Characteristics and properties of carboxylated cellulose nanocrystals prepared from a novel one-step procedure

Alfred C.W. Leung, Sabahudin Hrapovic, Edmond Lam, Yali Liu, Keith B. Male, Khaled A. Mahmoud, John H.T. Luong

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Abstract

High quality cellulose nanocrystals are synthesized using a simple one-step procedure with ammonium persulfate. This versatile method processes a variety of cellulosic biomass without the need for pretreatments to remove non- cellulosic plant contents.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)302-305
Number of pages4
JournalSmall
Volume7
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 7 Feb 2011

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Keywords

  • cellulose nanocrystals
  • cellulose nanowhiskers
  • nanocomposites
  • nanoparticles
  • nanotechnology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Biomaterials
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Science(all)

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