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Advanced 2D Materials

Edited by Ashutosh Tiwari and Mikael Syvajarvi
Series: Advanced Materials Series
Copyright: 2016   |   Status: Published
ISBN: 9781119242499  |  Hardcover  |  
520 pages
Price: $225.00 USD
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One Line Description
This comprehensive review of cutting edge research brings together innovative methodologies and strategies adopted in the research and development of advanced 2D materials.

Audience
The book is written for materials scientists, engineers and technologists from diverse backgrounds across the fields of chemistry, physics, materials science and engineering, nanoscience and nanotechnology, biotechnology, and biomedical engineering.

Description
Masses of strongly bonded layers with very weak interlayer attraction exist in two-dimensional (2D) materials, which permit exfoliation into separate, atomically thick layers. Such super-thin surface percolates free electronic movements in the 2D planes and regulates motion in the third plane with a nanometer thickness. Graphene, transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs), diatomic hexagonal boron nitride (h-BN), and emerging monoatomic buckled crystals collectively termed Xenes, which include silicene, germanene and phosphorene, are all covered in this book. The integrated unique properties of these different 2D materials, therefore, provide numerous possibilities to shape the future of advanced technology.
Among the many subjects described in this book include:

The various approaches used to fabricate and characterize gallium selenide

The interlayer interaction in boron nitride and the difficulties in fabrication compared with graphene

Insights into the properties of 2D materials by the Hubbard model

Polymer-matrix nanocomposites for graphene derivatives

Nanoscale multifunctional platforms using polymers and graphene oxide

Composites of graphene and zinc oxide as photocatalysts

Hybrid structures of graphene and semiconductors

Sensor design from graphene

Graphene composites for biomedical applications

Bioceramic nanocomposites for orthopedic applications

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Author / Editor Details
Ashutosh Tiwari is Secretary General, International Association of Advanced Materials; Chairman and Managing Director of Tekidag AB (Innotech); Associate Professor and Group Leader, Smart Materials and Biodevices at the world premier Biosensors and Bioelectronics Centre, IFM-Linköping University; Editor-in-Chief, Advanced Materials Letters; a materials chemist and docent in the Applied Physics with the specialization of Biosensors and Bioelectronics from Linköping University, Sweden. He has more than 100 peer-reviewed primary research publications in the field of materials science and nanotechnology and has edited/authored more than 35 books on advanced materials and technology.

Mikael Syväjärvi received a PhD degree in materials science from Linköping University, Sweden in 1999. His expertise is in materials growth and technologies of SiC, graphene and related materials. He has published more than 200 journal and conference papers. He is a co-inventor of The Cubic Sublimation Method for cubic SiC and the Fast Sublimation Growth Process that is applied for industrial development of fluorescent hexagonal SiC. He also co-invented the High Temperature Graphene and co-founded Graphensic AB that manufactures and supplies graphene on SiC.

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