Publications 1983 2016

2001
43 Citations

Some thermodynamic, kinetic, and mechanistic aspects of the ring-opening polymerization of 1,4-dioxan-2-one initiated by Al(OiPr)3 in bulk

Raquez, J. M., Degée, P., Narayan, R. & Dubois, P. Nov 20 2001 In : Macromolecules. 34, 24, p. 8419-8425 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Monomers
Aerospace Medicine
Thermodynamics
Alkynes
Ring opening polymerization
2000
34 Citations

Aliphatic polyester-grafted starch composites by in situ ring opening polymerization

Rutot, D., Degée, P., Narayan, R. & Dubois, P. 2000 In : Composite Interfaces. 7, 3, p. 215-225 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

starches
Starch
polyesters
polymerization
Polyesters
57 Citations

"Coordination-insertion" ring-opening polymerization of 1,4-dioxan-2-one and controlled synthesis of diblock copolymers with ε-caprolactone

Raquez, J. M., Degée, P., Narayan, R. & Dubais, P. 2000 In : Macromolecular Rapid Communications. 21, 15, p. 1063-1071 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ring opening polymerization
Block copolymers
Polymerization
Cetomacrogol
Automation
1999
122 Citations

Aliphatic polyester-grafted starch-like polysaccharides by ring-opening polymerization

Dubois, P., Krishnan, M. & Narayan, R. May 1999 In : Polymer. 40, 11, p. 3091-3100 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Starch
Edema Disease of Swine
Automation
Ring opening polymerization
Aluminum
2 Citations

ASTM Standards define and grow biodegradable plastics

Narayan, R. & Pettigrew, C. A. 1999 In : Standardization News. 27, 12, p. 36-37 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plastics
8 Citations

Life Cycle of Silicone Polymer, from Pilot-Scale Composting to Soil Amendment

Lehmann, R. G., Smith, D. M., Narayan, R., Kozerski, G. E. & Miller, J. R. Jun 1999 In : Compost Science and Utilization. 7, 3, p. 72-82 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

composts
compost
soil
sludge
degradation
138 Citations

Maleation of Polylactide (PLA) by Reactive Extrusion

Carlson, D., Nie, L., Narayan, R. & Dubois, P. Apr 25 1999 In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 72, 4, p. 477-485 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Maleic anhydride
Free radicals
Extrusion
Polymers
Dextrothyroxine
1998
8 Citations

Fate and effects of silicone polymer during the composting process

Smith, D. M., Lehmann, R. G., Narayan, R., Kozerski, G. E. & Miller, J. R. Mar 1998 In : Compost Science and Utilization. 6, 2, p. 6-12 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wood ash
composting
biosolids
silicone
composts
75 Citations

Free radical branching of polylactide by reactive extrusion

Carlson, D., Dubois, P., Nie, L. & Narayan, R. Feb 1998 In : Polymer Engineering and Science. 38, 2, p. 311-321 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Free radicals
Extrusion
Molecular weight
Polymers
Size exclusion chromatography
9 Citations

Polymer resins designed for environmental sustainability

Bloembergen, S., McLennan, L. J., Cassar, S. E. & Narayan, R. 1998 In : Adhesives Age. 41, 2, p. 20-24 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sustainable development
Resins
Polymers

Racemization kinetics of the polymerization of L-lactide with 2-ethylhexanoic acid tin(II) salt

Witzke, D. R. & Narayan, R. Aug 1998 American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry. Anon (ed.). 2 ed. ACS, Vol. 39, p. 86-87 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Resins
Polymerization
Acids
Chromatography
Tin
1997
312 Citations

Biofiber-reinforced polypropylene composites

Karnani, R., Krishnan, M. & Narayan, R. 1997 In : Polymer Engineering and Science. 37, 2, p. 476-483 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abnormal Erythrocytes
Fibers
Composite materials
Edema Disease of Swine
Aldicarb
186 Citations

Reversible kinetics and thermodynamics of the homopolymerization of L-lactide with 2-ethylhexanoic acid Tin(II) salt

