exfoliated graphite

The product of very rapid heating (or flash heating) of @[email protected] @[email protected], such as @[email protected] hydrogensulfate of relatively large particle diameter (flakes). The vaporizing intercalated substances force the @[email protected] layers apart. The exfoliated @[email protected] assumes an accordion-like shape with an apparent volume often hundreds of times that of the original @[email protected] flakes.
Exfoliated @[email protected] is usually prepared from well-crystallized natural flake @[email protected] It is used for the production of @[email protected] foils. Exfoliated @[email protected] is different from the deflagration product of @[email protected] oxide (graphitic acid).
PAC, 1995, 67, 473. (Recommended terminology for the description of carbon as a solid (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)) on page 488 [Terms] [Paper]