Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  1. M. Koenig, R. Kumar, C. Hussal, V. Trouillet, L. Barner, J. Lahann. "pH-Responsive Aminomethyl Functionalized Poly(p-xylylene) Coatings by Chemical Vapor Deposition Polymerization" Macromol. Chem. Phys. (2017) DOI:10.1002/macp.201600521
  1. N. Giraudo, P.G. Weidler, F. Laye, M. Schwotzer, J. Lahann, C. Wöll, and P. Thissen. "Corrosion of Concrete by Water-Induced Metal-Proton Exchange" J. Phys. Chem. C. (2016) DOI:10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b07347
  2. S. Wei, X. Zou, K. Cheng, J. Jasensky, Q. Wang, Y. Li, C. Hussal, J. Lahann, C.L. Brooks, Z. Chen. "Orientation Determination of a Hybrid Peptide Immobilized on CVD-Based Reactive Polymer Surfaces" The Journal of Physical Chemistry C. (2016) DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b02751
  3. F.R. Laye, S. Kraemmer, A. Castillo, F. Friedrich, C. Vannahme, C. L. Smith, A. C. Mendes, I. Chronakis, A. Kristensen, J. Lahann,  H. Kalt. "Optical sensors from electrohydrodynamic jetted polymer fiber resonators.OSA Technical Digest. (2016) DOI: 10.1364/CLEO_AT.2016.JTu5A.146
  4. L. Shen, K.C.K.Cheng, M. Schroeder, P. Yang, E.N.G.Marsh, J. Lahann, Z. Chen. "Immobilization of enzyme on a polymer surface", Surface Science. (2016) 684, 53-59
  5. S. Rahmani, S. Ashraf, R. Hartmann, A.F. Dishman, M.V. Zyuzin, C.K.J. Yu, W.J. Parak, J. Lahann. "Engineering of nanoparticle size via electrohydrodynamic jetting" Bioengineering and Translational Medicine. (2016), DOI: 10.1002/btm2.10010
  6. R. Kumar, J. Lahann. "Predictive Model for the Design of Zwitterionic Polymer Brushes: A Statistical Design of Experiments Approach" ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. (2016), DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b04370
  7. J. Hao, K.C.K. Cheng, L.G. Kruger, L. Larsson, J.V.Sugai, J. Lahann, W.V. Giannobile. "Multigrowth Factor Delivery via Immobilization of Gene Therapy Vectors" Advanced Materials. (2016), DOI: 10.1002/adma.201600027
  8. A. M. Ross, S. Rahmani, D.M. Prieskorn, A.F. Dishman, J.M. Miller, J. Lahann, R.A. Altschuler. "Persistence, distribution, and impact of distinctly segmented microparticles on cochlear health following in vivo infusion" J. Biomed. Mater. Res. A. (2016), DOI: 10.1002/jbm.a.35675
  9. J.H. Jordahl, L. Villa-Diaz, P.H. Krebsbach, J. Lahann. "Engineered Human Stem Cell Microenvironments", Current Stem Cell Reports. (2016),DOI:10.1007/s40778-016-0035-7
  10. X. Deng, S. He, F. Xie, C. Friedmann, H. Hess, J. Lahann. "Ultrasensitive In Situ Fluorescence Analysis using Modulated Fluorescence Interference Contrast at Nanostructured Polymer Surfaces", Advanced Materials. (2016), 10.1002/adma.201505197
  11. A. Sitt, J. Soukupova, D. Miller, D. Verdi, R. Zboril, H. Hess, J. Lahann. "Microscale Rockets and Picoliter Containers Engineered from Electrospun Polymeric Microtubes", Small. (2016), DOI: 10.1002/smll.201503467
  12. S. He, X. Deng, J. Lahann, H. Hess. "A two-dimensional lock-in algorithm for signal analysis in patterned images" IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. (2016) DOI:  10.1109/TBME.2016.2527500
  13. J. Lee, T.H. Park, K.J. Lee, J. Lahann. "Snail-like Particles from Compartmentalized Microfibers", Macromolecular Rapid Communications. (2016) 37(1):73-78
  14. M.S. Kwon, J. H. Jordahl, A. W. Phillips, K. Chung, S. Lee, J. Giershner, J. Lahann, J. Kim, "Multi-luminescent switching of Metal-Free Organic Phosphors for Luminometric Detection of Organic Solvents", Chemical Science. (2016), DOI: 10.1039/C5SC03986J
  15. S. Rahmani, A. M. Ross, T. H. Park, H. Durmaz, A. F. Dishman, D. Prieskorn, N. Jones, R. Altschuler, J. Lahann, “Dual Release Carriers for Cochlear Delivery”Adv. Healthc. Mater. (2016) 5(1), 94-100
  1. Y. Liang, J. H. Jordahl, H. Ding, X. Deng, J. Lahann, "Uniform Coating of Microparticles using CVD Polymerization", Chem. Vap. Deposition. (2015) 21(10-11-12), 288-293.
  2. S. Rahmani, C. H. Villa, A. F. Dishman, M. E. Grabowski, D. C. Pan, H. Durmaz, A. C. Misra, L. Colon-Melendez, M. J. Solomon, V. R. Muzykantov and J. Lahann, "Long-circulating Janus nanoparticles made by electrohydrodynamic co-jetting for systemic drug delivery applications", J Drug Target. (2015) 23(7-8), 750-758. 
  3. A. M. Ross and J. Lahann, "Current Trends and Challenges in Biointerfaces Science and Engineering", Annu Rev Chem Biomol Eng, (2015) 6, 161-186. 
  4. A. C. Misra, K. E. Luker, H. Durmaz, G. D. Luker and J. Lahann, "CXCR4-Targeted Nanocarriers for Triple Negative Breast Cancers", Biomacromolecules, (2015) 16(8), 2412-2417. 
  5. E. Sokolovskaya, S. Rahmani, A. C. Misra, S. Brase and J. Lahann, "Dual Stimuli-Responsive Microparticles", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, (2015) 7(18), 9744-9751. 
  6. Jaewon Yoon, Tom W. Eyster, Asish C. Misra, Joerg Lahann, “Cardiomyocyte-Driven Actuation in Biohybrid Microcylinders” Advanced Materials, (2015) 27(30), 4509-4515.
  7. A. Ross, H. Durmaz, K. Cheng, X. P. Deng, Y. W. Liu, J. Oh, Z. Chen and J. Lahann, "Selective and Reversible Binding of Thiol-Functionalized Biomolecules on Polymers Prepared via Chemical Vapor Deposition Polymerization", Langmuir, (2015) 31(18), 5123-5129. 
  8. F. B. L. Gall, C. Friedmann, L. Heinke, H. Arslan, C. Azucena, A. Welle, A. M. Ross, C. Woll and J. Lahann, "Free-Standing Nanomembranes Based on Selective CVD Deposition of Functional Poly-p-xylylenes", ACS Nano, (2015) 9(2), 1400-1407. 
  9. S. Schmitt, M. Silvestre, M. Tsotsalas, A. L. Winkler, A. Shahnas, S. Grosjean, F. Laye, H. Gliemann, J. Lahann, S. Brase, M. Franzreb and C. Woll, "Hierarchically Functionalized Magnetic Core/Multishell Particles and Their Postsynthetic Conversion to Polymer Capsules", ACS Nano, (2015) 9(4), 4219-4226. 
  10. Y. Liang, X. P. Deng, J. J. Senkevich, H. Ding and J. Lahann, "Thermal and environmental stability of poly(4-ethynyl-p-xylylene-co-p-xylylene) thin films", Chinese Chemical Letters, (2015) 26(4), 459-463. 


