Recent Polymer Centre Publications

Posted on Friday, March 13th, 2009 in Publications| Share this article
nanocomposite-particle1This week’s publication update:

Switching the conformational behaviour of poly(N-isopropyl acrylamide) Rimmer, S.; Soutar, I.; Swanson, L., Polymer International 2009 58 (3), 273-278 Link

Chemical actuation in responsive hydrogels Swann, J.M.G.; Ryan, A.J., Polymer International 2009 58 (3), 285-289 Link

Synthesis of surface-initiated polymer brushes using macro-initiators Edmondson, S.; Armes, S.P., Polymer International 2009 58 (3), 307-316 Link

Promoting the Adhesion of High-Performance Polymer Fibers Using Functional Plasma Polymer Coatings Sugihara, H.; Jones, F.R., Polymer Composites 2009 30 (3), 318-327 Link

First Direct Imaging of Electrolyte-Induced Deswelling Behavior of pH-Responsive Microgels in Aqueous Media Using Scanning Transmission X-ray Microscopy Fujii, S.; Dupin, D.; Araki, T.; Armes, S.P.; Ade, H., Langmuir 2009 25 (5), 2588-2592 Link

Synthesis and characterization of polypyrrole-coated poly(methyl methacrylate) latex particles Ormond-Prout, J.; Dupin, D.; Armes, S.P.; Foster, N.J.; Burchell, M.J., Journal of Materials Chemistry 2009 19 (10), 1433-1442 Link

Synthesis of Model Primary Amine-Based Branched Copolymers by Pseudo-Living Radical Copolymerization and Post-polymerization Coupling of Homopolymers Li, Y.T.; Armes, S.P., Macromolecules 2009 42 (4), 939-945 Link

Influence of Molecular Weight on Friction Force Microscopy of Polystyrene and Poly(methyl methacrylate) Films: Correlation Between Coefficient of Friction and Chain Entanglement Whittle, T.J.; Leggett, G.J., Langmuir 2009 25 (4), 2217-2224 Link

Soft Hydrogels from Nanotubes of Poly(ethylene oxide) -Tetraphenylalanine Conjugates Prepared by Click Chemistry Tzokova, N.; Fernyhouph, C.M.; Topham, P.D.; Sandon, N.; Adams, D.J.; Butler, M.F.; Armes, S.P.; Ryan, A.J., Langmuir 2009 25 (4), 2479-2485 Link

Efficient Preparation of Polystyrene/Silica Colloidal Nanocomposite Particles by Emulsion Polymerization Using a Glycerol-Functionalized Silica Sol Schmid, A.; Armes, S.P.; Leite, C.A.P.; Galembeck, F.,  Langmuir 2009 25 (4), 2486-2494 Link