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  1. Shi, K., Yang, X., Cranston, E. D. & Zhitomirsky, I. Efficient Lightweight Supercapacitor With Compression Stability. Advanced Functional Materials, 2016. DOI 10.1002/adfm.201602103. (link)
  2. LeClair, D. A., Cranston, E. D., Xing, Z., & Thompson, M. R. Optimization of Spray Drying Conditions for Yield, Particle Size and Biological Activity of Thermally Stable Viral Vectors. Pharmaceutical Research, 2016. DOI 10.1007/s11095-016-2003-4. (link)
  3. De France, K. J., Yager, K., Hoare, T. R., & Cranston, E. D. Cooperative Ordering and Kinetics of Cellulose Nanocrystal Alignment in a Magnetic Field. Langmuir, 2016, 32(30), 7564–7571. (link)
  4. Zhu, H., Yang, X., Cranston, E. D. & Zhu, S. Flexible and Porous Nanocellulose Aerogels with High Loadings of Metal-Organic-Framework Particles for Separations Applications. Advanced Materials, 2016DOI 10.1002/adma.201601351. (link)
  5. Reid, M. S., Villalobos, M., & Cranston, E. D. Cellulose nanocrystal interactions probed by thin film swelling to predict dispersibility. Nanoscale, 2016, 8, 12247-12257. (link)
  6. Chau, M., De France, K. J., Kopera, B., Machado, V. R., Rosenfeldt, S., Reyes, L., … Kumacheva, E. Composite Hydrogels with Tunable Anisotropic Morphologies and Mechanical Properties. Chemistry of Materials, 2016, 28(10), 3406–3415. (link)
  7. LeClair, D. A., Cranston, E. D., Xing, Z., & Thompson, M. R. Evaluation of excipients for enhanced thermal stabilization of a human type 5 adenoviral vector through spray drying. International Journal Of Pharmaceutics, 2016, 506, 289-301. (link)
  8. Kedzior, S. A., Graham, L., Moorlag, C., Dooley, B. M., & Cranston, E. D. Poly(methyl Methacrylate)-Grafted Cellulose Nanocrystals: One-Step Synthesis, Nanocomposite Preparation, and Characterization. The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2016, 5, 811-822. (link)
  9. LaRue, R. J., Cobbledick, J., Aubry, N., Cranston, E. D., & Latulippe, D. R. The Microscale Flocculation Test (MFT)–a High-Throughput Technique for Optimizing Separation Performance. Chemical Engineering Research and Design. 2016, 105. (link)
  10. Hu, Z., Marway, H. S., Kasem, H., Pelton, R., & Cranston, E. D. Dried and Redispersible Cellulose Nanocrystal Pickering Emulsions. ACS Macro Letters, 2016, 5, 185–189. (link)
  11. De France, K. J., Chan, K. J. W. W., Cranston, E. D., & Hoare, T. R. Enhanced Mechanical Properties in Cellulose Nanocrystal-Poly(oligo Ethylene Glycol Methacrylate) Injectable Nanocomposite Hydrogels through Control of Physical and Chemical Cross-Linking. Biomacromolecules, 2016. DOI acs.biomac.5b01598. (link)
  12. Yang, X., Shi, K., Zhitomirsky, I., & Cranston, E. D. Cellulose Nanocrystal Aerogels as Universal 3D Lightweight Substrates for Supercapacitor Materials. Advanced Materials, 2015. Journal Cover! (link)
  13. Goujon, L. J., Hariharan, S., Sayyar, B., Burke, N. A. D., Cranston, E. D., Andrews, D. W., & Stöver, H. D. H. Tunable Hydrogel Thin Films from Reactive Synthetic Polymers as Potential Two-Dimensional Cell Scaffolds. Langmuir, 2015, 31(20), 5623–5632. (link)
  14. Hu, Z.; Patten, T.; Pelton, R.; Cranston, E. D. Synergistic Stabilization of Emulsions and Emulsion Gels with Water-Soluble Polymers and Cellulose Nanocrystals. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2015.(link)
  15. Moran-Mirabal, J. M., & Cranston, E. D. Cellulose Nanotechnology on the Rise. Industrial Biotechnology, 2015,11(1), 14-15. (link)
  16. Rivkin, A., Abitbol, T., Nevo, Y., Verker, R., Lapidot, S., Komarov, A., ... Cranston, E. D. & Shoseyov, O. Bionanocomposite Films from Resilin-CBD Bound to Cellulose Nanocrystals. Industrial Biotechnology, 2015, 11(1), 44-58. (link)
  17. Hu, Z.; Ballinger, S.; Pelton, R.; Cranston, E. D. Surfactant-enhanced cellulose nanocrystal Pickering emulsions. J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2014 , 439, 139–148. (link)
  18. Yang, X., & Cranston, E. D. Chemically Cross-Linked Cellulose Nanocrystal Aerogels with Shape Recovery and Superabsorbent Properties. Chemistry of Materials, 2014, 26 (20), 6016-25 (link) - Highlighted in C&EN: Chemistry in Pictures! (link)
  19. Abitbol, T., Villalpando-Páez, F., Nguyen, L., Komarov, A., Prevo, B. G., Corwin, J., … Cranston, E. D. Comparison of nanocrystalline cellulose and fumed silica in latex coatings. Green Materials, 2014 1–42. (link)
