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2019

A comprehensive review of electrospinning block copolymers

Chen, L., Wang, S., Yu, Q., Topham, P. D., Chen, C. & Wang, L., 4 Mar 2019, In : Soft matter. 15, 12, p. 2490-2510 21 p.

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Electrospinning
block copolymers
Block copolymers
fibers
Biocompatible Materials

Comparison and characterization of different polyester nano/micro fibres for use in tissue engineering applications

Mikes, P., Horakova, J., Saman, A., Vejsadova, L., Topham, P., Punyodom, W., Dumklang, M. & Jencova, V., 8 May 2019, In : Journal of Industrial Textiles.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polycaprolactone
Polyesters
Tissue engineering
Copolymers
Fibers

Green fabrication route of robust, biodegradable silk sericin and poly(vinyl alcohol) nanofibrous scaffolds

Kumkun, P., Tuancharoensri, N., Ross, G., Mahasaranon, S., Jongjitwimol, J., Topham, P. D. & Ross, S., 1 Nov 2019, In : Polymer International. 68, 11, p. 1903-1913 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sericins
Silk
Scaffolds
Alcohols
Fabrication

In Situ Small-Angle X-ray Scattering Studies During Reversible Addition–Fragmentation Chain Transfer Aqueous Emulsion Polymerization

Brotherton, E. E., Hatton, F. L., Cockram, A. A., Derry, M. J., Czajka, A., Cornel, E. J., Topham, P. D., Mykhaylyk, O. O. & Armes, S. P., 28 Aug 2019, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 141, 34, p. 13664-13675 12 p.

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Emulsion polymerization
Emulsions
X ray scattering
Polymerization
Self assembly

Managing Local Order in Conjugated Polymer Blends via Polarity Contrast

Dyson, M. J., Lariou, E., Martin, J., Li, R., Erothu, H., Wantz, G., Topham, P. D., Dautel, O. J., Hayes, S. C., Stavrinou, P. N. & Stingelin, N., 10 Sep 2019, In : Chemistry of Materials. 31, 17, p. 6540-6547 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Conjugated polymers
Polymer blends
Polyethylene oxides
Semiconducting polymers
Semiconductor materials

Microphase separation of highly amphiphilic, low N polymers by photoinduced copper-mediated polymerization, achieving sub-2 nm domains at half-pitch

Hancox, E., Liarou, E., Town, J. S., Jones, G. R., Layton, S. A., Huband, S., Greenall, M. J., Topham, P. D. & Haddleton, D. M., 13 Nov 2019, In : Polymer Chemistry.

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Microphase separation
Polymerization
Copper
Polymers
carbopol 940

NMR Cryoporometry of Polymers: Cross-linking, Porosity and the Importance of Probe Liquid

Rottreau, T. J., Parkes, G. E., Schirru, M., Harries, J. L., Mesa, M. G., Topham, P. D. & Evans, R., 20 Aug 2019, In : Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. 575, p. 256-263 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polymers
Porosity
Nuclear magnetic resonance
Pore structure
porosity

Octahedral molybdenum cluster as a photoactive antimicrobial additive to a fluoroplastic

Vorotnikova, N. A., Alekseev, A. Y., Vorotnikov, Y. A., Evtushok, D. V., Molard, Y., Amela-cortes, M., Cordier, S., Smolentsev, A. I., Burton, C. G., Kozhin, P. M., Zhu, P., Topham, P. D., Mironov, Y. V., Bradley, M., Efremova, O. A. & Shestopalov, M. A., 1 Dec 2019, In : Materials Science and Engineering C. 105, 110150.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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fluoropolymers
Molybdenum
molybdenum
Singlet Oxygen
Oxygen

Superhydrophobic hierarchical fiber/bead composite membranes for efficient treatment of burns

Li, W., Yu, Q., Yao, H., Zhu, Y., Topham, P. D., Yue, K., Ren, L. & Wang, L., 1 Jul 2019, In : Acta Biomaterialia. 92, p. 60-70 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Composite membranes
Burns
Bandages
Fibrous membranes
Membranes
Maltose
dendrimers
Polyelectrolytes
bioinstrumentation
Biosensors
Silver
Nanoparticles
Surface plasmon resonance
Spectroscopy
Silver Nitrate
2018

A method for producing conductive graphene biopolymer nanofibrous fabrics by exploitation of an ionic liquid dispersant in electrospinning

Javed, K., Krumme, A., Viirsalu, M., Krasnou, I., Plamus, T., Vassiljeva, V., Tarasova, E., Savest, N., Mere, A., Mikli, V., Danilson, M., Kaljuvee, T., Lange, S., Yuan, Q., Topham, P. D. & Chen, C., 1 Dec 2018, In : Carbon. 140, p. 148-156

