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Physics and Chemistry of Graphene

Graphene to Nanographene, 1st Edition

Edited by Toshiaki Enoki, Tsuneya Ando

Pan Stanford

476 pages | 45 Color Illus. | 210 B/W Illus.

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From a chemistry aspect, graphene is the extrapolated extreme of condensed polycyclic hydrocarbon molecules to infinite size. Here, the concept on aromaticity which organic chemists utilize is applicable. Interesting issues appearing between physics and chemistry are pronounced in nano-sized graphene (nanographene), as we recognize the importance of the shape of nanographene in understanding its electronic structure. In this book, the fundamental issues on the electronic, magnetic, and chemical properties of condensed polycyclic hyodrocarbon molecules, nanographene and graphene are comprehensively discussed.

Reviews

"A balanced blend of theory and experimental work is presented in this interesting book. It has excellent technical depth, and up-to-date material and references (up to 2011). Graduates students in materials science, physics, or physical chemistry who want to understand graphene and related carbon-based low dimensional materials in terms of basic physics and chemistry, will find this book to be a very good choice. Professionals working in this area will also benefit from its comprehensive coverage of the subject matter."

IEEE Electrical Insulation Magazine, September/October 2014 – Vol. 30, No. 5

Table of Contents

Introduction (Enoki)

Theory of electronic states and transport in graphene (Ando)

Electronic states of monolayer graphene

Magnetic properties

Optical properties

Transport properties

Phonons and electron-phonon interaction

Bilayer graphene

Summary

Experimental Approach to of graphene and device applications (Kanda)

Formation of graphene

Experiments on transport properties of graphene for device applications

Summary

Chemistry on condensed polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons molecules to nanographene (Kubo & Konishi)

A brief introduction to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons: The history of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons

The electronic structure of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons

Examples other than graphenes

Summary

Electronic structure and electron transport of nanographene (Wakabayashi)

Electronic structure of nanographene and edge state

Electronic states of nanographene in a magnetic field

Electronic transport properties of nanographene

Summary

Electronic and magnetic properties of nanographene (Enoki)p

Electronic structure of nanographene and graphene edges

Preparations of nanographene

Chemical activities of nanographene and graphene edges, and chemical modifications of edges

Magnetic structures of nanographene

Summary

Conclusion (Enoki)

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI077000
SCIENCE / Solid State Physics
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science