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dc.contributor.authorSimmons, Trevor J.
dc.contributor.authorLee, Sang Hyun
dc.contributor.authorMiao, Jianjun
dc.contributor.authorMiyauchi, Minoru
dc.contributor.authorPark, Tae Joon
dc.contributor.authorBale, Shyam S.
dc.contributor.authorPangule, Ravi
dc.contributor.authorBult, Justin
dc.contributor.authorMartin, Jeffrey G.
dc.contributor.authorDordick, Jonathan S.
dc.contributor.authorLinhardt, Robert J.
dc.date2011
dc.date.accessioned2022-06-27T16:08:47Z
dc.date.available2022-06-27T16:08:47Z
dc.date.issued2011-11-01
dc.identifier.citationPreparation of synthetic wood composites using ionic liquids, T.J. Simmons, S.H. Lee, J. Miao, M. Miyauchi, T.J. Park, S.S. Bale, R. Pangule, J. Bult, J.G. Martin, J.S. Dordick, R.J. Linhardt, Wood Science and Technology, 45, 719-733, 2011.
dc.identifier.issn437719
dc.identifier.urihttps://doi.org/10.1007/s00226-010-0395-6
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/20.500.13015/5720
dc.descriptionWood Science and Technology, 45, 719-733
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dc.description.abstractSynthetic wood composite films containing cellulose, hemicelluloses, and lignin, the three major components of natural wood, were prepared in a room temperature ionic liquid solvent, 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium acetate, [EMIM][Ac]. Various synthetic wood composites were obtained by dissolution of individual wood components together with additives, including polyethylene glycol (PEG), chitosan, and multi-wall carbon nanotubes (MWNTs) in [EMIM][Ac]. The addition of water affords a gel that was dried in either a low humidity environment or under vacuum. Synthetic wood films showed smoother surface textures, higher water resistance, and higher tensile strengths than cellulose films formed by the same methods. Tailor-made synthetic wood composites were also prepared having a variety of desirable properties, including antimicrobial activities, controlled hydro-phobicity/philicity, high relative dielectric constant, and a high degree of cohesiveness.
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dc.language.isoENG
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dc.relation.ispartofRensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
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dc.subjectBiology
dc.subjectChemistry and chemical biology
dc.subjectChemical and biological engineering
dc.subjectBiomedical engineering
dc.titlePreparation of synthetic wood composites using ionic liquids
dc.typeArticle
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dc.relation.departmentThe Linhardt Research Labs.
dc.relation.departmentThe Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D. Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies (CBIS)
rpi.description.pages719-733
rpi.description.volume45


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