Novel nanoprocessing route for bulk graphene nanoplatelets reinforced metal matrix nanocomposites
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It is extremely difficult to effectively incorporate and disperse graphene nanoplatelets into metal matrix by traditional processing methods. In this paper, a novel nanoprocessing method that combines liquid state ultrasonic processing and solid state stirring is presented for fabrication of bulk metal-graphene nanoplatelets nanocomposites. The obtained graphene nanoplatelets reinforced Mg-based metal matrix nanocomposite shows a uniform dispersion of graphene nanoplatelets and dramatically enhanced properties. This novel nanoprocessing route has great potential for the production of ultrahigh performance metal matrix nanocomposites. © 2012 Acta Materialia Inc. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
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Chen, L., Konishi, H., Fehrenbacher, A., Ma, C., Xu, J., Choi, H., ... Li, X
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Chen, Lian-Yi||Konishi, Hiromi||Fehrenbacher, Axel||Ma, Chao||Xu, Jia-Quan||Choi, Hongseok||Xu, Hui-Fang||Pfefferkorn, Frank E||Li, Xiao-Chun