TRANSPORT OF MATTER PHENOMENA IN POLYMERS – Publications

A. Fundamentals of Transport phenomena

Selected references

  1. J. H. Petropoulos,  A Comparative study of approaches applied tothe permeability of binary composite polymeric materials. J. Polym. Sci.,Polym. Phys. Ed. 1985, 23, 1309−1324
  2. M. Minelli, F. Doghieri, K. G. Papadokostaki, J. H. Petropoulos, A fundamental study of the extent of meaningful application of Maxwell’s and Wiener’s equations to the permeability of binary composite materials. Part I: A numerical computation approach, Chem. Eng. Sci. 104 (2013) 630-637.
  3. J. H. Petropoulos, K. G. Papadokostaki, M. Minelli, F. Doghieri, “On the role of diffusivity ratio and partition coefficient in diffusional molecular transport in binary composite materials with special reference to the Maxwell equation”, J. Membrane Sci.,456 (2014) 162-166..
  4. K. G. Papadokostaki, M. Minelli, F. Doghieri, J. H. Petropoulos, A fundamental study of the extent of meaningful application of Maxwell’s and Wiener’s equations to the permeability of binary composite materials. Part II: A useful explicit analytical approach, Chem. Eng. Sci. 131 (2015) 353-359.
  5. J. H. Petropoulos, K. G. Papadokostaki, F. Doghieri, M. Minelli, A fundamental study of the extent of meaningful application of Maxwell’s and Wiener’s equations to the permeability of binary composite materials. Part III: Extension of the binary cubes model to 3-phase media, Chem. Eng. Sci. 131 (2015) 360-366.
  6. A. I. Panou , N. Mantes , K. G. Papadokostaki, M. Sanopoulou, Solute permeability of elastomeric films containing dispersed swellable hydrophilic particles: A composite material approach, Eur. Polymer J. 93 (2017) 471–479
  7. M. Tsoka, P. Oikonomou, K. G. Papadokostaki, M. Sanopoulou “Properties of Polydimethylsiloxane Modified by Blending with Polyvinylpyrrolidone and a Poly(ethylene oxide)-Poly(propylene oxide) Triblock Copolymer Ind Eng Chem Res  59 (2020), 5797-5807
  8. J. H. Petropoulos, Interpretation of anomalous sorption kinetics in polymer-penetrant systems in terms of a time-dependent solubility coefficient. J Polym Sci Polym Phys 1984;22:1885–900.
  9. J. H. Petropoulos, Effect of a stress-dependent solubility coefficient on sorption kinetics in penetrant-polymer membrane systems. J.Membrane Sci 1984;18:37–51.
  10. J. H. Petropoulos, Application of the transverse differential swelling stress model to the interpretation of Case-II diffusion kinetics. J Polym Sci. Polym Phys Ed 1984;22:183–9.
  11. J.H. Petropoulos, M.  Sanopoulou, K. G. Papadokostaki, “Physically insightful modeling of non-Fickian kinetic regimes encountered in fundamental studies of isothermal sorption of swelling agents in polymeric media” Eur.  PolyJm. J. 47 (2011),2053-2062
  12. J. H. Petropoulos, M. Sanopoulou, K. G. Papadokostaki, “Beyond Fick:  How best to deal with non-Fickian behavior in a Fickian spirit”  Diffusion Fundamentals III, August 23-28, 2009, Athens, Greece
  13. M. Sanopoulou, J. H. Petropoulos, “Systematic Analysis and Model Interpretation of Micromolecular Non-Fickian Sorption Kinetics in Polymer Films”, Macromolecules, 34 (2001) 1400-1410.
