Advanced Materials

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Editor-in-Chief: Peter Gregory, Deputy Editors: Martin Ottmar, Carolina Novo da Silva, Lorna Stimson

Online ISSN: 1521-4095

Associated Title(s): Advanced Energy Materials, Advanced Engineering Materials, Advanced Functional Materials, Advanced Healthcare Materials, Advanced Materials Interfaces, Advanced Optical Materials, Particle & Particle Systems Characterization, Small

20_03/2008Cover Picture: Direct Growth of Flexible Carbon Nanotube Electrodes (Adv. Mater. 3/2008)

Entangled networks of multiwalled carbon nanotubes (CNTs) integrated into a highly conducting carbon layer can be grown on a range of substrates including glassy carbon and metal foils. On p. 566, Gordon Wallace and co-workers report the fabrication of a continuous flexible CNT electrode with high surface area and conductivity. The electrode demonstrates a stable battery capacity of 572 mAh g–1. This discovery provides a direct route for the generation of large-scale flexible CNT electrode materials.

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