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Calvino, C.†; Neumann, L.†; Weder, C.; Schrettl, S. “Approaches to Polymeric Mechano­chromic Materials” J. Polym. Sci. A 2017, 55, 640-652.


“The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.”
― Socrates

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Weiss, M. A.; Macke N.; Zhang Y.; Calvino, C.; Esser-Kahn P. A.; Rowan, J. S. “In Vitro and in Vivo Analyses of the Effects of Source, Length, and Charge on the Cytotoxicity and Immunocompatibility of Cellulose Nanocrystals” ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng, 2021, 7, 4, 1450–1461


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Kiebala, D., Fan, C., Calvino, C.; Karasu Kilic. F., Schrettl, S., Weder, C. “Mechanoresponsive Elastomer Made with Excimer-Forming Telechelics” Organic Materials, 2020, 2, 313-322.

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Calvino, C.*; “Polymer-based Mechanochromic Composite Material using Encapsulated Systems” Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2020, 42, 200549

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Calvino, C.; Henriet E.; Livius F. Muff Schrettl, S.; Weder, C. “Mechanochromic Materials based on Microencapsulated Solvatochromic Chromophores”, Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2020, 1900654.

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Calvino, C.†; Macke, N†; Kato, R †; Rowan, S.J. “Development, Processing and Applications of Bio-sourced Cellulose Nanocrystals” Progress in Polymer Science, 2020, 101221.

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Schrettl, S.;Balkenende, D.W.R.; Calvino, C.; Karman, M.; Lavrenova, A.; Neumann, L.N.; Sagara, Y.; Verde-Sesto, E.; Di Giannantonio, M.; Simon, Y.C.; Fromm, K.M.; Lattuada, M.; Weder, C. “Functional Polymers Through Mechanochemistry” Chimia 2019, 73, 7-11

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Worarin, M.; Calvino, C.; Natterodt, J.C.; Zoppe, J.O.; Weder, C. “Bio-Inspired, Self-Toughening Polymers enabled by Plasticizer-Releasing Microcapsules” Adv. Mater. 2019, 30, 1807212.

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Calvino, C.; Sagara Y.; Buclin V.; Hähnel A. P.; Del Prado, A.; Aeby, C.; Simon, Y.C.; Schrettl, S.; Weder, C. “Mechanoresponsive Luminescent Polymer Blends Based on an Excimer-forming Telechelic Macromolecule” Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2018, 40, 1800705.

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Calvino, C.; Weder C. “Microcapsule-containing Self-Reporting Polymers” Small 2018, 10, 40361-40365.


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Neumann, L.; Calvino, C.; Simon, Y.C.; Schrettl, S.; Weder, C. “Solid-State Sensors based on Eu3+-Containing Supramolecular Polymers with Luminescence Colour Switching Capability” Dalton Trans. 2018, 47, 14184.

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Calvino, C.; Piechowicz, M.; Rowan, S.J.; Schrettl, S.; Weder, C. “A Versatile Colorimetric Probe Based on Thiosemicarbazide-Amine Proton Transfer” Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 7369-7373.

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Calvino, C.; Guha, A.; Weder, C.; Schrettl, S.; “Self-Calibrating Mechanochromic Fluorescent Polymers Based on Encapsulated Excimer-Forming Dyes” Adv. Mater. 2018, 4, 1704603.

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