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Articles in Refereed Journals

(Student coauthors in bold, undergraduate students Italics)

176.Shrikhande, G.; Mulay, P.; Puskas, J.E. PEGylation of Fluorescein by Enzyme-Catalyzed
“Click” Michael Addition. Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2020, 2000163-2000167. DOI:

175.Sikorska, W.; Zięba, M.; Musioł, M.; Kowalczuk, M.; Janeczek, H.; Chaber, P.; Masiuchok, O.;
Demchenko, V.; Talanyuk, V.; Iurzhenko, M.; Puskas, J.E.; Adamus, G. Forensic Engineering
of Advanced Polymeric Materials—Part VII: Degradation of Biopolymer Welded Joints.
Polymers. 2020, 12, 1167-1181. DOI:10.3390/polym12051167

174.Das, D.; Koirala, N.; Li, X; Khan, N.; Dong, F.; Zhang, W.; Mullay, P.; Shrikhande, G.;
Puskas, J.E.: Drazba, J.; McLennan, G. Screening of polymer-based drug delivery vehicles
targeting folate receptors in triple negative breast cancer. Journal of Vascular and
Interventional Radiology, 2020, Accepted

173.Puskas, J.; Molnar, K.; Krisch, E. Toward the Effective Synthesis of Bivalent Folate-targeted
PEGylated Cancer Diagnostic and Therapeutic Agents using Chemo-Enzymatic Processes.
Journal of Molecular Liquids. 2020, 310, 113218-11322. DOI: 10.1016/j.molliq.2020.113218.

172.Molnar, K.; Jozsa, B.; Barczikai, D.; Krisch, E.; Puskas, J.E.; Jedlovszky-Hajdu, A. Plasma
Treatment as an Effective Tool for Crosslinking of Electrospun Fibers. Journal of Molecular
Liquids. 2020, 303, 112628-112635. DOI: 10.1016/j.molliq.2020.112628.

171.Sonseca, A.; Sahay, R.; Stepien, K.; Bukala, J.; Wcislek, A.; McClain, A.; Sobolewski, P.; Sui,
X.; Puskas. J.E.; Kohn, J.; Wagner, H.D.; El Fray, M. Architectured Helically Coiled Scaffolds
from Elastomeric Poly(Butylene Succinate) (PBS) Copolyester via Wet Electrospinning.
Materials Science and Engineering: C. 2020, 108, 110505-110515. DOI:

170.Mulay, P.; Shrikhande, G.; Puskas, J.E. Synthesis of Mono- and Dithiols of Tetraethylene
Glycol and Poly(Ethylene Glycol)S via Enzyme Catalysis. Catalysts. 2019, 9(3), 228-239.
DOI: 10.3390/catal9030228.

169.Kantor, J.; Collister, E.A.; Puskas, J.E.; Mallamaci, M.P.; Comes, V.C. Mechanical
Performance of Novel Polyisobutylene-Based Elastomeric Polyurethanes Before and After
Hydrolysis. Rubber Chem. Tech. 2019, 92(3), 481-495. DOI: 10.5254/rct.19.81509.

168.Koirala, N.; Das, D.; Fayazzadeh, E.; Sen, S.; McClain, A.; Puskas, J.E.; Drazba, J.A.;
McLennan, G. Folic Acid Conjugated Polymeric Drug Delivery Vehicle for Targeted Cancer
Detection in Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A.
2019, 107 (11), 2252-2535. DOI: 10.1002/jbm.a.36758.

167.Stȩpień, K.; Miles, C.; McClain, A.; Wisniewska, E.; Sobolewski, P.; Kohn, J.; Puskas, J.;
Wagner, H. D.; El Fray, M. Biocopolyesters of Poly(Butylene Succinate)(PBS) Containing
Long-Chain Biobased Glycol Synthesized with Heterogeneous Titanium Dioxide Catalyst. ACS
Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 2019, 7 (12), 10623-10632. DOI:

166.Sonseca, A.; McClain, A.; El Fray, M.; Puskas, J. Kinetic Studies of Biocatalyzed
Copolyesters of Poly(Butylene Succinate) (PBS) Containing Fully Bio-Based Dilinoleic Diol.
European Polymer Journal 2019, 116, 515-525. DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2019.04.038.

165.Ransom, T.C.; Roy, D.; Puskas, J.E.; Kaszas, G.; Roland, C.M. Molecular Weight Dependence
of the Viscosity of Highly Entangled Polyisobutylene. Macromolecules 2019, 52, 5177-5182.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.9b00993.

164.Kantor, J.; Puskas, J.E.; Kaszas, G. The Effect of Reaction Conditions on the Synthesis of
Thermoplastic Elastomers Containing Polyalloocimene, Polyisobutylene and Tapered Blocks.
Chinese J. Polym. Sci. 2019, 37, 884-890. DOI: 10.1007/s10118-019-2254-8.

163.Puskas, J.E.; Molnar, K.; Jindal, A. Electrospun Fiber Mats from Poly(alloocimene-
isobutylene-alloocimene) Thermoplastic Elastomer. International Journal of Polymeric
Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials. 2020, 69 (4), 263-267. DOI:

162.Puskas, J.E.; Castano, M.; Mulay, P.; Dudipala, V.; Wesdemiotis, C. Method for the Synthesis of ?-PEGylated Folic Acid and Its Fluorescein-Labeled Derivative. Macromolecules,2018, DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.8b01888.

161.Puskas, J. E.; Helfer, C. A. Natural Rubber Biosynthesis: Still a Mystery. Rubber Chem. Tech. 2018,
Puskas, J. E. Rubber City Girl: The Path to the Goodyear Medal. Rubber Chemistry and Technology, 2018, 91 (1), 1-26. DOI: 10.5254/rct.17.82588.

160.Zhao, Y. R.; Buren, B. D.; Puskas, J.E.; McAuley, K. B. A Simple Monte Carlo Method for Modeling Arborescent Polymer Production in Continuous Stirred Tank Reactor. Macromol. React. Eng., 2018, 12 (5), 1800020. DOI: 10.1002/mren.201800020.

159.Buren, B. D; Zhao, Y. R.; Puskas, J.E.; McAuley, K. B. Predicting Average Molecular Weights and Branching Level for Self-Condensing Vinyl Copolymerization in a CSTR. Macromol. React. Eng., 2018, 12 (4, SI), 1700074. DOI: 10.1002/mren.201700074.

158.Wcislek, A.; Olalla, A. S; McClain, A.; Piegat, A.; Sobolewski, P.; Puskas, J.; El Fray, M. Enzymatic Degradation of Poly(butylene succinate) Copolyesters Synthesized with the Use of Candida antarctica Lipase B, Polymers, 2018, 10 (6), 688-706. DOI: 10.3390/polym10060688.

157.Jindal, A.; Puskas, J.E.; McClain, A.; Nedic, K.; Luebbers, M.T.; Baker Jr., J.R.; dos Santos, B.P.; Camassola, M.; Jennings, W.; Einsporn, R.L.; Leipzig, N.D. Encapsulation and Release of Zafirlukast from Electrospun Polyisobutylene-based Thermoplastic Elastomeric Fiber Mat. European Polymer Journal, 2018, 98, 254-261. DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2017.11.012.

156.Puskas, J.E.; Sen, S. Synthesis of Biodegradable Polyisobutylene Disulfides by Living Reversible Recombination Radical Polymerization (R3P): Macrocycles? Macromolecules, 2017, 50 (7), 2615–2624. DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b02397.

154.Alvarez Albarran, A.; Rosenthal-Kim, E.Q.; Kantor, J.; Liu, L. Nikolov, Z.; Puskas, J.E. Stimuli-responsive Antifouling Polyisobutylene-based Biomaterials via Modular Surface Functionalization. J. Polym. Sci: Polym. Chem., 2017, 55, 1742–1749. DOI: 10.1002/pola.28540.

