Web Access Research Portal

Researcher: Dunn, LA (Dr Lawrie Dunn)

Fields of Research

Industrial Chemistry
Optical Properties of Materials
Theoretical and Computational Chemistry
Colloid and Surface Chemistry

Research Objectives

Wood, Wood Products and Paper
Pulp and Paper
Industrial Chemicals and Related Products
Plant Production and Plant Primary Products

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A computational study of steric and electronic effects in hardwood lignin in an aqueous environment; 10th International Symposium on Wood & Pulping Chemistry
Chemistry of Pulp and Paper Making
Chemistry of Pulp and Papermaking
Chemistry of Pulp and Papermaking
Chemistry of Pulp and Papermaking
Computational chemistry and the pulp and paper industry
Deinkability of newsprint and coated paper
Deinked pulp and the Netbond retention aid system; Appita
Do Zeolites have a role in peroxide bleaching?; 51st APPITA Annual General Conference
Electronic and Steric Effects in Lignin in an Aqueous Environment. Sinapyl alcohol dimers as models for the B-O-4 linkage of the lignin in hardwoods.
Electronic and Steric Effects in Lignin in an Aqueous Environment. Sinapyl alcohol [4-(3-hydroxy-1-propenyl)-2,6-dimethoxy-phenol], the lignin monomer of hardwoods
Interaction of cationic polyacrylamide with the netbond retention aid system to improve filler retention; 54th Appita Annual Conference
Novel Methods of Peroxide Bleaching
Novel Methods of Peroxide Bleaching. Do zeolites have a role in peroxide bleaching?
Novel methods of peroxide bleaching. Factors influencing peroxide decomposition.
Novel methods of peroxide bleaching. Peroxide bleaching of Pine TMP and Eucalypt CCS
Novel methods of peroxide bleaching. Peroxide decomposition at 20 degrees celcius
Peroxide bleaching using zeolites. Part 1: peroxide decomposition; Appita Journal
Peroxide bleaching with zeolites. Part 2: Bleaching of pine TMP and eucalypt CCS; Appita Journal
Retention Improvement in Difficult Furnishes
Retention improvements in difficult furnishes; 49th Appita Annual General Conference
Retention improvements in difficult furnishes
The effect of 'pitch' on paper formation
The effect of 'pitch' on paper formation
The effect of 'pitch' on paper formation
The impact of deinking on the properties of recycled fibre using different alkali sources
The impact of deinking on the properties of recycled fibre using different alkali sources; Tappi Papermaking Conference

Research Projects

Chemistry of Wood, Pulp and Paper Paramagnetic doping of Lignin studied by Carbon-13 NMR Spectrscopy and Electron Microprobe analysis; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Proposed laboratory evaluation of Netbond and Cationic Polyacrylamide in TMP/RCF/Filler; Kemira Chemicals and Equipment (KEMIRA)
Structures in Biopolymers in the Pulp and Paper industry; Australian National University (ANU)
Structures of biololymers in the pulp and paper industry; Australian Institute of Nuclear Science & Engineering (AINSE)
Structures of Biopolymers in the Pulp and Paper Industry; Australian National University (ANU)
Structures of Biopolymers in the pulp and paper industry.; Australian National University (ANU)
Structures of Metal-Based Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Complexes; Australian National University (ANU)
Study of interactions between Netbond retention aid system, pulp fibres, filler and pitch using NMR; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Study of the interaction between PEO, PFR and various pulps and fillers using NMR Spectroscopy.; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision

Developing new processes for bleaching and de-inking of newsprint
Development of a coupled process for bleaching of mechanical pulp and recycling newsprint
Novel methods in peroxide bleaching
Pulp and paper chemistry
Study of interactions between Netbond retention aid system filler and pitch using NMR
Title- Kinetic Processes in Alkaline Peroxide Bleaching
TITLE- PEO and PFR retention aid system