Refereed Journal Publications

 

J40. Aghelinejad, M., Zhang, Y., and Leung, S.N., “Processing Parameters to Enhance the Electrical Conductivity and Thermoelectric Power Factor of Polypyrrole/Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes Nanocomposites,” Synthetic Metals (Submitted in September 2018; Paper ID: SYNMET_2018_146). Synthetic Metals
J39. Leung, S.N. and Lee, J.E., “Tunable Microcellular and Nanocellular Morphologies of Poly(vinylidene) Fluoride Foams via Crystal Polymorphism Control,” Polymer Crystallization (Accepted in September 2018; Paper ID: PXL-S-18-00035-2). PolymCryst
J38. (Invited Paper – Special Issue: New Trends in Polymeric Foams) Aghelinejad, M. and Leung, S.N., “Thermoelectric Nanocomposite Foams using Non-Conducting Polymers with Hybrid 1D and 2D Nanofillers,” Materials, Vol. 11, Issue 9, pp. 1757-1769, 2018. (https://doi.org/10.3390ma11091757). Materials
J37. (Featured article on the cover page) Lee, J.E. and Leung, S.N., “Multi-Stage Crystallization Mechanism of Electroactive Phase Polyvinylidene Fluoride Induced by Thermal and Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Processing,” CrystEngComm, Vol. 20, pp. 4080-4089, 2018. (https://doi.org/10.1039/C8CE00531A) CE020029.indd
J36. (Invited Review Paper) Leung, S.N., “Thermally Conductive Polymer Composites and Nanocomposites: Processing-Structure-Property Relationships,” Composites Part B: Engineering, Vol. 150, pp. 78-92, 2018. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2018.05.056) 8
J35. Guo, Y. and Leung, S.N., “Strain-Induced Oriented Crystallization of UHMWPE: Enhanced Thermal Conductivity Through Molecular Chain Alignment,” AIP Advances, Vol. 8, Issue 4, pp. 045126, 2018. (https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5028375) AIP Advances
J34. Guo, Y. and Leung, S.N., “Thermally Conductive Polybutylene Terephthalate/Hexagonal Boron Nitride Composites with Bimodal Filler Size Distribution,” Materials Chemistry & Physics, Vol. 216, pp. 221-228, 2018. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matchemphys.2018.04.073) MaterChemPhys
J33. Hoang, L.T., Leung, S.N., and Zhu, Z.H., “Eliminating Common Biases in Modeling Electrical Conductivity of Carbon Nanotubes-Polymer Nanocomposites,” Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, Vol. 20, Issue 19, pp. 13118-13121, 2018. (https://doi.org/10.1039/C8CP01715H) 051318_4pp_PCCP_Journal brochure_NEW.indd
J32. Aghelinejad, M. and Leung, S.N., “Fabrication of Open-Cell Thermoelectric Polymer Nanocomposites by Template-Assisted Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Coating,” Composites Part B: Engineering, Vol. 145, pp 100-107, 2018. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2018.03.030) 8
J31. Ghariniyat, P. and Leung, S.N., “Development of Thermally Conductive Thermoplastic Polyurethane Composite Foams via CO2 Foaming-Assisted Filler Networking,” Composites Part B: Engineering, Vol. 143, pp 9-18, 2018. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2018.02.008) 8
J30. Fashandi, M. and Leung, S.N., “Sodium Acetate Trihydrate-Chitin Nanowhisker Nanocomposites with Enhanced Phase Change Performance for Thermal Energy Storage,” Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells, Vol. 178, pp 259-265, 2018. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2018.01.037) SolarEnergyMatlSolarCell
J29. Lee, J.E., Guo, Y., Lee, R.E., and Leung, S.N., “Fabrication of Electroactive Poly(vinylidene fluoride) through Non-isothermal Crystallization and Supercritical CO2 Processing,” RSC Advances, Vol. 7, Issue 77, pp. 48712-48722, 2017. (https://doi.org/10.1039/c7ra09162a) RSC Advances
J28. Fashandi, M. and Leung, S.N., “Preparation and Characterization of 100% Bio-based Polylactic Acid/Palmitic Acid Microcapsules for Thermal Energy Storage,” Materials for Renewable and Sustainable Energy, Vol. 6, Issue 14, 2017. (https://doi.org/10.1007/s40243-017-0098-0) Materials for Renewable and Sustainable Energy
