Key Features

  • Updated discussion of properties, structure, and morphology of biological and flexible electronic applications aids fundamental knowledge discovery
  • Innovative parallel focus on nanotubes and graphene enables you to learn from the successes and failures of, respectively, mature and emergent partner research disciplines
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Table of Contents

  • List of Contributors
  • Preface
  • Chapter 1: Classification of Carbon
    • Abstract
  • Chapter 2: Multidimensional Aspects of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotube Synthesis
    • Abstract
    • 2.1. Various synthesis methods for single-wall carbon nanotubes
    • 2.2. Catalysts for the SWCNT growth
    • 2.3. The way to introduce the catalyst on the CVD growth of SWCNTs
    • 2.4. Carbon sources leading to the efficient CVD growth of SWCNTs
    • 2.5. Structural controllability in the CVD synthesis of SWCNTs
    • 2.6. Summary and outlook
    • Acknowledgements
  • Chapter 3: Differentiation of Carbon Nanotubes with Different Chirality
    • Abstract
    • 3.1. Introduction and brief history of differentiation of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) with different electronic types
    • 3.2. Differentiation of densities of SWCNTs with different chiralities
    • 3.3. Differentiation of SWCNTs with different chiralities through size exclusion chromatography or gel filtration
    • 3.4. Summary
  • Chapter 4: Preparation of Graphene with Large Area
    • Abstract
    • 4.1. Introduction
    • 4.2. Graphene growth on metal substrates by CVD
    • 4.3. Toward the large domain size
    • 4.4. Bilayer graphene (BLG) growth
    • 4.5. Graphene transfer
    • 4.6. Concluding remarks
  • Chapter 5: Optical Properties of Carbon Nanotubes
    • Abstract
    • 5.1. Introduction
    • 5.2. Exciton energy calculation
    • 5.3. The calculated exciton energies
    • 5.4. Exciton environmental effect
    • 5.5. Exciton effect in Raman spectroscopy
    • 5.6. Summary
    • Acknowledgements
  • Chapter 6: Phonon Structures and Raman Effect of Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene
    • Abstract
    • 6.1. Introduction

Details

No. of pages:
458
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
Print ISBN:
9780080982328
Electronic ISBN:
9780080982687