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2007
66 Scopus citations
84 Scopus citations

Model polymer nanocomposites provide an understanding of confinement effects in real nanocomposites

Rittigstein, P., Priestley, R. D., Broadbelt, L. J. & Torkelson, J. M., Apr 2007, In : Nature materials. 6, 4, p. 278-282 5 p.

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493 Scopus citations

Polyethylene/starch blends with enhanced oxygen barrier and mechanical properties: Effect of granule morphology damage by solid-state shear pulverization

Walker, A. M., Tao, Y. & Torkelson, J. M., Feb 9 2007, In : Polymer. 48, 4, p. 1066-1074 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

58 Scopus citations
87 Scopus citations
2006

Achievement of quasi-nanostructured polymer blends by solid-state shear pulverization and compatibilization by gradient copolymer addition

Tao, Y., Kim, J. & Torkelson, J. M., Sep 7 2006, In : Polymer. 47, 19, p. 6773-6781 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

90 Scopus citations
84 Scopus citations
320 Scopus citations
27 Scopus citations
71 Scopus citations

Uniquely broad glass transition temperatures of gradient copolymers relative to random and block copolymers containing repulsive comonomers

Kim, J., Mok, M. M., Sandoval, R. W., Woo, D. J. & Torkelson, J. M., Sep 5 2006, In : Macromolecules. 39, 18, p. 6152-6160 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

128 Scopus citations
2005

Binary mixture pyrolysis of polypropylene and polystyrene: A modeling and experimental study

Kruse, T. M., Levine, S. E., Wong, H. W., Duoss, E., Lebovitz, A. H., Torkelson, J. M. & Broadbelt, L. J., Jun 2005, In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 73, 2, p. 342-354 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations
34 Scopus citations
250 Scopus citations

Materials Science: Structural relaxation of polymer glasses at surfaces, interfaces, and in between

Priestley, R. D., Ellison, C. J., Broadbelt, L. J. & Torkelson, J. M., Jul 15 2005, In : Science. 309, 5733, p. 456-459 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

552 Scopus citations
102 Scopus citations

Polymer blend compatibilization by gradient copolymer addition dining melt processing: Stabilization of dispersed phase to static coarsening

Kim, J., Gray, M. K., Zhou, H., Nguyen, S. & Torkelson, J. M., Feb 22 2005, In : Macromolecules. 38, 4, p. 1037-1040 4 p.

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97 Scopus citations

Porod scattering study of coarsening in immiscible polymer blends

Brinker, K. L., Lebovitz, A. H., Torkelson, J. M. & Burghardt, W. R., Dec 1 2005, In : Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics. 43, 23, p. 3413-3420 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2004
12 Scopus citations
41 Scopus citations

Dramatic reduction of the effect of nanoconfinement on the glass transition of polymer films via addition of small-molecule diluent

Ellison, C. J., Ruszkowski, R. L., Fredin, N. J. & Torkelson, J. M., Mar 5 2004, In : Physical review letters. 92, 9, p. 095702-1-095702-4 095702.

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127 Scopus citations

In situ monitoring of sorption and drying of polymer films and coatings: Self-referencing, nearly temperature-independent fluorescence sensors

Ellison, C. J., Miller, K. E. & Torkelson, J. M., Apr 2004, In : Polymer. 45, 8, p. 2623-2632 10 p.

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22 Scopus citations
15 Scopus citations

Monohydroxy-Hydrazone-Functionalized Thermally Crosslinked Polymers for Nonlinear Optics

Singh, R. K., Stoffer, J. O., Flaim, T. D., Hall, D. B. & Torkelson, J. M., Apr 15 2004, In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 92, 2, p. 770-781 12 p.

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4 Scopus citations

Synthesis and functionalization of ROMP-based gradient copolymers of 5-substituted norbornenes

Dettmer, C. M., Gray, M. K., Torkelson, J. M. & Nguyen, S. B. T., Jul 27 2004, In : Macromolecules. 37, 15, p. 5504-5512 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

51 Scopus citations
84 Scopus citations
2003

Interpolymer radical coupling reactions during sonication of polymer solutions

Lebovitz, A. H., Gray, M. K., Chen, A. C. & Torkelson, J. M., Apr 11 2003, In : Polymer. 44, 10, p. 2823-2828 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Limitations in the synthesis of high molecular weight polymers via nitroxide-mediated controlled radical polymerization: Modeling studies

Kruse, T. M., Souleimonova, R., Cho, A., Gray, M. K., Torkelson, J. M. & Broadbelt, L. J., Oct 7 2003, In : Macromolecules. 36, 20, p. 7812-7823 12 p.

