Works (29)

Updated: May 28th, 2024 10:44

2024 journal article

Aquatic biodegradation of poly(β-hydroxybutyrate) in polylactic acid and maleic anhydride blended fibers

JOURNAL OF POLYMER RESEARCH, 31(4).

By: S. Kwon n, M. Zambrano n, J. Pawlak n, E. Ford n & R. Venditti n

author keywords: Bio-based polymer blending; Biodegradation; Microplastic; Phase separation
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 8, 2024

2024 review

Beyond cotton and polyester: An evaluation of emerging feedstocks and conversion methods for the future of fashion industry

[Review of ]. JOURNAL OF BIORESOURCES AND BIOPRODUCTS, 9(2), 130–159.

By: R. Frazier, K. Vivas, I. Azuaje, R. Vera, A. Pifano, N. Forfora, H. Jameel, E. Ford ...

author keywords: Non-wood; Residue; Regenerated cellulose; Dissolving pulp; Man-made cellulose fiber; Apparel textile
Source: Web Of Science
Added: May 28, 2024

2024 review

Development of Eco-Friendly Soy Protein Fiber: A Comprehensive Critical Review and Prospects

[Review of ]. FIBERS, 12(4).

By: M. Tahir*, A. Li*, M. Moore*, E. Ford*, T. Theyson* & A. Seyam*

author keywords: soy protein; waste valorization; sustainable fiber; tunable biopolymer; soy protein fiber spinning; soy protein fiber commercial viability
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 8, 2024

2023 article

Aquatic Biodegradation of Poly(beta-Hydroxybutyrate) and Polypropylene Blends with Compatibilizer and the Generation of Micro- and Nano-Plastics on Biodegradation

Kwon, S., Zambrano, M. C. C., Pawlak, J. J. J., Ford, E., & Venditti, R. A. A. (2023, April 3). JOURNAL OF POLYMERS AND THE ENVIRONMENT, Vol. 4.

By: S. Kwon n, M. Zambrano n, J. Pawlak n, E. Ford n & R. Venditti n

author keywords: Compatibilizer; Polymer blend fiber; Phase-separation; Miscibility; Biodegradation; Microfiber
TL;DR: The result suggests that even though increased miscibility can improve mechanical performance, it can decrease the biodegradation of biodegradable Poly(β-hydroxybutyrate) polymer in non-biodesgradable/biodegradables polymer blends. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 1, 2023

2023 article

Organophosphate-Cyclodextrin Inclusion Complex for Flame Retardancy in Doped Cellulose Acetate Butyrate Melt-Spun Fibers

Park, Y., Banerjee, D., Jin, S. A., Li, S., Beck, S., Purser, L., & Ford, E. (2023, July 11). INDUSTRIAL & ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY RESEARCH.

By: Y. Park*, D. Banerjee n, S. Jin n, S. Li*, S. Beck*, L. Purser*, E. Ford n

Source: Web Of Science
Added: July 31, 2023

2022 journal article

Dual roles of sodium polyacrylate in alginate fiber wet-spinning: Modify the solution rheology and strengthen the fiber

CARBOHYDRATE POLYMERS, 297.

By: S. Li*, M. Biswas* & E. Ford*

author keywords: Sodium alginate; Sodium polyacrylate; Fiber; Wet -spinning; Antiplasticizer
MeSH headings : Acrylic Resins; Alginates; Dietary Fiber; Rheology; Viscosity
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 11, 2022

2022 journal article

Rethinking the use of bio-based plastics to accelerate the decarbonization of our society

Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 186, 106593.

By: A. Suarez n, E. Ford n, R. Venditti n, S. Kelley n, D. Saloni n & R. Gonzalez n

Contributors: D. Saloni n

author keywords: Life cycle assessment; Smart use of materials; Bio-based plastics; Bio-PET; PLA
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 9, 2022

2022 review

Self-healing and repair of fabrics: A comprehensive review of the application toolkit

[Review of ]. MATERIALS TODAY, 54, 90–109.

By: S. Ramesh n, S. Khan n, Y. Park*, E. Ford n, S. Menegatti n & J. Genzer n

author keywords: Self-repair; Self-healing; Fabrics; Nonwovens; Property recovery; Repair
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 15, 2022

2022 journal article

Using Sodium Polyacrylate to Gel-Spin Lignin/Poly(Vinyl Alcohol) Fiber at High Lignin Content

POLYMERS, 14(13).

By: M. Biswas n & E. Ford n

author keywords: bio-based precursor; lignin; PVA fiber; green; eco-composites; process enhancement; gel aging elimination; continuous process
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 5, 2022

2021 article

Cyclization kinetics of gel-spun polyacrylonitrile/aldaric-acid sugars using the isoconversional approach

Banerjee, D., Dedmon, H., Rahmani, F., Pasquinelli, M., & Ford, E. (2021, October 23). JOURNAL OF APPLIED POLYMER SCIENCE, Vol. 10.

