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(The following is the full publication from the group. Alternatively, the list is available in Google Scholar with detailed citation and H-index:

  •  Refereed journal articles, reviews and book chapters (sorting by year in descending order)


  1. R. Liu, L. Zhang, K. Guo, J. Xu, Precise Pentamers with Diverse Monomer Sequences and Their Thermal Properties, Chinese Journal of Polymer Science, 2021. DOI: 10.1007/s10118-022-2689-1.

  2. X. Li, Y. Huang, W. F. Wei, W. L. Guo, Z. Luo, J. Xu, T. Cai, Metalloporphyrin-anchored 2D MOF nanosheets as highly accessible heterogeneous photocatalysts towards cytocompatible living radical polymerization. Chemical Engineering Journal 2022, Doi: 10.1016/j.cej.2022.134692.

  3. J. Liu, J. Xue, L. Fu, J. Xu, M. S. Lord, K. Liang, Genetically Encoded Synthetic Beta Cells for Insulin Biosynthesis and Release under Hyperglycemic Conditions. Advanced Functional Materials 2022, Doi: 10.1002/adfm.202111271.


  1. R. Liu, C. Yang, Z. Huang, R. French, Z. Gu, J. Cheng, K. Guo, J. Xu, Unravelling Sequence Effect on Glass Transition Temperatures of Discrete Unconjugated Oligomers. Macromolecular Rapid Communications 2021, 42, 2100666. 

  2. W. Feng, Z. Huang, X. Kang, D. Zhao, H. Li, G. Li, J. Xu, X. Wang, Self-Assembled Nanosized Vehicles from Amino Acid-Based Amphiphilic Polymers with Pendent Carboxyl Groups for Efficient Drug Delivery. Biomacromolecules 2021, 22, 4871-4882. 

  3. L. Zhang, R. Liu, S. Lin and J. Xu, PET-RAFT Single Unit Monomer Insertion of Beta-methylstyrene Derivatives: RAFT Degradation and Reaction Selectivity. Chemical Communications 2021, 57, 10759 – 10762.

  4. S. Xu, F. J. Trujillo, J. Xu, C. Boyer, N. Corrigan, Influence of Molecular Weight Distribution on the Thermoresponsive Transition of Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide). Macromolecular Rapid Communications 2021, 42, 2100212.

  5. K. Jin, Q. Sun, Y. Feng, J. Guo, J. Xu, C. Wang. Significant Influence of Alkyl Substituents in the Alicyclic Rigid Backbone on Solubility and Thermal Stability of Polyarylamide Copolymers. ACS Applied Polymer Materials 2021, 3, 2120-2130.

  6. N. Corrigan, F. J. Trujillo, J. Xu, G. Moad, C. J. Hawker, C. Boyer. Divergent Synthesis of Graft and Branched Copolymers through Spatially Controlled Photopolymerization in Flow Reactors. Macromolecules 2021, 54, 3430-3446.

  7. J. Liu, Z. Guo, Y. Li, J. Liang, J. Xue, J. Xu, J. M. Whitelock, L. Xie, B. Kong, K. Liang. pH-Gated Activation of Gene Transcription and Translation in Biocatalytic Metal–Organic Framework Artificial Cells. Advanced NanoBiomed Research 2021, 1, 2000034.

  8. L. Zhang, R. Liu, Z. Huang and J. Xu. How does the single unit monomer insertion technique promote kinetic analysis of activation and initiation in photo-RAFT processes? Polymer Chemistry 2021, 12, 581-593. 

  9. J. Liang, S. Gao, J. Liu, M. Y. B. Zulkifli, J. Xu, J. Scott, V. Chen, J. Shi, A. Rawal, K. Liang. Hierarchically Porous Biocatalytic MOF Microreactor as a Versatile Platform towards Enhanced Multienzyme and Cofactor-Dependent Biocatalysis. Angewdet Chemie 2021, DOI: 10.1002/anie.202014002.


