Flash graphene from rubber waste

  title={Flash graphene from rubber waste},
  author={Paul A. Advincula and Duy Xuan Luong and Weiyin Chen and Shivaranjan Raghuraman and Rouzbeh Shahsavari and James M. Tour},
11 Citations
The Future of Flash Graphene for the Sustainable Management of Solid Waste.
The typical current municipal solid waste (MSW) management system as well as the potential for creating FG at various stages are described and a schematic plan for the incorporation of FG in MSW management is proposed.
Holey and Wrinkled Flash Graphene from Mixed Plastic Waste.
High surface area varieties of graphene have captured significant attention, allowing for improved performance in a variety of applications. However, there are challenges facing the use of graphene
Waste NR Latex Based-Precursors as Carbon Source for CNTs Eco-Fabrications
In this work, the potential of utilizing a waste latex-based precursor (i.e., natural rubber glove (NRG)) as a carbon source for carbon nanotube (CNT) fabrication via chemical vapor deposition has
Rare earth elements from waste
Rare earth elements (REEs) are critical materials in electronics and clean technologies. With the diminishing of easily accessible minerals for mining, the REE recovery from waste is an alternative
Progress and prospects on the Fabrication of Graphene Based Nanostructures for Energy Storage, Energy Conversion and Biomedical Applications.
This review will outline the recent progress in production of graphene and related 2D materials, and their uses in energy conversion, energy storage, batteries, supercapacitors and biomedical applications.
Two-dimensional nanomaterial-based polymer composites: Fundamentals and applications
Abstract Two-dimensional (2D) nanomaterial-reinforced polymer composites exhibit superior properties and multifunctional applications. Compared to lower dimensional nanomaterials such as nanotubes


Gram-scale bottom-up flash graphene synthesis
Flash Joule heating of inexpensive carbon sources is used to produce gram-scale quantities of high-quality graphene in under a second, without the need for a furnace, solvents or reactive gases.
Converting plastic waste pyrolysis ash into flash graphene
Flash Graphene Morphologies.
Atomistic simulations reveal that generic thermal annealing yields predominantly wrinkled graphene which displays minimal to no alignment of graphitic planes, as opposed to the high-quality tFG that might be formed under the direct influence of current conducted through the material.
High-yield production of graphene by liquid-phase exfoliation of graphite.
Graphene dispersions with concentrations up to approximately 0.01 mg ml(-1), produced by dispersion and exfoliation of graphite in organic solvents such as N-methyl-pyrrolidone are demonstrated.
Path towards graphene commercialization from lab to market
Although challenges related to quality control in graphene materials remain to be addressed, the advancement in the understandings of graphene will propel the commercial success of graphene as a compelling technology.
Large-Area Growth of Turbostratic Graphene on Ni(111) via Physical Vapor Deposition
This work investigates the growth of turbostratic graphene on heteroepitaxial Ni(111) thin films utilizing physical vapor deposition and reports an increase in the graphene quality concomitant with a transition in the size of uniform thickness graphene, ranging from nanocrystallites to thousands of square microns.
Accommodating volume change and imparting thermal conductivity by encapsulation of phase change materials in carbon nanoparticles
A Pickering-type emulsion is used as a template to encapsulate the phase change material stearic acid (SA) using graphene oxide nanosheets stitched together. GO-coated SA particles are solid at room
High‐Performance Graphene‐Based Cementitious Composites
A cementitious composite incorporating electrochemically exfoliated graphene (EEG) outperforms previously reported cementitious composites containing graphene derivatives and represents a major step forward toward the practical application of nanomaterials in civil engineering.