Publications, patents, books

#: equal contributions, *: corresponding author

  • V.Montes‐García, R.Furlan de Oliveira, Y.Wang, A.Berezin, P.Fanjul‐Bolado, M.Begoña González García, T.M.Hermans, D.Bonifazi, S.Casalini, P.Samorì, Harnessing Selectivity and Sensitivity in Ion Sensing via Supramolecular Recognition: A 3D Hybrid Gold Nanoparticle Network Chemiresistor, 2020, Advanced Functional Materials, 2008554 (link)
  • V.Marichez, A.Sato, P.Dunne, J.Leira-Iglesias, G.J.M.Formon, M.K.Schicho, I.de Feijter, P.Hébraud, M.Bailleul, P.Besenius, M.Venkatesan, J.M.D.Coey, E.W.Meijer, T.M.Hermans*, Magnetic control over the topology of supramolecular rod networks, Submitted 2020, Pre-print: https://dx.doi.org/10.26434/chemrxiv.12762269
  • P.Dunne, C.Fowley, G.Hlawacek, J.Kurian, G.Atcheson, S.Colis, N.Teichert, B.Kundys, M.Venkatesan, J.Lindner, A.M.Deac, T.M. Hermans, J.M.D.Coey, B.Doudin, Helium Ion Microscopy for Reduced Spin Orbit Torque Switching Currents, Nanoletters 2020, 20, 10, 7036–7042 (link). Pre-print: https://arxiv.org/abs/2005.07626
  • P.Dunne, T.Adachi, A.A.Dev, A.Sorrenti, L.Giacchetti, A.Bonnin, C.Bourdon, P.Mangin, J.M.D.Coey, B.Doudin, T.M.Hermans*, Liquid flow and control without solid walls, Nature 2020, 581, 58-62 (free to read). Pre-print: https://doi.org/10.26434/chemrxiv.7207001.v2
    – Featured by New Scientist magazine (link)
    – Featured by C&EN (link)
    – Featured by Physics World (link)
  • N.Singh*,B.Lainer,G.J.M.Formon,S.De Piccoli, T.M.Hermans*, Re-programming Hydrogel Properties using a Fuel-driven Reaction Cycle, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 4083-4087. Pre-print: ChemRxiv
  • N.Singh#, G.J.M.Formon#, S.De Piccoli#, T.M.Hermans*, Devising Synthetic Reaction Cycles for Dissipative Non-equilibrium Self-assembly, Advanced Materials 2020, 32, 1906834.

  • T.Butcher*, G.J.M.Formon, P.Dunne, T.M.Hermans, F.Ott, L.Noirez, and J.M.D. Coey, Neutron imaging of liquid-liquid systems containing paramagnetic salt solutions, Appl. Phys. Lett. 2020, 116, 022405. Pre-print: https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-02368360/

  • Vincent Marichez,  Alessandra Tassoni,  Robert P. Cameron, Stephen M. Barnett,  Ralf Eichhorn,  Cyriaque Genet  and Thomas M. Hermans *, Mechanical chiral resolution, Soft Matter 2019, 15, 4593-4608 (DOI: 10.1039/c9sm00778d). https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-02413272v1
  • M.C.Bastings, T.M.Hermans, A.J.H.Spiering, E.W.L.Kemps, L.Albertazzi, E.E.Kurisinkal, P.Y.W. Dankers, Quantifying guest–host dynamics in supramolecular assemblies to analyze their robustness, Macromolecular Bioscience 2019, 19, 1800296 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mabi.201800296).
  • J.Leira-Iglesias, A.Tassoni, T.Adachi, M.Stich, T.M.Hermans*, Oscillations, traveling fronts and patterns in a supramolecular system, Nature Nanotechnology 2018, 13, 1021–1027 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41565-018-0270-4).
    – news and views: https://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41565-018-0283-z
    – Chemistry world: https://www.chemistryworld.com/news/chemical-pulse-animates-lifelike-colour-changing-system-/3009643.article
  • T.M.Hermans, C.Genet, T.Adachi, Spectroscopic polarimeter and method of polarization spectroscopic analysis, 2018, EP18306093.8 (patent pending)
  • D.Spitzer#, V.Marichez#, G.J.M.Formon, P.Besenius*, T.M.Hermans*, Surface-assisted self-assembly of a hydrogel by proton diffusion, Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2018, 57, 11349-11353 (DOI: 10.1002/anie.201806668)
    – highlighted on Chemistry Views (link)
    – post-print open-access (link)

