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On the structure and morphology of polyvinylidene fluoride-nanoclay nanocomposites
Abstract Polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF)–nanoclay nanocomposites were prepared by both solution casting and co-precipitation methods with the nanoclay loading of 1–6 wt%. The structure and morphologyExpand
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Melt-electrospinning. part I: processing parameters and geometric properties
The effects of various melt-electrospinning parameters on the morphology and fiber diameter of polypropylene of different tacticities were studied. The effect of the electric field strength atExpand
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Onset of tethered chain overcrowding.
We proposed an approach to precisely control the density of tethered chains on solid substrates using PEO-b-PS and PLLA-b-PS. As the crystallization temperature Tx increased, the PEO or PLLA lamellarExpand
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Reduced Graphene Oxide-Induced Polyethylene Crystallization in Solution and Nanocomposites
We report epitaxial crystallization of polyethylene (PE) on reduced graphene oxide (RGO) nanosheets via a controlled solution crystallization method. Polarized light microscopy, scanning electronExpand
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Poly(trimethylene teraphthalate) crystal structure and morphology in different length scales
Abstract Poly(trimethlene teraphthalate) (PTT) is one of the terephthalic polyester family members which can crystallize between its glass transition and melting temperatures. The crystal structureExpand
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Depletion mechanism of antioxidants in MDPE-clay nanocomposites under thermal aging
The depletion behavior of two types of hindered phenolic antioxidants (AO), Irganox 1010 (I-1010) and Irganox1076 (I-1076), in medium density polyethylene (MDPE)/nanoclay composite was evaluated byExpand
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Carbon nanotube induced polymer crystallization: The formation of nanohybrid shish–kebabs
Abstract Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have attracted tremendous attention in recent years because of their superb optical, electronic and mechanical properties. In this article, we aim to discussExpand
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Homo- and Hetero-Particle Clusters Formed by Janus Nanoparticles with Bicompartment Polymer Brushes
The past decade witnessed tremendous progresses in nanoparticle synthesis; nanoparticles can now be readily obtained with great control of size, size distribution, and chemical makeup. The nextExpand
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Perforated layer structures in liquid crystalline rod-coil block copolymers.
We report a novel observation of the tetragonal perforated layer structures in a series of rod-coil liquid crystalline block copolymers (BCPs),Expand
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Dense and Dynamic Polyethylene Glycol Shells Cloak Nanoparticles from Uptake by Liver Endothelial Cells for Long Blood Circulation.
Research into long-circulating nanoparticles has in the past focused on reducing their clearance by macrophages. By engineering a hierarchical polyethylene glycol (PEG) structure on nanoparticleExpand
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