Carbon Nanotubes: Current Progress of their Polymer Composites

58afaa4f22ab5.jpg Author Inas Hazzaa Hafez and Mohamed Reda Berber
Isbn 9789535124696
File size 112MB
Year 2016
Pages 504
Language English
File format PDF
Category Engineering and Technology

Book Description:

This book shows the recent advances of the applications of carbon nanotubes (CNTs), in particular, the polymer functionalized carbon nanotubes. It also includes a comprehensive description of carbon nanotubes' preparation, properties, and characterization. Authors have attempted to provide detailed information about the polymer-carbon nanotube composites.

With regard to the unique structure and properties of carbon nanotubes, a series of important findings have been reported. The unique properties of carbon nanotubes, including thermal, mechanical, and electrical properties, after polymer functionalization have been documented in detail.
This book comprises 18 chapters.
The chapters include different applications of polymer functionalization CNTs, e.g. photovoltaic, biomedical, drug delivery, gene delivery, stem cell therapy, thermal therapy, biological detection and imaging, electroanalytical, energy, supercapacitor, and gas sensor applications.

Contents
Preface
1 Carbon Nanotube-Based Polymer Composites: Synthesis, Properties and Applications
2 Advanced Fabrication and Properties of Aligned Carbon Nanotube Composites: Experiments and Modeling
3 Bio-inspired Design and Fabrication of Super-Strong and Multifunctional Carbon Nanotube Composites
4 Carbon Nanotube–Polymer Composites: Device Properties and Photovoltaic Applications
5 Optical, Mechanical, and Electrical Properties of Polymer Composites Doped by Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes
6 Mechanical Properties of Carbon Nanotubes-Polymer Composites
7 Protective Coatings Based on PMMA–Silica Nanocomposites Reinforced with Carbon Nanotubes
8 Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene as Additives in 3D Printing
9 Polymer Nanocomposite Artificial Joints
10 Carbon Nanotube-Based UV-Curable Nanocomposite Coatings
11 Carbon Nanotube Composites as Electromagnetic Shielding Materials in GHz Range
12 Safer Production of Water Dispersible Carbon Nanotubes and Nanotube/Cotton Composite Materials
13 Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes with Stimuli- Responsive Molecules and Polymers
14 Application of Aligned Carbon Nanotube-Reinforced Polymer Composite to Electrothermal Actuator
15 Carbon Nanotube-Conducting Polymer Composites as Electrode Material in Electroanalytical Applications
16 Carbon Nanotubes Supported Conducting Polymer Electrode for Supercapacitor
17 Carbon Nanotube-Polymer Composites for Energy Storage Applications
18 Applications of Carbon Nanotubes and Their Polymer Nanocomposites for Gas Sensors

 

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