weitz, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 6606–6609.

 

2008

“Diffusion of Linear Macromolecules and Spherical Particles in Semidilute Polymer Solutions and Polymer Networks.”
S. Seiffert and W. Oppermann, Polymer 2008, 49, 4115–4126.

“Systematic Evaluation of FRAP Experiments Performed in a Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope – Part II: Multiple Diffusion Processes.”
G. I. Hauser, S. Seiffert, and W. Oppermann, J. Microsc. 2008, 230, 353–362.

 

2007

“Hydrogel Formation by Photocrosslinking of Dimethylmaleimide Functionalized Polyacrylamide.”
S. Seiffert, K. Saalwächter, and W. Oppermann, Polymer 2007, 48, 5599–5611.

“Amine-Functionalized Polyacrylamide for Labeling and Crosslinking Purposes.”
S. Seiffert and W. Oppermann, Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2007, 208, 1744–1752.

 

2005

“Systematic Evaluation of FRAP Experiments Performed in a Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope.”
S. Seiffert and W. Oppermann, J. Microsc. 2005, 220, 20–30.



 

Feature Articles and Reviews


"Origin of Nanostructural Inhomogeneity in Polymer-Network Gels."
S. Seiffert, Polymer Chem. 2017, DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01035D.

"Scattering Perspectives on Nanostructural Inhomogeneity in Polymer Network Gels."
S. Seiffert, Prog. Polym. Sci. 2017, 66, 1–21.

"Microfluidics and Macromolecules: Top-Down Analytics and Bottom-Up Engineering of Soft Matter at Small Scales."
S. Seiffert, Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2017, 218, 1600280.

„Trendbericht Makromolekulare Chemie 2015."
S. Seiffert, Nachr. Chem. 2016, 64, 332–340.

"Supramolecular Polymer Networks: Preparation, Properties, and Potential."
T. Rossow and S. Seiffert, Adv. Polym. Sci. 2015, 268, 1–46.

„Trendbericht Makromolekulare Chemie 2014."
S. Seiffert, B. Esser, J. Thiele, R. Staff, C. Holtze, S. Koltzenburg, G. Oenbrink, and N. Nestle, Nachr. Chem. 2015, 63, 336–347.

"Nanostructural heterogeneity in polymer networks and gels."
F. Di Lorenzo and S. Seiffert, Polymer Chem. 2015, 6, 5515–5528.

"Effect and Evolution of Nanostructural Complexity in Sensitive Polymer Gels."
S. Seiffert, Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2015, 216, 9–22.

“Polymeric Supramolecular Hydrogels as Materials for Medicine.“
S. Hackelbusch and S. Seiffert, Ch. 7 in X. J. Loh (Ed.) “In-Situ Gelling Polymers for Biomedical Applications”, Springer Science & Business Media, Singapore 2015.

„Nanostrukturelle Inhomogenität in Polymernetzwerken.“
F. Di Lorenzo and S. Seiffert, Nachr. Chem. 2014, 62, 858–861.

“Sensitive Microgels as Model Colloids and Microcapsules.“
S. Seiffert, J. Polym. Sci. A: Polym. Chem. 2014, 52, 435–449.

“Small but Smart: Sensitive Microgel Capsules.”
„Klein aber fein: Sensitive Mikrogelkapseln.“
S. Seiffert, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 11462–11468; Angew. Chem. 2013, 125, 11674–11680.

“Microgel Capsules Tailored by Droplet-Based Microfluidics.”
S. Seiffert, ChemPhysChem 2013, 14, 295–304.

“Physical chemistry of supramolecular polymer networks.”
S. Seiffert and J. Sprakel, Chem. Soc. Rev. 2012, 41, 909–930.

“Functional Microgels Tailored by Droplet-Based Microfluidics.”
S. Seiffert, Macromol. Rapid. Commun. 2011, 32, 1600–1609.

„Zweiphasenmikrofluidik zur Erzeugung monodisperser Designeremulsionen.”
S. Seiffert, BIOspektrum 2011, 17, 583–585.

“Microfluidic Fabrication of Smart Microgels from Macromolecular Precursors.”
S. Seiffert and D. A. Weitz, Polymer 2010, 51, 5883–5889.

“Systematic Analysis of FRAP Experiments.”
S. Seiffert, G.I.T. Imaging&Microscopy 2007, 4/2007, 48–50.

„Konfokale Laserscanningmikroskopie als vielseitiges Werkzeug in der Polymerforschung – Arbeitsweise, Anwendungen und Ansätze einer LifeScience-Technologie in den Materialwissenschaften.“
S. Seiffert, A. Langhoff, and W. Oppermann, TUContact 2005, 17, 68–71.



 

Book
“Supramolecular Polymer Networks and Gels.”
S. Seiffert (Ed.), Adv. Polym. Sci. 2015, Vol. 268.




Patent
"Method of forming droplets in a multiple-phase system."
F. Friess, S. Seiffert, A. Lendlein, and C. Wischke, EP 2962751 (2017).