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1.  Y. Zhu, M. Ahmad, L. Yang, M. Misovich, A. Yaroshchuk, and M.L. Bruening “Adsorption of Polyelectrolyte Multilayers Imparts High Monovalent/Divalent Cation Selectivity to Aliphatic Polyamide Cation-exchange Membranes” J. Membr. Sci. 537, 177–185 (2017).

2. A. Yaroshchuk and M.L. Bruening, “An Analytical Solution of the Solution-Diffusion-Electromigration Equations Reproduces Trends in Ion Rejections During Nanofiltration of Mixed Electrolytes” J. Membr. Sci. 523, 361-372 (2017).

3. H. Shi, I. Xagoraraki, K.N. Parent, M.L. Bruening, and V.V. Tarabara, “Elution Is a Critical Step for Recovering Human Adenovirus 40 fromTap Water and Surface Water by Cross-Flow Ultrafiltration” Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 82, 4982-4993 (2016).

4. S. Wijeratne, W. Liu, J. Dong, W. Ning, N.D. Ratnayake, K.D. Walker, and M.L. Bruening “Layer-by-layer Deposition with Polymers Containing Nitrilotriacetate, A Convenient Route to Fabricate Metal- and Protein-Binding Films” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 8, 10164–10173 (2016).

5. N. White, M. Misovich, E. Alemayehu, A. Yaroshchuk, and M.L. Bruening “Highly Selective Separations of Multivalent and Monovalent Cations in Electrodialysis Through Nafion Membranes Coated with Polyelectrolyte MultilayersPolymer 103, 478-485 (2016).

6. A. Yaroshchuk, Y. Zhu, M. Bondarenko, and M.L. Bruening “Deviations from Electroneutrality in Membrane Barrier Layers:  A Possible Mechanism Underlying High Salt Rejections” Langmuir 32, 2644–2658 (2016).

7. P. Ji, A. Motin, W. Shan, A. Bénard, M.L. Bruening, and V.V. Tarabara, “Dynamic crossflow filtration with a rotating tubular membrane:  Using centripetal force to decrease fouling by buoyant particles” Chem. Eng. Res. & Design 106, 101-114 (2016).

8. W. Ning and M.L. Bruening, “Rapid Protein Digestion and Purification with Membrane-Containing Pipette Tips” Anal. Chem.87, 11984-11989 (2015).

9. Y. Pang, W.-H. Wang, G.E. Reid, D.F. Hunt, and M.L. Bruening, “Pepsin-Containing Membranes for Controlled Monoclonal Antibody Digestion Prior to Mass Spectrometry Analysis” Anal. Chem. 87, 10942–10949 (2015).

10. Z. Yang, V.V. Tarabara, and M.L. Bruening, “Adsorption of Anionic or Cationic Surfactants in Polyanionic Brushes and Its Effect on Brush Swelling and Fouling Resistance during Emulsion Filtration” Langmuir 31, 11790–11799 (2015).

11. P. Ahmadiannamini, M.L. Bruening, and V.V. Tarabara, “Sacrificial polyelectrolyte multilayer coatings as an approach to membrane fouling control: Disassembly and regeneration mechanisms” J. Membrane Sci. doi:10.1016/j.memsci.2015.04.041 (2015).

12. J. Dong and M.L. Bruening “Functionalizing Microporous Membranes for Protein Purification and Protein Digestion Prior to Mass Spectrometry Analysis Ann. Rev. Anal. Chem. 8, 5.1-5.20 (2015).

13. N. White, M. Misovich, A. Yaroshchuk, and M.L. Bruening, “Coating of Nafion Membranes with Polyelectrolyte Multilayers to Achieve High Monovalent/Divalent Cation Electrodialysis Selectivities” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 7, 6620–6628 (2015).

14. W. Ning, S. Wijeratne, J. Dong, and M.L. Bruening, “Immobilization of Carboxymethylated Polyethylenimine–Metal-Ion Complexes in Porous Membranes to Selectively Capture His-Tagged Protein” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 7, 2575–2584 (2015).

15. E.V. Pasco, H. Shi, I. Xagoraraki, S.A. Hashsham, K.N. Parent, M.L. Bruening, V.V. Tarabara, “Polyelectrolyte Multilayers as Anti-adhesive Membrane Coatings for Virus Concentration and Recovery” J. Membrane Sci. 469, 140-150 (2014).

16. C. Sheng, S. Wijeratne, C. Cheng, G.L. Baker, and M.L. Bruening, “Facilitated Ion Transport Through Polyelectrolyte Multilayer Films Containing Metal-Binding Ligands”  J. Membrane Sci. 459, 169-176 (2014).

