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Sunghyun Nam
Cotton Chemistry and Utilization Research
Research Engineer

Phone: (504) 286-4406
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Room 1100

1100 ROBERT E. LEE BLVD
BLDG 001 SRRC
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70179
Projects
Innovative Approaches for Value Added Cotton-Containing Nonwovens
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 438164

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Thermal properties and surface chemistry of cotton varieties mineralized with calcium carbonate polymorphs by cyclic dipping Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nam, S., Park, Y., Hillyer, M.B., Hron, R.J., Ernst, N., Chang, S., Condon, B.D., Hinchliffe, D.J., Ford, E., Gibb, B.C. 2020. Thermal properties and surface chemistry of cotton varieties mineralized with calcium carbonate polymorphs by cyclic dipping. RSC Advances. 10(58):35214-35225. https://doi.org/10.1039/D0RA06265K.
Antimicrobial and hemostatic activities of cotton-based dressings designed to address prolonged field care applications - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Interior versus exterior silver nanoparticle-incorporated cotton fiber: comparison of silver release behaviors during washing - (Abstract Only)
Silver nanoparticle-infused cotton fiber: durability and aqueous release of silver in laundry water Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nam, S., Hillyer, M.B., Condon, B.D., Lum, J.S., Richards, M.N., Zhang, Q. 2020. Silver nanoparticle-infused cotton fiber: durability and aqueous release of silver in laundry water. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jafc.9b07531.
Practical SERS method for assessment of the washing durability of textiles containing silver nanoparticles Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nam, S., Ernst, N., Chavez, S.E., Hillyer, M.B., Condon, B.D., Gibb, B.D., Sun, L., Guo, H., He, L. 2020. Practical SERS method for assessment of the washing durability of textiles containing silver nanoparticles. Analytical Methods. 12(9):1186-1196. https://doi.org/10.1039/C9AY02545F.
Quantification and spatial resolution of silver nanoparticles in cotton textiles by Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hillyer, M.B., Nam, S., Condon, B.D. 2020. Quantification and spatial resolution of silver nanoparticles in cotton textiles by Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS). Journal of Nanoparticle Research. 22(42):1-14. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11051-019-4740-x.
Conformational analysis of xylobiose by DFT quantum mechanics Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, Z., Edwards, J.V., Nam, S., Xu, F., French, A.D. 2020. Conformational analysis of xylobiose by DFT quantum mechanics. Cellulose. 27:1207-1224. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10570-019-02874-3.
Structural variations of cotton cellulose nanocrystals from deep eutectic solvent treatment: micro and nano scale Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, Z., Edwards, J.V., Guo, Z., Prevost, N.T., Nam, S., Wu, Q., French, A.D., Xu, F. 2019. Structural variations of cotton cellulose nanocrystals from deep eutectic solvent treatment: micro and nano scale. Cellulose. 26(2):861-876. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10570-018-2092-9.
Antimicrobial and hemostatic activities of cotton-based dressings designed to address prolonged field care applications - (Abstract Only)
Surface-enhanced raman spectroscopy (SERS) for characterizing nanosilver in textiles - (Abstract Only)
Nanocellulose as a colorimetric biosensor for effective facile detection of human neutrophil elastase Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, Z., Xu, F., Edwards, J.V., Prevost, N.T., Nam, S., Condon, B.D., French, A.D. 2019. Nanocellulose as a colorimetric biosensor for effective facile detection of human neutrophil elastase. Carbohydrate Polymers. 216:360-368. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbpol.2019.04.027.
Nanocellulose as a colorimetric biosensor for effective and facile detection of human neutrophil elastase Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, Z., Xu, F., Edwards, J.V., Prevost, N.T., Nam, S., Condon, B.D., French, A.D. 2019. Nanocellulose as a colorimetric biosensor for effective and facile detection of human neutrophil elastase. Carbohydrate Polymers. 216:360-368. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbpol.2019.04.027.
A reinforced thermal barrier coat of a Na–tannic acid complex from the view of thermal kinetics Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nam, S., Easson, M.W., Condon, B.D., Hillyer, M.B., Sun, L., Xia, Z., Nagarajan, R. 2019. A reinforced thermal barrier coat of a Na–tannic acid complex from the view of thermal kinetics. RSC Advances. 9(19):10914-10926. https://doi.org/10.1039/c9ra00763f.
Effects of ball milling on the structure of cotton cellulose Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, Z., Wang, T., Makerem, M., Santiago Cintron, M., Cheng, H.N., Kang, X., Bacher, M., Porthast, A., Rosenau, T., King, H.A., Delhom, C.D., Nam, S., Edwards, J.V., Kim, S., Xu, F., French, A.D. 2019. Effects of ball milling on the structure of cotton cellulose. Cellulose. 26(1):305-328. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10570-018-02230-x.
