Works (232)

2019 | journal article

Dielectric and Resistive Heating of Polymeric Media: Toward Remote Thermal Activation of Stimuli-Responsive Soft Materials

MACROMOLECULAR RAPID COMMUNICATIONS, 40(4).

By: D. Armstrong & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2019 | journal article

Facile and solvent-free fabrication of PEG-based membranes with interpenetrating networks for CO2 separation

JOURNAL OF MEMBRANE SCIENCE, 570, 455–463.

By: J. Deng, Z. Dai, J. Yan, M. Sandru, E. Sandru, R. Spontak, L. Deng

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2019 | journal article

Highly CO2-permeable and -selective membranes derived from crossfinked poly(ethylene glycol) and its nanocomposites

Advanced Functional Materials, 14(7), 699–707.

By: N. Patel, A. Miller & R. Spontak

Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries

2019 | journal article

Self-Assembly of a Midblock-Sulfonated Pentablock Copolymer in Mixed Organic Solvents: A Combined SAXS and SANS Analysis

LANGMUIR, 35(4), 1032–1039.

By: K. Mineart, J. Ryan, M. Appavou, B. Lee, M. Gradzielski & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2019 | journal article

Solution self-assembly of ABC triblock terpolymers with a central crystallizable poly(ferrocenyldimethylsilane) core-forming segment

POLYMER CHEMISTRY, 10(20), 2559–2569.

By: A. Oliver, R. Spontak & I. Manners

Source: Web Of Science

2019 | journal article

Spectroscopic and Rheological Cross-Analysis of Polyester Polyol Cure Behavior: Role of Polyester Secondary Hydroxyl Content

ACS OMEGA, 4(1), 932–939.

By: J. Tilly, A. Pervaje, D. Inglefield, E. Santiso, R. Spontak & S. Khan

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID

2018 | journal article

Communication: Molecular-level description of constrained chain topologies in multiblock copolymer gel networks

Journal of Chemical Physics, 148(23).

By: M. Tuhin, S. Woloszczuk, K. Mineart, M. Pasquinelli, J. Sadler, S. Smith, M. Banaszak, R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2018 | journal article

Crystallization-Directed Anisotropic Electroactuation in Selectively Solvated Olefinic Thermoplastic Elastomers: A Thermal and (Electro)Mechanical Property Study

ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS, 28(36).

By: D. Armstrong & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2018 | journal article

Effect of systematic hydrogenation on the phase behavior and nanostructural dimensions of block copolymers

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 10(4), 3186–3190.

By: A. Ashraf, J. Ryan, M. Satkowski, S. Smith & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2018 | journal article

Hierarchical Self-Assembly of Toroidal Micelles into Multidimensional Nanoporous Superstructures

ACS MACRO LETTERS, 7(8), 1040–1045.

By: J. Cai, K. Mineart, X. Li, R. Spontak, I. Manners & H. Qiu

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2018 | journal article

Incorporation of Metallic Species into Midblock-Sulfonated Block Ionomers

MACROMOLECULAR RAPID COMMUNICATIONS, 39(22).

By: J. Deng, J. Yan, J. Tilly, L. Deng, K. Mineart & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2018 | journal article

Modeling Polymer Glass Transition Properties from Empirical Monomer Data with the SAFT-gamma Mie Force Field

MACROMOLECULES, 51(23), 9526–9537.

By: A. Pervaje, J. Tilly, D. Inglefield, R. Spontak, S. Khan & E. Santiso

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2018 | journal article

Nafion/IL hybrid membranes with tuned nanostructure for enhanced CO2 separation: Effects of ionic liquid and water vapor

Green Chemistry, 20(6), 1391–1404.

By: Z. Dai, L. Ansaloni, J. Ryan, R. Spontak & L. Deng

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2018 | journal article

Ordering and grain growth in charged block copolymer bulk films: A comparison of solvent-related processes

Advanced Materials Interfaces, 5(8).

By: J. Ryan, K. Mineart, B. Lee & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2018 | journal article

Preparation of cellulose nanofibrils for imaging purposes: Comparison of liquid cryogens for rapid vitrification

Cellulose, 25(8), 4269–4274.

By: J. Torstensen, P. Johnsen, H. Riis, R. Spontak, L. Deng, O. Gregersen, K. Syverud

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2018 | journal article

Quasi-solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells containing a charged thermoplastic elastomeric gel electrolyte and hydrophilic/phobic photosensitizers

Solar RRL, 2(3).

By: H. Al-Mohsin, K. Mineart, D. Armstrong, A. El-Shafei & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2018 | journal article

Swelling and free-volume characteristics of TEMPO-oxidized cellulose nanofibril films

Biomacromolecules, 19(3), 1016–1025.

By: J. Torstensen, M. Liu, S. Jin, L. Deng, A. Hawari, K. Syverud, R. Spontak, O. Gregersen

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2018 | journal article

Thermoplastic Elastomer Systems Containing Carbon Nanofibers as Soft Piezoresistive Sensors

ACS OMEGA, 3(10), 12648–12657.

By: A. Turgut, M. Tuhin, O. Toprakci, M. Pasquinelli, R. Spontak & H. Toprakci

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2017 | journal article

Adhesion and friction in polymer films on solid substrates: Conformal sites analysis and corresponding surface measurements

Soft Matter, 13(19), 3492–3505.

By: R. An, L. Huang, K. Mineart, Y. Dong, R. Spontak & K. Gubbins

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2017 | journal article

Bicomponent block copolymers derived from one or more random copolymers as an alternative route to controllable phase behavior

Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 38(17).

By: A. Ashraf, J. Ryan, M. Satkowski, B. Lee, S. Smith & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2017 | conference paper

Bottlebrush elastomers: A promising molecular engineering route to tunable, prestrain-free dielectric elastomers (conference presentation)

In Electroactive polymer actuators and devices (eapad) 2017 (Vol. 10163).

By: M. Vatankhah-Varnosfaderani, W. Daniel, A. Zhushma, Q. Li, B. Morgan, K. Matyjaszewski, D. Armstrong, A. Dobrynin ...

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2017 | journal article

Bottlebrush elastomers: a new platform for freestanding electroactuation

Advanced Materials, 29(2).

By: M. Vatankhah-Varnoosfaderani, W. Daniel, A. Zhushma, Q. Li, B. Morgan, K. Matyjaszewski, D. Armstrong, R. Spontak ...

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2017 | journal article

Complex phase behavior and network characteristics of midblock-solvated triblock copolymers as physically cross-linked soft materials

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 9(46), 39940–39944.

By: S. Woloszczuk, M. Tuhin, S. Gade, M. Pasquinelli, M. Banaszak & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2017 | journal article

Designing dielectric elastomers over multiple length scales for 21st century soft materials technologies

Rubber Chemistry and Technology, 90(2), 207–224.

By: D. Armstrong & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2017 | journal article

Effect of polyelectrolyte on the barrier efficacy of layer-by-layer nanoclay coatings

Journal of Membrane Science, 526, 172–180.

By: I. Soltani, S. Smith & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2017 | journal article

Hydrothermal conditioning of physical hydrogels prepared from a midblock-sulfonated multiblock copolymer

Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 38(5).

By: K. Mineart, J. Dickerson, D. Love, B. Lee, X. Zuo & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2017 | conference paper

Inherently pre-strained elastomers with self-healing property: New generation of freestanding electroactuators (conference presentation)

In Electroactive polymer actuators and devices (eapad) 2017 (Vol. 10163).