17. C. Cheng, N. White, H. Shi, M. Robson, and M.L. Bruening, “Cation Separations in Electrodialysis through Membranes Coated with Polyelectrolyte Multilayers” Polymer 55, 1397-1403 (2014).

18. S. Wijeratne, M.L. Bruening, and G.L. Baker, “Layer-by-Layer Assembly of Thick, Cu2+-Chelating Films” Langmuir29, 12720-12729 (2013).

19. J.A. Armstrong, E.E.L. Bernal, A. Yaroshchuk, and M.L. Bruening, “Separation of Ions Using Polyelectrolyte-Modified Nanoporous Track-Etched Membranes” Langmuir 29, 10287-10296 (2013)

20. A. Yaroshchuk, M.L Bruening, and E.E.L. Bernal, “Solution-Diffusion-Migration Model and its Uses for Analysis of Nanofiltration, Pressure-Retarded Osmosis and Forward Osmosis in Multi-ionic Solutions” J. Membrane Sci.447, 463-476 (2013).

21. Y.-J. Tan, D. Sui, W-H. Wang, M.-H. Kuo, G. E. Reid, and M.L. Bruening, “Phosphopeptide Enrichment with TiO2-Modified Membranes and Investigation of Tau Protein Phosphorylation” Anal. Chem. 85, 5699-5706 (2013)

22. Y. Ma, J. Dong, S. Bhattacharjee, S. Wijeratne, M.L. Bruening, and G. L. Baker, “Increased Protein Sorption in Poly(acrylic acid)-Containing Films Through Incorporation of Comb-like Polymers and Film Adsorption at Low pH and High Ionic Strength” Langmuir29, 1946-2954 (2013).

23. C. Cheng, A. Yaroshchuk, and M.L. Bruening, “Fundamentals of Selective Ion Transport through Multilayer Polyelectrolyte Membranes” Langmuir29, 1885-1892 (2013)

24. S. Saha, M.L. Bruening, and G.L. Baker, “Surface-Initiated Polymerization of Azidopropyl Methacrylate and Its Film Elaboration via Click Chemistry” Macromolecules 45, 9063-9069 (2012).

25. Y.-J. Tan, W.-H. Wang, Y. Zheng, J. Dong, G. Stefano, F. Brandizzi, R.M. Garavito, G.E. Reid, and M.L. Bruening, “Limited Proteolysis via Millisecond Digestions in Protease-Modified Membranes” Anal. Chem. 84, 8357–8363 (2012)

26. S. Bhattacharjee, J.  Dong, Y. Ma, S. Hovde, J.H. Geiger, G.L. Baker, and M.L. Bruening, “Formation of High-Capacity Protein-Adsorbing Membranes through Simple Adsorption of Poly(acrylic acid)-Containing Films at Low pH” Langmuir 28, 6885–6892 (2012).

27. S.R. Hogg, S. Muthu, M. O’Callaghan, J.-F. Lahitte, and M.L. Bruening, “Wet-Air Oxidation of Formic Acid Using Nanoparticle-Modified Polysulfone Hollow Fibers as Gas-Liquid Contactors” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 4, 1440-1448 (2012).

28. N. Anuraj, S. Bhattacharjee, J.H. Geiger, G.L. Baker, and M.L. Bruening “An All-aqueous Route to Polymer Brush-modified Membranes with Remarkable Permeabilites and Protein Capture Rates” J. Membrane Sci. 389, 117-125 (2012).

29. S. Saha, M.L. Bruening, and G.L. Baker, “Facile Synthesis of Thick Films of Poly(methyl methacrylate), Poly(styrene), and Poly(vinyl pyridine) from Au Surfaces” ACS Appl. Mat. & Interfaces 3, 3042-3048 (2011)

30. W-H. Wang, J.-L. Dong, G.L. Baker, and M.L. Bruening, Bifunctional Polymer Brushes for Low-bias Enrichment of Mono- and Multi-phosphorylated Peptides” Analyst 136, 3595-3598 (2011).

31. F. Xu, J.H. Geiger, G.L. Baker, and M.L. Bruening, “Polymer Brush-Modified Magnetic Nanoparticles for His-Tagged Protein Purification” Langmuir 27, 3106-3112 (2011).

32. F. Xu, W.-H. Wang, Y.-J. Tan, and M.L. Bruening, “Facile Trypsin Immobilization in Polymeric Membranes for Rapid, Efficient Protein Digestion” Anal. Chem. 82, 10045-10051 (2010)

33. Y. Zheng, M.L. Bruening, and G.L. Baker, “Crystallization Kinetics of Polymer Brushes with Poly(ethylene oxide) Side Chains” J. Polymer Sci. B. Polymer Phys. 48, 1955-1959 (2010).

