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Issue 33, 2017
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Impact of sequential surface-modification of graphene oxide on ice nucleation

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Abstract

Base-washed graphene-oxide which has been sequentially-modified by thiol–epoxy chemistry, results in materials with ice-nucleation activity. The role of hydro-philic/phobic grafts and polymers was evaluated with the most potent functioning at just 0.25 wt%. These 2-D hybrid materials may find use in cryopreservation and fundamental studies on ice formation.

Graphical abstract: Impact of sequential surface-modification of graphene oxide on ice nucleation

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The article was received on 15 May 2017, accepted on 06 Aug 2017 and first published on 07 Aug 2017


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C7CP03219F
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2017,19, 21929-21932

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    Impact of sequential surface-modification of graphene oxide on ice nucleation

    C. I. Biggs, C. Packer, S. Hindmarsh, M. Walker, N. R. Wilson, J. P. Rourke and M. I. Gibson, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2017, 19, 21929
    DOI: 10.1039/C7CP03219F

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