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International Journal Of Chemistry, Mathematics And Physics(IJCMP)

Biological and Medical Applications of Graphene Nanoparticles

Ch. Kanchana Latha , Ramchander Merugu

International Journal of Chemistry, Mathematics And Physics(IJCMP), Vol-1,Issue-1, May - June 2017, Pages 55-61 ,

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Graphene which is one of the latest additions to nanocarbon family has peculiar band structure, extraordinary thermal and electronic conductance and room temperature quantum Hall effect. It is used in for various applications in diverse fields ranging from catalysis to electronics. In addition to being components in electronic devices, GO have been used in nanocomposite materials, polymer composite materials, energy storage, biomedical applications, catalysis and as a surfactant with some overlaps between these fields Graphene oxide is a unique material that can be viewed as a single monomolecular layer of graphite with various oxygen containing functionalities such as epoxide, carbonyl, carboxyl and hydroxyl groups.

Graphene oxide, catalysis, Applications.

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