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Carbon Nanotubes

Recent Progress

Edited by Mohammed Rahman

King Abdulaziz University

Co-editor:

Abdullah Mohammed Asiri

King Abdul Aziz University

The book Carbon Nanotubes - Recent Progress contains a number of recent researches on synthesis, growth, characterization, development, and potential applications on carbon materials especially CNTs in nanoscale. It is a promising novel research from top to bottom that has received a lot of interest in the last few decades. It covers the advanced topics on the physical, chemical, and potential applications of CNTs. Here, the interesting reports on cutting-edge science and technology related to synthesis, morphology, control, hybridization, and prospective applications of CNTs are concluded. This potentially unique work offers various approaches on the R&D implementation of carbon-related materials and their hybrids. Basically, we know that nanotechnology offers the regulating of substances at the nanoscale and nanodimension substances in few nanometers, in which exclusive phenomenon facilitates us to control the novel practical applications with carbon materials or CNTs. Here, in this book, an overview of current CNTs' fundamental and substantial applications and enactment of the research worldwide is presented. The techniques of CNT preparation, types of carbon material utilization, and possible applications related with CNTs or carbon-hybrid material researches were investigated. It is an important booklet for research organizations, governmental research centers, academic libraries, and R&D affianced in recent research and development of carbon nanotubes.

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Carbon NanotubesRecent ProgressEdited by Mohammed Rahman

Published: April 26th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.68691

ISBN: 978-1-78923-053-6

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-052-9

Copyright year: 2018

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1. Introductory Chapter: Carbon Nanotubes and Their Applications

By Mohammed Muzibur Rahman and Abdullah Mohamed Asiri

275

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2. Rapid Growth of Dense and Long Carbon Nanotube Arrays and Its Application in Spinning Thread

By Yasuhiko Hayashi, Karthik Paneer Selvam and Maik Scholz

166

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3. Stability and Reliability of an Electrical Device Employing Highly Crystalline Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes as a Field Emitter

By Norihiro Shimoi

224

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4. Carbon Nanotubes as a Pulsed Electron Sources

By Xianqi Wei

185

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5. Electric Field Induced Alignment of Carbon Nanotubes: Methodology and Outcomes

By Ali Mohammad Amani, Seyyed Alireza Hashemi, Seyyed Mojtaba Mousavi, Seyyed Milad Abrishamifar and Arash Vojood

225

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6. Mechanical and Fracture Properties of Carbon Nanotubes

By Keiichi Shirasu, Go Yamamoto, Daniel Nelias and Toshiyuki Hashida

219

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7. Charged Carbon Nanotubes

By Devashree Atre and Shashank Pant

153

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8. Highly Anisotropic Polymer Composites Based on Carbon Nanotubes

By Geoffrey R. Mitchell, Fred J. Davis, Saeed Mohan and Meruyert Nazhipkyzy

160

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9. Recent Progress on Electrochemical Capacitors Based on Carbon Nanotubes

By Emilia Grądzka and Krzysztof Winkler

271

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10. Studies of Nanocomposites of Carbon Nanotubes and a Negative Dielectric Anisotropy Liquid Crystal

By Parvathalu Kalakonda and Germano S Iannacchione

160

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11. Applications of Carbon Nanotubes to Flexible Transparent Conductive Electrodes

By Bu-Jong Kim and Jin-Seok Park

183

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12. Production of Water Dispersible Carbon Nanotubes and Nanotube/Cellulose Composite

By Kazi Hanium Maria and Tetsu Mieno

197

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13. The Porous Carbon Nanotube-Cellulose Papers as Current Collector and Electrode for Lithium Ion Battery and Supercapacitor Applications

By Xiaogang Sun, Manyuan Cai, Long Chen, Zhiwen Qiu, Jie Wang, Xu Li and Wei Chen

561

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14. Potential Application of Photo-thermal Volumetric Ignition of Carbon Nanotubes in Internal Combustion Engines

By Antonio Paolo Carlucci, Bruce Chehroudi, Antonio Ficarella, Domenico Laforgia and Luciano Strafella

149

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15. Reversible and Reproducible Hydrogen Storage in Single- Walled Carbon Nanotubes Functionalized with Borane

By Duraisamy Silambarasan, Velappa Jayaraman Surya, Veerapandy Vasu and Kombiah Iyakutti

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