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From Graphene Sheets to Boron Nitride Nanotubes via a Carbon-Thermal Substitution Reaction

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  • Dr. Chun-Yin Ma,

    1. State Key Laboratory of Physical Chemistry of Solid Surfaces & Department of Chemistry, College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Xiamen University, 422 Si-Ming Road, Xiamen 361005 (China), Fax: (+86) 592-2183047
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  • Ye-Yong Meng,

    1. State Key Laboratory of Physical Chemistry of Solid Surfaces & Department of Chemistry, College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Xiamen University, 422 Si-Ming Road, Xiamen 361005 (China), Fax: (+86) 592-2183047
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  • Gui-Juan Shan,

    1. State Key Laboratory of Physical Chemistry of Solid Surfaces & Department of Chemistry, College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Xiamen University, 422 Si-Ming Road, Xiamen 361005 (China), Fax: (+86) 592-2183047
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  • Li-Chao Sun,

    1. State Key Laboratory of Physical Chemistry of Solid Surfaces & Department of Chemistry, College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Xiamen University, 422 Si-Ming Road, Xiamen 361005 (China), Fax: (+86) 592-2183047
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  • Shui-Chao Lin,

    1. State Key Laboratory of Physical Chemistry of Solid Surfaces & Department of Chemistry, College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Xiamen University, 422 Si-Ming Road, Xiamen 361005 (China), Fax: (+86) 592-2183047
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  • Prof. Su-Yuan Xie,

    Corresponding author
    1. State Key Laboratory of Physical Chemistry of Solid Surfaces & Department of Chemistry, College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Xiamen University, 422 Si-Ming Road, Xiamen 361005 (China), Fax: (+86) 592-2183047
    • State Key Laboratory of Physical Chemistry of Solid Surfaces & Department of Chemistry, College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Xiamen University, 422 Si-Ming Road, Xiamen 361005 (China), Fax: (+86) 592-2183047

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  • Prof. Rong-Bin Huang,

    1. State Key Laboratory of Physical Chemistry of Solid Surfaces & Department of Chemistry, College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Xiamen University, 422 Si-Ming Road, Xiamen 361005 (China), Fax: (+86) 592-2183047
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  • Prof. Lan-Sun Zheng

    1. State Key Laboratory of Physical Chemistry of Solid Surfaces & Department of Chemistry, College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Xiamen University, 422 Si-Ming Road, Xiamen 361005 (China), Fax: (+86) 592-2183047
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Abstract

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Tubular Bells: Tubular boron nitride nanotubes (BNNTs) have been synthesized from planar graphene sheets by the carbon-thermal substitution reaction, which is also informative for understanding the process of sheets scrolling.

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