153.Zhao, Y.R.; Arriola, D.J.; Puskas, J.E.; McAuley, K.B. Applying Multidimensional Method of Moments for Modeling and Estimating Parameters for Arborescent Polyisobutylene Production in Batch Reactor. Macromol. Theory Simul. 2017, 26, 1600004. DOI: 10.1002/mats.201600004.

152.Puskas, J.E.; Kantor, J.; Shrikhande, G. Reaction Engineering with Enzymes: A Relatively Uncharted Territory. AICHE J., 2016, 63 (1), 266–272. DOI: 10.1002/aic.15544.

151.Castano, M.; Alvarez, A.; Becker, M.L.; Puskas, J.E. Synthesis of polyisobutylene-polycaprolactone block copolymers using enzyme catalysis. eXpress Polym. Lett. 2016, 10 (8), 693–700. DOI: 10.3144/expresspolymlett.2016.62.

150.Zhao, Y.R.; McAuley, K.B.; Iedema, P. D.; Puskas, J.E. Advanced Monte Carlo Modeling Using Weight-Based Selection of Arborescent Polyisobutylene Molecules in a Batch Reactor. Macromol. Theory Simul. 2016, 25, 134-154. DOI: 10.1002/mats.201500059.

149.Roh, J.H.; Doy, D.; Lee, W.K.; Gergely, A.L.; Puskas, J.E.; Roland, C.M. Thermoplastic Elastomers of Alloocimene and Isobutylene Triblock Copolymers. Polymer 2015, 56, 280-283. DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2014.11.015.

148.Sen, S.; Puskas, J.E. Green Polymer Chemistry: Enzyme Catalysis for Polymer Functionalization. Molecules 2015, 20, 9358-9379. DOI: 10.3390/molecules20059358.

147.Rosenthal-Kim, E.Q.; Puskas, J.E. Green Polymer Chemistry: Investigating the Mechanism of Radical Ring-Opening Redox Polymerization (R3P) of 3,6-Dioxa-1,8-octanedithiol (DODT). Molecules 2015, 20, 6504-6519. DOI: 10.3390/molecules20046504.

146.Gergely, A.L.; Puskas, J.E. Synthesis and Characterization of Thermoplastic Elastomers with Polyisobutylene and Polyalloocimene Blocks. J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem. 2015, 53, 1567-1574. DOI: 10.1002/pola.27587.

145.Zhao, Y.R.; McAuley, K.B.; Puskas, J.E. Parallel Models for Arborescent Polyisobutylene Synthesized in Batch Reactor. AIChE J. 2015, 61 (1), 253-265. DOI: 10.1002/aic.14655.

144.Rosenthal-Kim, E.Q.; Agapov R.L.; Puskas J.E. Visualization of the Architecture of Poly (?-lipoic acid) Using Atomic Force Microscopy. Eur. Polym. J. 2015, 65, 232-237. DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2015.02.020.

143.Yang, J.; Charif, A.C.; Puskas, J.E.; Phillips, H.; Shanahan, K.J.; Garsed, J.; Fleischman, A.; Goldman, K.; Luebbers, M.T.; Dombrowski, S.M.; Luciano, M.G. Biocompatibility Evaluation of a Thermoplastic Rubber for Wireless Telemetric Intracranial Pressure Sensor Coating. J. Mech. Behav. Biomed. Mater. 2015, 45, 83-89. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2015.01.018.

142.Castano, M.; Seo, K.S.; Guo, K.; Becker, M.L.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Puskas, J.E. Green Polymer Chemistry: Synthesis of Symmetric and Asymmetric Telechelic Ethylene Glycol Oligomers. Polym. Chem. 2015, 6, 1137-1142. DOI: 10.1039/C4PY01223B.

141.Castano, M.; Becker, M.L.; Puskas, J.E. New Method for the Synthesis of Fully Aliphatic Telechelic ?,?-dihydroxy Polyisobutylene. Polym. Chem. 2014, 5, 5436-5442. DOI: 10.1039/C4PY00569D.

140.Götz, C.; Lim, G.T.; Puskas, J.E.; Altstädt, V. The Effect of Carbon Black Reinforcement on the Dynamic Fatigue and Creep of Polyisobutylene-Based Biomaterials. J. Mech. Behav. Biomed. Mater. 2014, 39, 355-365. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2014.08.008.

139.Chiang, C.K.; Barkakaty, B.; Puskas, J.E.; Xie, W.; Cornish, K.; Peruch, F.; Deffieux, A. Unraveling the Mystery of Natural Rubber Biosynthesis. Part II: Composition and Growth of In Vitro Natural Rubber Using High-Resolution Size Exclusion Chromatography. Rubber Chem. Technol. 2014, 87 (3), 451-458. DOI: 10.5254/rct.16.83766.

138. Alvarez Albarran, A.; Silantyeva E., Seo, K.S., Puskas, J.E. Synthesis of Functionalized Polyisobutylenes using the Propylene Epoxide/TiCl4 Initiating System. RSC Polym. Chem., 2014, 5, 4710-4714. DOI: 10.1039/C4PY00363B.

137.Castano, M.; Zheng, J.; Puskas, J.E.; Becker, M.L. Enzyme-Catalyzed Ring-Opening Polymerization of ?-caprolactone using Alkyne Functionalized Initiators. Polym. Chem. 2014, 5, 1891-1896. DOI: 10.1039/C3PY01536J.

136.Seo, K.S.; Castano, M.; Casiano, M; Wesdemiotis, C.; Becker, M.L.; Puskas, J.E. Enzyme-catalyzed Quantitative Chain-end Functionalization of Poly(ethylene glycol)s under Solventless Conditions. RSC Advances 2014, 4, 1683-1688. DOI: 10.1039/C3RA46070C.

135.Gergely, A.L.; Turkarslan, O.; Puskas, J.E.; Kaszas, G. The Role of Electron Pair Donors in the Carbocationic Copolymerization of Isobutylene with Alloocimene. J. Polym. Sci. Chem. 2013, 51, 4717-4721. DOI: 10.1002/pola.26915.

134.Casiano-Maldonado, M.; Lim, G.T., Li, X.; Reneker, D.H.; Puskas, J.E.; Wesdemiotis, C. Protein Adsorption on Thermoplastic Elastomeric Surfaces: A Quantitative Mass Spectrometry Study. Intl. J. Mass Spectrometry 2013, 354-355, 391-397. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijms.2013.08.007.

133.Chavan, V.; Quirk, R.P.; Puskas, J.E.; Seo, K.S. Functionalization of Living Polyisobutylene: Preference for Reduction over Electrophilic Addition. Eur. Polym. J. 2013, 49, 4020-4024. DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2013.09.007.

132.Charif, A.; Diorio, N.; Fodor-Csorba, K.; Puskas, J.E.; Jakli, A. A Piezoelectric Thermoplastic Elastomer Containing a Bent-Core Liquid Crystal. RSC Advances 2013, 3, 17446-17452. DOI: 10.1039/C3RA41766B.

131.Castano M.; Seo K.; Kim G.; Becker M. L.; Puskas J.E. Green Polymer Chemistry: Synthesis of Halo-ester Functionalized Poly(ethylene glycol)s via Enzymatic Catalysis. Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2013, 34, 1375-1380. DOI: 10.1002/marc.201300430.

130.Lim, G.T.; Valente, S.A.; Hart-Spicer, C.R.; Evancho-Chapman, M.M.; Puskas, J.E.; Horne, W.I.; Schmidt, S.P. New Biomaterial as a Promising Alternative to Silicone Breast Implants. J. Mech. Behav. Biomed Mater. 2013, 21, 47-56. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2013.01.025.

