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Research Output 1977 2019

2019
1 Citation (Scopus)
Soybean oil
Soybean Oil
Carbonates
soybean
Recovery
Polypropylenes
Polymer matrix
Nanocomposites
Polymers
Nanoparticles
1,3-xylenediamine
Polymers
divinyl benzene
Tuning
Oxides
8 Citations (Scopus)

Reprocessable Polyhydroxyurethane Network Composites: Effect of Filler Surface Functionality on Cross-link Density Recovery and Stress Relaxation

Chen, X., Li, L., Wei, T., Venerus, D. C. & Torkelson, J. M., Jan 16 2019, In : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 11, 2, p. 2398-2407 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stress relaxation
Fillers
Recovery
Polymers
Composite materials
1 Citation (Scopus)
Polybutadienes
Polydimethylsiloxane
Polymers
recovery
Recovery
2018
2 Citations (Scopus)

Remarkable glass transition breadths up to 120 K exhibited by block-gradient copolymers and by gradient copolymers plasticized by oligomer

Li, L., Marrou, S. R. & Torkelson, J. M., Aug 29 2018, In : Polymer. 151, p. 145-153 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oligomers
Glass transition
Copolymers
Styrene
Polystyrenes
8 Citations (Scopus)

Segmented Thermoplastic Polymers Synthesized by Thiol-Ene Click Chemistry: Examples of Thiol-Norbornene and Thiol-Maleimide Click Reactions

Jin, K., Leitsch, E. K., Chen, X., Heath, W. H. & Torkelson, J. M., May 22 2018, In : Macromolecules. 51, 10, p. 3620-3631 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sulfhydryl Compounds
Thermoplastics
Polymers
Dynamic mechanical analysis
Elastomers
1 Citation (Scopus)

Tenfold increase in the photostability of an azobenzene guest in vapor-deposited glass mixtures

Qiu, Y., Antony, L. W., Torkelson, J. M., De Pablo, J. J. & Ediger, M. D., Nov 28 2018, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 149, 20, 204503.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photoisomerization
Vapors
vapors
Glass
glass
12 Citations (Scopus)

Vitrimers Designed Both to Strongly Suppress Creep and to Recover Original Cross-Link Density after Reprocessing: Quantitative Theory and Experiments

Li, L., Chen, X., Jin, K. & Torkelson, J. M., Aug 14 2018, In : Macromolecules. 51, 15, p. 5537-5546 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Creep
Experiments
Recovery
Creep resistance
Stress relaxation
2017
3 Citations (Scopus)

Bulk physical aging behavior of cross-linked polystyrene compared to its linear precursor: Effects of cross-linking and aging temperature

Jin, K., Li, L. & Torkelson, J. M., Apr 21 2017, In : Polymer. 115, p. 197-203 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polystyrenes
Aging of materials
Temperature
Isothermal annealing
Ellipsometry
15 Citations (Scopus)

Combined Effects of Carbonate and Soft-Segment Molecular Structures on the Nanophase Separation and Properties of Segmented Polyhydroxyurethane

Beniah, G., Chen, X., Uno, B. E., Liu, K., Leitsch, E. K., Jeon, J., Heath, W. H., Scheidt, K. A. & Torkelson, J. M., Apr 25 2017, In : Macromolecules. 50, 8, p. 3193-3203 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

divinyl benzene
Carbonates
Molecular structure
Acrylonitrile
Polybutadienes
3 Citations (Scopus)

Enhanced glass transition temperature of low molecular weight poly(methyl methacrylate) by initiator fragments located at chain ends

Zhang, L. & Torkelson, J. M., Jul 28 2017, In : Polymer. 122, p. 194-199 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polymethyl Methacrylate
Polymethyl methacrylates
Benzoyl Peroxide
Benzoyl peroxide
Molecular weight
4 Citations (Scopus)
Polystyrenes
Wetting
Polymers
Molecular weight
Hydrophilicity
3 Citations (Scopus)

Functionalization of hydroxyl groups in segmented polyhydroxyurethane eliminates nanophase separation

Beniah, G., Heath, W. H. & Torkelson, J. M., Oct 15 2017, In : Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry. 55, 20, p. 3347-3351 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

