Graphene/Polymer Nanocomposites with High Dielectric Performance: Interface Engineering

  • Dongrui Wang
  • Feng You
  • Guo-Hua HuEmail author
Part of the Springer Series on Polymer and Composite Materials book series (SSPCM)


High permittivity polymer-based composites are highly desired due to their potential applications as high energy density capacitors and inherent advantages of easy processing, flexibility and light weight. Graphene, a two-dimensional nanomaterial with a layer thickness of one atom, has showed many outstanding properties and aroused tremendous research enthusiasm. Its large aspect ratio, high surface area and high electric conductivity make it an ideal filler for fabricating polymer-based percolative nanocomposites with high dielectric performance. This chapter reviews progresses in graphene-filled polymer nanocomposites with high permittivity that have been made over the past few years. The basic theory of percolation and the interface effect of graphene/polymer on the dielectric properties of nanocomposites are discussed.


Graphene Nanocomposite Dielectric permittivity Percolation Energy storage 



The authors gratefully acknowledge the financial support from NSFC (51103011), Beijing Natural Science Foundation (2132029, 2142023), and Beijing Higher Education Young Elite Teacher Project (YETP0392).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, School of Chemistry and Biological EngineeringUniversity of Science and Technology BeijingBeijingChina
  2. 2.School of Material and EngineeringWuhan Institute of TechnologyWuhanChina
  3. 3.Laboratory of Reactions and Process Engineering (CNRS UMR 7274)Université de Lorraine - CNRSNancyFrance

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