Interaction of plasma with Graphene Oxide: A review

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Volume-49 Number-2
Year of Publication : 2017
Authors : Pankaj Kumar
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V49P220


Pankaj Kumar "Interaction of plasma with Graphene Oxide: A review", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V49(2),128-136 July 2017. ISSN:2231-5381. published by seventh sense research group

Reduced Graphene Oxide (RGO) is a promising two dimensional material which has got the potential of replacing the graphene. The zero band gap of the graphene is itself a big problem which needs to be resolved. The reduced graphene oxide is almost graphene having band gap. Out of a lot methods and techniques of synthesizing the RGO, one is the reduction of graphene oxide (GO) in the presence of plasma. Various plasma techniques for GO reduction, present in the existing literature, have been reviewed here. Ammonia plasma reduction, hydrogen plasma reduction, methane plasma reduction and argon plasma reduction with some more gases is presented in the report. Combination of two gases for plasma creation is also looked upon. Apart from gas plasma, the liquid plasma and plasma plum created by laser are also presented. Some literature reports on nanomaterial composite formation by plasma sintering are also discussed.


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Graphene Oxide (GO), Reduced Graphene Oxide(RGO).