Synthesis and characterization of nanocomposite of multi-walled carbon nanotube and polyaniline nanoparticle

S. J. Park, S. Y. Park, M. S. Cho, H. J. Choi, J. Joo

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Abstract

We synthesized multi-walled carbon nanotnbe (MWNT)/polyaniline (PANI) nanocomposites from an oxidative dispersion polymerization using poly (vinyl alcohol) (PVA) as a polymeric stabilizer. Purified MWNT whose metallic catalysis have been removed in acidic media was applied. The formation of nanocomposites and their morpholorgy were confirmed by both scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and transmission electrom microscopy (TEM). Electro-rhcological properties were farther characterized by a rotational rheometer equipped with a high vollage generator.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)21-26
Number of pages6
JournalMolecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals
Volume425
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2004

Keywords

  • Multi-walled carbon nanotube
  • Nanocomposite
  • Polyaniline

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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