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 process, together with 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 proportion striking mechanical houses, yet they range in chemical, organic, optical, and electric homes. as a result, hybrid nanotubes built of B, C, N parts are anticipated to shape a brand new type of nanotubes with tunable homes among these of CNTs and BNNTs. additionally, those B-C-N nanostructures will additional increase and supplement the functions of CNTs and BNNTs. With contributions from best specialists, B-C-N Nanotubes and comparable Nanostructures is the 1st publication to hide all theoretical and experimental facets of this rising fabric process, and meets the necessity for a complete precis of the large advances in examine on B-C-N fabrics in recent times.
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