X ray scattering
Hydroxyl Radical
divinyl benzene
Dynamic mechanical analysis
Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
8 Citations (Scopus)

Molecular weight dependence of the intrinsic size effect on Tg in AAO template-supported polymer nanorods: A DSC study

Askar, S., Wei, T., Tan, A. W. & Torkelson, J. M., May 28 2017, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 146, 20, 203323.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aluminum Oxide
Polystyrenes
Nanorods
nanorods
molecular weight
20 Citations (Scopus)

Non-Isocyanate Polyurethane Thermoplastic Elastomer: Amide-Based Chain Extender Yields Enhanced Nanophase Separation and Properties in Polyhydroxyurethane

Beniah, G., Fortman, D. J., Heath, W. H., Dichtel, W. & Torkelson, J. M., Jun 13 2017, In : Macromolecules. 50, 11, p. 4425-4434 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diamide
Thermoplastic elastomers
Diamines
Polyurethanes
Polyethylene oxides
3 Citations (Scopus)

On studying asymmetric membranes made from polymethylmethacrylate/xylene by the thermal-inversion method

Tsai, F. J. & Torkelson, J. M., Jan 1 2017, PROGRESS IN CLINICAL AND BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH. BIOLOGICAL AND SYNTHETIC MEMBRANES, NEW YORK, U.S.A., ALAN R. LISS INC.. New York, U.S.A., Alan R. Liss Inc, Vol. 292 , 1989. p. 119-128 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Xylene
Membranes
Phase separation
Microstructure
Hot Temperature
19 Citations (Scopus)

Polystyrene-Grafted Silica Nanoparticles: Investigating the Molecular Weight Dependence of Glass Transition and Fragility Behavior

Askar, S., Li, L. & Torkelson, J. M., Feb 28 2017, In : Macromolecules. 50, 4, p. 1589-1598 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polystyrenes
Brushes
Silicon Dioxide
Glass transition
Molecular weight
24 Citations (Scopus)
Carbonates
Recovery
Polyurethanes
Polymers
Monomers
8 Citations (Scopus)

Stiffness Gradients in Glassy Polymer Model Nanocomposites: Comparisons of Quantitative Characterization by Fluorescence Spectroscopy and Atomic Force Microscopy

Zhang, M., Askar, S., Torkelson, J. M. & Brinson, L. C., Jul 25 2017, In : Macromolecules. 50, 14, p. 5447-5458 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fluorescence spectroscopy
Atomic force microscopy
Nanocomposites
Polymers
Stiffness
15 Citations (Scopus)

Suppression of the Fragility-Confinement Effect via Low Molecular Weight Cyclic or Ring Polymer Topology

Zhang, L., Elupula, R., Grayson, S. M. & Torkelson, J. M., Feb 14 2017, In : Macromolecules. 50, 3, p. 1147-1154 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polymers
Molecular weight
Topology
Polystyrenes
Spectroscopic ellipsometry
4 Citations (Scopus)
Polystyrenes
Ellipsometry
Polyphenylene oxides
Fluorescence
Oxides
22 Citations (Scopus)

Tuning nanophase separation behavior in segmented polyhydroxyurethane via judicious choice of soft segment

Beniah, G., Uno, B. E., Lan, T., Jeon, J., Heath, W. H., Scheidt, K. A. & Torkelson, J. M., Feb 10 2017, In : Polymer. 110, p. 218-227 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acrylonitrile
Polybutadienes
Tuning
divinyl benzene
Oxides
14 Citations (Scopus)

Tuning the properties of segmented polyhydroxyurethanes via chain extender structure

Beniah, G., Heath, W. H., Jeon, J. & Torkelson, J. M., Dec 5 2017, In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 134, 45, 44942.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Norbornanes
Tuning
divinyl benzene
Tensile strength
Dynamic mechanical analysis
2016
2 Citations (Scopus)

A Combined Computational and Experimental Study of Copolymerization Propagation Kinetics for 1-Ethylcyclopentyl methacrylate and Methyl methacrylate

