Results

  Chapters in monographs- Papers - Lectures - Patent applications - Citations

 

Chapters in monographs

M. Sedlák: Structure and dynamics of polyelectrolyte solutions by light scattering, in ”Physical Chemistry of Polyelectrolytes” , p. 1-58, (T. Rageva ed.), Marcel Dekker, New York, 2001.

M. Sedlák: Polyelectrolytes in solution, in "Static Light Scattering. Principles and Development", p. 120-165, (W. Brown ed.), Clarendon (Oxford University Press), 1996.

M. Sedlák: On the extraordinary behavior of salt-free solutions of strongly charged polyelectrolytes, in "Macroion Characterization: From Dilute Solutions to Complex Fluids," ACS Books, Washington D.C., 1993.

E. J. Amis, D. Valachovic, M. Sedlák: Structure and dynamics of linear flexible polyelectrolyte in salt-free solution as seen by light scattering, in "Macroion Characterization: From Dilute Solutions to Complex Fluids", ACS Books, Washington D.C., 1993.

Papers

M. Sedlák: Poly(alkylacrylic acid)s: solution behavior and self-assembly. Colloid and Polymer Science 2017. DOI: 10.1007/s00396-016-4003-7

M. Sedlák: A Novel Approach to Controlled Self-Assembly of pH-Responsive Thermosensitive Homopolymer Polyelectrolytes into Stable Nanoparticles. Advances in Colloid and Interface Science 232, 57-69, 2016.

A. Bogomolova, S. Keller, J. Klingler, M. Sedlak, D. Rak, A. Sturcova, M. Hruby, P. Stepanek, S.K. Filippov: Self-Assembly Thermodynamics of pH-Responsive Amino-Acid-Based Polymers with a Nonionic Surfactant.  Langmuir 30, 11307-11318, 2014.

M. Sedlák, D. Rak: On the Origin of Mesoscale Structures in Aqueous Solutions of Tertiary Butyl Alcohol: The Mystery Resolved. J. Phys. Chem. B 118 (10), pp 2726–2737, 2014.

M. Sedlák ,* P. Falus , M. Steinhart , J. Gummel, P. Štěpánek , S. K. Filippov: Temperature-Induced Formation of Polymeric Nanoparticles: In Situ SAXS and QENS Experiments, Macromol. Chem. Phys. 214 (24), 2841–2847, 2013.

M. Sedlák, D. Rak: Large-Scale Inhomogeneities in Solutions of Low Molar Mass Compounds and Mixtures of  Liquids:  Supramolecular Structures or Nanobubbles?,  J. Phys. Chem. B 117 (8), 2495–2504, 2013.

M. Sedlák: Homopolymer Self-assembly into Stable Nanoparticles: Concerted Action of Hydrophobic Association and Hydrogen Bonding in Thermoresponsive Poly(alkylacrylic acid)s, J. Phys. Chem. B, 116 (8), 2356–2364, 2012.

M. Sedlák, Č. Koňák, J. Dybal: Nanoparticles for Cytosolic Delivery of Important Biomolecular Drugs such as DNA, RNA, Peptides, and Proteins, The Open Conference Proceedings Journal (Bentham Open), 1, 87-90, 2010

M. Sedlák, Č. Koňák: A New Approach to Polymer Self-assembly into Stable Nanoparticles: Poly(ethylacrylic acid) Homopolymers, Macromolecules, 42, 7430–7438, 2009.

M. Sedlák, Č. Koňák, J. Dybal: Heat-set Poly(ethylacrylic acid) Nanoparticles: Combined Light Scattering, Calorimetric, and FTIR Study, Macromolecules, 42, 7439–7446, 2009.

Č. Koňák, M. Sedlák: pH-sensitive nanoparticles formed by interchain hydrogen bonding, Proceedings of the Polymer Processing Society, 24th Annual Meeting, PPS-24, June 15-19, 2008, Salerno (Italy).

Č. Koňák, M. Sedlák: pH-Sensitive Micelles Formed by Interchain Hydrogen Bonding of Poly(methacrylic acid)-block-Poly(ethylene oxide) Copolymers, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics. 208, 1893-1899, 2007.

M. Sedlák: Large-Scale Supramolecular Structure in Solutions of Low Molar Mass Compounds and Mixtures of Liquids: III.Correlation with molecular properties and interactions, J. Phys. Chem. B, 110 (9), 13976-13984, 2006.

M. Sedlák: Large-Scale Supramolecular Structure in Solutions of Low Molar Mass Compounds and Mixtures of Liquids: II. Kinetics of the Formation and Long-Time Stability, J. Phys. Chem. B, 110 (9), 4339 -4345, 2006.

