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eric fossum, ph.d - publications

Publications:   (u and g denote undergraduate and M.S. student coauthors, respectively)

  1. Boakye, G.; Stuck, R.; Geremia, K.; Wehrle, R. J.; Cooke III, R. H.; Raghavapuram, S.; Fossum, E. “Functionalized Poly(ether ether ketone) Analogues via Reactivity Ratio Controlled Polycondensation”  Polymer, in press.

  2. Andrejevic, M.g; Schmitz, J.u; Fossum, E. “Poly(arylene ether)s Derived from N-Alkyl-N-Phenyl-3,5-difluorobenzene sulfonamides: Effect of Chain Length on the Glass Transition Temperature” Materials Today Communications, 2015, 3, 10-16.

  3. Tatli, M.g; Selhorst, R.u; Fossum, E. “Poly(arylene ether)s with Pendent 3-Iodophenyl Groups: Synthesis, Characterization, and Modification” Macromolecules, 2013, 46, 4388−4394.

  4. Selhorst, R.u; Fossum, E. “Utilization of N,N-Diethyl-3,5-difluorobenzene sulfonamide to Prepare Functionalized Poly(arylene ether)s” Polymer, 2013, 54, 530 - 535.

  5. McKellar, B. R.; Venkat, N.; Safriet, S.; Brown, J. M.; Unroe, M. R.; Bechel, V.; Fossum, E. “Bismaleimide/preceramic polymer blends for hybrid material transition regions: Part 2. Incorporating compatibilizers” High Perf. Polym2013, 25, 399-415.

  6. Kern, K. Eg; Abdellatif, M.; Fossum, E. “Poly(arylene ether)s carrying pendant (3-sulfonated) phenyl sulfonyl groups”  Polymer International, 2012, 61, 1249-1255.

  7. Fortney, A.u; Fossum, E. “Soluble, Semi-crystalline PEEK Analogs Based on 3,5-Difluoro Benzophenone: Synthesis and Characterization” Polymer, 2012, 53, 2327-2333.

  8. Tienda, K.u; Yu, Z.; Constandinidis, F.u; Fortney, A.u; Feld, W. A.; Fossum, E.
     “Poly(arylene ether)s with Pendant Diphenyl Phosphoryl Groups: Synthesis, Characterization, and Thermal Properties”J. Polym. Sci.  Part A: Polym. Chem. 2011, 49, 2908-2915.

  9. van Beek, D.u; Fossum, E. “Linear Poly(arylene ether)s with Pendant Benzoyl Groups: Geometric Isomers of PEEK or Substituted Poly(phenylene oxide)?” Macromolecules 2009, 42, 4016-4022.

  10. David A Grossie, D. A.; Fossum, E.; Elsen, A.g; Meyer, T.u “3,5-Difluorophenylphenyl sulfone” Acta Crystallographica Section E, Structure Reports Online, 2008, E64 (11), o2207.
  11. Sennet, L.g; Fossum, E.; Tan, L.-S. “Branched Poly(arylene ether ketone)s with Tailored Thermal Properties: Effects of AB/AB2 Ratio, Core (B3) Percentage, and Reaction Temperature” Polymer 2008, 49, 3731-3636.

  12. Yu, Z.; Fossum, E.; Wang, D.; Tan, L.-S. “An Alternative Approach to an AB2 Monomer for Hyperbranched Poly(arylene ether ketone imide)s”  Synthetic Communications 2008, 38, 419-427.

  13. Venkatasubramanian, N.; Wiacek, K. J.; Fries-Carr, S.; Fossum, E.; Dang, T. D.  "High-temperature polymer dielectrics for capacitive energy storage applications", (invited book chapter) Polyimides and Other High Temperature Polymers: synthesis, characterization and applications (K.L. Mittal, Ed.), VSP Netherlands publisher, vol.4 (2007): 393-406.

  14. Kaiti, S.g; Williams, J. N. g; Abdellatif, M.u; Himmelberg, P. g; Fossum, E.  “Linear Poly(arylene ether)s with Pendant Phenylsulfonyl Groups: Nucleophilic Aromatic Substitution Activated from the Meta Position” ” Macromolecules  2006, 39(23), 7909-7914.

  15. Kaiti, S.g; Fossum, E. “Effect of Reaction Conditions on the Molecular Weight and Polydispersity of Poly(arylene ether phosphine oxide)s Prepared from an AB Monomer” J. Polym. Sci.  Part A: Polym. Chem. 2006, 44(6), 2099-2106.

  16. Fossum, E. Tan, L.-S. “Geometrical Influence of ABn Monomer Structure on the Thermal Properties of Linear-Hyperbranched Ether-Ketone Copolymers Prepared via an AB + ABn Route” Polymer, 2005, 46, 9686-9693.

  17. Himmelberg, P.g; Fossum, E. “Development of an Efficient Route to Hyperbranched Poly(arylene ether sulfone)s” ” J. Polym. Sci.  Part A: Polym. Chem. 2005, 43, 3178-318.

