Article - 16 Jul 2011
Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are a form of elemental carbon that resemble graphite in that they consist of a network of carbon atoms arranged in six member rings. Advantages of CoMoCAT multi-walled carbon...
Article - 9 Mar 2005
Due to their unique properties, carbon nanotubes can be used for many space industry applications, such as sensors, thermal control, spacecraft, electronics and biomedicine. Also looked at here are...
Article - 17 Jun 2004
Buckytubes have potential applications in fields such as field emitters, conductive polymers, energy storage, molecular electronics, thermal materials, structural composites, fibres and fabrics,...
Article - 21 Nov 2003
POlyOne and Nanocor have enetered into a strategic alliance to manufacture and market nanoclays and nanoclay based polymer composites. The properties that can benefit from nanoclay additions are...
Article - 21 Dec 2012
Polymer nanocomposites comprise a polymer or copolymer with nanofillers or nanoparticles dispersed in the polymer matrix. Carbon nanotubes in this context can provide useful electronic properties,...
Article - 27 Jun 2005
The area of nanocomposites comprises the nanomaterials and processing methods that are used to disperse nanoparticles in ceramics, metals or plastics. Different types of nanocomposites, framework...
News - 14 Jun 2019
Carbon fiber-enhanced thermoplastic polymer mechanical properties improve when irradiated with an electron beam, report researchers at Kanazawa University in the journal Composites Part...
Article - 2 Oct 2018
In this article, we look at the two types of composites, nano-polymer clays and glass fibers, their properties and the applications that they are used in.
News - 18 Jan 2012
A new book titled ‘Polymer Carbon Nanotube Composites: The Polymer Latex Concept’ has been added to the list of offering of Research and Markets.
The book provides a synopsis of all...
News - 30 Jul 2013
Fluorescent tetrapod nanocrystals could light the way to the future design of stronger polymer nanocomposites. A team of researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley...