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    • Nucleobase-Functionalized ABC Triblock Copolymers: Self-assembly of Supramolecular Architectures 

      Zhang, Keren; Fahs, Gregory B.; Aiba, Motohiro; Moore, Robert Bowen; Long, Timothy E. (The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2014-06-24)
      RAFT polymerization afforded acrylic ABC triblock copolymers with self-complementary nucleobase-functionalized external blocks and a low-Tg soft central block. ABC triblock copolymers self-assembled into well-defined ...
    • Environmental science and engineering applications of nanocellulose-based nanocomposites 

      Wei, Haoran; Rodriguez, Katia; Renneckar, Scott; Vikesland, Peter J. (The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2014-06-26)
      Compared with cellulose, the primary component of the paper we use every day, nanocellulose has a much smaller diameter (typically <10 nm) that renders it many unique properties. Amongst many others, these properties include ...
    • Olefin cross-metathesis, a mild, modular approach to functionalized cellulose esters 

      Meng, Xiangtao; Matson, John B.; Edgar, Kevin J. (The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2014-09-02)
      Olefin cross-metathesis has been demonstrated to be a modular pathway for synthesis of a series of functionalized cellulose esters. As a proof of concept, cellulose acetate was acylated with two terminally olefinic acid ...
    • SBIO Newsletter, Fall 2014 

      Sustainable Biomaterials (Virginia Tech, 2014-11-10)
      This is the intradepartmental newsletter for Virginia Tech’s Department of Sustainable Biomaterials
    • Food Digest : 2015 

      Virginia Tech. Food Science and Technology Department (Virginia Tech. Food Science and Technology Department, 2015)
      Message from the Department Head: Greetings! I hope this newsletter gives you an indication of the Department of Food Science and Technology’s busy year. One highlight was March 21, 2014 — celebrating the grand opening of ...
    • Natural product-based nanomedicine: recent advances and issues 

      Watkins, R.; Wu, L.; Zhang, C.; Davis, R. M.; Xu, B. (Dove Medical Press Ltd, 2015-01-01)
    • Toxicity of Particulate Matter from Incineration of Nanowaste 

      Vejerano, Eric P.; Ma, Yanjun; Holder, Amara L.; Pruden, Amy; Elankumaran, Subbiah; Marr, Linsey C. (The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015-01-13)
      Disposal of some nanomaterial-containing waste by incineration and the subsequent formation of particulate matter (PM) along with hazardous combustion by-products are inevitable. The effect of nanomaterials on the toxicity ...
    • Femtosecond Laser Pulse Driven Melting in Gold Nanorod Aqueous Colloidal Suspension: Identification of a Transition from Stretched to Exponential Kinetics 

      Li, Yuelin; Lin, Xiao-Min; Wen, Haidan; Walko, Donald A.; Deshmukh, Sanket A.; Subbaraman, Ram; Sankaranarayanan, Subramanian K. R. S.; Gray, Stephen K.; Ho, Phay (Nature, 2015-01-30)
      Many potential industrial, medical, and environmental applications of metal nanorods rely on the physics and resultant kinetics and dynamics of the interaction of these particles with light. We report a surprising kinetics ...
    • Toxicity of Cellulose Nanocrystals: A Review 

      Roman, Maren (2015-02)
      Cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs) are a biobased nanomaterial attracting increasing interest for a range of potential applications. This article reviews the current literature on the pulmonary, oral, dermal, and cytotoxicity ...
    • SBIO Newsletter, Winter 2015 

      Sustainable Biomaterials (Virginia Tech, 2015-03-17)
      This is the intradepartmental newsletter for Virginia Tech’s Department of Sustainable Biomaterials
    • Quantum interference measurement of spin interactions in a bio-organic/semiconductor device structure 

      Deo, Vincent; Zhang, Yao; Soghomonian, Victoria G.; Heremans, Jean J. (Springer Nature, 2015-03-30)
      Quantum interference is used to measure the spin interactions between an InAs surface electron system and the iron center in the biomolecule hemin in nanometer proximity in a bio-organic/semiconductor device structure. The ...
    • Imparting functional variety to cellulose ethers via olefin cross-metathesis 

      Dong, Yifan; Edgar, Kevin J. (The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015-04-09)
      Olefin cross-metathesis is a valuable new approach for imparting functional variety to cellulose ethers. Starting from commercially available ethyl cellulose, terminally unsaturated alkyl groups were appended as metathesis ...
    • Upconverting nanocomposites dispersed in urea-containing acrylics 

      Inglefield, David Lott, Jr.; Merritt, Travis R.; Magill, Brenden A.; Long, Timothy E.; Khodaparast, Giti A. (The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015-05-08)
      Lanthanide-doped upconverting nanoparticles (UCNPs) have the ability to convert low energy photons into high energy photons, making this material appealing for a variety of scientific pursuits, from solar energy conversion ...
    • SBIO Newsletter, Spring 2015 

      Sustainable Biomaterials (Virginia Tech, 2015-05-21)
      This is the intradepartmental newsletter for Virginia Tech’s Department of Sustainable Biomaterials
    • Bioelectrochemical production of hydrogen in an innovative pressure-retarded osmosis/microbial electrolysis cell system: experiments and modeling 

      Yuan, Heyang; Lu, Yaobin; Abu-Reesh, Ibrahim M.; He, Zhen (Biomed Central Ltd, 2015-08-14)
      Background While microbial electrolysis cells (MECs) can simultaneously produce bioelectrochemical hydrogen and treat wastewater, they consume considerable energy to overcome the unfavorable thermodynamics, which is not ...
    • Ruthenium(ii)-polypyridyl zirconium(iv) metal-organic frameworks as a new class of sensitized solar cells 

      Maza, William A.; Haring, Andrew J.; Ahrenholtz, Spencer Rae; Epley, Charity Cherie; Lin, Shaoyang; Morris, Amanda J. (The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015-10-16)
      A series of Ru(II)L2L′ (L = 2,2′-bipyridyl, L′ = 2,2′-bipyridine-5,5′-dicarboxylic acid), RuDCBPY, -containing zirconium(IV) coordination polymer thin films have been prepared as sensitizing materials for solar cell ...
    • SBIO Newsletter, Fall 2015 

      Sustainable Biomaterials (Virginia Tech, 2015-10-20)
      This is the intradepartmental newsletter for Virginia Tech’s Department of Sustainable Biomaterials
    • Mechanical Performance of Yellow-Poplar Cross Laminated Timber 

      Mohamadzadeh, Milad; Hindman, Daniel (2015-12-03)
      Cross-laminated timber (CLT) is a structural wood composite material consisting of multi-layers of lumber orthogonal to each other creating massive wood panels. Development of CLT introduced a new concept of using wood in ...
    • 100163 - Materials Strategic Growth Area Research Workshop 

      Unknown author (VT Continuing and Professional Education, 2016)
      The Economical and Sustainable Materials Strategic Growth Area (Materials SGA) is committed to the development of cross-disciplinary teams that will tackle critical scientific materials challenges related to our pillars ...
    • Food Digest : 2016 

      Virginia Tech. Food Science and Technology Department (Virginia Tech. Food Science and Technology Department, 2016)
      Message from the Department Head: The newsletter is a chance for us to reflect on the many activities of the Department of Food Science and Technology over the last year and to look ahead. In our last newsletter we detailed ...