Recent Patents on Chemical Engineering

Yousheng Tao  
State Key Laboratory of Structural Chemistry
Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter
Chinese Academy of Sciences


Metal Sulfides/Graphene Nanocomposites: An Overview of Preparation and Applications

Author(s): Xiaoshuang Zheng, Jingdong Liu, Long Chen, Jianping Gao and Yousheng Tao

Affiliation: Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Fuzhou, Fujian 350002, China.

Keywords: Graphene, lithium battery, metal sulfide, photocatalyst, patent, solar cell, supercapacitor.


Metal sulfides/graphene nanocomposites are of interest because of their potential applications in electrochemical and photoelectrochemical energy conversion and storage. Such materials can be prepared with in situ growth strategy, hydrothermal or solvothermal method, sol-gel method, microwave assisted irradiation method and chemical vapor deposition. This article briefly summarized recent literature and patents on the synthesis of metal sulfides/graphene nanocomposites and their promising applications in energy conversion and storage such as rechargeable lithium batteries, supercapacitors and solar cells.

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Page: [152 - 160]
Pages: 9
DOI: 10.2174/2211334707999140331121527