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The Processing of Nanocomposites

  • F. Bellucci
  • D. Fabiani
  • G. C. Montanari
  • L. Testa
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Abstract

Manufacturing techniques can have a significant impact on the dielectric properties of nanostructured materials, sometimes even larger than the effect of the nanofiller itself. Indeed, the choice of the best nanofiller to improve the electric behavior of the final nanocomposite is often frustrated by residual contaminants of the matrix-nanofiller compatibilization process, moisture absorption, nanofiller aggregation, etc. Therefore manufacturing techniques should be tuned to eliminate or limit the spurious effect of defects/contaminants to obtain the desired material properties. In the following, after a comprehensive presentation of the most common nanofillers and compatibilization treatment, attention is paid to the main processing techniques and purification procedures to minimize the effect of contaminants.

Keywords

Layered Double Hydroxide Filler Particle Imaginary Permittivity Dielectric Bulk Space Charge Accumulation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Bellucci
    • 1
  • D. Fabiani
    • 2
  • G. C. Montanari
    • 2
  • L. Testa
    • 3
  1. 1.Politecnico di TorinoTorinoItaly
  2. 2.Università di BolognaBolognaItaly
  3. 3.Techimp Systems SrlZola PredosaItaly

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