The first textbook to cover this exciting compound class, this introduction to the field of carbon nanotechnology discusses everything from nanowires to nanodiamonds, and from synthesis to applications. From the contents: Carbon Fullerenes Carbon nanotubes Carbon onions and related structures Nanodiamonds Diamond films Of interest not only for students but for all material scientists as well as organic and inorganic chemists, or anyone in need of a quick overview of the field.
Anke Kruger is currently Professor of Organic Chemistry at University of Wurzburg. After her postdoc at Toyohashi University of Technology with Professor Eiji Osawa, she became a researcher at the Otto-Diels-Institute of Organic Chemistry in Kiel in 2002, and a Junior Professor in 2007 at the same institution befofe moving to Wurzburg in 2008. Among her numerous awards are the PhD scholarship of the Fonds of the Chemische Industrie, JSPS/Feodor-Lynen Scholarship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, the Liebig Habilitation Scholarship of the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie and the ADUC Jahrespreis fur Habilitanden.