Electrical behavior of indium contacted graphene flakes

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Abstract

We studied the electrical transport properties of indium contacted graphene, few layer graphite (FLG) and bulk graphite samples under ambient conditions. Some of the contacted samples showed nonlinear transport characteristics. The initial electrical properties of the samples were changed reversibly by light illumination and irreversibly by argon ion irradiation. Ion irradiation modified the nonlinear I-V characteristics to quasi-linear ones in many cases. The resistance of a graphene sample showed positive temperature coefficient.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9-16
Number of pages8
JournalNanopages
Volume7
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1 2012

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Keywords

  • Graphene electrical properties
  • Indium contact
  • Nanofabrication
  • Nanotechnology
  • Photosensitivity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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