Carbon Nanotubes: Synthesis and Properties


Ajay Kumar Mishra, PhD (Editor)
Nanotechnology and Water Sustainability Unit, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, University of South Africa, Florida Science Campus, Johannesburg, South Africa

Series: Nanotechnology Science and Technology
BISAC: SCI050000

Carbon nanotubes possess unusual fascinating properties which have attracted the scientific world. This book covers a very wide domain of research and development where the synthesis and properties of carbon nanotubes are discussed. This book describes the carbon nanotube general introduction, various synthesis procedures and properties. This book is going to be beneficial to the researchers who are working for their postgraduate degree in nanomaterials and nanotechnology. This book also provides a platform for all the academics and researchers as it covers a vast background for the recent literature, abbreviations, and summaries. This book will be worth reading for the researchers who are more interested in the general overview of carbon nanotubes, fundamentals concepts and various synthetic procedures in the multidisciplinary areas. This book contains the fundamental knowledge with the recent advancements for the research and development in the field of nanomaterials and nanotechnology. (Imprint: Nova)



Table of Contents


An Introductory Note on Carbon Nanotubes
(Ajay K. Mishra, Department of Chemical Technology, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa)

The Synthesis of Vertically Aligned Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube Forests by Thermal Chemical Vapor Deposition
(Mike Chang, Parham Yaghoobi, Waqas Khalid, Alireza Nojeh, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC, Canada)

About Breakdown and Encapsulation of Bout Breakdown and Encapsulation of Catalyst Particles During Growth of Carbon Nanotubes
(Nebolsin V.A., Vorob΄ev A.Yu, (Voronezh State Technical University, Russia)

Flame and Microwave Plasma Enhanced CVD Synthesis of Carbon Nanotubes
(Z.A. Mansurov, El-Shazly M.Duraia, Institute of Combustion Problems, Almaty, Kazakhstan)

Carbon Nanotubes Produced by Pyrolysis of Sustainable Materials
(Dilip C. D. Nath and Veena Sahajwalla Centre for Sustainable Materials Research and Technology, School of Materials Science and Engineering, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia)

Chemical Vapour Depositions for Carbon Nanotubes Synthesis
(Jan Prasek, Jana Drbohlavova, Jana Chomoucka, Jaromir Hubalek, Ondrej Jasek, Vojtech Adam and Rene Kizek, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Faculty of Agronomy, Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)

A Review on the Synthesis of Carbon Nanotube Thin Films (Rachel L. Muhlbauer, Rosario A. Gerhardt School of Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA)
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Application of Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs) in the Development of Nanocomposites based on Biodegradable Polymers
(Lucía Famá, Celina Bernal, Silvia Goyanes, Grupo de Materiales Avanzados, INTECIN (UBA-CONICET), Departamento de Ingeniería Mecánica, Facultad de Ingeniería, Universidad de Buenos Aires. Argentina)

Synthesis, Reaction and Mechanism of Polymer-Carbon Nanotubes Nanocomposites
(Arjun Maity, Ajay K. Mishra, Smart Polymer Group, Polymers and Composites, Materials Science and Manufacturing, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Brummeria, Pretoria-0001, South Africa)

The Electronic Properties of Single and Double Wall Carbon Nanotubes
(R. Pincak and M. Pudlak, Institute of Experimental Physics, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovak Republic)

Isotope Enriched Carbon Nanotubes
(Sara D. Costa, Cristiano Fantini, Ariete Righi, and Marcos A. Pimenta Physics department of Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil)

Formation, Stabilities, and Electronic Properties of Nitrogen Defects in Carbon Nanotubes: A Density-Functional Study
(Yoshitaka Fujimoto, Department of Physics, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Meguro-ku, Tokyo, Japan)

Structural Properties of Gamma and Laser Irradiated Carbon Nanotubes
(Z. Markovi, B. Todorovi Markovi, Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia)

Electronic Structures and Quantum Conductance of Doped Carbon Nanotubes
(Qingyi Shao, Aqing Chen and Juan Zhang School of Physics and Telecommunication Engineering, South China Normal University, Guangzhou, China)

Classification of Thin Achiral Carbon Nanotubes and Regularity their Electronic Structure
(Olga E. Glukhova, Department of Physics, Saratov State University, Saratov, Russia)

Preparation and Characterization of Conductive and Transparent Thin Films with Carbon Nanotubes
(Bo-Tau Liu and Chao-Hsiang Hsu, Department of Chemical & Materials Engineering, National Yunlin University of Science & Technology, Taiwan)

Synthesis and Applications of Metal decorated Carbon Nanotubes
(Moni Chauhan, Department of Chemistry at Queensborough Community College of City University of NY, NY)

Synthesis of Carbon Nanotubes by Chemical Vapor Deposition on Iron Nanoparticles Synthesized from Oxide Precursors
(N. Morales, M. Felisberto, L. Sacco, G. H. Rubiolo, R. J. Candal, S. Goyanes, Nanomaterials Group, LP&MC, Dep. De Fisica, FCEYn-UBA, Pab 1, Ciudad, Universitaria (1428), Buenos Aires, Argentina)


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