  1. K. Jin, Y. Huang, Y. Feng, J. Guo, J. Xu, C. Wang. Soluble, Thermally Stable and Low Thermal Expansion Polyarylamides Enabled by a Seven-Membered Carbocycle. ACS Applied Polymer Materials 2020, DOI: 10.1021/acsapm.0c00754

  2. H. Zhang, Z. Cao, Q. Zhang, J. Xu, S. L. J. Sun, K. Liang, Z. Gu. Chemotaxis‐Driven 2D Nanosheet for Directional Drug Delivery toward the Tumor Microenvironment. Small 2020, 2002732.

  3. Z. Guo, J. Liu, D.-W. Wang, J. Xu, K. Liang. Biofriendly micro/nanomotors operating on biocatalysis: from natural to biological environments. Biophysics Reports 2020, DOI: 10.1007/s41048-020-00119-6.

  4. S. Azadi, S. Peng, S. A. Moshizi, M. Asadnia, J. Xu, I. Park, C. H. Wang, S. Wu, Biocompatible and Highly Stretchable PVA/AgNWs Hydrogel Strain Sensors for Human Motion Detection. Advanced Materials Technology 2020, 5, DOI: 10.1002/admt.202000426.

  5. ​K. Pan, S. Peng, Y. Chu, K. Liang, C. H. Wang, S. Wu, J. Xu, Highly Sensitive, Stretchable and Durable Strain Sensors Based on Conductive Double-Network Polymer Hydrogels. Journal of Polymer Science 2020, 58, DOI: 10.1002/pol.20200567.

  6. Y. Chu, Z. Huang, R. Liu, C. Boyer, J. Xu, Scalable and Recyclable Heterogeneous Organo-photocatalysts on Cotton Threads for Organic and Polymer Synthesis. ChemPhotoChem 2020, DOI: 10.1002/cptc.202000106.

  7. N. Zaquen, M. Rubens, N. Corrigan, J. Xu, P. B. Zetterlund, C. Boyer, T. Junkers, Polymer synthesis in Continuous Flow Reactors. Progress in Polymer Science, 2020, DOI:10.1016/j.progpolymsci.2020.101256.

  8. J. Wan, Y. Li, K. Jin, J. Guo, J. Xu, C. Wang, Robust Strategy for Antibody-Polymer-Drug Conjugation: Significance of Conjugating Orientation and Linker Charge on Targeting Ability. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2020, 12, DOI:10.1021/acsami.0c04471.

  9. R. Liu, L. Zhang, Z. Huang, J. Xu, Sequential and Alternating RAFT Single Unit Monomer Insertion: Model Trimers as the Guide for Discrete Oligomer Synthesis. Polymer Chemistry, 2020, 11, 4557-4567.

  10. A. Bagheri, C. Bainbridge, K. Engel, G. G. Qiao, J. Xu, C. Boyer, J. Jin, Oxygen Tolerant PET-RAFT Facilitated 3D Printing of Polymeric Materials under Visible LEDs. ACS Applied Polymer Materials 2020, 2, DOI: 10.1021/acsapm.9b01076.

  11. P. R. Judzewitsch, N. Corrigan, F. Trujillo, J. Xu, G. Moad, C. J. Hawker, E. H. H. Wong, C. Boyer. High Throughput Process for the Discovery of Antimicrobial Polymers and their Upscaled Production via Flow Polymerization. Macromolecules 2020, 53, 631-639.

  12. R. Fang, J. Xu, Dawei Wang. Covalent fixing of sulfur in metal-sulfur batteries. Energy & Environmental Science 2020, DOI: 10.1039/C9EE03408K.

  13. K. Jung, N. Corrigan, M. Ciftci, J. Xu, S. E. Seo, C. J. Hawker, C. Boyer. Designing with Light: Advanced 2D, 3D, and 4D Materials. Advanced Materials 2020, doi: 10.1002/adma.201903850.

