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Nano Research

, Volume 2, Issue 4, pp 343–348 | Cite as

A hybrid material of graphene and poly (3,4-ethyldioxythiophene) with high conductivity, flexibility, and transparency

  • Yanfei Xu
  • Yan Wang
  • Jiajie Liang
  • Yi Huang
  • Yanfeng Ma
  • Xiangjian Wan
  • Yongsheng ChenEmail author
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Research Article

Abstract

A novel hybrid material prepared from graphene and poly (3,4-ethyldioxythiophene) (PEDOT) shows excellent transparency, electrical conductivity, and good flexibility, together with high thermal stability and is easily processed in both water and organic solvents. Conductivities of the order of 0.2 S/cm and light transmittance of greater than 80% in the 400–1800 nm wavelength range were observed for films with thickness of tens of nm. Practical applications in a variety of optoelectronic devices are thus expected for this transparent and flexible conducting graphene-based hybrid material.

Keywords

Graphene poly (3,4-ethyldioxythiophene) (PEDOT) optical transparency conductivity flexibility stability 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yanfei Xu
    • 1
  • Yan Wang
    • 1
  • Jiajie Liang
    • 1
  • Yi Huang
    • 1
  • Yanfeng Ma
    • 1
  • Xiangjian Wan
    • 1
  • Yongsheng Chen
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Key Laboratory for Functional Polymer Materials and Centre for Nanoscale Science and Technology, Institute of Polymer Chemistry, College of ChemistryNankai UniversityTianjinChina

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