Publications

Books authored or co-authored:

  1. Magurudeniya, H. D., Huang, P., Gunathilake, S.S., Rainbolt, E., Biewer, M. C., Stefan, Mihaela C., Semiconducting Polymers: Polythiophenes, Encyclopedia of Polymer Science and Technology, 2014.

  2. Haynes, D., Stefan, Mihaela C., McCullough, R. D., Conjugated/Insulating Block Copolymers: Synthesis, Morphology, and Electronic Properties, Semiconducting Polymer Composites: Principles, Morphologies, Properties and Applications, Wiley-VCH, 2012.

  3. Ewbank, P. C., Stefan, Mihaela C., Sauve, G.; McCullough, R. D., Synthesis, Characterization and Properties of Regioregular Polythiophenes-based Materials, Thiophene-Based Materials, Wiley, 2009.

Journal Articles (While at UTD)

  1. Kularantne, Ruvanthi N.; Yang, Annie; Nguyen, Hien Q.; McCandless Greg; Stefan, Mihaela C. Neodymium Catalyst for Polymerization of Dienes and Polar Vinyl Monomers. Macromolecular Rapid Communications 2017, DOI: 10.1002/marc.201700427.

  2. Washington, Katherine E.; Quiram, Gina; Nguyen, Angela; Kularantne, Ruvanthi N.; Minary-Jolandan, Majid; Zimmern, Philippe; Stefan, Mihaela C. Bioerosion of Synthetic Sling Explants, ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.7b00614.

  3. Du, Jia; Bulumulla, Chandima; Mejia, Israel; McCandless, Gregory T.; Biewer, Michael C.; Stefan, Mihaela C. Evaluation of (E)-1,2-di(furan-2-yl)ethene as building unit in diketopyrrolopyrrole alternating copolymers for transistors, Polymer Chemistry 2017, DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01373F.

  4. Parthiranage, Taniya M.S.K.; Niermann, Crystal N.; Dissanayake, Dushanthi S.; Biewer, Michael C.; Stefan, Mihaela C. Effect of thiophene spacers in benzodithiophene based polymers for organic electronics. Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry 2017, DOI: 10.1002/pola.28781.

  5. Karmegam, Vasanthy; Soltantabar, Pooneh; Calubaquib, Erika Joy L.; Kularatne, Ruvanthi, N.; Stefan, Mihaela C. Biodegradable Aliphatic Polyesters for Drug Delivery, Material Matters 2017, 12, 37-41.

  6. Pathiranage, Taniya M.S.K.; Niermann, Crystal N.; Dissanayake, Dushanthi S.; Biewer, Michael C.; Stefan, Mihaela C. Role of Polythiophenes as Electroactive Materials. Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry 2017, 55, 3327-3346. DOI: 10.1002/pola.28726.

  7. Dissanayake, Dushanthi S.; McCandless, Gregory T.; Stefan, Mihaela C.; Biewer, Michael C. Systematic Variation of Thiophene Substituents in Photochromic Spiropyrans. Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences 2017, 16, 1057-1062. DOI: 10.1039/C7PP00057J.

  8. Du, Jia; Fortney, Andria; Washington, Katherine E.; Biewer, Michael C.; Kowalewski, Tomasz; Stefan, Mihaela C. Benzodifuran and Furan Substituted Diketopyrolopyrrole Alternating Copolymer for Organic Photovoltaics with High Fill Factor. Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2017, 5, 15591-15600. DOI: 10.1039/C7TA04618A.

  9. Washington, Katherine E.; Kularantne, Ruvanthi N.; Du, Jia; Ren, Yixin; Gillings, Matthew J.; Geng, Calvin X.; Biewer, Michael C.; Stefan, Mihaela C. Thermoresponsive star-like γ-substituted poly(caprolactone)s for micellar drug delivery, Journal of Materials Chemistry B 2017, 5, 5632-5640. DOI: 10.1039/C7TB01291H.

  10. Senevirathne, Suchithra A.; Washington, Katherine E.; Miller, Jason B.; Biewer, Michael C.; Oupicky, David; Siegwart, Daniel J.; Stefan, Mihaela C. HDAC Inhibitor Conjugated Polymeric Prodrug Micelles for Doxorubicin Delivery. Journal of Materials Chemistry B 2017, 5, 2106-2114. DOI: 10.1039/C6TB03038.

