Publications

2017

Lin, CC; Cargnello, M; Murray, CB; Clarke, N; Winey, KI; Riggleman, RA; Composto, RJ, Nanorod Mobility Influences Polymer Diffusion in Polymer Nanocomposites, ACS Macro Letters 2017, 6, 869-874.

Lin, CC; Griffin, PJ; Chao, H; Hore, MJA; Ohno, K; Clarke, N; Riggleman, RA; Winey, KI; Composto, RJ, Grafted polymer chains suppress nanoparticle diffusion in athermal polymer melts, The Journal of Chemical Physics 2017, 146 (20), 203332.

Karatrantos, A; Composto, RJ; Winey, KI; Clark, N, Polymer and spherical nanoparticle diffusion in nanocomposites, The Journal of Chemical Physics 2017, 146 (20), 203331.

Parrish, E; Caporizzo, MA; Composto, RJ, Network confinement and heterogeneity slows nanoparticle diffusion in polymer gels, The Journal of Chemical Physics 2017, 146 (20), 203318.

Nalam, PC; Lee, HS; Bhatt, N; Carpick, RW; Eckmann, DM; Composto, RJ, Nanomechanics of pH-Responsive, Drug-Loaded, Bilayered Polymer Grafts, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2017, 9 (15), 12936-12948.

Lee, HS; Myers, C; Zaidel, L; Nalam, PC; Caporizzo, MA; Daep, C A.; Eckmann, DM; Masters, J; Composto, RJ, Competitive Adsorption of Polyelectrolytes onto and into Pellicle-Coated Hydroxyapatite Investigated by QCM-D and Force Spectroscopy, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2017, 9 (15), 13079-13091.

Choi, J; Clarke, N; Winey, KI; Composto, RJ, Polymer Diffusion from Attractive and Athermal Substrates, Macromolecules 2017, 50 (7), 3038-3042.

Vettleson, MJ; Li, C; Glor, EC; Ferrier, RC; Composto, RJ; Fakhraai, Z,Using in-Situ Ellipsometry to Monitor Self-Assembly of Polymer Nanocomposites during Solvent Annealing, Bulletin of the APS 2017, 62.

Composto, R, Self-Assembled Nanorods and Nanoplates in Polymer Nanocomposite Films, Bulletin of the APS 2017, 62.

Rasin, B; Lindsay, B; Ye, X; Meth, J; Murray, C; Riggleman, R; Composto, RJ, Position and orientation of gold nanorods in vertical cylinder diblock copolymer films, Bulletin of the APS 2017, 62.

Glor, EC; Ferrier, RC; Li, C; Composto, RJ; Fakhraai, Z, Out-of-plane orientation alignment and reorientation dynamics of gold nanorods in polymer nanocomposite films, Soft Matter 2017, 13 (11), 2209-2215

Grady, ME; Parrish, E; Caporizzo, MA; Composto, RJ;  Eckmann, DM, Intracellular nanoparticle dynamics affected by cytoskeletal integrity, Soft Matter 2017, 13 (9), 1873-1880.

Grady, ME; Composto, RJ; Eckmann, DM, Cytoskeletal Perturbing Drugs and Their Effect on Cell Elasticity, Mechanics of Biological Systems and Materials 2017, 6, 169-177.

2016

Griffin, PJ; Bocharova, V; Middleton, LR; Composto, RJ; Clarke, N; Schweizer, KS; Winey, KI, Influence of the bound polymer layer on nanoparticle diffusion in polymer melts, ACS Macro Letters 2016, 5, 1141-1145.

Grady, ME; Composto, RJ; Eckmann, DM, Cell elasticity with altered cytoskeletal architectures across multiple cell types, Journal of the mechanical behavior of biomedical materials 2016, 51, 197-207.

Lin, CC; Parrish, E; Composto, RJ, Macromolecule and Particle Dynamics in Confined Media, Macromolecules 2016, 49, 5755-5772.

Tung, WS; Griffin, PJ; Meth, JS; Clarke, N; Composto, RJ; Winey, KI, Temperature-Dependent Suppression of Polymer Diffusion in Polymer Nanocomposites, ACS Macro Letters 2016, 5, 735-739.

Lee, E; Xia, Y; Ferrier, RC; Kim, HN; Gharbi, MA; Stebe; KJ, Karmien, RD; Composto, RJ; Yang, S, Fine Golden Rings: Tunable Surface Plasmon Resonance from Assembled Nanorods in Topological Defects of Liquid Crystals, Advanced Materials 2016, 28, 2731-2736.

Caporizzo, MA; Robison, P; Prosser, BL; Eckmann, DM; Composto, RJ, Understanding Viscoelasticity Changes in Single Cells using Variable Indentation-Rate Viscoelastic Analysis, Biophysical Journal 2016, 110, 366a.

Ting, CL; Composto, RJ; Frischknect, AL, Orientational Control of Polymer Grafted Nanorods, Macromolecules 2016, 49, 1111-1119.

Nukala, P; Lin, CC; Composto, RJ, Agarwal, R, Ultralow-power switching via defect engineering in germanium telluride phase-change memory devices, Nature communications 2016, 7.

Ferrier, RC; Koski, J; Riggleman, RA; Composto, RJ, Engineering the Assembly of Gold Nanorods in Polymer Matrices, Macromolecules 2016, 49, 1002-1015.

Danielson, SPO; Choi, J; Composto, RJ, Retardation of shape change of Au nanorods using photo-cross-linkable ligands, Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics 2016, 54, 227.

