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Opportunities and challenges in the use of inorganic fullerene-like nanoparticles to produce advanced polymer nanocomposites
Polymer/inorganic nanoparticle nanocomposites have garnered considerable academic and industrial interest over recent decades in the development of advanced materials for a wide range ofExpand
High performance PEEK/carbon nanotube composites compatibilized with polysulfones-II. Mechanical and electrical properties
Abstract The mechanical and electrical properties of poly(ether ether ketone) (PEEK)/single-walled carbon nanotube (SWCNT) composites with polysulfones as compatibilizers have been analyzed. DynamicExpand
Influence of inorganic fullerene‐like WS2 nanoparticles on the thermal behavior of isotactic polypropylene
A new family of thermoplastic nanocomposites based on isotactic polypropylene (iPP) and inorganic fullerene-like tungsten disulfide (IF-WS2) has been successfully prepared. A very efficientExpand
Mechanical and electrical properties of carbon nanotube/poly(phenylene sulphide) composites incorporating polyetherimide and inorganic fullerene-like nanoparticles
The mechanical and electrical properties of single-walled carbon nanotube (SWCNT) reinforced poly(phenylene sulphide) (PPS) composites prepared by melt-extrusion have been evaluated. The wrapping ofExpand
Unique nucleation activity of inorganic fullerene-like WS2 nanoparticles in polyphenylene sulfide nanocomposites: isokinetic and isoconversional study of dynamic crystallization kinetics.
The results of the nucleation activity and the effective energy barrier confirmed the unique dependence of the crystallization behavior of PPS on composition and the isoconversional methods in combination with the JMAEK equation provide a better understanding of the kinetics of the dynamic crystallization process. Expand
High-performance nanocomposites based on polyetherketones
Abstract Polyetherketones, PEKs, are an important family of high-performance thermoplastic materials that display a unique combination of toughness, stiffness, thermooxidative stability, chemical andExpand
New hybrid nanocomposites containing carbon nanotubes, inorganic fullerene-like WS2 nanoparticles and poly(ether ether ketone) (PEEK)
Single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) and inorganic fullerene-like WS2 nanoparticles were successfully dispersed in poly(ether ether ketone) (PEEK) by advantageously traditional melt processingExpand
Influence of carbon nanotubes on the thermal, electrical and mechanical properties of poly(ether ether ketone)/glass fiber laminates
Abstract Novel poly(ether ether ketone) (PEEK)/single-walled carbon nanotube (SWCNT)/glass fiber laminates incorporating polysulfone as a compatibilizing agent were fabricated by melt-blending andExpand
Development and characterization of PEEK/carbon nanotube composites
New poly(ether ether ketone) (PEEK) based composites have been fabricated by the incorporation of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) using melt processing. Their structure, morphology, thermalExpand
Bio-based polymer nanocomposites based on nylon 11 and WS2 inorganic nanotubes
Tungsten disulphide nanotubes (INT-WS2) have been successfully dispersed in a bio-based polyamide matrix (nylon 11) by conventional melt processing. The effect of INT-WS2 content on the morphology,Expand