Grape extract assisted green synthesis of reduced graphene oxide for water treatment application

Ravi Kant Upadhyay, Navneet Soin, Gourav Bhattacharya, Susmita Saha, Anjan Barman, Susanta Sinha Roy

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Abstract

Abstract Grapes (Vitis vinifera) extract was explored as a "green reducing agent" for the preparation of reduced graphene oxide (RGO) from graphene oxide (GO). The effect of reduction time on physical, chemical and optical properties of the RGO was also investigated. Synthesized RGO samples exhibited excellent activity as an adsorbent for the removal of organic dye. Proposed synthesis is environmental friendly, cost effective and promising for the large scale production of RGO.

Original languageEnglish
Article number19342
Pages (from-to)355-358
Number of pages4
JournalMaterials Letters
Volume160
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 29 Jul 2015

Keywords

  • Carbon materials
  • Grapes extract
  • Green synthesis
  • Reduced graphene oxide
  • X-ray techniques

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