The Applied Concepts in Materials Section addresses multidisciplinary problems involving expertise in several diverse technical areas. Specialized programs include the synthesis and characterization of advanced organic materials for use in novel self-decontaminating coatings; high energy laser lethality of materials and systems; materials for laser protection of eyes and sensors protection; chemical/biological warfare defense; dust abatement; and processable anhydrous proton conducting material. Efforts are coordinated and sponsored by Systems Commands and Joint Program Offices.

Selected Publications

2008 Wynne, J. H., J. L. Buckley, C. E. Coumbe, J. P. Phillips, and S. Stevenson, "Reducing Hazardous Material and Environmental Impact through Recycling of Scandium Nanomaterial Waste", Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part A, vol. 43, issue 4, pp. 357-360, 2008.
2008 Pant, R. R., J. L. Buckley, P. A. Fulmer, J. H. Wynne, D. M. McCluskey, and J. P. Phillips, "Hybrid Siloxane Epoxy Coatings Containing Quaternary Ammonium Moieties", Journal of Applied Polymer Science, vol. 110, issue 5, pp. 3080-3086, 2008.
2007 Mushrush, G. W., H. D. Willauer, J. H. Wynne, M. Laskoski, C. T. Lloyd, and T. M. Keller, "Middle Distillate Fuel Stability: Straightforward Methods for Improving Quality", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, vol. 46, pp. 1657-1660, 2007.
2007 Pant, R. R., B. T. Rasley, J. L. Buckley, C. T. Lloyd, R. F. Cozzens, P. G. Santangelo, and J. H. Wynne, "Synthesis, mobility study and antimicrobial evaluation of novel self spreading ionic silicone oligomers", Journal of Applied Polymer Science, vol. 104, issue 5, pp. 2954-2964, 2007.
2007 Wynne, J. H., R. R. Pant, J. M. Jones-Meehan, and J. P. Phillips, "Preparation and Evaluation of Non-Ionic Amphiphilic Phenolic Biocides in Urethane Hydrogels", Journal of Applied Polymer Science, vol. 107, issue 4, pp. 2089-2094, 2007.
2007 Mushrush, G. W., J. H. Wynne, C. T. Lloyd, H. D. Willauer, and J. M. Hughes, "Instability Reactions and RecycledSoybean-Derived Biodiesel Fuel Liquids", Energy Sources, Part A, vol. 29, issue 5, pp. 491-497, 2007.