Polymer Institute

Publications

The Polymer Institute has put out over 60 publications in a number of prestigious journals. These publications are in addition to the 63 graduate thesis and 65 conference papers and lectures. 

Year  Publication
2015

Polymer Composites. "Novel preparation method for improving the dispersion of ionic liquid-modified montmorillonite in poly(ethylene terephthalate)" by Majdzadeh-Ardakani K., Lofgren E.A., Jarabin S.A. doi: 10.1002/pc.23291.

Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites. "The effect of particle size distribution on the dipersion of nanoclays in PET/caly nonocomposites." by Majdzadeh-Ardakani K., Lofgren E.A., Jabarin S.A. Volume 33, 358-368.

2014 Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites,The Effect of Particle Size Distribution on the Dispersion of Nano clays inPET/Nanocomposies.Vol 33. No. 4, 358-368, 2014
2013

J. Appl. Polym. Sci. “Methodology for Development of New Active Barrier PET Copolymers” by Kamal Mahajan, Elizabeth A. Lofgren, and Saleh A. Jabarin, vol. 130, issue 6, 4273-4283, 2013

J. Appl. Polym. Sci. June 2013, “Chemistry of the Interactions of Acetaldehyde Scavengers for Poly(ethylene terephthalate)” by Brent A. Mrozinski, Yong-Wah Kim, Elizabeth A. Lofgren, and  Saleh A. Jabarin, vol. 130,4191-4200, 2013

Advances in Polymer Technology, “Nanocomposite Development with Organically Modified Clay through In Situ Polymerization of Poly(ethylene terephthalate)” by Sung‐Gi Kim, Elizabeth A. Lofgren, and Saleh A. Jabarin, vol. 32 issue 2 (summer 2013), DOI:10.1002/adv.21342

J. Appl. Polym. Sci. “ Novel Preparation Method for Enhancing Nanoparticle Dispersion and Barrier Properties of Poly(ethylene terephthalate ) and Poly ( m-xylene adipamide )” by Yin Wang and Saleh A. Jabarin, Vol. 129, 1455-1465 (2013).

J. Appl. Polym. Sci. “ Development of Active Barrier Systems for Poly(ethylene terephthalate )” by Kamal Mahajan, Elizabeth Lofgren and Saleh A. Jabarin, Vol. 129, 2196-2207 (2013).

J. Appl. Polym. Sci. ” Dispersion of Nanoclays with Poly(ethylene terephthalate ) by Melt Blending and Solid State Polymerization “ by Sung-Gi Kim, Elizabeth Lofgren , Saleh A. Jabarin. Vol.127, 2201-2212 (Feb. 2013).

2012  

J. Appl. Polym. Sci.  “Acetaldehyde Scavengers and the Effects on Thermal Stability and Physical Properties of Poly(ethylene terephthalate)” by: Brent Mrozinski, Elizabeth Lofgren and Saleh Jabarin. Vol. 125, 2010-2021 (Aug. 2012).  

J. Polymer Engineering and Science, “Kinetics and Chemical Reactions of Acetaldehyde and 2-methyl-1,3 dioxolane Generation in Poly(ethylene terephthalate)” by Sirisha R. Kesaboina, Elizabeth Lofgren and Saleh A. Jabarin, Vol.52, issue6, 1271-1283 (June 2012). 

J. Appl. Polymer Sci. “Improved Method for Dispersing Clay in Monomer or BHET before in Situ- Polymerization of PET/ Montmorillonite Nanocomposites by Rohan Labde, Elizabeth A. Lofgren and Saleh A. Jabarin, Chosen for a special thematic issue on Composites with Inorganic Fillers, Vol.125, E369-E381 (2012).

