# Boron nitride substrates for high-quality graphene electronics.

@article{Dean2010BoronNS,
title={Boron nitride substrates for high-quality graphene electronics.},
author={Cory R. Dean and Andrea F. Young and Inanc Meric and C. Lee and L. Wang and Sebastian Sorgenfrei and K. Watanabe and Takashi Taniguchi and Philip Kim and Kenneth L. Shepard and James C. Hone},
journal={Nature nanotechnology},
year={2010},
volume={5 10},
pages={
722-6
}
}
• Published 26 May 2010
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• Nature nanotechnology
Graphene devices on standard SiO(2) substrates are highly disordered, exhibiting characteristics that are far inferior to the expected intrinsic properties of graphene. Although suspending the graphene above the substrate leads to a substantial improvement in device quality, this geometry imposes severe limitations on device architecture and functionality. There is a growing need, therefore, to identify dielectrics that allow a substrate-supported geometry while retaining the quality achieved…
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