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Welcome to UWE Bristol Research Repository

The Research Repository is an open access online repository providing a central record of the University's research output as well as immediate access to the full text. It covers the whole range of UWE Bristol's output including books, book chapters, conference papers, images and journal articles.

Contact the team for more information at repository@uwe.ac.uk



Latest Additions

Ultrahigh Performance of Nanoengineered Graphene-Based Natural Jute Fiber Composites (2019)
Journal Article
Sarker, F., Potluri, P., Afroj, S., Koncherry, V., Novoselov, K. S., & Karim, N. (2019). Ultrahigh Performance of Nanoengineered Graphene-Based Natural Jute Fiber Composites. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 11(23), 21166-21176. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.9b04696

Natural fibers composites are considered as a sustainable alternative to synthetic composites due to their environmental and economic benefits. However, they suffer from poor mechanical and interfacial properties due to a random fiber orientation and... Read More about Ultrahigh Performance of Nanoengineered Graphene-Based Natural Jute Fiber Composites.

All Inkjet-Printed Graphene-Silver Composite Ink on Textiles for Highly Conductive Wearable Electronics Applications (2019)
Journal Article
Karim, N., Afroj, S., Tan, S., Novoselov, K. S., & Yeates, S. G. (2019). All Inkjet-Printed Graphene-Silver Composite Ink on Textiles for Highly Conductive Wearable Electronics Applications. Scientific Reports, 9(1), https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-44420-y

Inkjet-printed wearable electronic textiles (e-textiles) are considered to be very promising due to excellent processing and environmental benefits offered by digital fabrication technique. Inkjet-printing of conductive metallic inks such as silver (... Read More about All Inkjet-Printed Graphene-Silver Composite Ink on Textiles for Highly Conductive Wearable Electronics Applications.

Engineering Graphene Flakes for Wearable Textile Sensors via Highly Scalable and Ultrafast Yarn Dyeing Technique (2019)
Journal Article
Afroj, S., Karim, N., Wang, Z., Tan, S., He, P., Holwill, M., …Novoselov, K. S. (2019). Engineering Graphene Flakes for Wearable Textile Sensors via Highly Scalable and Ultrafast Yarn Dyeing Technique. ACS Nano, 13(4), 3847-3857. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.9b00319

Multifunctional wearable e-textiles have been a focus of much attention due to their great potential for healthcare, sportswear, fitness, space, and military applications. Among them, electroconductive textile yarn shows great promise for use as next... Read More about Engineering Graphene Flakes for Wearable Textile Sensors via Highly Scalable and Ultrafast Yarn Dyeing Technique.

High-Performance Graphene-Based Natural Fiber Composites (2018)
Journal Article
Sarker, F., Karim, N., Afroj, S., Koncherry, V., Novoselov, K. S., & Potluri, P. (2018). High-Performance Graphene-Based Natural Fiber Composites. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 10(40), 34502-34512. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.8b13018

Natural fiber composites are attracting significant interest due to their potential for replacing synthetic composites at lower cost with improved environmental sustainability. However, natural fiber composites suffer from poor mechanical and interfa... Read More about High-Performance Graphene-Based Natural Fiber Composites.

Graphene-based surface heater for de-icing applications (2018)
Journal Article
Karim, N., Zhang, M., Afroj, S., Koncherry, V., Potluri, P., & Novoselov, K. S. (in press). Graphene-based surface heater for de-icing applications. RSC Advances, 8(30), 16815-16823. https://doi.org/10.1039/c8ra02567c

Graphene-based de-icing composites are of great interest due to incredible thermal, electrical and mechanical properties of graphene. Moreover, current technologies possess a number of challenges such as expensive, high power consumption, limited lif... Read More about Graphene-based surface heater for de-icing applications.