Publications 1977 2017

  • 23 h-Index
  • 71 Article
  • 10 Conference contribution
  • 3 Chapter
2017
1 Citations

Rational Synthesis of Hyperbranched Poly(ester)s

Zhang, T., Howell, B. A. & Smith, P. B. Feb 15 2017 In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 56, 6, p. 1661-1670 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Esters
Gelation
Monomers
Molecular weight
Functional groups

Thermal analyses of poly(lactic acid) PLA and micro-ground paper blends

Bubeck, R. A., Merrington, A., Dumitrascu, A. & Smith, P. B. Jun 6 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

lactic acid
temperature
Crystallization
poly(lactic acid)
Hot Temperature

Thermal properties of hyperbranched polyesters

Dumitrascu, A., Sarkar, A., Chai, J., Zhang, T., Bubeck, R. A., Howell, B. A. & Smith, P. B. Apr 28 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Polyesters
Esters
Thermodynamic properties
polyesters
esters
2015
3 Citations

Bio-Based Sources for Terephthalic Acid

Smith, P. B. 2015 Green Polymer Chemistry: Biobased Materials and Biocatalysis. American Chemical Society, Vol. 1192, p. 453-469 17 p. (ACS Symposium Series; vol. 1192)

Research output: ResearchChapter

terephthalic acid
4-xylene
Xylene
Acids
Plastics
5 Citations

Bis(2-ethylhexyl) succinate in mixtures with epoxidized soybean oil as bio-based plasticizers for poly(vinylchloride)

Chaudhary, B. I., Nguyen, B. D., Smith, P., Sunday, N., Luong, M. & Zamanskiy, A. Mar 1 2015 In : Polymer Engineering and Science. 55, 3, p. 634-640 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Plasticizers
Succinic Acid
epoxidized soybean oil
Soybean oil
Polymers
1 Citations

Green Polymer Chemistry: Some Recent Developments and Examples

Cheng, H. N., Gross, R. A. & Smith, P. B. 2015 Green Polymer Chemistry: Biobased Materials and Biocatalysis. American Chemical Society, Vol. 1192, p. 1-13 13 p. (ACS Symposium Series; vol. 1192)

Research output: ResearchChapter

Polymers
Feedstocks
Catalysis
Toxicity
Recycling

Preface

Cheng, H. N., Gross, R. A. & Smith, P. B. 2015 In : ACS Symposium Series. 1192, p. xi-xii

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

2 Citations

Thermal degradation of carboxy-terminal trimethylolpropane/adipic acid hyperbranched poly(ester)s

Zhang, T., Howell, B. A. & Smith, P. B. Dec 1 2015 In : Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry. 122, 3, p. 1159-1166 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Polymers
Esters
Pyrolysis
adipic acid
trimethylolpropane
5 Citations

Thermal degradation of glycerol/adipic acid hyperbranched poly(ester)s containing either hydroxyl or carboxyl end-groups

Zhang, T., Howell, B. A. & Smith, P. B. Dec 1 2015 In : Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry. 122, 3, p. 1221-1229 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Hydroxyl Radical
Glycerol
Polymers
Esters
Pyrolysis
2014
21 Citations

Synthesis and characterization of glycerol-adipic acid hyperbranched polyesters

Zhang, T., Howell, B. A., Dumitrascu, A., Martin, S. J. & Smith, P. B. Sep 26 2014 In : Polymer (United Kingdom). 55, 20, p. 5065-5072 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Polyesters
Glycerol
adipic acid
Acids
Molecular weight
4 Citations

Thermal degradation of trimethylolpropane/adipic acid hyperbranched poly(ester)s

Zhang, T., Howell, B. A. & Smith, P. B. 2014 In : Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry. 116, 3, p. 1369-1378 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Esters
Pyrolysis
adipic acid
trimethylolpropane
thermal degradation
2013
6 Citations

Green polymer chemistry: A brief review

Cheng, H. N., Smith, P. B. & Gross, R. A. 2013 ACS Symposium Series. American Chemical Society, Vol. 1144, p. 1-12 12 p. (ACS Symposium Series; vol. 1144)

