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Synthesis and Characterization of Mass Produced High Quality Few Layered Graphene Sheets via a Chemical Method

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Graphene is a two-dimensional crystal of carbon atoms arranged in a honeycomb lattice. It is a zero band gap semimetal with very unique physical and chemical properties which make it useful for many applications such as ultra-high-speed field-effect transistors, p-n junction diodes, terahertz oscillators, and low-noise electronic, NEMS and sensors. When the high quality mass production of this nanomaterial is still a big challenge, we developed a process which will be an important step to achieve this goal. Atomic Force Microscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy, Scanning tunneling microscopy, High Resolution Transmission Electron Microscopy, X-Ray Diffraction, Raman spectroscopy, Energy Dispersive X-ray system were investigated to characterize and examine the quality of this product.

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Khenfouch, M. , Buttner, U. , Baïtoul, M. and Maaza, M. (2014) Synthesis and Characterization of Mass Produced High Quality Few Layered Graphene Sheets via a Chemical Method. Graphene, 3, 7-13. doi: 10.4236/graphene.2014.32002.

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