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Submissions from 2008

Synthesis of Thermally-Responsive Gold-Decorated Nanostructures From Block Copolymers Synthesized By RAFT Polymerization, Adam E. Smith, Xuewei Xu, and Charles L. McCormick

POLY 144-Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization of Octadecyl Alpha-(Hydroxymethyl) Acrylate Ether Ester Dimer and Their Corresponding Block Copolymers, Huseyin Tas and Lon J. Mathias

POLY 151-Synthesis and (Co)Polymerization of Diester and Ether Dimer of Octadecyl Alpha- (Hydroxymethyl)acrylate, Huseyin Tas and Lon J. Mathias

PMSE 116-Effects of Humidity On the Thickness and Young's Modulus of Polyelectrolyte Multilayer Films, Neil D. Treat

POLY 40-Chemistry and Thermomechanical Properties of Room-Temperature Cure POSS-Epoxy Matrices For Marine Composites, Samuel J. Tucker, Stephen Heinz, and Jeffrey S. Wiggins

CHED 1514-Materials Research Facilities Network (MRFN), a National Research and Education Resource, Marek W. Urban

POLY 344-Stimuli-Responsive Polymer Surface and Interfaces, Marek W. Urban

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Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Biodegradable and Biocompatible Poly(ester-urethane) Thin Films Prepared by Homogeneous Solution Polymerization, Wenshou Wang, Yanlin Guo, and Joshua U. Otaigbe

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Kinetic Evaluation of Tin-POMS Catalyst for Urethane Reactions, Wenshou Wang and Jeffrey S. Wiggins

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Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane Trisilanols As Dispersants For Titanium Oxide Nanopowder, Paul A. Wheeler, Rahul Misra, Robert D. Cook, and Sarah E. Morgan

PMSE 496-Investigation of Conductivity Loss in LbL Assembled PEDOT:PSS Films, James H. Whittemore and James W. Rawlins

POLY 673-Novel Macromolecules Containing Sym-Tetrazine Rings and Their Subsequent Reactions Through Click Modifications, Jeffrey S. Wiggins

SOCED 9-Sports and High Performance Materials, Jeffrey S. Wiggins

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Aqueous RAFT Synthesis of pH-Responsive Triblock Copolymer mPEO-PAPMA-PDPAEMA and Formation of Shell Cross-Linked Micelles, Xuewei Xu, Adam E. Smith, Stacey E. Kirkland, and Charles L. McCormick

POLY 480-Aqueous RAFT Synthesis of the pH-Responsive Triblock Copolymer mPEO-PAMPA-PDPAEMA and Formation of Shell Cross-Linked Micelles, Xuewei Xu, Adam E. Smith, Jonathan E. Stempka, and Stacey E. Kirkland

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Nanoencapsulation of Blocked Isocyanates Through Aqueous Emulsion Polymerization, H. Yang, S. K. Mendon, and James W. Rawlins

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Advances in the Synthesis of Amphiphilic Block Copolymers via RAFT Polymerization: Stimuli-Responsive Drug and Gene Delivery, Adam W. York, Stacey E. Kirkland, and Charles L. McCormick

POLY 153-Synthesis of Targeted Polymeric Carriers Utilizing RAFT Polymerization for the Potential Delivery of siRNAs, Adam W. York and Charles L. McCormick

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Effects of Three Crosslinkers On Colored pH-Responsive Core-Shell Latexes, Bing Yuan, Jeremy States, Chris Sahagun, and Douglas Wicks

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Effects of Nanofiller Morphology and Aspect Ratio On the Rheo-Mechanical Properties of Polyimide Nanocomposites, V.E. Yudin, Joshua U. Otaigbe, V.M. Svetlichnyi, E.N. Korytnova, O.V. Almjasheva, and V.V. Gusarov

POLY 479-Antibacterial Ferromagnetic Nanotubes: Penicillin Attachment, Min Yu, Michael T. Edgerton, and Marek W. Urban

POLY 178-Water Effects On Photopolymerization Kinetics of Tributylmethylammonium-Based (Meth)acrylate Ionic Liquids, Hui Zhou and Charles E. Hoyle

