Laurent M. Matuana - Publications

Affiliations: 
Michigan Technological University, USA 
Area:
Wood Technology Agriculture, Materials Science Engineering, Plastics Technology

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2017 Wei L, Agarwal UP, Hirth KC, Matuana LM, Sabo RC, Stark NM. Chemical modification of nanocellulose with canola oil fatty acid methyl ester. Carbohydrate Polymers. 169: 108-116. PMID 28504126 DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2017.04.008  1
2016 Xu C, Xing C, Pan H, Kamdem PD, Matuana LM, Jian W, Wang G. Time-temperature superposition principle application to the hygrothermal discoloration of colored high-density polypropylene/wood composites Polymer Composites. 37: 1016-1020. DOI: 10.1002/pc.23261  1
2016 Xing C, Matuana LM. Epoxidized soybean oil-plasticized poly(lactic acid) films performance as impacted by storage Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 133. DOI: 10.1002/app.43201  1
2016 Matuana LM, Karkhanis SS, Stark NM, Sabo RC. Cellulose nanocrystals as barrier performance enhancer of extrusion-blown PLA films for food applications Advanced Materials - Techconnect Briefs 2016. 3: 1-4.  1
2015 Xu C, Wang G, Xing C, Matuana LM, Zhou H. Effect of graphene oxide treatment on the properties of cellulose nanofibril films made of banana petiole fibers Bioresources. 10: 2809-2822. DOI: 10.15376/biores.10.2.2809-2822  1
2015 Zhao Y, Xu C, Xing C, Shi X, Matuana LM, Zhou H, Ma X. Fabrication and characteristics of cellulose nanofibril films from coconut palm petiole prepared by different mechanical processing Industrial Crops and Products. 65: 96-101. DOI: 10.1016/j.indcrop.2014.11.057  1
2015 Xu C, Xing C, Pan H, Matuana LM, Zhou H. Hygrothermal aging properties of wood plastic composites made of recycled high density polypropylene as affected by inorganic pigments Polymer Engineering and Science. 55: 2127-2132. DOI: 10.1002/pen.24054  1
2014 Matuana LM, Stark NM. The use of wood fibers as reinforcements in composites Biofiber Reinforcements in Composite Materials. 648-688. DOI: 10.1533/9781782421276.5.648  1
2014 Vijayarajan S, Selke SEM, Matuana LM. Continuous blending approach in the manufacture of epoxidized soybean-plasticized poly(lactic acid) sheets and films Macromolecular Materials and Engineering. 299: 622-630. DOI: 10.1002/mame.201300226  1
2013 Matuana LM, Diaz CA. Strategy to produce microcellular foamed poly(lactic acid)/wood-flour composites in a continuous extrusion process Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 52: 12032-12040. DOI: 10.1021/ie4019462  1
2013 Jin S, Stark NM, Matuana LM. Influence of a stabilized cap layer on the photodegradation of coextruded high density polyethylene/wood-flour composites Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology. 19: 239-249. DOI: 10.1002/vnl.21315  1
2013 Afrifah KA, Matuana LM. Fracture toughness of poly(lactic acid)/ ethylene acrylate copolymer/wood-flour composite ternary blends Polymer International. 62: 1053-1058. DOI: 10.1002/pi.4391  1
2013 Ding X, Meneses MB, Albukhari SM, Richter DL, Matuana LM, Heiden PA. Comparing leaching of different copper oxide nanoparticles and ammoniacal copper salt from wood Macromolecular Materials and Engineering. 298: 1335-1343. DOI: 10.1002/mame.201200439  1
2012 Afrifah KA, Matuana LM. Statistical optimization of ternary blends of poly(lactic acid)/ethylene acrylate copolymer/wood flour composites Macromolecular Materials and Engineering. 297: 167-175. DOI: 10.1002/mame.201100097  1
2011 Matuana LM, Jin S, Stark NM. Ultraviolet weathering of HDPE/wood-flour composites coextruded with a clear HDPE cap layer Polymer Degradation and Stability. 96: 97-106. DOI: 10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2010.10.003  1
2011 Diaz CA, Afrifah KA, Jin S, Matuana LM. Estimation of modulus of elasticity of plastics and wood plastic composites using a Taber stiffness tester Composites Science and Technology. 71: 67-70. DOI: 10.1016/j.compscitech.2010.10.007  1
2011 Ding X, Richter DL, Matuana LM, Heiden PA. Efficient one-pot synthesis and loading of self-assembled amphiphilic chitosan nanoparticles for low-leaching wood preservation Carbohydrate Polymers. 86: 58-64. DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2011.04.002  1
