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.
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science|
|State||Published - Jan 2004|
Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
The authors wish to acknowledge financial support from the NSF MRSEC Grant DMR-9809686.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Materials Science (all)