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2020

Giuntoli, Andrea; Puosi, Francesco; Leporini, Dino; Starr, Francis W; Douglas, Jack F

Predictive relation for the α-relaxation time of a coarse-grained polymer melt under steady shear Journal Article

In: Science Advances, 6 (17), 2020.

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

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:

Emamy, Hamed; Kumar, Sanat K; Starr, Francis W

Structural Properties of Bound Layer in Polymer-Nanoparticle Composites Journal Article

In: Macromolecules, 53 (18), pp. 7845-7850, 2020.

BibTeX | Tags: Nanocomposites, Polymers | Links:

2019

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

Emamy, Hamed; Kumar, Sanat K; Starr, Francis W

Diminishing Interfacial Effects with Decreasing Nanoparticle Size in Polymer-Nanoparticle Composites Journal Article

In: Phys. Rev. Lett., 121 , pp. 207801, 2018.

BibTeX | Tags: Glass Formation, Nanocomposites, Polymers | 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.

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

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.

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

2016

Starr, Francis W.; Douglas, Jack F.; Meng, Dong; Kumar, Sanat K.

Bound Layers "Cloak" Nanoparticles in Strongly Interacting Polymer Nanocomposites Journal Article

In: ACS Nano, 10 , pp. 10960 - 10965, 2016.

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

Bound Layers "Cloak" Nanoparticles in Strongly Interacting Polymer Nanocomposites

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:

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

Quantitative relations between cooperative motion, emergent elasticity, and free volume in model glass-forming polymer materials Journal Article

In: PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 112 (10), pp. 2966-2971, 2015, ISSN: 0027-8424.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Glass Formation, Polymers | 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.; 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:

2010

Jancar, Josef; Douglas, Jack F.; Starr, Francis W.; Kumar, Sanat K.; Cassagnau, Philippe; Lesser, Alan J.; Sternstein, Sanford S.; Buehler, Markus J.

Current issues in research on structure-property relationships in polymer nanocomposites Journal Article

In: POLYMER, 51 (15), pp. 3321-3343, 2010, ISSN: 0032-3861.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Nanocomposites, Polymers | Links:

Knauert, Scott T.; Douglas, Jack F.; Starr, Francis W.

Morphology and Transport Properties of Two-Dimensional Sheet Polymers Journal Article

In: MACROMOLECULES, 43 (7), pp. 3438-3445, 2010, ISSN: 0024-9297.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Polymers | Links:

2008

Rahedi, Andrew J.; Douglas, Jack F.; Starr, Francis W.

Model for reversible nanoparticle assembly in a polymer matrix Journal Article

In: JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 128 (2), pp. 024902, 2008, ISSN: 0021-9606.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Nanocomposites, Polymers, Self Assembly | Links:

2007

Knauert, Scott T.; Douglas, Jack F.; Starr, Francis W.

The effect of nanoparticle shape on polymer-nanocomposite rheology and tensile strength Journal Article

In: JOURNAL OF POLYMER SCIENCE PART B-POLYMER PHYSICS, 45 (14), pp. 1882-1897, 2007, ISSN: 0887-6266.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Nanocomposites, Nanotechnology, Polymers | Links:

2003

Starr, Francis W.; Douglas, Jack F.; Glotzer, Sharon C.

Origin of particle clustering in a simulated polymer nanocomposite and its impact on rheology Journal Article

In: JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 119 (3), pp. 1777-1788, 2003, ISSN: 0021-9606.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Nanocomposites, Polymers, Self Assembly | Links:

2002

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

Molecular dynamics simulation of a polymer melt with a nanoscopic particle Journal Article

In: MACROMOLECULES, 35 (11), pp. 4481-4492, 2002, ISSN: 0024-9297.

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

2001

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

Effects of a nanoscopic filler on the structure and dynamics of a simulated polymer melt and the relationship to ultrathin films Journal Article

In: PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 64 (2, 1), pp. 021802, 2001, ISSN: 1063-651X.

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