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Carbon nanotube-polymer composites manufacture, properties, and applications by Brian P. Grady

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Published by Wiley in Hoboken, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Carbon composites,
  • Nanotubes,
  • Polymeric composites

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementBrian P. Grady
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTA418.9.N35 G73 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25149069M
ISBN 109780470596418
LC Control Number2011006421

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Abstract. A review of carbon nanotube (CNT) functionalization methods to improve the interfacial interactions with polymers is addressed. The most common CNT functionalization methods to address the issue of interfacial interactions between CNTs and their host polymer matrix in CNT polymer composites are discussed. This chapter provides an in-depth coverage of recent advances in the areas of the development and characterization of electro-optically active, device-grade carbon nanotube (CNT)–polymer blends. These new organic–inorganic multifunctional nanocomposites share many advanced characteristics which make them ideally suited for industrial scale, high-throughput manufacturing of lightweight Cited by: 1. Carbon Nanotube-Reinforced Polymers: From Nanoscale to Macroscale addresses the advances in nanotechnology that have led to the development of a new class of composite materials known as CNT-reinforced polymers. The low density and high aspect ratio, together with their exceptional mechanical, electrical and thermal properties, render carbon nanotubes as a good reinforcing agent for composites. Bringing together thousands of disparate research works, Carbon Nanotube-Polymer Composites: Manufacture, Properties, and Applications covers CNT-polymers from synthesis to potential applications, presenting the basic science and engineering of this dynamic and Cited by:

  Bringing together thousands of disparate research works, Carbon Nanotube-Polymer Composites: Manufacture, Properties, and Applications covers CNT-polymers from synthesis to potential applications, presenting the basic science and engineering of this dynamic and complex area in an accessible, readable : Wiley.   Book Author(s): Brian P. Grady Carbon Nanotube Technology Center (CaNTeC), the Institute for Applied Surfactant Research (IASR), and School of Chemical, Biological, and Materials Engineering University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, USA. With its distinguished editors and international team of contributors, Polymer-carbon nanotube composites is an essential reference for scientists, engineers and designers in high-tech industry and academia with an interest in polymer nanotechnology and nanocomposites. The present chapter covers the designing, development, properties and applications of carbon nanotube-loaded polymer composites. The first section will provide a brief overview of carbon nanotubes (CNTs), their synthesis, properties and functionalization routes. The second section will shed light on the CNT/polymer composites, their types, synthesis routes and by:

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