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.
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]
C. Clerici, X. Gu, L. Sung, P. Stutzman, A. M. Forster, T. Nguyen and J. W. Martin, "Effect of Pigment Dispersion on Durability of a TiO2 Pigmented Epoxy Coating During Outdoor Exposure," submitted to Proceedings of 4th International Symposium on Service Life Prediction of Coatings (Key Largo, FL, Dec. 2006), to be published in 2008.
X. Gu, C.A. Michaels, D. Nguyen, Y.C. Jean, J.W. Martin and T. Nguyen, "Surface and Interface Properties of PVDF/Acrylic Copolymer Blends Before and After UV Exposure," Appl. Surf. Sci. 252, 5168 (2006)
X. Gu, P.L. Votruba-Drzal, C.A. Michaels, J. Jasmin, D. Martin, T. Nguyen, and J.W. Martin, "Mechanical and Depth Profiling of UV-Degraded Polymeric Systems Using Nanoindentation and Micro-FTIR Imaging," Proc. Adhesion. Soc. (2006)
M. R. VanLandingham; "Scratch and Mar Resistance of Polymeric Materials", Service Life Prediction-Challenging the Status Quo, J.W. Martin, R.A. Ryntz, and R.A. Dickie, Editors, Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology, Chapter 23,
T. Nguyen, X. Gu, M. VanLandingham, Rose Ryntz, D. Nguyen, and J. Martin, "Nanoscale Charcaterization of Coatings Surface Degradation with Tapping Mode Atomic Force Microscopy," Proceedings, Adhesion Society Meetin, Myrtle Beach, SC, Febr