Soft Matter Materials Laboratory - Shining Light on Soft Matter

Established in 2008, and now calling Brisbane home, the MACROARC lab houses over 40 active researchers in the field of synthetic and physical polymer material science.

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Soft Matter Materials team members presented their work at the QUT Centre for Materials Science's 'Future Materials Symposium'. Congratulations to Marvin for winning the poster slam award for his work on photoresist design.
On the interface of polymer chemistry and mass spectrometry available at the Queensland University of Technology (Brisbane, Australia)/University of Mons (Belgium)

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Our Mission

The Soft Matter Materials Laboratory at QUT is situated at the interface of organic, macromolecular and materials science. We focus on a wide range of interdisciplinary, polymer-related research including but not limited to:

The real world applications of these fundamental investigations span a number of fields, from use as inks and photoresists in 3D printing and lithography to precisely folded single strand polymers for catalysis and biomimetic applications and everything in between.

Latest Publications

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Emissive Semi-Interpenetrating Polymer Networks for Ink-Jet Printed Multilayer OLEDs

692

Four Component Passerini Polymerization of Bulky Monomers under High Shear Flow

691

Two Sides of the Same Coin: Light as a Tool to Control and Map Microsphere Design

690

The Missing Piece: Concentration Dependence of DASA Reactivity

Prof. Christopher Barner-Kowollik

ARC Laureate Fellow, Deputy Vice Chancellor Research (DVCR) and Vice President

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A/Prof. James Blinco

Head of the Soft Matter Materials Laboratory, Associate Professor

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Dr. Hendrik Frisch

DECRA Fellow

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Dr. Bryan Tuten

DECRA Fellow

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Christopher Synatschke

Universität Bayreuth, Germany, 08/08 – 09/08

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Bart Dervaux

Ghent University, Belgium, 11/08 – 12/08

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Edgar Espinosa

CNRS Lyon, France, 02/10

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Kristian Kempe

Universität Jena, Germany, 06/10

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