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Selected Papers

Multi-component polymer systems and Melt-grafting of Polymers

  1. Jialin Li, Xu-Ming Xie, "Reconsideration on the Mechanism of Free Radical Melt Grafting of Glycidyl Methacrylate on Polyolefin", Polymer, Vol. 53, 2197-2204(2012)
  2. Dong Wang, Yan Li, Xu-Ming Xie and Bao-Hua Guo, "Compatibilization and morphology development of immiscible ternary polymer blends", Polymer 52(1), 191-200(2011)
  3. Li Y, Wang D, Zhang JM, Xie XM, "Compatibilization and Toughening of Immiscible Ternary Blends of Polyamide 6, Polypropylene (or a Propylene-Ethylene Copolymer), and Polystyrene", J. Appl. Polym. Sci., Vol. 119(3) : 1652-1658(2011)
  4. Jing Zhang, Xuming Xie, "Influence of addition of silica particles on reaction-induced phase separation and properties of epoxy/PEI blends", Composites: Part B, 42, 2163–2169(2011)
  5. Xian Wan, Jun Xu, Xu-Ming Xie and Bao-Hua Guo, "Revealing formation process of microcapsules during in situ polymerization via confocal laser scanning fluorescence microscopy", Colloid & Polymer Science, Vol. 289, No. 15, 1719-1728(2011)
  6. Yan Li, Dong Wang, Jia-Min Zhang, Xu-Ming Xie, "Influences of component ratio of minor phases and charge sequence on the morphology and mechanical properties of PP/PS/PA6 ternary blends", Polym. Bull. 66:841–852(2011)
  7. Weizhong Yuan, Zhengda Zhao, Jinying Yuan, Shuying Gu, Fengbo Zhang, Xuming Xie and Jie Ren, "Synthesis of pH- and temperature-responsive chitosan-graft-poly[2-(N,N- dimethylamino) ethyl methacrylate] copolymer and gold nanoparticle stabilization by its micelles", Polymer International 60, 194-201(2011)
  8. Dong Wang, Xu-Ming Xie, Jinder Jow, Hong-Yu Chen, Shih-Yaw Lai, "Styrene-Assisted Melt Free Radical Grafting of Pentaerythritol Triacrylate onto Polypropylene and Its Crystallization Behavior", J. Appl. Polym. Sci., Vol.108, Issue 3, 1737-1743(2008)
  9. Dong Wang, Xu-Ming Xie, "Novel Strategy for Ternary Polymer Blend Compatibilization", Polymer, 47(23), 7859-7863(2006)
  10. Li-Tang Yan, Bao-Hua Guo, Jun Xu, Xu-Ming Xie, "Study Diffusion Effects on Chain Extension Reactions Based on the Reptation Theory", Polymer, 47(10), 3696-3704(2006)
  11. Li-Tang Yan, Bao-Hua Guo, Jun Xu, Xu-Ming Xie, "Monte Carlo Simulation of Diffusion Effects on Chain Extension Reactions". J. of Polym Sci. Part B: Polym. Phys., 44(19), 2902-2911(2006)
  12. Yao Li; Xu-Ming Xie*; Qi Zong; Li-Ming Tang, "Formation of Cylindrical Phase Structure in PMMA/HBP Polymer Blend Films", Polymer, 46, 12004-12009(2005)
  13. Li-Tang Yan, Zhen-Yu Qian; Bao-Hua Guo; Jun Xu; Xu-Ming Xie, "Monte Carlo Simulation of Chain Extension Using Bisoxazolines as Coupling Agent", Polymer, 46, 11918-11926(2005)
  14. Li-Tang Yan, Jun Xu, Bao-Hua Guo, Xu-Ming Xie, "Carboxyl Terminated Polymer Chain Extension Using a Bisoxazoline Coupling Agent: Monte Carlo Simulation", Macromolecular Theory & Simulations, 14 (9): 586-595(2005)
  15. Qi Zong, Zhi Li, Xu-Ming Xie, "Inversion of Phase Morphology in Polymer Blend Thin Films on Glass Substrate", Macromolecular chemistry and Physics, Vol. 205, No.8, 1116-1124(2004)

