The Effect of Surface Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes on the Morphology, As Well As Thermal, Thermomechanical, and Crystallization Properties of Polylactide

  1. Sanjay Mathur,
  2. Suprakas Sinha Ray,
  3. Sujanto Widjaja and
  4. Dileep Singh
  1. James Ramontja1,2,
  2. Suprakas Sinha Ray1,2,
  3. Sreejarani K. Pillai1 and
  4. Adriaan S Luyt2

Published Online: 15 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118095362.ch6

Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology V: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 32

Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology V: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 32

How to Cite

Ramontja, J., Ray, S. S., Pillai, S. K. and Luyt, A. S. (2011) The Effect of Surface Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes on the Morphology, As Well As Thermal, Thermomechanical, and Crystallization Properties of Polylactide, in Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology V: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 32 (eds S. Mathur, S. S. Ray, S. Widjaja and D. Singh), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118095362.ch6

Author Information

  1. 1

    DST/CSIR Nanotechnology Innovation Centre, National Centre for Nano-Structured Materials, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Pretoria 001, South Africa.

  2. 2

    Department of Chemistry, University of the Free State (Qwaqwa Campus), Phuthaditjhaba, South Africa.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 19 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118059920

Online ISBN: 9781118095362

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Keywords:

  • carbon nanotubes;
  • morphology;
  • thermomechanical;
  • crystallization properties;
  • polylactide

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Experimental

  • Results and Discussion

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements