Discovery of Cellulose as a Smart Material

  title={Discovery of Cellulose as a Smart Material},
  author={Jaehwan Kim and Sungryul Yun and Zoubeida Ounaies},
The past 10 years has witnessed a renewed interest in cellulose research and application, sparked mostly by technological interests in renewable raw materials and more environmentally friendly and sustainable resources. In this paper, we further expand the current knowledge in cellulose applications and technologies by reporting our discovery of cellulose as a smart material that can be used for biomimetic sensor/actuator devices and micro-electromechanical systems. This smart cellulose is… CONTINUE READING


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