A chemical route to graphene for device applications.

@article{Gilje2007ACR,
  title={A chemical route to graphene for device applications.},
  author={Scott Gilje and Song Han and Minsheng Wang and Kang L. Wang and Richard B. Kaner},
  journal={Nano letters},
  year={2007},
  volume={7 11},
  pages={
          3394-8
        }
}
Oxidation of graphite produces graphite oxide, which is dispersible in water as individual platelets. After deposition onto Si/SiO2 substrates, chemical reduction produces graphene sheets. Electrical conductivity measurements indicate a 10000-fold increase in conductivity after chemical reduction to graphene. Tapping mode atomic force microscopy measurements show one to two layer graphene steps. Electrodes patterned onto a reduced graphite oxide film demonstrate a field effect response when the… 
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