Relevant Publications

  1. Akcora, P., Liu, H., Kumar, S.K., Moll, J., Li, Y., Benicewicz, B.C., Schadler, L.S., Acehan, D., Panagiotopoulos, A.Z., Pryamitsyn, V., Ganesan, V., Ilavsky, J., Thiyagarajan, P., Colby, R.H. & Douglas, J.F.  (2009).  Anisotropic Self-Assembly of Spherical Polymer-Grafted Nanoparticles.  Nature Mater., 8, 354-359.
  2. Li, Y. & Benicewicz, B.C.  (2008).  Functionalization of Silica Nanoparticles via the Combination of Surface-initiated RAFT Polymerization and Click Reactions.  Macromolecules, 41, 7986-7992.
  3. Li, Y., Schadler, L.S. & Benicewicz, B.C.  (2008).  Surface and Particle Modification via the RAFT Process: Approach and Properties.  In Handbook of RAFT Polymerization, 423-453.  Wiley-VCH : Weinheim, Germany.
  4. Mader, J., Xiao, L., Schmidt, T. & Benicewicz, B.C.  (2008).  Polybenzimidazole/Acid Complexes as High Temperature Membranes.  In Advances in Polymer Science, Special Vol. Fuel Cells.  Springer-Verlag.
  5. Perry, K., Eisman, G.A. & Benicewicz, B.C.  (2008).  Electrochemical Hydrogen Pumping using a High temperature PBI Membrane.  J. Power Sources, 177, 478-484.
  6. Chen, R., Li, C. & Benicewicz, B.C.  (2007).  Reversible Addition-Fragmentation Chain Transfer Polymerization of 4-Anilinophyenyl(meth)acrylates.  A.C.S. Symp. Ser., 962, 54-68.
  7. Jayakody, J.R.P., Chung, S.H., Durantino, L., Zhang, H., Xiao, L., Benicewicz, B.C. & Greenbaum, S.G.  (2007).  NMR Studies of Mass Transport in High Acid Content Fuel Cell Membranes Based on Phosphoric Acid and Polybenzimidazole.  J. Electrochem. Soc., 154(2), B242-B246.
  8. Li., Y., Yang J. & Benicewicz, B.C.  (2007).  Well-Controlled Homopolymerization of 2-Azidoethyl Methacrylate at Near Room Temperature and Click Functionalization.  J. Polym. Sci.: Part A: Polym. Chem, 45, 4300-4308.
  9. Schadler, L.S., Kumar, S.K., Benicewicz, B.C., Lewis, S.L. & Harton, S.E.  (2007).  Designed Interfaces in Polymer Nanocomposites: A Fundamental Viewpoint.  MRS Bulletin, 32, 335-340.
  10. Bansal, A., Yang, H., Li, C., Benicewicz, B.C, Kumar, S.K. & Schadler, L.S.  (2006).  Controlling the Thermochemical Properties of Polymer Nanocomposites by Tailoring the Polymer-Particle Interface.  J. Polym. Sci., Part B: Polym. Phys., 44, 2944-2950.
  11. Li, C., Han, J., Ryu, C.Y. & Benicewicz, B.C.  (2006).  A Versatile Method to Prepare RAFT Agent Anchored Substrates and the Preparation of PMMA Grafted Nanoparticles.  Macromolecules, 39, 3175-3183.
  12. Lufaso, M. W., Macquart, R. B., Lee, Y., Vogt, T. & zur Loye, H.-C.  (2006).  Pressure Induced Octahedral Tilting Distortion in Ba2YTaO6.  Chem. Commun., 168-170.
  13. Ploehn, H. J. & Liu, C.  (2006).  Quantitative Analysis of Montmorillonite Platelet Size by Atomic Force Microscopy.  Industrial & Engineering Chemistry, 45, 7025-7034.
