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, Volume 65, Issue 7, pp 24–27 | Cite as

Low-Temperature Catalytic Graphitization of Phenolic Resin Using a Co-Ni Bimetallic Catalyst

  • J. Wang
  • X. Deng
  • H. ZhangEmail author
  • H. Duan
  • F. Cheng
  • S. ZhangEmail author
Review Papers


Using a Co-Ni bimetallic catalyst we investigated the catalytic graphitization of phenolic resin at 400, 600, 800, and 1000°C under an Ar atmosphere. The structure and morphology of the pyrolyzed resin were characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD), scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and transmission electron microscopy (TEM). The results show that the optimum catalytic graphitization temperature of phenolic resin is 800°C, both carbon nanotubes and carbon onions are formed in the final products.


catalytic graphitization Co-Ni bimetal catalyst phenolic resin 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The State Key Laboratory of Refractories and MetallurgyWuhan University of Science and TechnologyWuhanChina
  2. 2.College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical SciencesUniversity of ExeterExeterUK

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