Review on Carbon Nanotube based Polymer Composites and Its Applications
W. Li, A. Dichiara, J. Zha, Z. Su and J. Bai, “On improvement of Mechanical and Thermo Mechanical Properties of Glass Fabric/Epoxy Composites by Incorporating CNT–Al2O3 Hybrids”, Composites Science and Technology, vol. 103, pp. 36–43, 2014.
J. Chen, Y. Huang, X. Zhang, X. Chen and C. Li, “MnO2 Grown in Situ on Graphene@CNTs as Electrode Materials for Supercapacitors”, Ceramics International, vol. 41, no. 10, pp. 12680–12685, 2015.
E. Y. Choi, J. Y. Kim and C. K. Kim, “Fabrication and Properties of Polycarbonate Composites with Polycarbonate Grafted Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes by Reactive Extrusion”, Polymer, vol. 60, pp. 18–25, 2015.
S. Y. Madani, N. Naderi, O. Dissanayake, A. Tan and A. M. Seifalian, “A New Era of Cancer Treatment: Carbon Nanotubes as Drug Delivery Tools”, International Journal of Nanomedicine, vol. 6, pp. 2963–2979, 2011.
J. Wen, Y. Xu, H. Li, A. Lu and S. Sun, “Recent Applications of Carbon Nanomaterials in Fluorescence Biosensing and Bioimaging”, Chemical Communication, vol. 51, no. 57, pp. 11346–11358, 2015.
C. Schilde, M. Schlömann, A. Overbeck, S. Linke and A. Kwade, “Thermal, Mechanical and Electrical Properties of Highly Loaded CNT-Epoxy Composites – A Model for the Electric Conductivity”, Composites Science and Technology, vol. 117, pp. 183–190, 2015.
S. Zainuddin, A. Fahim, T. Arifin, M. V. Hosur, M. M. Rahman, J. D. Tyson and S. Jeelani, “Optimization of Mechanical and Thermo-Mechanical Properties of Epoxy and E-Glass/Epoxy Composites using NH2-MWCNTs, Acetone Solvent and Combined Dispersion Methods”, Composite Structures, vol. 110, pp. 39–50, 2014.
M. Hasan and M. Lee, “Enhancement of the Thermo-Mechanical Properties and Efficacy of Mixing Technique in the Preparation of Graphene/PVC Nanocomposites Compared to Carbon Nanotubes/PVC”, Progress Natural Science: Materials International, vol. 24, no. 6, pp. 579–587, 2014.
D. Qian, G. J. Wagner, W. K. Liu, M.-F. Yu and R. S. Ruoff, “Mechanics of Carbon Nanotubes”, Applied Mechanics Reviews, vol. 55, no. 6, pp. 495-533, 2002.
M. Yu, O. Lourie, M. J. Dyer, K. Moloni, T. F. Kelly and R. S. Ruoff, “Strength and Breaking Mechanism of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes Under Tensile Load”, Science, vol. 287, no. 5453, pp. 637–640, 2000.
A. K.-T. Lau and D. Hui, “The Revolutionary Creation of New Advanced Materials—Carbon Nanotube Composites”, Composites Part B: Engineering, vol. 33, no. 4, pp. 263–277, 2002.
N. G. Sahoo, S. Rana, J. W. Cho, L. Li and S. H. Chan, “Polymer Nanocomposites Based on Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes”, Progress in Polymer Science, vol. 35, no. 7, pp. 837–867, 2010.
B. F. Jogi, “Dispersion and Performance Properties of Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs) Based Polymer Composites: A Review”, Journal of Encapsulation and Adsorption Sciences, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 69–78, 2012.
M. Abdel-Goad and P. Pötschke, “Rheological characterization of melt processed polycarbonate-multiwalled carbon nanotube composites”, Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, vol. 128, no. 1, pp. 2–6, 2005.
Y.-L. Luo, X.-P. Wei, D. Cao, R.-X. Bai, F. Xu and Y.-S. Chen, “Polystyrene-block-poly(tert-butyl methacrylate)/multiwall carbon nanotube ternary conducting polymer nanocomposites based on compatibilizers: Preparation, characterization and vapor sensing applications”, Materials & Design, vol. 87, pp. 149–156, 2015.
P.-C. Ma, N. A. Siddiqui, G. Marom and J.-K. Kim, “Dispersion and functionalization of carbon nanotubes for polymer-based nanocomposites: A review”, Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, vol. 41, no. 10, pp. 1345–1367, 2010.
A. H. Korayem, M. R. Barati, S. J. Chen, G. P. Simon, X. L. Zhao and W. H. Duan, “Optimizing the degree of carbon nanotube dispersion in a solvent for producing reinforced epoxy matrices”, Powder Technology, vol. 284, pp. 541–550, 2015.
