Publications

34. Jeon, S.; Kamble, Y.L.; Kang, H.; Shi, J.; Wade, M.A.; Patel, B.B.; Pan, T.; Rogers, S.A.; Sing, C.E.; Guironnet, D.; Diao, Y. Direct- ink- write cross- linkable bottlebrush block copolymers for on- the- fly control of structural color. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2024, 121 (9), e2313617121. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2313617121.

 

33. Miller, S. A.; Guironnet, D. Tunable Latency of Hydrosilylation Catalyst by Ligand Density on Nanoparticle Supports. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2023, 62 (5). https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.202214267.

 

32. Wang, N.M; Dillon, S. Guironnet, D. Immobilization and Study of Homogeneous Catalysts in a Continuous Flow Reactor Using Inorganic Particles Coated with Polymer. Catal. Lett. 2023, 153, 1150-1158. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10562-022-04056-6.

 

31. Kamble, Y. L.; Walsh, D. J.; Guironnet, D. Precision of Architecture-Controlled Bottlebrush Polymer Synthesis: A Monte Carlo Analysis. Macromolecules. 2022, 55 (23), 10255–10263. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.2c01835.

 

30. Wang, N. M.; Strong, G.; Dasilva, V.; Gao, L.; Huacuja, R.; Konstantinov, I. A.; Rosen, M. S.; Nett, A. J.; Ewart, S.; Geyer, R.; Scott, S. L.; Guironnet, D. Chemical Recycling of Polyethylene by Tandem Catalytic Conversion to Propylene. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022, 144 (40), 18526–18531. https://doi.org/10.1021/jacs.2c07781.

 

29. Harrier, D. D.; Guironnet, D. Design Rules for Performing Water-Sensitive Ring-Opening Polymerizations in an Aqueous Dispersion. Polym. Chem. 2022, 13 (17), 2459–2468. https://doi.org/10.1039/d2py00069e.

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

 

28. Pan, T.; Dutta, S.; Kamble, Y.; Patel, B. B.; Wade, M. A.; Rogers, S. A.; Diao, Y.; Guironnet, D.; Sing, C. E. Materials Design of Highly Branched Bottlebrush Polymers at the Intersection of Modeling, Synthesis, Processing, and Characterization. Chem. Mater. American Chemical Society March 8, 2022, pp 1990–2024. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemmater.1c04030.

 

27. Wang, N. M.; Dillon, S.; Guironnet, D. Mechanistic Investigations on a Homogeneous Ruthenium Guerbet Catalyst in a Flow Reactor. React. Chem. Eng. 2022, 7 (3), 711–718. https://doi.org/10.1039/d1re00551k.

 

26. Pan, T.; Patel, B. B.; Walsh, D. J.; Dutta, S.; Guironnet, D.; Diao, Y.; Sing, C. E. Implicit Side-Chain Model and Experimental Characterization of Bottlebrush Block Copolymer Solution Assembly. Macromolecules. 2021, 54 (8), 3620–3633. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.1c00336.

 

25. Patel, B. B.; Chang, Y.; Park, S. K.; Wang, S.; Rosheck, J.; Patel, K.; Walsh, D.; Guironnet, D.; Diao, Y. PolyChemPrint: A Hardware and Software Framework for Benchtop Additive Manufacturing of Functional Polymeric Materials. J. Polym. Sci. 2021, 59 (21), 2468–2478. https://doi.org/10.1002/pol.20210086.

 

24. Yan, T.; Guironnet, D. Synthesis of Telechelic Polyolefins. Polym. Chem. Royal Society of Chemistry September 28, 2021, pp 5126–5138. https://doi.org/10.1039/d1py00819f.

 

23. Potter, M. M.; Guironnet, D. Photophysical Properties of Soluble Light-Harvesting Polyhydrofurans from Post-Polymerization Functionalization of Polyketones. Eur. Polym. J. 2021, 147. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2021.110302.

 

22. Walsh, D. J.; Wade, M. A.; Rogers, S. A.; Guironnet, D. Challenges of Size-Exclusion Chromatography for the Analysis of Bottlebrush Polymers. Macromolecules. 2020, 53 (19), 8610–8620. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.0c01357.

 

21. Harrier, D. D.; Kenis, P. J. A.; Guironnet, D. Ring-Opening Polymerization of Cyclic Esters in an Aqueous Dispersion. Macromolecules 2020, 53 (18), 7767–7773. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.0c01300.

 

20. Yan, T.; Guironnet, D. Amphiphilic Triblock Copolymers Containing Polypropylene as the Middle Block. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59 (51), 22983–22988. https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.202009165.

 

19. Walsh, D. J.; Schinski, D. A.; Schneider, R. A.; Guironnet, D. General Route to Design Polymer Molecular Weight Distributions through Flow Chemistry. Nat. Commun. 2020, 11 (1). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-16874-6.

