Structural evolution during the reduction of chemically derived graphene oxide.

  title={Structural evolution during the reduction of chemically derived graphene oxide.},
  author={Akbar Bagri and Cecilia Mattevi and Muge Acik and Yves J. Chabal and Manish Chhowalla and Vivek B. Shenoy},
  journal={Nature chemistry},
  volume={2 7},
The excellent electrical, optical and mechanical properties of graphene have driven the search to find methods for its large-scale production, but established procedures (such as mechanical exfoliation or chemical vapour deposition) are not ideal for the manufacture of processable graphene sheets. An alternative method is the reduction of graphene oxide, a material that shares the same atomically thin structural framework as graphene, but bears oxygen-containing functional groups. Here we use… 
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