Self-Assembly Strategy for Fabricating Connected Graphene Nanoribbons

Patrick Han*, Kazuto Akagi, Filippo Federici Canova, Ryota Shimizu, Hiroyuki Oguchi, Susumu Shiraki, Paul S. Weiss, Naoki Asao, Taro Hitosugi

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Abstract

We use self-assembly to fabricate and to connect precise graphene nanoribbons end to end. Combining scanning tunneling microscopy, Raman spectroscopy, and density functional theory, we characterize the chemical and electronic aspects of the interconnections between ribbons. We demonstrate how the substrate effects of our self-assembly can be exploited to fabricate graphene structures connected to desired electrodes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)12035-12044
Number of pages10
JournalACS Nano
Volume9
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 20 Nov 2015
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

Keywords

  • bottom-up fabrication
  • graphene interconnections
  • graphene nanoribbons
  • scanning tunneling microscopy
  • surface-assisted molecular assembly

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