New insight into the soot nanoparticles in a candle flame.

@article{Su2011NewII,
  title={New insight into the soot nanoparticles in a candle flame.},
  author={Zixue Su and Wuzong Zhou and Yang Zhang},
  journal={Chemical communications},
  year={2011},
  volume={47 16},
  pages={
          4700-2
        }
}
Using anodic aluminium oxide films as collectors, all four well known carbon forms, diamond, graphitic, fullerenic and amorphous particles, are identified inside a candle flame, suggesting a new nucleation mechanism for diamond growth and fullerene formation in a combustion synthesizing process. 
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