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Graphene as a sensor

Amin, Kazi Rafsanjani and Bid, Aveek (2014) Graphene as a sensor. In: CURRENT SCIENCE, 107 (3). pp. 430-436.

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Abstract

Graphene has emerged as one of the strongest candidates for post-silicon technologies. One of the most important applications of graphene in the foreseeable future is sensing of particles of gas molecules, biomolecules or different chemicals or sensing of radiation of particles like alpha, gamma or cosmic particles. Several unique properties of graphene such as its extremely small thickness, very low mass, large surface to volume ratio, very high absorption coefficient, high mobility of charge carriers, high mechanical strength and high Young's modulus make it exceptionally suitable for making sensors. In this article we review the state-of-the-art in the application of graphene as a material and radiation detector, focusing on the current experimental status, challenges and the excitement ahead.

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Keywords: Graphene; sensor; radiation detector; response and recovery time
Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Physics
Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2014 05:50
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2014 05:50
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/49934

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