Large-scale preparation of graphene sheets and their easy incorporation with other nanomaterials
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- Xu, X., Qin, J. & Li, Z. Polym. Bull. (2012) 69: 899. doi:10.1007/s00289-012-0803-1
Graphene dispersions with concentrations up to 0.5 mg/mL were produced by dispersion in N,N-dimethylformamide with the aid of polyacrylic acid. Graphene oxide could also be dispersed with even higher concentration (17 mg/mL), and this advantage was used for the large-scale synthesis of graphene. The good dispersion of graphene sheets also facilitated the preparation of a new hybrid material of graphene and Fe3O4 nanoparticles, which exhibited interesting magnetic properties.