The Mechanism of Interaction of Esters of Methacrylic Acid with Carbon Nanotubes to Create a New Polymer Composite Material

Authors I.V. Zaporotskova, L.S. Elbakyan
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Volgograd State University, 100, University prosp., 400062 Volgograd, Russia

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Issue Volume 8, Year 2016, Number 3
Dates Received 04 May 2016; published online 03 October 2016
Citation I.V. Zaporotskova, L.S. Elbakyan, J. Nano- Electron. Phys. 8 No3, 03047 (2016)
DOI 10.21272/jnep.8(3).03047
PACS Number(s) 81.07._b
Keywords Carbon nanotube (21) , Polymer composites, Doping (18) , Polymetilmetacrilate, Adsorption (9) , Conductivity (43) .
Annotation In this work is considered the possibility of creating new polymeric composite materials based on complex esters of methacrylic acid by reinforcing them with carbon nanotubes. Theoretical calculations are done: interaction of the main components of the polymeric material with a single-layer carbon nanotubes. The presence of good connection of polymer matrix with reinforcing nanotubes is proved. The influence of carbon nanotubes on the conductivity of the considered composite polymer materials is studied. The calculations are performed using DFT method within the model of molecular cluster.

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