129.Zhao, Y.R; McAuley,K.B.; Puskas, J.E.; Dos Santos, L.M.; Alvarez,A. Mathematical Modeling of Arborescent Polyisobutylene Production in Batch Reactors. Macromol. Theory Simul. 2013, 22, 365-376.

128.Puskas, J.E.; Gergely, A.L.; Kaszas, G. Controlled/Living Carbocationic Copolymerization of Isobutylene with Alloocimene. J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem 2013, 51 (1), 29-33. DOI: 10.1002/pola.26306.

127.El Fray, M.; Piątek-Hnat, M.; Puskas, J.E.; Foreman-Orlowski, E.; Influence of e-beam irradiation on the chemical and crystal structure of poly(aliphatic/aromatic–ester) multiblock thermoplastic elastomers. Polish J. Chem. Tech. 2012, 14 (2), 70-74.

126.Rosenthal, E.Q.; Puskas, J.E. Green Polymer Chemistry: Living Oxidative Polymerization of Dithiols. Pure & Applied Chem. 2012, 84 (10), 2121-2133. DOI: 10.1351/PAC-CON-11-11-04.

125.Chiang, C.K.; Xie, W.; McMahan, C.; Puskas, J.E. Unraveling the Mystery of Natural Rubber Biosynthesis. Part I: Investigation of the Composition and Growth of in vitro Natural Rubber using High Resolution Size Exclusion Chromatography. Rubber Chem. Tech. 2011, 84 (2), 166-177. DOI: 10.5254/1.3570528.

124.Ouardad, S.; Bakleh, M.-E.; Kostjuk, S.V.; Ganachaud, F.; Puskas, J.E.; Deffieux, A.; Peruch, F. Bio-inspired Cationic Polymerization of Isoprene and Analogues: State-of-the-art. Polym. Int. 2012, 61, 149-156. DOI: 10.1002/pi.3223.

123.Götz, C.; Lim, G.T.; Puskas, J.E.; Altstädt, V. Investigation of Structure-property Relationships of Polyisobutylene-based Biomaterials: Morphology, Thermal, Quasi-static Tensile and Long-term Dynamic Fatigue Behavior. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater. 2012, 10, 206-215. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2012.02.016.

122.Heidenreich, A.J.; Puskas, J.E.; Sappacher, M.; Ibarboure, E.; Deffieux, A. Visualization of Arborescent Architecture of Polystyrenes Prepared by RAFT-based Inimer Polymerization Using Atomic Force Microscopy. J. Polym. Sci. Chem. 2012, 50 (6), 1238-1247. DOI: 10.1002/pola.25889.

121.Rosenthal, E.Q.; Puskas, J.E.; Wesdemiotis, C. Green Polymer Chemistry: New Living Dithiol Polymerization Via Cyclic Intermediates. Biomacromolecules 2012, 13 (1), 154-164. DOI: 10.1021/bm201395t.

120.Puskas, J.E.; Burchard, W.; Heidenreich, A.J.; Dos Santos, L.M. Analysis of Branched Polymers by High Resolution Multidetector Size Exclusion Chromatography: Separation of the Effects of Branching and Molecular Weight Distribution. J. Polym. Sci. Chem. 2012, 50, 70-79. DOI: 10.1002/pola.24982.

119.Puskas, J.E.; Luebbers, M. Breast Implants: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly. WIRE Interdisciplinary Reviews 2012, 4 (2), 153-168. DOI: 10.1002/wnan.164.

118.Kostjuk, S.V.; Ouardad, S.; Peruch, F.; Deffieux, A.; Absalon, C.; Puskas, J.E.; Ganachaud, F. Carbocationic Polymerization of Isoprene Co-initiated by B(C6F5)3: An Alternative Route toward Natural Rubber Polymer Analogues? Macromolecules 2011, 44, 1372-1384. DOI: 10.1021/ma1027966.

117.Lim, G.T.; Reneker, D.; Jakli, A.; Puskas, J.E. Highly Hydrophobic Electrospun Fiber Mats from Polyisobutylene-based Thermoplastic Elastomers. Biomacromolecules 2011, 12 (5), 1795-1799. DOI: 10.1021/bm200157b.

116.Puskas, J.E.; Dos Santos, L.M.; Foreman-Orlowski, E.A. Polyisobutylene-based Thermoplastic Biorubbers. Rubber Chem. Tech. 2010, 83 (3), 235-46. DOI: 10.5254/1.3525683.

115.Lim, G.T.; Foreman-Orlowski, E.A.; Porosky, S.E.; Pavka, P.; Puskas, J.E; Götz, C.; Altstädt, V. Novel Polyisobutylene-based Biocompatible TPE Nanocomposites. Rubber Chem. Tech. 2009, 82 (4), 461-72. DOI: 10.5254/1.3548258.

114.Puskas, J.E.; Seo, K.S.; Sen, M.Y. Green Polymer Chemistry: Precision Synthesis of Novel Multifunctional Poly(ethylene glycol)s using Enzymatic Catalysis. Eur. Polym. J. 2011, 47 (4), 524-34. DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2010.10.015.

113.Sen, M.Y.; Puskas, J.E.; Dabney, D.E.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Absalon, C. Precision Synthesis and Characterization of Thymine-functionalized Polyisobutylene. J. Polym. Sci. Chem. 2010, 48 (16), 3501-3506. DOI: 10.1002/pola.24058.

112.Puskas, J.E.; Hoerr, R.A. Drug Release from Novel Rubbery Coatings. Macromol. Symp., PNG, 2010, 291-92, 326-329 (May 22).

111.Robertson, C.G.; Hogan, T.E.; Rackaitis, M.; Puskas, J.E.; Wang, X. Effect of Nanoscale Confinement on Glass Transition of Polystyrene Domains from Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers. J. Chem. Physics 2010, 132 (10), 104904-104904-5. DOI: 10.1063/1.3337910.

110.Puskas, J.E.; Foreman-Orlowski, E.A.; Lim, G.T.; Porosky, S.E.; Evancho-Chapman, M.M.; Schmidt, S.P.; El Fray, M.; Piatek, M.; Prowans, P.; Lovejoy, K. A Nanostructured Carbon-Reinforced Polyisobutylene-based Thermoplastic Elastomer. Biomaterials 2010, 31 (9), 2477-2488. DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2009.12.003.

109.Dong, J.; Foley, J.D.; Haugstad, G.; Frethem, C.; Hoerr, R.A.; Matuszewski, M.; Puskas, J.E. Multimodal Dynamic Imaging of Therapeutic Biomedical Coatings in Aqueous Medium. Langmuir 2009, 25 (10), 5442-5445. DOI: 10.1021/la9004455.

108.Hayat, S.; Lim, G.T.; Puskas, J.E. Synthesis of POSS-Functionalized Polyisobutylene via Direct Initiation. Macromol. Rapid Comm. 2009, 30 (24), 2112-2115. DOI: 10.1002/marc.200900493.

107.Puskas, J.E.; Munoz-Robledo, L.; Hoerr, R. A.; Foley, J.; Schmidt, S. P.; Evancho-Chapman, M.; Dong, J.; Frethem, C.; Haugstad, C. Drug Eluting Stent Coatings. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews WIRE 2009, 1(4), 451-462. DOI: 10.1002/wnan.038.

106.Puskas, J.E.; Sen, M. Y.; Seo, K. S. Green Polymer Chemistry Using Nature’s Catalysts, Enzymes. Invited Highlight J. Polym. Sci. Chem. 2009, 47 (12), 2959-2976. DOI: 10.1002/pola.23351.

