Publications 

Publications made by ArboraNano Project Leaders and researchers are presented in alphabetical order by Project Code.

 

FPI-001-Blanchet 

Landry, V., Alemdar, A. and Blanchet, P., Nanocrystalline Cellulose: Morphological, Physical and Mechanical Properties, Forest Products Journal, vol. 61(2): 104-110, 2011. 

Vlad, M., Landry, V., Blanchet, P. and Ouellet-Plamondon, C., Nanocrystalline cellulose as effect pigment in clearcoatings for wood, Journal of Nanomaterials, submitted. 

Vlad, M., Landry, V. and Blanchet, P., Characterization of the special effects obtained with NCC in varnishes, in preparation.

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INRS-001-Lacroix 

Islam, F., Salmieri, S., Khan R.A., Hossain, F.M, Ibrahim, H., Hamad, W.Y. and Lacroix, M., Preparation and characterization of bioactive poly(lactic acid)-nanocrystalline cellulose (PLA-NCC) supramolecular nanocomposite films – Part A: application on ham, J. Agric. Food Chem. (intended) 

Islam, F., Salmieri, S., Khan R.A., Hossain, F.M, Ibrahim, H., Hamad, W.Y. and Lacroix, M., Preparation and characterization of bioactive poly(lactic acid)-nanocrystalline cellulose (PLA-NCC) supramolecular nanocomposite films – Part B: application on mixed vegetables, J. Agric. Food Chem. (intended) 

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MCG-001-Andrews 

Zhang, Y.-P., Chodavarapua, V., Kirk, A. and Andrews, M.P., Structured color humidity indicator from reversible pitch tuning in self-assembled nanocrystalline cellulose filmsSensors and Actuators, B, 2013, 176, 692-697. doi:10.1016/j.snb.2012.09.100 

Zhang, Y-P., Chodavarapu, V., Kirk, A. and Andrews, M. P., Nanocrystalline cellulose for covert optical encryption, J. Nanophoton. 2012, 6, 063516. doi:10.1117/1.JNP.6.063516 “Editor’s Featured Article” 

Andrews, M.P., Gonzalez, T. and Galstian, T., Tuning liquid crystal properties at hybrid glass interfaces with polarized self-inscribing guided waves, SPIE - The International  Society for Optical Engineering, 2011, 7955, pp. 79550I.

Zhang, Y.P., Chodavarapu, V., Kirk, A.G., Andrews, M.P., Carluer, M. and Picard, G., Origin of iridescence in chiral nematic phase nanocrystalline cellulose for encryption and enhanced color, SPIE - The International  Society for Optical Engineering, 2011, 7955, pp. 79550V. 

Zhang, Y.P., Chodavarapu, V., Kirk, A.G., Andrews, M.P., Diffractive optics of nanocrystalline cellulose films: optics of structured chiral nematic gratings by self-assembly, Optical Materials (in preparation) 

Morse, T. and Andrews, M.P., Surface modification of Nanocrystalline Cellulose by “Plug and Play” Chemistry, J. Amer Chem Soc. (in preparation) 

Morse, T., Andrews, M.P. and Sangermano, M. Photopolymerization Kinetics of Oligoethyelene diacrylate-Nanocrystalline Cellulose Composites, Polymer Chemistry (in preparation) 

Mack, T., Singh, R., Morse, T. and Andrews M.P., Photophysical Properties of Molecularly Docked and Covalently Bound Coumarin Molecules on Nanocrystalline Cellulose, J. Physical Chem B (in preparation) 

Allahverdyan, K., Galstian, T. and Andrews, M.P., Optical Non-reciprocity in Chiral Nematic Nanocrystalline Cellulose, Nature: Light, Science and Applications (in preparation) 

Zhang, Y.P.,Chodavarapu, P., Kirk, A.G., Andrews, M.P., Ulstrastructure origins of iridescence in solid nanocrystalline cellulose films, Optical Materials (in preparations)

Morse, T., Andrews, M.P., Plug and Play on Nanocrystalline Cellulose: A generalized Entry Surface Modification of NCC, Chemical Communications (in preparation)

Morse, T., Andrews, M.P., Sangermano, M., Real Time FTIR Study of the Kinetics of Photo-crosslinked PEGDA/NCC Nanocpmposites: Evidence for Hierarchical Ordering by Self Assembly, Polymer (in prepartion)

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UBC-002-Burt 

Jackson, J.K., Letchford, K., Wasserman, B.Z., Ye, L., Hamad, W.Y. and  Burt, H.M., The use of nanocrystalline cellulose for the binding and controlled release of drugs, Int. J.Nanomed. vol. 6, 321-330, 2011. 

