Biomimetic Composites – Key Publications

  1.  Berglund, L.A. (2005). Cellulose-based nanocomposites, in AK Mohanty, M Misra and LT Drzal (eds), Natural fibers, biopolymers, and biocomposites, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, USA, 2005, pp 807-832.
  2.  Moden, C.S. & Berglund, L.A. (2006). Elastic deformation mechanisms of softwoods in radial tension – cell wall bending or stretching? Comp. Sci. Technol.
  3.  Zhou, Q., Greffe, L., Baumann, M.J., Malmström, E., Teeri, T.T. & Brumer H (2005). The use of xyloglucan as a molecular anchor for the elaboration of polymers from cellulose surfaces: a general route for the design of biocomposites. Macromolecules 38: 3547-3549.
  4.  Lönnberg, H., Zhou, Q., Brumer, H., Teeri, T.T., Malmström, E. & Hult, A. (2006). Grafting of cellulose fibers with poly(epsilon-caprolactone) and poly (L-lactic acid) via ring-opening polymerization. Biomacromolecules 7: 2178-2185.
  5.  Lingström, R., Wågberg, L., Larsson, P.T. (2006). Formation of polyelectrolyte multilayers on fibres: Influence on wettability and fibre/fibre interaction. J Coll. Interf. Sci. 296: 396-408.
  6.  Svagan, A.J., Samir, M.A.S.A. & Berglund, L.A. (2007). Biomimetic polysaccharide nanocomposites of high cellulose content and high toughness, Biomacromolecules 8, 2556-2563.
  7.  Svagan, A.J., Samir, M.A.S.A. & Berglund, L.A. (2008). Biomimetic foams of high mechanical performance based on nanostructured cell walls reinforced by native cellulose nanofibrils. Adv. Mater. 20, 1263.
  8.  Henriksson, M., Berglund, L. A., Isaksson, P., Lindström, T., Nishino, T. (2008). Cellulose nanopaper structures of high toughness. Biomacromolecules 9, 1579-1585.