2011 “Strain energy Function and Stress-Strain Model for Uniaxial and Biaxial Orientation of Polyethylene Terephthalate, PET” by Mohammad Ansari, Michael Cameron and Saleh A. Jabarin, A book chapter in Biaxial Stretching of Films: Principles and Application DeMeuse ed. Woodhead Publishing, Oxford (2011). 
2010 J. Appl. Polym. Sci. “Melting and Crystallization Behavior of Poly(ethylene terephthalate) and Poly(m-xylylene adipamide) Blends” by Fei Xie, Elizabeth A. Lofgren, and Saleh. A. Jabarin, Vol. 118, 2153-2164 (November 2010), DOI: 10.1002.
2009

J. Appl. Polym. Sci., ”The Interchange Reaction between Poly(ethylene terephthalate) and Poly(m-xylylene adipamide)” by Fei Xie, Young Wah Kim, and Saleh A. Jabarin, Vol. 112, 3449-3461 (2009).

J. Appl. Polym. Sci.,” Effects of Microcrystallinity and Morphology on Physical Aging and its Associated Effects on Tensile Mechanical and Environmental Stress Cracking Properties of Poly(ethylene terephthalate)” by Hongxia Zhou, Elizabeth A. Lofgren, and Saleh A. Jabarin, Vol. 112, 2906-2917 (2009).

Solid-State Polymerization Chemistry and Mechanisms: “The principle of unequal activity of end groups” Chapter 2 in Solid State Polymerization, Eds. Constantine D. Papaspyrides and Stamatina Vouyiouka, Publisher, Wiley (2009).

2007 J. Appl. Polymer Sci., “Effects of Microcrystallinity and Morphology on Physical Aging of Poly(ethylene terephthalate), by Hongxia Zhou, Elizabeth A. Lofgren and Saleh A. Jabarin, vol. 106, 3435-3443 (2007).
2005  

Polymer Engineering and Science, “Effect of Morphology on Barrier Properties of Poly(ethylene terephthalate)” by Abhijit A. Natu, Elizabeth A. Lofgren and Saleh A. Jabarin, Vol. 45, 400-409 (2005).

Polymer International, “Effects of Injection-Molding Processing Parameters on Acetaldehyde Generation and Degradation of Poly(ethylene terephthalate)” by Shunahshep R. Shukla, Elizabeth A. Lofgren, and Saleh A. Jabarin, Vol. 54, No. 6, 946-955 (2005).

2003

Advances in Polymer Technology “Processing Characteristics of PET/PEN Blends Part III. Injection Molding and Free Blow Studies” by Sriram R. Tharmapuram and Saleh A. Jabarin, Vol. 22, No. 2, 155-167 (2003).

Advances in Polymer Technology, “Processing Characteristics of PET/PEN Blends Part II. Rheology and Degradation Kinetics” by Sriram R. Tharmapuram and Saleh A. Jabarin, Vol. 22, No. 2, 147-154 (2003).

Advances in Polymer Technology, “Processing Characteristics of PET/PEN Blends Part I. Extrusion and Transesterification Kinetics” by Sriram R. Tharmapuram and Saleh A. Jabarin, Vol. 22, No. 2, 137-146 (2003).

J. Appl. Polymer Sci., “Solid-State Polymerization of Poly(ethylene terephthalate), Part III. Thermal Stabilities in Terms of Vinyl Ester End Groups and Acetaldehyde”, by T. Y. Kim and S.A. Jabarin, Vol. 89, 228-237 (2003).

J. Appl. Polymer Sci., “Solid-State Polymerization of Poly(ethylene terephthalate), Part II. Modeling Study on the Reaction Kinetics and the Properties” by T. Y. Kim and S.A. Jabarin, Vol. 89, 213-227 (2003).

J. Appl. Polymer Sci., “Solid-State Polymerization of Poly(ethylene terephthalate) Part I. Experimental Study on the Reaction Kinetics and the Properties” by T. Y. Kim, E. A. Lofgren and S.A. Jabarin, Vol. 89, 197-212 (2003).

2002

Aging and Environmental Stress Cracking of PET, its Copolymers and Blends by S.A. Jabarin, E. A. Lofgren and S. Sakumoto, Ch. 22, pp 965-1089. Handbook of Thermoplastic Polyesters, Vol. 2, Wiley-VCH, Stoyko Fakirov, editor (2002).

