Selected Journal Articles & Patents

  1. Dynamics of Amphiphilic Surfactants Confined in Montmorillonite Slits with Different Cation Exchange Capacities
    G. Polizos, R.A. Vaia, H. Koerner, E. Manias, J. Phys. Chem. B, 117, 13667-13678 (2013)
  1. Polystyrene/molybdenum disulfide and poly(methyl methacrylate)/molybdenum disulfide nanocomposites with enhanced thermal stability
    Z. Matusinovic, R. Shukla, E. Manias, C.G. Hogshead, C.A. Wilkie, Polymer Degradation and Stability, 97, 2481-2486 (2012)
  1. High field properties and energy storage in nanocomposite dielectrics of poly(vinylidene fluoride-hexafluoropropylene) [PVDF-HFP]
    V. Tomer, E. Manias, C.A. Randall, J. Applied Physics, 110, 044107 (2011)
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[Article Featured on Cover]
Polyethylene Nanocomposite Dielectrics: Implications of nanofiller orientation on high field properties and energy storage
V. Tomer, G. Polizos, C.A. Randall, E. Manias, J. Applied Physics, 109, 074113 (2011)
 
[ Full text PDF ]    [ Cover ]
  1. Studies of Bitumen-Silica and Oil-Silica Interactions in Ionic Liquids
    C.G. Hogshead, E. Manias, P. Williams, A. Lupinsky, P. Painter, Energy & Fuels, 25, 293-299 (2011)
  1. Atomistic simulation of lipid and DiI dynamics in membrane bilayers under tension
    H.S. Muddana, R.R. Gullapalli, E. Manias, P.J. Butler, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 13, 1368-1378 (2011)
  1. Epoxy-based nanocomposites for electrical energy storage, Part II: Nanocomposites with nanofillers of reactive montmorillonite covalently-bonded with barium titanate
    G. Polizos, V. Tomer, E. Manias, C.A. Randall, J. Applied Physics, 108, 074117 (2010)
  1. Epoxy-based nanocomposites for electrical energy storage, Part I: Effects of montmorillonite and barium titanate nanofillers
    V. Tomer, G. Polizos, E. Manias, C.A. Randall, J. Applied Physics, 108, 074116 (2010)
  1. EVA-Layered double hydroxide (nano)composites: Mechanism of fire retardancy
    X. Wang, R. Rathore, P. Songtipya, M.M. Jimenez Gasco, E. Manias, C.A. Wilkie, Polymer Degradation and Stability, 96, 301-313 (2011)
  1. Dielectric Relaxation in Dimethyl Sulfoxide/Water Mixtures Studied by Microwave Dielectric Relaxation Spectroscopy
    Z. Lu, E. Manias, D.D. Macdonald, M. Lanagan, Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 113, 12207-12214 (2009)
  1. Two-Port Transmission Line Technique for Dielectric Property Characterization of Polymer Electrolyte Membranes
    Z. Lu, M. Lanagan, E. Manias*, D.D. Macdonald*, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 113, 13551-13559 (2009)
  1. Polymer Nanocomposites using Zinc Aluminum and Magnesium Aluminum Oleate Layered Double Hydroxides: Effects of the Polymeric Compatibilizer and of Composition on the Thermal and Fire Properties of PP/LDH Nanocomposites
    C. Manzi-Nshuti, P. Songtipya, E. Manias, M.M. Jimenez-Gasco, J.M. Hossenlopp, C.A. Wilkie, Polymer Degradation and Stability, 94: 2042-2054 (2009)
  1. Polymer Nanocomposites using Zinc Aluminum and Magnesium Aluminum Oleate Layered Double Hydroxides: Effects of LDH divalent metals on dispersion, thermal, mechanical and fire performance in various polymers
    C. Manzi-Nshuti, P. Songtipya, E. Manias, M.M. Jimenez-Gasco, J.M. Hossenlopp, C.A. Wilkie, Polymer, 50, 3564-3574 (2009)
  1. Tailored Nanocomposites of Polypropylene with Layered Silicates
    L. Xu, H. Nakajima, E. Manias*, R. Krishnamoorti*, Macromolecules, 42, 3795-3803 (2009)
  1. Material Properties of Nanoclay PVC Composites
    W.H. Awad, G. Beyer, D. Benderly, W.L. IJdo, P. Songtipya, M.M. Jimenez-Gasco, E. Manias*, C.A. Wilkie*, Polymer, 50, 1857-1867 (2009)
    [Supporting Information: From the publisher, or from a local mirror: PDF, 0.6MB]

    [Feature also in the Polymer Virtual Issue on Nanocoposites]
  1. Hollow microspheres and aqueous phase behavior of pH-responsive poly(methyl methacrylate-co-methacrylic acid) copolymers with a blocky comonomer distribution
    K. Manokruang, E. Manias, Materials Letters, 63, 1144-1147 (2009)
    [Supporting info: From the publisher, or from local mirror: PDF, 0.4MB]
  1. Tailored polyethylene nanocomposite sealants: Broad-range peelable heat-seals through designed filler/polymer interfaces
    J. Zhang, E. Manias, G. Polizos, J.Y. Huh, A. Ophir, P. Songtipya, M.M. Jimenez-Gasco, J. Adhesion Sci. Technol., 23, 709-737 (2009)
  1. Polyethylene Nanocomposite Heat-Sealants with a Versatile Peelable Character
    E. Manias, J. Zhang, J.Y. Huh, K. Manokruang, P. Songtipya, M.M.Jimenez-Gasco, Macrom. Rapid Comm., 30, 17-23 (2009)
    [Supporting Information: From the publisher, or from a local mirror: PDF 3.1MB.
    For the "full story" see our J Adhes Sci & Technol 2009 paper, ref.68 above]
  1. Effect of MgAl-layered double hydroxide exchanged with linear alkyl carboxylates on fire retardancy of PMMA and PS
    C. Nyambo, P. Songtipya, E. Manias, M.M. Jimenez-Gasco, C.A. Wilkie, J. Mater. Chem., 18, 4827-4838 (2008)
    [Supplemental Information: From RSC, or from a local mirror: PDF, 2.1MB]
  1. High- and low-field dielectric characteristics of dielectrophoretically aligned ceramic/polymer nanocomposites
    V. Tomer, C. A. Randall, G. Polizos, J. Kostelnick, E. Manias, J. Appl. Phys., 103, 034115 (2008)
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[Review; Featured on Cover]
Polymerically modified layered silicates: An effective route to nanocomposites
J. Zhang, E. Manias, C.A. Wilkie, J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol., 8, 1597-1615 (2008)
 
