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A novel way of arranging the atomic structure of a substance so that it can be made thousands of times stronger than in its native state. Often used to make duranium a further ten thousand times stronger. Thus, a lump of duranium can be made over ten million times stronger than the equivalent block of titanium. A one dimensional fullerene (a convex cage of atoms with only hexagonal and/ or pentagonal faces) with a cylindrical shape. Carbon nanotubes discovered in 1991 by Sumio Iijima resemble rolled up graphite, although they can not really be made that way. Depending on the direction that the tubes appear to have been rolled (quantified by the 'chiral vector'), they are known to act as conductors or semiconductors. Nanotubes are a proving to be useful as molecular components for nanotechnology. This new book assembles and presents new and important research in the field.

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Preface

Chapter 1. Confined Tubular Carbon Nanostructures for Nanoreactors and Synthons; pp. 1-18
(V.N. Khabashesku et al; Rice University, TX)

Chapter 2. On the Pairing Mechanism in Doped Armchair Carbon Nanotubes; pp. 19-36
(Enrico Perfetto; Universita' di Rome Tor Vergata, Italy and Michele Cini; Lund University, Sweden)

Chapter 3. Cluster Nature of the Solvation Features of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes; pp. 37-65
(Fransisco Torrens and Gloria Castellano; Universitat de Valencia, Spain)

Chapter 4. Micro-Topiary: Laser Pruning of Carbon Nanotubes Arrays Fabrication of Static and Movable CNTs Structures via Laser Trimming; pp. 67-96
(Chorng-Haur Sow et al; National University of Singapore, Singapore)

Chapter 5. Carbon Nanotube-Polymer Nanocomposites: Principles and Applications; pp. 97-126
(Carlos Velasco-Santos et al; Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico)

Index

   Series:
      Nanotechnology Science and Technology
   Pub. Date: 2006
   ISBN: 1-59454-851-X
   Status: AV
  
Status Code Description
AN Announcing
FM Formatting
PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
AP At Press
AV Available
  
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