Publications Archive

K. L. Rhudy, S. Su, H. R. Howell, M. W. Urban, “Self-Stratified Films Obtained from Poly(methyl methacrylate/n-butyl acrylate) Colloidal Dispersions Containing Poly(vinyl alcohol): A Spectroscopic Study”   Langmuir, 2008, 24(5), 1808-1813.

F. Liu, M. W. Urban, “3D Directional Temperature Responsive (N-(DL)-(1-Hydroxymethyl) Propylmethacrylamide-co-n-Butyl Acrylate) Colloids and Their Coalescence” Macromolecules, 2008, 41(2), 352-360.   

N. Aumsuwan, R. C. Danyus, S. Heinhorst, M. W Urban, “Attachment of Ampicillin to Expanded Poly(tetrafluoroethylene): Surface Reactions Leading to Inhibition of Microbial Growth.  Biomacromolecules, 2008, 9(7), 1712-1718. 

M. Yu, M. W. Urban, Y. Sheng, J. Leszczynski, “Molecular Recognition at Methyl Methacrylate/n-Butyl Acrylate (MMA/nBA) Moanomer Unit Boundaries of Phospholipids at p-MMA/nBA Copolymer Surfaces” Langmuir,  2008,  24(18),  10382-10389. 

F. Liu, M. W. Urban, “Dual Temperature and pH Responsiveness of Poly(2-(N,N-dimethylamino) ethyl methacrylate-co-n-butyl acrylate) Colloidal Dispersions and Their Films” Macromolecules, 2008, 41 (17), 6531–6539.

M. Yu, M. W. Urban,   Formation of Concentric Ferromagnetic Nanotubes from Biologically Active Phospholipids. J. Mater. Chem.,  2007,  17(44),  4644-4646. 

A. Misra, W. L. Jarrett, M. W. Urban "Fluoromethacrylate-Containing Colloidal Dispersions:  Phospholipid-Assisted Synthesis, Particle Morphology, and Temperature-Responsive Stratification” Macromolecules, 2007, 40 (17), 6190–6198

N. Aumsuwan, S. Heinhorst, M. W. Urban, “The Effectiveness of Antibiotic Activity of Penicillin Attached to Expanded Poly(tetrafluoroethylene) (ePTFE) Surfaces:  A Quantitative Assessment” Biomacromolecules, 2007, 8 (11), 3525–3530.

W.-S. Bae, A. J. Convertine, C. L. McCormick, M. W. Urban, “Effect of Sequential Layer-by-Layer Surface Modifications on the Surface Energy of Plasma-Modified Poly(dimethylsiloxane)” Langmuir, 2007, 23 (2), 667–672.

N. Aumsuwan, S. Heinhorst, and M.W. Urban, "Antibacterial Surfaces on Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE); Penicillin Attachment," Biomacromolecules,
2007, 8, 713-718.

W.-S. Bae and M.W. Urban, "Creating Patterned Poly(dimethylsiloxane) Surfaces with Amoxicillin and Poly(ethylene glycol)," Langmuir, 2006, 22(24); 10277-10283.

M.W. Urban, "Intelligent Polymeric Coatings; Current and Future Advances," Polymer Reviews, 2006, 329.

W.-S. Bae and M.W. Urban, "Lectin Recognizable Nano-Particle Emulsion Polymerization and Film Formation," Biomacromolecules, 2006, 7, 1156.

A. Singh, W.R. Dreher, and M.W. Urban, "Phospholipid-Assiated Synthesis of Stable F-Containing Colloidal Particles and Their Film Formation," Langmuir, 2006, 22, 524.

K.T. Powell, C. Cheng, K.L. Wooley, A. Singh, and M.W. Urban, "Complex Amphiphilic Networks Derived from Diamine-Terminated Poly(Ethylene Glycol) and Benzylic Chloride-Functionalized Hyperbranched Fluoropolymers," J. Polym.Sci., Part A; Polymer Chem., 44, 4782, 2006.

M.W. Urban and D. Lastage, "Colloidal Particle Morphology and Film Formation; The Role of Bio-active Components on Stimuli-Responsive Behavior," Polymer Reviews, 2006, 445.

W. -S. Bae, D.J. Lestage, M. Proia, S. Heinhorst, and M.W. Urban, "Film Formation from Colloidal Dispersions Stabilized by Sugar Derivatives and Their Controllable Release for Selective Protein Adsorption," Biomacromolecules, 2005, 6, 2615 - 2621.

D.J. Lestage and M.W. Urban, "Stimuli-Responsive Surface Localized Ionic Cluster (SLICs) Formation from Nonspherical Colloidal Particles.," Langmuir 2005, 21(15), 6753-6761.

P. He and M.W.Urban, "Controlled Phospholipid Functionalization of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes," Biomacromolecules, 2005, 6, 2455.

W.-S. Bae. M. Proija, S. Heinhorst, and M.W. Urban, "Stabilization of Colloidal Dispersions by Sugars and Their Controllable Release to Form Biocompatible Polymeric Films", Biomacromolecules, 2005, 6, 2615.

