[43] C. López-Iglesias, A. Markovina, N. Nirmalananthan-Budau, U. Resch-Genger*, D. Klinger*

       Optically Monitoring the Microenvironment of a Hydrophobic Cargo in Amphiphilic Nanogels:

       Influence of Network Composition on Loading and Release

       Nanoscale, 2024, 16, 9525


[42] T. M. P.  Neumann-Tran, C. López-Iglesias, L. Navarro, E. Quaas, K. Achazi, C. Biglione*, D. Klinger*

       Poly(N‑acryloylmorpholine) Nanogels as Promising Materials for Biomedical Applications:
       Low Protein Adhesion and High Colloidal 

       ACS Appl. Polym. Mater., 2023, 5, 10, 7718


[41] C. López-Iglesias*, D. Klinger*

       Rational Design and Development of Polymeric Nanogels as Protein Carriers

       Macromol. Biosci. 2023, 2300256


[40] L. Navarro, A. F. Thünemann, T. Yokosawa, E. Spiecker, D. Klinger*

       Regioselective Seeded Polymerization in Block Copolymer Nanoparticles: Post-Assembly Control of Colloidal Features

       Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2022, e202208084

          - highlighted as "Hot Paper"


[39] A. Gruber, L. Navarro, D. Klinger*

       Dual-reactive nanogels for orthogonal functionalization of hydrophilic shell and amphiphilic network

       Soft Matter 2022, 18, 2858


[38] L. Navarro, A. F. Thünemann, D. Klinger*

       Solvent annealing of striped ellipsoidal block copolymer particles: Reversible control over lamellae

       asymmetry, aspect ratio and particle surface

        ACS Macro Lett. 2022, 11, 329


[37]  A. Gruber, A. A. Joshi, P. Graff, J. L. Cuéllar- Camacho, S. Hedtrich, D. Klinger*

        Influence of Nanogel Amphiphilicity on Dermal Delivery: Balancing Surface Hydrophobicity and Network Rigidity

        Biomacromolecules 2022, 23, 112


[36]  C. Biglione, T. M. P. Neumann-Tran, S. Kanwal, D. Klinger*

        Amphiphilic micro- and nanogels: Combining properties from internal hydrogel networks, solid particles, and micellar aggregates

        J. Polym. Sci2021, 59, 2665

            - featured in the themed collection: Early Career Investigators 


[35]  D. Işık, A. A. Joshi, X. Guo, F. Rancan, A. Klossek, A. Vogt, E. Rühl, S. Hedtrich, D. Klinger*

        Sulfoxide-functionalized nanogels inspired by the skin penetration properties of DMSO

        Biomater. Sci2021, 9, 712

                   - featured in the themed collection: Biomaterials Science Recent HOT Articles


[34]  D. Işık, E. Quaas, D. Klinger*

        Thermo-and oxidation-sensitive poly(meth)acrylates based on alkyl sulfoxides: dual-responsive homopolymers from one functional group

        Polym. Chem. 2020, 11, 7662

               - featured in the themed collection: Pioneering Investigators 2021


[33]  A. Thünemann, A. Gruber, D. Klinger*

        Amphiphilic Nanogels: Fuzzy Spheres with a Pseudo-Periodic Internal Structure

        Langmuir, 2020, 36 (37), 10979


[32]  M. F. J. Mabesoone, J. D. Gopez, I. E. Paulus, D. Klinger*

        Tunable biohybrid hydrogels from coacervation of hyaluronic acid and PEO‐based block copolymers

       J. Polym. Sci. 2020, 58 (9), 1276


[31]  A. Gruber, L. Navarro, D. Klinger*

        Reactive Precursor Particles as Synthetic Platform for the Generation of Functional Nanoparticles, Nanogels, and Microgels

        Adv. Mater. Interf. 2020, 7, 1901676


[30] T. Bewersdorff, A. Gruber, M. Eravci, M. Dumbani, D. Klinger*, A. Haase

        Amphiphilic nanogels: influence of surface hydrophobicity on protein corona, biocompatibility and cellular uptake

        Int. J. Nanomedicine 2019, 14, 7861 


[29] P. L. Mage, A. T. Csordas, T. Brown, D. Klinger, M. Eisenstein, S. Mitragotri, C. Hawker, H. T. Soh 

