Hydrothermal Route for Cutting Graphene Sheets into Blue-Luminescent Graphene Quantum Dots

The mechanisms of the cutting and luminescence are discussed. This discovery of PL of GQDs may extend the range of application of graphene-based materials to optoelectronics and biological labeling

Dengyu Pan; Jingchun Zhang; Zhen Li; Minghong Wu

2009

Scholarcy highlights

  • 10 nm in diameter) that exhibit bright blue photoluminescence are prepared by hydrothermal cutting of oxidized graphene sheets
  • The mechanisms of the cutting and luminescence are discussed. This discovery of PL of GQDs may extend the range of application of graphene-based materials to optoelectronics and biological labeling

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