M. Sedlák: Large-Scale Supramolecular Structure in Solutions of Low Molar Mass Compounds and Mixtures of Liquids: I. Light Scattering Characterization, J. Phys. Chem. B, 110 (9), 4329 -4338, 2006.

M.Sedlák: Real-time monitoring of the origination of multimacroion domains in a polyelectrolyte solution, J. Chem. Phys. 122, 151102, 2005.

M.Sedlák: Generation of multimacroion domains in polyelectrolyte solutions by change of ionic strength or pH (macroion charge), J. Chem. Phys. 116, 5256-5262, 2002.

M.Sedlák: Long-time stability of multimacroion domains in polyelectrolyte solutions, J. Chem. Phys. 116, 5246-5255, 2002.

M.Sedlák: Mechanical properties and stability of multimacroion domains in polyelectrolyte solutions, J. Chem. Phys. 116, 5236-5245, 2002.

M.Sedlák: Dynamics of polyelectrolyte solutions and mixtures by light scattering: from small ions to large multichain domains, in „Polyelectrolytes“ (I. Noda, E. Kokufuta, eds.), Yamada, Osaka, p. 49-55, 1999.

M. Sedlák: What can be seen by static and dynamic light scattering in polyelectrolyte solutions and mixtures?, Langmuir 15 (1999), 4045-4051.

M. Sedlák: The structure and dynamics of polyelectrolyte solutions, Doktorská dizertácia, Ústav experimentálnej fyziky SAV, Košice, 1997

M. Sedlák: Dynamic light scattering from binary mixtures of polyelectrolytes.1. Influence of mixing on the fast and slow mode behavior, J. Chem. Phys. 107 (1997), 10799-10804.

M. Sedlák: Dynamic light scattering from binary mixtures of polyelectrolytes. 2. Appearance of the medium mode upon mixing and comparison with experiments on binary mixtures of neutral polymers, J. Chem. Phys.107 (1997), 10805-10822.

M. Sedlák: The ionic strength dependence of the structure and dynamics of polyelectrolyte solutions as seen by light scattering: The slow mode dilemma, J. Chem. Phys. 105 (1996), 10123-10133.

M. Sedlák: On the "Filterable Aggregates and Other Particles" Interpretation of the Slow Polyelectrolyte Mode. Macromolecules 28 (1995), 793-794.

M. Sedlák: On the possible role of nonelectrostatic interactions in the mechanism of the slow polyelectrolyte mode observed by dynamic light scattering, J. Chem. Phys. 101 (1994), 10140-10144.

D. Stramski, M. Sedlák: The application of dynamic light scattering to the study of small marine particles. Applied Optics 33 (1994), 4825-4834.

E. J. Amis, D. Valachovic, M. Sedlák: Structure and dynamics of linear flexible polyelectrolytes in salt-free solution as seen by light scattering. Polymer Preprints 34 (1993), 1042-1043.

M. Sedlák: On the extraordinary behavior of salt-free solutions of strongly charged polyelectrolytes, Polymer Preprints 34 (1993), 1044-1045.

M.Sedlák: Domain structure of polyelectrolyte solutions: Is it real? Macromolecules 26 (1993), 1158-1162.

D.Stramski, M.Sedlák, D.Tsai, E.J.Amis, D.A.Kiefer: Dynamic light scattering by cultures of heterotrophic marine bacteria, in G.D.Gilbert (Editor): Ocean Optics, SPIE Proc., Vol. 1750 (1992), 73-85.

M.Sedlák, E.J.Amis: Concentration and molecular weight regime diagram of salt-free polyelectrolyte solutions as studied by light scattering. J. Chem. Phys. 96 (1992), 826-834.

M.Sedlák, E.J.Amis: Dynamics of moderately concentrated salt-free polyelectrolyte solutions: molecular weight dependence. J. Chem. Phys. 96 (1992), 817-825.

M.Sedlák, E.J.Amis, Č.Koňák, P.Štěpánek: Dynamic light scattering from strongly interacting multicomponent systems - salt free polyelectrolyte solutions, in K. S. Schmitz (Editor): Laser Spectroscopy, SPIE Proceedings, vol. 1430 (1991), 191-202.

M.Sedlák, Č.Koňák, J.Labský: Dynamic behaviour of poly(methacrylic acid) in methanol solutions. Polymer 32 (1991), 1688-1691.

M.Bona, M.Fabian, M.Sedlák: Spectral and catalytic properties of cytochrome oxidase in organic solvents. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1020(1) (1990), 94-100.