  14. M. Liu, T. Chen, J. Cai, A. Zhang, Y. Liu, J. Xu, J. Liu. A self-enhanced and recyclable catalytic system constructed by magnetic bi-nano-bionic enzymes for real-time control RAFT polymerization. Journal of Materials Chemistry C 2020, 8, 1301-1308.

  15. A. Bagheri, K. E. Engel, C. Bainbridge, J. Xu, C. Boyer, J. Jin. 3D Printing of Polymeric Materials Based on Photo-RAFT Polymerization. Polymer Chemistry 2020, 11, 641-647.

  16. Y. Zhou, Z. Zhang, C. Reese, D. L. Patton, J. Xu, C. Boyer, A. Postma, G. Moad, Selective and Rapid Light‐Induced RAFT Single Unit Monomer Insertion in Aqueous Solution. Macromolecular Rapid Communications 2020, 41,1900478.


  1. J. Xu. Single Unit Monomer Insertion: a Versatile Platform for Molecular Engineering through Radical Addition Reactions and Polymerization. Macromolecules 2019, 52, 9068-9093.

  2. S. Lin, L, Zhang, Z. Huang, P. V. Kumar, J. Xu. Discriminatory Photoactivation of Diastereomeric RAFT Agents. Macromolecules 2019, 52, 7157-7166.

  3. T. Chen, H. Wang, Y. Chu, C. Boyer, J. Liu, J. Xu. Photo-induced Depolymerization: A Short Review of Current Status. ChemPhotoChem 2019, 3, 1059-1076. 

  4. K. Satoh, Z. Sun, M. Uchiyama, M. Kamigaito, J. Xu, C. Boyer Interconvertible and Switchable Cationic/PET-RAFT Copolymerization Triggered by Visible Light. Polymer Journal 2020, 52, 65-73.

  5. Z. Guo, T. Wang, A. Rawal, J. Hou, Z. Cao, H. Zhang, J. Xu, Z. Gu, V. Chen, K. Liang. Biocatalytic self-propelled submarine-like microparticles with pH-triggered buoyancy control for directional vertical motion. Materials Today 2019, 28, 10-16. 

  6. C. Wu, H. Chen, N. Corrigan, K. Jung, X. Kan, Z. Li, W. Liu, J. Xu, C. Boyer. Computer-Guided Discovery of a pH-Responsive Organic Photocatalyst and Application for pH and Light Dual-Gated Polymerization. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2019, 141, 8207-8220. 

  7. P. Seal, J. Xu, S. De Luca, C. Boyer, S. C. Smith. Unraveling Photocatalytic Mechanism and Selectivity in PET‐RAFT Polymerization. Advanced Theory and Simulations 2019, 2, 1900038.

  8. N. Corrigan, L. Zhernakov, M. Hazimbin, J. Xu, C. Boyer, Flow Mediated Metal-Free PET-RAFT Polymerisation for Upscaled and Consistent Polymer Production. Reaction Chemistry and Engineering 2019, 4, 1216-1228. 

  9. N. Corrigan, J. Xu, C. Boyer, X. Allonas. Exploration of PET-RAFT Initiation Mechanism. ChemPhotoChem 2019, 3, 1193-1199. 

  10. Z. Huang, N. Corrigan, S. Ling, C. Boyer, J. Xu. Upscaling Single Unit Monomer Insertion to Synthesize Discrete Oligomers. Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry 2019, 57, 1947-1955.

  11. C. Wu, N. Corrigan, C.-H. Lim, K. Jung, J. Zhu, G. Miyake, J. Xu, C. Boyer. Guiding the Design of Organic Photocatalyst for PET-RAFT Polymerization: Halogenated Xanthene Dyes. Macromolecules 2019, 52, 236-248. 

  12. N. Corrigan, J. Yeow, P. Judzewitsch, J. Xu, C. Boyer. Seeing the Light: Advancing Materials Chemistry through Photopolymerization. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2019, 58, 5170-5189. 


