A Synthesize Protocol for Graphene Nanosheets


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Chemical synthesis is cheap and easy to be tailored. Reduction of graphite oxide to form graphene nanosheets is a necessary step that determines yield, quality, chemical and surface properties of graphene nanosheets. In this report, the reduction of graphite oxides by chemical and thermal methods has been employed to convert graphite oxide synthesized by the same wet chemical method using KMnO4 and H2O2. The characterization results from the two reduction methods indicate that a combination of wet oxidation of graphite and thermal reduction method is an efficient and environmental friendly way to produce graphene.



Edited by:

Mohd Hamdi Abdul Shukor and Hao Gong






Y. Q. Yao et al., "A Synthesize Protocol for Graphene Nanosheets", Materials Science Forum, Vol. 880, pp. 3-6, 2017

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November 2016




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