Controlling Defects in Graphene for Optimizing the Electrical Properties of Graphene Nanodevices

L Vicarelli, SJ Heerema, C Dekker, HW Zandbergen

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Structural defects strongly impact the electrical transport properties of graphene nanostructures. In this Perspective, we give a brief overview of different types of defects in graphene and their effect on transport properties. We discuss recent experimental progress on graphene self-repair of defects, with a focus on in situ transmission electron microscopy studies. Finally, we present the outlook for graphene self-repair and in situ experiments.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)3428-3435
Number of pages8
JournalACS Nano
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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