Thermodynamics drive the spontaneous dissolution of a graphite intercalation compound (GIC) KC8 in NMP to form stable solutions. Reduction potential of graphene is measured at +22 mV vs.SCE. Single layer graphene flakes (ca. 1 μm2) have been unambiguously identified by electron diffraction.
Royal Society of Chemistry
1 Jan 2011
Volume: 47 Issue: 19 Pages: 5470-5472