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  1. U. Ziener, N. Fahmy, M. Hanack, "Synthesis of μ-Cyano(2,3-naphthalocyaninato)iron(III) and Comparison to μ-Cyano(phthalocyaninato)iron(III)", Chem. Ber. 1993, 126, 2559-2563; DOI: 10.1002/cber.19931261135.

  2. U. Ziener, M. Hanack, "Synthesis and Characterization of Nitrido(tetra-tert-butylphthalo­cyaninato)rhenium(V) and Nitrido(phthalocyaninato)rhenium(V)", Chem. Ber. 1994, 127, 1681-1685; DOI: 10.1002/cber.19941270919.

  3. P. Stuzhin, A. Hamdush, U. Ziener, "Iron Octaphenyltetraazaporphyrins: Synthesis and Cha­racterisation of the Five-coordinate Complexes of Fe(III) (XFeIIIOPTAP, X = F, Cl, Br, I, HSO4)", Inorg. Chim. Acta 1995, 236, 131-139; DOI: 10.1016/0020-1693(95)04633-K.

  4. U. Ziener, K. Dürr, M. Hanack, "Synthesis and Characterization of the First Soluble Phthalo­cyaninatorhenium Complexes", Synth. Met. 1995, 71, 2285-2286; DOI: 10.1016/0379-6779(94)03260-D.

  5. U. Ziener, A. Godt, "Synthesis and Characterization of Monodisperse Oligo(phenyleneethynylene)s", J. Org. Chem. 1997, 62, 6137-6134; DOI: 10.1021/jo970548x.

  6. H. Kukula, U. Ziener, M. Schöps, A. Godt, "Rod-Coil and Coil-Rod-Coil Block Copolymers with Oligo(p-phenyleneethynylene) as the Rod Block", Macromolecules 199831, 5160-5163; DOI: 10.1021/ma980443b.

  7. K. Frick, U. Ziener, M. Hanack, „Synthesis and Investigations on Nitrido(phthalocyaninato)rhenium Complexes“, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 1999, (8), 1309-1313; DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1099-0682(199908)1999:8<1309::AID-EJIC1309>3.0.CO;2-M.

  8. U. Ziener, E. Breuning, J.-M. Lehn, E. Wegelius, K. Rissanen, G. Baum, D. Fenske, G. Vaughan, „Recognition Directed Supramolecular Assemblies of Metal Complexes of Terpyridine Derived Ligands with Self-Complementary Hydrogen Bonding Sites”, Chem. - Eur. J. 2000, 6(22), 4132-4139; DOI: 10.1002/1521-3765(20001117)6:22<4132::aid-chem4132>;2-w.

  9. E. Breuning, U. Ziener, J.-M. Lehn, E. Wegelius, K. Rissanen, „Two-Level Self-Organisation of Arrays of [2x2] Grid-Type Tetranuclear Metal Complexes by Hydrogen Bonding”, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2001, (6), 1515-1521; DOI: 10.1002/1099-0682(200106)2001:6<1515::AID-EJIC1515>3.0.CO;2-T.

  10. U. Ziener, J.-M. Lehn, A. Mourran, M. Möller, „Supramolecular Assemblies of a Bis(terpyridine) Ligand and of its [2×2] Grid-type ZnII and CoII Complexes on Highly Ordered Pyrolytic Graphite”, Chem. - Eur. J. 2002, 8(4), 951-957; DOI: 10.1002/1521-3765(20020215)8:4<951::AID-CHEM951>3.0.CO;2-9.

  11. U. Haas, J. Adams, J. Fuhrmann, S. Riethmüller, U. Beginn, U. Ziener, M. Möller, C. Thalacker, R. Dobrawa, F. Würthner, „Fabrication and fluorescence properties of perylene bisimide dye aggregates bound to gold surfaces and nanopatterns”, J. Mater. Chem. 2003, 13(4), 767-772; DOI: 10.1039/b210423g.

  12. S. Vagin, U. Ziener, M. Hanack, P. A. Stuzhin, „Ruthenium(II) Octaphenylporphyrazine Complexes with Mixed Axial Ligands: Peculiarities of Their Formation and Spectral Properties”, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2004, ⁄, 2877-2884; DOI: 10.1002/ejic.200400032.

  13. M. Ruben, U. Ziener, J.-M. Lehn, V. Ksenofontov, P. Gütlich, G. B. M. Vaughan, „Hierarchical Self-Assembly of Supramolecular Spintronic Modules into 1D- and 2D-Architectures with Emergence of Magnetic Properties”,Chem. - Eur. J. 2005, 11(1), 94-100; DOI: 10.1002/chem.200400584.

  14. P. Zell, F. Mögele, U. Ziener, B. Rieger “Structure controlled self-assembly of Cu(II) salicylic aldehyde and aldimine derivative complexes”, Chem. Commun. 2005, 1294-1296; DOI: 10.1039/b413477j.

  15. A. Mourran, U. Ziener, M. Möller, E. Breuning, M. Ohkita, J.-M. Lehn “Two Morphologies of Stable, Highly Ordered Assemblies of a Long-Chain-Substituted [2×2]-Grid-Type FeII Complex Adsorbed on HOPG”, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2005, 11(13), 2641-2647; DOI: 10.1002/ejic.200500064.

  16. J. Groll, S. Riethmüller, K. Albrecht, P. Gasteier, U. Ziener, M. Möller “Nanostructured Ordering of Fluorescent Markers and Single Proteins on Substrates”, ChemBioChem 2005, 6(10), 1782-1787; DOI: 10.1002/cbic.200500041.

  17. C. Meier, U. Ziener, K. Landfester, P. Weihrich “Weak Hydrogen Bonds as a Structural Motif for Two-Dimensional Assemblies of Oligopyridines on Highly Oriented Pyrolytic Graphite: An STM Investigation”, J. Phys. Chem. B 2005, 109(44), 21015-21027; DOI: 10.1021/jp054271d.

