A Facile Route to Synthesize Nanographene Reinforced PBO Composites Fiber via in Situ Polymerization
AbstractThe polymer matrix with introduced carbon-based nanofiber displays fascinating properties. They have inspired extensive research on the synthesis of polymer composites, which have been applied in catalysis, electronics, and energy storage. In this report, we reported a facile and efficient method to prepare poly(p-phenylene benzobisoxazole) (PBO)/nanographene (PNG) composites fibers via in-situ polymerization, accompanied by the reduction from (nanographene oxide) NGO to (nanographene) NG. By tuning the ratio of feeding PBO monomer to NGO, various composites fibers with 0.1–1 wt % contents of NG were obtained. The efficient PBO chains grafting made NG uniformly disperse in the PBO matrix, and it also increased the uniformity of the packing orientation of PBO chains. Consequently, the tensile strength, tensile modulus, and thermal stability of the obtained PNG composites fibers had been improved significantly. In addition, the composites fibers with 0.5 wt % NG exhibited a 25% increment in tensile strength, and a 41% enhancement in tensile modulus compared with neat PBO fibers. It reveals an excellent reinforcement to PBO composites fibers with NG. View Full-Text
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Wang, M.; Zhang, S.; Dong, J.; Song, Y.; Mao, J.; Xie, H.; Qian, Y.; Huang, Y.; Jiang, Z. A Facile Route to Synthesize Nanographene Reinforced PBO Composites Fiber via in Situ Polymerization. Polymers 2016, 8, 251.
Wang M, Zhang S, Dong J, Song Y, Mao J, Xie H, Qian Y, Huang Y, Jiang Z. A Facile Route to Synthesize Nanographene Reinforced PBO Composites Fiber via in Situ Polymerization. Polymers. 2016; 8(7):251.Chicago/Turabian Style
Wang, Mingqiang; Zhang, Shuai; Dong, Jidong; Song, Yuanjun; Mao, Jiao; Xie, Huaquan; Qian, Yue; Huang, Yudong; Jiang, Zaixing. 2016. "A Facile Route to Synthesize Nanographene Reinforced PBO Composites Fiber via in Situ Polymerization." Polymers 8, no. 7: 251.
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