Publications

53. Wang, C.; Brown, G.; Burris, D.; Korley, L.T.J.; Epps, III, T.; The Coating Architects: Manipulating Multi-Scale Structures in Polymer Coatings to Optimize Interfacial Properties”, ACS Applied Polymer Materials; DOI: 10.1021/acsapm.9b00302

52. Thompson, C.B.; Chatterjee, S.; Korley, L.T.J.Gradient Supramolecular Interactions and Tunable Mechanics in Polychaete Jaw Inspired Supramolecular Interpenetrating Networks”, European Polymer Journal 2019,116,201-209, DOI:10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2019.04.015

51. Brannum, M.L.; Steele, A.B.; Venetos, M.C.; Korley, L.T.J.; Wnek, G.E.; White, T.J. “Light Control with Liquid Crystalline Elastomers”, Advanced Optical Materials 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adom.201801683

50. Alexander, S. L. M.; Korley, L. T. J. “Restricting molecular mobility in polymer nanocomposites with self-assembling low molecular weight gel additives”,  ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 201810, 43040–43048, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.8b15112

49. Prévôt, M. E.; Andro, H.; Alexander, S.L.M; Ustunel, S.; Zhu, C.; Nikolov, Z.; Rafferty, S. T.; Brannum, M.T.Brannum; Kinsel, B.; Korley, L.T.J.; Freeman, E.J.; McDonough, J.A.; Clements, R.J.; Hegmann, E., “Liquid crystal elastomer foams with elastic properties specifically engineered as biodegradable brain tissue scaffolds”, Soft Matter 2018, 14, 354 – 360, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c7sm01949a

48. Alexander, S. L. M.; Korley, L.T.J. “Nucleation effects of high molecular weight polymer additives on low molecular weight gels”, Invited Article, Polymer Journal 2018, 50, 775-786, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41428-018-0076-0

47. Matolyak, L.E.; Thompson, C. B.; Li, B.; Keum, J.; Cowen, J.; Tomazin, R.; Korley, L.T.J.,Secondary Structure Mediated Hierarchy and Mechanics in Polyurea-Peptide Hybrids”, Biomacromolecules 2018, 19 (8), 3445–3455, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.biomac.8b00762

46. Prévôt, M.E.; Bergquist, L. E.; Sharma, A., Mori, T., Gao, Y.; Bera, T.; Zhu, C.; Leslie, M.T.; R.; Korley, L.T.J.; Freeman, E.J.; McDonough, J. A., Clements, R.J., Hegmann, E., “New developments in 3D liquid crystal elastomers scaffolds for tissue engineering: from physical template to responsive substrate”, Proc. of SPIE 2017, 10361,103610T-11

45.  Matolyak, L.E.; Keum, J. K.; Van de Voorde, K.M.; Korley, L.T.J. “Synthetic Approach to Tailored Physical Associations in Peptide-Polyurea/Polyurethane Hybrids”, Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry 2017, 15, 7607-7617,  http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c7ob01352c

44. Alexander, S.L.M; Ahmadmehrabi, S.; Korley, L.T.J. “Programming Shape and Tailoring Transport: Advancing Hygromorphic Bilayers with Aligned Nanofibers”, Soft Matter 2017, 13, 5589 – 5596, http:dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7SM00962C

43. Jordan, A.M; Kim, S.-E.; Van de Voorde, K.M.; Porkoski, J.; Korley, L.T.J. “In Situ Fabrication of Fiber Reinforced Three-Dimensional Hydrogel Tissue Engineering Scaffolds”, ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering20173(8), 1869-1879, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsbiomaterials.7b00229

42. Alexander, S.L.M.; Matolyak, L.E.; Korley, L.T.J., “Intelligent nanofiber composites: Dynamic communication between materials and their environment”, Macromolecular Materials and Engineering (Invited Feature Article) 2017,  302, 1700133, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mame.201700133

