Highly Conductive Carbon-Nanotube/Graphite-Oxide Hybrid Films

Authors

  • Dongyu Cai,

    1. Institute of Polymer Technology and Materials Engineering Loughborough University Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU (UK)
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  • Mo Song,

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    1. Institute of Polymer Technology and Materials Engineering Loughborough University Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU (UK)
    • Institute of Polymer Technology and Materials Engineering Loughborough University Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU (UK).
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  • Chenxi Xu

    1. Institute of Polymer Technology and Materials Engineering Loughborough University Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU (UK)
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  • The authors would like to thank the EPSRC and Loughborough University for their financial support. Mr. John Bates is kindly acknowledged for his help in using the scanning and trans mission electron microscopes in the Loughborough Materials Characterization Center (LMCC). Supporting Information is available online from Wiley InterScience or from the author.

Abstract

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Conductive hybrid carbon nanotube (CNT( films are prepared by a new and simple method. Thee graphite oxide nanoplatelet/carbon-nanotube hybrid films exhibit an extremely low square resistance. The SEM image shows the surface morphology, and reveals that one-dimensional carbon nanotubes form a conductive percolated network by covering the two-dimensional graphite oxide nanoplatelets.

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