TITLE

Communication: Growing room temperature ice with graphene

AUTHOR(S)
Verdaguer, Albert; Segura, Juan José; López-Mir, Laura; Sauthier, Guillaume; Fraxedas, Jordi
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Journal of Chemical Physics;Mar2013, Vol. 138 Issue 12, p121101
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Water becomes ordered in the form of hexagonal ice at room temperature under controlled humidity conditions upon confinement in the nanometer range between protective graphene sheets and crystalline (111) surfaces with hexagonal symmetry of the alkali earth fluoride BaF2. Interfacial water/substrate pseudoepitaxy turns out to be a critical parameter since ice is only formed when the lattice mismatch is small, an observation based on the absence of ice on (111) surfaces of isostructural CaF2
ACCESSION #
86446729

 

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