1. Dan Song, Ayman Husari, Frederik Kotz-Helmer, Pascal Tomakidi, Bastian E. Rapp, Jürgen Rühe
    Two-Photon Direct Laser Writing of 3D Scaffolds through C, H-Insertion Crosslinking in a One-Component Material System
    Small 2023, 2306682
    DOI: 10.1002/smll.202306682
  2. Lokman Alpsoy, Abanoub Selim Sedeky, Ulrike Rehbein, Kathrin Thedieck, Thomas Brandstetter, and Jürgen Rühe
    Particle ID: A Multiplexed Hydrogel Bead Platform for Biomedical Applications
    ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2023, 15, 48, 55346–55357
    DOI: 10.1021/acsami.3c12122

  3. Anna Luongo, Alexander Ritter von Stockert, Frank D. Scherag, Thomas Brandstetter, Markus Biesalski, and Jürgen Rühe
    Controlling Fluorescent Readout in Paper-based Analytical Devices
    ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng. 2023, 9, 11, 6379–6389.
    DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.3c00736

  4. Felix Joachim Gatti, Wanhao Cai, Richard Herzog, Amirmasoud Gharavian, Andreas Kailer, Norman Baltes, Peter Rabenecker, Philipp Mörchel, Bizan N Balzer, Tobias Amann, Jürgen Rühe
    Investigation of programmable friction with ionic liquid mixtures at the nano-and macroscales
    Lubricants 2023, 11, 376
    DOI: 10.3390/lubricants11090376

  5. Dennis Rusitov, Florian Deussen, and Jürgen Rühe
    Fast UV- and Visible Light Induced Polymer Network Formation Using Carbene Mediated C–H-insertion Based Crosslinking (CHic) Via Nitrophenyl Diazo Esters
    Advanced Materials Interfaces 2023, 10, 2300316
    DOI: 10.1002/admi.202300316

  6. Lena Mungenast, Ronya Nieminen, Carine Gaiser, Ana Bela Faia-Torres, Jürgen Rühe, and Laura Suter-Dick
    Electrospun decellularized extracellular matrix scaffolds promote the
    regeneration of injured neurons

    Biomaterials and Biosystems 2023, 11, 1000081
    DOI: 10.1016/j.bbiosy.2023.100081

  7. Carina Ludwig, Jan Leutner, Oswald Prucker, Jürgen Rühe and Manfred Kohl
    Miniature-scale elastocaloric cooling by rubber-based foils
    Jounal of Physics: Energy 2023, 6, 015009
    DOI: 10.1088/2515-7655/ad0cff

  8. Nicolas Geid, Jan Ulrich Leutner, Oswald Prucker and Jürgen Rühe
    Maskless Writing of Surface-Attached Micro-Magnets by Two-Photon Crosslinking
    Actuators 2023, 12, 124.
    DOI: 10.3390/act12030124
  9. Samuel Franz Gatti, Felix Gatti, Tobias Amann, Andreas Kailer, Kevin Moser, Patrick Weiss, Claudia Seidel, and Jürgen Rühe
    Tribological performance of electrically conductive and self-lubricating polypropylene–ionic-liquid composites
    RSC Advances, 2023, 13, 8000-8014.
    DOI: 10.1039/D3RA00712J




  1. Suresh Reddy Banda, Holger Klapproth, Nicolaas Smit, Sonja Bednar, Thomas Brandstetter, and Jürgen Rühe
    An advanced and efficient asymmetric PCR method for microarray applications
    Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology 2022, 10, 1045154.
    DOI: 10.3389/fbioe.2022.1045154

  2. Maryam Bahrami, Vincent Le Houérou, and Jürgen Rühe
    Lubrication Mechanism of Surface-Attached Hydrogel Layers in Sliding Contact
    Advanced Materials Interfaces 2022, 9, 2201581.
    DOI: 10.1002/admi.202201581

  3. Dan Song, Frederik Kotz-Helmer, Bastian Rapp, and Jürgen Rühe
    Substrate-Independent Maskless Writing of Functionalized Microstructures Using CHic Chemistry and Digital Light Processing
    ACS Applied Material Interfaces 2022, 14, 50288–50295.
    DOI: 10.1021/acsami.2c12000

  4. Lena Mungenast, Fabian Züger, Jasmin Selvi, Ana Bela Faia-Torres, Jürgen Rühe, Laura Suter-Dick, and Maurizio R. Gullo
    Directional Submicrofiber Hydrogel Composite Scaffolds Supporting Neuron Differentiation and Enabling Neurite Alignmen
    International Journal of  Molecular Sciences 2022, 23, 11525.
    DOI: 10.3390/ijms231911525

  5. Anil Rajak, Jürgen Rühe
    High Hysteresis Suspended Wetting State: A Wetting Regime for Controlled Trapping of Drops on Micro-Trench Covered Surfaces
    Advanced Materials Interfaces 2022, 9, 2201018.
    DOI: 10.1002/admi.202201018

  6. Alexander Bleiziffer, Jonas Kost, Jürgen Rühe
    Thermal Structuring of Surface-Attached Polymer Networks by C,H Insertion Reactions
    Macromolecular Materials and Engineering 2022, 307, 2200345.
    DOI: 10.1002/mame.202200345

  7. Retno Ardhani, Tiyastiti Suraya, Martha Purnami Wulanjati, Ika Dewi Ana, Jürgen Rühe, and Bidhari Pidhatika
    Photoreactive polymer and C,H-insertion reaction to tailor the properties of CHA/gelatin-based scaffold
    International Journal of Polymer Analysis and Characterization 2022, 27, 326-345.
    DOI: 10.1080/1023666X.2022.2076012 

  8. Stefan Müllers, Mara Florea-Hüring, Bernhard von Vacano, Bernd Bruchmann, Jürgen Rühe
    Hairy surfaces by cold drawing leading to dense lawns of high aspect ratio hairs
    Scientific Reports 2022, 12, 9952
    DOI: 10.1038/s41598-022-13419-3
  9. Tobias A. Weber, Lukas Metzler, Patrick L. Fosso Tene, Thomas Brandstetter, Jürgen Rühe
    Single-Color Barcoding for Multiplexed Hydrogel Bead-Based Immunoassays
    ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2022, ASAP
    DOI: 10.1021/acsami.2c04361
  10. Carmen J. Eger, Martin Horstmann, Simon Poppinga, Renate Sachse, Rebecca Thierer, Nikolaus Nestle, Bernd Bruchmann, Thomas Speck, Manfred Bischoff, Jürgen Rühe
    The Structural and Mechanical Basis for Passive‐Hydraulic Pine Cone Actuation.
    Advanced Science 2022, 2200458.
    DOI: 10.1002/advs.202200458
  11. Nathan Bentley, Frank Daniel Scherag, Thomas Brandstetter, Jürgen Rühe
    Protein Repellent, Surface-Attached Hydrogels Through Spray Coating
    Advanced Materials Interfaces 2022, 2102359.
    DOI: 10.1002/admi.202102359
  12. Julia K. Meinzer, Michael Henze, Chinnayan Kannan Pandiyarajan, Oswald Prucker, Wolfgang Bothe, Friedhelm Beyersdorf, Jürgen Rühe
    Hemocompatible Surfaces Through Surface-attached Hydrogel Coatings and their Functional Stability in a Medical Environment
    ASAIO 2022, 68, 56-63.
    DOI: 10.1097/MAT.0000000000001426




  1. Patrick L. Fosso Tene, Anne Stumpf, Marc Zinggeler, Volker Reuck, Arif Malik, Wilfried Weigel, Marina Müller, Richard Kneusel, Thomas Brandstetter, Jürgen Rühe
    Linear Cryogel Arrays: On the Fast Track for Borreliosis Detection
    Analytical Chemistry 2021, 93, 36, 12426–12433
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.1c02561
  2. Patrick L. Fosso Tene, Andreas Weltin, Florian Tritz, Herve J. Defeu Soufo, Thomas Brandstetter, Jürgen Rühe
    Cryogel Monoliths for Analyte Enrichment by Capture and Release
    Langmuir 2021, 37, 37, 11041–11048,
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.1c01638
  3. Yasaman Tahouni, Friederike Krüger, Simon Poppinga, Dylan Wood, Matthias Pfaff, Jürgen Rühe, Thomas Speck and Achim Menges
    Programming sequential motion steps in 4D-printed hygromorphs by architected mesostructure and differential hygro-responsiveness
    Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 16 055002.
    DOI: 10.1088/1748-3190/ac0c8e
  4. Jonas Kost, Alexander Bleiziffer, Dennis Rusitov, and Jürgen Rühe
    Thermally Induced Cross-Linking of Polymers via C,H Insertion Cross-Linking (CHic) under Mild Conditions
    Journal of the American Chemical Society 2021, 143, 10108–10119.
    DOI: 10.1021/jacs.1c02133
  5. Thananthorn Kanokwijitsilp, Martin Körner, Oswald Prucker, Alexandra Anton, Jan Lübke, and Jürgen Rühe
    Kinetics of Photocrosslinking and Surface Attachment of Thick Polymer Films
    Macromolecules 2021, 54, 6238–6246.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.1c00121
  6. Simon Schölch, Jan-Lukas Schäfer, Tobias Meckel, Thomas Brandstetter, Markus Biesalski, and Jürgen Rühe
    Diazo-Based Copolymers for the Wet Strength Improvement of Paper Based on Thermally Induced CH-Insertion Cross-Linking
    Biomacromolecules 2021, 22, 2864–2873.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.1c00249
  7. Konstantinos Roumpos, Sarah Fontaine, Thomas Pfohl, Oswald Prucker, Jürgen Rühe & Günter Reiter
    Measurements of periodically perturbed dewetting force fields and their consequences on the symmetry of the resulting patterns
    Scientific Reports 2021, 11, 13149.
    DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-92544-x
  8. Alexander J. Straub, Frank D. Scherag, Hye In Kim, Mark-Steven Steiner, Thomas Brandstetter, and Jürgen Rühe
    “CHicable” and “Clickable” Copolymers for Network Formation and Surface Modification
    Langmuir 2021, 37, 6510-6520.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.1c00669
  9. J.-L. Schäfer, Simon Schölch, Oswald Prucker, Thomas Brandstetter, Jürgen Rühe, A. Ritter v. Stockert, T. Meckel & Markus Biesalski
    Accessibility of fiber surface sites for polymeric additives determines dry and wet tensile strength of paper sheets
    Cellulose 2021, 28, 5775–5791.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10570-021-03817-7




  1. Felix Gatti, Tobias Amman, Andreas Kailer, Norman Baltes, Jürgen Rühe, and Peter Gumbsch
    Towards programmable friction: control of lubrication with ionic liquid mixtures by automated electrical regulation
    Scientific Reports 2020, 10, 17634
    DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-74709-2

  2. Maryam Bahrami, Vincent Le Houerou, and Jürgen Rühe
    Lubrication of surfaces covered by surface-attached hydrogel layers
    Tribology International 2020, 149, 105637

