Processable aqueous dispersions of graphene nanosheets.

  title={Processable aqueous dispersions of graphene nanosheets.},
  author={Dan Li and Marc B M{\"u}ller and Scott Gilje and Richard B. Kaner and Gordon G. Wallace},
  journal={Nature nanotechnology},
  volume={3 2},
Graphene sheets offer extraordinary electronic, thermal and mechanical properties and are expected to find a variety of applications. A prerequisite for exploiting most proposed applications for graphene is the availability of processable graphene sheets in large quantities. The direct dispersion of hydrophobic graphite or graphene sheets in water without the assistance of dispersing agents has generally been considered to be an insurmountable challenge. Here we report that chemically converted… Expand
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