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Bulk properties of solution-synthesized chevron-like graphene nanoribbons

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Graphene nanoribbons (GNRs) have received a great deal of attention due to their promise for electronic and optoelectronic applications. Several recent studies have focused on the synthesis of GNRs by the bottom-up approaches that could yield very narrow GNRs with atomically precise edges. One type of GNRs that has received a considerable attention is the chevron-like GNR with a very distinct periodic structure. Surface-assisted and solution-based synthetic approaches for the chevron-like GNRs have been developed, but their electronic properties have not been reported yet. In this work, we synthesized chevron-like GNRs in bulk by a solution-based method, characterized them by a number of spectroscopic techniques and measured their bulk conductivity. We demonstrate that solution-synthesized chevron-like GNRs are electrically conductive in bulk, which makes them a potentially promising material for applications in organic electronics and photovoltaics.

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Submitted
13 Jun 2014
Accepted
03 Jul 2014
First published
04 Jul 2014

Faraday Discuss., 2014,173, 105-113
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Bulk properties of solution-synthesized chevron-like graphene nanoribbons

T. H. Vo, M. Shekhirev, A. Lipatov, R. A. Korlacki and A. Sinitskii, Faraday Discuss., 2014, 173, 105
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00131A

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