  1. X. Qian, L. G. Villa-Diaz, R. Kumar, J. Lahann, P. H. Krebsbach, "Enhancement of the propagation of human embryonic stem cells by modifications in the gel architecture of PMEDSAH polymer coatings", Biomaterials, (2014) 35(36), 9581-9590. 
  2. D. Kratzer, L. Barner, C. Friedmann, S. Bräse, J. Lahann, "A Synthetic Route to Sulfobetaine Methacrylates with Varying Charge Distance", European Journal of Organic Chemistry. (2014) 36:8064-8071
  3. L.G. Villa-Diaz, J.K. Kim, J. Lahann, P.H. Krebsbach, "Derivation and long-term culture of transgene-free human induced pluripotent stem cells on synthetic substrates", Stem Cells Translational Medicine. (2014) 3(12):1410.
  4. V. Mugnaini, M. Tsotsalas, F. Bebensee, S. Grosjean, A. Shahnas, S. Bräse, J. Lahann, M. Buck, C. Wöll, "Electrochemical investigation of covalently post-synthetic modified SURGEL coatings", ChemComm, (2014) 50, 11129-11131. 
  5. S. M. S. Schonwalder, F. Bally, L. Heinke, C. Azucena, O. D. Bulut, S. Heibler, F. Kirschhofer, T. P. Gebauer, A. T. Neffe, A. Lendlein, G. Brenner-WeiB, J. Lahann, A. Welle, J. Overhage, C. Wöll, "Interaction of Human Plasma Proteins with Thin Gelatin-Based Hydrogel Films: A QCM-D and ToF-SIMS Study", Biomacromolecules, (2014), 15(7), 2398-2406. 
  6. Y. Elkasabi, A. F. Ross, J. Oh, M. P. Hoepfner, H. S. Fogler, J. Lahann, P. H. Krebsbach, "Design Strategies for Reduced-scale Surface Composition Gradients via CVD Copolymerization", Chemical Vapor Deposition, (2014) 20, 23-31. 
  7.  J. M. Hankett, A. Welle, J. Lahann, and Z. Chen,"Evaluating UV/H2O2 Exposure as a DEHP Degradation Treatment for Plasticized PVC", Journal of Applied Polymer Science, (2014) 131(16), 40649. 
  8. S. Rahmani and J. Lahann, "Recent Progress with Multicompartmental Nanoparticles", MRS Bulletin, (2014) 39, 251-257. 
  9.  T.-H. Park, K. J. Lee, S. Hwang, J. Yoon, C. Wöll, J. Lahann, "Spatioselective Growth of Metal-Organic Framework Nanocrystals on Compositionally Anisotropic Polymer Particles", Adv. Mat., (2014)  26(8), 2883-2888. 
  10. S. Rahmani, S. Saha, H. Durmaz, A. Donini, A. C Misra, J. Yoon, J. Lahann, "Chemically Orthogonal Three-Patch Microparticles", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., (2014) 53, 2332-2338. 
  11. E. Sokolovskaya, L. Barner, S. Bräse, J. Lahann, "Synthesis and On-Demand Gelation of Multifunctional Poly(ethylene glycol)-Based Polymers", Macromol. Rapid Comm., (2014) 35(8),  780-786. 
  12. A. M. Greiner, M. Jäckel, A. C. Scheiwe, D. R. Stamow, T. J. Autenrieth, J. Lahann, C. M. Franz, M. Bastmeyer, "Multifunctional polymer scaffolds with adjustable pore size and chemoattractant gradients for studying cell matrix invasion", Biomaterials, (2014) 35 (2), 611–619. 
  13.  M. Tsotsalas, J. Liu, B. Tettmann, S. Grosjean, A. Shahnas, Z. Wang, C. Azucena, M. Addicoat, T. Heine, J. Lahann, J. Overhage, S. Bräse, H. Gliemann, C. Wöll, "Fabrication of Highly Uniform Gel Coatings by the Conversion of Surface-Anchored Metal-Organic Frameworks", Journal of the American Chemical Society, (2014) 136, 8-11. 
  14.  X. Deng, J. Lahann, "Orthogonal surface functionalization through bioactive vapor-based polymer coatings", Journal of Applied Polymer Science, (2014). 