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Polymers
Feedstocks
Catalysis
Toxicity
Recycling
1 Citations
Acetylation
Glycols
Reaction kinetics
Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
Propylene
1 Citations

Preface

Cheng, H. N., Gross, R. A. & Smith, P. B. 2013 In : ACS Symposium Series. 1144

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

1 Citations

Synthesis and NMR characterization of hyperbranched polyesters from trimethylolpropane and adipic acid

Zhang, T., Howell, B. A., Martin, P. K., Martin, S. J. & Smith, P. B. 2013 ACS Symposium Series. American Chemical Society, Vol. 1144, p. 281-290 10 p. (ACS Symposium Series; vol. 1144)

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Thymidine Monophosphate
Polyesters
Nuclear magnetic resonance
adipic acid
trimethylolpropane
1 Citations

Trends in biobased chemistry

Smith, P. B. Jun 2013 In : Plastics Engineering. 69, 6, p. 44-48 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Feedstocks
Chemical industry
Industry
2012

Carbohydrate hydrogenolysis

Smith, P. B. 2012 ACS Symposium Series. American Chemical Society, Vol. 1105, p. 183-196 14 p. (ACS Symposium Series; vol. 1105)

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Hydrogenolysis
Carbohydrates
Glycerol
Feedstocks
Carbon
1 Citations

Preface

Smith, P. B. & Gross, R. A. 2012 In : ACS Symposium Series. 1105

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

2011

Emerging trends in the commercialization of renewable chemicals

Smith, P. B. & Payne, G. F. 2011 ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Biofuels
Industry
Petroleum
Petrochemicals
Crude oil
2 Citations

Revitalizing chemurgy: Chemicals from agricultural resources

Smith, P. B. 2011 ACS Symposium Series. American Chemical Society, Vol. 1063, p. 95-109 15 p. (ACS Symposium Series; vol. 1063)

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Agrochemicals
Feedstocks
Chemical industry
Petrochemicals
Molecules
4 Citations

The emergence of renewable and sustainable polymers

Smith, P. B. & Payne, G. F. 2011 ACS Symposium Series. American Chemical Society, Vol. 1063, p. 1-10 10 p. (ACS Symposium Series; vol. 1063)

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Polymers
Oilseeds
Biofuels
Explosions
Monomers
2010

Characterization of the microstructure of poly (hydroxy butanoic acid) copolymers during their post-fabrication annealing at room temperature

Krishnaswamy, R. K., Kridaratikorn, S., Kann, Y., Bhoyar, R., McCarthy, S., Kalika, D. S. & Smith, P. 2010 Annual Technical Conference - ANTEC, Conference Proceedings. Vol. 2, p. 1295-1299 5 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Butyric acid
Copolymers
Annealing
Crystalline materials
Fabrication
2007
15 Citations

Molecular topology fractionation of polystyrene stars and long chain branched polyethylene fractions

Meunier, D. M., Stokich, T. M., Gillespie, D. & Smith, P. B. 2007 In : Macromolecular Symposia. 257, p. 56-70 15 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Polystyrenes
Polyethylene
Fractionation
Stars
Topology
2006
6 Citations

Thermal degradation of vinylidene chloride/[4-(t-butoxycarbonyloxy)phenyl] methyl acrylate copolymers

Howell, B. A., Spears, D. A. & Smith, P. B. Jul 2006 In : Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry. 85, 1, p. 115-117 3 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Polymers
Pyrolysis
Copolymers
vinylidene chloride
methyl acrylate
3 Citations

Thermal degradation of vinylidene chloride/4-vinylpyridine copolymers

Howell, B. A. & Smith, P. B. Jan 2006 In : Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry. 83, 1, p. 71-73 3 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Polymers
Pyrolysis
Copolymers
4-vinylpyridine
vinylidene chloride
2005
28 Citations

Separation of polymers by molecular topology using monolithic columns

Meunier, D. M., Smith, P. B. & Baker, S. A. Jun 14 2005 In : Macromolecules. 38, 12, p. 5313-5320 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Fractionation
Polymers
Topology
Molecules
Molecular weight
2002
5 Citations