Zhang, G., Zhang, L., Gao, H., Konstantinov, I. A., Arturo, S. G., Yu, D., Torkelson, J. M. & Broadbelt, L. J., May 1 2016, In : Macromolecular Theory and Simulations. 25, 3, p. 263-273 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methacrylates
copolymerization
Copolymerization
trimers
Kinetics
19 Citations (Scopus)

Direct Use of Natural Antioxidant-rich Agro-wastes as Thermal Stabilizer for Polymer: Processing and Recycling

Iyer, K. A., Zhang, L. & Torkelson, J. M., Mar 7 2016, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering. 4, 3, p. 881-889 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stabilizers (agents)
Low density polyethylenes
Polyethylene
Antioxidants
antioxidant
12 Citations (Scopus)

Dramatic Tunability of the Glass Transition Temperature and Fragility of Low Molecular Weight Polystyrene by Initiator Fragments Located at Chain Ends

Zhang, L., Marsiglio, J. A., Lan, T. & Torkelson, J. M., Mar 22 2016, In : Macromolecules. 49, 6, p. 2387-2398 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polystyrenes
Molecular weight
Free radical polymerization
Acids
Glass transition temperature
15 Citations (Scopus)
Polystyrenes
Polymers
Ellipsometry
Differential scanning calorimetry
Macromolecules
29 Citations (Scopus)
Brushes
Polymers
Polystyrenes
polycarbonate
Substrates
19 Citations (Scopus)
Waste paper
Polypropylenes
Crystallization
Fillers
Composite materials
9 Citations (Scopus)

Hybrid thiol-acrylate-epoxy polymer networks: Comparison of one-pot synthesis with sequential reactions and shape memory properties

Dhulst, E. A., Heath, W. H. & Torkelson, J. M., Jul 25 2016, In : Polymer. 96, p. 198-204 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Shape memory effect
Sulfhydryl Compounds
Polymers
Epoxy Compounds
Molecular weight

Influence of carbonate molecular structures on the morphology and properties of non-isocyanate, segmented polyhydroxyurethane copolymers

Beniah, G., Uno, B. E., Heath, W., Scheidt, K. A. & Torkelson, J. M., Jan 1 2016, Materials Engineering and Sciences Division 2016 - Core Programming Area at the 2016 AIChE Annual Meeting. AIChE, Vol. 2. p. 981-982 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Carbonates
Molecular structure
Copolymers
35 Citations (Scopus)

Major Impact of Cyclic Chain Topology on the Tg-Confinement Effect of Supported Thin Films of Polystyrene

Zhang, L., Elupula, R., Grayson, S. M. & Torkelson, J. M., Jan 12 2016, In : Macromolecules. 49, 1, p. 257-268 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polystyrenes
Topology
Thin films
Ellipsometry
Substrates
38 Citations (Scopus)

Nonisocyanate Thermoplastic Polyhydroxyurethane Elastomers via Cyclic Carbonate Aminolysis: Critical Role of Hydroxyl Groups in Controlling Nanophase Separation

Leitsch, E. K., Beniah, G., Liu, K., Lan, T., Heath, W. H., Scheidt, K. A. & Torkelson, J. M., Apr 19 2016, In : ACS Macro Letters. 5, 4, p. 424-429 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thermoplastic elastomers
Carbonates
Hydroxyl Radical
Hydrogen bonds
Thermoplastics
35 Citations (Scopus)

Novel thermoplastic polyhydroxyurethane elastomers as effective damping materials over broad temperature ranges

Beniah, G., Liu, K., Heath, W. H., Miller, M. D., Scheidt, K. A. & Torkelson, J. M., Nov 1 2016, In : European Polymer Journal. 84, p. 770-783 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thermoplastic elastomers
divinyl benzene
elastomers
Dynamic mechanical analysis
X ray scattering
25 Citations (Scopus)

Phase-Separated Thiol-Epoxy-Acrylate Hybrid Polymer Networks with Controlled Cross-Link Density Synthesized by Simultaneous Thiol-Acrylate and Thiol-Epoxy Click Reactions

Jin, K., Wilmot, N., Heath, W. H. & Torkelson, J. M., Jun 14 2016, In : Macromolecules. 49, 11, p. 4115-4123 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sulfhydryl Compounds
Polymers
Hybrid materials
Dynamic mechanical analysis
Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy
21 Citations (Scopus)

