Flash Graphene from Plastic Waste.

  title={Flash Graphene from Plastic Waste.},
  author={Wala A Algozeeb and Paul E Savas and Duy Xuan Luong and Weiyin Chen and Carter Kittrell and Mahesh Bhat and Rouzbeh Shahsavari and James M. Tour},
  journal={ACS nano},
In this work, an approach to upcycling plastic waste (PW) products is presented. The method relies on flash Joule heating (FJH) to convert PW into flash graphene (FG). In addition to FG, the process results in the formation of carbon oligomers, hydrogen, and light hydrocarbons. In order to make high-quality graphene, a sequential alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC) flash is used. The FJH process requires no catalyst and works for PW mixtures, which makes the process suitable for… 
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