  1. Z. Huang, B. B. Noble, N. Corrigan, Y. Chu, K. Satoh, D. S. Thomas, C. J. Hawker, G. Moad, M. Kamigaito, M. L. Coote, C. Boyer, J. Xu. Discrete and Stereospecific Oligomers Prepared by Sequential and Alternating Single Unit Monomer Insertion. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2018, 140, 13392-13406. 

  2. Y. Chu, N. Corrigan, C. Wu, C. Boyer, J. Xu. A Process for Well-Defined Polymer Synthesis through Textile Dyeing Inspired Catalyst Immobilization. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2018, 6, 15245-15253.

  3. N. Corrigan, R. Manahan, Z. T. Lew, J. Yeow, J. Xu, C. Boyer. Copolymers with Controlled Molecular Weight Distributions and Compositional Gradients through Flow Polymerization. Macromolecules 2018, 51, 4553-4563.

  4. J. Phommalysack-Lovan, Y. Chu, C. Boyer, J. Xu. PET-RAFT Polymerisation: Towards Green and Precision Polymer Manufacturing. Chemical Communications 2018, 54, 6591-6606.

  5. G. Li, W. Feng, N. Corrigan, C.Boyer, X. Wang and J. Xu. Precise synthesis of poly (N-acryloyl amino acid) through photoinduced living polymerization. Polymer Chemistry 2018, 9, 2733-2745.

  6. Z. Wang, Y. Huang, J. Guo, Z. Li, J. Xu, J. Lu and C. Wang. Design and synthesis of thermal contracting polymer with unique eight-membered carbocycle unit. Macromolecules 2018, 51, 1377-1385.

  7. Y. Chu, J. Hou, C. Boyer, J. J. Richardson, K. Liang and J. Xu. Biomimetic synthesis of coordination network materials: Recent advances in MOFs and MPNs. Applied Materials Today 2018, 10, 93-105.

  8. Y. Chu, Z. Huang, K. Liang, J. Guo, C. Boyer, J. Xu. A Photocatalyst Immobilized on Fibrous and Porous Monolithic Cellulose for Heterogeneous Catalysis of Controlled Radical Polymerization. Polymer Chemistry 2018, 9, 1666-1673.

  9. J. J. Haven, M. Hendrikx, T. Junkers, P. J. Leenaers, T. Tsompanoglou, C. Boyer, J. Xu, A. Postma, G. Moad. Elements of RAFT navigation: RAFT 20 years later: RAFT-synthesis of uniform, sequence-defined (co)polymers. In Reversible Deactivation Radical Polymerization: Mechanisms and Synthetic Methodologies, ACS Symposium Series; Vol. 1284, 2018, pp. 77-103.


  1. C. Wu, S. Shanmugam, J. Xu, J. Zhu, C. Boyer, Chlorophyll a crude extract: efficient photo-degradable photocatalyst for PET-RAFT polymerization. Chemical Communications 2017, 53, 12560-12563.

  2. S. Xu, G. Ng, J. Xu, R. P. Kuchel, J. Yeow and C. Boyer, 2‑(Methylthio)ethyl Methacrylate: A Versatile Monomer for Stimuli Responsiveness and Polymerization-Induced Self-Assembly in the Presence of Air. ACS Macro Letters 2017, 6, 1237-1244.

  3. N. Corrigan, A. Almasri, W. Taillades, J. Xu, and C. Boyer, Controlling Molecular Weight Distributions through Photoinduced Flow Polymerization. Macromolecules 2017, 50, 8438-8448. 

  4. C. Fu, Z. Huang, C. J. Hawker, G. Moad, J. Xu, C. Boyer, RAFT-mediated, visible light-initiated single unit monomer insertion and its application in the synthesis of sequence-defined polymers. Polymer Chemistry 2017, 8, 4637-4643.

