Graphene Oxide: Synthesis, Mechanical Properties and Applications

Ryana Boveri (Editor)

Series: Physics Research and Technology
BISAC: TEC021000



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Graphite oxide is one of the promising carbon based materials in the field of modern science and technology. Graphite oxide is the oxidized form of graphite which can be produced from graphite powder or flakes by using strong oxidizing agent adoption solution chemistry approach. A number of oxygen containing functionalities such as carboxylic, phenolic, carbonyl and epoxide are present in graphite oxide structure. Due to the presence of the oxygen containing functionalities graphite oxide is hydrophilic in nature. This book discusses the many mechanical properties of graphene oxide, its application and how it is synthesized. (Imprint: Nova)


Chapter 1 - Recent Progress of Graphene Nanoribbons Derived from Unzipped Carbon Nanotubes and the Application in Lithium Ion Batteries (pp. 1-32)
Biwei Xiao and Xueliang Sun (Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada)

Chapter 2 - Applications of Graphene-Based Nanomaterials in Cancer Research (pp. 33-66)
Zhiming Liu and Zhouyi Guo (MOE Key Laboratory of Laser Life Science & SATCM Third Grade Laboratory of Chinese Medicine and Photonics Technology, College of Biophotonics, South China Normal University, Guangzhou, China)

Chapter 3 - Fabrication of Microcellular Polymer/Graphene Composite Foams for EMI Shielding (pp. 67-92)
Bin Shen, Wentao Zhai and Wenge Zheng (Ningbo Key Lab of Polymer Materials, Ningbo Institute of Material Technology and Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Ningbo, Zhejiang Province, China)

Chapter 4 - Graphene Oxide Films: Photochemistry and Electroconductivity (pp. 93-162)
N.N. Denisov, V.A. Smirnov and Yu.M. Shulga (Institute of Problems of Chemical Physics of Russian Academy of Sciences, Chernogolovka, Moscow District, Russia)

Chapter 5 - Graphene Oxide Transition Metal Oxides Composites (pp. 163-194)
Kyeong-Won Park (Department of Chemistry and Research Institute of Natural Science, Gyeongsang National University, Jinju, Republic of Korea)

Chapter 6 - Graphene Oxide and Reduced Graphene Oxide As Efficient Carbon-Based Materials for Removal of Dye from Aqueous Solution (pp. 195-212)
Ponchami Sharma and Manash R. Das (Materials Science Division, CSIR-North East Institute of Science and Technology, Jorhat, Assam, India)


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