34. S.T. Grajales, X. Dong, Y. Zheng, G.L. Baker, and M.L. Bruening, “Effects of Monomer Composition on CO2-Selective Polymer Brush Membranes” Chem. Mater. 22, 4026–4033 (2010).

35. W.-H. Wang, A.M. Palumbo, Y.-J. Tan, G.E. Reid, J.J. Tepe, and M.L. Bruening, “Identification of p65-associated Phosphoproteins by Mass Spectrometry after On-plate Phosphopeptide Enrichment Using Polymer-oxotitanium Films” J. Proteome Res. 9, 3005–3015 (2010).

36. L. Ouyang, D.M. Dotzauer, S.R. Hogg, J. Macanás, J.-F. Lahitte and M.L. Bruening, “Catalytic Hollow-Fiber Membranes Prepared Using Layer-by-Layer Adsorption of Polyelectrolytes and Metal Nanoparticles” Catal. Today 156, 100-106 (2010).

37. J. Macanás, L. Ouyang, M.L. Bruening; M.Muñoz; J.-C. Remigy, and J.-F.Lahitte, “Development of Polymeric Hollow Fiber Membranes Containing Catalytic Metal Nanoparticles”Catal. Today  156, 181-186 (2010)

38. P. Jain, M.K. Vyas, J.H. Geiger, G.L. Baker, and M.L. Bruening, “Protein Purification with Polymeric Affinity Membranes Containing Functionalized Poly(acid) Brushes”Biomacromolecules 11, 1019–1026 (2010).

39. G. Liu, D.M. Dotzauer, and M.L. Bruening, “Ion-Exchange Membranes Prepared Using Layer-by-Layer Polyelectrolyte Deposition” J. Membr. Sci. 354, 198-205 (2010).

40. W. Shan, P. Bacchin, Pierre Aimar, M.L. Bruening, and V.V. Tarabara, “Polyelectrolyte Multilayer films as Backflushable Nanofiltration Membranes with Tunable Hydrophilicity and Surface Charge” J. Membr. Sci. 349, 268-278 (2010).

41. J.D. Dunn, G.E. Reid, and M.L. Bruening, “Techniques for Phosphopeptide Enrichment Prior to Analysis by Mass Spectrometry” Mass Spec. Rev. 29, 29-54 (2010).

42. D.M. Dotzauer, A.Abusaloua, S. Miachon, J.-A. Dalmon, and M.L. Bruening, “Wet Air Oxidation with Tubular Ceramic Membranes Modified with Polyelectrolyte/Pt Nanoparticle Films” Appl. Catal. B Environ. 91, 180-188 (2009).

43. M. Adusumilli and M.L. Bruening, “Variation of Ion-exchange Capacity, Zeta Potential, and Ion-transport Selectivities with the Number of Layers in a Multilayer Polyelectrolyte Film” Langmuir 25, 7478-7485 (2009).

44. P. Jain, G.L. Baker, and M.L. Bruening, “Applications of Polymer Brushes in Protein Analysis and Purification” Annual Reviews of Analytical Chemistry 2, 387-408 (2009).

45. S. Bhattacharjee, D.M. Dotzauer, and M.L. Bruening, “Selectivity as a Function of Nanoparticle Size in the Catalytic Hydrogenation of Unsaturated Alcohols” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 131, 3601-3610 (2009).

46. W.-H. Wang and M.L. Bruening “Phosphopeptide Enrichment on Functionalized Polymer Microspots for MALDI-MS Analysis” The Analyst 134, 512-518 (2009).

47. D.M. Dotzauer, S. Bhattacharjee, Y. Wen, and M.L. Bruening, “Nanoparticle-Containing Membranes for the Catalytic Reduction of Nitroaromatic Compounds” Langmuir  25, 1865-1871 (2009). 

48. S. U. Hong, L. Ouyang, and M.L. Bruening, “Recovery of Phosphate Using Multilayer Polyelectrolyte Nanofiltration Membranes” J. Membr. Sci. 327, 2-5 (2009). 

49. J.S. Taurozzi, H. Arul, V.Z. Bosak, A.F. Burban, T.C. Voice, M.L. Bruening, V.V. Tarabara, “Effect of Filler Incorporation Route on the Properties of Polysulfone-Silver Nanocomposite Membranes of Different Porosities” J. Membr. Sci. 325, 58-68 (2008).

50. P. Jain, J. Dai, G.L. Baker, and M.L. Bruening, “Rapid Synthesis of Functional Polymer Brushes by Surface-Initiated Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization of an Acidic Monomer”Macromolecules 41, 8413-8417 (2008).

