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July 18, 2013
VIP: Rolling up a Graphene Sheet
Matteo Calvaresi, M. Quintana, P. Rudolf, F. Zerbetto, M. Prato
Graphene is the mother of all graphitic forms, and carbon nanotubes are nothing but rolled up graphene layers. Sealing a nanotube is challenging, but ultrasonication, together with the judicious use of a reducing agent that partly inhibits reactions promoted by reactive oxygen species, does it!
Received April 04, 2013, published online June 11, 2013, DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201300337 – read now.