Plackett, D.V., Jackson, J.K., Letchford, K., Hamad, W.Y. and Burt, H.M., Antimicrobial-modified nanocrystalline cellulose and its use in electrospun polymer mats for wound dressing applications, (in preparation) 

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UBC-004-MacLachlan 

Shopsowitz, K.E., Kelly, J.A., Hamad, W.Y. and MacLachlan, M.J., Chiral Nematic Mesoporous Silica Templated by Cellulose nanocrystals: High Surface Area Photonic Sensors with a Twist, (submitted) 

Kelly, J. A., Yu, M., Hamad, W. Y. and MacLachlan, M. J., Large, Crack-Free Freestanding Films with Chiral Nematic Structures, Adv. Opt. Mater. (in press) 

Terpstra, A.S., Shopsowitz, K.E., Gregory, C.F., Manning, A.P., Michal, C.A., Hamad, W.Y., Yang, J. and MacLachlan, M.J., Helium Ion Microscopy: A New Tool for Imaging Novel Mesoporous Silica and Organosilica Materials, Chem. Commun. vol. 49, 1645-1647, 2013. 

Kelly, J.A., Shopsowitz, K.E., Ahn, J.M., Hamad, W.Y., MacLachlan, M.J., Chiral Nematic Stained Glass: Controlling the Optical Properties of Nanocrystalline Cellulose-Templated Materials, Langmuir, vol. 28,  17256-17262, 2012. 

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ULAV-001-Riedl & ULAV-002-Riedl 

Nkeuwa, W.N., Riedl, B. and Landry, V., UV-cured clay/based nanocomposite topcoats for wood furniture. Part II: Dynamic viscoelastic behavior and effect of relative humidity on the mechanical properties, Progress in Organic Coatings, (in press) 

Nkeuwa, W.N., Riedl, B. and Landry, V. UV-cured clay/based nanocomposite topcoats for wood furniture: Part I: Morphological study, water vapor transmission rate and optical clarity, Progress in Organic Coatings, (in press) 

Poaty, B., Vardanyan, V., Wilczak, L., Riedl, B. and Chauve, G., Modification of cellulose nanocrystals as reinforcement derivatives for wood coatings, Prog. Org. Coatings, (submitted) 

Vardanyan, V., Poaty, B., Chauve, G., Landry, V., Galstian, T. and Riedl, B., Wear resistance of UV-curable of wood water-based coatings with added cellulose nanocrystals, Anti-Abrasive Nanocoatings: Current and future applications, Woodhead Publishing, (submitted) 

Riedl, B., Vardanyan, A., Nguegang, W.N., Kaboorani, A., Landry, V., Poaty, B., Vlad, M. and Sow, C., Nanocomposite coatings, Functional Materials: Energy, Sustainable Development and Biomedical Sciences, De Gruiter, (submitted) 

Nguegang Nkeuwa, W., Riedl, B. and Landry, V., Wood surface protected with transparent multilayer UV-cured coatings reinforced with nanosilica and organoclay. Part I: Morphological study and effect of relative humidity on the adhesion strength,  J. Coat. Tech., (in preparation) 

Kaboorani, A.,Riedl, B., Modification of nanocrystalline cellulose (NCC) by a cationic surfactant. Polymer Degradation and Stability, Cardette, J.-L., 2014 (submitted)

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ULAV-003-Rodrigue 

Huang, J., Rodrigue, D., The effect of carbon nanotube orientation and content on the mechanical properties of polypropylene based composites, Materials and Design, 55(1), 653-663, 2014

Mahi Hassanabadi, H., Abbasi, M., Wilhelm, M., Rodrigue, D., Validity of the modified molecular stress function theory to predict the rheological properties of polymer nanocomposites, Journal of Rheology, 57(3), 881-899, 2013 

Huang, J. and Rodrigue, D., Equivalent continuum models of carbon nanotube reinforced polypropylene composites, Materials and Design, vol. 50, 936-945, September 2013. 

Mahi Hassanabadi, H. and Rodrigue, D., Relationships between and nonlinear shear response of polymer nano-composites, Rheologica Acta, vol. 51, 991-1005, December 2012. 

Mahi Hassanabadi, H. and Rodrigue, D., Linear and non-linear viscoelastic properties of ethylene vinyl acetate/nano-crystalline cellulose composites, Rheologica Acta, vol. 51, 127-142, February 2012. 

Mahi Hassanabadi, H., Abbasi, M., Wilhelm, M. and Rodrigue, D., Nonlinear viscoelastic properties of polymer nano-composites via MSF theory, Journal of Rheology, (accepted) 

Mahi Hassanabadi, H. and Rodrigue, D., Effect of nano-particles on flow and recovery of polymer nano-composites in the melt state, International Polymer Processing, (accepted) 

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UOA-002-Kovalenko 

Omelyan, I. P. and Kovalenko, A., Multiple Time Scale Molecular Dynamics for Fluids with Orientational Degrees of Freedom I., Microcanonical Ensemble, J. Chem. Phys., vol. 135 (11):4110, 2011. 

