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A universal transfer route for graphene

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Abstract

Often synthetic graphene requires transfer onto an arbitrary substrate prior to use because the substrate it was originally synthesized on is inappropriate for either electrical measurement or characterization. While a variety of routes have been developed they are substrate dependant and often involve the use of harsh treatments. Here we present a facile and cheap route that can be applied to graphene over any substrate. This universal transfer route is based on a wet chemical reaction producing gaseous species which can intercalate between the substrate and the graphene and thus gently delaminate the two.

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The article was received on 05 Sep 2013, accepted on 05 Nov 2013 and first published on 08 Nov 2013


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR04739C
Nanoscale, 2014,6, 889-896

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    A universal transfer route for graphene

    S. Gorantla, A. Bachmatiuk, J. Hwang, H. A. Alsalman, J. Y. Kwak, T. Seyller, J. Eckert, M. G. Spencer and M. H. Rümmeli, Nanoscale, 2014, 6, 889
    DOI: 10.1039/C3NR04739C

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