Derivitization of Pristine Graphene with Well-Defined Chemical Functionalities
2010 (English)In: Nano letters (Print), ISSN 1530-6984, E-ISSN 1530-6992, Vol. 10, no 9, 3754-3756 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Covalent functionalization of pristine graphene poses considerable challenges due to the lack of reactive functional groups. Herein, we report a simple and general method to covalently functionalize pristine graphene with well-defined chemical functionalities. It is a solution-based process where solvent-exfoliated graphene was treated with perfluorophenylazide (PFPA) by photochemical or thermal activation. Graphene with well-defined functionalities was synthesized, and the resulting materials were soluble in organic solvents or water depending on the nature of the functional group on PFPA.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2010. Vol. 10, no 9, 3754-3756 p.
Graphene, azides, covalent functionalization
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-77353DOI: 10.1021/nl1024744ISI: 000281498200089OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-77353DiVA: diva2:492009
QC 201202212012-02-072012-02-062012-02-21Bibliographically approved