2011 Ndiaye D, Matuana LM, Morlat-Therias S, Vidal L, Tidjani A, Gardette JL. Thermal and mechanical properties of polypropylene/wood-flour composites Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 119: 3321-3328. DOI: 10.1002/app.32985  1
2010 Matuana LM, Faruk O. Effect of gas saturation conditions on the expansion ratio of microcellular poly (lactic acid)/wood-flour composites Express Polymer Letters. 4: 621-631. DOI: 10.3144/expresspolymlett.2010.77  1
2010 Matuana LM, Diaz CA. Study of cell nucleation in microcellular poly(lactic acid) foamed with supercritical CO2 through a continuous-extrusion process Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 49: 2186-2193. DOI: 10.1021/ie9011694  1
2010 Afrifah KA, Hickok RA, Matuana LM. Polybutene as a matrix for wood plastic composites Composites Science and Technology. 70: 167-172. DOI: 10.1016/j.compscitech.2009.09.019  1
2010 Jin S, Matuana LM. Wood/plastic composites co-extruded with multi-walled carbon nanotube-filled rigid poly(vinyl chloride).cap layer Polymer International. 59: 648-657. DOI: 10.1002/pi.2745  1
2010 Afrifah KA, Matuana LM. Impact modification of polylactide with a biodegradable ethylene/acrylate copolymer Macromolecular Materials and Engineering. 295: 802-811. DOI: 10.1002/mame.201000107  1
2010 Matuana LM. Foaming Poly(Lactic Acid): Synthesis, Structures, Properties, Processing, and Applications. 273-291. DOI: 10.1002/9780470649848.ch17  1
2009 Matuana LM, Faruk O, Diaz CA. Cell morphology of extrusion foamed poly(lactic acid) using endothermic chemical foaming agent. Bioresource Technology. 100: 5947-54. PMID 19615893 DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2009.06.063  1
2009 Khurana M, Rubino M, Auras R, Matuana LM. Mass transfer of moisture in sheets and resins of two partially renewable polyesters Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy. 3: 429-436. DOI: 10.1166/jbmb.2009.1051  1
2009 Diaz CA, Matuana LM. Continuous extrusion production of microcellular rigid PVC Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology. 15: 211-218. DOI: 10.1002/vnl.20205  1
2009 Matuana LM. Guest Editorial: Recent research developments in wood plastic composites Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology. 15: 136-138. DOI: 10.1002/vnl.20201  1
2009 Matuana LM. Rigid PVC/(Layered Silicate) nanocomposites produced through a novel melt-blending approach Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology. 15: 77-86. DOI: 10.1002/vnl.20183  1
2009 Afrifah KA, Hickok RA, Matuana LM. Studies on the use of polybutene as a matrix for wood-plastic composites Annual Technical Conference - Antec, Conference Proceedings. 5: 2691-2696.  1
2008 Matuana LM. Solid state microcellular foamed poly(lactic acid): Morphology and property characterization Bioresource Technology. 99: 3643-3650. PMID 17855079 DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2007.07.062  1
2008 Faruk O, Matuana LM. Nanoclay reinforced HDPE as a matrix for wood-plastic composites Composites Science and Technology. 68: 2073-2077. DOI: 10.1016/j.compscitech.2008.03.004  1
2008 Jin S, Matuana LM. Coextruded PVC/wood-flour composites with WPC cap layers Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology. 14: 197-203. DOI: 10.1002/vnl.20162  1
2008 Faruk O, Matuana LM. Reinforcement of rigid PVC/wood-flour composites with multi-walled carbon nanotubes Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology. 14: 60-64. DOI: 10.1002/vnl.20145  1
2008 Das S, Matuana LM, Heiden P. Thermoplastic polymers as modifiers for urea-formaldehyde wood adhesives. III. in Situ thermoplastic-modified wood composites Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 107: 3200-3211. DOI: 10.1002/app.25526  1
2008 Jin S, Matuana LM. Improving water resistance of wood-plastic composites through co-extrusion Technical Papers, Regional Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers. 1: 19-23.  1
2008 Faruk O, Matuana LM. Carbon nanotube reinforced rigid PVC as a matrix for PVC/wood-flour composites Technical Papers, Regional Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers. 2: 1068-1073.  1
2007 Stark NM, Matuana LM. Characterization of weathered wood-plastic composite surfaces using FTIR spectroscopy, contact angle, and XPS Polymer Degradation and Stability. 92: 1883-1890. DOI: 10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2007.06.017  1