    DOI: 10.1016/j.triboint.2019.02.045

  3. Lukas Metzler, Ulrike Rehbein, Jan-Niklas Schönberg, Thomas Brandstetter, Kathrin Thedieck, and Jürgen Rühe
    Breaking the Interface: Efficient Extraction of Magnetic Beads from Nanoliter Droplets for Automated Sequential Immunoassays
    Analytical Chemistry 2020, 92, 10283-10290
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.0c00187

  4. Pieter Samyn, Markus Biesalski, Johan Dalin, Jürgen Wilde, Oswald Prucker, and Jürgen Rühe
    Self-assembly of microsystem components with micrometer gluing pads through capillary forces
    Jounal of Manufacturing Processes 2020, 53, 376-387
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jmapro.2020.03.026

  5. Hubert Hauser, Kai Mühlbach, Oliver Höhn, Ralph Müller, Sonja Seitz, Jürgen Rühe, Stefan W. Glunz, and Benedikt Bläsi
    Tailored disorder: a self-organized photonic contact for light trapping in silicon-based tandem solar cells
    Optics Express 2020, 28, 10909-10918
    DOI: 10.1364/OE.390312

  6. Nayana Tusamda Wakhloo, Sebastian Anders, Florent Badique, Melanie Eichhorn, Isabelle Brigaud, Tatiana Petithory, Maxime Vassaux, Jean-Louis Miland, Jean-Noel Freund, Jürgen Rühe, Patricia M. Davidson, Laurent Peiuchot, and Karine Anselme
    Actomyosin, vimentin and LINC complex pull on osteosarcoma nuclei to deform on micropillar topography
    Biomaterials 2020 234, 119746
    DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2019.119746

  7. Taisuke Kojima, Ayman Husari, Martin Philipp Dieterle, Sarah Fontaine, Oswald Prucker, Pascal Tomakidi, and Jürgen Rühe
    PnBA/PDMAA‐Based Iron‐Loaded Micropillars Allow for Discrete Cell Adhesion and Analysis of Actuation‐Related Molecular Responses
    Advanced Materials Interfaces 2020, 1901806
    DOI: 10.1002/admi.201901806 (Open Access)

  8. Simon Zunker, and Jürgen Rühe
    Photo-Crosslinking of Thioxanthone Group Containing Copolymersfor Surface Modification and Bioanalytics
    Macromolecules 2020, 53, 1752-1759
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.9b01503

  9. Gottfried Martin, Jan Lübke, Suzanna Schefold, Jens F. Jordan, Günther Schlunck, Thomas Reinhard, Thananthorn Kanokwijitsilp, Oswald Prucker, Jürgen Rühe, and Alexandra Anton
    Prevention of Ocular Tenon Adhesion to Sclera by a PDMAA Polymer to Improve Results after Glaucoma Surgery
    Macromolecular Rapid Communications 2020, 41, 1900352
    DOI: 10.1002/marc.201900352 (Open Access)

  10. Wei Chen, Tobias Amann, Andreas Kailer, and Jürgen Rühe
    Macroscopic Friction Studies of Alkylglucopyranosides as Additives for Water-Based Lubricants
    Lubricants 2020, 8, 11
    DOI: 10.3390/lubricants8010011




  1. Anne Stumpf, Thomas Brandstetter, Johannes Hübner, and Jürgen Rühe
    Hydrogel based protein biochip for parallel detection of biomarkers for diagnosis of a Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS) in human serum
    Plos One 2019
    DOI: 10.1371/JOURNAL.PONE.0225525

  2. Ayman Husari, Thorsten Steinberg, Martin Philipp Dieterle, Oswald Prucker, Jürgen Rühe, Britta Jung, Pascal Tomakidi
    On the relationship of YAP and FAK in hMSCs and osteosarcoma cells: Discrimination of FAK modulation by nuclear YAP depletion or YAP silencing
    Cellular Signalling 2019, 63, 109382
    DOI: 10.1016/j.cellsig.2019.109382

  3. Matthias Menzel, Wei‐Liang Chen, Kimberly Simancas, Hong Xu, Oswald Prucker, Christopher K. Ober, Jürgen Rühe
    Entropic death of nonpatterned and nanopatterned polyelectrolyte brushes
    Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry 2019, 57, 1283-1295
    DOI: 10.1002/pola.29384

  4. Wei Chen, Tobias Amann, Andreas Kailer, Jürgen Rühe
    Thin-Film Lubrication in the Water/Octyl β-d-Glucopyranoside System: Macroscopic and Nanoscopic Tribological Behavior
    Langmuir 2019, 35, 7136-7145
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.9b00383

  5. Zalikha Murni Abdul Hamid, Mara Florea, Sascha Fliegener, Michael Schober, Jörg Hohe, Jürgen Rühe
    Chemical Modification of Fiber‐Matrix Interfaces of Glass Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastics and Methods for Interface Characterization
    Advanced Engineering Materials 2019, 21, 1800590
    DOI: 10.1002/adem.201800590

  6. Carolin Kleber, Karen Lienkamp, Jürgen Rühe, Maria Asplund
    Electrochemically Controlled Drug Release from a Conducting Polymer Hydrogel (PDMAAp/PEDOT) for Local Therapy and Bioelectronics
    Advanced Healthcare Materials 2019, 8, 1801488
    DOI: 10.1002/adhm.201801488

  7. Pieter Samyn, Markus Biesalski, Oswald Prucker, Jürgen Rühe
    Confining acrylate-benzophenone copolymers into adhesive micropads by photochemical crosslinking
    Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry 2019, 377, 80-91
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2019.03.040

  8. Pieter Samyn, Markus Biesalski, Oswald Prucker, Jürgen Rühe
    Dewetting and photochemical crosslinking of adhesive pads onto lithographically patterned surfaces
    Journal of Applied Polymer Science 2019, 136, 47321
    DOI: 10.1002/app.47321

  9. Bidhari Pidhatika, Nan Zhao, Marc Zinggeler, Jürgen Rühe
    Surface-attached dual-functional hydrogel for controlled cell adhesion based on poly(N,N-dimethylacrylamide)
    Journal of Polymer Research 2019, 26, 69
    DOI: 10.1007/s10965-019-1728-2

  10. Marc Zinggeler, Thomas Brandstetter, Jürgen Rühe
    Biophysical Insights on the enrichment of Cancer Cells from Whole Blood by (Affinity) Filtration
    Scientific Reports 2019, 9, 1246
    DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-37541-3

  11. Bidhari Pidhatika, Nan Zhao, Jürgen Rühe
    Development of surface-attached thin film of non-fouling hydrogel from poly(2-oxazoline)
    Journal of Polymer Research 2019, 26, 21
    DOI: 10.1007/s10965-018-1677-1




  1. Esther K. Riga, Jürgen Rühe, and Karen Lienkamp
    Non-Delaminating Polymer Hydrogel Coatings via C,H-Insertion Crosslinking (CHic)-A Case Study of Poly(oxanorbornenes)
    Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics 2018, 219, 1800397.
    DOI: 10.1002/macp.201800397

  2. Frank D. Scherag, Andreas Mader, Marc Zinggeler, Nicole Birsner, Richard E. Kneusel, Thomas Brandstetter, Jürgen Rühe
    Blocking-Free and Substrate-Independent Serological Microarray Immunoassays
    Biomacromolecules, 2018, 19, 4641–4649.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.8b01334 

  3. Jan-Niklas Schönberg, Marc Zinggeler , Patrick Fosso, Thomas Brandstetter, Jürgen Rühe
    One-Step Photochemical Generation of Biofunctionalized Hydrogel Particles via Two-Phase Flow
    ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2018, 10, 39411–39416.
    DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b11757

  4. Tobias Amann, Felix Gatti, Natalie Oberle, Andreas Kailer, and Jürgen Rühe
    Galvanically induced potentials to enable minimal tribochemical wear of stainless steel lubricated with sodium chloride and ionic liquid aqueous solution
    Friction 2018, 6, 230-242.
    DOI: 10.1007/s40544-017-0198-y

  5. Roland Hönes, and Jürgen Rühe
    "Nickel Nanoflowers" with Surface-Attached Fluoropolymer Networks by C,H Insertion for the Generation of Metallic Superhydrophobic Surfaces
    Langmuir 2018, 34, 5342-5351.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b03915

  6. Eleonora Grespan, Giovanni G. Giobbe, Florent Badique, Karine Anselme, Jürgen Rühe, and Nicola Elvassore
    Effect of geometrical constraints on human pluripotent stem cell nuclei in pluripotency and differentiation
    Integrative Biology 2018, 10, 278-289.
    DOI: 10.1039/c7ib00194k

  7. Frank D. Scherag, Thomas Brandstetter, and Jürgen Rühe
    Geometrically enhanced sensor surfaces for the selective capture of cell-like particles in a laminar flow field
    Biomicrofluidics 2018, 12, 014116
    DOI: 10.1063/1.5017714

  8. Oswald Prucker, Thomas Brandstetter, and Jürgen Rühe
    Surface-attached hydrogel coatings via C,H-insertion crosslinking for biomedical and bioanalytical applications (Review)
    Biointerphases 2018, 13, 010801
    DOI: 10.1116/1.4999786

  9. Simon Poppinga, Cordt Zollfrank, Oswald Prucker, Jürgen Rühe, Achim Menges, and Thomas Speck
    Toward a New Generation of Smart Biomimetic Actuators for Architecture
    Advanced Materials 2018, 1703653
    DOI: 10.1002/adma.201703653



  1. Jürgen Rühe
    And There Was Light: Prospects for the Creation of Micro- and Nanostructures through Maskless Photolithography
    ACS Nano 2017, 11,  8537-8541 .
    DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b05593

  2. Philip Kotrade and Jürgen Rühe
    Malonic acid diazo esters for C,H - insertion crosslinking (CHic) reactions: A versatile and powerful tool for the generation of tailor made surfaces
    Angewandte Chemie Intl. Ed. 2017, 56, 14405–14410.
    DOI: 10.1002/anie.201704486

  3. David Schwärzle, Xiaoqang Hou, Oswald Prucker, and Jürgen Rühe
    Polymer Microstructures through Two-Photon Crosslinking
    Advanced Materials 2017, 1703469
    DOI: 10.1002/adma.201703469

  4. Carolin Kleber, Michael Bruns, Karen Lienkamp, Jügen Rühe, and Maria Asplund
    An interpenetrating, microstructurable and covalently attached conducting polymer hydrogel for neural interfaces
    Acta Biomaterialia 2017, 58, 365–375.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.actbio.2017.05.056

  5. Roland Hönes, Vitaliy Kondrashov, Haosu Huai, and Jürgen Rühe
    Wetting Transitions in Polymer Nanograss Generated by Nanoimprinting
    Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics 2017, 218, 1700056.
    DOI: 10.1002/macp.201700056

  6. Wei-Liang Chen, Matthias Menzel, Oswald Prucker, Endian Wane, Christopher K. Ober, and Jürgen Rühe
    Morphology of Nanostructured Polymer Brushes Dependent on Production and Treatment
    Macromolecules 2017, 50 4715–4724.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b00714