Omelyan, I. P. and Kovalenko, A., Multiple Time Scale Molecular Dynamics for Fluids with Orientational Degrees of Freedom II, Canonical and Isokinetic Ensembles, J. Chem. Phys., vol. 135(23): 4107, 2011. 

Omelyan, I. P. and Kovalenko, A., Overcoming the Barrier on Time Step Size in Multiscale Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Molecular Liquids, J. Chem. Theory Comput., vol. 8, 6-16, 2012. 

Omelyan, I. P. and Kovalenko, A., Interpretation of Atomic Motion in Flexible Molecules: Accelerating Molecular Dynamics Simulations, Phys. Rev. E, vol. 85, 026706, 2012. 

Stoyanov, S. R., Gusarov, S. and Kovalenko, A., Multiscale Modeling of Solvation and Effective Interactions of Functionalized Cellulose Nanocrystals, Production and Applications of Cellulose Nanoparticles, TAPPI Press (in press) 

Omelyan, I. and Kovalenko, A., Generalised Canonical-isokinetic Ensemble: Speeding up Multiscale Molecular Dynamics and Coupling with 3D Molecular Theory of Solvation, Molec. Simul. vol. 39, 25-48, 2013. 

Omelyan, I., Kovalenko, A. (2013) ‘Efficient Conformational Sampling of Biochemical Systems in Multiscale MD/3D-RISM Simulations Using a New Approach to the Extrapolation of Solvation Forces’, J. Chem. Phys. (submitted) 

Lyubimova, O., Stoyanov, S. R., Cuervo, J. E., Gusarov, S. and Kovalenko, A., Structure Relaxation and Solvation Thermodynamics of Cellulose Nanocrystals with Sulfate Ester Groups in Aqueous Electrolyte Solutions: Molecular Dynamics and 3D-RISM-KH Molecular Theory of Solvation Studies, Biomacromolecules, (to be submitted) 

Cuervo, J. E., Lyubimova, O., Stoyanov, S. R., Gusarov, S., Kobryn, A. E., Boluk, Y. and Kovalenko, A., Interparticle Interaction of Cellulose Nanocrystals and the Onset of Anisotropy in Electrolyte Solutions, J. Phys. Chem. (in preparation) 

Nikolic, D., Lyubimova, O., Kobryn, A. E., Gusarov, S. and Kovalenko, A., Dissipative Particle Dynamics with Effective Pair Potential from Integral Equation Theory of Molecular Liquids: diffusion of polystyrene in toluene, Soft Matter, (in preparation) 

Omelyan, I. and Kovalenko, A., Accelerating Multiscale MD/3D-RISM Simulations of Complex Biochemical Systems by a Generalized Force-extrapolation Algorithm, J. Chem. Theory Comput., (in preparation) 

Trokhymchuk, A. and Kovalenko, A., An Approach of Anisotropic Integral Equation Theory of Liquids to Modeling of Chiro-Nematic Ordering of Charged Rod-like Particles, (in preparation) 

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UOW-001-Tam 

Peng, B.L., Dhar, N., Liu, H.L. and Tam, K.C., Chemistry and applications of nanocrystalline cellulose and its derivatives: A nanotechnology perspective, The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, vol. 89, 1191-1206, May 2011. 

Dhar, N., Au, D., Berry, R.C. and Tam, K.C., Interactions of nanocrystalline cellulose with an oppositely charged surfactant in aqueous medium Colloids and Surfaces A, Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, vol. 415, 310-319, December 2012. 

Peng, B., Han, X., Liu, H., Berry, R.C. and Tam, K.C., Interactions between surfactants and polymer-grafted nanocrystalline cellulose, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, vol. 421, 142-149, 2013. 

Akhlaghi, S.P., Berry, R.C. and Tam, K.C., Surface Modification of Cellulose Nanocrystal with Chitosan Oligosaccharide for Drug Delivery Applications, Cellulose 2013 (minor revision) 

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UQAT-001-Koubaa 

Nejad, M., Cooper, P., Landry, V., Blanchet, P. and Koubaa, A., Investigating Quality of Nanoparticle Dispersion into Bio-based Coating, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, (submitted) 

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UQTR-001-Robert 

Bourassa, P. and Robert, S., Quantum chemical computations on the micro solvation of nanocrystalline cellulose surface groups modifications, Carbohydrate Polymers, (submitted) 

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USH-001-Jolicoeur 

Jolicoeur, C., Cong To, T. and Landry, V., Factors Influencing the Dispersion and Stability of Metal Oxide Nanoparticles in Aqueous Solutions, (in preparation) 

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WBR-002-Khalil 

Wang, H.D., Champagne, P. and  Cunningham, M.F., Functionalization of Cellulose Nanocrystals through Surface-Initiated Single Electron Transfer Living Radical Polymerization, (in preparation)  

Wang, H.D., Champagne, P. and Cunningham, M.F., Functionalization of Cellulose Nanocrystals through Nitroxide Mediated Living Radical Polymerization, (in preparation)

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