  5. G. Ng, J. Yeow, J. Xu, C. Boyer, Application of oxygen tolerant PET-RAFT to polymerization-induced self-assembly. Polymer Chemistry 2017, 8, 2841-2851.

  6. S. Shanmugam, J. Xu and C. Boyer, Photocontrolled Living Polymerization Systems with Reversible Deactivations through Electron and Energy Transfer. Macromolecular Rapid Communications 2017, 38, 1700143.

  7. S. Shanmugam, J. Xu and C. Boyer, Photoinduced Oxygen Reduction for Dark Polymerization. Macromolecules 2017, 50, 1832-1846.

  8. J. Yeow, R. Chapman, J. Xu and C. Boyer, Oxygen Tolerant Photopolymerization for Ultralow Volumes. Polymer Chemistry 2017, 8, 5012-5022. 

  9. S. Shanmugam, J. Xu and C. Boyer, Living Additive Manufacturing. ACS Central Science 2017, 3, 95-96.

  10. J. Xu, C. Fu, S. Shanmugam, C. J. Hawker, G. Moad and C. Boyer, Synthesis of Discrete Oligomers by Sequential PET-RAFT Single-Unit Monomer Insertion. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2017, 56, 8376-8383.


  1. S. Shanmugam, J. Xu and C. Boyer, Aqueous RAFT Photopolymerization with Oxygen Tolerance. Macromolecules 2016, 49, 9345-9357.

  2. J. Yeow, S. Shanmugam, N. Corrigan, R. P. Kuchel, J. Xu, C. Boyer. A Polymerization-Induced Self-Assembly Approach to Nanoparticles Loaded with Singlet Oxygen Generators. Macromolecules 2016, 49, 7277-7285.

  3. S. Shanmugam, J. Xu and C. Boyer, A logic gate for external regulation of photopolymerization. Polymer Chemistry 2016, 7, 6437-6449.

  4. N. Corrigan, D. Rosli, J. W. J. Jones, J. Xu, C. Boyer, Oxygen Tolerance in Living Radical Polymerization: Investigation of Mechanism and Implementation in Continuous Flow Polymerization. Macromolecules 2016, 49, 6779-6789.

  5. J. M. Ren, T. G. McKenzie, Q. Fu, E. H. H. Wong, J. Xu, Z. An, S. Shanmugam, T. P. Davis, C. Boyer and G. G. Qiao. Star Polymers. Chemical Reviews 2016, 116, 6743-6836. 

  6. C. Fu, J. Xu and C. Boyer, Photoacid-mediated Ring Opening Polymerization Driven by Visible Light. Chemical Communications 2016, 52, 7126-7129.

  7. N. Corrigan, J. Xu, C. Boyer, A Photoinitiation System for Conventional and Controlled Radical Polymerization at Visible and NIR Wavelengths. Macromolecules 2016, 49, 3274-3285.

  8. N. Corrigan, S. Shanmugam, J. Xu, C. Boyer, Photocatalysis in Organic and Polymer Synthesis. Chemical Society Reviews 2016, 45, 6165-6212. 

  9. A. Bagheri, J. Yeow, H. Arandiyan, J. Xu, C. Boyer, M. Lim, Polymerization of a Photocleavable Monomer Using Visible Light. Macromolecular Rapid Communications 2016, 37, 905-910.

  10.  C. Fu, J. Xu, M. Kokotovic and C. Boyer, One-Pot Synthesis of Block Copolymers by Orthogonal Ring-Opening Polymerization and PET-RAFT Polymerization at Ambient Temperature. ACS Macro Letters 2016, 5, 444-449.

  11.  J. Xu, S. Shanmugam, C. Fu, K. Aguey-Zinsou and C. Boyer, Selective Photo-Activation: From Single Unit Monomer Insertion Reaction to Controlled Polymer Architecture. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2016, 138, 3094-3106. 

