Functional Materials


  • Deng, L., Young, R.J., Kinloch, I.A., Abdelkader, A., Holmes, S.M., De Haro-Del Rio, D.A., Eichhorn, S.J.* 2013. Supercapacitance from Cellulose and Carbon Nanotube Nanocomposite Fibers. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 5, 9983-9990. OPEN ACCESS click here

Biomimetics

  • Kim, Y.-Y, Ganesan, K., Yang, P., Kulak, A.N., Borukhin, S., Pechook, S., Ribeiro, L., Kröger, R., Eichhorn, S.J., Armes, S.P., Pokroy, B., Meldrum, F.C. 2011. Nature Materials, 10, 890-896.

  • Mendez, J., Annamalai, P.K., Eichhorn, S.J., Rusli, R., Rowan, S.J., Foster, E.J., Weder, C.* 2011. Bioinspired Mechanically Adaptive Polymer Nanocomposites with Water-Activated Shape-Memory Effect. Macromolecules, 44, 6827-6835.

  • Kim, Y-Y., Ribeiro, L., Manillot, F., Ward, O., Eichhorn, S. J., Meldrum, F. C. 2010. Bio-inspired synthesis of calcite-polymer composites with superior mechanical properties. Advanced Materials , 22, 2082-2086. >>

Natural Fibre Composites and Nanocomposite


  • Tanpichai, S., Sampson, W.W., Eichhorn, S.J.* 2014. Stress Transfer in Microfibrillated Cellulose Reinforced Poly(vinyl alcohol) Composites. Composites Part A – in press.
  • Pullawan, T., Wilkinson, A.N., Zhang, L.N., Eichhorn, S.J. 2014. Deformation Micromechanics of All-Cellulose Nanocomposites: Comparing Matrix and Reinforcing Components. Carbohydrate Polymers, 100, 31-39.
  • Pullawan, T., Wilkinson, A.N., Eichhorn, S.J. 2013. Orientation and Deformation of Wet-Stretched All-Cellulose Nanocomposites. Journal of Materials Science, 48, 7847-7855.

  • Haafiz, M.K.M., Eichhorn, S.J., Hassan, A., Jawaid, M. 2013. Isolation and Characterization of Microcrystalline Cellulose from Oil Palm Biomass Residue. Carbohydrate Polymers, 93, 628-634.
  • Quero, F., Eichhorn, S.J.*, Nogi, M., Yano, H., Lee, K.-Y., Bismarck, A. 2012. Interfaces in Cross-Linked and Grafted Bacterial Cellulose/Poly(lactic acid) Resin Composites. Journal of Polymers and the Environment, 20, 916-925.

  • Pullawan, T., Wilkinson, A.N., Eichhorn, S.J. 2012. Influence of Magnetic Field Alignment of Cellulose Whiskers on the Mechanics of All-Cellulose Nanocomposites. Biomacromolecules, 13, 2528-2536.

  • Tanpichai, S., Quero, F., Nogi. M., Yano, H., Young, R.J., Lindström, T., Sampson, W.W., Eichhorn, S.J.* 2012. The Effective Young’s Modulus of Bacterial and Microfibrillated Cellulose Fibrils in Fibrous Networks. Biomacromolecules, 13, 1340-1349.

  • Tanpichai, S., Sampson, W.W., Eichhorn, S.J. 2012. Stress-Transfer in Microfibrillated Cellulose Reinforced Poly (Lactic Acid) Composites Using Raman Spectroscopy. Composites Part A, 43, 1145-1152.

  • Bulota, M., Tanpichai, S., Hughes, M., Eichhorn, S.J. 2012. Micromechanics of TEMPO-Oxidized Fibrillated Cellulose Composites. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 4, 331-337.

