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Optical Properties of Polytetrafluoroethylene–Carbon Nanotube Composite in the Light Spectrum Range 320–1000 nm

  • I. Ye. Galstyan
  • M. M. Nishenko
  • M. M. Yakimchuk
  • G. P. Prikhodko
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 222)

Abstract

The influence of carbon nanotube (CNT) concentration (in wt.%) on optical properties of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) was investigated by the spectrophotometric analysis. The effect of transparency increasing at 4–25 times was detected in the spectrum range λ = 320–1000 nm during the addition of CNT to PTFE. It was shown that the increasing CNT concentration and the thickness of the sample lead to decreasing of the composite’s transparency in the ultraviolet (UV) band and also to increasing of transparency in infrared (IR) band.

Keywords

Polytetrafluoroethylene Carbon nanotubes Nanocomposites Composite’s transparency Light-transmission factor Spectrophotometric analysis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Ye. Galstyan
    • 1
  • M. M. Nishenko
    • 1
  • M. M. Yakimchuk
    • 1
  • G. P. Prikhodko
    • 2
  1. 1.G. V. Kurdyumov Institute for Metal Physics of the N.A.S. of UkraineKievUkraine
  2. 2.Chuiko Institute of Surface Chemistry of the N.A.S. of UkraineKievUkraine

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