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Syntheses and Applications of Carbon Nanotubes and Their Composites

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Book Series: 2013-05-09 ISBN: 9789535111252 9789535142492 Year: Pages: 550 DOI: 10.5772/3377 Language: English
Publisher: IntechOpen
Subject: Physics (General)
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Carbon nanotubes are rolled up graphene sheets with a quasi-one-dimensional structure of nanometer-scale diameter. In these last twenty years, carbon nanotubes have attracted much attention from physicists, chemists, material scientists, and electronic device engineers, because of their excellent structural, electronic, optical, chemical and mechanical properties. More recently, demand for innovative industrial applications of carbon nanotubes is increasing. This book covers recent research topics regarding syntheses techniques of carbon nanotubes and nanotube-based composites, and their applications. The chapters in this book will be helpful to many students, engineers and researchers working in the field of carbon nanotubes.

Advances in Graphene Science

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ISBN: 9789535111825 9789535142430 Year: Pages: 282 DOI: 10.5772/51689 Language: English
Publisher: IntechOpen
Subject: Physics (General)
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Graphene is proving to be the magic material of the 21th century. It is widely accepted that it is the strongest material ever studied and can be an efficient substitute for silicon. Besides, fascinating properties of graphene, such as the highest electrical conductivity among the discovered substances, have dramatically shocked science and technology world. Graphene is a carbon based layer with high atomic density. Its extraordinary characteristics such as extremely high mechanical strength, hardness, and adjustable thermal and electrical conductivity, as well as excellent surface and optical feature through chemical marking, have received great deal of attention by many researchers. This book collects new advances of this interesting nanomaterial.

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