New nanocomposite materials for electromechanical space sensors

1Klymenko, Yu.A, 2Mamunya, Ye.P, 2Levchenko, VV, 1Semeniv, OV, 1Prutsko, Yu.V, 3Yatsenko, VA
1Space Research Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and the State Space Agency of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
2The Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry of the National Academy of Science of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
3Space Research Institute of National Academy of Science of Ukraine and State Space Agency of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
Kosm. nauka tehnol. 2015, 21 ;(3):59–62
Section: Space Materials and Technologies
Publication Language: Ukrainian

A series of laboratory experiments on the influence of external mechanical efforts to elastic deformation and electrical conductive in nanocomposites containing different carbon and metallic impurities has been made. The nanocomposite elastic material, which is characterized by stabile electric and deformation responses on external mechanical efforts has been designed and created. Deformation and current characteristics of the material exhibit an almost linear dependence on external forces. The prospects of using the obtained nanocomposites as active elements prospective space sensors have been considered

Keywords: active element, deformation, electric resistance, nanocomposite

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