  1. J. Yoon, A. K. Kota, S. Bhaskar, A. Tuteja, J. Lahann, "Amphiphilic ColloidalSurfactants Based on Electrohydrodynamic Co-Jetting", ACS Applied Material & Interfaces, (2013) 5 (21), 11281–11287. 
  2. S. Rahmani, T.-H. Park, A. F. Dishman, and J. Lahann, "Multimodal delivery of irinotecan from microparticles with two distinct compartments", Journal of Controlled Release, (2013) 172 (1), 239–241. 
  3. Ekaterina Sokolovskaya, Jaewon Yoon, Asish C Misra, Stefan Bräse, and Joerg Lahann, "Controlled Microstructuring of Janus Particles Based on a Multifunctional Poly (ethylene glycol)", Macromolecular Rapid Communications, (2013) 34 (19), 1554–1559. 
  4. Björn Waterkotte, Florence Bally, Pavel M. Nikolov, Ansgar Waldbaur, Bastian E. Rapp, Roman Truckenmüller, Joerg Lahann, Katja Schmitz, and Stefan Giselbrecht, "Biofunctional Micropatterning of Thermoformed 3D Substrates", Advanced Functional Materials, (2013) 24 (4), 442–450. 
  5. Florence Bally, Kenneth Cheng, Himabindu Nandivada, Xiaopei Deng, Aftin Ross, Agusti Panades, and Joerg Lahann, "Co-Immobilization of Biomolecules on Ultra-thin Reactive Chemical Vapor Deposition Coatings Using Multiple Click Chemistry Strategies", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, (2013) 5 (19), 9262–9268.
  6. Weipeng Lv, Kyung Jin Lee, Sangyeul Hwang, Tae-Hong Park, Fengbao Zhang, and Joerg Lahann, "A Facile Route Towards Inorganic Particles with Two Distinct Compartments Based on Electro-Hydrodynamic Co-Jetting", Particle & Particle Systems Characterization, (2013) 30 (11), 936–939. 
  7. Kyung Jin Lee, Tae-Hong Park, Sangyeul Hwang, Jaewon Yoon, and Joerg Lahann, "Janus-Core and Shell Microfibers", Langmuir, (2013) 29 (20), 6181–6186. 
  8. Tae-Hong Park, Thomas W. Eyster, Joshua M. Lumley, Sangyeul Hwang, Kyung Jin Lee, Asish Misra, Sahar Rahmani, and Joerg Lahann, "Photoswitchable particles for on-demand degradation and triggered release", Small, (2013) 9 (18), 3051–3057. 
  9. A. M. Ross, J. Lahann, "Surface engineering the cellular microenvironment via patterning and gradients", Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, (2013), 51 (10), 775-794. 
  10. L. G. Villa-Diaz, A. M. Ross, J. Lahann, P. H. Krebsbach, "The Evolution of Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Culture: From Feeder Cells to Synthetic Coatings", Stem Cells, (2013), 31 (1), 1-7 


  1. T. D. Yoshida Kozai, N. B. Langhals, P. R. Patel, X. Deng, H. Zhang, K. L. Smith, J. Lahann, N. A. Kotov, D. R. Kipke, "Ultra-small Implantable Composite Microelectrodes with Bioactive Surfaces for Chronic Neural Interfaces", Nature Materials (2012) 11, 1065-1073. 
  2. K. J. Lee*, J. Yoon*, S. Rahmani, S. Hwang, S. Bhaskar, S. Mitragotri, J. Lahann, "Spontaneous Shape Reconfiguration in Multicompartmental Microcylinders", PNAS (2012) 109 (40), 16057-16062. 
  3. X. Deng, J. Lahann, "A Generic Strategy for Co-Presentation of Heparin-Binding Growth Factors Based on CVD Polymerization", Macromolecular Rapid Communications (2012) 33 (17), 1459–1465. 
  4. W. Lv, K. J. Lee, J. Li, T. H. Park, S. Hwang, A. J. Hart, F. Zhang, J. Lahann,"Anisotropic Janus Catalysts for Spatially Controlled Chemical Reactions", Small (2012) 8 (20), 3116–3122. 
  5. J. Lahann, S. Mitragotri, "Materials for Drug Delivery: Innovative Solutions to Address Complex Biological Hurdles", Advanced Materials (2012) 24 (28), 3717-3723, (Editorial). 
  6. A. Agarwal, E. Luria, X. Deng, J. Lahann, H. Hess, "Landing Rate Measurements to Detect Fibrinogen Adsorption to Non-fouling Surfaces", Cellular and Molecular Engineering (2012) 5(3), 320-326. 
  7. S. Hwang, J. Lahann, "Differentially Degradable Janus Particles for Controlled Release Applications", Macromolecular Rapid Communications (2012), 33(14), 1178-83. 
  8. A. C Misra, S. Bhaskar, N. Clay, J. Lahann, "Multicompartmental Particles for Combined Imaging and siRNA Delivery", Advanced Materials (2012) 24, 3850–3856. 
  9. A. M. Ross, H. Nandivada, A. L. Ryan, J. Lahann, "Synthetic Substrates for Long-Term Stem Cell Culture", Polymer (2012) 53 (13) 2533–2539. 
  10. L. G. Villa-Diaz, S. E. Brown, Y. Liu, A. M. Ross, J. Lahann, J. M. Parent, P. H. Krebsbach, "Derivation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells from Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Cultured on Synthetic Substrates", Stem Cells (2012) 30(6), 1174-81. 
  11. X. Deng*, T. W. Eyster*, Y. Elkasabi, J. Lahann, "Bio-Orthogonal Polymer Coatings for Co-Presentation of Biomolecules", Macromolecular Rapid Communications (2012) 33, 640-645. 
  12. D. Frank, M. Nieger, C. Friedmann, J. Lahann, S. Brase, "FunctionalParacyclophanes: Synthesis of [2.2] Paracyclophanemethyldithiocarbonates Using Thione-Thiol Rearrangement of S, O-Dithiocarbonates (Benzyl SchonbergRearrangement) at Mild Conditions", Israel Journal of Chemistry, (2012) 52(1-2), 143-148. 
  13. S. Saha, D. Copic, S. Bhaskar, N. Clay, A. Donini, A. J. Hart, J. Lahann, "Chemically Controlled Bending of Compositionally Anisotropic Microcylinders", Angewandte Chemie International Edition (2012) 51 (3), 660-665. 
  14. A.M. Ross, Z. Jiang, M. Bastmeyer, J. Lahann, "Physical Aspects of Cell Culture Substrates: Topography, Roughness, and Elasticity", Small (2012) 8(3), 336-355. 