51. M.L. Bruening, D.M. Dotzauer, P. Jain, L. Ouyang, and G.L. Baker, “Creation of Functional Membranes Using Polyelectrolyte Multilayers and Polymer Brushes” Langmuir 24, 7663-7673 (2008). 

52. J.D. Dunn, E.A. Igrisan, A.M. Palumbo, G.E. Reid, and M.L. Bruening, “Phosphopeptide Enrichment Using MALDI Plates Modified with High-capacity Polymer Brushes” Anal. Chem. 80, 5727-5735 (2008).

53. S. Bhattacharjee, and M.L. Bruening, “Selective Hydrogenation of Monosubstituted Alkenes by Pd Nanoparticles Embedded in Polyelectrolyte Films” Langmuir 24, 2916-2920 (2008).

54. L. Ouyang, R. Malaisamy, and M.L. Bruening, “Multilayer Polyelectrolyte Films as Nanofiltration Membranes for Separating Monovalent and Divalent Cations” J. Membrane Sci.310, 76-84 (2008).

55. Y. Zheng, M.L. Bruening, and G.L. Baker, “Crystallization of Polymer Brushes with Poly(ethylene oxide) Side Chains” Macromolecules 40, 8212-8219 (2007).

56. P. Jain, L. Sun, J. Dai, G.L. Baker, and M.L. Bruening, “High-Capacity Purification of His-tagged Proteins by Affinity Membranes Containing Functionalized Polymer Brushes”Biomacromolecules, 8, 3102-3107 (2007).

57. P. Jain, J. Dai, S. Grajales, S. Saha, G.L. Baker, and M.L. Bruening. “Completely Aqueous Procedure for the Growth of Polymer Brushes on Polymeric Substrates” Langmuir 23,11360-11365 (2007).

58. S.U. Hong, R. Malaisamy, and M.L. Bruening, “Separation of Fluoride from Other Monovalent Anions Using Multilayer Polyelectrolyte Nanofiltration Membranes” Langmuir 23, 1716-1722 (2007).

59. D.M. Dotzauer, J. Dai, L. Sun, and M.L. Bruening, “Catalytic Membranes Prepared Using Layer-by-Layer Adsorption of Polyelectrolytes and Metal Nanoparticles in Porous Supports”Nano Letters 6, 2268-2272 (2006).

60. S.U. Hong, R. Malaisamy, and M.L. Bruening, “Optimization of Flux and Selectivity in Cl-/SO42- Separations with Multilayer Polyelectrolyte Membranes” J. Membr. Sci. 283, 366-372 (2006).

61. L. Sun, J. Dai, G.L. Baker, and M.L. Bruening, "High-Capacity, Protein-Binding Membranes Based on Polymer Brushes Grown in Porous Substrates" Chem. Mater. 18, 4033-4040 (2006).

62. Z. Bao, M.L. Bruening, and G.L. Baker, “Rapid Growth of Polymer Brushes from Immobilized Initiators” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 128, 9056-9060 (2006).

63. S.U. Hong, M.D. Miller, and M.L. Bruening, “Removal of Dyes, Sugars, and Amino Acids from NaCl solutions Using Multilayer Polyelectrolyte Nanofiltration Membranes” Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 45, 6284-6288 (2006).

64. S.U. Hong and M.L. Bruening, “Separation of Amino Acid Mixtures using Multilayer Polyelectrolyte Nanofiltration Membranes” J. Membr. Sci. 280, 1-5 (2006).

65. Z. Bao, M.L. Bruening, and G.L. Baker, “Control of the Density of Polymer Brushes Prepared by Surface-Initiated Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization” Macromolecules 39, 5251-5258 (2006).

66. J. Dai, Z. Bao, L. Sun, G.L. Baker, and M.L. Bruening, “High-capacity Binding of Proteins by Derivatized Poly(Acrylic Acid) Brushes” Langmuir 22, 4274-4281 (2006).

67. J.D. Dunn, J.T. Watson, and M.L. Bruening, “Detection of Phosphopeptides Using Fe(III)-Nitrilotriacetate Complexes Immobilized on a MALDI Plate”, Anal. Chem. 78 1574-1580 (2006).

68. J. Dai, G.L. Baker, and M.L. Bruening, “Use of Porous Membranes Modified with Polyelectrolyte Multilayers as Substrates for Highly Sensitive Protein Arrays with Low Non-specific Adsorption”, Anal. Chem.78, 135-140 (2006).

69. R. Malaisaimy and M.L. Bruening, “High-Flux Nanofiltration Membranes Prepared by Adsorption of Multilayer Polyelectrolyte Membranes on Polymeric Supports”, Langmuir21, 10587-10592 (2005).

