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Dr Emiliano Bilotti

Emiliano Bilotti

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School of Engineering and Materials Science
Engineering 403, Mile End
+44 (0)20 7882 7575

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/e.bilotti

Research

Polymer Nanocomposites, Pyro-resistive Polymer Composites, Organic Thermoelectrics, Piezo-electric Polymers, High Performance Fibres

Research Interests

Emiliano Bilotti's research interests lie in the Processing-Structure-Property relationship in polymeric materials. EB has extensive experience in processing and characterisation of polymer nanocomposites and smart polymers. More recently, EB is focusing his research on flexible self-regulating heating devices (pyro-resistive materials) and polymers for energy (organic thermoelectrics). His work has been carried out in collaboration with industrial and academic partners through various EU and UK collaborative projects. EB is author/co-author of over 30 international peer-reviewed papers with a personal h-index of 11.

Publications of specific relevance to Materials Research

Publications

2021

  • Le B, Kernin A, Khaliq J, Fu G, Huo D, Bilotti E, Zhang H and Shyha I (2021). Micro-end-milling of carbon nanotube reinforced epoxy nanocomposites manufactured using three roll mill technique. Journal of Manufacturing Processes  vol. 70, 307-320. 10.1016/j.jmapro.2021.08.048
  • Fan X, Gao Q, Gao Y, Zhang G, Huang F, Xiao R, Liu W, Wang F, Qin J, Bilotti E, Zhang H and Shi X (2021). Microcellular epoxy/graphene nanocomposites with outstanding electromagnetic interference shielding and mechanical performance by overcoming nanofiller loading/dispersion dichotomy. Composites Science and Technology  109000-109000. 10.1016/j.compscitech.2021.109000
  • Finn PA, Asker C, Wan K, Bilotti E, Fenwick O and Nielsen CB (2021). Thermoelectric Materials: Current Status and Future Challenges. Frontiers in Electronic Materials  vol. 1, 677845-677845. 10.3389/femat.2021.677845
  • Wan K, Liu Y, Santagiuliana G, Barandun G, Taroni Junior P, Güder F, Bastiaansen CWM, Baxendale M, Fenwick O, Papageorgiou DG, Krause S, Zhang H and Bilotti E (2021). Self-powered ultrasensitive and highly stretchable temperature–strain sensing composite yarns. Materials Horizons  10.1039/d1mh00908g
  • Liu Y, Zhang H and Bilotti E (2021). Polymer Nanocomposites for Temperature Sensing and Self‐regulating Heating Devices. Polymer Nanocomposite Materials  10.1002/9783527826490.ch9
  • Bhatti MRA, Bilotti E, Peijs T and Bastiaansen CWM (2021). Photo-Actuation Stress of Ultra-Drawn Chain-Extended Polyethylene. American Chemical Society  Acs Applied Polymer Materials  10.1021/acsapm.1c00268
  • Tao X, Stuart BW, Wan K, Murray JW, Bilotti E and Assender HE (2021). Static and Dynamic Postannealing Strategies for Roll-to-Roll Fabrication of DC Magnetron Sputtered Bismuth Telluride Thin Films onto Polymer Webs. Acs Applied Materials and Interfaces  vol. 13, (8) 10149-10160. 10.1021/acsami.1c00721
  • Klayya S, Tawichai N, Intatha U, Zhang H, Bilotti E and Soykeabkaew N (2021). Tailoring nanofibrillated cellulose through sonication and its potential use in molded pulp packaging. Nanocomposites  vol. 7, (1) 109-122. 10.1080/20550324.2021.1949517
  • Carrola M, Asadi A, Zhang H, Papageorgiou DG, Bilotti E and Koerner H (2021). Best of Both Worlds: Synergistically Derived Material Properties via Additive Manufacturing of Nanocomposites. Advanced Functional Materials  10.1002/adfm.202103334

