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Dataset for : On the Effect of Functionalizer Chain Length and Water Content in Polyethylene/Silica Nanocomposites: Part II – Charge Transport

Dataset for : On the Effect of Functionalizer Chain Length and Water Content in Polyethylene/Silica Nanocomposites: Part II – Charge Transport
Dataset for : On the Effect of Functionalizer Chain Length and Water Content in Polyethylene/Silica Nanocomposites: Part II – Charge Transport
This dataset is intended for use in conjuction with the publication;On the Effect of Functionalizer Chain Length and Water Content in Polyethylene/Silica Nanocomposites: Part II – Charge TransportAuthors: M. Praeger, I. L. Hosier, A. F. Holt, A. S. Vaughan and S. G. Swinglerto be published in IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical InsulationEach page of the worksheet corresponds to a seperate figure in the paperAbstract: The effects of functionalizer chain length and water content were explored in a series of polyethylene/silica nanocomposites. Silane molecules with differing chain lengths (propyl, octyl and octadecyl) were used to vary the nanoparticle surface chemistry, while vacuum drying and water immersion were used to extract water from or add water to samples previously equilibrated under ambient conditions. Electrical conductivity was found to be highly dependent upon water content as were the space charge distributions. Both interfacial conditions and the overall charge transport through the sample were strongly dependent on absorbed water and, as such, were found to vary with time through exchange of water with the sample’s environment. Changes to charge transport dynamics due to the functionalizer chain length were, however, subtle. The removal of surface hydroxyl groups appears to be the primary mechanism by which functionalization influences electrical behavior; this reduces water uptake and, as a consequence, modifies charge transport behavior.
Conductivity, Nanocomposites, Polyethylene, Silica, Space charge
University of Southampton
Hosier, Ian
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Vaughan, Alun
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Hosier, Ian
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Vaughan, Alun
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Hosier, Ian and Vaughan, Alun (2017) Dataset for : On the Effect of Functionalizer Chain Length and Water Content in Polyethylene/Silica Nanocomposites: Part II – Charge Transport. University of Southampton doi:10.5258/SOTON/D0025 [Dataset]

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This dataset is intended for use in conjuction with the publication;On the Effect of Functionalizer Chain Length and Water Content in Polyethylene/Silica Nanocomposites: Part II – Charge TransportAuthors: M. Praeger, I. L. Hosier, A. F. Holt, A. S. Vaughan and S. G. Swinglerto be published in IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical InsulationEach page of the worksheet corresponds to a seperate figure in the paperAbstract: The effects of functionalizer chain length and water content were explored in a series of polyethylene/silica nanocomposites. Silane molecules with differing chain lengths (propyl, octyl and octadecyl) were used to vary the nanoparticle surface chemistry, while vacuum drying and water immersion were used to extract water from or add water to samples previously equilibrated under ambient conditions. Electrical conductivity was found to be highly dependent upon water content as were the space charge distributions. Both interfacial conditions and the overall charge transport through the sample were strongly dependent on absorbed water and, as such, were found to vary with time through exchange of water with the sample’s environment. Changes to charge transport dynamics due to the functionalizer chain length were, however, subtle. The removal of surface hydroxyl groups appears to be the primary mechanism by which functionalization influences electrical behavior; this reduces water uptake and, as a consequence, modifies charge transport behavior.

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Published date: 15 March 2017
Keywords: Conductivity, Nanocomposites, Polyethylene, Silica, Space charge
Organisations: EEE

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Local EPrints ID: 410412
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/410412
PURE UUID: f8f93112-666c-46d1-88b7-35688f65c8a5
ORCID for Ian Hosier: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-4365-9385
ORCID for Alun Vaughan: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-0535-513X

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Date deposited: 07 Jun 2017 16:36
Last modified: 09 May 2019 00:36

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Creator: Ian Hosier ORCID iD
Creator: Alun Vaughan ORCID iD

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