Control of Graphene's Properties by Reversible Hydrogenation: Evidence for Graphane

@article{Elias2009ControlOG,
  title={Control of Graphene's Properties by Reversible Hydrogenation: Evidence for Graphane},
  author={D. C. Elias and R. R. Nair and T. Mohiuddin and S. Morozov and P. Blake and M. Halsall and A. Ferrari and D. Boukhvalov and M. Katsnelson and Andre K. Geim and K. Novoselov},
  journal={Science},
  year={2009},
  volume={323},
  pages={610 - 613}
}
  • D. C. Elias, R. R. Nair, +8 authors K. Novoselov
  • Published 2009
  • Physics, Medicine, Materials Science
  • Science
  • Although graphite is known as one of the most chemically inert materials, we have found that graphene, a single atomic plane of graphite, can react with atomic hydrogen, which transforms this highly conductive zero-overlap semimetal into an insulator. Transmission electron microscopy reveals that the obtained graphene derivative (graphane) is crystalline and retains the hexagonal lattice, but its period becomes markedly shorter than that of graphene. The reaction with hydrogen is reversible, so… CONTINUE READING

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