2008 - Fellow of American Physical Society (APS) Citation For pioneering work in the dynamics of confined polymers and polymer surfaces
James A. Forrest mostly deals with Glass transition, Polymer, Polystyrene, Free surface and Condensed matter physics. His Glass transition research includes elements of Chemical physics, Thin film, Optics and Analytical chemistry. His work in Polymer addresses subjects such as Brillouin zone, which are connected to disciplines such as Light scattering.
His Polystyrene study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Nanoparticle, Colloidal gold, Nanotechnology, Polymer chemistry and Viscoelasticity. Rheology and Surface energy is closely connected to Substrate in his research, which is encompassed under the umbrella topic of Free surface. In Condensed matter physics, James A. Forrest works on issues like Amorphous solid, which are connected to Surface layer.
James A. Forrest spends much of his time researching Polymer, Glass transition, Polystyrene, Chemical engineering and Thin film. His research investigates the connection between Polymer and topics such as Free surface that intersect with issues in Substrate. His Glass transition research includes themes of Supercooling, Relaxation, Condensed matter physics and Optics.
The Polystyrene study which covers Analytical chemistry that intersects with Atmospheric temperature range. His Chemical engineering research incorporates themes from Oxide and Quartz crystal microbalance, Adsorption. His research in Thin film intersects with topics in Layer, Relaxation and Activation energy.
James A. Forrest focuses on Polystyrene, Polymer, Chemical engineering, Glass transition and Nanotechnology. The various areas that James A. Forrest examines in his Polystyrene study include Polymerization, Thin film, Ellipsometry, Analytical chemistry and Free surface. His Polymer research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Wavelength and Oligomer.
His Chemical engineering study combines topics in areas such as Bimetallic strip, Monolayer and Polymer chemistry. His research investigates the link between Glass transition and topics such as Supercooling that cross with problems in Condensed matter physics. His work on Biosensor and Colloidal gold as part of general Nanotechnology study is frequently linked to Soft matter, Point of care and Rapid response, bridging the gap between disciplines.
His scientific interests lie mostly in Polymer, Glass transition, Polystyrene, Nanotechnology and Supercooling. His Polymer study is related to the wider topic of Composite material. His work deals with themes such as Thin film and Relaxation, which intersect with Glass transition.
James A. Forrest interconnects Crystallinity, Free surface, Polymer chemistry and Analytical chemistry in the investigation of issues within Polystyrene. The Colloidal gold research James A. Forrest does as part of his general Nanotechnology study is frequently linked to other disciplines of science, such as Point of care, Rapid response, Diagnostic methods and Polymicrobial infection, therefore creating a link between diverse domains of science. His studies in Supercooling integrate themes in fields like Nanoparticle and Condensed matter physics.
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Effect of Free Surfaces on the Glass Transition Temperature of Thin Polymer Films.
J. A. Forrest;K. Dalnoki-Veress;J. R. Stevens;J. R. Dutcher.
Physical Review Letters (1996)
Interface and chain confinement effects on the glass transition temperature of thin polymer films
J. A. Forrest;K. Dalnoki-Veress;J. R. Dutcher.
Physical Review E (1997)
The glass transition in thin polymer films
James A. Forrest;Kari Dalnoki-Veress.
Advances in Colloid and Interface Science (2001)
Measuring the Surface Dynamics of Glassy Polymers
Z. Fakhraai;J. A. Forrest.
Molecular weight dependence of reductions in the glass transition temperature of thin, freely standing polymer films.
K. Dalnoki-Veress;K. Dalnoki-Veress;J. A. Forrest;C. Murray;C. Gigault.
Physical Review E (2001)
Dynamics near Free Surfaces and the Glass Transition in Thin Polymer Films: A View to the Future
M. D. Ediger;J. A. Forrest.
Reductions of the glass transition temperature in thin polymer films: Probing the length scale of cooperative dynamics
James A. Forrest;Johan Mattsson.
Physical Review E (2000)
Quantifying glass transition behavior in ultrathin free-standing polymer films
J. Mattsson;J. A. Forrest;L. Börjesson.
Physical Review E (2000)
Free surfaces cause reductions in the glass transition temperature of thin polystyrene films.
J. S. Sharp;J. S. Sharp;J. A. Forrest.
Physical Review Letters (2003)
Probing slow dynamics in supported thin polymer films.
Zahra Fakhraai;James A. Forrest.
Physical Review Letters (2005)
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