Graphene Nanocomposites for Electromagnetic Induction Shielding

  • Yang Li
  • Wentao ZhaiEmail author
Part of the Springer Series on Polymer and Composite Materials book series (SSPCM)


The unique properties of graphene, such as high specific surface area, aspect ratio and electrical conductivity, make it very promising to fabricate electromagnetic induction (EMI) shielding materials . In this chapter, we firstly made a brief introduction about the development of EMI shielding materials as well as the preparation of graphene and polymer/graphene nanocomposites (PGNs). Typical surface modification of graphene to optimize its dispersion within polymer matrix was reviewed later. After that, we presented critical factors for the EMI shielding effectiveness (SE) of PGNs in detail. Meanwhile, the EMI shielding mechanism was introduced associated with corresponding examples.


Electromagnetic interference Shielding effectiveness Graphene Polymer Nanocomposites Electrical conductivity 



Polymer/graphene nanocomposites


Electromagnetic interference


Shielding effectiveness


Carbon nanofiber


Multi-walled carbon nanotubes


Graphite oxide


Graphene oxide


Reduced graphene oxide


Graphene nanosheets


Fe3O4-decorated graphene


Functionalized graphene sheets


Ferric oxide


Ferroferric oxide






Poly(vinyl alcohol)






Polystyrene-functional graphene


Pristine graphene nanosheets






Polyinylidene fluoride




Water-borne polyurethane




Ethylene-vinyl acetate


Stearyl trimethyl ammonium chloride


Water vapor induced phase separation


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ningbo Institute of Material Technology and Engineering, Chinese Academy of SciencesNingboChina

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