Journal of Nanomaterials / 2015 / Article / Fig 3

Research Article

Cellulose Nanocrystals Obtained from Rice By-Products and Their Binding Potential to Metallic Ions

Figure 3

(a) Atomic force microscopy (AFM) and (b) scanning electron microscopy (SEM) images of the CNC sample in the concentrated solution in water. (c) AFM topographic image of the CNC in the 5x diluted solution in water and the AFM size distribution histograms corresponding to (d) height, (e) length, and (f) width of the particles.