  11. Dissanayake, D. S.; Sheina, E; Biewer, M. C.; McCullough, R. D.; Stefan, Mihaela C., Determination of absolute molecular weight of regioregular poly(3-hexylthiophene) by 1H-NMR analysis, Journal of Polymer Science, 2017, 55, 79-82.

  12. Bulumulla, C; Du, J; Washington, K. E.; Kularatne, R. N.; Nguyen, H. Q.; Biewer, M. C.; Stefan, Mihaela C., Influence of functionalized side chains of polythiophene diblock copolymers on the performance of CdSe quantum dot hybrid solar cells, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2017, 5, 2473-2477.

  13. Washington, K. E.; Kularatne, R. N.; Karmegam, V.; Biewer, M. C.; Stefan, Mihaela C., Recent advances in aliphatic polyesters for drug delivery applications, WIREs Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/wnan.1446.

  14. Du, J; Fortney, A; Washington, K. E.; Bulumulla, C; Huang, P; Dissanayake, D; Biewer, M. C.; Kowalewski, T; Stefan, Mihaela C., Systematic Investigation of Benzodithiophene-Benzothiadiazole Isomers for Organic Photovoltaics, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2016, 8, 33025-33033.

  15. Pathiranage, T. M. S. K.; Kim, M; Nguyen, H. Q.; Washington, K. E.; Biewer, M. C.; Stefan, Mihaela C., Enhancing Long-Range Ordering of P3HT by Incorporating Thermotropic Biphenyl Mesogens via ATRP, Macromolecules, 2016, 49, 6846-6857.

  16. Du, J; Biewer, M. C.; Stefan, Mihaela, C., Benzothiadiazole building units in solution-processable small molecules for organic photovoltaics, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2016, 4, 15771-15787.

  17. Washington, K. E.; Kularatne, R. N.; Du, J; Gillings, M. J.; Webb, J. C.; Doan, N. C.; Biewer, M. C.; Stefan, Mihaela C., Synthesis of linear and star-like poly(e-caprolactone)-b-poly{2-[2-(2-methoxy-ethoxy)ethoxy]ethoxy-e-caprolactone} amphiphilic block copolymers using zinc undecylenate, Journal of Polymer Science, 2016, 54, 3601-3608.

  18. Haseeb, R.; Lau, M.; Sheah, M.; Montagner, F.; Quiram, G.; Palmer, K. Stefan, Mihaela C.; Rodrigues, D. C., Synthesis of linear and star-like poly(e-caprolactone)-b-poly{2-[2-(2-methoxy-ethoxy)ethoxy]ethoxy-e-caprolactone} amphiphilic block copolymers using zinc undecylenate, Journal of Polymer Science, 2016, 54, 3601-3608.

  19. Senevirathne, S. A.; Washington, K. E.; Biewer, M. C.; Stefan, Mihaela C., PEG based anti-cancer drug conjugated prodrug micelles for the delivery of anti-cancer agents, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2016, 4, 360-370.

  20. Nagai, A; Miller, J. B.; Du, J; Kos, P; Stefan, Mihaela C.; Biocompatible organic charge transfer complex nanoparticles based on a semi-crystalline cellulose template, Chemical Communication, 2015, 51, 11868-11871.

  21. Holmes, N. P.; Nicolaidis, N; Feron, K; Barr, M; Burke, K. B.; Al-Mudhaffer, M; Sista, P; Kilcoyne, A. L. David; Stefan, Mihaela C.; Zhou, X; Dastoor, P. C.; Belcher, W. J., Probing the origin of photocurrent in nanoparticulate organic photovoltaics, Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells, 2015, 140, 412-421.

  22. Pathiranage, T. M. S. K.; Magurudeniya, H. D.; Bhatt, M. P.; Rainbolt, E. A.; Biewer, M. C.; Stefan, Mihaela C., Synthesis and characterization of side-chain thermotropic liquid crystalline copolymers containing regioregular poly(3-hexylthiophene), Polymer, 2015, 72, 317-326.

  23. Kularatne, R. S.; Sista, P; Magurudeniya, H. D.; Hao, J; Nguyen, H. Q.; Biewer, M. C.;Stefan, Mihaela C., Donor-acceptor semiconducting polymers based on pyromellitic diimide, Journal of Polymer Science, Part A, 2015, 53, 1617-1622.