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Ionic Liquids
Biopolymers
Graphite
Electrospinning
Ionic liquids

Binary shape-stabilized phase change materials based on poly(ethylene glycol)/polyurethane composite with dual-phase transition

Chen, C., Chen, J., Jia, Y., Topham, P. D. & Wang, L., 20 Aug 2018, In : Journal of Materials Science. 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Polyurethanes
Phase change materials
Polyethylene glycols
Phase transitions
Composite materials

Combining polymer-bound catalyst with polymeric substrate for reproducible pH oscillations in palladium-catalysed oxidative carbonylation of alkynes

Isakova, A., Parks, G. E., Murdoch, B. J., Topham, P. D. & Novakovic, K., 1 Dec 2018, In : European Polymer Journal. 109, p. 537-543

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbonylation
Alkynes
Palladium
alkynes
palladium

Efficient Long - Range Electron Transfer Processes in Polyfluorene – Perylene Diimide Blends

Isakova, A., Karuthedath, S., Arnold, T., Howse, J., Topham, P. D., Toolan, D. T. W., Laquai, F. & Lüer, L., 2018, In : Nanoscale. 10, p. 10934-10944

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Perylene
Excitons
Electrons
Heterojunctions
Charge transfer

Highly Ordered Titanium Dioxide Nanostructures via a Simple One Step Vapor Inclusion Method in Block Copolymer Films

Giraud, E. C., Mokarian- Tabari, P., Toolan, D. T. W., Arnold, T., Smith, A. J., Howse, J. R., Topham, P. D. & Morris, M. A., 18 Jun 2018, In : ACS Applied Nano Materials.

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Titanium dioxide
Block copolymers
Nanowires
Nanostructures
Vapors

Hydrogen Bonding Aggregation in Acrylamide: Theory and Experiment

Patyukova, E., Rottreau, T., Evans, R., Topham, P. D. & Greenall, M. J., 25 Sep 2018, In : Macromolecules. 51, 18, p. 7032-7043

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Acrylamide
Hydrogen bonds
Agglomeration
Association reactions
Microphase separation
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Acrylamide
Block copolymers
Hydrogen bonds
Scattering
Association reactions

Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Effects on Water Structuring and Adhesion in Denture Adhesives

Gill, S. K., Roohpour, N., An, Y., Gautrot, J. E., Topham, P. D. & Tighe, B. J., 13 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part A.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Dental prostheses
Adhesives
Adhesion
Water
Polymers
Open Access
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Adamantane
Wettability
Alkynes
Porosity
Hydrocarbons

Microporous frameworks with conjugated π-electron skeletons for enhanced gas and organic vapor capture

Guo, J., Li, X., Fu, S., Tong, R., Topham, P. D. & Wang, J., 19 Mar 2018, In : Microporous and Mesoporous Materials.

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Adamantane
Hexanes
Benzene
Hexane
musculoskeletal system

Synthesis and Characterization of Chemically-Modified Cassava Starch Grafted with Poly(2-Ethylhexyl Acrylate) for Blending with Poly(Lactic Acid)

Bunkerd, R., Molloy, R., Somsunan, R., Punyodom, W., Topham, P. D. & Tighe, B. J., 21 May 2018, In : Starch - Stärke.

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polylactic acid
cassava starch
Manihot
Starch
starch
2017

An Acoustic On-Chip Goniometer for Room Temperature Macromolecular Crystallography

Burton, C. G. G., Axford, D., Edwards, A. M. J., Gildea, R. J., Morris, R. H., Newton, M. I., Orville, A. M., Prince, M., Topham, P. & Docker, P., 1 Nov 2017, In : Lab on a Chip. p. 1-7 7 p.

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Goniometers
Crystallography
Acoustics
Synchrotrons
Temperature

Biodegradable compatibilized poly(L-lactide)/thermoplastic polyurethane blends: design, preparation and property testing

Suthapakti, K., Molloy, R., Punyodom, W., Nalampang, K., Leejarkpai, T., Topham, P. D. & Tighe, B. J., 17 Jul 2017, In : Journal of Environmental Polymer Degradation. in press

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Polyurethanes
Phase locked loops
Thermoplastics
Testing
Copolymers

Contact angle and active drop transport for time resolved Macromolecular and serial femto-second crystallography

Burton, C., Docker, P., Prince, M., Axford, D., Orville, A. & Topham, P., 14 May 2017, Informatics, Electronics and Microsystems - TechConnect Briefs 2017. Vol. 4. p. 116-119 4 p.

