Graphene, Carbon Nanotubes, and Nanostructures: Techniques and Applications offers a comprehensive review of groundbreaking research in nanofabrication technology and explores myriad applications that this technology has enabled. The book examines the historical evolution and emerging trends of nanofabrication and supplies an analytical understanding of some of the most important underlying nanofabrication technologies, with an emphasis on graphene, carbon nanotubes (CNTs), and nanowires.
Featuring contributions by experts from academia and industry around the world, this book presents cutting-edge nanofabrication research in a wide range of areas. Topics include:CNT electrodynamics and signal propagation modelsElectronic structure calculations of a graphene-hexagonal boron nitride interface to aid the understanding of experimental devices based on these heterostructuresHow a laser field would modify the electronic structure and transport response of graphene, to generate bandgapsThe fabrication of transparent CNT electrodes for organic light-emitting diodesDirect graphene growth on dielectric substrates, and potential applications in electronic and spintronic devicesCNTs as a promising candidate for next-generation interconnect conductorsCMOS-CNT integration approaches, including the promising localized heating CNT synthesis methodCNTs in electrochemical and optical biosensorsThe synthesis of diamondoids by pulsed laser ablation plasmas generated in supercritical fluids, and possible applicationsThe use of DNA nanostructures in lithographyCMOS-compatible silicon nanowire biosensorsThe use of titanium oxide-B nanowires to detect explosive vaporsThe properties of protective layers on silver nanoparticles for ink-jet printingNanostructured thin-film production using microreactors
A one-stop reference for professionals, researchers, and graduate students working in nanofabrication, this book will also be useful for investors who want an overview of the current nanofabrication landscape.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 364
Weight: 667 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 mm
"This book provides a comprehensive review of the cutting-edge research in the area of graphitic materials and nanostructure fabrication. A wide range of topics were covered, from electronic structure of graphene to the application of nanostructures in sensing. This book is a must read for anyone working in these areas. It is also the ideal reference for students enrolled in a nanoscience course."
-Haitao Liu, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
"Covering the latest technologies and applications of nanostructures, especially the carbon-based ones; this is an excellent book on the subject. A number of research groups present their cutting-edge work in a wide range of areas, both academic and industrial. The content is carefully chosen and well organized so that readers can easily follow it. Readers can also directly jump to the subject which they are interested in without any problem. ... Overall, this is an ideal reference book for high-level researchers and professionals. I highly recommend it to those who want to extend or update their knowledge on carbon-based nanomaterials."
-Jiong Hua, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, USA
"The unique feature of this book is the collection of chapters on diverse and essential topics of the applications of carbon nanotubes (CNTs), graphene, and other nanostructures in electronic devices and biosensors. ... Readers will find theoretical and experimental reviews on device engineering by using various types of nanostructures, in particular the popular CNTs and graphene. Readers would enjoy reading many exciting topics in one book, including the use of CNTs for device interconnect, band gap engineering of graphene sheets, flexible electrodes by CNTs, etc."
-Yoke Khin Yap, Michigan Technological University, USA
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