Graphene - Synthesis, Properties, and Phenomena

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-01-29
  • Publisher: Vch Pub

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The Nobel Prize in Physics for 2010 was awarded to Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov for groundbreaking experiments regarding the two-dimensional material graphene. The only balanced overview on all scientific topics of grapheme - ranging from chemistry, materials science, nanoscience, physics and engineering - this book focuses on all areas of scientific interest around the fascinating molecule of grapheme and features potential applications. Inorganic chemists, organic chemists, physical chemists, materials scientists, and physicists will appreciate the wealth of coverage in this single volume.

Author Biography

C. N. R. Rao obtained his Ph.D. from Purdue University, USA, and D.Sc. from Mysore University. Apart from other appointments throughout the years, C. N. R. Rao was the Director of the Indian Institute of Science (1984-94), of which he now is an Honorary Professor, and the President of the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, where he holds the Linus Pauling Research Professorship and Honorary Presidency. His main research interests are in solid state and materials chemistry, molecular structure and spectroscopy. He is a member of numerous science academies worldwide and has received many national and international honours. He published over 1300 research papers and books like "The Chemistry of Nanomaterials" and "Nanomaterials Chemistry" with Wiley-VCH.

Table of Contents

Synthesis, Functionalization, Doping and Selected Properties of Graphene
Phonons, Raman Spectra, Electron-Phonon in Doped Graphene
Transport, Noise measurements
Electronic Structure and Theory
Graphene Nano Ribbons
Quantum Hall Effect, klein Paradox, Field Theoretic Connections
Nanographite, Magnetism
Photothermal Effect
Gellation, Composites
Toxicity of Graphene
Nanomechanical Devices, QHE
Electrochemistry, Supercapacitors

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