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Biopolymer Nanocomposites: Processing, Properties, and by Alain Dufresne,Sabu Thomas,Laly A. Pothan

By Alain Dufresne,Sabu Thomas,Laly A. Pothan

Sets forth the recommendations had to create an unlimited array of priceless biopolymer nanocomposites

Interest in biopolymer nanocomposites is hovering. not just are they eco-friendly and sustainable fabrics, they could even be used to strengthen a huge variety of important items with certain homes, from therapeutics to coatings to packaging fabrics. With contributions from a global workforce of top nanoscientists and fabrics researchers, this booklet attracts jointly and reports the newest advancements and methods in biopolymer nano-composites. It describes the instruction, processing, houses, and purposes of bio- polymer nanocomposites built from chitin, starch, and cellulose, 3 renewable resources.

Biopolymer Nanocomposites includes a logical association and strategy that make it effortless for readers to take complete good thing about the most recent technology and expertise in designing those fabrics and constructing new items and functions. It starts with a bankruptcy reviewing our present figuring out of bionanocomposites. subsequent, the booklet covers such themes as:

  • Morphological and thermal investigations of chitin-based nanocomposites
  • Applications of starch nanoparticle and starch-based bionanocomposites
  • Spectroscopic characterization of renewable nanoparticles and their composites
  • Nanocellulosic items and their applications
  • Protein-based nanocomposites for nutrients packaging

Throughout the publication, distinctive case experiences of commercial purposes underscore the original demanding situations and possibilities in constructing and dealing with biopolymer nanocomposites. There also are lots of figures to aid readers appreciate key techniques and techniques.

Exploring the total variety of functions, Biopolymer Nanocomposites is usually recommended for researchers in a huge diversity of industries and disciplines, together with biomedical engineering, fabrics technological know-how, actual chemistry, chemical engineering, and polymer technology. All readers will the way to create eco-friendly, sustainable items and functions utilizing those greatly flexible materials.

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