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Current Materials Science


ISSN (Print): 2666-1454
ISSN (Online): 2666-1462

Review Article

Electronic Properties and Pseudo-Electromagnetic Fields of Highly Conjugated Carbon Nanostructures

Author(s): Angel Guillermo Bracamonte* and William Hutchinson

Volume 15, Issue 3, 2022

Published on: 06 October, 2021

Page: [204 - 214] Pages: 11

DOI: 10.2174/2666145414666211006124712

Price: $65


In this communication, we discuss the particular electronic and quantum properties from graphene and carbon allotropes to highly conjugated carbon chemical structures from recent research. Moreover, the chemical modifications of these types of materials were analyzed against the concept of their inert properties, thus identifying that their surfaces could be modified to incorporate different properties, functionalities, and couple electronic effects, among others. Their versatility has been shown based on simple chemical reactions in controlled and targeted conditions of synthesis. Variable designs could be tuned from proof of concepts to functional materials for targeted applications. In addition, a proof of concept was discussed for Electron Transfer (ET) applications to show their electronic properties. Finally, the use of highly conjugated chemical structures to higher hierarchical ordered carbon structures, carbon nanotubes, graphene and carbon allotropes in electron and opto-responsive metamaterials, has been analyzed. Thus, new insights into multi-modal characteristics of materials have been discussed.

Keywords: Carbon allotropes, graphene, highly conjugated carbon chemical structures, electronic properties, quantum properties, pseudo-electromagnetic wave interactions, electron responsive material, electronic shuttles, nanoelectronics.

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