Crystallite growth in graphitizing and non-graphitizing carbons

  title={Crystallite growth in graphitizing and non-graphitizing carbons},
  author={Rosalind E. Franklin},
  journal={Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A. Mathematical and Physical Sciences},
  pages={196 - 218}
  • R. Franklin
  • Published 23 October 1951
  • Materials Science
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A. Mathematical and Physical Sciences
An investigation of the structure of carbons of different origin treated at temperatures between 1000 and 3000°C has shown that the graphitizing and non-graphitizing carbons form two distinct and well-defined classes. The differences in structure are apparent from the earliest stages of carbonization, and may be attributed mainly to the formation at low temperatures, in the non-graphitizing carbons, of a strong system of cross-linking uniting the crystallites. This leads to a random orientation… 

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