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A tuneable switch for controlling environmental degradation of bioplastics: addition of isothiazolinone to polyhydroxyalkanoates (with Catharine Anne Woolnough, Timothy Stuart Charlton, and Leslie John Ray Foster), PLoS ONE (2013)

Controlling the environmental degradation of polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB) and polyhydroxyvalerate (P(HB-co-HV)) bioplastics would expand the range...

 

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Surfactant enhanced lipase containing films characterized by confocal laser scanning microscopy (with Menuk B. Jayawardena, Ian J. Rainbow, Peter Bergquist, Christopher Such, Peter D. Steinberg, and Staffan J. Kjelleberg), Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces (2011)

Confocal laser scanning microscopy (CLSM) in combination with a fluorescently labeling enzyme dye, LavaPurple™, was...

 

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Development of a treatment solution for reductive dechlorination of hexachloro-1,3-butadiene in vadose zone soil (with Vibeke Aagaard, Angela Johnstone, Matthew Lee, Staffan J. Kjelleberg, and Michael Manefield), Biodegradation (2010)

The biodegradation of chlorinated organics in vadose zone soils is challenging owing to the presence...

 

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Photochromic spirooxazines functionalized with oligomers: investigation of core−oligomer interactions and photomerocyanine isomer interconversion using NMR spectroscopy and DFT (with Tracey L. Hanley, Richard A. Evans, Thomas P. Davis, and Graham E. Ball), Journal of Organic Chemistry (2010)

Photochromic spirooxazines functionalized with poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) and poly(dimethylsiloxane) (PDMS) oligomers were monitored using NMR...

 

Bacterial adhesion and marine fouling (with Tilmann Harder), Advances in marine antifouling coatings and technologies (2009)
 

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Environmental degradation and biofouling of 'green' plastics including short and medium chain length polyhydroxyalkanoate (with Catherine A. Woolnough, Tim Charlton, and John R. Foster), Polymer International (2009)

Biopolymers derived from natural resources are potential alternatives to recalcitrant synthetic plastics; however, studies investigating...

 

Sodium alginate facilitates reductive dechlorination of hexachloro-1,3-butadiene in vadose zone soil (with Vibeke Aagaard, Angela Johnstone, Staffan J. Kjelleberg, and Michael Manefield), 11th Pacific Polymer Conference (PPC11) (2009)
 

Living paint: bacteria in marine antifouling (with Carola Holmström, Nigel C. Lewin, Staffan J. Kjelleberg, and Peter D. Steinberg), Surface Coatings Association Australia Conference (2008)
 

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Surface changes in polyhydroxyalkanoate films during biodegradation and biofouling (with Catherine A. Woolnough, Tim Charlton, Maria Sarris, and John R. Foster), Polymer International (2008)

Background: Despite the recognition that Microbial play a role in environmental degradation of bioplastics, few...

 

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Inhibition of fouling by marine bacteria immobilised in κ-carrageenan beads (with Carola Holmström, Evi T. Fuary, Nigel C. Lewin, Staffan J. Kjelleberg, and Peter D. Steinberg), Biofouling (2007)

Antifouling solutions that leave little or no impact in the world's oceans are constantly being...

 

Inhibition of fouling by Pseudoalteromonas tunicata immobilised in κ-carrageenan beads (with Carola Holmström, Evi T. Fuary, Nigel C. Lewin, Staffan J. Kjelleberg, and Peter D. Steinberg), Marine science in a changing world: the Australian Marine Sciences Association (AMSA) 45th Annual Conference (2007)

Antifouling solutions that leave little or no impact in the world’s oceans are constantly being...

 

Living paint: towards a marine antifouling coating (with Nigel C. Lewin, Carola Holmström, Evi T. Fuary, Staffan J. Kjelleberg, and Peter D. Steinberg), 29th Australasian Polymer Symposium (APS) (2007)
 

Living paint (with Evi T. Fuary, Carola Holmström, Staffan J. Kjelleberg, and Peter D. Steinberg), 28th Australasian Polymer Symposium (APS) (2006)
 

Surface studies of biodegradable polymers during biodegradation (with Catherine A. Woolnough, Tim Charlton, and John R. Foster), 28th Australasian Polymer Symposium (APS) (2006)
 

Lubrication and control of nano-mechanical processes in polymers tailoring photochromism in ophthalmic lenses (with Richard A. Evans, Tracey L. Hanley, Melissa A. Skidmore, Thomas P. Davis, Georgina K. Such, Graham E. Ball, and David A. Lewis), Proceedings of the 27th Australasian Polymer Symposium (APS) (2005)
 

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The generic enhancement of photochromic dye switching speeds in a rigid polymer matrix (with Richard A. Evans, Tracey L. Hanley, Melissa A. Skidmore, Thomas P. Davis, Georgina K. Such, Graham E. Ball, and David A. Lewis), Nature Materials (2005)

The generic enhancement of photochromic dye switching speeds in a rigid polymer matrix by the...

 

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Factors influencing photochromism of spiro–compounds within polymeric matrices. (with Georgina K. Such, Richard A. Evans, and Thomas P. Davis), Journal of Macromolecular Science - Polymer Reviews (2003)

Photochromic polymeric materials have been commercialized in ophthalmic lenses, however, there are many other potential...

 

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Multipulse initiation in pulsed laser and quenched instationary polymerization: determination of the propagation and termination rate coefficients for dicyclohexyl itaconate polymerization (with Philipp Vana and Thomas P. Davis), Macromolecules (2002)

The commonly used pulsed laser polymerization technique and the recently introduced method of quenched instationary...

 

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Termination rate coefficient of dimethyl itaconate: comparison of modeling and experimental results (with Philipp Vana, Christopher Barner-Kowollik, Johan PA Heuts, and Thomas P. Davis), Macromolecules (2002)

The termination kinetics of dimethyl itaconate (DMI) in bulk free radical polymerization at 40°C have...

 

Termination rate coefficient of Dimethyl itaconate: comparison of modelling and experimental results (with Philipp Vana, Christopher Barner-Kowollik, Johan PA Heuts, and Thomas P. Davis), 25th Australasian Polymer Symposium (APS) (2002)
 

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Transfer and propagation reactions in free-radical copolymerization (with Thomas P. Davis, Johan PA Heuts, Christopher Barner-Kowollik, Simon Harrisson, David A. Morrison, Heidi M. Kapfenstein-Doak, and Michelle LL Coote), Macromolecular Symposia (2002)

The contribution of entropic factors to the penultimate unit effect in free-radical copolymerizations is discussed...

 

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Copolymerization propagation kinetics of dimethyl itaconate and styrene: strong entropic contributions to the penultimate unit effect (with Johan PA Heuts and Thomas P. Davis), Macromolecules (2001)

In this work, pulsed-laser polymerization has been utilized to measure average propagation rate coefficients, �qkp�r,...

 

Modelling pulsed laser generated molecular weight distributions of polydimethyl itaconate (with Christopher Barner-Kowollik and Thomas P. Davis), 24th Australasian Polymer Symposium (2001)
 

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Pulsed-laser polymerization-gel permeation chromatographic determination of the propagation-rate coefficient for the methyl acrylate dimer: a sterically hindered monomer (with Kenta Tanaka, Bunichiro Yamada, Christopher M. Fellows, Robert G. Gilbert, Thomas P. Davis, Gregory B. Smith, Mark TL Rees, and Gregory T. Russell), Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry (2001)

The methyl acrylate dimer (MAD) is a sterically hindered macromonomer, and the propagating radical can...

 

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Determination of propagation rate coefficients for an α-substituted acrylic ester: pulsed laser polymerization of dimethyl itaconate (with Michelle LL Coote, Rodney PS Chaplin, and Thomas P. Davis), Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry (2000)

Pulsed laser polymerization experiments have been performed on the bulk polymerization of dimethyl itaconate over...

 

Pulsed laser polymerisation studies of highly hindered monomers (with Michelle LL Coote and Thomas P. Davis), Polymers for the new millenium: 23rd Australasian Polymer Symposium (1999)