698830 Aldrich

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platelet nanofibers, D × L 50-250 nm × 0.5-5 μm, 98% carbon basis



Related Categories 06: C, Alternative Energy, Carbon Nanofibers, Carbon Nanomaterials, Carbon Nanotubes,
assay   98% carbon basis
form   powder
composition   carbon, >99% trace metals analysis
greener alternative product characteristics   Design for Energy Efficiency
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D × L   50-250 nm × 0.5-5 μm
particle size   100 nm (average width, TEM)
  2.5 μm (average length, TEM)
surface area   BET surf. area ~80 m2/g (SSA)
mp   3652-3697 °C(lit.)


Preparation Note

Produced by Catalytic Chemical Vapor Deposition (CCVD).

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