  7. Gregor J. Osterwinter, Rodrigo Navarro-Crespo, Oswald Prucker, Michael Henze, and Jürgen Rühe
    Surface-attached Polymer Networks through Carbene Intermediates generated from α-Diazo esters
    Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry 2017, early view
    DOI: 10.1002/pola.28702

  8. Marc Zinggeler, Patrick L. Fosso, Yan Hao, Thomas Brandstetter, and Jürgen Rühe
    Preparation of Linear Cryogel Arrays as a Microfluidic Platform for Immunochromatographic Assays
    Analytical Chemistry2017, 89, 5697–5701.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b01182

  9. Roland Hönes, Vitaliy Kondrashov, and Jürgen Rühe
    Molting materials: Restoring Superhydrophobicity after Severe Damage via Snakeskin-like Shedding
    Langmuir 2017, 33, 4833–4839.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b00814

  10. Wei-Liang Chen, Matthias Menzel, Tsukasa Watanabe, Oswald Prucker, Jürgen Rühe, and Christopher K. Ober
    Reduced Lateral Confinement and Its Effect on Stability in Patterned Strong Polyelectrolyte Brushes
    Langmuir 2017, 33, 3296–3303
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b00165

  11. Marc Zinggeler, Jan-Niklas Schönberg, Patrick L. Fosso, Thomas Brandstetter, and Jürgen Rühe
    Functional Cryogel Microstructures Prepared by Light-Induced Cross-Linking of a Photoreactive Copolymer
    ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2017, 9, 12165–12170.
    DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b01232
  12. Christian Kelb, Martin Körner, Oswald Prucker, Jürgen Rühe, Eduard Reithmeier, and Bernhard Roth
    PDMAA Hydrogel Coated U-Bend Humidity Sensor Suited for Mass-Production
    Sensors 2017, 17, 517.
    DOI: 10.3390/s17030517
  13. Michael Seidenstücker, Jürgen Rühe, Norbert P. Südkampa, Annerose Serr, Annette Wittmer, Marc Bohner, Anke Bernstein, and Hermann O. Mayr
    Composite material consisting of microporous β-TCP ceramic and alginate for delayed release of antibiotics
    Acta Biomaterialia, 2017, 51, 433-446.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.actbio.2017.01.045
  14. Frank D. Scherag,Robert Niestroj-Pahl,Solveigh Krusekopf,Klaus Lücke,Thomas Brandstetter,and Jürgen Rühe
    Highly Selective Capture Surfaces on Medical Wires for Fishing Tumor Cells in Whole Blood
    Analytical Chemistry, 2017, 89, 1846-1854.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.6b04219


  1. Eleonora Grespan, Sebastian Martewicz, Elena Serena, Vincent Le Houerou, Jürgen Rühe, and Nicola Elvassore
    Analysis of Calcium Transients and Uniaxial Contraction Force in Single Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes on Microstructured Elastic Substrate with Spatially Controlled Surface Chemistries
    Langmuir 2016, 32, 12190-12201.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b03138
  2. Vinicio Carias, Zohreh Nemati Porshokouh, Kristen Stojak Repa, Javier Alonso, Hariharan Srikanth, Jürgen Rühe, Ryan Toomey, and Jing Wang
    Remotely Controlled Micromanipulation by Buckling Instabilities in Fe3O4 Nanoparticle Embedded Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) Surface Arrays
    ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2016, 8, 28012-28018.

    DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b05899

  3. C.K. Pandiyarajan, Oswald Prucker, and Jürgen Ruhe
    Humidity Driven Swelling of the Surface-Attached Poly(N-alkylacrylamide) Hydrogels
    Macromolecules 2016, 49, 8254-8264.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b01379
  4. Christian Kelb, Raimund Rother, Anne-Katrin Schuler, Moritz Hinkelmann, Maik Rahlves, Oswald Prucker, Claas Müller, Jürgen Rühe, Eduard Reithmeier, and Bernhard Roth

    Manufacturing of embedded multimode waveguides by reactive lamination of cyclic olefin polymer and polymethylmethacrylate
    Optical Engineering 2016, 55, 037103.
    DOI: 10.1117/1.OE.55.3.037103

  5. Srinivas Bengaluru Subramanyam, Vitaliy Kondrashov, Jürgen Rühe, and Kripa K. Varanasi
    Low Ice Adhesion on Nano-Textured Superhydrophobic Surfaces under Supersaturated Conditions
    ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2016, 8, 12583–12587.
    DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b01133

  6. Anne-Katrin Schuler, Oswald Prucker and Jürgen Rühe
    On the Generation of Polyether-Based Coatings through Photoinduced C,H Insertion Crosslinking
    Macromolecular Chemitry and Physics, 217, 2016, 1457–1466.
    DOI: 10.1002/macp.201600065
  7. Martin Körner, Oswald Prucker, and Jürgen Rühe
    Kinetics of the Generation of Surface-Attached Polymer Networks through C, H-Insertion Reactions
    Macromolecules, 2016, 49, 2438–2447.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.5b02734
  8. Sirasa Yodmongkol, Boonsong Sutapun, Verayuth Praphanphoj, Toemsak Srikhirin, Thomas Brandstetter, and Jürgen Rühe
    Fabrication of protein microarrays for alpha fetoprotein detection by using a rapid photo-immobilization process
    Sensing and Bio-Sensing Research, 2016, 7, 95-99.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.sbsr.2016.01.010
  9. Ke Li, Chinnayan Kanna Pandiyarajan, Oswald Prucker, and Jürgen Rühe
    On the Lubrication Mechanism of Surfaces Covered with Surface-Attached Hydrogels
    Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 2016, 217, 526-536.
    DOI: 10.1002/macp.201500243
  10. Jan-Niklas Schönberg, Vitaliy Kondrashov, Anton Prokhorov, and Jürgen Rühe
    Capacitive humidity and dew-point sensing: Influence of wetting of surface-attached polymer monolayers on the sensor response
    Sensors and Actuators B-Chemical, 2016, 222,87-94.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.snb.2015.08.021


  1. Holger Klapproth, Sonja Bednar, Johannes Baader, Mirko Lehmann, Ingo Freund, Thomas Brandstetter and Jürgen Rühe
    Development of a multi-analyte CMOS sensor for point-of-care testing 
    Sensing and Bio-Sensing Research, 2015, 5, 117-122.
  2. Ke Li, Tobias Amann, Mathias List, Michael Walter, Michael Moseler, Andreas Kailer, and Jürgen Rühe
    Ultralow Friction of Steel Surfaces Using a 1,3-Diketone Lubricant in the Thin Film Lubrication Regime
    Langmuir, 2015, 31, 11033-11039.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.5b02315
  3. Melanie Eichhorn, Cleo Stannard, Karine Anselm, and Jürgen Rühe
    Nucleus deformation of SaOs-2 cells on rhombic mu-pillars
    Journal of Materials Science - Materials in Medicine, 2015, 26, 108
    DOI: 10.1007/s10856-015-5427-1


  1. Tianyang Zheng, Gerhard Baaken, Martin Vellinger, Jan C. Behrends, and Jürgen Rühe
    Generation of chip based microelectrochemical cell arrays for long-term and high-resolution recording of ionic currents through ion channel proteins

    Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 2014, 205, 268-275.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.snb.2014.08.001

  2.  Martin Rendl, Thomas Brandstetter, and Jürgen Rühe
    Solid-Phase Extraction in Segmented Flow
    Langmuir, 2014, 30, 12804–12811.
    DOI: 10.1021/la502645z

  3. Frank Scherag, Thomas Brandstetter, and Jürgen Rühe

    Raising the shields: PCR in the presence of metallic surfaces protected by tailor-made coatings.
    Colloids and surfaces. B, Biointerfaces, 2014, 122, 576-82.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfb.2014.07.035

  4. Patrick Singer and Jürgen Rühe
    On the mechanism of deposit formation during thermal oxidation of mineral diesel and diesel/biodiesel blends under accelerated conditions
    Fuel, 2014, 133, 245-252.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2014.04.041
  5. Maral Baghai, Noriko Tamura, Friedhelm Beyersdorf, Michael Henze, Oswald Prucker, Jürgen Rühe, Shinya Goto, Barbara Zieger, Claudia Heilmann
    Platelet repellent properties of hydrogel coatings on polyurethane coated surfaces
    ASAIO Journal, 2014, 60, 587-593.
    DOI: 10.1097/MAT.0000000000000118
  6. Michael Henze, Daniel Mädge, Oswald Prucker, and Jürgen Rühe
    “Grafting Through”: Mechanistic Aspects of Radical Polymerization Reactions with Surface-Attached Monomers
    Macromolecules 2014, 47, 2929–2937.
    DOI: 10.1021/ma402607d
  7. Mónica Pérez, Rodrigo Navarro, Oswald Prucker, and Jürgen Rühe 
    Binding of Functionalized Polymers to Surface-Attached Polymer Networks Containing Reactive Groups 
    Macromolecules, 2014, 47, 2695-2702.
    DOI: 10.1021/ma500282b
  8. Vitaliy Kondrashov and Jürgen Rühe
    Microcones and Nanograss: towards mechanically robust superhydrophobic surfaces
    Langmuir, 2014,30, 4342-4350.
    DOI: 10.1021/la500395e
  9. Pieter Samyn, Kamlesh Shroff, Oswald Prucker, Jürgen Rühe, and Markus Biesalski
    Colorimetric sensing properties of catechol-functional polymerized vesicles in aqueous solution and at solid surfaces
    Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 2014, 441, 242-254.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2013.09.003


  1. Martin Rendl, Thomas Brandstetter, and Jürgen Rühe

    Time-Resolved Analysis of Biological Reactions Based on Heterogeneous Assays in Liquid Plugs of Nanoliter Volume
    Analytical Chemistry, 2013, 85, 9469–9477.
    DOI: 10.1021/ac401752j

  2. Rodrigo Navarro, Mónica Pérez-Perrino, Oswald Prucker, and Jürgen Rühe

    Preparation of surface-attached polymer layers by thermal or photochemical activation of alpha-diazoester moieties
    Langmuir, 2013, 29, 10932-10939.
    DOI: 10.1021/la402323k

  3. Kerstin Schuh, Oswald Prucker, Jürgen Rühe

    Tailor-made polymer multilayers
    Advanced Functional Materials, 2013, 23, 6019-6023.
    DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201300846

  4. Meike Moschallski, Andreas Evers, Thomas Brandstetter, and Jürgen Rühe 

    Sensitivity of microarray based immunoassays using surface-attached hydrogels
    Analytica Chimica Acta, 2013, 781, 72-79.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.aca.2013.04.013

  5. Khalid A. Ibrahim, Ala’a H. Al-Muhtaseb, Oswald Prucker, and Jürgen Rühe 
    Preparation of hydrophilic polymeric nanolayers attached to solid surfaces via photochemical and ATRP techniques
    Journal of Polymer Research, 2013, 20, 124.
    DOI: 10.1007/s10965-013-0124-6
  6. Ke Li, Tobias Amann, Michael Walter, Michael Moseler, Andreas Kailer, and Jürgen Rühe

