List of Publications

Books:

  • Bercea Maria, Editor, Polymer Materials with Smart Properties, 2013, Ed. Nova Science Publishers, ISBN 978-1-62808-876-2
  • Bercea Maria, Rheology of Polymers (in Romanian, Reologia Polimerilor), 2 vol., 421 pages, 2009, Ed. Tehnopress, ISBN 978-793-702-721-4

Scientific Papers Published in International Journals

  • Bercea M., Wolf B.A. Intrinsic viscosities of polymer blends: sensitive probes of specific interactions between the counterions of polyelectrolytes and
    uncharged macromolecules, Macromolecules, 51 (19), 7483–7490 (2018)
  • Teodorescu M., Bercea M., Morariu S. Biomaterials of poly(vinyl alcohol) and natural polymers, Polymer Reviews, 58(2), 247–287 (2018)
  • Dragan E.S., Bercea M., Sacarescu L. Tuning the associative properties and micelles geometry by stepwise quaternization of PDMAEMA, Reactive and Functional Polymers, 124, 171–180 (2018) 
  • Teodorescu M., Bercea M., Morariu S. Miscibility study on polymer mixtures in dilute solution, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 559, 325–333 (2018)
  • Morariu S., Bercea M., Brunchi C.E. Influence of Laponite RD on the properties of poly(vinyl alcohol) hydrogels, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 46661, 1–11 (2018)
  • Nita L.E.,  Chiriac A.P.,  Rusu A.G., Bercea M., Diaconu A., Tudorachi N. Interpenetrating polymer network systems based on poly(dimethylaminoethyl methacrylate) and a copolymer containing pendant spiroacetal moieties, Materials Science & Engineering C, 87, 22–31 (2018) 
  • Bercea M., Wolf B.A. Viscometry of polyelectrolyte solutions: Star-like versus linear poly[[2-(methacryloyloxy) ethyl] trimethylammonium iodide] and specific salt effects, European Polymer Journal, 93, 148–157 (2017)
  • Bercea M., Morariu S., Wolf B.A. Consequences of linking charged and uncharged monomers to binary copolymers studied in dilute solution. Part I: Viscometric behavior of the homopolymers, the effects of charging, and uncommon salt effects, European Polymer Journal, 88, 412–421 (2017)
  • Bercea M., Wolf B.A. Consequences of linking charged and uncharged monomers to binary copolymers studied in dilute solution. Part II: Non-additivity effects in the viscometric behavior, European Polymer Journal, 88, 422–432 (2017)
  • Nita L.E.,  Chiriac A.P.,  Bercea M.,  Asandulesa M.,  Wolf B.A., Self-assembling of poly(aspartic acid) with Bovine Serum Albumin in aqueous solution, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 95, 412-420 (2017)
  • Chiriac A.P., Nita L.E., Diaconu A., Bercea M., Tudorachi N., Pamfil D., Tartau L., Hybrid gels by conjugation of hyaluronic acid with poly(itaconic anhydride-co-3, 9-divinyl-2, 4, 8, 10-tetraoxaspiro (5.5) undecane) responsive copolymers, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 98, 407–418 (2017)
  • Diaconu A., Nita L.E., Bercea M., Chiriac A., Rusu A.G., Rusu D. Hyaluronic acid gels with tunable properties by conjugating with a synthetic copolymer, Biochemical Engineering Journal, 125 135–143 (2017)
  • Bercea M., Airinei A., Hamciuc V., Temperature influence on polysulfone-b-poly(alkylene oxide)-b-poly(dimethylsiloxane) triblock copolymers in a selective solvent, Polymer Engineering & Science, 57, 114–118 (2017)
  • Bercea M., Morariu S., Rheological investigation of Pluronic F127/PVA mixtures in aqueous solution and gel state, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 17 (7), 4772-4777, (2017)
  • S.  Coseri, M. Bercea, V. Harabagiu, T. Budtova, Oxidation vs. degradation in polysaccharides: Pullulan – A case study,  European Polymer Journal, 85, 82-91 (2016)
  •  Brunchi C.-E.,  Bercea M., Morariu S., Avadanei M., Investigations of the intearactions between xanthan gum and poly(vinyl alcohol) in solid state and aqueous solutions, European Polymer Journal, 84, 161-172 (2016)
  • Morariu S.,  Bercea M., Teodorescu M., Avadanei M., Tailoring the properties of  poly(vinyl alcohol)/poly(vinylpyrrolidone) hydrogels for biomedical applications, European Polymer Journal, 84, 313–325 (2016)
  • Teodorescu M., Morariu S., Bercea M., Sacarescu, L. Viscoelastic and structural properties of poly(vinyl alcohol)/poly(vinylpyrrolidone) hydrogels, RSC Advances,  6, 39718-39727 (2016)
  • Bercea M., Morariu S., Teodorescu M. Rheological investigation of poly(vinyl alcohol)/poly(N-vinyl pyrrolidone) mixtures in aqueous solutions and hydrogel state, Journal of Polymer Research,  23, 142 (2016)
  • Brunchi C.E., Bercea M., Morariu S., Some  properties of xanthan gum in aqueous solutions: effect of temperature and pH, Journal of Polymer Research,  23, 123 (2016)
  • Teodorescu M., Morariu S., Bercea M., Chap. Advanced Materials based on Multicomponent Polymeric Systems, in Multiphase Polymer Systems: From Micro to Nano-Structural Evolution in Advanced Technologies, Editors: Barzic I.A., Ioan S., Taylor & Francis, 59-78 (2016)
  • Bercea M., Wolf B.A. Dependence of solvent quality on the composition of copolymers: Experiment  and theory for solutions of P(MMA-rant-BMA) in toluene and chloroform, Soft Matter, 11(3), 615-621 (2015)
  • Nita L.E., Chiriac A., Bercea M., Nistor M.T., Static and dynamic investigations of poly(aspartic acid) and Pluronic F127 complex prepared by self-assembling in aqueous solution, Applied Surface Science, 359, 486-495 (2015)