Durability of silver nanoparticles dispersed into cotton fiber during consecutive laundering - (Proceedings)
Surface-enhanced raman spectroscopy for quantifying silver nanoparticles in cotton textiles - (Proceedings)
Stability and antibacterial assessment of copper nanoparticles dispersed on cotton fabrics Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fontenot, K.R., Nam, S., French, A.D., Condon, B.D. 2019. Stability and antibacterial assessment of copper nanoparticles dispersed on cotton fabrics. American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists Journal of Research. 6(3):8-19. https://doi.org/10.14504/ajr.6.3.2.
Water-based binary polyol process for the controllable synthesis of silver nanoparticles inhibiting human and foodborne pathogenic bacteria Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nam, S., Park, B., Condon, B.D. 2018. Water-based binary polyol process for the controllable synthesis of silver nanoparticles inhibiting human and foodborne pathogenic bacteria. RSC Advances. 8:21937-21947. https://doi.org.10.1039/c8ra01823e.
Growth mechanism of silver nanoparticles synthesized by water-based binary polyol reduction - (Abstract Only)
Thermally induced structural transitions in cotton fiber revealed by a finite mixture model of fiber tenacity distribution Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nam, S., Alhassan, D.A., Condon, B.D., French, A.D., Ling, Z. 2018. Thermally induced structural transitions in cotton fiber revealed by a finite mixture model of fiber tenacity distribution. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 6:7420-7431. https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b04919.
Effect of pre-heating on the thermal decomposition kinetics of cotton - (Abstract Only)
Recent advances in chemical modification and processing of cotton fibers for specific end-use applications - (Abstract Only)
Statistical behavior of the tensile property of heated cotton fiber - (Abstract Only)
Nanoengineered cotton wipes - (Abstract Only)
Intumescent flame-retardant cotton produced by tannic acid and sodium hydroxide Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nam, S., Condon, B.D., Xia, Z., Nagarajan, R., Hinchliffe, D.J., Madison, C.A. 2017. Intumescent flame-retardant cotton produced by tannic acid and sodium hydroxide. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 126:239-246. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaap.2017.06.003.
Natural resistance of raw cotton fiber to heat evidenced by the suppressed depolymerization of cellulose - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nam, S., Condon, B.D., Liu, Y., He, Q. 2017. Natural resistance of raw cotton fiber to heat evidenced by the suppressed depolymerization of cellulose. Polymer Degradation and Stability. 138:133-141.
Induction of low-level hydrogen peroxide generation by unbleached cotton nonwovens as potential wound dressing materials - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Edwards, J.V., Prevost, N.T., Nam, S., Hinchliffe, D.J., Condon, B.D., Yager, D. 2017. Low-level hydrogen peroxide generation by unbleached cotton nonwovens: implications for wound healing applications. Journal of Functional Biomaterials. 8(1):1-13. doi:10.3390/jfb8010009.
Structure/function relations of chronic wound dressings and emerging concepts on the interface of nanocellulosic sensors Reprint Icon ()
Fontenot, K.R., Edwards, J.V., Haldane, D., Pircher, N., Liebner, F., Nam, S., Condon, B.D. 2020. Structure/function relations of chronic wound dressings and emerging concepts on the interface of nanocellulosic sensors. In: Flipponen, I., Peresin, M.S. Nypelo, T., editors. Lignocellulosics: Renewable Feedstock for (Tailored) Functional Materials and Nanotechnology. 1st edition. New York, NY:Elsevier Inc. p. 249-278.
The in situ synthesis and application of silver nanoparticles as an antimicrobial agent for cotton fibers - (Abstract Only)
Silver-cotton nanocomposites: nano-design of microfibrillar structure causes morphological changes and increased tenacity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nam, S., Condon, B.D., Delhom, C.D., Fontenot, K.R. 2016. Silver-cotton nanocomposites: nano-design of microfibrillar structure causes morphological changes and increased tenacity. Scientific Reports. 6(37320):1-10. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep37320.
Natural fire-defense of raw white and brown cotton fibers evidenced by suppressed unzipping depolymerization - (Abstract Only)
Increased understanding of cellulose crystallinity - (Abstract Only)
Calculating cellulose diffraction patterns - (Abstract Only)
High resistance to thermal decomposition in brown cotton is linked to tannins and sodium content - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nam, S., Kim, H.J., Condon, B.D., Hinchliffe, D.J., Chang, S., Mccarty, J.C., Madison, C.A. 2016. High resistance to thermal decomposition in brown cotton is linked to tannis and sodium content. Cellulose. 23(2):1137-1152.