Karatrantos, A; Clarke, N; Composto, RJ; Winey, KI, Entanglements in polymer nanocomposites containing spherical nanoparticles, Soft matter 201612, 2567-2574.

Ferrier, RC; Huang, Y; Ohno, K; Composto, RJ, Dispersion of PMMA-grafted, mesoscopic iron-oxide rods in polymer films, Soft matter 2016, 12, 2550-2556.

Rasin, B; Chao, H; Jiang, G; Wang, D; Riggleman, RA; Composto, RJ, Dispersion and alignment of nanorods in cylindrical block copolymer thin films, Soft matter 2016, 12, 2177-2185.


2015

Glor, EC; Composto, RJ; Fakhraai, Z, Glass Transition Dynamics and Fragility of Ultrathin Miscible Polymer Blend Films, Macromolecules 2015, 48, 6682-6689.

Hore, MJA; Ye, X; Ford, J; Gao, Y; Fei, J; Qu, Q; Rowan, SJ; Composto, RJ; Murray, CB; Hammouda, B, Probing the Structure, Composition, and Spatial Distribution of Ligands on Gold Nanorods, Nano letters 201515, 5730-5738.

Choi, Jl Cargnello, M; Murray, CB; Clarke, N; Winey, KI; Composto, RJ, Fast Nanorod Diffusion through Entangled Polymer Melts, ACS Macro Letter 2015, 4, 952-956.

Tung, WS; Composto, RJ; Clarke, N; Winey, KI, Anisotropic Polymer Conformations in Aligned SWCNT/PS Nanocomposites, ACS Macro Letters 2015, 4, 916-920.

Ferrier, RC Jr; Gines, G; Gasparutto, D; Pepin-Donat, B; Rannou, P; Composto, RJ, Tuning Optical Properties of Functionalized Gold Nanorods through Controlled Interactions with Organic SemiconductorsTuning Optical Properties of Functionalized Gold Nanorods through Controlled Interactions with Organic Semiconductors, The Journal of Physical Chemistry 2015, 119, 17899-17909.

Tung, WS; Composto, RJ; Riggleman, RA; Winey, KI, Local Polymer Dynamics and Diffusion in Cylindrical Nanoconfinement, Macromolecules, 2015, 48, 2324-2332.

Caporizzo, MA; Ezzibdeh, RM; Composto, RJ, Hierarchial Nanoparticle Topography in Amphiphilic Copolymer Films Controlled by Thermodynamics and Dynamics, Langmuir, 2015, 31, 3027-3038.

Nalam, PC; Gosvami, NN; Caporizzo, MA; Composto, RJ; Carpick, RW, Nano-rheology of hydrogels using direct drive force modulation atomic force microscopy, Soft Matter, 2015, 11, 8165-8178. 

Lee, HS; Dastgheyb, SS; Hickok, NJ; Eckmann, DM; Composto, RJ, Targeted Release of Tobramycin from a pH-Responsive Grafted Bilayer Challenged with S. aureus, Biomacromolecules, 2015, 16, 650 – 659

Karatrantos, A; Clarke, N; Composto, RJ; Winey KI, Polymer Conformations in Polymer Nanocomposites Containing Spherical Nanoparticles, Soft Matter, 2015, 11, 382 – 388


2014

Choi J.; Clarke, N; Winey, K and Composto, RJ, Fast Polymer Diffusion through Nanocomposites with Anisotropic Particles, ACS Macro Letters 2014, 3, 886 – 891

Lin, CC; Ohno, K; Clarke, N; Winey, K and Composto, RJ, Macromolecular Diffusion through a Polymer Matrix with Polymer-Grafted Chained Nanoparticles, Macromolecules 2014, 47, 5357 – 5364

Kandel, J; Lee, HS; Sobolewski, P; Tomczyk; Composto, RJ and Eckmann, DM, Chemically Grafted Fibronectin for Use in QCM-D Cell Studies, Biosensors & Bioelectronics 2014, 58, 249 – 257

Wang, DL; Hore, MJA; Ye, XC; Zheng, C; Murray, CB and Composto, RJ, Gold Nanorod Length Controls Dispersion, Local Ordering, and Optical Absorption in Polymer Nanocomposite Films, Soft Matter 2014, 10, 3404 – 3413

Ferrer, MC; Dastghey, S; Hickok, NJ; Eckmann, DM and Composto, RJ, Designing Nanogel Carriers for Antibacterial Applications, Acta Biomaterialia 2014, 10, 2105 – 2111

Ferrier, RC; Lee, H-S; Hore, MJA; Caporizzo, M. Eckmann, DM and Composto, RJ, Gold Nanorod Linking to Control Plasmonic Properties in Solution and Polymer Nanocomposites, Langmuir 2014, 30, 1906 – 1914

Choi, J; Hore, MJ; Clarke, N; Winey, K and Composto, RJ, Nanoparticle Brush Architecture Controls Polymer Diffusion in Nanocomposites, Macromolecules 2014, 47, 2404 – 2410

Hore, MJA and Composto, RJ, Functional Polymer Nanocomposites Enhanced by Nanorods, Macromolecules 2014, 47, 875 – 887


2013

Lee, HS; Tomczyk,N; Kandel, J; Composto, RJ and Eckmann, DM, Hemocompatibility of Chitosan/Poly(acrylic acid) Grafted Polyurethane Tubing, J. Mater. Chem. B, 2013 , 1, 6382 – 6391

Hore, MJA; Ford,J; Ohno, K; Composto, RJ and Hammouda, B, Direct Measurement of Polymer Brush Conformation Using Small-Angle Neutron Scattering (SANS) from Highly Grafted Iron Oxide Nanoparticles in Homopolymer Melts, Macromolecules 2013 , 46, 9341 – 9348

