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Molecules 2015, 20(12), 21050-21057; doi:10.3390/molecules201219747

Towards the Synthesis of Graphene Azide from Graphene Oxide

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Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy, Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), Henkestraße 42, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
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Institute of Advanced Materials and Processes (ZMP), Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), Dr.-Mack-Straße 81, 90762 Fürth, Germany
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Academic Editor: Klaus Banert
Received: 30 October 2015 / Revised: 17 November 2015 / Accepted: 18 November 2015 / Published: 26 November 2015
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Organic Azides)
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Abstract

In the last decades, organic azides haven proven to be very useful precursors in organic chemistry, for example in 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition reactions (click-chemistry). Likewise, azides can be introduced into graphene oxide with an almost intact carbon framework, namely oxo-functionalized graphene (oxo-G1), which is a highly oxidized graphene derivative and a powerful precursor for graphene that is suitable for electronic devices. The synthesis of a graphene derivative with exclusively azide groups (graphene azide) is however still a challenge. In comparison also hydrogenated graphene, called graphene or halogenated graphene remain challenging to synthesize. A route to graphene azide would be the desoxygenation of azide functionalized oxo-G1. Here we show how treatment of azide functionalized oxo-G1 with HCl enlarges the π-system and removes strongly adsorbed water and some oxo-functional groups. This development reflects one step towards graphene azide. View Full-Text
Keywords: graphene oxide; graphene azide; Raman; TGA-MS graphene oxide; graphene azide; Raman; TGA-MS
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Halbig, C.E.; Rietsch, P.; Eigler, S. Towards the Synthesis of Graphene Azide from Graphene Oxide. Molecules 2015, 20, 21050-21057.

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