Publications

30. Chemical Recycling of Polyethylene by Tandem Catalytic Conversion to Propylene

Nicholas M. Wang, Garrett Strong, Vanessa DaSilva, Lijun Gao, Rafael Huacuja, Ivan Konstantinov, Mari Rosen, Alex Nett, Sean Ewart, Roland Geyer, Susannah Scott, and Damien Guironnet

ChemRxiv 2022 DOI: 10.1021/jacs.2c07781

29. Design rules for performing water-sensitive ring-opening polymerizations in an aqueous

Danielle Harrier and Damien Guironnet

Polymer Chemistry 2022 DOI: 10.1039/D2PY00069E

Graphical abstract: Design rules for performing water-sensitive ring-opening polymerizations in an aqueous dispersion

28. Materials Design of Highly Branched Bottlebrush Polymers at the Intersection of Modeling, Synthesis, Processing, and Characterization

Tianyuan Pan, Sarit Dutta, Yash Kamble, Bijal B. Patel, Matthew A. Wade, Simon A. Rogers, Ying Diao, Damien Guironnet, and Charles E. Sing 

Chem. Mater. 2022 DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.1c04030 

27. Mechanistic investigations on a homogeneous ruthenium Guerbet catalyst in a flow reactor

Nicholas M. Wang, Sam Dillon, and Damien Guironnet

Reaction Chemistry & Engineering 2021 DOI: 10.1039/d1re00551k

26. Implicit Side-Chain Model and Experimental Characterization of Bottlebrush Block Copolymer Solution Assembly

Tianyuan Pan, Bijal B. Patel, Dylan J. Walsh, Sarit Dutta, Damien Guironnet, Ying Diao, and Charles E. Sing

Macromolecules 2021 DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.1c00336

25. PolyChemPrint: A hardware and software framework for benchtop additive manufacturing of functional polymeric materials

Bijal B. Patel, Yilong Chang, Sang Kyu Park, Siqing Wang, John Rosheck, Kush Patel, Dylan Walsh, Damien Guironnet, and Ying Diao

Journal of Polymer Science 2021 DOI: 10.1002/pol.20210086

24. Synthesis of telechelic polyolefins

Tianwei Yan and Damien Guironnet

Polymer Chemistry 2021 DOI: 10.1039/D1PY00819F

 

23. Photophysical properties of soluble light-harvesting polyhydrofurans from post-polymerization functionalization of polyketones

Maggie Potter and Damien Guironnet

European Polymer Journal 2021 DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2021.110302

22. Challenges of Size-Exclusion Chromatography for the Analysis of Bottlebrush Polymers

Dylan J. Walsh, Matthew A. Wade, Simon A. Rogers, and Damien Guironnet

Macromolecules 2020 DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c01357

21. Ring-Opening Polymerization of Cyclic Esters in an Aqueous Dispersion

Danielle Harrier, Paul Kenis, and Damien Guironnet

Macromolecules 2020 DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c01300E

20. Amphiphilic triblock copolymers containing polypropylene as the middle block

Tianwei Yan and Damien Guironnet

Angewandte Chemie 2020 DOI: 10.1002/anie.202009165

19. General route to design polymer molecular weight distributions through flow chemistry

Dylan J. Walsh, Devin A. Schinski, Robert A. Schneider, and Damien Guironnet

Nature Communications 2020 DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-16874-6

18. Tunable structural color of bottlebrush block copolymers through direct-write 3D printing from solution

Bijal B. Patel, Dylan J. Walsh, Do Hoon Kim, Justin Kwok, Byeongdu Lee, Damien Guironnet, and Ying Diao

Science Advances 2020 DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aaz7202

17. Biphasic Seeded Emulsion Polymerization in a Tubular Flow Reactor

Alexander G. Horn, Thomas C. Johnston, and Damien Guironnet

Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 2020 DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.0c00961

