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Interface Design in Polymer Nanocomposites
Publications
  • “Glass transition temperature changes of polymer nanocomposites comprised of finely dispersed ZnO quantum dots1” M. Wong, R. Tsuji, H.J. Sue, and S. Nutt, Soft Matter,6 [16] (2010) 4482-4490. DOI
     
  • “Effects of organophilic modified attapulgite nano-rods on thermal and mechanical behavior of segmented polyurethane elastomers1” C-H. Wang, Y-T Shieh, G. Guo, S. Nutt, Polymer Composites,31 [11]1890-1898 (2010). DOI
     
  • “Single-Layer Graphene Nanosheets with Controlled Grafting of Polymer Chains1” M Fang, H Lu, Y Yang, and S Nutt, J Amer Chem Soc,20 (2009) 1982-1992. DOI
     
  • “Covalent Polymer Functionalization of Graphene Nanosheets and Mechanical Properties of Composites” Ming Fang,Kaigang Wang,Hongbin Lu,Yuliang Yang,and Steven Nutt, J Mater Chem 19 (2009) 7098-7105 DOI
     
  • “Basalt Fiber - Epoxy Laminates with Functionalized Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes" Wei Chen, Hongbin Shen, Maria L Auad, Steven R. Nutt, Compos. A 40 [8] 1082-1089 (2009) DOI.
     
  • “Hybrid Network Structure and Mechanical Properties of Rod-Like Silicate/Cyanate EsterNanocomposites” Y. Pan, Y. Xu, L. An, H. Lu, Y. Yang, W. Chen, and S. Nutt, Macromolecules 41 [23] (2008) 9245-9258 DOI
     
  • The Influence of Functionalized MWCNT Reinforcement on the Thermomechanical Properties and Morphology of Epoxy Nanocomposites” W. Chen, H. Lu, and S. Nutt, Compos. Sci. & Tech. 68 [12](2008) 2535-2542 DOI
     
  • “Synthesis and characterization of organically modified attapulgite/polyurethane nanocomposites” C-H Wang, M.L. Auad, N.E. Marcovich, and S. Nutt, J App Polymer Sci 109 [4] (2008) 2562-2570. DOI
     
  • “Characterization of Nano-Cellulose Reinforced Shape Memory Polyurethanes,” M. L. Auad, V. S. Contos, S. Nutt, M.I. Aranguen, and N.E. Marcovich, Polymer International 57 [4] (2008) 651-659. DOI
     
  • “Synthesis and Properties of Epoxy-Phenolic Clay Nanocomposites” M.L. Auad, S.R. Nutt, V. Pettarin, and P. Frontini eXPRESS Polymer Letters 1 [9] (2007) 629-639. DOI
     
  • “Cellulose Micro/nanocrystals Reinforced Polyurethane,” N. Marcovich, L. Auad, S. Nutt, J. Mater. Res., 21 [4] (2006) 870-881. DOI
     
  • “Improving the Dispersion and Flexural Strength of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes - Stiff Epoxy Composites throughβ-HydroxyesterSurface Functionalization Coupled with the Anionic Homopolymerization of the Epoxy Matrix” W. Chen, M.L. Auad, R.J.J. Williams, and S.R. Nutt, Europ. Polymer Journal 42 [10] (2006)2765-2772.DOI
     
  • “Rodlike Silicate-Epoxy Nanocomposites” H. Lu, H. Shen, Z. Song, K.S. Shing, W. Tao, and S.R. Nutt, Macromolecular Rapid Comm., 26 [18] (2005) 1445-1450.DOI
     
  • “Enthalpy Relaxation of Layered Silicate-Epoxy Nanocomposites,” H. Lu and S.R. Nutt, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 204 (2003) 1832-1841.
     
  • Restricted Relaxation in Polymer Nanocomposites near Glass Transition” H. Lu and S.R. Nutt, Macromolecules 36 (2003) 4010-4016.




     
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