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Title: Improved methods for analyzing (bio)chemical interactions with wood

Source: 2009 Wood and Fiber Product Seminar: VTT and USDA Joint Activity, September 22-23, 2009. Edited by Ali Harlin & Minna Vikman. (VTT Symposium 263) Helsinki, Finland : VTT, c2010. 176, A3 p. ISBN 978-951-38-7589-3.

Author(s)Frihart, Charles; Hunt, Chris; Yelle, Daniel; Jakes, Joseph

Publication Year: 2010  View PDF »

Category: Journal Articles
Associated Research Project(s):   FPL-4707-2A

Abstract: The chemical and structural complexity of wood has made it difficult to understand the details of wood structure, its alteration when modified by chemical, biochemical, or genetic means, and its interaction with adhesives and coatings. This limitation has led us to the develop tools that can better measure nanoscale properties. These tools include methods for two dimensional solution NMR, advanced nanoindentation analysis, and quantization of reactive oxygen species. These tools have been used to evaluate chemical and biochemical processes with wood.

Keywords: Wood chemistry, glue, adhesives, nanotechnology, wood anatomy, nanostructured materials, coatings, genetic analysis, nuclear magnetic resonance, chemical reactions, active oxygen, mechanical properties, nanoindentation, gluing

Publication Review Process: Non-Refereed (Other)

File size: 241 kb(s)

Date posted: 07/15/2010
RITS Product ID: 35766
Current FPL Scientists associated with this product (listed alphabetically)
Frihart, Charles R.
Research Chemist
Hunt, Christopher G.
Research Chemist
Jakes, Joseph
Research Materials Engineer
Yelle, Daniel
Research Forest Products Technologist
  

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