Christian Pester

Affiliate Researcher
Titles and Affiliations
Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering

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Recent Publications

Acid catalyst screening for hydrolysis of post-consumer PET waste and exploration of acidolysis

Pereira, P., Savage, P. E. & Pester, C. W., 2024, (Accepted/In press) In: Green Chemistry.

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Hydrolysis-resistant heterogeneous photocatalysts for PET-RAFT polymerization in aqueous environments

Bell, K., Hunter, B., Alvarez, M., Seera, S. D. K., Guo, Y., Lin, Y. T., Kim, S. H. & Pester, C. W., Jul 21 2023, In: Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 11, 31, p. 16616-16625 10 p.

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Thermoresponsive polymer brush photocatalytic substrates for wastewater remediation

Bell, K., Guo, Y., Barker, S., Kim, S. H. & Pester, C. W., May 15 2023, In: Polymer Chemistry. 14, 22, p. 2662-2669 8 p.

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Effects of Surface-Immobilization on Photobleaching of Xanthene Dye Photocatalysts

Freeburne, S., Sacco, J. L., Gomez, E. W. & Pester, C. W., Dec 2023, In: Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics. 224, 24, 2300283.

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Heterogeneous Photocatalysts for Light-Mediated Reversible Deactivation Radical Polymerization

Freeburne, S., Hunter, B., Bell, K. & Pester, C. W., Dec 2023, In: ChemPhotoChem. 7, 12, e202300090.

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Enhancing photoluminescence of conjugated nanoparticles through graft polymer architectures

Masucci, A. E., Ghasemi, M., Pester, C. W. & Gomez, E. D., Jun 6 2023, In: Materials Advances. 4, 12, p. 2586-2594 9 p.

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Neutral Hydrolysis of Post-Consumer Polyethylene Terephthalate Waste in Different Phases

Pereira, P., Savage, P. E. & Pester, C. W., May 8 2023, In: ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering. 11, 18, p. 7203-7209 7 p.

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On the Importance of Mental Health in STEM

Pester, C. W., Noh, G. & Fu, A., Aug 9 2023, In: ACS Polymers Au. 3, 4, p. 295-306 12 p.

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Surface-Initiated PET-RAFT via the Z-Group Approach

Seera, S. D. K. & Pester, C. W., Dec 13 2023, In: ACS Polymers Au. 3, 6, p. 428-436 9 p.

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Molecular mass engineering for filaments in material extrusion additive manufacture

Yost, S. F., Pester, C. W. & Vogt, B. D., 2023, (Accepted/In press) In: Journal of Polymer Science.

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Reusable polymer brush-based photocatalysts for PET-RAFT polymerization

Bell, K., Freeburne, S., Wolford, A. & Pester, C. W., Oct 25 2022, In: Polymer Chemistry. 116, 7

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Oxygen Tolerance in Surface-Initiated Reversible Deactivation Radical Polymerizations: Are Polymer Brushes Turning into Technology?

Fromel, M., Benetti, E. M. & Pester, C. W., Apr 19 2022, In: ACS Macro Letters. 11, 4, p. 415-421 7 p.

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Polycarbonate Surface Modification via Aqueous SI-PET-RAFT

Fromel, M. & Pester, C. W., Jun 28 2022, In: Macromolecules. 55, 12, p. 4907-4915 9 p.

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Elucidating Interfacial Chain Conformation of Superhydrophilic Polymer Brushes by Vibrational Sum Frequency Generation Spectroscopy

Lin, Y. T., Fromel, M., Guo, Y., Guest, R., Choi, J., Li, Y. S., Kaya, H., Pester, C. W. & Kim, S. H., Dec 6 2022, In: Langmuir. 38, 48, p. 14704-14711 8 p.

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Modulation of Polymer Brush Properties by Tuning Dispersity

Pester, C. W. & Benetti, E. M., Dec 2 2022, In: Advanced Materials Interfaces. 9, 34, 2201439.

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