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Title: Introduction to the special issue on nanocellulose composites

Source: Journal of Renewable Materials. 4(5): 295-296.

Author(s)Clemons, Craig; Pilla, Srikanth

Publication Year: 2016  View PDF »

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

Abstract: Cellulose nanomaterials (CNs) are at the convergence of nanotechnology and bio-sourced material trends and are currently of considerable interest. CNs are a new class of nano-scale, cellulose-based building blocks extracted from trees and plants as well as certain animals, bacteria, and algae. CNs are not a single material type but a family of materials with different characteristics, which largely result from differences in source and preparation methodology. Here we focus on plant- and tree-derived CNs.

Keywords: Cellulose nanomaterials; cellulose nanofibrils; cellulose nanocrystals; nanocellulose composites; cellulose nanocomposites

Publication Review Process: Non-Refereed (Other)

File size: 44 kb(s)

Date posted: 10/06/2017
RITS Product ID: 88635
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Clemons, Craig M.
Materials Research Engineer

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