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1 Citations

Moisture curable toughened poly(lactide) utilizing vinyltrimethoxysilane based crosslinks

Schneider, J., Bourque, K. & Narayan, R. Oct 1 2016 In : Express Polymer Letters. 10, 10, p. 799-809 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Siloxanes
siloxanes
crosslinking
toughness
moisture
2 Citations

Moisture resistance coating of packaging paper from biobased silylated soybean oil

Tambe, C., Graiver, D. & Narayan, R. Dec 1 2016 In : Progress in Organic Coatings. 101, p. 270-278 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soybean oil
Soybean Oil
Packaging
Moisture
Coatings

Reactive blends derived from modified soybean oil and silicone

Tambe, C., Kaufmann, J., Graiver, D. & Narayan, R. 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soybean oil
Soybean Oil
Silicones
Siloxanes
Polymers
6 Citations
Compatibilizers
Polymer blends
Textile blends
Blow molding
butylene glycol adipic acid polyester
2015
1 Citations

Biobased interpenetrating polymers networks derived from oligomerized soybean oil and polydimethylsiloxane

Dewasthale, S., Graiver, D. & Narayan, R. Apr 1 2015 In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 132, 13, 41709

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soybean oil
Soybean Oil
Interpenetrating polymer networks
Polydimethylsiloxane
Siloxanes
12 Citations
Maleic Anhydrides
Maleic anhydride
Starch
Thermoplastics
Molecular weight
4 Citations

Epoxy functionalized poly(lactide) reactive modifier for blown film applications

Schneider, J., Shi, X., Manjure, S., Gravier, D. & Narayan, R. Jul 1 2015 In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 132, 28, 42243

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polymers
Compatibilizers
Rheology
Foams
Functional polymers
4 Citations

Life cycle inventory data quality issues for bioplastics feedstocks

Grabowski, A., Selke, S. E. M., Auras, R., Patel, M. K. & Narayan, R. May 1 2015 In : International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. 20, 5, p. 584-596 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

data quality
life cycle
matrix
environmental issue
land use change
610 Citations

Plastic waste inputs from land into the ocean

Jambeck, J. R., Geyer, R., Wilcox, C., Siegler, T. R., Perryman, M., Andrady, A., Narayan, R. & Law, K. L. Feb 13 2015 In : Science. 347, 6223, p. 768-771 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oceans and Seas
Plastics
Waste Management
Population Density
Solid Waste
1 Citations

Silylation of Non-Terminal Double Bonds of Natural Oils

Tambe, C., Dewasthale, S., Shi, X., Graiver, D. & Narayan, R. Jun 12 2015 (Accepted/In press) In : Silicon.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oils
Unsaturated fatty acids
Unsaturated Fatty Acids
Esters
Silanes

Water Soluble Polysiloxanes

Dewasthale, S., Andrews, C., Graiver, D. & Narayan, R. Oct 26 2015 (Accepted/In press) In : Silicon.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Siloxanes
Silicones
Polymers
Water
Hydroxyl Radical
2014
14 Citations

Effect of Simulated Weathering on Physicochemical Properties and Inherent Biodegradation of PLA/PHA Nonwoven Mulches

Hablot, E., Dharmalingam, S., Hayes, D. G., Wadsworth, L. C., Blazy, C. & Narayan, R. Nov 27 2014 In : Journal of Polymers and the Environment. 22, 4, p. 417-429 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Weathering
Biodegradation
Acids
Biodegradability
Agriculture
16 Citations

Polyurethanes preparation using proteins obtained from microalgae

Kumar, S., Hablot, E., Moscoso, J. L. G., Obeid, W., Hatcher, P. G., Duquette, B. M., Graiver, D., Narayan, R. & Balan, V. 2014 In : Journal of Materials Science. 49, 22, p. 7824-7833 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyurethanes
Algae
Algal Proteins
Biofuels
Hydrolysis