  • Rusli, R., Eichhorn, S.J. 2011. Interfacial Energy Dissipation in a Cellulose Nanowhisker Composite. Nanotechnology, 22 325706.
  • Lee, K.-Y., Quero, F., Blaker, J.J., Hill, C.A.S., Eichhorn, S.J., Bismarck, A. 2011. Surface Only Modification of Bacterial Cellulose Nanofibres with Organic Acids. Cellulose, 18, 595-605.
  •  Rusli, R., Shanmuganathan, K., Rowan, S.J., Weder, C., Eichhorn, S.J. 2011. Stress Transfer in Cellulose Nanowhisker Composites – Influence of Whisker Aspect Ratio and Surface Charge. Biomacromolecules, 12, 1363-1369.
  • Quero, F., Nogi, M., Lee, K.-Y., vanden Poel, G., Bismarck, A., Mantalaris, A., Yano, H., Eichhorn, S.J. 2011. Cross Linked Bacterial Cellulose Networks Using Glyoxalization. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 3, 490-499.
  • Pullawan, T., Wilkinson, A.N., Eichhorn, S.J. 2010. Discrimination of Matrix-Fibre Interactions in All-Cellulose Nanocomposites. Composites Science and Technology, 70, 2325-2330.
  • Rusli, R., Shanmuganathan, K., Rowan, S.J., Weder, C., Eichhorn, S.J. 2010. Stress-Transfer in Anisotropic and Environmentally Adaptive Cellulose Whisker Nanocomposites. Biomacromolecules, 11, 762-768. >>
  • Eichhorn, S.J., Dufresne, A., Aranguren, M., Marcovich, N.E., Capadona, J.R., Rowan, S.J., Weder, C., Thielemans, W., Roman, M., Renneckar, S., Gindl, W., Veigel, Yano, H., Abe, K., Nogi, M., Nakagaito, A.N., Mangalam, A., Simonsen, J., Benight, A.S., Bismarck, A., Berglund, L.A., Peijs, T. 2010. Current International Research Into Cellulose Nanofibres and Nanocomposites. Journal of Materials Science, 45, 1-13. >>

  • Quero, F., Nogi, M., Yano, H., Abdulsalami, K., Holmes, S.M., Sakikini, B.H., Eichhorn, S.J. 2010. Optimization of the Mechnanical Performance of Bacterial Cellulose/Poly(L-lactic) Acid Composites. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2, 321-330. >>
  • Kong, K., Hejda, M., Young, R.J., Eichhorn, S.J. 2009. Deformation micromechanics of a model cellulose/glass fibre hybrid composite. Composites Science and Technology, 69, 2218-2224. >>
  • Rusli, R., Eichhorn, S.J. 2008. Determination of the Stiffness of Cellulose Nanowhiskers and the Fibre-Matrix Interface in a Nanocomposite Using Raman Spectroscopy. Applied Physics Letters, 93, 033111. >>
  • Hsieh, Y.-C., Yano, H., Nogi, M., Eichhorn, S.J. 2008. An Estimation of the Young's Modulus of Bacterial Cellulose Filaments. Cellulose, 15, 507-513. >>
  • Mottershead, B., Eichhorn, S.J. 2007. Deformation Micromechanics of Model Regenerated Cellulose Fibre-Epoxy/Polyester Composites. Composites Science and Technology, 67, 2150-2159 >>
  • Eichhorn, S.J. 2006. Useful Insights into Cellulose Nanocomposites Using Raman Spectroscopy. ACS Symp Series, 938, 63-77. >>
  • Li, N., Eichhorn, S.J. 2006. Potential Stiffness of Carbon Fibres Produced From Highly Crystalline Cellulose - Journal of Materials Science - Letters, 41, 4993-4995. >>
  • Sturcova, A., Davies, G.R., Eichhorn, S.J. 2005. The Elastic Modulus and Stress-Transfer Properties of Tunicate Cellulose Whiskers. Biomacromolecules, 6, 1055-1061. >>
  • Eichhorn, S.J. and Young, R.J. 2004. Composite Micromechanics of Hemp Fibres and Epoxy Resin Microdroplets. Composites Science and Technology, 64, 767-772. >>
  • Eichhorn, S.J. and Young, R.J. 2003. Deformation Micromechanics of Natural Cellulose Fibre Networks and Composites. Composites Science and Technology, 63, 1225-1230. >>
  • Eichhorn, S.J., Baillie, C.A. and Zafeiropoulos, N., L.Y. Mwaikambo and M.P. Ansell, A. Dufresne, K.M. Entwistle, P.J. Herrera-Franco and G.C. Escamilla, L. Groom, M. Hughes and C. Hill, T.G. Rials, P.M. Wild. 2001. Current International Research Into Cellulosic fibres and Composites. Journal of Materials Science, 36, 2107-2131. >>