18. Patel, B. B.; Walsh, D. J.; Kim, D. H.; Kwok, J.; Lee, B.; Guironnet, D.; Diao, Y. Tunable Structural Color of Bottlebrush Block Copolymers through Direct-Write 3D Printing from Solution. Sci. Adv. 2020, 6 (24). 

 

17. Horn, A. G.; Johnston, T. C.; Guironnet, D. Biphasic Seeded Emulsion Polymerization in a Tubular Flow Reactor. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2020, 59 (22), 10389–10396. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.iecr.0c00961.

 

16. Wade, M. A.; Walsh, D.; Lee, J. C. W.; Kelley, E.; Weigandt, K.; Guironnet, D.; Rogers, S. A. Color, Structure, and Rheology of a Diblock Bottlebrush Copolymer Solution. Soft. Matter. 2020, 16 (21), 4919–4931. https://doi.org/10.1039/d0sm00397b.

 

15. Yan, T.; Guironnet, D. Polyethylene Containing Triblock Copolymers Synthesized by Post-Polymerization Functionalization. Macromolecules. 2020, 53 (11), 4338–4344. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.0c00627.

 

14. Guironnet, D.; Peters, B. Tandem Catalysts for Polyethylene Upcycling: A Simple Kinetic Model. J. Phys. Chem. A. 2020, 124 (19), 3935–3942. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpca.0c01363.

 

13. Yan, T.; Guironnet, D. Combination of Olefin Insertion Polymerization and Olefin Metathesis to Extend the Topology and Composition of Polyolefins. Sci. China. Chem. 2020, 63 (6), 755–757. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11426-020-9724-9.

 

12. Walsh, D. J.; Hyatt, M. G.; Miller, S. A.; Guironnet, D. Recent Trends in Catalytic Polymerizations. ACS Catal. 2019, 9 (12), 11153–11188. https://doi.org/10.1021/acscatal.9b03226.

11. Hyatt, M. G.; Walsh, D. J.; Lord, R. L.; Andino Martinez, J. G.; Guironnet, D. Mechanistic and Kinetic Studies of the Ring Opening Metathesis Polymerization of Norbornenyl Monomers by a Grubbs Third Generation Catalyst. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141 (44), 17918–17925. https://doi.org/10.1021/jacs.9b09752.

 

10. Walsh, D. J.; Dutta, S.; Sing, C. E.; Guironnet, D. Engineering of Molecular Geometry in Bottlebrush Polymers. Macromolecules. 2019, 52 (13), 4847–4857. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.9b00845.

 

9. Boucher-Jacobs, C.; Li, B.; Schroeder, C. M.; Guironnet, D. Solubility and Activity of a Phosphinosulfonate Palladium Catalyst in Water with Different Surfactants. Polym. Chem. 2019, 10 (16), 1988–1992. https://doi.org/10.1039/c9py00154a.

 

8. Hyatt, M. G.; Guironnet, D. Introduction of Highly Tunable End-Groups in Polyethylene via Chain-Transfer Polymerization Using a Cobalt(III) Catalyst. Organometallics. 2019, 38 (4), 788–796. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.organomet.8b00765.

 

7. Dutta, S.; Wade, M. A.; Walsh, D. J.; Guironnet, D.; Rogers, S. A.; Sing, C. E. Dilute Solution Structure of Bottlebrush Polymers. Soft Matter. 2019, 15 (14), 2928–2941. https://doi.org/10.1039/c9sm00033j.

6. Walsh, D. J.; Guironnet, D. Macromolecules with Programmable Shape, Size, and Chemistry. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 2019, 116 (5), 1538–1542. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1817745116.

 

5. Yan, T.; Walsh, D. J.; Qiu, C.; Guironnet, D. One-Pot Synthesis of Block Copolymers Containing a Polyolefin Block. Macromolecules. 2018, 51 (24), 10167–10173. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.8b02475.

 

4. Walsh, D. J.; Su, E.; Guironnet, D. Catalytic Synthesis of Functionalized (Polar and Non-Polar) Polyolefin Block Copolymers. Chem. Sci. 2018, 9 (20), 4703–4707. https://doi.org/10.1039/c8sc00450a.

3. Boucher-Jacobs, C.; Rabnawaz, M.; Katz, J. S.; Even, R.; Guironnet, D. Encapsulation of Catalyst in Block Copolymer Micelles for the Polymerization of Ethylene in Aqueous Medium. Nat. Commun. 2018, 9 (1). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-03253-5.

2. Walsh, D. J.; Lau, S. H.; Hyatt, M. G.; Guironnet, D. Kinetic Study of Living Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization with Third-Generation Grubbs Catalysts. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139 (39), 13644–13647. https://doi.org/10.1021/jacs.7b08010.

1. Hyatt, M. G.; Guironnet, D. Silane as Chain Transfer Agent for the Polymerization of Ethylene Catalyzed by a Palladium(II) Diimine Catalyst. ACS Catal. 2017, 7 (9), 5717–5720. https://doi.org/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