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Graphene-Based Nanomaterials for Hydrogen Storage

  • Ayşenur Aygün
  • Esra Atalay
  • Shukria Yassin
  • Anish Khan
  • Fatih ŞenEmail author
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Part of the Carbon Nanostructures book series (CARBON)

Abstract

Graphene, which was discovered in the last ten years, has attracted considerable attention in the field of material science and has been one of the most important materials. Graphene has a two-dimensional structure, and this structure gives the structural, electronic, and optical properties characteristic of the graphene. Thanks to these characteristics, many graphene-based materials have been synthesized for use in many potential applications, such as electronics, energy storage, catalysis, gas absorption, separation, and detection. The function, surface area and porosity, adjustable for energy-based materials and stable graphene are of great importance to these applications. The most important feature that makes the graphene a very useful nanoparticle is its electronic feature. Also, graphene is used as an electrode in solar cells with unprecedented transparency and conductivity. Moreover, a certain amount of graphene can store energy. In this chapter, we outline the structure, properties of graphene, and developments in energy storage systems, and graphene-based hydrogen storage systems.

Keywords

Graphene Graphene oxide Synthesis Hydrogen storage Gas storage 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ayşenur Aygün
    • 1
  • Esra Atalay
    • 1
  • Shukria Yassin
    • 1
  • Anish Khan
    • 2
    • 3
  • Fatih Şen
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Sen Research Group, Department of BiochemistryDumlupınar UniversityKütahyaTurkey
  2. 2.Chemistry Department, Faculty of ScienceKing Abdulaziz UniversityJeddahSaudi Arabia
  3. 3.Center of Excellence for Advanced Materials ResearchKing Abdulaziz UniversityJeddahSaudi Arabia

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