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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:

2019

Giovambattista, Nicolas; Starr, Francis W; Poole, Peter H

State variables for glasses: The case of amorphous ice Journal Article

In: The Journal of Chemical Physics, 150 (22), pp. 224502, 2019.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Glass Formation, Water | 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

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:

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.

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:

Giovambattista, Nicolas; Starr, Francis W.; Poole, Peter H.

Influence of sample preparation on the transformation of low-density to high-density amorphous ice: An explanation based on the potential energy landscape Journal Article

In: The Journal of Chemical Physics, 147 (4), pp. 044501, 2017.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Glass Formation, Polyamorphism, Water | 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

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

Giovambattista, Nicolas; Sciortino, Francesco; Starr, Francis W.; Poole, Peter H.

Potential energy landscape of the apparent first-order phase transition between low-density and high-density amorphous ice Journal Article

In: The Journal of Chemical Physics, 145 (22), pp. 224501, 2016.

BibTeX | Tags: Glass Formation, Polyamorphism, 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:

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:

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:

Chiu, Janet; Starr, Francis W.; Giovambattista, Nicolas

Heating-induced glass-glass and glass-liquid transformations in computer simulations of water Journal Article

In: JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 140 (11), pp. 114504, 2014, ISSN: 0021-9606.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Glass Formation, Polyamorphism, Water | Links:

2013

Chiu, Janet; Starr, Francis W.; Giovambattista, Nicolas

Pressure-induced transformations in computer simulations of glassy water Journal Article

In: JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 139 (18), pp. 184504, 2013, ISSN: 0021-9606.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Glass Formation, Polyamorphism, Water | Links:

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:

Giovambattista, Nicolas; Loerting, Thomas; Lukanov, Boris R.; Starr, Francis W.

Interplay of the Glass Transition and the Liquid-Liquid Phase Transition in Water Journal Article

In: SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 2 , pp. 390, 2012, ISSN: 2045-2322.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Glass Formation, Polyamorphism, Water | Links:

Clapa, Vasile Iulian; Kottos, Tsampikos; Starr, Francis W.

Localization transition of instantaneous normal modes and liquid diffusion Journal Article

In: JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 136 (14), pp. 144504, 2012, ISSN: 0021-9606.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Glass Formation | 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:

2009

Xu, Limei; Mallamace, Francesco; Yan, Zhenyu; Starr, Francis W.; Buldyrev, Sergey V.; Stanley, H. Eugene

Appearance of a fractional Stokes-Einstein relation in water and a structural interpretation of its onset Journal Article

In: NATURE PHYSICS, 5 (8), pp. 565-569, 2009, ISSN: 1745-2473.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Glass Formation, Polyamorphism, Water | 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:

Kumar, Pradeep; Buldyrev, Sergey V.; Becker, Stephen R.; Poole, Peter H.; Starr, Francis W.; Stanley, H. Eugene

Relation between the Widom line and the breakdown of the Stokes-Einstein relation in supercooled water Journal Article

In: PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 104 (23), pp. 9575-9579, 2007, ISSN: 0027-8424.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Glass Formation, Polyamorphism, 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:

Starr, Francis W.; Angell, C. Austen; Stanley, H. Eugene

Prediction of entropy and dynamic properties of water below the homogeneous nucleation temperature Journal Article

In: PHYSICA A-STATISTICAL MECHANICS AND ITS APPLICATIONS, 323 , pp. 51-66, 2003, ISSN: 0378-4371.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Glass Formation, Polyamorphism, Water | 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.

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

2002

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

What do we learn from the local geometry of glass-forming liquids? Journal Article

In: PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 89 (12), pp. 125501, 2002, ISSN: 0031-9007.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Glass Formation | Links:

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.

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

2000

Scala, Antonio; Starr, Francis W.; La Nave, Emilia; Sciortino, Francesco; Stanley, H. Eugene

Configurational entropy and diffusivity of supercooled water Journal Article

In: NATURE, 406 (6792), pp. 166-169, 2000, ISSN: 0028-0836.

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

1999

Starr, Francis W.; Sciortino, Francesco; Stanley, H. Eugene

Dynamics of simulated water under pressure Journal Article

In: PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 60 (6, A), pp. 6757-6768, 1999, ISSN: 1063-651X.

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