Preparation and interface properties of carbon reinforced copper-MMC'S

Ivica Smid, Erich Neubauer

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Abstract

The nanofibers are a promising reinforcement for copper based composites. The high thermal conductivity of carbon nanofibers (up to 2000 W/mK) is expected to improve the thermal properties of the composite material. The lack of any interfacial reaction between copper and carbon requires either a pre-treatment of the nanofibers and/or modification of the matrix (e.g. via alloying). The influence of both possibilities on the thermal performance (thermal diffusivity/conductivity and Coefficient of Thermal Expansion) of the material is shown. In addition microstructural analyses are carried out in order to assess the nanofiber distribution and the quality of the interface.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 16th International Conference on Composite Materials, ICCM-16 - "A Giant Step Towards Environmental Awareness
Subtitle of host publicationFrom Green Composites to Aerospace"
StatePublished - Dec 1 2007
Event16th International Conference on Composite Materials, ICCM-16 - "A Giant Step Towards Environmental Awareness: From Green Composites to Aerospace" - Kyoto, Japan
Duration: Jul 8 2007Jul 13 2007

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Other16th International Conference on Composite Materials, ICCM-16 - "A Giant Step Towards Environmental Awareness: From Green Composites to Aerospace"
CountryJapan
CityKyoto
Period7/8/077/13/07

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Nanofibers
Copper
Carbon
Carbon nanofibers
Thermal diffusivity
Composite materials
Surface chemistry
Alloying
Thermal expansion
Thermal conductivity
Reinforcement
Thermodynamic properties

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)
  • Ceramics and Composites

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Smid, I., & Neubauer, E. (2007). Preparation and interface properties of carbon reinforced copper-MMC'S. In Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Composite Materials, ICCM-16 - "A Giant Step Towards Environmental Awareness: From Green Composites to Aerospace"
Smid, Ivica ; Neubauer, Erich. / Preparation and interface properties of carbon reinforced copper-MMC'S. Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Composite Materials, ICCM-16 - "A Giant Step Towards Environmental Awareness: From Green Composites to Aerospace". 2007.
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Smid, I & Neubauer, E 2007, Preparation and interface properties of carbon reinforced copper-MMC'S. in Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Composite Materials, ICCM-16 - "A Giant Step Towards Environmental Awareness: From Green Composites to Aerospace". 16th International Conference on Composite Materials, ICCM-16 - "A Giant Step Towards Environmental Awareness: From Green Composites to Aerospace", Kyoto, Japan, 7/8/07.

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