Chemical vapor deposition of partially oxidized graphene

Mutlu Z., Ruiz I., Wu R. J., Ionescu R., Shahrezaei S., TEMİZ S., ...More

RSC ADVANCES, vol.7, no.51, pp.32209-32215, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 51
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1039/c7ra05097f
  • Journal Name: RSC ADVANCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.32209-32215
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: No


Herein, we report on chemical vapor deposition (CVD) of partially oxidized graphene (POG) films on electropolished polycrystalline copper foils at relatively low temperature under near-atmospheric pressure. The structural, chemical, and electronic properties of the films are studied in detail using several spectroscopic and microscopic techniques. The content of carbon and oxygen in the films is identified by chemical mapping at near-atomic scale. Electron diffraction patterns of the films possess clear diffraction spots with a six-fold pattern that is consistent with the hexagonal lattice. The fine structure of the carbon K-edge signal in STEM-EELS spectra of the films is distinguishable from that of graphene and graphite. The presence of oxygen in the films is further supported by a clear oxygen Kedge. Raman spectroscopy and XPS results provide direct evidence for a lower degree of oxidation. The work function of the films is found to be much higher than that of graphene, using UPS measurements.