STM observation of a box-shaped graphene nanostructure appeared after mechanical cleavage of pyrolytic graphite

  title={STM observation of a box-shaped graphene nanostructure appeared after mechanical cleavage of pyrolytic graphite},
  author={Rostislav V. Lapshin},
  journal={Applied Surface Science},
  • R. V. Lapshin
  • Published 2016
  • Physics, Materials Science
  • Applied Surface Science
Abstract A description is given of a three-dimensional box-shaped graphene (BSG) nanostructure formed/uncovered by mechanical cleavage of highly oriented pyrolytic graphite (HOPG). The discovered nanostructure is a multilayer system of parallel hollow channels located along the surface and having quadrangular cross-section. The thickness of the channel walls/facets is approximately equal to 1 nm. The typical width of channel facets makes about 25 nm, the channel length is 390 nm and more. The… Expand
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