TITLE

In-situ epitaxial growth of graphene/h-BN van der Waals heterostructures by molecular beam epitaxy

AUTHOR(S)
Zheng Zuo; Zhongguang Xu; Renjing Zheng; Khanaki, Alireza; Jian-Guo Zheng; Jianlin Liu
PUB. DATE
October 2015
SOURCE
Scientific Reports;10/9/2015, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Van der Waals materials have received a great deal of attention for their exceptional layered structures and exotic properties, which can open up various device applications in nanoelectronics. However, in situ epitaxial growth of dissimilar van der Waals materials remains challenging. Here we demonstrate a solution for fabricating van der Waals heterostructures. Graphene/hexagonal boron nitride (h-BN) heterostructures were synthesized on cobalt substrates by using molecular beam epitaxy. Various characterizations were carried out to evaluate the heterostructures. Wafer-scale heterostructures consisting of single-layer/bilayer graphene and multilayer h-BN were achieved. The mismatch angle between graphene and h-BN is below 1°.
ACCESSION #
110327907

 

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