  12.  T. G. McKenzie, Q. Fu, M. Uchiyama, K. Satoh, J. Xu, C. Boyer, M. Kamigaito and G. G. Qiao, Beyond traditional RAFT: alternative activation of thiocarbonylthio compounds for controlled polymerization. Advanced Science 2016, 3, 1500394. 

  13.  S. Shanmugam, J. Xu and C. Boyer, Light-Regulated Polymerization under Near-Infrared/Far-Red Irradiation Catalyzed by Bacteriochlorophyll a. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2016, 55, 1036-1040.

  14.  J. Yeow, J. Xu, C. Boyer, Facile Synthesis of Worm-like Micelles by Visible Light Mediated Dispersion Polymerization using Photoredox catalyst. Journal of Visualized Experiments 2016, 112, DOI:10.3791/54269.


  1.  K. Jung, J. Xu, P. Zetterlund and C. Boyer, Visible-Light-Regulated Controlled/Living Radical Polymerization in Miniemulsion. ACS Macro Letters 2015, 4, 1139-1143.

  2.  J. Yeow, J. Xu and C. Boyer, Polymerization-Induced Self-Assembly Using Visible Light Mediated Photoinduced Electron Transfer-Reversible Addition-Fragmentation Chain Transfer (PET-RAFT) Polymerization. ACS Macro Letters 2015, 4, 984-990. 

  3. J. Xu, S. Shanmugam, N. Corrigan and C. Boyer, Catalyst-Free Visible Light-Induced RAFT Photopolymerization. In Controlled Radical Polymerization: Mechanism, ACS Symposium Series, Chapter 13, 2015, pp 247–267.

  4.  J. Xu, S. Shanmugam and C. Boyer, Organic Electron Donor–Acceptor Photoredox Catalysts: Enhanced Catalytic Efficiency Toward Controlled Radical Polymerization. ACS Macro Letters 2015, 4, 926-932.

  5.  S. Shanmugam, J. Xu and C. Boyer, Exploiting Metalloporphyrins for Selective RAFT Polymerization Tunable over Visible Wavelengths. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2015, 137, 9174-9185. 

  6.  J. Xu, and C. Boyer, Visible Light Photocatalytic Thiol-ene Reaction: An Elegant Approach for Fast Polymer Post-Functionalization and Step-Growth Polymerization. Macromolecules 2015, 48, 520-529.

  7.  S. Shanmugam, J. Xu, and C. Boyer, Utilizing the Electron Transfer Mechanism of Chlorophyll A under Light for Controlled Radical Polymerization. Chemical Science 2015, 6, 1341-1349.

  8.  J. Xu, S. Shanmugam, Hien T. Duong and C. Boyer, Organo-Photocatalysts for Photoinduced Electron Transfer – Reversible Addition-Fragmentation Chain Transfer (PET-RAFT) Polymerization. Polymer Chemistry 2015, 6, 5615-5624. 

  9.  Q. Fu,# J. Xu,# K. Ladewig, T. M. A. Henderson, and G. G. Qiao, Degradable cross-linked polymer vesicles for the efficient delivery of platinum drugs. Polymer Chemistry 2015, 6, 35-43. [#Equal contribution]


  1.  S. Shanmugam, J. Xu, and C. Boyer, Photoinduced Electron Transfer – Reversible Addition- Fragmentation Chain Transfer (PET-RAFT) Polymerization of Vinyl Acetate: Kinetic and Oxygen Tolerance Study. Macromolecules 2014, 47, 4930-4942.

  2.  J. Xu, K. Jung, N. Corrigan, and C. Boyer, Aqueous Photoinduced Living/Controlled Radical Polymerization: Tailoring for Bioconjugation. Chemical Science 2014, 5, 3568-3575.

  3.  J. Xu, K. Jung and C. Boyer, Oxygen Tolerance Study of Photoinduced Electron Transfer – Reversible Addition-Fragmentation Chain Transfer (PET-RAFT) Polymerization Mediated by Ru(bpy)3Cl2. Macromolecules 2014, 47, 4217-4229. 

