Polymer composites of carbon nanotubes aligned by a magnetic field

T. Kimura, H. Ago, M. Tobita, S. Ohshima, M. Kyotani, M. Yumura

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Abstract

By using a high magnetic field of 10 T, multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWNTs) were aligned in the monomer solution, followed by chemical polymerization of the monomer matrix. Transmission electron microscopy (TEM), magnetic susceptibility, electrical conductivity, and elastic modulus measurements showed that the MWNTs are aligned parallel to the magnetic field inside the polymer matrix.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1380-1383
Number of pages4
JournalAdvanced Materials
Volume14
Issue number19
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2 2002
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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