J27. (Featured article on the cover page) Aghelinejad, M. and Leung, S.N., “Enhancement of Thermoelectric Conversion Efficiency of Polymer/Carbon Nanotube Nanocomposites through Foaming-Induced Microstructuring,” Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 134, Issue 28, pp. 45073, 2017. (https://doi.org/10.1002/app.45073) JAPS TE Nanocomposites Coverpage
J26. Lee, R.E., Guo, Y., Tamber, H., Planeta, M., and Leung, S.N., “Thermoforming of Polylactic Acid Foam Sheets: Crystallization Behaviours and Thermal Stability,” Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, Vol. 55, Issue 3, pp. 560-567, 2016. (https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.iecr.5b03473) Unknown
J25. Ding, H., and Leung, S.N., “Modeling of Effective Thermal Conductivity of Polymer Matrix Composite Foams with Biaxially-Alligned Filler Networks,” Journal of Cellular Plastics, Vol. 52, Issue 1, pp. 89-106, 2016 (https://doi.org/10.1177/0021955X14566211). 14
J24. (Featured article on the cover page) Ding, H., Guo, Y., and Leung, S.N., “Development of Thermally Conductive Polymer Matrix Composites by Foaming-Assisted Networking of Micron-and-Submicron-Scale Hexagonal Boron Nitride,” Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 133, Issue 4, pp.42910, 2016 (https://doi.org/10.1002/app.42910) JAPS 2016
J23. Fang, W., Jang, H.W., and Leung, S.N., “Evaluation and Modelling of Electrically Conductive Polymer Nanocomposites with Carbon Nanotube Networks,” Composites Part B: Engineering, Vol. 83, pp. 184-193, 2015 (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2015.08.047). 8
J22. Fang, W., and Leung, S.N., “Elucidation of Structure-to-Property Relationships of Piezoresistive Polymer-Carbon Nanotube Nanocomposites,” Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 118, Issue 4, pp. 044907, 2015 (https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4927628). JApplPhys
J21. Leung, S.N., Khan, O.M., Naguib, H.E., and Dawson, F., “Multifunctional Polymer Nanocomposites with Uniaxially Aligned Liquid Crystal Polymer Fibrils and Graphene Nanoplatelets,” Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 104, Issue 8, pp. 082904, 2014 (https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4866438). 3
J20. Chan, E., Leung, S.N., Khan, O.M., Naguib, H.E., Dawson, F., and Adinkrah, V., “Fabrication and Characterization of Ceramic-Filled Thermoplastics Composites with Enhanced Multifunctional Properties,” Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials, Vol. 27, Issue 4, pp. 541-557, 2014 (https://doi.org/10.1177/0892705712452746). 4
J19. Leung, S.N., Khan, O.M., Chan, E., Naguib, H.E., Dawson, F., and Adinkrah, V., “A Study on Liquid Crystal Polymer-Hexagonal Boron Nitride Composites for Hybrid Heat Sinks,” Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, Vol. 52, Issue 24, pp. 8332-8339, 2013 (https://doi.org/10.1021/ie3012775). iecred_v052i024.indd
J18. Khan, O.M., Leung, S.N., Chan, E., Naguib, H.E., Dawson, F., and Adinkrah, V., “Effects of Micro-and-Nano-Sized Carbon Fillers on the Thermal and Electrical Properties of Polyphenylene Sulfide Based Composites,” Polymer and Engineering Science, Vol, 53, Issue 11, pp. 2398-2406, 2013 (https://doi.org/10.1002/pen.23503). 6
J17. (Featured article on the inner cover) Leung, S.N., Khan, O.M., Chan, E., Naguib, H.E., Dawson, F., Adinkrah, V., and Lakatos-Hayward, L., “Synergistic Effects of Hybrid Fillers on the Development of Thermally Conductive Polyphenylene Sulfide Composites,” Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 127, Issue 5, pp. 3293-3301, 2013 (https://doi.org/10.1002/app.37941) APP-127-05_C2.indd
J16. Leung, S.N., Khan, O.M., Chan, E., Naguib, H.E., Dawson, F., Adinkrah, V., and Lakatos-Hayward, L., “Analytical Modelling and Characterization of Heat Transfer in Thermally Conductive Polymer Composites Filled with Spherical Particulates,” Composites Part B: Engineering, Vol. 45, Issue 1, pp. 43-49, 2013 (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2012.10.001). 8
J15. Chan, E., Leung, S.N., Khan, O.M., Naguib, H.E., Dawson, F., and Adinkrah, V., “Novel Thermally Conductive Thermoplastic-Ceramic Composite Foams,” Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, Vol. 297, Issue 10, pp. 1014-1020, 2012 (https://doi.org/10.1002/mame.201100400). 9
