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dc.contributor.authorCheng, Henry Kuo Fengen
dc.contributor.authorPan, Yongzhengen
dc.contributor.authorSahoo, Nanda Gopalen
dc.contributor.authorChong, Kahweien
dc.contributor.authorLi, Linen
dc.contributor.authorChan, Siew Hwaen
dc.contributor.authorZhao, Jianhongen
dc.date.accessioned2013-09-23T07:02:14Zen
dc.date.accessioned2019-12-06T20:18:33Z-
dc.date.available2013-09-23T07:02:14Zen
dc.date.available2019-12-06T20:18:33Z-
dc.date.copyright2011en
dc.date.issued2011en
dc.identifier.citationCheng, H. K. F., Pan, Y., Sahoo, N. G., Chong, K., Li, L., Chan, S. H., etc. (2011). Improvement in properties of multiwalled carbon nanotube/polypropylene nanocomposites through homogeneous dispersion with the aid of surfactants. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 124(2), 1117-1127.en
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10356/100209-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10220/13591en
dc.description.abstractThe effects of different surfactants on the properties of multiwalled carbon nanotubes/polypropylene (MWCNT/PP) nanocomposites prepared by a melt mixing method have been investigated. Sodium dodecyl sulfate (SDS) and sodium dodecylbenzene sulfonate (NaDDBS) were used as a means of noncovalent functionalization of MWCNTs to help them to be dispersed uniformly into the PP matrix. The effects of these surfactant-treated MWCNTs on morphological, rheological, thermal, crystalline, mechanical, and electrical properties of MWCNT/PP composites were studied using field emission scanning electron microscopy, optical microscopy, rheometry, tensile, and electrical conductivity tests. It was found that the surfactant-treatment and micromixing resulted in a great improvement in the state of dispersion of MWCNTs in the polymer matrix, leading to a significant enhancement of Young's modulus and tensile strength of the composites. For example, with the addition of only 2 wt % of SDS-treated and NaDDBS-treated MWCNTs, the Young's modulus of PP increased by 61.1 and 86.1%, respectively.en
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dc.relation.ispartofseriesJournal of applied polymer scienceen
dc.titleImprovement in properties of multiwalled carbon nanotube/polypropylene nanocomposites through homogeneous dispersion with the aid of surfactantsen
dc.typeJournal Articleen
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineeringen
dc.contributor.organizationA*STAR SIMTechen
dc.identifier.doi10.1002/app.35047en
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