Dastgheyb, SS; Eckmann, DM; Composto, RJ and Hickok, NJ, Photo-Activated Porphyrin in Combination with Antibiotics: Therapies Against Staphylococci, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B-Biology 2013 , 129, 27 – 35

Ferrer, MCC; Eckmann, UN; Composto, RJ and Eckmann, DM, Hemocompatibility and Biocompatibility of Antibacterial Biomimetic Hybrid Films, Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology 2013 , 272, 703 – 712

Eckmann, DM; Tsai, IY; Tomczyk, N; Weisei, JW; Composto, RJ, Hyaluronan and dextran modified tubes resist cellular activation with blood contact, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 2013 , 108, 44 – 51

Tung, WS; Bird, V; Composto, RJ; Clarke, N; Winey, KI, Polymer Chain Conformations in CNT/PS Nanocomposites from Small Angle Neutron Scattering, Macromolecules 2013, 46, 5345 – 5354

Lin CC; Gam, S; Meth, JS; Clarke, N; Winey, KI; Composto, RJ, Do Attractive Polymer-Nanoparticle Interactions Retard Polymer Diffusion in Nanocomposites?, Macromolecules 2013, 46, 4502 – 4509

Choi, J; Hore, MJA; Meth, JS; Clarke, N; Winey, KI; Composto, RJ,Universal Scaling of Polymer Diffusion in Nanocomposites, ACS Macro Letters 2013, 2, 485 – 490

Tung, WS; Clarke, N; Composto, RJ; Winey, KI, Temperature Dependence of Polymer Diffusion in MWCNT/PS Nanocomposites, Macromolecules 2013, 46, 2317 – 2322

Karatrantos, A; Clarke, N; Composto, RJ; Winey, KI, Topological Entanglement Length in Polymer Melts and Nanocomposites by a DPD Polymer Model, Soft Matter 2013, 9, 3877 – 3884

Frischknecht, A; Hore, MJA; Ford, J; Composto, RJ,Dispersion of Polymer-Grafted Nanorods in Homopolymer Films: Theory and Experiment, Macromolecules 2013, 46, 2856 – 2869

Coll Ferrer, MC; Ferrier, RC; Eckmann, DM; Composto, RJ, A Facile Route to Synthesize Nanogels Doped with Silver Nanoparticles, J. Nanopart. Res. 2013, 15, 1323 – 1325


2012

Hore, MJA and Composto, RJ,Strategies for Dispersing, Assembling, and Orientating Nanorods in Polymers, Curr. Opin. Chem. Eng. 2012, 1:1-8, INVITED

Lee, HS; Yee, MQ; Eckmann, YY; Hickok, NJ;Eckmann, DM; Composto, RJ,Reversible Swelling of Chitosan and Quaternary Ammonium Modified Chitosan Brush Layers: Effects of pH and Counter Anion Size and Functionality, J. Mater. Chem. 2012, 22, 19605 – 19616

Lee, HS; Stachelek, SJ; Tomczyk, N; Finley, MJ; Composto, RJ; Eckmann, DM, Correlating Macrophage Morphology and Cytokine Production Resulting from Biomaterial Contact, J. Biomed. Mater. Res. Part A 2012, 101A, 203 – 212

Caporizzo, MA; Sun, Y; Goldman, YE; Composto, RJ, Nanoscale Topography Mediates the Adhesion of F-Actin, Langmuir 2012, 28 , 12216 – 12224

Karatrantos, A; Composto, RJ; Winey, KI; Kroeger, M; Clarke, N, Entanglements and Dynamics of Polymer Melts Near a SWNT, Macromolecules 2012, 7274 – 7281

Lee, HS; Tsai, S; Kuo, CC; Bassani, AW; Pepe-Mooney, B; Miksa, D; Masters, J; Sullivan, R; Composto, RJ, Chitosan Adsorption on Hydroxyapatite and Its Role in Preventing Acid Erosion, J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2012, 235 – 243

Gam, S; Meth, JS; Zane, SG; Chi CZ; Wood, BA; Winey, KI; Clarke, N; Composto, RJ, Polymer Diffusion in a Polymer NAnocomposite: Effect of Nanoparticle Size and Polydispersity , Soft Matter 2012, 8 , 6512 – 6520

Jiang, GQ; Hore, MJA; Gam, S; Composto, RJ, Gold Nanorods Dispersed in Homopolymer Films: Optical Properties Controlled by Self-Assembly and Percolation of Nanorods , ACS NANO 2012, 6 , 1578 – 1588

Hore, MJA; Frischknecht, AL; Composto, RJ, Nanorod Assemblies in Polymer Films and Their Dispersion-Dependent Optical Properties , ACS MACRO LETTERS 2012, 1 , 115 – 121

Hore, MJA; Composto, RJ, Using Miscible Polymer Blends To Control Depletion-Attraction Forces between Au Nanorods in Nanocomposite Films, Macromolecules 2012, 45, 6078 – 6086.

