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Characterization of Electronic, Electrical, Optical, and Mechanical Properties of Graphene

  • Wai-Leong Chen
  • Dong-Ming Wu
  • Yinren Chen
  • Yonhua TzengEmail author
Chapter

Abstract

Graphene is a two-dimensional material which is composed of a honeycomb lattice made of single atomic layer of carbon atoms arranged in a hexagonal atomic structure. It has many extraordinary properties desirable for real-world applications. Low electrical resistivity, high electromigration resistance, high thermal conductivity, and outstanding mechanical strength make graphene a promising candidate for nano-interconnects. The atomically thin graphene is also optically transparent in a wide spectrum of wavelength and an excellent diffusion barrier. In this chapter, characterization of graphene for electronic, electrical, optical, and mechanical applications is discussed.

Keywords

Graphene Electronics Optical Mechanical 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wai-Leong Chen
    • 1
  • Dong-Ming Wu
    • 1
  • Yinren Chen
    • 1
  • Yonhua Tzeng
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Institute of Microelectronics, Department of Electrical EngineeringNational Cheng Kung UniversityTainanTaiwan

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