D. Hou, J. E. Bostwick, J. R. Shallenberger, E. S. Zofchak, R. H. Colby, Q. Liu, R. J. Hickey, “Simultaneous Reduction and Polymerization of Graphene Oxide/Styrene Mixtures To Create Polymer Nanocomposites with Tunable Dielectric Constants”, ACS Appl. Nano Mater., 2019, DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.9b01761



C. Lang, J. A. LaNasa, N. Utomo, Y. Xu, M. J. Nelson, W. Song, M. A. Hickner, R. H. Colby, M. Kumar, R. J. Hickey, “Solvent-Non-Solvent Rapid-Injection for Preparing Nanostructured Materials from Micelles to Hydrogels”, Nat. Commun., 2019, 10, 3855. DOI:10.1038/s41467-019-11804-7





Z. Niroobakhsh, J.A. LaNasa, A. Belmonte, R.J. Hickey, "Rapid Stabilization of Immiscible Fluids using Nanostructured Interfaces via Surfactant Association", Phys.Rev. Lett., 2019, 122, 178003. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.122.178003



C. Lang, M. Kumar, R. J. Hickey, “Influence of Block Sequence on the Colloidal Self-Assembly of Poly(norbornene)-Block-Poly(ethylene oxide) Amphiphilic Block Polymers using Rapid Injection Processing”, Polym. Chem., 2019, DOI: 10.1039/c9py00954j.



E.S. Zofchak, J.A. LaNasa, W. Mei, R.J. Hickey, "Polymerization-Induced Nanostructural Transitions Driven by in situ Polymer Grafting", ACS Macro Lett., 2018, 7, 822. DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.8b00378



C. Lang, Y. Shen, J.A. LaNasa, D. Ye, W. Song, T.J. Zimudzi, M.A. Hickner, E.D. Gomez, E.W. Gomez, M. Kumar, R.J. Hickey, "Creating Cross-Linked Lamellar Block Copolymer Supporting Layers for Biomimetic Membranes", Faraday Discuss., 2018, 209, 179. DOI: 10.1039/C8FD00044A



W. Song, Y. Shen, C. Lang, P. Saha, I.V. Zenyuk, R.J. Hickey, M. Kumar, "Unique Selectivity Trends of Highly Permeable PAP[5] Water Channel Membranes", Faraday Discuss., 2018, 209, 193. DOI: 10.1039/c8fd00043c



Y. Shen, W. Song, D.R. Barden, T. Ren, C. Lang, H. Feroz, C.B. Henderson, P.O. Saboe, D. Tsai, H. Yan, P.J. Butler, G.C. Bazan, W.A. Phillip, R.J. Hickey, P.S. Cremer, H. Vashisth, M. Kumar, "Achieving High Permeability and Enhanced Selectivity for Angstrom-Scale Separations Using Artificial Water Channel Membranes", Nat. Commun., 2018, 9, 2294. DOI:10.1038/s41467-018-04604-y



A.B. Schantz, T. Ren, A. Pachalla, Y. Shen, R.J. Hickey, M. Kumar, "Porous Vesicles with Extrusion-Tunable Permeability and Pore Size from Mixed Solutions of PEO-PPO-PEO Triblock Copolymers", Macromol. Chem. Phys., 2018, 219, 1700620. DOI:10.1021/la9703712



M.W. Schulze, R.M. Lewis III, J.H. Lettow, R.J. Hickey, T.M. Gillard, M.A. Hillmyer, F.S. Bates, "Conformational Asymmetry and Quasicrystal Approximants in Linear Diblock Copolymers", Phys. Rev. Lett., 2017, 118, 207801. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.118.207801



H.-W. Song, N.-Y. Kim, J.-e. Park, J.-H. Ko, R.J. Hickey, Y.-H. Kim, S.-J. Park, "Shape-controlled syntheses of metal oxide nanoparticles by the introduction of rare-earth metals", Nanoscale, 2017, 9, 2732 – 2738. DOI: 10.1039/C6NR07555J




R.J. Hickey, T.M. Gillard, M.T. Irwin, T.P. Lodge, F.S. Bates, "Phase Behavior of Diblock Copolymer-Homopolymer Ternary Blends: Congruent First-order Lamellar-Disorder Transition", Macromolecules, 2016, 49, 7928 – 7944. DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b01872



M.T. Irwin, R.J. Hickey, S. Xie, S. So, F.S. Bates, T.P. Lodge, "Structure-Conductivity Relationships in Ordered and Disordered Salt-Doped Diblock Copolymer/Homopolymer Blends", Macromolecules, 2016, 49, 6928-6939. DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b01553



M.T. Irwin, R.J. Hickey, S. Xie, F.S. Bates, T.P. Lodge, "Lithium Salt-Induced Microstructure and Ordering in Diblock Copolymer/Homopolymer Blends", Macromolecules, 2016, 49, 4839-4849. DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b00995




