Advanced Nanotube and Nanofiber Materials by A. K. Haghi, G. E. Zaikov

By A. K. Haghi, G. E. Zaikov

This booklet offers the instruments of nanotechnology which could construct, photo, and control nanostructures to construct fabrics and units. It bridges the distance among exact technical guides which are past the snatch of non-specialists and renowned technological know-how books, that could be extra technology fiction than truth. It presents a desirable, scientifically sound remedy, obtainable to engineers and scientists open air the sphere or even to scholars on the undergraduate point. This e-book concludes with a glance at a few state of the art purposes and prophecies for the long run. It builds a fantastic heritage in characterisation and fabrication tools whereas integrating the physics, chemistry, and biology features. It specializes in functions and studying engineering points of nanotube and nanofibre fabrics.

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K. Haghi dispersion process. These regions can have distinctly different properties from the bulk polymer and can represent a substantial volume fraction of the matrix for nanoparticles with surface areas of the order of hundreds of m2/g. The actual interphase volume depends on the dispersion and distribution of the filler particles, as well as their surface area. In traditional fibre composites, the interfacial region is defined as the volume in which the properties deviate from those of the bulk matrix or filler.

As the result of this structure, CNTs exhibit a high specific surface area (about 103) [47] and thus a high tensile strength (more than 200 GPa) and elastic modulus (typically 1-5 TPa) 26 A. K. Haghi [48]. Carbon nanotubes have also very high thermal and electrical conductivity. However, these properties are different in a variety of employed synthesis methods, defects, chirality, the degree of graphitization, and diameter [49]. For instance, the CNT can be metallic or semiconducting, depending on the chirality [50].

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