70. M.D. Miller and M.L. Bruening, “Correlation of the Swelling and Permeability of Polyelectrolyte Multilayer Films”, Chem. Mater. 17, 5375-5381 (2005).

71. L. Sun, G.L. Baker, and M.L. Bruening, “Polymer-Brush Membranes for Pervaporation of Organic Solvents from Water”, Macromolecules 38, 2307-2314 (2005).  

72. S. Kidambi and M.L. Bruening, “Multilayered Polyelectrolyte Films Containing Palladium Nanoparticles:  Synthesis, Characterization, and Application in Selective Hydrogenation”,Chem. Mater.17, 301-307 (2005).

73. D.M. Sullivan and M.L. Bruening, “Ultrathin, Cross-linked Polyimide Pervaporation Membranes Prepared from Polyelectrolyte Multilayers”, J. Membrane Sci.248, 161-170 (2005).

74. M.D. Miller and M.L. Bruening, “Controlling the Nanofiltration Properties of Multilayer Polyelectrolyte Membranes through Variation of Film Composition”, Langmuir20, 11545-11551 (2004). 

75. M.D. Miller, G.L. Baker, and M.L. Bruening, “Polymer-Brush Stationary Phases for Open-Tubular Capillary Electrochromatography”, J. Chromatography, A1044, 323-330 (2004).

76. Y. Xu, M.L. Bruening, and J.T. Watson, “Use of Polymer-Modified MALDI-MS Probes to Improve Analyses of Protein Digests and DNA”, Anal. Chem.76, 3106-3111 (2004). 

77. S. Kidambi, J. Dai, J. Li, and M.L. Bruening, “Selective Hydrogenation by Pd Nanoparticles Embedded in Polyelectrolyte Multilayers”, J. Am. Chem. Soc.126, 2658-2659 (2004).

78. X. Liu and M.L. Bruening, “Size-Selective Transport of Uncharged Solutes through Multilayer Polyelectrolyte Membranes”, Chem. Mater.16; 351-357 (2004).

79. A.M. Balachandra, G.L. Baker, and M.L. Bruening, “Preparation of Composite Membranes by Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization Initiated from a Porous Support”, J. Membrane Sci.227, 1-14 (2003).

80. Y. Xu, M.L. Bruening, and J.T. Watson, “Non-Specific, On-Probe Cleanup Methods for MALDI-MS Samples”, Mass Spec. Rev.22, 429-440 (2003). 

81. W. Huang, J.-B. Kim, G.L. Baker, and M.L. Bruening, “Preparation of Amphiphilic Triblock Copolymer Brushes for Surface Patterning”, Nanotechnology14, 1075-1080 (2003). 

82. B.W. Stanton, J.J. Harris, M.D. Miller, and M.L. Bruening, “Ultrathin, Multilayered Polyelectrolyte Films as Nanofiltration Membranes”, Langmuir, 19, 7038-7042 (2003).

83. J.K. Harris, G.D. Rose, and M.L. Bruening, “Spontaneous Vesicle Formation from Poly(1,2-butylene oxide) Sulfate Oligomers”, Langmuir, 19, 5550-5552 (2003). 

84.  D.M. Sullivan and M.L. Bruening, “Ultrathin, Gas-selective Polyimide Membranes Prepared from Multilayer Polyelectrolyte Films”, Chem. Mater.15, 281-287 (2003).

85. J.-B. Kim, W. Huang, M.D. Miller, G.L. Baker, and M.L. Bruening, “Kinetics of Surface-initiated Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization”, J. Polym. Sci., A:  Polym. Chem.41, 386-394 (2003).

86. B.Y. Kim and M.L. Bruening, “pH-Dependent Growth and Morphology of Multilayer Dendrimer/Poly(acrylic acid) Films”, Langmuir19, 94-99 (2003).  Correction publishedLangmuir20, 6074 (2004).

87. Y. Xu, J.T. Watson, and M.L. Bruening, “Patterned Monolayer/Polymer Films for Analysis of Dilute and/or Salt-Contaminated Protein Samples by MALDI-MS ”, Anal. Chem.75, 185-190 (2003). 

88. M.L. Bruening and D.M. Sullivan, “Enhancing the Ion-Transport Selectivity of Multilayer Polyelectrolyte Membranes”, Chem. Eur. J.8, 3832-3837 (2002).

89. J.-B. Kim, W. Huang, M.L. Bruening, and G.L. Baker, “Synthesis of Triblock Copolymer Brushes by Surface-Initiated Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization”, Macromolecules35, 5410-5416 (2002).