    Ultralow Friction Induced by Tribochemical Reactions: A Novel Mechanism of Lubrication on Steel Surfaces
    Langmuir,  2013, 29, 5207–5213.
    DOI: 10.1021/la400333d

  7. Michael Walter, Tobias Amann, Ke Li, Andreas Kailer, Jürgen Rühe, and Michael Moseler
    1,3-Diketone Fluids and Their Complexes with Iron
    Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 2013, 117, 3369–3376.
    DOI: 10.1021/jp400980y

  8. C K Pandiyarajan, Oswald Prucker, Barbara Zieger, and Jürgen Rühe

    Influence of the Molecular Structure of Surface-Attached Poly(N-alkyl Acrylamide) Coatings on the Interaction of Surfaces with Proteins, Cells and Blood Platelets
    Macromolecular Bioscience, 2013, 13, 873-884.
    DOI: 10.1002/mabi.201200445

  9. Groten J., Rühe J.
    Surfaces with Combined Microscale and Nanoscale Structures: A Route to Mechanically Stable Superhydrophobic Surfaces?
    Langmuir, 2013, 29, 3765–3772
    DOI: 10.1021/la304641q


  1. Christian Dorrer and Jürgen Rühe 
    Superaerophobicity: repellence of air bubbles from submerged, surface-engineered silicon substrates
    Langmuir, 2012; 28: 14968-14973.
    DOI: 10.1021/la303231z
  2. Jonas Groten, Christine Bunte, and Jürgen Rühe
    Light induced switching of surfaces at wetting transitions through photoisomerization of polymer monolayers
    Langmuir, 2012; 28: 15038-15046.
    DOI: 10.1021/la302764k
  3. Andreas Mader, Ulrike Riehle, Thomas Brandstetter,Elmar Stickeler, and Jürgen Rühe 
    Universal nucleic acid sequence-based amplification for simultaneous amplification of messengerRNAs and microRNAs
    Analytica Chimica Acta, 2012; 754: 1-7.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.aca.2012.09.045
  4. Anke Wörz, Bernd Berchtold, Katrin Moosmann, Oswald Prucker, and Jürgen Rühe
    Protein-resistant polymer surfaces
    Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2012; 22: 19547-19561.
    DOI: 10.1039/C2JM30820G



  1. Jacob Belardi, Nicolas Schorr, Oswald Prucker, and Jürgen RüheArtificial: Generation of Magnetice Actuators in Microfluidic Systems
    Advanced Functional Materials, 21, 2011, 3314-3320.
    DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201100787 
  2. Justine Hussong, Nicolas Schorr, Jacob Belardi, Oswald Prucker, Jürgen Rühe, and Jerry Westerweel
    Experimental investigation of the flow induced by artificial cilia
    Lab on a Chip, 11, 2011, 2017-2022
    DOI: 10.1039/C0LC00722F 
  3. Nino Lomadze, Alexey Kopyshev, Jürgen Rühe, and Sventlana Santer
    Light-Induced Chain Scission in Photosensitive Polymer Brushes
    Macromolecules, 44, 2011, 7372-7377
    DOI: 10.1021/ma201016q 
  4. Marlena Filimon, Ilona Kopf, Dietrich A. Schmidt, Erik Bründermann, Jürgen Rühe, Svetlana Santer, and Martina Havenith 
    Local chemical composition of nanophase-separated polymer brushes
    Physical Chemistry, Vol 13, 2011, 11620-11626
    DOI: 10.1039/c0cp02756a 
  5. Syed N. Khaderi, Cristian Craus, Jeanette Hussong, Nicolaus Schorr, Belardi, Jerry Westerweel, Oswald Prucker, Jürgen Rühe, Jap den Toonder, and Patrick Onck
    Magnetically-actuated artificial cilia for microfluidic propulsion
    Lab on a Chip, Vol 11, 2011, 2002-2010
    DOI: 10.1039/C0LC00411A 
  6. Amanda P. Siegel, Noor Feuza, Rainer Jordan, Jürgen Rühe, Christoph Naumann 
    Membrane organization and dynamics in physisorbed polymer-tethered phospholipid bilayers
    Abstracts of Papers of the ACS, Vol 241, 2011
  7. Christian Dorrer and Jürgen  Rühe.
    Micro to nano: Surface size scale and superhydrophobicity
    Beilstein J. Nanotechnol., Vol 2, 2011, 327-332-1
    DOI: 10.3762/bjnano.2.38  
  8. Ulrike Riehle, Andreas Mader, Thomas Brandstetter, Jürgen Rühe, Alex Zur Hausen, Elmar Stickeler
    Microarray-based Amplification and Detection of Micrornas
    Annals of Oncology, 22-2, 2011, 37
  9. Christian Schuh and Jürgen Rühe
    Penetration of Polymer Brushes by Chemical Nonidentical Free Polymers
    Macromolecules, Vol 44, 2011, 3502-3510
    DOI: 10.1021/ma102410z 
  10. Christian Schuh, Nino Lomadze, Jürgen Rühe, Alexey Kopyshev, and Svetlana Santer
    Photomechanical Degrafting of Azo-Functionalized Poly(methacrylic acid) (PMAA) Brushes
    J. Phys. Chem. B, 115, 2011, 10431–10438
    DOI: 10.1021/jp2041229  
  11. Martin Rendl, Bönisch, Andreas Mader, Kerstin Schuh, Oswald Prucker, Thomas  Brandstetter, and Jürgen Rühe
    Simple One-Step Process for Immobilization of Biomolecules on Polymer Substrates Based on Surface-Attached Polymer Networks
    Langmuir, Vol 27, 2011, 6116-6123
  12. Enrico Körner, Patrick Rupper, John Luebben, Axel Ritter, Jürgen Rühe, and Dirk Hegemann
    Surface topography, morphology and functionality of silver containing plasma polymer nanocomposites
    Surface & Coatings Technology, Vol 205, 2011, 2978-2984



  1. Ulrike Riehle, Andreas Mader, Thomas Brandstetter, Jürgen Ruhe , Alex zur Hausen, Elmar Stickeler
    A Biochip for Simultaneous Gene Expressions-and SNP Analysis in Breast Cancer
    Onkologie, 33, 2010, 142
  2. Thomas Brandstetter, Sebastian Bohmer, Oswald Prucker, Emmanuel Bissé , Alex zur Hausen, Juliane Alt-Moerbe, and Jürgen Rühe
    A polymer-based DND biochip platform for human papilloma virus genotyping
    Journal of Virological Methods, 2010, 40-48
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2009.07.027 
  3. G.K. Raghuraman,  Kerstin Schuh, Oswald Prucker, and Jürgen Rühe
    Attachment of Polymer Films to Solid Surfaces via Thermal Activation of Self-assembled Monolayers Containing Sulphonyl Azide Group
    Langmuir, Vol. 26, 2010, 769–774
    DOI: 10.1021/la9018019  
  4. Thomas Schenk, Thomas Brandstetter, Alex zur Hausen, Juliane Alt-Mörbe, Daniela Huzly, and Jürgen Rühe
    Comparison of a Polymer-Based DNA Biochip Platform with a Commercial PCR Followed by Reverse Hybridization for the Detection and Genotyping of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) in Clinical Samples
    J Clin Microbiol, 2010, 1428-35
  5. Christine Bunte, Oswald Prucker, Tobias König, and Jürgen Rühe
    Enzyme Containing Redox Polymer Networks for Biosensors or Biofuel Cells: A Photochemical Approach
    Langmuir, 26, 2010, 6019–6027
    DOI: 10.1021/la9037183
  6. Andreas Mader, Ulrike Riehle, Thomas Brandstetter, Elmar Stickeler, Alex zur Hausen, and Jürgen Rühe
    Microarray-based Amplification and Detection of RNA by Nucleic Acid Sequence-Based Amplification (NASBA)
    Analytical Bioanalytical chemistry, 2010
    DOI: 10.1007/s00216-010-3892-4  
  7. Pieter Samyn, Jürgen Rühe, and Markus Biesalski 
    Polymerizable Biomimetic Vesicles with Controlled Local Presentation of Adhesive Functional DOPA Groups
    Langmuir, 2010, 8573-8581
    DOI: doi.org/10.1021/la904629a  
  8. Johannes Baader, Holger Klapproth, Sonja Bednar, Thomas Brandstetter, Jürgen Rühe, Mirko Lehmann, and Ingo Freund
    Polysaccharide microarrays with a CMOS based signal detection unit
    Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 26, 2010, 1839-1846
    DOI: 10.1016/j.bios.2010.01.021 
  9. Meike Moschallski, Johannes Baader, Oswald Prucker, and Jürgen Rühe
    Printed protein microarrays on unmodified plastic substrates
    Analytica Chimica Acta, 671, 2010, 92-98
    DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.aca.2010.05.008 
  10. Nino Lomadze, Monica Perez, Oswald Prucker, Jürgen Rühe, and Helmut 
    Step-and-Repeat Assembly of Molecularly Controlled Ultrathin Polyaramide Layers
    Macromolecules, 2010, 9056-62
    DOI: doi.org/10.1021/ma101389p  
  11. J.D. Jeyaprakash Samuel, Thilo Brenner, Oswald Prucker, Markus Grumann, Jens Ducree, Roland Zengerle, and Jürgen Rühe
    Tailormade Microfluidic Devices Trough Photochemical Surface Modification
    Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 2010, 195-203
    DOI: doi.org/10.1002/macp.200900501  
  12. Thorsten Neumann, Andrew J. Bonham, Gregory Dame, Bernd Bertold, Thomas Brandstetter, and Jürgen Rühe
    Temperature and time resolved TIRF analysis of reusable DNA hydrogel chips
    Analytical chemistry, 82, 2010, 6124-6134

         DOI: doi.org/10.1021/ac1008578


  1. Sönke Petersen, Sidar Loschonsky, Oswald Prucker, Jürgen Rühe, and Markus Biesalski 
    Cell micro-arrays from surface-attached peptide-polymer monolayers
    Physica Status Solidi A-Applications and Materials Science, Vol. 206, 2009, 468-473
    DOI: doi.org/10.1002/pssa.200880484 
  2. Thomas Schenk, Thomas Brandstetter, Alex zur Hausen, Juliane Alt-Mörbe, Daniela Huzly, and Jürgen Rühe
    Comparison of a Polymer-Based DNA Biochip Platform with a Commercial PCR Followed by Reverse Hybridization for the Detection and Genotyping of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) in Clinical Samples
    J Clin Microbiol 47(5), 2009, 1428-35
  3. Christian Schuh, Svetlana Santer, Oswald Prucker, and Jürgen Rühe
    Polymer Brushes with Nanometer-Scale Gradients
    Advanced Materials, Vol. 21, 2009, 1-5
    DOI: doi.org/10.1002/adma.200901515 
  4. Christian Dorrer and Jürgen Rühe
    Some thoughts on superhydrophobic wetting
    Soft Matter, Vol 5, 51-61, 2009, 51-61
    DOI: doi.org/10.1039/B811945G  
  5. Christian Schlemmer,Wolfgang Benz, Bernd Berchtold, Jürgen Rühe, and Svetlana Santer
    The design of thin polymer membranes filled with magnetic particles on a microstructured silicon surface
    Nanotechnology, Vol 20, Number 25, 2009



