Tensile properties of carbon nanotube fibres described by the fibrillar crystallite model
J. C. Fernández-Toribio, B. Alemán, A. Ridruejo and J. J. Vilatelaread more..
Energy storage in structural composites by introducing CNT fiber/polymer electrolyte interleaves
E. Senokos, Y. Ou, J.J. Torres, F. Sket, C. González, R. Marcilla and J.J. Vilatelaread more..
Enhanced electro-Fenton Mineralization of Acid Orange 7 Using a Carbon Nanotube Fiber Based Cathode
T. X. H. Le, B. Alemán, J. J. Vilatela, M. Bechelany and M. Cretinread more..
The multifunctional nanocomposites group is interested in nanomaterials and the exploitation of their properties on a macroscopic scale. One of its main activities is the synthesis of macroscopic materials based on nanostructured building blocks, assembled in a way that potentiates stress and charge transfer processes at the nanoscale. The group investigates tailoring the structure of these hierarchical materials through combination with polymers, hybridisation with semiconductors and fine control of the building blocks at a molecular scale. Central to its research is a macroscopic fibre made up carbon nanotubes and produced continuously by spinning an aerogel of CNTs directly from the gas phase during their growth by chemical vapour deposition. Regarded as the next generation high-performance synthetic fibre, this material is already produced industrially and used in various industries including aerospace.
Dr. Cleis Santos has been awarded the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Seal of Excellence for her MCA proposal. The Seal of Excellence is the high-quality label awarded to projects submitted to Horizon 2020 which were deemed to deserve funding but did not receive it due to budget limits. It recognises the value of the proposal and [...]read more..
The First International Workshop on Multi-functional Nanocarbon Fibres (27-29 June 2018) will gather leading researchers around the globe working on nanocarbons, with a view to developing the next generation of functional carbon fibres and fabrics and discussing future challenges. This workshop constitutes a satellite meeting of the Carbon 2018 Conference, which will be held in [...]read more..
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