Texas Tech University

Biopolymer Research Group: Publications

Peer Reviewed Journal Publications:

For a copy of these publications, send your request to: noureddine.abidi@ttu.edu

1996

1. N. Abidi, B. Deroide, J.V. Zanchetta, D. Bourret, H. Elmkami, and P. Rumori. 1996. ESR study of Mn2+ doped silica glasses prepared by the sol-gel process. Physics and Chemistry of Glasses, 37(4) 149-154.
2. H. Elmkami, B. Deroide, J.V. Zanchetta, P. Rumori, and N. Abidi. 1996. Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Study of Mn2+ and Cu2+ spin probes in (Ag2S)x(GeS2)1-x glasses. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 208, 21-28.

1997

3. N. Abidi, B. Deroide, and J.V. Zanchetta. 1997. Water complexed Mn2+ as a probe in the ESR study of silica glasses obtained by the sol-gel process. Nukleonika, 42(2), 505-514.
4. N. Abidi, B. Deroide, and J.V. Zanchetta. 1997. The interaction of Mn2+ with porous silica xerogels and the hydration-dehydration processes in the xerogels. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 221, 59-69.
5. H. Elmkami, B. Deroide, N. Abidi, P. Rumori, and J.V. Zanchetta. 1997. ESR study and dc conductivity of binary glasses of the system (V2O5)x(B2O3)1-x. Physics and Chemistry of Glasses, 38(3), 137-143.

1998

6. P. Rumori, B. Deroide, N. Abidi, H. Elmkami, and J.V. Zanchetta. 1998. Mn2+ Electron Paramagnetic Resonance study of a sodium borosilicate glass prepared by the sol-gel method. Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, 59(6-7), 959-967.
7. N. Abidi, B. Deroide, J.V. Zanchetta, LC. de Menorval, and J.B. d'Espinose. 1998. 29Si and 129Xe NMR of Mn2+ doped silica xerogels. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 231, 49-57.
8. C. Kaewprasit, E. Hequet, N. Abidi, and J-P. Gourlot. 1998. Application of methylene blue adsorption to cotton fiber surface area measurement: Part I methodology. Journal of Cotton Science, 2, 164-173.
9. N. Abidi, B. Deroide, J.V. Zanchetta, and M. Haddad. 1999. Interaction of manganese with interface sites in silica aerogels and partially densified aerogels. Physics and Chemistry of Glasses, 40(4), 191-196.

2002

10. E. Hequet and N. Abidi. 2002. Processing Sticky Cotton: Implication of Trehalulose in Residue Build up. Journal of Cotton Science, 6(1), 77-90.
11. E. Hequet and N. Abidi. 2002. High Speed Stickiness Detector Measurement: Effect of Temperature Settings and Relative Humidity. Journal of Cotton Science, 6(1), 68-76.
12. H. Sari-Saraf, E. Hequet, N. Abidi, Y. Dai, and H.Y Chan. 2002. Automatic Measurement of Fabric Shrinkage. American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists Review, 2(10), 20-23.

2004

13. C. Turner, H. Sari-Sarraf, E. Hequet, N. Abidi, and S. Lee. 2004. Preliminary Validation of a Fabric Smoothness Assessment System. Journal of Electronic Imaging, 13(3), 418-427.
14. N. Abidi and E. Hequet. 2004. Cotton Fabric Graft Copolymerization Using Microwave Plasma. I. Universal Attenuated Total Reflectance-FTIR Study. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 93(1), 145-154.

2005

15. N. Abidi, C. Turner, E. Hequet, and H. Sari-Sarraf. 2005. Objective Evaluation of Durable Press Treatment and Fabric Smoothness Rating. Textile Research Journal, 75(1), 19-29.
16. N. Abidi and E. Hequet. 2005. HPLC of Insect Honeydew Deposits Collected from the High Speed Stickiness Detector. Textile Research Journal, 75(4), 362-370.
17. N. Abidi, E. Hequet, C. Turner, and H. Sari-Sarraf. 2005. FTIR Analysis of Crosslinked Cotton Using a ZnSe-Universal Attenuated Total Reflectance. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 96(2), 392-399.
18. E. Hequet, N. Abidi, and D. Ethridge. 2005. Processing Sticky Cotton: Effect of Stickiness on Yarn Quality. Textile Research Journal, 75(5), 402-410.
19. E. Hequet and N. Abidi. 2005. Effects of the Origin of the Honeydew Contamination on Cotton Spinning Performances. Textile Research Journal, 75(10), 699-709.
20. N. Abidi and E. Hequet. 2005. Cotton Fabric Graft Copolymerization Using Microwave Plasma. II. Physical Properties. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 98, 896-902.
21. N. Abidi and E. Hequet. 2005. Fourier Transform Infrared Analysis of Trehalulose and Sticky Cotton Yarn Defects Using ZnSe-Diamond Universal Attenuated Total Reflectance. Textile Research Journal, 75(9), 645-652.

