By Chee Huei Lee, Vijaya K. Kayastha (auth.), Yoke Khin Yap (eds.)
Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) and Boron nitride nanotubes (BNNTs) are a part of the so-called B-C-N fabric approach, consisting of novel nanostructures of carbon (C), doped-carbon, boron (B), boron nitride (BN), carbon nitride (CNx), boron-carbon nitride (BxCyNz), and boron carbide (BxCy). BNNTs and CNTs are structurally related and percentage striking mechanical homes, yet they range in chemical, organic, optical, and electric houses. accordingly, hybrid nanotubes developed of B, C, N components are anticipated to shape a brand new classification of nanotubes with tunable houses among these of CNTs and BNNTs. additionally, those B-C-N nanostructures will extra improve and supplement the functions of CNTs and BNNTs. With contributions from top specialists, B-C-N Nanotubes and similar Nanostructures is the 1st ebook to hide all theoretical and experimental features of this rising fabric approach, and meets the necessity for a finished precis of the large advances in examine on B-C-N fabrics lately.
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