Chapter 10. Cellulose Nanocrystals in Polymer Matrices

  1. Lucian A. Lucia2,3 and
  2. Orlando J. Rojas2
  1. John Simonsen1 and
  2. Youssef Habibi2

Published Online: 21 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444307474.ch10

The Nanoscience and Technology of Renewable Biomaterials

The Nanoscience and Technology of Renewable Biomaterials

How to Cite

Simonsen, J. and Habibi, Y. (2009) Cellulose Nanocrystals in Polymer Matrices, 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.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Wood Science & Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA

  2. 2

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

  • cellulose chemical structure;
  • cellulose nanocrystals in polymer matrices;
  • polymer nanocomposite systems;
  • CNXL-reinforced nanocomposites;
  • CNXLs in hydrophilic system (PVOH);
  • cellulose nanocrystals (CNXLs);
  • CNXL-filled polymer composites;
  • CNXL material science

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Background on CNXL Material Science

  • Polymer Nanocomposite Systems

  • Thermal Properties

  • Mechanical Properties

  • Transport Properties

  • References