Single graphene sheet detected in a carbon nanofilm

Horiuchi, Shigeo; Gotou, Takuya; Fujiwara, Masahiro; Asaka, Toru; Yokosawa, Tadahiro; Matsui, Yoshio
March 2004
Applied Physics Letters;3/29/2004, Vol. 84 Issue 13, p2403
Academic Journal
In order to clarify the existence of a single sheet of carbon six-membered-ring plane (graphene) this letter presents a method by which the stacking number of the sheets in a carbon nanofilm (CNF) can be exactly counted, based on the quantitative analysis of electron diffraction intensity. Using the method we can detect a single graphene sheet in a CNF. © 2004 American Institute of Physics.


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