The facts about biodegradable plastics

Narayan, R. Jan 2014 In : Resource Recycling. 33, 1, p. 32-36 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

plastic
Plastics
1 Citations

The Use of Glycerol Carbonate in the Preparation of Highly Branched Siloxy Polymers

Tachibana, Y., Shi, X., Graiver, D. & Narayan, R. Dec 2 2014 In : Silicon. 7, 1, p. 5-13 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbonates
Glycerol
Silanes
Hydroxyl Radical
Polymers
2013
3 Citations

A Spectroscopic Method for Hydroxyl Value Determination of Polyols

Chalasani, S. R. K., Dewasthale, S., Hablot, E., Shi, X., Graiver, D. & Narayan, R. 2013 In : JAOCS, Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 90, 12, p. 1787-1793 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyols
Hydroxyl Radical
Titration
Hazardous Substances
Soybean oil
28 Citations

Biobased polyesters with composition-dependent thermomechanical properties: Synthesis and characterization of poly(butylene succinate-co-butylene azelate)

Mincheva, R., Delangre, A., Raquez, J. M., Narayan, R. & Dubois, P. Mar 11 2013 In : Biomacromolecules. 14, 3, p. 890-899 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyesters
Succinic Acid
Acids
Differential scanning calorimetry
Chemical analysis
76 Citations

Critical aspects in the life cycle assessment (LCA) of bio-based materials - Reviewing methodologies and deriving recommendations

Pawelzik, P., Carus, M., Hotchkiss, J., Narayan, R., Selke, S., Wellisch, M., Weiss, M., Wicke, B. & Patel, M. K. 2013 In : Resources, Conservation and Recycling. 73, p. 211-228 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

life cycle
methodology
carbon sequestration
soil degradation
environmental impact
4 Citations

Extrusion of humidity-resistant starch foam sheets

Yang, Z., Graiver, D. & Narayan, R. Apr 2013 In : Polymer Engineering and Science. 53, 4, p. 857-867 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Starch
Extrusion
Foams
Atmospheric humidity
Water
5 Citations

Interpenetrating polymer networks derived from silylated soybean oil and polydimethylsiloxane

Dewasthale, S., Shi, X., Hablot, E., Graiver, D. & Narayan, R. Nov 15 2013 In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 130, 4, p. 2479-2486 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soybean oil
Soybean Oil
Interpenetrating polymer networks
Polydimethylsiloxane
Silicates
20 Citations

Reactive extrusion of glycerylated starch and starch-polyester graft copolymers

Hablot, E., Dewasthale, S., Zhao, Y., Zhiguan, Y., Shi, X., Graiver, D. & Narayan, R. Apr 2013 In : European Polymer Journal. 49, 4, p. 873-881 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyesters
starches
Graft copolymers
polyesters
Starch
28 Citations
Maleic Anhydrides
lactic acid
Maleic anhydride
initiators
anhydrides
2012
15 Citations

Application and performance of maleated thermoplastic starch-poly(butylene adipate-co-terephthalate) blends for films

Stagner, J. A., Alves, V. D. & Narayan, R. Oct 25 2012 In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 126, SUPPL. 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Starch
Thermoplastics
Carbon Dioxide
Carbon dioxide
Steam
13 Citations

Hydrolysis and Condensation of Hydrophilic Alkoxysilanes Under Acidic Conditions

Shi, X., Graiver, D. & Narayan, R. Apr 2012 In : Silicon. 4, 2, p. 109-119 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Silanes
Siloxanes
Condensation
Hydrolysis
Acids
7 Citations

Hydroxyl Terminated Hydrophilic Silanes

Tachibana, Y., Shi, X., Graiver, D. & Narayan, R. Jul 2012 In : Silicon. 4, 3, p. 167-174 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Silanes
Hydroxyl Radical
Siloxanes
Water
Condensation
1 Citations

Steel-corrosion inhibitors derived from soybean oil

Graiver, D., Dacomba, R., Khawaji, M., Jaros, A., Berglund, K. & Narayan, R. Oct 2012 In : JAOCS, Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 89, 10, p. 1895-1903 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Steel corrosion
Soybean oil
Soybean Oil
Corrosion inhibitors
Bacteria
2011
22 Citations

