Synthesizing Pure Graphene, a ‘Miracle Material’

Straightforward method for synthesizing graphene

UConn chemistry professor Doug Adamson has found an inexpensive way to manufacture the pristine form of graphene, which is stronger than steel and thinner than a human hair.

October 9, 2017 | Source: University of Connecticut, today.ucon.edu, 29 Aug 2017, Jessica McBride

UConn chemistry professor Doug Adamson, a member of the Polymer Program in UConn’s Institute of Materials Science, has patented a one-of-a-kind process for exfoliating graphene in its pure (unoxidized) form, as well as manufacturing innovative graphene nanocomposites that have potential uses in a variety of applications.