  18. L. Xing, U. Ziener, T. C. Sutherland, L. A. Cuccia “Hydrogen Bond Directed Synthesis of Pyridazine and Naphthyridine Containing Macrocycles”, Chem. Commun. 2005, (46), 5751-5753; DOI: 10.1039/b510118b.

  19. P. Zell, F. Mögele, U. Ziener, B. Rieger, “Fine-tuning of relative metal-metal distances within highly ordered 2D nano-patterns”, Chem. - Eur. J. 2006, 12(14), 3847-3857; DOI: 10.1002/chem.200500992.

  20. O. Waldmann, M. Ruben, U. Ziener, P. Müller, J-M. Lehn, “Supramolecular Co(II)-[2 x 2] grids: Metamagnetic behavior in a single molecule”, Inorg. Chem. 2006, 45(16), 6535-6540; DOI: 10.1021/ic060619n.

  21. A. Mourran, U. Ziener, M. Möller, M. Suarez, J.-M. Lehn, „Homo- and Hetero-Assemblies of Lactim-Lactam Recognition Patterns on Highly Ordered Pyrolytic Graphite: An STM Investigation”, Langmuir 2006, 22(18), 7579-7586; DOI: 10.1021/la0609266.

  22. A. Koenig, U. Ziener, A. Schaz, K. Landfester, “Poly(urethane-block-styrene) prepared by polymerization in miniemulsion”, Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2007, 208(2), 155-163; DOI: 10.1002/macp.200600448.

  23. C. Weiss, U. Ziener, K. Landfester, “A Route to Nonfunctionalized and Functionalized Poly(n-butylcyanoacrylate) Nanoparticles: Preparation in Miniemulsion”, Macromolecules 2007, 40(4), 928-938; DOI: 10.1021/ma061865l.

  24. S. Ellinger, U. Ziener, U. Thewalt, K. Landfester, M. Möller, “The Synthesis and Self-Organization of a,w-Substituted Oligothiophenes With Long Branched Alkyl Substituents”, Chem. Mater. 2007, 19(5), 1070-1075: DOI: 10.1021/cm062589s.

  25. M. Volz, U. Ziener, U. Salz, J. Zimmermann, K. Landfester, “Preparation of protected photoinitiator nanodepots by the miniemulsion process”, Colloid Polym. Sci. 2007, 285(6), 687-692; DOI: 10.1007/s00396-006-1591-7.

  26. D. Crespy, M. Stark, C. Hoffmann-Richter, U. Ziener, K. Landfester, “Polymeric Nanoreactors for Hydrophilic Reagents Synthesized by Interfacial Polycondensation on Miniemulsion Droplets”, Macromolecules 2007, 40(9), 3122–3135; DOI: 10.1021/ma0621932.

  27. A. Manzke, C. Pfahler, O. Dubbers, A. Plettl, P. Ziemann, D. Crespy, E. Schreiber, U. Ziener, K. Landfester, “Etching Masks Based on Miniemulsions: A Novel Route Towards Ordered Arrays of Surface Nanostructures”, Adv. Mater. 2007, 19(10), 1337-1341; DOI: 10.1002/adma.200601945.

  28. T. Kietzke, D. Neher, M. Kumke, O. Ghazy, U. Ziener, K. Landfester, “Phase Separation of Binary Blends in Polymer Nanoparticles”, Small 2007, 3(6), 1041-1048; DOI: 10.1002/smll.200600606.

  29. M. T. Räisänen, F. Mögele, S. Feodorow, B. Rieger, U. Ziener, M. Leskelä, T. Repo, “Alkyl chain length defines 2D architecture of salophen complexes on liquid-graphite interface”, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2007, (25), 4028-4034; DOI: 10.1002/ejic.200700154.

  30. A. Breitruck, H. E. Hoster, C. Meier, U. Ziener, R. J. Behm, “Interaction of Cu atoms with ordered 2D oligopyridine networks”, Surf. Sci. 2007, 601(18), 4200-4205; DOI: 10.1016/j.susc.2007.04.173.

  31. Y. Dai, C. Meier, U. Ziener, K. Landfester, C. Täubert, D. M. Kolb, „Potential-Induced Structure Changes of Oligopyridine Adlayers on Au(111) Electrodes“, Langmuir 2007, 23(22), 11058-11062; DOI: 10.1021/la701479r.

  32. H. E. Hoster, M. Roos, A. Breitruck, C. Meier, K. Tonigold, T. Waldmann, U. Ziener, K. Landfester, R. J. Behm, “Structure Formation in Bis(terpyridine)Derivative Adlayers – Molecule-Substrate vs. Molecule-Molecule Interactions”, Langmuir 2007, 23(23), 11570-11579; DOI: 10.1021/la701382n.

  33. H. Gong, B. Bredenkötter, C. Meier, C. Hoffmann-Richter, U. Ziener, D. G. Kurth, D. Volkmer, „Self-assembly of Amphiphilic Hexapyridinium Cations at the Air/Water Interface and on HOPG Surfaces”, ChemPhysChem 2007, 8(16), 2354-2362; DOI: 10.1002/cphc.200700233.

  34. S. Ellinger, A. Kreyes, U. Ziener, C. Hoffmann-Richter, K. Landfester, M. Möller, „Aggregation Phenomena of Long a- and a,w-Substituted Oligothiophenes – the Effect of Branched vs. Linear Endgroups”, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2007, (34), 5686-5702; DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.200700566.

  35. M. Volz, P. Walther, U. Ziener, K. Landfester, “Nano-Explosions of Nanoparticles for Sudden Release of Substances by Embedded Azo-Components as Obtained via the Miniemulsion Process”, Macromol. Mater. Eng. 2007, 292(12), 1237-1244; DOI: 10.1002/mame.200700240.

