Nanocomposite film prepared by depositing xylan on cellulose nanowhiskers matrixAuthor(s): Qining Sun; Anurag Mandalika; Thomas Elder; Sandeep S. Nair; Xianzhi Meng; Fang Huang; Art J. Ragauskas
Source: Green Chemistry
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Southern Research Station
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DescriptionNovel bionanocomposite films have been prepared by depositing xylan onto cellulose nanowhiskers through a pH adjustment. Analysis of strength properties, water vapour transmission, transparency, surface morphology and thermal decomposition showed the enhancement of film performance. This provides a new green route to the utilization of biomass for sustainable biomaterials production.
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CitationSun, Qining; Mandalika, Anurag; Elder, Thomas; Nair, Sandeep S.; Meng, Xianzhi; Huang, Fang; Ragauskas, Art J. 2014. Nanocomposite film prepared by depositing xylan on cellulose nanowhiskers matrix. Green Chemistry, 16:3458-3462. 5 p.
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