  • Teodorescu M., Bercea M., Poly(vinylpyrrolidone) – A versatile polymer for biomedical and beyond medical applications, Polymer Plastics Technology and Engineering, 54, 923-943 (2015)
  • Morariu S., Bercea M., Brunchi C.E. Effect of cryogenic treatment on the rheological properties of chitosan/PVA hydrogels, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 54, 11475-11482 (2015)
  • Bercea M., Bibire E.L., Morariu S., Teodorescu M., Carja G. pH influence on rheological and structural properties of chitosan/poly(vinyl alcohol)/layered double hydroxide composites, European Polymer Journal, 70(12),147-156 (2015)
  • Bercea M., Bibire E.L., Morariu S., Carja G. Chitosan/PVA/LDH biocomposites with pH-sensitive properties, International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials, 64(12), 628-636 (2015)
  • Bercea M., Wolf B.A. Thermodynamics of copolymer solutions: How the pair of  interactions can contribute to the overall effectThe Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 118, 9414-9419 (2014)
  • Morariu S., Bercea M., Sacarescu L. Tailoring of clay/poly(ethylene oxide) hydrogel by chitosan incorporation, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 53(35), 13690-13698 (2014)
  • Brunchi C.E., Morariu S., Bercea M. Intrinsic Viscosity and conformational parameters of xanthan in aqueous solutions: Salt addition effectColloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 122, 512–519 (2014)
  • Nita L.E., Chiriac A.P., Bercea M. Effect of pH and temperature upon self-assembling process between poly(aspartic acid) and Pluronic F127, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 119, 47–54 (2014)
  • Spatareanu A., Bercea M., Budtova T., Harabagiu V., Sacarescu L., Coseri S. Synthesis, characterization and solution behaviour of oxidized pullulan, Carbohydrate Polymers111, 63-71 (2014)
  • Bercea M., Morariu S., Nita L.E., Darie R.N. Investigation of poly(vinyl alcohol)/Pluronic F127 physical gels, Polymer Plastics Technology and Engineering, 53, 1354-1361 (2014)
  • Bercea M., Morariu S., Rusu D. In-situ gelation of aqueous solutions of entangled poly(vinyl alcohol), Soft Matter, 9(4), 1244-1253 (2013)
  • Nita L.E., Chiriac A.P., Bercea M., Wolf B.A. Synergistic behavior of poly(aspartic acid) and Pluronic F127 in aqueous solution as studied by viscometry and dynamic light scattering, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 103, 544–549 (2013)
  • Bercea M., Chap. Recent Trends in Smart Polymer Materials, In: Polymer Materials with Smart Properties, Ed.  Bercea M., Nova Science Publishers, Inc., pp. 1-35 (2013)
  • Bercea M., Nita L.E., Eckelt J., Wolf B.A. Polyelectrolyte complexes: phase diagram and intrinsic viscosities of the system water/poly(2-vinylpyridinium-Br)/poly(styrene sulfonate-Na),  Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics213 (23), 2504-2513 (2012)
  • Morariu S., Brunchi C.-E., Bercea M. The behaviour of chitosan in solvents with different ionic strengths, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 51(39), 12959-12966 (2012)
  • Morariu S., Bercea M. Effect of temperature and aging time on the rheological behaviour of aqueous poly(ethylene glicol)/Laponite RD dispersions, The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 116, 48-154 (2012)
  • Gradinaru L.M., Ciobanu C., Vlad S., Bercea M., Popa M. Thermoreversible poly(isopropyl lactate diol)-based polyurethane hydrogels: effect of isocyanate on some physical properties, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 51(38), 12344-12354 (2012)
  • Nita L.E., Chiriac A.P., Bercea M., Neamtu I. The magnetic field effect during preparation of an interpenetrated hybrid polymeric composite, Polymer Composites, 33(10), 1816-1823 (2012)
  • Gradinaru L.M., Ciobanu C., Vlad S., Bercea M., Popa M. Synthesis and rheology of thermoreversible polyurethane hydrogels, Central European Journal of Chemistry, 10(6), 1859-1866 (2012)
  • Nita L.E., Chiriac A.P., Bercea M., Neamtu I. Evaluation of the complexation process between poly(aspartic acid) and poly(ethylene glycol) through dynamic rheology and electrokinetic potential,  Journal of Macromolecular Science, Part B: Physics, 51, 1–10, (2012)
  • Bercea M., Nichifor M., Eckelt J., Wolf B.A. Dextran-based polycations: thermodynamic interaction with water as compared with unsubsituted dextran, 2. Flory-Huggins interaction parameter, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 212(17), 1932-1940 (2011)
  • Bercea M., Darie R.N., Nita L.E, Morariu S. Temperature responsive gels based on Pluronic F127 and poly(vinyl alcohol), Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 50, 4199-4206 (2011)
  • Morariu S.,  Brunchi C.E., Hulubei C., Bercea M. Influence of temperature on the rheological behavior of polymer mixtures in solutionIndustrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 50, 9451-9455 (2011)
  • Morariu S.,  Brunchi C.E.,  Cazacu M., Bercea M. The behaviour of poly(dimethylsiloxane-co-diphenylsiloxane)s in good and theta solvents, Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data, 56, 1468-1475 (2011)
  • Nita L.E., Chiriac A.P., Bercea M., Neamtu I. Aspects concerning the temperature influence on the polymer/polymer interactions between poly(aspartic acid) and poly (ethylene glycol), Colloid and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects,374, 121-128(2011)