2020

  • Krysiak ZJ, Kaniuk ¿, Metwally S, Szewczyk PK, Sroczyk EA, Peer P, Lisiecka-Graca P, Bailey RJ, Bilotti E and Stachewicz U (2020). Nano- And Microfiber PVB Patches as Natural Oil Carriers for Atopic Skin Treatment. Acs Applied Bio Materials  vol. 3, (11) 7666-7676. 10.1021/acsabm.0c00854
  • Tao X, Wan K, Stuart BW, Bilotti E and Assender HE (2020). BixTey thermoelectric thin films sputtered at room temperature onto moving polymer web: Effect of gas pressure on materials properties. Thin Solid Films  vol. 712, 10.1016/j.tsf.2020.138311
  • Bhatti MRA, Bilotti E, Zhang H, Bastiaansen CWM and Peijs T (2020). Photo-thermal actuation of ultra-drawn high-density polyethylene. Elsevier  Polymer  vol. 207, 10.1016/j.polymer.2020.122897
  • Meng N, Ren X, Zhu X, Wu J, Yang B, Gao F, Zhang H, Liao Y, Bilotti E, Reece MJ and Yan H (2020). Multiscale understanding of electric polarization in poly(vinylidene fluoride)-based ferroelectric polymers. Royal Society of Chemistry  Journal of Materials Chemistry C  10.1039/d0tc04310a
  • Paleo AJ, Vieira EMF, Wan K, Bondarchuk O, Cerqueira MF, Bilotti E, Melle-Franco M and Rocha AM (2020). Vapor grown carbon nanofiber based cotton fabrics with negative thermoelectric power. Cellulose  vol. 27, (15) 9091-9104. 10.1007/s10570-020-03391-4
  • Liu Y, Asare E, Porwal H, Barbieri E, Goutianos S, Evans J, Newton M, Busfield JJC, Peijs T, Zhang H and Bilotti E (2020). The effect of conductive network on positive temperature coefficient behaviour in conductive polymer composites. Elsevier  Composites Part a: Applied Science and Manufacturing  vol. 139, 10.1016/j.compositesa.2020.106074
  • Knapczyk-Korczak J, Szewczyk PK, Ura DP, Bailey RJ, Bilotti E and Stachewicz U (2020). Improving water harvesting efficiency of fog collectors with electrospun random and aligned Polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) fibers. Sustainable Materials and Technologies  vol. 25, 10.1016/j.susmat.2020.e00191
  • Lin Y, Bilotti E, Bastiaansen CWM and Peijs T (2020). Transparent semi‐crystalline polymeric materials and their nanocomposites: A review. Polymer Engineering & Science  10.1002/pen.25489
  • TANG W, Zhang J, RATNASINGHAM SR, Liscio F, CHEN K, Liu T, Wan K, Suena Galindez E, Bilotti E, Reece M, Baxendale M, Milita S, McLachlan M, Su L and Fenwick O (2020). Substitutional doping of hybrid organic-inorganic perovskite crystals for thermoelectrics. Royal Society of Chemistry (Rsc)  Journal of Materials Chemistry A  10.1039/d0ta03648j
  • Bhatti MRA, Bilotti E, Zhang H, Varghese S, Verpaalen RCP, Schenning APHJ, Bastiaansen CWM and Peijs T (2020). Ultra-High Actuation Stress Polymer Actuators as Light-Driven Artificial Muscles. Acs Applied Materials &Amp; Interfaces  vol. 12, (29) 33210-33218. 10.1021/acsami.0c07684
  • Lin Y, Cao J, Zhu M, Bilotti E, Zhang H, Bastiaansen CWM and Peijs T (2020). High-Performance Transparent Laminates Based on Highly Oriented Polyethylene Films. American Chemical Society  Acs Applied Polymer Materials  vol. 2, (6) 2458-2468. 10.1021/acsapm.0c00404
  • Li Y, Feng Z, Hao L, Huang L, Xin C, Wang Y, Bilotti E, Essa K, Zhang H, Li Z, Yan F and Peijs T (2020). A Review on Functionally Graded Materials and Structures via Additive Manufacturing: From Multi-Scale Design to Versatile Functional Properties. Advanced Materials Technologies  vol. 5, (6) 10.1002/admt.201900981
  • Liu Y, van Vliet T, Tao Y, Busfield JJC, Peijs T, Bilotti E and Zhang H (2020). Sustainable and self-regulating out-of-oven manufacturing of FRPs with integrated multifunctional capabilities. Elsevier  Composites Science and Technology  vol. 190, 10.1016/j.compscitech.2020.108032
  • Tao X, Wan K, Deru J, Bilotti E and Assender HE (2020). Thermoelectric behaviour of Bi-Te films on polymer substrates DC-sputtered at room-temperature in moving web deposition. Surface and Coatings Technology  vol. 385, 10.1016/j.surfcoat.2020.125393
  • Ren X, Meng N, Zhang H, Wu J, Abrahams I, Yan H, Bilotti E and Reece MJ (2020). Giant energy storage density in PVDF with internal stress engineered polar nanostructures. Elsevier  Nano Energy  vol. 72, 10.1016/j.nanoen.2020.104662
  • Busfield J, Bilotti E, Peijs T, Tao Y and Stevens C (2020). Fatigue of carbon cord-rubber composites: Effect of frequency, R ratio and lifetime prediction using constant life models. Elsevier  International Journal of Fatigue  10.1016/j.ijfatigue.2020.105558
  • Bellot CM, de Leo G, Zhang H, Kernin A, Scarponi C, Sangermano M, Olivero M, Bilotti E and Salvo M (2020). Dual in-situ water diffusion monitoring of gfrps based on optical fibres and cnts. Journal of Composites Science  vol. 4, (3) 10.3390/jcs4030097