2006

22. S. Tarimala, N. Kothari, N. Abidi, E. Hequet, J. Fralick, and L. Dai. 2006. New Approach to Antibacterial Treatment of Cotton Fabric with Silver Nanoparticles-doped Silica Using Sol-gel Process. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 101(5), 2938 – 2943.
23. N. Abidi, A. Sivade, D. Bourret, A. Larbot, B. Boutevin, F. Guida-Pietrasanta, and A. Ratsimihelty. 2006. Surface modification of mesoporous membranes by fluoro-silane coupling reagent for CO2 separation. Journal of Membrane Science, 270, 101-107.
24. E. Hequet, B. Wyatt, N. Abidi, and D.P. Thibodeaux. 2006. Creation of a Set of Reference Material for Cotton Fiber Maturity Measurements. Textile Research Journal, 76(7), 576 – 586.
25. N. Abidi, E. Hequet, and D. Ethridge. 2006. Thermogravimetric Analysis of Cotton Fibers: Relationships with Maturity and Fineness. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 103(6), 3476-3482.

2007

26. N. Abidi, E. Hequet, S. Tarimala, and L. Dai. 2007. Cotton Fabric Surface Modification for Improved UV-radiation Protection Using Sol-Gel Process. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 104(1), 111-117.
27. N. Abidi and E. Hequet. 2007. Fourier Transform Infrared Analysis of Cotton Contamination. Textile Research Journal, 77(2), 77-84.
28. N. Abidi, E. Hequet, and S. Tarimala. 2007. Functionalization of Cotton Fabric with Vinyltrimethoxysilane. Textile Research Journal, 77(9), 668-674.
29. H. Benzina, E. Hequet, N. Abidi, J-Y. Drean, and O. Harzallah. 2007. Using Fiber Elongation to Improve Genetic Screening in Cotton Breeding Programs. Textile Research Journal, 77(10), 770-778.

2008

30. N. Abidi, E. Hequet, L. Cabrales, J. Gannaway, T. Wilkins, and L.W. Wells. 2008. Evaluating Cell Wall Structure and Composition of Developing Cotton Fibers using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy and Thermogravimetric Analysis. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 107, 476-486.

2009

31. S. Wang, Y. Zhang, N. Abidi, L. Cabrales. 2009. Wettability and surface free energy of grapheme sheets. Langmuir, 25(18) 11078-11081.
32. N. Abidi, L. Cabrales, E. Hequet. 2009. Functionalization of Cotton Fabric Surface with Titania Nanosols: Applications for Self Cleaning and UV Protection Properties. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 1(10) 2141-2146.

2010

33. N. Abidi, L. Cabrales, and E. Hequet. 2010. Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopic Approach to the Study of the Secondary Cell Wall Development in Cotton Fiber. Cellulose, 17:309-320.
34. N. Abidi, L. Cabrales, and E. Hequet. 2010. Changes in Sugar Composition and Cellulose Content during the Secondary Cell Wall Biogenesis in Cotton Fibers. Cellulose, 17:153-160.
35. N. Abidi, L. Cabrales, and E. Hequet. 2010. Thermogravimetric Analysis of Developing Cotton Fibers. Thermochimica Acta, 498 (1-2) 27-32.
36. C. Nanseen, N. Abidi, A.J. Sidumo, A.H. Gharalari. 2010. Using Spatial Structure Analysis of Hyperspectral Imaging Data and Fourier Transformed Infrared Analysis to Determine Bioactivity of Surface Pesticide Treatment. Remote Sensing, 2, 908-925.
37. L. Cabrales, N. Abidi. On the thermal degradation of cellulose in cotton fibers. J. Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 102(2) (2010) 485-491.

2011

38. M. Errami,

2012

 

Department of Plant and Soil Science