Carbon Nanotubes Produced using Renewable Biomass

Carbon Nanotubes Produced using Renewable Biomass

Scientists from the University of Science and Technology Liaoning, China have published a report in Energy Conversion and Management that demonstrates the use of renewable biomass for production of carbon nanotubes (CNTs).

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Over 600 Organizations in 43 Countries Purchased Cellulose Nanomaterials!

Over 600 Organizations in 43 Countries Purchased Cellulose Nanomaterials!

In a testament to the exciting commercial opportunities that exist for cellulose nanomaterials, the University of Maine Process Development Center (PDC) recently reported that since 2013 they have distributed over 4 tons of cellulose nanomaterials (CNM) to over 600 organizations worldwide, including over 300 companies and 275 universities.

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High-Performance Gas Barrier Films Made from Cellulose Nanocrystal (CNC) Coatings

High-Performance Gas Barrier Films Made from Cellulose Nanocrystal (CNC) Coatings

In a recently published article in the journal ACS Applied Material & Interfaces, Jeff Youngblood and colleagues from Purdue University demonstrated the use of a shear-coating technique to developed gas barrier nanocellulose films which were anisotropic, allowing the researchers to control the volume of gas in the system.

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