Chemically synthetic graphdiynes: application in energy conversion fields and the beyond


The discovery of graphene in 2004 brings a new era of two-dimensional (2D) materials research. Together with previous carbon nanotubes and fullerene, the carbon series nanostructures seem an endless story that always astonishes the world. In this means, the first chemical synthesis of graphdiynes by Chinese chemists Yuliang Li et al. continues the brilliant age of carbon research.


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Wang, X. Chemically synthetic graphdiynes: application in energy conversion fields and the beyond. Sci. China Mater. 58, 347–348 (2015).

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