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2019

Expanding polyethylene and polypropylene applications to high-energy areas by applying polyolefin-bonded antioxidants

Chung, T., Aug 13 2019, In : Macromolecules. 52, 15, p. 5618-5637 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polypropylenes
Polyolefins
Polyethylene
Phenol
Antioxidants
2018

Improved ATR-FTIR detection of hydrocarbons in water with semi-crystalline polyolefin coatings on ATR elements

Nam, C., Zimudzi, T., Wiencek, R. A., Chung, T. & Hickner, M. A., Nov 21 2018, In : Analyst. 143, 22, p. 5589-5596 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyolefins
Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy
Hydrocarbons
FTIR spectroscopy
Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy
2 Citations (Scopus)

Increasing Polypropylene High Temperature Stability by Blending Polypropylene-Bonded Hindered Phenol Antioxidant

Zhang, G., Nam, C., Petersson, L., Jämbeck, J., Hillborg, H. & Chung, T., Mar 13 2018, In : Macromolecules. 51, 5, p. 1927-1936 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polypropylenes
Phenol
Antioxidants
Phenols
Temperature
3 Citations (Scopus)

Polyethylene containing antioxidant moieties exhibiting high thermal-oxidative stability for high temperature applications

Zhu, W., Zhang, G., Liu, B. & Chung, T., Jun 20 2018, In : Polymer. 146, p. 101-108 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

High temperature applications
Polyethylene
Phenol
Antioxidants
Phenols
5 Citations (Scopus)

Polyolefin-based interpenetrating polymer network absorbent for crude oil entrapment and recovery in aqueous system

Nam, C., Zhang, G. & Chung, T. C. M., Jun 5 2018, In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 351, p. 285-292 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Linear low density polyethylenes
Interpenetrating polymer networks
Polyolefins
Petroleum
crude oil
2 Citations (Scopus)

Practical Oil Spill Recovery by a Combination of Polyolefin Absorbent and Mechanical Skimmer

Nam, C., Li, H., Zhang, G., Lutz, L. R., Nazari, B., Colby, R. H. & Chung, T., Sep 4 2018, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering. 6, 9, p. 12036-12045 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyolefins
Oil spills
Petroleum
oil spill
divinyl benzene
2017
11 Citations (Scopus)

Polypropylene Copolymer Containing Cross-Linkable Antioxidant Moieties with Long-Term Stability under Elevated Temperature Conditions

Zhang, G., Nam, C., Chung, T., Petersson, L. & Hillborg, H., Sep 26 2017, In : Macromolecules. 50, 18, p. 7041-7051 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polypropylenes
Antioxidants
Copolymers
Phenol
Phenols
2016
2 Citations (Scopus)

Critical role of morphology on the dielectric constant of semicrystalline polyolefins

Misra, M., Mannodi-Kanakkithodi, A., Chung, T., Ramprasad, R. & Kumar, S. K., Jun 21 2016, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 144, 23, 234905.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Permittivity
permittivity
Crystalline materials
estimates
molecular dynamics
8 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of hydrogen bonding on the melt rheology of polypropylene

Gupta, S., Yuan, X., Chung, T., Cakmak, M. & Weiss, R. A., Dec 19 2016, In : Polymer. 107, p. 223-232 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polypropylenes
Rheology
Hydroxyl Radical
Hydrogen bonds
Copolymers
10 Citations (Scopus)

Petrogel: New Hydrocarbon (Oil) Absorbent Based on Polyolefin Polymers

Nam, C., Li, H., Zhang, G. & Chung, T., Aug 9 2016, In : Macromolecules. 49, 15, p. 5427-5437 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mineral Oil
Polyolefins
Hydrocarbons
Linear low density polyethylenes
Polymers
2015
2 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of polyethylene-Graft-sulfonated polyarylsulfone proton exchange membranes for direct methanol fuel cell applications

Kim, H. K., Zhang, G., Nam, C. & Chung, T., Dec 4 2015, In : Membranes. 5, 4, p. 875-887 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Direct methanol fuel cells (DMFC)
Polyethylene
Grafts
Protons
Polyethylenes
9 Citations (Scopus)

Free Surfaces Overcome Superheating in Simulated Melting of Isotactic Polypropylene

Chen, Q., Sirota, E. B., Zhang, M., Chung, T. & Milner, S. T., Dec 22 2015, In : Macromolecules. 48, 24, p. 8885-8896 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polypropylenes
Melting point
Melting
Heating rate
Crystals
12 Citations (Scopus)

