In the present work, the use of a commercial ionic liquid as a convenient solvent medium for graphite exfoliation in mild and easy conditions without any chemical modification is presented. To confirm the presence of few layer graphene, its dispersion, which exhibits Tyndall effect, was characterized by Raman and UV spectroscopies, and atomic force and field emission electron microscopies. It is noteworthy that, by gravimetric analysis, a graphene concentration as high as 5.33 mg ml−1 was determined, which is the highest value reported so far in any solvent.
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Journal of Materials Chemistry
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