This title features 11 new chapters unique to this edition, including chapters on grain boundaries in graphene, 2D metal carbides and carbonitrides, mechanics of carbon nanotubes and nanomaterials, biomedical applications, oxidation and purification of carbon nanostructures, sintering of nanoceramics, hydrothermal processing, nanofibers, and nanomaterials safety. It offers a comprehensive approach with a focus on inorganic and carbon-based nanomaterials, including fundamentals, applications, synthesis, and characterization. This book also provides a unique angle from the nanomaterial point of view on application, synthesis, and characterization not found in any other nanomaterials book on the market.

chapter 1|46 pages


Synthesis, Properties, and Applications
ByZongbin Zhao, Jieshan Qiu

chapter 2|16 pages

Grain Boundaries in Graphene

ByI. A. Ovid'ko

chapter 3|20 pages

Epitaxial Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes on Silicon Carbide

ByGoknur Cambaz Büke

chapter 4|20 pages

Two-Dimensional Transition-Metal Carbides and Carbonitrides

ByMichael Naguib

chapter 6|34 pages

Mechanics of Carbon Nanotubes and Nanomaterials

ByHarik Vasyl

chapter 7|48 pages

Biomedical Applications of Nanostructures Carbon Nanotube Biosensors

ByMeining Zhang, Lanqun Mao, Pingang He, Liming Dai

chapter 8|16 pages

Carbon Nanostructures in Biomedical Applications

ByMasoud Golshadi, Michael G. Schrlau

chapter 9|18 pages

Field Emission from Carbon Nanotubes

ByPeng-Xiang Hou, Chang Liu, Hui-Ming Cheng

chapter 10|36 pages

Carbon Nanotubes for Photoinduced Energy Conversion Applications

ByGe Peng, Sushant Sahu, Mohammed J. Meziani, Li Cao, Yamin Liu, Ya-Ping Sun

chapter 11|42 pages

Fullerene C60 Architectures in Materials Science

ByFrancesco Scarel, Aurelio Mateo-Alonso

chapter 12|28 pages

Nanocrystalline Diamond

ByAlexander Vul', Marina Baidakova, Artur Dideikin

chapter 13|12 pages

Combining Nanotechnology with Personalized and Precision MedicineNanodiamonds as Therapeutic and Imaging Agents

ByDong-Keun Lee, Desiree Hsiou, Theodore Kee, Sue Vin Kim, Adelheid Nerisa Limansubroto, Darron Miya, Dean Ho

chapter 14|24 pages

Carbon Onions

ByYuriy Butenko, Lidija Šiller, Michael R. C. Hunt

chapter 15|28 pages

Carbide-Derived Carbons

ByYair Korenblit, Gleb Yushin

chapter 16|24 pages

Templated and Ordered Mesoporous Carbons

ByPasquale F. Fulvio, Joanna Gorka, Richard T Mayes, Sheng Dai

chapter 17|40 pages

Oxidation and Purification of Carbon Nanostructures

BySebastian Osswald, Bastian J. M. Etzold

chapter 18|28 pages

Hydrothermal Process for Nano-Carbons and Carbonaceous Materials

ByMasahiro Yoshimura, Jaganathan Senthilnathan

chapter 19|44 pages

Carbon Nanomaterials for Water Desalination by Capacitive Deionization

ByP. M. Biesheuvel, Slawomir Porada, Albert van der Wal, Volker Presser

chapter 20|24 pages

Sintering of Nano-Ceramics

ByXiao-Hui Wang, I-Wei Chen

chapter 21|26 pages

Nanofiber Technology: Bridging the Gap between Nano and Macro World

ByFrank K. Ko, Lynn Yuqin Wan

chapter 22|34 pages

The Safety of Nanomaterials on Molecular and Cellular Scale

ByAnnette Kraegeloh, Klaus Unfried