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Photopolymerization Kinetics of Tributylmethylammonium-Based (Meth)acrylate Ionic Liquids and the Effect of Water, Hui Zhou, Zulma Jiménez, John A. Pojman, Mark S. Paley, and Charles E. Hoyle

POLY 438-Effects of Monomer Functionality and Hydrogen Bonding On the Kinetics and Properties of Thiol-ene Networks, Hui Zhou, Qin Li, and Charles E. Hoyle

Submissions from 2007

Concentration and Counterion Effects on Ac-FRWWHR-NH2 Peptide Antimicrobial Activity In Non-Buffered Systems, Ayesha R. Alam, Justin W. Chan, and Douglas A. Wicks

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Copolymerization of Sec-Butenyl Acetate With Styrene Via Emulsion Polymerization, Alp H. Alidedeoglu, Sandipan Dutta, Rahul Misra, James W. Rawlins, and Sarah E. Morgan

Chemical Attachment of Penicillin to Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) Surfaces Leading to Antimicrobial Properties, Nattharika Aumsuwan and Marek W. Urban

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Incorporation of Drying Oils Into Emulsion Polymers For Use in Low-VOC Architectural Coatings, Gregory Booth, David E. Delatte, and Shelby F. Thames

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Epoxy Phosphonate Crosslinkers for Providing Flame Resistance to Cotton Textiles, SeChin Chang, Navzer (Nozar) D. Sachinvala, Paul Sawhney, D. V. Parikh, William Jarrett, and Casey Grimm

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First Solvent-Free Synthesis of Poly(N-methylolacrylamide) Via Frontal Free-Radical Polymerization, Li Chen, Ting Hu, Huan Yu, Su Chen, and John A. Pojman

POLY 195-Nanoparticle Dispersion Utilizing Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane (POSS), Robert D. Cook, Rahul Misra, and Sarah E. Morgan

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Thermal Polymerization of Thiol-ene Network-Forming Systems, Wayne D. Cook, Fei Chen, Derek W. Pattison, Peyton Hopson, and Mathieu Beaujon

Synthesis of poly(D,L-Lactide) Functionalized With Pendant Carboxylic Acid Groups, Tim R. Cooper, Mohammad K. Hassan, Kenneth A. Mauritz, and Robson F. Storey

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Characterization of Poly(ethyleneoxyethylene Terephthalate-co-adipate) Using NMR Spectroscopy, Tim R. Cooper and Robson F. Storey

Novel Antibacterial Polymers, Bekir Dizman and Lon J. Mathias

Synthesis and Cyclopolymerization of a Non-Symmetric Functional Divinyl Monomer, Bekir Dizman and Lon J. Mathias

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Electrolyte- and pH-Responsive Polyampholytes With Potential As Viscosity-Control Agents In Enhanced Petroleum Recovery, Ryan G. Ezell and Charles L. McCormick

Synthesis and Characterization of New Itaconate-Based Polymerizable Surfactant, Smita Ghosh, Jean-Francois Morizur, and Lon J. Mathias

Preparation and Characterization of Poly(butylene terephthalte) (PBT)/Clay Nanocomposites Using Thermally Stable Imidazolium Surfactant, Shailesh K. Goswami, Bishwa R. Nayak, and Lon J. Mathias

Solution and Thermal Properties of Optically Transparent Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane/Polystyrene Hybrid Nanocomposites, Kristin Hamilton, Lacey Wahl, Rahul Misra, and Sarah E. Morgan

Preparation of Organoclay Nanocomposites From Biodegradable Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyhexanoate) (Nodax)™, Mohammad K. Hassan

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Broadband Dielectric Spectroscopic Characterization of the Hydrolytic Degradation of Carboxylic Acid-Terminated Poly(D,L-lactide) Materials, Mohammad K. Hassan, Jeffrey S. Wiggins, Robson F. Storey, and Kenneth A. Mauritz

Biodegradable, High Oxygen Barrier Films Based On Polyhydroxylated Dendritic Polymers Crosslinked With 1,6-Hexametheylene Diisocyanate, William L. Jarrett

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Photopolymerization Kinetics of Ionic Liquid Monomers Derived From the Neutralization Reaction Between Trialkylamines and Acid-Containing (Meth)acrylates, Zulma Jiménez, Christopher Bounds, Charles E. Hoyle, Andrew B. Lowe, Hui Zhou, and John A. Pojman