By: M. Vatankhah-Varnosfaderani, S. Sheyko, K. Matyjaszewski, W. Daniel, Q. Li, B. Morgan, R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2017 | journal article

Molecular and morphological characterization of midblock-sulfonated styrenic triblock copolymers

Journal of Polymer Science. Part B, Polymer Physics, 55(6), 490–497.

By: K. Mineart, J. Ryan, B. Lee, S. Smith & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2017 | journal article

Molecular dynamics study of polystyrene-b-poly(ethylene oxide) asymmetric diblock copolymer systems

Langmuir, 33(36), 8856–8868.

By: M. Dobies, M. Makrocka-Rydzyk, J. Jenczykt, M. Jarek, R. Spontak & S. Jurga

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2017 | journal article

Nanoscale considerations responsible for diverse macroscopic phase behavior in monosubstituted isobutyl-POSS/poly(ethylene oxide) blends

Soft Matter, 13(46), 8672–8677.

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2017 | journal article

Tuning the performance of aqueous photovoltaic elastomer gels by solvent polarity and nanostructure development

Journal of Polymer Science. Part B, Polymer Physics, 55(1), 85–95.

By: H. Al-Mohsin, K. Mineart, D. Armstrong & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2016 | journal article

A solvent-vapor approach toward the control of block lonomer morphologies

Macromolecules, 49(8), 3126–3137.

By: K. Mineart, B. Lee & R. Spontak

Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries

2016 | journal article

Microfibres and macroscopic films from the coordination-driven hierarchical self-assembly of cylindrical micelles

Nature Communications, 7.

By: D. Lunn, O. Gould, G. Whittell, D. Armstrong, K. Mineart, M. Winnik, R. Spontak, P. Pringle, I. Manners

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2016 | journal article

Multipurpose polymeric coating for functionalizing inert polymer surfaces

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 8(8), 5694–5705.

By: A. Ozcam, K. Efimenko, R. Spontak, D. Fischer & J. Genzer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2016 | journal article

Olefinic thermoplastic elastomer gels: Combining polymer crystallization and microphase separation in a selective solvent

ACS Macro Letters, 5(11), 1273–1277.

By: D. Armstrong, K. Mineart, B. Lee & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2016 | journal article

Phase-change thermoplastic elastomer blends for tunable shape memory by physical design

Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 55(49), 12590–12597.

By: K. Mineart, S. Tallury, T. Li, B. Lee & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2016 | journal article

Physical microfabrication of shape-memory polymer systems via bicomponent fiber spinning

Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 37(22), 1837–1843.

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2016 | journal article

Water-induced nanochannel networks in self-assembled block ionomers

Applied Physics Letters, 108(10).

By: K. Mineart, H. Al-Mohsin, B. Lee & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2015 | journal article

Batching method and effects of formulation and mechanical loading on electrical conductivity of natural rubber composites filled with multi-wall carbon nanotube and carbon black

Digest Journal of Nanomaterials and Biostructures, 10(3), 883–893.

By: K. Hemkaew, C. Dechwayukul, P. Aiyarak, R. Spontak & W. Thongruang

Source: NC State University Libraries

2015 | journal article

Dual modes of self-assembly in superstrongly segregated bicomponent triblock copolymer melts

Physical Review. E, Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, 91(1).

By: S. Woloszczuk, K. Mineart, R. Spontak & M. Banaszak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2015 | journal article

Highly flexible aqueous photovoltaic elastomer gels derived from sulfonated block ionomers

Advanced Energy Materials, 5(8).

By: H. Al-Mohsin, K. Mineart & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2015 | journal article

Morphological investigation of midblock-sulfonated block ionomers prepared from solvents differing in polarity

Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 36(5), 432–438.

By: K. Mineart, X. Jiang, H. Jinnai, A. Takahara & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2015 | journal article

film-stabilizing attributes of polymeric core-shell nanoparticles

ACS Nano, 9(8), 7940–7949.

By: X. Cai, H. Yuan, A. Blencowe, G. Qiao, J. Genzer & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2014 | journal article

Communication: Molecular-level insights into asymmetric triblock copolymers: Network and phase development

Journal of Chemical Physics, 141(12).

By: S. Tallury, K. Mineart, S. Woloszczuk, D. Williams, R. Thompson, M. Pasquinelli, M. Banaszak, R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2014 | article

Communication: Molecular-level insights into asymmetric triblock copolymers: Network and phase development (vol 141, 121103, 2014)

Journal of Chemical Physics.

By: S. Tallury, K. Mineart, S. Woloszczuk, D. Williams, R. Thompson, M. Pasquinelli, M. Banaszak, R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2014 | journal article

Dissipative particle dynamics of triblock copolymer melts: A midblock conformational study at moderate segregation

Journal of Chemical Physics, 141(24).

By: S. Tallury, R. Spontak & M. Pasquinelli

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2014 | journal article

Enhanced electroactive response of unidirectional elastomeric composites with high-dielectric-constant fibers

Advanced Materials, 26(18), 2949–2953.

By: K. Subramani, E. Cakmak, R. Spontak & . ghosh

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2014 | journal article

Evolution of homopolymer thin-film instability on surface-anchored diblock copolymers varying in composition

Langmuir, 30(39), 11689–11695.

By: X. Cai, J. Genzer & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2014 | journal article

Toward the development of a versatile functionalized silicone coating

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 6(24), 22544–22552.

By: A. Ozcam, R. Spontak & J. Genzer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2013 | journal article

Midblock-sulfonated triblock ionomers derived from a long-chain poly[styrene-b-butadiene-b-styrene] triblock copolymer

Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 1(10), 3430–3439.

By: P. Vargantwar, M. Brannock, K. Tauer & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2013 | journal article

Monte-carlo simulations of the order-disorder transition depression in ABA triblock copolymers with a short terminal block

Journal of Polymer Science. Part B, Polymer Physics, 51(5), 343–348.

By: S. Woloszczuk, M. Banaszak & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2013 | journal article

Nanoscale distribution and segregation of midblock-selective co-penetrants in ABA triblock copolymer lamellae

RSC Advances, 3(45), 22863–22867.

By: D. Piephoff, K. Rasmussen & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2013 | journal article

Polymer nanocomposites containing carbon nanofibers as soft printable sensors exhibiting strain-reversible piezoresistivity

Advanced Functional Materials, 23(44), 5536–5542.

By: H. Toprakci, S. Kalanadhabhatla, R. Spontak & . ghosh

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2013 | journal article

Ultrastretchable, cyclable and recyclable 1- and 2-dimensional conductors based on physically cross-linked thermoplastic elastomer gels

Soft Matter, 9(32), 7695–7700.

By: K. Mineart, Y. Lin, S. Desai, A. Krishnan, R. Spontak & M. Dickey

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2012 | journal article

Enhanced biomimetic performance of ionic polymer-metal composite actuators prepared with nanostructured block ionomers

Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 33(1), 61–68.

By: P. Vargantwar, K. Roskov, . ghosh & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2012 | journal article

Factors affecting time-composition equivalence in ternary block copolymer/cosolvent systems

Soft Matter, 8(5), 1334–1343.

By: A. Krishnan & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2012 | journal article

Generation of functional PET microfibers through surface-initiated polymerization

Journal of Materials Chemistry, 22(12), 5855–5864.

