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Polymer Surface/Interface (PSI) Consortium Publications

Mechanical, optical, and chemical Characterization of Polymer Surfaces/interfaces
  • M. Zammaraano, P.H. Maupin, L. Sung, J. W. Gilman, E.D. McCarthy, Y.S. Kim, D. M. Fox, “Revealing the Interface in Polymer Nanocomposites,” ACS Nano, 2011 Apr 26;5(4):3391-9.
  • Sung, Y. Pang, S.S. Watson and A.M. Forster, “Mapping Heterogeneity in NanoTiO2/ Polymer Coatings Using Confocal Microscopy and Depth Sensing Indentation,” Proceeding of the 239th American Chemical Society Meeting, ACS Polymeric Materials: Science & Engineering, 102, San Francisco, CA, March 21-25, 2010.
  • Y. Pang, S. Watson, A. Forster, and L. Sung, “Correlating Nanoparticle Dispersion to Surface Mechanical Properties of TiO2/Polymer Composites,” in Mechanical Behavior at Small Scales — Experiments and Modeling, edited by J. Lou, E. Lilleodden, B. Boyce, L. Lu, P.M. Derlet, D. Weygand, J. Li, M.D. Uchic, E. Le Bourhis (Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Volume 1224, Warrendale, PA, 2010) 1224-FF10-16.
  • L. Sung, D. Zhe, A.M. Forster, P. Krommenhoek, N.L. Lin, S. Lin-Gibson, “Effect of Nano-Silica Fillers on Surface Morphology and Mechanical Properties of Polymer-Silica Composites,” Proceeding of the 238th American Chemical Society Meeting, ACS Polymeric Materials: Science & Engineering, 101, 889, 2009. Washington DC, August 16-20, 2009.
  • N. J. Lin, H. Hu, L. Sung, and S. Lin-Gibson, “Quantification of cell response to polymeric composites using a two-dimensional gradient platform,” Combinatorial Chemistry & High Throughput Screening, 12(6), 619-625, 2009.
  • S. Lin-Gibson, L. Sung, A.M. Forster, H. Hu, and N.J. Lin, “ Effects of filler type and content on mechanical properties of dental composites determined by using a two-dimensional gradient platform,” Acta Biomaterialia 5, 2084-2094, 2009.
  • L. Sung, and H. Hu, “Characterizing Scratch Appearance on Polymer Coatings and Plastics :Effects of Illumination and Pigment Color,” Proceedings of FSCT -NPCA 2009 CoatingsTech Conference, Indianapolis, IN, April 28-29, 2009.
  • A.M. Forster, C. A. Michaels, L. Sung, J. Lucas, Modulus and Chemical Mapping of Multi-layer Coatings, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 1 (3), pp 597–603, 2009.
  • J. K. Delaney, E. R. de la Rie, M. Elias, L. Sung, and K. M. Morales, “The role of varnishes in modifying light reflection from rough paint surfaces-A study using laser scanning confocal microscopy,” Studies in Conservation, 53, 170-186, 2008.
  • L. Sung, J. Comer, A. M. Forster, H. Hu, B. Floryancic, L. Brickweg, and R.H. Fernando, “Impact of Nanoparticles on the Scratch Behavior of a Polyurethane Coating,” Chapter 12, in ACS Symposium Series1008: Nanotechnology Applications in Coatings, Eds: R. Fernando, L. Sung, ACS/Oxford University Press, Washington DC, June 2009. [ ISBN 978-0-8412-7448-8]
  • L. Sung, X. Gu, C. Clerici, H. Hu, V. Delaurent, “Metrologies for Characterizing Optical Properties of Clear and Pigmented Coatings,” in Service Life Prediction for Polymeric Materials: Global Perspectives, Eds: J. Martin, R. Ryntz, J. Chin, R. Dickie, Chapter 17, 257-272, Springer Press, 2009. [ISBN 978-0-387-84875-4]
  • L. Sung, X. Gu, C. Clerici, H. Hu, E. Loizou, and D.L. Ho, “Effect of Pigment Dispersion on Optical Properties and Durability of a TiO2 Pigmented Epoxy Coating,” Chapter 23, pp 276-286, in ACS 1004 / Polymer Degradation and Performance, Eds: M.C. Celina, J. Wiggins, and N. Billingham, ACS/Oxford University Press, Washington DC, Dec. 2008. [ISBN 978-0-8412-6978-1]