Epitaxially Self-Assembled Alkane Layers for Graphene Electronics

Young Jun Yu, Gwan Hyoung Lee, Ji Il Choi, Yoon Su Shim, Chul Ho Lee, Seok Ju Kang, Sunwoo Lee, Kwang Taeg Rim, George W. Flynn, James Hone, Yong Hoon Kim, Philip Kim, Colin Nuckolls, Seokhoon Ahn

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25 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Article number1603925
JournalAdvanced Materials
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Feb

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Funding Information:
Y.-J.Y., G.-H.L., and J.I.C. contributed equally to this work. The authors thank J. Kim, S. Jeon, and S. Ryu for characterization and discussion of Raman spectroscopy in graphene. This work was supported through the Korea Institute of Science and Technology Institutional Program, Office of Basic Energy Sciences under Award No. DE-SC0001085 in part by NSF MIRT DMR-1122594, and the FAME Center, one of six centers of STARnet, a Semiconductor Research Corporation program sponsored by MARCO and DARPA. P.K., S.A., and Y.H.K. thank Nano Material Technology Development Program through the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) funded by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP) (2012M3A7B4049966, 2016M3A7B4024133, and 2016M3A7B4900135). P.K. acknowledges support from AFOSR(FA9550-14-1-0268). Y.-H.K. was supported by the Global Frontier Hybrid Interface Materials Program (No. 2013M3A6B1078881) and the Pioneer Program (2016M3C1A3906149) of the NRF funded by the MSIP. Y.J.Y. thanks the Institute for Information and Communications Technology Promotion (IITP) grant funded by the Korea government (MSIP) (B0117-16-1003, Fundamental technologies of two-dimensional materials and devices for the platform of new-functional smart devices) and the Creative Research Program (16ZB1810) of the ETRI, Korea. S.A. thanks the Graphene Materials/Components Development Project (10044366) through the Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy (MOTIE), Korea. G.H.L. was supported by Basic Science Research Program (NRF-2014R1A1A1004632) through NRF funded by the MSIP and in part by the Yonsei University Future-leading Research Initiative of 2014. S.J.K. was supported by the year of 2015 Research Fund of the UNIST(1.140117.01) and C.H.L. was supported by Basic Science Research Program (NRF-2014R1A1A2055112) through the NRF funded by the Korean Government Ministry of Education and KU-KIST Graduate School of Converging Science and Technology Program.


  • graphene
  • mobility
  • passivation
  • self-assembly
  • van der Waals interaction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Materials Science
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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