  • Darie R.N., Bercea M., Kozlowski M., Spiridon I. Evaluation of properties of LDPE/Oak wood composites exposed to artificial ageing, Cellulose Chemistry and Technology, 45 (1), 127-135 (2011)
  • Nita L.E., Chiriac A.P., Bercea M., Neamtu I. The temperature influence upon the complexation process between poly(aspartic acid) and poly(ethylene glycol), Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 50(9), 5369-5375 (2011)
  • Amarioarei G., Spiridon I., Lungu M., Bercea M. Rheological investigation of Prunus Sp. gums in aqueous medium, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 50 (24) 14148-14154 (2011)
  • Bercea M.,  Morariu S., Brunchi C.-E.,  Cazacu M. Chap. Solution Behavior of Polysiloxanes, In: Recent Developments in Silicone-Based Materials, Ed.  Cazacu M., Nova Science Publishers, Inc., pp. 36-78 (2010)
  • Morariu S.,  Brunchi C.-E.,  Ghimici L., Bercea M. Chap. Viscometric Behavior of Polymer Solutions, In: Functional Polymeric Materials Designed for High Tech Applications, Ed.  Nechifor M., SIGNPOST, pp. 85-107 (2010)
  • Brunchi C.E.,  Morariu S., Cazacu M., Bercea M. Influence of the solvent quality on the thermodynamic behavior of polymethylphenylsiloxane solutions, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 49 (24), 12740–12746  (2010)
  • Brunchi C.E., Bercea M., Morariu S. Hydrodynamic properties of polymer mixtures in solution, Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data, 55(10), 4399-4405 (2010)
  • Nita L.E., Chiriac A.P., Neamtu I., Bercea M. Study of a binary interpenetrated polymeric complex by correlation of rheological parameters with zeta potential and conductivity, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfacess, 76, 70–75 (2010)
  • Bercea M., Eckelt J., Morariu S., Wolf B.A. Islands of immiscibility for solutions of compatible polymers in a common solvent: experiment and theory, Macromolecules, 42(10), 3620-3626 (2009)
  • Bercea M., Eckelt J., Wolf B.A. Vapor pressures of polymer solutions and the modeling of their composition dependence, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 48(9), 4603-4606 (2009)
  • Morariu S., Bercea M. Effect of addition of polymer on the rheology and electrokinetic features of Laponite RD aqueous dispersions, Journal of Chemical Engineering Data, 54, 54-59 (2009)
  • Nita L., Chiriac A., Neamtu I., Bercea M., Pintilie M. An analysis of complexation between poly(aspartic acid) and poly(ethylene glycol), Colloid and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 348, 254-262 (2009)
  • Bercea M., Morariu S., Brunchi C.E. Rheological investigation of thermal induced gelation of poly(acrylonitrile) solutions, International Journal of Thermophysics, 30, 1411-1422 (2009)
  • Chiriac A.P., Nita L.E., Neamtu I., Bercea M. Contribution to polymer nanoparticles analysis by laser light scattering, Polymer Testing,28, 886-889 (2009)
  • Brunchi C.E., Bercea M., Morariu S. Viscometric and rheological study of polyacrylonitrile solutions, e-Polymers, no. 065, 1-10 (2009)
  • Neamtu I., Nita L.E., Bercea M., Chiriac A.P. Influence of the initiation system on the rheological behaviour of chemically crosslinked hydrogels, Polimery, 54(11-12), 21-26 (2009)
  • Ghimici L., Bercea M., Dragan E.S. Rheological behavior of some cationic polyelectrolyte solutions, Journal of Macromolecular Science Part B: Physics , 48, 1011 -1024 (2009)
  • Hurduc V., Bercea M., Lungu M., Nor I. Copolymers with controlled architectures as rheological additives for alkydic resin solutions, Journal of Macromolecular Science Part B: Physics, 48(2), 379-390 (2009)
  • Bercea M., Bercea M. Friction reduction in rolling bearing by using polymer additives, Lubrication Science, 21, 321-330 (2009)
  • Bercea, M., Eckelt J., Wolf, B. A. Random copolymers: their solution thermodynamics as compared with that of the corresponding homopolymers, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 47, 2434-2441 (2008)
  • Morariu S., Hulubei C., Bercea M. Rheological investigation of some copolymers of N-(substituted maleimide) with styrene in dimethylsulfoxide, Journal of Macromolecular Science Part B: Physics, 47, 1108-1116 (2008)
  • Brunchi C.E., Bercea M., Morariu S. Studies concerning the behavior of polyacrylonitrile solutions in dimethylformamide at very low concentrations, High Performance Polymers, 20(3), 311-322 (2008)
  • Niță L.E., Chiriac A., Bercea M., Neamțu I. In Situ Rheological monitoring the sol – gel transition for polyacrylamide gel, Rheologica Acta, 46, 595-600 (2007)
  • Bercea, M.; Wolf, B. A. Vitrification of polymer solutions as a function of solvent quality, analyzed via vapor pressures, J. Chem. Phys. 124 (17), 174902 (7 pages) (2006)
  • Bercea, M.; Wolf, B. A. Enthalpy and entropy contributions to solvent quality and inversions of heat effects with polymer concentration, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 207, 1661-1673 (2006)
  • Bercea M., Rusu D. Chap. The Dynamics of Polymer Chains in Solution, In: New Trends in Nonionic (Co)Polymers and Hybrids, Editor: E.S. Dragan, Nova Science Publishers, Inc.,  (2006)
  • Bercea M., Paleu V., Bercea I. Lubricant oils additived with polymers in EHD contacts: Part 1 – Rheological behaviour, Lubrication Science, 16 (2), 3-24 (2004)
  • Paleu V., Bercea I., Bercea M. Lubricant oils additived with polymers in EHD contacts: Part 2 – Tests on four-ball machine, Lubrication Science, 17 (2), 173-184 (2005)
