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Construction of an Interconnected Nanostructured Carbon Black Network: Development of Highly Stretchable and Robust Elastomeric Conductors

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Construction of an Interconnected Nanostructured Carbon Black Network : Development of Highly Stretchable and Robust Elastomeric Conductors. / Bhagavatheswaran, Eshwaran Subramani; Parsekar, Meenali; Das, Amit; Le, Hai Hong; Wiessner, Sven; Stöckelhuber, Klaus Werner; Schmaucks, Gerd; Heinrich, Gert.

In: Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Vol. 119, No. 37, 17.09.2015, p. 21723-21731.

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Harvard

Bhagavatheswaran, ES, Parsekar, M, Das, A, Le, HH, Wiessner, S, Stöckelhuber, KW, Schmaucks, G & Heinrich, G 2015, 'Construction of an Interconnected Nanostructured Carbon Black Network: Development of Highly Stretchable and Robust Elastomeric Conductors', Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 119, no. 37, pp. 21723-21731. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b06629

APA

Bhagavatheswaran, E. S., Parsekar, M., Das, A., Le, H. H., Wiessner, S., Stöckelhuber, K. W., ... Heinrich, G. (2015). Construction of an Interconnected Nanostructured Carbon Black Network: Development of Highly Stretchable and Robust Elastomeric Conductors. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 119(37), 21723-21731. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b06629

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Bhagavatheswaran ES, Parsekar M, Das A, Le HH, Wiessner S, Stöckelhuber KW et al. Construction of an Interconnected Nanostructured Carbon Black Network: Development of Highly Stretchable and Robust Elastomeric Conductors. Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 2015 Sep 17;119(37):21723-21731. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b06629

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Bhagavatheswaran, Eshwaran Subramani ; Parsekar, Meenali ; Das, Amit ; Le, Hai Hong ; Wiessner, Sven ; Stöckelhuber, Klaus Werner ; Schmaucks, Gerd ; Heinrich, Gert. / Construction of an Interconnected Nanostructured Carbon Black Network : Development of Highly Stretchable and Robust Elastomeric Conductors. In: Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 2015 ; Vol. 119, No. 37. pp. 21723-21731.

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