2007 Matuana LM, Kim JW. Fusion characteristics of rigid PVC/wood-flour composites by torque rheometry Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology. 13: 7-13. DOI: 10.1002/vnl.20092  1
2007 Faruk O, Bledzki AK, Matuana LM. Microcellular foamed wood-plastic composites by different processes: A review Macromolecular Materials and Engineering. 292: 113-127. DOI: 10.1002/mame.200600406  1
2007 Matuana LM, Grossman RF. Vinyl Wood Fiber Composites Handbook of Vinyl Formulating: Second Edition. 415-432. DOI: 10.1002/9780470253595.ch17  1
2007 Matuana LM, Faruk O. Rigid PVC-based nanocomposites produced through a novel melt-blending approach Annual Technical Conference - Antec, Conference Proceedings. 2: 1238-1242.  1
2007 Matuana LM, Faruk O. Hybrid nanoclay-rigid PVC-wood-flour composites Annual Technical Conference - Antec, Conference Proceedings. 2: 1243-1247.  1
2007 Matuana LM, Cam S, Yuhasz KB, Armstrong QJ. Composites of acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene filled with wood-flour Polymers and Polymer Composites. 15: 365-370.  1
2006 Stark NM, Matuana LM. Influence of photostabilizers on wood flour-HDPE composites exposed to xenon-arc radiation with and without water spray Polymer Degradation and Stability. 91: 3048-3056. DOI: 10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2006.08.003  1
2006 Carlborn K, Matuana LM. Modeling and optimization of formaldehyde-free wood composites using a Box-Behnken design Polymer Composites. 27: 497-503. DOI: 10.1002/pc.20218  1
2006 Carlborn K, Matuana LM. Influence of processing conditions and material compositions on the performance of formaldehyde-free wood-based composites Polymer Composites. 27: 599-607. DOI: 10.1002/pc.20175  1
2006 Kim JW, Carlborn K, Matuana LM, Heiden PA. Thermoplastic modification of urea-formaldehyde wood adhesives to improve moisture resistance Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 101: 4222-4229. DOI: 10.1002/app.23654  1
2006 Pilarski JM, Matuana LM. Durability of wood flour-plastic composites exposed to accelerated freeze-thaw cycling. II. High density polyethylene matrix Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 100: 35-39. DOI: 10.1002/app.22877  1
2006 Carlborn K, Matuana LM. Functionalization of wood particles through a reactive extrusion process Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 101: 3131-3142. DOI: 10.1002/app.22577  1
2006 Matuana LM, Kim JW, Carlborn K. Fusion characteristics of wood flour filled rigid PVC by Torque Rheometry Society of Plastics Engineers, Vinyltec 2005. 2006: 253-263.  1
2006 Carlborn K, Matuana LM. Response surface modeling of formaldehyde-free wood composites Annual Technical Conference - Antec, Conference Proceedings. 1: 214-218.  1
2005 Shah BL, Matuana LM, Heiden PA. Novel coupling agents for PVC/wood-flour composites Annual Technical Conference - Antec, Conference Proceedings. 10: 168-172. DOI: 10.1002/vnl.20056  1
2005 Pilarski JM, Matuana LM. Durability of wood flour-plastic composites exposed to accelerated freeze-thaw cycling. Part I. Rigid PVC matrix Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology. 11: 1-8. DOI: 10.1002/vnl.20029  1
2005 Carlborn K, Matuana LM. Composite materials manufactured from wood particles modified through a reactive extrusion process Polymer Composites. 26: 534-541. DOI: 10.1002/pc.20122  1
2005 Carlborn K, Matuana LM. A novel approach to manufacture formaldehyde-free wood based biocomposites Annual Technical Conference - Antec, Conference Proceedings. 4: 67-71.  1
2005 Dawson-Andoh B, Matuana LM, Harrison J. Susceptibility of high-density polyethylene/wood-flour composite to mold discoloration Journal of the Institute of Wood Science. 17: 114-119.  1
2005 Shah BL, Matuana LM, Heiden PA. Novel coupling agents for PVC/wood-flour composites Annual Technical Conference - Antec, Conference Proceedings. 10: 168-172.  1
2005 Kim JW, Matuana LM, McCullough DG. Ash trees infested by emerald ash borers as raw material for wood-based composites Forest Products Journal. 55: 89-92.  1
2004 Rachtanapun P, Selke SEM, Matuana LM. Characterization of microcellular foamed polyolefin blend composites with wood fiber International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials. 53: 971-983. DOI: 10.1080/00914030490516620  1
2004 Stark NM, Matuana LM. Surface chemistry changes of weathered HDPE/wood-flour composites studied by XPS and FTIR spectroscopy Polymer Degradation and Stability. 86: 1-9. DOI: 10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2003.11.002  1
