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Research Output

2015
7 Scopus citations
42 Scopus citations
12 Scopus citations

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

32 Scopus citations

Measuring interphase stiffening effects in styrene-based polymeric thin films

Wood, C. D., Chen, L., Burkhart, C., Putz, K. W., Torkelson, J. M. & Brinson, L. C., Sep 28 2015, In : Polymer. 75, p. 161-167 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Novel synthesis of branched polypropylene via solid-state shear pulverization

Diop, M. F. & Torkelson, J. M., Mar 9 2015, In : Polymer. 60, p. 77-87 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Residual stress relaxation and stiffness in spin-coated polymer films: Characterization by ellipsometry and fluorescence

Askar, S., Evans, C. M. & Torkelson, J. M., Oct 12 2015, In : Polymer. 76, p. 113-122 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Role of neighboring domains in determining the magnitude and direction of Tg-confinement effects in binary, immiscible polymer systems

Evans, C. M., Kim, S., Roth, C. B., Priestley, R. D., Broadbelt, L. J. & Torkelson, J. M., Dec 2 2015, In : Polymer. 80, p. 180-187 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations
30 Scopus citations
27 Scopus citations
22 Scopus citations
2014
41 Scopus citations
34 Scopus citations

Polymer-Graphite Nanocomposites Via Solid-State Shear Pulverization

Torkelson, J., May 27 2014, Patent No. 8734696

Research output: Patent

Superior dispersion and property enhancements in nanocrystalline cellulose-polyolefin, biocomposites prepared via solid-state shear pulverization

Iyer, K., Schueneman, G. & Torkelson, J., Jan 1 2014, Materials Engineering and Sciences Division 2014 - Core Programming Area at the 2014 AIChE Annual Meeting. AIChE, p. 491-493 3 p.

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

Superior dispersion and property enhancements in nanocrystalline cellulose-polyolefin biocomposites prepared via solid-state shear pulverization

Iyer, K., Schueneman, G. & Torkelson, J., Jan 1 2014, Materials Engineering and Sciences Division 2014 - Core Programming Area at the 2014 AIChE Annual Meeting. AIChE, p. 721-723 3 p. (Materials Engineering and Sciences Division 2014 - Core Programming Area at the 2014 AIChE Annual Meeting).

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

Tunable synergistic property enhancements in green polypropylene composites with waste paper and cardboard via solid-state shear pulverization: Size reduction and dispersion

Iyer, K. A., Flores, A. M., Brunner, P. J. & Torkelson, J. M., Jan 1 2014, p. 739-743. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Tuning the wall thickness of templated polystyrene nanotubes produced from melt infiltration

Tan, A. & Torkelson, J. M., Jan 1 2014, Nanoscale Science and Engineering Forum 2014 - Core Programming Area at the 2014 AIChE Annual Meeting. AIChE, p. 387-388 2 p. (Nanoscale Science and Engineering Forum 2014 - Core Programming Area at the 2014 AIChE Annual Meeting).

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

48 Scopus citations
2013

Effective blending of ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene with polyethylene via solid-state shear pulverization

Diop, M. F. & Torkelson, J. M., Jan 1 2013, 71st Annual Technical Conference of the Society of Plastics Engineers 2013, ANTEC 2013. Society of Plastics Engineers, Vol. 1. p. 152-156 5 p.

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

1 Scopus citations

Ester functionalization of polypropylene via controlled decomposition of benzoyl peroxide during solid-state shear pulverization

Diop, M. F. & Torkelson, J. M., Oct 8 2013, In : Macromolecules. 46, 19, p. 7834-7844 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Fragility is a key parameter in determining the magnitude of T g-confinement effects in polymer films

Evans, C. M., Deng, H., Jager, W. F. & Torkelson, J. M., Aug 13 2013, In : Macromolecules. 46, 15, p. 6091-6103 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

97 Scopus citations

Fragility plays a key role in determining the magnitude of the Tg-confinement effect in polymer films

Torkelson, J. M., Evans, C. M. & Deng, H., 2013, Engineering Sciences and Fundamentals 2013 - Core Programming Area at the 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting: Global Challenges for Engineering a Sustainable Future. AIChE, p. 514-515 2 p. (Engineering Sciences and Fundamentals 2013 - Core Programming Area at the 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting: Global Challenges for Engineering a Sustainable Future; vol. 1).

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

Maleic anhydride functionalization of polypropylene with suppressed molecular weight reduction via solid-state shear pulverization

Diop, M. F. & Torkelson, J. M., Jul 19 2013, In : Polymer. 54, 16, p. 4143-4154 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations
23 Scopus citations

Polymer physics of poled polymers for second-order nonlinear optics

Lackritz, H. S. & Torkelson, J. M., Oct 22 2013, Molecular Nonlinear Optics: Materials, Physics, and Devices. Elsevier Ltd, p. 339-377 39 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Simultaneous determination of critical micelle temperature and micelle core glass transition temperature of block copolymer-solvent systems via pyrene-label fluorescence

Evans, C. M., Henderson, K. J., Saathoff, J. D., Shull, K. R. & Torkelson, J. M., May 28 2013, In : Macromolecules. 46, 10, p. 4131-4140 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2012
15 Scopus citations

Ester functionalization and structural modification of polypropylene via solid-state shear pulverization

Diop, J. M. & Torkelson, J. M., Sep 10 2012, 70th Annual Technical Conference of the Society of Plastics Engineers 2012, ANTEC 2012. p. 793-796 4 p. (Annual Technical Conference - ANTEC, Conference Proceedings; vol. 1).

