Skip to Main Content

2012 to 2013 Publications

Publications from the Center for Advanced Materials for 2012 to 2013:

  • “Synthesis and Physical Behavior of Amphiphilic Dentrimers with Layered Organization of Hydrophilic and Hydrophobic Blocks” (I. Leschiner, N. Bolko, J. Kumar, R. Richardson, A. Muzafarov, V. Shibaev), Colloid Polym. Sci., 291, pp. 927-936, 2013.
  • “Thermally Stable Polymers of Cardanol as Char-FormingAdditives for Polypropylene” (W. Kiratitanavit, S. Ravichandran, Z. Xia, J. Kumar, R. Nagarajan), J. Renew. Mater., Vol. 1, No. 4, 2013.
  • “Determining the Critical Particle Size to Induce Enhanced Emission in Aggregates of a Highly Twisted Triarylamine” (A. Kokil, M. J. Chudomel, B. Yang, M. D. Barnes, P. M. Lahti, J. Kumar), ChemPhysChem, 14 (16), p. 3682, 2013.
  • “Push-Pull Triarylamine Additives that Enhance Dye Sensitized Solar Cell Performance” (A. Kokil, J. M. Chudomel, P. Homnick, P. M. Lahti, J. Kumar), RSC Advances, 3, p. 15626-15629, 2013.
  • “Sensitive Detection of Nitroaromatics with Colloidal Conjugated Polymer Nanoparticles” (S. Satapathi, A. Kokil. B. Venkatraman, D. Venkataraman, J. Kumar), IEEE Sensors J., 13, (6), p. 2329-2333, 2013. “Two-Photon Active Nile Red Loaded Fluorescent Polystyrene Nanoparticles” (S. Satapathi, H. S. Gill, L. Li, L. A. Samuelson, J. Kumar), Adv. Sci. Focus, 1, pp. 3-5, 2013.
  • “Fabrication and Testing of Artificial Emerald Ash Borer Visual Decoys” (D. Pulsifer, A. Kalhtakiya, J. Narkhede, M. Domingue, B. Post, J. Kumar, R. Martin-Palma, T. Baker), Bioinspiration, Biomimetics, and Bioreplication, Proc. of SPIE, Vol. 8686, Article #86860L, 2013.
  • “Fabrication of Polymeric Visual Decoys for the Male Emerald Ash Borer” (Agrilus planipennis)” D. P. Pulsifer, A. Lakhtakia, M. S. Narkhede, M. J. domingue, V. G. Post, J. Kumar, R. J. Martin-Palma, T. C. Baker), Science Direct, Journal of Bionic Engineering, 10, pp. 129-138, 2013.
  • “Polysiloxane-Based Organoclay Nanocomposites as Flame Retardants” (R. Kirby. R. Mosurkal, L. Li, J. Kumar, J. W. Soares), Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering, 52 (15), pp. 1527-1534, 2013. “Development and Characterization of Two-Photon Fluorescent Mini-Emulsion Nanoparticles for Targeted Cancer Drug Delivery” (S. K. Sarkar, L. Li, M. V. Backer, J. M. Backer, J. Kumar), Proc. SPIE 8719, Smart Biomedical and Physiological Sensor Technology X, p. 87190T, 2013.
  • “Synthesis of Novel Halogen-Free Based Polymers and their Utilization as Flame Retardant in Polypropylene System” (R. Bakshi, S. Ravichandran, W. Kiratitanavit, J. Kumar, R. Nagarajan), MRS Proceedings, 1492, pp. 161-166, 2013.
  • “Micellar Nanoreactors for Hematin Catalyzed Synthesis of Electrically Conducting Polypyrrole” (S.Ravichandran, S. Nagarajan, A. Kokil, T. Ponrathnam, R. Bouldin, F. Bruno, J. Kumar, R. Nagarajan), Langmuir, 28 (37), p. 13380, 2012.