[ Full text PDF ]    [ Cover ]
  1. Thermoplastic composition containing polycarbonate, polyester, nanoclay and an acid
    J.Y.J. Chung, J.P. Mason, E. Manias, M.J. Heidecker
    Patent Application (USPTO: 2007/0161738; filled: Jul 12, 2007; abadonded)
    PCT/US2007/009068; International Patent WO/2008/094167 (filled Jul 12, 2007; awarded: Aug 7, 2008)
  1. State of water in perfluorosulfonic ionomer (Nafion 117) proton exchange membranes
    Z. Lu, G. Polizos, D.D. Macdonald, E. Manias, J. Electrochem. Soc., 155, B163-B171 (2008)
    [alternate PDF file (bitmap graphics)]
  1. Nanocomposites: Stiffer by Design
    E. Manias, Nature Materials, 6, 9-11 (2007)
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Exfoliated polyolefin/clay nanocomposites using
chain end functionalized polyolefin as the polymeric surfactant

T.C. Chung, E. Manias, Z.M. Wang, U.S. Patent 7,241,829 (2007)
 
[ Full text ]      [ Images ]      [ PDF ]      [ Claims ]      [ World IPO ]
  1. Phase Behavior of Temperature-Responsive Polymers with Tunable LCST: An Equation-of-State Approach
    A.M. Kisselev, E. Manias, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 261, 69-78 (2007)
  1. Benzimidazolium Surfactants for Modification of Clays for Use with Styrenic Polymers
    M.C. Costache, M.J. Heidecker, E. Manias, R.K. Gupta, C.A. Wilkie, Polym. Degrad. Stabil., 92, 1753-1762 (2007)
  1. The influence of carbon nanotubes, organically modified montmorillonites and layered double hydroxides on the thermal degradation and fire retardancy of polyethylene, ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer and polystyrene
    M.C. Costache, M.J. Heidecker, E. Manias, G. Camino, A. Frache, G. Beyer, R.K. Gupta, C.A. Wilkie Polymer, 48, 6532-6545 (2007)
56.
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Method for control of temperature-sensitivity of polymers in solution
E. Manias, M. Rackaitis, K.E. Strawhecker, U.S. Patent 7,011,930 (2006)
 
 
[ Full text ]      [ Images ]      [ PDF ]      [ Claims ]      [ World IPO ]
  1. Preparation and characterization of PET/clay nanocomposites by melt blending using thermally stable surfactants
    M.C. Costache, M.J. Heidecker, E. Manias, C.A. Wilkie, Polym. Adv. Technol., 17, 764-771 (2006)
  1. The thermal degradation of PMMA nanocomposites with montmorillonite, layered double hydroxides and carbon nanotubes
    M.C. Costache, D. Wang, M.J. Heidecker, E. Manias, C.A. Wilkie, Polym. Adv. Technol., 17, 272-280 (2006)
  1. SiOC glass modified by montmorillonite clays
    E. Bernardo, P. Colombo, E. Manias, Ceramics International, 32, 679-686 (2006)
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Method for control of temperature-sensitivity of polymers in solution
E. Manias, M. Rackaitis, K.E. Strawhecker, U.S. Patent 6,974,660 (2005)
 
 
[ Full text ]      [ Images ]      [ PDF ]      [ Claims ]      [ World IPO ]
  1. Nested self-similar wrinkling patterns in skins
    K. Efimenko, M. Rackaitis, E. Manias, A. Vaziri, L. Mahadevan, J. Genzer, Nature Materials, 4, 293-297 (2005)
    [Supporting info: movie caption, movie ]
  1. Effect of Cation Exchange Capacity on the Structure and Dynamics of PEO in Li+ Montmorillonite Nanocomposites
    V. Kuppa, E. Manias, J. Polym. Sci. B: Polym. Phys. 43, 3460-3477 (2005)
  1. Rapid formation of soft hydrophilic silicone elastomer surfaces
    K. Efimenko, J.A. Crowe, E. Manias, D.W. Schwark, D.A. Fischer, J. Genzer, Polymer, 49, 9329-9341 (2005)
  1. Expandable Graphite/polyamide-6 nanocomposites
    F.M. Uhl, Q. Yao, H. Nakajima, E. Manias, C.A. Wilkie, Polym. Degrad. Stabil., 89, 70-84 (2005)
  1. Exfoliated polyolefin/clay nanocomposites using chain end functionalized polyolefin as the polymeric surfactant
    T.C. Chung, E. Manias, Z.M. Wang
    U.S. Provisional Patent Application Serial No. 60/488,552 2003
    U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 10/891,358; 2005/0014905 (2005)
    [filed: Jul 14, 2004; publ: Jan 20, 2005; granted: July 10, 2007]
    PCT/US2004/023179 (WO2005/044904) [WIPO PCT images]
    Patent Granted: United States Patent 7,241,829 (July 10, 2007)
  1. [Revised and Extended] Method for Control of Temperature Sensitivity of Polymers in Solution
    E. Manias, M. Rackaitis, K. Strawhecker
    U.S. Provisional Patent Application Serial No. 60/365,468 2002
    U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 10/845,096; 2004/0209095 (05-14-2004)
    [filed: May 14, 2004; publ: Oct 21, 2004; granted: Dec 15, 2005]
    PCT/US03/078947 (2003) [ Abstract, USPTO application, World PTO application]
    Patent Granted: United States Patent 6,974,660 (12-13-2005)
  1. Exfoliated PP/Clay Nanocomposites Using Ammonium-Terminated PP as the Organic Modification for Montmorillonite
    Z-M. Wang, H. Nakajima, E. Manias, T.C. Chung, Macromolecules 36, 8919-8922 (2003)
    (Rapid Communication) [Supporting info: from ACS, local file].
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[Article Featured on Cover]
Simulation insights on the structure of
nanoscopically confined poly(ethylene oxide)