  1. Z. Qu, S. Muthukrishnan, M. K. Urlam, C. A. Haller, S. W. Jordan, V. A. Kumar, U. M. Marzec, Y. Elkasabi, J. Lahann, S. R. Hanson, E. L. Chaikof, "A Biologically Active Surface Enzyme Assembly that Attenuates Thrombus Formation", Advanced Functional Materials (2011) 21, 4736-4743. 
  2. X. Deng, C. Friedmann, J. Lahann, "Bio-Orthogonal "Double-Click"Chemistry Based on Multifunctional Coatings", Angewandte Chemie International Edition (2011) 50, 6522-6526. 
  3. H. Nandivada, L. G. Villa-Diaz, K. S. O'Shea, G. D. Smith, P. H. Krebsbach, J. Lahann, "Fabrication of Synthetic Polymer Coatings and Their Use in Feeder-Free Culture of Human Embryonic Stem Cells", Nature Protocols (2011) 6, 1037-1043. 
  4.  J. Yoon*, K. J. Lee*, J. Lahann, "Multifunctional Polymer Particles with Distinct Compartments", Journal of Materials Chemistry (2011) 21(24), 8502-8510 (Feature Article, Invited). 
  5. J. Lahann, "Recent Progress in Nanobiotechnology: Compartmentalized Micro-and Nanoparticles via Electrohydrodynamic Co-jetting", Small (2011) 7(9), 1149-1156. 
  6. K. J. Lee*, J. Yoon*, J. Lahann, "Recent advances with anisotropic particles", Current Opinion in Colloid & Interface Science (2011) 16, 195-202. 
  7.  K. J. Lee, S. Hwang, J. Yoon, S. Bhaskar, T.-H. Park, J. Lahann, "Compartmentalized Photoreactions within Compositionally Anisotropic Janus Microstructures", Macromolecular Rapid Communications, (2011) 32(5), 431-437 (Cover Article). 
  8.  S. Bhaskar, C.T. Gibson, M. Yoshida, H. Nandivada, X. Deng, N.H. Voelcker, J. Lahann, "Engineering Characterization and Directional Self-Assembly of Anisotropically Modified Nanocolloids", Small (2011) 7(6), 812-819. 
  9.  H.Y. Chen, J. Lahann, "Designable Biointerfaces Using Vapor-Based Reactive Polymers", Langmuir (2011) 27(1), 34–48 (Feature Article, Cover Article). 
  10. Y. Elkasabi, J. Lahann, P. Krebsbach, "Cellular Transduction Gradients via Vapor-Deposited Polymer Coatings", Biomaterials (2011) 32 (7), 1809-1815. 
  11.  A. Ross, D. Zhang, X. Deng, S.L. Chang, J. Lahann "CVD-based Binding Substrates for Spatially Resolved Analysis of Protein Binding by Imaging Ellipsometry", Analytical Chemistry (2011) 83(3), 874-880. 


  1. H.Y. Chen, M. Hirtz, X. Deng, T. Laue, H. Fuchs, J. Lahann, "Substrate-Independent Dip-Pen Nanolithography Based on Reactive Coatings", JACS (2010) 132(51), 18023–18025.
  2.  S. Hwang, K.-H. Roh, D. W. Lim, G. Wang, C. Uher and J. Lahann, "Anisotropic hybrid particles based on electrohydrodynamic co-jetting of nanoparticle suspensions", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. (2010), 12, 11894-11899. 
  3. H.Y. Chen, J. Lahann, "Surface Modification Strategies for Microfluidics based on Reactive Coatings", Bioanalysis (2010), 2, 10, 1717–1728. 
  4. Y. Zhang, X. Deng, E.L. Scheller, J. Lahann, R.T. Franceschi, P.H. Krebsbach, "The effect of Runx2 immobilization on poly(epsilon-caprolactone) on osteoblast differentiation of bone marrow stromal cells in vitro", Biomaterials (2010) 32(7), 1809-1816. 
  5. S. Tawfick, X. Deng, A.J. Hart, J. Lahann, "Nanocomposite Microstructures with Tunable Mechanical and Chemical Properties", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. (2010) 12, 11894-11899 (invited paper). 
  6. L. G. Villa-Diaz*, H. Nandivada*, J. Ding, N. C. Nogueira-de-Souza, P. H. Krebsbach, K. Sue O'Shea, J. Lahann and G. D. Smith "Synthetic polymer coatings for long-term growth of human embryonic stem cells", Nature Biotechnology (2010) 28(6), 581-583. [*co-first-authors] 
  7. H. Nandivada, A. M. Ross, J. Lahann, "Stimuli responsive monolayers for biotechnology", Progress in Polymer Science (2010) 35(1-2), 141-154. 
  8. D. W. Lim, S. Hwang, O. Uzun, F. Stellacci, J. Lahann,"Compartmentalization of Gold Nanocrystals in Polymer Microparticles Using Electrohydrodynamic Co-jetting", Macromolecular Rapid Communications (2010) 31(2), 176-182. 
  9. A. Kazemi, J. Lahann, M. Madani, N. S. Sanjani, A. H. Kaviar, "Preparation of Core-Shell and Hollow Fibers Using Layer by Layer (LbL) Self-Assembly of Polyelectrolytes on Electrospun Submicrometer-Scale Silica Fibers", Polymer Science Series B (2010) 52(9-10), 571-574. 
  10. S. Bhaskar, K. M. Pollock, M. Yoshida, J. Lahann, "Towards Designer Microparticles: Simultaneous Control of Anisotropy, Shape, and Size", Small (2010) 6(3), 404-411. 
  11. R.G. Larson, M. Alumnà López, D.W. Lim, J. Lahann, "Complex Protein Patterns in Drying Droplets", MRS Proceedings (2010) (online publication). 
  12. J. Lahann, "Multifunctional Nano- and Microparticles – quo vadis?", Macromolecular Rapid Communications (2010) 31, 105-107. 
  13. Y. Elkasabi, J. Lahann, "Progress Report on Microstructured Surfaces Based on Chemical Vapor Deposition", in Biological Microarrays: Methods & Protocols, Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 671, ed. A. Khademhosseini, Springer Science+Business Media, (2010). 


