Recent Progress in Graphene-Related Nanotechnologies

Author(s): Rachel M. Frazier, Daniel T. Daly, Richard P. Swatloski, Kevin W. Hathcock, Clint R. South.

Journal Name: Recent Patents on Nanotechnology

Volume 3 , Issue 3 , 2009

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Currently there is great interest in graphene-based devices and applications. The main advantages of graphene include excellent conductive and mechanical properties. The applications of graphene cover a wide range of possibilities, from next-generation transistors to light-weight, high-strength composite materials. However, commercial use of graphene will depend on the development of an industrially-viable method of fabricating and handling graphene. The recent advances in manipulating graphene and patents will be reviewed with a focus on the progress of graphene nanoparticle synthesis and applications.

Keywords: Graphene, composites, nanoparticles, electrode, carbon nanomaterials

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Year: 2009
Page: [164 - 176]
Pages: 13
DOI: 10.2174/187221009789177830
Price: $65

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