Chung, HJ; Kim, J; Ohno, K; Composto, RJ, Controlling the Location of Nanoparticles in Polymer Blends by Tuning the Length and End Group of Polymer Brushes , ACS MACRO LETTERS 2012, 1 , 252 – 256

Ferrer, MCC; Hickok, NJ; Eckmann, DM; Composto, RJ, Antibacterial biomimetic hybrid films, SOFT MATTER 2012, 8 , 2423 – 2431

Sun, JEP; Vranic, J; Composto, RJ; Streu, C; Billings, PC; Bennett, JS; Weiself, JW; Litvinov, RI, Bimolecular integrin-ligand interactions quantified using peptide-functionalized dextran-coated microparticles , INTEGRATIVE BIOLOGY 2012, 4 , 84 – 92


2011

Karatrantos, A; Composto, RJ; Winey, KI; Clarke, N, Structure and Conformations of Polymer/SWCNT Nanocomposites, MACROMOLECULES 2011, 44 , 9830 – 9838

Lee, Hyun-Su; Eckmann, David M.; Lee, Daeyeon; Hickok, Noreen J.; Composto, Russell J., Symmetric pH-Dependent Swelling and Antibacterial Properties of Chitosan Brushes, LANGMUIR 2011, 27 , 12458 – 12465

Gam, Sangah; Corlu, Aysenur; Chung, Hyun-Joong; Ohno, Kohji; Hore, Michael J. A.; Composto, Russell J., A jamming morphology map of polymer blend nanocomposite films , SOFT MATTER 2011, 7 , 7262 – 7268

Ombelli, Michela; Costello, Lauren; Postle, Corinne; Anantharaman, Vinod; Meng, Qing Cheng; Composto, Russell J.; Eckmann, David M., Competitive protein adsorption on polysaccharide and hyaluronate modified surfaces , BIOFOULING 2011, 27 , 505 – 518

Mu, MF; Seitz, ME; Clarke, N; Composto, RJ; Winey, KI, Polymer Tracer Diffusion Exhibits a Minimum in Nanocomposites Containing Spherical Nanoparticles , MACROMOLECULES 2011, 44 , 191 – 193

Tsai, IY; Tomczyk, N; Eckmann, JI; Composto, RJ; Eckmann, DM, Human plasma protein adsorption onto dextranized surfaces: A two-dimensional electrophoresis and mass spectrometry study , COLLOIDS AND SURFACES B-BIOINTERFACES 2011, 84 , 241 – 252

Tsai, IY ; Kuo, CC; Tomczyk, N; Stachelek, SJ; Composto, RJ; Eckmann, DM, Human macrophage adhesion on polysaccharide patterned surfaces, SOFT MATTER 2011, 7 , 3599 – 3606

Gam, S ; Meth, JS; Zane, SG; Chi, CZ; Wood, BA; Seitz, ME; Winey, KI; Clarke, N; Composto, RJ, Macromolecular Diffusion in a Crowded Polymer Nanocomposite, MACROMOLECULES 2011, 44 , 3494 – 3501


2010

Hore, MJA; Composto, RJ, Nanorod Self-Assembly for Tuning Optical Absorption, ACS NANO 2010, 4 , 6941 – 6949

Uttayarat, P; Perets, A; Li, MY; Pimton, P; Stachelek, SJ; Alferiev, I; Composto, RJ; Levy, RJ; Lelkes, PI, Micropatterning of three-dimensional electrospun polyurethane vascular grafts , ACTA BIOMATERIALIA 2010, 6 , 4229 – 4237

Ferrer, MCC; Yang, S; Eckmann, DM; Composto, RJ, Creating Biomimetic Polymeric Surfaces by Photochemical Attachment and Patterning of Dextran , LANGMUIR 2010, 26, 14126 – 14134

Nikiforov, MP; Gam, S; Jesse, S; Composto, RJ; Kalinin, SV, Morphology Mapping of Phase-Separated Polymer Films Using Nanothermal Analysis , MACROMOLECULES 2010, 43 , 6724 – 6730

Park, JH; Sun, YJ; Goldman, YE; Composto, RJ, Tunable Nanoscale Channels in Diblock Copolymer Films for Biomolecule Organization , LANGMUIR 2010, 26 , 10961 – 10967

Park, JH; Sun, YJ; Goldman, YE; Composto, RJ, Self-assembled charged hydrogels control the alignment of filamentous actin , SOFT MATTER 2010, 6 , 915 – 921

McConnell, MD; Liu, Y; Nowak, AP; Pilch, S; Masters, JG; Composto, RJ, Bacterial plaque retention on oral hard materials: effect of surface roughness, surface composition, and physisorbed polycarboxylate , JOURNAL OF BIOMEDICAL MATERIALS RESEARCH PART A 2010, 92A , 1518 – 1527

McConnell, MD; Kraeutler, MJ; Yang, S; Composto, RJ, Patchy and Multiregion Janus Particles with Tunable Optical Properties, NANO LETTERS 2010, 10 , 603 – 609

Hickey, RJ; Sanchez-Gaytan, BL; Cui, WH; Composto, RJ; Fryd, M; Wayland, BB; Park, SJ, Morphological Transitions of Block-Copolymer Bilayers via Nanoparticle Clustering , SMALL 2010, 6 , 48 – 51

McConnell, MD; Liu, Y; Nowak, AP; Pilch, S; Masters, JG; Composto, RJ, Bacterial plaque retention on oral hard materials: effect of surfaceroughness, surface composition, and physisorbed polycarboxylate , JOURNAL OF BIOMEDICAL MATERIALS RESEARCH PART A 2010, 92A , 1518 – 1527


2009

Mu, MF; Composto, RJ; Clarke, N; Winey, KI, Minimum in Diffusion Coefficient with Increasing MWCNT ConcentrationRequires Tracer Molecules To Be Larger than Nanotubes , MACROMOLECULES 2009, 42 , 8365 – 8369

Mu, MF; Clarke, N; Composto, RJ; Winey, KI, Polymer Diffusion Exhibits a Minimum with Increasing Single-WalledCarbon Nanotube Concentration , MACROMOLECULES 2009, 42 , 7091 – 7097

