• Mercè Pacios Pujadó
Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)


Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have become one of the most exciting and extensively studied materials of the last two decades. They have captured the interest as nanoscale materials due to their nanometric structure and their impressive list of superlative and outstanding properties. All these ingredients have encouraged their exploitation for promising applications. One of the most interesting ones is related with the use of CNTs as electrochemical platforms for biosensing purposes, the topic in which the present thesis is framed. Accordingly, the main aim of this introductory chapter is to explain the fundamental concepts of the building blocks that constitute this thesis.


Carbon Nanotubes Gate Voltage Schottky Barrier Direct Electron Transfer Radial Breathing Mode 
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  • Mercè Pacios Pujadó
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  1. 1.Department of ChemistryUniversitat Autònoma de BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain

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