Nanocellulose Based Composites for Electronics

Nanocellulose Based Composites for Electronics

1st Edition - October 6, 2020

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  • Editors: Sabu Thomas, Yasir Beeran Pottathara
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128223505
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128223550

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Nanocellulose Based Composites for Electronics presents recent developments in the synthesis and applications of nanocellulose composites in electronics, highlighting applications in various technologies. Chapters covers new trends and challenges in a wide range of electronic applications and devices. Significant properties, safety, sustainability, and environmental impacts of the electronic devices are included, along with the challenges of using nanocellulose-based composites in electronics. This book is an important reference for materials scientists and engineers configuring and designing processes for the synthesis and device fabrication of nanocellulose composites in electronics.

Key Features

  • Explores how to utilize nanocellulose fibers and nano-crystalline cellulose substances to synthesize materials with designed functionalities
  • Outlines the major production processes for nanocellulous composites
  • Discusses the major challenges that need to be surmounted in order to effectively use nanocellulous composites for electronics


Materials Scientists and Engineers

Table of Contents

  • 1. Synthesis of Nanocellulose Fibers and Nanocellulose Whiskers
    2. Characterization of Nanocellulose Fibers and Nanocellulose Whiskers
    3. Nanocellulose Composites: An introduction in Electronics
    4. Nanocellulose Composites for Electronic Surfaces and Coatings
    5. Nanocellulose Composites for Wearable Electronics
    6. Nanocellulose Composites for Printed Electronics
    7. Nanocellulose Composites for Stretchable Electronics
    8. Nanocellulose Composites for Biosensors
    9. Nanocellulose Composites for Dielectric Storage
    10. Nanocellulose Based Ceramic Composites for Dielectrics
    11. Nanocellulose Composites for Supercapacitors
    12. Nanocellulose Composites for Fuel Cells
    13. Nanocellulose Composites for Photovoltaics
    14. Nanocellulose Composites for Organic Electronics
    15. Nanocellulose Composites for Field Effect Transistors
    16. Nanocellulose Composites for Electromagnetic Interference Shielding
    17. Nanocellulose Composites for Thermoelectric Devices
    18. Nanocellulose Composites for Memory Devices

Product details

  • No. of pages: 358
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2020
  • Published: October 6, 2020
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128223505
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128223550

About the Editors

Sabu Thomas

Prof. Sabu Thomas, an outstanding Alumnus of IIT, Kharagpur, is one of India’s most renowned scientists in the area of Polymers. After completing his Ph.D. from IIT Kharagpur (1984-1987), he joined MG University as a Lecturer in 1997 and later became its Vice Chancellor. He has taken up a large number of visiting assignments abroad. Under his leadership, the University has been ranked 713th by TIMES, 30th in NIRF and the best University inKerala. He has supervised 120 Ph.D. students, authored 1,300 publications and edited 150 books earning him a H-index of 112 and 60,000 citations. He has received Honoris Causa degrees from Russia and France and obtained grants amounting to Rs. 30 crores for research funding from India and abroad. He has been ranked 114th in the list of the world’s best scientists and 2nd in India by the Stanford University Ranking in Polymers. He was elected as a Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences. Considering his excellent contributions in teaching, research and administration, Prof. Thomas is the best candidate for the outstanding Alumnus award of IIT KGP.

Affiliations and Expertise

Vice Chancellor, Mahatma Gandhi University, and Director of the School of Energy Materials, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India

Yasir Beeran Pottathara

Yasir Beeran Pottathara is a Postdoctoral Researcher at LIMATB, University of South Brittany, Lorient, France. His research focuses in the area of nanomaterials for energy storage applications.

Affiliations and Expertise

LIMATB, Universite de Bretagne Sud, France

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