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Schematic process of implanting SWNTs into alumina grains. (a) SWNTs are coated with particles by heterocoagulation method. (b) particles are sintered into a grain that includes SWNT bundles inside.
Fracture surface microstructure of C1.0. (a) Homogeneous dispersion of SWNTs in matrix. (b) SWNTs pinning matrix grain boundaries. (c) SWNTs embedding and bridging two matrix grains.
Toughening mechanism: (a) crack bridging of SWNTs and (b) pullout of SWNTs.
HRTEM of C1.0: the diffusion layer in the interface.
Relative density, fracture toughness, and flexure strength of all samples.
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