  1. G.K. Raghuraman, Dhamodharan Raghavachari, Oswald Prucker, and Jürgen Rühe
    A Robust Method for the Immobilization of Polymer Melecules on SiO2 Surfaces
    Macromolecules, Vol 41, 2008, 873-878
    DOI: doi.org/10.1021/ma0708489 
  2. Christian Dorrer and Jürgen Rühe
    Drops on Microstructured Surfaces Coated with Hydrophilic Polymers: Wenzel´s Model and Beyond
    Langmuir, Vol 24, 2008, 1959-1964
    DOI: doi.org/10.1021/la7029938 
  3. G.K Raghuraman, Jürgen Rühe, and Dhamodharan Raghavachari
    Grafting of PMMA brushes on titania nanoparticulate surface via surface-initiated conventional radical and
    J Nanopart Res, Vol 10, 2008, 415-427
    DOI: doi.org/10.1007/s11051-007-9268-9  
  4. Vassilik Michailidou, Benoit Loppinet, Cong-Duan Vo, Jürgen Rühe, Klaus Tauer, and George Fytas 
    Observation of slow down of polystyrene nanogels diffusivities in contact with swollen polystyrene brushes
    European Physical Journale E, Vol 26, Issue 1-2, 2008, 34-41
    DOI: doi.org/10.1140/epje/i2007-10322-1 
  5. Kerstin Schuh, Oswald Prucker, and Jürgen Rühe
    Surface Attached Polymer Networks through Thermally Induced Cross-Linking of Sulfonyl Azide Group Containing Polymers
    Macromolecules, Vol. 41, 2008, 9284-9289
  6. Sidar Loschonsky, Kamlesh Shroff, Anke Wörz, Oswald Prucker, Jürgen Rühe, and Markus Biesalski
    Surface-attached PDMAA-GRGDSP hybrid polymer monolayers that promote the adhesion of living cells
    Biomacromolecules, Vol 9, 2008, 543-552
  7. Sidar Loschonsky, Julien Couet, and Markus Biesalski
    Synthesis of peptide-polymer conjugates by solution ATRP of n-Butylacrylate using an initiator-modified cyclic D-alt-L-peptide
    Macromol. Chem., Rapid Commun., 2008
  8. Miranda Deverall, Sumit Garg, Karin Ludtke, Rainer Jordan, Jürgen Rühe, and Christoph Naumann 
    Transbilayer coupling of obstructed lipid diffusion in polymer-tethered phospholipid bilayers
    Soft Matter, Vol 4, Issue 9, 2008, 1899-1908
  9. Christian Dorrer and Jürgen Rühe
    Wetting of Silicon Nanograss: From Superhydrophilic to Superhydrophobic Surfaces
    Advanced Materials, Vol 20, 2008, 159-163



  1. Emmanouela Fillippi, Vassilik Michailidou, Benoit Loppinet, Jürgen Rühe, and George Fytas
    Brownian Diffusion Close to a Polymer Brush
    Langmuir, Vol. 23, 2007, 5139-5142
    DOI: 10.1021/la0637162 
  2. Christian Dorrer and Jürgen Rühe
    Condensation and wetting transitions on microstructured ultrahydrophobic surfaces
    Langmuir, Vol. 23 (7), 2007, 3820-3824
  3. Christian Dorrer and Jürgen Rühe
    Contact line shape on ultrahydrophobic post surfaces
    Langmuir, Vol. 23 (6), 2007, 3179-3183
    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la062596v  
  4. Golze, S., Mohry, S., Klapproth, H., Rühe, J.
    DNA-chips based on polymer brushes
    Tissue Engineering, Vol.13, 2007, 886-886
  5. Sumit Garg, Jürgen Rühe, Karin Ludtke, Rainer Jordan, and Christoph Naumann
    Domain registration in raft-mimicking lipid mixtures studied using polymer-tethered lipid bilayers
    Biophysical Journal, Vol. 92 (4), 2007, 1263-1270
    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1529/biophysj.106.091082  
  6. Svetlana Santer, Alexey Kopyshev, Jörn Donges, Jürgen Rühe, Xueguang Jiang, Bin Zhao, and Marcus Müller
    Memory of Surface Patterns in Mixed Polymer Brushes: Simulation and Experiment
    Langmuir, Vol. 23 (1), 2007, 279 - 285
    DOI: 10.1021/la0629577 
  7. Jürgen Steigert, Stefan Haeberle, Thomas Brenner, Claas Müller, Chris Steinert, Peter Koltay, Norbert Gottschlich, Holger Reinecke, Jürgen Rühe, Roland Zengerle, and Jens Ducreé
    Rapid prototyping of microfluidic chips in COC
    Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 2007, 333-341
     DOI: 10.1088/0960-1317/17/2/020 
  8. Bulent Akgun, Dong Ryeol Lee, Hyeonjae Kim, Haining Zhang, Oswald Prucker, Jin Wang, Jürgen Rühe, and Mark Foster Self-Affine Surfaces of Polymer Brushes
    Macromolecules, Vol 40, 2007, 6361-6369
    DOI: 10.1021/ma0708794 
  9. Christian Dorrer, Oswald Prucker, and Jürgen Rühe
    Swellable, surfaces-attached polymer microlenses with tunable focal length
    Advanced Materials, Vol. 19 (3), 2007, 456
    DOI: 10.1002/adma.200601362  
  10. Hironobu Murata, Oswald Prucker, and Jürgen Rühe
    Synthesis of Functionalized Polymer Monolayers from Active Ester Brushes
    Macromolecules, Vol. 40, 2007, 5497 - 5503
    DOI: 10.1021/ma0624550 
  11. Anke Woerz, Bernd Berchtold, Steffen Kandler, Ulrich Egert, and Jürgen Rühe
    Tailormade surfaces for the guidance of neuronal cells
    Tissue Engineering, Vol 13 (4), 2007, 908-909
  12. Gerhard Baaken, Oswald Prucker, M. Sondermann, Jan Behrends, and Jürgen Rühe
    Towards a polymeric patch-on-chip design
    Tissue Engineering, Vo. 13(4), 2007, 889-889


  1. Christian Dorrer and Jürgen Rühe
    Advancing and Receding Motion of Droplets on Ultrahydrophobic Post Surfaces
    Langmuir, Vol. 22, 2006, 7652-7657
  2. Selvaraj Munirasu, Jürgen Rühe, and Raghavachari Dhamodharan
    Ambient temperature ATRP of benzyl methacrylate as a tool for the synthesis of block copolymers with styrene
    Journal of Polymer Science Part a-Polymer Chemistry, Vol. 44, 2006, 2848-2861
     DOI: 10.1002/pola.21387
  3. Svetlana Santer, Alexey Kopyshev, Joern Donges, Hyun-Kwan Yang, and Jürgen Rühe
    Dynamically Reconfigurable Polymer Films: Impact on Nanomotion
    Advanced Materials, Vol. 18, 2006, 2359-2362
  4. Ayothi Ramakrishnan, Dhamodharan Raghavachari, and Jürgen Rühe
    Growth of poly(methyl methacrylate) brushes on silicon surfaces by atom transfer radical polymerization
    Journal of Polymer Science Part a-Polymer Chemistry, Vol. 44, 2006, 1758-1769
    DOI: 10.1002/pola.21266  
  5. Wolfgang Erker, Volker Scheumann, Marco Möller, Wolfgang Knoll, Jürgen Rühe, and Heinz Decker
    Immobilization and AFM of single 4 x 6-mer tarantula hemocyanin molecules
    ScienceDirect, Vol. 37, 2006, 735-741
  6. Svetlana Santer, Alexey Kopyshev, Hyun-Kwan Yang, and Jürgen Rühe
    Local composition of nanophase-separated mixed polymer brushes
    Macromolecules, Vol. 39, 2006, 3056-3064
    DOI: 10.1021/ma060092y  
  7. Oswald Prucker, Torsten Stöhr and Jürgen Rühe
    Plasmapolymerschichten als Basis für maßgeschneiderte funktionale Oberflächen
    Vakuum in Forschung und Praxis, Vol. 18, 2006, 25-30
    DOI: 10.1002/vipr.200600291 
  8. Florian Michalek, Daniel Mädge, Jürgen Rühe, and Willi Bannwarth
    Ring-closure metathesis in supercritical carbon dioxide as sole solvent with use of covalently immobilized ruthenium catalysts
    European Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2006, 577-581
    DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.200500738  
  9. Florian Michalek,Daniel Maedge, Jürgen Rühe, and Willi Bannwarth
    The activity of covalently immobilized Grubbs-Hoveyda type catalyst is highly dependent onthe nature of support material
    Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, Vol. 691 (24-25), 2006, 5172-5180
     DOI: 10.1002/chin.200719045
  10. Wolfgang Moench, Jan Dehnert, Oswald Prucker, Jürgen Rühe, and Hans Zappe
    Tunable Bragg filters based on polymer swelling
    Applied Optics, Vol. 45, 2006, 4248
    DOI: 10.1364/AO.45.004284 
  11. Haining Zhang and Jürgen Rühe
    Weak polyelectrolyte brushes as substrates for the formation of surface-attached polyelectrolyte-polyelectrolyte complexes and polyelectrolyte multilayers
    Macromolecules, Vol. 38, 2006, 10743-10749