R.J. Hickey, T.M. Gillard, M.T. Irwin, T.P. Lodge, F.S. Bates, "Structure, Viscoelasticity, and Interfacial Dynamics of a Model Polymeric Bicontinuous Microemulsion", Soft Matter, 2016, 12, 53-66. DOI: 10.1039/C5SM02009C



R.J. Hickey, T.M. Gillard, T.P. Lodge, F.S. Bates, "Influence of Composition Fluctuations on the Linear Viscoelastic Properties of Symmetric Diblock Copolymers near the Order-Disorder Transition", ACS Macro Lett., 2015, 4, 260-265. DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.5b00014



R.J. Hickey, M. Seo, Q. Luo, S.‐J. Park, "Directional Self-Assembly of Ligand-Stabilized Nanoparticles into Hollow Vesicles through Dynamic Ligand Rearrangement", Langmuir, 2015, 31, 4299-4304. DOI: 10.1021/la503903n




C. McQuade, A. Al Zaki, Y. Desai, M. Vido, T. Sakhuja, Z. Cheng, R.J. Hickey, D. Joh, S.-J. Park, G. Kao, J. F. Dorsey, A. Tsourkas, "A Multifunctional Nanoplatform for Imaging, Radiotherapy, and the Prediction of Therapeutic Response", Small, 2015, 11, 834-843. DOI: 10.1002/smll.201401927




R.J. Hickey, J. Koski, X. Meng, R.A. Riggleman, P. Zhang, S.‐J. Park, "Size-Controlled Self-Assembly of Superparamagnetic Polymersomes", ACS Nano 2014, 8, 495-502. DOI: 10.1021/nn405012h



B.M. Habersberger, T.M. Gillard, R.J. Hickey, T.P. Lodge, F.S. Bates, "Fluctuation Effects in Symmetric Diblock Copolymer-Homopolymer Ternary Mixtures Near the Lamellar-Disorder Transition", ACS Macro Lett., 2014, 3, 1041-1045. DOI: 10.1021/mz500531y



R.J. Hickey, Q. Luo, S.‐J. Park, "Polymersomes and Multicompartment Polymersomes Formed by the Interfacial Self-Assembly of Gold Nanoparticles and Amphiphilic Polymers", ACS Macro Lett. 2013, 2, 805-808. DOI: 10.1021/mz400301g




R.J. Hickey, X. Meng, P. Zhang, S.‐J. Park, "Low-Dimensional Nanoparticle Clustering in Polymer Micelles and Their Transverse Relaxivity Rate", ACS Nano 2013, 7, 5824-5833. DOI: 10.1021/nn400824b



Q. Luo, R.J. Hickey, S.‐J. Park, "Controlling the Location of Nanoparticles in Colloidal Assemblies of Amphiphilic Polymers by Tuning Nanoparticle Surface Chemistry", ACS Macro Lett. 2013, 2, 107-111. DOI: 10.1021/mz3006044



B.L. Sanchez-Gaytan, P. Swanglap, T.J. Lamkin, R.J. Hickey, Z. Fakhraai, S. Link, S.‐J. Park, "Spiky Gold Nanoshells: Synthesis and Enhanced Scattering Properties", J. Phys. Chem. C 2012, 116, 10318-10324. DOI: 10.1021/jp300009b



R.J. Hickey, A.S. Haynes, J.M. Kikkawa, S.-J. Park, "Controlling the Self-Assembly Structure of Magnetic Nanoparticles and Amphiphilic Block-Copolymers: From Micelles to Vesicles", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 1517-1525. DOI: 10.1021/ja1090113



B.L. Sanchez-Gaytan, S. Li, A.C. Kamps, R.J. Hickey, N. Clarke, M. Fryd, B.B. Wayland, S.‐J. Park, "Controlling the Radial Position of Nanoparticles in Amphiphilic Block-Copolymer Assemblies", J. Phys. Chem. C 2011, 115, 7836-7842. DOI: 10.1021/jp1087543



R.J. Hickey, B.L. Sanchez‐Gaytan, W. Cui, R.J. Composto, M. Fryd, B.B. Wayland, S.‐J. Park, "Morphological Transitions of Block‐Copolymer Bilayers via Nanoparticle Clustering", Small 2010, 6, 48-51. DOI: 10.1002/smll.200901266



Y. Jung, R.J. Hickey, S.-J. Park, "Encapsulating Light-Emitting Polymers in Block Copolymer Micelles", Langmuir 2010, 26, 7540-7543. DOI: 10.1021/la904350r



A.C. Kamps, B.L. Sanchez-Gaytan, R.J. Hickey, N. Clarke, M. Fryd, S.-J. Park, "Nanoparticle-Directed Self-Assembly of Amphiphilic Block Copolymers", Langmuir 2010, 26, 14345-14350. DOI: 10.1021/la1025558


Book Chapter

X.-J. Chen, R.J. Hickey, S.-J. Park, Preparation and Characterization of DNA Block Copolymer Assemblies Loaded with Nanoparticles. In Nanomaterial Interfaces in Biology; P. Bergese, K. Hamad-Schifferli, Eds.; Humana Press, 2013; Vol. 1025, 207-224.