90. J.K. Harris, G.D. Rose, and M.L. Bruening, Spontaneous Generation of Multi-Lamellar Vesicles from Ethylene Oxide/Butylene Oxide Di-block Copolymers”, Langmuir18, 5337-5342 (2002).

91. O. Inya-Agha, S. Stewart, T. Veriotti, M.L. Bruening, and M.D. Morris, “Control of Teflon AF 2400 Permeability by an Ultrathin Crosslinked Polyamide Coating”, Applied Spectroscopy56, 574-578 (2002).

92. J. Dai, J.I. Lee, and M. L. Bruening, “Catalytic Nanoparticles Formed by Reduction of Metal Ions in Multilayered Polyelectrolyte Films”, Nano Letters2, 47-51 (2002).

93. A.M. Balachandra, J. Dai, and M.L. Bruening, “Enhancing the Anion-Transport Selectivity of Polyelectrolyte Multilayer Membranes by Templating with Cu2+”, Macromolecules35, 3171-3178 (2002).

94. J. Dai, A.M. Balachandra, and M.L. Bruening, “Controlling Ion Transport through Multilayer Polyelectrolyte Membranes by Derivatization with Photolabile Functional Groups”,Macromolecules35, 3164-3170 (2002). 

95.  W. Huang, J.-B. Kim, M.L. Bruening, and G.L. Baker, “Functionalization of Surfaces by Water-Accelerated Atom-Transfer Radical Polymerization of Hydroxyethylmethacrylate and Subsequent Derivatization”, Macromolecules35, 1175-1179 (2002).

96. N. Wade, B. Gologan, A. Vincze, R.G. Cooks, D.M. Sullivan, and M.L. Bruening, “Esterification and Ether Formation at a Hydroxyl-Terminated Self-Assembled Monolayer Surface Using Low-Energy Collisions of Polyatomic Cations”, Langmuir18, 4799-4808 (2002). 

97. D.M. Sullivan and M.L. Bruening, “Ultrathin, Ion-selective Polyimide Membranes Prepared from Layered Polyelectrolytes”, J. Am. Chem. Soc.123, 11805-11806 (2001).

98. K.P. Xiao, J.J. Harris, A. Park, C. Strautman, V. Pradeep, and M.L. Bruening, “Formation of Ultrathin, Defect-free Membranes by Grafting of Poly(acrylic acid) onto Layered Polyelectrolyte Films”, Langmuir17, 8236-8241 (2001).

99. K.P. Xiao, B.Y. Kim, and M.L. Bruening, "Detection of Protamine and Heparin Using Electrodes Modified with Poly(acrylic acid) and its Amine Derivative", Electroanalysis13, 1447-1453 (2001).

100. J.L. Stair, J.J. Harris, and M.L. Bruening, “Enhancement of the Ion-Transport Selectivity of Layered Polyelectrolyte Membranes Through Cross-Linking and Hybridization”, Chem. Mater.13, 2641-2648 (2001).

101. W. Huang, G.L. Baker, and M.L. Bruening, "Controlled Synthesis of Cross-Linked Ultrathin Polymer Films Using Surface-Initiated Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.40, 1510-1512 (2001). 

102. J. Dai, A.W. Jensen, D.K. Mohanty, J. Erndt, and M.L. Bruening, "Controlling the Permeability of Multilayer Polyelectrolyte Films Through Derivatization, Cross-linking, and Hydrolysis", Langmuir17, 931-937 (2001). 

103. W. Huang, Skanth G., G.L. Baker, and M.L. Bruening, "Surface-Initiated Radical Polymerization on Gold Substrates", Langmuir17, 1731-1736 (2001).

104.  M. Nagale, B.Y. Kim, and M.L. Bruening, "Ultrathin, Hyperbranched Polymer Membranes", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 122, 11670-11678 (2000).

105. J. Dai, D.M Sullivan, and M.L. Bruening, "Ultrathin, Layered Polyamide and Polyimide Films as Protective Coatings for Aluminum", Ind. & Eng. Chem.39, 3528-3535 (2000).

106. J.-B. Kim, M.L. Bruening, and G.L. Baker, "Surface-Initiated Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization on Gold at Ambient Temperatures", J. Am. Chem. Soc.122, 7616-7617 (2000).

107. J.J. Harris, J. Stair, and M.L. Bruening, "Layered Polyelectrolyte Films as Selective, Ultrathin Barriers to Anion Transport", Chem. Mater., 12, 1941-1946 (2000).

108. J.J. Harris and M.L. Bruening, "Electrochemical and In Situ Ellipsometric Investigation of the Permeability and Stability of Layered Polyelectrolyte Films", Langmuir16, 2006-2013 (2000).

