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United States Patent Application

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Graphene aerogels with high conductivity and surface areas including a method for making a graphene aerogel, including the following steps: (1) preparing a reaction mixture comprising a graphene oxide suspension and at least one catalyst; (2) curing the reaction mixture to produce a wet gel; (3) drying the wet gel to produce a dry gel; and (4) pyrolyzing the dry gel to produce a graphene aerogel. Applications include electrical energy storage including batteries and supercapacitors.
Pauzauskie, Peter J. (Oakland, CA), Worsley, Marcus A. (Hayward, CA), Baumann, Theodore F. (Discovery Bay, CA), Satcher, JR., Joe H. (Patterson, CA), Biener, Juergen (San Leandro, CA)
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LIVERMORE CA)
14/ 606,894
January 27, 2015
FEDERAL FUNDING STATEMENT [0002] The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC52-07NA27344 between the United States Department of Energy and Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC for the operation of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.