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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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Siloxanes
Crosslinking
Moisture
poly(lactide)
trimethoxyvinylsilane
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Soybean Oil
Packaging
Moisture
Coatings
Soybean oil

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Soybean Oil
Silicones
Soybean oil
Siloxanes
Polymers
2 Citations
Compatibilizers
butylene glycol adipic acid polyester
terephthalic acid
poly(lactide)
Polymer blends
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Soybean Oil
Interpenetrating polymer networks
baysilon
Soybean oil
Polydimethylsiloxane
7 Citations
Maleic Anhydrides
Starch
Thermoplastics
Molecular weight
poly(lactic acid)
3 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Polymers
poly(lactide)
Compatibilizers
Rheology
Foams
2 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

data quality
life cycle
matrix
environmental issue
land use change
376 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Oils
Unsaturated Fatty Acids
Esters
alkoxyl radical
Unsaturated fatty acids

Water Soluble Polysiloxanes

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

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Siloxanes
Polymers
Water
Silicones
Hydroxyl Radical
2014
12 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Weathering
Biodegradation
poly(lactic acid)
Acids
Biodegradability
9 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Polyurethanes
Amino Acids
Proteins
Algae
Hydrolysis

The facts about biodegradable plastics

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

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Carbonates
Hydroxyl Radical
Glycerol
Polymers
Silanes
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Hydroxyl Radical
polyol
Polyols
Titration
Hazardous Substances
23 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Polyesters
Succinic Acid
Chemical analysis
butylene
bionole
63 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

life cycle
methodology
material
recommendation
Reviewing
3 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Starch
Extrusion
Foams
Atmospheric humidity
Water
4 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Soybean Oil
Interpenetrating polymer networks
baysilon
Soybean oil
Polydimethylsiloxane
16 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Polyesters
Graft copolymers
Starch
Extrusion
starches
22 Citations
lactic acid
initiators
anhydrides
molecular weight
Maleic Anhydrides
2012
11 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Starch
Thermoplastics
butylene glycol adipic acid polyester
terephthalic acid
Carbon Dioxide
11 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Silanes
Condensation
Hydrolysis
Siloxanes
Acids
5 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Silanes
Hydroxyl Radical
Water
Siloxanes
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Steel corrosion
Soybean Oil
Corrosion inhibitors
Bacteria
Soybean oil
2011
19 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Carbon footprint
Life cycle
Carbon
footprints
cycles
28 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Crystallization
poly-4-dioxan-2-one
Crystallization kinetics
Temperature
Differential scanning calorimetry
16 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Starch
Thermoplastics
Nanocomposites
terephthalic acid
butylene glycol adipic acid polyester
3 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Foams
Blowing agents
butylene glycol adipic acid polyester
terephthalic acid
Starch
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Amylose
Chemical modification
Starch
Extrusion
Glycerol
2010

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Ring opening polymerization
Titanium
Polymerization
4-dioxanone
Monomers
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Ozonization
Plant Oils
Oxidation
Vegetable oils
Ozone
17 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Electron beams
Thermodynamic properties
Monomers
Irradiation
poly(lactic acid)
40 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Maleic Anhydrides
Talc
Composite materials
poly(lactic acid)
Maleic anhydride
2009
92 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

resin
life cycle
methodology
acid
container
105 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

biodegradability
plastics
plastic
material
Product Packaging
5 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Copolymers
4-dioxanone
Depolymerization
Ceilings
Ether
2008
27 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Lactic acid
Starch
Crystallization
poly(lactic acid)
Thermoplastics
52 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Polyesters
Compatibilizers
Starch
Thermoplastics
Extrusion
75 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Starch
Thermoplastics
Extrusion
thermoplastics
extrusion
18 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Starch
Thermoplastics
starch polycaprolactone
Polycaprolactone
polycaprolactone
31 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Talc
Hybrid materials
butylene glycol adipic acid polyester
terephthalic acid
Adhesion
92 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Biodegradable polymers
Extrusion
Processing
Chemical analysis
Natural polymers
2007
138 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Composting
Biodegradability
Bottles
Biodegradation
poly(lactide)
4 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Foam Cells
Product Packaging
Humidity
Starch
Hot Temperature
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Starch
Nanocomposites
Thermoplastics
Silicates
Composite materials
72 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Starch
Thermodynamic properties
Maleic anhydride
Maleic Anhydrides
Compatibilizers
2006
5 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Starch
Extrusion
Foams
Moisture
Extruders