Discover a new generation of organic nanomaterials and theirapplications
Recent developments in nanoscience and nanotechnology have givenrise to a new generation of functional organic nanomaterials withcontrolled morphology and well-defined properties, which enable abroad range of useful applications. This book explores some of themost important of these organic nanomaterials, describing how theyare synthesized and characterized. Moreover, the book explains howresearchers have incorporated organic nanomaterials into devicesfor real-world applications.
Featuring contributions from an international team of leadingnanoscientists, Organic Nanomaterials is divided into fiveparts:
* Part One introduces the fundamentals of nanomaterialsand self-assembled nanostructures
* Part Two examines carbon nanostructures--fromfullerenes to carbon nanotubes to graphene--reporting onproperties, theoretical studies, and applications
* Part Three investigates key aspects of some inorganicmaterials, self-assembled monolayers, organic field effecttransistors, and molecular self-assembly at solid surfaces
* Part Four explores topics that involve both biologicalaspects and nanomaterials such as biofunctionalized surfaces
* Part Five offers detailed examples of how organicnanomaterials enhance sensors and molecular photovoltaics
Most of the chapters end with a summary highlighting the keypoints. References at the end of each chapter guide readers to thegrowing body of original research reports and reviews in thefield.
Reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of organicnanomaterials, this book is recommended for researchers inchemistry, physics, materials science, polymer science, andchemical and materials engineering. All readers will learn theprinciples of synthesizing and characterizing new organicnanomaterials in order to support a broad range of exciting newapplications.