41. Thompson, C.B.; Korley, L.T.J., “Harnessing Supramolecular and Peptidic Self-Assembly for the Construction of Reinforced Polymeric Tissue Scaffolds”, Bioconjugate Chemistry (Invited Review) 201728 (5), 1325-1339, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.7b00115

40. Gu, T.; Kawamato, K.; Zhong, M.; Chen, M.: Hore, M.J.A.; Jordan, A.M.; Olsen, B.A.; Korley, L.T.J.; Johnson, J.A., “Semi-batch monomer addition as a general method to tune and enhance the mechanics of polymer networks via loop defect control”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2017114 (19), 4875-4880, http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1620985114

39. Kim, S.-E.; Jordan, A.M; Korley, L.T.J.; Porkoski, J. “Drawing in poly (ε-caprolactone) Fibers: Tuning Mechanics, Fiber Dimensions and Surface-Modification for Biomedical Applications”, Journal of Materials Chemistry B 20175,  4499-4506, http://dx.doi.org/10.0139/C7TB00096K

38. Chen, M.; Gu, Y.; Singh, A.; Zhong, M.; Jordan, A.M. ; Biswas, S.; Korley, L.T.J.; Balazs, A.; Johnson, J. “Living additive manufacturing: transformation of parent gels into diversely functionalized daughter gels made possible by visible light photo-redox catalysis”, ACS Central Science, 20173(2), 124-134; http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acscentsci.6b00335 

37. Alexander, Symone L.M; Korley, L.T.J. “Tunable hygromorphism: structural implications of low molecular weight gels and electrospun nanofibers in bilayer composites”. Soft Matter2017,13, 283-291; http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C6SM00749J

36. Sharma, A.; Mori, T.; Mahnen, C.J.; Everson, H.R.; Leslie, M.T.; Nielsen, A.d.; Lussier, L.; Zhu, C.; Hegmann, T.; McDonough, T.; Freeman, E.J.; Korley, L.T.J.; Clements, R.J.; Hegmann, R.  “Effects of structural variations on the cellular response and mechanical properties of biocompatible, biodegradable, and porous smectic liquid crystal elastomers”, Macromolecular Bioscience 201717, 1600278; http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mabi.201600278

35. Matolyak, L.; Keum, J.; Korley, L.T.J. “Molecular Design: Network Architecture and Its Impact on the Organization and Mechanics of Peptide-Polyurea Hybrids”, Biomacromolecules201617, 3931-3939, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.biomac.6b01309

34. Lenart, W.; Jang, K.-S.; Jordan, A.M.; Baer, E.; Korley, L.T.J. “Mechanically Tunable Dual-Component Polyolefin Fiber Mats via Two-Dimensional Multilayer Coextrusion”, Polymer2016103, 328-336

33. Jordan, A.M; Viswanath, V.; Kim, S-E.; Porkoski, J.; Korley, L.T.J.  “Processing and Surface Modification of Polymer Nanofibers for Biological Scaffolds: A Review”. Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2016, 4, 5958-5974,  http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c6tb01303a

32. Jang, K-S; Korley, L.T.J.  “Phase diagrams of thermally-stable, polymer-dispersed liquid crystals: exploring the impact of chain length and chemical structure”. Polymer Engineering and Science2016, 56(4), 388-393, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pen.24264

31. Jordan, A.M., Marotta, T., Korley, L.T.J. “Reducing Environmental Impact: Solvent and PEO Reclamation During Production of Melt-Extruded PCL Nanofibers”ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 20153(11), 2994-3003, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.5b01019

30. Wanasekara, N.D., Matolyak, L., Korley, L.T.J. “Tunable Mechanics in Electrospun Composites via Hierarchical Organization”, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 201547(41), 22970-22979, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.5b06230

29. Monemian, S., Korley, L.T.J. “Exploring the Role of Supramolecular Associations in Mechanical Toughening of Interpenetrating Polymer Networks”, Macromolecules, 201548(19) 7146-7155, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.5b01752

