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Publications

Patents

  • J. Cai, Polymer derived from acrylonitrile, US Patent 9458263B2, 2016. (PCT/AU2014/000267), (US20140271442 A1, 2014).

Papers

  • L. Hillbrick, J. Kaiser, M. Huson, G. Naylor, E. Wise, A. Miller, S. Lucas, Determination of the transverse modulus of cylindrical samples by compression between two parallel flat plates, SN Applied Sciences, 1: 724, 2019.
  • A. Woodhead, M. de Souza, J. Church, An investigation into the surface heterogeneity of nitric acid oxidised carbon fibre, Applied Surface Science, 401, 79-88, 2017.
  • J. Cai, J. McDonnell, C. Brackley, L. O’Brien, J. Church, K. Millington, S. Smith, N. Phair-Sorensen, Polyacrylonitrile-based precursors and carbon fibers derived from advanced RAFT technology and conventional methods – The 1st comparative study, Materials Today Communications, 9, 22-29, 2016.
  • J. Kaur, K. Millington, J. Cai, Rheology of polyacrylonitrile‐based precursor polymers produced from controlled (RAFT) and conventional polymerization: Its role in solution spinning, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 133, 44273, 2016.
  • J. Kaur, K. Millington, S. Smith, Producing high‐quality precursor polymer and fibers to achieve theoretical strength in carbon fibers: A review, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 133, 43963, 2016.
  • M. Huson, J. Church, L. Hillbrick, A. Woodhead, M. Sridhar, A. Van De Meene, Focused ion beam milling of carbon fibres, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 168, 193-200, 2015.
  • M. Huson, J. Church, A. Kafi, A. Woodhead, J. Khoo, M. Kiran, J. Bradby, B. Fox, Heterogeneity of carbon fibre, Carbon, 68, 240-249, 2014.

Presentations

  • A. Abbott, Carbon fibre precursor development at CSIRO, Go Carbon Fibre, Milan, Italy, October 2019.
  • D. Fox, T. Pierlot, J. Kaur, L. Hillbrick, C. Creighton, P. Lynch, Application of serial X-ray scattering for microstructure optimization of polyacrylonitrile fibres produced by wet spinning processing, Composites and Advanced Materials Expo, Anaheim, California, USA, September 2019.
  • A. Abbott, L. Hillbrick, J.Kaur, M. Skidmore, T.Pierlot, P.Lynch, Carbon fibre precursor development at CSIRO, Carbon 2019, Lexington, Kentucky, USA, July 2019.
  • J. Kaur, L. Hillbrick, A. Abbott, M. Skidmore, T. Pierlot, P. Lynch, Wet spinning of conventional and RAFT PAN precursor for carbon fibre manufacture, Carbon 2019, Lexington, Kentucky, USA, July 2019.
  • S. Smith, CSIRO carbon fibre research – it’s all about the precursor, Carbon Innovation Conference, Melbourne, Australia, July 2019.
  • P. Lynch, The mechanical performance of carbon fibres – addressing the role of microstructure, Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering Conference, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, May 2019.
  • J. Kaur, S. Smith, A. Abbott, L. Hillbrick, Cracking the carbon code for Australian manufacturers, Advancing Composites Innovation Conference, Sydney, Australia, April 2019.
  • A. Abbott, M. Skidmore, T.Pierlot, J. Kaur, L. Hillbrick, L. Grundy, Carbon fibre precursor development at CSIRO, Carbon Fibre Futures, Geelong, Australia, February 2019.
  • D. Fox, P. Lynch, T. Pierlot, Evolution and optimisation of PAN structure by automated X-ray scattering methods, Carbon Fibre Futures, Geelong, Australia, February 2019.
  • J. Kaur, L. Hillbrick, A. Abbott, M. Skidmore, Production of commercially competitive white fibre from polyacrylonitrile based polymers, Carbon Fibre Futures, Geelong, Australia, February 2019.
  • T. Pierlot, Standardisation of Carbon Fibre – what’s the problem, Carbon Fibre Futures, Geelong, Australia, February 2019.
  • L. Grundy, M. Freijah, L. Hillbrick, J. Kaur, P. Smale, Improved precursor wet spinning – strategies for reliable and consistent white fibre production, Carbon Fibre Futures, Geelong, Australia, February 2019.
  • P. Lynch, C. Creighton, D. Fox, P. Mota Santiago, A. Hawley, S. Mudie, Application of serial fibre X-ray scattering for the optimisation of carbon fibre processing, Carbon Fibre Futures, Geelong, Australia, February 2019.
  • A. Woodhead, C. Creighton, J. Church, Spectroscopic characterisation of carbon fibre surfaces after electrochemical oxidation, Carbon Fibre Futures, Geelong, Australia, February 2019.
  • S. Smith, J. Cai, J. Kaur, New developments in PAN precursor technology, Symposium for Tailored Carbon Fibers and Composites, Aachen, Germany, March 2017.
  • J. Cai, New developments in PAN precursor technology for cheaper, greener, and better performing carbon fibres, Carbon Fibre Future Directions, Geelong, Australia, March 2017.
  • J. Cai, Precursor development for high performance and low cost carbon fibres, Asian Workshop on Polymer Processing, Melbourne, Australia, November 2016.
  • J. Cai, Significant advancement in PAN based carbon fibre precursors, 35th Australasian Polymer Symposium, Gold Coast, Australia, July 2015.
  • J. Cai, J. McDonnell, C. Brackley, L. O’Brien, J. Church, K. Millington, S. Smith, Advanced precursor polymers and fibers derived From RAFT technology for high performance carbon fibers, Composites and Advanced Materials Expo, Dallas, Texas, USA, October 2015.
  • J. Kaur, S. Agius, K. Millington, Viscosity and viscoelastic behaviour of high molecular weight polyacrylonitrile polymers, 13th Asian Textile Conference, Geelong, Australia, November 2015.
  • A. Woodhead, J. Church, B. Fox, High spatial resolution confocal Raman mapping: New frontiers in carbon fibre research, 13th Asian Textile Conference, Geelong, Australia, November 2015.
  • L. Hillbrick, J. Kaiser, M. Huson, G. Naylor, Transverse modulus of carbon fibres, The Fiber Society Spring 2013 Technical Conference, Geelong, Australia, May 2013.
  • M. Huson, J. Church, A. Kafi, J. Khoo, K. Mangalampalli, J. Bradby, B. Fox, Chemical and physical heterogeneity of carbon fibre, 8th Pacific Rim International Congress on Advanced Materials and Processing, Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA, August 2013.
  • L. Hillbrick, J. Kaiser, G. Naylor, M. Huson, A. Abbott, Transverse modulus of fibres, Carbon Fibre Future Directions, Geelong, Australia, February 2013.
  • J. Church, L. Hillbrick, A. Woodhead, M. Huson, M. Sridar, A. van de Meene, Focussed ion beam milling of carbon fibre, Carbon Fibre Future Directions, Geelong, Australia, February 2013.