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Chemistry & Physics of Carbon : Volume 25 - Peter A. Thrower

Chemistry & Physics of Carbon

Volume 25

By: Peter A. Thrower (Editor)

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Published: 11th October 1996
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Carbon is truly an "old but new material." In the past 30 years, industry has made major improvements in the properties of carbon used in "old" applications such as electrodes for arc furnaces and in countless filtering processes. "New" carbons such as synthetic diamonds and carbon-based fiber-reinforced plastics have also been developed. The Chemistry and Physics of Carbon series presents advances in carbon research and development and comprehensive reviews on the "state of the art." Volume 25 introduces methods for the preparation of carbyne and addresses theoretical issues...discusses carbyne properties, spectroscopy, and chemical and crystal structure...explains the use of x-ray and neutron scattering for the structural evaluation of carbonaceous materials...examines the function of carbon as both a catalyst and a catalyst support...analyzes the role of carbonaceous materials' surface properties in a wide variety of processes...and more. Complete with illustrations and extensive bibliographic citations of the latest literature, this series, interdisciplinary in approach, is essential reading for organic and physical chemists, solid state physicists, electrochemists, chemical engineers, and materials scientists. Book jacket.

"Peter Thrower is to be congratulated on maintaining the high standard of previous volumes in this series." ---Chemistry & Industry

Prefacep. iii
Contributors to Volume 25p. v
Contents of Other Volumesp. ix
Carbyne--A Linear Chainlike Carbon Allotropep. 1
Introductionp. 2
Historical Briefp. 4
Theoretical Considerationsp. 5
Methods for Preparing Carbynep. 14
Electronic Structure of Carbynep. 36
IR and Raman Spectroscopy of Carbynep. 42
Crystal Structure of Carbynep. 44
Properties of Carbynep. 53
Conclusionp. 55
Referencesp. 58
Small-Angle Scattering of Neutrons and X-Rays from Carbons and Graphitesp. 71
Introductionp. 72
Interactions of Slow Neutrons and X-rays with Fixed Single Atomsp. 77
Types of Scattering Systems and the Macroscopic Differential Scattering Cross Sectionsp. 86
Instrumentation and Initial Data Treatmentp. 92
Calculation of the Scattering Law for Some Systemsp. 102
The Determination of the Fractal Dimensions D[subscript s] for Surface Fractals and D[subscript m] for Mass Fractals. The Area of Surface Fractalsp. 136
Small-Angle Scattering of X-rays and Neutrons from Carbons and Graphitesp. 155
List of Symbolsp. 224
Referencesp. 227
Carbon Materials in Catalysisp. 243
Fundamental Issuesp. 243
Applicationsp. 312
Conclusionsp. 334
Referencesp. 336
Indexp. 359
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ISBN: 9780824793685
ISBN-10: 0824793684
Series: Chemistry and Physics of Carbon : Book 25
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 363
Published: 11th October 1996
Publisher: TAYLOR & FRANCIS
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.47 x 15.19  x 2.29
Weight (kg): 0.69
Edition Number: 1