  14. M. Sanopoulou, P. P. Roussis, J. H. Petropoulos, A detailed study of the viscoelastic nature of vapor sorption and transport in a cellulosic polymer. I. Origin and physical implications of deviations from Fickian sorption kinetics. J Polym Sci Part B: Polym Phys 1995;33:993–1005.; II . Sorption and longitudinal swelling kinetic correlations. J. Polym Sci Part B: Polym Phys 1995;33:2125–36.
  15. M. Sanopoulou, J. H. Petropoulos, “Sorption and Longitudinal Swelling Kinetic Behavior in the System Cellulose Acetate- Methanol”, Polymer, 38 (1997) 5761-5768.
  16. J. P. Boom, M. Sanopoulou, “Interval Sorption Kinetics in the System Poly(methyl methacrylate)-Methyl Acetate”, Polymer, 41 (2000) 8641-8648
  17. V Dimos, M. Sanopoulou, ““Determination of sorption kinetic parameters using the relaxation dependent solubility model in the methanol vapor – poly(methyl methacrylate) system” , J. Appl. Polym. Sci.,  100 (2006) 2278-2288
  18. D. F.  Stamatialis, M. Sanopoulou, «Mechanisms of non-Fickian micromolecular diffusion in glassy polymer films: Analysis of experimental sorption and concurrent dilation kinetics in the light of a Differential Swelling Stress model», Diffusion Fundamentals III, August 23-28, 2009, Athens, Greece
  19. M. Sanopoulou, J. H. Petropoulos, “Phenomenology and Mechanisms of Unidimensional Stress-Dependent Micromolecular Transport in a Stiff-Chain Polymer. I Unoriented Cellulose Acetate”, J. Polym. Sci., Part B: Polym. Phys., 30  (1992) 971-982
  20. M. Sanopoulou, J. H. Petropoulos,  “Phenomenology and Mechanisms of Unidimensional Stress-Dependent Micromolecular Transport in a Stiff-Chain Polymer. II. Uniaxially Oriented Cellulose Acetate”, J. Polym. Sci., Part B: Polym. Phys., 30 (1992) 983-992
  21. D. F. Stamatialis, M. Sanopoulou, J. H. Petropoulos, “Phenomenology and Mechanisms of Unidimensional Stress-Dependent Micromolecular Transport in a Stiff-Chain Polymer. ΙΙΙ. Effect of Modification of the Polymer”, J. Polym. Sci., Part B, Polym. Phys., 35 (1997) 2593-2607
  22. M. Sanopoulou, D. F. Stamatialis, J. H. Petropoulos, Investigation of Case II diffusion behavior. I. Theoretical studies based on the relaxation-dependent solubility model. Macromolecules 2002;35:1012–1020  ΙI. Study of the Poly(methyl methacrylate)-Methyl Alcohol System by Two-Beam Microinterferometry”, Macromolecules, 35 (2002) 1021-1027.
  23. A. Alentiev, I. G. Economou, E. Finkelshtein, J. Petrou, V. E. Raptis, M. Sanopoulou, S. Soloviev, N. Ushakov, Y. Yampolskii, “Transport Properties of Silmethylene Homo-polymers and Random Copolymers: Experimental Measurements and Molecular Simulation”, Polymer, 45 (2004) 6933-6944
  24. D. F. Stamatialis, M. Wessling, M. Sanopoulou, H. Strathmann, J. H. Petropoulos, Analysis of the kinetics of vapor absorption/ desorption in/from silicone rubber and cellulose acetate membranes in the presence of stagnant boundary layers. J Membrane Sci 1997;125:165–75
  25. A. Hasimi, A.  Stavropoulou, K. G. Papadokostaki, M. Sanopoulou, Transport of water in polyvinyl alcohol films: effect of thermal treatment and chemical crosslinking. Eur Polym J 2008;44:4098–107

