Perspectives of Fullerene Nanotechnology

Perspectives of Fullerene Nanotechnology

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The first ever book on the applications of fullerenes and nanotubes. World's experts on the industrial use of these new forms of carbon contributes chapters, that are based on lectures given in a large workshop held on February 2001, and expanded thereafter. 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
  • 155 x 235 x 24.64mm | 777g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 2002 ed.
  • X, 376 p.
  • 0792371747
  • 9780792371748

Table of contents

Forewords; E. Osawa.
Plenary Lectures. 1. Past Present and Future of Fullerene Nanotubes: Buckytubes; D.T. Colbert, R.E. Smalley. 2. Novel Nanostructures: From Metal-Filled Carbon Nanotubes to MgO Nanoferns; N. Grobert, et al.
Overview. 3. Some Aspects of Fullerene Application; A. Ya. Vul'.
Nanotubular Structures. 4. Field Emission Microscopy of Carbon Nanotubes; Y. Saito, et al. 5. Carbon Nanotube Field Emission Display; S. Uemura. 6. Thin Film Carbon Nanotube Cathodes for Field Emission Flat Panel Display and Light Source Application; A.N. Obraztsov. 7. Pyrolytic Carbon Nanofibers and Nanotubes-Structure and Applications; M. Endo, et al. 8. From Conducting Polymers to Carbon Nanotubes: New Horizons in Plastic Microelectronics and Carbon Nanoelectronics; L. Dai. 9. Self-assembly of Inorganic Nanotubes Synthesized by the Chemical Transport Reaction; M. Remskar, et al. 10. Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes and Single-Wall Carbon Nanohorns; M. Yudasaka. 11. FT-ICT Reaction Experiments and Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Precursor Clusters for SWNTs; S. Maruyama.
Medical Applications. 12. Application and Commercial Prospects of Fullerenes ... etc.; U. Sagman. 13. Free Radical Scavenging and Photodynamic Functions of Micelle-like Hydrophilic Hexa(sulfobutyl)[60]fullerene (FC4S); Y. Chi, et al. 14. Nanomedicine: Fullerence and Carbon Nanotube Biology; S.R. Wilson. 15. Sonodynamic Effect of Polyethylene glycol-conjugated Fullerene on Tumor; Y. Tabata, et al.
Hard Carbons from C60. 16. Mechanical Properties of Polymerized, Amorphous, and Nanocrystalline Carbon Phases Prepared from Fullerite C60 under Pressure; A.G. Lyapin. 17. Ultrananocrystalline Diamond Films from Fullerene precursors; D.M. Gruen. 18. Properties and Applications of Superhard and Ultrahard Fullerites; V. Blank, et al.
New Source and Preparation of Fullerenes. 19. Role of Fullerene-like Structures in the Reactivity of Shungite Carbon as Used in New Materials with Advanced Properties; N.N. Rozhkova. 20. Formation of Nano-structured Carbons under Hydrothermal Conditions; Y. Gogotsi, et al.
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