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Microfibrillated cellulose - its barrier properties and applications in cellulosic materials: a review.
Interest in microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) has been increasing exponentially. During the last decade, this bio-based nanomaterial was essentially used in nanocomposites for its reinforcementExpand
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Nanocellulose: From Nature to High Performance Tailored Materials
This specialist monograph provides an overview of the recent research on the fundamental and applied properties of nanoparticles extracted from cellulose, the most abundant polymer on the planet andExpand
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Review: current international research into cellulose nanofibres and nanocomposites
This paper provides an overview of recent progress made in the area of cellulose nanofibre-based nanocomposites. An introduction into the methods used to isolate cellulose nanofibres (nanowhiskers,Expand
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Cellulosic Bionanocomposites: A Review of Preparation, Properties and Applications
Cellulose is the most abundant biomass material in nature. Extracted from natural fibers, its hierarchical and multi-level organization allows different kinds of nanoscaled cellulosic fillers—calledExpand
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Nanocellulose: a new ageless bionanomaterial
Owing to the hierarchical structure of cellulose, nanoparticles can be extracted from this naturally occurring polymer. Multiple mechanical shearing actions allow the release of more or fewerExpand
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Extraction, preparation and characterization of cellulose fibres and nanocrystals from rice husk
Abstract Cellulose fibres and cellulose nanocrystals were extracted from rice husk. Fibres were obtained by submitting the industrial rice crop to alkali (NaOH) and bleaching treatments. NanocrystalsExpand
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New process of chemical grafting of cellulose nanoparticles with a long chain isocyanate.
Cellulose nanocrystals (or whiskers) and microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) were successfully obtained from sisal fibers and modified with n-octadecyl isocyanate (C(18)H(37)NCO) using two differentExpand
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Effects of hydrolysis conditions on the morphology, crystallinity, and thermal stability of cellulose nanocrystals extracted from kenaf bast fibers
Cellulose nanocrystals (CNC) were first isolated from kenaf bast fibers and then characterized. The raw fibers were subjected to alkali treatment and bleaching treatment and subsequent hydrolysisExpand
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Cellulose-Based Bio- and Nanocomposites: A Review
Cellulose macro- and nanofibers have gained increasing attention due to the high strength and stiffness, biodegradability and renewability, and their production and application in development ofExpand
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Optimization of the preparation of aqueous suspensions of waxy maize starch nanocrystals using a response surface methodology.
Response surface methodology was used to investigate the effect of five selected factors on the selective H(2)SO(4) hydrolysis of waxy maize starch granules. These predictors were temperature, acidExpand
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