The use of alkyl cinnamates as UV screens for preventing the photo-yellowing of lignin-rich pulps

Nourary, C. and Castellan, Alain and Davidson, R. Stephen (1994) The use of alkyl cinnamates as UV screens for preventing the photo-yellowing of lignin-rich pulps. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology a-Chemistry, 84 (3). pp. 317-326. ISSN 1010-6030. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

A number of alkyl cinnamates and related compounds have been synthesized. Upon irradiation in solution, some of the materials undergo cis-trans isomerization and a cycloaddition reaction. Application of these compounds to lignin-free paper does not suppress these reactions. The cinnamates were evaluated as UV screens for preventing the photo-yellowing of the lignin-rich paper. None of the compounds proved to be highly effective, and this result is important for a deeper understanding of the role of UV screens for preventing the light brightness reversion of high-yield pulps.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Biosciences
Depositing User: O.O. Odanye
Date Deposited: 05 Jul 2009 19:57
Last Modified: 16 May 2014 09:24
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/19927 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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