Chapter 7

Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology


This has only one section viz: Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology. It describes what nanomaterials are and how they can be identified and measured. It includes the preparation and purification of fullerenes and related substances and a variety of functionalised derivatives. The preparation, purification and derivatisation of carbon nanotubes are described, as well as of Graphene materials. Similarly discussed are Self Assembled Nonolayers, Diamond Nanomaterials, and Nano Metals and Metal Derivatives which include the preparation and purification of nanomaterials of Cadmium salts (quantum dots etc), Cobalt, Copper, Gold, Lead, Platinum, Rhodium, Ruthenium, Silver, Tin, Zinc etc. Finally, Organic ...

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