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2020

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:

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:

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:

Rivera, Jose L.; Villanueva-Mejia, Francisco; Navarro-Santos, Pedro; Starr, Francis W.

Desalination by dragging water using a low-energy nano-mechanical device of porous graphene Journal Article

In: RSC Adv., 7 , pp. 53729-53739, 2017.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Nanotechnology, Thin Films, Water | 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:

2013

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.

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