D.B. Otts, E. Heidenreich, and M.W. Urban, "Novel Waterborne UV-Crosslinkable Thiol-Ene Polyurethane Dispersions; Synthesis and Film Formation", Polymer, 2005, 46, 8162.

D.J. Lestage and M.W. Urban, "Cocklebur-Shape Colloidal Dispersions", Langmuir, 2005, 21(23); 10253-10255.

D. Otts, Luis A. Cueva-Parra, R. Pandey, and M.W. Urban, "Film Formation from Aqueous Polyurethane Dispersions of Reactive Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Components; Spectroscopic Studies and Monte Carlo Simulations", Langmuir, 2005, 21, 4034.

P. He and M.W. Urban, "Phospholipid-Stabilized Gold Nanoparticles", Biomacromolecules, 2005, 6, 1224.

D.J. Lestage and M.W. Urban, "Stimuli-Responsive Surfactant/Phospholipid Stabilized Colloidal Dispersions and Their Film Formation", Biomacromolecules, 2005, 6, 1561.

W.R. Dreher and M.W. Urban, "The Effect of Perfluoroalkyl Chain Length on Synthesis and Film Formation of Fluorine-Containing Colloidal Dispersions", Macromolecules, 2005, 38, 4666.

D.J. Lestage and M.W. Urban, "Hollow Colloidal Particles Obtained by Nano-Extrusion in the Presence of Phospholipids", Langmuir, 2005, 21. 4266.

D.J. Lestage and M.W. Urban, "Release and Formation of Surface Localized Clusters (SLICs) into Phospholipids Rafts from Colloidal Solutions during Coalescence", Langmuir, 2005, 21, 2150.

D. Otts and M.W. Urban, "Heterogeneous Crosslinking of Waterborne Two-Component Polyurethanes (WB 2K-PUR); Stratification Processes and the Role of Water", Polymer, 2005, 46, 2699.

D. Otts K. Pereire, W. L. Jarrett, and M.W. Urban, "Dynamic Colloidal Processes in Waterborne Two-Component Polyurethanes and their Effects on Solution and Film Morphology", Polymer, 2005, 46, 4776.

W.R.Dreher and M.W. Urban, "Stable Non-Spherical Fluorine-Containing Colloidal Dispersions; Synthesis and Film Formation", Macromolecules, 2005, 38, 2205.

D.B. Otts, S. Dutta, P. Zhang, O.W. Smith, S.F. Thames, and M.W. Urban,Synthesis and phase separation during film formation of novel methyl methacrylate/n-butyl acrylate/methacrylic acid (MMA/BA/MAA) hybrid urethane/acrylate colloidal dispersions, Polymer, 2004, 45, 6235.

W.-S. Bae and M.W. Urban, Reactions of Antimicrobial Species to Imidazole-Microwave Plasma Reacted Poly(dimethylsiloxane) (PDMS) Surfaces, Langmuir, 2004, 20, 8372.

P.Zhang, and M.W. Urban, Photoacoustic FT-IR Deoth Imaging of Polymeric Surfaces; Overcoming IR Diffreaction Kimits, Langmuir, 2004, 20, 10691.

W.R. Dreher and M.W. Urban, Surface Self-Assembly of Fluorosurfactants During Film Formation of MMA/nBA Colloidal Dispersions, Langmuir, 2004, 20, 10455.

D.Lestage and M.W. Urban, Stimuli-Responive Surface Crystallization of Phospholipids from Bimodal Colloial Particles, Langmuir, 2004, 20, 7027.

D.J. Lestage and M.W. Urban, Particle Morphology as a Control of Permeation in Polymer Films Obtained from MMA/n-BA Colloidal Dispersions Parti cle Morphology Response-Driven Colloidal Particles, Langmuir, 2004, 20 (15), 6443-6449.

R.B.Pandey, M.W. Urban, Surface Phase Partitioning in Film Formation of Waterborne Polyurethanes; Spectroscopic and Monte-Carlo Simulations, Langmuir, 2004, 20, 2970.

W.R. Dreher, P. Zhang, M.W.Urban, C.-L. Zhao, and R.S. Porzio, Surface Interactions between Propylene Glycol and Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate during Coalescence of MMA/nBA/AA Colloidal Dispersions; A Spectroscopic Study, Langmuir, 2003, 19, 10254-10259.

W.R. Dreher, P. Zhang, M.W.Urban, C.-L. Zhao, and R.S. Porzio, Coalescence of Styrene/2-Ethylhexyl Acrylate/Methacrylic Acid (Sty/EHA/MAA) Colloidal Films and Response-Driven Mobility of Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate (SDS); Part 22; A Spectroscopic Study, Macromolecules, 2003, 36(4), 1228.

A. Yacoub and M.W.Urban, Release of Phospholipids from Colloidal Particles to Surfaces, Biomacromolecules, 2003, 4, 52-56.

B.S. Sumerlin, A.B. Lowe, P.A. Stroud, P. Zhang, M.W. Urban, and C.L. McCormick, Modification of Gold Surfaces with Water-Soulble Copolymers Prepared via Aquous Reversible Addition-Fragmentation Chain Transfer (RAFT) Polymerization, Langmuir , 2003, 19, 5559.

