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Title: Emerging Applications of Cellulose-based Green Magnetic Nanocomposites

Source: Vacuum Technology & Coating , September 2010

Author(s)Wang, Tao; Cai, Zhiyong; Liu, Lei; Bayer, Ilker S.; Biswas, Abhijit

Publication Year: 2010  View PDF »

Category: Journal Articles
Associated Research Project(s):   FPL-4706-2A

Abstract: The term ″nanocomposites″ was coined in early 1980′s to designate a class of heterogeneous materials composed of two or more solid phases with at least one dimension less than 100 nm. The constituent solid phases can be virtually anymaterial including amorphous, crystalline or semicrystalline phases. Research in this area has greatly impacted on our society and everyday life both scientifically and technologically, and this trend will no doubt accelerate as we migrate to an increasingly complicated technological world. The underlying rationale for these enormous advances stems from the general belief that by integrating differentmaterials andmanipulating the internal structures on the nanoscale, we will be able to generatemany exciting novel materials with tailored and improved properties as well as new synergistic properties that are impossible to achieve in any of the parent constituent materials. Indeed, the past decades witnessed this idea turn into a reality.

Keywords: Nanostructured materials, nanotechnology, technological innovations, microstructure, cellulose chemistry, composite materials, nanocomposites, nanocrystals, crystallization, chemical composition, nanoparticles, biotechnology, nanofibers, magnetite, biocomposites, nanocellulose, crystalline cellulose, crystallinity, cellulosic fibers, magnetic nanoparticles

Publication Review Process: Formally Refereed

File size: 500 kb(s)

Date posted: 10/17/2011

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RITS Product ID: 40137
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Cai, Zhiyong
Supervisory Research Materials Engineer

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