By John E. Proctor,Daniel Melendrez Armada,Aravind Vijayaraghavan

Carbon nanotubes and graphene were the topic of severe clinical study because their particularly fresh discoveries. This booklet introduces the reader to the technological know-how in the back of those speedily constructing fields, and covers either the basics and most up-to-date advances. Uniquely, this ebook covers the themes in a pedagogical demeanour compatible for undergraduate scholars. The ebook additionally makes use of the straightforward structures of nanotubes and graphene as types to educate options reminiscent of molecular orbital idea, tight binding idea and the Laue therapy of diffraction.

Suitable for undergraduate scholars with a operating wisdom of uncomplicated quantum mechanics, and for postgraduate researchers starting their experiences into the sector, this ebook will equip the reader to severely overview the actual houses and strength for functions of graphene and carbon nanotubes.

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