Giulia Magnabosco, Maria Ochs, Natalie Bonakdar, Laura Czerwenka, Annette Andrieu-Brunsen and Nicolas Vogel, Inverse opals with reactive surface chemistry as sensors for aqueous pollutants,Chemical Communications, 2024.

Johanna Gluns, Lucy Zhao, Dieter Spiehl, Joanna J. Mikolei, Raheleh Pardehkhorram, Marcelo Ceolin, and Annette Andrieu-Brunsen, 3D Printing of Ordered Mesoporous Silica Using Light-Induced Sol-Gel Chemistry, Advanced Functional Materials, 2024.

Joanna J. Mikolei, Markus Biesalski, Marcelo Ceolin & Annette Andrieu-Brunsen, Local water management in cotton linter papers with silica-based coatings, Cellulose, 2024.

Joanna Judith Mikolei, Christiane Helbrecht, Janine Christin Pleitner, Mathias Stanzel, Raheleh Pardehkhorram, Markus Biesalski, Samuel Schabel and Annette Andrieu-Brunsen, Single-fibre coating and additive manufacturing of multifunctional papers, RSC Adv., 2024, 14, 14161-14169.

Lucy Zhao, Dieter Spiehl, Marion C. Kohnen, Marcelo Ceolin, Joanna J. Mikolei, Raheleh Pardehkhorram, Annette Andrieu-Brunsen, Printing of In Situ Functionalized Mesoporous Silica with Digital Light Processing for Combinatorial Sensing, Small, 2024.

Bagherabadi Mohadeseh, Annette Andrieu-Brunsen, Ultrashort Peptide Grafting on Mesoporous Films and Its Impact on Ionic Mesopore Accessibility, Langmuir, 2024, 40, 8, 4245–4254.

Lucy Zhao, Joanna J. Mikolei, Marcelo Ceolin, Raheleh Pardehkhorram, Laura Czerwenka, Annette Andrieu-Brunsen, PEO-b-PNBA in-situ functionalized mesoporous silica films and their light- and pH-controlled ionic mesopore accessibility, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 2024, 112923.


H. Samet Varol, Tilmann Herberger, Marius Kirsch, Joanna Mikolei, Lothar Veith, Venkataprasanna Kannan-Sampathkumar, Raoul D. Brand, Christopher V. Synatschke, Tanja Weil, and Annette Andrieu-Brunsen, Electropolymerization of Polydopamine at Electrode-Supported Insulating Mesoporous Films, Chemistry of Materials, 2023, 35, 21, 9192–9207.

Laura Despot , Chirag Hinduja , Robert Lehn , Joanna Mikolei , Timo Richter , Kilian Köbschall , Mathias Stanzel , Rüdiger Berger , Jeanette Hussong , Marcelo Ceolín and Annette Andrieu-Brunsen, Molecular Transport and Water Condensation inside Mesopores with Wettability Step Gradients, Nanoscale Adv., 2023, 5, 6123-6134.

J. J. Mikolei, M. Stanzel, R. Pardehkorram, R. Lehn, M. Ceolin,and A. Andrieu-Brunsen, Fluid Flow Control in Cotton Threads with Mesoporous Silica Coatings, Advanced Material Interfaces, 2023, 2300211.

J. J. Mikolei, D. Richter, R. Pardehkhorram, C. Helbrecht, S. Schabel,T. Meckel, M. Biesalski, M. Ceolind and A. Andrieu-Brunsen, Nanoscale pores introduced into paper via mesoporous silica coatings using sol–gel chemistry, Nanoscale, 2023, 15, 90949105.

L. Despot, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, Effects of the Polymer Amount and pH on Proton Transport in Mesopores Adv. Mater. Interfaces 2023, 2202456.

C. Förster, R. Lehn, E. M. Saritas, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, Laser Writing of Block-Copolymer Images into Mesopores Using SBDC-Initiated Visible-Light-Induced Polymerization Angew. Chem. 2023, e202217806.

H. S. Varol, C. Förster, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, Ligand-Binding Mediated Gradual Ionic Transport in Nanopores, Adv. Mater. Interfaces 2023, 2201902.

C. Förster, R. Lehn, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, Automated Multi- and Block-Copolymer Writing in Mesoporous Films Using Visible-Light PET-RAFT and a Microscope, Small, 2023, 2207762.