105.Puskas, J.E.; Peres, C.; Peruch, F.; Deffieux, A.; Dabney, D.E.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Hayat-Soytaş, S.; Lindsay, A. Biomimetic processes. IV. Carbocationic polymerization of isoprene initiated by dimethyl allyl alcohol. J. Polym. Sci. Chem. 2009, 47 (8), 2181-2189. DOI: 10.1002/pola.23293.

104.Puskas, J.E.; Peruch, F.; Deffieux, A.; Dabney, D.E.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Li, H.; Lindsay, A. Biomimetic Carbocationic Polymerizations III: Investigation of Isoprene Polymerization Initiated by Dimethyl Allyl Bromide. J. Polym. Sci. Chem. 2009, 447 (8),7, 2172-2180. DOI: 10.1002/pola.23294.

103.Forestier, T.; Pasetto, P.; Peruch, F.; Deffieux, A.; Puskas, J.E. Biomimetic processes II. Carbocationic polymerization of isopentenyl alcohol: A model for the synthesis of natural rubber? Materials Sci. Eng. 2009, C29I (2), 357-362. DOI: 10.1016/j.msec.2008.06.025.

102.Puskas, J.E.; Dos Santos, L.M.; Kaszas, G.; Kulbaba, K. Novel Thermoplastic Elastomers Based on Arborescent (Dendritic) Polyisobutylene with Short Copolymer End Sequences. J. Polym. Sci. Chem. 2009, 47 (4), 1148-1158. DOI: 10.1002/pola.23218.

101.Puskas, J.E.; El Fray, M.; Tomkins, M.; Dos Santos, L.M.; Fischer, F.; Altstädt, V. Fatigue Testing of Implantable Specimens; Effect of Sample Size and Branching on the Dynamic Fatigue Properties of Polyisobutylene-based Biomaterials. Polymer 2009, 50 (2), 591-597. DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2008.10.061.

100.Puskas, J.E.; El Fray, M.; Tomkins, M.; Dos Santos, L. M.; Fischer, F.; Altstädt, V. Dynamic Stress Relaxation of Thermoplastic Elastomeric Biomaterials. Polymer 2009, 50 (1), 245-249. DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2008.10.030.

99.Heidenreich, A.H.; Puskas, J.E. Synthesis of Arborescent (Dendritic) Polystyrenes via Controlled Inimer-Type Reversible Addition-Fragmentation Chain Transfer Polymerization. J. Polym. Sci. Chem. 2008, 46 (23), 7621-7627. DOI: 10.1002/pola.23062.

98.Sen, M.Y.; Puskas, J.E.; Ummadisetty, S.; Kennedy, J.P. Green Polymer Chemistry: II Enzymatic Synthesis of Methacrylate-Terminated Polyisobutylenes. Macromol. Rapid Comm. 2008, 29 (19), 1598-1602. DOI: 10.1002/marc.200800359.

97.Kunal, K.; Paluch, M.; Roland, C.M.; Puskas, J.E.; Chen, Y.; Sokolov, A.P. Polyisobutylene: A Most Unusual Polymer. J. Polym. Sci. B, Polym. Physics 2008, 46 (13), 1390-99. DOI: 10.1002/polb.21473.

96.Hayat Soytaş, S.; Puskas, J.E.; Kulbaba, K. Real-time FTIR Monitoring of the Mechanism of Initiation of Isobutylene Polymerizations by Epoxide/Lewis Acid Systems. J. Polym. Sci. A, Polym. Chem.2008, 46 (11), 3611-18. DOI: 0.1002/pola.22699.

95.Piatek, M.; El Fray, M.; Puskas, J.E. Radiation Degradation and Crosslinking of Elastomeric Biomaterials. Elastomery 2008, 12, 20-23.

94.Puskas, J.E.; Sen, M.Y.; Kasper, J.R. Green Polymer Chemistry: Telechelic Poly(ethylene glycol)s via Enzymatic Catalysis. J. Polym. Sci. Chem. 2008, 46 (9), 3024-28. Featured by VCH-Materials Views 6/5/08. DOI: 10.1002/pola.22640.

93.Puskas, J.E.; Foreman, E.A.; Dos Santos, L.M.; Hayat-Soytaş, S.; Characterization of Polymer Architectures by Multidetection Size Exclusion Chromatography. Makromol. Chem, Macromol. Symp. 2008, 261 (1), 85-90. DOI: 10.1002/masy.200850111.

92.Foreman, E.A.; Puskas, J.E.; Kaszas, G. Synthesis and Characterization of Arborescent (Hyperbranched) Polyisobutylenes from the 4-(1,2-oxirane-isopropyl) styrene Inimer. J. Polym. Sci., Chem. 2007, 45 (24), 5847-5856. DOI: 10.1002/pola.22335.

91.Sui, C.; McKenna, G.B.; Puskas, J.E. Viscoelastic Properties of Arborescent Polyisobutylenes. JOR 2007, 51, 1143-1169.

90.Puskas, J.E.; Dos Santos, L.; Sen, M.; Kaszas, G. Effect of Architecture on The Properties of Polyisobutylene-Based TPE Materials. Rubber Chem. & Tech. 2007, 80 (4), 661-671. DOI: 10.5254/1.3548186.

89.Puskas, J.E.; Chan, P.; McAuley, K.B.; Kaszas, G.; Shaikh, S. Living Carbocationic Copolymerization of Isobutylene with Styrene. J. Polym. Sci. Chem. 2007, 45 (9), 1778-87. DOI: 10.1002/pola.21945.

88.Puskas, J.E.; Kwon, Y.; Altstädt, V.; Kontopoulou, M. Blends of Poly(2,6-dimethyl-1,4-phenylene oxide) (PPO) with Polystyrene-based Thermoplastic Rubbers; a Comparative Study. Polymer 2007, 48 (2), 590-597. DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2006.11.045.

87.Puskas, J.E.; Dos Santos, L.; Kaszas, G. Innovation in Material Science: The Chameleon Block Copolymer. J. Polym. Sci., Chem. 2006, 44 (21), 6494-6497. DOI: 10.1002/pola.21693.

86.Puskas, J.E.; Kwon, Y. Biomacromolecular Engineering: Design, Synthesis and Characterization. One-pot Synthesis of Block Copolymers of Arborescent Polyisobutylene and Polystyrene. Polym. Adv. Techn. 2006, 17 (9-10), 615-620. DOI: 10.1002/pat.770.

85.Puskas, J. E.; Gautriaud, E.; Deffieux, A.; Kennedy, J. P. Natural Rubber Biosynthesis – a Living Carbocationic Polymerization? Prog. Polym. Sci. 2006, 31(6), 533-548.

84.Puskas, J.E.; McAuley, K.B.; Chan, S.W.P. Fundamental Aspects of Measuring Copolymerization Reactivity Ratios using Real-time FTIR Monitoring. Macromolecular Symposia 243 (Polymer Reaction Engineering VI) 2006, 46-52. DOI: 10.1002/masy.200651105.

83.Puskas, J.E.; Chan, P.; McAuley, K.B.; Kaszas, G.; Shaikh, S. Real-Time FTIR Monitoring of the Carbocationic Copolymerization of Isobutylene with Styrene. Makromol. Chem., Macromol. Symp. 2006, 240, 18-22. DOI: 10.1002/masy.200650803.

82.El Fray, M.; Prowans, P.; Puskas, J.E.; Altstädt, V. Biocompatibility and Fatigue Properties of Polystyrene-polyisobutylene-polystyrene, an Emerging Thermoplastic Elastomeric Biomaterial. Biomacromolecules 2006, 7 (3), 844-850. DOI: 10.1021/bm050971c.

