All publications

M. Kopeć, S. Tas, M. Cirelli, R. van der Pol, I. de Vries, G. J. Vancso, and S. de Beer, Fluorescent Patterns by Selective Grafting of a Telechelic Polymer, ACS Appl. Polym. Mater. 2019 DOI: 10.1021/acsapm.8b00180

Y. Yu, Y. Yao, S. van Lin, S. de Beer, Specific anion effects on the hydration and tribological properties of zwitterionic phosphorylcholine-based brushes, European Polymer Journal 112, pp 222-226 (2019)

S. Tas, M. Kopeć, R. van der Pol, M. Cirelli, I. de Vries, D. A. Bölükbas, K. Tempelman, N. E. Benes, M. A. Hempenius, G. J. Vancso, and S. de Beer, Chain End-Functionalized Polymer Brushes with Switchable Fluorescence Response, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics 1800537 (2019)

K. S. Kim, D. Trajanoski, K. Ho, L. Gilburd, A. Maiti, L. van der Velden, S. de Beer, G. C. Walker, The Effect of Adjacent Materials on the Propagation of Phonon Polaritons in Hexagonal Boron Nitride, The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 8, pp 2902–2908 (2017)

L. Gilburd, K. S. Kim, K. Ho, D. Trajanoski, A. Maiti, D. Halverson, S. de Beer, G. C. Walker, Hexagonal Boron Nitride Self-Launches Hyperbolic Phonon Polaritons, The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 8, pp 2158–2162 (2017)

Y. Yu, G. J. Vancso, S. de Beer, Substantially enhanced stability against degrafting of zwitterionic PMPC brushes by utilizing PGMA-linked initiators, European Polymer Journal 89, pp 221-229 (2017)

L. Oyarte Gálvez, S. de Beer, D. van der Meer, A. Pons, Dramatic effect of fluid chemistry on cornstarch suspensions: Linking particle interactions to macroscopic rheology, Physical Review 95, 030602 (2017)

Y. Yu, R. A. Lopez de la Cruz, B. D. Kieviet, H. Gojzewski, A. Pons, G. J. Vancso, S. de Beer, Pick up, move and release of nanoparticles utilizing co-non-solvency of PNIPAM brushes, Nanoscale 9, pp 1670-1675 (2017)

S. de Beer, L.I.S. Mensink, B.D. Kieviet, Geometry-dependent insertion forces on particles in swollen polymer brushes, Macromolecules 49, 1070 (2016)

L. dos Ramos, G. Lajoinie, B.D. Kieviet, S. de Beer, M. Versluis, M. A. Hempenius, G.J. Vancso, Redox control of capillary filling speed in poly(ferrocenylsilane)-modified microfluidic channels for switchable delay valves, European Polymer Journal83, 507 (2016)

Y. Yu, M. Cirelli, B. D. Kieviet, E. S. Kooij, G. J. Vancso, S. de Beer, Tunable friction by employment of co-non-solvency of PNIPAM brushes, Polymer 102, 372 (2016)

Y. Yu, B. D. Kieviet, F. Liu, I. Siretanu, E. Kutnyánszky, G. J. Vancso, S. de Beer, Stretching of collapsed polymers causes an enhanced dissipative response of PNIPAM brushes near their LCST, Soft Matter11, 8508-8516 (2015)

L. Dos Ramos, S. de Beer, M.A. Hempenius, G.J. Vancso, Redox-Induced Backbiting of Surface-Tethered Alkylsulfonate Amphiphiles: Reversible Switching of Surface Wettability and Adherence, Langmuir31, 6343–6350 (2015)

Y. Yu, B. D Kieviet, E. Kutnyanszky, G. J. Vancso, S. de Beer, Cosolvency-Induced Switching of the Adhesion between Poly (methyl methacrylate) Brushes, ACS Macro Lett.4, 75-79 (2015)

S. de Beer, G.D. Kenmoe, M.H. Müser, Invited:On the friction and adhesion hysteresis between polymer brushes attached to curved surfaces: Rate and solvation effects, Friction3, 148-160 (2015) 

A. Cumurcu, J. Diaz, I. D. Lindsay, S. de Beer, J. Duvigneau, P. Schön, G. J. Vancso, Optical imaging beyond the diffraction limit by SNEM: Effects of AFM tip modifications with thiol monolayers on imaging quality, Ultramicroscopy150, 79-87 (2015)

S. de Beer, M.H. Müser, Friction in (im-)miscible polymer brush systems and the role of transverse polymer tilting, Macromolecules47, 7666 (2014) 

S. de Beer, Switchable Friction Using Contacts of Stimulus-Responsive and Nonresponding Swollen Polymer Brushes, Langmuir30, 8085 (2014)

S. de Beer, E. Kutnyanszky, P.M. Schön, G.J. Vancso, M.H. Müser, Solvent-induced immiscibility of polymer brushes eliminates dissipation channels, Nat. Commun.5, 3781 (2014)

S. de Beer, M.H. Müser, Alternative dissipation mechanisms and the effect of the solvent in friction between polymer brushes on rough surfaces, Soft Matter9, 7234 (2013)

Featured on the cover of issue 30 (2013) and in ‘July’s hot papers’. 

F. Lui, S. de Beer, D. van den Ende, F. Mugele, Atomic force microscopy of confined liquids using the thermal bending fluctuations of the cantilever, Phys. Rev.87, 062406 (2013)

S. de Beer, W.K. den Otter, D. van den Ende, W.J. Briels, F. Mugele, Can confinement-induced variations in the viscous dissipation be measured? Trib. Lett.48, 1 (2012)

S. de Beer, W.K. den Otter, D. van den Ende, W.J. Briels, F. Mugele, Non-monotonic variation in viscous dissipation in confined liquid films: a reconciliation, EPL 79, 46001 (2012)

Featured in IOP ‘2012 top downloads’ in the field of ‘Liquids, Polymers and Gels’

S. de Beer, D. van den Ende, F. Mugele, Confinement-dependent damping in a layered liquid, J. Phys.: Condens. Matt.23, 112206 (2011)

Featured in IOP LabTalk

J.M. Oh, T. Faez, S. de Beer, F. Mugele, Capillarity-driven dynamics of water-alcohol mixtures in nanofluidic channels, Microfluidics and Nanofluidics 9, 123 (2010)

S. de Beer, D. van den Ende and F. Mugele, Dissipation and oscillatory solvation forces in confined liquids studied by small-amplitude atomic force spectroscopy, Nanotechnology21, 325703 (2010)

S. de Beer, P.A. Wennink, M.H.P. van der Weide-Grevelink, F. Mugele, Do epitaxy and temperature affect oscillatory solvation forces? Langmuir26, 13245 (2010)

S. de Beer, D.J.C.M. ‘t Mannetje, S.E. Zantema, F. Mugele, Instability of confined water films between elastic surfaces, Langmuir26, 3280 (2010)

B.M. Borkent, S. de Beer, F. Mugele, D. Lohse, On the shape of surface nanobubbles, Langmuir 26, 260 (2010)

S. de Beer, D. van den Ende, F. Mugele, Atomic force microscopy cantilever dynamics in liquid in the presence of tip sample interaction, Appl. Phys. Lett.93, 253106 (2008)