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Dr Alvin Orbaek White and his colleagues at the Energy Safety Research Institute, based at Swansea University, have shown that chemically recycling discarded face masks to create carbon nanotubes may provide a valuable resource as well as tackle the environmental issue of waste.
Original Article Reference
Summary of the paper ‘Upcycling of Face Masks to Application-rich Multi and Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes’, in Carbon Letters. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42823-022-00398-8
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