Carbon nanotube polymer composites

R. Andrews, M. C. Weisenberger

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Abstract

The state of research into carbon nanotube/polymer-matrix composites for mechanical reinforcement is critically reviewed with emphasis on recent advances in CNT composite toughness. Particular interest is also given to interfacial bonding of carbon nanotubes to polymer matrices as it applies to stress transfer from the matrix to the CNT. Potential topics of oncoming focus are highlighted.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)31-37
Number of pages7
JournalCurrent Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science
Volume8
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2004

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
The authors wish to acknowledge financial support from the NSF MRSEC Grant DMR-9809686.

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Materials Science

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