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A review of the preparation and properties of carbon nanotubes-reinforced polymer compositess
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  • Journal title : Carbon letters
  • Volume 12, Issue 2,  2011, pp.57-69
  • Publisher : Korean Carbon Society
  • DOI : 10.5714/CL.2011.12.2.057
 Title & Authors
A review of the preparation and properties of carbon nanotubes-reinforced polymer compositess
Jin, Fan-Long; Park, Soo-Jin;
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 Abstract
Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have high Young's modulus, low density, and excellent electrical and thermal properties, which make them ideal fillers for polymer composites. Homogeneous dispersion of CNTs in a polymer matrix plays a crucial role in the preparation of polymer composites based on interfacial interactions between CNTs and the polymer matrix. The addition of a small amount of CNTs strongly improves the electrical, thermal, and mechanical properties of the composites. This paper aims to review the processing technology and improvement of properties of CNT-reinforced polymer composites.
 Keywords
carbon nanotubes;electrical properties;thermal properties;mechanical properties;polymer composites;
 Language
English
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