K. Katti and M.W. Urban, Conductivity Model and Photoacoustic FT-IR Surface Depth Profiling for Heterogeneous Polymers, Polymer , 2003, 44(11) , 3319 - 3325.

Q. Han and M.W.Urban, Kinetics and Reaction Mechanisms of Catalyzed and Non-Catalyzed OH-Terminated Acrylic/NCO of HDI Polyurethanes; VI, J. Appl. Polym. Sci ., 2003, 88, 564.

D. Otts, P.Zhang, and M.W. Urban, Internal Reflection Infrared Imaging (IRIRI); High Fidelity Chemical Imaging at 1000 nm Levels, Langmuir , 2002, 18 , 6473.

M.W. Urban, Molecular Level Challenges in Environmentally Complaint Coatings, Int. J. Coat. Sci., 2002, 1, 22-39.

B.R. Kiland, M.W. Urban, R.A. Ryntz, Surface Depth Profiling of Polymer Compounds Using Step-Scan Photoacoustic Spectroscopy (S2-PAS), Polymer, 2001, 42, 337-344.

Y.Zhao and M.W. Urban, The Effect of Hydrophobic Tails on Orientation of SDS and SDOSS Surfactants Near the Film-Air Interface of Sty/n-BA Copolymer Latex Films, Langmuir, 2001, 17(22); 6961-6967.

Q.Han and M.W.Urban, Surface/Interfacial Changes During Polyurethene Crosslinking; A Spectroscopic Study, J.Appl.Polym.Sci., 2001, 81, 2045.

J.M.Stegge and M.W.Urban, Stratification Proecsses in Thermoplastic Olefins Monitored by Step-Scan Photoacoustic FT-IR Spectroscopy, Polymer, 2001, 42, 5479.

B.Kiland, M.W.Urban, and R.M.Ryntz, “Surface Depth Profiling of Polymer Compounds Using Step-Scan Photoacoustic FT-IR Spectroscopy,” Polymer, 2001, 42, 337.

Y.Zhao and M.W.Urban, Mobility of SDOSS Powered by Ionic Interactions in Sty/n-BA/MAA Core-Shell Latex Films. 21. A Spectroscopic Study, Langmuir, 2000, 16, 9439.

M.W.Urban, Three-Dimensional Compositional Gradiants in Water-Borne Urethanes and Latexes; Spectroscopic Approaches, Prog.Org.Coat., 2000, 40, 195.

Y.Zhao and M.W.Urban, Novel Sty/nBA/GMA and Sty/nBA/MAA Core-Shell Latex Blends: Film Formation, Particle Morphology, and Crosslinking. 20. A Spectroscopic Study, Macromolecules, 2000, 33, 8426-8434.

M.W.Urban, European Coat. J., Modern Methods in Coatings Analysis, 2000, 7-8, 58.

M.W.Urban, Three-Dimensional Compositional Gradiants in Water-Borne Urethanes and Latexes; Spectroscopic Approaches, Prog.Org.Coat., 2000, 40, 195.

Y.Zhao and M.W.Urban, Phase Separation and Surfactant Stratification in Styrene/n-Butyl Acrylate Copolymer and Latex Blend Films, 17; A Spectroscopic Study, Macromolecules, 2000, 33, 2184-2191.

K.S.Katti and M.W.Urban, The Effect of Carbon Black on Adhesion to Plastics of Solvent Borne 2K Polyurethanes, J.Coat.Techn., 2000, 72(903), 35.

M.W.Urban, “Infrared and Raman Spectroscopy and Imaging in Coatings Analysis,” Encyclopedia of Analytical Chemistry, R.A. Meyers (Ed.), 2000, 1756-1773, Wiley & Sons Ltd., Chichester, UK.

Y.Zhao and M.W.Urban, “Mobility of SDOSS Powered by Ionic Interactions in Sty/n-BA/MAA Core-Shell Latex Films. 21. A Spectroscopic Study, Langmuir, 2000, 16, 5745-5754.

Y.Zhao and M.W.Urban, “Phase Separation and Surfactant Stratification in Styrene/n-butyl Acrylate Copolymer and Latex Blend Films, 17; A Spectroscopic Study, Macromolecules, 2000, 33, 2184-2191.

Y.Zhao and M.W.Urban, “Spectroscopic Studies of Microwave Plasma Reactions of Maleic Anhydride on Poly(vinylidene fluoride) Surfaces; Crystalline and Surface Reactions,” Langmuir, 1999, 15, 3538-3544.

B.R.Smith, H.Kim, and M.W.Urban, “Microwave Plasma Reactions of Imidazole on Poly(vinyl chloride) Surfaces: A Spectroscopic Study,” J.Appl.Poly.Sci., 1999, 71, 1-6.

H.Kim and M.W.Urban, “Molecular Level Surface Degradation Mechanisms Resulting from UV Radiation; Part I; Epoxy Spectroscopic Studies,” Langmuir, 2000, 16, 5382-5390.

