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

Havelka, P. A., and V. V. Sheares. “Synthesis of poly[[1,1′-biphenyl]-4,4′-diyl2,2,2-trifluoro-1-(trifluoromethyl) ethylidene] by nickel-catalyzed coupling polymerizaton.” American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry, vol. 39, no. 1, Mar. 1998, pp. 304–05.

Pasquale, A. J., and V. V. Sheares. “Poly(p-phenylene)s containing sulfone pendant groups via Ni(0) catalyzed coupling of aromatic dichlorides.” American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry, vol. 39, no. 1, Mar. 1998, pp. 331–32.

Pasquale, A. J., and V. V. Sheares. “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, vol. 36, no. 14, Jan. 1998, pp. 2611–18. Scopus, doi:10.1002/(SICI)1099-0518(199810)36:14<2611::AID-POLA21>3.0.CO;2-K. Full Text

Wang, J., et al. “Poly(3-benzoyl-2,5-thiophene) via nickel-catalyzed coupling polymerization.” American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry, vol. 38, no. 2, Sept. 1997, pp. 263–64.

Pasquale, A. J., et al. “Poly(p-phenylene) derivatives via Ni-catalyzed coupling of aromatic dichlorides.” American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry, vol. 38, no. 1, Apr. 1997, pp. 170–71.

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Bloom, P. D., et al. “Development of novel polymer/quasicrystal composite materials.” Materials Science and Engineering A, vol. 294–296, 2000, pp. 156–59. Scopus, doi:10.1016/S0921-5093(00)01230-2. Full Text

Bloom, P. D., and V. V. Sheares. “Synthesis of self-cross-linking poly(p-phenylene)s..” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 219, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2000, pp. U368–U368.

Sheares, V. V. “New directions in functionalized materials..” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 219, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2000, pp. U545–U545.

Bloom, P. D., et al. “Wear properties of novel Al-Cu-Fe quasicrystal-polymer composites..” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 219, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2000, pp. U489–U489.

Sheares, V. V., and K. B. Arvidson. “Free-radical polymerization of 2-(2-hydroxy-2-phenylpropyl)-1,3-butadiene..” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 219, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2000, pp. U371–U371.

Jing, Y., and V. V. Sheares. “Copolymerization of 2-cyanomethyl-1,3-butadiene with styrene and acrylonitrile..” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 219, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2000, pp. U393–U393.

Sheares, V. V., et al. “Free-radical polymerization of 2-[(N,N-dialkylamino)methyl]-1,3-butadienes..” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 219, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2000, pp. U367–U367.

Sheares, V. V., et al. “Free-radical polymerization of 2,3-bis(cyanopropyl)-1,3-butadiene..” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 219, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2000, pp. U371–U371.

Sheares, V., and P. Havelka. “Gas permeability properties of poly[[1,1'-biphenyl]-4,4'-diyl[2,2,2-trifluoro-1-(trifluoromethyl)ethyli dene]].” Acs National Meeting Book of Abstracts, vol. PART 2, 1999.

Bloom, P. D., and V. V. Sheares. “Functional derivatives of poly(4'-fluoro-2,5-diphenylsulfone) via nucleophilic aromatic substitution..” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 218, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 1999, pp. U416–U416.

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