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Layered materials

Scaling up exfoliation

High-shear mixing is now shown to be an effective approach for the exfoliation of large quantities of graphene and other two-dimensional materials, providing a viable route for the industrial scaling of applications based on these layered crystals.

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Figure 1: Shear exfoliation of graphite to graphene.


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Tour, J. Scaling up exfoliation. Nature Mater 13, 545–546 (2014).

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