16. Color, structure, and rheology of a diblock bottlebrush copolymer solution

Matthew A. Wade, Dylan Walsh, Johnny Ching-Wei Lee, Elizabeth Kelley, Katie Weigandt, Damien Guironnet, and Simon A. Rodgers

Soft Matter 2020 DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.0c00961

15. Polyethylene Containing Triblock Copolymers Synthesized by Post-polymerization Functionalization

Tianwei Yan and Damien Guironnet

Macromolecules 2020 DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c00627

14. Tandem Catalysts for Polyethlene Upcycling: a Simple Kinetic Model

Damien Guironnet and Baron Peters

Journal of Physical Chemistry 2020 DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.0c01363

13. Combination of olefin insertion polymerization and olefin metathesis to extend the topology and composition of polyolefins

Tianwei Yan and Damien Guironnet

SCIENCE CHINA Chemistry 2020 DOI: 10.1007/s11426-020-9724-9

12. Recent Trends in Catalytic Polymerizations

Dylan J. Walsh, Michael G. Hyatt, Susannah A. Miller, and Damien Guironnet

ACS Catalysis 2019 DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.9b03226

11. Mechanistic and Kinetic Studies of the Ring Opening Metathesis Polymerization of Norbornenyl Monomers by a Grubbs Third Generation Catalyst

Michael G. Hyatt, Dylan J. Walsh, Richard L. Lord, José G. Andino Martinez, and Damien Guironnet

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019 DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b09752

10. Engineering of Molecular Geometry in Bottlebrush Polymers

Dylan J. Walsh, Sarit Dutta, Charles E. Sing, and Damien Guironnet

Macromolecules 2019 DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.9b00845

9. Solubility and activity of a phosphinosulfonate palladium catalyst in water with different surfactants

Camille Boucher-Jacobs, Bo Li, Charles M. Schroeder, and Damien Guironnet

Polymer Chemistry 2019 DOI: 10.1039/C9PY00154A

8. Introduction of Highly Tunable End-Groups in Polyethylene via Chain-Transfer Polymerization using a Cobalt(III) Catalyst

Michael Hyatt and Damien Guironnet

Organometallics 2019 DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.8b00765

7. Dilute solution structure of bottlebrush polymers

Sarit Dutta,  Matthew A Wade,  Dylan J Walsh, Damien Guironnet, Simon A Rogers,  and Charles E Sing

Soft Matter 2019 DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00033J

6. Macromolecules with programmable shape, size and chemistry

Dylan J. Walsh and Damien Guironnet

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2019 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1817745116

5. One-Pot Synthesis of Block Copolymers Containing a Polyolefin Block

Tianwei Yan, Dylan J. Walsh, Chengling Qiu, and Damien Guironnet

Macromolecules 2018 DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.8b02475

4. Catalytic Synthesis of Functionalized (polar and non-polar) Polyolefin Block Copolymers

Dylan J. Walsh, Eric Su, and Damien Guironnet

Chem. Sci 2018 DOI: 10.1039/C8SC00450A

3. Encapsulation of Catalyst in Block Copolymer Micelles for the Polymerization of Ethylene in Aqueous Medium

Camille Boucher-Jacobs, Muhammad Rabnawaz, Joshua S. Katz, Ralph Even, and Damien Guironnet

Nature Communications 9, 841 DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-03253-5

2. Kinetic Study of Living Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization with Third-Generation Grubbs Catalysts

Dylan J. Walsh, Sii Hong Lau, Michael G. Hyatt, and Damien Guironnet

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017 DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b08010

1. Silane as Chain Transfer Agent for the polymerization of Ethylene Catalyzed by a Palladium(II) Diimine Catalyst

Michael G. Hyatt and Damien Guironnet

ACS Catal. 2017 DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.7b01299

 

 

Publications (Prior to UIUC)

 

10. Synthesis and Characterization of Carbazolide-Based Iridium PNP Pincer Complexes. Mechanistic and Computational Investigation of Alkene Hydrogenation: Evidence for an Ir(III)/Ir(V)/Ir(III) Catalytic Cycle