  4. C. Fu, J. Xu, L. Tao, and C. Boyer, Combining Enzymatic Monomer Transformation with Photoinduced Electron Transfer – Reversible Addition-Fragmentation Chain Transfer (PET-RAFT) for the Synthesis of Complex Multiblock Copolymers. ACS Macro Letters 2014, 3, 633-638.

  5. A. Kashani, J. Provis, J. Xu, A. Kilcullen, G. G. Qiao, J. van Deventer, Effect of molecular architecture of polycarboxylate ethers on plasticizing performance in alkali-activated slag paste. Journal of Materials Science 2014, 49, 2761-2772.

  6.  J. Xu, A. Atme, A. F. M. Martins, K. Jung and C. Boyer, Photoredox catalyst-mediated atom transfer radical addition for polymer functionalization under visible light. Polymer Chemistry 2014, 5, 3321-3325.

  7.  J. Xu, K. Jung, Amir Atme, S. Shanmugam, and C. Boyer, A Robust and Versatile Photoinduced Living Polymerization of Conjugated and Unconjugated Monomers and Its Oxygen Tolerance. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2014, 136, 5508-5519. 

before 2013

  1.  J. Xu, Q. Fu, J. M. Ren, G. G. Qiao, Novel Drug Carriers: From Grafted Copolymer to Cross-linked Vesicles, Chemical Communications 2013, 49, 2-2; Chemical Communications 2013, 49, 33-35.

  2.  Q. Fu, J. M. Ren, S. Tan, J. Xu, G. G. Qiao, Synthesis of Novel Core Cross-linked Star-based Polyrotaxane End Capped via “CUAAC” Click Chemistry, Macromolecular Rapid Communications 2012, 33, 2019-2114.

  3.  A. Kashani, J. Provis, J. Xu, A. Kilcullen, G. G Qiao, J. van Deventer, Effects of Different Polycarboxylate Ether Structures on the Rheology of Alkali-Activated Slag Binders, ACI Special Publication 2012, 288, 279-289.

  4.  J. Xu, L. Tao, C. Boyer, A. B. Lowe, T. P. Davis. Facile Access to Polymeric Vesicular Nanostructures: Remarkable ω-End Group Effects in Cholesterol and Pyrene Functional (Co)Polymers. Macromolecules 2011, 44, 299-312.

  5.  L. Tao, G. Chen, L.. Zhao, J. Xu, E. Huang, A. Liu, C. P. Marquis and T. P. Davis. Protein Release From Biodegradable PolyHPMA-Lysozyme Conjugates Resulting In Bioactivity Enhancement. Chemistry-An Asian Journal 2011, 6, 1398-1404.

  6.  Y. Liu, J. Liu, J. Xu, S. Feng, T. P. Davis. Biodegradable PEG Hydrogels Cross-linked Using Biotin-Avidin Interactions, Australian Journal of Chemistry 2010, 63, 1413-1417.

  7.  L. Tao, J. Xu, D. Gell, T. P. Davis. Synthesis, Characterization and Bioactivity of Mid-Functional PolyHPMA-Lysozyme Bioconjugates, Macromolecules 2010, 43, 3721-3727.

  8.  J. Xu, L. Tao, C. Boyer, A. B. Lowe, T. P. Davis. Combining Thio-Bromo “Click” Chemistry and RAFT Polymerization: A powerful Tool for Preparing Functionalized Multiblock and Hyperbranched Polymers, Macromolecules 2010, 43, 20-24.

  9.  J. Liu, L. Tao, J. Xu, Z. Jia, C. Boyer and T. P. Davis. RAFT Controlled Synthesis of Six-Armed Biodegradable Star Polymeric Architectures via a “Core First” Methodology, Polymer 2009, 50, 4455-4463.

  10.  J. Xu, C. Boyer, V. Bulmus, T. P. Davis. Synthesis of Dendritic Carbohydrate End-Functional Polymers via RAFT: Versatile Multi-Functional Precursors for Bioconjugations, Journal of Polymer Science, A: Polymer Chemistry 2009. 47, 4302-4313.