  24. Huang, P; Du, J; Gunathilake, S. S.; Rainbolt, E. A.; Murphy, J. W.; Black, K. T.; Barrera, D; Hsu, J. W. P.; Gnade, B. E.; Stefan, Mihaela C.; Biewer, Michael C. Benzodifuran and benzodithiophene donor-acceptor polymers for bulk heterojunction solar cells, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2015, 3, 6980-6989.

  25. Huang, P; Du, J; Stefan, Mihaela C.; Biewer, M. C., Developments of furan and benzodifuran semiconductors for organic photovoltaics, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2015, 3, 6244-6257.

  26. Senevirathne, S. A.; Boonsith, S; Oupicky, D; Biewer, M. C.; Stefan, Mihaela C. Synthesis and characterization of valproic acid ester pro-drug micelles via an amphiphilic polycaprolactone block copolymer design, Polymer Chemistry, 2015, 6, 2386-2389

  27. Rainbolt, E. A.; Miller, J. B.; Washington, K. E.; Senevirathne, S. A.; Biewer, M. C.; Siegwart, D. J.; Stefan, Mihaela C., Fine-tuning thermoresponsive functional poly(ε-caprolactone)s to enhance micelle stability and drug loading, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2015, 3, 1779-1787.

  28. Rainbolt, E. A.; Washington, Katherine E.; Biewer, Michael C.; Stefan, Mihaela C., Recent developments in micellar drug carriers featuring substituted poly(ε-caprolactone)s, Polymer Chemistry , 2015, 6, 2369-2381.

  29. Kapllani, A.; Dillard, C.; Washington, K. E.; Biewer, M. C.; Stefan, Mihaela C. ; Kalra, V., Self-Assembly of Poly(3-Hexylthiophene)-block-Poly(g-Benzyl-L-Glutamate) within Solution-Cast Films and Nanofibers, Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, 2014, 299, 1484-1493.
  30. Gunathilake, S.S.; Huang, P; Bhatt, M. P.; Rainbolt, E. A.; Stefan, Mihaela C.; Biewer, M. C. Nitrogen containing graphene like structures from pyrolysis of pyrimidine polymers and their application in polymer/grapheme hybrid field effect transistors, RSC Advances, 2014, 4, 41997-42001.

  31. Bhatt, M. P.; Du, J.; Rainbolt, A. E.; Pathiranage, T. M. S. K.; Reuther, J. F.; Novak, B. M.; Biewer, M. C.; Stefan, Mihaela C., Semiconducting Liquid Crystalline Block Copolymer Containing Regioregular Poly(3-Hexylthiophene) and Nematic Poly(n-Hexyl Isocyanate), Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2014, 2, 16148-16156.

  32. Holmes, N. P.; Ulum, S.; Sista, P.Burke, K. B.; Wilson, M. G.; Stefan, Mihaela C.; Zhou, X.; Dastoor, P. C.; Belcher, W. J., The Effect of Polymer Molecular Weight on P3HT:PCBM Nanoparticulate Organic Photovoltaic Device Performance, Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells, 2014, 128, 369-377.

  33. Li, Y.; Nese, A.; Hu, X.; Lebedeva, N. V.; LaJoie, T. W.; Burdynska, J.; Stefan, Mihaela C.; You, W.; Yang, W.; Matyjaszewski, K.; Sheiko, S. S., Shifting Electronic Structure by Inherent Tension in Molecular Bottlebrushes with Polythiophene Backbones, ACS Macro Letter, 2014, 3, 738-742.

  34. Magurudeniya, H. D.; Kularatne, R. S.; Rainbolt, E. A.; Bhatt,M. P.; Murphy,J. W.; Sheina,E. E.; Gnade,B. E.; Biewer,M. C.; Stefan, Mihaela C., Benzodithiophene Homopolymers Synthesized By Grignard Metathesis (GRIM) and Stille Coupling Polymerizations, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2014, 2, 8773-8781.

  35. Bhatt, M. P.; Magurudeniya, H. D.; Rainbolt, A. E.; Huang, P.; Dissanayake, D. S.; Biewer, M. C.; Stefan, Mihaela C., Poly(3-hexylthiophene) Nanostructured Materials for Organic Electronics Applications, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 2014, 14, 1-18.

