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Issue 7, 2011
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Cellulose nanomaterials review: structure, properties and nanocomposites

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Abstract

This critical review provides a processing-structure-property perspective on recent advances in cellulose nanoparticles and composites produced from them. It summarizes cellulose nanoparticles in terms of particle morphology, crystal structure, and properties. Also described are the self-assembly and rheological properties of cellulose nanoparticle suspensions. The methodology of composite processing and resulting properties are fully covered, with an emphasis on neat and high fraction cellulose composites. Additionally, advances in predictive modeling from molecular dynamic simulations of crystalline cellulose to the continuum modeling of composites made with such particles are reviewed (392 references).

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The article was received on 15 Sep 2010 and first published on 12 May 2011


Article type: Critical Review
DOI: 10.1039/C0CS00108B
Citation: Chem. Soc. Rev., 2011,40, 3941-3994
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    Cellulose nanomaterials review: structure, properties and nanocomposites

    R. J. Moon, A. Martini, J. Nairn, J. Simonsen and J. Youngblood, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2011, 40, 3941
    DOI: 10.1039/C0CS00108B

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