I'm looking forward to making a graphene supercapacitor using LightScribe method for 12th Grade project. I need Graphite Oxide, to start working although all I can find on the web is Graphene Oxide.

I've read What is the difference between graphite oxide and graphene oxide?, but I don't seem to understand whether I can use it in my application or not.

The paper I'm referring to regarding the project is: Making Graphene-Based Supercapacitors by LightScribe, Theint-Aung, Cornell College, Department of Physics, Mount Vernon, IA


Q1. Can I use graphene oxide instead of graphite oxide to accomplish the end goal of producing graphene supercapacitors (production method could be different)?

Q2. Can I convert graphene oxide into graphite oxide, using some reaction?

Note: I have access to an "alright" quality chemistry lab at school (not US), so processes involving ultrasonic baths are out of question, I have access to only cheap equipment.

P.S.: If possible, could you also provide a link where I could learn a bit about the chemistry behind the reactions you are talking about in your answer?

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    $\begingroup$ You should edit your title to increase your question's potential! $\endgroup$ Oct 16 '17 at 10:59
  • $\begingroup$ @Mockingbird Is that better? Titles are one of the things I’m not strong at... $\endgroup$ Oct 16 '17 at 15:49

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