A special type of carbon black
produced by incomplete combustion of a fuel rich in aromatics that is burned in flat pans. Lamp
black is characterized by a relatively broad particle size distribution.
PAC, 1995, 67, 473
(Recommended terminology for the description of carbon as a solid (IUPAC Recommendations 1995))
on page 496
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