F. H. Gojny, M. H. G. Wichmann, B. Fiedler, W. Bauhofer and K. Schulte, “Influence of nano-modification on the mechanical and electrical properties of conventional fibre-reinforced composites”, Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, vol. 36, no. 11, pp. 1525–1535, 2005.
N. Nosbi and H. M. Akil, “Controlling the number of walls in multi walled carbon nanotubes/alumina hybrid compound via ball milling of precipitate catalyst”, Applied Surface Science, vol. 340, pp. 78–88, 2015.
S. Hippmann, Q. Li, R. Addinal and W. Volk, “Carbon nanotubes-reinforced copper matrix composites produced by melt stirring”, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part N: Journal of Nanoengineering and Nanosystems, vol. 227, no.2, pp. 63–66, 2013.
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E. T. Thostenson, Z. Ren and T.-W. Chou, “Advances in the science and technology of carbon nanotubes and their composites: a review”, Composites Science and Technology, vol. 61, no. 13, pp. 1899–1912, 2001.
R. Siddique and A. Mehta, “Effect of carbon nanotubes on properties of cement mortars”, Construction and Building Materials, vol. 50, pp. 116–129, 2014.
M. S. S. Kumar, N. M. S. Raju, P. S. Sampath and L. S. Jayakumari, “Effects of Nanomaterials on Polymer Composites - an Expatiate View”, Reviews on Advanced Materials Science, vol. 30, no. 1, pp. 40–54, 2014.
X. Sun and W. Zhao, “Prediction of stiffness and strength of single-walled carbon nanotubes by molecular-mechanics based finite element approach”, Materials Science and Engineering: A, vol. 390, no. 1-2, pp. 366–371, 2005.
A. Dorri Moghadam, E. Omrani, P. L. Menezes and P. K. Rohatgi, “Mechanical and tribological properties of self-lubricating metal matrix nanocomposites reinforced by carbon nanotubes (CNTs) and graphene – A review”, Composites Part B: Engineering, vol. 77, pp. 402–420, 2015.
J. Li and E.-C. Lee, “Carbon nanotube/polymer composite electrodes for flexible, attachable electrochemical DNA sensors”, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, vol. 71, pp. 414–419, 2015.
M. B. Gholivand and L. Mohammadi-Behzad, “An electrochemical sensor for warfarin determination based on covalent immobilization of quantum dots onto carboxylated multiwalled carbon nanotubes and chitosan composite film modified electrode”, Materials Science and Engineering: C, vol. 57, pp. 77–87, 2015.
K. Rajalakshmi and S. A. John, “Functionalized multiwalled carbon nanotubes-nanostructured conducting polymer composite modified electrode for the sensitive determination of uricase inhibitor”, Electrochimica Acta. vol. 173, pp. 506–514, 2015.
P. Costa, C. Silvia, J. C. Viana and S. Lanceros Mendez, “Extruded thermoplastic elastomers styrene–butadiene–styrene/carbon nanotubes composites for strain sensor applications”, Composites Part B: Engineering, vol. 57, pp. 242–249, 2014.
S. Moon, N. M. Vuong, D. Lee, D. Kim, H. Lee, D. Kim, S.-K. Hong and S.-G. Yoon, “Co3O4–SWCNT composites for H2S gas sensor application”, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, vol. 222, pp. 166–172, 2016.
J. E. Benedetti, A. a. Corrêa, M. Carmello, L. C. P. Almeida, A. S. Gonalves and A. F. Nogueira, “Cross-linked gel polymer electrolyte containing multi-wall carbon nanotubes for application in dye-sensitized solar cells”, Journal of Power Sources, vol. 208, pp. 263–270, 2012.
D. Gendron, A. Ansaldo, G. Bubak, L. Ceseracciu, G. Vamvounis and D. Ricci, “Poly(ionic liquid)-carbon nanotubes self-supported, highly electroconductive composites and their application in electroactive devices”, Composites Science and Technology, vol. 117, pp. 364–370, 2015.
H. Chen, S. Zeng, M. Chen, Y. Zhang and Q. Li, “Fabrication and functionalization of carbon nanotube films for high-performance flexible supercapacitors”, Carbon, vol. 92, pp. 271–296, 2015.
C. de las Casas and W. Li, “A review of application of carbon nanotubes for lithium ion battery anode material”, Journal of Power Sources, vol. 208, pp. 74–85, 2012.
L. Feng, C. Wang, P. Song, H. Wang and X. Zhang, “The form-stable phase change materials based on polyethylene glycol and functionalized carbon nanotubes for heat storage”, Applied Thermal Engineering, vol. 90, pp. 952–956, 2015.
H. T. Jeong, B. C. Kim, M. J. Higgins and G. G. Wallace, “Highly stretchable reduced graphene oxide (rGO)/single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) electrodes for energy storage devices”, Electrochimica Acta, vol. 163, pp. 149–160, 2015.
