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Graphene/Polymer Nanocomposites: Role in Electronics

  • Deepalekshmi Ponnamma
  • Kishor Kumar SadasivuniEmail author
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Part of the Springer Series on Polymer and Composite Materials book series (SSPCM)

Abstract

Discovery of graphene nanolayers has made a big bang in nanotechnology and many industrial innovations have come up as a result. Graphene and its derivatives filled polymers also contribute towards the fabrication of numerous electronic and mechanical devices such as sensors, capacitors , tyres, shields etc. In this regard a detailed survey of this topic has utmost importance mainly focusing on the application side. This chapter is aimed at providing a brief introduction about various graphene nanocomposite systems, its major properties especially relevant in electronics and a few applications. We also discuss the thermal, piezoelectric , optoelectric and actuating properties of graphene polymer nanocomposites in addition to the electromagnetic interference shielding and ferroelectric performances.

Keywords

Electrical properties Actuation Piezoelectrics Shielding Ferroelectrics 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Deepalekshmi Ponnamma
    • 1
  • Kishor Kumar Sadasivuni
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.School of Chemical SciencesMahatma Gandhi UniversityKottayamIndia
  2. 2.Center for EAPap Actuator, Department of Mechanical EngineeringInha UniversityIncheonSouth Korea

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