Chapter 3. Carbon-Based Nanolubricants

  1. Jean Michel Martin1 and
  2. Nobuo Ohmae2
  1. Lucile Joly-Pottuz and
  2. Nobuo Ohmae

Published Online: 22 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470987711.ch3

Nanolubricants

Nanolubricants

How to Cite

Joly-Pottuz, L. and Ohmae, N. (2008) Carbon-Based Nanolubricants, in Nanolubricants (eds J. M. Martin and N. Ohmae), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470987711.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 1

    École Centrale de Lyon, France

  2. 2

    Kobe University, Japan

Author Information

  1. Kobe University, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 18 APR 2008

Book Series:

  1. Tribology Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. M. J. Neale,
  2. M. Priest and
  3. G. Stachowiak

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470065525

Online ISBN: 9780470987711

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Keywords:

  • carbon onion behaviour;
  • pristine carbon onions;
  • carbon-based nanolubricant;
  • carbon onion lubrication mechanism;
  • electron energy loss spectroscopy (EELS);
  • nanotube synthesis and characterization;
  • chemical vapour deposition (CVD);
  • single-walled nanotubes (SWNTs) and nickel/yttrium catalyst;
  • quantum molecular dynamics (QMD) simulation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Graphite Onion Synthesis and Characterization

  • Tribological Properties of Different Carbon Onions

  • Possible Lubrication Mechanism of Carbon Onions

  • Nanotube Synthesis and Characterization

  • Friction-Reducing and Antiwear Properties of Different Nanotubes

  • Possible Mechanism of Action of the Nanotubes

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgements

  • References