By Yury Gogotsi
dimension, form, and Synthesis Key to “Tuning” homes
The discovery and speedy evolution of carbon nanotubes have resulted in a greatly more desirable realizing of nanotechnology, in addition to dozens of attainable functions for nanomaterials of other sizes and styles starting from composites to biology, medication, power, transportation, and digital units. Nanotubes and Nanofibers bargains an summary of structure–property relationships, synthesis and purification, and strength purposes of carbon nanotubes and fibers, together with whiskers, cones, nanobelts, and nanowires.
Using study on carbon nanotubes as a starting place to extra advancements, this e-book discusses equipment for starting to be and synthesizing amorphous and nanocrystalline graphitic carbon constructions and inorganic nanomaterials, together with rainy chemical synthesis, chemical vapor deposition (CVD), arc discharge, and others. It additionally describes boron nitride and steel chalcogenide nanotubes intimately and studies the original homes and techniques for characterizing and generating single-crystalline semiconducting and functional-oxide nanowires. The chapters additionally establish demanding situations concerning the managed progress, processing, and meeting of natural and inorganic nanostructures that has to be addressed ahead of large-scale functions may be carried out.
Edited by way of award-winning professor and researcher Dr. Yury Gogotsi, Nanotubes and Nanofibers bargains a well-rounded standpoint at the advances resulting in more desirable nanomaterial houses for a variety of new units and purposes together with digital units, structural composites, hydrogen and gasoline garage, electrodes in electrochemical energy-storage structures, sorbents, and filters.
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