M. C. Serrano, M. C. Gutiérrez and F. del Monte, “Role of polymers in the design of 3D carbon nanotube-based scaffolds for biomedical applications”, Progress in Polymer Science, vol. 39, no. 7, pp. 1448–1471, 2014.
A. Przekora, A. Benko, M. Nocun, J. Wyrwa, M. Blazewicz and G. Ginalska, “Titanium coated with functionalized carbon nanotubes — A promising novel material for biomedical application as an implantable orthopaedic electronic device”, Materials Science and Engineering: C, vol. 45, pp. 287–296, 2014.
C. Nie, L. Ma, Y. Xia, C. He, J. Deng, L. Wang, C. Cheng, S. Sun and C. Zhao, “Novel heparin-mimicking polymer brush grafted carbon nanotube/PES composite membranes for safe and efficient blood purification”, Journal of Membrane Science, vol. 475, pp. 455–468, 2015.
I. U. Vakarelski, S. C. Brown, K. Higashitani and B. M. Moudgil, “Penetration of living cell membranes with fortified carbon nanotube tips”, Langmuir, vol. 23, no. 22, pp. 10893–10896, 2007.
V. H. Ebron, “Fuel-Powered Artificial Muscles,” Science, vol. 311, no. 5767, pp. 1580–1583, 2006.
N. Dunne and C. Mitchell, “Biomedical/bioengineering applications of carbon nanotube-based nanocomposites”, Polymer-Carbon Nanotube Composite, pp. 676-717, 2011.
Y. Kim, S. Lee, H. H. Choi, J.-S. Noh and W. Lee, “Detection of a nerve agent simulant using single-walled carbon nanotube networks: dimethyl-methyl-phosphonate”, Nanotechnology, vol. 21, no. 49, pp. 495501, 2010.
M. Mittal and Kumar, “Carbon nanotube (CNT) gas sensors for emissions from fossil fuel burning”, Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical, vol. 203, pp. 349–362, 2014.
P. Lu and Y. Lo Hsieh, “Multiwalled carbon nanotube (MWCNT) reinforced cellulose fibers by electrospinning”, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol. 2, no. 8, pp. 2413–2420, 2010.
W. Lian, S. Liu, J. Yu, J. Li, M. Cui, W. Xu and J. Huang, “Electrochemical sensor using neomycin-imprinted film as recognition element based on chitosan-silver nanoparticles/graphene-multiwalled carbon nanotubes composites modified electrode”, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, vol. 44, no. 1, pp. 70–76, 2013.
M. Mann, Y. Zhang, K. B. K. Teo, T. Wells, M. M. El Gomati and W. I. Milne, “Controlling the growth of carbon nanotubes for electronic devices”, Microelectronic Engineering, vol. 87, no. 5-8, pp. 1491–1493, 2010.
J. Yu, L. Wang, X. Lai, S. Pei, Z. Zhuang, L. Meng, Y. Huang, Q. Li, W. Lu, J.-H. Byun, Y. Oh, Y. Yan and T.-W. Chou, “A durability study of carbon nanotube fiber based stretchable electronic devices under cyclic deformation”, Carbon, vol. 94, pp. 352–361, 2015.
R. Baños, F. Manzano-Agugliaro, F. G. Montoya, C. Gil, A. Alcayde and J. Gómez, “Optimization methods applied to renewable and sustainable energy: A review”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 1753–1766, 2011.
K. G. Høyer, “The history of alternative fuels in transportation: The case of electric and hybrid cars”, Utilities Policy, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 63–71, 2008.
V. A. Krivchenko, V. V. Dvorkin, N. N. Dzbanovsky, M. A. Timofeyev, A. S. Stepanov, A. T. Rakhimov, N. V. Suetin, O. Y. Vilkov and L. V. Yashina, “Evolution of carbon film structure during its catalyst-free growth in the plasma of direct current glow discharge,” Carbon, vol. 50, no. 4, pp. 1477–1487, 2011.
M. A. Azam, N. S. A. Manaf, E. Talib and M. S. A. Bistamam, “Aligned carbon nanotube from catalytic chemical vapor deposition technique for energy storage device: A review”, Ionics, vol. 19, no. 11, pp. 1455–1476, 2012.
D. Barlev, R. Vidu and P. Stroeve, “Innovation in concentrated solar power”, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 95, no. 10, pp. 2703–2725. 2011.
Q. Wang, “Effective policies for renewable energy-the example of China’s wind power-lessons for China's photovoltaic power”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 702–712, 2010.
S. Munuswamy, K. Nakamura and A. Katta, “Comparing the cost of electricity sourced from a fuel cell-based renewable energy system and the national grid to electrify a rural health centre in India: A case study”, Renewable Energy, vol. 36, no. 11, pp. 2978–2983, 2011.
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Z. Wang and S. Mitra, “Development of flexible secondary alkaline battery with carbon nanotube enhanced electrodes”, Journal of Power Sources, vol. 266, pp. 296–303, 2014.
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