Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Engineered Carbon Nanotubes Composite Polymers. Lior Zonder. THE 5 th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE Nanotechnology Applications for the Plastics & Rubber Industries Monday February 1 st , 2010. Motivation. Carbon nanotubes (CNT) Mechanical properties
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THE 5th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
for the Plastics & Rubber Industries
Monday February 1st, 2010
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PET, PET/PVDF Blends
PET85PV15+CNT Composite PolymersElectron microscopy
Questions? Composite Polymers