2003 Publications

  1. M.E. Harmon, D. Kuckling, C.W. Frank, “Photo-cross-linkable PNIPAAm Copolymers. 5. Mechanical Properties of Hydrogel Layers,” Langmuir 19(26), 10660-10665, 2003.
  2. M.E. Harmon, D. Kuckling, P. Pareek, C.W. Frank, “Photo-cross-linkable PNIPAAm Copolymers. 4. Effects of Copolymerization and Cross-linking on the Volume-Phase Transition in Constrained Hydrogel Layers,” Langmuir 19(26), 10947-10956, 2003.
  3. M.E. Harmon, W. Schrof, C.W. Frank, “Fast-responsive Semi-interpenetrating Hydrogel Networks Imaged with Confocal Fluorescence Microscopy,” Polymer 44, 6927-6936, 2003.
  4. J.C. Munro, C.W. Frank, “Adsorption of Disulfide-modified Polyacrylamides to Gold and Silver Surfaces as Cushions for Polymer-supported Lipid Bilayers,” Polymer 44(20), 6335-6344, 2003.
  5. M.E. Harmon, M. Tang, C.W. Frank, “A Microfluidic Actuator Based on Thermoresponsive Hydrogels,” Polymer 44(16), 4547-4556, 2003.
  6. M.E. Harmon, C.W. Frank, “Kinetics of the N-isopropylacrylamide Gel-volume Phase Transition in the Presence of Free Polymer Chains,” ACS Symposium Series 833, 2-11, 2003.
  7. Q.R. Huang, H.C. Kim, E. Huang, D. Mecerreyes, J. Hedrick, W. Volksen, C.W. Frank, R.D. Miller, “Miscibility in Organic/Inorganic Hybrid Nanocomposites Suitable for Microelectronic Applications:  Comparison of Modulated Differential Scanning Calorimetry and Fluorescence Spectroscopy,” Macromolecules 36, 7661-7671, 2003.
  8. S. Wong, H. Ma, A.K.Y. Jen, R. Barto, C.W. Frank, “Highly Fluorinated Trifluorovinyl Aryl Ether Monomers and Perfluorocyclobutane Aromatic Ether Polymers for Optical Waveguide Applications,” Macromolecules 36(21), 8001-8007, 2003.
  9. H. Schönherr, R.M. Waymouth, C.W. Frank, “Nucleation  and Crystallization of Low Crystallinity Polypropylene Followed In Situ by Hot Stage Atomic Force Microscopy,” Macromolecules 36(7), 2412-2418, 2003.
  10. S.H. Kang, J.D. Luo, H. Ma, R.R. Barto, C.W. Frank, L.R. Dalton, A.K.Y. Jen, “A Hyperbranched Aromatic Fluoropolyester for Photonic Applications,” Macromolecules 36(12), 4355-4359, 2003.
  11. M. Yoo, C.W. Frank, S. Mori, S. Yamaguchi, “Effect of Poly(vinylidene fluoride) Binder Crystallinity and Graphite Structure on the Mechanical Strength of the Composite Anode in a Lithium Ion Battery,” Polymer 44(15), 4197-4204, 2003.
  12. N.H. Lee, L.M. Christensen, C.W. Frank, “Morphology of Vapor-deposited Poly(a-amino acid) Films,” Langmuir 19(8), 3525-3530, 2003.
  13. K. Morigaki, H. Schönherr, C.W. Frank, W. Knoll, “Photolithographic Polymerization of Diacetylene-Containing Phospholipid Bilayers Studied by Multimode Atomic Force Microscopy,” Langmuir 19(17), 6994-7002, 2003.
  14. M.Yoo, C.W. Frank, S. Mori, “Interaction of Poly(vinylidene fluoride) with Graphite Particles. 1. Surface Morphology of a Composite Film and its Relation to Processing Parameters,” Chemistry of Materials 15(4), 850-861, 2003.
  15. H. Schönherr, C.W. Frank, “Ultrathin Films of Poly(ethylene oxides) on Oxidized Silicon. 2. In-Situ Study of Crystallization and Melting by Hot Stage AFM,” Macromolecules 36(4), 1199-1208, 2003.
  16. H. Schönherr, C.W Frank, “Ultrathin Films of Poly(ethylene oxides) on Oxidized Silicon. 1. Spectroscopic Characterization of Film Structure and Crystallization Kinetics,” Macromolecules 36(4), 1188-1198, 2003.
  17. M. Yoo, A. Heise, J.L. Hedrick, R.D. Miller, C.W. Frank, “Photophysical Characterization of Conformational Rearrangements for Amphiphilic 6-arm Star Block Copolymers in Selective Solvent Mixtures,” Macromolecules 36(1), 268-271, 2003.
  18. M.E. Harmon, D. Kuckling, C.W. Frank, “Photo-cross-linkable PNIPAAm Copolymers.  2. Effects of Constraint on Temperature and pH-responsive Hydrogels,” Macromolecules 36(1), 162-172, 2003.
  19. N.H. Lee, C.W. Frank, “Surface-Initiated Vapor Polymerization of Various Alpha-amino Acids,” Langmuir 19(4), 1295-1303, 2003.