Interphases in Graphene Polymer-based Nanocomposites: Achievements and Challenges

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dc.contributor.author Terrones Maldonado, Mauricio
dc.contributor.author Martín Cádiz, Olga
dc.contributor.author González González, María
dc.contributor.author Pozuelo de Diego, Javier
dc.contributor.author Serrano Prieto, Berna
dc.contributor.author Cabanelas Valcárcel, Juan Carlos
dc.contributor.author Vega-Diaz, Sofía M.
dc.contributor.author Baselga Llidó, Juan
dc.date.accessioned 2017-04-06T09:07:33Z
dc.date.available 2017-04-06T09:07:33Z
dc.date.issued 2011-11-23
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation Advanced Materials, 2011, 44 (23), pp. 5302–5310
dc.identifier.issn 0935-9648
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/24475
dc.description.abstract Graphene constitutes a two dimensional sp² hybridized carbon material with outstanding electrical and mechanical properties. To date, novel methods for producing large quantities of graphene and its derivatives (doped or functionalized graphenes, nanoribbons and nanoplatelets) are emerging, and research dedicated to the fabrication of polymer nanocomposites using graphenes has started. In this Research News, we summarize the synthesis and properties of graphene and its derivatives, and provide an overview of the latest research dedicated to the fabrication of polymer composites for different applications, including mechanical, electrical, optical and thermal. Some of the recently fabricated composites exhibit outstanding properties, however, it is vital to understand the chemistry and physics of the interphases established between the polymer and the graphene surfaces. The challenges in the fabrication of super robust and highly conducting composites using graphenes are also discussed. It is believed that graphene-based polymer composites will result in commercial products if their interphases and reactivity are carefully controlled.
dc.description.sponsorship Authors wish to thank Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación (SPAIN) for financial support under grant MAT2010-17091. MT and SMVD acknowledge support from the Research Center for Exotic NanoCarbon Project, Japan regional Innovation Strategy Program by the Excellence, JST.
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Wiley
dc.rights © WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, 2011
dc.title Interphases in Graphene Polymer-based Nanocomposites: Achievements and Challenges
dc.type article
dc.subject.eciencia Ingeniería Industrial
dc.subject.eciencia Materiales
dc.subject.eciencia Química
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.201102036
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess
dc.relation.projectID Gobierno de España. MAT2010-17091
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dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 5302
dc.identifier.publicationissue 44
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 5310
dc.identifier.publicationtitle Advanced Materials
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 23
dc.identifier.uxxi AR/0000011412
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