Graphene Oxide

An Important Derivative of Graphene with Interesting Electrical Properties

Authored by: S. Mahaboob Jilani , P. Banerji

Graphene Science Handbook

Print publication date:  April  2016
Online publication date:  April  2016

Print ISBN: 9781466591318
eBook ISBN: 9781466591325
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/b19642-13

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Abstract

Graphene oxide (GO), a single layer of graphite oxide, emerges as a precursor material for the chemical synthesis of graphene; however, it has some interesting electrical properties that are strongly influenced by the oxygen functional groups arranged on its surface and edges. By adjusting the ratio of carbon to oxygen atoms, a wide range of electrical properties with insulator-to-semimetal characteristics are obtained in GO. In this chapter, we have discussed the electrical properties in GO as an insulator, a semiconductor, and a semimetal. Further, the applications of GO as an active material in resistive-switching nonvolatile memory devices and its composites with ZnO in thin-film transistors have also been discussed.

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