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Theory of Soft matter, polymer physics and biophysics. One of the main research lines is the development of the Single Chain Mean Field (SCMF) theory, a simulation tool able to predict the properties of nanostructures.

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Vladimir Baulin expertise is computer simulations and theory of soft matter systems. Theoretical methods and techniques include Single Chain Mean Field theory, a tool for describing equilibrium properties.

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Ivanova, Elena, Jafar Hasan, Hayden Webb, Gediminas Gervinskas, Saulius Juodkazis, Vi Truong, Alex Wu, Robert Lamb, Vladimir Baulin, Vladimir Baulin, Gregory Watson, Jolanta Watson, David Mainwaring, and Russell Crawford. 2013. "Bactericidal activity of black silicon." Nature Communications, 4.

Baulin, Vladimir, Vladimir Baulin, and Emmanuel Trizac. 2012. "Self-assembly of spherical interpolyelectrolyte complexes from oppositely charged polymers." Soft Matter, 8 (25): 6755-6766.

Ivanova, Elena, Jafar Hasan, Hayden Webb, Vi Truong, Gregory Watson, Jolanta Watson, Vladimir Baulin, Vladimir Baulin, Sergey Pogodin, James Wang, Mark Tobin, Christian Löbbe, and Russell Crawford. 2012. "Natural Bactericidal Surfaces: Mechanical Rupture of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Cells by Cicada Wings." Small, http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/smll.201200528.

Muratov, Alexander, Vladimir Baulin, and Vladimir Baulin. 2012. "Degradation versus Self-Assembly of Block Co-polymer Micelles." Langmuir, 28 (6): 3071-3076.

Pogodin, Sergey, Nigel Slater, Vladimir Baulin, and Vladimir Baulin. 2012. "Biomolecule Surface Patterning May Enhance Membrane Association." ACS Nano, 6 (2): 1308-1313.

Pogodin, Sergey, Vladimir Baulin, and Vladimir Baulin. 2012. "Equilibrium Insertion of Nanoscale Objects into Phospholipid Bilayers." Current Nanoscience, 7 (5): 721-726.

Pogodin, Sergey, Marco Werner, Jens-Uwe Sommer, Vladimir Baulin, and Vladimir Baulin. 2012. "Nanoparticle-Induced Permeability of Lipid Membranes." ACS Nano, 10.

Sommer, Jens-Uwe, Marco Werner, Vladimir Baulin, and Vladimir Baulin. 2012. "Critical adsorption controls translocation of polymer chains through lipid bilayers and permeation of solvent." Europhysics Letters (EPL), 98 (1): 18003.

Werner, Marco, Jens-Uwe Sommer, Vladimir Baulin, and Vladimir Baulin. 2012. "Homo-polymers with balanced hydrophobicity translocate through lipid bilayers and enhance local solvent permeability." Soft Matter.

Gezae Daful, Asfaw, Vladimir Baulin, Vladimir Baulin, Josep Bonet Avalos, and Allan Mackie. 2011. "Accurate Critical Micelle Concentrations from a Microscopic Surfactant Model." The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 115 (13): 3434-3443.

Ivanova, Elena, Vi Truong, Hayden Webb, Vladimir Baulin, Vladimir Baulin, James Wang, Narges Mohammodi, Feng Wang, Christopher Fluke, and Russell Crawford. 2011. "Differential attraction and repulsion of Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa on molecularly smooth titanium films." Scientific Reports, 1.

Pogodin, Sergey, Nigel Slater, Vladimir Baulin, and Vladimir Baulin. 2011. "Surface Patterning of Carbon Nanotubes Can Enhance Their Penetration through a Phospholipid Bilayer." ACS Nano, 5 (2): 1141-1146.

Baulin, Vladimir, Vladimir Baulin, Albert Johner, and Josep Avalos. 2010. "Aggregation of amphiphilic polymers in the presence of adhesive small colloidal particles." The Journal of Chemical Physics, 133 (17): 174905.

Pogodin, Sergey, Vladimir Baulin, and Vladimir Baulin. 2010. "Can a Carbon Nanotube Pierce through a Phospholipid Bilayer?" ACS Nano, 4, 5293-5300.

Pogodin, Sergey, Vladimir Baulin, and Vladimir Baulin. 2010. "Coarse-Grained Models of Phospholipid Membranes within the Single Chain Mean Field Theory." Soft Matter, 6, 2216-2226.



Baulin, Vladimir, Vladimir Baulin, Carlos Marques, and Fabrice Thalmann. 2007. "Collision induced spatial organization of microtubules." Biophysical Chemistry, 128 (2-3): 231-244.

Baulin, Vladimir, Vladimir Baulin, Nam-Kyung Lee, Albert Johner, and Carlos Marques. 2006. "Micellization of Sliding Polymer Surfactants." Macromolecules, 39 (2): 871-876.

Baulin, Vladimir, Vladimir Baulin, Albert Johner, and Carlos Marques. 2005. "Sliding Grafted Polymer Layers." Macromolecules, 38 (4): 1434-1441.