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Stretching of solution processed carbon nanotube and graphene nanocomposite films on rubber substrates. / Tuukkanen, Sampo; Hoikkanen, Maija; Poikelispää, Minna; Honkanen, Mari; Vuorinen, Tiina; Kakkonen, Markus; Vuorinen, Jyrki; Lupo, Donald.

In: Synthetic Metals, Vol. 191, 05.2014, p. 28-35.

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title = "Stretching of solution processed carbon nanotube and graphene nanocomposite films on rubber substrates",
abstract = "The fabrication and characterization of stretchable carbon nanotube and graphene nanocomposite electrodes on different rubber substrates is reported. Electrodes are fabricated at low temperatures using solution processable carbon nanomaterials. Rubber substrates are stretched while performing simultaneous electrical measurements for the electrodes. During 20{\%} elongation of rubber substrates a 2- to 120-fold increase in the electrode resistance was observed, depending on the sample. The relative increase in the resistance with stretching was smaller in the case of graphene electrodes, whereas the resistance change during the elastomer relaxation was smaller in the case of carbon nanotube electrodes. Our results suggest that solution processed carbon nanomaterials on rubber substrates have potential for stretchable wiring and sensor applications. (C) 2014 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.",
keywords = "Carbon nanotubes A, Flexible composites A, Polymer-matrix composites (PMCs) A, Electrical properties B, Stress/strain curves B, ELASTOMERIC COMPOSITES, ELECTRONICS, TRANSPARENT, PERFORMANCE, FABRICATION, CONDUCTORS, MECHANICS, CELLS",
author = "Sampo Tuukkanen and Maija Hoikkanen and Minna Poikelisp{\"a}{\"a} and Mari Honkanen and Tiina Vuorinen and Markus Kakkonen and Jyrki Vuorinen and Donald Lupo",
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doi = "10.1016/j.synthmet.2014.02.014",
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journal = "Synthetic Metals",
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T1 - Stretching of solution processed carbon nanotube and graphene nanocomposite films on rubber substrates

AU - Tuukkanen, Sampo

AU - Hoikkanen, Maija

AU - Poikelispää, Minna

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AU - Vuorinen, Tiina

AU - Kakkonen, Markus

AU - Vuorinen, Jyrki

AU - Lupo, Donald

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N2 - The fabrication and characterization of stretchable carbon nanotube and graphene nanocomposite electrodes on different rubber substrates is reported. Electrodes are fabricated at low temperatures using solution processable carbon nanomaterials. Rubber substrates are stretched while performing simultaneous electrical measurements for the electrodes. During 20% elongation of rubber substrates a 2- to 120-fold increase in the electrode resistance was observed, depending on the sample. The relative increase in the resistance with stretching was smaller in the case of graphene electrodes, whereas the resistance change during the elastomer relaxation was smaller in the case of carbon nanotube electrodes. Our results suggest that solution processed carbon nanomaterials on rubber substrates have potential for stretchable wiring and sensor applications. (C) 2014 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

AB - The fabrication and characterization of stretchable carbon nanotube and graphene nanocomposite electrodes on different rubber substrates is reported. Electrodes are fabricated at low temperatures using solution processable carbon nanomaterials. Rubber substrates are stretched while performing simultaneous electrical measurements for the electrodes. During 20% elongation of rubber substrates a 2- to 120-fold increase in the electrode resistance was observed, depending on the sample. The relative increase in the resistance with stretching was smaller in the case of graphene electrodes, whereas the resistance change during the elastomer relaxation was smaller in the case of carbon nanotube electrodes. Our results suggest that solution processed carbon nanomaterials on rubber substrates have potential for stretchable wiring and sensor applications. (C) 2014 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

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KW - Polymer-matrix composites (PMCs) A

KW - Electrical properties B

KW - Stress/strain curves B

KW - ELASTOMERIC COMPOSITES

KW - ELECTRONICS

KW - TRANSPARENT

KW - PERFORMANCE

KW - FABRICATION

KW - CONDUCTORS

KW - MECHANICS

KW - CELLS

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