MRS Proc. 2001 DOI: 10.1557/proc-706-z3.30.1 View full text
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Cheol Park, Zoubeida Ounaies, Kent A. Watson, Kristin Pawlowski, Sharon E. Lowther, John W. Connell, Emilie J. Siochi, Joycelyn S. Harrison, Terry L. St. Clair

Abstract: AbstractPolymer-single wall carbon nanotube (SWNT) composite films were prepared and characterized as part of an effort to develop polymeric materials with improved combinations of properties for potential use on future spacecraft. Next generation spacecraft will require ultra-lightweight materials that possess specific and unique combinations of properties such as radiation and atomic oxygen resistance, low solar absorptivity, high thermal emissitivity, electrical conductivity, tear resistance, ability to be …

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