Fundamental Issues and Highlights of Reactive Wetting in Carbon-Based Composites

  • Khurram IqbalEmail author
  • Stevens Cadet
Conference paper
Part of the The Minerals, Metals & Materials Series book series (MMMS)


Wetting can be broadly classified into two categories: (a) non-reactive wetting (b) and reactive wetting. A chemical reaction occurs between the liquid/solid interface, and the resulting chemical bonds are responsible for wetting. The recent results and theoretical developments concerning the reactive wetting of carbon by liquid copper alloys are studied. A section is devoted to illustrate and discuss the effect of interfacial reactions in carbon/copper alloys system.


C/Cu composites Reactivity Wetting 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mathematical SciencesFederal Urdu University of Arts, Sciences and TechnologyKarachiPakistan
  2. 2.Architect Industries LabNew YorkUSA

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