ISBN-10:
082470987X
ISBN-13:
9780824709877
Pub. Date:
04/11/2003
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Chemistry and Physics of Carbon (Chemistry and Physics of Carbon Series, Vol 28) / Edition 1

Chemistry and Physics of Carbon (Chemistry and Physics of Carbon Series, Vol 28) / Edition 1

by Ljubisa R. Radovic, Radovic Radovic
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ISBN-13: 9780824709877
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/11/2003
Series: Chemistry and Physics of Carbon Series , #28
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Prefaceiii
Contributors to Volume 28vii
Contents of Other Volumesxi
1.Impact of the Discovery of Fullerenes on Carbon Science1
I.Introduction2
II.Structure and Stability of Fullerenes2
III.Structure of Carbon Nanotubes and Nanoparticles4
IV.Structure of Chars (Nongraphitizing Carbons)7
V.Structure of Glassy Carbon18
VI.Structure of Carbon Fibers21
VII.Soot and Carbon Black22
VIII.Spherulitic Graphite in Cast Iron28
IX.Naturally Occurring Forms of Carbon32
X.Discussion34
References36
2.Molecular Models of Porous Carbons41
I.Introduction42
II.Carbons: Types, Classification, Precursors, and Preparation45
III.Experimental Information96
IV.Molecular Models137
V.Conclusions198
References199
3.Adsorption of Water Vapor on Activated Carbon: A Brief Overview229
I.Introduction230
II.States of Water Adsorbed in Micropores231
III.Porous Structure of Activated Carbon232
IV.Chemical Nature of the Activated Carbon Surface233
V.Mechanism of Water Adsorption235
VI.Isotherm Equations for Water Adsorption239
VII.Enthalpy of Immersion241
VIII.Characteristics of Isotherm and Hysteresis246
IX.Carbon Pretreatment251
X.Form of Adsorbed Water Molecules257
XI.Conclusion258
References259
4.Coal-Tar Pitch: Composition and Pyrolysis Behavior263
I.Introduction264
II.Coal-Tar Pitch Preparation266
III.Coal-Tar Pitch Composition269
IV.Coal-Tar Pitch Pyrolysis Behavior281
V.Modification of Coal-Tar Pitches for High-Density Carbons309
VI.Coal-Tar Pitch Environmental and Toxicological Issues322
VII.Summary and Conclusions323
References324
Index331

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