  • Bercea M., Airinei A., Hamciuc V., Ioanid A. Conformation of polysulfone-b-polydimethylsiloxane chains in solution and in solid state, Polymer International, 53(11), 1860-1865 (2004)
  • Schneider A., Schuld N., Bercea M., Wolf B.A. On what terms and why the thermodynamic properties of polymer solutions depend on chain length up to the melt, J. Polym Sci., Part B: Polym. Phys., 42, 1601–1609 (2004)
  • Morariu S., Bercea M. Synthesis, characterization and conformational transitions in copolymers of 2-(o-chlorophenyl)-4-methylene-1,3-dioxolane with vinyl monomers, Polymer International, 53(9), 1253-1258, (2004)
  • Bercea M., Ioan S., Morariu S. Oligo- and polyacrylonitrile in Dilute solution. Excluded volume effect, Polymer -Plastics Technology and Engineering,43(2), 477-490 (2004)
  • Bercea M., Cazacu M., Wolf B.A. Conformational variability of polymers and mixing thermodynamics I: Dilute solutions, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 204, 1371-1380 (2003)
  • Bercea M., Bercea I., Nelias D., Flamand L. Polyethylene as additive for mineral oils. Part II. EHD traction behaviorTribology Transactions,45 (2), 145-152 (2002)
  • Bercea M., Bercea I. A Rheological model based on primary laboratory data of the lubricants additived with polymers, Macromolecular Symposia, 181, 353-362 (2002)
  • Ioan S., Bercea M. Second virial coefficient of oligo- and polyacrylonitrile, Polymer Testing, 21(2), 233-239 (2002)
  • Bercea M., Flamand L., Nélias D., Paleu V., Vergne Ph., Bercea I. Comportement rheologique et tribologique de lubrifiants avec additif polymere, Materiaux & Technique, 3-4, 21-28 (2001)
  • Bercea M., Navard P. Shear dynamics of aqueous suspensions of cellulose whiskers, Macromolecules, 33, 6011-6016 (2000)
  • Ioan C., Bercea M., Vernet J.-L., Simionescu B.C. Dynamic behavior of ultrahigh molecular weight poly(methyl methacrylate) in semidilute solutions, Macromolecular Symposia, Rheology of Polymer Systems, 158, 169-182 (2000)
  • Morariu S., Bercea M., Ioan S., Simionescu B.C. Copolymers of 2-(o-chlorophenyl)-4-methylene-1,3-dioxolane and vinyl monomers. Conformational characteristics in dilute solutions, The Bulletin of the Chemists and Technologists of Macedonia, 19(1) 49-56 (2000)
  • Bercea M., Ioan C., Ioan S., Simionescu B.C., Simionescu C.I. Ultrahigh molecular weight polymers in dilute solutions, Progress in Polymer Science, 24, 379-424 (1999)
  • Bercea M., Gosa K., Simionescu B.C. Conformational transitions of high molecular weight poly(methyl methacrylate) in dilute solutions, Polymer Plastics and Technology and Engineering, 38 (1), 87-97 (1999)
  • Bercea M., Bercea I., Nelias D., Olaru N.D. Tribological behavior of mineral oils additived with polyethylene, Lubrication Science, 11 (3), 247-270 (1999)
  • Bercea M., Bercea I., Nelias D., Olaru N.D. Polyethylene as additive for mineral oils. Part I. Influence of the polymer concentration on the film forming properties in rolling bearing, Tribology Transactions, 42 (4), 851 – 859 (1999)
  • Morariu S., Bercea M., Ioan C., Ioan S., Simionescu B.C. Conformational characteristics of opligo- and polyacrylonitrile, European Polymer Journal, 35 (3), 377-383 (1999)
  • Bercea M., Morariu S., Ioan C., Ioan S., Simionescu B.C. Viscometric study of extremely dilute polyacrylonitrile solutions, European Polymer Journal, 35 (11), 2019-2024 (1999)
  • Ioan S., Bercea M., Simionescu C.I., Simionescu B.C. Chap. Ultrahigh Molecular Weight Polymers, in Concise Polymeric Materials Encyclopedia, CRC Press, Boca Raton (Florida), Editor J.C. Salamone, 1582 (1998)
  • Ioan C., Bercea M., Vernet J.-L., Simionescu B.C. Flow properties of ultrahigh molecular weight poly(methyl methacrylate) in semidilute solutions, Polymer Plastics Technology and Engineering, 38 (2), 255-266 (1999)
  • Bercea M., Ioan C., Morariu S., Ioan S., Simionescu B.C. Solution properties of ultrahigh molecular weight polymers. 21. Conformational characteristics of poly(methyl methacrylate), Polymer Plastics Technology and Engineering, 37 (3), 285 – 294 (1998)
  • Ioan S., Ioan C., Bercea M., Simionescu B.C. Polymolecularity correction factors for the thermodynamic properties of high molecular weight polyacrylonitrile, Journal of Macromolecular Science – Pure and Applied Chemistry A35(4), 609-621 (1998)
  • BerceaI., Cretu Sp., Bercea M., Olaru D.N. Simulating roller-cage packet friction in a tapered roller bearing, European Journal of Mechanical and Environmental Engineering, 43 (4), 189-194 (1998)
  • Bercea M., Ioan S., Morariu S., Simionescu B.C. Polymer chain dimensions of polystyrene in solution, The Bulletin of the Chemists and Technologists of Macedonia, 17(2), 89-96 (1998)
  • Ioan S., Bercea M., Simionescu B.C., Simionescu C.I. Chap. Ultrahigh Molecular Weight Polymers, in The Polymeric Materials Encyclopedia: Synthesis, Properties and Applications, Ed. J.C. Salamone, Polym. Sci. Techn. Ser., Boca Raton,  11, 8417-8428 (1996)
  • Ioan S., Bercea M., Ioan C., Simionescu B.C. Solution properties of ultrahigh molecular weight polymers. 20. Polymer chain dimensions of poly(methyl methacrylate, European Polymer Journal, 31 (1), 85 – 89 (1995)
  • Bercea M., Peiti C., Navard P., Simionescu B.C. Shear rheology of semidilute poly(methyl methacrylate) solutions, Macromolecules, 26, 7095-7096 (1993)
