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Title: Structure, nanomechanics, and dynamics of dispersed surfactant-free clay nanocomposite films

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  1. Department of Polymer Engineering, University of Akron, Akron Ohio 44325
  2. Department of Polymer Engineering, University of Akron, Akron Ohio 44325, Materials Science and Engineering Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg Maryland 20899
  3. Materials Science and Engineering Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg Maryland 20899
  4. Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh 11451 Saudi Arabia
  5. Materials Science and Technology Program, College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar University, PO Box 2713, Doha, Qatar & Polymer Materials Research Department, Advanced Technology and New Materials Research Institute, City for Scientific Research and Technology Applications, New Borg El-Arab City Alexandria Egypt
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Journal Name: Polymer Engineering and Science Journal Volume: 58 Journal Issue: 8; Journal ID: ISSN 0032-3888
Wiley Blackwell (John Wiley & Sons)
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Zhang, Xiao, Zhao, Jing, Snyder, Chad R., Al-Enizi, Abdullah, Eltazahry, Ahmed, Simmons, David S., and Karim, Alamgir. Structure, nanomechanics, and dynamics of dispersed surfactant-free clay nanocomposite films. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1002/pen.24693.
Zhang, Xiao, Zhao, Jing, Snyder, Chad R., Al-Enizi, Abdullah, Eltazahry, Ahmed, Simmons, David S., & Karim, Alamgir. Structure, nanomechanics, and dynamics of dispersed surfactant-free clay nanocomposite films. United States. doi:10.1002/pen.24693.
Zhang, Xiao, Zhao, Jing, Snyder, Chad R., Al-Enizi, Abdullah, Eltazahry, Ahmed, Simmons, David S., and Karim, Alamgir. Thu . "Structure, nanomechanics, and dynamics of dispersed surfactant-free clay nanocomposite films". United States. doi:10.1002/pen.24693.
title = {Structure, nanomechanics, and dynamics of dispersed surfactant-free clay nanocomposite films},
author = {Zhang, Xiao and Zhao, Jing and Snyder, Chad R. and Al-Enizi, Abdullah and Eltazahry, Ahmed and Simmons, David S. and Karim, Alamgir},
abstractNote = {},
doi = {10.1002/pen.24693},
journal = {Polymer Engineering and Science},
number = 8,
volume = 58,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {2}

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