Dr. Marvin Steube


Office Tel.: +49 (0)6131 39 26269
Lab Tel.: +49 (0)6131 39 26274
Email marvin.steube@uni-mainz.de



Research Topic

Monomer- and Block Sequence Control in Tapered Multiblock Copolymer Architectures Based on Styrene and Isoprene



Carbanionic Polymerization

Block Copolymers and Multiblock Structures



[1]  "What Limits the Molecular Weight and Controlled Synthesis of Poly(3-alkyltellurophene)s?"  S. Ye, M. Steube, E. I. Carrera, D. S. Seferos, Macromol. 2016, 49, 1704–1711. DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.5b02770.
[2] "Systematic Variation of the Degree of Branching (DB) of Polyglycerol via Oxyanionic Copolymerization of Glycidol with a Protected Glycidyl Ether and Its Impact on Rheological Properties" C. Schubert, M. Schömer, M. Steube, S. Decker, C. Friedrich, H. Frey, Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2018, 219, 1700376. DOI: 10.1002/macp.201700376.
[3] "Isoprene/Styrene Tapered Multiblock Copolymers with up to 10 Blocks: Synthesis, Phase Behaviour, Order and Mechanical Properties", M. Steube, T. Johann, E. Galanos, M. Appold, C. Rüttiger, M. Mezger, M. Gallei, A. H.E. Müller, G. Floudas, H. Frey, Macromolecules 2018, 51, 10246–10258. DOI:10.1021/acs.macromol.8b01961.
[4] "Kinetics of Anionic Living Copolymerization of Isoprene and Styrene Using in Situ NIR Spectroscopy: Temperature Effects on Monomer Sequence and Morphology"
M. Steube, T. Johann, M. Plank, S. Tjaberings, A. H. Gröschel, M. Gallei, H. Frey and A. H.E. Müller, Macromolecules 2019, 52 (23), 9299-9310. DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.9b01790.
[5] "Local and Subchain Relaxation of Polyisoprene in Multiblock Copolymers with a Tapered Interface"
C. Livitsanou, M. Steube, T. Johann, H. Frey and G. Floudas, Macromolecules 2020. DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c00445.
[6] "Tetrahydrofuran: More Than a "Randomizer" in the Living Anionic Copolymerization of Styrene and Isoprene: Kinetics, Microstructures, Morphologies, and Mechanical Properties"
M. Steube, T. Johann, H. Hübner, M. Koch, T. Dinh, M. Gallei, G. Floudas, H. Frey, Axel H. E. Müller, Macromolecules 2020. DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c01022.