High-yield dielectrophoretic deposition and ion sensitivity of graphene

Pengfei Li, Nan Lei, Jie Xu, Wei Xue

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Abstract

Graphene research has attracted enormous attention since the discovery of the material in 2004 [1]. Graphene can be viewed as a two-dimensional (2D) honeycomb lattice that is constructed with a single layer of carbon atoms. It not only provides a unique structure for fundamental research but is also an ideal material for future nanoelectronics and sensor applications [2,3]. Graphene has demonstrated fascinating chemical, mechanical, and electrical properties. For example, when exposed to different gases, graphene can be chemically doped to either p-type or n-type [4]. A nanoindentation measurement of a freestanding monolayer graphene membrane using atomic force microscopy (AFM) shows that the material has an ultrahigh Young’s modulus of 1.0 TPa, which makes graphene one of the strongest materials ever measured [5]. Depending on the number of layers in the sheet, the electrical properties of graphene alter accordingly, changing it from a semiconductor to a metal, or vice versa [6].

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationNanoelectronic Device Applications Handbook
PublisherCRC Press
Pages373-382
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9781466565241
ISBN (Print)9781466565234
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)

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