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Electrical Conductivity of Collapsed Multilayer Graphene Tubes

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Synthesis of multilayer graphene on copper wires by a chemical vapor deposition method is reported. After copper etching, the multilayer tube collapses forming stripes of graphitic films, their electrical conductance as a function of temperature indicate a semiconductor-like behavior. Using the multilayer graphene stripes, a cross junction is built and owing to its electrical behavior we propose that a tunneling process exists in the device.

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D. Mendoza, "Electrical Conductivity of Collapsed Multilayer Graphene Tubes," World Journal of Nano Science and Engineering, Vol. 2 No. 2, 2012, pp. 53-57. doi: 10.4236/wjnse.2012.22009.

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