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 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
Externally publishedYes

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Ammonium persulfate
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Biomass
ammonium peroxydisulfate

Keywords

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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biomaterials
  • Engineering (miscellaneous)
  • Biotechnology
  • Medicine(all)

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Characteristics and properties of carboxylated cellulose nanocrystals prepared from a novel one-step procedure. / Leung, Alfred C W; Hrapovic, Sabahudin; Lam, Edmond; Liu, Yali; Male, Keith B.; Mahmoud, Khaled; Luong, John H T.

In: Small, Vol. 7, No. 3, 07.02.2011, p. 302-305.

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Leung, Alfred C W ; Hrapovic, Sabahudin ; Lam, Edmond ; Liu, Yali ; Male, Keith B. ; Mahmoud, Khaled ; Luong, John H T. / Characteristics and properties of carboxylated cellulose nanocrystals prepared from a novel one-step procedure. In: Small. 2011 ; Vol. 7, No. 3. pp. 302-305.
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