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Commentary: Polymer/carbon-nanotube nanocomposites: from innovation to commercialization

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Arun K. Kota

University of Michigan, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, 1111 Maiden Lane Ct, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

J. Nanophoton. 3(1), 030307 (September 25, 2009). doi:10.1117/1.3248365
History: Received September 12, 2009; Accepted September 15, 2009; September 25, 2009; Online September 25, 2009
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References

L. S. Schadler, L. C. Brinson, and W. G. Sawyer, "Polymer manocomposites: A small part of the story," JOM: J. Min. Met. Mat. Soc. 59, 53-60 (2007)
M. Moniruzzaman and K. I. Winey, "Polymer nanocomposites containing carbon nanotubes," Macromolecules 39, 5194-5205 (2006)
D. W. Schaefer and R. S. Justice, "How nano are nanocomposites?" Macromolecules 40, 8501-8517 (2007)
O. Breuer and U. Sundararaj, "Big returns from small fibers: A review of polymer/carbon nanotube composites," Polym. Composite. 25, 630-645 (2004)
R. Ramasubramaniam, J. Chen, and H. Liu, "Homogeneous carbon nanotube/polymer composites for electrical applications," Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 2928-2930 (2003)
J. K. W. Sandler, J. E. Kirk, I. A. Kinloch, M. S. P. Shaffer, and A. H. Windle, "Ultra-low electrical percolation threshold in carbon-nanotube-epoxy composites," Polymer 44, 5893-5899 (2003)
H. Huang, C. Liu, Y. Wu, and S. Fan, "Aligned carbon nanotube composite films for thermal management," Adv. Mater. 17, 1652-1656 (2005)
A. K. Kota, B. H. Cipriano, D. Powell, S. R. Raghavan, and H. A. Bruck, "Quantitative characterization of the formation of an interpenetrating phase composite in polystyrene from the percolation of multiwalled carbon nanotubes," Nanotechnology 18, 505705 (2007)
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Arun K. Kota
"Commentary: Polymer/carbon-nanotube nanocomposites: from innovation to commercialization", J. Nanophoton. 3(1), 030307 (September 25, 2009). ; http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/1.3248365


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L. S. Schadler, L. C. Brinson, and W. G. Sawyer, "Polymer manocomposites: A small part of the story," JOM: J. Min. Met. Mat. Soc. 59, 53-60 (2007)
M. Moniruzzaman and K. I. Winey, "Polymer nanocomposites containing carbon nanotubes," Macromolecules 39, 5194-5205 (2006)
D. W. Schaefer and R. S. Justice, "How nano are nanocomposites?" Macromolecules 40, 8501-8517 (2007)
O. Breuer and U. Sundararaj, "Big returns from small fibers: A review of polymer/carbon nanotube composites," Polym. Composite. 25, 630-645 (2004)
R. Ramasubramaniam, J. Chen, and H. Liu, "Homogeneous carbon nanotube/polymer composites for electrical applications," Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 2928-2930 (2003)
J. K. W. Sandler, J. E. Kirk, I. A. Kinloch, M. S. P. Shaffer, and A. H. Windle, "Ultra-low electrical percolation threshold in carbon-nanotube-epoxy composites," Polymer 44, 5893-5899 (2003)
H. Huang, C. Liu, Y. Wu, and S. Fan, "Aligned carbon nanotube composite films for thermal management," Adv. Mater. 17, 1652-1656 (2005)
A. K. Kota, B. H. Cipriano, D. Powell, S. R. Raghavan, and H. A. Bruck, "Quantitative characterization of the formation of an interpenetrating phase composite in polystyrene from the percolation of multiwalled carbon nanotubes," Nanotechnology 18, 505705 (2007)

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