ID 1168


Adhesion Enhancement by Introducing a LaRC PETI-5 Interphase

to IM7/BMI Composites



Donghwan Cho1 and Lawrence T. Drzal2

1Department of Polymer Sci. & Eng., Kumoh National University of Technology

Kumi, Kyungbuk, 730-701 Korea

2Composite Materials and Structures Center, Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI 48824-1226 U.S.A.


Keywords: phenylethynyl-terminated imide oligomer, sizing, fiber-matrix interphase,

interfacial shear strength, interlaminar shear strength, carbon/BMI composite