Journal articles 2007–2011

Year 2011

A. Sulistio, A. Widjaya, A. Blencowe, X. Zhang, G. G. Qiao, “Star Polymers Composed Entirely of Amino Acid Building Blocks: A Route towards Stereospecific, Biodegradable and Hierarchically Functionalized Stars”, Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 1151.

A. Sulistio, J. Lowenthal, A. Blencowe, M. N. Bongiovanni, L. Ong, S. L. Gras, X.-Q. Zhang, G. G. Qiao, “Folic Acid Conjugated Amino Acid-Based Star Polymers for Active Targeting of Cancer Cells”, Biomacromolecules 2011, 12, 3469.

S. Spoljaric, T. K. Goh, A. Blencowe, G. G. Qiao, R. A. Shanks, “Thermal, Optical, and Static/Dynamic Mechanical Properties of Linear-Core Crosslinked Star Polymer Blends”, Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2011, 212, 1778.

S. Spoljaric, A. Genovese, T. K. Goh, A. Blencowe, G. G. Qiao, R. A. Shanks, “Enthalpy and Volume Relaxation of Core-Crosslinked Star Polystyrene/Poly(Methyl Methacrylate) Blends”, Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2011, 212, 1677.

E. L. Prime, D. J. Henry, I. Yarovsky, G. G. Qiao, D. H. Solomon, “Comb Polymers: Are They the Answer to Monolayer Stability?”, Colloid Surface A 2011, 384, 482.

D. Mertz, C. J. Ochs, Z. Zhu, L. Lee, S. N. Guntari, G. K. Such, T. K. Goh, L. A. Connal, A. Blencowe, G. G. Qiao, F. Caruso, “ATRP-Mediated Continuous Assembly of Polymers for the Preparation of Nanoscale Films”, Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 12601.

T. K. Goh, S. N. Guntari, C. J. Ochs, A. Blencowe, D. Mertz, L. A. Connal, G. K. Such, G. G. Qiao, F. Caruso, “Nanoengineered Films via Surface-Confined Continuous Assembly of Polymers”, Small 2011, 7, 2863.

G. Q. Chen, C. A. Scholes, G. G. Qiao, S. E. Kentish, “Water Vapor Permeation in Polyimide Membranes”, J. Membr. Sci. 2011, 379, 479.

J. M. Ren, J. T. Wiltshire, A. Blencowe, G. G. Qiao, “Synthesis of a Star Polymer Library with a Diverse Range of Highly Functionalized Macromolecular Architectures”, Macromolecules 2011, 44, 3189.

R. Simons, G. G. Qiao, S. Bateman, X. Zhang, P. Lynch, “Direct Observation of the Intergallery Expansion of Polystyrene-Montmorillonite Nanocomposites”, Chem. Mater. 2011, 23, 2303.

A. Leung, J. Wiltshire, A. Blencowe, Q. Fu, D. H. Solomon, G. G. Qiao, “The Effect of Acrylamide-co­-vinylpyrrolidinone Copolymer on the Depression of Talc in Mixed Nickel Mineral Flotation”, Miner. Eng. 2011, 24, 449.

T. K. Goh, S. Yamashita, K. Satoh, A. Blencowe, M. Kamigaito, G. G. Qiao, “Highly-Efficient Synthesis of Low Polydipersity Core Cross-Linked Star Polymers by Ru-Catalyzed Living Radical Polymerization”, Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2011, 32, 456.

Year 2010

A. Habich, G. G. Qiao, W. Ducker, “Enantioselective Adsorption of Surfactants Monitored by ATR-FTIR”, Langmuir 2010, 26, 13944.

X. Zhang, D. Do, K. Kurniawan, G. G. Qiao, “Wheat Gluten-Based Renewable and Biodegradable Polymer Materials with Enhanced Hydrophobicity by Using Epoxidized Soybean Oil as a Modifier”,Carbohyd. Res. 2010, 345, 2174.

J. P. O’Shea, G. G. Qiao, G. V. Franks, “Solid–Liquid Separations with a Temperature-Responsive Polymeric Flocculant: Effect of Temperature and Molecular Weight on Polymer Adsorption and Deposition”, J. Coll. Inter. Sci. 2010, 348, 9.

L. A. Connal, G. V. Franks, G. G. Qiao, “Photochromic, Metal-Absorbing Honeycomb Structures”, Langmuir 2010, 26, 10397.

Z. A. A. Hamid, A. Blencowe, B. Ozcelik, J. Palmer, G. G. Qiao, G. W. Stevens, K. Abberton, W. A. Morrison, T. Penington, “Epoxy-Amine Synthesised Hydrogel Scaffolds for Soft-Tissue Engineering”, Biomaterials 2010, 31, 6454.

X. Zhang, M. D. Do, P. Casey, A. Sulistio, G. G. Qiao, L. Lundin, P. Lillford, S. Kosaraju, “Chemical Modification of Gelatin by a Natural Phenolic Cross-Linker, Tannic Acid”, J. Agr. Food Chem. 2010, 58, 6809.

