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Title of the paper: Top down method for synthesis of highly conducting graphene by exfoliation of graphite oxide using focused solar radiation
Authors:Varrla Eswaraiah , Sasidharannair Sasikaladevi Jyothirmayee Aravind and Sundara Ramaprabhu
University/Institute: Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India.
Abstracts: Herein we report a rapid, chemical free and low temperature method for high throughput production of graphene by exfoliation of graphite oxide using focused solar radiation. The simple method of preparation, easy scalability, cost effectiveness and high electrical conductivity (1.5 × 103 S m−1) of solar graphene hold great promise for true practical applications.
Links to the paper (link to the journal webpage): http://pubs.rsc.org/en/Content/ArticleLanding/2011/JM/C1JM10808E