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Inorganic Analogues of Graphene

Rao, CNR and Nag, Angshuman (2010) Inorganic Analogues of Graphene. In: European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry (27). pp. 4244-4250.

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Abstract

The discovery of graphene has aroused great interest in the properties and phenomena exhibited by two-dimensional inorganic materials, especially when they comprise only a single, two or a few layers. Graphene-like MoS2 and WS2 have been prepared by chemical methods, and the materials have been characterized by electron microscopy, atomic force microscopy (AFM) and other methods. Boron nitride analogues of graphene have been obtained by a simple chemical procedure starting with boric acid and urea and have been characterized by various techniques that include surface area measurements. A new layered material with the composition BCN possessing a few layers and a large surface area discovered recently exhibits a large uptake of CO2.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to John Wiley and Sons.
Keywords: Graphene; Nanostructres; Molybdenum; Tungsten; Sulfides; Boron; Nitrides
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Solid State & Structural Chemistry Unit
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2010 10:27
Last Modified: 13 Nov 2010 10:27
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/33669

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