  1. N. Doshi, A.S. Zahr, S. Bhaskar, J. Lahann, S. Mitragotri, "Red blood cell-mimicking synthetic biomaterial particles", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2009) 106, 21495–21499. 
  2.  W.-W. Hu, Y. Elkasabi, H.-Y. Chen, Y. Zhang, J. Lahann, S.J. Hollister, P.H. Krebsbach, "The use of reactive polymer coatings to facilitate gene delivery from poly(epsilon-caprolactone) scaffolds", Biomaterials (2009) 30, 5785-5792. 
  3. J.P. Seymour, Y. Elkasabi, H.-Y. Chen, J. Lahann, D.R. Kipke, "The insulation performance of reactive parylene films in implantable electronic devices", Biomaterials (2009) 30, 5785-5792. 
  4. M. Yoshida, K-H. Roh, S. Mandal, S. Bhaskar, D. W. Lim, H. Nandivada, X. Deng, J. Lahann, "Structurally Controlled Bio-hybrid Materials Based onUnidirectional Association of Anisotropic Microparticles with Human Endothelial Cells", Advanced Materials (2009) 21(48), 4920-4925. 
  5. S. Mandal, S. Bhaskar, J. Lahann, "Micropatterned Fiber Scaffolds forSpatially-Controlled Cell Adhesion", Macromolecular Rapid Communications (2009) 131(19), 6650-6651. 
  6. Y. Elkasabi, H. Nandivada, H-Y Chen, S. Bhaskar, J. D'Arcy, L. Bondarenko, J. Lahann, "Partially Fluorinated Poly-p-xylylenes Synthesized by CVDPolymerization", Chemical Vapor deposition (2009) 15(4-6), 142-149. 
  7. A. Sun and J. Lahann, "Dynamically Switchable Biointerfaces", Soft Matter (2009) 5(8), 1555-1561. 
  8. S. Bhaskar, J. Hitt, S-W. L. Chang, J. Lahann, "Multicompartmental Microcylinders", Angew Chemie Int Ed 48(25), 4589-4593. 
  9. S. Bhaskar, J. Lahann, "Microstructured Materials based on Multicompartmental Fibers", JACS 131(19), 6650-6651. 
  10. S. Mitragotri and J. Lahann, "Physical approaches to biomaterial design", Nature Materials (2009) 8, 15-23. 
  11. Y. Elkasabi, J. Lahann, "Vapor-based polymer gradients", Macromolecular Rapid Communications (2009) 30, 1, 57-63. 


  1. D.N. Hohne, H.-Y. Chen, J. Lahann, M.J. Solomon, "Near-Surface structure of lithographic in-fountain solution emulsions on model substrates", Colloids and Surfaces A 2008, 326, 138-146. 
  2. A. Kazemi, J. Lahann, "Environmentally responsive core/shell particles via electrohydrodynamic co-jetting of fully miscible polymer solutions", Small (2008) 4(10), 1756-1762. 
  3. S. Bhaskar, K-H. Roh, X.W. Jiang, G.L. Baker, J. Lahann, "Spatioselective modification of bicompartmental polymer particles and fibers via Huisgen 1,3-dipolarcycloaddition", Macromolecular rapid communications (2008) 29(20), 1655-1660. 
  4. D.K. Peng, A.A. Ahmadi, J. Lahann, "A synthetic surface that undergoes spatiotemporal remodeling", Nano Letters (2008) 8(10), 3336-3340. 
  5. H.Y. Chen, J.H Lai, X.W. Jiang, J. Lahann, "Substrate-selective chemical vapor deposition of reactive polymer coatings", Advanced Materials (2008) 20(18), 3474. 
  6. Y. Elkasabi, M. Yoshida, H. Nandivada, H-Y. Chen, J. Lahann, "Towards multipotent coatings: Chemical vapor deposition and biofunctionalization of carbonyl-substituted copolymers", Macromolecular rapid communications (2008) 29(11), 855-870. 
  7. M. Yoshida, J. Lahann, "Smart Nanomaterials", ACS Nano (2008) 2(6), 1101-1107. [Perspective] 
  8. J. Lahann, "Environmental nanotechnology - Nanomaterials clean up", Nature Nanotechnology (2008) 3(6), 320-321. 
  9. Hsien-Yeh Chen, Arthur McClelland, Zhan Chen, Joerg Lahann, "Solventless Adhesive Bonding Using Reactive Polymer Coatings", Analytical Chemistry (2008) 80(11), 4119-4124. 
  10. X. Jiang, H.-Y. Chen, G. Galvan, M. Yoshida, J. Lahann, "Vapor-basedinitiator coatings for atom transfer radical polymerization", Advanced Functional Materials (2008) 18(1), 27-35. 
  11. W.L. Huang, Z. Ren, Y.W. Lin, H.Y. Chen, J. Lahann, C.T.-C. Nguyen, "Fully monolithic CMOS nickel micromechanical resonator oscillator", IEEE 21st International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems,  (2008) 10-13. 
  12. H. Wang, S. Bhaskar, J. Lahann, Y.G. Lee, "Optical Trapping of JanusParticles", Proc. of SPIE (2008) 7038, 703813-1 – 703813-8. 
  13. H. Nandivada, X. Jiang, A. Panades, A. Bourke, M. Yoshida, H.Y. Chen, J. Lahann, "Bioimmobilization using Huisgen [1.3]-dipolar cycloaddition onvapor-based coatings", Polymer Preprints (2008). 
  14. H.Y. Chen, X. Jiang, M. Yoshida, J. Lahann, "Spatially controlledengineering of biointerfaces via functionalized poly-p-xylylenes", Polymer Preprints (2008). 
  15. Y. Elkasabi, M. Yoshida, J. Lahann, "Multifunctional biomedical coatingsvia chemical vapor deposition co-polymerization of [2.2]paracyclophanes", Polymer Preprints (2008). 