A new class of polymers: Starburst-dendritic macromolecules

Tomalia, D. A., Baker, H., Dewald, J., Hall, M., Kallos, G., Martin, S., Roeck, J., Ryder, J. & Smith, P. 2002 In : Polymer Journal. 34, 5 2, p. 132-147 16 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Dendrimers
Macromolecules
Polymers
Oligomers
Monomers
2001
1 Citations

Analysis of the phase partitioning of additives in rubber-modified plastics

Smith, P. B., Buzanowski, W. C., Gunderson, J. J., Priddy, D. B. & Pfenninger, L. Nov 21 2001 In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 82, 8, p. 1963-1970 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Butylated Hydroxytoluene
Rubber
Plastics
Polystyrenes
Nuclear magnetic resonance
25 Citations

An analysis of the correlation between structural anisotropy and dimensional stability for drawn poly(lactic acid) films

Smith, P. B., Leugers, A., Kang, S., Hsu, S. L. & Yang, X. Dec 5 2001 In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 82, 10, p. 2497-2505 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Dimensional stability
Anisotropy
poly(lactic acid)
Lactic acid
Hot Temperature
42 Citations

A spectroscopic analysis of chain flexibility of poly(lactic acid)

Yang, X., Kang, S., Hsu, S. L., Stidham, H. D., Smith, P. B. & Leugers, A. Jul 3 2001 In : Macromolecules. 34, 14, p. 5037-5041 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Spectroscopic analysis
Conformations
poly(lactic acid)
Lactic acid
127 Citations

A spectroscopic analysis of poly(lactic acid) structure

Kang, S., Hsu, S. L., Stidham, H. D., Smith, P. B., Anne Leugers, M. & Yang, X. Jun 19 2001 In : Macromolecules. 34, 13, p. 4542-4548 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Spectroscopic analysis
Conformations
Raman scattering
poly(lactic acid)
Lactic acid
25 Citations

Raman characterization of orientation in poly(lactic acid) films

Smith, P. B., Leugers, A., Kang, S., Yang, X. & Hsu, S. L. 2001 In : Macromolecular Symposia. 175, p. 81-94 14 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

lactic acid
Lactic acid
poly(lactic acid)
crystallinity
heat
2000
1 Citations

Polymers from aryl cyclic sulfonium zwitterions - photosensitive materials cast from and developed in water

So, Y. H., Schmidt, D. L., Bishop, M. T., Miller, D. R., Smith, P. B., Radler, M. J., Magyar, M. & Kaliszewski, B. L. Apr 15 2000 In : Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry. 38, 8, p. 1283-1290 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Polymers
Water
Photolysis
Salts
hydroxide ion
8 Citations

Recent advances in polymer separations

Lyons, J. W., Poche, D., Wang, F. C. Y. & Smith, P. B. Dec 1 2000 In : Advanced Materials. 12, 23, p. 1847-1854 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Polymers
Chromatography
Gas chromatography
Pyrolysis
Adsorption
1999
24 Citations

Analysis of synthetic polymers and rubbers

Smith, P. B., Pasztor, A. J., McKelvy, M. L., Meunier, D. M., Froelicher, S. W. & Wang, F. C. Y. Jun 15 1999 In : Analytical Chemistry. 71, 12

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

13 Citations

A study of benzobisoxazole and benzobisthiazole compounds and polymers under hydrolytic conditions

Ying-Hung, S. O., Martin, S. J., Owen, K., Smith, P. B. & Karas, C. L. Jul 15 1999 In : Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry. 37, 14, p. 2637-2643 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Polymers
Water
Acids
Viscosity
polyphosphoric acid
2 Citations

Thermal decomposition of 2,2,6,6-tetramethyl-1-(1-phenethyloxy) piperidine

Howell, B. A., Li, I. Q., Priddy, D. B., Smith, P. B. & Ellaboudy, A. Dec 14 1999 In : Thermochimica Acta. 340-341, p. 279-283 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Pyrolysis
Polymerization
piperidine
adducts
thermal decomposition
1997

1H NMR characterization of swelling in crosslinked polymer systems

O'Connor, P. J., Cutie, S. S., Smith, P. B., Martin, S. J., Sammler, R. L., Harris, W. I., Marks, M. J. & Wilson, L. Apr 1997 American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry. Culbertson, B. M. (ed.). 1 ed. ACS, Vol. 38, p. 867-868 2 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Swelling
Polymers
Nuclear magnetic resonance
Styrene
Resins
82 Citations