Confined crystallization and Phase Separation of Polymers

  1. Weichao Shi, Xu-Ming Xie, and Charles C. Han, "Frustrated Crystallization in the Coupled Viscoelastic Phase Separation", Macromolecules, 45, 8336−8346(2012)
  2. Pei-qian Yu, Li-tan Yan, Nan Chen, Xu-ming Xie. "Confined Crystallization Behaviors and Phase Morphologies of PVCH-PE-PVCH/PE Homopolymer Blends", Polymer, in press(2012)
  3. Weichao Shi, He Cheng, Fenghua Chen, Yongri Liang, Xuming Xie, Charles C. Han, "Concentric Ring Pattern Formation in a Competing Crystallization and Phase Separation Process", Macromol. Rapid Commun., 32, 1886−1890(2011)
  4. Ye HM, Wang JS, Tang S, Xu J, Feng XQ, Guo BH, Xie XM, Zhou JJ, Li L, Wu Q, Chen GQ, "Surface Stress Effects on the Bending Direction and Twisting Chirality of Lamellar Crystals of Chiral Polymer", Macromolecules 43(13): 5762-5770(2010)
  5. Yan Wang, Kun Meng, Song Hong, Xuming Xie, Chenggui Zhang and Charles C. Han, "Shear-induced crystallization in a blend of isotactic polypropylene and high density polyethylene", Polymer, Vol: 50, Issue: 2, 636-644(2009)
  6. Yan Q, Yuan JY, Zhang FB, Xie XM, "Cellulose-Based Dual Graft Molecular Brushes as Potential Drug Nanocarriers: Stimulus-Responsive Micelles, Self-Assembled Phase Transition Behavior, and Tunable Crystalline Morphologes", Biomacromolecules, Vol. 10, No. 8, 2033-2042(2009)
  7. Yongxiang Xu, Jun Xu, Dehua Liu, Baohua Guo, Xuming Xie, "Synthesis and Characterization of Biodegradable Poly(butylene succinate-co-propylene succinate)s", J. Appl. Polym. Sci., Vol. 109 Issue: 3 1881-1889 (2008)
  8. Yan-Feng Chen, Feng-Bo Zhang, Xu-Ming Xie, "Effects of Micelle Structures Formed in Selective Solvents on Crystallization Behaviors of Poly (ethylene glycol)-b-Poly (styrene) Copolymers", Polymer, 48(9), 2755-2761(2007)
  9. Wei-Zhong Yuan, Jin-Ying Yuan, Feng-Bo Zhang, Xu-Ming Xie, Cai-Yuan Pan, "Synthesis, Characterization, Crystalline Morphologies and Hydrophilicity of Brush Copolymers with Double Crystallizable Side Chains", Macromolecules, 40 (25): 9094-9102(2007)
  10. Weizhong Yuan, Jinying Yuan, Fengbo Zhang and Xuming Xie, "Syntheses, Characterization, and in Vitro Degradation of Ethyl Cellulose -graft-poly(E-caprolactone)-block-poly(L-lactide) Copolymers by Sequential Ring-Opening Polymerization", Biomacromolecules, 8, 1101-1108(2007)
  11. Yongxiang Xu, Jun Xu, Baohua Guo, Xuming Xie, "Crystallization kinetics and morphology of biodegradable poly(butylene succinate-co-propylene succinate)s", J. of Polym. Sci., Part B-Polym. Phys. 45 (4): 420-428(2007)
  12. Peiqian Yu, Xuming Xie, Zhen Wang, Hongsheng Li and Frank S. Bates, "Control of the confined and unconfined crystallization in glassy-crystalline poly(vinylcyclohexane)-b-poly(ethylene)-b-poly-(vinylcyclohexane) triblock copolymer in solution", Polymer, 47, 1460-1464(2006)
  13. Peiqian Yu, Xuming Xie, Tao Wang, Frank S. Bates, "Investigation of Crystallization of PVCH-PE-PVCH Triblock Copolymer in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide", J. Appl. Polym.Sci., 102 (3): 2584-2589 (2006)

