An activated carbon
in the form of fibres, filaments, yarns or rovings and fabrics or felts. Such fibres
differ from carbon fibres
used for reinforcement purposes in composites by their high surface area, high porosity
and low mechanical strength.
PAC, 1995, 67, 473
(Recommended terminology for the description of carbon as a solid (IUPAC Recommendations
on page 488
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