Direct observation of carbon nanostructure growth at liquid-solid interfaces
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AbstractOur TEM observation revealed that in a carbon-Pt3Co system, amorphous carbon first crystallized into nanoclusters at step-edges on melting Pt3Co surfaces before merging into graphene layers through a kinetic restructuring via oriented-attachment, leading to the final formation of few-layered graphene nanostructures. The result obtained from density-functional theory calculations further suggested that Co atoms rather than Pt atoms acted as initial nucleation centers.
All Author(s) ListFei LF, Sun TY, Lu W, An XQ, Hu ZF, Yu JC, Zheng RK, Li XM, Chan HLW, Wang Y
Journal nameChemical Communications
Year2014
Month1
Day1
Volume Number50
Issue Number7
PublisherRoyal Society of Chemistry
Pages826 - 828
ISSN1359-7345
eISSN1364-548X
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
Web of Science Subject CategoriesChemistry; Chemistry, Multidisciplinary; CHEMISTRY, MULTIDISCIPLINARY

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