81.Puskas, J.E.; Chen, Y.; Kulbaba, K.; Kaszas G.; Soleymannezhad, A. Effect of the Molecular Weight and Architecture on the Size and Glass Transition of Arborescent Polyisobutylenes. J. Polym. Sci., Chem. 2006, 44 (5), 1770-1776. DOI: 10.1002/pola.21273.

80.Puskas, J.E.; Chen, Y.; Kulbaba, K.; Kaszas, G. Comparison of Molecular Weight and Size Measurement of Polyisobutylenes by SEC-MALLS and Viscometry. J. Polym. Sci., Chem. 2006, 44 (5), 1777-1783. DOI: DOI: 10.1002/pola.21272.

79.Puskas, J.E.; Chan, S.W.P.; Kwon, Y.; McAuley, K.B.; Shaikh, S.; Kaszas, G. Kinetics and Mechanisms in Carbocationic Polymerization; the Quest for True Rate Constants. J. Polym. Sci., Chem. Cover Page 2005, 43 (22), 5394-5413. DOI: 10.1002/pola.21011.

78.Cunningham, M.F.; Chatterton, M.; Puskas, J.E. Thymine – Functionalized Polystyrenes for Applications in Biotechnology. III. Increasing Thymine Loading via a New Synthetic Pathway. J. Polym. Sci. Chem. 2005, 43(22), 5545-53. DOI: 10.1002/pola.20984.

77.Puskas, J.E.; Kumar, B.; Ebied, A.; Lamperd, B. Novel Butyl Composite for Less-lethal Ammunition. Kautsch. Gummi Kunstst. 2005, 58 (6), 288-296.

76.Puskas, J.E.; Kumar, B.; Ebied, A.; Lamperd, B.; Kaszas, G.; Sandler, J.; Altstädt, V. Comparison of the Performance of Vulcanized Rubbers and Elastomer/TPE Iron Composites for Less Lethal Ammunition Applications. Polym. Eng. Sci. 2005, 45 (7), 966-974. DOI: 10.1002/pen.20363.

75.Puskas, J.E.; Kwon, Y.; Antony, P.; Bhowmick, A.K. Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Dendritic (Arborescent, hyperbranched) Polyisobutylene-Polystyrene Block Copolymers. J. Polym. Sci. A. 2005, 43 (9), 1811-1826. (Cover Page). DOI: 10.1002/pola.20638.

74.Puskas, J.E.; Shaikh, S.; Yao, K. Z.; McAuley, K. B. Kinetic Simulation of Living Carbocationic Polymerizations. II. Simulation of Living Isobutylene Polymerization using a Mechanistic Model. Eur. Polym. J. 2005, 41(1), 1-14. DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2004.08.006.

73.Roland, C.M.; Robertson, C.G.; Nikiel, L.; Puskas, J.E. Filler Dispersion in Hyperbranched Polyisobutylene. Rubber Chem.Techn. 2004, 77 (2), 372-79. DOI: 10.5254/1.3547829.

72.Puskas, J.E.; Chen, Y. Biomedical Application of Commercial Polymers and Novel Polyisobutylene-based Thermoplastic Elastomers for Soft Tissue Replacement. Biomacromolecules 2004, 5 (4), 1141-1154; GAK-GV, 2004, 7, 455-461; 2004, 8, 526-534. (German). DOI: 10.1021/bm034513k.

71.Kirschnick, T.; Gottschalk, A.; Ott, H.; Abetz, V.; Puskas, J. E.; Altstädt, V. Melt Processed Blends of Poly(styrene-co-acrylonitrile) and Poly(phenylene ether) Compatibilized with Polystyrene-b-Polybutadiene-b-Poly(methyl methacrylate) Triblock Terpolymers. Polymer 2004, 45 (16), 5653-5660. DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2004.03.106.

70.Puskas, J.E.; Shaikh, S. Comparison of the Mechanism and Kinetics of Living Carbocationic Isobutylene and Styrene Polymerizations based on Real-Time FTIR Monitoring. Makromol. Chem., Macromol. Symp. 2004, 215, 231-54. DOI: 10.1002/masy.20045119.

69.Puskas, J.E.; Chen, Y.; Dahman, Y.; Padavan, D. Polyisobutylene-Based Biomaterials. Feature Article. J.Polym. Sci., Chem. 2004, 42 (13), 3091-3109. DOI: 10.1002/pola.20114.

68.Shaikh, S.; Puskas, J.E.; Kaszas, G. A. New High-Throughput Approach to Measure Copolymerization Reactivity Ratios using Real-time FTIR Monitoring. J. Polym. Sci., Chem. 2004, 42 (16), 4084-4100. DOI: 10.1002/pola.20244.

67.Del Vecchio, N. D.; Barghi, S.; Primak, S.; Puskas, J.E. New Method For Monitoring Of Adsorption Column Saturation And Regeneration II. On-Line Measurement. Chem. Eng. Sci. 2004, 59 (12), 2389-2400. DOI: 10.1016/j.ces.2004.01.062.

66.Puskas, J.E.; Dahman, Y.; Margaritis, A.; Cunningham, M. Novel Thymine – Functionalized Polystyrenes for Applications in Biotechnology. II. Adsorption of Model Proteins. Biomacromolecules 2004, 5 (4), 1412-1421. DOI: 10.1021/bm034497r.

65.Puskas, J.E.; Chen, Y.; Antony, P.; Kwon, Y.; Kovar, M.; Harbottle, R.; de Jong, K.; Norton, P.; Cadieux, P.; Burton, J.; Reid, G.; Beiko, D.; Watterson, J.; Denstedt, J. Atomic Force Microscopic and Encrustation Studies of Novel Prospective Polyisobutylene-based Thermoplastic Elastomeric Biomaterials. Polymers for Advanced Technologies 2003, 14 (11-12), 763-770. DOI: 10.1002/pat.392.

64.Kwon, Y.; Puskas, J.E. Investigation of the Effect of Reaction Conditions on the Synthesis of Multiarm – Star Polyisobutylene-Polystyrene Block Copolymers. Eur. Polym. J. 2003, 40 (1), 119-127. DOI: 10.1016/S0014-3057(03)00167-8.

63.Chen, Y.; Puskas, J.E.; Tomkins, M. Investigation of the Effect of Epoxide Structure on the Initiation Efficiency in Isobutylene Polymerizations Initiated by Epoxide/TiCl4 Systems. Eur.
Polym. J. 2003, 39 (11), 2147-2153. DOI: 10.1016/S0014-3057(03)00149-6.

62.Uribe-Arocha, P.; Mehler, C.; Altstädt, V.; Puskas, J.E. Effect of Sample Thickness on the Mechanical Properties of Injection Moulded Polyamide-6 and Polyamide-6-Clay Nanocomposites. Polymer 2003, 44 (8), 2441-2446. DOI: 10.1016/S0032-3861(03)00115-0.

61.Puskas, J. E.; Luo, W. Slow Initiation in Living Polymerizations with Reversible End Capping:? Kinetic Analysis of the Initiation in Carbocationic Styrene Polymerization with 2-Chloro-2,4,4-trimethylpentane/TiCl4. Macromolecules 2003, 36 (18), 6942-6944. DOI: 10.1021/ma0301909.

60.Dahman, Y.; Puskas, J.E.; Margaritis, A.; Merali, Z.; Cunningham, M. Novel Thymine-Functionalized Polystyrenes for Applications in Biotechnology. Polymer synthesis and characterization. Macromolecules 2003, 36 (7), 2198-2205. DOI: 10.1021/ma021608q.

59.Antony, P.; Kwon, Y.; Puskas, J.E.; Kovar, M.; Norton, P.R. Atomic force microscopic studies of novel arborescent block and linear triblock polystyrene–polyisobutylene copolymers. Eur. Polym. J. 2003, 40 (1), 149-157. DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2003.08.010.