  14. Shogbon, C.B., Brousseau, J.-L., Zhang, H., Benicewicz, B.C. & Akpalu, Y.  (2006).  Determination of the Molecular Parameters and Studies of the Chain Conformation of Polybenzimidazole in DMAc/LiCl.  Macromolecules, 36(26), 9409-9418.
  15. Bansal, A., Yang, H., Li, C., Cho, K., Benicewicz, B.C., Kumar, S.K. & Schadler, L.S.  (2005).  Quantitative Equivalence Between Polymer Nanocomposites and Thin Polymer Films.  Nature Mater., 4, 693-698.
  16. Gemmill, W. R., Smith, M. D., Prozorov, R. & zur Loye, H.-C.  (2005).  Crystal Growth and Magnetic Properties of Lanthanide-Containing Osmium Double Perovskites, Ln2NaOsO6 (Ln = La, Pr, Nd).  Inorg. Chem., 44, 2639-2646.
  17. Gemmill, W. R., Smith, M. D., Mozharivsky, Y. A., Miller, G. J. & zur Loye, H.-C.  (2005).  Crystal Growth, Structural Transitions and Magnetic Properties of the Fluorite-Related Osmates: Sm3OsO7, Eu3OsO7 and Gd3OsO7.  Inorg. Chem., 44, 7047-7055.
  18. Gu, Y, Xie, H., Gao, J., Liu, D., Williams, C. T., Murphy, C. J. & H. J. Ploehn.  (2005).  AFM Characterization of Dendrimer-Stabilized Platinum Nanoparticles.  Langmuir 21(7), 3122-3131.
  19. Li, C. & Benicewicz, B.C.  (2005).  Synthesis of Well-defined Polymer Brushes Grafted onto Silica Nanoparticles via Surface Reversible Addition Fragmentation Chain Transfer Polymerization.  Macromolecules, 38(14), 5929-5936.
  20. Li, C. & Benicewicz, B.C.  (2005).  a-Cyanobenzyl Dithioester RAFT Agents for Controlled Radical Polymerizations.  J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem., 43, 1535-1543.
  21. Xiao, L., Zhang, H., Scanlon, E., Ramanathan, L.S., Choe, E.W., Rogers, D., Apple, T. & Benicewicz, B.C.  (2005).  High-Temperature Polybenzimidazoles for Fuel Cell Membranes via a Sol-Gel Process.  Chem. Mater., 17, 5328-5333.
  22. Xiao, L., Zhang, H., Jana, T., Scanlon, E., Chen, R., Choe, E.-W., Ramanathan, L.S., Yu, S. & Benicewicz, B.C.  (2005).  Synthesis and Characterization of Pyridine-Based Polybenzimidazoles for High Temperature Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell Applications.  Fuel Cells, 5(2), 287-295.
  23. Xie, H., Gu, Y. & Ploehn, H. J.  (2005).  Dendrimer-Mediated Synthesis of Platinum Nanoparticles: New Insights from Dialysis and AFM Measurements.  Nanotechnology 16(7), S492-S501.
  24. Stitzer, K. E., El Abed, A., Darriet, J. & zur Loye, H.-C.  (2004).  Crystal Growth and Structure Determination of Novel Barium Rhodates: Stepping Stones Towards 2H-BaRhO3.  J. Am. Chem. Soc., 126, 856-864.
  25. Davis, M. J., Smith, M. D., zur Loye, H.-C.  (2003).  (NaLa2)NaPtO6: The First 2H-Perovskite Related Oxide with a Rare Earth Cation on the A-site.  Inorg. Chem., 42, 6980-6982.
  26. Simon, P. P. & Ploehn, H. J. (100%).  (2000).  Modeling the Effect of Plasticizer on the Viscoelastic Response of Crosslinked Polymers Using the Tube-Junction Model.  Journal of Rheology 44(2), 169-183.
  27. Wang, J. Y. & Ploehn, H. J.  (1996).  Dynamic Mechanical Analysis of the Effect of Water on Glass Bead-Epoxy Composites.  Journal of Applied Polymer Science 59(2), 345-357.