Kostas Karatasos



University of Thessaloniki, Department of Chemical Engineering
Section of Chemistry, Physical Chemistry Lab,P.O. BOX 420, 54124 Thessaloniki GREECE 




Refereed Journals


64. I.Tanis, E. Kostarellou and Kostas Karatasos 
"Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Hyperbranched Poly(ethylene imine)/Graphene Oxide Nanocomposites as Dye Adsorbents for Water Purification"
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics,2021, 23, 22874-22884 DOI:10.1039/D1CP02461B
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63. Georgios Kritikos, Kostas Karatasos 
"Effect of Nanofillers Size on the Mechanical Properties of Poly(acrylic acid)/Graphene Oxide Nanocomposites"
Macromolecules,2021, 24, 4164-4175
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62. Georgios Kritikos, Anastassia N. Rissanou, Vagelis Harmandaris and Kostas Karatasos 
"Bound Layer Polymer Behavior on Graphene and Graphene Oxide Nanosheets"
Macromolecules,2020, 53, 6190-6203
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61. Anastassia N. Rissanou, Andreas Ouranidis and Kostas Karatasos 
"Complexation of Single Stranded RNA with an Ionizable Lipid: an all-atom Molecular Dynamics Simulation Study"
Soft Matter, 2020,16, 6993-7005 (inside back cover)
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60. Konstantinos Steiakakis and Kostas Karatasos 
"Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Hydrated Poly(amidoamine) Dendrimer /Graphene-Oxide Nanocomposite Membranes"
Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2020, 124, 9512-9522
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59. Calvin C. L. Cheung, Guanglong Ma, Kostas Karatasos, Jani Seitsonen, Janne Ruokolainen, Cédrik-Roland Koffi, Hatem A.F.M Hassan, and Wafa’ T. Al-Jamal  
" Liposome-Templated Indocyanine Green J- Aggregates for In Vivo Near Infrared Imaging and Stable Photothermal Heating "
Nanotheranostics, 2020, 4, 91-106 (front cover)
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58. Ioannis Tanis, Kostas Karatasos and Thomas Salez  
" Molecular Dynamics Simulation of the Capillary Leveling of a Glass-Forming Liquid"
Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2019, 123, 8543-8549
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57. Prodromos Arsenidis and Kostas Karatasos  
" Computational study of the interaction of a PEG-ylated hyperbranched polymer/doxorubicin complex with a bilipid membrane"
Fluids, 2019,4,17
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56. Georgios Kritikos, Rakesh Pant, Soumyadipta Sengupta, Kostas Karatasos, Arun Venkatnathan, and Alexey V Lyulin  
Nanostructure and Dynamics of Humidified Nafion-Graphene Oxide Composites via Molecular Dynamics Simulations
Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2018, 122, 22864−22875
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55. Kostas Karatasos and Georgios Kritikos  
A microscopic view of graphene-oxide/poly(acrylic acid) physical hydrogels: effects of polymer charge and graphene oxide loading
Soft Matter, 2018, 14, 614-627
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54. Georgios Kritikos and Kostas Karatasos  
Temperature Dependence of Dynamic and Mechanical Properties in Poly(acrylic acid)/Graphene Oxide Nanocomposites
Materials Today Communications, 2017, 13, 359-366
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53. Floros S, Liakopoulou-Kyriakides M, Kostas Karatasos, Papadopoulos GE  
Frequency Dependent Non- Thermal Effects of Oscillating Electric Fields in the Microwave Region on the Properties of a Solvated Lysozyme System: A Molecular Dynamics Study  
PLoS ONE, 2017, 12(1): e0169505
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52. Kostas Karatasos and Georgios Kritikos  
Characterization of a Graphene Oxide/Poly(acrylic acid) Nanocomposite by means of Molecular Dynamics Simulations  
RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 109267
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51. Roza-Eleftheria Roussou and Kostas Karatasos  
Graphene/ poly(ethylene glycol) nanocomposites as studied by molecular dynamics simulations  
Materials and Design, 2016, 97, 163-174
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50. Stelios Floros, Maria Liakopoulou-Kyriakides, Kostas Karatasos and Georgios E.Papadopoulos  
Detailed Study of the Dielectric Function of a Lysozyme Solution Studied with Molecular Dynamics Simulations  
European Biophysics Journal, 2015, 44, 599-611
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49. Karatasos K
Graphene/Hyperbranched-Polymer Nanocomposites: Insight from Molecular Dynamics Simulations  
Macromolecules 2014, 47, (24), 8833-8845
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48. I. Tanis,Karatasos K, P. Posocco, E. Laurini and S. Pricl,
Complexes between poly(amido amine) dendrimers and poly(methacrlyic acid): insight from molecular dynamics simulations  
Macromolecular Symposia, 2013, 331-332, (1), 34-42.
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47. S. Fotiadou,C. Karageorgaki, K. Chrissopoulou,Karatasos K, I. Tanis, D. Tragoudaras, B. Frick, and S. H. Anastasiadis
Structure and Dynamics of Hyperbranched Polymer – Layered Silicate Nanocomposites  
Macromolecules, 2013, 46, 2842-2855
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46. Karatasos K
Self-Association and Complexation of the Anti-Cancer Drug Doxorubicin with PEGylated Hyperbranched Polyesters in an Aqueous Environment  
