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Polymer Nanocomposites:

Plasmonic Heating for Processing Polymers:

G. Firestone, J. R. Bochinski, J. S. Meth, and L. I. Clarke, "Facile Measurement of Surface Heat Loss from Polymer Thin Films via Fluorescence Thermometry,"
J. Polym. Sci. Part B: Polym. Phys. 56, 643 (2018).
(journal) [paper] [DOI: 10.1002/polb.24571]

S. Maity, Wei-Chen Wu, J. B. Tracy, L. I. Clarke, and J. R. Bochinski, "Nanoscale Steady-state Temperature Gradients within Polymer Nanocomposites Undergoing Continuous-Wave Photothermal Heating from Gold Nanorods,"
Nanoscale 9, 11605 (2017).
(journal) [paper] [DOI: 10.1039/C7NR04613H]

Ju Dong, G. Firestone, J. R. Bochinski, L. I. Clarke, and R. E. Gorga, "In-situ curing of liquid epoxy via gold-nanoparticle mediated photothermal heating,"
Nanotechnology 28, 065601 (2017).
(journal) [paper] [DOI: 10.1088/1361-6528/aa521b]

V. Viswanath, S. Maity, J. R. Bochinski, L. I. Clarke, and R. E. Gorga, "Enhanced crystallinity of polymer nanofibers without loss of nanofibrous morphology via heterogeneous photothermal annealing,"
Macromolecules 49, 9484 (2016).
(journal) [paper] [DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b01655]

S. Maity, Wei-Chen Wu, C. Xu, J. B. Tracy, K. Gundogdu, J. R. Bochinski, and L. I. Clarke, "Spatial Temperature Mapping within Polymer Nanocomposites Undergoing Ultrafast Photothermal Heating via Gold Nanorods,"
Nanoscale 6, 15236 (2014).
(journal) [paper] [DOI: 10.1039/C4NR05179C]

D. B. Abbott, S. Maity, M. T. Burkey, R. E. Gorga, J. R. Bochinski, and L. I. Clarke, "Blending with Non-Responsive Polymers to Incorporate Nanoparticles into Shape Memory Materials and Enable Photothermal Heating: The Effects of Heterogeneous Temperature Distribution,"
Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics 215, 2345 (2014).
(journal) [paper] [DOI: 10.1002/macp.201400386v]

V. Viswanath, S. Maity, J. R. Bochinski, L. I. Clarke, and R. E. Gorga, "Thermal annealing of polymer nanocomposites via photothermal heating: effects on crystallinity and spherulite morphology,"
Macromolecules 46, 8596 (2013).
(journal) [paper] [DOI: 10.1021/ma401855v]

S. Maity, K. A. Kozek, Wei-Chen Wu, J. B. Tracy, J. R. Bochinski, and L. I. Clarke, "Anisotropic Thermal Processing of Polymer Nanocomposites via the Photothermal Effect of Gold Nanorods,"
Particle & Particle Systems Characterization 30, 193 (2013).
(journal) [paper] [DOI: 10.1002/ppsc.201200084]

S. Maity, J. R. Bochinski, and L. I. Clarke, "Metal nanoparticles acting as light-activated heating elements within composite materials,"
Adv. Funct. Mater. 22, 5259 (2012).
(journal) [paper] [DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201201051]

S. Maity, L. N. Downen, J. R. Bochinski, and L. I. Clarke, "Embedded metal nanoparticles as localized heat sources: an alternative processing approach for complex polymeric materials,"
Polymer 52, 1674 (2011).
(journal) [paper] [DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2011.01.062]

Scaled-Up Electrospinning:

Q.-Q. Wang, C. K. Curtis, N. M. Thoppey, J. R. Bochinski, R. E. Gorga, and L. I. Clarke, "Unconfined, melt edge electrospinning from multiple, spontaneous, self-organized polymer jets,"
Materials Research Express 1, 045304 (2014).
(journal) [paper] [DOI: 10.1088/2053-1591/1/4/045304]

