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January 24th, 2007

Nanocomposites – An Overview of Properties, Applications and Definition

Abstract:
Nanocomposites are materials that incorporate nanosized particles into a matrix of standard material. The result of the addition of nanoparticles is a drastic improvement in properties that can include mechanical strength, toughness and electrical or thermal conductivity. The effectiveness of the nanoparticles is such that the amount of material added is normally only between 0.5 and 5% by weight.

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