  36. C. Meier, K. Landfester, D. Künzel, T. Markert, A. Groß, U. Ziener, “Hierarchically Self-Assembled Host-Guest Network at the Solid/Liquid-Interface for Single Molecule Manipulation”, Angew. Chem. 2008, 120(20), 3881-3885; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 200847(20), 3821-3825; DOI: 10.1002/anie.200705527.

  37. A. Ethirajan, U. Ziener, A. Chuvilin, U. Kaiser, H. Cölfen, K. Landfester, „Biomimetic Hydroxyapatite Crystallization in Gelatin Nanoparticles Synthesized Using a Miniemulsion Process“, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2008, 18(15), 2221-2227; DOI: 10.1002/adfm.200800048.

  38. M. R. Lorenz, M.-V. Kohnle, M. Dass, P. Walther, A. Höcherl, U. Ziener, K. Landfester, V. Mailänder, „Synthesis of Fluorescent Polyisoprene Nanoparticles and their Uptake into Various Cells“, Macromol. Biosci. 2008, 8(8), 711-727; DOI: 10.1002/mabi.200700336.

  39. A. Ethirajan, K. Schoeller, A. Musyanovych, U. Ziener, K. Landfester, „Synthesis and Optimization of Gelatin Nanoparticles Using the Miniemulsion Process”, Biomacromolecules 2008, 9(9), 2383-2389; DOI: 10.1021/bm800377w.

  40. C. Meier, K. Landfester, U. Ziener, “Topological Selectivity in a Supramolecular Self-Assembled Host-Guest Network at the Solid-Liquid Interface”, J. Phys. Chem. C 2008, 112(39), 15236-15240; DOI: 10.1021/jp804235a.

  41. U. Ziener, “Self-Assembled Nanostructures of Oligopyridine Molecules”, J. Phys. Chem. B 2008, 112(47), 14698-14717; DOI: 10.1021/jp805846d.

  42. C. Meier, K. Landfester, U. Ziener, „Adsorbate-Substrate-Mediated Growth of Oligopyridine Monolayers at the Solid/Liquid Interface“, J. Phys. Chem. C 2009, 113(4), 1507-1514; DOI: 10.1021/jp808431t.

  43. M.-V. Kohnle, U. Ziener, K. Landfester, “Synthesis of styrene–butadiene rubber latex via miniemulsion copolymerization“, Colloid Polym. Sci. 2009, 287(3), 259–268; DOI: 10.1007/s00396-008-1982-z.

  44. E. Schreiber, U. Ziener, A. Manzke, A. Plettl, P. Ziemann, K. Landfester, „Preparation of Narrowly Size Distributed Metal-Containing Polymer Latexes by Miniemulsion and Other Emulsion Techniques: Applications for Nanolithography“, Chem. Mater. 2009, 21(8), 1750-1760; DOI: 10.1021/cm802796y.

  45. A. Ethirajan, U. Ziener, K. Landfester, “Surface-Functionalized Polymeric Nanoparticles as Templates for Biomimetic Mineralization of Hydroxyapatite”, Chem. Mater. 2009, 21(11), 2218–2225; DOI: 10.1021/cm9001724.

  46. H. Frank, U. Ziener, K. Landfester, “Formation of Polyimide Nanoparticles in Heterophase with an Ionic Liquid as Continuous Phase”, Macromolecules 2009, 42(20), 7846-7853; DOI: 10.1021/ma901392h.

  47. C. Meier, M. Roos, D. Künzel, A. Breitruck, H. Hoster, K. Landfester, A. Gross, R. J. Behm, U. Ziener, „Concentration and Coverage Dependent Adlayer Structures: From Two-dimensional Networks to Rotation in a Bearing", J. Phys. Chem. C 2010, 114(2), 1268-1277; DOI: 10.1021/jp910029z.

  48. L. Ragupathy, B. Pluhar, U. Ziener, H. Keller, R. Dyllick-Brenzinger, K. Landfester, “Enzymatic aminolysis of lactones in aqueous miniemulsion: Catalysis through a novel pathway”, J. Mol. Catal. B: Enzym. 2010, 62(3-4), 270-276; DOI: 10.1016/j.molcatb.2009.11.006.

  49. A. Kreyes, S. Ellinger, K. Landfester, M. Defaux, D. A. Ivanov, A. Elschner, T. Meyer-Friedrichsen, U. Ziener, “Fine Tuning of Solid-State Properties of Septithiophenes by Tailoring the Substituents”, Chem. Mater. 2010, 22(6), 2079-2092; DOI: 10.1021/cm903444n.

  50. E. Kobitskaya, D. Ekinci, A. Manzke, A. Plettl, U. Wiedwald, P. Ziemann, J. Biskupek, U. Kaiser, U. Ziener, K. Landfester, “Narrowly size distributed zinc containing poly(acrylamide) latexes via inverse miniemulsion polymerization”, Macromolecules 2010, 43(7), 3294-3305; DOI: 10.1021/ma902553a.

  51. Z. Cao, Z. Wang, C. Herrmann, U. Ziener, K. Landfester, “Narrowly Size-distributed Cobalt Salt Containing PolyHEMA Particles by Inverse Miniemulsion”, Langmuir 2010, 26(10), 7054-7061; DOI: 10.1021/la904380k.

  52. Z. Cao, U. Ziener, K. Landfester, “Synthesis of Narrowly Size-Distributed Thermosensitive Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) Nanocapsules in Inverse Miniemulsion”, Macromolecules 2010, 43(15), 6353-6360; DOI: 10.1021/ma101115t.

  53. M. Ruppert, K. Landfester, U. Ziener, “Anionic Polymerization of Cyclic Ester and Amide in Miniemulsion: Synthesis and Characterization of Poly(e-caprolactone) and Poly(e-caprolactone-co-e-caprolactam) Nanoparticles”, J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem. 2010, 48(22), 4929-4937; DOI: 10.1002/pola.24287.