  • T.M.Hermans, A.Sorrenti, Magnetic molecules, 2018, EP18305042.6 (patent pending).
  • T.M.Hermans, P.Dunne, J.M.D. Coey, B.Doudin, Device and method for circulating liquids2017, EP17305070.9 (patent pending, link).
  • A.Sorrenti, J.Leira-Iglesias, A.Sato,  T.M.Hermans*, Nature Communications 2017, 8:15899, Non-equilibrium steady-states in supramolecular polymerization (link).
  • A.Sorrenti, J.Leira-Iglesias, A.J.Markvoort, T.F.A.de Greef*, T.M.Hermans*, Chem. Soc. Rev. 2017, 46, 5476-5490, Non-equilibrium supramolecular polymerization (link).

  • G.Ashkenasy, T.M.Hermans, S.Otto, A.F.Taylor, Chem. Soc. Rev. 2017, 46, 2543-2554, Systems Chemistry (link).

  • T.M.Hermans*, Self-assembly: Materials from a peptide soup, Nature Nanotechnology (news & views), 2016, 11, 920-921 (link)

  • J.Leira–Iglesias, A.Sorrenti, A.Sato, P.A.Dunne, T.M.Hermans*, Supramolecular pathway selection of perylenediimides mediated by chemical fuels, Chemical Communications, 2016, 52, 9009-9012 (link) & (COVER)

  • T.M.Hermans, A.Sato, V.Marichez, Method for chiral resolution and device therefor2016, WO2016020532 (link)
  • T.M.Hermans, A.Sato, V.Marichez, Method for chiral resolution and device therefor2016, EP2982662 (link)
  • T.M.Hermans, P.S.Stewart, B.A.Grzybowski, J.Phys.Chem.Lett, 2015, 6, 760-766, pH-oscillator Stretched in Space but Frozen in Time. (pdf)

  • T.M.Hermans, K.J.M.Bishop, P.S.Stewart, S.H.Davis, B.A.Grzybowski, Nature Communications, 2015, 6, 5640, Vortex flows impart chirality-specific lift forces. (pdf)
  • S.Huda, D.Pilans, M.Makurath, T.M.Hermans, K.Kandere‐Grzybowska, B.A.Grzybowski, Advanced Materials Interfaces, 2014, 1, 1400158, Microfabricated Systems and Assays for Studying the Cytoskeletal Organization, Micromechanics, and Motility Patterns of Cancerous Cells(pdf)
  • H.T.Baytekin#, B.Baytekin#, T.M.Hermans, B.Kowalczyk, B.A.Grzybowski, Science, 2013, 341, 1368-1371, Control of surface charges by radicals as a principle of antistatic polymers protecting electronic circuitry. (pdf)

featured in Nature News (link)
featured in “this week in Science” in Science magazine (link)
featured on sciencenews.org (link)
featured on phys.org (link)

  • T.M.Hermans, D.Pilans, S.Huda, P.Fuller, K.Kandere-Grzybowska, B.A.Grzybowski, Integrative biology, 2013, 5, 1464-1473, Motility efficiency and spatiotemporal synchronization in non-metastatic vs. metastatic breast cancer cells. (pdf)

  • T.M.Hermans, H.Frauenrath, F.Stellacci, Science, 2013, 341, 243-244, Droplets out of equilibrium. (pdf)

featured in “this week in Science” in Science magazine (link)