  11.  J. Xu, L. Tao, J. Liu, V. Bulmus, T. P. Davis. Synthesis of Functionalized and Biodegradable Hyperbranced Polymers from Novel AB2 Macromonomers Prepared by RAFT polymerization, Macromolecules, 2009, 42, 6893-6901.

  12.  L. Tao, J. Liu, J. Xu, T. P. Davis. Bio-reversible PolyPEGylation, Chemical Communications 2009, 6560-6562.

  13.  L. Tao, J. Liu, J. Xu, T. P. Davis. Synthesis and Bioactivity of Poly(HPMA)-lysozyme Conjugates: The Use of Novel Thiazolidine-2-thione Coupling Chemistry. Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry 2009, 7, 3481-3485.

  14.  X. Han, J. Fan, J. He, J. Xu, D. Fan, Y. Yang. Direct Observation of the RAFT Polymerization Process by Chromatography, Macromolecules 2007, 40, 5618-5624.

  15.  Y. Ao, J. He, X. Han, X. Wang, D. Fan, J. Xu, Y. Yang. Kinetic Analysis of the Cross Reaction between Dithioester and Alkoxyamine by a Monte Carlo Simulation, Journal of Polymer Science, A: Polymer Chemistry 2007, 45, 374-387.

  16.  D. Fan, J. He, W. Tang, J. Xu, Y. Yang. Synthesis of Polymer Grafted Carbon Nanotubes by Nitroxide Mediated Polymerization in the Presence of Spin Labelled Carbon Nanotubes, European Polymer Journal 2007, 43, 26-34.

  17.  J. Xu, J. He, D. Fan, X. Wang, Y. Yang. Aminolysis of Polymers with Thiocarbonylthio termini Prepared by RAFT Polymerization: The Difference between Polystyrene and Polymethacrylates, Macromolecules 2006, 39, 8616–8624.

  18.  X. Wang, J. Xia, J. He, F. Yu, A. Li, J. Xu, Y. Yang. Synthesis and Characterization of ABC Type Star and Linear Block Copolymers of Styrene, Isoprene and 1,3-Cyclohexadiene, Macromolecules 2006, 39, 6898–6904.

  19.  J. Xu, J. He, D. Fan, W. Tang, Y. Yang. Thermal Decomposition of Dithioesters and Its Effect on RAFT Polymerization, Macromolecules 2006, 39, 3753–3759.

  20.  D. Fan, J. He, J. Xu, W. Tang, Y. Liu, Y. Yang. Synthesis of Block Copolymers Containing SAN Block by RAFT-based Radical Polymerization, Journal of Polymer Science, A: Polymer Chemistry 2006, 44, 2260–2269.

  21.  Y. Liu, J. He, J. Xu, W. Tang, Y. Yang. Thermal Decomposition of Cumyl Dithiobenzoate. Macromolecules 2005, 38, 10332–10335.

  22.  J. Ge, Z. Zhang, J. Xu. Studies on the Environmentally Safe Materials Based on Corn-Cob (I) The Liquefaction of Corn-Cob and Preparation of Biomass Polyol, Polymer Materials Science and Engineering 2003, 19 (3), 194–197.

  23.  J. Ge,Z. Zhang, J. Xu. Studies on the Environmentally Safe Materials Based on Corn-Cob (II) Preparation and Biodegradation of PU Foam from Corn-Cob, Polymer Materials Science and Engineering 2003, 19 (4), 177–180.

  24.  J. Ge, J. Xu, Z. Zhang. Environmental-Friendly Materials Based on Natural Polysaccharides (II), Acta Chimica Sinica 2002, 60, 732–736.

  • Patents 2014

  1.  J. Xu, C. Boyer. PROCESS FOR PREPARING A POLYMER, PCT Int. Appl. WO/2015 113114.


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