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Nanocomposites with biodegradable polymers : synthesis, properties and future perspectives

Author: Vikas Mittal
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Series: Monographs on the physics and chemistry of materials
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Polymers are used in practically every facet of daily life. Most polymers come from fossil fuels and are not biodegradable, causing long-term environmental hazards. Biodegradable polymers provide an  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vikas Mittal
ISBN: 0199581924 9780199581924
OCLC Number: 839297907
Description: xvii, 426 p. : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: 1. Bio-Nanocomposites: Future High Value Materials ; 2. Biodegradation of Polymeric Systems ; 3. Biodegradable Thermoplastic Starch/Poly(Vinyl Alcohol) Nanocomposites with Layered Silicates ; 4. Bio-Nanocomposites with Non-Cellulosic Biofillers ; 5. Biodegradable Poly(Butylene Succinate)/Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube Nanocomposites ; 6. Biodegradable Nanocomposites from Cellulosic Plastics and Cellulosic Fiber ; 7. Silica/Alginate Bio-Nanocomposites ; 8. Bio-based Elastomers from Soyoil and Nanoclay ; 9. Gelatine Based Bionanocomposites ; 10. Bio-Nanocomposites Based on Starch ; 11. Soy Protein Based Polymer Nanocomposites ; 12. Biodegradable Nanocomposites Based on Poly(hydroxyalkanoates) ; 13. Bio-Nanocomposites using Bio-Based Epoxy Resins ; 14. Bio-Nanocomposites for Food Packaging Applications ; 15. Conductive Biopolymer Nanocomposites for Sensors ; 16. Commercial Aspects Associated with Bionanocomposites
Series Title: Monographs on the physics and chemistry of materials
Responsibility: edited by Vikas Mittal.

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The importance of biodegradable nanomaterials has become obvious as investigators seek to apply nanotechnology to biological, environmental and other similar applications. This book is the first Read more...

 
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