Polymer International “Processing Characteristics of Poly (ethylene terephthalate): Hydrolytic and Thermal Degradation” by Sami Al-AbdulRazzak and Saleh A. Jabarin, Vol. 51, 164-173 (2002).

Polymer International “End Group Determination of Poly(ethylene terephthalate) by Infrared Spectroscopy” by Sami Al-AbdulRazzak, Elizabeth Lofgren and Saleh A. Jabarin, Vol. 51, 174-182 (2002).

2001

J. of Plastic Film & Sheeting, “Shrinkage Behavior of Oriented Poly(ethylene terephthalate) by R. Mody, E. A. Lofgren and S.A. Jabarin, Vol. 17, No. 2, 152-163 (2001).

Polymer “Structure and Morphology of PET/PEN Blends” by Terry D. Patcheak and Saleh A. Jabarin, Vol. 42, 8975-8985 (2001).

J. Applied Polymer Science “Crystallization Kinetics of Poly(ethylene terephthalate)/poly(ethylene 2,6-naphthalate) Blends” by Yu Shi and Saleh A. Jabarin, Vol. 81, 23-37 (2001).

J. of Applied Polymer Science “Glass-Transition and Melting Behavior of Poly(ethylene terephthalate/poly(ethylene 2,6-naphthalate) Blends” by Yu Shi, Vol. 81, 11-22 (2001).

J. of Appl. Polym. Science “Transesterification Reaction Kinetics of Poly(ethylene terephthalate/poly(ethylene 2,6-naphthalate) Blends” by Yu Shi and Saleh A. Jabarin, Vol. 80, 2422-2436 (2001).

1998

Journal of Applied Polymer Science, "Microstructure of Amorphous and Crystalline Poly (ethylene terephthalate)", by Wen Chen, E. A. Lofgren and S.A. Jabarin, Vol. 70, 1965, (1998). 

Advances in Polymer Technology, "Effect of Temperature Profiles Through Preform Thickness on the Properties of Reheat-Blown PET Container", by G. Venkateswaran, M. R. Cameron and S.A. Jabarin, Vol. 17, No. 3, 237 (1998).

Advances in Polymer Technology, "Prediction of PET Container Properties Using Film Data" by G. Venkateswaran, M. R. Cameron and S.A. Jabarin, Vol. 17, No. 3, 217 (1998).

Polymer Engineering and Science, "Properties and Kinetics of Thermally Crystallized Oriented Poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET), II: Physical and Optical Properties", by Pankaj Varma, E. A. Lofgren and S.A. Jabarin, Vol. 38, No. 2, Pg. 245 (1998).

Polymer Engineering and Science, "Properties and Kinetics of Thermally Crystallized Oriented Poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET), I: Kinetics of Crystallization", by Pankaj Varma, E. A. Lofgren and S.A. Jabarin, Vol. 38, No. 2, Pg. 245 (1998).

1996

Journal of Vinyl & Additive Technology, "Processing-Morphology-Property Relationships in Polyethylene/Acrylonitrile Copolymer/Compatibilizer Blends" by M. Shah and S.A. Jabarin, September (1996).

"Extrusion Blow Molding of High Density Polyethylene-Poly(ethylene terephthalate) Blends by G. Kumaravel and S.A. Jabarin, Advances in Polymer Technology, Vol. 15, No. 3, 191 (1996).

"Poly(ethylene terephthalate), Heat Setting and Thermal Stabilization" by S.A. Jabarin, Polymeric Materials Encyclopedia, CRC Press, Editor-in-Chief Joseph C. Salamone, (1996).

"Poly(ethylene terephthalate), Degradation Chemistry and Kinetics" by S.A. Jabarin, Polymeric Materials Encyclopedia, CRC Press, Editor-in-Chief Joseph C. Salamone, (1996).

