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Revisiting the Anionic Polymerization of Methyl Ethacrylate

Kennemur, J. G., Bates, F. S. & Hillmyer, M. A. Jan 5 2018 In : Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics. 219, 1, 1700282

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

polymerization
polymers
scattering
Anionic polymerization
Molar mass
2017
48 Citations

50th anniversary perspective: Block polymers-pure potential

Bates, C. M. & Bates, F. S. 2017 In : Macromolecules. 50, 1, p. 3-22 20 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewReview article

Macromolecules
Block copolymers
Surface-Active Agents
Physics
Trajectories
1 Citations

Accelerating self-consistent field theory of block polymers in a variable unit cell

Arora, A., Morse, D. C., Bates, F. S. & Dorfman, K. D. Jun 28 2017 In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 146, 24, 244902

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

self consistent fields
polymers
cells
Phase behavior
Computational efficiency

Block Copolymer Micelle Toughened Isotactic Polypropylene

Xu, J., Howard, M. J., Mittal, V. & Bates, F. S. Sep 12 2017 In : Macromolecules. 50, 17, p. 6421-6432 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Polypropylenes
Micelles
Block copolymers
Rubber
ethylene
3 Citations

Chemical End Group Modified Diblock Copolymers Elucidate Anchor and Chain Mechanism of Membrane Stabilization

Houang, E. M., Haman, K. J., Kim, M., Zhang, W., Lowe, D. A., Sham, Y. Y., Lodge, T. P., Hackel, B. J., Bates, F. S. & Metzger, J. M. Jul 3 2017 In : Molecular Pharmaceutics. 14, 7, p. 2333-2339 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Membranes
polypropylene glycol
Poloxamer
Ethylene Oxide
Muscular Dystrophies
17 Citations

Combining polyethylene and polypropylene: Enhanced performance with PE/iPP multiblock polymers

Eagan, J. M., Xu, J., Di Girolamo, R., Thurber, C. M., Macosko, C. W., La Pointe, A. M., Bates, F. S. & Coates, G. W. Feb 24 2017 In : Science. 355, 6327, p. 814-816 3 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Polypropylenes
Polyethylene
Polymers
Recycling
Alkenes
3 Citations

Conformational Asymmetry and Quasicrystal Approximants in Linear Diblock Copolymers

Schulze, M. W., Lewis, R. M., Lettow, J. H., Hickey, R. J., Gillard, T. M., Hillmyer, M. A. & Bates, F. S. May 16 2017 In : Physical Review Letters. 118, 20, 207801

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

copolymers
asymmetry
minorities
x ray scattering
self consistent fields
3 Citations

Direct Observation of Nanostructures during Aqueous Dissolution of Polymer/Drug Particles

Ricarte, R. G., Li, Z., Johnson, L. M., Ting, J. M., Reineke, T. M., Bates, F. S., Hillmyer, M. A. & Lodge, T. P. Apr 25 2017 In : Macromolecules. 50, 8, p. 3143-3152 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Nanostructures
Polymers
Dissolution
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Dispersions

Effect of Branching and Molecular Weight on Heterogeneous Catalytic Deuterium Exchange in Polyolefins

Zeng, Y., López-Barrón, C. R., Kang, S., Eberle, A. P. R., Lodge, T. P. & Bates, F. S. Sep 12 2017 In : Macromolecules. 50, 17, p. 6849-6860 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Deuterium
Molecular weight
PL 732
Polyolefins
Labeling
3 Citations

Enhanced Performance of Blended Polymer Excipients in Delivering a Hydrophobic Drug through the Synergistic Action of Micelles and HPMCAS

Li, Z., Johnson, L. M., Ricarte, R. G., Yao, L. J., Hillmyer, M. A., Bates, F. S. & Lodge, T. P. Mar 21 2017 In : Langmuir. 33, 11, p. 2837-2848 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

hydroxypropylmethylcellulose acetate succinate
Excipients
Micelles
Polymers
Pharmaceutical Preparations
cadmium selenides
glycols
ethylene
quantum dots
ligands
5 Citations

Impact of Polymer Excipient Molar Mass and End Groups on Hydrophobic Drug Solubility Enhancement

Johnson, L. M., Li, Z., LaBelle, A. J., Bates, F. S., Lodge, T. P. & Hillmyer, M. A. Feb 14 2017 In : Macromolecules. 50, 3, p. 1102-1112 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Molar mass
Excipients
Polymers
Solubility
Pharmaceutical Preparations
2 Citations

Molecular Alignment in Polyethylene during Cold Drawing Using In-Situ SANS and Raman Spectroscopy

