Fillers, Microspheres, and Microcapsules
Published Online: 20 JUL 2012
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Wiley Encyclopedia of Composites
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Ambrogi, V., Pannico, M. and Carfagna, C. 2012. Fillers, Microspheres, and Microcapsules. Wiley Encyclopedia of Composites. 1–9.
- Published Online: 20 JUL 2012
This article provides information on the typology, the preparation methods, and the potential applications of microspheres and microcapsules in the field of composites. A wide range of reported protocols for fabrication of these microstructured materials have been presented. The effect of these fillers on the properties of composites has also been discussed.
- hollow microspheres;
- solid microspheres;
- self-healing composites;
- phase change materials