Dominic O'Rourke

Dominic ORourke

Dominic O'Rourke

Research Technician

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3 results

Processing and characterisation of water hyacinth cellulose nanofibres-based aluminium-ion battery separators

Conference Proceeding
Beg, M., Sun, D., Popescu, C., Alcock, K. M., Onyianta, A. J., O'Rourke, D., …Yu, H. (2021)
Processing and characterisation of water hyacinth cellulose nanofibres-based aluminium-ion battery separators. In 2021 26th International Conference on Automation and Computing (ICAC)https://doi.org/10.23919/icac50006.2021.9594191
Water hyacinth is an invasive plant that can be converted to high value cellulose nanofibers. This study presents battery separators prepared from water hyacinth cellulose nan...

High aspect ratio cellulose nanofibrils from macroalgae Laminaria hyperborea cellulose extract via a zero-waste low energy process

Journal Article
Onyianta, A. J., O’Rourke, D., Sun, D., Popescu, C., & Dorris, M. (2020)
High aspect ratio cellulose nanofibrils from macroalgae Laminaria hyperborea cellulose extract via a zero-waste low energy process. Cellulose, 27(14), 7997-8010. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10570-020-03223-5
Homogeneous high aspect ratio cellulose nanofibrils (CNFs) were prepared from Laminaria hyperborea (LH) seaweed cellulose without any initial mechanical, biological or chemica...

A process for deriving high quality cellulose nanofibrils from Water hyacinth invasive species

Journal Article
Sun, D., Onyianta, A. J., O’Rourke, D., Perrin, G., Popescu, C., Saw, L. H., …Dorris, M. (2020)
A process for deriving high quality cellulose nanofibrils from Water hyacinth invasive species. Cellulose, 27, 3727-3740. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10570-020-03038-4
In this study, surface chemistry, the morphological properties, water retention values, linear viscoelastic properties, crystallinity index, tensile strength and thermal prope...