Witzke, D. R., Narayan, R. & Kolstad, J. J. Nov 17 1997 In : Macromolecules. 30, 23, p. 7075-7085 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Monomers
Polymerization
Aerospace Medicine
Tin
Kinetics
1995
11 Citations

Branching process of the grafting reaction between two reactive polymers

Nie, L., Narayan, R. & Grulke, E. A. 1995 In : Polymer. 36, 11, p. 2227-2235 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Immunoglobulin Idiotypes
Functional polymers
Molecular weight
Blood Flow Velocity
Grafts
1 Citations

Effect of intramolecular reaction on the branching process of grafting reaction between two reactive polymers

Nie, L., Narayan, R. & Grulke, E. A. 1995 In : Polymer. 36, 7, p. 1469-1478 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gels
Molecular weight
Functional polymers
Kinetic theory
Kinetics
59 Citations

Properties of blends of starch and synthetic polymers containing anhydride groups. II. Effect of amylopectin to amylose ratio in starch

Bhattacharya, M., Vaidya, U. R., Zhang, D. & Narayan, R. Aug 1 1995 In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 57, 5, p. 539-554 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Starch
Maleic anhydride
Copolymers
Styrene
Amylopectins
1994
15 Citations
Cellulose
Copolymers
Maleic anhydride
Styrene
Benzyl Viologen
6 Citations
Maleic anhydride
Styrene
Functional polymers
Cellulose
Molecular weight
1993

Modification of subbituminous coal by anaerobic microbial consortia

Narayan, R., Han, O. & Jain, M. Mar 1993 American Chemical Society, Division of Petroleum Chemistry, Preprints. 2 ed. Publ by ACS, Vol. 38, p. 286 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Coal
Functional groups
Ethers
Oxygen
Chemical analysis
1 Citations

Upper limit on grafting conversion and phase homogeneity in grafting reaction products of cellulose acetate/polystyrene-ran-(maleic anhydride)

Nie, L. & Narayan, R. 1993 Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering, Proceedings of the ACS Division of Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering. Anon (ed.). Publ by ACS, Vol. 69, p. 309-311 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Homopolymerization
Reaction products
Graft copolymers
Maleic anhydride
Cellulose
4 Citations

Use of expert systems for life cycle analysis

Benda, J., Narayan, R. & Sticklen, J. 1993 SAE Technical Papers.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Life cycle
Expert systems
Environmental regulations
Waste management
Product design
1991
3 Citations

Anaerobic bioprocessing of Wyodak (USA) coal

Jain, M. K., Burgdorf, D. & Narayan, R. 1991 In : Fuel. 70, 5, p. 573-576 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Bacillus megaterium
Oxygen
Decarboxylation
Lignite
3 Citations

Rationale and design of environmentally degradable nonwovens

Narayan, R. 1991 INDA Journal of Nonwovens Research. 3 ed.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Dimethisterone
Siphonaptera
Packaging materials
Biodegradation
Mountings
1990
3 Citations

Characterization of the oil extract of an Indiana shale

Wood, K. V., Narayan, R., Stringham, K. R., Huang, S. L. & Leehe, H. 1990 In : Fuel Processing Technology. 26, 2, p. 73-81 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Shale oil
Shale
Paraffins
Mass spectrometry
Coal
3 Citations

Grafting of poly(ethylenimine) onto mesylated cellulose acetate, poly(methyl methacrylate) and poly(vinyl chloride)

Biermann, C. J. & Narayan, R. 1990 In : Carbohydrate Polymers. 12, 3, p. 323-327 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cellulose acetate
Vinyl Chloride
Polymethyl Methacrylate
Cellulose
Acetates
73 Citations

On-line monitoring of bioreactions of Bacillus polymyxa and Klebsiella oxytoca by membrane introduction tandem mass spectrometry with flow injection analysis sampling

Hayward, M. J., Kotiaho, T., Lister, A. K., Cooks, R. G., Austin, G. D., Narayan, R. & Tsao, G. T. Sep 1 1990 In : Analytical Chemistry. 62, 17, p. 1798-1804 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bronchiolo-Alveolar Adenocarcinoma
Buccal Administration
Exercise Test
Beta-Globulins
Fermentation
1989