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

Imaging of phase segregation in gradient copolymers: Island and hole surface topography

Mok, M. M. & Torkelson, J. M., Feb 1 2012, In : Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics. 50, 3, p. 189-197 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations
16 Scopus citations

Modulus, confinement, and temperature effects on surface capillary wave dynamics in bilayer polymer films near the glass transition

Evans, C. M., Narayanan, S., Jiang, Z. & Torkelson, J. M., Jul 17 2012, In : Physical Review Letters. 109, 3, 038302.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Scopus citations

Novel green polymer composites: Major enhancements in the crystallization kinetics of poly(lactic acid) and mechanical properties of polypropylene created via solid-state shear pulverization

Brunner, P. J., Torkelson, J. M. & Kane, N., Aug 20 2012, Technical Proceedings of the 2012 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Expo, NSTI-Nanotech 2012. p. 732-735 4 p. (Technical Proceedings of the 2012 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Expo, NSTI-Nanotech 2012).

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

Overcoming technological issues associated with color additives in polymers via solid-state shear pulverization

Brunner, P. J. & Torkelson, J. M., Sep 10 2012, 70th Annual Technical Conference of the Society of Plastics Engineers 2012, ANTEC 2012. p. 371-375 5 p. (Annual Technical Conference - ANTEC, Conference Proceedings; vol. 1).

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

Overcoming technological issues associated with color additives in rotational molding via SSSP

Brunner, P. J. & Torkelson, J. M., Oct 1 2012, In : Plastics Engineering. 68, 9, p. 28-34 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Overcoming the achilles' heel of processing of polymer nanocomposites: Achieving well-dispersed polymer-graphite, polymer-carbon nanotube, polymer-carbon nanofiber, and polymer-graphene nanocomposites with major property enhancements by solid-state shear pulverization

Torkelson, J. M., Brunner, P. J. & Kane, N., Aug 20 2012, Technical Proceedings of the 2012 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Expo, NSTI-Nanotech 2012. p. 556-559 4 p.

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

Polymer-Graphite Nanocomposites Via Solid-State Shear Pulverization

Torkelson, J., Nov 6 2012, Patent No. 8303876

Research output: Patent

Processing-structure-property relationships in solid-state shear pulverization: Parametric study with neat polypropylene

Wakabayashi, K., Clark, J. T., Brunner, P. J. & Torkelson, J. M., Sep 10 2012, 70th Annual Technical Conference of the Society of Plastics Engineers 2012, ANTEC 2012. p. 1165-1169 5 p. (Annual Technical Conference - ANTEC, Conference Proceedings; vol. 2).

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

Processing-structure-property relationships in solid-state shear pulverization: Parametric study of specific energy

Brunner, P. J., Clark, J. T., Torkelson, J. M. & Wakabayashi, K., Jul 1 2012, In : Polymer Engineering and Science. 52, 7, p. 1555-1564 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations

Shear-induced orientation in well-exfoliated polystyrene/clay nanocomposites

Dykes, L. M. C., Torkelson, J. M. & Burghardt, W. R., Feb 14 2012, In : Macromolecules. 45, 3, p. 1622-1630 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations
2011
86 Scopus citations

Dramatic effects of nanoscale confinement on glass transition temperature (Tg) in polymers: Perturbing the Tg by 50-100 K in supported and free-standing films and by the presence of neighboring layers of other polymers

Torkelson, J. M., Jan 1 2011, Materials Engineering and Sciences Division - Core Programming Topic at the 2011 AIChE Annual Meeting. AIChE, 1 p. (Materials Engineering and Sciences Division - Core Programming Topic at the 2011 AIChE Annual Meeting; vol. 1).

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

Effect of gradient sequencing on copolymer order-disorder transitions: Phase behavior of styrene/ n -butyl acrylate block and gradient copolymers

Mok, M. M., Ellison, C. J. & Torkelson, J. M., Aug 9 2011, In : Macromolecules. 44, 15, p. 6220-6226 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations

Effects of monomer structure and chain architecture on glass transition breadth in homopolymers, random copolymers, gradient copolymers and copolymer blends

Marrou, S. R., Wundrow, S. M. & Torkelson, J. M., Jan 1 2011, Materials Engineering and Sciences Division - Core Programming Topic at the 2011 AIChE Annual Meeting. AIChE, p. 111-112 2 p. (Materials Engineering and Sciences Division - Core Programming Topic at the 2011 AIChE Annual Meeting; vol. 1).

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

Glass transition temperature of a component near infinite dilution in binary polymer blends: Determination via fluorescence spectroscopy

Evans, C. M., Sandoval, R. W. & Torkelson, J. M., Sep 13 2011, In : Macromolecules. 44, 17, p. 6645-6648 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Microcrystalline cellulose composites of poly(lactic acid)/poly(ethylene glycol) or polypropylene created via solid-state shear pulverization

Brunner, P. J. & Torkelson, J. M., Aug 22 2011, 69th Annual Technical Conference of the Society of Plastics Engineers 2011, ANTEC 2011. Vol. 1. p. 655-660 6 p.

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