28. Jordan, A.M., Korley, L.T.J. “Toward a Tunable Fibrous Scaffold: Structural Development during Uniaxial Drawing of Coextruded Poly(caprolactone) Fibers”,  Macromolecules, 201548 (8), 2614–2627, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.5b00370

27. Sharma, A., Neshat, A.,  Mahnen, C.J., Nielsen, A.d.,Snyder, J.,Stankovich, T.L., Daum, B.G.,  LaSpina, E.M., Beltrano, G., Li, S.,  Park, B.-W., Clements, R.J., Freeman, E.J., Malcuit, C.,  McDonough, J.A., Korley, L.T.J, Hegmann, T.,  Hegmann, E. “Biocompatible, biodegradable and porous liquid crystal elastomer scaffolds for spatial cell cultures”, Macromolecular Bioscience 2015,15, 200–214, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mabi.201400325. Highlighted in Materials Views, 10/24/14, Journal Back Cover

26. Johnson, J.C., Korley, L.T.J., Tsige, M. “Coarse-Grained Modeling of Peptidic/PDMS Triblock Morphology”,  The Journal of Physical Chemistry B2014, 118(47), 13718-13728. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp506553v. 

25. Monemian, S.; Jang, K-S.; Ghassemi, H.; Korley, L.T.J., Probing the interplay of ultraviolet crosslinking and non-covalent interactions in supramolecular elastomers, Macromolecules 201447(16), 5633-5642, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ma501183a.

24. Kim, S-E.; Wang, J.; Jordan, A.; Korley, L.T.J. ; Baer, E.; Pokorski, J; Surface Modification of Melt Extruded Poly(ε-caprolactone) Nanofibers: Toward a New Scalable Biomaterial Scaffold, ACS MacroLetters 2014, 3(6), 585–589; http://dx/doi.org/10.1021/mz500112d.

23. Jang, K-S.; Johnson, J.C.; Hegmann, T.; Hegmann, E.; Korley, L.T.J., Biphenyl-based Liquid Crystals for Elevated Temperature Processing with Polymers, Liquid Crystals 2014, 41(10), 1473-1482, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02678292.2014.926405

22. Jordan, A.M.; Lenart, W.; Carr, J.; Baer, E.; Korley, L.T.J; Structural evolution during mechanical deformation in high-barrier PVDF-TFE/PET multilayer films using in-situ X-ray techniques, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 20146(6), 3987-3994. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/am4053893

21. Wang, J.; Langhe, D.; Ponting, M.; Wnek, G.E.; Korley, L.T.J; Baer, E.; Manufacturing of Polymer Continuous Nanofibers using a Novel Co-extrusion and Multiplication Technique; Polymer 2014, 55(2), 673-685; http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.polymer.2013.12.025

20. Johnson, J.C.; Wanasekara, N.D.; Korley, L.T.J.; Influence of secondary structure and hydrogen-bonding arrangement on the mechanical properties of peptidic-polyurea hybrids; J. Mater. Chem. B. 2014, 2, 2554-2561; http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C3TB21476A0

19. Wojtecki, R.J.; Wu, Q.; Johnson, J.C.; Ray, D.E.; Korley, L.T.J; Rowan, S.J.; Optimizing the formation of 2,6-bis(N-alkyl-benzimidazolyl)pyridine-containing [3]catenates through component design, Chemical Science 20134(12), 4440-4448; http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C3SC52082J

18. Burt, T.M.; Monemian, S.; Jordan, A.M.; and Korley, L.T.J. Thin Film Confinement of Spherical Block Copolymers via Forced Assembly Co-extrusion, Soft Matter 20139(17), 4381-4385; http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C3SM27797F

17. Wanasekara, N.W.; , Korley, L.T.J.; Toward Tunable and Adaptable Polymer Nanocomposites; Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics 201351(7), 463-467; http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/polb.23253

16. Burt, T.M.; Jordan, A.M.; and Korley, L.T.J. Investigating Interfacial Contributions on the Layer-thickness Dependent Mechanical Response of Confined Self-assembly via Forced Assembly, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics 20139(17), 4381-4385; http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/macp.201200588