Segal crystallinity index revisited by the simulation of x-ray diffraction patterns of cotton cellulose IB and cellulose II - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nam, S., French, A.D., Condon, B.D., Concha, M.C. 2016. Segal crystallinity index revisited by the simulation of x-ray diffraction patterns of cotton cellulose IB and cellulose II. Carbohydrate Polymers. 135:1-9.
Synthesis and assessment of peptide-nanocellulosic biosensors ()
Edwards, J.V., Fontenot, K.R., Prevost, N.T., Nam, S., Concha, M.C., Condon, B.D. 2016. Synthesis and assessment of peptide-nanocellulosic biosensors. In: Mondal, Md.I.H., editor. Nanocellulose, Cellulose Nanofibers and Cellulose Nanocomposites. New York, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. p. 475-494.
Effect of polyester blends in hydroentangled raw and bleached cotton nonwoven fabrics on the adsorption of alkyl-dimethyl-benzyl-ammonium chloride - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nam, S., Slopek, R.P., Condon, B.D., Sawhney, A.P. 2015. Effect of polyester blends in hydroentangled raw and bleached cotton nonwoven fabrics on the adsorption of alkyl-dimethyl-benzyl-ammonium chloride. Textile Research Journal. 85(12):1221-1233.
Application of a phosphazene derivative as a flame retardant for cotton fabric using conventional method and supercritical CO2 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fontenot, K.R., Easson, M.W., Smith, J.N., Madison, C.A., Nam, S., Nguyen, M.M., Chang, S., Condon, B.D. 2014. Application of a phosphazene derivative as a flame retardant for cotton fabric using conventional method and supercritical CO2. American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists Journal of Research. 1(6):16-26.
Comparison of biodegradation of low-weight hydroentangled raw cotton nonwoven fabric and that of commonly used disposable nonwoven fabrics in the aerobic Captina silt loam soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nam, S., Slopek, R.P., Wolf, D., Warnock, M., Condon, B.D., Sawhney, A.P., Gbur, E., Reynolds, M.L., Allen Jr, H.C. 2015. Comparison of biodegradation of low-weight hydroentangled raw cotton nonwoven fabric and that of commonly used disposable nonwoven fabrics in the aerobic Captina silt loam soil. Textile Research Journal. 86(2):155-166.
Internally dispersed synthesis of uniform silver nanoparticles via in situ reduction of [Ag(NH3)2]+ along natural microfibrillar substructures of cotton fiber - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nam, S., Condon, B.D. 2014. Internally dispersed synthesis of uniform silver nanoparticles via in situ reduction of [Ag(NH3)2]+ along natural microfibrillar substructures of cotton fiber. Cellulose. 21:2963-2972.
Development of rapid continuous dyeing process for heavy-weight nylon 6,6 carpet - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dong, H., Carr, W., Cook, F.L., Nam, S. 2014. Development of rapid continuous dyeing process for heavy-weight nylon 6,6 carpet. Journal of Engineered Fibers and Fabrics. 9(2):93-98.
Enhanced thermal and combustion resistance of cotton linked to natural inorganic salt components Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nam, S., Condon, B.D., Foston, M.B., Chang, S. 2014. Enhanced thermal and combustion resistance of cotton linked to natural inorganic salt components. Cellulose. 21(1):791-802.
Caging antimicrobial silver nanoparticles inside cotton - (Proceedings)
Nam, S., Condon, B.D. 2014. Caging antimicrobial silver nanoparticles inside cotton. Proceedings of the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists Abstracts. 166-168.
Silver-cotton nanocomposite via in-situ synthesis of silver nanoparticles in self-controlling microfibrillar reactor - (Abstract Only)
Flame-retardant cotton barrier nonwovens for mattresses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parikh, D.V., Ingber, B.F., Nam, S., Bhat, G., Warnock, M., Harrington, L. 2013. Flame-retardant cotton barrier nonwovens for mattresses. Journal of Fire Sciences. 31(3):276-290.
Influence of N-P base fiber reactive organophosphorus flame retardant on cotton thermal behavior - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yoshioka-Tarver, M., Condon, B.D., Easson, M.W., Nam, S., Fortier, C.A., Madison, C.A., Ingber, B.F. 2012. Influence of N-P base fiber reactive organophosphorus flame retardant on cotton thermal behavior. American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists Review. 12(5):52-59.
Effect of urea additive on the thermal decomposition kinetics of flame retardant greige cotton nonwoven fabric - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nam, S., Condon, B.D., White, R.H., Zhao, Q., Fei, Y., Santiago Cintron, M. 2012. Effect of urea additive on the thermal decomposition kinetics of flame retardant greige cotton nonwoven fabric. Polymer Degradation and Stability. 97(5):738-746.