  1. P. Podsiadlo, A.K. Kaushik, E.M. Arruda, A.M. Waas, B.S. Shim, J. Xu, H. Nandivada, B.G. Pumplin, J. Lahann, A. Ramamoorthy, N.A. Kotov, "Ultrastrong and stiff layered polymer nanocomposites", Science (2007) 318(5847), 80-83. 
  2. P. Katira, A. Agarwal, T. Fischer, H.Y. Chen, X. Jiang, J. Lahann, H. Hess, "Quantifying the performance of protein-resisting surfaces at ultra-low protein coverages using kinesin motor proteins as probes", Advanced Materials (2007) 19, 3171-3176 (invited paper). 
  3. D.K. Peng, J. Lahann, "Chemical, Electrochemical, and Structural Stability of Low-Density Self-Assembled Monolayers", Langmuir (2007) 23, 10184-10189. 
  4. P. Podsiadlo, L. Sui, Y. Elkasabi, P. Burgardt, J. Lee, A. Miryala, W. Kusumaatmaja, M.R. Carman, M. Shtein, J. Kieffer, J. Lahann, N. Kotov, "Layer-by-Layer Assembled Films of Cellulose Nanowires with Antireflective Properties", Langmuir (2007), 23, 15, 7901-7906. 
  5. S. Thevenet, H-Y. Chen, J. Lahann, F. Stellaci, "A generic approach towardsnanostructured surfaces based on supramolecular nanostamping on reactive polymer coatings", Advanced Materials (2007) 19(24), 4333-4337. 
  6. K-H. Roh, M. Yoshida, J. Lahann, "Compartmentalized, multiphasic nanocolloids with potential applications in drug delivery and biomedical imaging", Materialwissenschaft und werkstofftechnik (2007) 38(12), 1008-1011. 
  7. H-Y. Chen, J. Lahann, "Vapor-assisted micropatterning in replica structures: A solventless approach towards topologically and chemically designable surfaces", Advanced Materials (2007) 19(22), 3801-3808. 
  8. H. Nandivada, X. Jiang, J. Lahann, "Click Chemistry: Versatility and control in the hands of materials scientists", Advanced Materials (2007) 19, 2197-2208. 
  9. H.-Y. Chen, J.-M. Rouillard, E. Gulari, J. Lahann, "Colloids with High-Definition Surface Structures", PNAS (2007) 104 (27), 11173-11178. 
  10. M. Yoshida, K.H. Roh, J. Lahann, "Short-term biocompatibility of biphasic nanocolloids with potential use as anisotropic imaging probes", Biomaterials (2007) 28, 15, 2446-2456. 
  11. K.H. Roh, M. Yoshida, J. Lahann, "Water-stable Biphasic Nanocolloids with Potential Use as Anisotropic Imaging Probes", Langmuir (2007) 23, 10, 5683-5688. 
  12. D.K. Peng. S.T. Yu, D.J. Alberts, J. Lahann, "Switching theElectrochemical Impedance of Low-Density Self-Assembled Monolayers", Langmuir (2007) 23, 1, 297-304. 
  13. L. Villa-Diaz, H. Nandivada, J. Ding, S. O'Shea, J. Lahann, G. Smith,"Culture and passage of human embryonic stem cells on an artificialsynthetic matrix composed of polyMEDSAH hydrogel", Biology of Reproduction (2007), 186-186. 
  14. K.-H. Roh, J. Lahann, "Anisotropic encapsulation of superparamagentic nanocrystals in polymeric biphasic nanocolloids", Polymer Preprints (2007) 48, 209-210 


  1.  J. Lahann,"Reactive Polymer Coatings for BiomimeticSurface Engineering", Chemical Engineering Communications (2006) 193, 1457-1468. (invited review). 
  2. L. Bondarenko, J.W. Kampf, J. Lahann, "The Synthesis of BrominatedTetrafluoro[2.2]paracyclophanes", European Journal of Organic Chemistry (2006) 5499-5504. 
  3. M. Yoshida, R. Langer, A. Lendlein, and J. Lahann, "From advanced biomedical coatings to multi-functionalized biomaterials", Polymer Reviews (2006) 46, 347-375. 
  4. J. Lahann, "Vapor-Based Polymer Coatings For Potential Biomedical Applications", Polymer International (2006) 55 (12), 1361-1370. 
  5. Y. Elkasabi, H.Y. Chen, J. Lahann, "Multipotent polymer coatings based on chemical vapor deposition copolymerization", Advanced Materials (2006) 18, 1521-1526. 
  6. K.H. Roh, D.C. Martin, J. Lahann, "Triphasic Nanocolloids", Journal of the American Chemical Society (2006) 128, 21, 6796-6797.
  7. H. Nandivada, H.Y. Chen, L. Bondarenko, J. Lahann, "Reactive polymer coatings that "click"", Angewandte Chemie International Edition (2006) 45, 20, 3360-3363.
  8. H.Y. Chen, Y. Elkasabi, J. Lahann, "Surface modification of confinedmicrogeometries via vapor-deposited polymer coatings", Journal of the American Chemical Society (2006) 128, 1, 374-80. 
  9. Y. Wang, Z. Tang, P. Podsiadlo, Y. Elkasabi, J. Lahann, N.A. Kotov, "Mirror-Like Photoconductive Layer-by-Layer Thin Films of Te Nanowires: The Fusion of Semiconductor, Metal, and Insulator Properties", Advanced Materials (2006) 18, 518-522. 
  10. J.M. Wu, Y. Chung, K.J. Belford, G.D. Smith, S. Takayama, J. Lahann. "A Surface-Modified Sperm Sorting Device with Long-Term Stability", Biomedical Microdevices (2006) 8, 99-107.
  11. K.-H. Roh, D.C. Martin, J. Lahann, "Multiphasic nanocolloids based onelectrified co-jetting", PMSE Preprints (2006) 95, 987-988 
  12. H.-Y. Chen, J.M. Rouillard, E. Gulari, J. Lahann, "High-precision surfaceof three-dimensional geometries using photodefinable, ultrathin polymercoatings", PMSE Preprints (2006) 95, 125-126. 
  13. Y. Elkasabi, H.-Y. Chen, J. Lahann, "Multifunctional Coatings based onchemical vapor deposition co-polymerization", Polymer Preprints (2006) 47, 1093. 
  14. H. Nandivada, H.-Y. Chen, J. Lahann, "Reactive Coatings for surface modification via spatially controlled Husigen 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition", Polymer Preprints (2006) 47, 348. 
  15. K.-H. Roh, J. Lahann, "Thermal imidazation combined with electrified co-jetting for the synthesis of water stable biphasic nanocolloids", Polymer Preprints (2006) 47, 1093. 


