Cellulosic Bionanocomposites: A Review of Preparation, Properties and Applications

  title={Cellulosic Bionanocomposites: A Review of Preparation, Properties and Applications},
  author={G. Siqueira and J. Bras and A. Dufresne},
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—called cellulose nanocrystals or microfibrillated cellulose (MFC)—to be obtained. Recently, such cellulose nanoparticles have been the focus of an exponentially increasing number of works or reviews devoted to understanding such materials and their applications. Major studies over the last decades have… Expand
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  • A. Dufresne
  • Materials Science, Medicine
  • Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology
  • 2006
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