By: D. Banerjee n, H. Dedmon n, F. Rahmani n, M. Pasquinelli n & E. Ford n

Contributors: D. Banerjee n, H. Dedmon n, F. Rahmani n, M. Pasquinelli n & E. Ford n

author keywords: differential scanning calorimetry; extrusion; fibers; kinetics; thermal properties
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: November 1, 2021

2021 journal article

Flexible Cyclic-Poly(phthalaldehyde)/Poly(epsilon-caprolactone) Blend Fibers with Fast Daylight-Triggered Transience

MACROMOLECULAR RAPID COMMUNICATIONS, 42(7).

By: S. Li n, M. Rizvi n, B. Lynch n, J. Tracy n & E. Ford n

author keywords: cyclic‐ poly(phthalaldehyde); daylight‐ triggered transience; fibers; poly (ε ‐ caprolactone); wet spinning
MeSH headings : Biocompatible Materials; Gold; Metal Nanoparticles; Polyesters
TL;DR: A new approach to fabricating flexible cPPHA blends for use as spun fibers is achieved through the incorporation of poly (ε-caprolactone) (PCL) by a modified wet spinning method, which shows fast transience in response to daylight and can be applied to an extensive range of applications. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 19, 2021

2021 article

Glucaric acid additives for the antiplasticization of fibers wet spun from cellulose acetate/acetic acid/water (vol 245, 116510, 2020)

Biswas, M. C., Bush, B., & Ford, E. (2021, November 15). CARBOHYDRATE POLYMERS, Vol. 274.

By: M. Biswas n, B. Bush n & E. Ford n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 18, 2021

2021 journal article

Mapping wet vs gel spinning in Hansen space

POLYMER, 230.

By: J. Jimenez n & E. Ford n

author keywords: Hansen solubility parameters; Wet spinning; Gel spinning; Diffusion
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 27, 2021

2021 journal article

The effect of wet spinning conditions on the structure and properties of poly-4-hydroxybutyrate fibers

JOURNAL OF BIOMEDICAL MATERIALS RESEARCH PART B-APPLIED BIOMATERIALS, 109(7), 982–989.

By: B. Singhi n, E. Ford n & M. King n

author keywords: coagulation; fibers; poly-4-hydroxybutyrate; polyhydroxyalkanoate; wet spinning
MeSH headings : Biocompatible Materials / chemistry; Hydroxybutyrates / chemistry; Polyhydroxyalkanoates / chemistry
TL;DR: This study focuses on determining suitable wet spinning conditions to form continuous P4HB fibers and found that a chloroform-based spin dope with 10-15% polymer concentration facilitated the extrusion of continuous stretchable fibers into a coagulation bath containing reagent alcohol. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 11, 2020

2020 journal article

Biohybrid nanofibers containing manganese oxide-forming fungi for heavy metal removal from water

JOURNAL OF ENGINEERED FIBERS AND FABRICS, 15.

author keywords: Fungi; heavy metal; nanofibers; manganese oxide; water purification
TL;DR: Fungi–nanofiber hybrids removed various heavy metals from the water by trapping fungal hyphae and manganese oxides confined to nanofiber-adsorbed heavy metal ions from water. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 10, 2020

2020 journal article

Carboxymethylation of hemicellulose isolated from poplar (Populus grandidentata) and its potential in water-soluble oxygen barrier films

Cellulose, 27(6), 3359–3377.

By: W. Geng n, R. Venditti n, J. Pawlak n, H. Chang n, L. Pal n & E. Ford n

author keywords: Carboxymethylation; Hemicellulose; Water-soluble films; Tensile strength; Water vapor permeability; Oxygen permeability
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: March 16, 2020

2020 journal article

Lanthanum carbonate nanofibers for phosphorus removal from water

JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE, 55(12), 5008–5020.

By: Y. Park n, C. Gorman n & E. Ford n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 27, 2020

2020 journal article

Thermal properties and surface chemistry of cotton varieties mineralized with calcium carbonate polymorphs by cyclic dipping

RSC ADVANCES, 10(58), 35214–35225.

By: S. Nam*, Y. Park n, M. Hillyer*, R. Hron*, N. Ernst*, S. Chang*, B. Condon*, D. Hinchliffe*, E. Ford n, B. Gibb*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: October 19, 2020

2018 journal article

Antiplasticizing Behaviors of Glucarate and Lignin Bio-Based Derivatives on the Properties of Gel-Spun Poly(Vinyl Alcohol) Fibers

MACROMOLECULAR MATERIALS AND ENGINEERING, 303(4).