By: A. Ozcam, K. Roskov, R. Spontak & J. Genzer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2012 | journal article

Interfacial stabilization of bilayered nanolaminates by asymmetric block copolymers

Applied Physics Letters, 100(10).

By: A. Gozen, J. Genzer & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2012 | journal article

Magnetic field-induced alignment of nanoparticles in electrospun microfibers

RSC Advances, 2(11), 4603–4607.

By: K. Roskov, J. Atkinson, L. Bronstein & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2012 | journal article

Modification of melt-spun isotactic polypropylene and poly(lactic acid) bicomponent filaments with a premade block copolymer

Macromolecules, 45(2), 913–925.

By: S. Arvidson, K. Roskov, J. Pate, R. Spontak, S. Khan & R. Gorga

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2012 | journal article

Prestrain-free dielectric elastomers based on acrylic thermoplastic elastomer gels: A morphological and (electro)mechanical property study

Advanced Functional Materials, 22(10), 2100–2113.

By: P. Vargantwar, A. Ozcam, . ghosh & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2012 | journal article

Responsive PET nano/microfibers via surface-initiated polymerization

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 4(1), 59–64.

By: A. Ozcam, K. Roskov, J. Genzer & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2012 | journal article

Ternary phase behavior of a triblock copolymer in the presence of an endblock-selective homopolymer and a midblock-selective oil

Macromolecules, 45(15), 6056–6067.

By: A. Krishnan, S. Smith & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2011 | journal article

(Electro)mechanical behavior of selectively solvated diblock/triblock copolymer blends

Applied Physics Letters, 99(24).

By: P. Vargantwar, S. Brelander, A. Krishnan, . ghosh & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2011 | journal article

Block copolymer self-organization vs. interfacial modification in bilayered thin-film laminates

Soft Matter, 7(7), 3268–3272.

By: A. Gozen, J. Zhou, K. Roskov, A. Shi, J. Genzer & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2011 | journal article

Deviation from time-composition equivalence in polymer solutions with selective cosolvents

AIP Advances, 1(4).

By: A. Krishnan & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2011 | journal article

Electroactuation of solvated triblock copolymer dielectric elastomers: Decoupling the roles of mechanical prestrain and specimen thickness

Journal of Polymer Science. Part B, Polymer Physics, 49(22), 1569–1582.

By: A. Krishnan, P. Vargantwar, . ghosh & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2011 | journal article

Exceptional versatility of solvated block copolymer/ionomer networks as electroactive polymers

Soft Matter, 7(5), 1651–1655.

By: P. Vargantwar, R. Shankar, A. Krishnan, . ghosh & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2011 | journal article

Selectively solvated triblock copolymer networks under biaxial strain

Applied Physics Letters, 99(10).

By: A. Krishnan, J. Zanten, S. Seifert, B. Lee & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2010 | journal article

Controlling the phase behavior of block copolymers via sequential block growth

Polymer, 51(23), 5304–5308.

By: A. Gozen, M. Gaines, M. Hamersky, P. Maniadis, K. Rasmussen, S. Smith, R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2010 | journal article

Cosolvent-regulated time-composition rheological equivalence in block copolymer solutions

Soft Matter, 6(18), 4331–4334.

By: A. Krishnan, S. Seifert, B. Lee, S. Khan & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2010 | patent

Nano-and micro-cellular foamed thin-walled material, and processes and apparatuses for making the same

Source: NC State University Libraries

2010 | journal article

Nanoparticle network formation in nanostructured and disordered block copolymer matrices

Nanoscale Research Letters, 5(10), 1712–1718.

By: M. Gaines, S. Smith, J. Samseth, S. Khan & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2010 | article

Transmission electron microtomography and polymer nanostructures

Macromolecules.

By: H. Jinnai, R. Spontak & T. Nishi

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2009 | journal article

Bi-directional Kirkendall effect in coaxial microtuble nanolaminate assemblies fabricated by atomic layer deposition

ACS Nano, 3(3), 546–554.

By: Q. Peng, X. Sun, J. Spagnola, C. Saquing, S. Khan, R. Spontak, G. Parsons

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2009 | journal article

Competitive hydrogen-bonding in polymer solutions with mixed solvents

Soft Matter, 5(2), 304–307.

By: R. Shankar, R. Klossner, J. Weaver, T. Koga, J. Zanten, W. Krause, C. Colina, F. Tanaka, R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2009 | journal article

Mechanical and actuation behavior of electroactive nanostructured polymers

Sensors and Actuators. A, Physical, 151(1), 46–52.

By: R. Shankar, . ghosh & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2009 | journal article

Modification of PET surfaces with self-assembled monolayers of organosilane precursors

Journal of Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena, 172(1-3), 95–103.

By: A. Ozcam, K. Efimenko, C. Jaye, R. Spontak, D. Fischer & J. Genzer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2009 | article

Transmission electron microtomography in polymer research

Polymer.

By: H. Jinnai & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2008 | journal article

Autophobicity-driven surface segregation and patterning of core-shell microgel nanoparticles

Nano Letters, 8(9), 3010–3016.

By: B. Wei, P. Gurr, A. Gozen, A. Blencowe, D. Solomon, G. Qiao, R. Spontak, J. Genzer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2008 | journal article

Extended chemical crosslinking of a thermoplastic polyimide: Macroscopic and microscopic property development

Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 29(17), 1461–1466.

By: C. Aberg, A. Ozcam, J. Majikes, M. Seyam & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2008 | journal article

Field-driven surface segregation of biofunctional species on electrospun PMMA/PEO microfibers

Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 29(17), 1455–1460.

By: X. Sun, L. Nobles, H. Borner & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2008 | journal article

In situ growth of Pd nanoparticles in crosslinked polymer matrices

Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 29(24), 1926–1931.

By: C. Aberg, M. Seyam, S. Lassell, L. Bronstein & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2008 | journal article

Nanoparticle-regulated phase behavior of ordered block copolymers

Soft Matter, 4(8), 1609–1612.

By: M. Gaines, S. Smith, J. Samseth, M. Bockstaller, R. Thompson, K. Rasmussen, R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2008 | article

Thermodynamics and kinetic processes of polymer blends and block copolymers in the presence of pressurized carbon dioxide

Advanced Materials.

By: T. Walker, D. Frankowski & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2008 | journal article

Triblock copolymer organogels as high-performance dielectric elastomers

Macromolecules, 41(16), 6100–6109.

By: R. Shankar, A. Krishnan, . ghosh & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2007 | journal article

Atomic layer deposition on electrospun polymer fibers as a direct route to Al2O3 microtubes with precise wall thickness control

Nano Letters, 7(3), 719–722.

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2007 | journal article

Chain-scission-induced intercalation as a facile route to polymer nanocomposites

Advanced Materials, 19(9), 1286–1290.

By: D. Frankowski, S. Khan & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2007 | article

Dielectric elastomers as next-generation polymeric actuators

Soft Matter.

By: R. Shankar, . ghosh & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2007 | journal article

Electroactive nanostructured polymers as tunable actuators

Advanced Materials, 19(17), 2218-.

By: R. Shankar, . ghosh & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2007 | journal article

Electromechanical response of nanostruc-tured polymer systems with no mechanical pre-strain

Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 28(10), 1142.

By: R. Shankar, . ghosh & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2007 | journal article

Field-driven biofunctionalization of polymer fiber surfaces during electrospinning

Advanced Materials, 19(1), 87–91.

