Center for Composite Materials - University of Delaware

Research Summary

Interphase Characterization of Nanomaterials Reinforced Glass Fiber/Epoxy Multiscale Composites

Authors: Qi An (PhDMSEG), Andrew N. Rider, Narelle Brack, Sandeep Tamrakar (PhDCE), John W. Gillespie Jr., and Erik T. Thostenson

Introduction and Motivation

Model Interphase Manufacturing

Mechanical & Chemical Characterization

Fracture Surfaces Characterization

Fiber Deposition & Testing

Microdroplet Testing

Conclusion

Acknowledgements

The authors gratefully acknowledge the funding support from University of Delaware Graduate Student Office Fellowship Award and National Science Foundation (Grant CMMI-1254540: Dr. Mary Toney, Program Director).

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