By Prithu Mukhopadhyay, Rakesh K. Gupta
"Perhaps the 1st of its sort, this ebook covers physics, chemistry, and purposes of graphene proper to this crucial and scorching study subject. masking the full spectrum of graphene-based fabrics themes, from synthesis to characterization to purposes, this state of the art ebook presents the purpose of departure for destiny polymer-based nanocomposites study. The bankruptcy authors, drawn from specialists from worldwide, summarize their fresh examine and supply their point of view for the longer term through drawing realization to the demanding situations that has to be addressed prior to study effects are totally built-in into the subsequent iteration of technological know-how and engineering purposes. no matter if you're a newcomer or a veteran of some years to this fascinating new type of carbon examine within the quarter of polymer nanocomposites, this ebook presents well timed and crucial reference analyzing material"--Provided by way of publisher.
"Here we cross back. After intercalated compounds of graphite (1974), fullerenes (1985), and carbon nanotubes (1991), it's time for an additional allotrope of elemental carbon to be on the vanguard of medical interest. The allotrope is: "graphene". by means of graphene, we suggest the basal aircraft of graphite, a one atom thick dimensional honeycomb layer of sp2 bonded carbon. Conversely, while many graphene layers are stacked frequently in 3 dimensions, graphite is created"--Provided via publisher.