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Title: Effect of encapsulated SWNT on the mechanical properties of melt mixed PA12/SWNT composites
Authors: BHATTACHARYYA, AR
POTSCHKE, P
ABDEL-GOAD, M
FISCHER, D
Keywords: walled carbon nanotubes
crystallization
behavior
polypropylene
dispersion
Issue Date: 2004
Publisher: ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV
Citation: CHEMICAL PHYSICS LETTERS, 392(40603), 28-33
Abstract: Styrene maleic anhydride copolymer (SMA) encapsulated single wall carbon nanotubes (SWNT) are melt mixed with PA12 in order to disperse SANT more homogeneously. The mechanism is found to be a reactive coupling between amine end groups of PA12 and maleic anhydride functionality of SMA during melt mixing of PA12 with SMA modified SWNT. This leads next to a better dispersion to an enhanced interfacial adhesion between PA12 and SWNT as indicated by enhanced rheological, dynamic mechanical, and tensile properties of the PA12/SWNT composites. (C) 2004
URI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cplett.2004.05.045
http://dspace.library.iitb.ac.in/xmlui/handle/10054/6528
http://hdl.handle.net/10054/6528
ISSN: 0009-2614
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