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A carbon nanotube strain sensor for structural health monitoring
A carbon nanotube polymer material was used to form a piezoresistive strain sensor for structural health monitoring applications. The polymer improves the interfacial bonding between the nanotubes.Expand
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Introduction to carbon nanotube and nanofiber smart materials
The potential use of carbon nanotubes and nanofibers as smart composite materials is discussed in this paper. An overview of the properties of carbon nanotube materials is presented, and then fourExpand
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Growth mechanism of long aligned multiwall carbon nanotube arrays by water-assisted chemical vapor deposition.
Highly aligned arrays of multiwalled carbon nanotube (MWCNT) on layered Si substrates have been synthesized by chemical vapor deposition (CVD). The effect of the substrate design and the processExpand
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Delamination detection with carbon nanotube thread in self-sensing composite materials
Abstract Laminated composite materials can reach high mechanical properties at low weight. Composite materials, however, are susceptible to damage due to their low interlaminar mechanical propertiesExpand
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A nanotube array immunosensor for direct electrochemical detection of antigen–antibody binding
Abstract This paper describes the development of a label-free immunosensor based on carbon nanotube (CNT) array electrodes. Highly aligned multi-walled carbon nanotubes were grown on aExpand
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Thermal and electrical conductivity of array-spun multi-walled carbon nanotube yarns
Abstract The electrical resistivity of CNT yarns of diameters 10–34 μm, spun from multi-walled carbon nanotube arrays, have been determined from 2 to 300 K in magnetic fields up to 9 T. TheExpand
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Thermal and electrical conductivity of tall, vertically aligned carbon nanotube arrays.
Abstract Vertically aligned multi-walled carbon nanotube (MWCNT) arrays up to ∼6 mm high with an array density of 0.06 g cm −3 have been grown by chemical vapor deposition. Thermal conductivities ( κExpand
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Plasma coating of carbon nanofibers for enhanced dispersion and interfacial bonding in polymer composites
Ultrathin films of polystyrene were deposited on the surfaces of carbon nanofibers using a plasma polymerization treatment. A small percent by weight of these surface-coated nanofibers wereExpand
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Abstract A technique for structural health monitoring that can detect damage away from a sensor location and during operation of a structure is presented. The technique, Transmittance FunctionExpand
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Biodegradable Mg corrosion and osteoblast cell culture studies
Abstract Magnesium (Mg) is a biodegradable metal that has significant potential advantages as an implant material. In this paper, corrosion and cell culture experiments were performed to evaluate theExpand
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