Nanomaterials from Renewable Resources for Emerging Applications details developments in nanomaterials produced from renewable materials and their usage in food and packaging, energy conservation, and environmental applications.
• Introduces fundamentals of nanomaterials from renewable resources, including processing and characterization.
• Covers nanomaterials for applications in food and packaging, including nanocellulose, lignin- and chitosan-based nanomaterials, and nanostarch.
• Discusses applications in energy conservation, such as supercapacitors, electrolyte membranes, energy storage devices, and insulation.
• Describes environmental uses such as water remediation and purification and oil spill clean-ups.
• Highlights advantages and challenges in commercialization of green nanoparticle-based materials.
Equally beneficial to researchers and professionals, this book is aimed at readers across materials science and engineering, chemical engineering, chemistry, and related fields interested in sustainable engineering.