V. Kuppa, S. Menakanit, R. Krishnamoorti, and E. Manias
J. Polym. Sci. B: Polym. Phys. 41, 3285-3298 (2003)
 
(Special issue on "polymer/inorganic nanocomposites").
     [ Issue Contents ]    [ Cover ]    [ Wiley link ]
1st Place
2006
JPSB
Polymer Physics Prize

 
APS National Meeting Baltimore MD
  1. Melt Processable syndiotactic-Polystyrene/montmorillonite Nanocomposites
    Z.M. Wang, T.C. Chung, J.W. Gilman, E. Manias, J. Polym. Sci. B: Polym. Phys., 41, 3173-3187 (2003)
  1. Solid-State Microstructure of Poly(L-lactide) and L-lactide/Meso-lactide Random Copolymers by AFM
    M. Kanchanasopa, E. Manias, J. Runt, Biomacromolecules, 4, 1203-1213 (2003)
    [Supporting information: from ACS, local file]
  1. Micropatterning of Conducting Polymer Thin Films on Reactive Self-assembled Monolayers
    Z. Liang, M. Rackaitis, K. Li, E. Manias, Q. Wang, Chem. Mater., 15, 2699-2701 (2003)
    [Rapid Communication, supporting information: from ACS, local file]
  1. Segmental dynamics of polymers in nanoscopic confinements, as probed by simulations of polymer/layered-silicate nanocomposites
    V. Kuppa, T.M.D. Foley, E. Manias, Europ. Phys. J. E, 12, 159-165 (2003)
    [Topical issue on "Dynamics in Confinements"]
  1. Crystallization Behavior of PEO in the Presence of Na+ Montmorillonite Fillers
    K. Strawhecker, E. Manias, Chem. Mater., 15, 844-849 (2003)
  1. Dynamics of PEO in nanoscale confinements: A computer simulations perspective
    V. Kuppa, E. Manias, J. Chem. Phys., 118, 3421-3429 (2003)
  1. Low permeability biomedical polyurethane nanocomposites
    R. Xu, E. Manias, A.J. Snyder, J. Runt, J. Biomed. Mater. Res., 64A, 114-119 (2003)
  1. Water Soluble Polymers with Tunable Temperature-Sensitivity: Solution Behavior
    M. Rackaitis, K. Strawhecker, E. Manias, J. Polym. Sci. B: Polym. Phys., 40, 2339-2342 (2002)
  1. Synthesis of new amphiphilic diblock copolymers containing poly(ethylene oxide) and poly(alpha-olefin)
    Y. Lu, Y. Hu, Z-M. Wang, E. Manias, T.C. Chung, J. Polym. Sci. A: Polym. Chem., 40, 3416-3425 (2002)
  1. Method for Control of Temperature Sensitivity of Polymers in Solution
    E. Manias, M. Rackaitis, K. Strawhecker
    Invention Disclosure, PSU 2002-2613 (2002)
    U.S. Provisional Patent Application Serial No. 60/365,468 (2002)
    U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 10/389,672; 2003/0232961
    [filed: Mar 14, 2003; publ: Dec 18, 2003; granted: Mar 14, 2006]
    PCT/US03/07917 (2003) [ Abstract ]   [ Full PCT from WIPO ]
    Patent Granted: United States Patent 7,011,930 (Mar. 14, 2006)
  1. Functionalized syndiotactic polystyrene (s-PS) polymers prepared by the combination of Metallocene catalyst and Borane chemistry
    J.Y. Dong, E. Manias, T.C. Chung, Macromolecules, 35, 3439-3447 (2002)
  1. Computer Simulation of PEO/Layered-Silicate Nanocomposites: 2.Lithium Dynamics in PEO/Li+ Montmorillonite Intercalates
    V. Kuppa, E. Manias, Chem. Mater., 14, 2171-2175 (2002)
    [Force field parameters and supporting information: from ACS, local file]
  1. Computer simulations of intercalated PS: The origins of fast segmental dynamics in 2nm-thin confined polymer films
    E. Manias, V. Kuppa, Eur. Phys. J. E, 8, 193-199 (2002)
  1. AFM studies of Poly(vinyl alcohol) Crystals Next to an Inorganic Surface
    K. Strawhecker, E. Manias, Macromolecules, 34, 8475-8482 (2001)
  1. Polymeric MEMS components with tunable stiffness
    E. Manias, J. Chen, X. Zhang, Appl. Phys. Lett., 79, 1700-1704 (2001)
  1. New Biomedical Poly(urethane urea)-Layered Silicate Nanocomposites
    R. Xu, E. Manias, A.J. Snyder, J. Runt, Macromolecules, 34, 337-339 (2001)
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[Invited Review; Featured on Cover]
Polypropylene/Montmorillonite Nanocomposites:
A Review of Synthetic Routes and Materials Properties

E. Manias, A. Touny, L. Wu, K. Strawhecker, B. Lu, T.C. Chung
Chemistry of Materials, 13, 3516-3523 (2001)
 
[Abstract]     [Full text PDF]     [Cover]
  1. A Direct-Blending Approach for Polypropylene/Clay Nanocomposites Enhances Properties
    E. Manias, MRS Bulletin 26, 862-863 (2001)
    (Communication to Technology Advances)
  1. Dynamics of nanoscopically confined Polystyrene
    E. Manias, V. Kuppa, D.B. Zax, D-K. Yang, Colloids and Surfaces A, 187-188, 509-521 (2001)
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[Article Featured on Cover]
Molecular Simulations of ultra-confined polymers:
Polystyrene intercalated in layered silicates