Poly(methyl methacrylate) nanotubes in AAO templates: Designing nanotube thickness and characterizing the Tg-confinement effect by DSC

Tan, A. W. & Torkelson, J. M., Jan 15 2016, In : Polymer. 82, p. 327-336 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aluminum Oxide
Polymethyl Methacrylate
Polymethyl methacrylates
Nanotubes
Differential scanning calorimetry
24 Citations (Scopus)

Polyurethane/polyhydroxyurethane hybrid polymers and their applications as adhesive bonding agents

Leitsch, E. K., Heath, W. H. & Torkelson, J. M., Jan 1 2016, In : International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives. 64, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyurethanes
Adhesives
Polymers
Isocyanates
Aluminum
27 Citations (Scopus)

Recyclable Crosslinked Polymer Networks via One-Step Controlled Radical Polymerization

Jin, K., Li, L. & Torkelson, J. M., Jan 1 2016, In : Advanced Materials. p. 6746-6750 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Free radical polymerization
Polymers
16 Citations (Scopus)
Polystyrenes
Fluorescence
Stiffness
Substrates
Methacrylates

Tuning nanophase separation behavior in segmented polyhydroxyurethanes via judicious choice of soft segment

Beniah, G., Uno, B. E., Lan, T., Heath, W., Scheidt, K. A. & Torkelson, J. M., Jan 1 2016, Materials Engineering and Sciences Division 2016 - Core Programming Area at the 2016 AIChE Annual Meeting. AIChE, Vol. 2. p. 605-606 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Polyurethanes
Tuning
Elastomers
Molecules
Urethane
9 Citations (Scopus)

Tuning the Tg-confinement effect in thin polymer films via minute levels of residual surfactant which "cap" the free surface

Chen, L. & Torkelson, J. M., Mar 22 2016, In : Polymer. 87, p. 226-235 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polymer films
Surface-Active Agents
Surface active agents
Tuning
Thin films
2015
52 Citations (Scopus)

Cellulose nanocrystal/polyolefin biocomposites prepared by solid-state shear pulverization: Superior dispersion leading to synergistic property enhancements

Iyer, K. A., Schueneman, G. T. & Torkelson, J. M., Jan 15 2015, In : Polymer. 56, p. 464-475 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyolefins
Cellulose
Nanocrystals
Low density polyethylenes
Polyethylene
33 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of polyolefin biocomposites prepared with waste cardboard, microcrystalline cellulose, and cellulose nanocrystals via solid-state shear pulverization

Iyer, K. A., Flores, A. M. & Torkelson, J. M., Aug 18 2015, In : Polymer. 75, p. 78-87 10 p., 18049.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polypropylenes
Polyolefins
Cellulose
Nanocrystals
Low density polyethylenes
34 Citations (Scopus)

Cooperative catalysis of cyclic carbonate ring opening: Application towards non-isocyanate polyurethane materials

Lombardo, V. M., Dhulst, E. A., Leitsch, E. K., Wilmot, N., Heath, W. H., Gies, A. P., Miller, M. D., Torkelson, J. M. & Scheidt, K. A., May 1 2015, In : European Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2015, 13, p. 2791-2795 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyurethanes
Carbonates
Catalysis
catalysis
carbonates
13 Citations (Scopus)
Polyolefins
Extrusion
Composite materials
Polymers
Polypropylenes
7 Citations (Scopus)
polymer blends
Coarsening
Polymer blends
shear
solid state
37 Citations (Scopus)
Polypropylenes
Surface treatment
Fillers
Nanocomposites
Polymers
11 Citations (Scopus)
Polystyrenes
Polymers
Molecular weight
Thin films
Free radical polymerization
30 Citations (Scopus)

Kinetics of multifunctional thiol-epoxy click reactions studied by differential scanning calorimetry: Effects of catalysis and functionality

Jin, K., Heath, W. H. & Torkelson, J. M., Dec 16 2015, In : Polymer. 81, p. 70-78 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sulfhydryl Compounds
Reaction kinetics
Catalysis
Differential scanning calorimetry
Catalysts