Carbon Materials and structures
Graphenated Carbon Nanotubes are a new hybrid that combines graphitic foliates grown with sidewalls of bamboo style CNTs. It has a high surface area with a 3D framework of CNTs coupled with high edge density of graphene. Chemical modification of carbon nanotubes are covalent and non-covalent modifications due to their hydrophobic nature and improve adhesion to a bulk polymer through chemical attachment. Applications of the carbon nanotubes are composite fibre, cranks, baseball bats, Microscope probes, tissue engineering, energy storage, super capacitor etc. Nanotubes are categorized as single-walled and multi-walled nanotubes with related structures.