2019

  • Meng N, Ren X, Santagiuliana G, Ventura L, Zhang H, Wu J, Yan H, Reece MJ and Bilotti E (2019). Ultrahigh β-phase content poly(vinylidene fluoride) with relaxor-like ferroelectricity for high energy density capacitors. Nature Communications  vol. 10, (1) 10.1038/s41467-019-12391-3
  • van Erp TB, Reynolds CT, Bilotti E and Peijs T (2019). Nanoclay assisted ultra-drawing of polypropylene tapes. Nanocomposites  vol. 5, (4) 114-123. 10.1080/20550324.2019.1671038
  • Barbieri E, Ventura L, Grignoli D and Bilotti E (2019). A meshless method for the nonlinear von Kármán plate with multiple folds of complex shape: A bridge between cracks and folds. Computational Mechanics  vol. 64, (3) 769-787. 10.1007/s00466-019-01671-w
  • Wan K, Taroni PJ, Liu Z, Liu Y, Tu Y, Santagiuliana G, Hsia I, Zhang H, Fenwick O, Krause S, Baxendale M, Schroeder BC and Bilotti E (2019). Flexible and Stretchable Self‐Powered Multi‐Sensors Based on the N‐Type Thermoelectric Response of Polyurethane/Na x (Ni‐ett) n Composites. Wiley  Advanced Electronic Materials  1900582-1900582. 10.1002/aelm.201900582
  • Li Y, Feng Z, Huang L, Essa K, Bilotti E, Zhang H, Peijs T and Hao L (2019). Additive manufacturing high performance graphene-based composites: A review. Composites Part a: Applied Science and Manufacturing  vol. 124, 10.1016/j.compositesa.2019.105483
  • Paleo AJ, Vieira EMF, Wan K, Bondarchuk O, Cerqueira MF, Goncalves LM, Bilotti E, Alpuim P and Rocha AM (2019). Negative thermoelectric power of melt mixed vapor grown carbon nanofiber polypropylene composites. Carbon  vol. 150, 408-416. 10.1016/j.carbon.2019.05.035
  • Crespo M, Santagiuliana G, Picot O, Portale G, Bilotti E and Gautrot JE (2019). A Photoaddressable Liquid Crystalline Phase Transition in Graphene Oxide Nanocomposites. Advanced Functional Materials  vol. 29, (24) 10.1002/adfm.201900738
  • Crespo M, Santagiuliana G, Picot O, Portale G, Bilotti E and Gautrot JE (2019). Photo‐Responsive Graphene: A Photoaddressable Liquid Crystalline Phase Transition in Graphene Oxide Nanocomposites (Adv. Funct. Mater. 24/2019). Advanced Functional Materials  vol. 29, (24) 10.1002/adfm.201970165
  • LIN Y, Patel R, CAO J, TU W, ZHANG H, BILOTTI E, BASTIAANSEN C and PEIJS AA (2019). Glass-like transparent high strength polyethylene films by tuning drawing temperature. Elsevier  Polymer  vol. 171, 180-191. 10.1016/j.polymer.2019.03.036
  • Ren X, Meng N, Yan H, Bilotti E and Reece MJ (2019). Remarkably enhanced polarisability and breakdown strength in PVDF-based interactive polymer blends for advanced energy storage applications. Polymer  vol. 168, 246-254. 10.1016/j.polymer.2019.02.054
  • KERNIN A, WAN K, LIU Y, kong J, shi X, BILOTTI E, Peijs T and ZHANG H (2019). The effect of graphene network formation on the electrical, mechanical, and multifunctional properties of graphene/epoxy nanocomposites. Elsevier  Composites Science and Technology  vol. 169, 224-231. 10.1016/j.compscitech.2018.10.036

2018

  • BILOTTI E, LIU Y, ZHANG H, PORWAL H, BUSFIELD J and PEIJS AA (2018). Pyroresistivity in Conductive Polymer Composites: A Perspective on Recent Advances and New Applications. Wiley  Polymer International  10.1002/pi.5735
  • Tao Y, Windslow R, Stevens CA, Bilotti E, Peijs T and Busfield JJC (2018). Development of a novel fatigue test method for cord-rubber composites. Polymer Testing  vol. 71, 238-247. 10.1016/j.polymertesting.2018.09.001
  • Santagiuliana G, Picot OT, Crespo M, Porwal H, Zhang H, Li Y, Rubini L, Colonna S, Fina A, Barbieri E, Spoelstra AB, Mirabello G, Patterson JP, Botto L, Pugno NM, Peijs T and Bilotti E (2018). Breaking the Nanoparticle Loading-Dispersion Dichotomy in Polymer Nanocomposites with the Art of Croissant-Making. Acs Nano  10.1021/acsnano.8b02877
  • Tao Y, Liu Y, Zhang H, Stevens CA, Bilotti E, Peijs T and Busfield JJC (2018). Smart cord-rubber composites with integrated sensing capabilities by localised carbon nanotubes using a simple swelling and infusion method. Composites Science and Technology  vol. 167, 24-31. 10.1016/j.compscitech.2018.07.023
  • Gao Y, Picot OT, Tu W, Bilotti E and Peijs T (2018). Multilayer coextrusion of graphene polymer nanocomposites with enhanced structural organization and properties. Journal of Applied Polymer Science  vol. 135, (13) 10.1002/app.46041
  • Liu Y, Zhang H, Porwal H, Tu W, Wan K, Evans J, Newton M, Busfield JJC, Peijs T and Bilotti E (2018). Tailored pyroresistive performance and flexibility by introducing a secondary thermoplastic elastomeric phase into graphene nanoplatelet (GNP) filled polymer composites for self-regulating heating devices. Journal of Materials Chemistry C  vol. 6, (11) 2760-2768. 10.1039/c7tc05621d
  • Li Y, Zhang H, Liu Y, WANG HS, Huang Z, Peijs T and Bilotti E (2018). Synergistic Effects of Spray-Coated Hybrid Carbon Nanoparticles for Enhanced Electrical and Thermal Surface Conductivity of CFRP Laminates. Composites Part a: Applied Science and Manufacturing  10.1016/j.compositesa.2017.10.032
  • Bilotti E, Fenwick O, Schroeder BC, Baxendale M, Taroni-Junior P, Degousée T and Liu Z (2018). Organic thermoelectric composites materials. Comprehensive Composite Materials II  10.1016/B978-0-12-803581-8.10344-3
  • Zhang H, Liu Y, Huang M, Bilotti E and Peijs T (2018). Dissolvable thermoplastic interleaves for carbon nanotube localization in carbon/epoxy laminates with integrated damage sensing capabilities. Sage Publications  Structural Health Monitoring  vol. 17, (1) 59-66. 10.1177/1475921716683653