B. Controlled release systems

Selected References

  1. M. Sanopoulou, K. G. Papadokostaki, Controlled drug release systems: Mechanisms and kinetics in Biomedical Membranes And (Bio)artificial Organs, Stamatialis D. (Ed.), World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., Chap. 1, 1-33 (2017)
  2. J. H. Petropoulos, K. G. Papadokostaki and S. G. Amarantos, A General Model for the Release of Active Agents Incorporated in Swellable Polymeric Matrices, J. Polymer Sci., Part B: Polymer Phys., 30 (1992) 717-725.
  3. J. H. Petropoulos, K.G. Papadokostaki, M. Sanopoulou, Higuchi’s equation and beyond: Overview of the formulation and application of a generalized model of drug release from polymeric matrices, Int. J. Pharm. 437 (2012) 178-191, mini review
  4. K. G. Papadokostaki, A.Ya. Polishchuk and J. K. Petrou, Modeling of Solute Release from Polymeric Monoliths Subject to Linear Structural Relaxation J. Polymer Sci. Polym. Phys., 40 (2002) 1171-1188
  5. K. G. Papadokostaki and J. K. Petrou, Combined Experimental and Computer Simulation Study of the Kinetics of Solute Release from a Relaxing Swellable Polymer Matrix. Ι. Characterization of non-Fickian Solvent Uptake J. Applied Polym. Sci. 92 (2004) 2468-2479.
  6. K. G. Papadokostaki Combined Experimental and Computer Simulation Study of the Kinetics of Solute Release from a Relaxing Swellable Polymer Matrix. II. Release of an Osmotically Active Solute J. Applied Polym. Sci. 92 (2004) 2458-2467.
  7. A. Stavropoulou, K. G. Papadokostaki, M. Sanopoulou, Experimental and Theoretical Study of the Release Kinetics of Propranolol Hydrochloride from PVA Matrices, J. Controlled Release 101 (2005) 313-315
  8. D. N. Soulas, K.G. Papadokostaki, A. Panou and M. Sanopoulou, Drug release from PDMS-based matrices: Observed and predicted stabilization of the release rate by three-layer devices, Ind. Engin. Chem. Res. 51 (2012) 7126-7136
  9. K. G. Papadokostaki, A. Stavropoulou, M. Sanopoulou, J. H. Petropoulos, An advanced model for composite planar three-layer matrix-controlled release devices. Part I. Devices of uniform material properties and non-uniform solute load, J. Membrane Sci. 312 (2008) 193-206.
  10. K. G. Papadokostaki, M. Sanopoulou, J. H. Petropoulos, An advanced model for composite planar three-layer matrix-controlled release devices. Part II. Devices of non-uniform material properties and a practical example, J. Membrane Sci., 343 (2009) 128-136.
  11. K. G. Papadokostaki, S. G. Amarantos and J. H. Petropoulos, Kinetics of Release of Particulate Solutes Incorporated in Cellulosic Polymer Matrices as a Function of Solute Solubility and Polymer Swellability. I. Sparingly Soluble Solutes, J. Applied Polym. Sci., 67 (1998) 277-287.
  12. K. G. Papadokostaki, S. G. Amarantos and J. H. Petropoulos, Kinetics of Release of Particulate Solutes Incorporated in Cellulosic Polymer Matrices as a Function of Solute Solubility and Polymer Swellability. II. Highly Soluble Solute, J. Applied Polym. Sci., 69 (1998) 1275-1290.
  13. K. G. Papadokostaki and M. E. Herouvim, Kinetics of Release of Particulate Solutes Incorporated in Cellulosic Polymer Matrices as a Function of Solute Solubility and Polymer Swellability. III. Moderately Soluble Solute, J. Appl. Polymer Sci., 84 (2002) 2028-2039.
  14. D. N. Soulas, M. Sanopoulou, K.G. Papadokostaki, A comparative study on the release kinetics of osmotically active solutes from hydrophobic elastomeric matrices, combined with the characterization of the depleted matrices, J. Appl. Polymer Sci., 113 (2009) 936-949.
  15. D. N. Soulas, K. G. Papadokostaki, Experimental investigation of the release mechanism of proxyphylline from silicone rubber matrices, J. Appl. Polymer Sci., 120 (2011) 821-830.
  16. A. Hasimi, A. Stavropoulou, K. G. Papadokostaki, M. Sanopoulou, Transport of water in polyvinyl alcohol films: effect of thermal treatment and chemical crosslinking Eur. Polymer J. 44 (2008) 4098-4107.
  17. D. N. Soulas, K. G. Papadokostaki, M. Sanopoulou, Silicone rubber films modified by ethylenoxy moieties: characterization and drug delivery properties, J. Applied Polym. Sci., 129 (2013) 874-883.
  18. D. N. Soulas, M. Sanopoulou, K. G. Papadokostaki, Hydrophilic modification of silicone elastomer films: thermal, mechanical and theophylline permeability properties, Mater. Sci. Eng. C: Appl. Biomat., 33 (2013) 2122-2230.
  19. A. I. Panou, K. G. Papadokostaki , P. A. Tarantili , M. Sanopoulou, Effect of hydrophilic inclusions on PDMS crosslinking reaction and its interrelation with mechanical and water sorption properties of cured films, Eur. Polym. J. 49 (2013) 1803-1810.
  20. A. I. Panou, K.G. Papadokostaki, M. Sanopoulou, Release mechanisms of semipolar solutes from poly(dimethylsiloxane) elastomers: Effect of a hydrophilic additive, J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 131 (2014) 9381-9388
  21. A. I. Panou, N. Mantes, K.G. Papadokostaki, M. Sanopoulou, Solute permeability of elastomeric films containing dispersed swellable hydrophilic particles: A composite material approach, Eur. Polymer J. 93 (2017) 471–479.
  22. M. Tsoka, P. Oikonomou, K. G. Papadokostaki, and M. Sanopoulou, Properties of Polydimethylsiloxane Modified by Blending with Polyvinylpyrrolidone and a Poly(ethylene oxide)-Poly(propyleneoxide) Triblock Copolymer, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2020, 59, 5797−5807 .