  • Simionescu C.I., Ioan S., Bercea M., Mitu N., Simionescu B.C. High molecular weight polystyrene in solvent mixtures. Preferential and total adsorption, European Polymer Journal, 29(2/3), 183-191 (1993)
  • Bercea M., Ioan S., Simionescu B.C., Simionescu C.I. Interpretation of long chain structure from dilute solution properties of ultrahigh molecular weight polymers, Polymer Bulletin, 27, 571-575 (1992)
  • Simionescu B.C., Ioan S., Bercea M., Simionescu C.I. Solution characterization of high molecular weight polyacrylonitrile obtained by plasma-induced polymerization, European Polymer Journal, 27(6), 553-556 (1991)
  • Simionescu B.C., Ioan S., Bercea M., Simionescu C.I. Unperturbed dimensions of high molecular weight polyacrylonitrile, European Polymer Journal, 27 (7), 589-591 (1991)
  • Ioan S., Bercea M., Simionescu B.C., Simionescu C.I. Chain conformation and viscometric behaviour of high molecular weight polystyrene in solvent/nonsolvent mixtures, Polymer Bulletin, 26, 117-122 (1991)

Scientific Papers Published in ISI Indexed Romanian Journals

  • Bercea M., Navard P., Viscosity of hydroxypropyl cellulose solutions in non-entangled and entangled states, Cellulose Chemistry and Technology, 52 (7-8), 603–608 (2018)
  • Morariu S., Bercea M., Brunchi C.E., Phase separation in xanthan solutions, Cellulose Chemistry and Technology, 52 (7-8), 569–576 (2018)
  • Bercea M., Morariu S., Viscoelastic behaviour of thermoreversible polyacrylonitrile gel electrolyte, Revue Roumaine de Chimie, 62(8-9), 669–675 (2017) 
  • Morariu S., Bercea M. In-situ monitoring of Nt-butylacrylamide polymerization in presence/absence of clay, Revue Roumaine de Chimie, 62(4-5), 413–418 (2017)
  • Gradinaru L.M. , Ciobanu C., Vlad S., Bercea M., Rheological investigation of thermoreversible polyurethane hydrogels, Revue Roumaine de Chimie, 61(4-5), 413-419 (2016)
  • Bercea M., Navard P., Comparison of elasticity contributions during the flow of a cellulose derivative solution, Cellulose Chemistry and Technology, 50 (5), 1-7 (2016)
  • Ochiuz L., Hortolomei M., Stoleriu I., Bercea M., Dermatocosmetics based on hydroxypropyl cellulose for acne treatment. Rheological and drug delivery behaviour, Cellulose Chemistry and Technology, 50 (5), 1-7 (2016)
  • Bercea M., Darie R.N., Morariu S., Rheological investigation of xanthan/Pluronic F127 hydrogels, Revue Roumaine de Chimie, 58(2-3), 189-196 (2013)
  • Bercea M., Darie R.N., Morariu S., Rheological investigation of xanthan/Pluronic F127 hydrogels, Revue Roumaine de Chimie, 58(2-3), 189-196 (2013)
  • Morariu S., Bercea M., Thixotropy  and yield stress evaluation for clay aqueous dispersionsRevue Roumaine de Chimie, 58(2-3), 145-152 (2013)
  • Morariu S., Bercea M., Clustering in poly(ethylene oxide) aqueous solutions, Revue Roumaine de Chimie, 56(5), 545-551 (2011)
  • Lamatic I.E., Bercea M., Morariu S., Intrinsic viscosity of aqueous polyvinyl alcohol solutions, Revue Roumaine de Chimie, 54(11-12), 981-986 (2009)
  • Morariu S., Lamatic I.E., Bercea M., Rheological behavior of smectite aqueous dispersionsRevue Roumaine de Chimie, 54(11-12), 975-980 (2009)
  • Ghimici L., Bercea M., Dragan E.S., Solution properties of some cationic polyelectrolytes, Materiale Plastice, 46(1), 26-31 (2009)
  • Bercea M., Morariu S., Brunchi C.E., Influence of non-solvent on the gelation phenomenon of polymer solutionsRevue Roumaine de Chimie, 53(9), 769-776 (2008)
  • Brunchi C.E., Morariu S., Bercea M., Influence of the temperature of the dynamic behavior of polyacrylonitrile in dimethylformamide, Revue Roumaine de Chimie, 53(1), 35-41 (2008)
  • Morariu S., Bercea M., Influence of poly(ethylene oxide) on the aggregation and gelation of Laponite dispersions in waterRevue Roumaine de Chimie, 52(1-2), 147-152 (2007)
  • Neamtu, A. P. Chiriac, L. E. Nita, M. Bercea, A. Stoleriu, Investigation of poly(aspartic acid) / vinylic polymer interpolymer complex, Journal of Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials, 9(4), 981 – 984 (2007)
  • Neamtu, A. P. Chiriac, L. E. Nita, M. Bercea, Poly(aspartic acid) in interpolymer complex with biomedical applications, Journal of Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials, 9(11), 3459 – 3462 (2007)
  • Morariu S., Bercea M., Flow behavior of poly(ethylene oxide)–Laponite nanocomposite solutions, Journal of Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials, 9(4), 1005-1009 (2007)
  • Nor I., Enea R., Hurduc V., Bercea M., Rheological study of some photo-response stimuli azo-polysiloxanes, Journal of Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials, 9(11), 3639 – 3644 (2007)
  • Morariu S., Bercea M., Gels based on poly(ethylene oxide)/Laponite mixturesRevue Roumaine de Chimie, 51(5), 433-436 (2006)
  • Bercea M., Morariu S., Interpretation of the intrinsic viscosity – temperature dependence on the basis of the excluded volume theories, Revue Roumaine de Chimie, 51(1), 31-37 (2006)
  • Neamtu I., Nita L. E., Chiriac A. P., Bercea M., Rheological monitoring of in situ poly(acrylamide) gel preparation, Journal of Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials, 8 (1), 201-204 (2006)
  • Bercea M., Simionescu B.C., Rheology of very high molecular weight poly(methyl methacrylate) solutions,Revue Roumaine de Chimie, 47(1-2), 155-164 (2002)