2017

  • Taroni PJ, SANTAGIULIANA G, WAN K, Calado P, QIU M, ZHANG H, PUGNO N, PALMA M, Stingelin-Stutzmann N, Heeney M, FENWICK O, BAXENDALE M and BILOTTI E (2017). Toward Stretchable Self-Powered Sensors Based on the Thermoelectric Response of PEDOT:PSS/Polyurethane Blends. Wiley  Advanced Functional Materials  10.1002/adfm.201704285
  • LIU Y, ZHANG H, PORWAL H, TU W, Evans J, NEWTON M, BUSFIELD JJC, Peijs and Bilotti E (2017). Universal Control on Pyro-resistive Behaviour of Flexible Self-regulating Heating Devices. Wiley  Advanced Functional Materials  10.1002/adfm.201702253
  • Bilotti E, FENWICK OJ, Schroeder BC, Baxendale M, Taroni Junior P, Degousee T and Liu Z (2017). Organic Thermoelectric Composites Materials. Comprehensive Composite Materials II , Editors: Zweben CH and Beaumont PWR. 10.1016/B978-0-12-803581-8.10024-4
  • Tao Y, Bilotti E, Busfield JJC and Stevens CA (2017). Fatigue behaviour of unidirectional carbon-cord reinforced composites and parametric models for life prediction. Constitutive Models For Rubber X  10.1201/9781315223278-45
  • Meng N, Mao R, Tu W, Odolczyk K, Zhang Q, Bilotti E and Reece MJ (2017). Crystallization kinetics and enhanced dielectric properties of free standing lead-free PVDF based composite films. Polymer  vol. 121, 88-96. 10.1016/j.polymer.2017.06.009
  • Wong D, ZHANG H, BILOTTI E and PEIJS T (2017). Interlaminar toughening of woven fabric carbon/epoxy composite laminates using hybrid aramid/phenoxy interleaves. Elsevier  Composites Part a: Applied Science and Manufacturing  vol. 101, 151-159. 10.1016/j.compositesa.2017.06.001
  • Gao Y, Picot OT, Zhang H, Bilotti E and Peijs T (2017). Synergistic effects of filler size on thermal annealing-induced percolation in polylactic acid (PLA)/graphite nanoplatelet (GNP) nanocomposites. Nanocomposites  vol. 3, (2) 67-75. 10.1080/20550324.2017.1333780
  • Li Y, Zhang H, Huang Z, Bilotti E and Peijs T (2017). Graphite Nanoplatelet Modified Epoxy Resin for Carbon Fibre Reinforced Plastics with Enhanced Properties. Journal of Nanomaterials  vol. 2017, 10.1155/2017/5194872
  • MENG N, Zhu X, Mao R, Reece M and Bilotti E (2017). Nanoscale Interfacial Electroactivity in PVDF/PVDF-TrFE Blended Films with Enhanced Dielectric and Ferroelectric Properties. Royal Society of Chemistry  Journal of Materials Chemistry C  vol. 5, 3296-3305. 10.1039/C7TC00162B
  • Zhang H, Liu Y, Huo S, Briscoe J, Tu W, Picot OT, Rezai A, Bilotti E and Peijs T (2017). Filtration effects of graphene nanoplatelets in resin infusion processes: Problems and possible solutions. Composites Science and Technology  vol. 139, 138-145. 10.1016/j.compscitech.2016.12.020
  • Zhang JM, Hua Q, Reynolds CT, Zhao Y, Dai Z, Bilotti E, Tang J and Peijs T (2017). Preparation of High Modulus Poly(Ethylene Terephthalate): Influence of Molecular Weight, Extrusion, and Drawing Parameters. International Journal of Polymer Science  vol. 2017, 10.1155/2017/2781425
  • ZHANG H, Li Y, porwal H, Huang Z, Bilotti E and Peijs T (2017). Mechanical, Electrical and Thermal Properties of In-situ Exfoliated Graphene/Epoxy Nanocomposites. Elsevier  Composites Part a: Applied Science and Manufacturing  10.1016/j.compositesa.2017.01.007
  • Gao Y, Picot OT, Bilotti E and Peijs T (2017). Influence of filler size on the properties of poly(lactic acid) (PLA)/graphene nanoplatelet (GNP) nanocomposites. European Polymer Journal  vol. 86, 117-131. 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2016.10.045