  1. K.H. Roh, D.C. Martin, J. Lahann, "Biphasic Janus particles with nanoscaleanisotropy", Nature Materials (2005) 4, 759-763. 
  2. H. Nandivada, H. Y Chen, J. Lahann, "Vapor-Based Synthesis ofPoly[(4-formyl-p-xylylene)-co-(p-xylylene)] and Its Use for Biomimetic SurfaceModifications", Macromolecular Rapid Communications (2005) 26, 1794-1799. 
  3. H.Y. Chen, J. Lahann, "Fabrication of Discontinuous Surface Patternswithin Microfluidic Channels Using Photodefinable Vapor-Based PolymerCoatings", Analytical Chemistry (2005) 77, 6909-6914. 
  4. J. Lahann, R. Langer, "Smart Materials with Dynamically ControllableSurfaces", MRS Bulletin (2005) 30, 3, 185-188. 
  5. H.Y. Chen, J. Lahann, "Preparation of Non-Fouling Coatings Made byChemical Vapor Deposition Polymerization", Polymer Preprints (2005) 46(2), 1280-1281 
  6. J. Lahann, "Bio-Functional Polymer Coatings Based on Chemical VaporDeposition", PMSE Preprints (2005) 92, 39-40. 


  1. K.Y. Suh, R. Langer, J. Lahann, "A novel photodefinablereactive polymer coating and its use for microfabrication of hydrogelelements", Advanced Materials (2004) 16, 16, 1401-1405. 
  2. K. Schürmann, J. Lahann, J. Meyer, H. Klosterhalfen, D. Vorwerk, D. Klee, R.W. Günther, "Biologic Response to Polymer-Coated Stents Examined in a Iliac Artery Sheep Model", Radiology (2004) 230, 1, 151-162. 


  1. J. Lahann, S. Mitragotri, T. Tran, H. Kaido, J. Sundaran, S. Hoffer, G. A. Somorjai, R. Langer, "A Reversibly Switching Surface", Science (2003) 299, 371-374. 
  2. K. Suh, J. Lahann, R. Langer, "Fabrication of elastomeric stamps with polymer-reinforced sidewalls via chemically selective vapor deposition polymerization of poly(p-xylylene)", Applied Physics Letters (2003) 83, 20, 4250-4252. 
  3. J. Lahann, M. Balcells, H. Lu, T. Rodon, K.F. Jensen, R. Langer, "Reactivepolymer coatings: A first step toward surface engineering of microfluidicdevices", Analytical Chemistry (2003) 75, 2117-2122. 
  4. K. Schürmann, A. Roos, J. Meyer, B. Ries, J. Lahann, B. Hermanns, A. Kulisch, D. Vorwerk, D. Klee, R.W. Gunther, "A novel hirudin coating of vascularendoprostheses: Experimental results", ROFO-Fortschritte auf dem Gebiet der Rontgenstrahlen und bildgebenden Verfahren (2003) 175, 262-270. 


  1. J. Lahann, R. Langer. Novel Poly(p-xylylenes): Films with Tailored Chemical andOptical Properties. Macromolecules (2002) 35,11, 4380-4386. 
  2. J. Lahann, M. Balcells , H. Lu, T. Radon, R. Langer, K.F. Jensen. Functionalized parylene coatings for microfluidic applications. μTAS, 2002. 
  3. J. Lahann, M. Balcells, T. Rodon, J. Lee, I.S. Choi, K.F. Jensen, R. Langer. Reactive Polymer Coatings: A Platform for Patterning Proteins and Mammalian Cells onto a Broad Range of Materials. Langmuir (2002) 18, 9, 3632-3638. 
  4. J. Lahann, W. Plüster, T. Rodon, M. Fabry, D. Klee, H.G. Gattner, H. Höcker. Universal Approach Towards r-Hirudin Derivatives with High Anti-thrombin Activity based on Chemical Differentiation of Primary Amino Groups. Macromolecular Bioscience (2002) 2, 2, 82-87. 


  1.  J. Lahann, I.S. Choi, J. Lee, K. Jensen, R. Langer. A New Method toward Micro-Engineered Surfaces based on Reactive Coating. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., (2001) 40, 3166-3169. 
  2. J. Lahann, R. Langer. Surface-initiated Ring Opening Polymerization ofε-caprolactone from a Patterned Poly[(hydroxymethyl)-p-xylylene]. Macromolecular Rapid Communications (2001) 22, 12, 968-971. 
  3. J. Lahann, R. Langer. Microengineered Surfaces for Biomedical Applicationsbased on a Polymeric Active Ester. Polymer Preprints (2001) 42, 2, 113-114. 
  4. J. Lahann, H. Höcker, R. Langer. Synthesis of Amino[2.2]paracyclophanes-Beneficial Monomers for Bioactive Coating of Medical Implant Materials. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. (2001) 40, 4, 726-728. 
  5. J. Lahann, W. Plüster, D. Klee, H. Höcker. Bioactive Immobilization of r-Hirudin on CVD-coated Metallic Implant Devices. Biomaterials (2001) 22, 817-826. 
  6. J. Lahann, W. Plüster, H.G. Gattner, D. Klee, H. Höcker. Immobilization of the Thrombin Inhibitor r-Hirudin Conserving its Biological Activity. Journal of Material Science: Materials in Medicine (2001) 12, 9, 807-810. 


  1. J. Lahann, D. Klee, H. Thelen, H. Bienert, D. Vorwerk, H. Höcker. Improvement of theBlood Compatibility of Metallic Stents by Polymer Coating. Journal of Material Science: Materials in Medicine (1999) 10, 7, 443-448. 
  2. J. Lahann, D. Klee, H. Höcker. CVD-polymerization of a Functionalized Poly(p-xylylene). A Generally ApplicableMethod for the Immobilization of Drugs on Medical Implants. Materialwissenschaften und Werkstofftechnik (1999) 30, 12, 763-766. 


  1. J. Lahann, D. Klee, H. Höcker. Chemical Vapor Deposition Polymerization of Substituted [2.2]Paracyclophanes. Macromolecular Rapid Communications (1998) 19, 441-444. 