C.L.Allison and M.W.Urban, “Interfacial Studies of Crosslinked Polyurethanes: Part IV- The Effect of Substrate on Crosslinking of Water-Borne Polyurethanes,” J. Coatings Tech., 1999, 71, 73-78.

M.W.Urban, “Multi-Dimensional Spectroscopy of Polymer films; Surface and Interfacial Interactions,” Macromol. Symp., 1999, 141, 15-31.

B.P.Pennington and M.W.Urban, “Adhesion to Polyolefins; Rheo-Photoacoustic FT-IR Studies,” J. Adhesion Sci. Techn., 1999, 13, 19-34.

K.Yukiyasu and M.W.Urban, “Interfacial Spectroscopic Studies of UV Cured Urethane Acrylate Coatings, Progr. Org. Coat., 1999, 35, 247-253.

M.W.Urban, C.L.Allison, C.A.Finch, and B.A.Tatro, “Interfacial Studies of Crosslinked Polyurethanes: Part III – Structure-Property Relations in Water-Borne Polyurethanes,” Invited Paper, J.Coat.Techn., 1999, 71, 75-85.

C.L.Allison, M.W.Urban, G.L.Johnson and F.DiStefano, “Stratification of Butyl-Acrylate/Polyurethane (BA/PUR) Latexes; ATR and Step-Scan Photoacoustic FT-IR Studies,” Appl.Spectrosc., 1999, 53, 1520.

H.Kim and M.W.Urban, “The Effect of Discharge Gases on Microwave Plasma Reactions of Imidazole on PDMS Surfaces; Quantitative ATR FT-IR Spectroscopic Analysis,” Langmuir, 1999, 15, 3499-3505.

J.Grumlin, B.D.Pennington, and M.W.Urban, “Crosslinking of Epoxy-Modified Phenol Novolac (EPN) Powder Coatings; Particle Size and Adhesion,” J.Coat.Techn., 1999, 71, 135.

B.D.Pennington, R.A.Ryntz and M.W.Urban, “Surface Stratification in Thermoplastic Olefins (TPO); Photoacoustic FT-IR Depth Profiling,” Polymer, 1999, 40, 4795-4803.

H.Kim and M.W.Urban, “Reactions of Thrombresistant Multi-Layered Thin Films on Poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) Surfaces: A Spectroscopic Study,” Langmuir, 1998, Vol. 14, 7235-7244.

B.W.Ludwig and M.W.Urban, “Rheo-Photoacoustic FT-IR and Morphology Studies of Molecular Weight-Strain Dependence in Poly(Vinylidene Fluoride), Polymer, 1998, 39/24, 5899.

A.M.Kaminski and M.W.Urban, “Interfacial Studies of Crosslinked Polyurethanes: Part I - Quantitative and Structural Aspects of Crosslinking near Film-Air and Film-Substrate Interfaces in Solvent-Borne Polyurethanes,” J.Coat.Techn., 1997, 69, 55.

A.M.Kaminski and M.W.Urban, “Interfacial Studies of Crosslinked Polyurethanes: Part II - The Effect of Humidity on Waterborne Polyurethanes; A Spectroscopic Study,” J.Coat.Techn., 1997, 69, 113.

B.W.Ludwig and M.W.Urban, “Rheo-Photoacoustic FT-IR Studies of Thermal History – Strain Dependence in Poly(Vinylidene Fluoride), Polymer, 1997, 2077.

M.W Urban, Surfactants in Latex Films; Interactions with Latex Components and Quantitative Analysis Using ATR and Step-Scan Photoacoustic FT-IR Spectroscopy, Prog.Org.Coat., 1997, 32, 215.

H.Kim, M.W.Urban, F. Lin, and D.J.Meier, “Microwave Plasma Reactions of Imidazole on Polydimethylsiloxane Elastomer Surfaces; Attenuated Total Reflectance FT-IR and Atomic Force Microscopic Studies,” Langmuir, 1996, 12, 3282.

L.R.Martin and M.W. Urban, “Surface and Interfacial FT-IR Spectroscopic Studies of Latexes; Part XV; Orientation of the SDOSS Surfactant Molecules in Core-Shell Type Styrene/Butyl Acrylate Latex Films at the Film-Air and Film-Substrate Interfaces,” J.Appl.Polym.Sci., 1996, Vol. 62, 1893.

B.-J.Niu and M.W. Urban, “Surface and Interfacial FT-IR Spectroscopic Studies of Latexes; Part XVI; Quantitative Analysis of Surfactant in Multilayered Films, J.Appl.Polym.Sci., 1996, Vol. 62, 1903.

K.Satoh and M.W.Urban, “Stratification of Polysiloxanes at the Film-Air and Film-Substrate Interfaces in Silicone-Modified Acrylic Coatings; an ATR FT-IR Spectroscopic Study,” Prog. Org. Coat., 1996, 29, 195.

B.W.Ludwig and M.W.Urban, “Quantitative Determination of Isocyanate Concentration in Cross-linked Polyurethane Coatings,” J.Coat.Techn.,1996, Vol.68, No. 857, 93.

