Smart polymer-clay composite nanomaterials

M. Ramiasa, K. Locock, C. Abrahamsson, M. Nyden

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Abstract

We present the first phase behaviour study of South Australian NAu.1 Nontronite clays (1) exfoliated in water and their orientation response in varying magnetic fields. We also describe a novel route for the grafting of water-soluble thermo-responsive polymers onto the edges of the nanoclay platelets.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Place of PublicationPiscataway, NJ
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages50-53
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9781479935222, 9781479935215
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes
Event2014 International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, ICONN 2014 - Adelaide, Australia
Duration: 2 Feb 20146 Feb 2014

Publication series

Name
ISSN (Print)2150-3591
ISSN (Electronic)2150-3605

Other

Other2014 International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, ICONN 2014
CountryAustralia
CityAdelaide
Period2/02/146/02/14

Keywords

  • smart material
  • thermo-responsive polymers
  • nontronite
  • nanoclays
  • magnetic response

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