Oxidizing metal ions with graphene oxide

The in situ formation of magnetic nanoparticles on self-reduced graphene sheets for multifunctional applications

Yuhua Xue, Hao Chen, Dingshan Yu, Shuangyin Wang, Michal Yardeni, Quanbin Dai, Mingming Guo, Yong Liu, Fan Lu, Jia Qu*, Liming Dai

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Abstract

Fe 2+ cations in FeCl 2 or FeSO 4 were oxidized by graphene oxide, leading to an in situ deposition of Fe 3O 4 nanoparticles onto the self-reduced graphene oxide (rGO) sheets. The resultant Fe 3O 4/rGO sheets were demonstrated to possess interesting magnetic and electrochemical properties attractive for a large variety of potential applications.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11689-11691
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume47
Issue number42
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 14 Nov 2011

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