Acrylic acid polymerization kinetics

Cutié, S. S., Smith, P. B., Henton, D. E., Staples, T. L. & Powell, C. Sep 30 1997 In : Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics. 35, 13, p. 2029-2047 19 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Acrylics
Polymerization
Kinetics
Acids
acrylic acid
10 Citations

Allyl endcapped polyethylene oxide crosslinkers and their use in superabsorbents

Smith, P. B., Cutié, S. S., Henton, D. E., Powell, C., Kosman, J. & Howell, B. A. Mar 1997 In : Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry. 35, 4, p. 799-806 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Polyethylene oxides
Gels
Molecular weight
Polymerization
Nuclear magnetic resonance
28 Citations

Analysis of synthetic polymers and rubbers

Smith, P. B. 1997 In : Analytical Chemistry. 69, 12

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

52 Citations

Block copolymer preparation using sequential normal/living radical polymerization techniques

Li, I. Q., Howell, B. A., Dineen, M. T., Kastl, P. E., Lyons, J. W., Meunier, D. M., Smith, P. B. & Priddy, D. B. Sep 8 1997 In : Macromolecules. 30, 18, p. 5195-5199 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Styrene
Living polymerization
Free radical polymerization
Block copolymers
isoprene
1 Citations

Block copolymer preparation using sequential normal/living radical polymerization techniques

Li, I. Q., Howell, B. A., Dineen, M. T., Kastl, P. E., Lyons, J. W., Meunier, D. M., Smith, P. B. & Priddy, D. B. Sep 8 1997 In : Macromolecules. 30, 18

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Styrene
Living polymerization
Free radical polymerization
Block copolymers
isoprene
18 Citations
Polyethylene
Gas chromatography
Mass spectrometry
Pyrolysis
Microstructure
27 Citations

Crosslinker reactivity and the structure of superabsorbent gels

Arriola, D. J., Cutié, S. S., Henton, D. E., Powell, C. & Smith, P. B. Jan 24 1997 In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 63, 4, p. 439-451 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Gels
Acrylics
Acids
acrylic acid
Monomers
28 Citations

The effects of MEHQ on the polymerization of acrylic acid in the preparation of superabsorbent gels

Cutié, S. S., Henton, D. E., Powell, C., Reim, R. E., Smith, P. B. & Staples, T. L. Apr 18 1997 In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 64, 3, p. 577-589 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Acrylics
Ethers
Gels
Polymerization
Acids
1996
14 Citations

1H NMR characterization of swelling in cross-linked polymer systems

O'Connor, P. J., Cutié, S. S., Smith, P. B., Martin, S. J., Sammler, R. L., Harris, W. I., Marks, M. J. & Wilson, L. Nov 18 1996 In : Macromolecules. 29, 24, p. 7872-7884 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Swelling
Nuclear magnetic resonance
Polymers
Chemical shift
Ion exchange
19 Citations

Compositional and structural studies of vinylidene chloride/vinyl chloride copolymers by pyrolysis gas chromatography

Wang, F. C. Y. & Smith, P. B. 1996 In : Analytical Chemistry. 68, 3, p. 425-430 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Vinyl Chloride
Gas chromatography
Pyrolysis
Copolymers
Chemical analysis
35 Citations

Quantitative Analysis and Structure Determination of Styrene/Methyl Methacrylate Copolymers by Pyrolysis Gas Chromatography

Wang, F. C. Y. & Smith, P. B. Sep 1 1996 In : Analytical Chemistry. 68, 17, p. 3033-3037 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Styrene
Methacrylates
Gas chromatography
Pyrolysis
Copolymers
42 Citations

Synthesis and properties of 2,2,6,6-tetramethyl-1-(1-phenethyloxy)piperidine, an initiator for living free radical styrene polymerization

Howell, B. A., Priddy, D. B., Li, I. Q., Smith, P. B. & Kastl, P. E. Oct 1996 In : Polymer Bulletin. 37, 4, p. 451-456 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Styrene
Free radical polymerization
Free Radicals
Polymers
Carbon