2016

  • MENG N, Mao R, Tu W, Zhu X, Wilson R, Bilotti E and Reece M (2016). Processing and Characterization of Free Standing Highly Oriented Ferroelectric Polymer Films with Remarkably Low Coercive Field and High Remnant Polarization. Polymer  vol. 100, 69-76. 10.1016/j.polymer.2016.08.017
  • Li Y, Zhang H, Crespo M, Porwal H, Picot O, Santagiuliana G, Huang Z, Barbieri E, Pugno NM, Peijs T and Bilotti E (2016). In Situ Exfoliation of Graphene in Epoxy Resins: A Facile Strategy to Efficient and Large Scale Graphene Nanocomposites. Acs Appl Mater Interfaces  vol. 8, (36) 24112-24122. 10.1021/acsami.6b07492
  • Videira JJH, Bilotti E and Chatten AJ (2016). Cylindrical array luminescent solar concentrators: performance boosts by geometric effects. Optical Society of America: Open Access Journals  Optics Express  vol. 24, (14) A1188-A1188. 10.1364/OE.24.0A1188
  • Asare E, Evans J, Newton M, Peijs T and Bilotti E (2016). Effect of particle size and shape on positive temperature coefficient (PTC) of conductive polymer composites (CPC) — a model study. Materials and Design  vol. 97, 459-463. 10.1016/j.matdes.2016.02.077
  • Asare E, Basir A, Tu W, Porwal H, Zhang H, Liu Y, Evans J, Newton M, Peijs T and Bilotti E (2016). Effect of mixed fillers on positive temperature coefficient of conductive polymer composites. Nanocomposites  vol. 2, (2) 58-64. 10.1080/20550324.2016.1192796
  • Li Y, Porwal H, Huang Z, Zhang H, Bilotti E and Peijs T (2016). Enhanced Thermal and Electrical Properties of Polystyrene-Graphene Nanofibers via Electrospinning. Journal of Nanomaterials  vol. 2016, 10.1155/2016/4624976
  • Li Y, Zhang H, Bilotti E and Peijs T (2016). Optimization of Three-Roll Mill Parameters for In-Situ Exfoliation of Graphene. Mrs Advances  vol. 1, (19) 1389-1394. 10.1557/adv.2016.191
  • Li Y, Zhang H, Peijs T and Bilotti E (2016). Graphene Delivery Systems for Hierarchical Fiber Reinforced Composites. Mrs Advances  vol. 1, (19) 1339-1344. 10.1557/adv.2016.92
  • Zhang H, Bilotti E and Peijs T (2016). Nano-engineered hierarchical carbon fibres and their composites: Preparation, properties and multifunctionalities. The Structural Integrity of Carbon Fiber Composites: Fifty Years of Progress and Achievement of The Science, Development, and Ap  10.1007/978-3-319-46120-5_5

2015

  • Mai F, Deng H, Tu W, Chankajorn S, Fu Q, Bilotti E and Peijs T (2015). Oriented Poly(lactic acid)/Carbon Nanotube Composite Tapes with High Electrical Conductivity and Mechanical Properties. Macromolecular Materials and Engineering  vol. 300, (12) 1257-1267. 10.1002/mame.201500163
  • Zhang H, Bharti A, Li Z, Du S, Bilotti E and Peijs T (2015). Localized toughening of carbon/epoxy laminates using dissolvable thermoplastic interleaves and electrospun fibres. Composites Part a: Applied Science and Manufacturing  vol. 79, 116-126. 10.1016/j.compositesa.2015.09.024
  • Mai F, Tu W, Bilotti E and Peijs T (2015). The influence of solid-state drawing on mechanical properties and hydrolytic degradation of melt-spun poly(lactic acid) (PLA) tapes. Fibers  vol. 3, (4) 523-538. 10.3390/fib3040523
  • Tao Y, Bilotti E, Thomas A, Busfield J, Hayes C and Stevens C (2015). Factors affecting fatigue life of cord reinforced rubber and the stress distribution modelling under static and dynamic conditions. Constitutive Models For Rubber Ix  10.1201/b18701-81
  • Zhang H, Bilotti E and Peijs T (2015). The use of carbon nanotubes for damage sensing and structural health monitoring in laminated composites: a review. Nanocomposites  vol. 1, (4) 167-184. 10.1080/20550324.2015.1113639
  • Zhang H, Bilotti E, Tu W, Lew CY and Peijs T (2015). Static and dynamic percolation of phenoxy/carbon nanotube nanocomposites. European Polymer Journal  vol. 68, 128-138. 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2015.04.022
  • Zhang H, Liu Y, Bilotti E and Peijs T (2015). In-situ monitoring of interlaminar shear damage in carbon fibre composites. Advanced Composites Letters  vol. 24, (4) 92-97. 10.1177/096369351502400405
  • Zhang H, Liu Y, Bilotti E and Peijs T (2015). In-Situ Monitoring of Interlaminar Shear Damage in Carbon Fibre Composites. Advanced Composites Letters  vol. 24, (4) 10.1177/096369351502400405
  • Mai F, Tu W, Bilotti E and Peijs T (2015). Preparation and properties of self-reinforced poly(lactic acid) composites based on oriented tapes. Composites Part a: Applied Science and Manufacturing  vol. 76, 145-153. 10.1016/j.compositesa.2015.05.030
  • Sellam C, Zhai Z, Zahabi H, Picot OT, Deng H, Fu Q, Bilotti E and Peijs T (2015). High mechanical reinforcing efficiency of layered poly(vinyl alcohol)–graphene oxide nanocomposites. Nanocomposites  vol. 1, (2) 89-95. 10.1179/2055033215Y.0000000001
  • Zhang H, Liu Y, Kuwata M, Bilotti E and Peijs T (2015). Improved fracture toughness and integrated damage sensing capability by spray coated CNTs on carbon fibre prepreg. Composites Part a: Applied Science and Manufacturing  vol. 70, 102-110. 10.1016/j.compositesa.2014.11.029
  • Zhang H, Kuwata M, Bilotti E and Peijs T (2015). Integrated damage sensing in fibre-reinforced composites with extremely low carbon nanotube loadings. Journal of Nanomaterials  vol. 2015, 10.1155/2015/785834

