"There is considerable theoretical discussion that would be of value to graduate students and researchers inside this book's pages."
Chip Scale Review
"... physical concepts needed to understand and investigate carbon nanotubes are introduced ..."
"The book gives for the first time a combined theoretical and experimental description of fundamental topics..."
Polymer News (pending)
"...is one of the most recent introductions. The internationally accredited authors have been engaged in nanotube research for several years and, additionally, international collaborations and funding for writing this book are gratefully acknowledged ... All the chapters ... offer a detailed and solid discussion of basic concepts and physical properties of this novel allotropic form of carbon. In spite of the rather complex content of the book, it can be recommended to any graduate student and practicing materials scientist, physicist, chemical physicist, and physical chemist interested in carbon nanotubes, especially those involved in nanoscience and research in nanotechnology."
"This little-over-200-page book is well organized with each chapter beginning with a brief introduction and ending with a short summary ... physicists, chemists, and material scientists who do research in this field will also find this book useful ..."
"The book gives for the first time a combined theoretical and experimental description of topics like luminescence of carbon nanotubes, Raman scattering, or transport measurements."
Zeitschrift für Kristallographie
"This book will appeal to researchers and graduate students."
" ... it is an excellent physical textbook, which explains several fundamental aspects of one-dimensional nanoscopic systems on the basis of carbon nanotubes and then leads the reader to the frontiers of fundamental science in this field. ... the book is highly recommended not only for experts in the field of carbon nanotubes but also for scientists that are interested in the fundamental physics of one-dimensional electronic systems. In addition, it could be used as a basis for teaching a special course in physics because it is prepared in a didactically excellent manner."
"In summary, all the chapters of Carbon Nanotubes are solid, comprehensive discussions of the basis concepts and physical properties of this form of carbon. Each chapter begins with an excellent introduction to the topic concerned, which is followed by a good overview of the subject and more details for the expert in this area....I would recommend this book to practicing chemical physicists and physical chemists as well as to readers broadly interested in nanoscience."
Dirk M. Guldi, Inst. für Physikalische Chemie Friedrich-Alexander-Univ., Erlangen
"All of the content is easy to follow yet detailed, and usefully illustrated."
Colloid & Polymer Science