Chen Cheng, Bong Gon Kim, Damien Guironnet, Maurice Brookhart, Changjian Guan, David Y. Wang, Karsten Krogh-Jespersen and Alan S. Goldman

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 6672. DOI: 10.1021/ja501572g

9. Synthesis of p-Xylene from Ethylene

Thomas W. Lyons, Damien Guironnet, Michael Findlater, and Maurice Brookhart

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 15708. DOI: 10.1021/ja307612b

8. Preparation and Characterization of Conjugated Polymers Made by Postpolymerization Reactions of Alternating Polyketones

Chen Cheng, Damien Guironnet, James Barborak, and Maurice Brookhart

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 9658. DOI: 10.1021/ja202361k

7. Reactivity of Methacrylates in Insertion Polymerization

Thomas Rünzi, Damien Guironnet, Inigo Göttker-Schnetmann, and Stefan Mecking

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 16623. DOI: 10.1021/ja107538r

6. Mechanistic Insights on Acrylate Insertion Polymerization

Damien Guironnet, Lucia Caporaso, Boris Neuwald, Inigo Göttker-Schnetmann, Luigi Cavallo, and Stefan Mecking

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 4418. DOI: 10.1021/ja910760n

5. Water-Soluble Complexes [(k2–P,O-Phosphinesulfonato)PdMe(L)] and Their Catalytic Properties

Dao Zhang, Damien Guironnet, Inigo Göttker-Schnetmann, and Stefan Mecking

Organometallics 2009, 28, 4072. DOI: 10.1021/om9003225

4. Ethylene Polymerization in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide with Binuclear Nickel(ii) Catalysts

Damien Guironnet, Tobias Friedberger, and Stefan Mecking

Dalton Trans. 2009, 8929. DOI: 10.1039/B912883B

3. Catalytic Polymerization in Dense CO2 to Controlled Microstructure Polyethylenes

Damien Guironnet, Inigo Göttker-Schnetmann, and Stefan Mecking

Macromolecules 2009, 42, 8157. DOI: 10.1021/ma901397q

2. Insertion Polymerization of Acrylate

Damien Guironnet, Philipp Roesle, Thomas Rünzi, Inigo Göttker-Schnetmann, and Stefan Mecking

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 131, 422. DOI: 10.1021/ja808017n

1. Control of Molecular Weight in Ni(ii)-Catalyzed Polymerization via the Reaction Medium

Damien Guironnet, Thomas Rünzi, Inigo Göttker-Schnetmann, and Stefan Mecking

Chem. Commun. 2008, 4965. DOI: 10.1039/B811888D

 

Patents

 

5. Encapsulated catalyst and methods of olefin polymerization

Damien Guironnet, Muhammad Rabanawaz, Ralph Even, Andrew Hughes, and Joshua Katz

Rohm and Haas Company and The Board Of Trustees Of The University of Illinois, USA. 2021, 27pp.

Patent Number: US10947330

4. Flow controlled synthesis of bottlebrush macromolecules

Damien Guironnet and Dylan J. Walsh

The Board Of Trustees Of The University of Illinois, USA. 2020, 73pp. Patent Number: US20200407488A1

3. Method for synthesis of end-functionalized polyolefins

Damien Guironnet, Michael G. Hyatt, and Dylan J. Walsh

The Board Of Trustees Of The University of Illinois, USA. 2019, 17pp. Patent Number: US10414903B2

2. Methods for synthesis of polyolefin-containing block copolymers

Damien Guironnet and Dylan J. Walsh

The Board Of Trustees Of The University of Illinois, USA. 2019, 24pp. Patent Number: US10370521B2

1. Multistep catalytic synthesis of p-xylene and toluene

Maurice Brookhart, Michael Findlater, Damien Guironnet, and Thomas W. Lyons

The University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill, USA. 2013, 12pp. Patent Number: US20130237732A1