Advances in Carbon Nanomaterials: Science and Applications

Advances in Carbon Nanomaterials: Science and Applications

By: Nikos Tagmatarchis (editor)Hardback

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This book covers the nomenclature and modeling of carbon nanomaterials, includes examples of surfaces and thin films of fullerenes, and examines the morphology and structure of carbon nanotubes and the characterization of peapod materials with the aid of transmission electron microscopy. It also presents electro-optical properties and self-assembly and enrichment in carbon nanotubes, followed by strategies for the chemical functionalization of carbon nanohorns and endohedral metallofullerenes. Finally, the applications of endohedral metallofullerenes in quantum computing and of functionalized carbon nanotubes in medicine conclude this fascinating overview of the field.

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About Author

Nikos Tagmatarchis is a senior researcher at TPCI/NHRF and has published more than 140 research papers in peer-reviewed journals, book-chapters and refereed conference proceedings and his work has been cited more than 2,300 times.

Contents

Encyclopedia of Carbon Nanoforms, I. Suarez-Martinez, N. Grobert, and C. P. Ewels Surfaces and Thin Films of Fullerenes, R. Macovez, P. Rudolf High-Resolution Transmission Electron Microscopy Imaging of Carbon Nanostructures, K. Suenaga, Y. Sato, Z. Liu, M. Koshino, and C. Jin Electronic and Optical Properties of Carbon Nanotubes, Ch. Kramberger and Th. Pichler Fullerene-Based Electronics, J. M. Ball, P. H. Wobkenberg, and Th. D. Anthopoulos Carbon Nanohorns: Chemical Functionalization, G. Pagona and N. Tagmatarchis Endohedral Metallofullerene Functionalization, Y. Maeda, T. Akasaka, and S. Nagase Quantum Computing with Endohedral Fullerenes, K. Porfyrakis and S. C. Benjamin Biomedical Applications with Functionalized Nanotubes, K. Kostarelos

Product Details

  • publication date: 10/05/2012
  • ISBN13: 9789814267878
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 406
  • ID: 9789814267878
  • weight: 725
  • ISBN10: 9814267872

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