X. Zhang, M. D. Do, P. Casey, A. Sulistio, G. G. Qiao, L. Lundin, P. Lillford, S. Kosaraju, “Chemical Cross-Linking Gelatin with Natural Phenolic Compounds as Studied by High-Resolution NMR Spectroscopy”, Biomacromolecules 2010, 11, 1125.

D. J. Henry, V. I. Dewan, E. L. Prime, G. G. Qiao, D. H. Solomon, I. Yarovsky, “Monolayer Structure and Evaporation Resistance: A Molecular Dynamics Study of Octadecanol on Water”, J. Phys. Chem. B 2010, 114, 3869.

R. Simons, G. G. Qiao, C. E. Powell, S. A. Bateman, “Effect of Surfactant Architecture on the Properties of Polystyrene-Montmorillonite Nanocomposites”, Langmuir 2010, 26, 9023.

J. F. Tan, A. Blencowe, T. K. Goh, G. G. Qiao, “1,1-Diphenyl Ethylene-Mediated Radical Polymerisation: A General Non-Metal-Based Technique for the Synthesis of Precise Core Cross-Linked Star Polymers”, Macromol. Rapid. Commun. 2010, 31, 305.

J. P. O'Shea, G. G. Qiao, G. Franks, “Demonstration of Solid-Liquid Separations Using Recycled Supernatant that Contains Temperature-Responsive Polymer”, Publ. Australas. Inst. Min. Metall. 2010, 7, 377.

Year 2009

A. Blencowe, T. K. Goh, J. F. Tan, G. G. Qiao, “Core Cross-Linked Star Polymers via Controlled Radical Polymerization”, Polymer 2009, 50, 5.

T. K. Goh, J. F. Tan, S. N. Guntari, K. Satoh, A. Blencowe, M. Kamigaito, G. G. Qiao, “Nano-to-Macroscale Poly(methyl methacrylate) Stereocomplex Assemblies”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 8707.

T. K. Goh, A. Blencowe, J. F. Tan, K. D. Coventry, F. Qian, T. Tachasirinugune, G. G. Qiao, “PMMA Star-Like Polymers via One-Pot Conventional Free-Radical Copolymerization”, Aust. J. Chem. 2009, 62, 891.

G. V. Franks, H. Li, J.-P. O'Shea, G. G. Qiao, “Temperature Responsive Polymers As Multiple Function Reagents In Mineral Processing”, Adv. Powder Technol. 2009, 20, 273.

J. F. Tan, A. Blencowe, T. K. Goh, I. T. M. Dela Cruz, G. G. Qiao, “A General Method for the Synthesis and Isolation of Well-Defined Core Cross-Linked Multistar Assemblies: A Route toward Enhanced pH-Responsive Polymers”, Macromolecules 2009, 42, 4622.

C. J. Wong, T. Ackerly, C. He, W. Patterson, C. E. Powell, G. G. Qiao, D. H. Solomon, R. Meder, M. Geso, “Small Field Size Dose-Profile Measurements Using Gel Dosimeters, Gafchromic Films and Micro-Thermoluminescent Dosimeters”, Radiat. Meas. 2009, 44, 249.

D. Ng, K. Coventry, P. Lim, J. Wiltshire, G. G. Qiao, D. H. Solomon, A. Boulton, G. Senior, “An Improved Technique for Concentration Measurement of Galactomannan Solutions by Differential Refractive Index”, Carbohyd. Polym. 2009, 77, 150.

J. Wiltshire, G. G. Qiao, “Degradable star polymers with high ‘click’ functionality”, J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem. 2009, 47, 1485.

L. Kurniawan, G. G. Qiao, X. Zhang, “Formation of Wheat-Protein-Based Biomaterials through Polymer Grafting and Crosslinking Reactions to Introduce New Functional Properties”, Macromol. Biosci. 2009, 9, 93.

Year 2008

B. Wei, P. A. Gurr, A. O. Gozen, A. Blencowe, D. H. Solomon, G. G. Qiao, R. J. Spontak, J. Genzer, “Autophobicity-Driven Surface Segregation and Patterning of Core-Shell Microgel Nanoparticles”, Nano Lett. 2008, 8, 3010.

L. A. Connal, R. Vestberg, C. J. Hawker, G. G. Qiao, “Fabrication of Reversibly Cross-Linkable, 3-Dimensionally Conformal Polymeric Microstructures”, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2008, 18, 3315.

L. A. Connal, R. Vestberg, C. J. Hawker, G. G. Qiao, “Dramatic Morphology Control in the Fabrication of Porous Polymer Films”, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2008, 18, 3706.

J. F. Tan, A. Blencowe, G. G. Qiao, “Delaying the Onset of Macrogelation for the Synthesis of Branched and Star-Like Polymers via Conventional Free Radical Polymerisation: Binary Solvent Effects and Incorporation of Surfers”, Polymer 2008, 49, 5373.

X. J. Duthie, X. J.; Kentish, S.; Pas, S. J.; Hill, A. J.; Powell, C. E.; Nagai, K.; Stevens, G.; Qiao, G. G. “Thermal Treatment of Dense Polyimide Membranes”, J. Polym. Sci. Part B: Polym. Phys. 2008, 46, 1879.