  18. Czupik, M.u; Bankey, N.u; Fossum, E. “A Study of the Aryl-Aryl Coupling Reactions of (4-X-C6H4)Ph2P=O” Synth. Comm. 2004, 34(4), 705-714.

  19. Czupik, M.g; Fossum, E. “Manipulations of the Molecular Weight and Branching Structure of Hyperbranched Poly(arylene ether phosphine oxide)s Prepared via an A2 + B3 Approach” J. Polym. Sci.  Part A: Polym. Chem. 2003, 41, 3871-3881.

  20. Bernal, D. P.g; Bedrossian, L. B.u; Collins, K.u; Fossum, E. "The Effect of Core Reactivity on the Molecular Weight, Polydispersity, and Degree of Branching of Hyperbranched Poly(arylene ether phosphine oxide)s" Macromolecules  2003, 36, 333-338.

  21. Bankey, N. B.u; Bernal, D. P.g; Cockayne, R. C.u; Fossum, E. “Fluoride-Terminated Hyperbranched Poly(arylene ether phosphine oxide)s via Nucleophilic Aromatic Substitution” J. Polym. Sci.  Part A.Polym. Chem. Ed. 2002, 40, 1456-1467.

  22. Fossum, E.; Ketcha, D.M.; Weintraub, P.M.; Turnbull, K.; McMills, M. Annual Reports inOrganic Synthesis - 2000, Academic Press, 2000.

  23. Schwegler, L. A.; Sheiko, S. S.; Moller, M.; Fossum, E.; Matyjaszewski, K. “Preparation of Telechelic Polysilylenes: A General Methodology for the Synthesis of Polysilylene-based Triblock Copolymers” Macromolecules 1999, 32, 5901.

  24. Matyjaszewski, K.; Miller, P. J.; Fossum, E.; Nakagawa, Y. “Synthesis of Block, Graft, and Star Polymers from Inorganic Macroinitiators” Applied Organometallic Chemistry  1998, 12(10-11), 667.

  25. Rulkens, R.; Resendes, R.; Verma, A.; Manners, I.; Murti, K.; Fossum, E.; Miller, P. J.; Matyjaszewski, K. “Ring-Opening Copolymerization of Cyclotetrasilanes and Silicon-bridged [1]Ferrocenophanes; Synthesis and Properties of Polysilane-poly(ferrocenylsilane) Random Copolymers” Macromolecules 1997, 30, 8165.

  26. Fossum, E.; Matyjaszewski, K.; Sheiko, S. S.; Moller, M. “Morphology of Polystyrene-block-Poly(methylphenylsilylene)” Macromolecules 1997, 30, 1765.

  27. Fossum, E.; Love, J. A.; Matyjaszewski, K. “Synthesis and Characterization of Polystyrene-block-Poly(methylphenylsilylene) and Polyisoprene-block-Poly(methylphenylsilylene)” J. Organomet. Chem. 1995, 499, 253.

  28. Fossum, E.; Matyjaszewski, K. “Ring-Opening Polymerization of Cyclotetrasilanes: Microstructure and Mechanism” Macromolecules 1995, 28, 1618.

  29. Fossum, E.; Matyjaszewski, K.; Rulkens, R.; Manners, I. “ Polysilane-Poly(ferrocenylsilane) Random Copolymers” Macromolecules 1995, 28, 401.

  30. Fossum, E.; Matyjaszewski, K. “Microstructure in the Ring Opening Polymerization of Cyclotetrasilanes” Phos. Sulf. and Silicon  1994, 93(1-4), 129.

  31. Fossum, E.; Chrusciel, J.; Matyjaszewski, K.  “Stereostructure of Polysilanes by Ring Opening Polymerization” in Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers II, ACS Symposium Series, 1994, vol. 572, 32.

  32. Fossum, E.; Matyjaszewski, K. “Synthesis and Properties of Polysilanes Prepared by Ring Opening Polymerization” in Polymeric Materials for Microelectronic Applications, ACS Symposium Series, 1994, vol. 579, 433.

  33. Fossum, E.; Gordon-Wylie, S. W.; Matyjaszewski, K. “ Identification of the Stereoisomers of 1,2,3,4-Tetrmethyl-1,2,3,4-tetraphenylcyclotetrasilane” Organometallics 1994, 13, 1695.

  34. Cypryk, M.; Chrusciel, J.; Fossum, E.; Matyjaszewski, K. “ Ring-Opening Polymerization of Strained Cyclotetrasilanes as a New Route Towards Well-Defined Polysilylenes” Makromol. Chem. – Macromol. Symp. 1993, 73, 167.

  35. Chrusciel, J.; Cypryk, M.; Fossum, E.; Matyjaszewski, K. “19F Studies of the Reaction of Octaphenylcyclotetrasilane with Triflic Acid” Organometallics 1992, 11, 3257.


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