Polymer assisted assembly of Low-dimensional Nanomaterials

  1. Yi-Tao Liu, Xu-Ming Xie and Xiong-Ying Ye, "Tuning the solubility of boron nitride nanosheets in organic solvents by using block copolymer as a "Janus" modifier", Chemical Communications, in press (2012)
  2. Nan Chen, Yi-Tao Liu, Xu-Ming Xie*, Xiong-Ying Ye, Xu Feng, Yan-Feng Chen, Yan-Hua Wang, "High-concentration aliphatic and aromatic dispersions of single- and few-layer graphene noncovalently modified by block copolymer crystallization", Carbon, Vol. 50, 4760-4754(2012)
  3. Yi-Tao Liu, Ming Dang, Xu-Ming Xie*, Xiong-Ying Ye, "Synergistic effect of Cu(2+)-coordinated carbon nanotube/graphene network on the electrical and mechanical properties of polymer nanocomposites", J of Materials Chemistry, Vol. 21, No. 46, 18723-18729(2011)
  4. Yi-Tao Liu, Ji-Min Yang, Xu-Ming Xie, Xiong-Ying Ye, "Polystyrene-grafted graphene with improved solubility in organic solvents andits compatibility with polymers", Materials Chemistry and Physics, Vol. 130, No. 1-2, 794-799(2011)
  5. Yi-Tao Liu, Xu-Ming Xie*, Xiong-Ying Ye, "High-concentration organic solutions of poly(styrene-co-butadiene-co- styrene) -modified graphene sheets exfoliated from graphite", Carbon, Vol. 49, No. 11, 3529-3537(2011)
  6. Yi-Tao Liu, Qing-Ping Feng, Xu-Ming Xie*, Xiong-Ying Ye, "The production of flexible and transparent conductive films of carbon nanotube/graphene networks coordinated by divalent metal (Cu, Ca or Mg) ions", Carbon, Vol. 49, No. 10, 3371-3375(2011)
  7. Wei-ru Wang, Xu-ming Xie, Xiong-ying Ye, "Crystallization induced block copolymer decoration on carbon nanotubes", Carbon, Vol. 48, No. 5, 1680-1683(2010)
  8. Yi-Tao Liu, Zhi-Ling Zhang, Wei Zhao, Xu-Ming Xie, and Xiong-Ying Ye, "Selective self-assembly of surface-functionalized carbon nanotubes in block copolymer template", Carbon, Vol. 47, No. 7, 1883-1885(2009)
  9. Wei Zhao, Yi-Tao Liu, Qing-Ping Feng, Xu-Ming Xie, Xiao-Hao Wangb, Xiong-Ying Ye, "Dispersion and Noncovalent Modification of Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes by Various Polystyrene-based Polymers", J. Appl. Polym. Sci., Vol. 108, Issue: 3, 1737-1743(2008)
  10. Qing-Ping Feng, Xu-Ming Xie, Yi-Tao Liu, Wei Zhao, Yan-Fang Gao, Xiao-Hao Wangb, Xiong-Ying Yeb, "Length sorting of multi-walled carbon nanotubes by high speed centrifugation", Carbon, 45, 2307-2310(2007)
  11. Yi-Tao Liua, Xu-Ming Xiea, Yan-Fang Gaoa, Qing-Ping Fenga, Lin-Rui Guob, Xiao-Hao Wangb, Xiong-Ying Yeb, "Gas flow directed assembly of carbon nanotubes into horizontal arrays", Materials Letter, 61(2): 334-338(2007)
  12. Qing-Ping Feng, Xu-Ming Xie, Yi-Tao Liu, Wei Zhao, Yan-Fang Gao, Xiao-Hao Wangb, Xiong-Ying Ye, "Synthesis of Hyperbranched Aromatic Polyamide-imide and Its Grafting onto MWNTs", J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 106 (4): 2413-2421(2007)
  13. Yi-Tao Liu, Xu-Ming Xie, Yan-Fang Gao, Qing-Ping Feng, Lin-Rui Guo, Xiao-Hao Wang and Xiong-Ying Ye, "Polymer-assisted assembly of carbon nanotubes via a template-based method", Carbon, 44, 599-602(2006)
  14. Yi-Tao Liu, Wei Zhao, Zhen-Yu Huang, Yan-Fang Gao, Xu-Ming Xie*, Xiao-Hao Wang and Xiong-Ying Ye, "Noncovalent surface modification of carbon nanotubes for solubility in organic solvents", Carbon, 44, 1613-1616(2006)