2014

  • Russo P, Cammarano S, Bilotti E, Peijs T, Cerruti P and Acierno D (2014). Physical properties of poly lactic acid/clay nanocomposite films: Effect of filler content and annealing treatment. Journal of Applied Polymer Science  vol. 131, (2) 10.1002/app.39798
  • Bilotti E, Duquesne E, Deng H, Zhang R, Quero F, Georgiades SN, Fischer HR, Dubois P and Peijs T (2014). In situ polymerised polyamide 6/sepiolite nanocomposites: Effect of different interphases. European Polymer Journal  vol. 56, (1) 131-139. 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2014.04.004
  • Taroni PJ, Hoces I, Stingelin N, Heeney M and Bilotti E (2014). Thermoelectric materials: A brief historical survey from metal junctions and inorganic semiconductors to organic polymers. Israel Journal of Chemistry  10.1002/ijch.201400037
  • Nuzzo A, Bilotti E, Peijs T, Acierno D and Filippone G (2014). Nanoparticle-induced co-continuity in immiscible polymer blends - A comparative study on bio-based PLA-PA11 blends filled with organoclay, sepiolite, and carbon nanotubes. Polymer (United Kingdom)  10.1016/j.polymer.2014.07.036

2013

  • Mai F, Habibi Y, Raquez JM, Dubois P, Feller JF, Peijs T and Bilotti E (2013). Poly(lactic acid)/carbon nanotube nanocomposites with integrated degradation sensing. Polymer  vol. 54, (25) 6818-6823. 10.1016/j.polymer.2013.10.035
  • Hapuarachchi TD, Peijs T and Bilotti E (2013). Thermal degradation and flammability behavior of polypropylene/clay/carbon nanotube composite systems. Polymers For Advanced Technologies  vol. 24, (3) 331-338. 10.1002/pat.3087
  • Zhang R, Deng H, Valenca R, Jin J, Fu Q, Bilotti E and Peijs T (2013). Strain sensing behaviour of elastomeric composite films containing carbon nanotubes under cyclic loading. Composites Science and Technology  vol. 74, 1-5. 10.1016/j.compscitech.2012.09.016
  • Bilotti E, Zhang H, Deng H, Zhang R, Fu Q and Peijs T (2013). Controlling the dynamic percolation of carbon nanotube based conductive polymer composites by addition of secondary nanofillers: The effect on electrical conductivity and tuneable sensing behaviour. Composites Science and Technology  vol. 74, 85-90. 10.1016/j.compscitech.2012.10.008
  • Lin L, Deng H, Gao X, Zhang S, Bilotti E, Peijs T and Fu Q (2013). Modified resistivity-strain behavior through the incorporation of metallic particles in conductive polymer composite fibers containing carbon nanotubes. Polymer International  vol. 62, (1) 134-140. 10.1002/pi.4291
  • Nainggolan H, Gea S, Bilotti E, Peijs T and Hutagalung SD (2013). Mechanical and thermal properties of bacterial-cellulose-fibre-reinforced Mater-Bi(®) bionanocomposite. Beilstein J Nanotechnol  vol. 4, 325-329. 10.3762/bjnano.4.37
  • Russo P, Cammarano S, Bilotti E, Peijs T, Cerruti P and Acierno D (2013). Physical properties of poly lactic acid/clay nanocomposite films: Effect of filler content and annealing treatment. Journal of Applied Polymer Science  10.1002/app.39798
  • Mai F, Habibi Y, Raquez J-M, Dubois P, Feller J-F, Peijs T and Bilotti E (2013). Poly(lactic acid)/carbon nanotube nanocomposites with integrated degradation sensing. Polymer (United Kingdom)  10.1016/j.polymer.2013.10.035

