Special Issue "Composite Materials"

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A special issue of Materials (ISSN 1996-1944). This special issue belongs to the section "Advanced Composites".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 October 2009)

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. Ralf Riedel
Institut für Materialwissenschaft, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Petersenstr. 23, 64287 Darmstadt, Germany
Website: http://www.tu-darmstadt.de/fb/ms/fg/df/index.html
E-Mail: riedel@materials.tu-darmstadt.de

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Dear Colleagues,

Advanced composite materials are of particular interest in basic science as well as in applied research due to their high technological potential in the production of novel materials with tailor-made properties and with performance profiles far beyond those of the existing ones. The aim and scope of the research in this field is the development of materials with superior thermo mechanical, physical and chemical properties. The combination of different types of materials can lead to a great variety of composites, basically distinguished mainly by their constitution. Thus, the most prominent examples are denoted as polymer matrix composites (PMC), metal matrix composites (MMC) and ceramic matrix composites (CMC). In these cases, the composite comprises a matrix material in which one or more phases of another material are dispersed. The dispersed phase can be present in a variety of different morphologies such as fibers, whiskers, particles or platelets. Ideally, the resulting physical or chemical performance of the composite material is superior to that of the pure component phases. Depending on the size of the individual constituents, we distinguish between nano/nano-, nano/micro- and micro/micro-omposites.

In this special issue, novel trends related to synthesis and processing suitable for the production of advanced composites as well as the property profile of their derived novel materials are highlighted and discussed.

Prof. Dr. Ralf Riedel
Guest Editor

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Keywords

  • synthesis, processing, structural and functional properties
  • theoretical studies (modeling and simulation)
  • applications

Published Papers (39 papers)

