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Chemical Functionalization of Carbon Nanomaterials

Chemistry and Applications, 1st Edition

Edited by Vijay Kumar Thakur, Manju Kumari Thakur

CRC Press

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Carbon-based nanomaterials are rapidly emerging as one of the most fascinating materials in the twenty-first century. Chemical Functionalization of Carbon Nanomaterials: Chemistry and Applications provides a thorough examination of carbon nanomaterials, including their variants and how they can be chemically functionalized. It also gives a comprehensive overview of current advanced applications of functionalized carbon nanomaterials, including the automotive, packaging, coating, and biomedical industries.

The book covers modern techniques to characterize chemically functionalized carbon nanomaterials as well as characterization of surface functional groups. It includes contributions from international leaders in the field who highlight the multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary flexibility of functionalized carbon nanomaterials. The book illustrates how natural drawbacks to carbon nanomaterials, such as low solubility, can be countered by surface modifications and shows how to make modifications.

It discusses developments in the use of carbon nanomaterials in several critical areas in scientific research and practice, including analytical chemistry, drug delivery, and water treatment. It explores market opportunities due to the versatility and increasing applicability of carbon nanomaterials. It also gives suggestions on the direction of the field from its current point, paving the way for future developments and finding new applications.

Chemical Functionalization of Carbon Nanomaterials: Chemistry and Applications is a significant collection of findings in a rapidly developing field. It gives an in-depth look at the current achievements of research and practice while pointing you ahead to new possibilities in functionalizing and using carbon nanomaterials.

Table of Contents


Carbon Allotropes and Fascinated Nanostructures: The High-Impact Engineering Materials of the Millennium

Raghavan Prasanth, Sindhu Karthika Ammini, Manju Kumari Thakur, and Vijay Kumar Thakur

Different Functionalization Methods of Carbon-Based Nanomaterials

Toktam Nezakati, Aaron Tan, and Alexander M. Seifalian

Role of Top and Interlayer Metal Nanoparticle Grafting on CNTs: Improved Raman Scattering and Electron Emission Investigations

Himani Sharma, A.K. Shukla, and V.D. Vankar

Overview on the Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes

N.M. Mubarak, J.N. Sahu, J.R. Wong, N.S. Jayakumar, P. Ganesan, and E.C. Abdullah

Collective Nature of Chemical Bonds in Fullerenes and Fullerites C60: Vibrational Resonances, Vibration-Electron Interactions, and Anomalous Enhancement of Bands in the Vibrational Spectra of Nanofilms (Results of Vibrational Spectroscopy and Quantum Chemical Calculations)

N.E. Kornienko and A.P. Naumenko

Carbon Material-Supported Nanostructures in Catalytic Organic Transformations

S. Ganesh Babu, M. Gopiraman, R. Karvembu, and I.S. Kim

Synthesis and Properties of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Filled with Inorganic Compounds and Metals

Marianna V. Kharlamova

Chemical Functionalization of Endohedral Metallofullerenes: Changes Caused from the Outside

Peng Jin, Chengchun Tang, and Zhongfang Chen

Electrochemical Methods to Functionalize Carbon Materials

Carolina González-Gaitán, Ramiro Ruiz-Rosas, Emilia Morallón, and Diego Cazorla-Amorós

Surface Oxygen Functionalities and Microstructure of Activated Carbons Derived from Lignocellulosic Resources

P. González-García

Fluorescence Sensing by Functionalized Carbon Dots Nanoparticles

João M.M. Leitão, Eliana F.C. Simões, and Joaquim C.G. Esteves da Silva

Aligned Carbon Nanotube-Based Sensing Materials

Xuemei Sun, Xin Lu, Xin Fang, and Huisheng Peng

Density Functional Investigation on M3N@C80 and M2C2@C82 (M = Sc, Y)

Debesh Ranjan Roy and Esha V. Shah

Modification of Polymer Membranes Using Carbon Nanotubes

A.G. Tkachev, A.E. Burakov, I.V. Romantsova, and A.E. Kucherova

Structures, Fabrication, Physical Properties, and Applications of Graphene Oxide and Hydrogenated Graphene

Lizhao Liu, Haili Gao, and Jijun Zhao

Click Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene with Polymers

Horacio J. Salavagione, Marián A. Gómez-Fatou, Gerardo Martínez, Carlos Marco, and Gary J. Ellis

Chemical Functionalization as an Approach for the Creation of Arrays of Graphene Quantum Dots Embedded in Dielectric Matrix

I.V. Antonova, N.A. Nebogatikova, and V. Ya. Prinz

Sonochemical Preparation of Graphene Nanocomposites: Process Intensification

B.A. Bhanvase and M.P. Deosarkar

Graphene Plasmonics

Deyang Du, Xiaoguang Luo, and Teng Qiu

Quantum Spin Hall Effect in Edge-Functionalized Graphene Nanoribbon

Jun-Won Rhim and Kyungsun Moon

Functionalization Methods of Graphene

Daniela Iannazzo, Alessandro Pistone, and Signorino Galvagno

Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene with Amines and Biopolymers Containing Amino Groups