E. Manias, V. Kuppa
ACS Symp. Ser. 804, 193-207 (2001)
 
 
  1. Clay makes plastics perform better (Communications to the editor)
    E. Manias, Advanced Engineering Materials, 3, 273-273 (2001)
  1. Molding Better Plastics with Clay (Communication to Innovative Technologies)
    E. Manias, Environmental Health Perspectives, 109, A524-525 (2001)
  1. A SANS study of organo-clay dispersions [alternative pdf file]
    H.J.M. Hanley, C.D. Muzny, D.L. Ho, C.J. Glinka, E. Manias, Int. J. Thermophysics, 22, 1435-1448 (2001)
  1. Structure and Properties of Poly(vinyl alcohol)/Na Montmorillonite Nanocomposites
    K. E. Strawhecker, E. Manias, Chem. Mater., 12, 2943-2949 (2000)
  1. Intercalation Kinetics of Long Polymers in 2 nm Confinements
    E. Manias, H. Chen, R. Krishnamoorti, J. Genzer, E. J. Kramer, E. P. Giannelis, Macromolecules, 33, 7955-7966 (2000)
  1. Nanoscopic-Confinement Effects on Local Dynamics
    S. H. Anastasiadis, K. Karatasos, G. Vlachos, E. Manias, E. P. Giannelis, Phys. Rev. Lett., 84, 915-919 (2000)
  1. Dynamical heterogeneity in nanoconfined poly(styrene) chains
    D. B. Zax, D-K. Yang, R. Santos, E.P. Giannelis, and E. Manias, J. Chem. Phys., 112, 2945-2951 (2000)
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[Article Featured on Cover]
Flammability Properties of Polymer/Layered-Silicate Nanocomposites.
Polypropylene and Polystyrene Nanocomposites

J.W. Gilman, C.L. Jackson, A.B. Morgan, R. Harris, E. Manias,
E.P. Giannelis, M. Wuthenow, D. Hilton and S.H. Phillips,
Chemistry of Materials, 12, 1866-1873 (2000)
 
[featured article and cover from Chem. Mater., vol 12, July 2000]
  1. Computer Simulation Studies of PEO/Layer Silicate Nanocomposites
    E. Hackett, E. Manias, E.P. Giannelis, Chem. Mater., 12, 2161-2167 (2000)
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[Invited Review]
Polymer-Silicate Nanocomposites:
Model Systems for Confined Polymers and Polymer Brushes.

E. P. Giannelis, R. Krishnamoorti, E. Manias,
Advances in Polymer Science, 138, 107-147 (1999)
  1. On the structure of organically modified mica-type silicates.
    E. Hackett, E. Manias, E. P. Giannelis, J. Chem. Phys., 108, 7410-7416 (1998)
  1. Theory of nonlinear dynamics of melted polymer layers.    (higher resol. PDF)
    A. Semenov, A. Subbotin, G. Hadziioannou, G. ten Brinke, E. Manias, M. Doi, Macromol. Symp., 121, 175-186 (1997)
  1. Free Volume in Layered Organosilicate-Polystyrene Nanocomposites (Altern. PDF version)
    B.G. Olson, Z.L. Peng, R. Srithawatpong, J.D. McGervey, H. Ishida,
    A. Jamieson, E. Manias, and E.P. Giannelis, Mater. Sci. Forum, vol 255-257, 336-340 (1997)
  1. On the nature of shear thinning in nanoscopically confined films.
    E. Manias, I. Bitsanis, G. Hadziioannou, G. ten Brinke, Europhysics Letters, 33, 371 (1996)
  1. Nanorheology of strongly confined oligomeric lubricants
    E. Manias, G. Hadziioannou, G. ten Brinke, J. Computer Aided Materials Design, 3, 319-328 (1996)
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[Review; Featured on Cover]
Inhomogeneities in sheared ultra-thin lubricating films.
E. Manias, G. Hadziioannou, G. ten Brinke,
Langmuir, 12, 4587-4593 (1996)
 
 
  1. Adsorption-desorption kinetics in nanoscopically confined oligomer films under shear.
    E. Manias, A. Subbotin, G. Hadziioannou, G. ten Brinke, Molecular Physics, 85, 1017-1036 (1995)
  1. Rheology of confined polymer melts under shear flow: strong adsorption limit.
    A. Subbotin, A.N. Semenov, E. Manias, G. Hadziioannou, G. ten Brinke, Macromolecules, 28, 1511-1515 (1995)
  1. Nonliner rheology of melts under shear flow.
    A. Subbotin, A.N. Semenov, E. Manias, G. Hadziioannou, G. ten Brinke, Macromolecules, 28, 3898-3900 (1995)
  1. Atomic Force Microscopy and real atomic resolution.
    V. Koutsos, E. Manias, G. ten Brinke, G. Hadziioannou, Europhysics Letters, 26, 103-107 (1994)
  1. Effect of shear on the desorption of oligomers in nanoscopically confined films
    E. Manias, G. Hadziioannou, G. ten Brinke, J. Chem. Phys., 101, 1721-1724 (1994).
  1. Crystallization at solid-liquid interfaces
    R.K. Ballamudi, D.C. Koopman, E. Manias and I.A. Bitsanis, Polym. Prep., 35, 104 (1994)
  1. Stick and slip behaviour of confined oligomer melts under shear. A Molecular Dynamics study.
    E. Manias, G. Hadziioannou, I. Bitsanis, G. ten Brinke, Europhysics Letters, 24, 99-104 (1993)

Books & Journals:

  1. Polymer Blends Handbook (Section Editor)

    cover "Polymer Blends Handbook" (2nd Ed.)
    Editors in Chief: L. Utracki, C. Wilkie
    (incl. Chapter 4. Thermodynamics of Polymer Blends)
    Section Editors: E. Manias, M. Rafailovich, C. Wilkie
    Springer, Dordrecht 2014
     
    [ Contents ]      [ Springer link ]
  2. Journal's Special Issue (Guest Editor)

    cover "Polymer/Inorganic Nanocomposites"
    Journal of Polymer Science B: Polymer Physics
    volume 41, issue 24 (2003)
    editors: E. Manias, R. Krishnamoorti
    Wiley Interscience, Wiley, NJ 2003
     
    [ Issue Contents ]      [ Cover ]      [ Wiley link ]
  3. Book (Editor)

    cover "Polymer/Metal Interfaces and
    Defect-Mediated Phenomena in Ordered Polymers"

    Materials Research Society book series,
    MRS Symp. Proc. volume 734,
    editors: E. Manias, G.G. Malliaras
    The Materials Research Society; Warrendale, PA 2002
    (MRS editions link)

Theses:

