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Electrochemical exfoliation of pencil graphite core by salt electrolyte

M. A., Anwar and A. K., Zainal and Kurniawan, Tedi and Asmara, Y. P. and W. S., Wan Harun and Priyadonko, G. and Saptaji, Kushendarsyah (2019) Electrochemical exfoliation of pencil graphite core by salt electrolyte. In: 1st International Postgraduate Conference on Mechanical Engineering, IPCME 2018, 31 October 2018 , UMP Library, Pekan. p. 1., 469 (1). ISSN 1757-8981

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Abstract

Exfoliation of pencil graphite core throughout electrolysis process is considered as one of the simple and friendly method to synthesis graphene from graphite. In this research, sodium sulphate (Na2SO4) was used as an electrolyte to investigate the effect on pencil graphite core with different grades for exfoliation process. Pencil graphite core was applied as both anode and cathode electrodes and exposed in 0.1 mol of Na2SO4 solution and followed with sonication in DMF solution. The morphology of exfoliated graphite was characterized by FESEM and TEM image. It was found that higher pencil grade produced more exfoliated powder as compared to lower grade pencil, and morphology investigation revealed that the exfoliated powder can produced graphene in nanoplatelet forms.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Additional Information: Indexed by Scopus
Uncontrolled Keywords: Exfoliation; Graphite; Electrolyte
Subjects: T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
T Technology > TS Manufactures
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Manufacturing Engineering
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Depositing User: Pn. Hazlinda Abd Rahman
Date Deposited: 10 Oct 2019 05:04
Last Modified: 10 Oct 2019 05:04
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/24511
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