Nanographene production from platelet carbon nanofiber by supercritical fluid exfoliation

Takaaki Tomai, Yuji Kawaguchi, Itaru Honma

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    Abstract

    Nanographene was synthesized from platelet carbon nanofiber by supercritical fluid (SCF) exfoliation without acid oxidation. During the exfoliation process, a progressive decrease in the number of layers was accompanied by the cutting of the basal plane. Raman spectroscopy was used to identify the quality of the samples, revealing that the defect density in the basal plane of the nanographene can be reduced to less than that of the starting material during SCF exfoliation.

    Original languageEnglish
    Article number233110
    JournalApplied Physics Letters
    Volume100
    Issue number23
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2012 Jun 4

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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