-based carbon fibres (MPP
-based carbon fibres) are
after it has been transformed into mesophase pitch
) at least during the process of spinning, and after the spun mesophase pitch
fibres have been made non-fusible (stabilized) and carbonized.
PAC, 1995, 67, 473
(Recommended terminology for the description of carbon as a solid (IUPAC Recommendations
on page 496
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