Fundamental Research on Cellulose


  • Gindl-Altmutter, W., Eichhorn, S.J., Burghammer, M. 2014. Radial Crystalline Texture in a Lyocell Fibre Revealed by Synchrotron Nanofocus Wide-Angle X-ray Scattering. Cellulose, 21, 845-851.
  • Deng, L., Young, R.J., Kinloch, I.A., Zhu, Y.Q., Eichhorn, S.J.* 2013. Carbon Nanofibres Produced From Electrospun Cellulose Nanofibres. Carbon, 58, 66-75.
  • Eichhorn, S.J. 2012. Stiff as a Board: Perspectives on the Crystalline Modulus of Cellulose. ACS Macro Letters, 1, 1237-1239. 
  • Kong, K., Deng, L., Kinloch, I.A., Young, R.J., Eichhorn, S.J.* 2012. Production of Carbon Fibres from a Pyrolysed and Graphitised Liquid Crystalline Cellulose Fibre Precursor. Journal of Materials Science, 47, 5402-5410.
  • Lee, K.-Y., Quero, F., Blaker, J.J., Hill, C.A.S., Eichhorn, S.J., Bismarck, A. 2011. Surface Only Modification of Bacterial Cellulose Nanofibres with Organic Acids. Cellulose, 18, 595-605.
  • Eichhorn, S.J. 2011. Cellulose Nanowhiskers: Promising Materials for Advanced Applications. Soft Matter, 7, 303-315. 
  • Bakri, B., Eichhorn, S.J. 2010. Elastic Coils: Deformation Micromechanics of Coir and Celery Fibres. Cellulose, 17, 1-11. >>
  • Kong, K., Wilding, M.A., Ibbett, R.N., Eichhorn, S.J. 2008. Molecular and Crystal Deformation of Cellulose: Uniform Strain or Uniform Stress? Faraday Discussions, 139, 283-298. >>
  • Kong, K., Davies, R.J., McDonald, M.A., Young, R.J., Wilding, M.A., Ibbett, R.N., Eichhorn, S.J. 2007. Influence of domain orientation on the mechanical properties of regenerated cellulose fibers. Biomacromolecules, 8, 624-630. >>
  • Jarvis, M.C., Eichhorn, S.J., Sturcova, A. 2006. Vibrational Spectroscopy of Cellulose Under Mechanical Stress: Spectral Processing Using Bandshift Difference Integrals. Biomacromolecules, 7, 2688-2691. >>
  • Eichhorn, S.J. and Davies, G.R. 2006. Modelling the Crystalline Deformation of Native and Regenerated Cellulose. Cellulose, 13, 291-307. >>
  • Kong, K. and Eichhorn, S.J. 2005. The Influence of Hydrogen Bonding on the Deformation Micromechanics of Cellulose Fibres. Journal of Macromolecular Science - Physics, 44, 1123-1136. >>
  • Kong, K. and Eichhorn, S.J. 2005. Crystalline and amorphous deformation of process-controlled cellulose-II fibres. Polymer, 46, 6380-6390. >>
  • Eichhorn, S.J., Young, R.J., Davies, G.R. 2005. Modelling Crystal and Molecular Deformation in Regenerated Cellulose Fibres. Biomacromolecules, 6, 507-513. >>
  • Entwistle, K.M., Eichhorn, S.J., Navaranjan, N. 2005. The Derivation of the Cellulose Micro-Fibril Angle by Small-Angle X-ray Scattering from Structurally Characterised Softwood Cell-Wall Populations. Journal of Applied Crystallography, 38, 505-511. >>
  • Eichhorn, S.J., Young, R.J., Davies, R.J. and Riekel, C. 2003. Characterisation of the Microstructure and Deformation of High Modulus Cellulose Fibres. Polymer, 44, 5901-5908. >>
  • Eichhorn, S.J. and Young, R.J. 2001. The Young's Modulus of a Microcrystalline Cellulose. Cellulose, 8, 197-207. >>
  • Eichhorn, S.J., Sirichaisit, J. and Young, R.J. 2001. Deformation Mechanisms in Cellulose Fibres, Paper and Wood. Journal of Materials Science, 36, 3129-3135. >>
  • Eichhorn, S.J., Young, R.J., and Yeh, W.-Y. 2001. Deformation Process in Regenerated Cellulose Fibres. Textile Research Journal, 71, 121-129. >>
  • Eichhorn, S.J., Hughes, M.L., Snell, R., and Mott, L. 2000. Strain Induced Raman Shifts in Natural Cellulose Fibres. Journal of Materials Science Letters, 19, 721-723. >>
  • Hamad, W.Y. and Eichhorn, S. 1997. Deformation Micromechanics of Regenerated Cellulose Fibres Using Raman Spectroscopy. ASME Journal of Engineering Materials & Technology, 119, 309-313. >>

Electrospinning

  • Hubbard, P.L., Zhou, F.-L., Eichhorn, S.J., Parker, G.J.M. 2014. A Biomimetic Phantom for the Validation of Diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine - in press.
  • Zhou, F., Hubbard, P., Eichhorn, S.J., Parker, G.J.M. 2012. Coaxially Electrospun Axon-Mimicking Fibers for Diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 4, 63116316.