Biodegradable natural-synthetic polymer graft copolymers

Stacy, N., Lu, Z. J., Chen, Z. X. & Narayan, R. 1989 Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers. Publ by Soc of Plastics Engineers, p. 1362-1364 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Graft copolymers
Polymers
Starch
Natural polymers
Grafts
2 Citations

Cellulose graft copolymers for potential adhesive applications: Bonding of plastics to wood

Narayan, R., Biermann, C. J., Hunt, M. O. & Horn, D. P. 1989 ACS Symposium Series. 385 ed. Publ by ACS, p. 337-354 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Calcaneus
Traffic Accidents
Invertebrates
Aldosterone
Inborn Errors Amino Acid Metabolism
5 Citations

Engineering of controlled cellulose/starch graft copolymer structures

Narayan, R., Stacy, N. & Lu, Z. J. Apr 1989 American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry. 1 ed. Publ by ACS, Vol. 30, p. 105-106 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Starch
Invertebrates
Graft copolymers
Cellulose
Polystyrenes
9 Citations

Environmentally degradable plastics

Narayan, R. & Lafayette, W. Oct 1989 In : Kunststoffe, German plastics. 79, 10, p. 92-95 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plastics
Water
Incineration
Waste management
Recycling
119 Citations

Molecular structure of coals: A debate

Derbyshire, F., Marzec, A., Schulten, H. R., Wilson, M. A., Davis, A., Tekely, P., Delpuech, J. J., Jurkiewicz, A., Bronnimann, C. E., Wind, R. A., Maciel, G. E., Narayan, R., Bartle, K. & Snape, C. 1989 In : Fuel. 68, 9, p. 1091-1106 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacillus megaterium
Coal
Traffic Accidents
Common Bile Duct Diseases
Deoxyribonucleoproteins
17 Citations

Tandem mass spectrometry for on-line fermentation monitoring

Hayward, M. J., Lister, A. K., Kotiaho, T., Cooks, R. G., Austin, G. D., Narayan, R. & Tsao, G. T. Nov 1989 In : Biotechnology Techniques. 3, 6, p. 361-364 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Fermentation
Membranes
Exercise Test
Bronchiolo-Alveolar Adenocarcinoma
1988
1 Citations

Glycerol from the tubers of Jerusalem artichoke

Narayan, R., Kiessling, T. & Tsao, G. T. Apr 1988 In : Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 17, 1-3, p. 45-54 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inulin
Helianthus
Glycerol
Carbohydrates
Fructose

Grafting of preformed polyamide onto cellulose acetate

Biermann, C. J. & Narayan, R. 1988 Unknown Host Publication Title.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Cellulose
Polyamides
Polymers
Cellulose derivatives
Molecular weight distribution
2 Citations

GRAFTING OF PREFORMED POLYAMIDE ONTO CELLULOSE ACETATE.

Biermann, C. J. & Narayan, R. Jan 1988 In : Forest Products Journal. 38, 1, p. 27-30 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cellulose acetate
polymers
cellulose
molecular weight
Cellulose
7 Citations

Preparation of bio-based polymers for materials applications

Narayan, R. Apr 1988 In : Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 17, 1-3, p. 7-22 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Graft copolymers
Polymers
Invertebrates
Transplants
Grafts

Preparation of biodegradable styrenic plastics

Narayan, R. 1988 Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering, Proceedings of the ACS Division of Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering. Publ by ACS, Vol. 58, p. 750 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Plastics
Cellulose
Biopolymers
Polystyrenes
Compounding (chemical)
7 Citations

Synthesis of controlled starch-synthetic polymer graft copolymer structures

Narayan, R., Lu, Z. J., Chen, Z. X. & Stacy, N. Sep 1988 American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry. 2 ed. Publ by ACS, Vol. 29, p. 106-107 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Starch
Grafts
Invertebrates
Graft copolymers
Polymers
1987
30 Citations

Correlation of glucose (dextrose) degradation at 90 to 190°C in 0.4 to 20% ACID

Bienkowski, P. R., Ladisch, M. R., Narayan, R., Tsao, G. T. & Eckert, R. Mar 1 1987 In : Chemical Engineering Communications. 51, 1-6, p. 179-192 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acids
Glucose
Degradation
4-Aminobutyrate Transaminase
Anthralin
1 Citations

CROSSLINKING OF CELLULOSE ACETATE WITH PHOSPHORUS PENTOXIDE.

