Research on Chemical Intermediates

, Volume 43, Issue 4, pp 2237–2240 | Cite as

Comment on: ‘‘The effect of pressure on morphological features and quality of synthesized graphene’’ [Res Chem Intermed journal DOI 10.1007/s11164-016-2594-8]

  • Shahram SolaymaniEmail author
  • Atefeh Ghaderi
  • Slawomir Kulesza
  • Mirosław Bramowicz


In their recent article, Alipour et al. (Res Chem Intermed, 1. doi: 10.1007/s11164-016-2594-8) studied the effect of pressure on the morphological characteristics and quality of synthesized graphene from SEM data. Here, the basics of fractal calculations and depth histogram will be explained to avoid such egregious mistakes between using AFM, SEM and stereo SEM images by authors.


Morphological features Depth histogram Abbott–Firestone curve Root mean square Atomic force microscopy Scanning electron microscopy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shahram Solaymani
    • 1
    Email author
  • Atefeh Ghaderi
    • 1
  • Slawomir Kulesza
    • 2
  • Mirosław Bramowicz
    • 3
  1. 1.Young Researchers and Elite Club, Kermanshah BranchIslamic Azad UniversityKermanshahIran
  2. 2.Faculty of Mathematics and Computer ScienceUniversity of Warmia and Mazury in OlsztynOlsztynPoland
  3. 3.Faculty of Technical SciencesUniversity of Warmia and Mazury in OlsztynOlsztynPoland

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