J14. (Top cited paper for 2011 and 2012) Leung, S.N., Wong, A., Wong, L.C., and Park, C.B., “Mechanism of Extensional Stress-Induced Cell Formation in Polymeric Foaming Processes with the Presence of Nucleating Agents,” Journal of Supercritical Fluids, Vol. 63, pp. 187-198, 2012 (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.supflu.2011.12.018) 10
J13. Kim, S.G., Leung, S.N., Park, C.B., and Sain, M., “The Effect of Dispersed Elastomer Particle Size on Heterogeneous Nucleation TPO with N2 Foaming,” Chemical Engineering Science, Vol. 66, Issue 16, pp. 3675-3686, 2011 (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ces.2011.05.003). 11
J12. (Top cited paper for 2011 and 2012) Wong, A., Chu, R.K.M., Leung, S.N., Park, C.B., and Zong, J.H., “A Batch Foaming Visualization System with Extensional Stress-Induced Ability,” Chemical Engineering Science, Vol. 66, Issue 1, pp. 55-63, 2011 (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ces.2010.09.038) 11
J11. Wang, C., Leung, S.N., Park, C.B., and Bussmann, M., “Numerical Investigation of Nucleating Agent – Enhanced Heterogeneous Nucleation,” Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, Vol. 49, Issue 24, pp. 12783-12792, 2010 (https://doi.org/10.1021/ie1017207). Unknown
J10. Leung, S.N., Park, C.B., and Li, H., “Effects of Nucleating Agents’ Shapes and Interfacial Properties on Cell Nucleation,” Journal of Cellular Plastics, Vol. 46, Issue 5, pp. 441-460, 2010 (https://doi.org/10.1177/0021955X10369418). 14
J9. Zhai, W.T., Leung, S.N., Wang, L., Naguib, H.E., and Park, C.B., “Preparation of Microcellular Poly(ethylene-co-octene) Rubber Foam using Supercritical CO2,” Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 116, Issue 4, pp. 1994-2004, 2010 (https://doi.org/10.1002/app.31640). 15
J8. Leung, S.N., Wong, A., Guo, Q., Park, C.B., and Zong, J.H., “Change in the Critical Nucleation Radius and Its Impact on Cell Stability During Polymeric Foaming Processes,” Chemical Engineering Science, Vol. 64, Issue 23, pp. 4899-4907, 2009 (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ces.2009.07.025). 11
J7. Leung, S.N., Wong, A., Park, C.B., and Guo, Q., “Strategies to Estimate the Pressure Drop Threshold of Nucleation for Polystyrene Foam with Carbon Dioxide,”Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, Vol. 48, Issue 4, pp. 1921-1927, 2009 (https://doi.org/10.1021/ie800079x). Unknown
J6. Leung, S.N., Wong, A., Park, C.B., and Zong, J., “Ideal Surface Geometry of Nucleating Agents to Enhance Cell Nucleation in Polymer Foaming,” Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 108, Issue 6, pp. 3997-4003, 2008 (https://doi.org/10.1002/app.28038). 18
J5. Li, G., Leung, S.N., Hasan, M., Wang, J., Park, C.B., and Simha, R., “A Thermodynamic Model for Ternary Mixture Systems – Gas Blends in a Polymer Melt,” Fluid Phase Equilibria, Vol. 266, pp. 129-142, 2008 (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fluid.2008.02.003). 19
J4. Wong, A, Leung, S.N., Li, Y.G., and Park, C.B., “Role of Processing Temperature in Polystyrene and Polycarbonate Foaming with Carbon Dioxide,” Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, Vol. 46, No. 22, pp. 7107-7116, 2007 (https://doi.org/10.1021/ie070551z). Unknown
J3. Leung, S.N., Li, H. and Park, C.B, “Impact of Approximating the Initial Bubble Pressure on Cell Nucleation in Polymer Foaming,” Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 104, pp. 902-908, 2007 (https://doi.org/10.1002/app.25728). 21
J2. Leung, S.N., Park, C.B., Xu, D., Li, H. and Fenton, R.G., “Computer Simulation of Bubble-Growth Phenomena in Foaming,” Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, Vol. 45, pp. 7823-7831, 2006 (https://doi.org/10.1021/ie060295a). Unknown
J1. Leung, S.N., Park, C.B., and Li, H., “Numerical Simulation of Polymeric Foaming Processes Using a Modified Nucleation Theory,” Plastics, Rubber and Composites: Macromolecular Engineering, Vol. 35, pp. 93-100, 2006 (https://doi.org/10.1179/174328906X103079). untitled