Metal-polymer Nanocomposites

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dc.contributor.author Heness, GL
dc.contributor.editor Fengge Gao
dc.date.accessioned 2014-04-03T01:23:59Z
dc.date.issued 2012-01
dc.identifier.citation Advances in Polymer Nanocomposites, 2012, 1, pp. 164 - 177
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-84569-940-6
dc.identifier.other B3 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/23133
dc.description.abstract Polymers- general properties are low strength and stiffness, poor conductors of electricity and heat, high dielectric strength, poor thermal properties and are nonmagnetic. Attempts over the years, have been made to change and/or improve some of these to increase the availability of polymers to a new range of applications. Recently, the use of nanoparticles has been shown great interest by researchers. This chapter looks at metal nanoparticles which exhibit uniquely different electronic and optical properties to their bulk counterparts. It is these interesting new properties that are one of the major driving forces for incorporation into polymer matrices. I particular methods of incorporation of the metal nanoparticles into the polymer, resultant properties, applications and future trends will be discussed
dc.format Shannon Brown
dc.publisher Woodhead
dc.title Metal-polymer Nanocomposites
dc.type Chapter
dc.description.version Published
dc.parent Advances in Polymer Nanocomposites
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation UK en_US
dc.publocation UK
dc.identifier.startpage 164 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 177 en_US
dc.cauo.name SCI.School of Physics and Advanced Materials en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.conference 25th IEEE\RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS)
dc.for 1007 Nanotechnology
dc.for 091202 Composite and Hybrid Materials
dc.for 0912 Materials Engineering
dc.personcode 740233
dc.percentage 50 en_US
dc.classification.name Materials Engineering en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition 1 en_US
dc.edition 1
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.date.activity 2012-10-07
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.location.activity Algarve, PORTUGAL
dc.description.keywords Metal polymer nanocomposites , Incorporating metal nanoparticles into polymers, Applications of metal polymer nanocomposites
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Science
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Built Infrastructure
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
pubs.consider-herdc false
utslib.collection.history Closed (ID: 3)
utslib.collection.history School of Physics and Advanced Materials (ID: 343)
utslib.collection.history School of Physics and Advanced Materials (ID: 343)


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