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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

Ring opening polymerization
Monomers
Thermodynamics
Kinetics
Polymerization
2000
37 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

Polyesters
starches
Ring opening polymerization
polyesters
Starch
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
Tin
Toluene
1999
126 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

Polyesters
Ring opening polymerization
Polysaccharides
Starch
Aluminum
3 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
9 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

silicone
soil amendment
soil amendments
composting
compost
162 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 Anhydrides
Maleic anhydride
Extrusion
Free radicals
Free Radicals
1998
9 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
silicone
composting
polymers
biosolids
81 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
Free Radicals
Extrusion
Molecular weight
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

Reheat cycle
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

Tin
Resins
Polymerization
Salts
Kinetics
1997
333 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

Polypropylenes
Fibers
Composite materials
Adhesion
Maleic Anhydrides
191 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

Homopolymerization
Tin
Monomers
Polymerization
Thermodynamics
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

Functional polymers
Molecular weight
Grafts
Graft copolymers
Gelation
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

Functional polymers
Gels
Molecular weight
Kinetic theory
Polymers
61 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

Amylopectins
Amylopectin
Amylose
Anhydrides
Maleic anhydride
1994
16 Citations
Maleic Anhydrides
Styrene
Dimensional stability
Maleic anhydride
Cellulose
6 Citations
Maleic Anhydrides
Styrene
Maleic anhydride
Cellulose
Functional polymers
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

Maleic Anhydrides
Polystyrenes
Maleic anhydride
Reaction products
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

Expert systems
Life cycle
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
Oxygen
Lignite
Ether
Ethers
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

Disposability
Composting
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
Oils
Cycloparaffins
Tetrachloroethylene
Shale oil
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

Vinyl Chloride
cellulose acetate
Polyetherimides
poly(vinyl chloride)
Polymethyl Methacrylate
74 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

Bacilli
Mass spectrometry
Fermentation
Sampling
Membranes
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
Starch
Natural polymers
Polymers
Grafts
3 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

Graft copolymers
Polystyrenes
Cellulose
Adhesives
Wood
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

Graft copolymers
Starch
Cellulose
Polystyrenes
Methanol
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
Incineration
Waste management
Recycling
Water
122 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

Coal
Molecular structure
Petrology
Depolymerization
Molecular mass
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
Mass spectrometry
Membranes
Monitoring
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

Nylons
Polyamides
Cellulose
Polymers
Cellulose derivatives
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
Nylons
Polyamides
cellulose
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
Transplants
Grafts
Cellulose
1 Citations

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

Cellulose
Biopolymers
Polystyrenes
Plastics
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

Graft copolymers
Starch
Grafts
Cellulose
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

Dextrose
Glucose
Degradation
Acids
Regression analysis
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

Crosslinking
Phosphorus
Cellulose
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

Mesylates
Graft copolymers
Polymethyl Methacrylate
Polymethyl methacrylates
Cellulose
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

Mesylates
Polystyrenes
Anions
Cellulose
Negative ions
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

subbituminous coal
Coal
Steam
Liquefaction
Ammonia

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

Crown ethers
Potassium
Coal
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
Crown ethers
Paraffins
Electrons
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 liquefaction
Steam
Coal
Ashes
Oxygen
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
Bituminous coal
Potassium
Coal
Atmospheric pressure
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
acetylcellulose
1985
42 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
Wood
Polyacrylonitriles
Cellulose
Polystyrenes