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Title Making and exploiting fullerenes, graphene, and carbon nanotubes / Massimo Marcaccio, Francesco Paolucci, editors ; with contributions by P. Bachawala ... [and more].
Imprint Berlin : Springer, [2014]

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Series Topics in current chemistry, 1436-5049 ; 348
Topics in current chemistry ; 348.
Subject Graphene.
Nanotubes.
Alt Name Marcaccio, Massimo,
Paolucci, Francesco,
Bachawala, Praveen, 1979-
Description 1 online resource (vii, 270 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary The series Topics in Current Chemistry presents critical reviews of the present and future trends in modern chemical research. The scope of coverage is all areas of chemical science including the interfaces with related disciplines such as biology, medicine and materials science. The goal of each thematic volume is to give the non-specialist reader, whether in academia or industry, a comprehensive insight into an area where new research is emerging which is of interest to a larger scientific audience. Each review within the volume critically surveys one aspect of that topic and places it within the context of the volume as a whole. The most significant developments of the last 5 to 10 years are presented using selected examples to illustrate the principles discussed. The coverage is not intended to be an exhaustive summary of the field or include large quantities of data, but should rather be conceptual, concentrating on the methodological thinking that will allow the non-specialist reader to understand the information presented. Contributions also offer an outlook on potential future developments in the field. Review articles for the individual volumes are invited by the volume editors. Readership: research chemists at universities or in industry, graduate students.
Note English.
Contents Intro; Preface; Contents; Solubilization of Fullerenes, Carbon Nanotubes, and Graphene; 1 Introduction; 1.1 Size Is Important; 2 From Diamond and Graphite to Nanocarbons or Nanocarbon Size Vs Solubility; 2.1 Some Nomenclature; 3 The Special Case of C60; 4 Strategies to Disperse Carbon Nanotubes; 4.1 Dispersions in Organic Solvents; 4.2 Aqueous Suspensions; 5 Reductive Dissolution of Nanotubes; 5.1 Synthesis of Nanotube Salts; 5.2 Individualization; 5.3 Dissolution Mechanism; 5.4 Multiwalled Nanotubes; 5.5 Reduced Nanotubes for Functionalization; 5.6 Sorting Nanotubes
5.7 Electrochemical Synthesis6 Graphenide Solutions; 7 Nanocones Dissolution; 7.1 Carbon Nanocones; 8 Oxidative Dissolution of Nanocarbons; 9 Applications and Materials from Nanocarbide Solutions; 9.1 Cryogels; 9.2 Field Effect Transistors; 9.3 Catalysts; 9.4 Transparent Conducting Films; 10 Conclusion and Perspectives; References; Incorporation of Balls, Tubes, and Bowls in Nanotechnology; 1 Nanotechnology; 2 Nanotubes; 3 Corannulene; 4 Conclusion; References; Exploiting Nanocarbons in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells; 1 Introduction; 1.1 Optimization of DSC Performance: Fundamentals
1.1.1 Photoanode1.1.2 Redox Mediator; 1.1.3 Counter Electrode; 2 Carbon Nanostructures in Solar Cells Beyond DSC: General Overview; 2.1 Fullerenes; 2.2 Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes; 2.3 Graphene; 2.4 Nanodiamond; 3 Carbon Nanomaterials in DSC; 3.1 Nanocarbons as Current Collectors in TiO2 Photoanodes; 3.1.1 Graphene as Current Collector; 3.2 Nanocarbons as Additives to TiO2 Photoanode; 3.2.1 Carbon Nanotube and Graphene as Photoanode Additives; 3.3 Nanocarbons in Cathode of DSC; 3.3.1 Characterization in Symmetrical Dummy Cells; 3.3.2 Some Notes About the Electrocatalytic Activity of Carbon
3.3.3 I-Mediated DSCGraphene Cathode for I-Mediated DSC; 3.3.4 Co-Mediated DSC; Graphene Cathode for Co-Mediated DSC; 3.3.5 Sulfur-Mediated DSC; 4 Conclusion; References; Supramolecular Chemistry of Carbon Nanotubes; 1 Introduction; 2 Carbon Nanotubes Hybrids; 2.1 Carbon Nanotube and Surfactants; 2.1.1 Suspension of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes (Why, How, and What For); 2.2 pi-Stacking Interactions; 2.2.1 Pyrene Derivatives; 2.2.2 Other Cyclic Aromatic Compounds; 2.2.3 Porphyrins and Derived Structures; 2.2.4 Micelle Swelling; 2.3 Polymers and Wrapping; 3 Conclusion; References
Fullerene-Stoppered Bistable Rotaxanes1 Introduction; 2 Solvent Switchable Rotaxanes; 3 Electrochemically Switchable Rotaxanes; 4 Chemically Switchable Rotaxanes; 5 Conclusions; References; Catalysis-Material Crosstalk at Tailored Nano-Carbon Interfaces; 1 Introduction; 2 Graphene; 2.1 Electrochemical Reactions; 2.2 Photochemical Reactions; 2.3 Organic Reactions; 3 Carbon Nanotubes; 3.1 Electrochemical Reactions; 3.2 Photochemical Reactions; 3.3 Organic Reactions; 4 Other Carbon Nanostructures: Carbon Nanohorns and Carbon Nanofibers; 4.1 Carbon Nanohorns; 4.2 Carbon Nanofibers; 5 Conclusions
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed Aug. 18, 2014).
ISBN 9783642550836 (electronic bk.)
3642550835 (electronic bk.)
3642550827 (print)
9783642550829 (print)
9783642550829
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-3-642-55083-6
OCLC # 887702784
Additional Format Printed edition: 9783642550829