M.Sedlák, Č.Koňák, P.Štěpánek, J.Jakeš: Influence of temperature on the polyelectrolyte dynamics. Partially neutralized solutions of poly(methacrylic acid). Polymer 31 (1990), 253-257.

M.Sedlák, Č.Koňák, P.Štěpánek, J.Jakeš: Semidilute solutions of poly(methacrylic acid) in the absence of salt: Dynamic light scattering study. Polymer 28 (1987), 873-880.

M.Sedlák, Z.Juhásova, P.Miškovský: Integrálny rozptyl laserového žiarenia ako metóda štúdia hemolýzy. Československá fysiologie 35 (1986), 514-518.

 

Patent and patent applications

M. Sedlák, Č. Koňák: Polymeric nanoparticles on the basis of poly(propylacrylic acid) homopolymers  and their  preparation method. Industrial Property Office of the Slovak Republic,  patent application  PP 5003-2009: accepted. Patent awarded. Patent No. 288071.

M. Sedlák, Č. Koňák: Preparation method of polymeric nanoparticles on the basis of poly(ethylacrylic acid) homopolymers.  Industrial Property Office of the Slovak Republic,  patent application  PP5007-2008: accepted. Patent awarded. Patent No. 287951.

 

M. Sedlák, D. Rak:  A method for purification of water soluble compounds from hydrophobic contaminants. Industrial Property Office of the Slovak Republic,  patent application  PP50015-2016: submitted.

M. Sedlák, D. Rak: A Method for Determination of Content of Hydrophobic Compounds in Water-Miscible Organic Liquids, World Intellectual Property Organization, PCT application number PCT/SK2015/050002.

M. Sedlák, D. Rak: Measurement of the alkane content in alcohols by the method of nanoseggregation in aqueous solutions.  Industrial Property Office of the Slovak Republic,  patent application  PP50002-2014: submitted.

 

Lectures

(invited lectures in Italic)

M. Sedlák:  Aqueous solutions and mixtures: mesoscale phenomena, The Tenth Annual Conference on The Physics, Chemistry and Biology of Water, Varna, Bulgaria 1.10. 4.10. 2015

 M. Sedlák: Controlled Self-Assembly of pH-Responsive Polyelectrolytes, International Workshop on Polyelectrolytes in Chemistry, Biology and Technology, Singapore, 25.1. 2015 – 28.1.2015

M. Sedlák, D. Rak, I. Šepa: Are Simple Fluids Complex? ECIS 2014, Limassol, Cyprus, September 7-12, 2014

     M. Sedlák:  Mesoscopic properties of solutions and liquid mixtures as revealed by light scattering techniques, 18th Symposium on Thermophysical Properties, Boulder, Colorado, USA, 24. 6.  – 29. 6. 2012    

M. Sedlák: Critical behavior of hydrophobic polyelectrolytes: from basic research to applied self-assembly, 9th International Symposium on Polyelectrolytes - ISP 2012, Lausanne, Switzerland, July 9 - July 12, 2012

M. Sedlák:  Aqueous solutions: unusual features, The Sixth Annual Conference on The Physics, Chemistry and Biology of Water 2011, West Dover, Vermont, USA, 20.10. -23.10., 2011.

M. Sedlák, M. Rushchak: Self-assembly of thermoresponsive ion containing polymers into stable nanoparticles, ECIS 2011, Berlin, Germany, 5.9.2011 – 9.9.2011 

M. Sedlák, Č. Koňák, J. Dybal: Nanoparticles for cytosolic delivery of important biomolecular drugs such as DNA, RNA, peptides, and proteins, „2nd International Conference on Drug Discovery and Therapy“, Dubai, UAE, February 1 - 4, 2010

M. Sedlák and Č. Koňák: A novel approach to polymer self-assembly into nano-sized water soluble particles, ECIS (European Colloid and Interface Science Society) 2008, Krakow, Poland, 31.8. – 5.9. 2008

M. Sedlák and Č. Koňák: A novel approach to polyelectrolyte self-assembly into nano-sized water soluble particles, Polyelectrolytes 2008, Coimbra, Portugal, June 16 – 19, 2008

M.Sedlák: Large-scale supramolecular structures II, Second Annual Conference on The Physics, Chemistry and Biology of Water 2007, West Dover, Vermont, USA, 18.10. -21.10. 2007.

M. Sedlák and Č. Koňák: New routes to polymer self-assembly into nano-sized water soluble particles, 21st Conference of ECIS (European Colloid and Interface Science Society), Geneva, Switzerland, 10.9. – 14.9. 2007.

