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Title: Cross-Linked Nanocellulosic Materials and Their Applications

Abstract

Nanocelluloses (NCs) have remarkable mechanical properties and contain abundant surface functional groups that can be modified or cross-linked with other materials. They have been widely used as an environment-friendly reinforcing agent in polymer composites. However, for applications that are carried out in humid environments or aqueous suspensions, hydrophilicity of NCs lower their mechanical integrity. Hence, cross-linking techniques have been investigated in recent years for preparing NC-based materials that are dimensionally stable under humid or aqueous environments and have better physicochemical properties. This Minireview examines the quickly growing field of cross-linked NC-based materials, which have many benefits including improved aqueous, structural, mechanical, and thermal stability. In addition, the potential application of cross-linked NC-based materials in adsorption of heavy metal is discussed.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [1];  [3]; ORCiD logo [4]
  1. Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States)
  2. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
  3. Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States); Chinese Academy of Forestry, Nanjing (China)
  4. Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States); Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
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Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1606680
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
ChemSusChem
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 13; Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 1864-5631
Publisher:
ChemPubSoc Europe
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; adsorption; biomass; heavy metal ions; nanocellulose; nanomaterials

Citation Formats

Liang, Luna, Bhagia, Samarthya, Li, Mi, Huang, Chen, and Ragauskas, Arthur J. Cross-Linked Nanocellulosic Materials and Their Applications. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. https://doi.org/10.1002/cssc.201901676.
Liang, Luna, Bhagia, Samarthya, Li, Mi, Huang, Chen, & Ragauskas, Arthur J. Cross-Linked Nanocellulosic Materials and Their Applications. United States. https://doi.org/10.1002/cssc.201901676
Liang, Luna, Bhagia, Samarthya, Li, Mi, Huang, Chen, and Ragauskas, Arthur J. Thu . "Cross-Linked Nanocellulosic Materials and Their Applications". United States. https://doi.org/10.1002/cssc.201901676. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1606680.
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title = {Cross-Linked Nanocellulosic Materials and Their Applications},
author = {Liang, Luna and Bhagia, Samarthya and Li, Mi and Huang, Chen and Ragauskas, Arthur J.},
abstractNote = {Nanocelluloses (NCs) have remarkable mechanical properties and contain abundant surface functional groups that can be modified or cross-linked with other materials. They have been widely used as an environment-friendly reinforcing agent in polymer composites. However, for applications that are carried out in humid environments or aqueous suspensions, hydrophilicity of NCs lower their mechanical integrity. Hence, cross-linking techniques have been investigated in recent years for preparing NC-based materials that are dimensionally stable under humid or aqueous environments and have better physicochemical properties. This Minireview examines the quickly growing field of cross-linked NC-based materials, which have many benefits including improved aqueous, structural, mechanical, and thermal stability. In addition, the potential application of cross-linked NC-based materials in adsorption of heavy metal is discussed.},
doi = {10.1002/cssc.201901676},
journal = {ChemSusChem},
number = 1,
volume = 13,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {8}
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