         DOI: 10.1021/ma047500n


  1. Yun Zong, Keiko Tawa, Bernhard Menges, Jürgen Rühe, and Wolfgang Knoll
    Azobenzene-Containing Polyamic Acid with Excellent Langmuir-Blodgett-Kuhn Film Formation Behavior Suitable for All-Optical Switching
    Langmuir, Vol 21, Number 15, Pages 7036-7043, The ACS Journal of Surfaces and Colloids, Mainz / Freiburg, 2005, 7036-7043
    DOI: 10.1021/la0506067 
  2. Ulrike Mock, Tobias Michel, Cameron Tropea, Ilia Roisman, and Jürgen Rühe
    Drop impact on chemically structured arrays
    Journal of Physics of Condensed Matter,  Vol. 17, 2005, 595-605
    DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/17/9/018 
  3. Miranda Deverall, E. Gindl, Eva-Kathrin Sinner, Hüseyin Besir, Jürgen Rühe, Michael Saxton, and Christoph Naumann
    Membrane Lateral Mobility Obstructed by Polymer-Tethered Lipids Studied at the Single Molecule Level
    Biophysical Journal, Vol. 88, 2005, 1875-1886
    DOI: 10.1529/biophysj.104.050559 
  4. Svetlana Santer, Yun Zong,  Wolfgang Knoll, and Jürgen Rühe
    Molecular weight determination of an azobenzene-derivatized poly(amic acid) by AFM
    Journal of  Materials Chemistry, 2005, pp.4069
  5. Yun Zong, Jürgen Rühe, and Wolfgang Knoll
    Novel azobene-containing polyamic acid as Langmuir-Blodgett-Kuhn multilayer films and for liquid crystal alignment switching
    Thin Solid Films, Vol. 477, 2005, 203-206
  6. Sveltana Santer, Yun Zong, Wolfgang Knoll, and Jürgen Rühe
    On the Formation of Molecular Terraces
    Langmuir, 2005, pp.8250
    DOI: 10.1021/la051212i 
  7. Hyeonjae Kim, Haining Zhang, Suresh Narayanan, Jin Wang, Oswald Prucker, Jürgen Rühe, and Mark D. Foster
    Surface fluctuations of polymer brushes probed by diffuse X-ray scattering
    Polymer, 46/7, 2005, 2331-2337
     DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2004.12.059 
  8. Haining Zhang and Jürgen Rühe
    Swelling of Poly(methacrylic acid) Brushes: Influence of Monovalent Salts in the Environment
    Macromolecules, 2005, 4855-4860
    DOI: 10.1021/ma047501f 
  9. Tobias Michel Ulrike, Mock, Ilia Roismann, Jürgen Rühe, and Carmen Tropea
    The hydrodynamics of drop onto chemically structured surfaces
    Journal of Physical Condensed Matter, Vol 17, 2005, 607-622
    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0953-8984/17/9/019 
  10. Kamlesh Shroff, Jürgen Rühe, and Markus Biesalski
    Towards Cell-based Microsystems
    in: MST Kongress 2005, VDE Verlag, Berlin, 2005, 773-774
  11. Ulrike Mock, Ralf Förster, Wolfgang Menz, and Jürgen Rühe
    Towards ultrahydrophobic surfaces: a biomimetic approach
    Journal of Physical Condensed Matter,  Vol 17, 2005, 639-648



  1. Jörg Pahnke and Jürgen Rühe
    Attachment of Polymer Films to Aluminium Surfaces by Photochemically Active Monolayers of Phoshonic Acids
    Macromol. Rapid Commun., Vol. 25, 2004, 1396-1401
    DOI: 10.1002/marc.200400147 
  2. Gleb Yakubov, Benoit Loppinet, Haining Zhang, Jürgen Rühe, Reinhard Sigel, and George Fytas
    Collective Dynamics of an End-Grafted Polymer Brush in Solvents of Varying Quality
    Physical Review Letters, Vol. 92, 2004, 115501-1 - 115501-4
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.92.115501  
  3. Melanie Pierkes, Bun Jung Chang, Dunjana Alt, Oswald Prucker, Jürgen Rühe, and Manfred Dahm
    Cultivation of human cells on polymer covered biomaterial
    HERZ, Vol. 29, 2004, 341-347
    DOI: 10.1007/s00059-004-2448-z  
  4. Markus  Biesalski, Diethelm Johannsmann, and Jürgen Rühe
    Electrolyte-induced collapse of a polyelectrolyte brush
    Journal of Chemical Physics, Vol. 120, 2004, 8807
  5. Markus  Biesalski, Diethelm Johannsmann, and Jürgen Rühe
    Electrolyte-induced collapse of a polyelectrolyte brush
    Journal of Chemical Physics, Vol. 120, 2004, 8807-8814
  6. Rupert Konradi and Jürgen Rühe
    Interaction of Poly(methacrylic acid) Brushes with Metal Ions: An Infrared Investigation
    Macromolecules, Vol. 37, 2004, 6954-6961
  7. Svetlana Prokhorova, Alexey Kopyshev, Ayothi Ramakrishnan, and Jürgen Rühe
    Motion of Nano-objects Induced by a Switchable Polymer Carpet
    Polymer brushes, edited by Advincula RC, Brittain WJ, Rühe J, Caster K, WILEY-VCH, 2004, pp.
  8. Svetlana Santer (Prokhorova) and Jürgen Rühe
    Motion of nano-objects on polymer brushes
    Polymer, 2004, pp.8279
    DOI: 10.1002/3527603824.ch22  
  9. Natasha Bunjes, Steven Paul, Jörg Habicht,  Oswald Prucker, Jürgen Rühe, and Wolfgang Knoll
    On the swelling behavior of linear end-grafted polystyrene in methanol/toluene mixtures
    Colloid and Polymer Science, Vol. 282, 2004, 939-945
    DOI: 10.1007/s00396-004-1132-1  
  10. Jürgen Rühe, Matthias Ballauff, Markus  Biesalski, Peter Dziezok, Fraziska Gröhn, Diethelm Johannsmann, Nikolay Houbenov, Norbert Hugenberg, Reinhard Konradi, Sergiy Minko, Michail Motornov, Roland R. Netz, Manfred Schmidt, Christain Seidel, Manfred Stamm, Tim Stephan, Denys Usov, and Haining Zhang
    Polyelectrolyte Brushes
    Schmidt, M. (Ed.), Polyelectrolytes with Defined Molecular Architecture I, Vol. 165:79-150, Springer Verlag, Berlin, 2004, 71
     DOI: 10.1007/b11268 
  11. Hironobu Murata, Bun-Jun Chang, Oswald Prucker, Manfred Dahm, and Jürgen Rühe
    Polymeric coatings for biomedical devices
    Elsevier, Surface Science, Vol. 570, 2004, 111-118
    DOI: 10.1016/j.susc.2004.06.185  
  12. Ryan Toomey, Daniel Freidank, and Jürgen Rühe
    Swelling Behavior of Thin, Surface-Attached Polymer Networks
    Macromolecules, Vol. 37, 2004, 882-887
    DOI: 10.1021/ma034737v 
  13. Markus  Biesalski and Jürgen Rühe
    Tailoring the Change Density of Surface-Attached Polyelectrolyte Brushes
    Macromolecules, Vol. 37, 2004, 2196-2202

         DOI: 10.1021/ma035425v


  1. Svetlana Prokohova, Alexey Kopysev, Ayothi Ramakrishnan, Haining Zhang, and Jürgen Rühe
    Can polymer brushes induce motion of nano-objects?
    Nanotechnology, 2003, 1098-1108
    DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/14/10/306 
  2. Haining Zhang and Jürgen Rühe
    Interaction of strong polyelectrolytes with surface-attached polyelectrolyte brushes-polymer brushes as substrates for the layer-by-layer deposition of polyelectrolytes
    Macromolecules, Vol. 36, 2003, 6593-6598
  3. Haining Zhang and Jürgen Rühe
    Interaction of strong polyelectrolytes with surface-attached polyelectrolyte brushes-polymer brushes as substrates for the layer-by-layer deposition of polyelectrolytes
    Macromolecules, Vol. 36, 2003, 6593
  4. Oswald Prucker, Torsten Stöhr, Hironobu Murata, Ryan Toomey,  Menno T. van Os, Renate Förch, Wolfgang Knoll and Jürgen Rühe
    Novel pathways for tailor-made functional coatings
    European Coatings Journal, 2003, 40-47
  5. Svetlana  Prokhorova, Alexey Kopysev. Ayothi Ramakrishnan, Haining Zhang, J. D. Jeyaprakash, Saka Samuel, and Jürgen Rühe
    Organization of Silica Nanoparticles on Diblock-Copolymer and Mixed Brushes
    Polymer Preprints, 2003, pp.453
  6. Haining Zhang and Jürgen  Rühe
    Polyelectrolyte Multilayers on Weak Polyelectrolyte Brushes
    Macromol. Chem., Rapid Commun., Vol. 24, 2003, 576-579
    DOI: 10.1002/marc.200390087  
  7. Dagmar Ulbrich, Wolfgang H. Meyer, Gerhard Wegner, Oswald Prucker, Markus  Biesalski, and Jürgen Rühe
    Polyelectrolyte Networks Based on Poly(Para-phenylene)s: Synthesis, Preparation of Thin Films, and Swelling Behavior
    Soft Materials, Vol. 1, Marcel Dekker, New York, 2003, 33-52
    DOI: 10.1081/SMTS-120016740 
  8. Svetlana A. Prokhorova, Alexey Kopyshev. Ayothi Ramakrishnan, Haining Zhang, and Jürgen Rühe
    Polymer Substrates as a Medium for Motion of Nano Objects
    Proceeding of SPIE, Nanotechnology, 2003, pp.30
    DOI: 10.1117/12.498948 
  9. Eva-Kathrin Sinner, Kazutoshi Kobayashi, Thomas Lehmann, Thomas Neumann, Fang Yu, Wolfgang Knoll, Birgit Prein and Jürgen Rühe
    Surface Plasmon Resonance Spectroscopis for Protein Binding Studies at Functionalized Surfaces
    Martin, Malmsten (Ed.), Biopolymers at Interfaces, Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York - Basel, 2003, 583 - 607
    DOI: 10.1201/9780824747343.ch22 
  10. Markus  Biesalski and Jürgen Rühe
    Synthesis of a poly(p-styrenesulfonate) brush via surface- initiated polymerization
    Macromolecules, Vol. 36, 2003, 1222-1227

