Chapter 4. Tools to Probe Nanoscale Surface Phenomena in Cellulose Thin Films: Applications in the Area of Adsorption and Friction

  1. Lucian A. Lucia2,3 and
  2. Orlando J. Rojas2
  1. Junlong Song2,
  2. Yan Li1,
  3. Juan P. Hinestroza1 and
  4. Orlando J. Rojas2

Published Online: 21 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444307474.ch4

The Nanoscience and Technology of Renewable Biomaterials

The Nanoscience and Technology of Renewable Biomaterials

How to Cite

Song, J., Li, Y., Hinestroza, J. P. and Rojas, O. J. (2009) Tools to Probe Nanoscale Surface Phenomena in Cellulose Thin Films: Applications in the Area of Adsorption and Friction, 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.ch4

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 Fiber Science & Apparel Design, Cornell University, Ithaca, 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

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • surfaces and interfaces in material interactions;
  • polymer adsorption;
  • polyampholyte application in fiber modification;
  • isoelectric point (IEP);
  • cellulose thin films;
  • Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) and Quartz Crystal Microbalance (QCM);
  • surface plasmon resonance schematics;
  • lubricant degradation measured via QCM;
  • Lateral Force Microscopy (LFM)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Polyampholytes Applications in Fiber Modification

  • Cellulose Thin Films

  • Friction Phenomena in Cellulose Systems

  • Lubrication

  • Boundary Layer Lubrication

  • Techniques to Study Adsorption and Friction Phenomena

  • Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR)

  • Quartz Crystal Microbalance with Dissipation (QCM)

  • Application of SPR and QCM to Probe Adsorbed Films

  • Lateral Force Microscopy

  • Summary

  • Acknowledgements

  • References