DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.89636
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Ernesto Hernández-Hernández, Perla J. Hernández-Belmares, Mónica A. Ceniceros-Reyes, Oliverio S. Rodríguez-Fernández, Pablo González-Morones

Abstract: The synthesis of graphite oxide (GrO) by oxidation of graphite has been carried out by different procedures. In this chapter, we describe a simple synthesis route based on Hummers' method without the usage of NaNO 3 achieving nearly the same outcomes, and this methodology is directed toward high-quality scale production of GrO with similar properties compared with GrO obtained with traditional and improved Hummers' methods. The GrO was obtained in a series of batch reactions and characterized by different tech…

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