109. J.J. Harris, P.M. DeRose, and M.L. Bruening, "Synthesis of Passivating, Nylon-like Coatings through Cross-linking of Ultrathin Polyelectrolyte Films", J. Am. Chem. Soc.121, 1978-1979 (1999).

110. R.F. Peez, D.L. Dermody, J.G. Franchina, S.J. Jones, M.L. Bruening, D.E. Bergbreiter, and R.M. Crooks, “Aqueous Solvation and Functionalization of Weak-acid Polyelectrolyte Thin Films", Langmuir14, 4232-4237 (1998).

111. Y. Liu, M.L. Bruening, D.E. Bergbreiter, and R.M. Crooks, “Multilayer Dendrimer-Poly(anhydride) Composite Films on Glass, Silicon and Gold Wafers”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl.,36, 2114-2116 (1997).

112. M. Zhao, M.L. Bruening, Y. Zhou, D.E. Bergbreiter, and R.M. Crooks, “Effect of pH, Fluorination, and Number of Layers on the Inhibition of Electrochemical Reactions by Grafted, Hyperbranched Poly(acrylic acid) Films”, Isr. J. Chem., 37, 277-286 (1997). 

113. M. Bruening, R. Cohen, T. Moav, J.F. Guillemoles, J. Libman, A. Shanzer, and D. Cahen, “Simultaneous Control of Surface Potential and Wetting of Solids with Chemisorbed Multifunctional Ligands”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 119, 5720-5728 (1997). 

114. M. Zhao, Y. Zhou, M.L. Bruening, D.E. Bergbreiter, and R.M. Crooks, “Inhibition of Electrochemical Reactions at Gold Surfaces by Grafted, Highly Fluorinated, Hyperbranched Polymer Films”, Langmuir13, 1388-1391 (1997).

115. M.L. Bruening, Y. Zhou, G. Aguilar, R. Agee, D.E. Bergbreiter, and R.M. Crooks, “Surface-grafted, Hyperbranched Polymer Films Containing Fluorescent, Hydrophobic, Ion-binding, Biocompatible, and Electroactive Groups”, Langmuir13, 770-778 (1997).

116. Y. Zhou, M.L. Bruening, Y. Liu, R.M. Crooks, and D.E. Bergbreiter, “Synthesis of Hyperbranched, Hydrophilic Fluorinated Surface Grafts”, Langmuir, 12, 5519-5521 (1996).

117. Y. Zhou, M.L. Bruening, D.E. Bergbreiter, R.M. Crooks, and M. Wells, “Hyperbranched Polymer Films Grafted on a Self-assembled Monolayer”, J. Am. Chem. Soc.118, 3773-3774 (1996).

118. E. Moons, M. Bruening, A. Shanzer, J. Libman, J. Beier, and D. Cahen, “Electron Transfer in Hybrid Molecular Solid State Devices”, Synthetic Metals76, 245-248 (1996). 

119. M. Bruening, E. Moons, D. Cahen, and A. Shanzer, "Controlling the Work Function of CdSe by Chemisorption of Benzoic Acid Derivatives and Chemical Etching", J. Phys. Chem.,99, 8368-8373 (1995).

120. M. Bruening, E. Moons, D. Cahen, J. Libman, and A. Shanzer, "Polar Ligand Adsorption Controls Semiconductor Surface Potentials", J. Am. Chem. Soc.116, 2972-2977 (1994).

121. E. Sabatani, J. Cohen-Boulakia, M. Bruening, and I. Rubinstein, "Thioaromatic Monolayers on Gold:  A New Family of Self-Assembling Monolayers", Langmuir9, 2974-2981 (1993).

122. E. Moons, M. Bruening, L. Burstein, J. Libman, A. Shanzer, and D. Cahen, "Molecular Approach to Surface Control of Chalcogenide Semiconductors", Jap J. Appl. Phys.32 Suppl. 32-3, 730-734 (1993). 

123. G. Wu, R.M. Izatt, M.L. Bruening, W. Jiang, H. Azab, K.E. Krakowiak, and J.S. Bradshaw, "NMR and Potentiometric Determination of the High pK Values and Protonation Sequences of Dipyridino-hexaaza-28-Crown-8 and Its Interactions with Selenate, Sulfate and Nitrate Ions in Aqueous Solution", J. Incl. Phenomena and Mol. Recog. in Chem.13, 121-127 (1992).

124. M.L. Bruening, D.M. Mitchell, J.S. Bradshaw, R.M. Izatt, and R.L. Bruening, "Effect of Organic Solvent and Anion Type on Cation Binding with Silica Gel Bound Macrocycles and Their Use in Designing Selective Concentrator Columns", Anal. Chem.63, 21-24 (1991).