Real-Time Infrared-Mechano-Optical Behavior and Structural Evolution of Polypropylene and Hydroxyl-Functionalized Polypropylene during Uniaxial Deformation

Offenbach, I., Gupta, S., Chung, T. C. M., Weiss, R. A. & Cakmak, M., Sep 8 2015, In : Macromolecules. 48, 17, p. 6294-6305 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polypropylenes
Hydroxyl Radical
Infrared radiation
Crystalline materials
Polymers
25 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis of functional polypropylene containing hindered phenol stabilizers and applications in metallized polymer film capacitors

Zhang, G., Li, H., Antensteiner, M. & Chung, T., May 12 2015, In : Macromolecules. 48, 9, p. 2925-2934 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polypropylenes
Phenol
Phenols
Copolymers
Polymers
2014
19 Citations (Scopus)

Enhanced polymeric dielectrics through incorporation of hydroxyl groups

Misra, M., Agarwal, M., Sinkovits, D. W., Kumar, S. K., Wang, C., Pilania, G., Ramprasad, R., Weiss, R. A., Yuan, X. & Chung, T. C. M., Feb 11 2014, In : Macromolecules. 47, 3, p. 1122-1129 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydroxyl Radical
Permittivity
Dielectric losses
Water
Hydration

Free radical initiation mechanism based on the combination of alcohol initiators and borane activators

Ohkura, M. & Chung, T., Oct 15 2014, In : Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry. 52, 20, p. 2889-2893 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Boranes
Free radicals
Free Radicals
Alcohols
Free radical polymerization
2 Citations (Scopus)

Functionalization of polypropylene by the combination of metallocene catalysts and reactive comonomers

Chung, T., Feb 1 2014, In : Macromolecular Reaction Engineering. 8, 2, p. 69-80 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Polypropylenes
Functional groups
Catalysts
Polymerization
Monomers
22 Citations (Scopus)

Isothermal and non-isothermal crystallization kinetics of hydroxyl-functionalized polypropylene

Gupta, S., Yuan, X., Chung, T., Cakmak, M. & Weiss, R. A., Feb 12 2014, In : Polymer. 55, 3, p. 924-935 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Crystallization kinetics
Polypropylenes
Crystallization
Hydroxyl Radical
Crystals
24 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis and characterization of well-controlled isotactic polypropylene ionomers containing ammonium ion groups

Zhang, M., Yuan, X., Wang, L., Chung, T., Huang, T. & Degroot, W., Jan 28 2014, In : Macromolecules. 47, 2, p. 571-581 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ionomers
Polypropylenes
Ammonium Compounds
Silanes
Ions

Synthesis of Fluoropolymers Using Borane-Mediated Control Radical Polymerization for Energy Storage Applications

Chung, T., May 27 2014, Handbook of Fluoropolymer Science and Technology. Wiley-Blackwell, p. 291-314 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Boranes
Fluorine containing polymers
Free radical polymerization
Energy storage
Functional groups
2013
10 Citations (Scopus)

Dielectric permittivity enhancement in hydroxyl functionalized polyolefins via cooperative interactions with water

Wang, C. C., Pilania, G., Ramprasad, R., Agarwal, M., Misra, M., Kumar, S., Yuan, X. & Chung, T., Apr 15 2013, In : Applied Physics Letters. 102, 15, 152901.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

polypropylene
permittivity
augmentation
moisture
water
21 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of hydroxyl-functionalization on the structure and properties of polypropylene

Gupta, S., Yuan, X., Chung, T. C. M., Kumar, S., Cakmak, M. & Weiss, R. A., Jul 23 2013, In : Macromolecules. 46, 14, p. 5455-5463 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polypropylenes
Hydroxyl Radical
Copolymers
Melting point
Crystallization
7 Citations (Scopus)

Functional polyolefins: Synthesis and energy storage applications

Chung, T., Jan 1 2013, Polyolefins: 50 years after Ziegler and Natta II: Polyolefins by Metallocenes nd Other Single-Site Catalysts. Springer New York LLC, p. 233-278 46 p. (Advances in Polymer Science; vol. 258).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Polyolefins
Energy storage
Polymerization
Block copolymers
Graft copolymers
66 Citations (Scopus)

Functional polyolefins for energy applications

Chung, T., Sep 10 2013, In : Macromolecules. 46, 17, p. 6671-6698 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Polyolefins
Polymers
Electric energy storage
PL 732
Ion exchange membranes