  • Zhou, F.-L., Hubbard, P.L., Eichhorn, S.J.*, Parker, G.J.M.* 2011. Jet Deposition in Near-Field Electrospinning of Patterned Polycaprolactone and Sugar-Polycaprolactone Core-Shell Fibres. Polymer, 52, 3603-3610.
  • Eichhorn, S.J., Sampson, W.W. 2010. Relationships Between Specific Surface Area and Pore Size in Electrospun Polymer Fibre Networks. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 7, 641 - 649. >>
  • Prabharakaran, K., Young, R.J., Eichhorn, S.J. 2008. Debundling, Isolation and Indentification of Carbon Nanotubes in Electrospun Nanofibres. Small, 4, 930-933. >>
  • Kannan, P., Eichhorn, S.J., Young, R.J. 2007. Deformation of Isolated Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes in Electrospun Polymer Nanofibres. Nanotechnology, 18, 235707. >>
  • Eichhorn, S.J. and Sampson, W.W. 2005. Statistical Geometry and Spatial Statistics of Nanofibrous Porous Assemblies. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 2, 309-318. >>

Biomaterials


  • Dugan, J., Gough, J.E., Eichhorn, S.J. 2013. Bacterial cellulose scaffolds and cellulose nanowhiskers for tissue engineering. Nanomedicine, 8, 287-298.
  • Dugan, J.M., Collins, R.F., Gough, J.E., Eichhorn, S.J. 2013. Oriented Surfaces of Adsorbed Cellulose Nanowhiskers Promote Skeletal Muscle Myogenesis. Acta Biomaterialia, 9, 4707-4715.

  • Schneider, K.P., Wehrschuetz-Sigl, E., Eichhorn, S.J., Hasmann, A., Flock, T., Kaufmann, F., Shyng, Y.-T, Guebitz, G.M. 2012. Bioresponsive Systems Based on Cross-Linked Polysaccharide Hydrogels. Process Biochemistry, 47, 305-311.

  • Dugan, J.M, Gough, J.E., Eichhorn, S.J. 2010. Directing the Morphology and Differentiation of Skeletal Muscle Cells Using Oriented Cellulose Nanowhiskers. Biomacromolecules, 11, 2498-2504.

  • Kalaskar,D.M., Ulijn, R.V., Gough, J.E., Alexander, M.R., Scurr, D.J., Sampson, W.W., Eichhorn, S.J. 2010. Characterisation of Amino Acid Modified Cellulose Surfaces Using ToF-SIMS and XPS. Cellulose, 17, 747-756.

  • Kalaskar, D., Gough, J.E., Ulijn, R.V., Sampson, W.W., Scurr, D.J., Rutten, F.J.M., Alexander, M.R., Merry, C.L.R., Eichhorn, S.J. 2008. Controlling Cell Morphology on Amino Acid Modified Cellulose. Soft Matter, 4, 1059-1065.

Natural Materials

  • Scurr, D.J., Eichhorn, S.J. 2011. Fracture of Ensis siliqua mollusk shell reveals multiple delaminations as a potential defence and toughening mechanism. Journal of Materials Science, 46, 4719-4722.
  • Farran, L., Ennos, A.R., Eichhorn, S.J. 2009. Tensile and Shear Properties of Fingernails as a Function of a Changing Humidity Environment. Journal of Biomechanics, 42, 1230-1235. >>
  • Farran, L., Ennos, A.R., Eichhorn, S.J. 2009. Micro and Nanoindentation of Human Fingernails at Varying Relative Humidity. Journal of Materials Research, 24, 980-984. >>
  • Farran, L., Ennos, A.R., Eichhorn, S.J. 2008. The Effect of Humidity on the Mechanical Properties of Human Fingernails. Journal of Experimental Biology, 211, 3677-2681. >>
  • Entwistle, K.M., Kong, K., McDonald, M.A., Navaranjan, N., Eichhorn, S.J. 2007. The Derivation of the Microfibril Angle Using Wide-Angle Synchrotron X-ray Diffraction on Structurally Characterised Specimens. Journal of Materials Science, 42, 7263-7274. >>
  • Scurr, D.J., Eichhorn, S.J. 2006. Analysis of Local Deformation in Indented Regions of Ensis siliqua Shells Using Raman Spectroscopy. Journal of Materials Research, 21, 3099-3108. >>
  • Scurr, D.J., Cernik, R.J., Thompson, S.P., Mummery, P.M., Eichhorn, S.J. 2006. The Characterisation of Residual Strain in Ensis siliqua Shells. Journal of Bionic Engineering, 3, 33-38. >>
  • Akhtar, R., Eichhorn, S.J., Mummery, P.M. 2006. Microstructure-based Finite Element Modelling and Characterisation of Bovine Trabecular Bone. Journal of Bionic Engineering, 3, 3-9. >>
  • Eichhorn, S.J., Scurr, D.J., Thompson, S.P., Golshan, M., Cernik, R. 2005. The Role of Residual Stress in the Fracture Properties of a Natural Ceramic. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 15, 947-952. >>
 
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