Short Fibers, Whiskers, and Nanotubes

  • Fred Wallenberger
Part of the Materials Technology Series book series (MTEC, volume 6)


Short needle shaped, inorganic fibers occur in nature, or can be synthesized by a variety of experimental and commercial processes. If these fibers are filamentary single crystals, they are called whiskers. If however they are polycrystalline or amorphous, they are called short fibers.


Chemical Vapor Deposition Carbon Fiber Short Fiber Carbothermal Reduction Rice Hull 
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