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Carbon Science and Technology

From Energy to Materials

Pierre Delhaes, University of Bordeaux, France

ISBN: 9781848214316

Publication Date: October 2012   Hardback   224 pp.

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Carbon solids have been utilized by man since prehistoric times, first as a source of heat and then for other purposes; these are used as key markers for different civilizations. The essential role played by the use of coal mines during the industrial revolution as a main source of energy is a crucial point, which was then expanded through the development of carbochemistry. This book begins by describing the use of solid carbons as traditional materials, for example in the steel industry and for ceramics, then moving on to their technological uses such as active carbons and carbon fibers, etc., before discussing nanocarbons, the jewel in the crown of contemporary technological science. The final chapter analyzes the current economic and social impact of carbon solids.

Contents

1. From the Chemical Element to Solids.
2. The Polymorphism of Carbon.
3. Natural Carbons: Energy Source and Carbochemistry.
4. The Role of Carbon in Metallurgy.
5. Black and White Ceramics.
6. Dispersed and Porous Carbons.
7. Fibers and Composites.
8. Molecular Carbons and Nanocarbons.
9. Carbon Techniques and Innovation.

About the Authors

Pierre Delhaes is an emeritus research director at the Paul Pascal research center, CNRS and the University of Bordeaux, France. He was President of the French Carbon Group (1994-2000) and the first spokesman for the European Carbon Association.

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