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Graphene oxide as an electrophile for carbon nucleophiles

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The covalent, surface functionalization of graphene oxide with the malononitrile anion has been demonstrated. Once installed, these surface-bound “molecular lynchpins” can be chemically modified to increase the solubility of the graphene derivative in either organic or aqueous environments.

Graphical abstract: Graphene oxide as an electrophile for carbon nucleophiles

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Submitted
13 May 2011
Accepted
21 Jun 2011
First published
07 Jul 2011

Chem. Commun., 2011,47, 8790-8792
Article type
Communication

Graphene oxide as an electrophile for carbon nucleophiles

W. R. Collins, E. Schmois and T. M. Swager, Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 8790
DOI: 10.1039/C1CC12829A

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