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Issue 27, 2016

Use of nanocellulose in printed electronics: a review

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Abstract

Since the last decade, interest in cellulose nanomaterials known as nanocellulose has been growing. Nanocellulose has various applications ranging from composite reinforcement to rheological modifiers. Recently, nanocellulose has been shown to have great potential in flexible printed electronics applications. The property of nanocellulose to form self-standing thermally stable films has been exploited for producing transparent and smooth substrates for printed electronics. However, other than substrates, the field of printed electronics involves the use of inks, various processing methods and the production of flexible electronic devices. This review aims at providing an overview of the use and potential of nanocellulose throughout the printed electronics field.

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Submitted
13 Apr 2016
Accepted
29 May 2016
First published
31 May 2016

Nanoscale, 2016,8, 13131-13154
Article type
Review Article

Use of nanocellulose in printed electronics: a review

F. Hoeng, A. Denneulin and J. Bras, Nanoscale, 2016, 8, 13131 DOI: 10.1039/C6NR03054H

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