By: C. Lu n & E. Ford n

author keywords: antiplasticizer; draw ratio; glucarate salt; glucaric acid; lignin; lignocellulosic derivative; poly(vinyl alcohol); saccharic acid; strengthening
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 journal article

Macromol. Chem. Phys. 13/2018

Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 219(13), 1870033.

By: Y. Park n & E. Ford n

Source: Crossref
Added: February 24, 2020

2018 journal article

Properties and Structural Anisotropy of Gel-Spun Lignin/Poly(Vinyl Alcohol) Fibers Due to Gel Aging

ACS SUSTAINABLE CHEMISTRY & ENGINEERING, 6(1), 679–689.

By: C. Lu n, P. Rawat n, N. Louder n & E. Ford n

author keywords: Gel; Aging; Gel-spinning; Lignin; Poly(vinyl alcohol); Raman anisotropy; Crystallinity; Orientation
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 journal article

Titanium Oxide Sol-Gel Induced Wrinkling of Electrospun Nanofibers

MACROMOLECULAR CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, 219(13).

By: Y. Park n & E. Ford n

author keywords: electrospinning; glutaraldehyde crosslinking; nanofibers; nanowrinkles; sol-gel synthesis
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Effect of the Coagulation Bath on the Structure and Mechanical Properties of Gel-Spun Lignin/Poly(vinyl alcohol) Fibers

ACS SUSTAINABLE CHEMISTRY & ENGINEERING, 5(4), 2949–2959.

By: C. Lu n, C. Blackwell n, Q. Ren n & E. Ford n

author keywords: Gel spinning Lignin; Poly(vinyl alcohol); Coagulation bath; Raman anisotropy
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Role of Polymerized Micelles on the Calcium Carbonate Mineralization of Nanofibers

Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 56(29), 8241–8250.

By: Y. Park n, P. Rawat n & E. Ford n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Crossref, Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Role of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes on Ester Hydrolysis and Topography of Electrospun Bovine Serum Albumin/Poly(vinyl alcohol) Membranes

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 6(14), 11741–11748.

By: E. Ford*, N. Suthiwangcharoen*, P. D’Angelo* & R. Nagarajan*

author keywords: electrospinning; paraoxon; PVA/BSA/SWNT composite nanofiber; immobilized enzyme activity; nanofiber topography; organophosphates; atomic force microscopy (AFM); ultraviolet visible (UV-vis) spectroscopy; p-nitrophenyl acetate (PNA)
MeSH headings : Animals; Cattle; Esters; Hydrolysis; Membranes, Artificial; Nanotubes, Carbon / chemistry; Nitrophenols / chemistry; Polyvinyl Alcohol / chemistry; Serum Albumin, Bovine / chemistry
TL;DR: The results support the development of electrospun polymer nanofiber platforms, modulated by SWNTs for enzyme catalytic applications relevant to soldier protective ensembles. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Crossref
Added: August 28, 2020

2013 journal article

Displacement between Orders of Magnitude Method for SI Unit Conversion

Journal of Chemical Education, 90(1), 134–136.

By: E. Ford* & Y. Gilbert*

author keywords: High School/Introductory Chemistry; Misconceptions/Discrepant Events; Demonstrations; Mathematics/Symbolic Mathematics; Nomenclature/Units/Symbols
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
4. Quality Education (OpenAlex)
Source: Crossref
Added: October 29, 2020

2012 journal article

Effect of acid value on the esterification mechanism of maleinized soybean oil with cotton

Journal of Coatings Technology and Research, 9(5), 637–641.

By: E. Ford*, J. Rawlins*, S. Mendon* & S. Thames*

author keywords: Anhydride group; Amide group; Cellulose; Cotton; Infrared spectroscopy; Soybean oil
Source: Crossref
Added: August 28, 2020

2012 journal article

Influence of SWNTs on the Preferential Alignment of Molecular Moieties in PVA Fibers

Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 213(6), 617–626.

By: E. Ford*, M. Minusa*, T. Liu*, J. Choi*, S. Jang* & S. Kumar*

author keywords: alignment; charge transfer; drawing; infrared spectroscopy; single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs)
TL;DR: The alignment of electron-donating moieties in SWNT-embedded PVA fibers is characterized using infrared dichroism and polarized Raman spectroscopy and results in molecular adhesion between the SWNTs and interacting groups, as confirmed by DFT calculations. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Crossref
Added: August 28, 2020

2011 journal article

Spectroscopic Analysis of Cotton Treated with Neutralized Maleinized Soybean Oil

Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society, 88(5), 681–687.

By: E. Ford*, S. Mendon*, J. Rawlins* & S. Thames*

author keywords: Vegetable oil macromonomer; Maleinized soybean oil; Cotton; Esterification; Ammonia; Amine; Amidation; Succinic anhydride; Neutralized
Source: Crossref
Added: October 29, 2020

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