Metallurgical Challenges in Carbon Nanotube-Reinforced Metal Matrix Nanocomposites
AbstractThe inclusion of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) into metallic systems has been the main focus of recent literature. The aim behind this approach has been the development of a new property or improvement of an inferior one in CNT-dispersed metal matrix nanocomposites. Although it has opened up new possibilities for promising engineering applications, some practical challenges have restricted the full exploitation of CNTs’ unique characteristics. Non-uniform dispersion of CNTs in the metallic matrix, poor interfacial adhesion at the CNT/metal interface, the unfavorable chemical reaction of CNTs with the matrix, and low compactability are the most significant challenges, requiring more examination. The present paper provides a broad overview of the mentioned challenges, the way they occur, and their adverse influences on the physicomechanical properties of CNT-reinforced metal matrix nanocomposites. The suggested solutions to these issues are fully addressed. View Full-Text
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Azarniya, A.; Safavi, M.S.; Sovizi, S.; Azarniya, A.; Chen, B.; Madaah Hosseini, H.R.; Ramakrishna, S. Metallurgical Challenges in Carbon Nanotube-Reinforced Metal Matrix Nanocomposites. Metals 2017, 7, 384.
Azarniya A, Safavi MS, Sovizi S, Azarniya A, Chen B, Madaah Hosseini HR, Ramakrishna S. Metallurgical Challenges in Carbon Nanotube-Reinforced Metal Matrix Nanocomposites. Metals. 2017; 7(10):384.Chicago/Turabian Style
Azarniya, Abolfazl; Safavi, Mir S.; Sovizi, Saeed; Azarniya, Amir; Chen, Biao; Madaah Hosseini, Hamid R.; Ramakrishna, Seeram. 2017. "Metallurgical Challenges in Carbon Nanotube-Reinforced Metal Matrix Nanocomposites." Metals 7, no. 10: 384.
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