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Bulletin of Materials Science

, Volume 36, Issue 4, pp 585–590 | Cite as

Graphene composites containing chemically bonded metal oxides

  • K PRAMODA
  • S SURESH
  • H S S RAMAKRISHNA MATTE
  • A GOVINDARAJEmail author
Article

Abstract

Composites of graphene involving chemically bonded nano films of metal oxides have been prepared by reacting graphene containing surface oxygen functionalities with metal halide vapours followed by exposure to water vapour. The composites have been characterized by electron microscopy, atomic force microscopy and other techniques. Magnetite particles chemically bonded to graphene dispersible in various solvents have been prepared and they exhibit fairly high magnetization.

Keywords

Composites oxides thin films electron microscopy magnetic properties 

Notes

Acknowledgement

We thank Prof. C N R Rao for suggesting the problem and guidance.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • K PRAMODA
    • 1
  • S SURESH
    • 1
  • H S S RAMAKRISHNA MATTE
    • 1
  • A GOVINDARAJ
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.New Chemistry Unit, Chemistry and Physics of Materials UnitInternational Centre for Materials Science, CSIR Centre of Excellence in Chemistry and Sheik Saqr Laboratory, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific ResearchBangaloreIndia
  2. 2.Solid State and Structural Chemistry UnitIndian Institute of ScienceBangaloreIndia

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