  1. Felipe Salcedo-Galan, Ph.D. thesis (2008-2012, defended: August 13, 2012)
    Polyolefin-blend/inorganic nanocomposites: Morphology, rheological and thermomechanical properties (Ph.D. thesis)
  2. Kiattikhun Manokruang, Ph.D. thesis (2006-2010, defended: June 7, 2010)
    Design, syntheses, and properties of
    tunable, dual-stimuli (temperature and pH) responsive copolymers
    (Ph.D. thesis)
  3. Charles G. Hogshead, Ph.D. thesis (2005-2010, defended: May 26, 2010)
    Tunable temperature-responsive tethered polymer gradients (Ph.D. thesis)
  4. Vivek Tomer, Ph.D. thesis (2006-2010, defended: May 7, 2010)
    Polymer nanocomposites for electrical energy storage: Effect of structuring, interfaces and filler types (Ph.D. thesis)
  5. Daniel M. Lentz, Ph.D. thesis (2006-2010, defended: May 6, 2010)
    Nanostructured Elastomers: From Smectic LC crystals to Noble-metal Nanocomposites (Ph.D. thesis)
  6. Ponusa Songtipya, Ph.D. thesis (2005-2009, defended: January 8, 2010)
    Nanocomposites of polymers with layered inorganic nanofillers:
    Antimicrobial activity, thermo-mechanical properties, morphology, and dispersion
    (Ph.D. thesis)
  7. Theresa M.D. Foley, Ph.D. thesis (2003-2008, defended: February 20, 2008)
    Design and Realization of Regioregular Stimuli-Responsive Copolymers (Ph.D. thesis)
  8. Romesh Patel, M.Sc. thesis (2006-2007, defended: December 21, 2007)
    Fundamental Studies of the Glass/Polycarbonate Interface for Composite Materials Application (M.Sc. thesis)
  9. Alexei Kisselev, Ph.D. thesis (2003-2007, defended: September 28, 2007)
    Theoretical and computer simulation insights into stimuli-responsive polymer systems (Ph.D. thesis)
  10. Matthew J. Heidecker, Ph.D. thesis (2003-2007, defended: March 30, 2007)
    High-performance polymer/layered silicate nanocomposites (Ph.D. thesis)
  11. Argyrios Karatrantos, M.Sc. thesis (2004-2006, defended: August 22, 2006)
    Classical Computer Simulations of Aqueous Poly(ethylene-oxide) Solutions (M.Sc. thesis)
  12. Sung-Woo Wee, M.Sc. thesis (2004-2006, defended: June 30, 2006)
    Polyethylene-based / Inorganic Nanocomposites:
    Crystallization Behavior and Atomic Force Microscopy
    (M.Sc. thesis)
  13. Zijie Lu, Ph.D. thesis (2001-2005, defended: September 16, 2005)
    State of water in perfluorosulfonic acid [Nafion-type] membranes
    studied by microwave dielectric relaxation spectroscopy
    (Ph.D. thesis)
  14. Zhiming Wang, Ph.D. thesis (2001-2005, defended: June 14, 2005)
    Synthesis of Functional PP and PVDF
    and Application in Nanocomposites
    ( Ph.D. thesis)
  15. Vikram Kuppa, Ph.D. thesis (1999-2003, defended Oct 9, 2003)
    Poly(ethylene oxide)/Layered-Inorganic Nanocomposites:
    A Molecular Modeling Perspective
    (Ph.D. thesis)
  16. Zhiming Wang, M.Sc. thesis (2001-2003, defended: April 10, 2003)
    Synthesis of Functional isotactic Polypropylene and syndiotactic Polystyrene
    and Application in Nanocomposites
    (M.Sc. thesis)
  17. Kenneth E. Strawhecker, Ph.D. thesis (1999-2002, defended: March 15, 2002)
    AFM Studies of Semicrystalline Polymer/Inorganic Nanocomposites (Ph .D. thesis)
  18. Sirilak Menakanit, M.Sc. thesis (2000-2002, defended: August 13, 2002)
    Syntheses and Organic Modifications of Inorganic Nanoparticles
    for Application as Fillers in Polymer Nanocomposites
    (M.Sc. thesis)
  19. Jie Chen, M.Sc. thesis (1998-2000, defended: August 15, 2000)
    Polymer Mechanical Properties at the Nanometer Scale: An AFM study (M.Sc. thesis)
  20. Evangelos Manias, Ph.D. thesis (1991-1995, defended: November 17, 1995)
    Nanorheology of strongly confined molecular fluids (Ph.D. thesis)

Book Chapters:

  1. E. Manias, L.Utracki
    Thermodynamics of Polymer Blends
    in: "Polymer Blends Handbook" (2nd Ed.)
    editors: L. Utracki, C. Wilkie, Springer, 2014
  2. G. Polizos, E. Tuncer, V. Tomer, I. Sauers, C.A. Randall, and E. Manias
    Dielectric Spectroscopy of Polymer-Based Nanocomposite Dielectrics with
    Tailored Interfaces and Structured Spatial Distribution of Fillers

    in: "Nanoscale Spectroscopy with Applications
    editor: S.M. Musa, CRC Press, 2013
  3. E. Manias, M.J. Heidecker, H. Nakajima, M.C. Costache, and C.A. Wilkie
    PET nanocomposites using nanoclays modified with thermally stable surfactants
    in: "Thermally Stable and Flame Retardant Polymer Nanocomposites"
    editor: V. Mittal, Cambridge University Press, UK, 2011
  4.  
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    E. Manias, G. Polizos, H. Nakajima, and M.J. Heidecker
    Fundamentals of Polymer Nanocomposite Technology
    in: "Flame Retardant Polymer Nanocomposites",
    editors: C. Wilkie, A. Morgan, Wiley-Interscience, Hoboken, NJ, 2007
  5. E. Manias, A.M. Kisselev
    Equation-of-State Model for Temperature-Responsive Polymers with Tunable Response Onset
    in: " Computational Methods in Science and Engineering:
    Theory and Computation: Old Problems and New Challenges"
    Lectures Series on Computer and Computational Sciences, pg. 636-652,
    editors: T. Simos and G. Maroulis, Amer. Inst. Phys., Melville, NY, 2007
  6. E. Manias, G. Polizos, and M.J. Heidecker
    Limitations of mechanical improvement for high-stiffness polymers layered-inorganic nanocomposites
    in: "Polymer Nanocomposites", editor: D. Misra, TMS editions, Warrendale, PA, 2006
  7.  
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    K.E. Strawhecker, E. Manias
    Nanocomposites based on water soluble polymers
    and unmodified smectide clays

