Synthesis of carbon nanotube/silver nanocomposites by ultrasonication

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Carbon nanotube (CNT)/Ag nanocomposites were synthesized by an ultrasonic process. Dispersion of aggregated CNTs and synthesis of both Ag nanoparticles and Ag/CNT composite particles were executed by ultrasonic treatment. Dispersibility of Ag nanoparticles improved with the combined use of a dispersant, which led to improved densification upon sintering. In addition, synthesis of nanosize Ag particles allowed sintering of the CNT/Ag nanocomposites at 300°C, with a resulting electrical resistivity of 2.46 μΩ.cm.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1769-1772
Number of pages4
JournalMaterials Transactions
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Oct


  • Carbon nanotube
  • Nanocomposite
  • Silver nanoparticles
  • Ultrasonic

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering


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