The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2013, 117, 2564-2575.
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45. Eleftheriou E. and Karatasos K.
Modeling the Formation of Ordered Nano-Assemblies Comprised by Dendrimers and Linear Polyelectrolytes: the Role of Coulombic Interactions  
Journal of Chemical Physics, 2012, 137, 144905
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44. Posocco P, Laurini E, Col VD, Marson D, Karatasos K, Fermeglia M, Pricl S.
Tell Me Something I Do Not Know. Multiscale Molecular Modeling of Dendrimer/Dendron Organization and Self-Assembly In Gene Therapy.  
Current Medicinal Chemistry, 2012, 19, 5063-5067
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43. G. K. Dalakoglou, Karatasos K., Lyulin S., Larin S., Darinskii A. and Lyulin A.
Conformational effects in non-stoichiometric complexes of two hyperbranched molecules with a linear polyelectrolyte  
Polymers 4(1), 240-255, 2012
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42. K. N. Kontogiannopoulos, A. N. Assimopoulou, S. Hatziantoniou, K. Karatasos, C. Demetzos and V. P. Papageorgiou
Chimeric advanced drug delivery nano systems (chi-aDDnSs) for shikonin combining dendritic and liposomal technology, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 422(1–2), 381-389, 2012
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41. K. Karatasos, Paola Posocco, Erik Laurini and Sabrina Pricl
Poly(amidoamine)-based Dendrimer/siRNA complexation studied by computer simulations: effects of pH and generation on dendrimer structure and siRNA binding, Macromolecular Bioscience, 12, 225-240, 2012
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40. K. Karatasos,I. Tanis
Simulation of a Symmetric Binary Mixture of Charged Dendrimers Under Varying Electrostatic Interactions: Static and Dynamic Aspects, Macromolecules, 44, 6605, 2011
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39. I. Tanis, K. Karatasos A. Assimopoulou and V. Papageorgiou
Modeling of hyperbranched polyesters as hosts for the multifunctional bioactive agent shikonin  
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics , 13, 10808, 2011
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38. G. Dritsas, K. Karatasos and C. Panayiotou
Investigation of Thermodynamic Properties of Hyperbranched Aliphatic Polyesters by Inverse Gas Chromatography  
Journal of Chromatography A, 1216, 8979,2009
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37. I. Tanis and K. Karatasos
Local Dynamics and Hydrogen Bonding in Hyperbranched Aliphatic Polyesters  
Macromolecules, 42, 9581, 2009
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36. I. Tanis and K. Karatasos
Molecular dynamics simulations of polyamidoamine dendrimers and their complexes with linear poly(ethylene oxide) at different pH conditions: static properties and hydrogen bonding  
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 11,10017, 2009
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35. I. Tanis and K. Karatasos
Association of a weakly acidic anti-inflammatory drug (ibuprofen) with a poly(amidoamine) dendrimer as studied by molecular dynamics simulations  
Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 113, 10984, 2009
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34. K. Karatasos and M. Krystallis
Electrostatically-driven ordering in model dendrimer polyelectrolytes: effects of concentration  
Macromolecular Symposia, 278, 32, 2009
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33. I. Tanis, D. Tragoudaras, K. Karatasos and S. H. Anastasiadis
Molecular dynamics simulations of a hyperbranched poly(esteramide): statics, dynamics and hydrogen bonding  
Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 113, 5356, 2009
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32. K. Karatasos and M. Krystallis
Dynamics of counterions in dendrimer polyelectrolyte solutions 
Journal of Chemical Physics, 130, 114903, 2009
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31. G. K. Dalakoglou, Karatasos K., Lyulin S., Lyulin A.
Brownian dynamics simulations of complexes of hyperbranched polymers with linear polyelectrolytes: Effects of the strength of electrostatic interactions on static properties 
Materials Science and Engineering: B, 152, p 114, 2008
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30. G. S. Dritsas, Karatasos K. and C. Panayiotou
Investigation of thermodynamic properties of hyperbranched poly(ester amide) by inverse gas chromatography 
Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, 46, p 2166, 2008
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29. G. K. Dalakoglou, Karatasos K., Lyulin S., Lyulin A.
Shear induced effects in Hyperbranched-Linear Polyelectrolyte Complexes 
J. Chem. Phys., 129, art no. 034901, 2008
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28. Lyulin S., Karatasos K., Darinskii A., Larin S., Lyulin A.
Structural Effects in Overcharging in Complexes of Hyperbranched Polymers with Linear Polyelectrolytes 
Soft Matter, 4(3): 453-457, 2008
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27. Karatasos K
Self-Organization in Dendrimer Polyelectrolytes 
Macromolecules, 41(3): 1025-1033, 5 FEB 2008
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26. Dalakoglou G. K.,Karatasos K, Lyulin S.V., Lyulin A. V.
Effects of topology and size on statics and dynamics of complexes of hyperbranched polymers with linear polyelectrolytes 
