Self-assembled graphene composites for flow-through filtration.

  title={Self-assembled graphene composites for flow-through filtration.},
  author={Deepthi Varghese and Jennifer L. Bento and Shawn P. Ward and Douglas H. Adamson},
  journal={ACS applied materials \& interfaces},
Spontaneously exfoliated pristine graphene is used as a surfactant to template the formation of electrically conductive filters for the adsorption of an organic dye from water. In contrast to other reported graphene-based adsorption materials, our system provides a continuous approach to water treatment rather than a batch approach, and uses pristine graphene instead of the more costly and environmentally challenging graphene oxide. The use of self-assembled graphene also results in our filters… 



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