  20. Abitbol, T.; Cranston, E. D. Chapter 6: Directed-Assembly of Oriented Cellulose Nanocrystal Films in Handbook of Green Materials, Vol. 3: Self- and Directed Assembled Bionanomaterials 2014, Editor: K. Oksman, Orlando Rojas, Pia Qvintus. World Scientific, p. 79. (link)
  21. Abitbol, T.; Cranston, E. D. Chapter 4: Chiral Nematic Self-Assembly of Cellulose Nanocrystals in Suspensions and Solid Films in Handbook of Green Materials, Vol. 3: Self- and Directed Assembled Bionanomaterials 2014, Editor: K. Oksman, Orlando Rojas, Pia Qvintus. World Scientific, p.37. (link)
  22. Hu, Z., Cranston, E. D., Ng, R., & Pelton, R. Tuning Cellulose Nanocrystal Gelation with Polysaccharides and Surfactants. Langmuir 2014, 30, 2684−2692 (link)
  23. Osterberg, M. & Cranston, E. D. Special issue on nanocellulose- Editorial. Nordic Pulp & Paper Research Journal, 2014, 29 (1). (link)
  24. Abitbol, T., Marway, H., & Cranston, E. D. Surface modification of cellulose nanocrystals with cetyltrimethylammonium bromide. Nordic Pulp & Paper Research Journal, 2014, 29 (1), 46–57. (link)
  25. Yang, X., Bakaic, E., Hoare, T., & Cranston, E. D. Injectable polysaccharide hydrogels reinforced with cellulose nanocrystals: morphology, rheology, degradation, and cytotoxicity. Biomacromolecules, 2013, 14(12), 4447–55. (link)
  26. Abitbol, T.; Palermo, A.; Moran-Mirabal, J. M.; Cranston, E. D. Fluorescent Labeling and Characterization of Cellulose Nanocrystals with Varying Charge Contents. Biomacromolecules, 2013, 14 (9), 3278-3284. (link)
  27. Kan, K. H. M.; Li, J.; Wijesekera, K.; Cranston, E. D. Polymer-Grafted Cellulose Nanocrystals as pH Responsive Reversible Flocculants. Biomacromolecules, 2013, 14( 9), 3130–9. (link)
  28. Cranston, E. D. Polyelectrolyte Multilayer Films Containing Cellulose Nanocrystals, in Production and Applications of Cellulose Nanomaterials 2013. Editors: Postek, M.; Moon, R.; Rudie, A.; Bilodeau, M. TAPPI Publishing, June 2013, pp. 89-92. (link)
  29. Kan, K. H. M.; Cranston, E. D.  Mechanical Testing of Thin Film Nanocellulose Composites Using Buckling Mechanics.  TAPPI Journal 2013, 12 (4), 9-17. - Cover art and winner of the 2013 Best Nanotechnology Article in TAPPI Journal! (link)
  30. Sato, T.; Ali, M. M.; Pelton, R.; Cranston, E. D. DNA Stickers Promote Polymer Adsorption onto Cellulose. Biomacromolecules 2012, 13 (10), pp 3173-3180. (link)
  31. Álvarez, R.; Cranston, E. D.; Atkin, R.; Rutland, M. W. Suppression of Stiction by an Ionic Liquid: Nanotribology Using Colloid Probe AFM. Langmuir 2012, 28, 9967-9976. (link)
  32. Werzer, O.; Cranston, E. D.; Warr, G. G.; Atkin, R.; Rutland, M. W. Ionic liquid Nanotribology: Mica-Silica Interactions in Ethylammonium Nitrate. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2012, 14, 5147-5152. (link)
  33. Cranston, E. D.; Eita, M.; Johansson, E.; Netrval, J.; Salajkova, M.; Arwin, H; Wågberg, L. Determination of the Young's modulus for microfibrillated cellulose thin films using buckling mechanics, Biomacromolecules 2011, 12 (4), 961-969. (link)
  34. Cranston, E. D.; Gray, D. G.; Rutland, M. W. Direct Surface Force Measurements of Polyelectrolyte Multilayer Films Containing Nanocrystalline Cellulose, Langmuir 2010, 26, (22), 17190–17197. (link)
  35. Cranston, E. D.; Gray, D. G., Polyelectrolyte Multilayer Films Containing Cellulose; A Review. ACS Symposium Series 2009, Editor: M. Roman, 1019, 95-114. (link)
  36. Cranston, E. D.; Gray, D. G. Model Cellulose I Surfaces; A Review. ACS Symposium Series 2009, Editor: M. Roman, 1019, 75-93. (link)
  37. Hasani, M.; Cranston, E. D.; Westman, G.; Gray, D. G., Cationic Surface Functionalization of Cellulose Nanocrystals, Soft Matter 2008, 4, (11), 2238-2244. (link)
  38. Cranston, E. D.; Gray, D. G., Birefringence in Spin-Coated Films Containing Cellulose Nanocrystals. Colloids and Surfaces A 2008, 325, (1-2), 44-51. (link)
  39. Cranston, E. D.; Gray, D. G., Morphological and Optical Characterization of Polyelectrolyte Multilayers Incorporating Nanocrystalline Cellulose. Biomacromolecules 2006, 7, (9), 2522-2530. (link)
  40. Cranston, E. D.; Gray, D. G., Formation of Cellulose-based Electrostatic Layer-by-layer Films in a Magnetic Field. Science and Technology of Advanced Materials 2006, 7, (4), 319-321. (link)
  41. Cranston, E.; Kawada, J.; Raymond, S.; Morin, F.; Marchessault, R.H. Co-Crystallization Model for Synthetic Biodegradable Poly(butylene adipate-co-butylene terephthalate). Biomacromolecules 2003, 4, (4), 995-999. (link)

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