Carbon Nanotubes and Related Structures: Synthesis, Characterization, Functionalization, and Applications

Carbon Nanotubes and Related Structures: Synthesis, Characterization, Functionalization, and Applications

Editor(s): Dirk M. Guldi, Nazario Martín

Published Online: 23 MAR 2010

Print ISBN: 9783527324064

Online ISBN: 9783527629930

DOI: 10.1002/9783527629930

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.

Table of contents

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    2. Chapter 3

      Electrochemistry (pages 53–75)

      Matteo Iurlo, Massimo Marcaccio and Francesco Paolucci

    3. Chapter 7

      Carbon-Based Nanomaterial Applications in Biomedicine (pages 199–232)

      Prabhpreet Singh, Tatiana Da Ros, Kostas Kostarelos, Maurizio Prato and Alberto Bianco

    4. Chapter 12

      Carbon Nanotubes as Containers (pages 349–384)

      Thomas W. Chamberlain, Maria del Carmen Gimenez-Lopez and Andrei N. Khlobystov

    5. Chapter 15

      Endohedrals (pages 455–490)

      Lai Feng, Takeshi Akasaka and Shigeru Nagase

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