L.K.Tebelius, E.M.Stetz and M.W. Urban, “Surface and Interfacial FT-IR Spectroscopic Studies of Latexes; Part XIV; Surface Phase Separation in poly(Sty/p-BA) Latex Films,” J.Appl.Polym.Sci., 1996, Vol. 62, 1887.

B.-J.Niu and M.W.Urban, “Surface and Interfacial FT-IR Spectroscopic Studies of Latexes; Part XIII; Surfactant Exudation in Silicone Modified Sty/n-BA Latexes, J.Appl.Polym.Sci., 1996, 60, 389.

B.-J.Niu and M.W. Urban, “Surface and Interfacial FT-IR Spectroscopic Studies of Latexes; Part XII; Particle Size Effect and Surfactant Behavior in Electrodeposited Sty/n-BA Latexes; J.Appl.Polym.Sci., 1996, 60, 379.

B.-J.Niu and M.W. Urban, “Surface and Interfacial FT-IR Spectroscopic Studies of Latexes; Part XI; The Effect of Sty/n-BA Copolymer Composition on Orientation of SDOSS Molecules in Latexes, J.Appl.Polym.Sci., 1996, 60, 371.

H.Kim and M.W.Urban, “Reaction Sites on Polydimethylsiloxane Elastomer Surfaces in the Presence of Imidazole/Microwave Plasma; A Spectroscopic Study,” Langmuir, 1996, 12, 1047.

H.Kim and M.W.Urban, “Microwave Plasma Reactions of Imidazole on Polyurethane Elastomer Surfaces: A Spectroscopic Study,” Langmuir, 1996, 12, 1051.

B.P. Pennington, M.W. Urban, "Probing Adhesion Spectroscopically; Rheo-photoacoustic FT-IR Spectroscopy and Work of Adhesion," J.Adhesion Sci.Techn., 1995, 9(8), 1143.

H.Kim and M.W.Urban, “Microwave Plasma Reactions of Imidazole on Polydimethylsiloxane Elastomer Surfaces; A Spectroscopic Study,” Langmuir, 1995, 11, 2071.

L.K. Tebelius and M.W. Urban, "Surface and Interfacial Studies of Latexes; X; The Effect of Suspension Stability on Interfacial Properties," J.Appl.Polym.Sci., 1995, 56, 387.

B. Niu and M.W. Urban, "Surface and Interfacial Studies of Latexes; IX. Distribution of Surfactants in Styrene/Butyl Acrylate Latexes," J.Appl.Polym.Sci., 1995, 56, 377.

B.W. Ludwig and M.W.Urban, “The Effect of Polyurethane Curing Conditions of the Delamination of Pressure Sensitive Films,” J.Coat.Techn., 66(839), 59, 1994.

S.R. Gaboury and M.W. Urban, "Microwave Plasma Reactions of Solid Monomers with Silicone Elastomer Surfaces; A Spectroscopic Study," Langmuir, 1994, 9, 3225.

B.W. Ludwig, M.W. Urban, "Molecular Origin of Negative Poisson Ratio," Polymer., 1994, Vol. 35(23), 5130.

J.B.Huang, K.Haubennestel, M.W.Urban, “Mobility and Distribution of Silicone Additives in Organic Coatings; ATR FT-IR Spectroscopic Study,” Prog. Org. Coat., 1994, Vol. 24, 341- 358.

J.B. Huang, M.W. Urban, "Non-Equilibrium Mass and Heat Transport in Polymers; Spectroscopic Approach," J.Chem.Phys., 1994, 100(6), 4509.

M.D. Hohol and M.W. Urban, "Grafting of Germanium Phthalocyanines onto Poly(Vinylidene Fluoride) Surfaces, Polym.Comm., 1994, 35(25), 5560.

T.A. Thorstenson, L.K. Tebelius and M.W. Urban, "Surface and Interfacial Studies of Latexes; VII. Ethyl Acrylate/Methacrylic Acid Latex Suspension Stability and Orientation Surfactant Migration," J.Appl.Polym.Sci., 1993, 50, 1207.

J.P. Kungel and M.W. Urban, "Surface and Interfacial Studies of Latexes; VIII. The Effect of Particle and Copolymer Composition on Surfactant Exudation in Polystyrene-Poly-n-Butyl Acrylate Copolymer Latex Films," J.Appl.Polym.Sci., 1993, 50, 1217.

S.R. Gaboury and M.W. Urban, "Quantitative ATR FT-IR Analysis of Microwave Plasma Reacted Silicone Elastomer Surfaces," Langmuir, 1993, 9, 3225.

J.B. Huang and M.W. Urban, "A Novel Approach to Quantitative Depth Profiling Using ATR FT-IR Spectroscopy," Appl. Spectrosc., 1993, 47(7), 973.

J.B. Huang and M.W. Urban, "Photoacoustic FT-IR Spectroscopy of Gases; Non-Equilibrium Approach," J.Chem.Phys., 1993, 98, 5259.

