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Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Yarn production from carbon nanotube forests
Chapter 3. Carbon nanotube fibers spun directly from furnace
Chapter 4. Solution-spun carbon nanotube fibers
Chapter 5. Interphase structures and properties of carbon nanotube-reinforced polymer nanocomposite fibers
Chapter 6. Post-spinning treatments to carbon nanotube fibers
Chapter 7. Carbon nanotube yarn structures and properties
Chapter 8. Mechanics modeling of carbon nanotube yarns
Chapter 9. Sensors based on CNT yarns
Chapter 10. CNT yarn-based supercapacitors
Chapter 11. Carbon nanotube yarn-based actuators
Carbon Nanotube Fibres and Yarns for Smart Textiles: Production, Properties and Applications in Smart Textiles explains the relevance of carbon nanotube science and provides new insights on this emerging, high-performance textile material. Particular emphasis is placed on applications in smart textiles and wearable electronics applications, such as flexible sensors, actuators and energy sources. This collection examines the state-of-the-art in carbon nanotube (CNT) research, providing guidance for anyone who is exploring problems where CNTs may provide design solutions. Finally, the book addresses advances in yarn spinning methods, yarn structures and properties.
Drawing on his experience in the textile industry, the book's editor presents academic research in a way that is comprehensible and useful to materials scientists and engineers in practice.
- Explains how carbon nanotube science can meet the challenging requirements of important and emerging smart textiles and wearable electronics applications
- Reviews and analyzes key developments on CNT yarn spinning methods, yarn structures and properties, and proposed applications
- Addresses the potential applications of CNT yarns and nanocomposite fibers
Researchers, product designers and processing engineers interested in emerging high-performance textile materials, carbon nanotube synthesis, CNT yarn/fibre formation, product development and production (especially in electronic and smart textiles), and processing science and technology
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- 14th September 2019
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Dr Menghe Miao is a principal research scientist in materials science and engineering at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), Australia. With a PhD in textile engineering, his research interests and publications embrace many facets of the science and engineering of fiber-based materials, including fiber, yarn, and nonwoven materials, manufacturing technology, textile performances, and product engineering, structure and fabrication of fiber-reinforced composite materials, and textile sensors, actuators, and energy storage devices.
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), Australia