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Advances, challenges and promises of carbon dots

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In recent years, carbon dots (C-dots) have become a rising star for a spectrum of environmental and energy applications, ranging from chemical catalysis, to photocatalysis, electrocatalysis and energy storage, such as batteries and capacitors, due to their unique physicochemical, optical and electrical properties. This review discusses the up-to-date progress on carbon dots, with an emphasis on their environmental and energy applications along with some discussion on the challenges and promises in this exciting and promising field.

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The article was received on 05 Oct 2017, accepted on 06 Nov 2017 and first published on 10 Nov 2017

Article type: Review Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7QI00614D
Inorg. Chem. Front., 2017,4, 1963-1986

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    Advances, challenges and promises of carbon dots

    J. Gao, M. Zhu, H. Huang, Y. Liu and Z. Kang, Inorg. Chem. Front., 2017, 4, 1963
    DOI: 10.1039/C7QI00614D

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