Christian Wahlen


Office Tel.: +49 (0)6131 39 26139
Lab Tel.: +49 (0)6131 39 25357



Research Topic

Anionic Polymerization of Terpen(oid)es and Tapered Multiblock Copolymer Synthesis




Carbanionic Polymerization, Block Copolymers and Multiblock Structures





[1] “Poly(phosphonate)s via Olefin Metathesis: Adjusting Hydrophobicity and Morphology” T. Steinbach, E. M. Alexandrino, C. Wahlen, K. Landfester, F. R. Wurm, Macromolecules 2014, 47 (15), 4884–4893. DOI: 10.1021/ma5013286

“Poly(phosphonate)-mediated Horner–Wadsworth–Emmons reactions” T. Steinbach, C. Wahlen, F. R. Wurm, Polym. Chem. 2015, 6 (7), 1192–1202. DOI: 10.1039/C4PY01365D

[3] "One-Step Block Copolymer Synthesis versus Sequential Monomer Addition: A Fundamental Study Reveals That One Methyl Group Makes a Difference" E. Grune, T. Johann, M. Appold, C. Wahlen, J. Blankenburg, D. Leibig, A. H. E. Müller, M. Gallei, H. Frey, Macromolecules, 2018,51, 3527. DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.8b00404.
[4] "Tapered Multiblock Copolymers Based on Isoprene and 4-Methylstyrene: Influence of the Tapered Interface on the Self-Assembly and Thermomechanical Properties" E. Galanos, E. Grune, C. Wahlen, A. H. E. Müller, M. Appold, M. Gallei, H. Frey, G. Floudas, Macromolecules 2019, 52, 1577–1588. DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.8b02669.