Ultra-Nanocrystalline Diamond: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications is a unique practical reference handbook that unlocks the science of UNCD for a range of applications in areas including energy-saving ultra-low friction and wear coatings for mechanical pump seals and tools, high-performance MEMS/NEMS-based telecommunications devices, the next generation of high-definition flat panel displays, in-vivo biomedical implants, and biosensors.
Advances in synthesis and processing I.1 Synthesis of UNCD films I.2 Synthesis and Processing of Nanodiamond particles (Danilenko or Dolmatov) Advances in surface functionalization (Krueger? Hammers?) II.1 Achievements in uniformity of surface groups on DND II.2 Demonstration of functionalization of DND with a variety of new surface groups II.3 Demonstration of bioconjugation of DND and UNCDNCD films II.4 Functionalization of onion-like carbon II.5 Demonstration of formation of hybrid structures of DND and UNCD with other nanoscale materials II.6 Methods of incorporation of DND into polymers matrixes and sol-gels Advances in nanodiamond characterization and new insights into the structure of UNCD and DND III.1 Characterization of UNCD III.2 Characterization of ND particles 4. Advances in property measurements and emerging applications IV.1 Properties and Applications of UNCD IV. 2 Properties and Applications of ND particles
Argonne National Laboratory, Illinois, USA