2012

  • Zhang S, Lin L, Deng H, Gao X, Bilotti E, Peij T, Zhang Q and Fu Q (2012). Dynamic percolation in highly oriented conductive networks formed with different carbon nanofillers. Colloid and Polymer Science  vol. 290, (14) 1393-1401. 10.1007/s00396-012-2661-7
  • Briscoe J, Bilotti E and Dunn S (2012). Measured efficiency of a ZnO nanostructured diode piezoelectric energy harvesting device. Applied Physics Letters  vol. 101, (9) 10.1063/1.4749279
  • Zhang R, Deng H, Valenca R, Jin J, Fu Q, Bilotti E and Peijs T (2012). Carbon nanotube polymer coatings for textile yarns with good strain sensing capability. Sensors and Actuators, a: Physical  vol. 179, 83-91. 10.1016/j.sna.2012.03.029
  • Bhogal MS, Angunawela RI, Bilotti E, Eames I and Allan BD (2012). Theoretical, experimental, and optical coherence tomography (OCT) studies of graft apposition and adhesion in descemets stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK). Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science  vol. 53, (7) 3839-3846. 10.1167/iovs.12-9593
  • Stachewicz U, Li S, Bilotti E and Barber AH (2012). Dependence of surface free energy on molecular orientation in polymer films. Applied Physics Letters  vol. 100, (9) 10.1063/1.3691186
  • Zhang SM, Lin L, Deng H, Gao X, Bilotti E, Peijs T, Zhang Q and Fu Q (2012). Synergistic effect in conductive networks constructed with carbon nanofillers in different dimensions. Express Polymer Letters  vol. 6, (2) 159-168. 10.3144/expresspolymlett.2012.17
  • Lin L, Deng H, Gao X, Zhang S, Bilotti E, Peijs T and Fu Q (2012). Modified resistivity-strain behavior through the incorporation of metallic particles in conductive polymer composite fibers containing carbon nanotubes. Polymer International  10.1002/pi.4291
  • Hapuarachchi TD, Peijs T and Bilotti E (2012). Thermal degradation and flammability behavior of polypropylene/clay/carbon nanotube composite systems. Polymers For Advanced Technologies  10.1002/pat.3087
  • Sellam C, Zhai Z, Zahabi H, Cui J, Deng H, Bilotti E and Peijs T (2012). Spraying layer-by-layer poly(vinyl alcohol) - Graphene oxide nanocomposites. Eccm 2012 - Composites At Venice, Proceedings of The 15th European Conference On Composite Materials 
  • Mai F, Palatov K, Bilotti E and Peijs T (2012). Self-reinforced polylactic acid (PLA) biocomposites with degradation sensing. Eccm 2012 - Composites At Venice, Proceedings of The 15th European Conference On Composite Materials 

2011

  • Sellam C, Zhai Z, Zahabi H, Deng H, Bilotti E and Peijs T (2011). Bioinspired layer-by-layer Poly(vinyl alcohol) - Graphene oxide nanocomposites. Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings  vol. 1410, 19-24. 10.1557/opl.2012.544
  • Gea S, Reynolds CT, Roohpour N, Wirjosentono B, Soykeabkaew N, Bilotti E and Peijs T (2011). Investigation into the structural, morphological, mechanical and thermal behaviour of bacterial cellulose after a two-step purification process. Bioresource Technology  vol. 102, (19) 9105-9110. 10.1016/j.biortech.2011.04.077
  • Deng H, Bilotti E, Zhang R, Wang K, Zhang Q, Peijs T and Fu Q (2011). Improving tensile strength and toughness of melt processed polyamide 6/multiwalled carbon nanotube composites by in situ polymerization and filler surface functionalization. Journal of Applied Polymer Science  vol. 120, (1) 133-140. 10.1002/app.33140
  • Hapuarachchi TD, Bilotti E, Reynolds CT and Peijs T (2011). The synergistic performance of multiwalled carbon nanotubes and sepiolite nanoclays as flame retardants for unsaturated polyester. Fire and Materials  vol. 35, (3) 157-169. 10.1002/fam.1044
  • Deng H, Fu Q, Bilotti E and Peijs T (2011). The use of polymer-carbon nanotube composites in fibres. 10.1533/9780857091390.3.657
  • McNally T, Pötschke P, Kaminsky W, Ruelle B, Bittencourt C, Dubois P, Yang Y-K, Xie X-L, Mai Y-W, Kasaliwal GR, Villmow T, Pegel S, Li Y, Shimizu H, Lew CY, Dewaghe C, Claes M, Fritzsche J, Lorenz H, Klüppel M, Das A, Jurk R, Stöckelhuber KW, Heinrich G, Kenny JM, Valentini L, Puglia D and Terenzi A (2011). Contributor contact details. Polymer–Carbon Nanotube Composites  10.1016/b978-1-84569-761-7.50028-9
  • Deng H, Fu Q, Bilotti E and Peijs T (2011). 21 The use of polymer–carbon nanotube composites in fibres. Polymer–Carbon Nanotube Composites  10.1533/9780857091390.3.657