         DOI: 10.1021/ma020301o


  1. Ayothi Ramakrishnan, Dhamodharan Raghavachari, and Jürgen RüheControlled growth of PMMA brushes on silicon surfaces at room temperature
    Macromolecular Rapid Communications, Vol. 23, 2002, 612-616
    DOI: 10.1002/1521-3927(20020701)23:10/11%3C612::AID-MARC612%3E3.0.CO;2-9  
  2. Jürgen Rühe and Wolfgang Knoll
    Functional polymer brushes (Reprinted from Supramolecular Polymers, pg 565-613, 2000)
    Journal of Macromolecular Science-Polymer Reviews, Vol. C42, 2002, 91-138
  3. Margarethe Bialk, Oswald Prucker, and Jürgen Rühe
    Grafting of polymers to solid surfaces by using immobilized methacrylates
    Colloids and Surfaces a-Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, Vol. 198, 2002, 543-549
    DOI: 10.1016/S0927-7757(01)00958-X 
  4. Dae-Hwan Jung, In Jun Park, Young Kook Choi, Soo-Bok Lee, Hyung Sung Park, and Jürgen Rühe
    Perfluorinated polymer monolayers on porous silica for materials with super liquid repellent properties
    Langmuir, Vol. 18, 2002, 6133-6139
    DOI: 10.1021/la025558u   
  5. Yun Zong, Ulrike Hees, Wolfgang Knoll, and Jürgen Rühe
    Photoreactive thin films of azobenzene-derivatized poly(amic acid) and poly(imide) Langmuir-Blodgett-Kuhn multilayer assemblies
    Journal of Nonlinear Optical Physics & Materials, Vol. 11, 2002, 367-389
    DOI: 10.1142/S0218863502001127 
  6. Markus  Biesalski, Jürgen Rühe, Kuegler, R. and  Wolfgang Knoll
    Polyelectrolytes at Solid Surfaces: Multilayers and Brushes
    Biesalski, M., Rühe, J., Kuegler, R., Knoll, W. (Ed.), , Vol. 1, 2002, 39-63
  7. J.D. Jeyaprakash, Saka Samuel, Dhamodharan Raghavachari, and Jürgen Rühe
    Polymer brushes via ATRP: Role of activator and deactivator in the surface-initiated ATRP of styrene on planar substrates
    Macromolecular Rapid Communications, Vol. 23, 2002, 277-281
    DOI: 10.1002/1521-3927(20020301)23:4%3C277::AID-MARC277%3E3.0.CO;2-U 
  8. Markus  Biesalski and Jürgen Rühe
    Scaling laws for the swelling of neutral and charged polymer brushes in good solvents
    Macromolecules, Vol. 35, 2002, 499-507
    DOI:  10.1021/ma001776n 
  9. Bong-Jun Chang, Oswald Prucker, Elke Groh, Anja Wallrath, Manfred Dahm, and Jürgen Rühe
    Surface-attached polymer monolayers for the control of endothelial cell adhesion
    Colloids and Surfaces a-Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, Vol. 198, 2002, 519-526
    DOI: 10.1016/S0927-7757(01)00952-9
  10. Markus  Biesalski, Diethelm Johannsmann, and Jürgen Rühe
    Synthesis and swelling behavior of a weak polyacid brush
    Journal of Chemical Physics, Vol. 117, 2002, 4988-4994
    DOI: 10.1063/1.1490924  
  11. Christoph Naumann, Oswald Prucker, Thomas Lehmann, Jürgen Rühe, Wolfgang Knoll, and Curtis W. Frank
    The polymer-supported phospholipid bilayer: Tethering as a new approach to substrate-membrane stabilization
    Biomacromolecules, Vol. 3, 2002, 27-35
    DOI: 10.1021/bm0100211 


  1. Farida Benmouna, Bin Peng, Jacek Gapinski, Adam Patkowski, Jürgen Rühe, and Diethelm Johannsmann
    Dynamic light scattering from liquid crystal polymer brushes swollen in a nematic solvent
    Liquid Crystals, Vol. 28, 2001, 1353-1360
    DOI: 10.1080/02678290110061395  
  2. Xiaohua Chen, Laren M. Tolbert, Clifford L. Henderson, Dennis W. Hess, and Jürgen Rühe
    Polymer pattern formation on SiO2 surfaces using surface monolayer initiated polymerization
    Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B, Vol. 19, 2001, 2013-2019
    DOI: 10.1116/1.1409391 
  3. Jürgen Rühe
    Polymerization to Control Interfacial Properties
    Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology, Elsevier Science Ltd., 2001, 7213-7218
    DOI: 10.1016/B0-08-043152-6/01281-X 
  4. Manfred Dahm, Bung-Jun Chang, Oswald Prucker, Melanie Pierkes, Tatjana Alt, Eckhard Mayer, Jürgen Rühe, and Hellmut Oelert
    Surface attached ultrathin polymer monolayers for control of cell adhesion
    Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Vol. 71, 2001, S437-S440
    DOI: 10.1016/S0003-4975(01)02513-9 
  5. Christoph Naumann, Carlton F. Brooks, Gerald G. Fuller, Thomas Lehmann, Jürgen Rühe, Wolfgang Knoll, Peter Kuhn, Oskar Nuyken, and Curtis W. Frank 
    Two-dimensional physical networks of lipopolymers at the air/water interface: Correlation of molecular structure and surface rheological behavior
    Langmuir, Vol. 17, 2001, 2801-2806

         DOI: 10.1021/la000778y


  1. Martin Gelbert, Markus  Biesalski, Jürgen Rühe, and Diethelm Johannsmann
    Collapse of polyelectrolyte brushes probed by noise analysis of a scanning force microscope cantilever
    Langmuir, Vol. 16, 2000, 5774-5784
    DOI: 10.1021/la991664t  
  2. Jürgen Rühe and Wolfgang Knoll
    Functional Polymer Brushes
    Ciferri, A. (Ed.), Supramolecular Polymers, Marcel Dekker, New York, 2000, 565-613
    DOI: 10.1081/MC-120003096
  3. Wolfgang Knoll, Curtis W. Frank, C. Heibel, Renate Naumann, Andreas Offenhausser, Jürgen Rühe, Axel Schmidt, W.W. Shen, and Eva-Kathrin Sinner
    Functional tethered lipid bilayers
    Reviews in Molecular Biotechnology, Vol. 74, 2000, 137-158
    DOI: 10.1016/S1389-0352(00)00012-X 
  4. Bin Peng, Jürgen Rühe, and Diethelm Johannsmann
    Homogeneously aligned liquid-crystal polymer brushes
    Advanced Materials, Vol. 12, 2000, 821-824
    DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1521-4095(200006)12:113.0.CO;2-8 
  5. Christoph Naumann, Curtis W. Frank, Oswald Prucker, Thomas Lehmann, Jürgen Rühe, and Wolfgang Knoll
    Lateral mobility of phospholipids in tethered polymer-supported membranes
    Biophysical Journal, Vol. 78, 2000, 1616Plat
  6. Torsten Stöhr and Jürgen Rühe
    Monolayers of amphiphilic block copolymers via physisorbed macroinitiators
    Macromolecules, Vol. 33, 2000, 4501-4511
    DOI: 10.1021/ma991193h
  7. Marina Ruths, Diethelm Johannsmann, Jürgen Rühe, and Wolfgang Knoll 
    Repulsive forces and relaxation on compression of entangled, polydisperse polystyrene brushes
    Macromolecules, Vol. 33, 2000, 3860-3870
    DOI: 10.1021/ma9920994  
  8. Oswald Prucker, Kristin Mueller, and Jürgen Rühe
    Surface-attached Polymer Networks
    Materials Research Society, Vol. 629, 2000
    DOI: 10.1557/PROC-629-FF9.8  


  1. Torsten Stöhr, J. Heinz, and Jürgen Rühe
    Block copolymers at solid surfaces through physisorbed monolayers of macroinitiators
    Materials Science & Engineering C-Biomimetic and Supramolecular Systems, Vol. 8-9, 1999, 225-229
  2. Markus  Biesalski, Diethelm Johannsmann, and Jürgen Rühe
    Neutral and charged polymer brushes at solid surfaces
    Macromolecular Symposia, Vol. 145, 1999, 113-124
    DOI: 10.1002/masy.19991450113  
  3. Farida Benmouna, Bin Peng, Jürgen Rühe, and Diethelm Johannsmann
    Phase diagrams of phenyl benzoate side group liquid crystal polymers and similar low molecular mass liquid crystals
    Liquid Crystals, Vol. 26, 1999, 1655-1661
    DOI: 10.1080/02678292.1999.11509449  
  4. Oswald Prucker, Christoph A. Naumann, Jürgen Rühe, Wolfgang Knoll, and Curtis W. Frank
    Photochemical attachment of polymer films to solid surfaces via monolayers of benzophenone derivatives
    Journal of the American Chemical Society, Vol. 121, 1999, 8766-8770
    DOI: 10.1021/ja990962+  
  5. Oswald Prucker, Jörg Habicht, In-Jun Park, and Jürgen Rühe
    Photolithographic structuring of surface-attached polymer monolayers
    Materials Science & Engineering C-Biomimetic and Supramolecular Systems, Vol. 8-9, 1999, 291-297
    DOI: 10.1016/S0928-4931(99)00080-6  
  6. Thomas Lehmann and Jürgen Rühe
    Polyethyloxazoline monolayers for polymer supported biomembrane models
    Macromolecular Symposia, Vol. 142, 1999, 1-12
    DOI: 10.1002/masy.19991420103  
  7. Bin Peng, Diethelm Johannsmann, and Jürgen Rühe
    Polymer brushes with liquid crystalline side chains
    Macromolecules, Vol. 32, 1999, 6759-6766
    DOI: 10.1021/ma981474+  
  8. Wolfgang Sigmund, Gayanga Weerasekera, Catherine Marestin, S. Styron, H. Zhou, Maher Elsabee, Jürgen Rühe, Gerhard Wegner, and Randolph Duran
    Polymerization of monolayers of 3-substituted pyrroles
    Langmuir, Vol. 15, 1999, 6423-6427
    DOI: 10.1021/la981290o  
  9. Markus  Biesalski and Jürgen Rühe
    Preparation and characterization of a polyelectrolyte monolayer covalently attached to a planar solid surface
    Macromolecules, Vol. 32, 1999, 2309-2316
    DOI: 10.1021/ma980628i 
  10. Markus  Biesalski, Jürgen Rühe, and Diethelm Johannsmann
    Segment density profiles of polyelectrolyte brushes determined by Fourier transform ellipsometry
    Journal of Chemical Physics, Vol. 111, 1999, 7029-7037
    DOI: 10.1063/1.480019   
  11. Hans- Jürgen Butt, Michael Kappl, Henning Mueller, Robert Raiteri, Wolfgang Meyer, and Jürgen Rühe
    Steric forces measured with the atomic force microscope at various temperatures
    Langmuir, Vol. 15, 1999, 2559-2565
    DOI: 10.1021/la981503+  
  12. Markus  Biesalski and Jürgen Rühe
    Swelling of a polyelectrolyte brush in humid air
    Langmuir, Vol. 16, 1999, 1943-1950
    DOI: 10.1021/la990863+ 
  13. Jörg Habicht, Markus Schmidt, Jürgen Rühe, and Diethelm Johannsmann
    Swelling of thick polymer brushes investigated with ellipsometry
    Langmuir, Vol. 15, 1999, 2460-2465
    DOI: 10.1021/la980573d 
  14. Jürgen Rühe, Ryoji Yano, Jae-Suk Lee, Peter Koberle, Wolfgang Knoll, and Andreas Offenhausser
    Tailoring of surfaces with ultrathin polymer films for survival and growth of neurons in culture
    Journal of Biomaterials Science-Polymer Edition, Vol. 10, 1999, 859-874
     DOI: 10.1163/156856299X00928 
  15. Alexander Laschitsch, Charles Bouchard, Jörg Habicht, Martin Schimmel, Jürgen Rühe, and Diethelm Johannsmann
    Thickness dependence of the solvent-induced glass transition in polymer brushes
    Macromolecules, Vol. 32, 1999, 1244-1251
    DOI: 10.1021/ma980743t  
  16. Martin Gelbert, Andreas Roters, Martin Schimmel, Jürgen Rühe, and Diethelm Johannsmann
    Viscoelastic spectra of soft polymer interfaces obtained by noise analysis of AFM cantilevers
    Surface and Interface Analysis, Vol. 27, 1999, 572-577

         DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1096-9918(199905/06)27:5/6%3C572::AID-SIA487%3E3.0.CO;2-K