58.Puskas, J.E.; Antony, P.; El Fray, M.; Altstädt, V. The effect of hard and soft segment composition and molecular architecture on the morphology and mechanical properties of polystyrene-polyisobutylene thermoplastic elastomeric block copolymers. Eur. Polym. J. 2003, 39 (10), 2041-2049. DOI: 10.1016/S0014-3057(03)00130-7.

57.Antony, P.; Puskas, J.E.; Kontopoulou, M. Investigation of the Rheological and Mechanical Properties of a Polystyrene-Polyisobutylene-Polystyrene Triblock Copolymer and Its Blends with Polystyrene. Polym. Eng. Sci. 2003, 43 (1), 243-253. DOI: 10.1002/pen.10021.

56.Cadieux, P.; Watterson, J.D.; Harbottle, R.; Howard, J.; Puskas, J.E.; Denstedt, J.; Gan, B.S.; James, V.; Reid, G. Potential application of polyisobutylene-polystyrene and a Lactobacillus protein to reduce the risk of device-associated urinary tract infections. J. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 2003, 28(2-3), 95-105. DOI: 10.1016/S0927-7765(02)00147-9.

55.Puskas, J.E.; Antony, P.; Kwon, Y.; Kovar, M.; Norton, P.R. Study of the Surface Morphology of Polyisobutylene-based Block Copolymers by Atomic Force Microscopy. J. Macromol. Sci., Macromol. Symp. 2002, 183 (1), 191-197. DOI: 10.1002/1521-3900(200207)183:1<191::AID-MASY191>3.0.CO;2-N.

54.Puskas, J.E.; Paulo, C.; Altstädt, V. Mechanical and Viscoelastic Characterization Of Hyperbranched Polyisobutylenes. Rubber Chem. Techn. 2002, 75 (5), 853-864. DOI: 10.5254/1.3547688.

53.Del Vecchio N.; Puskas, J.E.; Barghi, S. New Method for Monitoring of Adsorption Column
Saturation and Regeneration I. Demonstration of the Measurement Principle. Chem.
Eng. Comm. 2002, 189 (3), 352-371. DOI: 10.1080/00986440212078.

52.Song, J.; Bodis, J.; Puskas, J.E. Direct Functionalization of Polyisobutylene by Living Initiation with ?-Methylstyrene Epoxide. J. Polym. Sci., Polym. Chem. 2002, 40 (8), 1005-1015. DOI: 10.1002/pola.10193.

51.Robertson, C.G.; Roland, C.M.; Puskas, J.E. Non-Linear Rheology of
Hyperbranched Polyisobutylene. J. Rheology 2002, 46 (1), 307-320. DOI: 10.1122/1.1428318.

50.Hoffmann, M.; Puskas, J.E.; Weiss, K. Real-Time Mid-IR Monitoring of Metathesis
Reactions by Fiber Optic FTIR Spectroscopy. Eur. Polym. J. 2002, 38 (1), 19-24. DOI: 10.1016/S0014-3057(01)00181-1.

49.Robertson, C.G.; Roland, C.M.; Paulo, C.; Puskas, J.E. Linear Viscoelastic Properties of
Hyperbranched Polyisobutylene. J. Rheology 2001, 45 (3), 759-772. DOI: 10.1122/1.1357821.

48.Puskas, J.E.; Antony, P.; Paulo, C.; Kwon, J.; Kovar, M.; Norton, P.; Altstädt, V. Macromolecular Engineering via Carbocationic Polymerization: Branched structures, block copolymers and nanostructures. Macromol. Mater. Eng. 2001, 286 (10), 565-582. DOI: 10.1002/1439-2054(20011001)286:10<565::AID-MAME565>3.0.CO;2-E.

47.Puskas, J.E.; Kaszas, G. Blends of butyl and bromobutyl rubbers and polystyrene-polyisobutylene-polystyrene (PS-PIB-PS) block copolymers with improved processability and physical properties. Rubber Chem. Techn. 2001, 74 (4), 583-600. DOI: 10.5254/1.3544959.

46.St. Lawrence, S.; Shinozaki, D.M.; Puskas, J.E.; Gerchcovich, M.; Myler, U. Micromechanical Testing of Polyisobutylene-Polystyrene Block-type Thermoplastic Elastomers. Rubber Chem. Techn. 2001, 74 (4), 601-613. DOI: 10.5254/1.3544960.

45.Paulo, C.; Puskas, J.E. Synthesis of hyperbranched polyisobutylenes by inimer-type living polymerization. 1. Investigation of the effect of reaction conditions.
Macromolecules 2001, 34 (4), 734-39. DOI: 10.1021/ma001467x.

44.Puskas, J.E.; Barghi, S.; McIntyre, J. Practical Approach to Measure the Relative Activity of Heterogeneous Catalysts. J. Appl. Catalysis, A: General 2001, 217, 11-21.

43.Puskas, J.E.; Kaszas, G. Living Carbocationic Polymerization of Resonance-Stabilized
Monomers. Prog. Polym. Sci. 2000, 25 (3), 403-452. DOI: 10.1016/S0079-6700(00)00010-1.

42.Puskas, J.E.; Michel, A.J.; Brister, L.B. Real-time Monitoring of Polymerization Processes
Using a Mid-IR Fiber Optic Probe. Kautsch. Gummi Kunstst. 2000, 53 (10), 587-591.

41.Neagu, C.; Puskas, J.E.; Singh, M.A.; Natansohn, A. Domain Sizes Determination for Styrene-Isobutylene Block Copolymer Systems Using Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy. Macromolecules, 2000, 33 (16), 5976-81. DOI: 10.1021/ma991974i.

40.Paulo, C.; Puskas, J.E.; Angepat, S. Effect of Reaction Conditions on the Kinetics of Living
Isobutylene Polymerization at High Initiator/TiCl4 Ratios. Macromolecules 2000, 33 (13), 4634-4638. DOI: 10.1021/ma992032g.

39.Michel, A.J.; Puskas, J.E.; Brister, L.B. Real-Time Mid-IR Monitoring of the Initiation and Propagation in Epoxi-Initiated Living Isobutylene Polymerizations. Macromolecules 2000, 33 (10), 3518-3524. DOI: 10.1021/ma990983o.

38.Puskas, J.E.; Brister, L.B.; Michel, A.J.; Lanzendörfer, M.G.; Jamieson, D.; Pattern, W.G. Novel Substituted Epoxide Initiators for the Carbocationic Polymerization of Isobutylene. J. Polym. Sci. 2000, 38 (3), 444-452. DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1099-0518(20000201)38:3<444::AID-POLA8>3.0.CO;2-B.

37.Puskas, J.E.; Michel, A. J. New Epoxy Initiators for the Controlled Synthesis of Functionalized Polyisobutylenes. Makromol. Chem., Macromol. Symp. 2000, 161, 141-148. DOI: 10.1002/1521-3900(200010)161:1<141::AID-MASY141>3.0.CO;2-K.

36.Puskas, J.E.; Peng, H. Kinetic Simulation of Carbocationic Polymerizations. I. Simulation of Living Isobutylene Polymerization. Polym. React. Eng. 1999, 7 (4), 553-576. DOI: 10.1080/10543414.1999.10744530.

35.Puskas, J.E.; Pattern, W.E.; Wetmore, P.M.; Krukonis, A. Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Multiarm-Star Polyisobutylene-Polystyrene Thermoplastic Elastomers. Rubber Chem. Techn. 1999, 72 (4), 559-568. DOI: 10.5254/1.3538818.

34.Santangelo, P.G.; Roland, C.M.; Puskas, J.E. Rheology of Star-Branched Polyisobutylene.
Macromolecules, 1999, 32 (6), 1972-77. DOI: 10.1021/ma9815556.

