McCarthy Research Group

Publications

Macromol. Rapid Comm. 2021 DOI: 10.1002/marc.202000682 (with P. Bian, Y. Wang) "Rediscovering Silicones: The Anomalous Water Permeability of "Hydrophobic" PDMS Suggests Nanostructure and Applications in Water Purification and Anti-Icing"          

Langmuir 2020, 36, 10110 (with Y. Saito, L. Wang, P. Zheng, P. Bian) "A Different Silica Surface: Radical Oxidation of Poly(methylsilsesquioxane) Thin Films and Particles (Tospearl)"     

Langmuir 2020, 36, 4289 (with T. Shimosaka )"Sessile Liquid Features as Molds for Silicone Elastomers"

Langmuir 2019, 35, 13396 (with D. H. Flagg) "Carbon Nanotubes Readily Disperse in Linear Silicones and Improve the Thermal Stability of Dimethylsilicone Elastomers"   

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2017, 9, 411126 (with T. Dong) "Superhydrophobic/Low Hysteresis Patterning Chemistry for Water Drop Manipulation"

Langmuir 2017, 33, 8129 (with D. H. Flagg) "Rapid and Clean Covalent Attachment of Methylsiloxane Polymers and Oligomers to Silica using B(C6F5)3 Catalysis"

Macromolecules 2016, 49, 8581 (with D. H. Flagg) "Rediscovering Silicones: MQ Copolymers"

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 244 (with L. Wang) "Covalently Attached Liquids: Instant Omniphobic Surfaces with Unprecedented Repellency"

Langmuir 2016, 32, 765 (with S. Fujii) "Sulfone-Containing Methacrylate Homopolymers: Wetting and Thermal Properties"

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 2015, 112, 2664 (with L. Wang) "Capillary Bridge - Derived Particles with Negative Gaussian Curvature"

Langmuir 2014, 30, 2419 (with Y. Wang) "Dip-Coating Deposition on Chemically Patterned Surfaces: A Mechanistic Analysis and Comparison with Topographically Patterned Surfaces"

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 2024 (with P. Zheng) "A Surprise from 1954: Siloxane Equilibration Is a Simple, Robust, and Obvious Polymer Self-Healing Mechanism