Books and Book Chapters
  1. X. Deng, K.C.K. Chen, J. Lahann, "Multifunctional Reactive Polymer Coatings" in CVD Polymers: Fabrication of Organic Surfaces and Devices, ed. Karen K. Gleason, Wiley‐VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, 2015
  2. Y. Elkasabi, J. Lahann, "Progress Report on Microstructured Surfaces Based on Chemical Vapor Deposition" in Biological Microarrays: Methods & Protocols, Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 671, ed. A. Khademhosseini, Springer Science+Business Media, 2010. 
  3. M. Yoshida, J. Lahann, "Surface Engineering of Microfluidic Devices Using Reactive Polymer Coatings" in Biological Applications of Microfluidics, ed. Frank A. Gomez, Wiley-Interscience, 2007. 
  4. H. Nandivada, H.-Y. Chen, J. Lahann, “Reactive Polymer Coatings for Biological Applications” in Polymers for Biomedical Applications, Eds.: A.Mahapatro, A.S. Kulshretha, ACS Publishing, 2007. 
  5. H. Nandivada, H.Y. Chen, Y. Elkasabi, J. Lahann. "Reactive Polymer Coatings for Biological Applications"; Chapter 17, ACS Symposium Series No. 977: Polymers for Biomedical Applications, 2007. 
  6. J.F. Dyet, K. Schürmann, J. Lahann. "The Physical and Biological Properties of Metallic Stents" in Textbook of Endovascular Procedures, Eds: Dyet, Ettles, Wilson, Churchill Livingstone, New York, Edinburgh, London, Philadelphia, 20-25, 2000. 
  7. J. Lahann. "Verfahren zur Ausrüstung von Metallimplantaten mit bioaktiven Oberflächen", Shaker Verlag, Maastricht, ISBN 3-8265-4496-X, 1998. 
  8. D. Klee, J. Lahann, W. Plüster. "Dünne Beschichtungen auf Biomaterialien" in Medizintechnik mit biokompatiblen Werkstoffen und Verfahren, E. Wintermantel, S.-W. Ha (Eds.) Springer Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, New York, 347-360, 2002. 
  9. D. Klee, N. Weiss, J. Lahann. "Vapor-based polymerization of functionalized [2.2]paracyclophanes: A unique approach towards surface-engineered microenvironments" in Paracyclophanes, H. Hopf (ed.), VCH Weinheim, in preparation. 


  1. John Seymour, Mayurachat Ning Gulari, Joerg Lahann, Daryl Kipke. "Method for manufacturing an implantable electronic deviceUS 9259567 B2, 2016
  2. H. Nandivada, T. Eyster, L. Villa, G.D. Smith, J. Lahann. "Hydrogel Coatings for Cell Culture", US patent, US 12/530,126 (Pending), US 12/843,468 (Pending), 2011 
  3. J. Lahann. "Red Blood Cell-Mimetic Particles", US patent, PCT/US2010/058921 (Pending), 2010. 
  4. S. Bhaskar, S. Mandal, J. Lahann. "Multicompartmental Microfiber Scaffolds with Spatially Guided Cell Growth", PCT PCT/US2010/032971 (Pending), 2010. 
  5. Y. Elkasabi, J. Lahann. "CVD Coating with Reactive Composition Gradients", 3783 (Pending). 
  6. A. Kazemi, J. Lahann. "Multi-Phasic Capsules", US 12/506,712 (Pending). 
  7. S. Bhaskar, J. Lahann. "Biphasic Biodegradable Microparticles with Controlled Shapes", US 12/257,945 (Pending). 
  8. A. Kazemi, J. Lahann. "Multi-Phasic Bioadhesive Nano-Objects as Biofunctional Elements in Drug Delivery Systems", US 11/763,842 (Pending), 2010. 
  9. H.Y. Chen, H. Nandivada, J. Lahann. "Reactive Coating for Regioselective Surface Modification", US 11/691,210 (Pending). 
  10. K.H. Roh, J. Lahann. "Multi-Phasic Colorants as Functional Elements in Paints, Coatings, Plastics or Displays", US 12/137,121 (Pending). 
  11. H. Nandivada, J. Ding, G.D. Smith, J. Lahann. "Artificial Matrix Hydrogel Culture Surfaces for Embryos and Embryonic Stem Cells", US 12/530,126 (Pending), US 12/843,468 (Pending), 2010. 
  12. H.Y. Chen, D.C. Martin, J. Lahann. "Biphasic Nanoparticles", US Patent (7,767,017), 2010, US 12/821,688 (Pending). 
  13. Y. Elkasabi, J. Lahann. "Multifunctional CVD Coatings", US 12/054,171 (Pending), 2008. 
  14. H.Y. Chen, J. Lahann. "Dry Adhesive Bonding by CVD Coatings", US 11/756,890 (Pending), 2007. 
  15. J. Lahann, K.F. Jensen, R. Langer. "Reactive Polymer Coatings", US Patent, 2001. 
  16. J. Lahann, S. Mitragotri, R. Langer. "Switchable Surfaces", US patent, 2001. 
  17. J. Lahann, J. Reul. "Embolization element for the occlusion of vascular malformations", German Patent Application, 2001. 
  18. J. Lahann. "Procedure for the reversible local arrangement of defined, aligned molecule sequences of a polymer or reversible local arrangement of cationic and anionic states of a metal", DE 99-19905792, (German patent application) 2000. 
  19. J. Lahann, A. Lendlein. "Procedure for the selective release of materials encapsulated in polymers", DE 99-19905793 (German patent application) 2000. 
  20. J. Lahann, A. Lendlein. "Method for the controlled swelling of polymers in hydrophilic environment for the usage as hemostatic dressings", DE19905796 (German patent application) 2000. 
  21. J. Lahann, A. Lendlein. "Inorganic/organic hybrid system with adjustable boundary surface characteristics", DE19905795 (German patent application) 2000. 
  22. J. Lahann, W. Pl�ster, D. Klee, H. H�cker. "Method for targeted immobilization of the thrombogenic inhibitor hirudin on polymer surfaces",WO9932080, 1999. 
  23. W. Krause, H. H�cker, J. Lahann, D. Klee, (Schering AG). "Polymer-coated stents, processes for producing the same and their use in restenosis prevention", US Patent, 1998. 
  24. W. Krause, H. H�cker, D. Klee, J. Lahann, (Schering AG). "Stents coated with fluoroalkyl groups, method for producing same and the use thereof in the prophylaxis of restenosis", EP98936352, 1998. 
  25. H. H�cker, J. Lahann, D. Klee, G. Lorenz. "Antithrombogenic coating for extra- or intracorporeal medical devices", DE 19604173 (German patent), 1996. 
  26. J. Reul, J. Lahann, D. Klee. "Method for the sealing of vascular malformations, especially cerebral aneurysms, with the application of wire-shaped embolization elements", DE 19647280 (German patent application), 1995.