M.D. Hohol and M.W. Urban, "Room Temperature Polymerization and Spectroscopic Analysis of Germanium Phthalocyanine Polymers," Polym.Comm., 1993, 34(9), 1995.

M.W. Urban, "Surface and Interface Vibrational Spectroscopy: Relevance to Adhesion," J. Adhesion Sci. Technol., Invited Review Article, Vol.7(1), 1-47, 1993.

Mingbo He, M.W. Urban and R.S. Bauer, "Exudation Processes in Hydrogenated Bisphenol-A Based Epoxy Coatings; Spectroscopic Study," J.Appl.Polym.Sci., 1993, 49, 345.

B.J. Exsted and M.W. Urban, "Grafting of Silicon Phthalocyanine Dichloride onto Poly(Vinylidene Fluoride) Film Surfaces by Ultrasound," J.Inorgan.Organometal.Chem., 1993, 3(2), 139.

T.A. Thorstenson and M.W. Urban, "Surface and Interfacial Studies of Latexes; IV. The Effect of Surfactant Structure on the Copolymer-Surfactant Interactions," J.Appl.Polym.Sci., 1993, Vol.47, 1381-1386.

T.A. Thorstenson and M.W. Urban, "Surface and Interfacial Studies of Latexes; V. The Effect of Copolymer Composition on Surfactant Exudation," J.Appl.Polym.Sci., 1993, Vol.47, 1387-1393.

T.A. Thorstenson, L.K. Tebelius, and M.W. Urban, "Surface and Interfacial Studies of Latexes; VI. Orientation and Spatial Distribution of Acid Functionalities at the Film-Substrate Interface," J.Appl.Polym.Sci., 1993, 49, 103.

B.W. Ludwig and M.W. Urban, "Quantitative Analysis of the Mobility of Ethyl Acetate in PVF2; Rheo-Photoacoustic Studies, Polymer, 1993, 34(16), 3376.

B.J. Exsted and M.W. Urban, "Novel Phthalocyanine/Polyol High Solids Coatings; Structure-Property Relationships," J.Appl.Polym.Sci., 1993, Vol.47, 2019-2035.

J.B. Huang and M.W. Urban, "Evaluation and Analysis of ATR FT-IR Spectra Using Kramers-Kronig Transforms," Appl.Spectrosc., 1992, 46(11), 1666.

J.B. Huang, J.W. Hong, M.W. Urban, "Crystalline-Amorphous Content of Polyethylene Surfaces: ATR FT-IR Spectroscopic Studies," Polymer, 1992, Vol.33(24), 5173-5178.

J.B. Huang and M.W. Urban, "The Effect of Overlapping Bands on Intensities in ATR FT-IR Spectra, Appl.Spectrosc., 1992, 46(6), 1014.

S.R. Gaboury and M.W. Urban, "Quantitative Analysis of the Si-H Groups Formed on Poly(Dimethylsiloxane) Surfaces; an ATR FT-IR Approach," Polym.Comm., 1992, 33(32), 5085.

S.R. Gaboury and M.W. Urban, "The Effect of Chloro-Functional Molecules on the Ammonia Plasma Treatment of Silicone Elastomers," J.Appl.Polym.Sci., 1992, 44, 401.

T. Hirayama and M.W. Urban, "Distribution of Melamine in Melamine/Polyester Coatings; FT-IR Spectroscopic Study," Prog.Org.Coatings, 1992, 20, 81.

D.S. Rimai, L.P. DeMejo, W. Vreeland, R. Bowen, S.R. Gaboury, M.W. Urban, "The Effect of Young's Modulus on the Surface-Force-Induced Contact Radius of Spherical Glass Particles on Polyurethane Substrates," J.Appl.Phys., 1992, 71(5), 2253.

M.W. Urban, "Photoakustische FT-IR-Spektorskopie bei Organischen Beschichtungen," (in German) Farbe und Lack, Vol.3, 1992, 176.

B.W. Ludwig and M.W. Urban, "The Mobility of Ethyl Acetate in Poly(vinylidene Fluoride); Rheo-Photoacoustic FT-IR Studies, Polymer, 1992, 33(16), 3343.

K.W. Evanson and M.W. Urban, "Surface and Interfacial FT-IR Spectroscopic Studies of Latexes; Part I: Copolymer-Surfactant Interactions," J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 1991, 42(8), 2287.

M.W. Urban, "Surface and Interfacial Analysis of Polymers and Coatings Using Photoacoustic FT-IR Spectroscopy," Corrosion 91, #267, Ed.S.Shah, Plenum Press, 1991.

K.W. Evanson and M.W. Urban, "Surface and Interfacial FT-IR Spectroscopic Studies of Latexes; Part II: Mobility of Surfactant Molecules," J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 1991, 42(8), 2297.

K.W. Evanson and M.W. Urban, "Surface and Interfacial FT-IR Spectroscopic Studies of Latexes; Part III: Elongation Effects," J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 1991, 42(8), 2309.

M.W. Urban, "Photoacoustic FT-IR Spectroscopy and Crosslinking of Organic Coatings," Proc.5th Intern.Conf. on Crosslinked Polymers, ICCP 1991, pp.175-185.

