Introduction To Graphene

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Author: Challa Vijaya Kumar
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0128132701
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Introduction To Graphene by Challa Vijaya Kumar


Original Title: Introduction To Graphene

Introduction to Graphene: Chemical and Biochemical Applications addresses a broad range of graphene research, including the prehistory and background of graphene, synthetic approaches, characterization techniques, composites/derivatives, inorganic graphene analogues, and applications of graphene. The book’s special emphasis on solution chemistry and graphene sets it apart from less practical titles in that its concepts are immediately implementable in the laboratories of chemists and biochemists. The book presents a variety of experimental approaches from the authors’ research laboratories and others around the world for graphene preparation in the solution phase, especially under aqueous conditions or in animal serum—the most practical kind of graphene for chemists and biochemists. The book is ideally suited for a broad range of readers, including advanced undergraduates, graduate research students and professionals in state-of-the-art research labs who want to use graphene to develop novel applications. Features reviews of the most recent advances in graphene research across chemistry and biochemistry Emphasizes chemical and biological applications for specialists, aiding more multi-disciplinary research Presents a variety of experimental approaches for graphene preparation in the solution phase, especially under aqueous conditions or even in animal serum

An Introduction To Graphene And Carbon Nanotubes

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Author: John E. Proctor
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1315351234
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An Introduction To Graphene And Carbon Nanotubes by John E. Proctor


Original Title: An Introduction To Graphene And Carbon Nanotubes

Carbon nanotubes and graphene have been the subject of intense scientific research since their relatively recent discoveries. This book introduces the reader to the science behind these rapidly developing fields, and covers both the fundamentals and latest advances. Uniquely, this book covers the topics in a pedagogical manner suitable for undergraduate students. The book also uses the simple systems of nanotubes and graphene as models to teach concepts such as molecular orbital theory, tight binding theory and the Laue treatment of diffraction. Suitable for undergraduate students with a working knowledge of basic quantum mechanics, and for postgraduate researchers commencing their studies into the field, this book will equip the reader to critically evaluate the physical properties and potential for applications of graphene and carbon nanotubes.

An Introduction To Graphene Plasmonics

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Author: P A D Gonçalves
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 9814759007
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An Introduction To Graphene Plasmonics by P A D Gonçalves


Original Title: An Introduction To Graphene Plasmonics

This book is meant as an introduction to graphene plasmonics and aims at the advanced undergraduate and graduate students entering the field of plasmonics in graphene. In it different theoretical methods are introduced, starting with an elementary description of graphene plasmonics and evolving towards more advanced topics. This book is essentially self-contained and brings together a number of different topics about the field that are scattered in the vast literature. The text is composed of eleven chapters and of a set of detailed appendices. It can be read in two different ways: Reading only the chapters to get acquainted with the field of plasmonics in graphene or reading the chapters and studying the appendices to get a working knowledge of the topic. The study of the material in this book will bring the students to the forefront of the research in this field. Errata(s) Errata (159 KB) Contents: IntroductionElectromagnetic Properties of Solids in a NutshellSurface Plasmon–Polaritons at Dielectric–Metal InterfacesGraphene Surface PlasmonsExcitation of Graphene Surface PlasmonsLaunching Plasmons Using a Metallic AntennaPlasmonics in Periodic Arrays of Graphene RibbonsPlasmons in Graphene Nanostructures and in One-dimensional ChannelsExcitation of Surface Plasmon–Polaritons Using Dielectric GratingsExcitation of Plasmons by an Emitting DipoleConcluding Remarks Readership: Advanced undergraduate and graduate students entering the field of graphene plasmonics.

Graphene

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Author: Madhuri Sharon
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118842650
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Graphene by Madhuri Sharon


Original Title: Graphene

Often described as a “miracle material”, graphene’s potential applications are extraordinary, ranging from nanoscale ‘green’ technologies, to sensors and future conductive coatings. This book covers the topic of ‘graphene’ – the history, fundamental properties, methods of production and applications of this exciting new material. The style of the book is both scientific and technical – it is accessible to an audience that has a general, undergraduate-level background in the sciences or engineering, and is aimed at industries considering graphene applications. As the graphene topic is a broad-reaching and rapidly moving field of research, the aim of this book is therefore to provide information about graphene and its current and future applications that are immediately implementable, relevant and concise. After reading this book, the reader will have sufficient knowledge and background to move forward independently into graphene R&D and to apply the knowledge therein. Although the book will be self-contained, each chapter has copious references to enable further reading, research and exploration of the chapter topics.

