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Metal oxide nanofillers induced changes in material properties and related applications of polymer composites

Murad Qassim Abdulraqeb Al-Gunaid (1) orcid , Gayitri Hebbur Maheshwarappa (2) orcid , Shashikala Badaga Shivanna (3) orcid , Mohammed Ali Hussein Dhaif-Allah (4) orcid , Waled Abdo Ahmed (5) orcid , Fares Hezam Al-Ostoot (6,*) orcid

(1) Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Education, Dhamar University, Dhamar, 00967, Yemen
(2) Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering, Mysore, 570005, India
(3) Department of Physics, Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering, Mysore, 570005, India
(4) Department of Agricultural, Faculty of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Dhamar University, Dhamar, 00967, Yemen
(5) Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Education, Dhamar University, Dhamar, 00967, Yemen
(6) Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Education and Science, Al-Baydha University, Al-Baydha, 00967, Yemen
(*) Corresponding Author

Received: 10 Apr 2023 | Revised: 13 May 2023 | Accepted: 22 May 2023 | Published: 30 Sep 2023 | Issue Date: September 2023


Nanometal oxides have attracted considerable research interest because of the widespread applications in which nanomaterials can be synthesised in various oxide forms that can adopt various structural geometries with unique electronic band structures. Additionally, nanometal oxides provide unique features imputed to quantum confinement effects that stimulate changes in their optical, electrical, and optoelectronic behaviours. Meanwhile, introducing such nanometal oxides into host polymeric materials enables the formation of advanced polymeric nanocomposites with versatile properties. Even so, the utilisation of such nanocomposites in diverse potential applications requires a fundamental understanding of their inherent material functionalities. Therefore, this document aims to demonstrate the importance of polymer nanocomposites with a special focus on the impact of nanometal oxides to enhance the optical and electrical behaviours of polymer composites for advanced optoelectronic and energy storage applications.


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Band gap; Core-shell NPs; DC-conductivity; Refractive index; Nano-metal oxides; Polymer nanocomposites

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Al-Gunaid, M.; Maheshwarappa, G.; Shivanna, S.; Dhaif-Allah, M.; Ahmed, W.; Al-Ostoot, F. Eur. J. Chem. 2023, 14(3), 401-413. doi:10.5155/eurjchem.14.3.401-413.2439
Al-Gunaid, M.; Maheshwarappa, G.; Shivanna, S.; Dhaif-Allah, M.; Ahmed, W.; Al-Ostoot, F. Metal oxide nanofillers induced changes in material properties and related applications of polymer composites. Eur. J. Chem. 2023, 14(3), 401-413. doi:10.5155/eurjchem.14.3.401-413.2439
Al-Gunaid, M., Maheshwarappa, G., Shivanna, S., Dhaif-Allah, M., Ahmed, W., & Al-Ostoot, F. (2023). Metal oxide nanofillers induced changes in material properties and related applications of polymer composites. European Journal of Chemistry, 14(3), 401-413. doi:10.5155/eurjchem.14.3.401-413.2439
Al-Gunaid, Murad, Gayitri Hebbur Maheshwarappa, Shashikala Badaga Shivanna, Mohammed Ali Hussein Dhaif-Allah, Waled Abdo Ahmed, & Fares Hezam Al-Ostoot. "Metal oxide nanofillers induced changes in material properties and related applications of polymer composites." European Journal of Chemistry [Online], 14.3 (2023): 401-413. Web. 8 Dec. 2023
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