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Covalent organic frameworks

Growing honeycombs on graphene

Layered films of two-dimensional covalent organic frameworks with accessible and aligned pores can be created on graphene surfaces using a solvothermal condensation reaction.

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Figure 1: The synthesis of a covalent organic framework known as COF-5 on single-layer graphene.

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Dogru, M., Bein, T. Growing honeycombs on graphene. Nature Nanotech 6, 333–335 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1038/nnano.2011.86

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