Publications

Documents on a tableFTIR-ATR Studies of the sorption and diffusion of water/acetone mixtures in poly(vinyl alcohol)-clay nanocomposites. A.F. Breen, C. Breen*, F. Clegg, L.M. Doeppers, Khairuddin, M. Labet, C. Sammon and J. Yarwood. Polymer. 2012, 53, 4420-4428.

A short literature survey on iron and cobalt ion doped TiO2 thin films and photocatalytic activity of these films against fungi. I. Tatlidil, E. Bacaksz, C.K. Buruk, C. Breen and M. Sokmen*. Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 2012, 517, 80-86.

Renewable fibers and bio-based materials for packaging applications – a review of recent developments. C. Johansson*, J. Bras, I. Mondragon, P. Nechita, D. Plackett, P. Simon, D.G. Svetec, S. Virtanen, M. Giacinti Baschetti, C. Breen, F. Clegg and S. Aucejo. Bioresources, 2012, 7, 2506-2552.

A new nano-TiO2 immobilised biodegradable polymer with self-cleaning properties. M. Sokmen*, İ. Tatlıdil, C. Breen, F.C. Clegg, C.K. Buruk, T. Sivlim, and Ş. Akkan. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2011, 187, 199-205.

A comparison of partially acetylated nanocellulose, nanocrystalline cellulose and nanoclay as fillers for high-performance polylactide nanocomposites. J. Trifol (DTU), D. Plackett, C. Sillard, O. Hassager, A. E. Daugaard, J. Bras, P. Szabo. J. Appl. Polym. Sci., (2016) 133, 43257.

Natural active molecule chemical grafting on the surface of microfibrillated cellulose for fabrication of contact active antimicrobial surfaces. S. Saini (INPG), M. N. Belgacem, K. Missoum, J. Bras. Industrial Crops and Products (2015), 78, 82-90.

Contact antimicrobial surface obtained by chemical grafting of microfibrillated cellulose in aqueous solution limiting antibiotic release. S. Saini (INPG), M. N. Belgacem, J. Mendes (INNOVHUB-SSi), G. Elegir, J. Bras. ACS Applied Material and Interface (2015), 7, 18076–18085.

Surface cationized cellulose nanofibrils for the production of contact active antimicrobial surfaces. S. Saini (INPG), C. Yucel-Falco, M. N. Belgacem, J. Bras. Carbohydrate polymers (2015) 135, 239-247.

Antimicrobial activity of cinammon oil and chinese argy wormwood oil as components of active film-forming emulsions for coating of cellulosic packaging materials. Q Tan (ZUT), P Sumińska, A Bartkowiak. (2015) Opakowanie 5/2015, 57-61.

The effect of active packaging on minimising food losses: Life cycle assessment (LCA) of essential oil component enabled packaging for fresh beef. H. Zhang (ITENE), et al. Packaging Technology and Science, (2015), 28, 761–774.

Non leaching biomimetic antimicrobial surfaces via surface functionalization of cellulose nanofibers. S. Saini (INPG), M. N. Belgacem, M. C. Brochier Salon, J. Bras. Accepted in Cellulose,(2016) DOI: 10.1007/s10570-015-0854-1.

Nisin anchored cellulose nanofiber for long term antimicrobial active food packaging. S. Saini (INPG), C. Sillard, M. N. Belgacem, J. Bras. Accepted by RSC Advances, (2016), DOI: 10.1039/C5RA22748H.

Effect of variable aminoalkyl chains on chemical grafting of cellulose nanofiber and their antimicrobial activity. S. Saini (INPG), M. N. Belgacem, J. Bras. submitted to Colloids and Surfaces-B (2016).

Antibacterial activity obtained by encapsulating bioactive agent into cyclodextrin grafted TEMPO MFC for food packaging. S. Saini (INPG), D. Quinot, M. N. Belgacem, J. Bras. Submitted to Journal of Applied Polymer Science (2016).

Mechanical and antibacterial properties of a nanocellulose-polypyrrole composite. B. Bideau, J. Bras, S. Saini (INPG), C. Daneault, E. Loranger. Submitted to Carbohydrate Polymers (2016).

Atmospheric plasma assisted PLA/Microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) multilayer biocomposite for sustainable barrier application. Ç. Meriçer (UNIBO), M. Minelli, M. G. De Angelis, M. G. Baschetti, R. Laurita, M. Gherardi, V. Colombo, J. Trifol (DTU) Guzman, P. Szabo, T. Lindström. Submitted to Industrial Crops & Products (2015).

Chemically extracted nanocellulose from sisal fibres by a simple and industrially relevant process. J. Trifol (DTU), C. Sillard, D. Plackett, O. Hassager, P. Szabo , J. Bras, A. E. Daugaard. Submitted to Cellulose (2015).

Hybrid poly(lactic acid)/nanocellulose/nanoclay composites with synergistically enhanced barrier properties and improved thermomechanical resistance. J. Trifol (DTU), D. Plackett, C. Sillard, O. Hassager, J. Bras, P. Szabo, A. E. Daugaard. Submitted to Polymer International (2015).

PLA coated paper containing active inorganic nanoparticles: material characterization and fate of nanoparticles in the paper recycling process. H. Zhang (ITENE), et al. Submitted to the Journal of Waste Management (2015).