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Elsevier

September 25, 2014 04:00 ET

Elsevier Publishes New Content on Graphene and Materials Science

Books Discuss Properties and Emerging Applications of Carbon Nanotubes, Graphene and Nanomaterials

WALTHAM, MA--(Marketwired - September 25, 2014) - Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the publication of new content on graphene and materials science, including Graphene: Properties, Preparation, Characterisation and Devices by Viera Skakalova and Alan Kaiser. Carbon nanotubes, graphene and nanomaterials are emerging and increasingly important materials with many applications in medicine, computing, optics, energy and materials science.

  • Download a free chapter from Graphene: Properties, Preparation Characterisation and Devices here

Graphene: Properties, Preparation, Characterisation and Devices is a comprehensive resource for academics, materials scientists, and electrical engineers. The book explores the graphene preparation techniques, including epitaxial growth on silicon carbide, chemical vapor deposition (CVD), chemical derivation, and electrochemical exfoliation. It also presents the characterization of graphene using transmission electron microscopy (TEM), scanning tunneling microscopy (STM), and Raman spectroscopy. Editor Viera Skákalová is a member of the Faculty of Physics at the University of Vienna, Austria. Editor Alan Kaiser is Emeritus Professor at the School of Chemical and Physical Sciences, and the MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology at the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

The new content includes the following books:

The books are all available on the Elsevier Store and on ScienceDirect, Elsevier's full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from over 2,200 peer-reviewed journals and more than 25,000 book titles.

Notes for Editors
Review copies of the books are available to credentialed journalists upon request. Contact Michelle McMahon at m.mcmahon.1@elsevier.com or +1 781 663 2268.

About Elsevier
Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make groundbreaking discoveries that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress. Elsevier provides web-based, digital solutions -- among them ScienceDirect, Scopus, Elsevier Research Intelligence, and ClinicalKey -- and publishes over 2,200 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and over 25,000 book titles, including a number of iconic reference works.

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Contact Information

  • Media contact
    Michelle McMahon
    Publicity Manager, Science & Technology Books
    Elsevier
    +1 781 663 2268
    m.mcmahon.1@elsevier.com