  • “Techniques for Characterization of Charge Carrier Mobility on Organic Semiconductors” (A. Kokil, K. Yang, J. Kumar), Journal of Polymer Science: Part B: Polymer Physics, 50, pp. 1130-1144, 2012.
  • “Toward Pest Control Via Mass Production of Realistic Decoys of Insects” (Drew P. Pulsifer, Akhlesh Lakhtakiaa, Jayant Kumar, Thomas C. Baker, and Raul J. Martın-Palma), Bioinspiration, Biomimetics, and Bioreplication 2012, Proc. of SPIE, Vol. 8339, pp. 8339OH-1 – 8339OH-8, 2012. “Characterization of Bending Loss in Hollow Flexible Terahertz Waveguides” (P. Doradla, C. Joseph, J. Kumar, R. Giles), Optics Express, Vol. 20, No. 17, pp. 19176-19184, 2012.
  • “A Straightforward Route to Electron Transporting Conjugated Polymers” (G. Nagarjuna, A. Kokil, J. Kumar, D. Venkataraman), J. Mater. Chem., 22 (31), pp. 16091-16094, 2012.
  • “Oligothiophene Nanoparticles for High Contrast Imaging of Cancerous Cells” (S. Satapathi, A. Pal, A. Bheemaraju, L. Li, D. Bello, D. Venkatarajan, J. Kumar), ACS Proceedings, 2012.
  • “Surface Area Enhancement of Microantilevers by Femto-Second Laser Irradiation” (A. Kumar. S. Fajauria, H. Huo, O. Ozsun, K. Rykaczewski, J. Kumar. K. L. Ekinci), Applied Physics Letters, 100 (14), pp. 141607/1-3, 2012.
  • “Novel Halogen-Free Ultra-High Flame Retardant Polymers through Enzyme Catalysis” (S. Ravichandran, S. Nagarajan, B.C. Ku, B. Coughlin, J. Kumar. R. Nagarajan), Green Chemistry, 14 (3), pp. 819-824, 2012.
  • “Detection of Nitroaromatic Explosives Using Conjugated Polymer Nanoparticles” (S. Satapathi, A. Kokil, B. Venkatraman, D. Venkataraman, J. Kumar), submitted to Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012.
  • “Enzymatic Synthesis of Fluorescent Polypyrrole Derivative and its Application as a Metal Ion Sensor” (R. Bouldin, A. Kokil, L. Kyriazidis, J. Kumar, L. A. Samuelson, R. Nagarajan), submitted to Green Chem., 2012. “Large-Area Nanoscale Patterning Using Optical Interferenace” (A. Kumar, A. Kokil, L. Li, R. Nagarajan, L. A. Samuelson, J. Kumar), SPIE Newsroom, DOI: 10.1117/ 2.1201202. 004052, 2012.
  • “Two-Photon Fluorescence Properties of Curcumin as a Biocompatible Marker for Confocal Imaging” (A. Kumar, L. Li, A. Chaturvedi, J. Brzostowski, J. Chittigori, S. Pierce, L.A.Samuelson, D. Sandman, J. Kumar), Applied Physics Letters, 100, pp. 203701/1-4, 2012.
  • “Techniques for Characterization of Charge Carrier Mobility in Organic Semiconductors” (A. Kokil, K. Yang, J. Kumar), Journal of Polymer Science: Part B, Polymer Physics, 50 (15), pp. 1130-1144, 2012. “Characterization of Bending Loss in Hollow Flexible Terahertz Waveguides” (P. Doradla, C. S. Joseph, J. Kumar, R. Giles), Optics Express, 20 (17), pp. 19176-19184, 2012.
  • “Propagation Loss Optimization in Metal/Dielectric Coated Hollow Flexible Terahertz Waveguides” (P. Doradla, C. S. Joseph, J. Kumar, R. Giles), Proceedings of SPIE, Terahertz Technology and Applications V, pp. 82610P/1-10, 2012.