Flexible graphene films via the filtration of water-soluble noncovalent functionalized graphene sheets

Key Laboratory of Bioorganic Phosphorus Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Department of Chemistry, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, People's Republic of China.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (Impact Factor: 11.44). 06/2008; 130(18):5856-7. DOI: 10.1021/ja800745y
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ABSTRACT Flexible graphene films were prepared by the filtration of water-soluble noncovalently functionalized graphene sheets with pyrenebutyrate. The work presented here will not only open a new way for preparing water-soluble graphene dispersions but also provide a general route for fabricating conducting films based on graphene.

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