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Crystallography
Active Biological Transport
Contact angle
Light sources
Light
Open Access
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Fullerenes
Cycloaddition
Cycloaddition Reaction
Molecular mass
Polymers

Evolution of Microphase Separation with Variations of Segments of Sequence-Controlled Multiblock Copolymers

Zhang, J., Deubler, R., Hartlieb, M., Martin, L., Tanaka, J., Patyukova, E., Topham, P. D., Schacher, F. H. & Perrier, S., 14 Sep 2017, In : Macromolecules. 50, 18, p. 7380-7387 8 p.

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Microphase separation
Copolymers
Methyl Ethers
Ethylene Glycol
Polymerization

Gravimetric and density profiling using the combination of surface acoustic waves and neutron reflectivity

Toolan, D. T. W., Barker, R., Gough, T., Topham, P. D., Howse, J. R. & Glidle, A., 1 Feb 2017, In : Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 487, p. 465-474 10 p.

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Surface waves
Neutrons
Acoustic waves
Thin films
Humidity sensors

Microporous organic polymers based on hexaphenylbiadamantane: synthesis, ultra-high stability and gas capture

Guo, J., Lai, X., Fu, S., Yue, H., Wang, J. & Topham, P. D., 15 Jan 2017, In : Materials Letters. 187, p. 76–79 4 p.

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Organic polymers
Gases
vapors
high polymers
adsorption

Polymer strategies in perovskite solar cells

Isakova, A. & Topham, P. D., 1 Apr 2017, In : Journal of Polymer Science: Part B - Polymer Physics. 55, 7, p. 549-568 20 p.

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Perovskite
Light emitting diodes
Polymers
light emitting diodes
solar cells

Rinse-resistant superhydrophobic block copolymer fabrics by electrospinning, electrospraying and thermally-induced self-assembly

Wu, J., Li, X., Wu, Y., Liao, G., Johnston, P., Topham, P. D. & Wang, L., 15 Nov 2017, In : Applied Surface Science. 422, p. 769-777 9 p.

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Composite membranes
Electrospinning
block copolymers
Self assembly
Block copolymers

Selective molecular annealing: in situ small angle X-ray scattering study of microwave-assisted annealing of block copolymers

Toolan, D. T. W., Adlington, K., Isakova, A., Kalamiotis, A., Mokarian-Tabari, P., Dimitrakis, G., Dodds, C., Arnold, T., Terrill, N. J., Bras, W., Hermida Merino, D., Topham, P. D., Irvine, D. J. & Howse, J. R., 21 Aug 2017, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 19, 31, p. 20412-20419 8 p.

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block copolymers
X ray scattering
Block copolymers
Microwaves
Annealing

Synthesis of thermochemically stable tetraphenyladamantane-based microporous polymers as gas storage materials

Li, X., Guo, J., Yue, H., Wang, J. & Topham, P. D., 2017, In : RSC advances. 7, 26, p. 16174-16180 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Polymers
Adamantane
Gas adsorption
Organic polymers
Chemical resistance
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Tissue Scaffolds
Polycaprolactone
Molecular mass
Lactic acid
Nanofibers

Tuneable denture adhesives using biomimetic principles for enhanced tissue adhesion in moist environments

Gill, S. K., Roohpour, N., Topham, P. D. & Tighe, B. J., 1 Nov 2017, In : Acta Biomaterialia. 63, p. 326-335

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Tissue Adhesions
Biomimetics
Dental prostheses
Dentures
Adhesives
2016

Design, synthesis and RAFT polymerisation of a quinoline-based monomer for use in metal-binding composite microfibres

Isakova, A., Efremova, O., Pullan, N., Lüer, L. & Topham, P. D., 11 Jan 2016, In : RSC advances. 6, 8, p. 6598–6606 9 p.

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Polystyrenes
Polymers
Monomers
Metals
Polymerization

Designing intrinsically photostable low band gap polymers: a smart tool combining EPR spectroscopy and DFT calculations

Silva, H. S., Domínguez, I. F., Perthué, A., Topham, P. D., Bussière, P. O., Hiorns, R. C., Lombard, C., Rivaton, A., Bégué, D. & Pépin-Donat, B., 28 Oct 2016, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 4, 40, p. 15647-15654 8 p.

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Density functional theory
Paramagnetic resonance
Polymers
Energy gap
Spectroscopy

Facile synthesis and proposed mechanism of α,ω‐oxetanyl-telechelic poly(3-nitratomethyl-3-methyl oxetane) by an SN2(i) nitrato displacement method in basic media

Desai, H. J., Acheampong, D. O., Hudson, R., Lacey, R., Stanley, C., Turner, H., Whitmore, H., Torry, S., Golding, P., Erothu, H. & Topham, P., 20 Apr 2016, In : Journal of Energetic Materials. Latest addition, 16 p.