  54. Z. Cao, Z. Wang, C. Herrmann, K. Landfester, U. Ziener, “Synthesis of Narrowly Size-Distributed Metal Salt/Poly(HEMA) Hybrid Particles in Inverse Miniemulsion: Versatility and Mechanism”, Langmuir 2010, 26(23), 18008-18015; DOI: 10.1021/la103540d.

  55. A. Kreyes, M. Amirkhani, I. Lieberwirth, R. Mauer, F. Laquai, K. Landfester, U. Ziener, “The longest b-unsubstituted oligothiophenes and their self-assembly in solution”, Chem. Mater. 2010, 22(23), 6453-6458; DOI: 10.1021/cm1027095.

  56. L. Ragupathy, U. Ziener, K. Landfester, „Grafting polyacrylates on natural rubber latex by miniemulsion polymerization“, Colloid Polym. Sci. 2011, 289(3), 229-235; DOI: 10.1007/s00396-010-2360-1.

  57. Z. Cao, A. Schrade, K. Landfester, U. Ziener, „Synthesis of Raspberry-Like Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Nanocapsules via Pickering Miniemulsion Polymerization: Colloidal Stability and Morphology“, J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem. 2011, 49(11), 2382-2394.; DOI: 10.1002/pola.24668 

  58. D. Caterbow, M. Roos, H. E. Hoster, R. J. Behm, K. Landfester, U. Ziener, „High Fidelity Self-Recognition of Isomeric Oligopyridines in Binary 2D Self-Assembly and its Application for Separation“, Chem. - Eur. J. 2011, 17(28), 7831-7836; DOI: 10.1002/chem.201003319.

  59. A. Manzke, N. Vogel, C. K. Weiss, U. Ziener, A. Plettl, K. Landfester, P. Ziemann, „Arrays of size and distance controlled platinum nanoparticles fabricated by a colloidal method“, Nanoscale 2011, 3(6), 2523-2528; DOI: 10.1039/c1nr10169b.

  60. A. Schrade, Z. Cao, K. Landfester, U. Ziener, „Preparation of Raspberry-Like Nanocapsules by the Combination of Pickering Emulsification and Solvent Displacement Technique“, Langmuir 2011, 27(11), 6689-6700; DOI: 10.1021/la201170w.

  61. M. Ruppert, U. Ziener, K. Landfester, “Oxidative polymerization of ethylenedioxythiophene with Fenton´s reagent by the miniemulsion technique”, Colloid Polym. Sci. 2011, 289(12), 1321-1328; DOI: 10.1007/s00396-011-2456-2.

  62. D. Caterbow, D. Künzel, M. G. Mavros, A. Groß, K. Landfester, U. Ziener, „Septipyridines as conformationally controlled substitutes for inaccessible bis(terpyridine)-derived oligopyridines in two-dimensional self-assembly“, Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2011, 2, 405-415; DOI: 10.3762/bjnano.2.46.

  63. D. Caterbow, U. Ziener, „Peculiar adsorbed phase behaviour of binary mixtures of oligopyridines and extension to a ternary mixture in a host-guest system“, Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 9366-9368; DOI: 10.1039/c1cc13526k.

  64. Z. Cao, C. Walter, K. Landfester, Z. Wu, U. Ziener, „Synthesis of Silver/Poly(2-Hydroxyethyl Methacrylate) Particles via the Combination of Inverse Miniemulsion and Silver Ion Reduction in “Nanoreactor”“, Langmuir 2011, 27(16), 9849–9859; DOI: 10.1021/la202116s.

  65. N. Vogel, U. Ziener, A. Manzke, A. Plettl, P. Ziemann, J. Biskupek, C. K. Weiss, K. Landfester, “Platinum Nanoparticles from Size adjusted functional colloidal particles generated by a seeded emulsion polymerization process”, Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2011, 2, 459-472; DOI: 10.3762/bjnano.2.50.

  66. Y. Fang, P. Nguyen, O. Ivasenko, M. Paola Aviles, E. Kebede, M. S. Askari, X. Ottenwaelder, U. Ziener, O. Siri, L. A. Cuccia, „Charge-assisted hydrogen bond-directed self-assembly of an amphiphilic zwitterionic quinonemonoimine at the liquid-solid interface“, Chem. Commun. 2011, 47(40), 11255-11257; DOI: 10.1039/c1cc14085j.

  67. A. Schrade, V. Mikhalevich, K. Landfester, U. Ziener, „Synthesis and Characterization of Positively Charged, Alumina-Coated Silica/Polystyrene Hybrid Nanoparticles via Pickering Miniemulsion Polymerization“, J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem. 2011, 49(22), 4735-4746; DOI: 10.1002/pola.24932.

  68. D. Caterbow, U. Ziener, “Highly versatile synthetic approach to oligopyridines and derivatives by Kröhnke-type ring-closure reactions”, Macroheterocycles 2011, 4(4), 249-264; DOI: 10.6060/mhc2011.4.04.

  69. Z. Cao, K. Landfester, U. Ziener, „Preparation of Dually, pH- and Thermo-Responsive Nanocapsules in Inverse Miniemulsion“, Langmuir 2012, 28(2), 1163-1168; DOI: 10.1021/la2041357.

  70. L. Ragupathy, U. Ziener, R. Dyllick-Brenzinger, B. von Vacano, K. Landfester, „Enzyme-catalyzed polymerizations at higher temperatures: Synthetic methods to produce polyamides and new poly(amide-co-ester)s“, J. Mol. Catal. B: Enzym. 2012, 76, 94-105; DOI: 10.1016/j.molcatb.2011.11.019.

