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Review of the growth and implementation of carbon nanotubes as polymer reinforcement

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Chemical Engineering, TKIET Warananagar, MS, India

Res. J. Material Sci., Volume 5, Issue (1), Pages 7-9, January,16 (2017)


Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have the potential use in the fabrication of new generation composites. As reinforcement, their sterling characteristics render the desirable features to resultant composites. Carbon Vapor Deposition (CVD) technique has been employed for the growth of CNTs either independently or on the substrate. Mechanics of the growth and working of CNTs are subject to scrutiny. Several effective parameters on the growth are taken under consideration and improvement in the mechanical strength is studied.


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