PAN

polyacrylonitrile

PBO

poly(p-phenylene-2,6-benzobisoxazole)

PBZT

polyphenylene benzobisthiazole

PE

polyethylene

PIPD

poly{2,6-diimidazo[4,5-b:4’,5’-e]pyridinylene-1,4-(2,5-dihydroxy)phenylene}

PMC

polymer matrix composite


RTM

resin transfer molding


SACMA

Suppliers of Advanced Composite Materials Association

SAF

special acrylic fiber

SAMPE

Society for the Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering

SWNT

single-walled nanotube


UHMPE

ultrahigh-molecular-weight polyethylene

UV

ultraviolet


VARTM

vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding



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