Graphene Quantum Dots

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Author: Alev Devrim Güçlü
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3662446111
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Graphene Quantum Dots by Alev Devrim Güçlü


Original Title: Graphene Quantum Dots

This book reflects the current status of theoretical and experimental research of graphene based nanostructures, in particular quantum dots, at a level accessible to young researchers, graduate students, experimentalists and theorists. It presents the current state of research of graphene quantum dots, a single or few monolayer thick islands of graphene. It introduces the reader to the electronic and optical properties of graphite, intercalated graphite and graphene, including Dirac fermions, Berry's phase associated with sublattices and valley degeneracy, covers single particle properties of graphene quantum dots, electron-electron interaction, magnetic properties and optical properties of gated graphene nanostructures. The electronic, optical and magnetic properties of the graphene quantum dots as a function of size, shape, type of edge and carrier density are considered. Special attention is paid to the understanding of edges and the emergence of edge states for zigzag edges. Atomistic tight binding and effective mass approaches to single particle calculations are performed. Furthermore, the theoretical and numerical treatment of electron-electron interactions at the mean-field, HF, DFT and configuration-interaction level is described in detail.

Graphene Technology

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Author: Soroush Nazarpour
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 3527338330
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Graphene Technology by Soroush Nazarpour


Original Title: Graphene Technology

Filling the gap between publications for industrial developers and academic researchers on graphene synthesis and its applications, this book presents the essential aspects for the successful upscaling of graphene production. After an introduction to graphene, its synthesis and characterization, the text covers a wide variety of graphene composites and compounds. The larger part of the book discusses various applications where graphene has been successfully integrated into technologies, including uses in the energy sector, oil and gas industry, biomedical areas, sensors and coatings. Finally, the book concludes with a summary and a look at the future of graphene technology, including a market review. With its focus on applications, this is equally useful for both academic and industrial users.

The Handbook Of Graphene Electrochemistry

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Author: Dale A. C. Brownson
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1447164288
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The Handbook Of Graphene Electrochemistry by Dale A. C. Brownson


Original Title: The Handbook Of Graphene Electrochemistry

Graphene has grasped the attention of academia and industry world-wide due its unique structure and reported advantageous properties. This was reflected via the 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics being awarded for groundbreaking experiments regarding the two-dimensional material graphene. One particular area in which graphene has been extensively explored is electrochemistry where it is potentially the world’s thinnest electrode material. Graphene has been widely reported to perform beneficially over existing electrode materials when used within energy production or storage devices and when utilised to fabricate electrochemical sensors. This book charts the history of graphene, depicting how it has made an impact in the field of electrochemistry and how scientists are trying to unravel its unique properties, which has, surprisingly led to its fall from grace in some areas. A fundamental introduction into Graphene Electrochemistry is given, through which readers can acquire the tools required to effectively explain and interpret the vast array of graphene literature. The readers is provided with the appropriate insights required to be able to design and implement diligent electrochemical experiments when utilising graphene as an electrode material.

Graphene

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Author: Wonbong Choi
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439861889
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Graphene by Wonbong Choi


Original Title: Graphene

Since the late 20th century, graphene—a one-atom-thick planar sheet of sp2-bonded carbon atoms densely packed in a honeycomb crystal lattice—has garnered appreciable attention as a potential next-generation electronic material due to its exceptional properties. These properties include high current density, ballistic transport, chemical inertness, high thermal conductivity, optical transmittance, and super hydrophobicity at nanometer scale. In contrast to research on its excellent electronic and optoelectronic properties, research on the syntheses of a single sheet of graphene for industrial applications is in its nascent stages. Graphene: Synthesis and Applications reviews the advancement and future directions of graphene research in the areas of synthesis and properties, and explores applications, such as electronics, heat dissipation, field emission, sensors, composites, and energy.

Graphene Chemistry

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Author: De-en Jiang
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118691318
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Graphene Chemistry by De-en Jiang


Original Title: Graphene Chemistry

What are the chemical aspects of graphene as a novel 2D material and how do they relate to the molecular structure? This book addresses these important questions from a theoretical and computational standpoint. Graphene Chemistry: Theoretical Perspectives presents recent exciting developments to correlate graphene’s properties and functions to its structure through state-of-the-art computational studies. This book focuses on the chemistry aspect of the structure-property relationship for many fascinating derivatives of graphene; various properties such as electronic structure, magnetism, and chemical reactivity, as well as potential applications in energy storage, catalysis, and nanoelectronics are covered. The book also includes two chapters with significant experimental portions, demonstrating how deep insights can be obtained by joint experimental and theoretical efforts. Topics covered include: Graphene ribbons: Edges, magnetism, preparation from unzipping, and electronic transport Nanographenes: Properties, reactivity, and synthesis Clar sextet rule in nanographene and graphene nanoribbons Porous graphene, nanomeshes, and graphene-based architecture and assemblies Doped graphene: Theory, synthesis, characterization and applications Mechanisms of graphene growth in chemical vapor deposition Surface adsorption and functionalization of graphene Conversion between graphene and graphene oxide Applications in gas separation, hydrogen storage, and catalysis Graphene Chemistry: Theoretical Perspectives provides a useful overview for computational and theoretical chemists who are active in this field and those who have not studied graphene before. It is also a valuable resource for experimentalist scientists working on graphene and related materials, who will benefit from many concepts and properties discussed here.

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