  71. M. Defaux, F. Gholamrezaie, J. Wang, A. Kreyes, U. Ziener, D. V. Anokhin, D. A. Ivanov, A. Moser, A. Neuhold, I. Salzmann, R. Resel, D. M. de Leeuw, S. C. J. Meskers, M. Möller, A. Mourran, „Solution processable septithiophene monolayer transistor“, Adv. Mater. 2012, 24(7), 973-978; DOI: 10.1002/adma.201103522.

  72. A. V. Fuchs, C. Walter, K. Landfester, U. Ziener, „Biomimetic silver containing colloids of poly(2-methacryloyloxyethyl phosphorylcholine) and their film formation properties“, Langmuir 2012, 28(11), 4974–4983; DOI: 10.1021/la204673z.

  73. A. Manzke, A. Plettl, U. Wiedwald, L. Han, P. Ziemann, E. Schreiber, U. Ziener, N. Vogel, K. Landfester, K. Fauth, J. Biskupek, U. Kaiser „Formation of highly ordered alloy nanoparticles based on precursor-filled latex spheres“, Chem. Mater. 2012, 24, 1048-1054; DOI: 10.1021/cm203241p.

  74. Z. Cao, L. Dong, L. Li, Y. Shang, D. Qi, Q. Lv, G. Shan, U. Ziener, K. Landfester, "Preparation of Mesoporous Sub-Micrometer Silica Capsules with Hydrophilic Liquid Core via an Interfacial Sol-Gel Process in Inverse Miniemulsion", Langmuir 2012, 28(17), 7023-7032; DOI: 10.1021/la300531b.

  75. B. Kang, A. Schrade, Y. Xu, Y. Chan, U. Ziener, „Synthesis and Characterization of Dually Labeled Pickering- type stabilized Polymer Nanoparticles in a Downscaled Miniemulsion System“, Langmuir 2012, 28(25), 9347-9354; DOI: 10.1021/la301326p.

  76. J. Chen, J. Shu, S. Schobloch, A. Kroeger, R. Graf, R. Muñoz-Espí, K. Landfester, U. Ziener, „A new design strategy for the synthesis of unsubstituted polythiophene with defined, high molecular weight“, Macromolecules 2012, 45(12), 5108-5113; DOI: 10.1021/ma301074p.

  77. A. Schrade, V. Mailänder, S. Ritz, K. Landfester, U. Ziener, „Surface Roughness and Charge Influences the Uptake of Nanoparticles: Fluorescently Labeled Pickering-type versus Surfactant-Stabilized Nanoparticles“, Macromol. Biosci. 2012, 12(11), 1459-1471; DOI: 10.1002/mabi.201200166.

  78. J. Chen, D. Wang, A. Turshatov, R. Muñoz-Espí, U. Ziener, K. Koynov, K. Landfester, „One-pot Fabrication of Amphiphilic Photoswitchable Thiophene-Based Fluorescent Polymer Dots“, Polymer Chem. 2013, 4, 773-781; DOI: 10.1039/C2PY20589K.

  79. J. Wang, W. H de Jeu, M. Speiser, A. Kreyes, U. Ziener, D. Magerl, M. Philipp, P. Müller-Buschbaum, M. Möller, A. Mourran, „Biaxial alignment of block copolymer-complex lamellae“, Soft Matter 2013, 9(4), 1337-1343; DOI: 10.1039/c2sm27209a.

  80. A. V. Fuchs, S. Ritz, S. Pütz, V. Mailänder, K. Landfester, U. Ziener, „Bioinspired phosphorylcholine containing polymer films with silver nanoparticles combining antifouling and antibacterial properties“, Biomaterials Science 2013, 1(5), 470-477; DOI: 10.1039/c2bm00155a.

  81. A. Hamberger, U. Ziener, K. Landfester, „Encapsulation of in-situ nano-precipitated inorganic materials in confined geometries into a polymer shell using inverse miniemulsion“, Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2013, 214(6), 691-699; DOI: 10.1002/macp.201200471.

  82. Z. Cao, U. Ziener, „A Versatile Technique to Fabricate Capsules: Miniemulsion“, Curr. Org. Chem. 2013, 17(1), 30-38; DOI: 10.2174/138527213805289169.

  83. Q. Cui, L. Dai, L. Yang, U. Ziener, Z. Cao, „Synthesis of Cross-Linked Chitosan-Based Nanohydrogels in Inverse Miniemulsion“, J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 2013, 13(6), 3832-3840; DOI: 10.1166/jnn.2013.7221.

  84. A. P. Romio, H. H. Rodrigues, A. Peres, A. Da Cas Viegas, E. Kobitskaya, U. Ziener, K. Landfester, C. Sayer, P. H. H. Araujo, „Encapsulation of Nickel Nanoparticles via inverse miniemulsion polymerization using different Types of Lipophobes“, J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2013, 129(3), 1426-1433; DOI: 10.1002/app.38840.

  85. A. Kreyes, A. Mourran, Z. Hong, J. Wang, M. Möller, F. Gholamrezaie, W. S. C. Roelofs, D. M. de Leeuw, U. Ziener, „Predictability of Thermal and Electrical Properties of Endcapped Oligothiophenes by a Simple Bulkiness Parameter“, Chem. Mater. 2013, 25(10), 2128-2136: DOI: 10.1021/cm400702t.

  86. A. Schrade, K. Landfester, U. Ziener, “Pickering-Type Stabilized Nanoparticles by Heterophase Polymerization”, Chem. Soc. Rev. 2013, 42(16), 6823-6839; DOI: 10.1039/c3cs60100e.

  87. Z. Cao, L. Yang, Q. Ye, Q. Cui, D. Qi, U. Ziener, „Transition-Metal Salt-Containing Silica Nanocapsules Elaborated via Sol-Gel Process in Inverse Miniemulsions as Precursor to Functional Hollow Silica Particles“, Langmuir 2013, 29(22), 6509-6518; DOI: 10.1021/la401468t.