L. A. Connal, R. Vestberg, C. J. Hawker, G. G. Qiao, “Patterning on Non-Planar Substrates: Flexible Honeycomb Films from a Range of Self-Assembling Star Copolymers”, Langmuir 2008, 24, 556.

J. Wiltshire, G. G. Qiao, “Synthesis of Core Cross-Linked Star Polymers with Adjustable Coronal Properties”, Macromolecules 2008, 41, 623.

M. Spiniello, A. Blencowe, G. G. Qiao, “Synthesis and Characterization of Fluorescently Labelled Core Cross-Linked Star Polymers”, J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem. 2008, 46, 2422.

A. Blencowe, T. K. Goh, S. Best, G. G. Qiao, “Synthesis of Buckminsterfullerene C60 Functionalised Core Cross-Linked Star Polymers”, Polymer 2008, 49, 825.

L. A. Connal, Q. Li, J. Quinn, E. Tjipto, F. Caruso, G. G. Qiao, “pH-Responsive Poly(acrylic acid) Core Cross-Linked Star Polymers: Morphology Transitions in Solution and Multilayer Thin Films”, Macromolecules 2008, 41, 2620.

T. K. Goh, K. Coventry, A. Blencowe, G. G. Qiao, “Rheology of Core Cross-Linked Star Polymers”, Polymer 2008, 49, 5095.

M. Geso, T. Ackerly, S. Brown, Z. Chua, C. He, C. J. Wong, C. E. Powell, A. Ho, G. G. Qiao, D. H. Solomon, W. Patterson, J. M. Droege, “Determination of Dosimetric Perturbations Caused by Aneurysm Clip in Stereotactic Radiosurgery Using Gel Phantoms and EBT-Gafchromic Films”, Med. Phys. 2008, 35, 744.

Year 2007

J. Wiltshire, G. G. Qiao, “Recent Advances in Star Polymer Design: Degradability and the Potential for Drug Delivery”, Aus. J. Chem. 2007, 60, 699.

X. J. Duthie, S. E. Kentish, C. E. Powell, G. G. Qiao, K. Nagai, G. W. Stevens, “Operating Temperature Effects on the Plasticization of Polyimide Gas Separation Membranes”, J. Membrane Sci. 2007, 294, 40.

C. E. Powell, X. J. Duthie, S. E. Kentish, G. G. Qiao, G. W. Stevens, “Reversible Diamine Cross-Linking of Polyimide Membranes”, J. Membrane Sci. 2007, 291, 199.

C. Wong, W. Patterson, C. E. Powell, G. G. Qiao, D. H. Solomon, M. Geso, “Dosimetry of Microbeam Radiotherapy Using Gel Dosimeters”, Med. Phys. 2007, 34, 2444.

C. J. Wong, T. Ackerly, C. He, W. Patterson, C. E. Powell, A. Ho, G. G. Qiao, D. H. Solomon, R. Medeer, M. Geso, “High Resolution Measurements of Small Field Beams Using Polymer Gels”, Appl. Radiat. Isotopes 2007, 65, 1160.

E. L. Prime, J. J. Cooper-White, G. G. Qiao, “Conjugation of Bioactive Groups to Poly(lactic acid) and Poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) Films”, Macromol. Biosci. 2007, 7, 1272.

T. K. Goh, A. P. Sulistio, A. Blencowe, J. W. Johnson, G. G. Qiao, “Synthesis and Characterization of Core-Crosslinked Star Clusters by Conventional Free Radical Polymerization”, Macromolecules 2007, 40, 7819.

L. A. Connal, R. Vestberg, C. J. Hawker, G. G. Qiao, “Synthesis of Dendron Functionalized Core Cross-Linked Star Polymers”, Macromolecules 2007, 40, 7855.

L. Kurniawan, X. Q. Zhang, G. G. Qiao, “Chemical Modification Of Wheat Proteins-Based Natural Polymers: Grafting and Cross-Linking Reactions with Poly(ethylene oxide) Diglycidyl Ether and Ethyl Diamine”, Biomacromolecules 2007, 8, 2909.

L. A. Connal, G. G. Qiao, “Honeycomb Coated Particles: Porous Doughnuts, Golf Balls and Hollow-Porous-Pockets”, Soft Matter 2007, 3, 837.

E. L. Prime, Z. A. A. Hamid, J. J. Cooper-White, G. G. Qiao, “Addition of Biological Functionality to Poly(e-caprolactone) Films”, Biomacromolecules 2007, 8, 2416.

P. Starck, W. K. J. Mosse, J. Tyrrell, N. Nicholas, M. Spiniello, M. Nelson, G. G. Qiao, W. A. Ducker, “Surface Chemistry and Rheology of Polysulfobetaine-Coated Silica”, Langmuir 2007, 23, 7587.

X. J. Duthie, S. E. Kentish, C. E. Powell, G. G. Qiao, K. Nagai, G. W. Stevens, “Plasticization Suppression In Grafted Polyimide-Epoxy Network Membranes”, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2007, 46, 8183.