J. Chem. Phys. 127 (21) Art. No. 214903, 7 DEC 2007
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25. Vorselaars B, Lyulin AV, Karatasos K, Michels T.
Non-Gaussian nature of glassy dynamics by cage to cage motion 
Phys. Rev. E 75 (1): Art. No. 011504 Part 1 JAN 2007
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24. Adolf DB, Butler SN, Drew PM, et al.
Computational polymer dynamics via DL_POLY 
Molecular Simulation 32 (12-13): 1017-1023 OCT-NOV 2006
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23.Karatasos K, Lyulin AV
Local polymer dynamics under strong connectivity constraints: The dendrimer case 
J. Chem. Phys. 125 (18): Art. No. 184907 NOV 14 2006
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22. Karatasos K
Glass transition in dendrimers 
Macromolecules 39 (13): 4619-4626 JUN 27 2006
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21. Karatasos K
Static and dynamic behavior in model dendrimer melts: Toward the glass transition 
Macromolecules 38 (10): 4472-4483 MAY 17 2005
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20. Arialdi G, Karatasos K, Rychaert JP, et al.
Local dynamics of polyethylene and its oligomers: A molecular dynamics interpretation of the incoherent dynamic structure factor 
Macromolecules 36 (23): 8864-8875 NOV 18 2003
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19. Ahumada O, Theodorou DN, Triolo A, et al.
Segmental dynamics of atactic polypropylene as revealed by molecular simulations and quasielastic neutron scattering 
Macromolecules 35 (18): 7110-7124 AUG 27 2002
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18. Karatasos K, Ryckaert JP, Ricciardi R, et al.
Methyl dynamics and beta-relaxation in polyisobutylene: Comparison between experiment and molecular dynamics simulations 
Macromolecules 35 (4): 1451-1462 FEB 12 2002
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17. Karatasos K, Ryckaert JP
Local dynamics of polyisobutylene revisited 
Macromolecules 34 (21): 7232-7235 OCT 9 2001
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16. Karatasos K, Adolf DB, Davies GR
Statics and dynamics of model dendrimers as studied by molecular dynamics simulation 
J. Chem. Phys. 115 (11): 5310-5318 SEP 15 2001
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15. Hotston SD, Adolf DB, Karatasos K
An investigation into the local segmental dynamics of polyethylene: An isothermal/isobaric molecular dynamics study 
J. Chem. Phys. 115 (5): 2359-2368 AUG 1 2001
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14. Karatasos K, Saija F, Ryckaert JP
Short length-scale dynamics of polyisobutylene by molecular dynamics simulations 
Physica B 301 (1-2): 119-125 JUL 2001
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13. Karatasos K, Adolf DB
Slow modes in local polymer dynamics 
J. Chem. Phys. 112 (19): 8225-8228 MAY 15 2000
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12. Karatasos K, Adolf DB, Hotston S
Effects of density on the local dynamics and conformational statistics of polyethylene: A molecular dynamics study 
J. Chem. Phys. 112 (19): 8695-8706 MAY 15 2000
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11. Anastasiadis SH, Karatasos K, Vlachos G, et al.
Nanoscopic-confinement effects on local dynamics 
Phys. Rev. Lett. 84 (5): 915-918 JAN 31 2000
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10. Karatasos K, Anastasiadis SH, Pakula T, et al.
On the loops-to-bridges ratio in ordered triblock copolymers: An investigation by dielectric relaxation spectroscopy and computer simulations 
Macromolecules 33 (2): 523-541 JAN 25 2000
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9. Kamath S, Colby RH, Kumar SK, et al.
Segmental dynamics of miscible polymer blends: Comparison of the predictions of a concentration fluctuation model to experiment 
J. Chem. Phys. 111 (13): 6121-6128 OCT 1 1999
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8. Semenov AN, Likhtman AE, Vlassopoulos D, et al.
Depolarized light scattering from critical polymer blends 
Macromolecular Theory and Simulations 8 (3): 179-190 MAY 1999
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7. Karatasos K, Vlachos G, Vlassopoulos D, et al.
Segmental dynamics and incompatibility in hard/soft polymer blends
J. Chem. Phys. 108 (14): 5997-6005 APR 8 1998
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6. Pakula T, Karatasos K, Anastasiadis SH, et al.
Macromolecules 30 (26): 8463-8472 DEC 29 1997
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5. Vlassopoulos D, Pakula T, Fytas G, et al.
Ordering and viscoelastic relaxation in multiarm star polymer melts 
Europhys. Lett. 39 (6): 617-622 SEP 15 1997
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4. Karatasos K, Anastasiadis SH, Floudas G, et al.
Composition fluctuation effects on dielectric normal-mode relaxation in diblock copolymers .2. Disordered state in proximity to the ODT and ordered state 
Macromolecules 29 (4): 1326-1336 FEB 12 1996
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Composition fluctuation effects on dielectric normal-mode relaxation in diblock copolymers.1. Weak Segregation Regime 
Macromolecules 27 (13): 3543-3552 JUN 20 1994
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Local and Global Dynamics in Diblock Copolymer Melts 
Phys. Script. T49A: 237-241 1993
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Coordinated X-Ray and Optical observations of Scorpius X-1 
Astronomy and Astrophysics 265 (1): 177-182 NOV 1992

