Quantum Effects, CNTs, Fullerenes and Dendritic Structures

  • T. Daniel ThangaduraiEmail author
  • N. Manjubaashini
  • Sabu Thomas
  • Hanna J. Maria
Part of the Engineering Materials book series (ENG.MAT.)


Nanostructural materials have wide classification of structures based on their fabrication methods. Fullerenes are close-caged molecules containing only hexagonal and pentagonal interatomic bonding networks. Carbon nanotubes are large, linear fullerenes with aspect ratios as large as 103–105. Nanotubes as many derivatives like nanocones, nanosprings, etc. The chapter detailed about different nanostructures and its properties.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Daniel Thangadurai
    • 1
    Email author
  • N. Manjubaashini
    • 2
  • Sabu Thomas
    • 3
  • Hanna J. Maria
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Nanoscience and TechnologySri Ramakrishna Engineering CollegeCoimbatoreIndia
  2. 2.Department of Nanoscience and TechnologySri Ramakrishna Engineering CollegeCoimbatoreIndia
  3. 3.IIUCNNMahatma Gandhi UniversityKottayamIndia
  4. 4.IIUCNNMahatma Gandhi UniversityKottayamIndia

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