Chapter 1. A Fundamental Review of the Relationships between Nanotechnology and Lignocellulosic Biomass

  1. Lucian A. Lucia3,4 and
  2. Orlando J. Rojas3
  1. Theodore H. Wegner1 and
  2. E. Philip Jones2

Published Online: 21 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444307474.ch1

The Nanoscience and Technology of Renewable Biomaterials

The Nanoscience and Technology of Renewable Biomaterials

How to Cite

Wegner, T. H. and Jones, E. P. (2009) A Fundamental Review of the Relationships between Nanotechnology and Lignocellulosic Biomass, in The Nanoscience and Technology of Renewable Biomaterials (eds L. A. Lucia and O. J. Rojas), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444307474.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Forest Biomaterials, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA

  2. 4

    Department of Wood and Paper Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    US Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, USA

  2. 2

    Americas Paper Division, Imerys, Roswell, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 SEP 2009
  2. Published Print: 25 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405167864

Online ISBN: 9781444307474

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Keywords:

  • nanotechnology and lignocellulosic biomass relationship;
  • renewable lignocellulosic and cellulosic biomaterials;
  • nanoscience and renewable biomaterial technology;
  • Green Chemistry and Green Engineering;
  • principles of Green Engineering;
  • nanotechnology-enabled product possibilities;
  • nanotechnology in liquid biofuel production from lignocellulosic biomass;
  • nanotechnology in forest products industry;
  • soft matter physics and nanotechnology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Use of Lignocellulosic-based Materials

  • Green Chemistry and Green Engineering

  • Nanotechnology

  • Nanotechnology-enabled Product Possibilities

  • Wood Nanodimensional Structure and Composition

  • Nanomanufacturing

  • Nanotechnology Health and Safety Issues

  • Instrumentation, Metrology, and Standards for Nanotechnology

  • A Nanotechnology Agenda for the Forest Products Industry

  • Forest Products Industry Technology Priorities

  • Nanotechnology Priority Areas to Meet the Needs of the Forest Products Industry

  • Summary

  • References