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A multifunctional poly (vinylidene fluoride) nanocomposites reinforced with single walled carbon nanotubes and iron oxide nanoparticles

By: Muhammad Arif, Mohsan Nawaz, Saira Bibi, Saddiqa Bigum, Shakeel Zeb, Qaribullah, Hameed Ur Rehman, Wajid Ullah, Ikram Ullah, Muhammad Ikramullah, Zia Ul Islam, Zohra Aftab Bokharee

Key Words: Multifunctional Poly (Vinylidene fluoride), Nanocomposites Reinforced, Carbon Nanotubes, Iron Oxide Nanoparticles.

Int. J. Biosci. 14(1), 271-283, January 2019.


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This research work elaborates the synthesis and characterization of PVDF nanocomposite films reinforced with Fe3O4 NPs and γ-SWCNTs. Nanocomposite film were synthesized through solution casting method, DMF (Dimethyleformamide) used as a solvent. For proper dispersion of nanofiller, samples were sonicated followed by reflux. Different types of PVDF nanocomposite were synthesized by adding different weight percent of nanofiller (0%, 0.03% γ-SWCNTs, 0.01% Fe3O4, 0.03% γ-SWCNTs/0.01% Fe3O4) to PVDF matrix. Results obtained from the analysis of Scanning electron microscopy (SEM), Fourier transform infrared spectrometry (FT-IR), X-rays diffraction (XRD) were very informative for the phase change of PVDF from α-phase to β-phase, Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) shows the thermal stability of the system, while impedance spectroscopy shows the enhancement in electrical and dielectrical properties of PVDF by incorporating nanofillers.

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A multifunctional poly (vinylidene fluoride) nanocomposites reinforced with single walled carbon nanotubes and iron oxide nanoparticles

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Muhammad Arif, Mohsan Nawaz, Saira Bibi, Saddiqa Bigum, Shakeel Zeb, Qaribullah, Hameed Ur Rehman, Wajid Ullah, Ikram Ullah, Muhammad Ikramullah, Zia Ul Islam, Zohra Aftab Bokharee.
A multifunctional poly (vinylidene fluoride) nanocomposites reinforced with single walled carbon nanotubes and iron oxide nanoparticles.
Int. J. Biosci. 14(1), 271-283, January 2019.
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