Designing Cellulose Nanofibrils for Stabilization of Fluid Interfaces.

  title={Designing Cellulose Nanofibrils for Stabilization of Fluid Interfaces.},
  author={Pascal Bertsch and Mario Arcari and Thomas Geue and Raffaele Mezzenga and Gustav Nystr{\"o}m and Peter Fischer},
Particles of biological origin are of increasing interest for the Pickering stabilization of biocompatible and environmentally friendly foams and emulsions. Cellulose nanofibrils (CNFs) are readily employed in that respect, however, the underlying mechanisms of interfacial stabilization remain widely unknown. For instance, it has not been resolved why CNFs are unable to stabilize foams while efficiently stabilizing emulsions. Here, we produce CNFs with varying contour length and charge density… 

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