Artificial Nacre-like Bionanocomposite Films from the Self-Assembly of Chitosan–Montmorillonite Hybrid Building Blocks

Authors

  • Hong-Bin Yao,

    1. Division of Nanomaterials and Chemistry, Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at Microscale, Department of Chemistry, National Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui 230026 (P.R. China), Fax: (+86) 551-360-3040 http://staff.ustc.edu.cn/∼yulab/
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  • Zhi-Hua Tan,

    1. Division of Nanomaterials and Chemistry, Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at Microscale, Department of Chemistry, National Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui 230026 (P.R. China), Fax: (+86) 551-360-3040 http://staff.ustc.edu.cn/∼yulab/
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  • Hai-Yu Fang,

    1. Division of Nanomaterials and Chemistry, Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at Microscale, Department of Chemistry, National Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui 230026 (P.R. China), Fax: (+86) 551-360-3040 http://staff.ustc.edu.cn/∼yulab/
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  • Prof. Dr. Shu-Hong Yu

    Corresponding author
    1. Division of Nanomaterials and Chemistry, Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at Microscale, Department of Chemistry, National Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui 230026 (P.R. China), Fax: (+86) 551-360-3040 http://staff.ustc.edu.cn/∼yulab/
    • Division of Nanomaterials and Chemistry, Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at Microscale, Department of Chemistry, National Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui 230026 (P.R. China), Fax: (+86) 551-360-3040 http://staff.ustc.edu.cn/∼yulab/
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  • S.H.Y. acknowledges the funding support from the National Basic Research Program of China (2010CB934700), the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Nos. 91022032, 50732006), and the International Science & Technology Cooperation Program of China (2010DFA41170).

Abstract

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„Mauer“-Mikrostrukturen von künstlichen Chitosan-Montmorillonit(MTM)-Bionanokompositfilmen lassen sich leicht aus Chitosan-MTM-Hybridnanoblättern herstellen (siehe Bild). Die feuerhemmenden Perlmutt-artigen Filme verfügen über eine höhere mechanische Leistungsfähigkeit (Young-Modul: 10 GPa, Zugfestigkeit: 100 MPa) als ein Film, der auf herkömmliche Weise hergestellt wurde.

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