Carbon Nano Structures & Applications

Course Name: 

Carbon Nano Structures & Applications (NT753)


M.Tech. in Nanotechnology




Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3

Course modules and teaching hours: 

Carbon nanostructures and types of CNTs, growth mechanisms, synthesis of CNTs by flame, CVD, laser ablation and electric arc processes, purification and characterization methods, mechanical reinforcements, solid disordered carbon nanostructures, nanostructured crystals, electrical, vibrational, mechanical properties of CNTs, optical properties, Raman spectroscopy of CNTs, carbon clusters and fullerenes, decoration of CNT by nano metals/oxides, lithium and hydrogen adsorption and storage, fuel cell applications and energy storage, sensor applications of CNTs. Applications to nanoelectronics, nanocomposites, nanowires and drug delivery.


C. N. R. Rao, Achim Muller and A.K. Cheetham, The Chemistry of Nanomaterials, Wiley Interscience, 2005.
A. Jorio, G. Dresselhaus and M.S. Dresselhaus, Carbon Nanotubes Advanced Topics in the Synthesis, Structure, Properties and Applications, Springer 2008.
A. Loiseau, P. Launois, P. Petti, S. Roache, J. P. Salvetat, Understanding Carbon Nanotubes - From basics to applications, Springer 2006.


Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Contact us

Dr. Ravishankar K. S, Head
Department of MME, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025
Karnataka, India.
  • Hot line: +91-0824-2473050

Contact details for Placements and Interships


Faculty Co-ordinator: Dr. Saumen Mandal 

Student Co-ordinator: Yoganath P