López-Barrón, C. R., Zeng, Y., Schaefer, J. J., Eberle, A. P. R., Lodge, T. P. & Bates, F. S. May 9 2017 In : Macromolecules. 50, 9, p. 3627-3636 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Molecular orientation
Polyethylene
Neutron scattering
Stretching
Raman spectroscopy
4 Citations

Morphological consequences of frustration in ABC triblock polymers

Radlauer, M. R., Sinturel, C., Asai, Y., Arora, A., Bates, F. S., Dorfman, K. D. & Hillmyer, M. A. Jan 1 2017 In : Macromolecules. 50, 1, p. 446-458 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Polymers
Thin films
Terpolymers
Styrene
Volume fraction
2 Citations

PEO-PPO Diblock Copolymers Protect Myoblasts from Hypo-Osmotic Stress in Vitro Dependent on Copolymer Size, Composition, and Architecture

Kim, M., Haman, K. J., Houang, E. M., Zhang, W., Yannopoulos, D., Metzger, J. M., Bates, F. S. & Hackel, B. J. Jul 10 2017 In : Biomacromolecules. 18, 7, p. 2090-2101 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Polyethylene oxides
Block copolymers
Copolymers
Chemical analysis
Osmotic Pressure

POLYMER day: Outreach experiments for high school students

Ting, J. M., Ricarte, R. G., Schneiderman, D. K., Saba, S. A., Jiang, Y., Hillmyer, M. A., Bates, F. S., Reineke, T. M., Macosko, C. W. & Lodge, T. P. Nov 14 2017 In : Journal of Chemical Education. 94, 11, p. 1629-1638 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Polymers
Students
Experiments
experiment
school

Rheological characterization and thermal modeling of polyolefins for process design and tailored interfaces

Jordan, A. M., Kim, K., Bates, F. S., Macosko, C. W., Jaffer, S. & Lhost, O. May 5 2017 Novel Trends in Rheology VII. American Institute of Physics Inc., Vol. 1843, 050001

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

adhesion
polypropylene
polyethylenes
examination
heat transfer
12 Citations

Thermal processing of diblock copolymer melts mimics metallurgy

Kim, K., Schulze, M. W., Arora, A., Lewis, R. M., Hillmyer, M. A., Dorfman, K. D. & Bates, F. S. May 5 2017 In : Science. 356, 6337, p. 520-523 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Metallurgy
Hot Temperature
Temperature
Transition Temperature
History
1 Citations

When convergent syntheses of graft block copolymers diverge: The treachery of chemical images

Maher, M. J., Schibur, H. J. & Bates, F. S. Sep 15 2017 In : Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry. 55, 18, p. 3097-3104 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Graft copolymers
Block copolymers
Ethylmaleimide
Styrene
Grafts
2016
9 Citations

Addition of Corona Block Homopolymer Retards Chain Exchange in Solutions of Block Copolymer Micelles

Lu, J., Bates, F. S. & Lodge, T. P. Mar 8 2016 In : Macromolecules. 49, 4, p. 1405-1413 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Micelles
Homopolymerization
Block copolymers
Ion exchange
squalane
19 Citations

Broadly Accessible Self-Consistent Field Theory for Block Polymer Materials Discovery

Arora, A., Qin, J., Morse, D. C., Delaney, K. T., Fredrickson, G. H., Bates, F. S. & Dorfman, K. D. Jul 12 2016 In : Macromolecules. 49, 13, p. 4675-4690 16 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Block copolymers
Terpolymers
Software packages
Personal computers
Websites
14 Citations

Chemically Recyclable Biobased Polyurethanes

Schneiderman, D. K., Vanderlaan, M. E., Mannion, A. M., Panthani, T. R., Batiste, D. C., Wang, J. Z., Bates, F. S., Macosko, C. W. & Hillmyer, M. A. Apr 19 2016 In : ACS Macro Letters. 5, 4, p. 515-518 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Polyurethanes
Petroleum
Foams
Recycling
delta-valerolactone
28 Citations

Cornucopia of Nanoscale Ordered Phases in Sphere-Forming Tetrablock Terpolymers

Chanpuriya, S., Kim, K., Zhang, J., Lee, S., Arora, A., Dorfman, K. D., Delaney, K. T., Fredrickson, G. H. & Bates, F. S. May 24 2016 In : ACS Nano. 10, 5, p. 4961-4972 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Terpolymers
Temperature
temperature
Order disorder transitions
Styrene
10 Citations

Design of Graft Block Polymer Thermoplastics

Zhang, J., Schneiderman, D. K., Li, T., Hillmyer, M. A. & Bates, F. S. Dec 13 2016 In : Macromolecules. 49, 23, p. 9108-9118 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Graft copolymers
Grafts
Thermoplastics
Block copolymers
Crystallization
26 Citations

