Perspectives of Fullerene Nanotechnology

Perspectives of Fullerene Nanotechnology

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This text examines the applications of fullerenes and nanotubes. Experts on the industrial use of these new forms of carbon contribute chapters to this book that are based on lectures given in a large workshop held in February 2001. The contents are intended for those who are interested in the exploration of industrial applications of fullerenes and carbon nanotubes.
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  • Hardback | 376 pages
  • 156 x 234mm
  • United States
  • English
  • 221 black & white illustrations, biography
  • 0792371755
  • 9780792371755

Table of contents

I. Plenary Lectures.- Past, Present and Future of Fullerene Nanotubes: Buckytubes.- Novel Nanostructures: from Metal-Filled Carbon Nanotubes to MgO Nanoferns.- II. Overview.- Some Aspects of Fullerene Application.- Commercial Production of Fullerenes and Carbon Nanotubes.- III. Nanotubular Structures.- Field Emission Microscopy of Carbon Nanotubes.- Carbon Nanotube Field Emission Display.- Thin Film Carbon Nanotube Cathodes for Field Emission Flat Panel Display and Light Source Application.- Pyrolytic Carbon Nanofibers and Nanotubes: Structure and Applications.- From Conducting Polymers to Carbon Nanotubes: New Horizons in Plastic Microelectronics and Carbon Nanoelectronics.- Self-assembly of Inorganic Nanotubes Synthesized by the Chemical Transport Reaction.- Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes and Single-Wall Carbon Nanohorns.- FT-ICR Reaction Experiments and Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Precursor Clusters for SWNTs.- IV. Medical Applications.- Application and Commercial Prospects of Fullerenes in Medicine and Biology.- Nanomedicine: Fullerene and Carbon Nanotube Biology.- Free Radical Scavenging and Photodynamic Functions of Micelle-like Hydrophile Hexa(sulfobutyl)fullerene (FC4S).- Sonodynamic Effect of Polyethylene glycol-conjugated Fullerene on Tumor.- V. Hard Carbons from C60.- Mechanical Properties of Polymerized, Amorphous, and Nanocrystalline Carbon Phases Prepared from Fullerite C60 under Pressure.- Ultrananocrystalline Diamond Films from Fullerene Precursors.- Properties and Applications of Superhard and Ultrahard Fullerites.- VI. New Source and Preparation of Fullerenes.- Role of Fullerene-like Structures in the Reactivity of Shungite Carbon as Used in New Materials with Advanced Properties.- Formation of Nanostructured Carbons under Hydrothermal Conditions.- VII. Developmental Reports.- Advanced Thermal Protection Coating Using Fullerenes.- Ablative and Flame-Retardant Properties of Fullerenes.- Gas-Phase Hydrogenation of Fullernes.- Hydrogenation of Alkali Metal-Doped Fullerenes.- Unique Fullerene-Based Highly Microporous Carbons for Gas Storage.- Use of Fullerenes and Carbon Nanotubes for Fabrication of Efficient Electron Field Emitters.- Aligned Carbon-Nanotubes for Sensor Applications.- Carbon Nanotube-Polycarbonate Composites.- Physical Hydrogen Storage on Nanotubes and Nanocarbon Materials.- Nanotubes as Anode Material for Lithium-ion Batteries.- Fullerene Materials for Lithium-ion Battery Applications.
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