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Carbon nanotubes and nanocrystals in methane combustion and the environmental implications

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Murr, L.E., Bang, J.J., Lopez, D.A. et al. Carbon nanotubes and nanocrystals in methane combustion and the environmental implications. Journal of Materials Science 39, 2199–2204 (2004).

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  • Polymer
  • Combustion
  • Methane
  • Carbon Nanotubes
  • Environmental Implication