Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1039/c3ra43308k
Title: Electrochemical performance of graphene and copper oxide composites synthesized from a metal-organic framework (Cu-MOF)
Authors: Guo, Z.
Reddy, M.V. 
Goh, B.M.
San, A.K.P.
Bao, Q. 
Loh, K.P. 
Issue Date: 7-Nov-2013
Citation: Guo, Z., Reddy, M.V., Goh, B.M., San, A.K.P., Bao, Q., Loh, K.P. (2013-11-07). Electrochemical performance of graphene and copper oxide composites synthesized from a metal-organic framework (Cu-MOF). RSC Advances 3 (41) : 19051-19056. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1039/c3ra43308k
Abstract: A composite made from copper oxide (CuO) and exfoliated graphene (G) was synthesized by sintering a Cu-based metal-organic framework (Cu-MOF) embedded with exfoliated G. The G-embedded Cu-MOF was first synthesized by the self-assembly process of Cu(NO3)2·6H2O and DMTA (2,5-imethoxyterephthalatic acid) in the presence of exfoliated, few-layer G in the range of 2-5 μm. 5 wt% exfoliated G was incorporated into the MOF as an impurity. The X-Ray diffraction studies of the composite show that the characteristics of the few-layer G can be observed along with (hkl) lines of Cu-MOF. Upon heating, the Cu-MOF-G system decomposes to form a conductive composite consisting of sheet-like CuO and G sheets. Due to the ability of G to act as conductive additive, the CuO-G composite delivers improved electrochemical properties and stable cycling compared to pure CuO, the Cu-MOF or physically mixed Cu-MOF-G composites. This journal is © The Royal Society of Chemistry 2013.
Source Title: RSC Advances
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/93702
ISSN: 20462069
DOI: 10.1039/c3ra43308k
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