Nanocarbon and Its Composites: Preparation, Properties and Applications provides a detailed and comprehensive review of all major innovations in the field of nanocarbons and their composites, including preparation, properties and applications. Coverage is broad and quite extensive, encouraging future research in carbon-based materials, which are in high demand due to the need to develop more sustainable, recyclable and eco-friendly methods for materials. Chapters are written by eminent scholars and leading experts from around the globe who discuss the properties and applications of carbon-based materials, such as nanotubes (buckytubes), fullerenes, cones, horns, rods, foams, nanodiamonds and carbon black, and much more. Chapters provide cutting-edge, up-to-date research findings on the use of carbon-based materials in different application fields and illustrate how to achieve significant enhancements in physical, chemical, mechanical and thermal properties.
Demonstrates systematic approaches and investigations from design, synthesis, characterization and applications of nanocarbon based composites
Aims to compile information on the various aspects of synthesis, properties and applications of nano-carbon based materials
Presents a useful reference and technical guide for university academics and postgraduate students (Masters and Ph.D.)
Academic researchers, PhD students and industrial professionals working in materials science, chemical and materials engineering and energy, especially with nanocarbon composite materials
Table of Contents
1. Nanocarbon aerogel composites Mohamad Omaish Ansari 2. Highly active and reusable nanocomposites for hydrogen generation Fatih Sen 3. Carbon foam preparation and applications Ali Kilic 4. Electrospun polymeric nanocarbons nanomats for tissue engineering Prosenjit Saha 5. Graphene and polymer composites for supercapacitor applications Fatih Sen 6. Interface engineering in nanocarbon – metal oxide hybrid and their applications Anish Khan 7. Nanocarbon: preparation and performance evaluation for EMI shidling, cloak, spintronics, and hybrid capacitor applications Prashant S. Alegaonkar 8. Nanocarbon and biofeature Sabyasachi Sarkar 9. Nanocarbon and its composites: preparation, properties and applications Mohammed Jawaid 10. Nanocarbon as electrode materials for supercapacitor Jesús Muñiz 11. Nanocarbon composite for poisonous gas degradation Shahid Pervez Ansari 12. Nanocarbon composites for detection of volatile organic compounds Akil Ahmad 13. Nanocarbon epoxy composites preparation properties and applications Agnieszka Monika Dąbrowska 14. Nanocarbon tri-component composites with synthetic fibers Sandro Campos Amico 15. Preparation and properties of fibrous nanocarbon Yoshiyuki Suda and H Shima 16. Preparation and properties of manipulated carbon nanotubes composites and applications Raghavan Baby Rakhi 17. Recent advances of nanocarbon and its composites in photocatalysis Ipn-esiqie A. Valenzuela 18. Synthesis of Nanocarbon Polyaniline Composite and Investigation of its Optical and Electrical Properties Manoj Balacha Ndran 19. Monodisperse PVP stabilized Nanoclusters as Highly Efficient and Reus able Catalyst for the Dehydrogenation of Dimethyl Ammonia– Borane (DMAB) Fatih Sen 20. Nanocarbon supported catalysts for the efficient dehydrogenation of dimethylamino borane Fatih Sen 21. Nanographene composition exchanger properties and applications Anish Khan 22. Carbon dots: preparation properties and application Nurettin Sahiner 23. Phthalocyanine-Nanocarbon Composites: Preparation, Properties and Applications Mahmut Durmuş 24. Nanocarbon and its composite for water purification Anish Khan 25. Ultrasonic trеаtment in the production of classical composites and carbon nanocomposite Oleksandr E. Kolosov 26. Nanocarbon material–filled cementitious composites for construction applications Baoguo Han 27. Synthesis, Properties & Characterization of Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Metal Matrix Composites Anish Khan
Dr. Anish Khan is Currently working as Assistant Professor, Chemistry Department, Centre of Excellence for Advanced Materais Research (CEAMR), Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Ph.D. from Aligarh Muslim University, India from 2010. Research experience of working in the field of synthetic polymers, organic-inorganic electrically conducting nano-composites. Complete Postdoctoral from School of Chemical Sciences, University Sains Malaysia (USM) electroanalytical chemistry in 2010-2011. Research and teaching experiance, more than 100 research papers published in reffered international journal. More then 20 international conferences/ workshop and 3 books published 6 in Progress and 12 Book chapters. Around 20 research project completed. Manageriel Editor of Chemical and Environmental Research (CER) Journal, Member of American Nano Society, Field of specialization is polymer nano composite/cation-exchanger/chemical sensor/microbiosensor/nanotechnology, application of nano materials in electroanalytical chemistry, material chemistry, ion-exchange chromatography and electro-analytical chemistry, dealing with the synthesis, characterization (using different analytical techniques) and derivatization of inorganic ion-exchanger by the incorporation of electrically conducting polymers. Preparation and characterization of hybrid nano composite materials and their applications, Polymeric inorganic cation –exchange materials, Electrically conducting polymeric, materials, Composite material use as Sensors, Green chemistry by remediation of pollution, Heavy metal ion selective membrane electrode, Biosensor on neurotransmitter.
Affiliations and Expertise
Assistant Professor, Chemistry Department, Center of Excellence for Advanced Materials Research, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Mohammad Jawaid is currently working as a Fellow Researcher (Associate Professor), at the Biocomposite Technology Laboratory, Institute of Tropical Forestry and Forest Products (INTROP), Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia and has also been a Visiting Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia since June 2013. He is also a Visiting Scholar at TEMAG Labs, Department of Textile Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey. Previously he worked as a Visiting Lecturer, at the Faculty of Chemical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) and also worked as an Expatriate Lecturer under the UNDP project with the Ministry of Education of Ethiopia at Adama University, Ethiopia. He received his Ph.D. from the Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia. He has more than 10 years of experience in teaching, research, and with industry. His research interests include Hybrid Reinforced/Filled Polymer Composites, Advance Materials: Graphene/Nanoclay/Fire Retardant, Lignocellulosic Reinforced/Filled Polymer Composites, Modification and Treatment of Lignocellulosic Fibres and Solid Wood, Nano Composites and Nanocellulose fibres, and Polymer blends. So far he has published 5 books, 12 book chapters, and more than 130 International journal papers and 4 Published review papers in the Top 25 hot articles on Science Direct during 2014-2015. He is also the Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the Malaysian Polymer Journal and Guest Editor for Current Organic Synthesis and Current Analytical Chemistry. He is the reviewer of several high impact ISI journals (44 Journals).
Affiliations and Expertise
Senior Fellow (Professor), Biocomposite Technology Laboratory, Institute of Tropical Forestry and Forest Products (INTROP), Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
Inamuddin is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He is also a permanent faculty member (Assistant Professor) at the Department of Applied Chemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. He obtained a Master of Science degree in Organic Chemistry from Chaudhary Charan Singh (CCS) University, Meerut, India, in 2002. He then received his Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Applied Chemistry from Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), India, in 2004 and 2007, respectively. He has extensive research experience in multidisciplinary fields of Analytical Chemistry, Materials Chemistry, and Electrochemistry and, more specifically, renewable energy and environment. He has worked on different research projects as project fellow and senior research fellow funded by University Grants Commission (UGC), Government of India, and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Government of India. He has received the Fast Track Young Scientist Award from the Department of Science and Technology, India, to work in the area of bending actuators and artificial muscles. He has completed four major research projects sanctioned by University Grant Commission, Department of Science and Technology, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, and Council of Science and Technology, India. He has published 138 research articles in international journals of repute and eighteen book chapters in knowledge-based book editions published by renowned international publishers. Additionally, he has published forty-two edited books and is an editorial board member and associate editor for a number of journals. He has attended as well as chaired sessions in various international and national conferences. He has worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow, leading a research team at the Creative Research Initiative Center for Bio-Artificial Muscle, Hanyang University, South Korea, in the field of renewable energy, especially biofuel cells. He has also worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center of Research Excellence in Renewable Energy, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia, in the field of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells and computational fluid dynamics of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells. His research interest includes ion exchange materials, a sensor for heavy metal ions, biofuel cells, supercapacitors and bending actuators.
Affiliations and Expertise
Assistant Professor, Chemistry Department, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Abdullah M. Asiri
Abdullah Mohammed Ahmed Asiri is a full Professor in the Chemistry Department, at the Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia. His research interests include: color chemistry, synthesis of novel photochromic and thermochromic systems, synthesis of novel colorants and coloration of textiles and plastics, molecular modeling, applications of organic materials into optics such as OEDS, high performance organic dyes and pigments, new applications of organic photochromic compounds, organic synthesis of heterocyclic compounds as precursor for dyes, synthesis of polymers functionalized with organic dyes, preparation of some coating formulations for different applications.
Affiliations and Expertise
Professor, Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science-King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia