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]


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.

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Solaymani, S., Ghaderi, A., Kulesza, S. et al. 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]. Res Chem Intermed 43, 2237–2240 (2017).

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