125. M.L. Bruening, D.M. Mitchell, R.M. Izatt, and R.L. Bruening, "A Novel, Highly Selective Anion-Exchange Column Prepared by Binding Pd2+ to an Immobilized Ligand", Sep. Sci. Tech.26, 761-772 (1991). 

126. R.L. Bruening, B.J. Tarbet, K.E. Krakowiak, M.L. Bruening, R.M. Izatt, and J.S. Bradshaw, "Quantitation of Cation Binding by Silica Gel Bound Thiamacrocycles and the Design of Highly Selective Concentration and Purification Columns for Palladium(II), Gold(III), Silver(I), and Mercury(II)", Anal. Chem.63, 1014-1017 (1991).

127. R.M. Izatt, R.L. Bruening, M.L. Bruening, and J.D. Lamb, "Quantitating the Effect of Solvent Type on Neutral Macrocycle-Mediated Cation Transport in Liquid Membranes", Isr. J. Chem.30, 239-245 (1990).

128. R.M. Izatt, R.L. Bruening, B.J. Tarbet, L.D. Griffin, M.L. Bruening, K.E. Krakowiak, and J.S. Bradshaw, "Macrocycle-Metal Cation Interactions Involving Polyaza Macrocycles Bonded to Silica Gel via a Nitrogen Donor Atom", Pure Appl. Chem.62, 1115-1118 (1990).

129. R.M. Izatt, R.L. Bruening, M.L. Bruening, G.C. LindH, and J.J. Christensen, "Modeling Diffusion-Limited, Neutral Macrocycle-Mediated Cation Transport in Supported Liquid Membranes", Anal. Chem.61, 1140-1148 (1989).

130. J.S. Bradshaw, R.L. Bruening, K.E. Krakowiak, B.J. Tarbet, M.L. Bruening, R.M. Izatt, and J.J. Christensen, "Preparation of Silica Gel Bound Macrocycles and Their Cation-Binding Properties", J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 812-814 (1988).

131. R.M. Izatt, R.L. Bruening, M.L. Bruening, B.J. Tarbet, K.E. Krakowiak, J.S. Bradshaw, and J.J. Christensen, "Removal and Separation of Metal Ions from Aqueous Solutions Using a Silica Gel Bound Macrocycle System", Anal. Chem.60, 1825-1826 (1988).


Book Chapters

1. M.L. Bruening, “Analytical Applications of Membranes” in Encyclopedia of Membrane Science and Technology, V. Tarabara and E.M. Hoek, Eds., Wiley, Hoboken in press(2013).

2. M.L. Bruening, “Creating Functional Membranes Through Polyelectrolyte Adsorption” in Multilayer Thin Films, Sequential Assembly of Nanocomposite Materials, G. Decher and J.B. Schlenoff, Eds., Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, Germany, Vol. 2, 907-924 (2012).

3. J.-B. Kim, W. Huang, C. Wang, M. Bruening, and G.L. Baker, “Bottle Brush Brushes:  Ring-Opening Polymerization of Lactide from Poly(hydroxyethyl methacrylate) Surfaces” inPolymer Brushes, R.C. Advincual, W.J. Brittain, K.C. Caster, and J Rühe, Eds., Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, Germany, PP. 105-117 (2004).

4. M.L. Bruening, “Formation of Composite Membranes with Ultrathin Skins Using New Methods of Organic Film Formation:  Gas Selective Membranes” in Advanced Materials for Membrane Separations, I. Pinnau and B.D. Freeman, Eds., American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, pp. 269-280 (2004).

5. M.L. Bruening, “Controlling the Ion-Permeability of Layered Polyelectrolyte Films and Membranes”, in Multilayer Thin Films, Sequential Assembly of Nanocomposite Materials, G. Decher and J.B. Schlenoff, Eds., Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, Germany, pp. 487-510 (2003).

6. J.K. Harris, G.D. Rose, and M.L. Bruening, “Formation of Multilamellar Vesicles from Ethylene Oxide-1,2-Butylene Oxide Diblock Copolymers” in Mesoscale Phenomena in Fluid Systems, F. Case and P. Alexandridis, Eds., American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, pp. 328-345 (2003).


Patents

1. M.L. Bruening, S. Wijeratne, W. Ning, J. Dong, and W. Liu, “Polyacid-functionalized Porous Membranes, Related Methods, and Related Polyacid Polymers”, U.S. Patent Application No. 62/076,286 filed November 4, 2014.

2. M.L. Bruening, G.L. Baker, S. Bhattacharjee, and Y. Ma, “Functionalization of a Porous Membrane with an Adsorbed Polyacid”, US Non-Provisional Patent Application 13/799,380 filed March 13, 2013. Allowed 08/03/2016.