33.Puskas, J.E.; Lanzendörfer, M.G.; Pattern, W. E. Mid-IR Real-time Monitoring of the Carbocationic Polymerization of Isobutylene and Styrene. Polymer Bull. 1998, 40 (1), 55-61. DOI: 10.1007/s002890050223.

32.Puskas, J.E.; Wilds, C.J. Multiarm-star Polyisobutylenes by Living Carbocationic Polymerization. J. Polym. Sci. 1998, 36 (1), 85-92. DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1099-0518(19980115)36:1<85::AID-POLA12>3.0.CO;2-9.

31.Puskas, J.E.; Grasmüller, M. Star-Branched and Hyperbranched Polyisobutylenes. Makromol. Chem, Macromol.Symp. 1998, 132, 117-26. DOI: 10.1002/masy.19981320113.

30.Puskas, J.E.; Lanzendörfer, M.G. Investigation of the TiCl4 Reaction Order in Living
Isobutylene Polymerizations. Macromolecules 1998, 31 (25), 8684-8690. DOI: 10.1021/ma980934w.

29.Puskas, J.E.; Kaszas, G. Polyisobutylene-based Thermoplastic Elastomers: a Review. Rubber Reviews, Rubber Chem Techn. 1996, 69 (3), 462-475. DOI: 10.5254/1.3538381.

28.Kaszas, G.; Puskas, J.E. Kinetics of the Living Polymerization of Isobutylene. Bayer Science Forum Journal 1996, 17 (1), 21-26.

27.Puskas J.E.; Verhelst, M.; Collart, P.; Schmidt, J.B. Prediction of the Unsaturation of Butyl Rubbers On-line During the Manufacturing Process, Kautsch. Gummi Kunstst. 1995, 48 (12), 866-871.

26.Puskas, J.E.; Wilds, C. Kinetics of the Epoxidation of Butyl Rubber; Development of a High-Precision Analytical Method for Unsaturation Measurement. Rubber Chem.Techn. 1994, 67 (2), 329-341. DOI: 10.5254/1.3538678.

25.Kaszas, G.; Puskas, J.E. Kinetics of the Carbocationic Homopolymerization of Isobutylene with Reversible Chain Termination. Polymer Reaction Engineering, 1994, 2 (3), 251-273. DOI: 10.1080/10543414.1994.10744454.

24.Puskas, J.E. Investigation of the mechanism of chain termination and transfer by 1,2-butadiene in the butyllithium-initiated polymerization of 1,3-butadiene in nonpolar-solvents. Makromol. Chem. 1993, 194 (1), 187-195.

23.Puskas, J.E. Kinetic Modelling in Living Polymerizations: the Effect of Modifiers on the Degree of Polymerization in Batch and Continuous Stirred-Tank Reactors. Makromol.Chem., Theory and Simulation 1993, 2 (1), 141-149.

22.Puskas, J.E.; Hutchinson, R. GPC Calibration for the Molecular-Weight Measurement of Butyl Rubbers. Rubber Chem. Techn. 1993, 66 (5), 742-748. DOI: 10.5254/1.3538341.

21.Puskas, J.E.; Kaszas, G.; Kennedy, J.P.; Hager, W. Polyisobutylene-containing block polymers by sequential monomer addition. IV. New triblock thermoplastic elastomers comprising high Tg styrenic glassy segments: Synthesis, characterization and physical properties. J. Polym. Sci., Polym. Chem. 1992, 30 (1), 41-48. DOI: 10.1002/pola.1992.080300105.

20.Kaszas, G.; Puskas, J.E.; Kennedy, J.P. Carbocationic Copolymerization in the Presence of Electron Pair Donors. I. Copolymerization of Isobutylene and Isoprene with the Cumyl Acetate/BCl3 Initiating System. Macromolecules 1992, 25 (6), 1771-1774. DOI: 10.1021/ma00032a023.

19.Kaszas, G.; Puskas, J.E.; Kennedy, J.P. Carbocationic Copolymerization in the Presence of Electron Pair Donors. 2. Copolymerization of Isobutylene and Isoprene or 2,4-dimethyl-1,3-pentadiene with TiCl4-Based Initiating Systems Yielding Insitu Electron Pair Donors. Macromolecules 1992, 25 (6), 1775-1779. DOI: 10.1021/ma00032a024.

18.Puskas, J.E.; Kaszas, G.; Kennedy, J.P. New Transparent Flexible UV-Cured Films from Polyisobutylene-Polyisoprene Block Polymers. J. Macromol. Sci.-Chem 1991, A28 (1), 65-80. DOI: 10.1080/00222339108052086.

17.Kaszas, G.; Hager, W.G.; Puskas, J.E.; Kennedy, J.P. Polyisobutylene-Containing Block Polymers by Sequential Monomer Addition I., The Living Carbocationic Polymerization of Styrene. J. Polym. Sci., Polym. Chem. 1991, 29 (3), 421-426. DOI: 10.1002/pola.1991.080290315.

16.Kaszas, G.; Puskas, J.E.; Hager, W.G.; Kennedy, J.P. Polyisobutylene-Containing Polymers by Sequential Monomer Addition II., Polystyrene-Polyisobutylene-Polystyrene Triblock Polymers: Synthesis, Characterization and Physical Properties. J. Polym. Sci., Polym. Chem. 1991, 29 (3), 427-435. DOI: 10.1002/pola.1991.080290316.

15.Puskas, J.E.; Kaszas, G.; Litt, M. Chain Carriers and Molecular Weight Distributions in Living Isobutylene Polymerizations. Macromolecules, 1991, 24 (19), 5278-5282. DOI: 10.1021/ma00019a009.

14.Kaszas, G.; Puskas, J.E.; Kennedy, J.P. New Thermoplastic Elastomers of Rubbery Polyisobutylene and Glassy Cyclopolyisoprene Segments. J.Applied Polymer Sci. 1990, 39 (1), 119-144. DOI: 10.1002/app.1990.070390111.

13.Kaszas, G.; Puskas, J.E.; Kennedy, J.P.; Chen, C.C. Electron Pair Donors in Carbocationic Polymerizations. II. Mechanism of Living Carbocationic Polymerizations. The Role of In situ and External Electron Pair Donors. Macromolecules, 1990, 23 (17), 3909-3915. DOI: 10.1021/ma00219a008

12.Chen, C.C.; Kaszas, G.; Puskas, J.E.; Kennedy, J.P. Living Carbocationic Polymerization XXXIII. Living Polymerization of Isobutylene by Tertiary Hydroxyl / Boron Trichloride/Electron Pair Donor Systems. Polymer Bull. 1989, 22(5-6), 463-470. DOI: 10.1007/BF00718920.

11.Kaszas, G.; Puskas, J.E.; Kennedy, J.P.; Chen, C.C. Electron Pair Donors in Carbocationic Polymerizations. III. Carbonation Stabilization by External Electron Pair Donors in Isobutylene Polymerization. J. Macromol. Sci., Chem. 1989, A26 (8), 1099-1114. DOI: 10.1080/00222338908052037.

10.Puskas, J.E.; Kaszas, G.; Chen, C.C.; Kennedy, J.P. New Polyisobutylene-based UV-curable Flexible Coatings. Polymer Bull. 1988, 20 (3), 253-260.

9.Kaszas, G.; Puskas, J.E.; Kennedy, J.P.; Chen, C.C. Electron Pair Donors in Carbocationic Polymerizations. I. Introduction into the Synthesis of Narrow Molecular Weight Distribution Polyisobutylenes. Polymer Bull. 1988, 20 (5), 413-419.