  88. Z. Cao, L. Yang, Y. Yan, Y. Shang, Q. Ye, D. Qi, U. Ziener, G. Shan, K. Landfester, „Fabrication of Nanogel Core-Silica Shell and Hollow Silica Nanoparticles via an Interfacial Sol-Gel Process Triggered by Transition-Metal Salt in Inverse Systems“, J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2013, 406, 139-147: DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2013.06.003.

  89. B. Pluhar, U. Ziener, B. Mizaikoff, „Surface imprinting of pepsin via miniemulsion polymerization“, J. Mater. Chem. B 2013, 1, 5489-5495; DOI: 10.1039/c3tb20773k.

  90. Z. Cao, U. Ziener, „Synthesis of nanostructured materials in inverse miniemulsions and their applications“, Nanoscale 2013, 5(21), 10093-10107; DOI: 10.1039/c3nr03190j.

  91. A. P. D. de Lima, E. M. Aschenbrenner, S. do N. Oliveira, J.-B. Doucet, C. K. Weiss, U. Ziener, L. P. Fonseca, N. M. P. S. Ricardo, L. L. Freitas, C. L. Petzhold, K. Landfester, „Towards regioselective enzymatic hydrolysis and glycerolysis of tricaprylin in miniemulsion and the direct preparation of polyurethane from the hydrolysis products“, J. Mol. Cat. B: Enzym. 2013, 98, 127–137; DOI: 10.1016/j.molcatb.2013.10.013.

  92. H. Frank, U. Ziener, K. Landfester, „Synthesis of different mesoporous SiO2 structures by using PNIPAM-co-PS particles as templates“, Macromol. Symp. 2014, 337(1), 18-24; DOI: 10.1002/masy.201450302.

  93. J. Wang, W. de Jeu, U. Ziener, M. Polinskaya, S. Ponomarenko, U. Ruecker, M. Ruderer, E. Herzig, P. Müller-Buschbaum, M. Moeller, A. Mourran, "Monolayer properties of asymmetrically substituted sexithiophene“, Langmuir 2014, 30(10), 2752-2760; DOI: 10.1021/la404918b.

  94. M. Bannwarth, A. Musyanovych, U. Ziener, S. Tomcin, E. Ebert, V. Mailänder, K. Landfester, “Tailor-Made Nanocontainers for Combined Magnetic-Field-Induced Release and MRI”, Macromol. Biosci. 2014, 14(9), 1205-1214; DOI: 10.1002/mabi.201400122.

  95. Y. Dai, M. Metzler, T. Jacob, D. M. Kolb, U. Ziener, “Fast vs. Slow: Electrolyte and Potential Dependent Adlayer Switching of an Oligopyridine on Au(111)”, Electrochim. Acta 2014, 137, 416-422; DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2014.06.046.

  96. Z. Cao, S. Zhu, H. Qu, D. Qi, U. Ziener, L. Yang, Y. Yan, H. Yang, „Preparation of Visible-Light Nano-Photocatalysts through Decoration of TiO2 by Silver Nanoparticles in Inverse Miniemulsions“, J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2014, 435, 51-58; DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2014.08.021.

  97. Z. Cao, D. Qi, U. Ziener, "Recent Advances in the Preparation of Hybrid Nanoparticles in Miniemulsions", Adv. Colloid Interface Sci. 2014, 211, 47-62; DOI: 10.1016/j.cis.2014.06.001.

  98. B. Stöckle, D. Y. W. Ng, C. Meier, T. Paust, F. Bischoff, T. Diemant, R. J. Behm, K.-E. Gottschalk, U. Ziener, T. Weil, „Precise control of polydopamine film formation by electropolymerization“, Macromol. Symp. 2014, 346, 73-81; DOI: 10.1002/masy.201400130.

  99. Z. Cao, L. Yang, H. Chen, C. Xu, D. Qi, S. Zhu, U. Ziener, “Preparation of Au/TiO2 nanocomposite particles with high visible-light photocatalytic activity in inverse miniemulsions", Colloid Polym. Sci. 2015, 293(1), 277-288; DOI: 10.1007/s00396-014-3412-8

  100. Q. Cui, S. Zhu, Y. Yan, Q. Ye, U. Ziener, Z. Cao, „Superparamagnetic Fe3O4/poly(N-isopropyl acrylamide) Nanocomposites Synthesized in Inverse Miniemulsions: Magnetic and Particle Properties“, J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 2015, 15(6), 4608-4618; DOI: 10.1166/jnn.2015.9716

  101. Z. Cao, H. Chen, S. Zhu, W. Zhang, X. Wu, G. Shan, U. Ziener, D. Qi, „Preparation of Janus Pd/SiO2Nanocomposite Particles in Inverse Miniemulsions“, Langmuir 2015, 31, 4341-4350; DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.5b00437

  102. A. C. Pauly, K. Schöller, L. Baumann, R. M. Rossi, K. Dustmann, U. Ziener, D. de Courten, M. Wolf, L. F. Boesel, L. J. Scherer, „ATRP-based synthesis and characterization of light-responsive coatings for transdermal delivery systems”, Sci. Technol. Adv. Mater. 2015, 16, 034604; DOI: 10.1088/1468-6996/16/3/034604

  103. B. Pluhar, U. Ziener, B. Mizaikoff, „Binding performance of pepsin surface imprinted polymer particles in protein mixtures”, J. Mater. Chem. B 2015, 6248-6254; DOI: 10.1039/C5TB00657K

  104. C. W. He, M. Parowatkin, V. Mailänder, M. Flechtner-Mors, R. Graf, A. Best, K. Koynov, K. Mohr, U. Ziener, K. Landfester, D. Crespy, „Nanocarrier for oral peptide delivery produced by polyelectrolyte complexation in nanoconfinement“, Biomacromolecules 2015, 16(8), 2282–2287; DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.5b00500.

