Liquid/Liquid Interfacial Polymerization to Fabricate Sulfonated Graphene/Polyaniline Nanocomposite for Supercapacitors


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A novel method to fabricate sulfonated graphene/polyaniline nanocomposite (SGEP) was developed by liquid/liquid interfacial polymerization. Sulfonic acid functional group was grafted to graphene sheets as a macromolecular doping acid for the polymerization of PANI, consequently forming a SGEP nanocomposite. The component, structure and properties of SGEP were characterized by Fourier transform infrared spectrometer, X-ray diffraction, field emission scanning electron microscopy, transmission electron microscope and electrochemical test techniques. The electrochemical tests showed that the highest specific capacitance reached 763 F/g.



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Honghua Tan






Q. L. Hao et al., "Liquid/Liquid Interfacial Polymerization to Fabricate Sulfonated Graphene/Polyaniline Nanocomposite for Supercapacitors", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 29-32, pp. 1902-1906, 2010

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August 2010




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