This review documents possible developments using Nano technology to enhance electromagnetic effects (EME) and identifies the potential integration on the composite structures for the next generation composite commercial aircraft. First, developments using Nano technology as a source to enhance the EME of the composite will be discussed. These developments include computational modeling of Nano-filled composites to predict certain properties and behaviors of Nano-enhanced materials, test methods for non-destructive examination of Nano-modified materials, and other novel approaches to resolve the challenges of increasing conductivity in composite materials. Next, the details of the potential impacts of using Nano technology for increasing conductivity will be outlined. Finally, the implementation of a Nano-enhanced material on the composite structure will be described.

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