By: X. Sun, R. Shankar, H. Borner, . ghosh & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2007 | journal article

Growth and crystallization of metal-containing block copolymer nanotubes in a selective solvent

Advanced Materials, 19(17), 2279-.

By: X. Wang, H. Wang, D. Frankowski, P. Lam, P. Welch, M. Winnik, J. Hartmann, I. Manners, R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2007 | journal article

Morphological development and rheological changes of phenoxy/SAN blends during in-situ polymerization

Journal of Polymer Science. Part B, Polymer Physics, 45(18), 2614–2619.

By: Q. Guo, P. Arends, R. Thomann, R. Spontak & W. Gronski

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2007 | journal article

Silk fibroin membranes from solvent-crystallized silk fibroin/gelatin blends: Effects of blend and solvent composition

Materials Science & Engineering. C, Biomimetic Materials, Sensors and Systems, 27(3), 426–431.

By: E. Gil, D. Frankowski, S. Hudson & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2007 | journal article

Stability of organically modified montmorillonites and their polystyrene nanocomposites after prolonged thermal treatment

Chemistry of Materials, 19(11), 2757–2767.

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2007 | journal article

Supramolecular nanomimetics: Replication of micelles, viruses, and other naturally occurring nanoscale objects

Small (Weinheim An Der Bergstrasse, Germany), 3(5), 845–849.

By: B. Maynor, I. Larue, Z. Hu, J. Rolland, A. Pandya, Q. Fu, J. Liu, R. Spontak ...

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2006 | journal article

3D nanometer-scale study of coexisting bicontinuous morphologies in a block copolymer/homopolymer blend

Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 27(17), 1424–1429.

By: H. Jinnai, H. Hasegawa, Y. Nishikawa, G. Sevink, M. Braunfeld, D. Agard, R. Spontak

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2006 | journal article

Mixed protein mends composed of gelatin and bombyx mori silk fibroin: Effects of so solvent-induced crystallization and composition

Biomacromolecules, 7(3), 728–735.

By: E. Gil, D. Frankowski, M. Bowman, A. Gozen, S. Hudson & R. Spontak

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2006 | journal article

Molecularly asymmetric triblock copolymers as a single-molecule route to ordered bidisperse polymer brushes

Langmuir, 22(15), 6465–6468.

By: S. Smith, M. Hamersky, M. Bowman, K. Rasmussen & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2006 | journal article

Selectivity- and size-induced segregation of molecular and nanoscale species in microphase-ordered triblock copolymers

Nano Letters, 6(9), 2115–2120.

By: R. Spontak, R. Shankar, M. Bowman, A. Krishnan, M. Hamersky, J. Samseth, M. Bockstaller, K. Rasmussen

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2006 | journal article

Tunable instability mechanisms of polymer thin films by molecular self-assembly

Langmuir, 22(21), 8642–8645.

By: B. Wei, P. Lam, M. Braunfeld, D. Agard, J. Genzer & R. Spontak

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2005 | journal article

Controlled foaming of polymer films through restricted surface diffusion and the addition of nanosilica particles or CO2-philic surfactants

Macromolecules, 38(6), 2271–2280.

By: S. Siripurapu, J. Desimone, S. Khan & R. Spontak

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2005 | journal article

Effect of beta-sheet crystals on the thermal and rheological behavior of protein-based hydrogels derived from gelatin and silk fibroin

Macromolecular Bioscience, 5(8), 702–709.

By: E. Gil, R. Spontak & S. Hudson

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2005 | journal article

Low-temperature reactive coupling at polymer-polymer interfaces facilitated by supercritical CO2

Polymer, 46(23), 10173–10179.

By: S. Harton, F. Stevie, R. Spontak, T. Koga, M. Rafailovich, J. Sokolov, H. Ade

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2005 | journal article

Phase behavior of triblock copolymers varying in molecular asymmetry

Physical Review Letters, 95(16).

By: M. Hamersky, S. Smith, A. Gozen & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2005 | journal article

Property and morphology development in nanocomposite thermoplastic elastomer gels

Langmuir, 21(7), 3106–3115.

By: G. Maanen, S. Seeley, M. Capracotta, S. White, R. Bukovnik, J. Hartmann, J. Martin, R. Spontak

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2005 | journal article

Swelling behavior and morphological evolution of mixed gelatin/silk fibroin hydrogels

Biomacromolecules, 6(6), 3079–3087.

By: E. Gil, D. Frankowski, R. Spontak & S. Hudson

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2005 | journal article

Tunable CO2 transport through mixed polyether membranes

Journal of Membrane Science, 251(02-Jan), 51–57.

By: N. Patel, M. Hunt, S. Lin-Gibson, S. Bencherif & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2004 | journal article

Dewetting behavior of a block copolymer/homopolymer thin film on an immiscible homopolymer substrate

Langmuir, 20(20), 8659–8667.

By: B. Wei, J. Genzer & R. Spontak

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2004 | journal article

Dewetting of star nanogel/homopolymer blends from an immiscible homopolymer substrate

Macromolecules, 37(21), 7857–7860.

By: B. Wei, P. Gurr, J. Genzer, G. Qiao, D. Solomon & R. Spontak

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2004 | journal article

Effects of pressure and nanoparticle functionality on CO2-selective nanocomposites derived from crosslinked poly(ethylene glycol)

Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 205(18), 2409–2419.

By: N. Patel, J. Zielinski, J. Samseth & R. Spontak

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2004 | journal article

Formation of dispersed nanostructures from poly(ferrocenyldimethylsilane-b-dimethylsiloxane) nanotubes upon exposure to supercritical carbon dioxide

Langmuir, 20(21), 9304–9314.

By: D. Frankowski, J. Raez, I. Manners, M. Winnik, S. Khan & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2004 | journal article

Gas-transport and thermal properties of a microphase-ordered poly(styrene-b-ethylene oxide-b-styrene) triblock copolymer and its blends with poly(ethylene glycol)

Macromolecules, 37(8), 2829–2838.

By: N. Patel & R. Spontak

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2004 | journal article

Low-temperature, surface-mediated foaming of polymer films

Advanced Materials, 16(12), 989-.

By: S. Siripurapu, J. Desimone, S. Khan & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2004 | journal article

Mesoblends of polyether block copolymers with poly(ethylene glycol)

Macromolecules, 37(4), 1394–1402.

By: N. Patel & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2004 | patent

Methods of making foamed materials of blended thermoplastic polymers using carbon dioxide

DeSimone, J. M., Khan, S. A., Royer, J. R., Spontak, R. J., Walker, T. A., Gay, Y. J., & Siripurapu, S. (2004, September 14). Washington, DC: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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2004 | journal article

Morphological, mechanical and gas-transport characteristics of crosslinked poly(propylene glycol): homopolymers, nanocomposites and blends

Polymer, 45(17), 5941–5950.

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2004 | journal article

Platinum nanoparticles generated in functionality-enhanced reaction media based on polyoctadecylsiloxane with long-chain functional modifiers

Journal of Physical Chemistry. B, Condensed Matter, Materials, Surfaces, Interfaces & Biophysical, 108(20), 6175–6185.

By: E. Shtykova, D. Svergun, D. Chernyshov, I. Khotina, P. Valetsky, R. Spontak, L. Bronstein

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2004 | journal article

Redox-active organometallic vesicles: Aqueous self-assembly of a diblock copolymer with a hydrophilic polyferrocenylsilane polyelectrolyte block

Angewandte Chemie [International Edition in English], 43(10), 1260–1264.

