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Catalytic Materials: Nanofibers—From Research to Manufacture

  • Nelly M. RodriguezEmail author
  • R. Terry K. Baker
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Part of the Springer Series in Materials Science book series (SSMATERIALS, volume 224)

Abstract

Graphene nanofibers are materials that display extraordinary properties suitable for a number of advanced energy storage devices as well as chemical processes. These solids offer the most direct route for the manufacture of bulk quantities of high quality graphene . The cost of producing these materials on a commercial scale presents a major challenge, which we have sought to overcome via the use of natural gas as a source of carbon. The key breakthrough in the process has been the design of a catalyst system that is capable of generating high purity graphene nanofibers and hydrogen in a very efficient manner.

Keywords

Oxygen Reduction Reaction Ethyl Benzene Propylene Carbonate Propylene Carbonate Ethylene Carbonate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Catalytic MaterialsPittsboroUSA

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