McConnell, MD; Bassani, AW; Yang, S; Composto, RJ, Tunable Wetting of Nanoparticle-Decorated Polymer Films, LANGMUIR 2009, 25 , 11014 – 11020

Liu, Y; Mills, EN; Composto, RJ, Tuning optical properties of gold nanorods in polymer films throughthermal reshaping , JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY 2009, 19 , 2704 – 2709

Park, JH; Sun, YJ; Goldman, YE; Composto, RJ, Amphiphilic Block Copolymer Films: Phase Transition, Stabilization, andNanoscale Templates , MACROMOLECULES 2009, 42 , 1017 – 1023

Xu, C; Ohno, K; Ladmiral, V; Milkie, DE; Kikkawa, JM; Composto, RJ, Simultaneous Block Copolymer and Magnetic Nanoparticle Assembly inNanocomposite Films , MACROMOLECULES 2009, 42 , 1219 – 1228

McConnell, MD; Yang, S; Composto, RJ, Covalent Nanoparticle Assembly onto Random Copolymer Films, MACROMOLECULES 2009, 42 , 517 – 523

Toworfe, GK; Bhattacharyya, S; Composto, RJ; Adams, CS; Shapiro, IM; Ducheyne, P, Effect of functional end groups of silane self-assembled monolayersurfaces on apatite formation, fibronectin adsorption and osteoblast , JOURNAL OF TISSUE ENGINEERING AND REGENERATIVE MEDICINE 2009, 3 , 26 – 36


2008

Antoci, V; Adams, CS; Parvizi, J; Davidson, HM; Composto, RJ; Freeman, TA; Wickstrom, E; Ducheyne, P; Jungkind, D; Shapiro, IM; Hickok, NJ, The inhibition of Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilm formation byvancomycin-modified titanium alloy and implications for the treatment , BIOMATERIALS 2008, 29 , 4684 – 4690

Walters, RM; Taubert, A; Kim, JS; Winey, KI; Composto, RJ, Surface Segregation of Counterions in Ionomer Films, MACROMOLECULES 2008, 41 , 9299 – 9305

He, YP; Zhao, YP; Huang, LW; Wang, H; Composto, RJ, Hydrogenation of Mg film and Mg nanoblade array on Ti coated Sisubstrates , APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS 2008, 93 , 9299 – 9305

Lee, MH; Boettiger, D; Composto, RJ, Biomimetic carbohydrate substrates of tunable properties usingimmobilized dextran hydrogels , BIOMACROMOLECULES 2008, 9 , 2315 – 2321

Xu, C; Ohno, K; Ladmiral, V; Composto, RJ, Dispersion of polymer-grafted magnetic nanoparticles in homopolymersand block copolymers , POLYMER 2008, 49 , 3568 – 3577

Uttayarat, P; Chen, M; Li, M; Allen, FD; Composto, RJ; Lelkes, PI, Microtopography and flow modulate the direction of endothelial cell migration, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-HEART AND CIRCULATORY PHYSIOLOGY 2008, 294 , H1027 – H1035

P. Uttayarat, M. Chen, M. Li, F.D. Allen, R.J. Composto, and P.I. Lelkes, Microtopography and flow modulate the direction of endothelial cell migration, American Journal of Physiology – Heart and Circulatory Physiology 294, 363 (2008).


2007

R.D. Deshmukh, Y. Liu, and R.J. Composto, Two-dimensional confinement of nanorods in block copolymer domains, Nano Lett. 7, 3662 (2007).

R.D. Deshmukh and R.J. Composto, Direct observation of nanoparticle embedding into the surface of a polymer melt, Langmuir 23, 13169 (2007).

A.G. Secchi, V. Grigoriou, I.M. Shapiro, E.A. Cavalcanti-Adam, R.J. Composto, P. Ducheyne, and C.S. Adams, RGDS peptides immobilized on titanium alloy stimulate bone cell attachment, differentiation and confer resistance to apoptosis, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research A 83A, 577 (2007).

R.D. Deshmukh, G.A. Buxton, N. Clarke, and R.J. Composto, Nanoscale block copolymer templates decorated by nanoparticle arrays, Macromolecules 40, 6316 (2007).

M.H. Lee, C.S. Adams, D. Boettiger, W.F. DeGrado, I.M. Shapiro, R.J. Composto, and P. Ducheyne, Adhesion of MC3T3-E1 cells to RGD peptides of different flanking residues: Detachment strength and correlation with long-term cellular function, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research A 81A, 150 (2007).

R.D. Deshmukh and R.J. Composto, Surface segregation and formation of silver nanoparticles created in situ in poly(methyl methacrylate) films, Chemistry of Materials 19, 745 (2007).

H.-J. Chung, K. Ohno, T. Fukuda, and R.J. Composto, Internal phase separation drives dewetting in polymer blend and nanocomposite films”, Macromolecules 40, 284 (2007).


2006

G.K. Toworfe, R.J. Composto, C.S. Adams, I.M. Shapiro, and P. Ducheyne, Initial attachment of osteoblast-like cells on functionalized surfaces coated with calcium phosphate, Key Engineering Materials 309, 275 (2006),

C. Xu, B.B. Wayland, M. Fryd, K.I. Winey, and R.J. Composto, pH-responsive nanostructures assembled from amphiphilic block copolymers, Macromolecules 39, 6063 (2006).