By: K. Power-Billard, R. Spontak & I. Manners

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2004 | journal article

Structure and catalytic properties of Pt-modified hyper-cross-linked polystyrene exhibiting hierarchical porosity

Journal of Physical Chemistry. B, Condensed Matter, Materials, Surfaces, Interfaces & Biophysical, 108(47), 18234–18242.

By: L. Bronstein, G. Goerigk, M. Kostylev, M. Pink, I. Khotina, P. Valetsky, V. Matveeva, E. Sulman ...

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2004 | journal article

Surface-constrained foaming of polymer thin films with supercritical carbon dioxide

Macromolecules, 37(26), 9872–9879.

By: S. Siripurapu, J. Coughlan, R. Spontak & S. Khan

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2004 | journal article

Thermodynamics of poly(dimethylsiloxane)/poly(ethylmethylsiloxane) (PDMS/PEMS) blends in the presence of high-pressure CO2

Macromolecules, 37(7), 2588–2595.

By: T. Walker, C. Colina, K. Gubbins & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2004 | journal article

Tunable microcellular morphologies from poly (ferrocenylsilane) ceramic precursors foamed in supercritical CO2

Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 205(18), 2398–2408.

By: D. Frankowski, S. Fournier-Bidoz, I. Manners, G. Ozin, S. Khan & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2003 | journal article

Composite electrolytes from self-assembled colloidal networks

Electrochimica Acta, 48(14-16), 2071–2077.

By: H. Walls, M. Riley, P. Fedkiw, R. Spontak, G. Baker & S. Khan

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2003 | journal article

Controlled synthesis of novel metalated poly(aminohexyl)-(aminopropyl)silsesquioxane colloids

Langmuir, 19(17), 7071–7083.

By: L. Bronstein, C. Linton, R. Karlinsey, E. Ashcraft, B. Stein, D. Svergun, M. Kozin, I. Khotina ...

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2003 | journal article

Effects of composition and matrix polarity on network development in organogels of poly(ethylene glycol) and dibenzylidene sorbitol

Langmuir, 19(15), 6004–6013.

By: E. Wilder, C. Hall, S. Khan & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2003 | journal article

Gel network development inn AB, ABA, and AB/ABA block copolymer solutions inn a selective solvent

Polymer Gels: Fundamentals and Applications, 833, 248–261.

By: E. Wilder, S. White, S. Smith & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2003 | journal article

Highly CO2-permeable and selective polymer nanocomposite membranes

Advanced Materials, 15(9), 729–733.

By: N. Patel, A. Miller & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2003 | journal article

Influence of polymer conformation on the shear modulus and morphology of polyallylamine and poly(alpha-L-lysine) hydrogels

Macromolecules, 36(16), 6189–6201.

By: E. Oliveira, S. Hirsch, R. Spontak & S. Gehrke

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2003 | journal article

Nanocomposite electrolytes with fumed silica and hectorite clay networks: Passive versus active fillers

Advanced Functional Materials, 13(9), 710–717.

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2003 | journal article

Nanofibrillar networks in poly(ethyl methacrylate) and its silica nanocomposites

Journal of Physical Chemistry. B, Condensed Matter, Materials, Surfaces, Interfaces & Biophysical, 107(42), 11633–11642.

By: E. Wilder, M. Braunfeld, H. Jinnai, C. Hall, D. Agard & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2003 | journal article

Phase behavior of poly(methyl methacrylate)/poly(vinylidene fluoride) blends in the presence of high-pressure carbon dioxide

Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 204(17), 2064–2077.

By: T. Walker, Y. Melnichenko, G. Wignall, J. Lin & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2003 | article

Phase behavior of poly(methyl methacrylate)/poly(vinylidene fluoride) blends with and without high-pressure CO2

Macromolecules.

By: T. Walker, Y. Melnichenko, G. Wignall & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2003 | journal article

Physical organogels composed of amphiphilic block copolymers and 1,3:2,4-dibenzylidene-D-sorbitol

Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 267(2), 509–518.

By: E. Wilder, C. Hall & R. Spontak

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2003 | journal article

Solvent-facilitated homopolymer sorption in swollen block copolymer matrices

Macromolecules, 36(9), 3206–3209.

By: J. Stevens, W. Thongruang, N. Patel, S. Smith & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2003 | journal article

Sorption, transport, and structural evidence for enhanced free volume in poly(4-methyl-2-pentyne)/fumed silica nanocomposite membranes

Chemistry of Materials, 15(1), 109–123.

By: T. Merkel, B. Freeman, R. Spontak, Z. He, I. Pinnau, P. Meakin, A. Hill

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2003 | journal article

Synthesis, characterization, and direct observation of star microgels

Macromolecules, 36(15), 5650–5654.

By: P. Gurr, G. Qiao, D. Solomon, S. Harton & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2003 | journal article

The molecular structure and intermolecular interactions of 1,3: 2,4-dibenzylidene-D-sorbitol

Molecular Physics, 101(19), 3017–3027.

By: E. Wilder, R. Spontak & C. Hall

Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries

2002 | journal article

ABA triblock copolymer gels modified with an A-compatible semicrystalline homopolymer

Langmuir, 18(22), 8266–8270.

By: T. Walker, J. Semler, D. Leonard, G. Maanen, R. Bukovnik & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2002 | journal article

Block copolymer/homopolymer mesoblends: Preparation and characterization

Macromolecules, 35(6), 2268–2276.

By: R. Roberge, N. Patel, S. White, W. Thongruang, S. Smith & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2002 | journal article

Bridged double percolation in conductive polymer composites: an electrical conductivity, morphology and mechanical property study

Polymer, 43(13), 3717–3725.

By: W. Thongruang, R. Spontak & C. Balik

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2002 | journal article

Correlated electrical conductivity and mechanical property analysis of high-density polyethylene filled with graphite and carbon fiber

Polymer, 43(8), 2279–2286.

By: W. Thongruang, R. Spontak & C. Balik

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2002 | journal article

Generation of microcellular foams of PVDF and its blends using supercritical carbon dioxide in a continuous process

Polymer, 43(20), 5511–5520.

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2002 | journal article

Hydrophobically modified associative polymer solutions: Rheology and microstructure in the presence of nonionic surfactants

Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 41(25), 6425–6435.

By: R. English, J. Laurer, R. Spontak & S. Khan

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1999 | patent

Method of making foamed materialsUSing surfactants and carbon dioxide

DeSimone, J. M., Khan, S. A., Royer, J. R., Spontak, R. J., & Walker, T. A. (1999, September 20). Washington, DC: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

By: J. DeSimone, S. Khan, J. Royer, R. Spontak & T. Walker

Source: NC State University Libraries

2002 | journal article

Microphase-separated block copolymers comprising low surface energy fluorinated blocks and hydrophilic blocks: Synthesis and characterization

Macromolecules, 35(9), 3697–3707.

By: M. Arnold, K. Nagai, R. Spontak, B. Freeman, D. Leroux, D. Betts, J. Desimone, F. Digiano ...

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2002 | journal article

Multiscale dewetting of low-molecular-weight block copolymer ultrathin films

Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 23(3), 205–209.

By: D. Leonard, P. Russell, S. Smith & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2002 | journal article

Synthesis of metal-loaded poly(aminohexyl)(aminopropyl)silsesquioxane colloids and their self-organization into dendrites

Nano Letters, 2(8), 873–876.