  • E.S.Cho, J.Kim, B.Tejerina, T.M.Hermans, H.Jiang, H.Nakanishi, M.Yu, A.Z.Patashinski, S.C.Glotzer, F.Stellacci, B.A.Grzybowski, Nature Materials, 2012, 11, 978-985, Ultrasensitive detection of toxic cations through changes in tunneling current across films of “striped” nanoparticles. (pdf) + (COVER)

featured in Nature Materials News and Views (link)
New “Nano-Velcro” Provides Affordable Mercury Testing (link)
‘Nano-Velcro’ detects mercury pollution in water (link)
Nano-velcro clasps heavy metal molecules in its grips (link)
Economic method measures toxic metals in fluids (link)
Scientists develop method to test for heavy metals (link)
Researchers Devise Nano-Velcro to Detect and Trap Mercury in Water Bodies (link)

  • P.Y.W. Dankers, T.M.Hermans, T.W.Baughman, Y.K.Kamikawa, R.E.Kieltyka, M.M.C.Bastings, H.M.Janssen, N.A.J.M.Sommerdijk, A.Larsen, M.J.A. van Luyn, A.W.Bosman, E.R.Popa, G.Fytas, E.W.Meijer, Advanced Materials, 2012, 24, 2703-2709, Hierarchical formation of supramolecular transient networks in water: a modular injectable delivery system (pdf)

  • S.Han#, T.M.Hermans#, P.E.Fuller, Y.Wei, B.A.Grzybowski, Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 2662-2666, Transport into MOFs from solution is not purely diffusive (pdf)

  • P.Besenius, K.P. van den Hout, H.M.H.G.Albers, T.F.A. de Greef, L.L.C.Olijve, T.M.Hermans, B.F.M. de Waal, P.H.H. Bomans, N.A.J.M.Sommerdijk, G.Portale, A.R.A.Palmans, M.H.P. van Genderen, J.A.J.M.Vekemans, E.W.Meijer, Chemistry – a European Journal, 2011, 17, 5193-5203, Controlled supramolecular oligomerisation of C3-symmetrical molecules in water: the impact of hydrophobic shielding (pdf)
  • S.Galeazzi#, T.M.Hermans#, M.Paolino, M.Anzini, L.Mennuni, A.Giordani, G.Caselli, F.Makovec, E.W.Meijer, S.Vomero, A.Cappelli, Biomacromolecules, 2010, 11, 182-186, Multivalent supramolecular dendrimer-based drugs (pdf)

  • T.M.Hermans, M.A.C.Broeren, N.Gomopoulos, P. van der Schoot, M.H.P. van Genderen, N.A.J.M.Sommerdijk, G.Fytas, E.W.Meijer, Nature Nanotechnology, 2009, 4, 721-726, Self-assembly of soft nanoparticles with tunable patchiness (pdf)

featured on C2W (link) + cover of magazine (link)

  • T.M.Hermans, M.A.C.Broeren, N.Gomopoulos, A.F.Smeijers, E.N.M. van Leeuwen, M.R.J.Vos, P.C.M.M.Magusin, P.A.J.Hilbers, M.H.P. van Genderen, N.A.J.M.Sommerdijk, G.Fytas, E.W.Meijer,  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 15631, Stepwise non-covalent synthesis leading to dendrimer-based assemblies in water (pdf)

  • T.M.Hermans#, J.Choi#, B.G.G.Lohmeijer, R.C.Pratt, H-C.Kim, R.M.Waymouth, J.L.Hedrick, Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed. 2006, 45, 6648, Application of solvent-directed assembly of blockcopolymers to the synthesis of nanostructured materials with low dielectric constants (pdf)

  • J.Choi#, T.M.Hermans#, B.G.G.Lohmeijer, R.C.Pratt, G.Dubois, J.Frommer, R.M.Waymouth, J.L.Hedrick, Nano Letters 2006, 6, 1761, Monolayers organosilicate toroids and related structures: a phase diagram for templating from blockcopolymers(pdf) + (COVER)

  • M. de Geus, J.Peeters, M.Wolffs, T.M.Hermans, A.R.A.Palmans, C.E.Koning, A.Heise, Macromolecules 2005, 38, 4220, Investigation of factors influencing the chemoenzymatic synthesis of blockcopolymers (pdf)