  105. Z. Cao, C. Xu, L. Liang, B. Chen, Z. Zhao, B. Chen, Z. Chen, H. Chen, G. Qu, D. Qi, G. Shan, U. Ziener, „A Green Miniemulsion-Based Synthesis of Polymeric Aggregation-Induced Emission Polymeric Nanoparticles“, Polym. Chem. 2015, 6, 6378-6385: DOI: 10.1039/C5PY01098E

  106. S. Sihler, A. Schrade, Z. Cao, U. Ziener, „Inverse Pickering emulsions with droplet sizes below 500 nm“, Langmuir 2015, 31, 10392-10401; DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.5b02735.

  107. Z. Cao, H. Chen, S. Zhu, Z. Chen, C. Xu, D. Qi, U. Ziener, „Inverse Miniemulsion-based Preparation of Raspberry-like Au/SiO2 Nanocomposite Particles with High Catalytic Activity towards Reduction of p-Nitrophenol", Coll. Surf. A 2016, 489, 223-233; DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2015.11.001.

  108. Y. Dai, B. Eggers, M. Metzler, D. Künzel, A. Gross, T. Jacob, U. Ziener, „Cyanophenyl vs. Pyridine Substituent: Impact on Adlayer Structure and Formation on HOPG and Au(111)“, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2016, 18, 6668-6675; DOI: 10.1039/C5CP07853A.

  109. W. H. de Jeu, K. Rahimi, U. Ziener, R. Vill, E. M. Herzig, P. Müller-Buschbaum, M. Möller, A. Mourran, „Substituted septithiophenes with end groups of different size: Packing and frustration in bulk and thin films“, Langmuir 2016, 32(6), 1533-1541; DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.5b04371.

  110. W. He, R. Graf, S. Vieth, U. Ziener, K. Landfester, D. Crespy, „The Cushion Method: A New Technique for the Recovery of Hydrophilic Nanocarriers“, Langmuir 2016, 32(51), 13669-13674; DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b02880.

  111. Z. Cao, H. Chen, H. Yang, Y. Zhang, Q. Chen, W. Liu, D. Qi, U. Ziener, “ Easily recyclable and highly active rice roll-like Au/SiO2 nanocatalysts from inverse miniemulsion”, Coll. Surf. A 2017, 517, 52-62; DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2017.01.010.

  112. C. W. He, M. Parowatkin, V. Mailänder, M. Flechtner-Mors, U. Ziener, K. Landfester, D. Crespy, „Sequence-Controlled Delivery of Peptides from Hierarchically Structured Nanomaterials“, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2017, 9(4), 3885–3894; DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b13176.

  113. S. Sihler, U. Ziener, „Dye aggregates as new stabilizers for (mini)emulsions“, Langmuir 2017, 33(5), 1239–1247; DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b04160.

  114. J. Gülcher, R. Vill, M. Braumüller, K. Rahimi, W. H. de Jeu, A. Mourran, U. Ziener, “Effect of Double Branching in a,w-Substituted Oligothiophenes on Thermal Solid-State Properties”, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2017, 1727-1735; DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.201700046.

  115. Z. Zhenqian, S. Sihler, U. Ziener, „Alizarin Yellow R as Compatible Stabilizer for Miniemulsion Polymerization“, J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2017, 507, 337-343; DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2017.08.007.

  116. S. Sihler, M. Linden, U. Ziener, “Highly transparent w/o Pickering emulsions without adjusting the refractive index of the stabilizing particles”, Langmuir 2017, 33(39), 10302-10310; DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b02317.

  117. D. Y. W. Ng, R. Vill, Y. Wu, K. Koynov, Y. Tokura, W. Liu, S. Sihler, A. Kreyes, S. Ritz, H. Barth, U. Ziener, T. Weil, “Directing Intracellular Supramolecular Assembly with N-heteroaromatic Quaterthiophene Analogues”, Nat. Commun. 2017, 8, 1850; DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-02020-2.

  118. Y. Shang, Z. Cao, H. Chen, Y. Sun, L. Yang, D. Qi, U. Ziener, „Influence of Synthesis Parameters on Particle Properties and Catalytic Activity of Rice Roll-like Au/SiO2 Nanocomposite Particles Prepared in Inverse Miniemulsions“, Coll. Surf. A 2018, 537, 1-12; DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2017.09.053.

  119. S. Sihler, P. L. Nguyen M. Lindén, U. Ziener, “Green chemistry in red emulsion - Interface of dye stabilized emulsions as powerful platform for the formation of sub-20 nm SiO2 nanoparticles”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2018, 10, 24310-24319; DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b07303.

  120. B. Eggers, U. Ziener, “Optically Functionalized Grid-Type Complexes by a Post-Assembly Strategy”, Chem. – Eur. J. 2018, 24, 14968-14973; DOI: 10.1002/chem.201800834.

  121. U. Ziener, H. Barth, “Vom Reagenzglas in die Zelle“, Nachr. Chem. 2018, 66, 1146-1149; DOI: 10.1002/nadc.20184077496.

  122. M. Spohn, M. H. A. Alkahtani, R. Leiter, H. Qi, U. Kaiser, P. Hemmer, U. Ziener,“Poly(1-vinyladamantane) as a Template for Nanodiamond Synthesis”, ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 2018, 1, 6073–6080; DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.8b01238.

  123. R. Vill, J. Gülcher, P. Khalatur, P. Wintergerst, A. Stoll, A. Mourran, U. Ziener, “Supramolecular polymerization: Challenges and advantages of various methods on assessing the aggregation mechanism”, Nanoscale 2019, 11, 663-674; DOI: 10.1039/c8nr08472f.

  124. J. Li, S. Sihler, U. Ziener, „Double in Situ Preparation of Raspberry-like Polymer Particles”, Langmuir 2019, 35, 6161-6168; DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.9b00764.