F. Navarro-Pardo, A.L. Martínez-Hernández, and C. Velasco-Santos


Applications of Functionalized Carbon-Based Nanomaterials

J. Sadhik Basha

Chemical Functionalization of Carbon Materials and Its Applications

Shivani Dhall, Kapil Sood, and Ruby Priya

Carbon Nanotube Field-Effect Transistor: The Application of Carbon Nanotube

Sanjeet Kumar Sinha and Saurabh Chaudhury

On the Mechanical Properties of Functionalized CNT Reinforced Polymer

Roham Rafiee and Reza Pourazizi

Drug Delivery Aspects of Carbon Nanotubes

Neelesh Kumar Mehra and N.K. Jain

Surface Functionalization of Nanodiamond for Biomedical Applications: Polyglycerol Grafting and Further Derivatization

Li Zhao and Naoki Komatsu

Applications of Functionalized Carbon-Based Nanomaterials in Analytical Chemistry

Victoria F. Samanidou and Antigoni E. Koleti

Surface Modifications of Carbon Nanotubes and Its Application in Environmental Protection

Omid Moradi, Hamidreza Sadegh, and Ramin Shahryari-ghoshekandi

The Use of Carbon Nanotubes in the Treatment of Water and Wastewater

Geoffrey S. Simate

Application of Functionalized Carbon-Based Nanomaterials in Membrane Separation: Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene

Qian Wen Yeang, Abu Bakar Sulong, and Soon Huat Tan

Chemical Modification of Carbon Nanotubes/Nanofibers for Application in Cement and Concrete Field

Baoguo, Han, Siqi Ding, Shengwei Sun, Liqing Zhang, and Jinping Ou

Emerging Application of Functionalized Carbon-Based Nanomaterials

P.S. Goh, B.C. Ng, and A.F. Ismail

Quantum Chemical Prospective of Open-Shell Carbon Nanomaterials for Nonlinear Optical Applications

Shabbir Muhammad and Masayoshi Nakano

Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes with Polymers

Ana M. Díez-Pascual

Graphene: Functionalization with Nanoparticles and Applications

Shabi Abbas Zaidi and Jae Ho Shin

Recent Trends in Carbon Nanotubes/Graphene Functionalization for Gas/Vapor Sensing: A Review

S.S. Barkade, G.R. Gajare, S. Mishra, J.B. Naik, P.R. Gogate, D.V. Pinjari, and S.H. Sonawane

Chemical Modification of Graphene for Optoelectronic Applications

Jian Ru Gong

Chemical Modification of Graphene and Applications for Chemical Sensors

Surajit Kumar Hazra and Sukumar Basu

Hysteresis in the Resistivity of Graphene Channel

M.V. Strikha

Electronic and Optical Properties of Boron- and Nitrogen-Functionalized Graphene Nanosheet

Suman Chowdhury, Ritwika Das, Palash Nath, Dirtha Sanyal, and Debnarayan Jana

CVD of Carbon Nanomaterials: From Graphene Sheets to Graphene Quantum Dots

Roberto Muñoz and Cristina Gómez-Aleixandre

Carbon Nanomaterials for Gas-Sensing Application

B. Dewangan and B.A. Bhanvase

Nanocarbon Electron Emitters: Advances and Applications

Matthew T. Cole, Clare Collins, Richard Parmee, Chi Li, and William I. Milne

About the Editors

Vijay Kumar Thakur, PhD, is a research faculty member in the School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at Washington State University, Pullman, Washington. His research interests include the synthesis and processing of biobased polymers, nanomaterials, polymer micro-/nanocomposites, nanoelectronic materials, novel high dielectric constant materials, electrochromic materials for energy storage, green synthesis of nanomaterials, and surface functionalization of polymers/nanomaterials. He completed his postdoctorate in materials science and engineering at Iowa State University and earned his PhD in polymer chemistry at the National Institute of Technology. He has published more than 80 SCI journal research articles, 15 books, and 33 book chapters and holds one U.S. patent. He is an editorial board member of several international journal, serves as the regional editor for the journal Recent Patents on Materials Science, as academic editor for the British Journal of Applied Science & Technology, and is the guest editor for the Journal of Nanomaterials, International Journal of Polymer Science, Journal of Chemistry, and American Journal of Applied Chemistry.

Manju Kumari Thakur, MSc, MPhil, PhD, is an assistant professor of chemistry at the Division of Chemistry, Govt. Degree College Sarkaghat, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, India. She earned her BSc in chemistry, botany, and zoology, her MSc and MPhil in organic chemistry, and her PhD in polymer chemistry from the chemistry department at Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla. She has rich experience in the field of organic chemistry, biopolymers, composites/nanocomposites, hydrogels, applications of hydrogels in the removal of toxic heavy metal ions, and drug delivery. She has published more than 30 research papers in several international journals, coauthored five books, and 28 book chapters in the field of polymeric materials.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Physical & Theoretical