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2020

Fan, Jinpeng; Emamy, Hamed; Chremos, Alexandros; Douglas, Jack F; Starr, Francis W

Dynamic heterogeneity and collective motion in star polymer melts Journal Article

In: The Journal of Chemical Physics, 152 (5), pp. 054904, 2020.

BibTeX | Tags: Dynamic Heterogeneity, Glass Formation, Polymers | Links:

Zhang, Wengang; Starr, Francis W; Douglas, Jack F

Reconciling computational and experimental trends in the temperature dependence of the interfacial mobility of polymer films Journal Article

In: The Journal of Chemical Physics, 152 (12), pp. 124703, 2020.

BibTeX | Tags: Dynamic Heterogeneity, Glass Formation, Polymers | Links:

Storey, Amber N; Zhang, Wengang; Douglas, Jack F; Starr, Francis W

How Does Monomer Structure Affect the Interfacial Dynamics of Supported Ultrathin Polymer Films? Journal Article

In: Macromolecules, 53 (21), pp. 9654-9664, 2020.

BibTeX | Tags: Dynamic Heterogeneity, Glass Formation, Polymers, Thin Films | Links:

2019

Kennedy, Kiley E; Shafique, Neha; Douglas, Jack F; Starr, Francis W

Cooperative dynamics in a model DPPC membrane arise from membrane layer interactions Journal Article

In: Emergent Materials, 2 (1), pp. 1-10, 2019.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Biophysics, Dynamic Heterogeneity, Membranes | Links:

Zhang, Wengang; Emamy, Hamed; Betancourt, Beatriz A Pazmiño; Vargas-Lara, Fernando; Starr, Francis W; Douglas, Jack F

The interfacial zone in thin polymer films and around nanoparticles in polymer nanocomposites Journal Article

In: The Journal of Chemical Physics, 151 (12), pp. 124705, 2019.

BibTeX | Tags: Dynamic Heterogeneity, Glass Formation, Nanocomposites, Nanotechnology | Links:

Zhang, Wengang; Starr, Francis W; Douglas, Jack F

Collective Motion in the Interfacial and Interior Regions of Supported Polymer Films and Its Relation to Relaxation Journal Article

In: The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 123 (27), pp. 5935-5941, 2019, (PMID: 31192601).

BibTeX | Tags: Dynamic Heterogeneity, Glass Formation, Polymers | Links:

2018

Zhang, Wengang; Douglas, Jack F.; Starr, Francis W.

Why we need to look beyond the glass transition temperature to characterize the dynamics of thin supported polymer films Journal Article

In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2018, ISSN: 0027-8424.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Dynamic Heterogeneity, Glass Formation, Thin Films | Links:

Betancourt, Beatriz A. Pazmino; Starr, Francis W.; Douglas, Jack F.

String-like collective motion in the α- and β-relaxation of a coarse-grained polymer melt Journal Article

In: The Journal of Chemical Physics, 148 (10), pp. 104508, 2018.

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2017

Zhang, Wengang; Douglas, Jack F.; Starr, Francis W.

Effects of a “bound” substrate layer on the dynamics of supported polymer films Journal Article

In: The Journal of Chemical Physics, 147 , pp. 044901, 2017.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Dynamic Heterogeneity, Glass Formation, Polymers, Thin Films | Links:

Zhang, Wengang; Douglas, Jack F.; Starr, Francis W.

Dynamical heterogeneity in a vapor-deposited polymer glass Journal Article

In: The Journal of Chemical Physics, 146 (20), pp. 203310, 2017.

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2016

Shafique, Neha; Kennedy, Kiley E.; Douglas, Jack F.; Starr, Francis W.

Quantifying the Heterogeneous Dynamics of a Simulated DPPC Membrane Journal Article

In: JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY B, 120 (23), pp. 5172–5182, 2016, (PMID: 27223339).

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Biophysics, Dynamic Heterogeneity, Membranes | Links:

2015

Hanakata, Paul Z.; Pazmiño Betancourt, Beatriz A.; Douglas, Jack F.; Starr, Francis W.

A unifying framework to quantify the effects of substrate interactions, stiffness, and roughness on the dynamics of thin supported polymer films Journal Article

In: JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 142 (23), pp. 234907, 2015, ISSN: 0021-9606.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Dynamic Heterogeneity, Glass Formation, Polymers, Thin Films | Links:

2014

Hanakata, Paul Z.; Douglas, Jack F.; Starr, Francis W.

Interfacial mobility scale determines the scale of collective motion and relaxation rate in polymer films Journal Article

In: NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 5 , pp. 4163, 2014, ISSN: 2041-1723.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Dynamic Heterogeneity, Glass Formation, Polymers, Thin Films | Links:

Pazmiño Betancourt, Beatriz A.; Douglas, Jack F.; Starr, Francis W.

