Silica-templated continuous mesoporous carbon films by a spin-coating technique

Jiebin Pang, Xuan Li, Donghai Wang, Zhiwang Wu, Vijay T. John, Zhenzhong Yang, Yunfeng Lu

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Abstract

The synthesis of continuous mesoporous carbon thin films through direct carbonization of silica films was analyzed. Investigations show that the mesoporous carbon contained an average pore wall thickness of 2.0 nm. The characteristic dimension of the silica network was found to be similar to the pore size of mesoporous carbon. The results show that the continuous mesoporous thin films were important for sensors, separations and fuel cell applications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)884-886
Number of pages3
JournalAdvanced Materials
Volume16
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 4 2004

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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