Carbon footprint of bioplastics using biocarbon content analysis and life-cycle assessment

Narayan, R. 2011 In : MRS Bulletin. 36, 9, p. 716-721 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon footprint
footprints
Life cycle
Carbon
Biodegradability
29 Citations

Nonisothermal and isothermal cold crystallization behaviors of biodegradable poly(p -dioxanone)

Zeng, J. B., Srinivansan, M., Li, S. L., Narayan, R. & Wang, Y. Z. Apr 20 2011 In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 50, 8, p. 4471-4477 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Crystallization
Crystallization kinetics
Differential scanning calorimetry
Heating rate
Temperature
17 Citations

Preparation and characterization of maleated thermoplastic starch-based nanocomposites

Raquez, J. M., Nabar, Y., Narayan, R. & Dubois, P. Oct 5 2011 In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 122, 1, p. 639-647 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Starch
Thermoplastics
Nanocomposites
Maleic Anhydrides
Maleic anhydride
4 Citations

Preparation and Properties of Biodegradable Foams

Stagner, J. & Narayan, R. Sep 2011 In : Journal of Polymers and the Environment. 19, 3, p. 598-606 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Foams
Blowing agents
Starch
Thermoplastics
Compressive strength
10 Citations

Thermoplasticization of High Amylose Starch by Chemical Modification Using Reactive Extrusion

Stagner, J., Alves, V. D., Narayan, R. & Beleia, A. Sep 2011 In : Journal of Polymers and the Environment. 19, 3, p. 589-597 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amylose
Chemical modification
Starch
Extrusion
Maleic Anhydrides
2010
1 Citations

Novel starch based copolymers (DiHydroxyl Starch) as ocular lubricants: Synthesis and characterizations

Liu, W., Townsend, W. M., Steffe, J. & Narayan, R. Jul 5 2010 In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 117, 1, p. 343-351 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Starch
Lubricants
Copolymers
Polymers
Ophthalmology
12 Citations

Rapid ring-opening polymerization of 1,4-dioxan-2-one initiated by titanium alkoxides

Zeng, J. B., Srinivansan, M., Li, Y. D., Narayan, R. & Wang, Y. Z. Dec 15 2010 In : Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry. 48, 24, p. 5885-5890 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ring opening polymerization
Titanium
Polymerization
Monomers
Nuclear magnetic resonance
2 Citations

Recent advances in ozonation of vegetable oils

Graiver, D., Patil, M. & Narayan, R. Nov 2010 In : Recent Patents on Materials Science. 3, 3, p. 203-218 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ozonization
Plant Oils
Vegetable oils
Ozone
Oxidation
19 Citations

Rheological and Thermal Properties of the PLA Modified by Electron Beam Irradiation in the Presence of Functional Monomer

Shin, B. Y., Han, D. H. & Narayan, R. Dec 2010 In : Journal of Polymers and the Environment. 18, 4, p. 558-566 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electron beams
Thermodynamic properties
Monomers
Irradiation
Acids
45 Citations

The effect of maleated polylactic acid (PLA) as an interfacial modifier in PLA-talc composites

Fowlks, A. C. & Narayan, R. Dec 5 2010 In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 118, 5, p. 2810-2820 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Maleic Anhydrides
Talc
Maleic anhydride
Acids
Composite materials
2009
106 Citations

Assessment of the environmental profile of PLA, PET and PS clamshell containers using LCA methodology

Madival, S., Auras, R., Singh, S. P. & Narayan, R. Sep 2009 In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 17, 13, p. 1183-1194 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lactic acid
Containers
Life cycle
resin
life cycle
123 Citations

Biodegradable and compostable alternatives to conventional plastics

Song, J. H., Murphy, R. J., Narayan, R. & Davies, G. B. H. Jul 27 2009 In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 364, 1526, p. 2127-2139 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

biodegradability
Product Packaging
Plastics
plastics
plastic
6 Citations

Recent advances in the synthesis and applications of poly(1,4-dioxan-2-one) based copolymers