  125. S. Fischer, A.-K. Ückert, M. Landenberger, P. Papatheodorou, C. Hoffmann-Richter, A.-K. Mittler, U. Ziener, M. Hägele, C. Schwan, M. Müller, A. Kleger, R. Benz, M. R. Popoff, K. Aktories, H. Barth, „Human α-defensin-1 neutralizesClostridioides difficile toxins TcdA, TcdB, and CDT”, FASEB J 2020, 34, 6244–6261; DOI: 10.1096/fj.201902816R.

  126. M. Xue, J. Chen, Y. Zhang, L. Liu, Y. Li, C. Zhang, P. Zhang, S. Sihler, and U. Ziener, „Dual Function of Eosin Y in Miniemulsion Polymerization: Stabilizer and FRET Acceptor”, Eur. Polym. J. 2020, 134, 109862; DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2020.109862.

  127. F. Gao, Q. Qi, Y. Shang, X. Liang, L. Wen, Y. Mi, U. Ziener, Z. Cao, „Fabrication of Fe3O4/O-Carboxylated Chitosan Magnetic Particle Assemblies in Inverse Miniemulsions for Loading and Release of Bovine Serum Albumin”, ChemistrySelect 2020, 5, 8344-8351; DOI: 10.1002/slct.202001784.

  128. F. D. Goll, A. Lennart Schleper, Alexander J. C. Kuehne, Ulrich Ziener, „Effect of a bromine substituent on the self-assembly of an oligopyridine at the liquid|solid interface”, J. Phys. Chem. C 2020, 124, 20213-20221; DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c05984.

  129. M. Krämer, A.-K. Kissmann, H. F. Raber, H. Xing, P. Favella, I. Müller, D. Kubiczek, S. Sihler, U. Ziener, F. Rosenau, „BSA hydrogel beads functionalized with a specific aptamer library for capturing Pseudomonas aeruginosa in serum and blood”, Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2021, 22, 11118; DOI: 10.3390/ijms222011118.

  130. P. Favella, S. Sihler, H. Raber, A.-K. Kissmann, M. Krämer, V. Amann, D. Kubiczek, J. Baatz, F. Lang, F. Port, K.-E. Gottschalk, D. Mayer, B. Spellerberg, S. Stenger, I. Müller, T. Weil, U. Ziener, F. Rosenau, „Albumin Microspheres as “Trans-ferry-beads” for Easy Cell Passaging in Cell Culture Technology“, Gels 2021, 7, 176; DOI: 10.3390/gels7040176.

  131. F. D. Goll, G. Taubmann, U. Ziener, „Static Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Images Reveal the Mechanism of Supramolecular Polymerization of an Oligopyridine on Graphite”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2022, 61(16), e202117580; Angew. Chem. 2022, 134(16), e202117580; DOI: 10.1002/anie.202117580.

  132. M. S. Polinskaya, L. Y. Luponosov, O. V. Borshchev, J. Gülcher, U. Ziener, A. Mourran, J. Wang, M. I. Buzin, A. M. Muzafarov, S. A. Ponomarenko, „Synthesis and aggregation behavior of novel linear and branched oligothiophene-containing organosilicon multipods”, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2022, e202101495; DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.202101495.

  133. A. L. Schleper, S. Hillebrandt, C. Bannwarth, A. Mischok, S. Kwon, F. Buchner, F. Tenopala-Carmona, R. J. Behm, F. D. Goll, P. J. Welscher, M. Usselmann, U. Ziener, M. C. Gather, A. J. C. Kuehne, „Influence of regioisomerism in bis(terpyridine) based exciplexes with delayed fluorescence”, J. Mater. Chem. C 2022, 10, 7699-7706; DOI: 10.1039/d2tc00800a.

  134. S. Sihler, H. Amenitsch, M. Lindén, U. Ziener, „Investigation of the Mechanism of SiO2 Particle and Capsule Formation at the Oil-Water Interface of Dye-Stabilized Emulsions“, Langmuir 2022, 38, 9741-9750; DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.2c00304.

  135. S. Sihler, M. Krämer, F. Schmitt, P. Favella, L. Mützel, J. Baatz, F. Rosenau, U. Ziener, „A Robust Protocol for the Synthesis of BSA Nanohydrogels by Inverse Nanoemulsion for Drug Delivery“, Langmuir 202339, 8176−8185; DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.3c00635.

  136. F. D. Goll, A. Schelhorn, D. Litvinas, F. Carmona, L. Kazak, F. Jelezko, C. Lambert, M. Gather, A. J. C. Kuehne, U. Ziener, „Revealing the Origin of Fast Delayed Fluorescence in a Donor Functionalized Bisterpyridine”, Chem. Eur. J. 2023, 30, e202303067; DOI: 10.1002/chem.202303067.

  137. F. D. Goll, N. Dießner, A. J. C. Kuehne, U. Ziener, “Dihedral angles and photoluminescence quantum yields: an NMR analysis”, ChemPhysChem 2024, e202400288, accepted; DOI: 10.1002/cphc.202400288.

  138. F. D. Goll, P. J. Welscher, F. Bodenmüller, R. Blinder, F. Jelezko, U. Ziener “Photostability of Phenoxazine Derivatives”, ChemPhysChem 2024, e202400506, accepted; DOI: 10.1002/cphc.202400506.



  1. U. Salz, J. Zimmermann, V. Rheinberger, K. Landfester, U. Ziener, M. Volz, „Microencapsulated photo-initiators and the use thereof for dental materials.”, WO002008049839 (Ed.: I. V. AG), EP, 2008, 33 pp.

  2. K. Landfester, U. Ziener, D. Crespy, „Nanocapsules and process for their production.” Eur. Pat. Appl. EP 1972651 (A1), 2008, 19 pp.

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