15. Wanasekara, N.W.; Stone, D.A.; Wnek, G.E., Korley, L.T.J.; Stimuli-responsive and Mechanically-switchable Electrospun Composites; Macromolecules 201245(22), 9092–9099; http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ma301896u

14. Burt, T.M.; Jordan, A.M.; and Korley, L.T.J. Towards Anisotropic Materials via Forced Assembly Co-extrusion, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 20124(10), 5155–5161; http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/am301072s

13. Johnson, J.C; Korley, L.T.J.; Enhanced Mechanical Function with Nature’s Building Blocks: Amino Acids; Soft Matter 2012(45), 11431-11442; http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C2SM26185E

12. Lai, C-Y..; Hiltner, A.; Baer, E.; Korley, L.T.J.; The Deformation of Confined Poly(ethylene oxide) in Multilayer Films; ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 2012,  4 (4), 2218–2227; http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/am300240r

11.  Johnson, J.C.; Wanasekara, N.D.; Korley, L.T.J.; Utilizing Peptidic Ordering in the Design of Hierarchical Polyurethane/ureas; Biomacromolecules 201213 (5), 1279–1286; http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bm201800v

10. Stone, D.A.; Wanasekara, N.W.; Jones, D.;  Wheeler, N.R., Wilusz, E.; Zukas, W., Wnek, G.E., Korley, L.T.J.; All-Organic, Stimuli-responsive Polymer Composites with Electrospun Fiber Fillers; ACS Macro Letters 20121, 80-83; http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/mz200049v

9. Burt, T.M.; Keum, J.; Hiltner, A.; Baer, E. and Korley, L.T.J.  “Confinement of Elastomeric Block Copolymers via Forced Assembly Co-extrusion”, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 20123(12), 4804-4811http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/am201297f

8. Stone, D.A.;Hsu, L.;  Wheeler, N.R., Wilusz, E.; Zukas, W., Wnek, G.E., Korley, L.T.J.; Mechanical Enhancement via Self-Assembled Nanostructures in Polymer Nanocomposites; Soft Matter 20117, 2449 – 2455; http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C0SM01262A

7. Stone, D.A.; Korley, L.T.J.; Bioinspired Polymeric Nanocomposites; Macromolecules 2010, 43, 9217–9226; http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ma101661pCover

6. Kamperman, M; Korley, L.T.J; Yau, B.; Johansen, K.M.; Joo, Y.L.; Wiesner, U.; Nanomanufacturing of Continuous Composite Nanofibers with Confinement-induced Morphologies, Polymer Chemistry 20101, 1001-1004; http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C0PY00146E.

5. Ponting, M.; Abernathy, T.; Korley, L.T.J.; Hiltner, A.; Baer, E.; Gradient Multilayer Films by Forced Assembly Coextrusion, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research (special contribution in honor of Don Paul’s 65th Birthday) 201049 (23), 12111–12118; http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ie100321h

4. Waletzko, R.S.; Korley, L.T.J.; Pate, B.D.; Thomas, E.L.; Hammond, P.T.; Role of Increased Crystallinity in Deformation-Induced Structure of Segmented Thermoplastic Polyurethane Elastomers with PEO- and PEO-PPO-PEO Soft Segments and HDI Hard Segments, Macromolecules200942, 2041–2053

3.  Korley, L.T.J.; Liff, S.M.; Kumar, N.; McKinley, G.H.; Hammond, P.T.; Preferential Association of Segment Blocks in Polyurethane Nanocomposites; Macromolecules 2006, 39(20), 7030-7036; DOI: 10.1021/ma061383

2. Korley, L.T.J.; Pate, B.D.; Thomas, E.L.; Hammond, P.T.; Effect of the Degree of Soft and Hard Segment Ordering on the Morphology and Mechanical Behavior of Semicrystalline Segmented Polyurethanes; Polymer 2006, 47(9), 3073-3082; DOI:10.1016/j.polymer.2006.02.093

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