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Low electrical resistivity carbon nanotube and polyethylene nanocomposites for aerospace and energy exploration applications
An investigation was conducted towards the development and optimization of low electrical resistivity carbon nanotube (CNT) and thermoplastic composites as potential materials for future wire and cable applications in ...
Viscoelasticity of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Solutions with Tunable Attractive Interactions
Understanding the microstructure of single walled nanotubes (SWNTs) in solution is an essential step in the development of fluid processing techniques for the creation of multifunctional macroscopic SWNT materials and is ...
Water-phase synthesis of cationic silica/polyamine nanoparticles
Functionalizing surfaces with amine groups through the hydrolytic condensation of aminotrialkoxysilanes is a typical approach when modifying silica particles for use in bioimaging, enzyme immobilization, and other applications. ...
Ordering and motion of anisotropic nanomaterials
Multi-scale ordering of the components is of utmost importance for the preparation of any functional system. This is particularly interesting for the assembly of plamonic nanoparticles which show drastic differences in ...
Regular Arrays of QDs by Solution Processing
Hydrophilic silicon and germanium quantum dots were synthesized by a "bottom-up" method utilizing micelles to control particle size. Liquid phase deposition of silica on these quantum dots was successful with and without ...