N. M. Thoppey, R. E. Gorga, L. I. Clarke, and J. R. Bochinski, "Control of the electric field - polymer solution interaction by utilizing ultra-conductive fluids,"
Polymer 55, 6390 (2014).
(journal) [paper] [DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2014.10.007]

M. P. Roman, N. M. Thoppey, R. E. Gorga, J. R. Bochinski, and L. I. Clarke, "Maximizing spontaneous jet density and nanofiber quality in unconfined electrospinning: the role of inter-jet interactions,"
Macromolecules 46, 7352 (2013).
(journal) [paper] [DOI: 10.1021/ma4013253]

N. M. Thoppey, R. E. Gorga, J. R. Bochinski, and L. I. Clarke, "The effect of solution parameters on spontaneous jet formation and throughput in edge electrospinning from a fluid-filled bowl,"
Macromolecules 45, 6527 (2012).
(journal) [paper] [DOI: 10.1021/ma301207t]

N. M. Thoppey, J. R. Bochinski, L. I. Clarke, and R. E. Gorga, "Edge electrospinning for high throughput production of quality nanofibers,"
Nanotechnology 22, 345301 (2011).
(journal) [paper] [DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/22/34/345301]


Nagarajan Muthuraman Thoppey, J. R. Bochinski, L. I. Clarke, and R. E. Gorga, "Unconfined fluid electrospun into high quality nanofibers from a plate edge,"
Polymer 51, 4928 (2010).
(journal) [paper] [DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2010.07.046]

Thermal Annealing Effects on Polymeric Nanocomposites:

Jiaxing Bao, L. I. Clarke, and R. E. Gorga, "Effect of Constrained Annealing on the Mechanical Properties of Electrospun Poly (Ethylene Oxide) Webs containing Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes,"
J. Polym. Sci. Part B: Polym. Phys. 54, 787 (2015).
[cover] (journal) [paper] [DOI: 10.1002/polb.23960]

S. Ramaswamy, L. I. Clarke, and R. E. Gorga, "Morphological, mechanical, and electrical properties as a function of thermal bonding in electrospun nanocomposites,"
Polymer 52, 3183 (2011).
(journal) [paper] [DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2011.05.023]

Percolation in Confined Geometries:
D. R. Stevens, E. W. Skau, L. N. Downen, M. P. Roman, and L. I. Clarke, "Finite-size effects in nanocomposite thin films and fibers,"
Phys. Rev. E 84, 021126 (2011).
(journal) [paper] [DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.84.021126]

D. R. Stevens, L. N. Downen, and L. I. Clarke, "Percolation in nanocomposites with complex geometries: Experimental and Monte Carlo simulation studies,"
Phys. Rev. B 78, 235425 (2008).
(journal) [paper] [DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.78.235425]

S. S. Ojha, D. R. Stevens, T. J. Hoffman, K. Stano, R. Klossner, M. C. Scott, W. E. Krause, L. I. Clarke, and R. E. Gorga, "Fabrication and characterization of electrospun chitosan nanofibers formed via templating with polyethylene oxide,"
Biomacromolecules 9, 2523 (2008).
(journal) [paper] [DOI: 10.1021/bm800551q]

S. S. Ojha, D. R. Stevens, K. Stano, T. J. Hoffman, L. I. Clarke, and R. E. Gorga, "Characterization of electrical and mechanical properties for coaxial nanofibers with poly(ethylene oxide) (PEO) core and multiwalled carbon nanotube/PEO sheath,"
Macromolecules 41, 2509 (2008).
(journal) [paper] [DOI: 10.1021/ma702634a]

S. D. McCullen, K. L. Stano, D. R. Stevens, N. A. Monteiro-Riviere, L. I. Clarke, and R. E. Gorga, "Development, optimization and characterization of electrospun poly (lactic acid) nanofibers containing multi-walled carbon nanotubes,"
J. Appl. Poly. Sci. 105, 1668 (2007).
(journal) [paper] [DOI: 10.1002/app.26288]