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39 Scopus citations

Limitations in the synthesis of high molecular weight polymers via nitroxide-mediated controlled radical polymerization: Experimental studies

Gray, M. K., Zhou, H., Nguyen, S. & Torkelson, J. M., Jul 29 2003, In : Macromolecules. 36, 15, p. 5792-5797 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

The distribution of glass-transition temperatures in nanoscopically confined glass formers

Ellison, C. J. & Torkelson, J. M., Oct 2003, In : Nature materials. 2, 10, p. 695-700 6 p.

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926 Scopus citations

Confinement and processing effects on glass transition temperature and physical aging in ultrathin polymer films: Novel fluorescence measurements

Ellison, C. J., Kim, S. D., Hall, D. B. & Torkelson, J. M., May 1 2002, In : European Physical Journal E. 8, 2, p. 155-166 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

148 Scopus citations
16 Scopus citations

Influence of cure via network structure on mechanical properties of a free-radical polymerizing thermoset

Ganglani, M., Carr, S. H. & Torkelson, J. M., Mar 1 2002, In : Polymer. 43, 9, p. 2747-2760 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations

In situ block copolymer formation during solid-state shear pulverization: An explanation for blend compatibilization via interpolymer radical reactions

Lebovitz, A. H., Khait, K. & Torkelson, J. M., Dec 17 2002, In : Macromolecules. 35, 26, p. 9716-9722 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 Scopus citations
65 Scopus citations

Relationship between chain length and the concentration dependence of polymer and oligomer self-diffusion in solution

Chekal, B. P. & Torkelson, J. M., Oct 8 2002, In : Macromolecules. 35, 21, p. 8126-8138 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Self-referencing fluorescence sensor for monitoring conversion of nonisothermal polymerization and nanoscale mixing of resin components

Quirin, J. C. & Torkelson, J. M., Dec 6 2002, In : Polymer. 44, 2, p. 423-432 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Sensing the glass transition in thin and ultrathin polymer films via fluorescence probes and labels

Ellison, C. J. & Torkelson, J. M., Dec 15 2002, In : Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics. 40, 24, p. 2745-2758 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

125 Scopus citations

Stabilization of dispersed phase to static coarsening: Polymer blend compatibilization via solid-state shear pulverization

Lebovitz, A. H., Khait, K. & Torkelson, J. M., Nov 5 2002, In : Macromolecules. 35, 23, p. 8672-8675 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

84 Scopus citations

Sub-micron dispersed-phase particle size in polymer blends: Overcoming the Taylor limit via solid-state shear pulverization

Lebovitz, A. H., Khait, K. & Torkelson, J. M., Nov 22 2002, In : Polymer. 44, 1, p. 199-206 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Scopus citations
2001

Trace levels of mechanochemical effects in pulverized polyolefins

Ganglani, M., Torkelson, J. M., Carr, S. H. & Khait, K., Apr 25 2001, In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 80, 4, p. 671-679 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations
2000
13 Scopus citations

Efficient mixing of polymer blends of extreme viscosity ratio: Elimination of phase inversion via solid-state shear pulverization

Furgiuele, N., Lebovitz, A. H., Khait, K. & Torkelson, J. M., Jan 1 2000, In : Polymer Engineering and Science. 40, 6, p. 1447-1457 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Scopus citations

Large enhancement of second harmonic generation in polymer films by microcavities

Cao, H., Hall, D. B., Torkelson, J. M. & Cao, C. Q., Jan 31 2000, In : Applied Physics Letters. 76, 5, p. 538-540 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Scopus citations

Novel strategy for polymer blend compatibilization: Solid-state shear pulverization

Furgiuele, N., Lebovitz, A. H., Khait, K. & Torkelson, J. M., Jan 1 2000, In : Macromolecules. 33, 2, p. 225-228 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

109 Scopus citations
1999
13 Scopus citations

Modeling insight into the diffusion-limited cause of the gel effect in free radical polymerization

O'Neil, G. A. & Torkelson, J. M., Jan 26 1999, In : Macromolecules. 32, 2, p. 411-422 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

71 Scopus citations

Solid-state shear pulverization of plastics: A green recycling process

Khait, K. & Torkelson, J. M., Jan 1 1999, In : Polymer - Plastics Technology and Engineering. 38, 3, p. 445-457 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 Scopus citations