Preparation of AlNPs/CMCN Composite Nanofibers by Electrospinning
The composite nanofibers of Aluminum nanoparticles (AlNPs) and carboxymethyl cellulose nitrate (CMCN) have been successfully fabricated by electro-spinning, the fibers combined good mechanical properties of the fibers and high burning rates of AlNPs have valuable applications in the propellant. TEM images showed that AlNPs distributed evenly into the composite nanofibers. The morphology and diameters of AlNPs/CMCN nanofibers were strongly influenced by the solution concentrations and electrostatic field strength. By optimizing the solution concentrations and electro-static field strength, the smooth AlNPs/CMCN nanofibers were prepared.
L. Xie et al., "Preparation of AlNPs/CMCN Composite Nanofibers by Electrospinning", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 130-134, pp. 1266-1269, 2012