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Ion Transport in Cyclopropenium-Based Polymerized Ionic Liquids
Ion transport in polymerized ionic liquids (poly-ILs) occurs via a fundamentally different mechanism than in monomeric ionic liquids, and recently progress has been made toward understanding ionExpand
The evolution of cyclopropenium ions into functional polyelectrolytes
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The facile synthesis of a series of polymers and nanoparticles based on monomeric cyclopropenium building blocks incorporating various functional groups that affect physical properties are demonstrated, rendering this class of new materials as an attractive alternative to develop ion-conducting membranes. Expand
Clickable Poly(ionic liquids): A Materials Platform for Transfection.
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A post-polymerization click reaction is reported that provides facile access to trisaminocyclopropenium (TAC) ion-functionalized macromolecules of various architectures, which are the first class of polyelectrolytes that bear a formal charge on carbon. Expand
Polymeric supramolecular assemblies based on multivalent ionic interactions for biomedical applications
Abstract Oppositely charged polyelectrolytes can be used to form various types of self-assembled structures directed by multivalent ionic interactions. The supramolecular architectures that resultExpand
Fully charged: Maximizing the potential of cationic polyelectrolytes in applications ranging from membranes to gene delivery through rational design
Polyelectrolytes have found utility across various applications in materials science, from electrochemical devices to biotechnology, due to their facile processing and tunable properties. ThroughExpand
Synthesis of Robust Surface-Charged Nanoparticles Based on Cyclopropenium Ions
We investigate synthetic strategies of cationic surface-charged nanoparticles using cyclopropenium-based (CP) monomers and block copolyelectrolytes (BCPEs) via surfactant-free emulsionExpand
Influence of Substituent Chain Branching on the Transfection Efficacy of Cyclopropenium-Based Polymers
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These studies highlight the importance of exercising precise control over polymer structure, both in terms of backbone identity and substituent nature, and the necessity of a robust, modular platform from which to study them. Expand
Impact of building block structure on ion transport in cyclopropenium-based polymerized ionic liquids
Cation geometry, size, and polarity all contribute to conductivity in PS-TAC PILs, with highest conductivity from the isopropyl cation geometry.
The Design and Synthesis of Aromatic Ion-Based Polyelectrolytes for Divergent Applications
The Design and Synthesis of Aromatic Ion-Based Polyelectrolytes for Divergent Applications Jessica Freyer Versatile polyelectrolytes with tunable physical properties have the potential to beExpand