By: L. Bronstein, C. Linton, R. Karlinsey, B. Stein, D. Svergun, J. Zwanziger, R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2002 | journal article

Temperature-dependent property development in hydrogels derived from hydroxypropylcellulose

Polymer, 43(1), 123–129.

By: S. Hirsch & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2002 | journal article

Topological coarsening of low-molecular-weight block copolymer ultrathin films by environmental AFM

Polymer, 43(25), 6719–6726.

By: D. Leonard, R. Spontak, S. Smith & P. Russell

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2002 | journal article

Topological similarity of sponge-like bicontinuous morphologies differing in length scale

Advanced Materials, 14(22), 1615–1618.

By: H. Jinnai, Y. Nishikawa, M. Ito, S. Smith, D. Agard & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2002 | journal article

Ultrapermeable, reverse-selective nanocomposite membranes

Science, 296(5567), 519–522.

By: T. Merkel, B. Freeman, R. Spontak, Z. He, I. Pinnau, P. Meakin, A. Hill

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2002 | journal article

Volume-exclusion effects in polyethylene blends filled with carbon black, graphite, or carbon fiber

Journal of Polymer Science. Part B, Polymer Physics, 40(10), 1013–1025.

By: W. Thongruang, C. Balik & R. Spontak

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2001 | article

Anomalous phase inversion in polymer blends prepared by cryogenic mechanical alloying

Macromolecules.

By: A. Smith, H. Ade, S. Smith, C. Koch & R. Spontak

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2001 | journal article

Cryogenic mechanical alloying as an alternative strategy for the recycling of tires

Polymer, 42(9), 4453–4457.

By: A. Smith, H. Ade, C. Koch & R. Spontak

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2001 | journal article

Dynamic rheological behavior of DBS-induced poly(propyleneglycol) physical gels

Rheologica Acta, 40(1), 30–38.

By: D. Mercurio, S. Khan & R. Spontak

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2001 | journal article

Gas permeation properties of poly(1,1 '-dihydroperfluorooctyl acrylate), poly(1,1 '-dihydroperfluorooetyl methacrylate), and poly(styrene)-b-poly(1,1 '-dihydroperfluorooctyl acrylate) block copolymers

Macromolecules, 34(16), 5611–5619.

By: M. Arnold, K. Nagai, B. Freeman, R. Spontak, D. Betts, J. DeSimone, I. Pinnau

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2001 | journal article

Improved network development in bidisperse AB/ABA block copolymer gels

Langmuir, 17(8), 2294–2297.

By: R. Spontak, E. Wilder & S. Smith

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2001 | journal article

Interfacial and topological measurements of bicontinuous polymer morphologies - art. no. 010803

Physica. E, Low-Dimensional Systems & Nanostructures, 6401(1), 0803-.

By: H. Jinnai, T. Kajihara, H. Watashiba, Y. Nishikawa & R. Spontak

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2001 | journal article

Molecular, nanostructural and mechanical characteristics of lamellar triblock copolymer blends: Effects of molecular weight and constraint

Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 22(5), 281–296.

By: L. Kane, D. Norman, S. White, M. Matsen, M. Satkowski, S. Smith, R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2001 | journal article

Morphological characteristics of 1,3: 2,4-dibenzylidene sorbitol/poly(propylene glycol) organogels

Journal of Physical Chemistry. B, Condensed Matter, Materials, Surfaces, Interfaces & Biophysical, 105(11), 2091–2098.

By: D. Mercurio & R. Spontak

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2001 | journal article

On the similarity of macromolecular responses to high-energy processes: mechanical milling vs. irradiation

Polymer Degradation and Stability, 72(3), 519–524.

By: A. Smith, R. Spontak & H. Ade

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2001 | journal article

Ordering of cylindrical microdomains in thin films of hybrid isotropic/liquid crystalline triblock copolymers

Macromolecules, 34(2), 171–180.

By: P. Figueiredo, S. Geppert, R. Brandsch, G. Bar, R. Thomann, R. Spontak, W. Gronski, R. Samlenski, P. Muller-Buschbaum

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2001 | journal article

Perfectly-alternating linear (AB)(n) multiblock copolymers: Effect of molecular design on morphology and properties

Journal of Polymer Science. Part B, Polymer Physics, 39(9), 947–955.

By: R. Spontak & S. Smith

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2001 | journal article

Platinum-containing hyper-cross-linked polystyrene as a modifier-free selective catalyst for L-sorbose oxidation

Journal of the American Chemical Society, 123(43), 10502–10510.

By: S. Sidorov, I. Volkov, V. Davankov, M. Tsyurupa, P. Valetsky, L. Bronstein, R. Karlinsey, J. Zwanziger ...

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2000 | journal article

Addition of a block copolymer to polymer blends produced by cryogenic mechanical alloying

Macromolecules, 33(4), 1163–1172.

By: A. Smith, H. Ade, C. Koch, S. Smith & R. Spontak

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2000 | journal article

Cryogenic mechanical alloying of poly(methyl methacrylate) with polyisoprene and poly(ethylene-alt-propylene)

Macromolecules, 33(7), 2595–2604.

By: A. Smith, H. Ade, C. Balik, C. Koch, S. Smith & R. Spontak

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2000 | journal article

Direct measurement of interfacial curvature distributions in a bicontinuous block copolymer morphology

Physical Review Letters, 84(3), 518–521.

By: H. Jinnai, Y. Nishikawa, R. Spontak, S. Smith, D. Agard & T. Hashimoto

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2000 | journal article

Dispersion polymerization of polystyrene latex stabilized with novel grafted poly(ethylene glycol) macromers in 1- propanol/water

Macromolecules, 33(18), 6664–6671.

By: J. Shay, R. English, R. Spontak, C. Balik & S. Khan

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2000 | chapter

Environmental atomic force microscopy: Probing diblock polymer thin films and self-assembling molecules at various temperatures and pressures

In Microbeam Analysis 2000: proceedings of the Second Conference of the International Union of Microbeam Analysis Societies held in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, 9-14 July 2000 (Vol. 165, pp. 389–390). Bristol: Institute of Physics Publishing.

By: D. Leonard, R. Spontak & P. Russell

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2000 | journal article

High-energy mechanical milling of poly(methyl methacrylate), polyisoprene and poly(ethylene-alt-propylene)

Polymer, 41(16), 6271–6283.

By: A. Smith, J. Shay, R. Spontak, C. Balik, H. Ade, S. Smith, C. Koch

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2000 | article

Metal nanoparticles grown in the nanostructured matrix of poly(octadecylsiloxane)

Langmuir.

By: L. Bronstein, D. Chernyshov, P. Valetsky, E. Wilder & R. Spontak

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2000 | journal article

Model acrylate-terminated urethane blends in toughened epoxies: a morphology and stress relaxation study

Polymer, 41(16), 6341–6349.

By: R. Spontak, R. Roberge, M. Vratsanos & W. Starner

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2000 | journal article

Morphology and gas barrier properties of thin SiOx coatings on polycarbonate: Correlations with plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition conditions

Journal of Materials Research, 15(3), 704–717.

By: A. Erlat, B. Wang, R. Spontak, Y. Tropsha, K. Mar, D. Montgomery, E. Vogler

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2000 | conference paper

Nonequilibrium processing of polymeric materials by mechanical attrition

In International Symposium on Metastable, Mechanically Alloyed and Nanocrystalline Materials (1999: Dresden, Germany) (Vol. 343/346, pp. 49–561). Utikon-Zurich, Switz.; Enfield, NH: Trans Tech Publications.

