Azhar A. Pirzado, Guillaume Dalmas, Lam Nguyen-Dinh, Ivan Komissarov, Francois Le Normand and Izabela Janowska Pages 139 - 144 ( 6 )
Few layer graphene (FLG) was synthesized by -wave assisted exfoliation of expanded graphite in toluene with an overall yield from c.a. 7% to 20%. A significant difference in the absorption of -waves by the expanded graphite and toluene allowed a rapid heating of the medium. The number of FLG sheets varies from 3 to 12, while the lateral size of the sheets exceeds few ms. The obtained FLG exhibits very low resistance with average value of 1.6 k (500 minimum) which is comparable to that of high quality graphenes synthesized by CVD methods, and lower than numbers of exfoliated graphenes.
µ -waves, electrical properties, expanded graphite, few layer graphene, liquid exfoliation, resistance.
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