2004 Kamdem DP, Jiang H, Cui W, Freed J, Matuana LM. Properties of wood plastic composites made of recycled HDPE and wood flour from CCA-treated wood removed from service Composites Part a: Applied Science and Manufacturing. 35: 347-355. DOI: 10.1016/j.compositesa.2003.09.013  1
2004 Dawson-Andoh B, Matuana LM, Harrison J. Mold susceptibility of rigid PVC/wood-flour composites Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology. 10: 179-186. DOI: 10.1002/vnl.20027  1
2004 Shah BL, Matuana LM. Online measurement of rheological properties of PVC/wood-flour composites Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology. 10: 121-128. DOI: 10.1002/vnl.20018  1
2004 Rachtanapun P, Selke SEM, Matuana LM. Relationship between cell morphology and impact strength of microcellular foamed high-density polyethylene/polypropylene blends Polymer Engineering and Science. 44: 1551-1560. DOI: 10.1002/pen.20152  1
2004 Stark NM, Matuana LM. Surface chemistry and mechanical property changes of wood-flour/high- density-polyethylene composites after accelerated weathering Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 94: 2263-2273. DOI: 10.1002/app.20996  1
2004 Stark NM, Matuana LM, Clemons CM. Effect of processing method on surface and weathering characteristics of wood-flour/HDPE composites Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 93: 1021-1030. DOI: 10.1002/app.20529  1
2004 Rachtanapun P, Selke SEM, Matuana LM. Effect of the high-density polyethylene melt index on the microcellular foaming of high-density polyethylene/polypropylene blends Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 93: 364-371. DOI: 10.1002/app.20428  1
2004 Matuana LM. Mechanisms of adhesion in wood fibers filled PVC matrix Vinyltec 2004. 211-216.  1
2004 Shah BL, Matuana LM. Rheological properties of PVC/wood-flour composites Annual Technical Conference - Antec, Conference Proceedings. 3: 3936-3941.  1
2004 Carlborn K, Matuana LM. Biobased composites manufactured through a reactive extrusion of maleated wood particles Annual Technical Conference - Antec, Conference Proceedings. 2: 1619-1623.  1
2004 Matuana LM, Li Q. Statistical Modeling and Response Surface Optimization of Extruded HDPE/Wood-Flour Composite Foams Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials. 17: 185-199.  1
2003 Li Q, Matuana LM. Effectiveness of Maleated and Acrylic Acid-Functionalized Polyolefin Coupling Agents for HDPE-Wood-Flour Composites Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials. 16: 551-564. DOI: 10.1177/089270503033340  1
2003 Mengeloglu F, Matuana LM. Mechanical properties of extrusion-foamed rigid PVC/wood-flour composites Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology. 9: 26-31. DOI: 10.1002/vnl.10058  1
2003 Stark NM, Matuana LM. Ultraviolet weathering of photostabilized wood-flour-filled high-density polyethylene composites Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 90: 2609-2617. DOI: 10.1002/app.12886  1
2003 Rachtanapun P, Selke SEM, Matuana LM. Microcellular foam of polymer blends of HDPE/PP and their composites with wood fiber Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 88: 2842-2850. DOI: 10.1002/app.12170  1
2003 Li Q, Matuana LM. Foam extrusion of high density polyethylene/wood-flour composites using chemical foaming agents Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 88: 3139-3150. DOI: 10.1002/app.12003  1
2003 Li Q, Matuana LM. Surface of cellulosic materials modified with functionalized polyethylene coupling agents Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 88: 278-286. DOI: 10.1002/app.11681  1
2003 Rachtanapun P, Matuana LM, Selke SEM. Cell Morphology and Impact Strength of Microcellular Foamed HDPE/PP Blends Annual Technical Conference - Antec, Conference Proceedings. 2: 1762-1766.  1
2003 Matuana LM. Thermally conductive carbon filler in wood-based composites Forest Products Journal. 53: 40-42.  1
2002 Matuana LM, Kamdem DP. Accelerated ultraviolet weathering of PVC/wood-flour composites Polymer Engineering and Science. 42: 1657-1666. DOI: 10.1002/pen.11060  1
2002 Matuana LM, Mengeloglu F. Manufacture of rigid PVC/wood-flour composite foams using moisture contained in wood as foaming agent Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology. 8: 264-270.  1
