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Carbon-based Solids and Materials

Carbon-based Solids and Materials (Hardback)

By Delhaes, Pierre

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It is well known that solid carbons can be found in various guises with different forms of bulk phases (graphites, diamonds and carbynes) as well as more molecular forms (fullerenes,nanotubes and graphenes) resulting from recent discoveries. The cause of this rich polymorphism is... analyzed in the first part of this book (chapters 1-5) with the propensity of carbon atoms for forming different types of homopolar chemical bonds associated with variable coordination numbers. Precursor organic molecules and parent compounds are also described to establish specific links with this rich polymorphism. Then in a second part (chapters 6-10) a comparative review of the main classes of bulk physical properties is presented. This approach emphasizes in particular the electronic behavior of (pi) polyaromatic systems organized in plane and curved atomic sheets. Finally in a third part (chapters 11-15) the surface and interface characteristics are introduced together with the texture and morphology of these multiscale carbon materials. An overview of the main field of applications is related showing the large use and interest for these solids.
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ISBN 9781848212008
Released NZ 7 Jan 2011
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
Format Hardback
Series Iste
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ISBN-13 9781848212008
Stock Available
Status Back Order Indent title (sourced internationally), Allow 8-12 weeks due to Covid 19 freight delays
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
Imprint ISTE Ltd and John Wiley & Sons Inc
Released 7 Jan 2011
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Delhaes, Pierre
Series Iste
Category Mechanical Engineering & Materials
Materials Science
Number of Pages 656
Dimensions Width: 163mm
Height: 239mm
Spine: 42mm
Dewey Code 620.193
Weight 1,092g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Carbon composites, Carbon compounds
NBS Text Mechanical Engineering
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly

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