Asphalt bitumen modified with carbon nanotubes

L. Boyer, E.V. Barrera
Rice University, US

Keywords: asphalt, bitumen, carbon nanotube

Summary:

We have introduced carbon nanotubes into asphalt bitumen (paving asphalt with no stone or sand aggregate) to investigate the effect on (1) strength, (2) viscoelasticity, and (3) exposure to microwave radiation.