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Patents

Hequet E.F., N. Abidi. 2003. Cotton Stickiness Evaluation by Means of Multi-Temperature Testing. US 6,520,007 B2. February 18, 2003.

Hequet E.F., H. Sari-Sarraf, A. Pai. 2005. Identification of Cotton Contaminants with X-Ray Microtomographic Image Analysis. US 6,870,897 B2. March 22, 2005.


BOOKS:

Hequet E.F. and N. Abidi. Sticky Cotton Measurements and Fiber Processing, Texas Tech University Press. December 2006, ISBN 10: 0-89672-590-1.

Hequet E. (Senior Editor), T.J. Henneberry, and R.L. Nichols. 2007. Sticky Cotton: Causes, Effects, and Prevention. USDA-ARS. Technical Bulletin 1915. 210 pages.


BOOK CHAPTERS:

Hequet, E. 1998. Determinacion de la qualidad del algodon. Technologia de la fibra de algodon. Direccion General de Investigacion y Formacion Agraria Servicio de Publicaciones y Divulgation. Cursos Superiores 3/98. I.S.B.N. 84-89802-39-4. p. 279-330.

Hequet, E. 1998. Contaminacion por pegajosidad. Technologia de la fibra de algodon. Direccion General de Investigacion y Formacion Agraria Servicio de Publicaciones y Divulgation. Cursos Superiores 3/98. I.S.B.N. 84-89802-39-4. p. 341-358.                                                   

Frisvold G.B., R.E. Tronstad, R.L. Nichols, M.D. Watson, and E.F. Hequet. 2007. Scope and economic impact of sticky cotton in “Sticky cotton – causes, impacts and prevention”. United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS), Washington, D.C.

Naranjo S.E., E. Hequet. 2007. Sticky cotton sampling in “Sticky cotton – causes, impacts and prevention”. United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS), Washington, D.C.

Hequet E.F., N. Abidi, G. Gamble, M. Watson. 2007. Measurement of stickiness in “Sticky cotton – causes, impacts and prevention”. United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS), Washington, D.C.

Hequet E.F., N. Abidi, M. Watson, D. McAlister. 2007. Fiber processing in “Sticky cotton – causes, impacts and prevention”. United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS), Washington, D.C.


Refereed Journals:
2004

Turner C.N., H. Sari-Sarraf, E.F. Hequet, N. Abidi, S.H. Lee. 2004. Preliminary validation of a fabric smoothness assessment system, Journal of Electronic Imaging, 13(3) 418-427.

Pai A., H. Sari-Sarraf, E.F. Hequet. 2004. Recognition of cotton contaminants via X-ray microtomographic image analysis, IEEE Transactions On Industry Applications, 40(1) 77-85.

Abidi N., E. Hequet. 2004. Cotton Fabric Graft Copolymerization using Microwave Plasma. Part I: UATR-FTIR Study, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 93(1) 145-154.

Herring A.D., D. L. Auld, M. D. Ethridge, E. F. Hequet, E. Bechere, C. J. Green, R. G. Cantrell. 2004. Inheritance of fiber quality and lint yield in a chemically mutated population of cotton, Euphytica, 136: 333-339.

Krifa M. and Ethridge M. D., 2004. “A Qualitative Approach to Estimating Cotton Spinnability Limits”. Textile Research Journal, 74 (7): 611-616.


2005

Abidi N., C.N. Turner, E.F. Hequet, H. Sari-Sarraf. 2005. Objective evaluation of durable press treatment and fabric smoothness rating, Textile Research Journal, 75(1) 19-29.

Abidi N., E. Hequet, C. Turner, 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.

Abidi N., E. Hequet. 2005. HPLC of insect honeydew deposits collected from the high speed stickiness detector. Textile Research Journal, 75(4), 362-370.

Abidi N., E. Hequet. 2005. Cotton fabric graft copolymerization using microwave Plasma. II. Physical Properties, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 98, 896-902.

Hequet E., N. Abidi, D. Ethridge. 2005. Processing Sticky Cotton: Effect of Stickiness on Yarn Quality, Textile Research Journal, 75(5) 402-410.

Hequet E., N. Abidi. 2005. Effects of the Origin of the Honeydew Contamination on Cotton Spinning Performances, Textile Research Journal, 75(10) 699-709.

Abidi N., E. Hequet. 2005. Fourier Transform Infrared analysis of trehalulose and sticky cotton yarn defects using ZnSe-Diamond UATR, Textile Research Journal, 75(9) 645-652.