2010

  • Gea S, Reynolds CT, Roohpur N, Soykeabkaew N, Wirjosentono B, Bilotti E and Peijs T (2010). Biodegradable composites based on poly(ε-caprolactone) and bacterial cellulose as a reinforcing agent. Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy  vol. 4, (4) 384-390. 10.1166/jbmb.2010.1108
  • Bilotti E, Zhang R, Deng H, Baxendale M and Peijs T (2010). Fabrication and property prediction of conductive and strain sensing TPU/CNT nanocomposite fibres. Journal of Materials Chemistry  vol. 20, (42) 9449-9455. 10.1039/c0jm01827a
  • Deng H, Bilotti E, Zhang R and Peijs T (2010). Effective reinforcement of carbon nanotubes in polypropylene matrices. Journal of Applied Polymer Science  vol. 118, (1) 30-41. 10.1002/app.30783
  • Wang Z, Bilotti E and Peijs T (2010). Effective Modulus of Single- and Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes in Melt-Compounded Polycarbonate Nanocomposites. Advanced Composites Letters  vol. 19, (5) 10.1177/096369351001900505
  • Deng H, Skipa T, Bilotti E, Zhang R, Lellinger D, Mezzo L, Fu Q, Alig I and Peijs T (2010). Preparation of high-performance conductive polymer fibers through morphological control of networks formed by nanofillers. Advanced Functional Materials  vol. 20, (9) 1424-1432. 10.1002/adfm.200902207
  • Gea S, Bilotti E, Reynolds CT, Soykeabkeaw N and Peijs T (2010). Bacterial cellulose-poly(vinyl alcohol) nanocomposites prepared by an in-situ process. Materials Letters  vol. 64, (8) 901-904. 10.1016/j.matlet.2010.01.042
  • Deng H, Bilotti E, Zhang R, Loos J and Peijs T (2010). Effect of thermal annealing on the electrical conductivity of high-strength bicomponent polymer tapes containing carbon nanofillers. Synthetic Metals  vol. 160, (5-6) 337-344. 10.1016/j.synthmet.2009.11.001
  • Bilotti E, Deng H, Zhang R, Lu D, Bras W, Fischer HR and Peijs T (2010). Synergistic reinforcement of highly oriented poly(propylene) tapes by sepiolite nanoclay. Macromolecular Materials and Engineering  vol. 295, (1) 37-47. 10.1002/mame.200900156
  • Wang ZJ, Bilotti E and Peijs T (2010). EFFECTIVE MODULUS OF SINGLE- AND MULTI-WALLED CARBON NANOTUBES IN MELT-COMPOUNDED POLYCARBONATE NANOCOMPOSITES. Adv Compos Lett  vol. 19, (5) 169-174.
  • Wang Z, Bilotti E and Peijs T (2010). Effective modulus of single-and multi-walled carbon nanotubes in melt-compounded polycarbonate nanocomposites. Advanced Composites Letters  vol. 19, (5) 182-187.
  • Bilotti E, Ma J and Peijs T (2010). Preparation and properties of polyolefin/needle-like clay nanocomposites. Advances in Polyolefin Nanocomposites  10.1201/b10409

2009

  • Bilotti E, Zhang R, Deng H, Quero F, Fischer HR and Peijs T (2009). Sepiolite needle-like clay for PA6 nanocomposites: An alternative to layered silicates? Composites Science and Technology  vol. 69, (15-16) 2587-2595. 10.1016/j.compscitech.2009.07.016
  • Deng H, Zhang R, Reynolds CT, Bilotti E and Peijs T (2009). A novel concept for highly oriented carbon nanotube composite tapes or fibres with high strength and electrical conductivity. Macromolecular Materials and Engineering  vol. 294, (11) 749-755. 10.1002/mame.200900151
  • Deng H, Zhang R, Reynolds CT, Bilotti E and Peijs T (2009). Macromol. Mater. Eng. 11/2009. Macromolecular Materials and Engineering  vol. 294, (11) 10.1002/mame.200990018
  • Deng H, Skipa T, Zhang R, Lellinger D, Bilotti E, Alig I and Peijs T (2009). Effect of melting and crystallization on the conductive network in conductive polymer composites. Polymer  vol. 50, (15) 3747-3754. 10.1016/j.polymer.2009.05.016
  • Deng H, Zhang R, Bilotti E, Loos J and Peijs T (2009). Conductive polymer tape containing highly oriented carbon nanofillers. Journal of Applied Polymer Science  vol. 113, (2) 742-751. 10.1002/app.29624

2008

  • Bilotti E, Fischer HR and Peijs T (2008). Polymer nanocomposites based on needle-like sepiolite clays: Effect of functionalized polymers on the dispersion of nanofiller, crystallinity, and mechanical properties. Journal of Applied Polymer Science  vol. 107, (2) 1116-1123. 10.1002/app.25395

2007

  • Ma J, Bilotti E, Peijs T and Darr JA (2007). Preparation of polypropylene/sepiolite nanocomposites using supercritical CO2 assisted mixing. European Polymer Journal  vol. 43, (12) 4931-4939. 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2007.09.010