S.R. Gaboury and M.W. Urban, "Spectroscopic Evidence for Si-H Formation During Microwave Plasma Modification of Polydimethylsiloxane Elastomer Surfaces," Polym.Comm., 1991, 32(13), 390.

M.W. Urban, S.R. Gaboury and T. Provder, "Spectroscopic Evidence for Styrene Homo- polymerization during the Crosslinking of Styrene/Polyester," Polymer Comm., 1991, 32(6), 171.

T. Hirayama and M.W. Urban, "Distribution of Melamine in Melamine/Polyester Coatings; FT-IR Spectroscopic Studies, XVII Intern.Confr.Organic Coatings, 1991, Athens, Greece. 

W.F. McDonald and M.W. Urban, "Chemical Structures at the Nextel Fibre/Polyimide matrix Interface Detected by Photoacoustic FTIR Spectroscopy," Composites,, 1991, 22(4), 307.

M.W. Urban, "Listening to Atoms Vibrate," CHEMTECH, 1990, Jan. Issue, p.38.

M.W. Urban, "Recent Advances in Polymers and Coatings Characterization by PA FT-IR Spectroscopy,"XVI Inter.Conf. Org. Coatings Science and Techn., Chap.32, 483-499, 1990.

M.W. Urban, "Polymers and Coatings Characterization by PA FT-IR," Inter.Conf.Org.Coat., 1990, 16, 483.

M.W. Urban and M.T. Stewart, "DMA and ATR FT-IR Studies of Gas/Plasma Treated Silicone Elastomers, J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 1990, 39, 265-283.

M.W. Urban and E.M. Salazar-Rojas, "Curing of Pigmented Alkyd Coatings Monitored by Photoacoustic Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy," J.Polym.Sci., Chem.Ed., 1990, 28, 1593-1613.

M.W. Urban and K.W. Evanson, "Factors Governing Surfactant Assembly at the Latex Film Interfaces: FT-IR Spectroscopic Study," Polym. Comm., 1990, 31, 279.

W.F. McDonald and M.W. Urban, "A New Method to Monitor Adhesion and Interfacial failure: Rheo-Photoacoustic FT-IR spectroscopy," J. Adhesion Sci. Techn., 1990, 4(9), 751.

W.F. McDonald, H. Goettler and M.W. Urban, "A Novel Approach to Photoacoustic FT-IR Spectroscopy: Rheo-Photoacoustic Studies", Appl. Spectrosc., 1989, 43(8), 1387.

A.M. Tiefenthaler and M.W. Urban, "Stability of Nextel Fibers in Aqueous Environments Detected by PA FT-IR," Composites, 1989, 20(6), 585.

M.W. Urban, "Recent Advances in Coatings Characterization Using Photoacoustic FT-IR Spectroscopy," Prog. Org. Coatings, Invited Review Article, 1989, 16(4), 321-353.

M.W. Urban and S.R. Gaboury, "On the Sensitivity of Photoacoustic Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy to Crosslinking Reactions," Macromolecules, 1989, 22(3), 1486.

A.M. Tiefenthaler and M.W. Urban, "Thermal Stability of Coupling Agents on Ceramic fibers," Composites, 1989, 20(2), 145.

E.M. Salazar-Rojas and M.W. Urban, "Curing of Non-Pigmented Alkyd Coatings Detected by In-Situ Photoacoustic Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy," Prog. Organic Coatings, 1989, 16(4), 371-386.

M.W. Urban and J.L. Koenig, "Further Developments in Photoacoustic FT-IR Spectroscopy: Temperature Studies," Analytical Chemistry, 1988, 60(21), 2408.

E.G. Chatzi, M.W. Urban, H. Ishida, J.L. Koenig, A. Laschewski and H. Ringsdorf, "Quantitative Analysis and Orientation of Langmuir-Blodgett Films by Photoacoustic FT-IR Spectroscopy," Langmuir, 1988, 4, 846.

M.W. Urban and E.M. Salazar-Rojas, "Ultrasonic PTC Modification of PVF2 Surfaces and Their Characterization," Macromolecules, 1988, 21(2), 372.

A.M. Tiefenthaler and M.W. Urban, "Surface Studies of Polymer Films and Fibers by Circle ATR FT-IR," Appl. Spectrosc., 1988, 42(2), 163.

M.W. Urban, "Photoacoustic FT-IR Spectroscopy - A New Method for Characterization of Coatings," J. Coatings Techn., 1987, 59(745), 29.

K.J. Kuhn, B. Hahn, V. Percec and M.W. Urban, "Structural and Quantitative Analysis of Surface Modified Poly(Vinylidene Fluoride) Using ATR FT-IR Spectroscopy," Appl. Spectrosc., 1987, 41(5), 843.

M.W. Urban and J.L. Koenig, "Structural Changes in Styrene-Acrylic Acid Copolymer in the Presence of Surfactants," Appl. Spectrosc., 1987, 41(6), 1028.

