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Keyword: Carbon nanotubes

Total Papers Found: 40

Heat transfer in microcellular polystyrene/multi-walled carbon nanotube nanocomposite foams

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Polystyrene/multi-walled carbon nanotube (PS/MWCNT) nanocomposite foams were prepared in order to determine if these foams exhibited a reduced thermal conductivity in comparison to pristine polystyrene foam. The thermal ...

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Thermally conductive, insulated polyimide nanocomposites by AlO(OH)-coated MWCNTs

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In this paper, a thermally conductive insulated inorganic nanolayer of AlO(OH) was coated onto the surface of multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) to create a novel thermally conductive material. The ...

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Alignment of carbon nanotubes comprising magnetically sensitive metal oxides in heat transfer nanofluids

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High speed microscopy was used to allow real time visualization of the movement of nanoparticles made up of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNT) and Fe2O3. An electrostatic force was induced ...

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In situ polymerized nanocomposites: Polystyrene/CNT and Poly(methyl methacrylate)/CNT composites

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A series of polymer-matrix composites were synthesized by using a variety of carbon nanotubes (single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs), double-walled carbon nanotubes (DWCNTs) and multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs)) and a polymer ...

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Synergetic effect of thermal conductive properties of epoxy composites containing functionalized multi-walled carbon nanotubes and aluminum nitride

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This study looked at the use of two different fillers to improve the thermal properties of an epoxy resin. The two fillers were multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) and aluminum nitride (...

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Thermal conductivity enhancement of MWNTs on the PANI/tetradecanol form-stable PCM

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PANI/tetradecanol/MWNTs composites were prepared via in-situ polymerization and analyzed for their use as phase change materials. The MWNTs were randomly dispersed in the composite and it was determined ...

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Superlow Thermal Conductivity 3D Carbon Nanotube Network for Thermoelectric Applications

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A 3D carbon nanotube (CNT) network is explored and how potassium or iodine doping can affect the thermoelectric properties of this network. Through in-situ nanoscaling, this CNT network was combined ...

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Synergetic effects of graphene platelets and carbon nanotubes on the mechanical and thermal properties of epoxy composites

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The authors observed a remarkable synergistic effect when they used multi-graphene platelets (MGPs) and multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) together in an epoxy composite. The use of these two fillers together ...

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Preparation and characterization of thermally conductive polystyrene/carbon nanotubes composites

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Researchers in this study aimed to develop polymer composites with high thermal conductivity, using polystyrene (PS) and multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWNTs). These composites were prepared by ultrasonic radiation, through a ...

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Structure and properties of highly oriented polyoxymethylene/multi-walled carbon nanotube composites produced by hot stretching

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Using a solid hot stretching technique, highly-oriented polyoxymethyelen (POM)/multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) composites were created. Thermal properties were analyzed both in the stretched and through-plane directions. Researchers found that ...

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