C. Förster, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, Recent developments in visible light induced polymerization towards its application to nanopores, Chem. Commun., 2023, 59, 1554 – 1568.


C. Förster, L.Veith, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, Visible light induced RAFT for asymmetric functionalization of silica mesopores, RSC Adv., 2022,12, 27109-27113.

S. Schneider, M. Brodrecht, H. Breitzke, T. Wissel, G. Buntkowsky, H.S. Varol, R. Brilmayer, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, M. Vogel, Local and diffusive dynamics of LiCl aqueous solutions in pristine and modified silica nanopores, J. Chem. Phys.,2022, 157, 034503.

R. Pardehkhorram, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, Pushing the limits of nanopore transport performance by polymer functionalization, Chem. Commun., 2022, invited Feature Article, 58, 5188. highlighted in HOT Articles 2022 collection

J. Mikolei, L. Neuenfeld, S. Paech, M. Langhans, M. Biesalski, T. Meckel, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, Mechanistic Understanding and Three-Dimensional Tuning of Fluid Imbibition in Silica-Coated Cotton Linter Paper Sheets, Advanced Material Interfaces, 2022, 2200064.

M. Mirdamadi Esfahani, E. S. A. Goerlitzer, U. Kunz, N. Vogel, J. Engstler, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, N‑Methyl-2‑pyrrolidone as a Reaction Medium for Gold(III)-Ion Reduction and Star-like Gold Nanostructure Formation, ACS Omega, 2022, 7, 9484-9495.


J. Menath, J. Eatson, R. Brilmayer, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, D. M. A. Buzza, N. Vogel, Defined core–shell particles as the key to complex interfacial self-assembly, PNAS, 2021, 118, 52 e2113394118.

M. Stanzel, U. Kunz, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, Layer-selective functionalisation in mesoporous double layer via iniferter initiated polymerisation for nanoscale step gradient formation, European Poly. J., 2021, 156, 110604.

A. Khalil, P. Rostami, G.K. Auernhammer, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, Mesoporous Coatings with Simultaneous Light-Triggered Transition of Water Imbibition and Droplet Coalescence, Adv. Mater. Interfaces, 2021, 8, 2100252.

M. Stanzel, L. Zhao, R. Mohammadi, R. Pardehkhorram, U. Kunz, N. Vogel (FAU Erlangen), A. Andrieu-Brunsen, Simultaneous Nanolocal Polymer and In Situ Readout Unit Placement in Mesoporous Separation Layers, Anal. Chem., 2021, 93, 13, 5394-5402.

D. John, M. Stanzel, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, Surface Plasmons and Visible Light Iniferter Initiated Polymerization for Nanolocal Functionalization of Mesoporous Separation Layers, Adv. Funct. Mater., 2021, 31,2009732.

M. Ochs, A. Khalil, T. Frömling, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, Influence of Wettability on the Impedance of Ion Transport Through Mesoporous Silica Films, Adv. Mater. Interfaces, 2021, 8,2002095.


A. Khalil, F. Schäfer, N. Postulka, M. Stanzel, M. Biesalski, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, Wettability-defined droplet imbibition in ceramic mesopores, Nanoscale, 2020, 12, 24228.

R. Brilmayer, M. Brodrecht, C. Kaiser, H. Beitzke, B. Kumari, J. Wachtvetil, G. Buntkowsky, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, The interplay of nanoconfinement and pH from the perspective of a dye‐reporter molecule, Chem. Nano. Mater., 2020, 6, 1-12.

R. Brilmayer, C. Förster, L. Zhao, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, Recent trends in nanopore polymer functionalization, Current Opinion in Biotech, 2020, 63, 200-209.

N. Herzog, H. Hübner, C. Rüttiger, M. Gallei, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, Functional metalloblock copolymers for the preparation and in situ functionalization of porous silica films, Langmuir, 2020, 36, 15, 4015-4024.

M. H. Tran, R. Brilmayer, L. Liu, H. L. Zhuang, C. Hess, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, C. S. Birkel, Synthesis of a smart hybrede MXene with switchable conductivity for temperature sensing, ACS Appl. Nano. Mater., 2020, 3, 5, 4069-4076.

M. Ochs, R. Mohammadi, N. Vogel, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, Wetting-controlled localized placement of surface functionalities within nanopores, Small, 2020, 16, 1906463.

D. John, R. Mohammadi, N. Vogel, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, Surface plasmon and green light induced polymerization in mesoporous thin silica films, Langmuir, 2020, 36, 7, 1671-1679.

R. Brilmayer, S. Kuebelbeck, A. Khalil, M. Brodrecht, U. Kunz, H.-J. Kleebe, G. Buntkowsky, G. Bayer, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, Influence of nanoconfinement on the pKa of polyelectrolyte functionalized silica mesopores, Adv. Mat. Interf., 2020, 1901914.

A. Khalil, M. Zimmermann, A. K. Bell, U. Kunz, S. Hardt, H.-J. Kleebe, R. W. Stark, P. Stephan, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, Insights into the interplay of wetting and transport in mesoporous silica films, J. Colloid Interf. Sci., 2020, 560, 369-378.


R. Mohammadi, M. Ochs, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, N. Vogel, Effect of Asymmetry on Plasmon Hybridaization and Sensing Capacities of Hole-Disk Arrays, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2019, 124, 4, 2609-2618.

J. C. Tom, C. Appel, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, Fabrication and in situ functionalisation of mesoporous silica films by the physical entrapment of functional and responsive block copolymer structuring agents, Soft Matter, 2019, 15, 8077.

R. Brilmayer, C. Hess, A. Andrieu‐Brunsen, Influence of Chain Architecture on Nanopore Accessibility in Polyelectrolyte Block‐Co‐Oligomer Functionalized Mesopores, Small, 2019, 15, 1902710.

N. Herzog, R. Brilmayer, M. Stanzel, A. Kalyta, D. Spiehl, E. Doersam, C. Hess, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, Gravure Printing for Mesoporous Film Preparation, RSC Adv., 2019, 9, 23570 – 23578.

M. Nau & N. Herzog, J. Schmidt, T. Meckel, A. Andrieu-Brunsen & M. Biesalski , Janus‐Type Hybrid Paper Membranes, Adv. Mater. Interf., 2019, 6, 1900892.

M. Stanzel, R. Brilmayer, M. Langhans, T. Meckel, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, FRET-based pH-sensing in mesoporous thin films with tunable detection range, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 2019, 282, 29-37.


S. Kübelbeck, J. Mikhael, H. Keller, R. Konradi, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, G. Baier, Enzyme-Polymer Conjugates to enhance enzyme shelf life in a liquid detergent formulation, Macromolecular Bioscience, 2018, 18, 1800095.

L. Silies, E. Gonzalez Solveyra, I. Szleifer, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, Insights into the Role of Counterions on Polyelectrolyte-modified Nanopore Accessibility, Langmuir, 2018, 34, 20, 5943.

L. Silies, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, Programming Ionic Pore Accessibility in Zwitterionic Polymer Modified Nanopores, Langmuir, 2018, 34, 807.

B. Kumari, D. John, P. Hoffmann, A. Spende, M. E. Toimil-Molares, C. Trautmann, C. Hess, P. Ruff, M. Schulze, R. Stark, G. Buntkowsky, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, T. Gutmann, Surface enhanced DNP assisted solid-state NMR of functionalized SiO2 coated Polycarbonate Membranes, Zeitschrift für Physikalische Chemie, 2018, 232, 1173.


C. Dubois, N. Herzog, C. Rüttiger, A. Geissler, E. Grange, U. Kunz, H.-J. Kleebe, M. Biesalski, T. Meckel, T. Gutmann, M. Gallei, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, Fluid Flow Programming in Paper-Derived Silica-Polymer Hybrids, Langmuir, 2017, 33, 332-339.

S. Kübelbeck, J. Mikhael, S. Schoof, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, Grit Baier, Immobilization of a-amylase in polyelectrolyte complexes, J. Appl. Polym. Sci, 2017, 134, 45036.

J. Tom, R. Brilmayer, J. Schmidt, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, Optimisation of Surface-Initiated Photoiniferter-Mediated Polymerisation under Confinement, and the Formation of Block Copolymers in Mesoporous Films, Polymers 2017, 9, 10, 539.


F. Krohm, J. Kind, R. Savka, M. Alcaraz Janßen, D. Herold, H. Plenio, C. M. Thiele, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, Photochromic Spiropyran- and Spirooxazine-Homopolymers in Mesoporous Thin Films by Surface Initiated ROMP, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2016 Emerging Investigators themed issue: Novel design strategies for new functional materials.
Titel: Correction: Photochromic spiropyran- and spirooxazine-homopolymers in mesoporous thin films by surface initiated ROMP, J. Mater. Chem. C., 2016, 4, 4077-4077.

J. S. Tuninetti, M. Rafti, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, and O. Azzaroni, Molecular transport properties of ZIF-8 thin films in aqueous environments: The critical role of intergrain mesoporosity as diffusional pathway, Micropor. Mesop. Mater., 2016, 220, 253.


N. Herzog, J. Kind, C. Hess, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, Surface Plasmons & Visible Light For Polymer Functionalization of Mespores and Manipulation of Ionic Permselectivity, Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 11697.

A. Andrieu-Brunsen, Anwendung von funktionalen Polymeren in porösen Strukturen zur Transportkontrolle, Labor & More, 5, 2015.

A. Andrieu-Brunsen, S. Micoureau, M. Tagliazucchi, I. Szleifer, O. Azzaroni, G. J. A. A. Soler-Illia, Mesoporous Hybrid Thin Film Membranes with PMETAC@Silica Architectures: Controlling Ionic Gating Through the Tuning of Polyelectrolyte Density, Chem. Mater., 2015, 27, 808.

L. Silies, H. Didzoleit, C. Hess, B. Stühn, A. Andrieu-Brunsen, Mesoporous Thin Films, Zwitterionic Monomers, and Iniferter-Initiated Polymerization: Polymerization in a Confined Space, Chem. Mater., 2015, 27, 1971.


J. Elbert, F. Krohm, C. Rüttiger, S. Kienle, H. Didzoleit, B. N. Balzer, T. Hugel, B. Stühn, M. Gallei and A. Brunsen, Thin Films: Polymer-Modified Mesoporous Silica Thin Films for Redox-Mediated Selective Membrane Gating, Adv. Funct. Mater., 2014, 24, 1493.

F. Krohm, H. Didzoleit, M. Schulze, C. Dietz, R. W. Stark, C. Hess, B. Stühn, A. Brunsen, Controlling Polymerization Initiator Concentration in Mesoporous Silica Thin Films, Langmuir, 2014, 30, 369.


M. Rafti, A. Brunsen, M. C. Fuertes, O. Azzaroni, G. J. A. A. Soler-Illia, Heterogeneous Catalytic Activity of Platinum Nanoparticles Hosted in Mesoporous Silica Thin Films Modified with Polyelectrolyte Brushes, ACS Appl. Mater. Interf., 2013, 5, 8833.

J. Elbert, M. Gallei, C. Rüttiger, A. Brunsen, H. Didzoleit, B. Stühn, M. Rehahn, Ferrocene Polymers for Switchable Surface Wettability, Organometallics, 2013, 32, 5873.

A. Brunsen, Polymere in Poren: Kann man Transport in porösen Membranen gezielt manipulieren?, Polymer Forschung, 8. Jahrgang, 01/ 2013, 44.


A. Brunsen, U. Ritz, A. Mateescu, I. Höfer, P. Frank, B. Menges, A. Hofmann, P.M. Rommens, W. Knoll, U. Jonas, Photocrosslinkable Dextran Hydrogel Films as Substrates for Osteoblast and Endothelial Cell Growth, J. Mater Chem., 2012, 22, 19590.

A. Brunsen, Carolina Díaz, Lía I. Pietrasanta, Basit Yameen, Marcelo Ceolín, G. J. A. A. Soler-Illia, O. Azzaroni, Proton and calcium-gated ionic mesochannels: phosphate-bearing polymer brushes hosted in mesoporous thin films as biomimetic interfacial architectures, Langmuir, 2012, 28, 7, 3583.

A. Brunsen, J. Cui, M. Ceolín, A. del Campo, G. J. A. A. Soler-Illia, O. Azzaroni, Light-activated gating and permselectivity in interfacial architectures combining “caged“ polymer brushes and mesoporous thin films, Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 1422.

A. Brunsen, U. Jonas, S. Utech, M. Maskos, W. Knoll, Magnetic Composite Thin Films of FexOy Nanoparticles and Photocrosslinked Dextran Hydrogels, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 2012, 324, 8, 1488.


A. Brunsen, A. Calvo, F. J. Williams, G. J. A. A. Soler-Illia, O. Azzaroni, Manipulation of Molecular Transport into Mesoporous Silica Thin Films by the Infiltration of Polyelectrolytes, Langmuir, 2011, 27, (8), 4279.