    in: "Polymer nanocomposites", editors: Y Mai and Z Yu,
    Woodhead Publishing Ltd, Cambridge, UK, 2006
  8. E. Manias
    Novel Organic Modifications for Silicates and Clays for Nanocomposite Formation
    in: "Additives 2003", editor: Amos Golovoy, Executive Conf, San Francisco, CA, 2003.
  9. E. Manias, A.Z. Panagiotopoulos, D.B. Zax, E.P. Giannelis
    Structure and Dynamics of Nanocomposite Polymer Electrolytes
    in: "CMS Workshop Lectures", vol. 10, 185-205 (2002)
    editor: Allanah Fitch, CMS, W. Lafayette, IN, 2002
  10. E. Manias
    The role of nanometer-thin layered inorganic fillers as flame retardants in polymers
    in: "Advances in Fire Retardant Chemicals", FRCA, Lancaster, PA, 2002.
  11. E. Manias, V. Kuppa
    Molecular Simulations of ultra-confined polymers. Polystyrene intercalated in layered silicates
    in: "Polymer Nanocomposites: Synthesis, Characterization, and Modeling",
    Oxford University Press, New York, 2001
    editors: R. Krishnamoorti, R.A. Vaia
  12. E. Manias
    Origins of the Materials Properties Enhancements in Polymer/Clay Nanocomposites.
    Focus on polypropylene/montmorillonite hybrids.

    in: "Nanocomposites 2001, Delivering New Value to Plastics", ECM publications, IL, 2001
    editor: Amos Golovoy [alternative (screen-friendly) full-tex pdf]
  13. E. Manias
    Concurrent changes of various materials properties in polymer/clay nanocomposites.
    in: "Advanced Composites", Technomic Publishing Co, Inc., VA, 2001
    editors: M.W. Hyer, A.C. Loos
  14. Flammability studies of Polymer/Layered Silicate Nanocomposites: Polyolefins, Epoxy and Vinyl-Ester resins
    in: "Chemistry and Technology of Polymer Additives", Blackwell Sci, Oxford 1999
    editors: S. Al-malaika, C.A. Wilkie (chapter 14, pg 249-265)
  15. J.W. Gilman, T. Kashiwagi, E.P. Giannelis,
    E. Manias, S.M. Lomakin, J.D. Lichtenhan, P. Jones
    Nanocomposites: Radiative gasification and vinyl polymer flammability
    in: "Fire retardancy of Polymers", Royal Soc Chem, London 1998
    editors: M. Le Bras, G. Camino, S. Bourbigot, R. Delobel
  16. E. Manias, R. Krishnamoorti, E.P. Giannelis
    Structure and dynamics of polymer-silicate nanocomposites.
    E. P. Giannelis, R. Krishnamoorti, E. Manias
    in: "Polymers in Confined Environments", Springer-Verlag, Berlin 11/1998
    editor: Steve Granick
  17. E . Manias, G. Hadziioannou, G. ten Brinke
    Nanorheology of strongly confined oligomeric lubricants
    pg 319ff, in: "Computer Modeling of Industrial Materials", Elsevier, Amsterdam, 1996.
    editors: A.K. Cheetham, U. Suter, E. Wimmer, S. Yip

Selected contributions to conference proceedings:

