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Emerging Applications of Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene

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ISBN 9781032140155
February 27, 2023 Forthcoming by CRC Press
432 Pages 100 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book comprehensively reviews recent and emerging applications of carbon nanotubes and graphene materials in wide range of sectors. Detailed applications include structural materials, ballistic materials, energy storage and conversion, batteries, supercapacitors, smart sensors, environmental protection, nanoelectronics, optoelectronic and photovoltaics, thermoelectric, conducting wires, and fuel cell It further covers human and structural health monitoring, antistatic and electromagnetic interference shielding and thermal management applications as well.

Key selling features:

  • Exclusively takes an application-oriented approach to cover emerging areas in carbon nanotubes and graphene
  • Covers fundamental and applied knowledge related to carbon nanomaterials
  • Includes advanced applications like human and structural health monitoring, smart sensors, ballistic protection and so forth
  • Discusses novel applications such as antistatic and electromagnetic interference shielding, thermoelectrics along with environmental protection related application
  • Explores aspects of energy storage, generation and conversion including batteries, supercapacitors, fuel cell, and photovoltaics

This book is aimed at graduate students and researchers in electrical, nanomaterials, chemistry, and other related areas.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction to Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene and their Emerging Applications

Kiran M. Subhedar and Bhanu Pratap Singh

2 Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene for Ballistic Protection

Sushant Sharma, Reena Goyal, Mamta Rani, Sanjay R. Dhakate, and Bhanu Pratap Singh

3 Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene based sensors for Human and Structural Health Monitoring

Tejendra K Gupta, Deepshikha Gupta, Rohit Verma, and Gaurav Kumar

4 Development of Carbon Nanotube and Graphene based Gas Sensors

Manish Pal Chowdhury

5 Carbon nanotube and Graphene oxide reinforced composites for lightning strike protection of composite structures

Vipin Kumar, Sukanta Das, Xianhui Zhao, and Yu Zhou

6 Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene for Conducting Wires

Pallvi Dariyal, Manoj Sehrawat, S.R. Dhakate, Bhanu Pratap Singh

7 Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene in Photovoltaics

Pankaj Kumar

8 Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene for Supercapacitors Applications

Harsharaj S. Jadhav, Ranjit S. Kate, Suyog A. Raut, Ramchandra S. Kalubarme, Bharat B. Kale

9. Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene for Lithium-Ion Battery

Santwana Pati and Indu Elizabeth

10 Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene based Thermoelectric Materials: A futuristic approach for energy harvesting

Kriti Tyagi, Ajay K. Verma, Bhasker Gahtori and S. R. Dhakate

11. Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene for Thermal Management

Jeevan Jyoti, Surya Kant Tripathi

12 Functionalized graphene and carbon nanotubes materials towards environmental applications

Swati Verma, Navneet Kumar , Jinsub Park

13 Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene- The novel materials for terahertz detection

Subhash Nimanpure, Guruvandra Singh and Mukesh Jewariya


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Dr. Bhanu Pratap Singh received M.Tech (Chemical Engineering) from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India and from Indian Institute of Technology; Delhi, India on "Studies on Carbon Nanotubes based Epoxy Composites". After completing M.Tech, he joined CSIR-National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi as Scientist B in 2004. Presently, he is Senior Principal Scientist and deputy Head in Advanced Carbon Products Section of Advanced Materials and Devices Division and Professor in Academy of Scientific and Industrial Research (AcSIR). Dr. Singh’s has more than 18 years of research experience on development of Advanced Carbon Products. His research interest is on large scale synthesis of carbon nanostructures and their advanced nanocomposites for structural applications, anode materials for Li-ion batteries, efficient EMI shielding materials and ballistic materials. He has carried out exhaustive studies on mechanical, electrical and thermal properties of MWCNTs and graphene based polymer composites. Presently he is focusing on establishment of continuous process for the preparation of oriented CNT fiber/yarn and sheets for personal armour applications. Dr. Singh teaches the Masters and Ph.D. students in AcSIR. More than thirty students have done their dissertation work for their M.Tech/M.Sc/B.Tech degree under his supervision/co-supervision. He has also supervised three PhD students and currently eight PhD students are working under him.

Dr. Singh has published 138 research articles in international reputed journals. These articles are also highly cited (total citations > 7800 with h-index of 48, i10 index of 99 as per google scholar data). He has also Co-authored one book entitled Carbon Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Structure, Properties and Applications (CRC Press) and contributed 10 chapters in edited books on this work besides 3 patents (Granted) on the process/products developed. He has also successfully completed several National/International projects as PI/Co-PI. The research carried out by him is having practical impact for societal, environmental and strategic sector. He is the recipient of NRDC National Innovation Award - 2018, IEI Young Engineer Award 2017, CSIR-Young Scientist Award 2015 in Engineering Sciences and HEAM Young Scientist Award 2014. He is the Academic Editor of Journal of Nanomaterials. He is the executive member of Indian Carbon Society and Life member of Materials Research Society of India, Life Member of Metrology Society of India, The Society for Polymer Science, India. He was the Senate member of Academy of Innovative and Scientific Research (AcSIR) from 2017-2019.


Dr. Kiran M. Subhedar joined as Scientist at CSIR-NPL form 2012 and currently working in Advanced Carbon Products Section of Advanced Materials and Devices Metrology Division, CSIR-National Physical Laboratory (CSIR-NPL). He did his postdoctoral research at Israel Institute of Technology-Technion, Israel from 2009-2012, where he worked on graphene based devices. He has also worked as visiting fellow at TIFR Mumbai form 2007-2009. He received his PhD degree in the area of superconductivity from Shivaji University, Kolhapur, India in 2007. His research interests are synthesis, characterization, and application of novel carbon materials and its related product development. His current research activities involve graphene growth by CVD technique and study the involved growth mechanism of the CVD grown graphene. Other research activities includes activated carbon, synthesis of carbon nanotubes yarn from vertically aligned carbon nanotubes grown by CVD technique for different application such as strong and light weight body armor material.