Barton F.E., J.D. Bargeron, G.R. Gamble. D.L. McAlister, E.F. Hequet. 2005. Analysis of sticky cotton by near-infrared spectroscopy, Applied spectroscopy, 59(11) 1388-1392.


2006

N. Abidi, A. Sivade, D. Bourret, A. Larbot, B. Boutevin, F. Guida-Pietrasanta, A. Ratsimihelty. 2006. Surface modification of mesoporous membranes by fluoro-silane coupling reagent for CO2 separation, Journal of Membrane Science, 270, 101-107.

Tarimala S., N. Kothari, N. Abidi, E. Hequet, J. Fralick, 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.

Hequet E., B. Wyatt, N. Abidi, D.P. Thibodeaux. 2006. Creation of a set of reference material for cotton fiber maturity measurements, Textile Research Journal, 76(7) 576-586.

Krifa, M. and Ethridge M. D., 2006. Compact Spinning Effect on Cotton Yarn Quality: Interactions with Fiber Characteristics. Textile Research Journal, 76(5): 388-399.

Krifa, M., 2006. Fiber Length Distribution in Cotton Processing: Dominant Features and Interactions Effects. Textile Research Journal, 76(5): 426-435.”


2007

Abidi N., E. Hequet, S. Tarimala, 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.

Abidi N., E. Hequet. 2007. Thermogravimetric Analysis of Cotton fibers and Relationships with their Physical Properties, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 103 (6), 3476-3482.

Abidi N., E. Hequet. 2007. FTIR Analysis of Cotton Contamination, Textile Research Journal, 77(2) 77-84.

Haigler C. H., B. Singh, D. Zhang, S. Hwang, C. Wu, X. Cai, M. Hozain, W. Kang, B. Kiedaisch, R. Strauss, E. Hequet, B. Wyatt, G. Jividen, S. Holaday. 2007. Transgenic cotton over-producing spinach phosphate synthase showed enhanced leaf sucrose synthesis and improved fiber quality under controlled environmental conditions, Plant Molecular Biology, 63:815-832.

Abidi N., E. Hequet, S. Tarimala. 2007. Functionalization of cotton fabric with vinyltrimethoxysilane, Textile Research Journal, 77(9): 668-674.

Benzina H., E. Hequet, N. Abidi, J-Y. Drean, O. Harzallah. 2007. Using Fiber Elongation to Improve Genetic Screening in Cotton Breeding Programs, Textile Research Journal, 77(10): 770-778.

Allen, E., Khoujmane A., Krifa M. and Simsek H., 2007. “A Stochastic Differential Equation Model for Cotton Fiber Breakage”. Neural, Parallel and Scientific Computations, 15(2): 181-192.

Bechere, E., Auld D. L., Cantrell R. G., Hequet E., Krifa M., Misra S. and Smith C. W., 2007. “Registration of TTU 0774-3-3 and 0808-1-6-1 Upland Cotton Germplasm Lines with Improved Fiber Length and Strength”. Journal of Plant Registration, 1(1): 58-59.

Auld, D. L., Bechere E., Krifa M., Kebede H., Hequet E., Wright R. and Misra S., 2007. “Registration of 'Raider 276' (Holland 338-276-1-3-4), a High Yielding, Improved Quality Upland Mutant Cotton Cultivar”. Journal of Plant Registration, 1(2): 115-116.


2008

Gururajan A., H. Sari-Sarraf, E. F. Hequet. 2008. Statistical Approach to Unsupervised Defect Detection and Multi-Scale Localization in Two-Texture Images, Optical Engineering 47(2), 027202-1-10.

Abidi N., E. Hequet, L. Cabrales, J. Gannaway, T. Wilkins, L.W. Wells (2008). Evaluating Cell Wall Structure and Composition of Developing Cotton Fibers using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy and Thermogravimetric AnalysisJournal of Applied Polymer Science, 107(1): 476-486.

Krifa, M., 2008. “Fiber Length Distribution in Cotton Processing: A Finite Mixture Distribution Model”. Textile Research Journal (in press).

Krifa, M., Gourlot J.-P., Frydrych R. and Dréan J.-Y., 2008. “Effect of Seed-Coat Fragments on Cotton Yarn Structure: Impact of Fragment Size, Attached Fibres, and Position within Yarn Core”. Journal of the Textile Institute, (in press).

 

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