Hydroxyl-functionalized polypropylenes - Crystallinity and structure

Marszalek-Kempke, J. E., Gupta, S., Cakmak, M., Weiss, R. A. & Chung, T. C., Jan 1 2013, 71st Annual Technical Conference of the Society of Plastics Engineers 2013, ANTEC 2013. Society of Plastics Engineers, p. 2408-2411 4 p. (Annual Technical Conference - ANTEC, Conference Proceedings; vol. 3).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Polypropylenes
Hydroxyl Radical
Annealing
Thermodynamic properties
Crystalline materials
32 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis and characterization of maleic anhydride grafted polypropylene with a well-defined molecular structure

Zhang, M., Colby, R. H., Milner, S. T., Chung, T., Huang, T. & Degroot, W., Jun 11 2013, In : Macromolecules. 46, 11, p. 4313-4323 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Maleic Anhydrides
Polypropylenes
Toluene
Maleic anhydride
Molecular structure

The effect of hydroxyl-functionalization on the structure and properties of polypropylene

Gupta, S., Weiss, R. A. & Chung, T., 2013, 71st Annual Technical Conference of the Society of Plastics Engineers 2013, ANTEC 2013. Society of Plastics Engineers, Vol. 3. p. 1874-1877 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Polypropylenes
Hydroxyl Radical
Melting point
Copolymers
Lamellar structures
2012
50 Citations (Scopus)

Novel solution to oil spill recovery: Using thermodegradable polyolefin oil superabsorbent polymer (Oil-SAP)

Yuan, X. & Chung, T., Aug 16 2012, In : Energy and Fuels. 26, 8, p. 4896-4902 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyolefins
Oil spills
Polymers
Oils
Recovery

Synthesis and characterization of polyethylene-g-sulfonated polysulfone copolymers for proton exchange membranes

Kim, H. K., Zhang, M., Yuan, X., Lvov, S. N. & Mike Chung, T. C., Dec 1 2012, Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells 12, PEFC 2012. 2 ed. p. 1055-1071 17 p. (ECS Transactions; vol. 50, no. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Polysulfones
Polyethylenes
Ion exchange
Protons
Copolymers
25 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis of polyethylene-based proton exchange membranes containing PE backbone and sulfonated poly(arylene ether sulfone) side chains for fuel cell applications

Kim, H. K., Zhang, M., Yuan, X., Lvov, S. & Chung, T., Mar 13 2012, In : Macromolecules. 45, 5, p. 2460-2470 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sulfones
Polyethylene
Ether
Protons
Polyethylenes
2011
36 Citations (Scopus)
electric energy storage
polypropylene
dielectric properties
breakdown
thin films
13 Citations (Scopus)

Mono-dispersed transition metal nanoparticles on boron-substituted carbon support and applications in hydrogen storage

Jeong, Y. & Chung, T., Jan 1 2011, In : Carbon. 49, 1, p. 140-146 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Boron
Metal nanoparticles
Hydrogen storage
Transition metals
Carbon
66 Citations (Scopus)

New polyethylene based anion exchange membranes (PE-AEMs) with high ionic conductivity

Zhang, M., Kim, H. K., Chalkova, E., Fedkin, M. V., Lvov, S. & Chung, T., Aug 9 2011, In : Macromolecules. 44, 15, p. 5937-5946 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyethylene
Ionic conductivity
Anions
Polyethylenes
Ion exchange

New polyethylene based ion exchange membranes: Synthesis and performance

Chung, T. C. M., Kim, H. K., Zhang, M. & Lvov, S. N., Dec 1 2011, In : ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Ion exchange membranes
Polyethylene
Polyethylenes
Membranes
Polysulfones
2010
21 Citations (Scopus)

Borane chain transfer reaction in olefin polymerization using trialkylboranes as chain transfer agents

Lin, W., Niu, H., Chung, T. & Dong, J. Y., Aug 15 2010, In : Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry. 48, 16, p. 3534-3541 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Boranes
Alkenes
Monoamine Oxidase
Olefins
Polymerization
4 Citations (Scopus)

Enhanced binding energy and slow kinetics of H2 in boron-substituted graphitic carbon

Kleinhammes, A., Anderson, R. J., Chen, Q., Jeong, Y., Chung, T. & Wu, Y., Aug 19 2010, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 114, 32, p. 13705-13708 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Boron
Binding energy
boron
Carbon
binding energy