M.H. Lee, P. Ducheyne, L. Lynch, D. Boettiger, and R.J. Composto, Effect of biomaterial surface properties on fibronectin-alpha(5)beta(1) integrin interaction and cellular attachment, Biomaterials 27, 1907 (2006).

N.C. Zhou, C. Xu, W.R. Burghardt, R.J. Composto, and K.I. Winey, Phase behavior of polystyrene and poly (styrene-ran-styrene sulfonate) blends, Macromolecules 39, 2373 (2006).

D. Miksa, E.R. Irish, D. Chen, R.J. Composto, and D.M. Eckmann, Dextran functionalized surfaces via reductive amination: Morphology, wetting, and adhesion, Biomacromolecules 7, 557 (2006).

G.K. Toworfe, R.J. Composto, I.M. Shapiro, and P. Ducheyne, Nucleation and growth of calcium phosphate on amine-, carboxyl- and hydroxyl-silane self-assembled monolayers, Biomaterials 27, 631 (2006).

C. Xu, X.F. Fu, M. Fryd, S. Xu, B.B. Wayland, K.I. Winey, and R.J. Composto, Reversible stimuli-responsive nanostructures assembled from amphiphilic block copolymers, Nano Lett. 6, 282 (2006).

H.-J. Chung, H. Wang, and R.J. Composto, , Macromolecules 39, 153 (2006).


2005

M.D. Lefebvre, C.M. Dettmer, R.L. McSwain, C. Xu, J.R. Davila, R.J. Composto, S.T. Nguyen, and K.R. Shull, Effect of sequence distribution on copolymer interfacial activity, Macromolecules 38, 10494 (2005).

P. Uttayarat, G.K. Toworfe, F. Dietrich, P.I. Lelkes, and R.J. Composto, Topographic guidance of endothelial cells on silicone surfaces with micro- to nanogrooves: Orientation of actin filaments and focal adhesions, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research A 75A, 668 (2005).

M. Ombelli, R.J. Composto, Q.C. Meng, and D.M. Eckmann, A quantitative and selective chromatography method for determining coverages of multiple proteins on surfaces, Journal of Chromatography B 826, 198 (2005).

A.C. Costa, R.J. Composto, P. Vicek, M. Georghegan, Block copolymer adsorption from a homopolymer melt to an amine-terminated surface, Euro. Phys. J. E 18, 159 (2005).

H.-J. Chung, K. Ohno, T. Fukuda, and R.J. Composto, Self-regulated structures in nanocomposites by directed nanoparticle assembly, Nano Lett. 5, 1878 (2005).

A.C. Costa, R.J. Composto, P. Vlcek, S. Morera, Dewetting and adsorption in homopolymer films containing triblock copolymers: Role of chain architecture and anchoring block molar fraction, Journal of Adhesion 81, 683 (2005).

M.H. Lee, D.A. Brass, R. Morris, R.J. Composto, and P. Ducheyne, The effect of non-specific interactions on cellular adhesion using model surfaces, Biomaterials 26, 1721 (2005).

S.J. Stachelek, I. Alferiev, H. Choi, A. Kronsteiner, P. Uttayarat, K.J. Gooch, R.J. Composto, I.-W. Chen, R.P. Hebbel, and R.J. Levy, Cholesterol-derivatized polyurethane: Characterization and endothelial cell adhesion, Journal of Biomed. Mat. Res. A 72A, 200 (2005).

V. Grigoriou, I.M. Shapiro, E.A. Cavalcanti-Adam, R.J. Composto, P. Ducheyne, and C.S. Adams, Apoptosis and survival of osteoblast-like cells are regulated by surface attachment, J. Bio. Chem. 280, 1733 (2005).


2004

G.K. Toworfe, R.J. Composto, C.S. Adams, I.M. Shapiro, and P. Ducheyne, Fibronectin adsorption on surface-activated poly(dimethylsiloxane) and its effect on cellular function, J. Biomed. Mat. Res. A 71A, 449 (2004).

H. J. Chung, A. H. Taubert, R. D. Deshmukh and R. J. Composto, Mobile nanoparticles and their effect on phase separation dynamics in thin-film polymer blends, Europhys. Lett. 68, 219 (2004).

A.C. Costa, A. Chiche, P. Vlcek, C. Crenton, and R.J. Composto, Adhesion promotion between a homopolymer probe and a glass substrate coated with a block copolymer monolayer, Polymer 45, 4445 (2004).

H. J. Chung and R. J. Composto, Breakdown of Dynamic Scaling in Thin Film Polymer Blends Undergoing Phase Separation,Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 185704 (2004).

A.R. El-Ghannam, P. Ducheyne, M. Risbud, C.S. Adams, I.M. Shapiro, D. Castner, S. Golledge, and R.J. Composto, Model surfaces engineered with nanoscale roughness and RGD tripeptides promote osteoblast activity, J. Biomed. Mat. Res. A 68A, 615 (2004).


2003

A.C. Costa, M. Geoghegan, P. Vlcek, and R.J. Composto, Block copolymer adsorption from a homopolymer melt to silicon oxide: Effects of nonadsorbing block length and anchoring block-substrate interaction, Macromolecules 36, 9897 (2003).

H. Wang, J.F. Douglas, S.K. Satija, R.J. Composto, and C.C. Han, Early-stage compositional segregation in polymer-blend films, Phys. Rev. E 67, 061801 (2003).

A.C. Costa, R.J. Composto, P. Vlcek, Dewetting of thin film blends containing block copolymer: effects of nonadsorbing block length and substrate Hydrophobicity, Macromolecules 36, 3254 (2003).

