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A simple mechanical technique to obtain carbon nanoscrolls from graphite nanoplatelets

Gianfranco Carotenuto1, Angela Longo1, Sergio De Nicola23*, Carlo Camerlingo4 and Luigi Nicolais5

Author Affiliations

1 Institute for Composite and Biomedical Materials, National Research Council, Viale Kennedy, 54 - Mostra d'Oltremare Pad. 20, Naples 80125, Italy

2 SPIN Institute, National Research Council, Complesso Universitario di M.S. Angelo, Via Cinthia, Naples 80126, Italy

3 INFN Sezione di Napoli, Complesso Universitario di M.S. Angelo, Via Cinthia, Naples 80126, Italy

4 Institute of Cybernetics “E. Caianiello”, National Research Council, Via Campi Flegrei 34, Pozzuoli 80078, Italy

5 Department of Material Engineering and Production, University of Naples “Federico II”, Piazzale Tecchio, 80, Naples 80125, Italy

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Nanoscale Research Letters 2013, 8:403  doi:10.1186/1556-276X-8-403

Published: 30 September 2013

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Supporting information. The file contains a schematic illustration of a carbon nanoscroll and the calculation of the arc length of a piece of spiral.

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