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.