Nanocomposite film prepared by depositing xylan on cellulose nanowhiskers matrix

  • Authors: Sun, Qining; Mandalika, Anurag; Elder, Thomas; Nair, Sandeep S.; Meng, Xianzhi; Huang, Fang; Ragauskas, Art J.
  • Publication Year: 2014
  • Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
  • Source: Green Chemistry
  • DOI: 10.1039/c4gc00793j

Abstract

Novel bionanocomposite films have been prepared by depositing xylan onto cellulose nanowhiskers through a pH adjustment. Analysis of strength properties, water vapour transmission, transparency, surface morphology and thermal decomposition showed the enhancement of film performance. This provides a new green route to the utilization of biomass for sustainable biomaterials production.

  • Citation: Sun, Qining; Mandalika, Anurag; Elder, Thomas; Nair, Sandeep S.; Meng, Xianzhi; Huang, Fang; Ragauskas, Art J. 2014. Nanocomposite film prepared by depositing xylan on cellulose nanowhiskers matrix. Green Chemistry, 16:3458-3462. 5 p.
  • Posted Date: September 18, 2014
  • Modified Date: May 11, 2015
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