  • Ioan S., Bercea M., Morariu S., Effect of chain ends and chain stiffness on the solution properties of polyacrylonitrile, Revue Roumaine de Chimie, 45 (7-8), 717-724 (2000)
  • Bercea M., Bercea I., An analytical method to determine the rheological parameters of the mineral oils, Revue Roumaine de Chimie, 44, 177-188 (1999)
  • Bercea M., Gosa K., Simionescu B.C., Ultrahigh molecular weight poly(methyl methacrylate) dilute solutions as studied by UV spectophotometry and viscometry, Revue Roumaine de Chimie, 40 (7-8),661 – 667 (1995)
  • Morariu S., Bercea M., Simionescu B.C., Polimerizarea radicalică cu deschidere de ciclu, Materiale Plastice, 29 (2), 77 – 81 (1992)
  • Ioan S., Bercea M., Simionescu B.C., Flexibility parameter of high molecular weight polymers. 2. Polystyrene in solvent /nonsolvent mixtures, Revue Roumaine de Chimie, 36 (4-7), 749 – 755 (1991)

Scientific Papers Published in Other Refereed Journals

  • Ochiuz L., Hortolomei M., Stoleriu M., Bercea M. Studii privind dezvoltarea și caracterizarea unor preparate farmaceutice topice cu acțiune antiacneică, Revista Societatii Romane a Chimistilor Cosmetologi (2017)
  • Ciobanu C., Gradinaru L.M.,  Drobota M., Quaini F., Falco A., Frati C., Graiani G., Madeddu D., Lagrasta C., Vlad S., Bercea M., Sacarescu L., Injectable thermoreversible hydrogels based on amphiphilic polyurethanes: Structure-property correlations, J. Hydrogels, 1(1), 12-25 (2015)
  • Ciobanu C., Gradinaru L.M.,  Drobota M., Vlad S., Bercea M., Popa M., Influence of Diisocyanate structure on properties of some thermoreversible polyurethane hydrogels, J. Hydrogels, 1(1), 41-49 (2015)
  • Morariu S., Bercea M., Prisacaru Gh., Stamate C., Electrostrictive properties of LiClO4/ethylene carbonate/poly(acrylonitrile) gels, Bull. Inst. Polit. Iasi, Tomul LIV (LVIII), Fasc. 4,229-238 (2008)
  • Prisacaru Gh., Olaru D.N., Stamate C., Morariu S., Bercea M., Electroresponsive polymeric gels based on poly(acrylonitrile) and poli(vinyl alcohol), Bull. Inst. Polit. Iasi, Tomul LIV (LVIII), Fasc. 4,221-228 (2008)
  • Morariu S., Bercea M., Rheological characterization of Laponite RD aqueous dispersions, Revista Societatii Romane a Chimistilor Cosmetologi, 7(2-3), 46-54 (2007)
  • Brunchi C.-E., Bercea M., Cazacu M., Ioan S. Rheological behavior of poly(dimethylsiloxane)s with different end groups, The Anals of the “Dunărea de Jos” University of Galaţi, Fascicle II (Suppliment), 69-76 (2007)
  • Brunchi C.-E., Bercea M., Morariu S., Some aspects concerning the properties of polyacrylonitrile solutions in different concentration regimes, The Anals of the “Dunărea de Jos” University of Galaţi, Fascicle II (Suppliment), 61-68 (2007)
  • Brunchi C.E. Bercea M., Morariu S., Influence of temperature and polymer concentration on the rate of gelation of polyacrylonitrile solutions, Bulletin of the Transilvania University of Brasov, Vol. 4, 367-372 (2007) ISSN 1223-9631
  • Bercea M., Nanescu M., Lungu M., Ivanoiu M., Rheological characterization under oscilatory shear stress of some solutions of cyanoethylated poly(vinyl alcohol), Bulletin of the Transilvania University of Brasov, Vol. 4, 381-388 (2007)
  • Neamtu I.,. Chiriac A.P, Nita L.E., Bercea M., Intermacromolecular complexes on poly(aspartic acid) basis with antibacterial properties, Bulletin of the Transilvania University of Brasov, Vol. 4, 389-394 (2007)
  • Morariu S., Bercea M., Dynamic responses of polymer-clay nanocomposites in solution, Bulletin of the Transilvania University of Brasov, Vol. 2, 305-310 (2007)
  • Morariu S., Hulubei C., Bercea M., Flow behaviour of poly(N-(4-carboxyphenyl)maleimide-co- styrene) in dimethylsulfoxide, Bulletin of the Transilvania University of Brasov, Vol. 2, 311-316 (2007)
  • Vicol Magdalena Dumitriţa, Antonescu Raluca, M.Bercea, Maria Lungu, The rheological behavior in oscillatory shear regime of some cosmetics systems (Comportarea reologică în regim de forfecare dinamică a unor compoziţii de îngrijire orală), Revista Societatii Romane a Chimistilor Cosmetologi, 6 (4), 31-36 (2006)
  • Bercea M., Bercea M., Comportement rheologique et mecanique des melanges polymeres – huiles lubrifiantes, Buletinul Institutului Politehnic Iasi, Tomul LII (LVI), Fasc. 6 (2006)
  • Bercea M., Morariu S., Effect of adsorbtion on the viscosity of polymer solutions at very low concentrations, Buletinul Institutului Politehnic Iasi, Tomul LI(LV), Fasc. 1, 159-166 (2005)
  • Bercea M., Lubricant performances and environmental problems, Buletinul Institutului Politehnic Iasi, Tomul LI(LV), Fasc. 1, 151-158 (2005)
  • Bercea M., Some performances of lubricating greases, Buletinul Institutului Politehnic Iasi, Tomul XLVIX (LII), fasc. 1-2, 125-139 (2003)
  • Bercea M., Ioan S., Morariu S., Solution properties of polymers with different chain lenghts, Buletinul Institutului Politehnic Iasi, tom XLVIII (LII), fasc. 3-4,36-47(2002)
  • Ioan S., Bercea M., Helikal wormlike chain model applied to conformational properties of polyacrylonitrile in dilute solution, Annals of West University of Timisoara, Series Chemistry, 10 (2),661-670 (2001)
  • Bercea M., Morariu S., Ioan S., Viscometric study of polymer/polymer/solvent ternary systems. 1. The influence of the molecular weight, Buletinul Institutului Politehnic Iasi, Tomul XLVII (LI), Fasc. 1-2, 123-129 (2001)