By: C. Koch, A. Smith, C. Bai, R. Spontak & C. Balik

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2000 | journal article

Stress relaxation activation in rubber-modified polymer systems exhibiting controlled miscibility through blending

Macromolecules, 33(6), 2290–2292.

By: R. Spontak & M. Vratsanos

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2000 | journal article

Structural changes in poly(ethylene terephthalate) induced by mechanical milling

Polymer, 41(19), 7147–7157.

By: C. Bai, R. Spontak, C. Koch, C. Saw & C. Balik

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2000 | journal article

Temperature-induced morphological evolution in polymer blends produced by cryogenic mechanical alloying

Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, 274(1), 1–12.

By: A. Smith, R. Spontak, C. Koch, S. Smith & H. Ade

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

2000 | journal article

Thermoplastic elastomers: fundamentals and applications

Current Opinion in Colloid & Interface Science, 5(5-6), 334–341.

By: R. Spontak & N. Patel

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1999 | journal article

A-methylstyrene

Polymer Data Handbook, 680–687.

By: L. Kane & R. Spontak

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1999 | journal article

Advances in self-ordering macromolecules and nanostructure design

Current Opinion in Colloid & Interface Science, 4(2), 140–146.

By: R. Spontak & P. Alexandridis

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1999 | journal article

Cobalt nanoparticle formation in the pores of hyper-cross-linked polystyrene: control of nanoparticle growth and morphology

Chemistry of Materials, 11(11), 3210–3215.

By: S. Sidorov, L. Bronstein, V. Davankov, M. Tsyurupa, S. Solodovnikov, P. Valetsky, E. Wilder, R. Spontak

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1999 | conference paper

Effect of composition on the morphology and electro-optical properties of physically crosslinked liquid crystals

In Liquid crystal materials and devices: Symposium held April 5-7, 1999, San Francisco, California, U.S.A. (Materials Research Society symposia proceedings; v. 559) (Vol. 559, pp. 177–182). Warrendale, PA: Materials Research Society.

By: A. Schneider, S. Geppert, R. Spontak, W. Gronski & H. Finkelmann

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1999 | journal article

Effects of graphite content on the morphology and barrier properties of poly(vinylidene fluoride) composites

Polymer, 40(22), 6023–6029.

By: D. Busick, R. Spontak & C. Balik

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1999 | journal article

Enhanced barrier performance of SiOx-modified polymer substrates: some morphological considerations

Journal of Materials Science Letters, 18(4), 311–315.

By: B. Wang, Y. Tropsha, D. Montgomery, E. Vogler & R. Spontak

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1999 | journal article

Enhanced miscibility of low-molecular-weight polystyrene polyisoprene blends in supercritical CO2

Journal of Physical Chemistry. B, Condensed Matter, Materials, Surfaces, Interfaces & Biophysical, 103(26), 5472–5476.

By: T. Walker, S. Raghavan, J. Royer, S. Smith, G. Wignall, M. Khan, A. S., R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

1999 | journal article

Grafted polymer tail loop mixtures differing in chain length

Polymer, 40(18), 5207–5211.

By: D. Driscoll, H. Gulati, R. Spontak & C. Hall

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

1999 | journal article

High-energy cryogenic blending and compatibilizing of immiscible polymers

Advanced Materials, 11(15), 1277.

By: A. Smith, R. Spontak, H. Ade, S. Smith & C. Koch

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

1999 | journal article

Mesogel networks via selective midblock swelling of lamellar triblock copolymers

Langmuir, 15(23), 7886–7889.

By: M. King, S. White, S. Smith & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

1999 | patent

Method of reducing the viscosity of a black liquor using thiocyanate salt

Spontak, R. J., Roberts, J. E., Prevysh, V. A., & Khan, S. A. (1999, May 4). Washington, DC: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

By: R. Spontak, J. Roberts, V. Prevysh & S. Khan

Source: NC State University Libraries

1999 | journal article

Modification of a thermoplastic elastomer gel through the addition of an endblock-selective homopolymer

Journal of Polymer Science. Part B, Polymer Physics, 37(15), 1863–1872.

By: N. Jackson, E. Wilder, S. White, R. Bukovnik & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

1999 | journal article

Morphology and property development in block copolymer mesogels

Langmuir, 15(1999), 7886-.

By: M. King, S. White, S. Smith & R. Spontak

Source: NC State University Libraries

1999 | journal article

Morphology and rheology of SIS and SEPS triblock copolymers in the presence of a midblock-selective solvent

Langmuir, 15(23), 7947–7955.

By: J. Laurer, S. Khan, R. Spontak, M. Satkowski, J. Grothaus, S. Smith, J. Lin

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

1999 | journal article

P-chlorostyrene

Polymer Data Handbook, 380–386.

By: J. Laurer & R. Spontak

Source: NC State University Libraries

1999 | journal article

P-methylstyrene

Polymer Data Handbook, 688–695.

By: A. Smith & R. Spontak

Source: NC State University Libraries

1999 | journal article

SiOx gas barrier coatings on polymer substrates: Morphology and gas transport considerations

Journal of Physical Chemistry. B, Condensed Matter, Materials, Surfaces, Interfaces & Biophysical, 103(29), 6047–6055.

By: A. Erlat, R. Spontak, R. Clarke, T. Robinson, P. Haaland, Y. Tropsha, N. Harvey, E. Vogler

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

1999 | journal article

Solvent-regulated ordering in block copolymers

Current Opinion in Colloid & Interface Science, 4(2), 130–139.

By: P. Alexandridis & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

1998 | article

Anomalous sorption in a poly(styrene-b-isoprene) diblock copolymer near the order-disorder transition

Macromolecules.

By: S. Hong, S. Stolken, J. Zielinski, S. Smith, J. Duda & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

1998 | journal article

Bicontinuous morphologies in homologous multiblock copolymers and their homopolymer blends

Macromolecules, 31(21), 7546–7549.

By: J. Laurer, D. Hajduk, S. Dreckotter, S. Smith & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

1998 | journal article

Interfacial modification as a route to novel bilayered morphologies in binary block copolymer/homopolymer blends

Macromolecules, 31(15), 4975–4985.

By: J. Laurer, S. Smith, J. Samseth, K. Mortensen & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

1998 | journal article

Microporous, responsive hydroxypropyl cellulose gels. 1. Synthesis and microstructure

Macromolecules, 31(7), 2166–2173.

By: B. Kabra, S. Gehrke & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

1998 | journal article

Miscibilization of reactive polymers during early-stage spinodal decomposition

AIChE Journal, 44(2), 416–426.

By: V. Yashin & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

1998 | journal article

Mixtures of polymer tails and loops grafted to an impenetrable interface

Polymer, 39(25), 6339–6346.

By: D. Driscoll, H. Gulati, R. Spontak & C. Hall

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

1998 | journal article

Morphological and isothermal diffusive probe analyses of low molecular weight diblock copolymers

Macromolecules, 31(7), 2174–2184.

By: S. Hong, J. Laurer, J. Zielinski, J. Samseth, S. Smith, J. Duda, R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

1998 | journal article

Thermoplastic elastomer gels. I. Effects of composition and processing on morphology and gel behavior

Journal of Polymer Science. Part B, Polymer Physics, 36(13), 2379–2391.

