Works (12)

Updated: June 12th, 2024 05:00

2024 journal article

Aquatic biodegradation of poly(β-hydroxybutyrate) in polylactic acid and maleic anhydride blended fibers

JOURNAL OF POLYMER RESEARCH, 31(4).

By: S. Kwon n, M. Zambrano n, J. Pawlak n, E. Ford n & R. Venditti n

author keywords: Bio-based polymer blending; Biodegradation; Microplastic; Phase separation
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 8, 2024

2024 article

Biodegradation of Lignocellulose-Polyester Composite Films in Freshwater and Seawater Conditions

Kimiaei, E., Kwon, S., Meinander, K., Osterberg, M., Lavoine, N., & Venditti, R. (2024, June 4). JOURNAL OF POLYMERS AND THE ENVIRONMENT.

By: E. Kimiaei, S. Kwon, K. Meinander, M. Osterberg, N. Lavoine & R. Venditti

author keywords: Cellulose nanofibrils; Lignin nanoparticles; Polycaprolactone; Interface; Biodegradability
Source: Web Of Science
Added: June 11, 2024

2023 article

Aerobic aquatic biodegradation of bio-based and biodegradable polymers: Kinetic modeling and key factors for biodegradability

Kwon, S., Zambrano, M. C., Venditti, R. A., & Pawlak, J. J. (2023, November). INTERNATIONAL BIODETERIORATION & BIODEGRADATION, Vol. 185.

By: S. Kwon n, M. Zambrano n, R. Venditti n & J. Pawlak n

author keywords: Bioplastics; Bio-based polymers; Aquatic biodegradation; Biodegradation kinetics; Crystallinity; Hydrophilicity
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 28, 2024

2023 article

Aquatic Biodegradation of Poly(beta-Hydroxybutyrate) and Polypropylene Blends with Compatibilizer and the Generation of Micro- and Nano-Plastics on Biodegradation

Kwon, S., Zambrano, M. C. C., Pawlak, J. J. J., Ford, E., & Venditti, R. A. A. (2023, April 3). JOURNAL OF POLYMERS AND THE ENVIRONMENT, Vol. 4.

By: S. Kwon n, M. Zambrano n, J. Pawlak n, E. Ford n & R. Venditti n

author keywords: Compatibilizer; Polymer blend fiber; Phase-separation; Miscibility; Biodegradation; Microfiber
TL;DR: The result suggests that even though increased miscibility can improve mechanical performance, it can decrease the biodegradation of biodegradable Poly(β-hydroxybutyrate) polymer in non-biodesgradable/biodegradables polymer blends. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 1, 2023

2022 review

Lignin Use in Nonwovens: A Review

[Review of ]. BIORESOURCES, 17(2), 3445–3488.

By: J. Gaynor n, D. Szlek n, S. Kwon n, P. Tiller n, M. Byington n & D. Argyropoulos n

author keywords: Lignin applications; Nonwoven processes; Lignin composites; Dye dispersants; Carbonized nonwovens; Lignin coatings
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
9. Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 31, 2022

2022 article

Microfiber shedding from nonwoven materials including wipes and meltblown nonwovens in air and water environments

Kwon, S., Zambrano, M. C., Venditti, R. A., Frazier, R., Zambrano, F., Gonzalez, R. W., & Pawlak, J. J. (2022, April 14). ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND POLLUTION RESEARCH, Vol. 4.

By: S. Kwon n, M. Zambrano n, R. Venditti n, R. Frazier n, F. Zambrano n, R. Gonzalez n, J. Pawlak n

author keywords: Microfiber; Nonwovens; Aquatic environment; Air environment; Dusting; Meltblown nonwovens
MeSH headings : Textiles; Wastewater; Water; Water Pollutants, Chemical / analysis
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 2, 2022

2022 journal article

Preparation and application of composite phase change materials stabilized by cellulose nanofibril-based foams for thermal energy storage

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL MACROMOLECULES, 222, 3001–3013.

By: Z. Shen*, S. Kwon n, H. Lae*, M. Toivakka* & K. Oh*

author keywords: Cellulose nanofibril; Phase change materials; Multiwalled carbon nanotubes; Form-stability; Heat transfer enhancement; Thermal energy storage
MeSH headings : Hot Temperature; Cellulose; Nanotubes, Carbon; Thermal Conductivity; Thermodynamics; Paraffin / chemistry; Aerosols
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: February 20, 2023

2021 journal article

Cellulose nanofibril/carbon nanotube composite foam-stabilized paraffin phase change material for thermal energy storage and conversion

CARBOHYDRATE POLYMERS, 273.

By: Z. Shen*, S. Kwon n, H. Lee*, M. Toivakka* & K. Oh*

author keywords: Cellulose nanofibril; carbon nanotube; composite foam; Silylation; Paraffin; Leakage prevention; Phase change material composites; Thermal energy storage and conversion
TL;DR: Compared with pristine paraffin, the PCM composites exhibited superior form-stabilities and improved thermal properties, which suggested application in a solar-thermal-electricity energy harvesting and conversion system. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: October 26, 2021

2021 journal article

Effect of lignocellulosic fiber composition on the aquatic biodegradation of wood pulps and the isolated cellulose, hemicellulose and lignin components: kinetic modelling of the biodegradation process

Cellulose, 28(5), 2863–2877.

By: S. Kwon n, M. Zambrano n, J. Pawlak n & R. Venditti n

author keywords: Aquatic biodegradation; Aerobic biodegradation; Lignocellulose; Paper waste; Microorganism
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: March 8, 2021

2021 journal article

Enhanced thermal energy storage performance of salt hydrate phase change material: Effect of cellulose nanofibril and graphene nanoplatelet

SOLAR ENERGY MATERIALS AND SOLAR CELLS, 225.

By: Z. Shen*, S. Kwon n, H. Lee*, M. Toivakka* & K. Oh*

author keywords: Thermal energy storage; Sodium acetate trihydrate; Cellulose nanofibril; Phase separation; Graphene nanoplatelet; Thermal conductivity
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: April 26, 2021

2021 article

Thermal properties of graphite/salt hydrate phase change material stabilized by nanofibrillated cellulose

Oh, K., Shen, Z., Kwon, S., & Toivakka, M. (2021, June 1). CELLULOSE.

By: K. Oh*, Z. Shen*, S. Kwon n & M. Toivakka*

author keywords: Graphite; Nanofibrillated cellulose; Phase change material; Sodium sulfate decahydrate; Thermal energy storage
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: June 14, 2021

2021 journal article

Use of cellulose nanofibril (CNF)/silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) composite in salt hydrate phase change material for efficient thermal energy storage

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL MACROMOLECULES, 174, 402–412.

By: Z. Shen*, K. Oh*, S. Kwon n, M. Toivakka* & H. Lee*

author keywords: Salt hydrate phase change material; CNF/AgNPs composite; Supercooling suppression
MeSH headings : Calorimetry, Differential Scanning; Cellulose / chemistry; Materials Testing; Metal Nanoparticles / chemistry; Nanocomposites / chemistry; Nanofibers / chemistry; Nanoparticles / chemistry; Silver / chemistry; Sodium Acetate / chemistry; Thermal Conductivity
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: April 19, 2021

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