C. Sensors

Selected references

  1. D. Goustouridis, K. Manoli, S. Chatzandroulis, M. Sanopoulou and I. Raptis  “Characterization of polymer layers for silicon micromachined bilayer chemical sensors using white light interferometry”, Sens. Act. B: Chemical 111-112 (SUPPL.), (2005) 549-554.
  2. K. Manoli, D. Goustouridis, S. Chatzandroulis, I. Raptis, E. S.Valamontes, M.  Sanopoulou  “Vapor sorption in thin supported polymer films studied by white light interferometry”, Polymer, 47 (2006) 6117-6122.
  3. P. Oikonomou, A. Botsialas, K. Manoli, D. Goustouridis, E. Valamontes, M. Sanopoulou, I. Raptis, G. P. Patsis “Chemocapacitor performance modeling by means of polymer swelling optical measurements”, Sens. Act. B: Chemical,  171-172 (2012)  409-415.
  4. Z. Wang, A. Syed, S. Bhattacharya, X. Chen, U. Buttner, G. Iordache, K. Salama, Th. Ganetsos, E. Valamontes, A. Georgas, I. Raptis, P. Oikonomou, A. Botsialas, , M. Sanopoulou “Ultra miniaturized InterDigitated Electrodes platform for sensing applications”,  Microelectron Eng  225 (2020) 111253.
  5. P. Oikonomou, A. Botsialas, N. Papanikolaou, I. Kazas, K. Ntetsikas, G. Polymeropoulos, N. Hadjichristidis, M. Sanopoulou, I. Raptis “Gas sensitivity amplification of interdigitated chemocapacitors through etching”, IEEE SENSORS JOURNAL, 20 (2020) 463-470.
  6. K, Manoli, P. Oikonomou, E. Valamontes, I. Raptis, M. Sanopoulou “Polymer-BaTiO3 composites: dielectric constant and vapor sensing properties in chemocapacitor applications”,  J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 125 (2012) , 2577-2584.
  7. P. Oikonomou, I. Raptis,  M. Sanopoulou “Monitoring and Evaluation of Alcoholic Fermentation Processes Using a Chemocapacitor Sensor Array”,  Sensors 14 (2014)  16258-16273
  8. Oikonomou, P., Botsialas, A., Olziersky, A., Hadjigeorgiou E.P., Katsikas S., Dimas D., Sotiropoulos G., Raptis, I., Sanopoulou, M. “A wireless sensing system for monitoring the workplace environment of an industrial installation”, Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical 224, (2016) pp. 266-274
  9. Oikonomou, P., Botsialas, A., Olziersky, A., Hadjigeorgiou E.P., Katsikas S., Dimas D., Sotiropoulos G., Raptis, I., Sanopoulou, M. “A self-calibrated Wireless Sensing System for monitoring the ambient industrial environment. From lab to real-time application”, Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical 237 (2016) pp. 509-520.