Long chain branched and cross-linkable polypropylene; synthesis and applications

Chung, T. C. M., Nov 10 2010.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Styrene
Polypropylenes
Monoamine Oxidase
Molecular weight
Thin films
13 Citations (Scopus)

Proton conductive inorganic materials for temperatures up to 120° C and relative humidity down to 5%

Wang, C., Chalkova, E., Lute, C. D., Fedkin, M. V., Komarneni, S., Chung, T. & Lvov, S., Oct 13 2010, In : Journal of the Electrochemical Society. 157, 11

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

inorganic materials
Proton conductivity
Protons
humidity
Atmospheric humidity

Super-activated carbon containing substitutional boron for hydrogen storage

Jeong, Y. & Chung, T., Dec 1 2010, In : ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Boron
Hydrogen storage
Activated carbon
Physisorption
Porous materials
2 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis and characterization of poly(vinylidene fluoride)-g-sulfonated polystyrene graft copolymers for proton exchange membrane

Zhang, Z., Chalkova, E., Fedkin, M. V., Wang, C., Lvov, S., Komarneni, S. & Chung, T., Apr 30 2010, In : ACS Symposium Series. 1040, p. 31-48 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Graft copolymers
Polystyrenes
Grafts
Protons
Ion exchange
52 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis of functionalized isotactic polypropylene dielectrics for electric energy storage applications

Yuan, X., Matsuyama, Y. & Chung, T., May 11 2010, In : Macromolecules. 43, 9, p. 4011-4015 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electric energy storage
Polypropylenes
Copolymers
Boranes
Silanes
25 Citations (Scopus)

The synthesis and characterization of a super-activated carbon containing substitutional boron (BCx) and its applications in hydrogen storage

Jeong, Y. & Chung, T., Aug 1 2010, In : Carbon. 48, 9, p. 2526-2537 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Boron
Hydrogen storage
Activated carbon
Electrons
Amorphous carbon
2009

Borane-mediated radical polymerization; preparation of fluoropolymers for high energy density capacitors

Zhang, Z. C. & Mike Chung, T. C., Aug 13 2009, In : ACS Symposium Series. 1024, p. 331-344 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Boranes
Fluorine containing polymers
Free radical polymerization
Capacitors
Polymerization
30 Citations (Scopus)

Cross-linked polypropylene prepared by PP copolymers containing flexible styrene groups

Lin, W., Shao, Z., Dong, J. Y. & Chung, T., Jun 9 2009, In : Macromolecules. 42, 11, p. 3750-3754 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Styrene
Polypropylenes
Copolymers
divinyl benzene
Xylenes
92 Citations (Scopus)

Energy storage study of ferroelectric poly(vinylidene fluoride-trifluoroethylene-chlorotrifluoroethylene) terpolymers

Zhang, Z., Meng, Q. & Chung, T., Jan 16 2009, In : Polymer. 50, 2, p. 707-715 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Terpolymers
Energy storage
Ferroelectric materials
Copolymerization
Dechlorination

Exchange of chain-end functionalized polyolefins on the clay surface

Chung, T., Jan 1 2009, Polymer Nanocomposites: Advances in Filler Surface Modification Techniques. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., p. 177-200 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Polypropylenes
Polyolefins
Clay
Polymers
Boranes

Functionalization and Block/Graft Reactions of Syndiotactic Polystyrene Using Borane Comonomers and Chain Transfer Agents

Chung, T., Nov 11 2009, Syndiotactic Polystyrene: Synthesis, Characterization, Processing, and Applications. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., p. 395-416 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Boranes
Polystyrenes
Grafts

Synthesis of micro-porous boron-substituted carbon (B/C) materials using polymeric precursors for hydrogen physisorption

Chung, T., Jeong, Y., Kleinhammes, A. & Wu, Y., Dec 1 2009, Hydrogen Production, Transport, and Storage 3. 10 ed. Vol. 19. p. 57-66 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Physisorption
Boron
Hydrogen
Carbon
Polymers

Synthesis of microporous boron-substituted carbon (BCx) materials for hydrogen physisorption

Chung, T. C. & Jeong, Y., Dec 1 2009, American Chemical Society - 238th National Meeting and Exposition, ACS 2009, Abstracts of Scientific Papers. (ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Physisorption
Boron
Hydrogen
Carbon
Pyrolysis
2008

Long chain branched polypropylene; synthesis, characterization. and applications

Langston, J. A., Colby, R. H. & Chung, T., Sep 22 2008, In : American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry. 49, 1, p. 56-57 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Polypropylenes