  36. Kularatne, R. S.; Taenzler, F. J.; Magurudeniya, H. D.; Du, J.; Murphy, J. W.; Sheina, E. E.; Gnade, B. E.; Biewer, M. C.; Stefan, Mihaela C., Structural Variation of Donor-Acceptor Copolymer Containing Benzodithiophene with Bithienyl Substituents to Achieve High Open Circuit Voltage in Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2013, 1, 15535-15543.

  37. Rainbolt, A. E.; Washington, K. E.; Biewer, M. C.; Stefan, Mihaela C., Towards Smart Polymeric Drug Carriers: Self-Assembling g-Substituted Polycaprolactones with Highly Tunable Thermoresponsive Behavior, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2013, 1, 6532-6537.

  38. Holmes, N. P.; Burke, K. B.; Sista, P.; Barr, M.; Magurudeniya, H. D.; Stefan, Mihaela C.; Kilcoyne, A. L. D.; Zhou, X.; Dastoor, P. C.; Belcher, W. J., Nano-Domain Behaviour in P3HT:PCBM Nanoparticles, Relating Material Properties to Morphological Changes, Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells, 2013, 117, 437-445.

  39. Bhatt, M.; Magurudeniya, H.; Sista, P.; Jeffries-EL, M.; Sheina, E.E.; Janesko, B. J.; McCullough, R. D.; Stefan, Mihaela C., Mechanistic Study of Transition Metal (Ni, Pd, Pt)-Mediated Grignard Metathesis (GRIM) Polymerization, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2013, 1, 12841-12849.

  40. Zhao, L.; Feng, C.; Pang, X.; Jung, J.; Stefan, Mihaela C., Sista, P.; Han, R.; Fang, N., Lin, Z., Self-Assembly of Hydrophobic Conjugated Triblock Copolymer with High Photoluminescence via Dewetting at the Air/Water Interface, Soft Matter, 2013, 9, 8050-8056.

  41. Hao, J.; Cheng, Y.; Ratanatuga, U. R. J. K.; Senevirathne, S.; Biewer, M. C.; Nielsen, S. O.; Wang, Q.; Stefan, Mihaela C., A Combined Experimental and Computational Study of the Substituent Effect on Micellar Behavior of g-Substituted Thermoresponsive Amphiphilic Poly(ε-Caprolactone)s, Macromolecules, 2013, 46, 4829-4838.

  42. Gunathilake, S. S.; Magurudeniya, H. D.; Huang, P.; Nguyen, H.; Rainbolt, E. A.; Stefan, Mihaela C., Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Semiconducting Polymers Containing Pyrimidine, Polymer Chemistry, 2013, 4, 5216-5219.

  43. Sista, P.; Wilson, M.; Holmes, N.; Kularatne, R. S.; Rainbolt, A. E.; Biewer, M. C.; Dastoor, P. C.; Belcher, W., Stefan, Mihaela C., Non-Dependence of Benzodithiophene Donor Polymer to PCBM Ratio on the Performance of Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells, Science of Advanced Materials, 2013, 5, 512-518.

  44. Hao, J.; Rainbolt, E. A.; Washington, K., Biewer, M. C.; Stefan, Mihaela C., Functional Polycaprolactones for Micellar Drug Delivery, Current Organic Chemistry, 2013, 17, 930-942.

  45. Sista, P.; Kularatne, R. S.; Mulholland, M. E.; Wilson, M.; Holmes, N.; Zhou, X.; Dastoor, P. C.; Belcher, W.; Rasmussen, S. C.; Biewer, M. C.; Stefan, Mihaela C., Synthesis and Photovoltaic Performance of Donor-Acceptor Polymers Containing Benzo[1,2-b:4,5-b']dithiophene with Thienyl Substituents, Journal of Polymer Science, Part A, 2013, 51, 2622-2630.

  46. Elkassih, S. A.; Sista, P.; Magurudeniya, H. D.; Papadimitratos, A.; Zakhidov, A. A.; Biewer, M. C.; Stefan, Mihaela C., Phenothiazine Semiconducting Polymers for Light-Emitting Diodes, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 2012, 214, 572-577.

  47. Kularatne, R. K.; Magurudenyia, H.; Sista, P.; Biewer, M. C.; Stefan, Mihaela C., Donor-Acceptor Semiconducting Polymers for Organic Solar Cells, Journal of Polymer Science, Part A, 2013, 51, 743-768.

