Enhanced hydrogen storage in graphene oxide-MWCNTs composite at room temperature

ABOUTALEBI, S.H., AMINORROAYA YAMINI, Sima, NEVIRKOVETS, I., KONSTANTINOV, K. and LIU, H.K. (2012). Enhanced hydrogen storage in graphene oxide-MWCNTs composite at room temperature. Advanced Energy Materials, 2 (12), 1439-1446.

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High hydrogen capacity (up to 2.6 wt%) is reported for highly aligned structures of Graphene oxide-Multiwalled carbon nanotubes composite at room temperature. It is demonstrated that the scalable liquid crystal route can be employed as a new method to prepare unique 3-D framework of graphene oxide layers with proper interlayer spacing as building blocks for cost-effective high-capacity hydrogen storage media. The strong synergistic effect of the intercalation of MWCNTs as 1-D spacers within graphene oxide frameworks resulted in unrivalled high hydrogen capacity at ambient temperature. The mechanisms involved in the intercalation procedure are fully discussed. The main concept behind intercalating one-dimensional spacers in between giant GO sheets represents a versatile and highly scalable route to fabricate devices with superior hydrogen uptake.

Item Type: Article
Research Institute, Centre or Group - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Materials and Engineering Research Institute > Engineering Research
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1002/aenm.201200154
Page Range: 1439-1446
Depositing User: Sima Aminorroaya Yamini
Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2017 15:49
Last Modified: 18 Mar 2021 11:15
URI: https://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/15958

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