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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 810464, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/810464
Research Article

Influence of Ammonium Zirconium Carbonate on Properties of Poly(vinyl alcohol)/Xylan Composite Films

1State Key Laboratory of Pulp and Paper Engineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou 510640, China
2Shanghai Haisum Chemical Technology Co., Ltd., Shanghai 200030, China

Received 17 March 2015; Revised 15 May 2015; Accepted 18 May 2015

Academic Editor: Ilaria Armentano

Copyright © 2015 Xiao-feng Chen et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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