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2017
4 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: Contribution to journalArticle

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: Contribution to journalArticle

lactic acid
Crystallization
Talc
talc
fillers
1 Citations

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyesters
polyesters
esters
Esters
Thermodynamic properties
2015
7 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Plasticizers
Soybean oil
Succinic Acid
Polymers
Petroleum

Preface

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 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: Contribution to journalArticle

thermal degradation
esters
Polymers
Esters
Pyrolysis
6 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: Contribution to journalArticle

thermal degradation
glycerols
Hydroxyl Radical
Glycerol
esters
2014
27 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyesters
Glycerol
Molecular weight
Acids
Size exclusion chromatography
6 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: Contribution to journalArticle

thermal degradation
esters
Esters
Pyrolysis
acids
2013
2 Citations
Acetylation
Propylene Glycol
Glycols
Reaction kinetics
Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
1 Citations

Preface

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations

Trends in biobased chemistry

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Feedstocks
Chemical industry
Industry
2012
1 Citations

Preface

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2007
16 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Polystyrenes
Polyethylene
Fractionation
fractionation
Stars
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: Contribution to journalArticle

thermal degradation
vinylidene
acrylates
copolymers
Polymers
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: Contribution to journalArticle

thermal degradation
vinylidene
copolymers
Polymers
Pyrolysis
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: Contribution to journalArticle

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: Contribution to journalArticle

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Butylated Hydroxytoluene
Rubber
Polystyrenes
Plastics
Nuclear magnetic resonance
26 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Dimensional stability
Lactic acid
Anisotropy
Frequency bands
Raman spectroscopy
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: Contribution to journalArticle

Spectroscopic analysis
Lactic acid
Conformations
poly(lactic acid)
129 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Spectroscopic analysis
Lactic acid
Conformations
Raman scattering
Crystalline materials
26 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: Contribution to journalArticle

lactic acid
Lactic acid
crystallinity
heat
Biopolymers
2000
2 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Polymers
Photolysis
Water
Salts
Photolithography
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: Contribution to journalArticle

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Reheat cycle
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: Contribution to journalArticle

Polymers
Water
Acids
Viscosity
Carboxylic Acids
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: Contribution to journalArticle

piperidine
adducts
thermal decomposition
Pyrolysis
Polymerization
1997
84 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: Contribution to journalArticle

acrylic acid
Acrylics
polymerization
Polymerization
Kinetics
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: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyethylene oxides
Polymers
Gels
Molecular weight
Polymerization
28 Citations

Analysis of synthetic polymers and rubbers

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reheat cycle
53 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: Contribution to journalArticle

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Styrene
Living polymerization
Free radical polymerization
Block copolymers
Isoprene
18 Citations
Polyethylene
Gas chromatography
Mass spectrometry
Pyrolysis
Polymers
28 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Gels
Acrylics
Acids
Monomers
Polymerization
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: Contribution to journalArticle

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Swelling
Polymers
Nuclear magnetic resonance
polycarbonate
divinyl benzene
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: Contribution to journalArticle

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: Contribution to journalArticle

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Styrene
piperidine
Ethylbenzene
initiators
Free radical polymerization
4 Citations

Thermal degradation characteristics of vinylidene chloride/2-[3,4-(1,1-dioxycyclopentyl)phenyl]ethyl acrylate copolymers

Howell, B. A., Sastry, B. B. S., Ahmed, S. I. & Smith, P. B. Jan 20 1996 In : Thermochimica Acta. 272, 1-2, p. 139-146 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

thermal degradation
vinylidene
acrylates
copolymers
Pyrolysis
1995
13 Citations

Analysis of synthetic polymers and rubbers

Smith, C. G., Smith, P. B., Pasztor, A. J., McKelvy, M. L., Meunier, D. M. & Froelicher, S. W. Jun 15 1995 In : Analytical Chemistry. 67, 12

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reheat cycle
Synthetic rubber
Liquid chromatography
Polymer blends
Gas chromatography
181 Citations

Kinetics of decomposition of 2,2,6,6-tetramethyl-1-(1-phenylethoxy)piperidine and its implications on nitroxyl-mediated styrene polymerization

Li, I., Howell, B. A., Matyjaszewski, K., Shigemoto, T., Smith, P. B. & Priddy, D. B. 1995 In : Macromolecules. 28, 19, p. 6692-6693 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

86 Citations

Model for antiplasticization in polystyrene

Anderson, S. L., Grulke, E. A., DeLassus, P. T., Smith, P. B., Kocher, C. W. & Landes, B. G. Jan 1 1995 In : Macromolecules. 28, 8, p. 2944-2954 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polystyrenes
Polymers
Plasticizers
Mineral Oil
Mineral oils
37 Citations

Structure determination of polymeric materials by pyrolysis gas chromatography

Wang, F. C. Y., Gerhart, B. B. & Smith, P. B. Oct 1 1995 In : Analytical Chemistry. 67, 19, p. 3536-3540 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gas chromatography
Polymers
Pyrolysis
Styrene
Emulsions
1994
2 Citations

Solid state NMR investigation of antiplasticization of polystyrene by mineral oil

Smith, P. B., Delassus, P. T., Ellaboudy, A. S., Diedering, D. E., Landes, B. G., Anderson, S. L. & Grulke, E. A. 1994 In : Macromolecular Symposia. 86, 1, p. 193-211 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mineral oils
Mineral Oil
Mineral oils
Polystyrenes
polystyrene
1993
13 Citations

Analysis of synthetic polymers and rubbers

Smith, C. G., Smith, P. B., Pasztor, A. J., McKelvy, M. L., Meunier, D. M., Froelicher, S. W. & Ellaboudy, A. S. Jun 15 1993 In : Analytical Chemistry. 65, 12

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reheat cycle
13 Citations

Investigation of the free radical polymerization of styrene in the presence of several 1,1-disubstituted ethylenes

Dais, V. A., Priddy, D. B., Bell, B., Sikkema, K. D. & Smith, P. 1993 In : Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry. 31, 4, p. 901-908 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethylenes
Styrene
Free radical polymerization
Copolymerization
Ethylene
Styrene
Polystyrenes
Ketones
styrenes
ketones
8 Citations

Thermal styrene-co-acrylonitrile discoloration problem: the role of sequence distribution and oligomers

Allan, D. S., Birchmeier, M., Pribish, J. R., Priddy, D. B., Smith, P. B. & Hermans, C. Jan 1 1993 In : Macromolecules. 26, 22, p. 6068-6075 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acrylonitrile
Discoloration
Styrene
Oligomers
Resins