Chapters in Books

1. G.Fytas, K. Chrissopoulou, S. H. Anastasiadis, D. Vlassopoulos and K. Karatasos 
"Photon Correlation Spectroscopy of Interactive Polymer Systems"
In NATO ASI, "Light Scattering and Photon Correlation Spectroscopy"  
(E.R. Pike, ed.) Kluwer, N.Y (1997) (View Full Text)

2. P P. Posocco,E. Laurini, V. Dal Col, D. Marson, L. Peng, D.K. Smith, B. Klajnert, M. Bryszewska, A.-M. Caminade, J.P. Majoral, M. Fermeglia, K. Karatasos and S. Pricl  
" Multiscale modeling of dendrimers and dendrons for drug and nucleic acid delivery"
In "Dendrimers in Biomedical Applications" ISBN: 978-1-84973-611-4, DOI:10.1039/9781849737296-00148, pp 148-166, 2013  
(B.Klajnert, L. Peng, V. Cena, ed.) Royal Society of Chemistry (2013) (View Full Text)

3. Soumyadipta Sengupta, Alexey V. Lyulin, Georgios Kritikos,Konstantinos Karatasos, Arun Venkatnathan, Rakesh Pant, and Pavel V. Komarov  
" Multiscale Modeling Examples: New Polyelectrolyte Nanocomposite Membranes for Perspective Fuel Cells and Flow Batteries"
In "Theory and Modeling of Polymer Nanocomposites" eBook ISBN: 978-3-030-60443-1, DOI:10.1007/978-3-030-60443-1, pp 133-177, 2020  
(Valeriy Ginzburg Lisa Hall, ed.) Springer International Publishing (2020) (View Full Text)

Other Refereed Publications

1. S. H. Anastasiadis, K. Karatasos, G. Vlachos, E. Manias, and E. P. Giannelis  
Polymeric Materials: Science & Engineering, 82, 211-212 (2000)(View Full Text)

2. K. Chrissopoulou, S. Fotiadou, K. Androulaki, I. Tanis, K. Karatasos, D. Prevosto, M. Labardi, B. Frick, and S. H. Anastasiadis  
"Dynamics of Dendritic Polymers in the Bulk and Under Confinement"
AIP Conference Proceedings, 1599, 250 (2014) ; doi: 10.1063/1.4876825(View Full Text)

3. Soumyadipta Sengupta, Giorgos Kritikos, Konstantinos Karatasos, Arun Venkatnathan, Rakesh Pant, Pavel Komarov, and Alexey V. Lyulin  
"Novel polyelectrolyte membranes for fuel and flow batteries: Insights from simulations"
AIP Conference Proceedings, 1981, 020004 (2018); doi: 10.1063/1.5045866(View Full Text)

4. Konstantinos Karatasos and Giorgos Kritikos  
"Effects of the fillers loading in features of poly(acrylic acid)/graphene oxide nanocomposites"
Materials Today: Proceedings 5 (2018) 27526-27535 (View Full Text)


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