Raquez, J. M., Coulembier, O., Duda, A., Narayan, R. & Dubois, P. 2009 In : Polimery/Polymers. 54, 3, p. 165-178 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Copolymers
Depolymerization
Ceilings
Ether
Laminates
2008
30 Citations

Effect of biobased and biodegradable nucleating agent on the isothermal crystallization of poly(lactic acid)

Kang, K. S., Lee, S. I., Lee, T. J., Narayan, R. & Shin, B. Y. May 2008 In : Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering. 25, 3, p. 599-608 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lactic acid
Crystallization
Starch
Thermoplastics
Talc
58 Citations

In situ compatibilization of maleated thermoplastic starch/polyester melt-blends by reactive extrusion

Raquez, J. M., Nabar, Y., Narayan, R. & Dubois, P. Sep 2008 In : Polymer Engineering and Science. 48, 9, p. 1747-1754 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyesters
Compatibilizers
Starch
Thermoplastics
Extrusion
76 Citations

Maleated thermoplastic starch by reactive extrusion

Raquez, J. M., Nabar, Y., Srinivasan, M., Shin, B. Y., Narayan, R. & Dubois, P. Oct 16 2008 In : Carbohydrate Polymers. 74, 2, p. 159-169 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

thermoplastics
Starch
extrusion
Thermoplastics
Extrusion
19 Citations

Morphology and rheological properties of blends of chemically modified thermoplastic starch and polycaprolactone

Shin, B. Y., Narayan, R., Lee, S. I. & Lee, T. J. Nov 2008 In : Polymer Engineering and Science. 48, 11, p. 2126-2133 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polycaprolactone
Starch
Thermoplastics
starch polycaprolactone
Maleic Anhydrides
34 Citations

Novel high-performance talc/poly[(butylene adipate)-co-terephthalate] hybrid materials

Raquez, J. M., Nabar, Y., Narayan, R. & Dubois, P. Apr 14 2008 In : Macromolecular Materials and Engineering. 293, 4, p. 310-320 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Talc
Hybrid materials
Adhesion
Polyesters
Esterification
104 Citations

Recent advances in reactive extrusion processing of biodegradable polymer-based compositions

Raquez, J. M., Narayan, R. & Dubois, P. Jun 16 2008 In : Macromolecular Materials and Engineering. 293, 6, p. 447-470 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biodegradable polymers
Natural polymers
Extrusion
Processing
Chemical analysis
2007
147 Citations

Biodegradability of polylactide bottles in real and simulated composting conditions

Kale, G., Auras, R., Singh, S. P. & Narayan, R. Dec 2007 In : Polymer Testing. 26, 8, p. 1049-1061 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Composting
Biodegradability
Bottles
Biodegradation
Molecular weight
5 Citations

Evaluation of a biodegradable foam for protective packaging applications

Arif, S., Burgess, G., Narayan, R. & Harte, B. Nov 2007 In : Packaging Technology and Science. 20, 6, p. 413-419 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Foam Cells
biodegradability
Product Packaging
foams
Humidity
16 Citations

New developments in biodegradable starch-based nanocomposites

Raquez, J. M., Nabar, Y., Narayan, R. & Dubois, P. Nov 2007 In : International Polymer Processing. 22, 5, p. 463-470 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Starch
Nanocomposites
Silicates
Thermoplastics
Fillers
76 Citations

Thermal properties and morphology of biodegradable PLA/starch compatibilized blends

Jang, W. Y., Shin, B. Y., Lee, T. J. & Narayan, R. May 2007 In : Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry. 13, 3, p. 457-464 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Starch
Maleic Anhydrides
Thermodynamic properties
Maleic anhydride
Compatibilizers
2006
6 Citations

Analysis of the dynamic behavior of a starch foam extrusion process

Nabar, Y. & Narayan, R. Sep 15 2006 In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 101, 6, p. 3983-3995 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Starch
Extrusion
Foams
Moisture
Extruders