"Poly(ethylene terephthalate), Chemistry and Preparation" by S.A. Jabarin, Polymeric Materials Encyclopedia, CRC Press, Editor-in-Chief Joseph C. Salamone, (1996).

1995

"Effects of Processing Variables on Morphology and Properties of PET/HDPE Blends" by S.A. Jabarin and V. V. Bhakkad, Chapter 11 in ACS Symposium Series No. 609, Plastics, Rubber and Paper Recycling, C. P. Ruder, et al Editors (1995).

Polymer Engr. & Sci., "Aging Characteristics of Oriented Poly(ethylene terephthalate)", by S. Mukherjee and S.A. Jabarin, Vol. 35, No. 14, 1145 (1995).

Advances in Polymer Technology, "Morphology and Property Relationships in Ternary Blends of Polyethylene/Polyamide-6/Compatibilizing Agents" by K. Chandramouli and S.A. Jabarin. Vol. 14, No. 1, 35 (1995).

1994  

J. Appl. Polymer Sci., "Photooxidative Effects on Properties and Structure of High Density Polyethylene", with E. A. Lofgren, Vol. 53, 411 (1994).

J. Appl. Polymer Sci., "Polarized Internal Reflectance Spectroscopic Studies of Oriented Poly(ethylene terephthalate)" by E. A. Lofgren and S.A. Jabarin, Vol. 51, 1251 (1994).

1993

Polymer Engr. & Sci., "Properties and Morphology of Oriented Ternary Blends of Poly(ethylene terephthalate), High Density Polyethylene, and Compatibilizing Agent" by S.A. Jabarin and P. Sambaru, Vol. 33, No. 13, Mid-July (1993).

Advances in Polymer Technology, "Comparative Structure and Property Changes Resulting from Simultaneous and Sequential Biaxial Orientation of PET" by S.A. Jabarin and P. Chandran, Vol. 12, No. 2, 153 (1993).

Advances in Polymer Technology, "The Strain-Hardening Parameter of Biaxial Orientation of PET" by S.A. Jabarin and P. Chandran, Vol. 12, No. 2, 133 (1993).

Advances in Polymer Technology, "Nature of Stress-Strain Curves During Biaxial Orientation of PET" by S.A. Jabarin and P. Chandran, Vol. 12, No. 2, 119 (1993).

Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, "Orientation and Properties of Polypropylene", Vol. 12 - April (1993).

J. Appl. Polymer Sci., "Effect of DEG on the Crystallization Behavior of Polyethylene terephthalate", Vol. 47, 1749 (1993).

1992

"High-Density Polyethylene-Poly(ethylene terephthalate) Blends - Compatibilization and Physical Properties", (with E. A. Lofgren and S. B. Shah), Chapter 17, American Chemical Society Symposium Series No. 513, Emerging Technologies in Plastics Recycling, Gerald D. Andrews and Pallatheri M. Subramanian, Editors, (1992).

Polymer Engr. & Sci., "Strain-Induced Crystallization of PET", Vol. 32, No. 18, 1341 (1992).

Polymer Engr. & Sci., "Environmental Aging and Stress-Cracking of PET", Vol. 32, No. 2, 146 (1992).

1991

Polymer Engr. & Sci., "Orientation of Precrystallized PET", Vol. 31, No. 14, 1071 (1991).

Polymer Engr. & Sci., "Orientation and Properties of Acrylonitrile Copolymers" Vol. 31, No. 9, 644 (1991).

Polymer Engr. & Sci., "Orientation Studies of Poly(Vinyl Chloride). Part I: Intrinsic Birefringence " Vol. 31, No. 9, 638 (1991).

1989 Polymer Engr. & Sci., "Crystallization Behavior of PET", Vol. 29, No. 18, 1259 (1989).
1988

Polymer Engr. & Sci., "Polyolefin Properties of Rigid Food Packaging" Vol. 28, No. 18, 1156 (1988).

Polymer Engr. & Sci., "Thermal Degradation of High Nitrile Barrier Polymers" Vol. 28, No. 18, 1152 (1988).

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