Graphene and carbon nanotubes-based polymer nanocomposites

Khalid Saeed, Idrees Khan, Ibrahim Khan, Nisar Ali, Muhammad Bilal, Mohammed Salim Akhter

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceedingBook Chapterpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

Nanocomposites are formed by the blending of two or more than two materials in which the fillers are nano-dimensional materials. Composites have good properties than conventional metal alloys, ceramics, and polymeric materials. Polymer nanocomposite is a combination of a polymer and a nanofiller. Graphene and carbon nanotubes-based polymer nanocomposites are the emerging materials due to various enhanced properties such as low density and extraordinary mechanical properties. The carbon nanotubes-polymer and graphene–polymer nanocomposites are produced by melt mixing, solution blending, and in situ polymerization techniques. Graphene and carbon nanotube polymer nanocomposite are utilized for a wide range of application in various areas such as sensors, energy storage, electronic devices, Electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding, transportation, biomedical, aerospace, automotive, sporting goods, and energy, defense, and infrastructure areas.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSmart Polymer Nanocomposites
Subtitle of host publicationDesign, Synthesis, Functionalization, Properties, and Applications
PublisherElsevier
Pages205-218
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9780323916110
ISBN (Print)9780323916127
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2022
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Graphene
  • carbon nanotubes
  • nanocomposite
  • nanofiller
  • polymer

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Engineering
  • General Materials Science

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