Materials 2010, 3(6), 3518-3536; doi:10.3390/ma3063518
Received: 30 April 2010; Accepted: 24 May 2010 / Published: 2 June 2010
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Materials 2010, 3(4), 2463-2473; doi:10.3390/ma3042463
Received: 19 February 2010; in revised form: 19 March 2010 / Accepted: 25 March 2010 / Published: 31 March 2010
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Materials 2010, 3(3), 1559-1572; doi:10.3390/ma3031559
Received: 31 October 2009; in revised form: 30 December 2009 / Accepted: 18 January 2010 / Published: 3 March 2010
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Materials 2010, 3(2), 1478-1496; doi:10.3390/ma3021478
Received: 10 January 2010; in revised form: 24 February 2010 / Accepted: 24 February 2010 / Published: 25 February 2010
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Materials 2010, 3(2), 1390-1419; doi:10.3390/ma3021390
Received: 10 January 2010; Accepted: 22 February 2010 / Published: 24 February 2010
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Materials 2010, 3(2), 1104-1124; doi:10.3390/ma3021104
Received: 17 December 2009; in revised form: 4 February 2010 / Accepted: 9 February 2010 / Published: 10 February 2010
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Materials 2010, 3(2), 1031-1048; doi:10.3390/ma3021031
Received: 4 November 2009; in revised form: 26 January 2010 / Accepted: 3 February 2010 / Published: 4 February 2010
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Materials 2010, 3(1), 672-681; doi:10.3390/ma3010672
Received: 10 November 2009; in revised form: 20 January 2010 / Accepted: 22 January 2010 / Published: 25 January 2010
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Materials 2010, 3(1), 656-671; doi:10.3390/ma3010656
Received: 18 December 2009; in revised form: 19 January 2010 / Accepted: 21 January 2010 / Published: 22 January 2010
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Materials 2010, 3(1), 614-637; doi:10.3390/ma3010614
Received: 31 December 2009; Accepted: 21 January 2010 / Published: 22 January 2010
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Materials 2010, 3(1), 585-613; doi:10.3390/ma3010585
Received: 20 November 2009; in revised form: 18 January 2010 / Accepted: 19 January 2010 / Published: 21 January 2010
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Materials 2010, 3(1), 563-571; doi:10.3390/ma3010563
Received: 18 November 2009; in revised form: 7 January 2010 / Accepted: 18 January 2010 / Published: 20 January 2010
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Materials 2010, 3(1), 434-451; doi:10.3390/ma3010434
Received: 2 November 2009; in revised form: 22 December 2009 / Accepted: 24 December 2009 / Published: 13 January 2010
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Materials 2010, 3(1), 401-433; doi:10.3390/ma3010401
Received: 9 December 2009; Accepted: 12 January 2010 / Published: 12 January 2010
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Materials 2010, 3(1), 329-350; doi:10.3390/ma3010329
Received: 29 October 2009; in revised form: 14 December 2009 / Accepted: 8 January 2010 / Published: 11 January 2010
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Materials 2010, 3(1), 296-317; doi:10.3390/ma3010296
Received: 31 October 2009; in revised form: 10 December 2009 / Accepted: 14 December 2009 / Published: 8 January 2010
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Materials 2010, 3(1), 264-295; doi:10.3390/ma3010264
Received: 11 November 2009; in revised form: 29 December 2009 / Accepted: 4 January 2010 / Published: 8 January 2010
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Materials 2010, 3(1), 165-200; doi:10.3390/ma3010165
Received: 30 October 2009; in revised form: 4 January 2010 / Accepted: 6 January 2010 / Published: 7 January 2010
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Materials 2010, 3(1), 216-231; doi:10.3390/ma3010216
Received: 1 November 2009; in revised form: 30 December 2009 / Accepted: 4 January 2010 / Published: 7 January 2010
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Materials 2010, 3(1), 97-109; doi:10.3390/ma3010097
Received: 27 October 2009; in revised form: 30 November 2009 / Accepted: 3 December 2009 / Published: 29 December 2009
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Materials 2010, 3(1), 1-8; doi:10.3390/ma3010001
Received: 22 October 2009; in revised form: 21 December 2009 / Accepted: 22 December 2009 / Published: 24 December 2009
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Materials 2009, 2(4), 2510-2525; doi:10.3390/ma2042510
Received: 10 November 2009; in revised form: 14 December 2009 / Accepted: 18 December 2009 / Published: 23 December 2009
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Materials 2009, 2(4), 2467-2495; doi:10.3390/ma2042467
Received: 1 November 2009; in revised form: 16 December 2009 / Accepted: 17 December 2009 / Published: 21 December 2009
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Materials 2009, 2(4), 2369-2403; doi:10.3390/ma2042369
Received: 30 October 2009; in revised form: 8 December 2009 / Accepted: 14 December 2009 / Published: 16 December 2009
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Materials 2009, 2(4), 2216-2227; doi:10.3390/ma2042216
Received: 31 October 2009; in revised form: 29 November 2009 / Accepted: 3 December 2009 / Published: 7 December 2009
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Materials 2009, 2(4), 2154-2187; doi:10.3390/ma2042154
Received: 15 October 2009; in revised form: 18 November 2009 / Accepted: 30 November 2009 / Published: 2 December 2009
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Materials 2009, 2(4), 2046-2094; doi:10.3390/ma2042046
Received: 27 October 2009; in revised form: 24 November 2009 / Accepted: 27 November 2009 / Published: 30 November 2009
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Materials 2009, 2(4), 1858-1894; doi:10.3390/ma2041858
Received: 14 October 2009; in revised form: 15 November 2009 / Accepted: 17 November 2009 / Published: 18 November 2009
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Materials 2009, 2(4), 1835-1857; doi:10.3390/ma2041835
Received: 21 October 2009; in revised form: 5 November 2009 / Accepted: 12 November 2009 / Published: 17 November 2009
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Materials 2009, 2(4), 1417-1479; doi:10.3390/ma2041417
Received: 28 July 2009; in revised form: 5 September 2009 / Accepted: 29 September 2009 / Published: 30 September 2009
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Materials 2009, 2(4), 1508-1519; doi:10.3390/ma2041508
Received: 29 July 2009; in revised form: 28 September 2009 / Accepted: 29 September 2009 / Published: 30 September 2009
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Materials 2009, 2(3), 1205-1238; doi:10.3390/ma2031205
Received: 12 August 2009; in revised form: 30 August 2009 / Accepted: 2 September 2009 / Published: 3 September 2009
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Materials 2009, 2(3), 1180-1192; doi:10.3390/ma2031180
Received: 16 July 2009; in revised form: 20 August 2009 / Accepted: 24 August 2009 / Published: 1 September 2009
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Materials 2009, 2(3), 1084-1103; doi:10.3390/ma2031084
Received: 15 July 2009; in revised form: 20 August 2009 / Accepted: 26 August 2009 / Published: 27 August 2009
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Materials 2009, 2(3), 992-1057; doi:10.3390/ma2030992
Received: 9 August 2009; in revised form: 19 August 2009 / Accepted: 20 August 2009 / Published: 20 August 2009
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Materials 2009, 2(3), 958-977; doi:10.3390/ma2030958
Received: 30 July 2009; in revised form: 14 August 2009 / Accepted: 17 August 2009 / Published: 18 August 2009
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Materials 2009, 2(3), 926-933; doi:10.3390/ma2030926
Received: 5 July 2009; in revised form: 23 July 2009 / Accepted: 13 August 2009 / Published: 14 August 2009
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Materials 2009, 2(3), 876-882; doi:10.3390/ma2030876
Received: 5 July 2009; in revised form: 21 July 2009 / Accepted: 3 August 2009 / Published: 4 August 2009
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Materials 2009, 2(3), 776-789; doi:10.3390/ma2030776
Received: 22 May 2009; in revised form: 1 July 2009 / Accepted: 15 July 2009 / Published: 16 July 2009
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