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Strategies for scanning electron microscopy sample preparation and characterization of multiwall carbon nanotube polymer composites



Andras Vladar


This guideline presents methods for the preparation and investigation of samples of multiwall carbon nanotube-polymer composites by scanning electron microscopy. It is focused on multiwall carbon nanotube epoxy composite, but the strategy should be generally applicable to other types of polymer nanocomposite materials.
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 1200-17
Report Number


SEM, carbon nanotube, multiwall, polymer composite
Created January 20, 2016, Updated November 10, 2018