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polymers
synthesis
narcotics
sodium nitrates
gel chromatography

Insights into the influence of solvent polarity on the crystallization of poly(ethylene oxide) spin-coated thin films via in situ grazing incidence wide-angle X-ray scattering

Toolan, D. T. W., Isakova, A., Hodgkinson, R., Reeves-McLaren, N., Hammond, O. S., Edler, K. J., Briscoe, W. H., Arnold, T., Gough, T., Topham, P. D. & Howse, J. R., 28 Jun 2016, In : Macromolecules. 49, 12, p. 4579–4586 8 p.

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Crystallization
Polyethylene oxides
X ray scattering
Chloroform
Chlorine compounds

Mechanismus der CR-Vernetzung mit Ethylenthio-harnstoff und Zinkoxid

Translated title of the contribution: Mechanism for crosslinking polychloroprene with ethylene thiourea and zinc oxideTopham, P. D., Berry, K., Liu, M., Chakraborty, K., Pullan, N., West, A. & Sammon, C., 31 May 2016, In : Gummi, Fasern, Kunststoffe. 69, 5, p. 290-300 11 p.

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Neoprene
Zinc Oxide
Thiourea
Thioureas
Zinc oxide

Photoluminescent materials based on PMMA and a highly-emissive octahedral molybdenum metal cluster complex

Efremova, O. A., Brylev, K. A., Vorotnikov, Y. A., Vejsadová, L., Shestopalov, M. A., Chimonides, G. F., Mikes, P., Topham, P. D., Kim, S-J., Kitamura, N. & Sutherland, A. J., 21 Jan 2016, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry C. 4, 3, p. 497-503 7 p.

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Molybdenum
Polymethyl Methacrylate
Metals
Transparency
Methacrylates
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Tin
Copolymers
Fibers
Processing
Viscosity measurement
2015

Controlled synthesis of poly(neopentyl p-styrene sulfonate) via reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer polymerisation

Fraga Domínguez, I., Kolomanska, J., Johnston, P., Rivaton, A. & Topham, P. D., May 2015, In : Polymer International. 64, 5, p. 621-630 10 p.

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Styrene
Polymerization
Monomers
Molecular weight
Thermolysis

Design, synthesis and thermal behaviour of a series of well-defined clickable and triggerable sulfonate polymers

Kolomanska, J., Johnston, P., Gregori, A., Fraga Dominguez, I., Egelhaaf, H-J., Perrier, S., Rivaton, A., Dagron-Lartigau, C. & Topham, P., 2015, In : RSC advances. 5, 82, p. 66554-66562 9 p.

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Styrene
Polymers
Homopolymerization
Block copolymers
Printing

Mechanism for cross-linking polychloroprene with ethylene thiourea and zinc oxide

Berry, K., Liu, M., Chakraborty, K., Pullan, N., West, A., Sammon, C. & Topham, P. D., Mar 2015, In : Rubber chemistry and technology. 88, 1, p. 80-97 18 p.

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Neoprene
Zinc Oxide
Thiourea
Thioureas
Zinc oxide

Preparation and property testing of compatibilized poly(l-lactide)/thermoplastic polyurethane blends

Suthapakti, K., Molloy, R., Punyodom, W., Nalampang, K., Leejarkpai, T., Topham, P. D. & Tighe, B. J., Aug 2015, In : Macromolecular Symposia. 354, 1, p. 299-304 6 p.

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Polyurethanes
Phase locked loops
Thermoplastics
preparation
Testing

Self-assembly-driven electrospinning: the transition from fibers to intact beaded morphologies

Wang, L., Topham, P. D., Mykhaylyk, O. O., Yu, H., Ryan, A. J., Fairclough, J. P. A. & Bras, W., 2015, In : Macromolecular rapid communications. Early view

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Electrospinning
Self assembly
Block copolymers
Polymers
Microphase separation

Synthesis, thermal processing, and thin film morphology of poly(3-hexylthiophene)-poly(styrenesulfonate) block copolymers

Erothu, H., Kolomanska, J., Johnston, P., Schumann, S., Deribew, D., Toolan, D. T. W., Gregori, A., Dagron-Lartigau, C., Portale, G., Bras, W., Arnold, T., Distler, A., Hiorns, R. C., Mokarian-Tabari, P., Collins, T. W., Howse, J. R. & Topham, P. D., 14 Apr 2015, In : Macromolecules. 48, 7, p. 2107-2117 11 p.

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Block copolymers
Thin films
Organic solvents
Thermolysis
Alkynes

Unravelling the photodegradation mechanisms of a low bandgap polymer by combining experimental and modeling approaches

Domínguez, I. F., Topham, P. D., Bussière, P. O., Bégué, D. & Rivaton, A., 29 Jan 2015, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry: Part C. 119, 4, p. 2166-2176 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photodegradation
Polymers
Energy gap
polymers
Quantum chemistry