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Polylactide (PLA)-based nanocomposites
Abstract In the framework of environmentally friendly processes and products, polylactide (PLA) represents the best polymeric substitutes for various petropolymers because of its renewability,Expand
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Cellulose whiskers reinforced polyvinyl alcohol copolymers nanocomposites
Nanocomposite materials were prepared from copolymers of polyvinyl alcohol and polyvinyl acetate and a colloidal aqueous suspension of cellulose whiskers prepared from cotton linter. The degree ofExpand
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Nanofiber composites of polyvinyl alcohol and cellulose nanocrystals: manufacture and characterization.
Cellulose nanocrystals (CN) were used to reinforce nanofibers in composite mats produced via electrospinning of poly(vinyl alcohol) (PVA) with two different concentrations of acetyl groups. UltrathinExpand
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A comparative study of energy consumption and physical properties of microfibrillated cellulose produced by different processing methods
Microfibrillated celluloses (MFCs) with diameters predominantly in the range of 10–100 nm liberated from larger plant-based fibers have garnered much attention for the use in composites, coatings,Expand
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The effect of chemical composition on microfibrillar cellulose films from wood pulps: water interactions and physical properties for packaging applications
The interactions with water and the physical properties of microfibrillated celluloses (MFCs) and associated films generated from wood pulps of different yields (containing extractives, lignin, andExpand
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Surface modification of inorganic nanoparticles for development of organic–inorganic nanocomposites—A review
Abstract Nanoparticles and nanocomposites are used in a wide range of applications in various fields, such as medicine, textiles, cosmetics, agriculture, optics, food packaging, optoelectronicExpand
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Bionanocomposites based on poly(ε-caprolactone)-grafted cellulose nanocrystals by ring-opening polymerization
A ‘grafting from’ approach was used to graft poly(e-caprolactone) (PCL) polymers to cellulose nanocrystals by Sn(Oct)2-catalyzed ring-opening polymerization (ROP). The grafting efficiency wasExpand
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The effect of chemical composition on microfibrillar cellulose films from wood pulps: mechanical processing and physical properties.
Films of microfibrillated celluloses (MFCs) from pulps of different yields, containing varying amounts of extractives, lignin, and hemicelluloses, were produced by combining refining andExpand
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Key advances in the chemical modification of nanocelluloses.
  • Y. Habibi
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Chemical Society reviews
  • 10 February 2014
Nanocelluloses, including nanocrystalline cellulose, nanofibrillated cellulose and bacterial cellulose nanofibers, have become fascinating building blocks for the design of new biomaterials. DerivedExpand
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One-pot polymerization, surface grafting, and processing of waterborne polyurethane-cellulose nanocrystal nanocomposites
A series of new waterborne polyurethane (WPU)/cellulose nanocrystal (CN) composites have been successfully synthesized viain situpolymerization. The conditions were optimized to induce the graftingExpand
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