By: J. Laurer, J. Mulling, S. Khan, R. Spontak & R. Bukovnik

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

1998 | journal article

Thermoplastic elastomer gels. II. Effects of composition and temperature on morphology and gel rheology

Journal of Polymer Science. Part B, Polymer Physics, 36(14), 2513–2523.

By: J. Laurer, J. Mulling, S. Khan, R. Spontak, J. Lin & R. Bukovnik

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

1998 | journal article

Triblock copolymer/homopolymer blends: Conformational changes, microstructural transition and macrophase separation

Journal of Materials Science Letters, 17(7), 545–549.

By: D. Norman, L. Kane, S. White, S. Smith & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

1998 | journal article

X-ray microscopy characterization of a thermoplastic / liquid crystalline polymer blend produced by mechanical alloying

Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 19(1998), 557.

By: A. Smith, C. Bai, H. Ade, R. Spontak, C. Balik & C. Koch

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

1997 | journal article

Complex phase behavior of a disordered 'random' diblock copolymer in the presence of a parent homopolymer

Langmuir, 13(8), 2250–2258.

By: J. Laurer, A. Ashraf, S. Smith & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

1997 | journal article

Compositionally symmetric diblock copolymer blends of moderate polydispersity

Journal of Polymer Science. Part B, Polymer Physics, 35(16), 2653–2658.

By: L. Kane, M. Satkowski, S. Smith & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

1997 | conference paper

Conformational and dynamic properties of polymer loops and their mixtures at an impenetrable interface

In Statistical mechanics in physics and biology: Symposium held December 2-5, 1996, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A, 1997 (Materials Research Society symposia proceedings) (Vol. 463, pp. 109–114).

By: H. Gulati, R. Jones, D. Driscoll, R. Spontak & C. Hall

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

1997 | conference paper

Effect of additive constraint on the morphological and mechanical properties of triblock copolymer blends

In Morphological control in multiphase polymer mixtures: Symposium held December 2-5, 1996, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. 1997 (Materials Research Society symposium proceedings) (Vol. 461, pp. 75–80). Warrendale, PA: Materials Research Society.

By: L. Kane, D. Norman, S. White & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

1997 | journal article

Evolution of VIMS at North Carolina State University

Journal of Materials Education, 19(1-2), 59.

By: C. Balik, R. Spontak & J. Weitzel

Source: NC State University Libraries

1997 | journal article

From micelles to randomly connected, bilayered membranes in dilute block copolymer blends

Langmuir, 13(8), 2177–2180.

By: J. Laurer, J. Fung, J. Sedat, S. Smith, J. Samseth, K. Mortensen, D. Agard, R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

1997 | journal article

Gas permeability and phase morphology of poly(1 (trimethylsilyl) 1 propyne)/poly(1 phenyl 1 propyne) blends

Macromolecules, 30(16), 4766–4769.

By: L. Toy, B. Freeman, R. Spontak, A. Morisato & I. Pinnau

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

1997 | journal article

Macromolecular self-assembly in dilute sequence-controlled block copolymer/homopolymer blends

Supramolecular Science, 4(1-2), 121–126.

By: J. Laurer, A. Ashraf, S. Smith, J. Samseth & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

1997 | conference paper

Mechanical alloying of PET and PET/Vectra blends

In Morphological control in multiphase polymer mixtures: Symposium held December 2-5, 1996, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. 1997 (Materials Research Society symposium proceedings) (Vol. 461, p. 39). Warrendale, PA: Materials Research Society.

By: C. Balik, C. Bai, C. Koch, R. Spontak & C. Saw

Source: NC State University Libraries

1997 | patent

Method of reducing the viscosity of a black liquor

Spontak, R. J., Roberts, J. E., Prevysh, V. A., & Khan, S. A. (1997, June 3). Washington, DC: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

By: R. Spontak, J. Roberts, V. Prevysh & S. Khan

Source: NC State University Libraries

1997 | journal article

Microstructural analysis of a cubic bicontinuous morphology in a neat SiS triblock copolymer

Macromolecules, 30(13), 3938–3941.

By: J. Laurer, D. Hajduk, J. Fung, J. Sedat, S. Smith, S. Gruner, D. Agard, R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

1997 | conference paper

Phase behavior of complex diblock copolymer blends: A transmission electron microscopy study

In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Defects in Insulating Materials - ICDIM 96: July 15-19, 1996, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC 27109, USA (Vol. 239, pp. 179–184). Utikon-Zurich, Switz.; Enfield, N.H.: Trans Tech Publications.

By: J. Fung, L. Kane, S. Smith, J. Sedat, D. Agard & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

1997 | conference paper

Phase behavior of triblock copolymers upon incorporation of nonparent, midblock-associating additives

In Morphological control in multiphase polymer mixtures: Symposium held December 2-5, 1996, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. 1997 (Materials Research Society symposium proceedings) (Vol. 461, pp. 69–74). Warrendale, PA: Materials Research Society.

By: J. Laurer, J. Mulling, R. Bukovnik & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

1997 | journal article

Phase behaviour of aqueous hydroxypropylcellulose mesophase mixtures: Molecular weight considerations

Liquid Crystals, 22(3), 359–365.

By: B. Wang & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

1997 | journal article

Salting-in behavior of isotropic and anisotropic aqueous hydroxypropylcellulose solutions

Colloid & Polymer Science, 275(3), 284–287.

By: V. Prevysh, B. Wang, S. Khan & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

1997 | journal article

Self organization and polyolefin nucleation efficacy of 1,3/2,4 di p methylbenzylidene sorbitol

Journal of Polymer Science. Part B, Polymer Physics, 35(16), 2617–2628.

By: T. Shepard, C. Delsorbo, R. Louth, J. Walborn, D. Norman, N. Harvey, R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

1997 | article

X-ray microscopy and NEXAFS spectroscopy of macrophase-separated random block copolymer/homopolymer blends

Macromolecules.

By: A. Smith, J. Laurer, H. Ade, S. Smith, A. Ashraf & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

1997 | journal article

The introductory course in materials thermodynamics: Strategies toward improved instructional effectiveness

Journal of Materials Education, 19(1997), 47.

By: J. Prebola & R. Spontak

Source: NC State University Libraries

1996 | journal article

Controlled black liquor viscosity reduction through salting-in

AIChE Journal, 42(8), 2319–2326.

By: J. Roberts, R. Spontak & S. Khan

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

1996 | journal article

Effect of molecular architecture on DBS-induced block copolymer gels: A rheological study

Macromolecular Symposia, 106, 275–286.

By: C. Nunez, J. Whitfield, D. Mercurio, J. Ilzhoefer, R. Spontak & S. Khan

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

1996 | journal article

A novel approach to black liquor viscosity reduction using salt additives

TAPPI Journal, 79(8), 167–174.

By: J. Roberts, R. Spontak, H. Jameel & S. Khan

Source: NC State University Libraries

1995 | journal article

Evidence of hierarchical order in an amphiphilic block terpolymer gel

Journal of Physical Chemistry (Easton, Pa.), 99(32), 12069–12071.

By: J. Ilzhoefer, B. Broom, S. Nepa, E. Vogler, S. Khan & R. Spontak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID

1995 | journal article

Tailored viscosity reduction in aqueous hydroxypropyl cellulose solutions

Polymers in Medicine, 137–142.

By: V. Prevysh, R. Spontak & S. Khan

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID