Synthesis, Technology and Applications of Carbon Nanomaterials

Synthesis, Technology and Applications of Carbon Nanomaterials

1st Edition - October 10, 2018

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  • Editors: Suraya Abdul Rashid, Raja Nor Izawati Raja Othman, Mohd Zobir Hussein
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128157572
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128162590

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Synthesis, Technology and Applications of Carbon Nanomaterials explores the chemical properties of different classes of carbon nanomaterials and their major applications. As carbon nanomaterials are used for a variety of applications due to their versatile properties and characteristics, this book discusses recent advances in synthesis methods, characterization, and applications of 0D -3D dimensional carbon nanomaterials. It is an essential resource for readers focusing on carbon nanomaterials research.

Key Features

  • Explores the chemical properties of different classes of carbon nanomaterials and their major applications
  • Discusses recent advances in synthesis methods, characterization, and applications of 0D -3D dimensional carbon nanomaterials

Readership

Materials Scientists and Engineers seeking to learn more about the synthesis and preparation methods of carbon nanotubes, and how the end results are applied in industry

Table of Contents

  • 1. Synthesis of carbon nanomaterials using catalytic chemical vapor deposition technique
    2. Carbon nanotube hybrids and their polymer nanocomposites
    3. Synthesis of carbon nanotube-cotton superfiber materials
    4. Recent development on the synthesis techniques and properties of graphene derivatives
    5. Natural biomass as carbon sources for the synthesis of photoluminescent carbon dots
    6. Carbon nanotubes as biological transporters and tissue engineering scaffolds
    7. Functionalization of graphene for nanodelivery of drugs
    8. Functionalization of graphene oxide via gamma-ray irradiation for hydrophobic materials
    9. Carbon nanotubes and graphene for sensor technology
    10. Carbon nanotubes and graphene oxide applications in optochemical sensors
    11. Applications of nanotechnology and carbon nanoparticles in agriculture
    12. Activated carbon for supercapacitors
    13. Activated carbon for shape-stabilized phase change material

Product details

  • No. of pages: 363
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2018
  • Published: October 10, 2018
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128157572
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128162590

About the Editors

Suraya Abdul Rashid

Currently holds the position of Head for the Materials and Processing Laboratory, Institute of Advanced Technology (ITMA) and Associate Professor at the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Malaysia. Her research interests revolve around synthesis, processing and characterization of various nanomaterials namely carbon nanostructures. Her research has also extended into use of nanomaterials for a variety of applications such as high performance nanocomposites (polymers and concrete), supercapacitors, nanosensors and more recently nanoagriculture.

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute of Advanced Technology and Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia

Raja Nor Izawati Raja Othman

Senior Lecturer at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia (UPNM), Malaysia. Her field of specialization is synthesis and application of carbon nanostructured materials and functional polymer nanocomposites. Currently, she holds a position as Research Fellow for Nanomaterials at the Centre for Defence Research and Technology, UPNM.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia

Mohd Zobir Hussein

Currently holds the position as Professor and Research Fellow for Nanomaterials at the Materials Synthesis and Characterization Laboratory, Institute of Advanced Technology (ITMA), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Malaysia. He and his research group focus their research works on nanomedicine, especially for theranostics delivery systems, nanomaterials for thermal energy storage and agronanochemicals. His group also works on nanomaterials for green, comfortable building applications by core-shell nano-encapsulation approach for thermal energy storage using phase change materials as the core and polymer or activated carbon pores as the shape stabilizing agents.

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute of Advanced Technology, Universiti Putra Malaysia

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