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Carbon Quantum Dots

Synthesis, Properties and Applications


  • Presents the potential applications of carbon dots in materials sciences, optical devices and biological imaging

  • Special chapter dedicated to graphene quantum dots

  • Timely review on the synthesis routes for carbon quantum dots


Part of the Carbon Nanostructures book series (CARBON)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-v
  2. Raz Jelinek
    Pages 1-3
  3. Raz Jelinek
    Pages 5-27
  4. Raz Jelinek
    Pages 47-60
  5. Raz Jelinek
    Pages 61-70
  6. Raz Jelinek
    Pages 71-91
  7. Raz Jelinek
    Pages 115-128
  8. Raz Jelinek
    Pages 129-130

About this book


This book introduces the various aspects of the emerging field of carbon dots. Their structural and physico-chemical properties as well as their current and future potential applications are covered. A special chapter on graphene quantum dots is provided. The reader will also find different synthesis routes for carbon quantum dots.


Biological imaging Carbon nanomaterials Carbon nanostructures Fluorescent markers Graphene quantum dots Light emitting diodes

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Ben-Gurion University of the NegevBeer ShevaIsrael

About the authors

Raz Jelinek is at the Ben Gurion University, Israel.  His research is broad-based and spans the interface between biology, chemistry, and nanotechnology, resulting in more than 120 scientific articles and several patents. He edited two books (published by John Wiley & Sons), and wrote two textbooks (De Gruyter): "Biomimetics – a Molecular Perspective" (2013), and "Nanoparticles" (to be published in May 2015).  

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