        Shape-based separation of synthetic microparticles

        Nat. Mat. 2019, 18, 82


[28]  A. Gruber, D. Işık, B. B. Fontanezi, C. Böttcher, M. Schäfer-Korting, D. Klinger*

        A versatile synthetic platform for amphiphilic nanogels with tunable hydrophobicity

        Polym. Chem. 2018, 9, 5572

              - featured on the cover of the respective issue


[27]  T. Murakami, T. Kawamori, J. D. Gopez, A. J. McGrath, D. Klinger, K. Saito

        Synthesis of PEO‐based physical gels with tunable viscoelastic properties

        J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem. 2018, 56 (10), 1033

               - featured on the cover of the respective issue


[26] B. V. K. J. Schmidt, C. X. Wang, S. Kraemer, L. A. Connal, D. Klinger*

Highly Functional Ellipsoidal Block Copolymer Nanoparticles: A Generalized Approach to Nanostructured Chemical Ordering in Phase Separated Colloidal Particles

Polym. Chem. 2018, 9, 1638

- featured in the themed collection: Emerging Investigators


[25] K. H. Ku, Y. J. Lee, G. R. Yi, S. G. Jang, B. V. K. J. Schmidt, K. Liao, D. Klinger*, C. J. Hawker, B. Kim

Shape-Tunable Biphasic Janus Particles as pH-Responsive Switchable Surfactants

Macromolecules 2017, 50, 9276



               A Scalable and Versatile Synthesis of Oxime-Based Hormone Dimers and Gels for Sustained Release

               Chem. Asian J. 2017, 12, 1456



               Shape Control of Soft Nanoparticles and Their Assemblies

               Chem. Mater. 2017, 29, 1918


[22] C. W. Pester, B. Narupai, K. M. Mattson, D. P. Bothman, D. Klinger, K. W. Lee, E. H. Discekici, C. J. Hawker

               Engineering Surfaces through Sequential Stop-Flow Photopatterning

               Adv. Mater. 2016, 28, 9292


[21] C. X. Wang, S. Utech, J. D. Gopez, M. F. J. Mabesoone, C. J. Hawker, D. Klinger*

               Non-Covalent Microgel Particles Containing Functional Payloads: Coacervation of PEG-Based Triblocks in Microfluidics

               ACS Appl. Mater. Interf. 2016, 8, 16914


[20] N. V. Handa, S. Li, J. A. Gerbec, N. Sumitani, C. J. Hawker, D. Klinger*

               Fully Aromatic High Performance Thermoset via Sydnone-Alkyne Cycloaddition

               J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 6400


[19] K. H. Ku, J. M. Shin, D. Klinger, S. G. Jang, R. C. Hayward, C. J. Hawker, B. J. Kim

               Particles with Tunable Porosity and Morphology by Controlling Interfacial Instability in Block Copolymer Emulsions

               ACS Nano 2016, 10, 5243


[18] C. X. Wang, A. Braendle, M. S. Menyo, C. Pester, E. E. Perl, I. Arias, P. G Hicks, C. J. Hawker, D. Klinger*

               Catechol-Based Layer-by-Layer Assembly of Composite Coatings: A Versatile Platform to Hierarchical Nano-Materials

               Soft Matter 2015, 11, 6173


[17] B. V. K. J. Schmidt, J. Elbert, D. Scheid, C. J. Hawker, D. Klinger*, M. Gallei

               Metallopolymer-Based Shape Anisotropic Nano Particles

               ACS Macro Lett. 2015, 4, 731

- Featured on the cover of the respective issue


[16] C. Fleischmann, J. Gopez, P. Lundberg, H. Ritter, K. L. Killops, C. J. Hawker, D. Klinger*

 A Robust Platform for Functional Microgels via Thiol-Ene Chemistry with Reactive Polyether-Based Nanoparticles

 Polym. Chem. 2015, 6, 2029


[15] D. Klinger, C. X. Wang, L. A. Connal, D. Audrus, S. G. Jang, S. Kraemer, K. L. Killops, G. H. Fredrickson, E. J. Kramer, C. J. Hawker

A Facile Synthesis of Dynamic, Shape Changing Ellipsoidal Nanoparticles

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 126 (27), 7138

 - Highlighted as “Hot Paper” and featured on the cover of the respective issue

 - Featured in Nature Nanotechnology in May 2014 (DOI: 10.1038/nnano.2014.96)


