Journal of Polymer Research

, 25:231 | Cite as

Fabrication of super-stretchable and electrical conductive membrane of spandex/multi-wall carbon nanotube/reduced graphene oxide composite

  • Qingning Kong
  • Zhonglin Luo
  • Yanbin Wang
  • Biaobing WangEmail author


Hybrid conductive fillers (hybrids) are prepared through simultaneous chemical reduction of the graphene oxide and acid-treated multi-wall carbon nanotube in the presence of hydrazine. Subsequently, the thermoplastic spandex-based composite membranes with different hybrids contents are fabricated by solution casting method. At 20 wt% loading of hybrids, the membrane displays both super-stretchability (387% of elongation at break) and good electrical conductivity (49.5 S cm−1). Further investigations of the electromechanical behaviour show that the strain sensitivity is dependent on hybrids content. Therefore, the as-prepared spandex/hybrids composite membranes are promising materials for the fabrication of wearable electronics and stretchable energy storage/conversion devices.


Conductive membrane Multi-wall carbon nanotube Reduced graphene oxide 



This work was financially funded by NSFC (Grant No. 21304012), Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province (BK20130249), The Top-notch Academic Programs Project of Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions (TAPP), the Priority Academic Program Development of Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions (PAPD).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Experimental Demonstration Center for Materials Science and Engineering, Jiangsu Collaborat. Innovat. Ctr. Photovolat Sci. & Eng., Jiangsu Key Laboratory of Environmentally Friendly Polymeric Materials, Sch. Mat. Sci. & EngChangzhou UniversityChangzhouChina

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