8.Kaszas, G.; Puskas, J.E.; Kennedy, J.P. Living Carbocationic Polymerization XIV. Living Polymerization of Isobutylene with Ester-TiCl4 Complexes. Makromol. Chem., Macromol. Symp. 1988, 13/14 (1), 473-493. DOI: 10.1002/masy.19880130134.

7.Kaszas, G.; Puskas, J.E.; Kennedy, J.P. Living Carbocationic Polymerization XV. Telechelic Polyisobutylenes by the 1, 4-bis-(2-methoxy-2-propyl)-benzene/TiCl4 Initiating System. Polym. Bull. 1987, 18 (2), 123-130.

6.Puskas, J.E.; Kaszas, G.; Kennedy, J.P.; Kelen, T.; Tüdös, F. Quasiliving Carbocationic Polymerization. III. Quasiliving Polymerization of Isobutylene. J. of Macromol.Sci., Chem. 1982-83, A18 (9), 1229-44. DOI: 10.1080/00222338208077220.

5.Puskas, J.E.; Kaszas, G.; Kennedy, J.P.; Kelen, T.; Tüdös, F. Quasiliving Carbocationic Polymerization. IV. Polymerization of p-tert-Butylstyrene. ibid. 1982-83, A18 (9), 1245-61. DOI: 10.1080/00222338208077221.

4.Puskas, J.E.; Kaszas, G.; Kennedy, J.P.; Kelen, T.; Tüdös, F. Quasiliving Carbocationic Polymerization. V. Quasiliving Polymerization of Indene. ibid. 1982-83, A18 (9), 1263-74. DOI: 10.1080/00222338208077222.

3.Puskas, J.E.; Kaszas, G.; Kennedy, J.P.; Kelen, T.; Tüdös, F. Quasiliving Carbocationic Polymerization. IX. Forced Ideal Copolymerization of Styrene Derivatives. ibid. 1982-83, A18 (9), 1315-38. DOI: 10.1080/00222338208077226.

2.Puskas, J.E.; Kaszas, G.; Kennedy, J.P.; Kelen, T.; Tüdös, F. Quasiliving Carbocationic Polymerization. XI. An Interpretation of Solvent Effects by Donor and Acceptor Numbers. ibid 1982-83, A18 (9), 1353-66. DOI: 10.1080/00222338208077228.

1.Toth, A.L.; Puskas, J.E. Energy dispersive X-ray microanalysis of phosphosilicate glasses (PSG). Acta Phys. Acad. Sci. Hung. 1980, 49 (1-3), 133-143.

Non-Refereed Publications

(Student coauthors in bold, undergraduate students Italics)

20. Puskas, J.E.; Helfer, C.A. Do you know who coined the name of “coronavirus”? Ohio’s
Country Journal, 2020, June 02. Retrieved from

19. Puskas, J.E.; Helfer, C.A. Have you taken your Vitamin C today? Ohio’s Country Journal,
2019, Nov 27. Retrieved from

18. Puskas, J.E.; Kaszas, G., McClain, A.T., Helfer, C. Filler interaction in thermoplastic elastomer
composites. TPE Magazine, 2019, 2, 1-3.

17.Jindal, A.; McClain, A.; Molnar, K.; Paiva, B.; Camassola, M.; Puskas, J.E.; Electrospinning Polyisobutylene-based Rubbery Fiber Mats, Paper #C-1, Fall 190th Meeting, Rubber Division ACS, 2016.

16.Gergely, A.L.; Puskas, J.E; Altstadt, V Dynamic Fatigue Properties of Polyiosbutylene-based Thermoplastic Elastomers: the Effect of Carbon Black Reinforcement, TPE Magazine, 2015, 2, 121-123.

15.Gergely, A.L.; Puskas, J.E. A New Class of Polyisobutylene-based Thermoplastic Elastomers, TPE Magazine, 2015, 1, 37-39.
Gergely, A.L.; Puskas, J.E. C14, 186th Technical Meeting and Educational Symposium of the Rubber Division of the American Society, Inc.Nashville, TN, October 14 – 16, 2014, ISSN: 1547-1977

14.Drobny, J.G.; Puskas, J.E.; Luebbers, M. Novel Polyisobutylene-Based Thermoplastic Elastomers in Medical Applications. TPE Magazine 2011; 4, 2-9.

13.Lim, G.T.; Foreman-Orlowski, E.; Pavka, P.; Götz, C.; Altstädt, V.; Puskas, J.E. Novel High Temperature Styrenic TPE Nanocomposites. Presented at the ACS Rubber Division, 174th Technical Meeting, Louisville, KY, October 14-16, 2008; Paper #35.

12.Puskas, J.E.; Dos Santos, L.; Sen, M.; Kaszas, G. Effect Of Architecture On The Properties Of Polyisobutylene-Based TPE Materials. Presented at the ACS Rubber Division, 170th Technical Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, October 10-12, 2006; Paper#14.

11.El Fray, M.; Puskas, J.E.; Tomkins, M.; Altstädt, V. Evaluation of the Fatigue Properties of a Novel Polyisobutylene-Polystyrene Thermoplastic Elastomer in Comparison with Other Rubbery Biomaterials. Presented at the ACS Rubber Division, 166th Technical Meeting, Columbus, OH, October 5-8, 2004; Paper#76.

10.Puskas, J.E.; Kumar, B.; Ebied, A.; Lamperd, B. Novel Butyl Composites for Less-lethal Ammunition. Paper#126, ACS Rubber Division, 164th Technical Meeting, October 14-17, Cleveland, OH (2003)

9.Puskas, J.E.; Song, J.; Chen, Y. Synthesis and Characterization of ?,?-Dihydroxyl-Telechelic Polyisobutylene via Living Carbocationic Initiation and Coupling. Presented at the ACS Rubber Division, 163nd Technical Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 28-30, 2003; Paper#7.

8.Puskas, J.E.; Chen, Y. Novel Thermoplastic Elastomers for Biomedical Applications. Presented at the ACS Rubber Division, 163nd Technical Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 28-30, 2003; Paper#40.

7.Shaikh, S.; Puskas, J.E. Remote Monitoring of Polymerization Processes by Real-Time FTIR: A Review. Polymer News, 2003, 28, 71-78.

6.Puskas, J.E.: Elastomer Research at the University of Western Ontario. Polymer News, 2002, 27, 323-329.

5.Chattopadhyay, S.; Kwon, Y.; Naskar, A.K.; Bhowmick, A.K.; Puskas, J.E. Novel Dendritic (Arborescent) Polyisobutylene-Polystyrene Thermoplastic Elastomers. Presented at the ACS Rubber Division, 162th Technical Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, October 8-11, 2002; Paper#27.

4.Puskas, J.E., Paulo, C., Altstädt, V. Mechanical and Viscoelastic Characterization Of Hyperbranched Polyisobutylenes. Presented at the ACS Rubber Division, 160th Technical Meeting, Cleveland, OH, October 16-19, 2001; Paper#76.

3.Kaszas, G.; Puskas, J.E. Blends Of Butyl and Bromobutyl Rubbers and Polystyrene- Polyisobutylene-Polystyrene (PS-PIB-PS) Block Copolymers with Improved Processability and Physical Properties. Presented at the ACS Rubber Division, 158th Technical Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, October 17-20, 2000.

2.Puskas, J.E.; Michel, A.; Brister, L.B. Real-Time Monitoring Of Polymerization Processes
Using A Mid-Ir Fiberoptic Probe. Presented at the ACS Rubber Division, 156th Technical Meeting, Orlando, FL, September 21-24, 1999; Paper#60.

1.Kwon, Y., Antony, P., Paulo, C., Puskas, J.E. Arborescent Polyisobutylene-Polystyrene Block Copolymers-A New Class of Thermoplastic Elastomers. Spectator 2002, September 8, 1-3.



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