  • Bercea M., Morariu S., Ioan S., Viscometric study of extremely dilute polystyrene solutions, Synthetic Polymer Journal, VII (1), 213-221 (2000)
  • Bercea M., Morariu S., Additives for the lubricant oils, Buletinul Institutului Politehnic Iasi, XLV (1-2), 153 – 168 (1999)
  • Topor C., Bercea M., Interactions in poly(ethylene terephtalate)/solvent systems, Analele Stiintifice ale Universitatii Al. I. Cuza Iasi, Seria Chimie, Tom VII, nr. 2, 251–258 (1999)
  • Morariu S., Bercea M., Ioan S., Simionescu B.C., Copolimerization of 2-(o-chlorophenyl)-4-methylene- 1,3-dioxolane with vinyl monomers. Conformational transitions in dilute solutions, Buletinul Stiintific al Universitatii Politehnica Timisoara, tom 44 (58), fascicol 2, 140-145 (1999)
  • Bercea M., Morariu S., Ioan S., Simionescu B.C., Extremely dilute polystyrene solution. An empirical equation for viscometric behavior, Buletinul Stiintific al Universitatii Politehnica Timisoara, tom 44(58), fascicol 2, 156-162 (1999)
  • Pohontu M., Bercea M., Bercea I., Rheological behavior of Lubricant oils additived with polyethylene, Buletinul Institutului Politehnic Iasi, XLIV(XLVIII) 1-2, 129 – 136 (1998)
  • Bercea M., Simionescu B.C., Rheology of entangled polymer solutions, Memoriile Sectiilor Stiintifice ale Academiei Romane, S. IV, Tom XXI, 122-144 (1998)
  • Bercea M., Navard P., Cavaillé J.-Y., Ernst B., Ecoulement des suspensions aqueuses de whiskers cellulosiques en régime transitoire et dynamique, Synthetic Polymer Journal, 5 (2), 194-200 (1998)
  • Bercea M., Ioan C., Morariu S., Ioan S., Simionescu B.C., Ultrahigh molecular weight poly(methyl methacrylate) in dilute solution, Synthetic Polymer Journal, 5 (1), 223-231 (1998)
  • Morariu S., Bercea M., Ioan C., Ioan S., Simionescu B.C., Synthesis and some properties of oligo- and polyacrylonitrile, Synthetic Polymer Journal, 5 (2), 116-126 (1998)
  • Ioan S., Ioan C., Bercea M., Simionescu B.C., Polymolecularity correction factors for the second virial coefficient of polyacrylonitrile, Synthetic Polymer Journal, 5 (1), 232-240 (1998)
  • Ioan C., Bercea M., Vernet J.-L., Simionescu B.C., Influence of the temperature on flow properties of ultrahigh molecular weight poly(methyl methacrylate) in semidilute solutions, Synthetic Polymer Journal, 5 (1) 199-212 (1998)
  • Bercea M., Navard P., Cavaillé J.-Y., Ernst B., Etude Thermodynamique des Suspensions Aqueuses de Whiskers de Cellulose, Synthetic Polymer Journal, III (2 – 3), 50 – 59 (1996)
  • Caraiman D., Bercea M., Ioan S., Simionescu B.C., Solutions properties of ultrahigh molecular weight polymers. 19. A viscometric study of poly(methyl methacrylate), Memoriile Sectiilor Stiintifice ale Academiei Române, XVIII, 323 – 330 (1995)
  • Bercea M., Morariu S., Ioan S., Simionescu B.C., On chain flexibility of ultrahigh molecular weight polymethacrylates, Synthetic Polymer Journal, 1 (1), 81 – 87 (1994)
  • Simionescu C.I., Ioan S., Bercea M., Simionescu B.C., Thermodynamic aspects of ultrahigh molecular weight polymer solutions, Memoriile Secţiilor Ştiinţifice ale Academiei Române, XIV (1), 29 – 79 (1991)
  • Ioan S., Bercea M., Simionescu B.C., Solution properties of ultrahigh molecular weight polymers. 18. Conformational transitions of polystyrene in binary solvents, Memoriile Secţiilor Ştiinţifice ale Academiei Române, XIII (1), 69 – 75 (1990)

Papers Published in Proceedings of Scientific Meetings

  • Bercea M., Eckelt J., Wolf B.A., Thermodynamic aspects concerning the solutions of random copolymers, Proceedings of 14th International Scientific Conference Polymeric Materials, Halle (Germany), September 15-17, 2010 (Paper P-P2)
  • Bercea M., Morariu S., Rheology of poly(vinyl alcool)/water systems, Proceedings of 14th International Scientific Conference Polymeric Materials, Halle (Germany), September 15-17, 2010 (Paper P-P3)
  • Brunchi C.-E., Morariu S., Bercea M., Evaluation of the intrinsic viscosity for different polymer systems, Proceedings of 14th International Scientific Conference Polymeric Materials, Halle, September 15-17, 2010 (Paper P-P4)
  • Morariu S., Bercea M., Effect of polymer on the flow properties of smectite aqueous dispersions, Proceedings of 14th International Scientific Conference Polymeric Materials, Halle, September 15-17, 2010 (Paper P-P21)
  • Bercea M., Physical Gelation of Polymer Solutions, New Trends in Complex Fluid Modeling – UEFISCU Exploratory Workshop – Bran, 18-20 June 2009, CFM 2009 Proceedings, 33-35 (2009)
  • Chiriac A.P., Niţă L.E., Neamţu I., Bercea M., Aspects Concerning the Rheological Behavior of a Polyacrylamide Gel, Al VIII lea Simpozion de Chimia Coloizilor şi Suprafeţelor, Galati, 2-4 iunie 2005 (CD, lucrarea 11P2)
  • Bercea M., Cazacu M., Viscometric Behaviour of Polydymethylsiloxane with Different Terminal Groups, Proceedings of International Conference on Materials Science and Engineering, 24-26 Febr. 2005, Brasov, (CD, lucrarea P5C2)
  • Bercea M., Dynamics of Entangled Polymer Solutions, Proceedings of International Conference on Materials Science and Engineering, 24-26 Febr. 2005, Brasov (CD, lucrarea O5D6)
  • Bercea M., Bercea I., Polyethylene as an Additive for Liquid Lubricants, Proceedings of 14th International Colloquium Tribology, Technische Akademie Esslingen, January 13-15, 2004, Ed. W.J. Bartz, Vol. I, p. 147-154
  • Bercea M., Lubrifianti performanti ce contin polimeri, Lucrările Simpozionului “Pro-Performanţă”, Aerostar Bacău, 15 aprilie 2003
