Chapter 4. Intercalation Compounds and Clay Nanocomposites

  1. Prof. Dr. Guido Kickelbick
  1. Jin Zhu1 and
  2. Charles A. Wilkie2

Published Online: 19 FEB 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610495.ch4

Hybrid Materials: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications

Hybrid Materials: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications

How to Cite

Zhu, J. and Wilkie, C. A. (2006) Intercalation Compounds and Clay Nanocomposites, in Hybrid Materials: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications (ed G. Kickelbick), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527610495.ch4

Editor Information

  1. Technische Universität Wien, Institut für Materialchemie, Getreidemarkt 9/165, 1060 Wien, Austria

Author Information

  1. 1

    OPTEM, Inc., 1030 West Smith Road, Medina, OH 44256, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Chemistry, Marquette University, PO Box 1881, 535 N 14th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 FEB 2007
  2. Published Print: 18 DEC 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527312993

Online ISBN: 9783527610495

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Keywords:

  • hybrid materials;
  • intercalation compounds;
  • clay nanocomposites;
  • polymer lamellar material nanocomposites;
  • nanostructures characterization;
  • polymer-clay nanocomposites;
  • polymer-graphite;
  • polymer layered double hydroxide nanocomposites;
  • properties;
  • applications

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Polymer Lamellar Material Nanocomposites

    • Types of Lamellar Nano-additives

    • Montmorillonite Layer Structure

    • Modification of Clay

  • Nanostructures and Characterization

    • X-ray Diffraction and Transmission Electron Microscopy to Probe Morphology

    • Other Techniques to Probe Morphology

  • Preparation of Polymer-clay Nanocomposites

    • Solution Mixing

    • Polymerization

    • Melt Compounding

  • Polymer-graphite and Polymer Layered Double Hydroxide Nanocomposites

    • Nanocomposites Based on Layered Double Hydroxides and Salts

  • Properties of Polymer Nanocomposites

  • Potential Applications

  • Conclusion and Prospects for the Future