Journal of Applied Polymer Science

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5 August 2013

Volume 129, Issue 3

Pages i–ii, 925–1642

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      Cover Image, Volume 129, Issue 3 (page i)

      Version of Record online: 5 MAY 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/app.39074

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      Freeze-drying (lyophilization) is used in the food and pharmaceutical industries because of its safety and minimal effect on both the product and the environment. In the study by Yuxin Wang et al. on page 1637, clay aerogels and poly(vinyl alcohol)/clay aerogels are prepared via an environmentally friendly freeze-drying process. Various freezing temperatures contribute to different ice crystal sizes and propagation rates, therefore influencing their morphology and mechanical properties. In the image, clay aerogels exhibit layered, ice-templated structures. This new information on the relationship between freezing conditions and compressive mechanical properties in clay and polymer/clay aerogels provides practical knowledge for commercial exploitation.

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      Inside Cover, Volume 129, Issue 3 (page ii)

      Version of Record online: 5 MAY 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/app.39075

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      In the study by Yang Chen et al. on page 945, dynamic rheometry is used to detect the phase behavior of blends of low-density polyethylene (LDPE)/ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) and linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE)/UHMWPE blends. SEM images show liquid-solid phase separation due to different rates of crystallization between LDPE and UHMWPE. The UHMWPE chains cannot be dispersed well in LDPE matrix by melting blending. The SEM images of LLDPE/UHMWPE blends are consistent with the rheological properties, which show partial micro-phase separation. The results contribute to academic and commercial understanding of the processing and performance properties of blends containing different types of PE.

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      Improving weathering resistance of flame-retarded polymers (pages 925–944)

      Carl-Eric Wilén and Rudolf Pfaendner

      Version of Record online: 4 FEB 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38979

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    1. Reversibly crosslinked self-healing PCL-based networks (pages 954–964)

      Hichem Mallek, Corinne Jegat, Nathalie Mignard, Majdi Abid, Souhir Abid and Mohamed Taha

      Version of Record online: 22 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38595

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    2. A new method to estimate thermal conductivity of polymer composite using characteristics of fillers (pages 965–972)

      Hui Joon Park, Tae Ann Kim, Raehyun Kim, Junkyung Kim and Min Park

      Version of Record online: 22 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38653

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    3. Structure and performance of reclaimed rubber obtained by different methods (pages 999–1007)

      Jinwei Shi, Kuan Jiang, Dongyun Ren, Hua Zou, Yao Wang, Xuejian Lv and Liqun Zhang

      Version of Record online: 22 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38727

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    4. Influence of diblock addition on tack in a polyacrylic triblock copolymer/tackifier system measured using a probe tack test (pages 1008–1018)

      Kazuhiro Yamamura, Syuji Fujii, Yoshinobu Nakamura, Kazuko Fujiwara, Shigeki Hikasa and Yoshiaki Urahama

      Version of Record online: 22 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38772

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    5. Hydrolysis and thermal degradation of poly(L-lactide) in the presence of talc and modified talc (pages 1019–1025)

      Mi-Yeong Jo, Yeon Jong Ryu, Jun Hee Ko and Jin-San Yoon

      Version of Record online: 22 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38753

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    6. The effect of the mixed external donors on the sequence length distribution of polypropylene (pages 1026–1035)

      Hefei Chang, Shitong Ren, Xiaofei Dang, Liaoyun Zhang, Huayi Li and Youliang Hu

      Version of Record online: 22 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38762

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    7. Microencapsulation of imidazole curing agent by solvent evaporation method using W/O/W emulsion (pages 1036–1044)

      Min Jae Shin, Young Jae Shin, Seung Won Hwang and Jae Sup Shin

      Version of Record online: 22 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38767

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    8. Utilization of fly ash acid residue as a reinforcing filler in ethylene propylene diene monomer rubber (pages 1053–1059)

      Feng Luo, Shujuan Wang, Bing Xue, Yinshan Jiang and Cundi Wei

      Version of Record online: 22 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38783

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    1. X-band dielectric and microwave-absorbing properties of the incompletely carbonized polyacrylonitrile cloth (pages 1068–1073)

      Zhibin Huang, Wenbo Kang, Xiufeng Tang, Yuchang Qing and Fa Luo

      Version of Record online: 23 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38773

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    2. Poly(vinylidene fluoride)/silica nanocomposite membranes by electrospinning (pages 1089–1095)

      Xi Xiong, Qiang Li, Xu-Cheng Zhang, Li Wang, Zhao-Xia Guo and Jian Yu

      Version of Record online: 23 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38787

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    3. Effect of PLA crystallization on the structure of biomimetic composites of PLA and clay (pages 1109–1116)

      Luciano F. Boesel, Matthijs de Geus and Linda Thöny-Meyer

      Version of Record online: 26 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38698

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    4. Evaluation of mechanical properties and physical interactions of a ternary blend of poly(ethylene-co-octene)/poly(ethylene-co-vinyl acetate)/poly(vinyl chloride) in the molten state (pages 1117–1123)

      Edson L. Francisquetti, Vinicios Pistor, Rudinei Fiorio, Mara Z. Andrade, Ademir J. Zattera and Marly A. M. Jacobi

      Version of Record online: 26 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38775

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    5. Preparation and ionic conductive properties of all-solid polymer electrolytes based on multiarm star block polymers (pages 1131–1142)

      Shitong Ren, Hefei Chang, Lijuan He, Xiaofei Dang, Yanyan Fang, Liaoyun Zhang, Huayi Li, Youliang Hu and Yuan Lin

      Version of Record online: 26 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38798

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    6. Electropolymerization of sulfonated phenol by cyclic voltammetry (pages 1151–1156)

      Hongying Hou, Florence Vacandio, Maria Luisa Di Vona and Philippe Knauth

      Version of Record online: 26 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38800

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    7. Sunflower seed cake as reinforcing filler in thermoplastic composites (pages 1170–1178)

      Nadir Ayrilmis, Alperen Kaymakci and Ferhat Ozdemir

      Version of Record online: 26 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38806

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    8. Stress–thermooxidative aging behavior of polyamide 6 (pages 1193–1201)

      Xiaowen Zhao, Xiaohe Li, Lin Ye and Guangxian Li

      Version of Record online: 27 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38616

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    9. Controllable preparation of uniform polystyrene nanospheres with premix membrane emulsification (pages 1202–1211)

      Zhendong Liu, Yangcheng Lu, Man Zhang, Weiming Wan and Guangsheng Luo

      Version of Record online: 27 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38662

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    10. Polybenzimidazole-graft-polyvinylphosphonic acid—proton conducting fuel cell membranes (pages 1223–1231)

      Vesselin Sinigersky, Dessislava Budurova, Hristo Penchev, Filip Ublekov and Ivan Radev

      Version of Record online: 27 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38780

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    11. A new softening agent for melt spinning of softwood kraft lignin (pages 1274–1279)

      Ylva Nordström, Ida Norberg, Elisabeth Sjöholm and Rickard Drougge

      Version of Record online: 3 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38795

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    12. Linear viscoelastic behavior of compatibilized PMMA/PP blends (pages 1280–1289)

      Adriana Martinelli Catelli de Souza, Patrícia Schmid Calvão and Nicole Raymonde Demarquette

      Version of Record online: 3 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38809

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    13. Microstructure and shape memory effect of acidic carbon nanotubes reinforced polyvinyl alcohol nanocomposites (pages 1299–1305)

      Fei-Peng Du, En-Zhou Ye, Chak-Yin Tang, Sun-Pui Ng, Xing-Ping Zhou and Xiao-Lin Xie

      Version of Record online: 3 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38807

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    14. Adsorption of lactic acid onto three ionic liquid-modified porous polymers (pages 1306–1313)

      Baokun Tang, Minglei Tian and Kyung Ho Row

      Version of Record online: 3 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38813

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    15. Dual rheological responses in Ag pastes (pages 1328–1333)

      Hu Zhou, Junui Hong, Longhai Piao and Sang-Ho Kim

      Version of Record online: 5 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38761

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    16. New damping materials by fabrication of ACM/PVC alloy into hollow fibers (pages 1334–1339)

      Mingjun Li, Yan Cheng, Yongwen Xu and Yuancheng Qin

      Version of Record online: 5 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38821

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    17. Exfoliated polymer nanocomposites by in situ coprecipitation of layered double hydroxides in a polymer matrix (pages 1345–1349)

      Julien Gaume, Sandrine Therias, Fabrice Leroux, Agnès Rivaton and Jean-Luc Gardette

      Version of Record online: 5 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38831

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    18. Electrospinning core-shell nanofibers for interfacial toughening and self-healing of carbon-fiber/epoxy composites (pages 1383–1393)

      Xiang-Fa Wu, Arifur Rahman, Zhengping Zhou, David D. Pelot, Suman Sinha-Ray, Bin Chen, Scott Payne and Alexander L. Yarin

      Version of Record online: 10 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38838

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    19. Encapsulation of magnetic nickel nanoparticles via inverse miniemulsion polymerization (pages 1426–1433)

      Ana Paula Romio, Heloísa H. Rodrigues, Augusto Peres, Alexandre Da Cas Viegas, Elena Kobitskaya, Ulrich Ziener, Katharina Landfester, Claudia Sayer and Pedro H. H. Araújo

      Version of Record online: 12 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38840

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    20. Preparation and properties of covalently colored polymer latex based on a new anthraquinone monomer (pages 1484–1490)

      Botian Li, Jie Shen, Yiming Jiang, Jishuai Wang and Chengyou Kan

      Version of Record online: 12 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38848

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    21. A comparative study on some properties of wood plastic composites using canola stalk, Paulownia, and nanoclay (pages 1491–1498)

      Meysam Zahedi, Taghi Tabarsa, Alireza Ashori, Mehrab Madhoushi and Alireza Shakeri

      Version of Record online: 12 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38849

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    22. Multicolor electrochromism of low-bandgap copolymers based on pyrrole and 3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene: Fine-tuning colors through feed ratio (pages 1506–1512)

      Zhang Zhao-yang, Tao Yi-jie, Xu Xiao-qian, Zhou Yong-jiang, Cheng Hai-feng and Zheng Wen-wei

      Version of Record online: 13 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38777

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    23. Recycling of waste PET-bottles using dimethyl sulfoxide and hydrotalcite catalyst (pages 1513–1519)

      Vivek Sharma, Priyanka Parashar, Priyanka Srivastava, Santosh kumar, D. D. Agarwal and Neelam Richharia

      Version of Record online: 13 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38829

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    24. Poly (D,L) lactic acid blending with vitamin E increases polymer hemocompatibility: An hydrophilic effect (pages 1527–1533)

      Filippo Renò, Geo Paul, Manuela Rizzi, Giorgio Gatti and Leonardo Marchese

      Version of Record online: 15 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38841

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    25. The effects of binder on the physical and mechanical properties of chemically treated sawdust-reinforced polypropylene composites (pages 1534–1540)

      M. A. M. Mohd Idrus, Sinin Hamdan, Md. Saiful Islam, Ahmad Azmeer Roslee and Habibur Rahman Sobuz

      Version of Record online: 15 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38842

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    26. Boron removal by liquid-phase polymer-based retention technique using poly(glycidyl methacrylate N-methyl D-glucamine) (pages 1541–1545)

      Julio Sánchez, Bernabé L. Rivas, Eliza Nazar, Marek Bryjak and Nalan Kabay

      Version of Record online: 15 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38851

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    27. Morphology, interfacial interaction, and properties of a novel bioelastomer reinforced by silica and carbon black (pages 1546–1554)

      Runguo Wang, Hui Yao, Weiwei Lei, Xinxin Zhou, Liqun Zhang, Kuo-chih Hua and Joseph Kulig

      Version of Record online: 15 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38865

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    28. Removal of low concentration Cr(VI) from aqueous solution by modified wheat straw (pages 1555–1562)

      Xiao-Feng Sun, Zhanxin Jing, Haihong Wang and Yajing Li

      Version of Record online: 15 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38858

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    29. Preparation of PNHMPA/PEG interpenetrating polymer networks gel and its application for phase change fibers (pages 1563–1568)

      Hong Zhang, Shurui Yang, Hui Liu, Yanping Fang, Shuwen Jiang, Jing Guo and Yumei Gong

      Version of Record online: 18 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38654

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    30. Effects of various liquid organic solvents on solvent-induced crystallization of amorphous poly(lactic acid) film (pages 1607–1617)

      Shuichi Sato, Daiki Gondo, Takayuki Wada, Shinji Kanehashi and Kazukiyo Nagai

      Version of Record online: 18 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38833

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    31. Resin film infusion: Toward structural composites with nanofillers (pages 1618–1624)

      Anoop Anand, Rahul Harshe and Makarand Joshi

      Version of Record online: 18 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38855

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    32. Polysulfone microcapsules with different wall morphology (pages 1625–1636)

      Cinta Panisello, Brisa Peña, Tània Gumí and Ricard Garcia-Valls

      Version of Record online: 18 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/app.38868

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