  • Bercea M., Comportement mécanique des solutions diluées de polymères, II-eme Colloque Franco-Roumain de Chimie Appliqueé (Al II-lea Colocviu Romano-Francez de Chimie Aplicata, CoFrRoCA), Bacau, 10-11 octombrie 2002, Sectiunea: Chimie Appliquee dans la Protection de l’enveironnement, p. 365-368, 2002
  • Bercea M., Bercea I., Des nouveaux lubrifiants et l’environnement, II-ème Colloque Franco-Roumain de Chimie appliqueé (Al II-lea Colocviu Romano-Francez de Chimie Aplicata, CoFrRoCA), Bacau, 10-11 octombrie 2002, Sectiunea: Chimie appliqueé dans la protection de l’environnement., p. 309-314, 2002
  • Bercea M., Influence of the Temperature on Flow Behavior of Mineral Oils Additived with Polymers, Polymerwerkstoffe 2002, Halle/Saale, 25-27 September 2002, Tagungsband p. 32-35
  • Bercea M., Cazacu M., Solution Properties of Poly(dimethylsiloxane), Polymerwerkstoffe 2002, Halle/Saale, 25-27 September 2002, Tagungsband p. 565-568
  • Paleu V., Bercea I., Bercea M., Lubricant Oils Additived with Polymers in EHD Contacts: Part 2 – Tests on Four-Ball Machine, Proceedings of 13th International Colloquium Tribology, January 15-17, 2002, Ed. W.J. Bartz, Vol. III, p. 2033-2036
  • Bercea I., Paleu V., Bercea M., Lubricant Oils Additived with Polymers in EHD Contacts: Part 1 – Rheological Behaviour, Proceedings of 13th International Colloquium Tribology, January 15-17, 2002, Ed. W.J. Bartz, vol. III, p. 2025-2032
  • Bercea I., Nelias D., Bercea M., Tribological and Rheological Behaviour of Lubricating Oils Additived With Polymers, Proceedings of 2nd World Tribology Congress, Viena (Austria) 3-7 Sept. 2001, p. 386-395
  • Ioan S., Bercea M., Second Viral Coefficient of Oligo and Polyacrylonitrile, Proceedings of 12th Romanian International Conference on Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Bucharest, Sept. 13-15, 2001, p. 1-6 (Sectia Chimie-Fizica) http://www.cael.pub.ro/cicic/chimfiz/chfiz-25.pdf
  • Bercea M., Cazacu M., Viscosity – molecular weight relationships for high molecular weight poly(dimethylsiloxane), Proceedings of 12th Romanian International Conference on Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Bucharest, Sept. 13-15, 2001, p. 380-385
  • Bercea M., Nonlinear Viscoelasticity of Entangled Polymers, Proceedings of 12th Romanian International Conference on Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Bucharest, Sept. 13-15, 2001, p. 386-391
  • Hamciuc V., Bercea M., Polysulfone block copolymers containing poly(dimethylsiloxane), Proceedings of 12th Romanian International Conference on Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Bucharest, Sept. 13-15, 2001, p. 392-397
  • Bercea I., Paleu V., Bercea M., Olaru D., Oil Soluble Polymers and their Performances in Rolling Bearing, VAREHD 10, Suceava, 20-21 Octombrie 2000, p. 229-234
  • Bercea M., Bercea I., Polymers as Lubricant Additives, Polymerwerkstoffe 2000, Halle/Saale, 25-27 September 2000, Tagungsband p. 35-38
  • Paleu V., Vergne Ph., Nélias D., Bercea M., Rheological Behavior of Mineral Oils Additived with Polyethylene, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference of Tribology Balkan’Trib 99, Sinaia, 2-4 iunie 1999, vol. III, p. 143-150
  • Bercea M., Bercea I., Performances in Lubrification by Using Polymer Additives, Volumul Conferintei Internationale de Stiinta si Ingineria Materialelor BRAsov MATeriale ‘99, 3-5 februarie 1999, p. 342-347
  • Ioan S., Bercea M., Ioan C., Morariu S., Simionescu B.C., Specific Phenomena in Dilute Solutions of Oligomers, Volumul Conferintei Internationale de Stiinta si Ingineria Materialelor BRAsov MATeriale ’99, 3-5 februarie 1999, p. 312-318
  • Morariu S., Bercea M., Ioan C., Ioan S., Simionescu B.C., Viscometric Study of Polyacrylonitrile Solutions over a Large Domain of Concentrations, A XXIV-a Sesiune Nationala de Comunicari Stiintifice, 7-9 octombrie 1998, Caciulata-Valcea, vol. II, p. 674-679
  • Ioan C., Vernet J.-L., Bercea M., Simionescu B.C., Semidilute Solutions of Ultrahigh Molecular Weight Poly(Methyl Methacrylate) Submitted to Sinusoidal Oscillations, A XXIV-a Sesiune Nationala de Comunicari Stiintifice, 7-9 octombrie 1998, Caciulata-Valcea, vol. II, p. 668-673
  • Bercea M., Morariu S., Ioan S., Simionescu B.C., Conformational Characteristics of Polystyrene in Dilute Solutions of Ethyl Acetate, A XXIV-a Sesiune Nationala de Comunicari Stiintifice, 7-9 octombrie 1998, Caciulata-Valcea, vol. II, p. 662-667
  • Bercea M., Bercea I., Olaru D.N., The Behavior of Polymer-in-Oil Suspension in Concentrated Contracts, Analele Conferintei Internationale TURBO ’98, 13-15 iulie 1998, vol. II, p. 307-314
  • Bercea M., Bercea I., Olaru D.N., Polymers as Additives for the Lubricant Oils, Lucrarile Conferintei VAREHD 9, Suceava, 5-6 iunie 1998, p. 105-114
  • Olaru D.N., Bercea M., Bercea I., The Behaviour of Lubricant Oils Blended with Olefin Polymers, Industrial and Automotive Lubrication, Suppl, p. 203 – 215 (1998), Ed. Wilfred J. Bartz, Technische Akademie Esslingen (Germany)
  • Bercea M., Bercea I., Pohontu M., Olaru D.N., The Performances of Thickned Polymer-Lubricant Oils in Rolling Bearing, Industrial and Automotive Lubrication, vol. I, p. 601-615 (1998), Ed. Wilfred J. Bartz, Technishe Akademie Esslingen (Germany)
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