  1. E . Manias,
    Tribology at the molecular level.
    Proceedings of the "3rd Panhellinic conference on Polymers",
    Dec. 1993, Thessaloniki, Greece.
  2. V. Koutsos, E. Manias, G. ten Brinke, G. Hadziioannou
    Atomic force microscopy and real atomic resolution.
    NATO Advanced Study Intitute (ASI), "Forces in Scanning Probe Methods",
    March 7-18, Schluchsee, Germany; Abstracts, p. 89, 1994.
  3. E. Manias, G. Hadziioannou, G. ten Brinke
    Molecularly thin films under shear. Molecular Dynamics simulations.
    Polymer Preprints, 35(1), p. 144-145, 1994.
  4. R.K. Ballamudi, D.C. Koopman, E. Manias and I.A. Bitsanis
    Crystallization at solid-liquid interfaces.
    Polymer Preprints, 35(1), 104, 1994.
  5. E. Manias, A. Subbotin, G.F. Belder, G. Hadziioannou, G. ten Brinke
    Shear enhanced desorption in nanoscopically confined oligomer films.
    Polymer Preprints, 36(1), 151, 1995.
  6. G.F. Belder, E. Manias, G. Hadziioannou, G. ten Brinke
    Nanorheology of a block copolymer brush, shearing SFA experiments.
    Polymer Preprints, 36(1), 160, 1995.
  7. E. Manias, W. J. Han, K. D. Jandt, E. J. Kramer, E. P. Giannelis
    Direct observation of fracture mechanisms in polymer-silicate nanocomposites by TEM
    MRS Symposium Proceedings, vol 457, 495 (1997).
  8. E. Manias and E. P. Giannelis
    Structure and dynamics of polymer-silicate nanocomposites.
    Proceedings of the "4th European conference on Polymers", Nov. 1997, Patras, Greece.
  9. E. Manias, E. J. Kramer and E. P. Giannelis
    Mechanical properties and fracture of polymer-silicate nanocomposites.
    Proceedings of the "4th European conference on Polymers", Nov. 1997, Patras, Greece.
  10. A. Semenov, A. Subbotin, G. Hadziioannou, G. ten Brinke, E. Manias, M. Doi
    Theory of nonlinear dynamics of melted polymer layers.
    Macromol. Symp. 121, 175-186 (1997).
  11. J. Gilman, T. Kashiwagi, J. Lichtenhan, E. Giannelis, E. Manias
    Nanocomposites: A Revolutionary New Flame Retardant Approach?
    6th European Meeting on Fire Retardancy of Polymeric Materials, Lille, France, 9/24/97.
  12. E. Manias, and E.P. Giannelis
    The Nature of Nanometer-Thick Lubricating Films
    MRS Symposium Proceedings, vol 522, 165 (1998).
  13. J.W. Gillman, T. Kashiwagi, S. Lomakin, P. Jones, J. Lichtenham, E.P. Giannelis, and E. Manias
    Nanocomposites: radiative gasification and vinyl polymer flammability
    Proc. Int. Wire Cable Symp. 46, 761-774 (1998)
  14. J.W. Gilman, T. Kashiwagi, S. Lomakin, P. Jones, J. Lichtenham, E.P. Giannelis, and E. Manias
    Flammability studies of polymer layered silicate nanocomposites
    Int. SAMPE Symp. Exhib. 43, 1053-1066 (1998)
  15. S.H. Anastasiadis, K. Karatasos, G. Vlachos, E.P. Giannelis, E. Manias
    Confinement effects on the local motion in nanocomposites
    MRS Symp. Ser. 543, 125-30 (1999)
  16. E.P. Giannelis, H. Chen, J. Demeter, E. Manias, N. Hadjichristidis, and A. Karim
    Mobility of polymers in nanometer slits: Kinetics of polymer melt intercalation in layered silicates.
    Polymer Preprints 40, 91-92 (1999)
  17. E. Manias, D.B. Zax, and S.H. Anastasiadis
    Polymer/Silicate Intercalated Nanocomposites: Confinement Induced Segmental Dynamics in 2nm Slits
    Polymeric Materials: Science & Engineering, 82, 259 (2000)
  18. E. Manias, A. Touny, L. Wu, B. Lu, K. Strawhecker, J.W. Gilman, T.C. Chung
    Polypropylene/Silicate Nanocomposites, Synthetic Routes and Materials Properties
    Polymeric Materials: Science & Engineering, 82, 282 (2000)
  19. C. A. Fonesca, K. E. Strawhecker, E. Manias, I. R. Harrison.
    Poly(vinyl alcohol)/Sodium Montmorillonite Nanocomposites.
    ANTEC Proc., Orlando, Florida, pp. 2416-2422 (2000)
  20. S.H. Anastasiadis, K. Karatasos, G. Vlachos, E.P. Giannelis, E. Manias
    Local dynamics under severe confinement in nanocompositess
    Polymeric Materials: Science & Engineering, 82, 211 (2000)
  21. V. Kuppa, E. Manias
    Computer Simulation of Li/Poly(ethylene-oxide) in Nanometer Confinements
    Polymeric Materials: Science & Engineering, 85, 556 (2001)
  22. J. Runt, D.M. Weisberg, R. Xu, J.T. Garret, E. Manias, A. Benesi, B. Gordon III, A.J. Snyder
    Biomedical poly(urethane) block-copolymers: nanocomposites and polyisobutylene comb polymers
    Polymer Preprints, 42, 99 (2001)
  23. R. Xu, E. Manias, A.J. Snyder, J. Runt
    Low Permeability Biomedical Polyurethane Nanocomposites for Cardiac Assist Devices
    Society for Biomaterials 28th Annual Meeting Transactions, 12(2), 11 (2002)
  24. V. Kuppa, E. Manias
    Local Dynamics of Poly(ethylene oxide) Confined in 1nm Slits
    MRS Symp. Proc., vol.738, pg.G7-34 (2002)
  25. H. Cho, Z. Lu, Y. Chang, E. Manias, and D. Macdonald
    High-Temperature PEMFC : I. Poly(vinyl alcohol)(PVA)
    Hydrogen Day,University Park, PA; Feb. 5 (2003)
  26. H. Cho, Z. Lu, Y. Chang, M. Rackaitis, E. Manias, and D. Macdonald
    High-Temperature PEMFC : II. Poly(ether sulfone)(PES)
    Hydrogen Day,University Park, PA; Feb. 5 (2003)
  27. M. Rackaitis, E. Manias
    Application of Stimuli Responsive Polymers in Biology and Medicine
    XII World Lith. Sci. Conference Chicago, IL (May 2003)
  28. E. Manias, J.Y. Huh, Z-M. Wang, L. Wu, V. Kuppa
    Multifunctional Polymer/Inorganic Nanocomposites
    5th ICIM, Smart Systems and Nanotechnology (2003)
  29. M. Rackaitis, E. Manias
    Temperature-Responsive Polymers for Biological Applications
    International Conference for Intelligent Materials (2003)
  30. D.B. Zax and D-K. Yang, E. Manias
    Dynamical NMR: Filling in the Blanks?
    45th Rocky Mountain Conf on Analyt Chem, Denver, Co; Jul. 28-31 (2003)
  31. H. Cho, Z. Lu, Y. Chang, E. Manias, and D. Macdonald
    Poly(ether sulfone) - Proton conducting polymers for high temperature fuel cells
    [Abstract] Electrochemical Society, 204th National Meeting (2003)
  32. Z. Lu, E. Manias, and D. Macdonald
    Dielectric Relaxation Spectroscopy Studies on Water-saturated Nafion 117 Membranes
    [Abstract] Electrochemical Society, 204th National Meeting (2003)
  33. M. Rackaitis, E. Manias
    Temperature-Responsive Polymers with Tailored onset of Response
    MRS Symp. Proc., 785, D8.3.1-D8.3.6 (2003)
  34. V. Kuppa, E. Manias
    Local Dynamics of Polymers in 1 and 2nm Slit-Pores
    MRS Symp. Proc., 790, P9.9.1-P9.9.6 (2003)
  35. H. Nakajima, Z-M. Wang, K. Strawhecker, E. Manias
    Effect of nm-Thin Inorganic Layered Fillers on
    the Crystallization of Polymer Nanocomposites

    MRS Symp. Proc., 791, Q4.10.1-Q4.10.6 (2003)
  36. H. Nakajima, E. Manias
    Effect of nm-Thin Inorganic Layered Fillers on
    the Crystallization of Polymer Nanocomposites

    PMSE Preprints 228, 780182 Aug. (2004)
  37. B.L. Farmer, K.L. Anderson, R.A. Vaia, and E. Manias
    Deformation and failure of polymer-layered silicate nanocomposites:
    Course grained computer simulations

    PMSE Preprints 229, 832064 Mar. (2005)
  38. E. Manias, V. Kuppa, G. Polizos
    Segmental dynamics of polymers in extreme (1-2nm slit-pore) confinements
    PMSE Preprints 229, 824069 Mar. (2005)
  39. D. Macdonald, Z. Lu, H. Cho, and E. Manias
    State of Water in Nafion 117 Membranes Studied
    by Microwave Dielectric Relaxation Spectroscopy