H. Wang and R.J. Composto, Wetting and phase separation in polymer blend films: Identification of four thickness regimes with distinct morphological pathways, Interface Science 11, 237 (2003).


2002

E.A. Cavalcanti-Adam, I.M. Shapiro, R.J. Composto, E.J. Macarak, and C.S. Adams, RGD peptides immobilized on a mechanically deformable surface promote osteoblast differentiation, Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 17, 2130 (2002).

R.M. Walters, K.E. Sohn, K.I. Winey, and R.J. Composto, Local acid environment in poly(ethylene-ran-methacrylic acid) ionomers, J. Polymer Sci. B 40, 2833 (2002).

R.J. Composto, R.M. Walters, and J. Genzer, Application of ion scattering techniques to characterize polymer surfaces and interfaces, Materials Science & Engineering R 38, 107 (2002).

H. Wang and R.J. Composto, Kinetics of surface and interfacial fluctuations in phase separating polymer blend films, Macromolecules 35, 2799 (2002).


2001

B.M.Z. Newby, K. Wakabayashi, and R.J. Composto, Confinement induced stabilization in polymer blend thin films, Polymer 42, 9155 (2001).

B.Z. Newby and R.J. Composto, Phase-morphology map of polymer-blend thin films confined to narrow strips, Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 098302 (2001).

H. Wang, R.J. Composto, E.K. Hobbie, C.C. Han, Multiple lateral length scales in phase-separating thin-film polymer blends, Langmuir 17, 2857 (2001).


2000

H. Wang and R.J. Composto, Thin film polymer blends undergoing phase separation and wetting: Identification of early, intermediate, and late stages, J. Chem. Phys. 113, 10386 (2000).

R. Oslanec, A.C. Costa, R.J. Composto, and P. Vlcek, Effect of block copolymer adsorption on thin film dewetting kinetics, Macromolecules 33, 5505 (2000).

H. Wang and R.J. Composto, Understanding morphology evolution and roughening in phase-separating thin-film polymer blends, Euro. Phys. Lett. 50, 622 (2000).

N.N. Pellegrini, R.J. Composto, and K.I. Winey, Investigating polymer blend miscibility with forward recoil spectrometry, J. Polymer Sci. B 38, 1547 (2000).

B.M.Z. Newby and R.J. Composto, Influence of lateral confinement an phase separation in thin film polymer blends, Macromolecules 33, 3274 (2000).

R. Oslanec, R.J. Composto, and P. Vlcek, Black copolymer adsorption at the polymer melt/substrate interface: The effect of matrix competition, Macromolecules 33, 2200 (2000).

H. Wang and R.J. Composto, Hydrodynamic-flow-driven wetting in thin film polymer blends: Growth kinetics and morphology, Phys. Rev. E 61, 1659 (2000).


1999

J. Genzer and R.J. Composto, The interface between immiscible polymers studied by low-energy forward recoil spectrometry and neutron reflectivity, Polymer 40, 4223 (1999).

R. Oslanec, J. Genzer, A. Faldi, R.J. Composto, and P.D. Garrett, Surface enrichment in a miscible random copolymer blend: Influence of polydispersity and architecture, Macromolecules 32, 4098 (1999).

Q. Pan, G.B. Gonzalez, R.J. Composto, W.E. Wallace, B. Arkles, L.K. Figge, and D.H. Berry, Spin-on-glass thin films prepared from a novel polysilsesquioxane by thermal and ultraviolet-irradiation methods, Thin Solid Films 345, 244 (1999).

J. Sharma, D.H. Berry, R.J. Composto, and H.L. Dai, Ultraviolet laser-induced formation of thin silicon oxide film from the precursor beta-chloroethyl silsesquioxane, J. Mater. Res. 14, 990 (1999).


1998

J. Genzer and R.J. Composto, Effect of molecular weight on the interfacial excess, tension, and width in a homopolymer binary polymer blend system, Macromolecules 31, 870 (1998).


1997

B. Arkles, D.H. Berry, L.K. Figge, R.J. Composto, T. Chiou, H. Colazzo, and W.E. Wallace, Staged development of modified silicon dioxide films, Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology 8, 465 (1997).

R. Oslanec, P. Vlcek, W.A. Hamilton, and R.J. Composto, Crossover of a block copolymer brush in a polymer melt from a stretched to collapsed conformation, Phys. Rev. E 56, R2383 (1997).

J. Genzer and R.J. Composto, Surface segregation amplification in miscible polymer blends near criticality, Euro. Phys. Lett. 38, 171 (1997).

Q. Pan, K.I. Winey, H.H. Hu, and R.J. Composto, Unstable polymer bilayers .2. The effect of film thickness, Langmuir 13, 1758 (1997).

J. Genzer and R.J. Composto, A self-consistent field study of the wetting transition in binary polymer blends, J. Chem. Phys. 106, 1257 (1997).


1996

J. Genzer, A. Faldi, and R.J. Composto, Mean-field theory of the interface between a homopolymer and a binary-polymer mixture, J. Chem. Phys. 105, 10134 (1996).

J. Genzer, A. Faldi, R. Oslanec, and R.J. Composto, Surface enrichment in a miscible polymer blend: An experimental test of self-consistent field and long-wavelength approximation models, Macromolecules 29, 5438 (1996).

V.Z.H. Chan, J.B. Rothman, P. Palladino, L.G. Sneddon, and R.J. Composto, Characterization of boron nitride thin films prepared from a polymer precursor, J. Mater. Res. 11, 373 (1996).


1995

A. Faldi, R.J. Composto, and K.I. Winey, Unstable polymer bilayers .1. Morphology of dewetting, Langmuir 11, 4855 (1995).