M.W. Urban, J.L. Koenig, L.B. Shih and J.R. Allaway, "Structure of Styrene-Acrylic Acid Copolymer in Aqueous Solution Determined by Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy," Appl. Spectrosc., 1987, 41(4), 590.

M.W. Urban, and B.C. Cornilsen, "Anomalies in Bonding of Rare Earth Sesquioxides," J. Phys. Chem. Solids, 1987, 48(5), 475.

M.W. Urban and J.L. Koenig, "Surface Studies of PVF2 and PET Films by PA FT-IR Spectroscopy," Appl. Spectrosc., 1986, 40(7), 994.

M.W. Urban and J.L. Koenig, "Adsorption and Orientation of Pyridine and Y-MPS on Alumina Surface by Photoacoustic FT-IR Spectroscopy," Appl. Spectrosc., 851, 40(6), 1986.

E.G. Chatzi, M.W. Urban, H. Ishida, J.L. Koenig, "Determination of the Accessibility of N-H Groups of Kevlar-49 Fibers by Photoacoustic FT-IR Spectroscopy," Polymer, 1986, 27, 1850.

M.W. Urban, B.C. Perry, E.G. Chatzi, J.L. Koenig, "Photoacoustic Fourier Transform Infrared Studies of Poly(butylene terephthalate) Fibers," Appl. Spectrosc., 1986, 40(8), 1103.

M.W. Urban and J.L. Koenig, "Determination of the Orientation of Silanes on Silica by FT-IR Photoacoustic Spectroscopy," Appl. Spectrosc., 1986, 40(4), 512.

E.G. Chatzi, M.W. Urban and J.L. Koenig, "Characterization of Kevlar Fiber Surfaces Using a Newly Developed Infrared Method," Macromol. Chem., Macromol. Symp., 5, 99-104, 1986.

M.W. Urban and J.L. Koenig, "A Simple Adapter for FT-IR Microscope Photography," Digilab Micro/FT-IR Users Newsletter, Vol. 1, No. 2, August 1985.

M.W. Urban and J.L. Koenig, "Enhancement of the Surface Modes in Photoacoustic FT-IR Spectroscopy Using a High Polarity Inert Gas," Appl. Spectrosc., 1985, 39(6), 1051.

M.W. Urban and J.L. Koenig, "Surface Studies of E-Glass fiber composite Interfaces Using Diffuse Reflectance and Photoacoustic FT-IR Spectroscopy," Intern. Confr. on Fourier and Computerized Infrared Spectroscopy, Ottawa, Canada, June 24-28, 1985.

M.W. Urban and B.C. Cornilsen, "Measurement of Nonstoichiometry in BaTiO3 Using Raman Spectroscopy," Advances in Materials Characterization II, Eds. S. Snyder and R. Condrate, 1985, Plenum Publishing Corp.

J.R. Kincaid, M.W. Urban, T. Watanabe, K.Nakamoto, "Infrared Spectra of Matrix Isolated Metal Complexes of Octaethylporphine," J. Phys. Chem., 1983, 87, 3096.

C.A. Ogle, S.W. Martin, M.P. Dziobak, M.W. Urban, G.D. Mendenhall, "Decomposition Rates, Synthesis, and Spectra Properties of a Series of Alkyd Hyponitrites," J. Organic Chem., 1983, 48, 3728.

M.W. Urban, K. Nakamoto, F. Basolo, "Infrared Spectra of Molecular Oxygen Adducts of (Tetraphenylporphyrinato) Manganese (II) in Argon Matrices," Inorg. Chem., 1982, 21, 3406.

M.W. Urban, K. Nakamoto, J.R. Kincaid, "Infrared Spectra of Octaethylporphynatocobalt (II) and Its Dioxygen Adducts in Argon Matrices," Inorganica Chemica Acta, 1982, 61, 77.

M.Handke and M.W. Urban, "Infrared and Raman Spectra of Alkaline Earth Metal Orthosilicates," J. Molecular Structure, 1982, 79, 353.

K. Nakamoto, T. Watanabe, T. Ama and M.W. Urban, "Matrix Isolation Infrared Spectra of Oxy(tetraphenylporphyrinato) Iron (II)," J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 1982, 104, 3744.

D.E. Tevault, R.R. Smardzewski, M.W. Urban and K. Nakamoto,"Catalytic Intermediates in the Ag-02 System; Evidence for a Nonsymmetric Ag02 Molecule," J. Chem. Phys., 1982, 77(1), 577.

K. Nakamoto, Y. Nonaka, T. Ishiguro, M.W. Urban, M.Suzuki, M. Kozuka, Y. Nishida, S. Kida, "Resonance Raman and Infrared Spectra of molecular Oxygen Adducts of N, N'-Ethylenebis(2,2-diacetylethy-lideneaminato) Cobalt (II)," J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 1982, 104, 2286.

M.W. Urban, Y. Nonaka and K. Nakamoto, "Infrared and Resonance Raman Spectra of Molecular Oxygen Adducts of N,N'-Ethylenebis(acetylace-toniminato) Cobalt (II)," Inorganic Chemistry, 1982, 21, 1046.