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Manufacturing graphene

PTB-News 2.2017
02.05.2017
Especially interesting for

resistance metrology

sensors

semiconductor components

The schematic representation of a monolayer of graphene shows the hexagonal structure of the crystal lattice which consists of carbon atoms.

At PTB, a manufacturing procedure for monolayer graphene has been developed to produce a quantum standard for the electric unit of resistance. Thanks to its reliability and simplicity, this enhanced multi-step sublimation method allows the production of large-scale graphene structures. This also paves the way for the mass production of qualitatively highend monolayer graphene films. The produced samples of 10 mm × 5 mm exhibit no irregularity in their material as may occur due to the formation of multiple layers of graphene or due to high substrate steps.

Advantages

manufacturing of graphene monolayers

size can be scaled

potential for mass production

Contact person for questions about technology transfer
Andreas Barthel, Phone: +49 (0)531 592-8307, Opens window for sending emailandreas.barthel(at)ptb.deOpens internal link in current windowhttp://www.ptb.de/cms/en/research-development/innovation-and-technology-transfer.html