Polymer functionalization and solubilization of carbon nanosheets.


Few-layer graphene materials or "carbon nanosheets" were covalently functionalized with poly(vinyl alcohol) via ester linkages, and the resulting functionalized sample became soluble, allowing solution-phase processing for various purposes such as the fabrication of polymer-carbon nanosheets composites containing no dispersion agents or any other foreign substances.

DOI: 10.1039/b900590k

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@article{Veca2009PolymerFA, title={Polymer functionalization and solubilization of carbon nanosheets.}, author={L Monica Veca and Fushen Lu and Mohammed Jaouad Meziani and Li Cao and Puyu Zhang and Gang Qi and Liangwei Qu and Mona Shrestha and Ya-ping Sun}, journal={Chemical communications}, year={2009}, volume={18}, pages={2565-7} }