Lignocellulosics: Renewable Feedstock For (tailored) Functional Materials And Nanotechnology by Ilari FilpponenLignocellulosics: Renewable Feedstock For (tailored) Functional Materials And Nanotechnology by Ilari Filpponen

Lignocellulosics: Renewable Feedstock For (tailored) Functional Materials And Nanotechnology

byIlari FilpponenEditorMaria Soledad Peresin, Tiina Nypel

Hardcover | July 21, 2017

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Lignocellulosics: Functional Lignocellulosics and Nanotechnology: Renewable Feedstock for (Tailored) Functional Materials and Nanotechnologygives a comprehensive overview of recent advances in using lignocellulosic substrates in materials science and nanotechnology. The functionalization and processing of lignocellulosics are described via a number of examples that cover films, gels, sensors, pharmaceutics, and energy storage.

In addition to the research related to functional cellulose nanomaterials, there has been an increased interest in research on lignin and lignocellulosics. Lignin is associated with cellulose in plants via biosynthesis, and is commonly extracted from the cellulose material to gain lignin-free raw material of high cellulose content.

In addition, lignin as a valuable material has gained a lot of attention in the last few years. Lignin research has shifted from purely extraction and fundamental characterization, now also focusing on the preparation of exciting materials, such as nanoparticles. This book explains how utilizing biomaterials as a raw material allows ambitious reconstruction of smart materials that are green and multifunctional.



  • Provides a detailed description of functional lignocellulosic materials and their properties
  • Brings together research advances in the areas of chemistry, chemical engineering, physics, and materials science
  • Concentrates on the fundamental properties of lignocellulose
  • Includes unique coverage of lignin research

About The Author

Dr. Filpponen received his master's degree (2003) from the University of Helsinki majoring in organic chemistry, and his doctoral degree in wood & paper science (2009) from the North Carolina State University (NCSU) at Raleigh, United States. After a short postdoctoral period in NCSU he joined Aalto University at 2010. He has authored ...

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Title:Lignocellulosics: Renewable Feedstock For (tailored) Functional Materials And NanotechnologyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:510 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:July 21, 2017Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0128040777

ISBN - 13:9780128040775

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Table of Contents

1. Lignocellulosics and their use in functional materials and nanotechnology 2. Self-assembly of lignocellulosics 3. Surface modification of nanocellulosics and functionalities 4. Relevant characterization techniques 5. Lignocellulosic nanoparticles 6. Bio-based films as templates for functionalities 7. Aero- and Hydrogels 8. Templates for nanoengineered structures 9. Hybrid materials 10. Luminescent lignocellulosics 11. Conductive lignocellulosics 12. Bio-engineering 13. Applications in the medical field 14. Lignocellulosics in the area of energy storage 15. Lignocellulosics in different forms: broadening the scope of applications 16. Safety issues