Friday, November 17, 2006: 8:30 AM-11:00 AM
Union Square 21 (Hilton San Francisco)
#643 - Properties and Design of Biobased Products (17003)
This session will focus on the design of novel biobased products including composites, paper and packaging materials and other products from the biorefinery. Various transport and mechanical properties and their relationship to performance of these products will be considered.
Chair:Yulin Deng
CoChair:W. Robert Ashurst
8:30 AMThermal Conductivity of Coated Paper
Lei Kerr, Ralph Dinwiddie, Hsin Wang, Yunlong Pan, Robert C. Peterson, Rong Zhang
9:00 AMHigh-Performance Nanofibers and Nanostructures for New Generation Multifunctional Materials
Gerardo A. Montero, Jooyoun Kim, Orlando J. Rojas
9:30 AMMagnesium Hydroxide Nanoparticle Based Flocculation and Retention System
Yulin Zhao, Yulin Deng
10:00 AMDiffusivity Calculations in Paper Materials
Bandaru V. Ramarao, Sergei Lavrykov, Sharad Singh, Shri Ramaswamy
10:30 AMFiber Dissolution Using Naoh/Urea Solution
Ying Wang, Yulin Deng

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