String model for the dynamics of glass-forming liquids Journal Article

In: JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 140 (20), pp. 204509, 2014, ISSN: 0021-9606.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Dynamic Heterogeneity, Glass Formation | Links:

Starr, Francis W.; Hartmann, Benedikt; Douglas, Jack F.

Dynamical clustering and a mechanism for raft-like structures in a model lipid membrane Journal Article

In: SOFT MATTER, 10 (17), pp. 3036-3047, 2014, ISSN: 1744-683X.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Biophysics, Dynamic Heterogeneity, Membranes | Links:

2013

Starr, Francis W.; Douglas, Jack F.; Sastry, Srikanth

The relationship of dynamical heterogeneity to the Adam-Gibbs and random first-order transition theories of glass formation Journal Article

In: JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 138 (12), pp. 12A541, 2013, ISSN: 0021-9606.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Dynamic Heterogeneity, Glass Formation, Polymers | Links:

Pazmiño Betancourt, Beatriz A.; Douglas, Jack F.; Starr, Francis W.

Fragility and cooperative motion in a glass-forming polymer-nanoparticle composite Journal Article

In: SOFT MATTER, 9 (1), pp. 241-254, 2013, ISSN: 1744-683X.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Dynamic Heterogeneity, Glass Formation, Nanocomposites, Polymers | Links:

Starr, Francis W.; Hanakata, Paul Z.; Pazmiño Betancourt, Beatrice A.; Sastry, Srikanth; Douglas, Jack F.

Fragility and Cooperative Motion in Polymer Glass Formation Incollection

In: Greer, A. L.; Kelton, K. F.; Sastry, S. (Ed.): Fragility of glass forming liquids, pp. 337-361, Hindustan, New Delhi, India, 2013.

BibTeX | Tags: Dynamic Heterogeneity, Glass Formation, Nanocomposites, Polymers, Thin Films

2012

Hanakata, Paul Z.; Douglas, Jack F.; Starr, Francis W.

Local variation of fragility and glass transition temperature of ultra-thin supported polymer films Journal Article

In: JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 137 (24), pp. 244901, 2012, ISSN: 0021-9606.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Dynamic Heterogeneity, Glass Formation, Polymers, Thin Films | Links:

2011

Starr, Francis W.; Douglas, Jack F.

Modifying Fragility and Collective Motion in Polymer Melts with Nanoparticles Journal Article

In: PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 106 (11), pp. 115702, 2011, ISSN: 0031-9007.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Dynamic Heterogeneity, Glass Formation, Nanocomposites, Polymers | Links:

2007

Mazza, Marco G.; Giovambattista, Nicolas; Stanley, H. Eugene; Starr, Francis W.

Connection of translational and rotational dynamical heterogeneities with the breakdown of the Stokes-Einstein and Stokes-Einstein-Debye relations in water Journal Article

In: PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 76 (3), pp. 031203, 2007, ISSN: 1539-3755.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Dynamic Heterogeneity, Glass Formation, Water | Links:

2006

Becker, Stephen R.; Poole, Peter H.; Starr, Francis W.

Fractional Stokes-Einstein and Debye-Stokes-Einstein relations in a network-forming liquid Journal Article

In: PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 97 (5), pp. 055901, 2006, ISSN: 0031-9007.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Dynamic Heterogeneity, Glass Formation, Water | Links:

Mazza, MG; Giovambattista, Nicolas; Starr, Francis W.; Stanley, H. Eugene

Relation between rotational and translational dynamic heterogeneities in water Journal Article

In: PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 96 (5), pp. 057803, 2006, ISSN: 0031-9007.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Dynamic Heterogeneity, Glass Formation, Water | Links:

2005

Giovambattista, Nicolas; Buldyrev, Sergey V.; Stanley, H. Eugene; Starr, Francis W.

Clusters of mobile molecules in supercooled water Journal Article

In: PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 72 (1, 1), pp. 011202, 2005, ISSN: 1539-3755.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Dynamic Heterogeneity, Glass Formation, Water | Links:

2003

Lacevic, Naida; Starr, Francis W.; Schrøder, Thomas B.; Glotzer, Sharon C.

Spatially heterogeneous dynamics investigated via a time-dependent four-point density correlation function Journal Article

In: JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 119 (14), pp. 7372-7387, 2003, ISSN: 0021-9606.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Dynamic Heterogeneity, Glass Formation | Links:

Giovambattista, Nicolas; Buldyrev, Sergey V.; Starr, Francis W.; Stanley, H. Eugene

Connection between Adam-Gibbs theory and spatially heterogeneous dynamics Journal Article

In: PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 90 (8), pp. 085506, 2003, ISSN: 0031-9007.

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