Themed collection Graphene
Carbon and graphene quantum dots: a review on syntheses, characterization, biological and sensing applications for neurotransmitter determination
Carbon and graphene quantum dots for biological and sensing applications of neurotransmitters.
Progress in the functional modification of graphene/graphene oxide: a review
Graphene and graphene oxide have attracted tremendous interest over the past decade due to their unique and excellent electronic, optical, mechanical, and chemical properties.
Graphene, hexagonal boron nitride, and their heterostructures: properties and applications
In recent years, two-dimensional atomic-level thickness crystal materials have attracted widespread interest such as graphene, hexagonal boron nitride (h-BN), silicene, germanium, black phosphorus (BP), transition metal sulfides and so on.
Graphene oxide: strategies for synthesis, reduction and frontier applications
In this review article, we describe a general introduction to GO, its synthesis, reduction and some selected frontier applications. Its low cost and potential for mass production make GO a promising building block for functional hybrid materials.
Review on carbon-based composite materials for capacitive deionization
Carbon-based composite electrode materials, including carbon–carbon, carbon–metal oxide, carbon–polymer and carbon–polymer–metal oxide for efficient capacitive deionization are summarized.
Electrode materials for aqueous asymmetric supercapacitors
High energy and power densities can be achieved for the aqueous asymmetric supercapacitors.
Graphene oxide and its
reduction: modeling and experimental progress
This review summarizes the recent studies on GO structure modeling and its reduction.
This account presents an overview of the synthesis and application of graphene–inorganic nanocomposites.
Graphene-based photocatalytic composites
The use of graphene to enhance the efficiency of photocatalysis has attracted much attention. This review is focused on the recent significant advances in the fabrication and applications of graphene-based hybrid photocatalysts.
Graphene assisted crystallization and charge extraction for efficient and stable perovskite solar cells free of a hole-transport layer
In recent times, perovskite solar cells (PSCs) have been of wide interest in solar energy research, which has ushered in a new era for photovoltaic power sources through the incredible enhancement in their power conversion efficiency (PCE).
Effects of PEDOT:PSS:GO composite hole transport layer on the luminescence of perovskite light-emitting diodes
Perovskite light-emitting diodes (PeLEDs) employing CH3NH3PbBr3 as the emission layer (EML) and graphene oxide (GO) doped PEDOT:PSS as the hole transport layer (HTL) were prepared and characterized.
Fabrication of CS/GA/RGO/Pd composite hydrogels for highly efficient catalytic reduction of organic pollutants
New functional CS/GA/RGO/Pd composite hydrogels are prepared via a self-assembly process, demonstrating potential applications in catalysis as well as composite materials.
Synthesis of a hierarchical carbon fiber@cobalt ferrite@manganese dioxide composite and its application as a microwave absorber
In this study, a novel hierarchical carbon fiber@cobalt ferrite@manganese dioxide (CF@CoFe2O4@MnO2) composite was facilely prepared via a sol–gel method and hydrothermal reaction.
Fe3O4 hard templating to assemble highly wrinkled graphene sheets into hierarchical porous film for compact capacitive energy storage
A facile strategy was reported to synthesize highly wrinkled graphene film, exhibiting high packing density and excellent capacitive performance.
Kinetically-controlled laser-synthesis of colloidal high-entropy alloy nanoparticles
The laser ablation of a bulk CoCrFeMnNi high-entropy alloy immersed in liquid yields colloidal nanoparticles with diameters below 5 nm. Both, the chemical composition and the crystal lattice of the bulk material is preserved in the nanoparticles.
The preparation of synthetic graphite materials with hierarchical pores from lignite by one-step impregnation and their characterization as dye absorbents
Herein, synthetic graphite materials with hierarchical pores and large specific surface area were prepared by one-step impregnation with lignite as the carbon source, H2SO4 as the oxidant, and H3PO4 as the activator.
Graphene oxide decorated with zinc oxide nanoflower, silver and titanium dioxide nanoparticles: fabrication, characterization, DNA interaction, and antibacterial activity
The fabrication, characterization, and antibacterial activity of novel nanocomposites based on graphene oxide (GO) nanosheets decorated with silver, titanium dioxide nanoparticles, and zinc oxide nanoflowers were examined.
Graphene-based surface heater for de-icing applications
We report a scalable process of making highly conductive graphene-based glass fibre rovings and their integration into a vacuum infused epoxy–glass fabric composite. We then demonstrate the potential use of as prepared composites for de-icing applications.
Improved performance of optical phased arrays assisted by transparent graphene nanoheaters and air trenches
Improved performances of optical phased arrays have been achieved assisted by graphene nanoheaters and air trenches.
One-pot synthesis of amine-functionalized graphene oxide by microwave-assisted reactions: an outstanding alternative for supporting materials in supercapacitors
A simple and straightforward method using microwave-assisted reactions is presented for the functionalization of graphene oxide with aromatic and non-aromatic amines.
Synthesis and characterization of sulfophenyl-functionalized reduced graphene oxide sheets
We report modification of graphene oxide by thermal reduction to obtain reduced graphene oxide and subsequent functionalization with sulfophenyl groups to obtain SRGO as well as the characterization of these materials by TGA-MS.
Determination of amino groups on functionalized graphene oxide for polyurethane nanomaterials: XPS quantitation vs. functional speciation
Simple spectrophotometric method for the estimation of accessible amino groups and preparation of polyurethane nanocomposites.
Facile preparation, high microwave absorption and microwave absorbing mechanism of RGO–Fe3O4 composites
Reduced graphene oxide (RGO)–Fe3O4 composites with obviously enhanced microwave absorption properties were successfully fabricated by a rational one-pot simplified co-precipitation route, which avoided the usage of an inert gas and any additional chemical agents (such as surfactants and stabilizers).
Designing band gap of
graphene by B and N dopant atoms
Ab initio calculations have been performed to study the geometry and electronic structure of boron (B) and nitrogen (N) doped graphene sheets.
Nitrogen-doped graphene with high nitrogen level via a one-step hydrothermal reaction of graphene oxide with urea for superior capacitive energy storage
N-doped graphene nanosheets (NGS) with nitrogen level as high as 11.36 wt% were synthesized by a facile hydrothermal reduction. Remarkably, the as-prepared NGS exhibit excellent capacitive behaviors, superior cycling stability and coulombic efficiency.
Magnetite/ graphene nanosheet composites: interfacial interaction and its impact on the durable high-rate performance in lithium-ion batteries
Fe3O4/graphene-nanosheets with Fe–O–C bond link between Fe3O4 and graphene possesses durable high-rate performance: the reversible capacity attains 550 mAhg−1 at 1 Ag−1, and retention is 97 % after 300 cycles.
About this collection
We are very pleased to present our 10th Anniversary collection on Graphene!
Looking back over the last 10 years, we would like to showcase some of the very best articles that have been published in RSC Advances. Many of these papers have been cited hundreds of times, providing valuable advances for further research, and some continue to be among the journal’s most downloaded articles as of today.
We hope you enjoy our 10th Anniversary collection on Graphene!