Biermann, C. J. & Narayan, R. Mar 1987 Journal of Polymer Science, Part C: Polymer Letters. 3 ed. Vol. 25, p. 89-92 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Cellulose
Crosslinking
Phosphorus
Gels
Pyridine
12 Citations

Grafting of partially hydrolysed poly(methyl methacrylate) onto mesylated cellulose acetate

Biermann, C. J. & Narayan, R. 1987 In : Polymer. 28, 13, p. 2176-2178 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cellulose
Graft copolymers
Polymethyl methacrylates
Blood Flow Velocity
Invertebrates
34 Citations

Grafting of polystyrene onto cellulose acetate by nucleophilic displacement of mesylate groups using the polystyrylcarboxylate anion

Biermann, C. J., Chung, J. B. & Narayan, R. 1987 In : Macromolecules. 20, 5, p. 954-957 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cellulose
Polystyrenes
Negative ions
Carboxylation
Cellulose derivatives
10 Citations

LIQUEFACTION OF A SUBBITUMINOUS COAL WITH STEAM AND AMMONIA.

Bienkowski, P. R., Narayan, R., Greenkorn, R. A. & Chao, K. C. Feb 1987 In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 26, 2, p. 206-208 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ammonia
Coal
Steam
ammonia
Bacillus megaterium

REACTION OF PREMIUM WYODAK SUBBITUMINOUS COAL WITH POTASSIUM-CROWN ETHER REAGENT.

Huang, S. L. & Narayan, R. 1987 ACS Division of Fuel Chemistry, Preprints. 4 ed. ACS, Vol. 32, p. 331-339 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Coal
Crown ethers
Potassium
Depolymerization
Microanalysis
2 Citations

STRUCTURE AND REACTIVITY OF A WYODAK SUBBITUMINOUS COAL.

Huang, S. L. & Narayan, R. 1987 ACS Division of Fuel Chemistry, Preprints. 1 ed. ACS, Vol. 32, p. 32-40 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Coal
Ethers
Electrons
Crown ethers
Paraffins
1986
1 Citations

ENHANCED COAL LIQUEFACTION WITH STEAM PRETREATMENT.

Bienkowski, P. R., Narayan, R., Greenkorn, R. A. & Chao, K. C. 1986 ACS Division of Fuel Chemistry, Preprints. 4 ed. ACS, Vol. 31, p. 321-330 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Coal
Steam
Oxygen
Molecular weight
Hydrogen
4 Citations

REACTION OF A BITUMINOUS COAL WITH THE POTASSIUM-CROWN ETHER REAGENT.

Huang, S., Wood, K. & Narayan, R. 1986 ACS Division of Fuel Chemistry, Preprints. 4 ed. ACS, Vol. 31, p. 85-93 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Crown ethers
Potassium
Coal
Electrons
Bituminous coal
4 Citations

Triflates of cellulose acetate and O-methylcellulose: occurrence of crosslinking

Biermann, C. J. & Narayan, R. Sep 15 1986 In : Carbohydrate Research. 153, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methylcellulose
Cellulose
Acetates
1985
38 Citations

2,3-BUTANEDIOL.

Voloch, M., Jansen, N. B., Ladisch, M. R., Tsao, G. T., Narayan, R. & Rodwell, V. W. 1985 Pergamon Press. 15 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Fermentation
Biochemistry
Liquid chromatography
Plasticizers
Butane
2 Citations

GRAFT COPOLYMERS FROM RENEWABLE RESOURCES.

Narayan, R., Krauss, M. & Tsao, G. T. 1985 Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering, Proceedings of the ACS Division of Polymeric Material. ACS, Vol. 52, p. 112-115 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Graft copolymers
Polyacrylonitriles
Cellulose
Polystyrenes
Substrates