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WEB From 0D to 3D Nanocarbon-Containing Composites: A Voyage at the Nanoscale

Friday (25.09.2020)
11:50 - 12:05 F: Functional Materials, Surfaces, and Devices 2
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There is an urgent need to develop “green”, i.e. environmentally friendly, and technologically sustainable concepts and materials formulations to generate clean energy. Within this context, carbon-based materials and (nano)composites have been shown to be highly promising for energy conversion and storage purposes.

In the present talk, synthetic strategies to access nanocomposites containing 0D-nanocarbon (nanodiamond, onion-like carbon, bucky nanodiamonds), 1D-nanocarbon (carbon nanotubes and graphene scrolls), 2D-nanocarbon (graphene and nanographene), as well as 3D-nanocarbon (multilayer graphene) dispersed phases will be introduced. The prepared materials will be discussed within the context of their preparative accessibility from tailor-made single source precursors as well as their thermodynamic stability. Moreover, selected functional properties thereof will be highlighted and assessed in the light of prospective energy-related applications.


Dr. Gabriela Mera
Technische Universität Darmstadt