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Rapid surface functionalization of carbon fibres using microwave irradiation in an ionic liquid
journal contributionposted on 2016-01-01, 00:00 authored by Kathleen Beggs, Magenta Perus, Linden Servinis, Luke O'DellLuke O'Dell, Bronwyn Fox, T R Gengenbach, Luke HendersonLuke Henderson
Carbon fibre surfaces have been successfully modified using molecular grafting under low power microwave irradiation (20 W) in both 1,2-dichlorobenzene and emimTFSI. Results showed an improved IFSS by 18% for organic solvent and 28% for ionic liquid.