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Smaller and stronger

Fabrication of an ultra-strong glassy carbon nanolattice with a strut diameter of around 200 nm could stimulate the realization of advanced nanoscale architected materials.

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Figure 1: Synthesis procedure of glassy carbon nanolattices.

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Li, X., Gao, H. Smaller and stronger. Nature Mater 15, 373–374 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/nmat4591

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