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Electronics and optoelectronics of two-dimensional transition metal dichalcogenides.
The remarkable properties of graphene have renewed interest in inorganic, two-dimensional materials with unique electronic and optical attributes. Transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDCs) are layeredExpand
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High-yield production of graphene by liquid-phase exfoliation of graphite.
Fully exploiting the properties of graphene will require a method for the mass production of this remarkable material. Two main routes are possible: large-scale growth or large-scale exfoliation.Expand
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Small but strong: A review of the mechanical properties of carbon nanotube–polymer composites
Abstract The superlative mechanical properties of carbon nanotubes make them the filler material of choice for composite reinforcement. In this paper we review the progress to date in the field ofExpand
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Liquid phase production of graphene by exfoliation of graphite in surfactant/water solutions.
We have demonstrated a method to disperse and exfoliate graphite to give graphene suspended in water-surfactant solutions. Optical characterization of these suspensions allowed the partialExpand
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Two-Dimensional Nanosheets Produced by Liquid Exfoliation of Layered Materials
Layered transition metal dichalcogenides, such as tungsten disulfide, are exfoliated into atomically thin flakes. If they could be easily exfoliated, layered materials would become a diverse sourceExpand
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High-concentration solvent exfoliation of graphene.
A method is demonstrated to prepare graphene dispersions at high concentrations, up to 1.2 mg mL(-1), with yields of up to 4 wt% monolayers. This process relies on low-power sonication for longExpand
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Science and technology roadmap for graphene, related two-dimensional crystals, and hybrid systems.
We present the science and technology roadmap for graphene, related two-dimensional crystals, and hybrid systems, targeting an evolution in technology, that might lead to impacts and benefitsExpand
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Silver Nanowire Networks as Flexible, Transparent, Conducting Films: Extremely High DC to Optical Conductivity Ratios.
We have used aqueous dispersions of silver nanowires to prepare thin, flexible, transparent, conducting films. The nanowires are of length and diameter close to 6.5 μm and 85 nm, respectively. At lowExpand
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Scalable production of large quantities of defect-free few-layer graphene by shear exfoliation in liquids.
To progress from the laboratory to commercial applications, it will be necessary to develop industrially scalable methods to produce large quantities of defect-free graphene. Here we show thatExpand
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Mechanical Reinforcement of Polymers Using Carbon Nanotubes
Owing to their unique mechanical properties, carbon nanotubes are considered to be ideal candidates for polymer reinforcement. However, a large amount of work must be done in order to realize theirExpand
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