Cone calorimeter evaluation of two flame retardant cotton fabrics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
White, R.H., Nam, S., Parikh, D.V. 2013. Cone calorimeter evaluation of two flame retardant cotton fabrics. Fire and Materials: Flammability and Flame Retardant Textiles. 37(1):46-57.
Evaluation of three flame retardant (FR) grey cotton blend nonwoven fabrics using micro-scale combustion calorimeter - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parikh, D.V., Nam, S., He, Q. 2012. Evaluation of three flame retardant (FR) grey cotton blend nonwoven fabrics using micro-scale combustion calorimetry. Journal of Fire Sciences. 30(3):187-200.
Effect of phosphorus and nitrogen on thermal decomposition kinetics of flame retardant cotton - (Proceedings)
Nam, S., Parikh, D.V., Condon, B.D., Yao, F. 2011. Effect of phosphorus and nitrogen on thermal decomposition kinetics of flame retardant cotton. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. 1438-1443.
Antibacterial flame retardant cotton high loft nonwovens - (Proceedings)
Uppal, R., Bhat, G., Akato, K., Parikh, D.V., Nam, S., Condon, B.D. 2011. Antibacterial flame retardant cotton high loft nonwovens. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. 1429-1437.
Effect of laundering hydroentangled cotton nonwoven fabrics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sawhney, A.P., Reynolds, M.L., Allen Jr, H.C., Slopek, R.P., Nam, S., Condon, B.D. 2012. Effect of laundering hydroentangled cotton nonwoven fabrics. Journal of Engineered Fibers and Fabrics. 7(3):103-110.
Effect of cotton fiber properties on properties of hydroentangled nonwoven fabrics - (Proceedings)
Sawhney, A.P., Condon, B.D., Reynolds, M.L., Allen Jr, H.C., Slopek, R.P., Nam, S., Gary, L. 2011. Effect of cotton fiber properties on properties of hydroentangled nonwoven fabrics. Proceedngs of Fiber Society Meeting. 2p.
Effect of urea additive on the thermal decomposition of greige cotton nonwoven fabric treated with diammonium phosphate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nam, S., Condon, B.D., Parikh, D.V., Zhao, Q., Santiago Cintron, M., Madison, C.A. 2011. Effect of urea additive on the thermal decomposition of greige cotton nonwoven fabric treated with diammonium phosphate. Polymer Degradation and Stability. 96(11):2010-2018.
Flame retardant antibacterial cotton high-loft nonwoven fabrics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uppal, R., Bhat, G., Akato, K., Parikh, D.V., Nam, S., Condon, B.D. 2011. Flame retardant antibacterial cotton high-loft nonwoven fabrics. Journal of Industrial Textiles. (41)4:281-291.
Utilization of pre-cleaned greige cotton in nonwovens: a sensible approach - (Proceedings)
Sawhney, A.P., Condon, B.D., Reynolds, M.L., Allen Jr, H.C., Slopek, R.P., Nam, S., Lawson, G. 2011. Utilization of pre-cleaned greige cotton in nonwovens: a sensible approach. Proceedings, 2011 NetInc (TAPPI Innovative Nonwovens Conference). 473-477.
Importance of poly(ethylene glycol) conformation for the synthesis of silver nanoparticles in aqueous solution - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nam, S., Parikh, D.V., Condon, B.D., Zhao, Q., Yoshioka-Tarver, M. 2011. Importance of poly(ethylene glycol) conformation for the synthesis of silver nanoparticles in aqueous solution. Journal of Nanoparticle Research. 13(9):3755-3764.
Flame retardant cotton based highloft nonwovens - (Proceedings)
Uppal, R., Mercemik, H., Bhat, G., Nam, S., Parikh, D.V., Condon, B.D. 2010. Flame retardant cotton based highloft nonwovens. Proceedings of National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. p. 1586-1590.
Phosphorus-nitrogen synergism in the fire barrier of greige cotton nonwoven fabrics - (Proceedings)
Nam, S., Parikh, D.V., Condon, B.D. 2010. Phosphorus-Nitrogen Synergism in the Fire Barrier of Greige Cotton Nonwoven Fabrics. Proceedings of National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. p. 1591-1596.
Synthesis of silver nanoparticles in textile finish aqueous system and their antimicrobial properties on cotton fibers - (Proceedings)
Nam, S., Parikh, D.V., Condon, B.D. 2009. Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles in Textile Finish Aqueous System and Their Antimicrobial Properties on Cotton Fibers. In Proceedings: Fiber Society Meeting. 2p.
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