The majority of carbon materials developed and being applied in our group has a critical length in relevant properties of below 100 nm; for example, pores between 0.4-30 nm, particle diameters of 10 nm, or fiber diameters of 50 nm. Important design parameters are (1) porosity, (2) pore size distribution, (3) particle size, (4) particle shape, (5) chemical composition, (6) degree of structural ordering.
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