Nanodiamonds: Advanced Material Analysis, Properties And Applications

Hardcover | March 1, 2017

byJean-charles Arnault

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Nanodiamonds: Advanced Material Analysis, Properties and Applications illustrates the complementarity of specific techniques to fully characterize nanodiamonds from their diamond core crystalline structure, defects, sp2 carbon, impurities, strain to their surface surface chemistry, stability of surface groups, reactivity, surface charge, colloidal properties . The relationship between physical and chemical parameters sits at the heart of what this book is about. Recent advances in the synthesis of nanodiamonds either by HPHT or detonation are covered, along with extended characterization of the core and surface of nanodiamonds, focusing on the most advanced experimental tools developed for nanoscale diagnosis. Each technique presented includes presentation of both principles and applications. This combination of advanced characterizations offers readers a better understanding of the relationship that exists between physical and chemical parameters of nanodiamonds and their properties. In particular, the role of structural defects or chemical impurities is illustrated. Toxicity of nanodiamonds for cells is also discussed, as It is an essential issue for their bioapplications. Final sections in the book cover the main promising new advances and applications of nanodiamonds, the formation of hybrids, and their use in polymer and oil composites. Provides a focused analysis of the relationship between the physical, chemical parameters, and properties of nanodiamonds Allows the reader to better understand the material characterization of nanodiamonds and how they can be most successfully used Presents R D scientists and engineers with the information they need to understand how nanodiamonds can be used to create more efficient products Includes novel applications, for example, the formation of hybrids based on nanodiamonds, that are covered in detail

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Nanodiamonds: Advanced Material Analysis, Properties and Applications illustrates the complementarity of specific techniques to fully characterize nanodiamonds from their diamond core crystalline structure, defects, sp2 carbon, impurities, strain to their surface surface chemistry, stability of surface groups, reactivity, surface charg...

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Tagline:A detailed analysis of the relationship between the physical and chemical parameters of nanodiamonds and their properties, looking at nanodiamond characterization from the core to the surface. Focused analysis of the relationship between the physical and chemical parameters and properties of nanodiamonds allows the reader to be...

Jean-Charles Arnault is currently Research Director at CEA. He obtained his PhD in 1993 at Poitiers University, France. From 1993 to 2007, he was assistant professor at Strasbourg University and obtained his HDR in 2001. His research activities in Strasbourg concerned diamond nucleation on different substrates and interactions between ...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:352 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:March 1, 2017Publisher:Elsevier Science & TechLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323430295

ISBN - 13:9780323430296

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Table of Contents

1. Current state of art on nanodiamonds including a paragraph dealing with current advances in synthesis

Part I: Diamond core 2. Structure, shape and defects (HRTEM) and impurities (EELS/STEM) 3. Structure, sp2 carbon, Strain, impurities 4. Elemental analysis (ICPMS) 5. Paramagnetic defects (EPR, NMR) 6. Luminescence and NV centers (Photoluminescence)

Part II: Outershells and surface chemistry 7. Current issues: 8. Modifications of surface chemistry FTIR (including ATR), XPS 9. Fine analysis of surface bonds HREELS 10. Thermal stability of surface chemical groups TDMS 11. Surface potential of NDs Kelvin probe

Colloidal properties 12. Aggregation / Interaction 13. Interactions in liquids 14. Toxicity issues

Future trends 15. Fabrication of hybrids 16. NDs in Composites Polymers 17. Bioapplications