W.E. Wallace, T.T. Chiou, J.B. Rothman, and R.J. Composto, Gas absorption during ion-irradiation of a polymer target, Nuclear Instr. and Meth. in Phys. Res. B 103, 435 (1995).

A. Faldi, J. Genzer, R.J. Composto, and W.D. Dozier, SEGREGATION AT THE INTERFACE BETWEEN A HOMOPOLYMER AND A BINARY POLYMER BLEND, Phys. Rev. Lett. 74, 3388 (1995).

T.L. Mansfield, D.R. Iyengar, G. Beaucage, T.J. McCarthy, R.S. Stein, and R.J. Composto, NEUTRON REFLECTIVITY STUDIES OF END-GRAFTED POLYMERS, Macromolecules 28, 492 (1995).


1994

J. Genzer, A. Faldi, and R.J. Composto, SELF-CONSISTENT MEAN-FIELD CALCULATION OF SURFACE SEGREGATION IN A BINARY POLYMER BLEND, Phys. Rev. E 50, 2373 (1994).

W.E. Wallace, J.B. Rothman, and R.J. Composto, THE STOPPING POWER OF 1-3 MEV HYDROGEN AND HELIUM IN POLYIMIDE, J. Appl. Phys. 75, 2312 (1994).

W.E. Wallace, J.B. Rothman, and R.J. Composto, THE STOPPING POWER OF 1 TO 3 MEV HYDROGEN AND HELIUM IN POLYSTYRENE, Nuclear Instr. and Meth. in Phys. Res. B 84, 1 (1994).


1993

J. Genzer, J.B. Rothman, and R.J. Composto, IMPROVED HYDROGEN AND DEUTERIUM DEPTH PROFILING IN POLYMERS USING LOW-ENERGY FORWARD RECOIL SPECTROMETRY, Nuclear Instr. and Meth. in Phys. Res. B 86, 345 (1993).

W.E. Wallace, Q. Zhong, J. Genzer, R.J. Composto, and D.A. Bonnell, ON THE USE OF ION-SCATTERING TO EXAMINE THE ROLE OF HYDROGEN IN THE REDUCTION OF TIO2, J. Mater. Res. 8, 1629 (1993).

W. Zhao, X. Zhao, M.H. Rafailovich, J. Sokolov, R.J. Composto, S.D. Smith, M. Satkowski, T.P. Russell, W.D. Dozier, and T. Mansfield, SEGREGATION OF CHAIN ENDS TO POLYMER MELT SURFACES AND INTERFACES, Macromolecules 26, 561 (1993).


1992

R.J. Composto, E.J. Kramer, and D.M. White, MATRIX EFFECTS ON DIFFUSION IN POLYMER BLENDS, Macromolecules 25, 4167 (1992).


1991

T. Mansfield, R.S. Stein, R.J. Composto, M.H. Rafailovich, K. Sokolov, S.A. Schwarz, INTERFACE SEGREGATION IN COPOLYMER BLENDS MEASURED BY NEUTRON REFLECTION AND SECONDARY ION MASS-SPECTROMETRY, Physica B 173, 207 (1991).

R.J. Composto and E.J. Kramer, MUTUAL DIFFUSION STUDIES OF POLYSTYRENE AND POLY(XYLENYL ETHER) USING RUTHERFORD BACKSCATTERING SPECTROMETRY, J. Mater. Sci. 26, 2815 (1991).


1990

R.J. Composto, E.J. Kramer, and D.M. White, REPTATION IN POLYMER BLENDS, Polymer 31, 2320 (1990).

M. Ye, R.J. Composto, and R.S. Stein, A MODIFIED OPTICAL SCHLIEREN TECHNIQUE FOR MEASURING THE MUTUAL DIFFUSION-COEFFICIENT IN POLYMER BLENDS, Macromolecules 23, 4830 (1990).

M.A. Masse, R.J. Composto, R.A.L. Jones, and F.E. Karasz, DOPANT CONCENTRATION PROFILES IN CONDUCTING POLY(P-PHENYLENEVINYLENE) BY RUTHERFORD BACKSCATTERING SPECTROMETRY, Macromolecules 23, 3675 (1990).

R.A.L. Jones, L.J. Norton, E.J. Kramer, R.J. Composto, R.S. Stein, T.P. Russell, A. Mansour, A. Karim, G.P. Felcher, M.H. Rafailovich, J. Sokolov, X. Zhao, S.A. Schwarz, THE FORM OF THE ENRICHED SURFACE-LAYER IN POLYMER BLENDS, Europhys. Lett. 12, 41 (1990).


1989

R.J. Composto, R.S. Stein, E.J. Kramer, R.A.L. Jones, A. Mansour, A. Karim, and G.P. Felcher, SURFACE ENRICHMENT IN POLYMER BLENDS – A NEUTRON REFLECTION TEST, Physica B 156, 434 (1989).


1988

R.J. Composto, E.J. Kramer, and D.M. White, MUTUAL DIFFUSION IN THE MISCIBLE POLYMER BLEND POLYSTYRENE POLY(XYLENYL ETHER), Macromolecules 21, 2580 (1988).


1987

R.J. Composto, E.J. Kramer, and D.M. White, FAST MACROMOLECULES CONTROL MUTUAL DIFFUSION IN POLYMER BLENDS, Nature 328, 234 (1987).


1986

R.J. Composto, J.W. Mayer, E.J. Kramer, and D.M. White, FAST MUTUAL DIFFUSION IN POLYMER BLENDS, Phys. Rev. Lett. 57, 1312 (1986).