Microfibrillated cellulose and new nanocomposite materials: a review

  title={Microfibrillated cellulose and new nanocomposite materials: a review},
  author={Istv{\'a}n Sir{\'o} and David Plackett},
Due to their abundance, high strength and stiffness, low weight and biodegradability, nano-scale cellulose fiber materials (e.g., microfibrillated cellulose and bacterial cellulose) serve as promising candidates for bio-nanocomposite production. Such new high-value materials are the subject of continuing research and are commercially interesting in terms of new products from the pulp and paper industry and the agricultural sector. Cellulose nanofibers can be extracted from various plant sources… 
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