Being both strong and lightweight, composite materials have already found wide-ranging uses in structural and engineering contexts. Through advancements in materials science and engineering the potential for further applications of composite materials can be achieved by introducing functionality. Functional Composite Materials focuses on this exciting new generation of materials. Sitting at the intersection of physics, chemistry, materials science and engineering, we welcome contributions on all types of composite materials — the only caveat is that composite functionality must be clearly demonstrated.
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Special collections in the journal
Functional Composite Materials publishes special collections on hot topics in the field.
To find out what collections we have published and those that are accepting papers, please click the link.
Heat treated graphene thin films for reduced void content of interlaminar enhanced CF/PEEK composites
Low electric field induction in BaTiO3-epoxy nanocomposites
2D nanochannels and huge specific surface area offer unique ways for water remediation and adsorption: assessing the strengths of hexagonal boron nitride in separation technology
Evaluating the sustainability of lightweight drones for delivery: towards a suitable methodology for assessment
3D printing of graphene-based polymeric nanocomposites for biomedical applications
3D printing of high performance polymer-bonded PEEK-NdFeB magnetic composite materials
Fused deposition modelling (FDM) of composites of graphene nanoplatelets and polymers for high thermal conductivity: a mini-review
The journey of polycarbonate-based composites towards suppressing electromagnetic radiation
A graphene film interlayer for enhanced electrical conductivity in a carbon-fibre/PEEK composite
Nanotechnology From Academia to Industry
Functional Composite Materials is collaborating with NTAI-2023 to sponsor the poster prize at the 6th international symposium in Holon, Israel.
The academia-industry collaboration effectively serves to foster further development of nanotechnology-based products. This meeting will bring together professionals from both academia and industry, to share their experience in nanoscience research.
The following cutting edge issues will be discussed:
- Materials & devices based on light-surfaces interaction
- Nanotechnology for renewable energy & photovoltaics
- Industry-originated challenges for nanoscience
- Nanotechnology in medicine & food industry
Poster submission is accepted until May 31, 2023
International Conference on Nanostructured Polymers and Nanocomposites
Functional Composite Materials is collaborating with the 11th ECNP International Conference on Nanostructured Polymers and Nanocomposites to sponsor the poster prize at this year's conference in Lodz, Poland. We are going to publish a special collection of research work presented at the 11th ECNP Conference. The general theme of the collection is ‘Frontiers in Nanostructured Polymers and Nanocomposites’ reflecting the highlights of the 11th ECNP program.
The scope and topics of the conference and the special collection include, among others: progress in the synthesis and processing of polymer nanocomposites; graphene-based materials; polymers for biomedical and environmental applications; modeling of polymer synthesis and processing; advanced characterization techniques of polymer composites; printed and wearable organic electronics; industrial applications of multifunctional polymeric materials; ADL materials.
ECCM20 poster awards and article collection
Functional Composite Materials is pleased to have collaborated with 20th European Conference on Composite Materials (ECCM20) to sponsor the poster prize at this year's conference in Lausanne. We are also hosting a collection of research presented at the conference.
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- ISSN: 2522-5774 (electronic)