MSCE  Vol.5 No.2 , February 2017
New Strategy for Chemically Attachment of Imine Group on Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Surfaces: Synthesis, Characterization and Study of DC Electrical Conductivity
Abstract: This paper used a new approach of preparing poly-composites by covalent linkage between the MWCNT’s by imine group. The Poly (Imine)/MWCNT Composite was synthesized by the solution blending method from reacted amino multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNT-NH2) with Terephthalaldehyde (TPAL). The obtained poly-composite was characterized by FT-IR, UV-Vis, XRD, TEM, SEM, TGA, DSC and DC electrical conductivity. The formation of Poly (Imine)/MWCNT composite was confirmed. The DC electrical conductivity of poly-composites was within the range 2.3 × 104 - 5.3 × 104 S/cm due to the interaction between the nanotubes.
Cite this paper: Al-Shuja’a, O. , Obeid, A. , El-Shekeil, Y. , Hashim, M. and Al-Washali, Z. (2017) New Strategy for Chemically Attachment of Imine Group on Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Surfaces: Synthesis, Characterization and Study of DC Electrical Conductivity. Journal of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering, 5, 11-21. doi: 10.4236/msce.2017.52002.

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