CELL 185-Investigating the Mechanism of Biobased, Formaldehyde-Free Crosslinkers for Cellulosic Textiles, Ericka N. Johnson, Sharathkumar K. Mendon, James W. Rawlins, and Shelby F. Thames

CELL 186-FTIR Characterization of Biobased, Formaldehyde-Free Crosslinkers for Cellulosic Textiles, Ericka N. Johnson, Sharathkumar K. Mendon, James W. Rawlins, and Shelby F. Thames

MHMA-Based Clay Nanocomposite via Photopolymerization, Ethem Kaya

Synergistic Effects In Antimicrobial Polymers: Synthesis, Characterization, and Antimicrobial Testing, Kristi Rose Keller

Synthesis and Characterization of 2,2,4,4,8,8,10,10-Octamethyl-6-Methyleneundecane: Structural Conformation of Coupled Polyisobutylene, Lisa K. Kemp, Justin E. Poelma, and Robson F. Storey

Novel Star-Branched Polymers Via a Combination of Quasiliving Cationic and Atom Transfer Radical Polymerizations, Lisa K. Kemp, Kory R. Slye, and Robson F. Storey

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Poly[acrylic acid-b-styrene-b-i sobutylene-b-styrene-b-acrylic acid] Pentablock Terpolymers: 1. Morphological Characterization, James G. Kopchick, Robson F. Storey, Frederick L. Beyer, and Kenneth A. Mauritz

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The Effect of Concentration In Electrochemical Oxidation of Thiocyanate On Platinum Electrode, P. Krishnan

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Preparation and Characterization of Proton-Conducting Sulfonated Poly(ether ether ketone)/Phosphatoantimonic Acid Composite Membranes, Palanichamy Krishnan, Jin-Soo Park, and Chang-Soo Kim

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Effect of Uniaxial Drawing of Soy Protein Isolate Biopolymer Film On Structure and Mechanical Properties, Takashi Kurose, Kevin Urman, Joshua U. Otaigbe, and Robert Y. Lochhead

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Compatibilized Polyimide (R-BAPS)/BAPS-Modified Clay Nanocomposites With Improved Dispersion and Properties, Takashi Kurose, Vladimir E. Yudin, Joshua U. Otaigbe, and V.M. Svetlichnyi

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Thiourethane-Based Thiol-ene High T-g Networks: Preparation, Thermal, Mechanical, and Physical Properties, Qin Li, Hui Zhou, Douglas A. Wicks, and Charles E. Hoyle

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In Situ Formation of Gold-"Decorated" Vesicles From a RAFT-Synthesized, Thermally Responsive Block Copolymer, Yuting Li, Adam E. Smith, Brad S. Lokitz, and Charles L. McCormick

Complex Coacervate and Simplex Formation From Cationic Polyelectrolytes and Anionic Surfactants: The Role of Molecular Structure In Complex Formation For Poly(vinylpyridines) and Sodium Dodecylbenzene Sulfonate, Robert Y. Lochhead

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Investigation of the Effects of Polymer Microstructure On the Rheologies of Polyelectrolyte Gels: The Importance of Chain Rigidity, Branching, Hydrophobic Modification and Polymer-Particle Interaction, Robert Y. Lochhead

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The Use of Polymers in Emulsions, Robert Y. Lochhead

COLL 535-Rheological Investigation of the Fundamental Molecular Structure/Property Relationships for Crosslinked Polyacrylate Thickeners, Robert Y. Lochhead, Ashley Cox, and Stephen F. Foster

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Aqueous RAFT Synthesis of Micelle-Forming Amphiphilic Block Copolymers Containing N-Acryloylvaline. Dual Mode, Temperature/pH responsiveness, and "Locking" of Micelle Structure Through Interpolyelectrolyte complexation, Brad S. Lokitz, Adam W. York, Jonathan E. Stempka, Neil D. Treat, Yuting Li, William L. Jarrett, and Charles L. McCormick

