Nanocellulose as the Main Composite Component of Electromechanical Sensors

  • R. M. Balabai Kryvyi Rih State Pedagogical University
  • A. V. Zdeshchyts Kryvyi Rih State Pedagogical University


Within the methods of the electron density functional and the ab initio pseudopotential, we have obtained the spatial distributions of the density of valence electrons, density of electron states, band gap, valence band, and charge for the cellulose-based model composite structures under mechanical influences, using authors’ program complex. It is determined that the electronic properties of composite structures based on nanocellulose can be controlled, for example, by changing the distance between the layers of composite components that happens during a mechanical compression or stretching.

Keywords heterocomposites, nanocellulose, graphene, electron density functional, ab initio pseudopotential


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How to Cite
Balabai, R., & Zdeshchyts, A. (2018). Nanocellulose as the Main Composite Component of Electromechanical Sensors. Ukrainian Journal Of Physics, 63(9), 828. doi:10.15407/ujpe63.9.828
Semiconductors and dielectrics