Z.W.P. acknowledges funding by NSF (CAREER DMR-0955908). K.Y.L. thanks the financial support from the China Scholarship Council. G.E. acknowledges funding by the Materials Science Division, Office of Basic Energy Science, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The microscopy work was sponsored by Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Shared Research Equipment (ShaRE) User Program, which is sponsored by the Office of Basic Energy Sciences, U.S. DOE. Supporting Information is available from the Wiley Online Library or from the author.
Approaching Carbon Nanotube Reinforcing Limit in B4C Matrix Composites Produced by Chemical Vapor Infiltration†
Article first published online: 23 SEP 2013
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Advanced Engineering Materials
Volume 16, Issue 2, pages 161–166, February 2014
How to Cite
Li, K., Yang, Y., Gu, Z., Howe, J. Y., Eres, G., Zhang, L., Li, X. and Pan, Z. (2014), Approaching Carbon Nanotube Reinforcing Limit in B4C Matrix Composites Produced by Chemical Vapor Infiltration. Adv. Eng. Mater., 16: 161–166. doi: 10.1002/adem.201300303
- Issue published online: 17 FEB 2014
- Article first published online: 23 SEP 2013
- Manuscript Accepted: 27 AUG 2013
- Manuscript Received: 7 AUG 2013
- NSF (CAREER DMR-0955908)
- China Scholarship Council
- Materials Science Division, Office of Basic Energy Science, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
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Figure S1. Stress/strain curves of the 10 and 40-min-infiltrated bulk CNT/B4C composites.
Figure S2. Low and high magnification SEM images of the fracture surfaces of bulk CNT/B4C composites infiltrated for (a and b) 10 min and (c and d) 40 min.
Table S1. Mechanical properties and thermal stability of B4C based composites.
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