  48. Nguyen, H. Q.; Bhatt, M. P.; Rainbolt, E. A., Stefan, Mihaela C., Synthesis and Characterization of Polyisoprene-b-Polystyrene-b-Poly(3-Hexylthiophene) Triblock Copolymer, Polymer Chemistry, 2013, 4, 462-465.

  49. Kularatne, R. S.; Sista, P.; Nguyen, H. Q.; Biewer, M. C.; Stefan, Mihaela C., Donor-Acceptor Semiconducting Polymers Containing Benzodithiophene with Bithienyl Substituents, Macromolecules, 2012, 45, 7855-7862.

  50. Bhatt, M. P.; Sista, P.; Hao, J.; Hundt, N.; Biewer, M. C.; Stefan, Mihaela C.; Electronic Properties- Morphology Correlation of a Rod-Rod Semiconducting Liquid Crystalline Block Copolymer Containing Poly(3-Hexylthiophene), Langmuir, 2012, 28, 12762-12770.

  51. Sista, P.; Huang, P.; Gunathilake, S. S.; Bhatt, M. P.; Kularatne, R. S.; Stefan, Mihaela C.; Biewer, M. C., Synthesis and Optoelectronic Properties of Novel Benzodifuran Semiconducting Polymers, Journal of Polymer Science, Part A, 2012, 50, 4316-4324.

  52. Hao, J.; Granowski, P.; Stefan, Mihaela C., Zinc Undecylenate Catalyst for the Ring-Opening Polymerization of Caprolactone Monomers, accepted, Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 2012, DOI: 10.1002/marc.201200147

  53. Bhatt, M. P.; Huynh, M. K.; Sista, P.; Nguyen, H. Q.; Stefan, Mihaela C., Synthesis, Reactivity, and Optoelectronic properties of Poly(3-Alkenylthiophene) Diblock Copolymers, Journal of Polymer Science, Part A, 2012, 50, 3086-3094.

  54. Cheng, Y.; Hao, J.; Lee, L. A.; Biewer, M. C.; Wang, Q.; Stefan, Mihaela C., Thermally-Controlled Release of Anti-Cancer Drug from Self-Assembled g-substituted Amphiphilic Poly(e-Caprolactone) Micellar Nanoparticles, Biomacromolecules, 2012, 13, 2163-2173.

  55. Sista, P.; Xue, B.; Wilson, M.; Holmes, N.; Kularatne, R. S.; Nguyen, H.; Dastoor, P. C.; Belcher, W.; Poole, K.; Janesko, B. G.; Biewer, M. C.; Stefan, Mihaela C., Influence of the Alkyl Substituents Spacing on the Solar Cell Performance of Benzodithiophene Semiconducting Polymers, Macromolecules, 2012, 45, 772-780.

  56. Nguyen, H. Q.; Rainbolt, E. A.; Sista, P.; Stefan, Mihaela C., Synthesis and Polymerization of Fused-Ring Thienodipyrrole Monomers, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 2012, 213, 425-430.

  57. Stefan, Mihaela C.; Bhatt, M. P.; Sista, P.; Magurudeniya, H. D., Grignard Metathesis (GRIM) Polymerization for the Synthesis of Conjugated Block Copolymers Containing Regioregular Poly(3-Hexylthiophene), Polymer Chemistry, 2012, 3, 1693-1701.

  58. Sista, P.; Biewer, M. C.; Stefan, Mihaela C., Benzo[1,2-b:4,5-b’]dithiophene Building Block for the Synthesis of Semiconducting Polymers, Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 2012, 33, 9-20.

  59. Magurudenyia, H; Sista, P.; Westbrook, J. K.; Ourso, T. E.; Nguyen, K.; Maher, M. C.; Alemseghed, M.; Biewer, M.C.; Stefan, Mihaela C., Nickel(II) a-Diimine Catalyst for Grignard Metathesis (GRIM) Polymerization, Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 2011, 32, 1748-1752.

  60. Sista, P.; Hao, J.; Elkassih, S.; Sheina, E. E.; Biewer, M. C., Janesko, B. G.; Stefan, Mihaela C., Synthesis Characterization, and Computational Modeling of Benzodithiophene Donor-Acceptor Semiconducting Polymers, Journal of Polymer Science, Part A, 2011, 49, 4172-4179.

  61. Sista, P.; Bhatt, M. P.; McCarry, A. R.; Nguyen, H.; Hao, J.; Biewer, M.C.; Stefan Mihaela C., Enhancement of OFET Performance of Semiconducting Polymers Containing Benzodithiophene Upon Surface Treatment with Organic Silanes, Journal of Polymer Science, Part A, 2011, 49, 2292-2302.

  62. Hao, J.; Servello, J.; Sista, P.; Biewer, M. C.; Stefan, Mihaela C., Temperature Sensitive Aliphatic Polyesters: Synthesis and Characterization of g-Substituted Caprolactone Monomers and Polymers, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2011, 21, 10623-10628.

  63. Palaniappan, K.; Hundt, N.; Sista, P.; Nguyen, H.; Hao, J.; Bhatt, M.; Han, Y. Y.; Schmiedel, E. A.; Sheina, E. E.; Biewer, M. C.; Stefan, Mihaela C.,, Block Copolymers Containing Regioregular Poly(3-Hexyltiophene) and Poly(4-Vinylpyridine): Synthesis and Its Interaction with CdSe Quantum Dots for Hybrid Organic Applications, Journal of Polymer Science, Part A, 2011, 49, 1802-1808.

  64. Hundt, N.; Hoang, Q.; Nguyen, H.; Sista, P.; Hao, J.; Servello, J.; Palaniappan, K.; Alemseghed, M.; Biewer, M. C.; Stefan, Mihaela C., Synthesis and Characterization of a block copolymer containing regioregular poly(3-hexylthiophene) and poly(gamma-benzyl-L-glutamate), Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 2011, 32, 302-308.

  65. Sista, P.; Nguyen, H.; Murphy, J. W.; Hao, J.; Dei, D. K.; Palaniappan, K.; Servello, J.; Kularatne, R. S.; Gnade, B. E.; Xue, B.; Dastoor, P. C.; Biewer, M. C.; Stefan, Mihaela C., Synthesis and electronic properties of semiconducting polymers containing benzodithiophene with alkyl phenylethynyl substituents, Macromolecules, 2010, 43, 8063-8070.

  66. Hundt, N.: Palaniappan, K.; Sista, P.; Murphy, J. W.; Hao, J.; Nguyen, H.; Stein, E.; Biewer, M. C.; Gnade, B. E.; Stefan, Mihaela C., Synthesis and characterization of polythiophenes with alkenyl substituents, Polymer Chemistry, 2010, 1, 1624-1632.

  67. Alemseghed, M. G.; Servello, J.; Hundt, N.; Sista, P.; Biewer, M.; Stefan, Mihaela C., Amphiphilic Block Copolymers Containing Regioregular Poly(3-hexylthiophene) and Poly(2-ethyl-2-oxazoline), Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 2010, 211, 1291-1297

  68. Alemseghed, M.; Gowrisanker, S.; Servello J.; Stefan, Mihaela C., Synthesis of Di-block Copolymers Containing Regioregular Poly(3-hexylthiophene) and Poly(tetrahydrofuran) by a Combination of Grignard Metathesis and Cationic Polymerization, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 2009, 210, 2007-2014.

  69. Hundt, N.;Palaniappan, K.; Servello, J.; Dei, D. K.; Stefan, Mihaela C.; Biewer, M. C., Polymers Containing Benzodithiophene Repeating Unit with Extended Electron Delocalization, Organic Letters, 2009, 11, 4422-4425.

  70. Palaniappan, K.; Murphy, J. W.; Khanam, N.; Horvath, J.; Alshareef, H.; Quevedo-Lopez, M.; Biewer, M. C.; Park, S. Y.; Moon, K. J.; Gnade, B.; Stefan, Mihaela C., Poly(3-hexylthiophene)-CdSe quantum dot bulk heterojunction solar cells: Influence of the functional end-group of the polymer, Macromolecules 2009, 42, 3845-3848.

  71. Craley, R. C.; Zhang, R.; Kowalewski, T.; McCullough, R.D.; Stefan, Mihaela C., Regioregular poly(3-hexylthiophene) in a novel conducting amphiphilic block copolymer, Macromolecular Rapid Communications 2009, 30, 11-16.

  72. Stefan, Mihaela C.; Javier, A. E.; Osaka, I.; McCullough, R. D., Grignard Metathesis Method (GRIM): Toward a Universal Method for the Synthesis of Conjugated Polymers, Macromolecules 2009, 42, 30-32.