S. D. McCullen, D. R. Stevens, W. A. Roberts, S. S. Ojha, L. I. Clarke, and R. E. Gorga, "Morphological, electrical, and mechanical characterization of electrospun nanofiber mats containing multi-walled carbon nanotubes,"
Macromolecules 40, 997 (2007).
(journal) [paper] [DOI: 10.1021/ma061735c]

Experimental Molecular Dynamics:

J. Crowe-Willoughby, D. R. Stevens, J. Genzer, and L. I. Clarke, "Investigating the molecular origins of responsiveness in functional silicone elastomer networks,"
Macromolecules 43, 5043 (2010).
(journal) [paper] [DOI: 10.1021/ma100470w]

M. C. Scott, D. R. Stevens, J. R. Bochinski, and L. I. Clarke, "Dynamics within Alkylsiloxane Self-Assembled Monolayers Studied by Sensitive Dielectric Spectroscopy,"
ACS Nano 2, 2392 (2008).
(journal) [paper] [DOI: 10.1021/nn800543j]

R. D. Horansky, L. I. Clarke, E. B. Winston, J. C. Price, S. D Karlen, P. D. Jarowski, R. Santillan, and M. A. Garcia-Garibay, "Dipolar rotor-rotor interactions in a fluorobenzene molecular rotor crystal,"
Phys. Rev. B 74, 54306 (2006).
(journal) [paper] [DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.74.054306]

G. S. Kottas, L. I. Clarke, D. Horinek, and J. Michl, "Artificial molecular rotors,"
Chem. Rev. 105, 1281 (2005).
(journal) [paper] [DOI: 10.1021/cr0300993]

R. D. Horansky, L. I. Clarke, J. C. Price, T. -A. V. Khuong, P. D. Jarowski, and M. A. Garcia-Garibay, "Dielectric response of a dipolar molecular rotor crystal,"
Phys. Rev. B 72, 14302 (2005).
(journal) [paper] [DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.72.014302]

L. I. Clarke, D. Horinek, G. S. Kottas, N. Varaksa, T. F. Magnera, T. P. Hinderer, R. D. Horansky, J. Michl, and J. C. Price, "The dielectric response of chloromethylsilyl and dichloromethylsilyl dipolar rotors on fused silica surfaces,"
Nanotechnology 13, 533 (2002).
(cover) (journal) [paper] [DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/13/4/317]

Functional Tissue Engineering:

S. D. McCullen, J. P. McQuilling, R. M. Grossfeld, J. L. Lubischer, L. I. Clarke, and E. G. Loboa, "Application of Low Frequency Alternating Current Electric Fields Via Interdigitated Electrodes: Effects on Cellular Viability, Cytoplasmic Calcium, and Osteogenic Differentiation of Human Adipose-Derived Stem Cells,"
Tissue Eng. Part C: Methods 16, 1377 (2010).
(journal) [paper] [DOI: 10.1089/ten.tec.2009.0751]

S. D. McCullen, S. Ramaswamy, L. I. Clarke, and R. E. Gorga, "Review: Nanofibrous composites for tissue engineering applications,"
Wiley Interdisciplinary Review: Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology 1, 369 (2009).
(journal) [paper] [DOI: 10.1002/wnan.39]

S. D. McCullen, D. R. Stevens, W. A. Roberts, L. I. Clarke, S. H. Bernacki, R. E. Gorga, and E. G. Loboa, "Electrospun nanocomposites with adipose-derived human mesenchymal stem cells for tissue engineering,"
Int. J. of Nanomedicine 2, 253 (2007).
(journal) [paper]

Atmospheric Surface Science:

E. Garland, A. Lee, T. Baer, and L. I. Clarke, "Growth Dynamics and Morphology of Oleic Acid Vapor-Deposited on a Silica Surface,"
J. Phys Chem C 113, 2141 (2009).
(journal) [paper] [DOI: 10.1021/jp8068514]

E. R. Garland, E. P. Rosen, L. I. Clarke, and T. Baer, "Structure of submonolayer oleic acid coverages on inorganic aerosol particles: evidence of island formation,"
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 10, 3156 (2008).
(journal) [paper] [DOI: 10.1039/b718013f]