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July 7th, 2010

Graphene-Rubber Nanocomposites Offers Similar Characteristics like Carbon Nanotube Composites but Are Much Cheaper to Make

Abstract:
The Trustees of Princeton University (Princeton, NJ) received U.S. Patent 7,745,528 for functional graphene-rubber nanocomposites. The graphene can be produced at a much lower cost than carbon nanotubes but offers similar characteristics to carbon nanotube composites. The functional graphene-polymer nanocomposite is made by either solution or melt processing of polymer matrix and functionalized graphene sheets (FGS).

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