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High-Yield Production of Highly Fluorinated Graphene by Direct Heating Fluorination of Graphene-oxide

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posted on 2016-02-18, 22:08 authored by Xu Wang, Yunyang Dai, Jie Gao, Jieyang Huang, Baoyin Li, Cong Fan, Jin Yang, Xiangyang Liu
By employing honeycomb GO with large surface area as the starting materials and using elemental fluorine, we developed a novel, straightforward topotactic route toward highly fluorinated graphene in really large quantities at low temperature. The value of F/C molar ratio approaches to 1.02. Few-layer fluorinated graphene sheets are obtained, among which the yield of monolayered FG sheet is about 10% and the number of layers is mainly in the range of 2–5. Variations in morphology and chemical structure of fluorinated graphene were explored, and some physical properties were reported.