jena-1 Areas of Expertise
Fundamental chemistry of derivatization; structural analysis of derivatives using techniques such as HPLC, GPC, NMR, AFM.
 
Facilities
Rheometer, HPLC, GPC/Light scattering detector, light microscopy (polarized), atomic force microscopy, tensiometer, FTIR spectroscopy, UV/VIS spectroscopy, NMR spectroscopy (250 and 400 MHz), solid state NMR, Elemental analysis, Nephelometry, Thermogravimetry.
 
Scope of Research / Training

  • Chemical derivatization of polysaccharides; regio-selective derivatization
  • Properties of ionic liquids and novel cellulose derivatives
  • Cellulose chemistry and chemistry of conversion in ionic liquids

 
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