Carbon Nanotubes and Related Structures: Synthesis, Characterization, Functionalization, and Applications
Copyright © 2010 Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA
Editor(s): Dirk M. Guldi, Nazario Martín
Published Online: 23 MAR 2010
Print ISBN: 9783527324064
Online ISBN: 9783527629930
About this Book
Written by the most prominent experts and pioneers in the field, this ready reference combines fundamental research, recent breakthroughs and real-life applications in one well-organized treatise.
As such, both newcomers and established researchers will find here a wide range of current methods for producing and characterizing carbon nanotubes using imaging as well as spectroscopic techniques. One major part of this thorough overview is devoted to the controlled chemical functionalization of carbon nanotubes, covering intriguing applications in photovoltaics, organic electronics and materials design. The latest research on novel carbon-derived structures, such as graphene, nanoonions and carbon pea pods, round off the book.