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Advanced 2D Materials

By Ashutosh Tiwari and Mikael Syväjärvi
Series: Advanced Materials Series
Copyright: 2016   |   Status: Published
ISBN: 9781119242499  |  Hardcover  |  
526 pages | 114 illustrations
Price: $225 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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Table of Contents
Part 1 Synthesis, Characterizations, Modeling and Properties
1 Two-Dimensional Layered Gallium Selenide: Preparation, Properties, and Applications
Wenjing Jie and Jianhua Hao
2 Recent Progress on the Synthesis of 2D Boron Nitride Nanosheets
Li Fu and Aimin Yu
3 The Effects of Substrates on 2D Crystals
Emanuela Margapoti, Mahmoud M. Asmar and Sergio E. Ulloa
4 Hubbard Model in Materials Science: Electrical Conductivity and Reflectivity of Models of Some 2D Materials
Vladan Celebonovic
Part 2 State-of-the-Art Design of Functional 2D composites
5 Graphene Derivatives in Semicrystalline Polymer Composites
Sandra Paszkiewicz, Anna Szymczyk and Zbigniew Rosłaniec
6 Graphene Oxide: A Unique Nano-platform to Build Advanced Multifunctional Composites
André F. Girão, Susana Pinto, Ana Bessa, Gil Gonçalves, Bruno Henriques, Eduarda Pereira and Paula A. A. P. Marques
8 Covalent and Non-covalent Modification of Graphene Oxide Through Polymer Grafting
Akbar Hassanpour, Khatereh Gorbanpour and Abbas Dadkhah Tehrani
Part 3 High-tech Applications of 2D Materials
9 Graphene–Semiconductor Hybrid Photocatalysts and Their Application in Solar Fuel Production
Pawan Kumar, Anurag Kumar, Chetan Joshi, Rabah Boukherroub and Suman L. Jain
10 Graphene in Sensors Design
Andreea Cernat, Mihaela Tertiș, Luminiţa Fritea and Cecilia Cristea
11 Bio-applications of Graphene Composites: From Bench to Clinic
Meisam Omidi, A. Fatehinya, M. Frahani, Z. Niknam, A. Yadegari, M. Hashemi, H. Jazayeri, H. Zali, M. Zahedinik, and L. Tayebi
12 Hydroxyapatite–Graphene as Advanced Bioceramic Composites for Orthopedic Applications
Wan Jeffrey Basirun, Saeid Baradaran and Bahman Nasiri-Tabrizi
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