Reversible fluorination of graphene: Evidence of a two-dimensional wide bandgap semiconductor

@article{Cheng2010ReversibleFO,
  title={Reversible fluorination of graphene: Evidence of a two-dimensional wide bandgap semiconductor},
  author={S.-H. Cheng and Ke Zou and Fujio Okino and Humberto Rodr{\'i}guez Guti{\'e}rrez and Awnish Gupta and Ning Shen and Peter C. Eklund and Jorge O. Sofo and J. G. Zhu},
  journal={Physical Review B},
  year={2010},
  volume={81},
  pages={205435}
}
We report the synthesis and evidence of graphene fluoride, a two-dimensional wide bandgap semiconductor derived from graphene. Graphene fluoride exhibits hexagonal crystalline order and strongly insulating behavior with resistance exceeding $10\text{ }\text{G}\ensuremath{\Omega}$ at room temperature. Electron transport in graphene fluoride is well described by variable range hopping in two dimensions due to the presence of localized states in the band gap. Graphene obtained through the… Expand

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