By Yury Gogotsi
dimension, form, and Synthesis Key to “Tuning” houses
The discovery and quick evolution of carbon nanotubes have resulted in a enormously stronger figuring out of nanotechnology, in addition to dozens of attainable functions for nanomaterials of alternative sizes and styles starting from composites to biology, medication, strength, transportation, and digital units. Nanotubes and Nanofibers deals an summary of structure–property relationships, synthesis and purification, and power purposes of carbon nanotubes and fibers, together with whiskers, cones, nanobelts, and nanowires.
Using examine on carbon nanotubes as a starting place to extra advancements, this publication discusses tools for becoming 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 stories the original houses and techniques for characterizing and generating single-crystalline semiconducting and functional-oxide nanowires. The chapters additionally determine demanding situations regarding the managed development, processing, and meeting of natural and inorganic nanostructures that has to be addressed sooner than large-scale functions could be applied.
Edited by way of award-winning professor and researcher Dr. Yury Gogotsi, Nanotubes and Nanofibers bargains a well-rounded viewpoint at the advances resulting in more advantageous nanomaterial houses for a number of new units and functions together with digital units, structural composites, hydrogen and fuel garage, electrodes in electrochemical energy-storage platforms, sorbents, and filters.