Ultrastiff and Strong Graphene Fibers via Full‐Scale Synergetic Defect Engineering

@article{Xu2016UltrastiffAS,
  title={Ultrastiff and Strong Graphene Fibers via Full‐Scale Synergetic Defect Engineering},
  author={Zhen Xu and Yingjun Liu and Xiaoli Zhao and Li Peng and Haiyan Sun and Yang Xu and Xibiao Ren and Chuanhong Jin and Peng Xu and Miao Wang and Chao Gao},
  journal={Advanced Materials},
  year={2016},
  volume={28}
}
Kilometer-scale continuous graphene fibers (GFs) with outstanding mechanical properties and excellent electrical conductivity are produced by high-throughput wet-spinning of graphene oxide liquid crystals followed by graphitization through a full-scale synergetic defect-engineering strategy. GFs with superior performances promise wide applications in functional textiles, lightweight motors, microelectronic devices, and so on. 

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