  1. Andreas Roters, Martin Schimmel, Jürgen Rühe, and Diethelm Johannsmann.
    Collapse of a polymer brush in a poor solvent probed by noise analysis of a scanning force microscope cantilever
    Langmuir, Vol. 14, 1998, 3999-4004
    DOI: 10.1021/la971409d 
  2. Oswald Prucker, Stefan Christian, Harald Bock, Jürgen Rühe, Curtis W. Frank, and Wolfgang Knoll
    Glass transition in ultrathin polymer films
    Organic Thin Films, Vol. 695, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, Washington, 1998, 233-249
     DOI: 10.1021/bk-1998-0695.ch017 
  3. Oswald Prucker and Jürgen Rühe
    Mechanism of radical chain polymerizations initiated by azo compounds covalently bound to the surface of spherical particles
    Macromolecules, Vol. 31, 1998, 602-613
    DOI: 10.1021/ma970661p  
  4. Oswald Prucker, Martin Schimmel, Günter Tovar, Wolfgang Knoll, and Jürgen Rühe
    Microstructuring of molecularly thin polymer layers by photolithography
    Advanced Materials, Vol. 10, 1998, 1073-+
    DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1521-4095(199810)10:14%3C1073::AID-ADMA1073%3E3.0.CO;2-D  
  5. Oswald Prucker, Stefan Christian, Harald Bock, Jürgen Rühe, Curtis W. Frank, and Wolfgang Knoll
    On the glass transition in ultrathin polymer films of different molecular architecture
    Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, Vol. 199, 1998, 1435-1444
    DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1521-3935(19980701)199:7%3C1435::AID-MACP1435%3E3.0.CO;2-%23  
  6. Oswald Prucker and Jürgen Rühe
    Polymer layers through self-assembled monolayers of initiators
    Langmuir, Vol. 14, 1998, 6893-6898
    DOI: 10.1021/la971035o  
  7. Claudia Heibel, Steffen Maus, Wolfgang Knoll, and Jürgen Rühe
    Polymer-supported biomembrane models
    Organic Thin Films, Vol. 695, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, Washington, 1998, 104-118
  8. Jürgen Rühe
    Polymers grafted from solid surfaces
    Macromolecular Symposia, Vol. 126, 1998, 215-222
    DOI: 10.1002/masy.19981260117  
  9. Wolfgang Knoll, Natasha Bunjes, Morgan Denyer, Claudia Heibel, Mieko Matsuzawa, Renate Naumann, Andreas Offenhausser, Jürgen Rühe, Eva-Kathrin Schmidt, Axel Sinner, and Christoph Sprößler 
    Preparation, Structural Charactersization and Functional Coupling of Tethered Membranes to Solid Subtrates
    Nicolini, C. (Ed.), Biophysics of Electron Transfer and Molecular Bioelectronics, Plenum Press, New York, 1998, 67-89
    DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4757-9516-5_4  
  10. Oswald Prucker and Jürgen Rühe
    Synthesis of poly(styrene) monolayers attached to high surface area silica gels through self-assembled monolayers of azo initiators
    Macromolecules, Vol. 31, 1998, 592-601
    DOI: 10.1021/ma970660x


  1. Andreas Roters, Martin Gelbert, Martin Schimmel, Jürgen Rühe, and Diethelm Johannsmann
    Static and dynamic profiles of tethered polymer layers probed by analyzing the noise of an atomic force microscope
    Physical Review E, Vol. 56, 1997, 3256-3264
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.56.3256  
  2. Arno Domack, Oswald Prucker, Jürgen Rühe, and Diethelm Johannsmann
    Swelling of a polymer brush probed with a quartz crystal resonator
    Physical Review E, Vol. 56, 1997, 680-689

         DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.56.680


1996 and earlier

  1. Jürgen Rühe, S. Kuan, Vlad Novotny, J. Burns, Taylor Clarke, and G. Bryan Street
    Chemisorbtion and Tribology of Ultrathin Perfluoropolyether films
    J. Tribology, Vol. 188 663, 1996
  2. Alexander Ribbe, Oswald Prucker, and Jürgen Rühe
    Imaging of polymer monolayers attached to silica surfaces by element specific transmission electron microscopy
    Elsevier, Vol. 37, 1996, 1087-1093
    DOI: 10.1016/0032-3861(96)80833-0  
  3. Wolfgang Knoll, Mieko Matsuzawa, Andreas Offenhausser, and Jürgen Rühe
    Tailoring of surfaces with ultrathin layers for controlled binding of biopolymers and adhesion and guidance of cells
    Israel Journal of Chemistry, Vol. 36, 1996, 357-369
    DOI:  10.1002/ijch.199600050 
  4. Andreas Offenhausser, Jürgen Rühe, and Wolfgang Knoll
    Neuronal cells cultured on modified microelectronic device surfaces
    J. Vac. Sci. Technol., Vol. A 13, 1995, 2606-2612
    DOI:  10.1116/1.579458 
  5. Günter Trovar, Stefan Paul, Wolfgang Knoll, Oswald Prucker, and Jürgen Rühe
    Pattering moleculary thin films of polymers - new methods for photolithographic structuring of surfaces
    Supramolecular Science, Vol. 2, 1995, 89-98
    DOI: 10.1016/0968-5677(96)89073-0  
  6. Jürgen Rühe, Anna Berlin, and Gerhard Wegner
    Poly(cycloalky)(c)thiophene)s - syntheses, electrial properties and charge transport mechanism
    Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, Vol. 196, 1995, 225-242
    DOI: 10.1002/macp.1995.021960115  
  7. Oswald Prucker and Jürgen Rühe
    Grafting of polymers to microparticulate silica by using immobilized azo initiators
    Aoki, H. (Ed.), Advanced Materials ´93, II / A: Biomaterials, Organic and Intelligent Materials, Vol. 15 A, Elsevier Science B.V., 1994, 529-532
    DOI:  10.1016/B978-1-4832-8380-7.50128-0 
  8. Jürgen Rühe
    Maßgeschneiderte Oberflächen
    Nach. Chem. Tech. Lab., Vol. Nr. 12, 1994, 1237-1245
    DOI: 10.1002/nadc.19940421207  
  9. Jürgen Rühe, Oswald Prucker, B. Metzner, and A. Wokaum
    Synthesis and characterization of ultrathin poly(styrene) films attached to SiO2 surfaces
    Aoki, H. (Ed.), Advanced Materials ´93, II / A:Biomaterials, Organic and Intelligent Materials, Vol. 15 A, Trans. Mat. Res. Soc. Jpn., Elsevier Science B.V., 1994, 533-536
    DOI: 10.1016/B978-1-4832-8380-7.50129-2  
  10. Jürgen Rühe, G. Blackman, Vlad Novotny, Taylor Clarke, G. Bryan Street, and S. Kuan
    Terminal Attachment of Perfluorinated Polymers to Solid Surfaces
    Journal fo Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 53, 1994, 825-836
    DOI: 10.1002/app.1994.070530611  
  11. Oswald Prucker and Jürgen Rühe
    Grafting Of Polymers To Solid Surfaces By Using Immobilized Azoinitiators
    R. L. Opilia, Boerio, F. J., Czanderna, A. W. (Ed.), Polymer / Inorganic Interfaces, Vol. 304, MRS, Warrendale, 1993, 167-172
  12. Jürgen Rühe, Vlad Novotny, K. Keiji Knazawa, Taylor Clarke, and G. Bryan Street
    Structure and Tribological Properties of Ultrathin Alkylsilane Fims Chemisorbed to Solid Surfaces
    Langmuir, Vol. 9, 1993, 2383-2388
    DOI: 10.1021/la00033a021  
  13. Jürgen Rühe, S. Kuan, G. Blackman, Vlad Novotny, Taylor Clarke, and G. Bryan Street
    Ultrathin Perfluoropolyether Films
    Chung, Yip-Wah, Homola, A.M., Street, G.B. (Ed.), Surface Science Investigation in Tribology, Vol. Chapter 9, American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C. 1992, Atlanta, Georgia, 1992, 157-168
    DOI: 10.1021/bk-1992-0485.ch009 
  14. Olaf M. Gelsen, Donal D.C. Bradley, Hideyuki Murata, Testsuo Tsutsue, Shogo Saito, Jürgen Rühe, and Gerhard Wegner
    Electro-absorbtion Spectroscopy of Thienylene Derived Conjugated Polymers
    Synth. Met., Vol. 41, 1991, 875-?
    DOI: 10.1016/0379-6779(91)91515-C  
  15. K.E. Ziemelis,  A.T. Hussain, Donal D.C. Bradley, Richard H. Friend, Jürgen Rühe, and Gerhard Wegner
    Electro-optical of Polymeric Semiconductor Devices Contructed from Poly(3-hexyl thienylene)
    Synth. Met., Vol. 41, 1991, 1045
    DOI:  10.1016/0379-6779(91)91552-L 
  16. Samuel, I.D.W., Meyer, K. E., Graham, S.C., Richard H. Friend, Jürgen Rühe, and Gerhard Wegner
    Femtosecond Optical-Absorbtion in Poly(3-alkyl thienylene)s
    Physical Review B-Cond. Matter 44, Vol. 17, 1991, 9731-9734
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.44.9731  
  17. I.D.W Samuel, Kevin Meyer, Richard H. Friend, Jürgen Rühe, and Gerhard Wegner
    Femtosecond Transient Absorbtion Measurements on Poly(3-alkyl thienylene)s
    Synth. Met., Vol. 41, 1991, 1399
    DOI: 10.1016/0379-6779(91)91635-N  
  18. K.E. Ziemelis, A.T. Hussain, Donal D.C. Bradley, Richard H. Friend, Jürgen Rühe, and Gerhard Wegner
    Optical Spectroscopy of Field-Induced Charge in Poly(3-hexyl thienylene) Metal-Sinsulator-Semiconducter Structures: Evidence for Polarons
    Physical Review Letters, Vol. 66, 1991, 2231-2234
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.66.2231  
  19. Jürgen Rühe, N.F. Colaneri,  Donal D.C. Bradley, Richard H. Friend, and Gerhard Wegner
    Photoexcited states in poly(3-alkyl thienylenes)
    J. Phys.Condens. Matter, Vol. 2, 1990, 5465-5477
    DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/2/24/017 
  20. Jürgen Rühe, Tiberio Ezquerra, and Gerhard Wegner 
    Conducting polymers from 3-alkylpyrroles
    Macromol. Chem., Rapid Commun., Vol. 10, 1989, 103-108
    DOI:  10.1002/marc.1989.030100211 
  21. Tiberio Ezquerra, Jürgen Rühe, and Gerhard Wegner
    Hopping conduction in 3,4-Cycloalkylpolypyrrole perchlorates: A Model Study of Conductivity in Polymers:
    Chemical Physics Letter, Vol. 144, 1988, 194-198
    DOI: 10.1016/0009-2614(88)87116-1 
  22. Jürgen Rühe, C. Kröhnke, Tiberio  Ezquerra, F. Kremer and Gerhard Wegner
    Conducting Polymers from 3,4-Disubstituted Polypyrroles
    Ber.Bunsensges. Phys.Chem., Vol. 91, 1987, 885-888

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