Industrial Applications of Carbon Nanotubes (Micro & Nano Technologies)

Industrial Applications of Carbon Nanotubes (Micro & Nano Technologies)

By: Huisheng Peng (editor), Qingwen Li (editor), Tao Chen (editor)Hardback

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Industrial Applications of Carbon Nanotubes covers the current applications of carbon nanotubes in various industry sectors, from the military to visual display products, and energy harvesting and storage. It also assesses the opportunities and challenges for increased commercialization and manufacturing of carbon nanotubes in the years ahead. Real-life case studies illustrate how carbon nanotubes are used in each industry sector covered, providing a valuable resource for scientists and engineers who are involved and/or interested in carbon nanotubes in both academia and industry. The book serves as a comprehensive guide to the varied uses of carbon nanotubes for specialists in many related fields, including chemistry, physics, biology, and textiles. * Explains how carbon nanotubes can be used to improve the efficiency and performance of industrial products* Includes real-life case studies to illustrate how carbon nanotubes have been successfully employed* Explores how carbon nanotubes could be mass-manufactured in the future, and outlines the challenges that need to be overcome

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Huisheng Peng received his BEng in Polymer Materials from Donghua University in China in 1999, MSc in Polymer Science from Fudan University in China in 2003 and PhD in Chemical Engineering from Tulane University in USA in 2006. He worked at Los Alamos National Laboratory from 2006 to 2008. Dr. Peng has been appointed as a Professor at Department of Macromolecular Science at Fudan University since October 2008. He is a pioneer of the fiber-shaped energy harvesting and storage device. Qingwen Li received her PhD from Tsinghua University in China in 2001. She worked at Peking University as a postdoctoral fellow from 2001 to 2003. Then, she moved to University of Cambridge as a Research Associate from 2003 to 2005. After that, she worked at Los Alamos National Laboratory from 2005 to 2007. She joined Suzhou Institute of Nano-Tech and Nano-Bionics in 2007. Her expertise is controlled growth of aligned carbon nanotubes and their applications in the fields of structural materials and electronics. Tao Chen is a professor in Department of Chemistry at Tongji University since December 2014. He received his BS and MS from Zhengzhou University in 2006 and 2009, respectively, and received a PhD from Fudan University in 2012. Then, he moved to Case Western Reserve University as a research associate from 2012 to 2014. His research interests focus on the design and fabrication of carbon nanomaterials for flexible, wearable and stretchable energy conversion, storage and their integrated devices.

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  • publication date: 04/11/2016
  • ISBN13: 9780323414814
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 508
  • ID: 9780323414814
  • ISBN10: 0323414818

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