    [Abstract] Electrochemical Society, 207th National Meeting (2005)
  40. K.L. Anderson, E. Manias, R.A. Vaia, and B.L. Farmer
    Dispersion of Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes by Sodium Dodecyl Sulfonate
    Surfactants in Aqueous Solution: Molecular Dynamics Simulations

    PMSE Preprints 230, 889396, Aug. (2005)
  41. E. Manias, M. Rackaitis, T.M.D. Foley, K. Efimenko, and J. Genzer
    Combinatorial polymer brushes formed by temperature-responsive
    polymers with tunable onset of response

    Polymer Preprints 230, paper# 057-891777 Aug. (2005)
  42. E. Manias, G. Polizos, and M.J. Heidecker
    Limitations of mechanical improvement for high-stiffness polymers
    layered-inorganic nanocomposites

    TMS Nat. Meeting 2006 paper# xxx Mar. (2006)
  43. E. Manias
    Polymer-Based Nanocomposites: Opportunities Relevant to Packaging
    in *Food Packaging Innovations: The Science, Current Research
    and Future Research Needs
    Plenary Paper #4, May (2006)
  44. H. Nakajima, L. Xu, R. Krishnamoorti, E. Manias
    Mechanical and Rheological Behavior of Polypropylene/Montmorillonite Nanocomposites
    Prepared Through 'Master Batch' Approaches

    PPS-22 International Conference, Yamagata, Japan, paper# SP4.13 Jul. (2006)
  45. S. Tandukar, G. Polyzos, E. Manias, A. Sen
    Thermal and mechanical analysis of covalently linked silica/isotactic polypropylene nanocomposite
    PMSE Preprints, 232-1005202 Aug. (2006)
  46. G. Polizos, Z. Lu, D. Macdonald,and E. Manias
    State of Water in Nafion 117 Membranes Studied
    by Microwave Dielectric Relaxation Spectroscopy

    MRS Symp Proceedings v.972, 0972-AA08-07 Dec (2006).
  47. E. Manias, M.J. Heidecker, J-Y. Chung, J. Mason
    Selective dispersion of nanofillers in PET/PC blends,
    tailored by thermodynamics of mixing and melt-processing conditions

    Polymer Preprints 138-1054828 (2007).
  48. R.A. Vaia, H. Kroener, W. Lu, E. Manias
    Polymer Nanocomposites with Prescribed Morphology:
    Going beyond Nanoparticle-Filled Polymers

    Polymer Preprints 019-1052230 (2007).
  49. A.M. Kisselev, E. Manias
    Phase Behavior of Temperature-Responsive Polymers with Tunable LCST:
    An Equation-of-State Approach

    PPEPPD07 Symposium Proceedings, Hersonissos, Crete (2007)
  50. E. Manias, A.M. Kisselev
    Equation-of-State Model for Temperature-Responsive
    Polymers with Tunable Response Onset

    AIP Symposium Proceedings, 963(2), 415-418 (2007)
  51. I.A. Bitsanis, E. Manias
    Computational Methods in Chemical Engineering: Physical Chemisty
    AIP Symposium Proceedings, 963(2), 401-403 (2007)
  52. R.A. Vaia, H. Koerner, G. Polizos, E. Manias, W. Lu
    Limitations and opportunities for Electric field assisted
    patterning of polymer nanocomposites

    PMSE Preprints 235, 1151603 (2008).
  53. V.Tomer, J. Kostelnick, G.Polizos, E. Manias, C.A. Randall
    Induced anisotropy in electrically modified Polymer/Ceramic nanocomposites
    IEEE, Applications of Ferroelectrics, 2, 23-28 (art.no. 4693734) (2008).
  54. E. Manias
    Tailored Polyolefin/layered-silicate Nanocomposites with Novel Functionalities. Nanotechnology at ton quantities?
    SPE Polyolefins 2009, Houston TX Feb 2009, Flexible Packaging (art.no. 4.6) (2009).
  55. H. Nakajima, L. Xu, R. Krishnamoorti, E. Manias
    Tailored Polypropylene/layered-silicate nanocomposites prepared through 'Master Batch' approaches (in Japanese)
    17th Composite Interfaces Symposium, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Apr 23-24 2009, (art.no. 25) (2009).
  56. E. Manias
    Polymer Nanocomposite Technology, Fundamentals of Barrier
    TAPPI-2oo9: Flexible Packaging, Nanotechnology Symposium Book, pg.1-6 (art.no.1/keynote) (2009).
  57. E. Manias
    Polymer/inorganic nanocomposites Opportunities for Food Packaging
    PLACE2009: Flexible Packaging Summit, Consumer Packaging Solutions, Vol.2 pg.724-752 (2010).
  58. Z. Lu, E. Manias, M. Lanagan, D.D. Macdonald
    Dielectric Relaxation in Dimethyl Sulfoxide/Water Mixtures Studied by Microwave Dielectric Relaxation Spectroscopy
    ECS Transactions, 28(18), 11-21 (2010).
  59. Z. Lu, M. Lanagan, E. Manias, D.D. Macdonald
    Two-Port Transmission Line Technique for Dielectric Property Characterization of Polymer Electrolyte Membranes
    ECS Transactions, 28(29), 95-105 (2010).
  60. Z. Lu, G. Polizos, E. Manias, D.D. Macdonald
    State of Water in Perfluorosulfonic Ionomer (Nafion) Proton Exchange Membranes
    ECS Transactions, 28(30), 81-89 (2010).
  61. H. Nakajima, L. Xu, R. Krishnamoorti, E. Manias
    Tailored Polypropylene/Layered-Silicate Nanocomposites (in Japanese)
    Advanced Polymer Nanotechnology, 9th China-Japan Conf, Dalian, China (2011).
  62. E. Manias, C.A. Randall, V. Tomer, G. Polizos
    Polymer/inorganic nanocomposites with tailored hierarchical structure as advanced dielectric materials
    MRS Symp Proceedings, v.1410, mrsf11-1410-dd08-01 (2012).
  63. P. Xidas, M. Tsiomi, D. Giliopoulos, E. Manias, C. Triantafyllidis
    Reinforcement of Rubbery Epoxy Polymers with Alkyl- and Polyoxypropylene- amine Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes
    PMSE Preprints, v.108, 161-162 (2013).
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