Dodecagonal quasicrystalline order in a diblock copolymer melt

Gillard, T. M., Lee, S. & Bates, F. S. May 10 2016 In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 113, 19, p. 5167-5172 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Transition Temperature
Temperature
Micelles
Heating
Seeds
5 Citations

Fluorine-Enriched Melt-Blown Fibers from Polymer Blends of Poly(butylene terephthalate) and a Fluorinated Multiblock Copolyester

Wang, Z., Macosko, C. W. & Bates, F. S. Jan 13 2016 In : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 8, 1, p. 754-761 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Fluorine
Polymer blends
Fibers
butylene
terephthalic acid
13 Citations

High-throughput excipient discovery enables oral delivery of poorly soluble pharmaceuticals

Ting, J. M., Tale, S., Purchel, A. A., Jones, S. D., Widanapathirana, L., Tolstyka, Z. P., Guo, L., Guillaudeu, S. J., Bates, F. S. & Reineke, T. M. Oct 26 2016 In : ACS Central Science. 2, 10, p. 748-755 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Drug products
Throughput
Polymers
Excipients
Pharmaceutical Preparations
2 Citations

Impact of molecular weight and comonomer content on catalytic hydrogen-deuterium exchange in polyolefins

Kang, S., Zeng, Y., Lodge, T. P., Bates, F. S., Brant, P. & López-Barrón, C. R. Oct 12 2016 In : Polymer (United Kingdom). 102, p. 99-105 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Polyolefins
Deuterium
Molecular weight
Hydrogen
PL 732
4 Citations

Intracoronary Poloxamer 188 Prevents Reperfusion Injury in a Porcine Model of ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction

Bartos, J. A., Matsuura, T. R., Tsangaris, A., Olson, M., McKnite, S. H., Rees, J. N., Haman, K., Shekar, K. C., Riess, M. L., Bates, F. S., Metzger, J. M. & Yannopoulos, D. Jun 1 2016 In : JACC: Basic to Translational Science. 1, 4, p. 224-234 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewReview article

Poloxamer
Reperfusion Injury
Swine
ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction
Reperfusion
5 Citations

Lithium Salt-Induced Microstructure and Ordering in Diblock Copolymer/Homopolymer Blends

Irwin, M. T., Hickey, R. J., Xie, S., Bates, F. S. & Lodge, T. P. Jul 12 2016 In : Macromolecules. 49, 13, p. 4839-4849 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Polyethylene oxides
Homopolymerization
Lithium
Block copolymers
Salts

Nanofibers from water-extractable melt-blown immiscible polymer blends

Wang, Z., Liu, X., Macosko, C. W. & Bates, F. S. Sep 28 2016 In : Polymer (United Kingdom). 101, p. 269-273 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Polymer blends
Nanofibers
Water
Fibers
Fabrication

Phase Behavior of Diblock Copolymer-Homopolymer Ternary Blends: Congruent First-Order Lamellar-Disorder Transition

Hickey, R. J., Gillard, T. M., Irwin, M. T., Morse, D. C., Lodge, T. P. & Bates, F. S. Oct 25 2016 In : Macromolecules. 49, 20, p. 7928-7944 17 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Phase behavior
Homopolymerization
Block copolymers
Chemical analysis
Volume fraction
1 Citations

Rouse–Bueche theory and the calculation of the monomeric friction coefficient in a filled system

Martinetti, L., Macosko, C. W. & Bates, F. S. Aug 1 2016 In : Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics. 54, 15, p. 1437-1442 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

rubber
coefficient of friction
polymers
estimates
Rubber
6 Citations

Structure-conductivity relationships in ordered and disordered salt-doped diblock copolymer/homopolymer blends

Irwin, M. T., Hickey, R. J., Xie, S., So, S., Bates, F. S. & Lodge, T. P. Sep 27 2016 In : Macromolecules. 49, 18, p. 6928-6939 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Homopolymerization
Block copolymers
Salts
Polyethylene oxides
Order disorder transitions
6 Citations

Synergistic Toughening of Epoxy Modified by Graphene and Block Copolymer Micelles

Li, T., He, S., Stein, A., Francis, L. F. & Bates, F. S. Dec 27 2016 In : Macromolecules. 49, 24, p. 9507-9520 14 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Graphite
Toughening
Micelles
Block copolymers
Composite materials
13 Citations

Synthesis and rheology of branched multiblock polymers based on polylactide

Mannion, A. M., Bates, F. S. & Macosko, C. W. Jun 28 2016 In : Macromolecules. 49, 12, p. 4587-4598 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Rheology
Toughness
Polymers
dilactide
poly(lactide)
26 Citations

