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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Ring opening polymerization
Monomers
Thermodynamics
Kinetics
4-dioxanone
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Polyesters
Ring opening polymerization
Starch
Composite materials
starches
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Ring opening polymerization
Block copolymers
Polymerization
4-dioxanone
caprolactone
1999
123 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Polyesters
Ring opening polymerization
Starch
Polysaccharides
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

silicone
soil amendments
composting
composts
polymers
140 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Maleic Anhydrides
Extrusion
poly(lactide)
Maleic anhydride
Free Radicals
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

wood ash
composting
polymer
land
effect
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Free radicals
Extrusion
Molecular weight
Polymers
Free Radicals
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: ResearchConference contribution

Resins
Polymerization
Kinetics
dilactide
2-ethylhexanoic acid tin(II) salt
1997
314 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Polypropylenes
Fibers
Composite materials
Adhesion
Maleic Anhydrides
187 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Functional polymers
Gels
Molecular weight
Kinetic theory
Polymers
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Amylopectin
Amylose
Anhydrides
Starch
Polymers
1994
15 Citations
Maleic Anhydrides
Styrene
Dimensional stability
Copolymers
acetylcellulose
6 Citations
Maleic Anhydrides
Styrene
poly(styrene-co-maleic anhydride)
acetylcellulose
Maleic anhydride
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: ResearchConference 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: ResearchConference contribution

Maleic Anhydrides
Polystyrenes
Reaction products
acetylcellulose
Maleic anhydride
4 Citations

Use of expert systems for life cycle analysis

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

Research output: ResearchConference 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Coal
Oxygen
Decarboxylation
Lignite
Ethers
3 Citations

Rationale and design of environmentally degradable nonwovens

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

Research output: ResearchChapter

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

cellulose acetate
poly(vinyl chloride)
gelation
esters
gels
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Bacilli
Mass spectrometry
Sampling
Membranes
Monitoring
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: ResearchConference contribution

Graft copolymers
Starch
Polymers
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: ResearchConference 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: ResearchConference contribution

Graft copolymers
Cellulose
Starch
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Fermentation
Mass spectrometry
Membranes
Monitoring
Tandem Mass Spectrometry
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Inulin
Helianthus
Glycerol
Carbohydrates
Fructose

Grafting of preformed polyamide onto cellulose acetate

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

Research output: ResearchChapter

Nylons
Polymers
acetylcellulose
Polyamides
Cellulose
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

cellulose acetate
polymers
cellulose
molecular weight
polyamides
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Graft copolymers
Polymers
Transplants
Grafts
Cellulose

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: ResearchConference contribution

Cellulose
Plastics
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: ResearchConference contribution

Graft copolymers
Starch
Grafts
Polymers
Cellulose
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Dextrose
Glucose
Degradation
Acids
Temperature
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: ResearchChapter

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Mesylates
Graft copolymers
Polymethyl Methacrylate
Cellulose
acetylcellulose
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Mesylates
Polystyrenes
Anions
acetylcellulose
Cellulose
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Coal
Steam
Liquefaction
Ammonia
subbituminous coal

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: ResearchConference 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: ResearchConference 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: ResearchConference contribution

Coal liquefaction
Steam
Coal
Oxygen
Molecular weight
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: ResearchConference contribution

Crown ethers
Bituminous coal
Potassium
Coal
Electrons
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: ResearchBook

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: ResearchConference contribution

Graft copolymers
Wood
Polyacrylonitriles
Cellulose
Polystyrenes