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Nanocellulose: Fundamentals towards the Development of Materials

Nanocellulose: Fundamentals towards the Development of Materials

Jin Huang, Ning Lin, Julien Bras, Alain Dufresne

ISBN: 978-3-527-34269-3

Mar 2019

450 pages

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A thorough introduction to the structure, properties, surface modification, theory, mechanism of composites, and functional materials derived from nanocellulose. The book summarizes the three kinds of nanocellulose, cellulose nanocrystals, cellulose nanofibrils and bacterial cellulose, as well as their production, modification and novel applications. In addition, it includes the latest progress with respect to the development of a conceptual framework of nanocellulose, the relationship between structure and properties, and the construction of theory and technology.
Essential reading for specialist researchers in chemistry, materials and nanotechnology science, as well as of interest to researchers in industry and academia.
Chapter 1. Introduction to nanocellulose
Jin Huang, Julien Bras, Ning Lin and Alain Dufresne
Chapter 2. Structure and properties of cellulose nanocrystals
Peter R. Chang and Jin Huang
Chapter 3. Structure and properties of cellulose nanofibrils
Julien Bras
Chapter 4. Structure and properties of bacterial cellulose
Dieter Klemm or Guang Yang
Chapter 5. Current status of nanocomposites based on nanocelluloses
Youssef Habibi
Chapter 6. Surface modification of nanocellulose in the nanocomposites development
Jin Huang, Ning Lin and Peter R. Chang
Chapter 7. Reinforcing mechanism of cellulose nanocrystals in nanocomposites
Jin Huang, Alain Dufresne and Ning Lin
Chapter 8. Role of cellulose nanofibrils in nanocomposites
Alain Dufresne and Julien Bras
Chapter 9. Advanced materials based on self-organization of cellulose nanocrystals
Christoph Weder
Chapter 10. Potential application based on colloidal properties of cellulose nanocrystals
Shiyu Fu or Gang Chen
Chapter 11. Strategies to explore biomedical application of nanocellulose
Ning Lin and Jin Huang
Chapter 12. Application of nanocellulose in energy materials and devices
Hanieh Kargarzadeh and Ishak Ahmad
Chapter 13. Other exploration on high-value applications of nanocellulose
Jean-Marie Raquez and/or Alessandra de Almeida Lucas

Besides the four editors, other potential contributors will be invited:
Dr. Peter R. Chang (Bioproducts and Bioprocesses National Science Program, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
Dr. Guang Yang (Huazhong University of Science and Technology)
Dr. Youssef Habibi ((Université de Mons)
Dr. Jean-Marie Raquez (Université de Mons)
Dr. Alessandra de Almeida Lucas (Federal University of SaoCarlos)