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Functionalization of Graphene

Functionalization of Graphene

Vasilios Georgakilas (Editor)

ISBN: 978-3-527-33551-0

Apr 2014

424 pages

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Description

All set to become the standard reference on the topic, this book covers the most important procedures for chemical functionalization, making it an indispensable resource for all chemists, physicists, materials scientists and engineers entering or already working in the field. Expert authors share their knowledge on a wide range of different functional groups, including organic functional groups, hydrogen, halogen, nanoparticles and polymers.
Preface

AN INTRODUCTION TO GRAPHENE
Brief History of Graphite
Graphene and Graphene Oxide
Characterisation of Graphene

COVALENT ATTACHMENT OF ORGANIC FUNCTIONAL GROUPS ON PRISTINE GRAPHENE
Introduction
Cycloaddition Reactions
Addition of Free Radicals
Nucleophilic Addition
Electrophilic Addition on Graphene
Organometallic Chemistry of Graphene
Post Functionalization Reactions
Conclusion

ADDITION OF ORGANIC GROUPS THROUGH REACTIONS WITH OXYGEN SPECIES OF GRAPHENE OXIDE
Introduction
The Role of Carboxylic Acids of GO
The Role of Hydroxyl Groups of GO
Miscellaneous Additions
The Role of Epoxide Groups of GO
Post Functionalization of GO
Conclusions

CHEMICAL FUNCTIONALIZATION OF GRAPHENE FOR BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS
Introduction
Covalent Functionalization of Graphene Nanomaterials
Non-covalent Functionalization of Graphene
Graphene-Based Conjugates Prepared by a Combination of Covalent and Non-covalent Functionalization
Conclusions

IMMOBILIZATION OF ENZYMES AND OTHER BIOMOLECULES ON GRAPHENE
Introduction
Immobilization Approaches
Applications of Immobilized Biomolecules
Interactions between Enzymes and Nanomaterials
Conclusions

HALOGENATED GRAPHENES: EMERGING FAMILY OF TWO-DIMENSIONAL MATERIALS
Introduction
Synthesis of Halogenated Graphenes
Characterization of Halogenated Graphenes
Chemistry, Properties, and Applications of Fluorographene and Fluorinated Graphenes
Chemistry and Properties of Chlorinated and Brominated Graphenes
Other Interesting Properties of Halogenated Graphenes and Their Applications
Halogenated Graphene?Graphene Heterostructures -
Patterned Halogenation
Conclusion and Future Prospects

NONCOVALENT FUNCTIONALIZATION OF GRAPHENE
Noncovalent Functionalization of Graphene -
Theoretical Background
Graphene-Ligand Noncovalent Interactions -
Experiment
Conclusions

IMMOBILIZATION OF METAL AND METAL OXIDE NANOPARTICLES ON GRAPHENE
Introduction
Graphene Production
Graphene Functionalized with Metal Nanoparticles (M-NPs)
Graphene Functionalized with Metal Oxide Nanoparticles
Graphene Functionalized with Magnetic NPs
Conclusions

FUNCTIONALIZATION OF GRAPHENE BY OTHER CARBON NANOSTRUCTURES
Introduction
Graphene -
C60 Nanocomposites
Graphene -
CNT Hybrid Nanostructures
Graphene -
Carbon Nanospheres
Graphene -
Carbon Nitride Dots Hybrid Nanocomposite
Conclusions

DOPING OF GRAPHENE BY NITROGEN, BORON AND OTHER ELEMENTS
Introduction
Nitrogen-Doped Graphene
Boron Doping
BN Doping in Graphene
Doping with Other Elements
Properties and Applications

LAYER-BY-LAYER ASSEMBLY OF GRAPHENE-BASED HYBRID MATERIALS
Introduction
LbL Graphene-Based Hybrid Films
Graphene-Based Hybrids through the Langmuir?Blodgett Approach
Conclusions

Index