XSEM photograph of carbon nanosheets (CNSs); a relatively new type of carbon nanomaterial with fascinating properties yet to be unraveled. CNSs consist of multiple layers of graphene which are structured in such a way that they are oriented vertically on the substrate. While the basal planes are nearly inert, the edge planes contain many open graphitic layers and steps, which can easily be (bio)functionalized, and which show remarkable electrocatalytic and biosensing properties. Scale bar corresponds to 2 µm.

XSEM photograph of carbon nanosheets (CNSs); a relatively new type of carbon nanomaterial with fascinating properties yet to be unraveled. CNSs consist of multiple layers of graphene which are structured in such a way that they are oriented vertically on the substrate. While the basal planes are nearly inert, the edge planes contain many open graphitic layers and steps, which can easily be (bio)functionalized, and which show remarkable electrocatalytic and biosensing properties. Scale bar corresponds to 2 ┬Ám.