M. Sedlák: Large-scale supramolecular structures, First Annual Conference on The Physics, Chemistry and Biology of Water 2006, Brattleboro, Vermont, USA, 26.10. -29.10., 2006

M. Sedlák: Large-scale supramolecular structure in solutions of polar and ionic molecules and macromolecules, ESF Exploratory workshop: self-assembly of guanosine, Bled, Slovenia, 13.9. -15.9.2006

M. Sedlák: Self-organization of water-soluble polymers and its investigation by methods of laser light scattering, Nanoved 2006, Stará Lesná, Slovak Republic, 14.5.-17.5. 2006

M. Sedlák: The structure, dynamics, and kinetics in solutions of simple electrolytes. Effects beyond predictions of Poisson-Boltzmann and Bjerrum theories and comparison with polyelectrolytes, “Polyelectrolytes 2004”, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA, 14.6.2004 – 18.6.2004.

M. Sedlák: On the inhomogeneous structure of polyelectrolyte solutions, “IX International Symposium on Colloidal and Molecular Electrooptics, Pamporovo, Bulgaria, 7.-12.10. 2000

M. Sedlák: Do like charges repel or attract each other? Scientia Europaea, Strasbourg, France, 9. 9. – 12. 9. 2000

M. Sedlák: Interpretation of dynamic modes in binary solutions and mixtures of linear flexible polyelectrolytes on the basis of concurrent static and dynamic light scattering experiments, NATO ASI (Advanced Study Institute) “Structure and Dynamics of Polymer and Colloidal Systems”, Les Houches, France, 14. – 24. 9. 1999

M. Sedlák: Data evaluation in light scattering from polyelectrolytes: Multicomponent systems with multimodal spectra of relaxation times, LS’99 Data Evaluation in LightScattering of Polymers, Bad Schandau, Germany, 6. 10. – 8. 10. 1999

M. Sedlák: Microsecond scale dynamics in solutions of charged polymers, 50th Yamada Conference and Second International Symposium on Polyelectrolytes, Inuyama, Japan, 31.5. - 3.6. 1998

M. Sedlák: The submicron structure and dynamics of polyelectrolyte solutions and mixtures as seen by light scattering, IUPAC World Polymer Congress "Macro98," Gold Coast, Australia, 7.7. - 22.7. 1998

M. Sedlák: Light scattering approach to the understanding of polyelectrolytes in solution, International Meeting on “Understanding Polyelectrolytes - Structure and Properties,” Mainz, Germany, 6.10. - 8.10. 1997

M. Sedlák: Static and dynamic light scattering from dilute and concentrated solutions of broad size distribution sedimenting colloids, 71st ACS Colloid and Surface Science Symposium, Newark, Delaware, USA, 29.6. - 2.7. 1997

M. Sedlák: The structure and dynamics of polyelectrolyte solutions as seen by light scattering: the slow polyelectrolyte mode, "IUPAC Macro Seoul '96", Seoul, Korea, 5.8. - 9.8. 1996

M. Sedlák: Light scattering from polyelectrolyte solutions: some fundamental problems, Hong Kong international laser light scattering symposium, Hong Kong, 29.8. - 31.8. 1996

M. Sedlák: Light scattering from salt-free solutions of linear flexible polyelectrolytes, "Polyelectrolytes Potsdam '95," Potsdam, Germany, 18.9. - 22. 9. 1995

M. Sedlák: Dynamic Light Scattering as a Tool for Characterizing Aqueous Colloids, ACS National Meeting, San Diego, California, USA, 14.3. - 17.3. 1994

M.Sedlák: Light scattering from ternary polyelectrolyte solutions, 33rd Symposium on Macromolecules: Optics and Dynamics of Polymers, Prague, 12.7. - 15.7. 1993

M.Sedlák: On the extraordinary behavior of salt-free solutions of strongly charged polyelectrolytes, ACS National Meeting, Denver, Colorado, USA, 28.3 - 2.4. 1993

M.Sedlák, E.J.Amis, Č.Koňák, P.Štěpánek: Dynamic light scattering from strongly interacting multicomponent systems - salt-free polyelectrolyte solutions, SPIE Conference, Los Angeles, USA, 22.1. - 23.1. 1991

M.Sedlák, Č.Koňák, P.Štěpánek: Dynamic Behavior of a Weak Polyelectrolyte Solution. "MACRO 90", 33rd IUPAC International Symposium on Macromolecules, Montreal, Canada, 8.7. - 13.7. 1990

Citations

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