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Cellulose—model films and the fundamental approach

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This critical review describes the recent arrival of ultrathin films of cellulose. The methodology of preparation as well as the applications of the films for fundamental research is fully covered. The review places cellulose in a wider scientific context where cellulose research is no longer a field of interest for specialised scientists only. Cellulose and cellulosic materials should interest communities such as biochemists, physical chemists, surface chemists, organic chemists, polymer chemists and also physicists working close the disciplines mentioned. (149 references.)

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Submitted
02 Jun 2006
First published
25 Sep 2006

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2006,35, 1287-1304
Article type
Critical Review

Cellulose—model films and the fundamental approach

E. Kontturi, T. Tammelin and M. Österberg, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2006, 35, 1287
DOI: 10.1039/B601872F

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