Numerical simulation for phase separation of polymer mixtures

  1. Li-Tan Yan, Xu-Ming Xie, "Computational modeling and simulation of nanoparticle self-assembly in polymeric systems: Structures, properties and external field effects", Progress in Polymer Science, in press (2012)
  2. Jia-Lin Li, Li-Tang Yan, Xu-Ming Xie, "Phase Dynamics and Wetting Layer Formation Mechanisms of Pattern-Directed Phase Separation in Binary Polymer Mixture Films with Asymmetry Compositions", Polymer, Vol. 50, No. 9, 2172-2180(2009)
  3. Yan LT, Li JL, Zhang FB, Xie XM, "Surface-directed phase separation via a two-step quench process in binary polymer mixture films with asymmetry compositions", J. Physical Chemistry B, Vol. 112 Issue: 29 8499-8506(2008)
  4. Li-Tang Yan, Jialin Li, Xu-Ming Xie, "Three-dimensional numerical simulations of lamellar structure via two-step surface-directed phase separation in polymer blend films", J. Chemical Physics, Vol. 128, Issue: 22, Article Number: 224906 (2008)
  5. Li-Tang Yan, Jia-Lin Li, Yao Li, Xu-Ming Xie, "Kinetic Pathway of Pattern-Directed Phase Separation in Binary Polymer mixture Films", Macromolecules, Vol.: 41 Issue: 10, 3605-3612(2008)
  6. Li-Tang Yan, Xu-Ming Xie, "The phase dynamics and wetting layer formation mechanisms in two-step surface-directed spinodal decomposition", J. Chemical Physics, Volume: 128 Issue: 15 Article Number: 154702(2008)
  7. Li-Tang Yan, Xu-Ming Xie, "Lamellar morphology induced by two-step surface-directed spinodal decomposition in binary polymer mixture films", J. Chemical Physics, Vol.128, Issue: 3 Article Number: 034901(2008)
  8. Li-Tang Yan, Xu-Ming Xie, "Two-Step Surface-Directed Spinodal Decomposition in Polymer Binary Mixtures", J. Chemical Physics, 126 (6): Art. No. 064908 (2007)
  9. Li-Tang Yan, Xu-Ming Xie, "Numerical Simulation of Substrate Effects on Spinodal Decomposition in Polymer Binary Mixture: Effects of the Surface Potential", Polymer, 47(18), 6472-6480(2006)
  10. Li-Tang Yan, Xu-Ming Xie*, "Numerical Simulation of Surface Effects on Spinodal Decomposition in Polymer Binary Mixture: Quench Depth Dependence", Mcromolecules, 39, 2388-2397(2006)
  11. Li-Tang Yan, Xu-Ming Xie*, "The Morphology and dynamics of Substrate Effects on Spinodal Decomposition in Binary Mixtures with Short-range Potential", Macromolecular Theory & Simulations, 15, 226-237(2006)
  12. Li-Tang Yan, Xu-Ming Xie, "Numerical Simulation of Substrate Effects on Spinodal Decomposition in Polymer Binary Mixture: Morphology and Dynamics", Polymer, Vol.46, Issue 18, 7684-7694 (2005)

Polymer gels and colloids

  1. Jun Yang, Chun-Rui Han, Jiu-Fang Duan, Ming-Guo Ma, Xue-Ming Zhang, Feng Xu, Run-Cang Sun and Xu-Ming Xie. "Studies on the properties and formation mechanism of flexible nanocomposite hydrogels from cullulose nanocrystals and poly(acrylic acid)", J of Materials Chemistry, Vol. 21, in press (2012)
  2. Yang, Jun; Gong, Cheng; Shi, Fu-Kuan; Xie, Xu-Ming. "High Strength of Physical Hydrogels Based on Poly(acrylic acid)-G-Poly(ethylene glycol) methyl ether: Role of Chain Architecture on Hydrogels Properties", Journal of Physical Chemistry B, in press(2012)
  3. Yang Jun; Wang Xi-Ping; Xie Xu-Ming. "In situ synthesys of Poly(acrylic acid) Physical Hydrogels from Silica Nanoparticles", Soft Matter, Vol. 8, No.4, 1058-1063(2012)
  4. Jun Yang, Fu-Kuan Shi, Cheng Gong, Xu-Ming Xie, "Dual cross-linked networks hydrogels with unique swelling behavior and high mechanical strength: Based on silica nanoparticle and hydrophobic association", J. Colloid & Interface Science, Vol. 381, No. 4, 107-115(2012)
  5. Xian Wan, Da-We Lin, Ying-Ru Li, Li-Na He, Xu-Ming Xie, Bao-Hua Guo, "Facile method to prepare monodisperse polystyrene particles by hydrothermal process", Micro & Nano Letters, Vol. 7, No. 6, 585-588(2012)