A material consisting of graphitic carbon
which has been obtained by graphitizing of non-graphitic carbon
by chemical vapour deposition (CVD
) from hydrobcarbons at temperatures above
of thermally unstable
carbides or by crystallizing from metal melts supersaturated with carbon.
PAC, 1995, 67, 473
(Recommended terminology for the description of carbon as a solid (IUPAC Recommendations
on page 505
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