Refereed Journal Publications

 

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 (Submitted in Nov 2017; Paper ID: JCOMB_2017_3508). 8
J31. 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 (Submitted in Sept 2017; Paper ID: SOLMAT-S-17-01751). SolarEnergyMatlSolarCell
J30. Guo, Y. and Leung, S.N., “Thermally Conductive Polybutylene Terephthalate/Hexagonal Boron Nitride Composites with Bimodal Filler Size Distribution,” Materials Chemistry & Physics (Submitted in May 2017; Paper ID: MATCHEMPHYS-D-17-01404). MaterChemPhys
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. (DOI: 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. (DOI: 10.1007/s40243-017-0098-0) Materials for Renewable and Sustainable Energy
J27. 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. (DOI: 10.1002/app.45073) (Featured article on the cover page). 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. (DOI: 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 (DOI: 10.1177/0021955X14566211). 14
J24. 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 (DOI: 10.1002/app.42910) (Featured article on the cover page). 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 (DOI: 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 (DOI: 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 (DOI: 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 (DOI: 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 (DOI: 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 (DOI: 10.1002/pen.23503). 6
J17. 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 (DOI: 10.1002/app.37941) (Featured article on the inner cover). 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 (DOI: 10.1016/j.compositest.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 (DOI: 10.1002/mame.201100400). 9
J14. 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 (DOI: 10.1016/j.supflu.2011.12.018 (Top cited paper for 2011 and 2012). 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 (DOI: 10.1016/j.ces.2011.05.003). 11
J12. 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 (DOI: 10.1016/j.ces.2010.09.038) (Top cited paper for 2011 and 2012). 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 (DOI: 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 (DOI: 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 (DOI: 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 (DOI: 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 (DOI: 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 (DOI: 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 (DOI: 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 (DOI: 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 (DOI: 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 (DOI: 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 (DOI: 10.1179/174328906X103079). untitled