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Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 55, Issue 2, pp 670–679 | Cite as

Preparation of needle-like TiO2/Graphene for electrical conductive analysis

  • Ying Li
  • Tao EEmail author
  • Lin Liu
  • Shuyi Yang
  • Jianhua Qian
  • Zengying Ma
Electronic materials
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Abstract

The needle-like TiO2 obtained by hydrothermal treatment combines with Graphene by adding cetyltrimethylammonium bromide (CTAB) as auxiliary dispersant. On this basis, the needle-like TiO2/Graphene composite conductive material was prepared which is increasing the compatibility of conductive Graphene. The growth mechanism of the needle-like TiO2/Graphene was discussed and supported by scanning electron microscopy, transmission electron microscopy and other test methods. Experimental results show that hydrothermal temperature has a great influence on the formation of needle-like TiO2. The quick electron transportation properties between TiO2 and Graphene make the TiO2/Graphene have excellent conductive ability. Needle-like TiO2 can facilitate electron transport on the layer of Graphene. The three-dimensional mesh structure formed by crisscross of needle-like TiO2 is attached to the Graphene surface by the auxiliary effect of CTAB, is forming a conductive network to increase the transmission rate of electrons, so that the TiO2/Graphene is endowed with good electrical conductivity. Finally, the resistivity of TiO2/Graphene is as low as 1.655 × 10−3 Ω m at 7 wt% Graphene, which conforms to the electrical conductive standard of the materials prepared by the factory.

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Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the Basic Research Project of Liaoning Province (LF2017007), the Scientific Public Welfare Research Foundation of Liaoning Province (20170054) and the National Natural Science Foundation (21878024).

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All the authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Liaoning Province Key Laboratory for Synthesis and Application of Functional Compounds, College of Chemistry and Chemical EngineeringBohai UniversityJinzhouChina

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