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Raman analysis and mapping of cellulose nanocrystal-polypropylene composite
In this study, Raman spectroscopy was used to investigate the spatial distribution of cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs) in extruded...Author(s):Umesh P. Agarwal; R. Sabo; Richard S. Reiner; Craig Merrill Clemons; Alan W. RudieYear:2009Keywords:Nanotechnology, cellulose fibers, cellulose, chemical composition, composite materials, mechanical properties, fiber-reinforced plastics, fibrous composites, thermoplastic composites, elasticity, modulus of elasticity, nanostructured materials, crystallization, Raman spectroscopy, wood-plastic composites, polypropylene, extrusion process, tensile strength, nanocomposites, nanocrystals, wood-plastic materialsSource:Proceedings of the 15th International Symposium on Wood, Fiber and Pulping Chemistry, Oslo, Norway, (July 15-18, 2009). Oslo, Norway : Congress-Conference AS, 2009: Paper no. P-131_ISWFPC_Nano_composite_mapping
In this study, Raman spectroscopy was used to investigate the spatial distribution of cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs) in extruded...