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Superhydrophobic and superoleophilic properties of graphene-based sponges fabricated using a facile dip coating method

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Superhydrophobic and superoleophilic graphene-based sponges are demonstrated as efficient absorbents for a broad range of oils and organic solvents with high selectivity, good recyclability, and excellent absorption capacities up to 165 times their own weight. The findings show promise for large-scale removal of organic contaminants, especially in the field of oil spillage cleanup.

Graphical abstract: Superhydrophobic and superoleophilic properties of graphene-based sponges fabricated using a facile dip coating method

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The article was received on 04 Apr 2012, accepted on 03 May 2012 and first published on 04 May 2012


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C2EE21848H
Citation: Energy Environ. Sci., 2012,5, 7908-7912
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    Superhydrophobic and superoleophilic properties of graphene-based sponges fabricated using a facile dip coating method

    D. D. Nguyen, N. Tai, S. Lee and W. Kuo, Energy Environ. Sci., 2012, 5, 7908
    DOI: 10.1039/C2EE21848H

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