Tough and Sustainable Graft Block Copolymer Thermoplastics

Zhang, J., Li, T., Mannion, A. M., Schneiderman, D. K., Hillmyer, M. A. & Bates, F. S. Mar 15 2016 In : ACS Macro Letters. 5, 3, p. 407-412 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Graft copolymers
Thermoplastics
Block copolymers
Hypromellose Derivatives
Microphase separation
6 Citations

Toughened Isotactic Polypropylene: Phase Behavior and Mechanical Properties of Blends with Strategically Designed Random Copolymer Modifiers

Xu, J., Mittal, V. & Bates, F. S. Sep 13 2016 In : Macromolecules. 49, 17, p. 6497-6506 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Polypropylenes
Phase behavior
Copolymers
Mechanical properties
ethylene
20 Citations

Toughening Glassy Poly(lactide) with Block Copolymer Micelles

Li, T., Zhang, J., Schneiderman, D. K., Francis, L. F. & Bates, F. S. Mar 15 2016 In : ACS Macro Letters. 5, 3, p. 359-364 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Toughening
Polyethylene oxides
Micelles
Block copolymers
Oxides
10 Citations

Water droplet spreading and imbibition on superhydrophilic poly(butylene terephthalate) melt-blown fiber mats

Wang, Z., Espin, L., Bates, F. S., Kumar, S. & Macosko, C. W. Jun 2 2016 In : Chemical Engineering Science. 146, p. 104-114 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Hydrolysis
Water
Fibers
terephthalic acid
butylene
2015
20 Citations

Bottlebrush Block Polymers: Quantitative Theory and Experiments

Dalsin, S. J., Rions-Maehren, T. G., Beam, M. D., Bates, F. S., Hillmyer, M. A. & Matsen, M. W. Nov 6 2015 In : ACS Nano. 9, 12, p. 12233-12245 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Block copolymers
Molecules
Experiments
polymers
exponents
15 Citations

Bundled postconditioning therapies improve hemodynamics and neurologic recovery after 17 min of untreated cardiac arrest

Bartos, J. A., Matsuura, T. R., Sarraf, M., Youngquist, S. T., McKnite, S. H., Rees, J. N., Sloper, D. T., Bates, F. S., Segal, N., Debaty, G., Lurie, K. G., Neumar, R. W., Metzger, J. M., Riess, M. L. & Yannopoulos, D. Jan 1 2015 In : Resuscitation. 87, p. 7-13 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Heart Arrest
Nervous System
Hemodynamics
Therapeutics
4 Citations

Commensurability and finite size effects in lattice simulations of diblock copolymers

Arora, A., Morse, D. C., Bates, F. S. & Dorfman, K. D. Jun 28 2015 In : Soft Matter. 11, 24, p. 4862-4867 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

copolymers
simulation
Block copolymers
Monte Carlo simulation
Polymer melts
15 Citations

Crystallization and Mechanical Properties of Poly(l-lactide)-Based Rubbery/Semicrystalline Multiblock Copolymers

Panthani, T. R. & Bates, F. S. Jul 14 2015 In : Macromolecules. 48, 13, p. 4529-4540 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Crystallization
Copolymers
Mechanical properties
dilactide
Block copolymers
11 Citations

Deconstructing HPMCAS: Excipient Design to Tailor Polymer-Drug Interactions for Oral Drug Delivery

Ting, J. M., Navale, T. S., Jones, S. D., Bates, F. S. & Reineke, T. M. Oct 12 2015 In : ACS Biomaterial Science and Engineering. 1, 10, p. 978-990 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

hydroxypropylmethylcellulose acetate succinate
Drug interactions
Excipients
Drug delivery
Polymers
10 Citations

Deformation Processes in Block Copolymer Toughened Epoxies

Declet-Perez, C., Francis, L. F. & Bates, F. S. Jun 9 2015 In : Macromolecules. 48, 11, p. 3672-3684 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Block copolymers
Toughness
Micelles
Cavitation
Rubber
5 Citations

Determination of the Lamellae-to-Disorder Heat of Transition in a Short Diblock Copolymer by Relaxation Calorimetry

Gillard, T. M., Phelan, D., Leighton, C. & Bates, F. S. Jul 14 2015 In : Macromolecules. 48, 13, p. 4733-4741 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Calorimetry
Block copolymers
Phase transitions
Hot Temperature
Order disorder transitions
epoxy resins
toughness
ethylene oxide
tetrahydrofuran
block copolymers
14 Citations

Fluctuations, phase transitions, and latent heat in short diblock copolymers: Comparison of experiment, simulation, and theory

Gillard, T. M., Medapuram, P., Morse, D. C. & Bates, F. S. Apr 28 2015 In : Macromolecules. 48, 8, p. 2801-2811 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Order disorder transitions
Latent heat
Block copolymers
Phase transitions
Experiments