Faculty Profiles

Valerie S Ashby
Professor of Chemistry
Office: 
421 Chapel Drive - 104 Allen, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: 
(919) 684-4510

Overview

Education:

Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1994

B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1988

Research Areas:
Physical, Nanoscience and Materials

Bloom, PD, and Sheares, VV. "Synthesis of self-crosslinking poly(p-phenylene)s." American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry 41.1 (March 1, 2000): 109-110.

Arvidson, KB, and Sheares, VV. "Free radical polymerization of 2-(2-hydroxy-2-phenylpropyl)-1,3-butadiene." American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry 41.1 (March 1, 2000): 150-.

Jing, Y, and Sheares, VV. "Copolymerization of 2-cyanomethyl-1,3-butadiene with styrene and acrylonitrile." American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry 41.1 (March 1, 2000): 44-45.

Wu, L, Mohanty, AK, and Sheares, VV. "Free radical polymerization of 2-[(N,N-dialkylamino)methyl]-1,3-butadienes." American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry 41.1 (March 1, 2000): 97-98.

Rath, MK, Arvidson, KB, and Sheares, VV. "Free radical polymerization of 2,3-bis(cyanopropyl)-1,3-butadiene." American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry 41.1 (March 1, 2000): 148-149.

Bloom, PD, and Sheares, VV. "Functional derivatives of poly(4′-fluoro-2, 5-diphenylsulfone) via nucleophilic aromatic substitution." American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry 40.2 (December 1, 1999): 567-568.

Havelka-Rivard, PA, Nagai, K, Freeman, BD, and Sheares, VV. "Synthesis and Characterization of Poly[[1,1‘-biphenyl]-4,4‘-diyl[2,2,2-trifluoro-1-(trifluoromethyl)ethylidene]]." Macromolecules 32.20 (October 1999): 6418-6424. Full Text

Pasquale, AJ, and Sheares, VV. "Alkyl-substituted poly(2,5-benzophenone)s synthesized via Ni(0)-catalyzed coupling of aromatic dichlorides and their miscible blends." Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry 36.14 (October 1998): 2611-2618. Full Text

Wang, J, and Sheares, VV. "Novel Poly[3-( p -substituted)benzoyl-2,5-thiophenes] via Nickel(0)-Catalyzed Coupling Polymerization." Macromolecules 31.20 (October 1998): 6769-6775. Full Text

Pages

Bloom, PD, Baikerikar, KG, Anderson, BC, Mallapragada, SK, and Sheares, VV. "Ultra high molecular weight polyethylene quasicrystal composites for hip arthroplasty femoral components." August 2001.

Sheares, VV, Wu, L, Beery, M, and Rath, MK. "Polar, functionalized materials via free radical polymerization of substituted dienes." April 1, 2001.

Bloom, PD, Baikerakar, KG, and Sheares, VV. "High performance polymer quasicrystal-reinforced composites." April 1, 2001.

Julthongpiput, D, Luzinov, I, Sidorenko, A, Bloom, PD, Sheares, VV, and Tsukruk, VV. "Nanocomposite molecular coatings from elastomeric/rigid polymers: Fabrication, morphology, and micromechanical properties." April 1, 2001.

Dubourg, F, Couturier, G, Aimé, JP, Marsaudon, S, Leclère, P, Lazzaroni, R, Salardenne, J, and Boisgard, R. "Dynamic force microscopic study of a triblock copolymer with the AFM non contact resonant mode." March 2001. Full Text

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