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Dimensional Metrology and Imaging of Cellulose Nanocrystals



Michael T. Postek, Andras Vladar


Cellulose nanocrystals are one group of nanoparticles that have high potential economic value but, also present many basic research and manufacturing challenges. These challenges are not only in development of the fundamental processes needed for the advanced manufacturing necessary for their large scale production, but also in the development of the needed measurement science for monitoring those processes. This metrology is critical for process control and to permit accurate property comparisons to be made. This summary presents some of the inital NIST work in the dimensional metrology and characterization of cellulose nanocrystals.
Production and Applications of Cellulose Nanomaterials
Publisher Info
TAPPI Press, Peachtree Corners, GA


Cellulose, nanofibers, nanocrystal, nanoparticles, microscopy, standards, metrology, measurement


Postek, M. and Vladar, A. (2013), Dimensional Metrology and Imaging of Cellulose Nanocrystals, TAPPI Press, Peachtree Corners, GA (Accessed May 25, 2024)


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Created June 14, 2013, Updated February 19, 2017