[14] A. Lee, P. Lundberg, D. Klinger, B. F. Lee, C. J. Hawker, N. A. Lynd

Physiologically Relevant, pH-Responsive PEG-Based Block and Statistical Copolymers with N,N-Diisopropylamine Units

Polym Chem. 2013, 4, 5735


[13] D. Klinger, M. J. Robb, J. M. Spruell, N. A. Lynd, C. J. Hawker, L. A. Connal

Supramolecular Guests in Solvent Driven Block Copolymer Assembly: From Internally Structured Nanoparticles to Micelles

Polym Chem. 2013, 4, 5038

- Featured on the cover of the respective issue

- Highlighted as paper of the week in the RSC Polymer Chemistry Blog by J. Nicolas on October 17th 2013


[12] S. G. Jang, D. Audrus, D. Klinger, D. V. Krogstad, B. J. Kim, A. Cameron, S. W. Kim, K. T. Delany, S. M. Hur, K. L. Killops, G. H. Fredrickson,

E. J. Kramer, C. J. Hawker

Striped, Ellipsoidal Particles by Controlled Assembly of Diblock Copolymers

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135 (17), 6649


[11] D. Klinger and K. Landfester

Stimuli-Responsive Microgels for the Loading and Release of Functional Compounds: Fundamental Concepts and Applications

Polymer 2012, 53, 5209


[10] D. Klinger and K. Landfester

Enzymatic- and Light-Degradable Hybrid Nanogels: Crosslinking of Polyacrylamide with Acrylate-Functionalized Dextrans Containing Photocleavable Linkers

J. Polym. Sci.: Part A Polym. Chem. 2012, 50 (6), 1062

- Featured on the back cover of the respective issue


[09] D. Klinger, E. M. Aschenbrenner, C. K. Weiss, K. Landfester

Enzymatically Degradable Nanogels by Inverse Miniemulsion Copolymerization of Acrylamide with

Dextran Methacrylates as Crosslinkers

Polym. Chem. 2012, 3, 204


[08] D. Klinger and K. Landfester

Polymeric Photoresist Nanoparticles: Light-Induced Degradation of Hydrophobic Polymers in Aqueous Dispersion

Macromol. Rapid Comm. 2011, 32 (24), 1979


[07] D. Klinger and K. Landfester

Dual Stimuli-Responsive Poly(2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate-co-methacrylic acid) Microgels Based on Photo-Cleavable Cross-Linkers: pH-Dependent Swelling and Light-Induced Degradation

Macromolecules 2011, 44 (24), 9758


[06] P. Froimowicz, D. Klinger, K. Landfester

Photoreactive Nanoparticles as Nanometric Building Blocks for the Generation of Self-Healing Hydrogel Thin Films

Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 12465


[05] D. Klinger and K. Landfester

Photo-Sensitive PMMA Microgels: Light-Triggered Swelling and Degradation

Soft Matter 2011, 7 (4), 1426


[04] P. Théato and D. Klinger

Synthesis of Photo-Reactive Block Copolymers Based on 1-Iminopyridinium Ylides

Aust. J. Chem. 2010, 63, 1164


[03] D. Klinger, K. Nilles, P. Théato

Polymeric 1-Iminopyridinium Ylides as New Photo-Switchable Polymers

J. Polym. Sci.: Part A Polym. Chem. 2010, 48 (4), 832


[02] K. Nilles, D. Klinger, P. Théato

Reactive Derivates of 4-Vinylbenzoic Acid: Building Blocks for Defined Functional Polymeric Architectures

Polymer Preprints 2007, 48, 1009


[01] D. Klinger, J.-Y. Chang, P. Théato

Poly(4-vinylbenzoyl azide): A New Isocyanato Group Generating Polymer

Macromol. Rapid Comm. 2007, 28, 718

- Featured on the back cover of the respective issue



[01] D. Klinger, N. Verma, S. Li, J. Gerbec, N. Sumitani, C. J. Hawker

 New Thermally Robust Thermosets from 1,3-dipolar Cycloaddition Reactions

 PCT patent pending


Other Publications

[02] D. Klinger

Light-Sensitive Polymeric Nanoparticles Based on Photo-Cleavable Chromophores

Springer Theses, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg August 2013


[01] K. Landfester, D. Klinger, N. Vogel

 Wunderkugeln aus Wasser und Öl

Spektrum der Wissenschaft, Juni 2013