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RAFT Synthesis and Solution Properties of pH-Responsive Styrenic-Based AB Diblock Copolymers of 4-Vinylbenzyltrimethylphosphonium Chloride with N,N-Dimethylbenzylvinylamine, Andrew B. Lowe, Ran Wang, Venkataswarup Tiriveedhi, Peter Butko, and Charles L. McCormick

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Crystallization Kinetics of PHB/PVAc Blends Using Time Resolved Dielectric Spectroscopy, Samy A. Madbouly, Ashraf A. Mansour, and Nahed Y. Abdou

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Broadband Dielectric Spectroscopy of Nanostructured Maleated Polypropylene/Polycarbonate Blends Prepared By In Situ Polymerization and Compatibilization, Samy A. Madbouly and Joshua U. Otaigbe

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Rheological Behavior of POSS/Polyurethane-urea Nanocomposite Films Prepared by Homogeneous Solution Polymerization In Aqueous Dispersions, Samy A. Madbouly, Joshua U. Otaigbe, Ajaya K. Nanda, and Douglas A. Wicks

Synthesis of Living/Controlled Cyclopolymers With Six-Membered Tetrahydropyran Repeat Units and Their Corresponding Block Copolymers, Lon J. Mathias

Thermal and Dielectric Behavior of [Ethylene-Methacrylic Acid]/Graphite Composite Materials, Kenneth A. Mauritz

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Nanophase Separated Perfluorinated Ionomers as Sol-Gel Polymerization Templates for Functional Inorganic Oxide Nanoparticles, Kenneth A. Mauritz and Mohammad K. Hassan

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Concentrated Acid Conversion of Pine Sawdust to Sugars. Part II: High-Temperature Batch Reactor Kinetics of Pretreated Pine Sawdust, Scott Miller and Roger D. Hester

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Concentrated Acid Conversion of Pine Softwood to Sugars. Part I: Use of a Twin-Screw Reactor for Hydrolysis Pretreatment, Scott Miller and Roger D. Hester

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Surface Energetics, Dispersion, and Nanotribomechanical Behavior of POSS/PP Hybrid Nanocomposites, Rahul Misra, Bruce X. Fu, and Sarah E. Morgan

Investigation of Solution Self-Assembly and Film Formation Behavior of the Hydrophobin ABH1 from Agaricus bisporus, Rahul Misra, Jun Li, and Sarah E. Morgan

Degradable Thermoplastic Polyurethanes Based On 4,4 '-Dicyclohexylmethane Diisocyanate, Scott J. Moravek, Tim R. Cooper, Mohammad K. Hassan, and Jeffrey S. Wiggins

Marine-Degradable Thermoplastic Polyurethanes, Scott J. Moravek, Tim R. Cooper, Mohammad K. Hassan, and Jeffrey S. Wiggins

Biopolymers and Bioinspired Polymers For Medical and Personal Care Applications, Sarah E. Morgan

Stimuli-Responsive LBL Films From Controlled Architecture Polyelectrolytes Synthesized via RAFT Polymerization, Sarah E. Morgan, Paul J. Jones, Andrew Lamont, and Christopher A. Harris

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Layer-By-Layer Assembly of pH-Responsive, Compositionally Controlled (Co)polyelectrolytes Synthesized via RAFT, Sarah E. Morgan, Paul Jones, Andrew S. Lamont, Andrew Heidenreich, and Charles L. McCormick

ORGN 759-Facile Preparation of New Polyfunctional Pyrrolidinones From 3-hydroxyitaconate Alkyl Diesters, Jean-Francois Morizur

POLY 118-Synthesis and Polymerization of a New Pyrrolidinone Methacrylate Monomer, Jean-Francois Morizur and Lon J. Mathias

Synthesis of New Acrylate-Based Cationic Surfmers and Their Use In the Synthesis of PMMA-Clay Nanocomposite Via Heterophase Polymerization, Jean-Francois Morizur and Lon J. Mathias

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Gas Barrier of Polystyrene Montmorillonite Clay Nanocomposites: Effect of Mineral Layer Aggregation, Sergei I. Nazarenko, P. Meneghetti, P. Julmon, B. G. Olson, and S. Qutubuddin

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Glass Transition Temperature of Perfluorosulfonic Acid Ionomers, Shawn J. Osborn, Mohammad K. Hassan, Gilles M. Divoux, David W. Rhoades, Kenneth A. Mauritz, and Robert B. Moore

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Variable Temperature F-19 Solid-State NMR Study of the Effect of Electrostatic Interactions On Thermally-Stimulated Molecular Motions In Perfluorosulfonate lonomers, Kirt A. Page, William L. Jarrett, and Robert B. Moore

POLY 681-Neutron Imaging of an Electrically-Stimulated Water Gradient in Ionic Polymer Metal Composite Actuators, Jong Keun Park and Robert B. Moore

Improved Elevated Temperature Nafion (R) Membrane Proton Conductivity by In Situ Generation of Metal Oxide Nano-Particles, Yatin P. Patil and Kenneth A. Mauritz

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Nano- and Bulk-Tack Adhesive Properties of Stimuli-Responsive, Fullerene-Polymer Blends, Containing Polystyrene-Block-Polybutadiene-Block-Polystyrene and Polystyrene-Block-Polyisoprene-Block-Polystyrene Rubber-Based Adhesives, J. Paige Phillips, Xiao Deng, Ryan R. Stephen, Erin L. Fortenberry, Meredith L. Todd, D. Michelle McCluskey, Steven Stevenson, Rahul Misra, Sarah Morgan, and Timothy E. Long

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Single and Double Polymer Layer Arrangements of Acid Groups Containing Cellulose and Basic Groups Containing Polyethyleneimine on Steel, Andreas Plagge, Hans-Juergen Adler, Evelyn Jaehne, Grazyna Paliwoda, Michael Rohwerder, Martin Stratmann, and Klaus-Jochen Eichhorn

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Stabilization of Hot-Melt Extrusion Formulations Containing Solid Solutions Using Polymer Blends, Suneela Prodduturi, Kevin L. Urman, Joshua U. Otaigbe, and Michael A. Repka

How Many Ways Can We Use Mother Nature's Building Blocks? Utilizing Vegetable Oils as Renewable Resources, James W. Rawlins

CELL 151-Carbonation of Vernonia Oil, James W. Rawlins, Noel Mann, Sharathkumar K. Mendon, and Shelby F. Thames

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Broadband Dielectric Spectroscopic Characterization of Nafion (R) Chemical Degradation, David W. Rhoades, Mohammad K. Hassan, Shawn J. Osborn, Robert B. Moore, and Kenneth A. Mauritz

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Benzylidene-Functionalized Ruthenium-Based Olefin Metathesis Catalysts For Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization In Organic and Aqueous Media, Adam N. Roberts, Alison C. Cochran, David A. Rankin, Andrew B. Lowe, and Hans-Jörg Schanz

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Silver(I) Antimicrobial Cotton Nonwovens and Printcloth, Navzer Sachinvala, D. V. Parikh, Paul Sawhney, SeChin Chang, Jerzey Mirzawa, William Jarrett, and Beth Joiner

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Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Cross-Linked Photopolymers Based On Multifunctional Thiol-urethane Ene Monomers, Askim F. Senyurt, Charles E. Hoyle, Huanyu Wei, Scott G. Piland, and Trenton E. Gould

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Ternary Thiol-ene/Acrylate Photopolymers: Effect of Acrylate Structure On Mechanical Properties, Askim F. Senyurt, Huanyu Wei, Charles E. Hoyle, Scott G. Piland, and Trenton E. Gould

CELL 180-Characterization of Enzyme-Modified Soy Protein Isolate, Jeanne N. Shera, James W. Rawlins, and Shelby F. Thames

Superior Emulsions In Microchannel Architecture, Laura Silva, Robert Y. Lochhead, Lee Tonkovich, Dongming Qiu, and Tad Dritz

Poly(epsilon-caprolactone)/Organo-Modified Montmorillonite Nanocomposites By In-Situ Polymerization, Eylem Tarkin Tas, Shailesh K. Goswami, Bishwa R. Nayak, and Lon J. Mathias

Synthesis and Polymerization of Ether Dimers of Octadecyl and 2-ethylhexyl Alpha-(hydroxymethyl) Acrylates, Huseyin Tas and Lon J. Mathias