2001 Matuana LM, Balatinecz JJ, Sodhi RNS, Park CB. Surface characterization of esterified cellulosic fibers by XPS and FTIR spectroscopy Wood Science and Technology. 35: 191-201. DOI: 10.1007/s002260100097  1
2001 Matuana LM, Kamdem DP, Zhang J. Photoaging and stabilization of rigid PVC/wood-fiber composites Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 80: 1943-1950. DOI: 10.1002/app.1292  1
2001 Mengeloglu F, Matuana LM. Foaming of rigid PVC/wood-flour composites through a continuous extrusion process Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology. 7: 142-148.  1
2001 Matuana LM, Mengeloglu F. Microcellular foaming of impact-modified rigid PVC/wood-flour composites Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology. 7: 67-75.  1
2000 Rizvi G, Matuana LM, Park CB. Foaming of PS/wood fiber composites using moisture as a blowing agent Polymer Engineering and Science. 40: 2124-2132.  1
2000 Mengeloglu F, Matuana LM, King JA. Effects of impact modifiers on the properties of rigid PVC/wood-fiber composites Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology. 6: 153-157.  1
1999 Kazayawoko M, Balatinecz JJ, Matuana LM. Surface modification and adhesion mechanisms in woodfiber-polypropylene composites Journal of Materials Science. 34: 6189-6199. DOI: 10.1023/A:1004790409158  1
1999 MacVicar R, Matuana LM, Balatinecz JJ. Aging mechanisms in cellulose fiber reinforced cement composites Cement and Concrete Composites. 21: 189-196. DOI: 10.1016/S0958-9465(98)00050-X  1
1999 Matuana LM, Balatinecz JJ, Park CB, Sodhi RNS. X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy study of silane-treated newsprint-fibers Wood Science and Technology. 33: 259-270. DOI: 10.1007/s002260050114  1
1999 Matuana LM, Balatinecz JJ, Park CB, Woodhams RT. Surface characteristics of chemically modified newsprint fibers determined by inverse gas chromatography Wood and Fiber Science. 31: 116-127.  1
1998 Matuana LM, Balatinecz JJ, Park CB. Effect of surface properties on the adhesion between PVC and wood veneer laminates Polymer Engineering and Science. 38: 765-773.  1
1998 Matuana LM, Park CB, Balatinecz JJ. Structures and mechanical properties of microcellular foamed polyvinyl chloride Cellular Polymers. 17: 1-16.  1
1998 Matuana LM, Park CB, Bauvhnecz JJ. Cell morphology and property relationships of microcellular foamed PVC/wood-fiber composites Polymer Engineering and Science. 38: 1862-1872.  1
1998 Matuana LM, Woodhams RT, Balatinecz JJ, Park CB. Influence of interfacial interactions on the properties of PVC/cellulosic fiber composites Polymer Composites. 19: 446-455.  1
1998 Matuana LM, Park CB, Balatinecz JJ. Characterization of microcellular foamed plastic/cellulosic fiber composites Annual Technical Conference - Antec, Conference Proceedings. 2: 1968-1974.  1
1997 Matuana LM, Park CB, Balatinecz JJ. The Effect of Low Levels of Plasticizer on the Rheological and Mechanical Properties of Polyvinyl Chloride/Newsprint-Fiber Composites Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology. 3: 265-273.  1
1997 Matuana LM, Park CB, Balatinecz JJ. Processing and cell morphology relationships for microcellular foamed PVC/wood-fiber composites Polymer Engineering and Science. 37: 1137-1147.  1
1997 Matuana LM, Balatinecz JJ, Park CB. Influence of plasticizer on the melt flow and mechanical properties of PVC/newsprint-fiber composites Annual Technical Conference - Antec, Conference Proceedings. 3: 3580-3585.  1
1997 Matuana LM, Balatinecz JJ, Park CB. Evaluation of adhesion between PVC and surface-treated wood veneer laminates Annual Technical Conference - Antec, Conference Proceedings. 3: 3568-3573.  1
1996 Matuana LM, Park CB, Balatinecz JJ. Effect of cell morphology on the properties of microcellular foamed PVC/wood-fiber composites American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Materials Division (Publication) Md. 76: 1-10.  1
1993 Matuana LM, Riedl B, Barry AO. Caracterisation cinetique par analyse enthalpique differentielle des resines phenol-formaldehyde a base de lignosulfonates European Polymer Journal. 29: 483-490. DOI: 10.1016/0014-3057(93)90004-Y  1
1992 Kazayawoko JSM, Riedl B, Poliquin J, Barry AO, Matuana LM. A LigninPhenolformaldehyde Binder for Particleboard: Part 1. Thermal Characteristics Holzforschung. 46: 257-262. DOI: 10.1515/hfsg.1992.46.3.257  1
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