"Hot Nanotechnology Papers 2011": Laser Patterning of Epitaxial Graphene for Schottky Junction Photodetectors

Title of the paper:

Laser Patterning of Epitaxial Graphene for Schottky Junction Photodetectors

Authors: Ram Sevak Singh, Venkatram Nalla, Wei Chen, Andrew Thye Shen Wee*, and Wei Ji*

University/Institute: Department of Physics, National University of Singapore, Singapore 117542, Singapore.



Large-area patterning of epitaxial graphene for Schottky junction photodetectors has been demonstrated with a simple laser irradiation method. In this method, semimetal–semiconductor Schottky junctions are created in a controllable pattern between epitaxial graphene (EG) and laser-modified epitaxial graphene (LEG). The zero-biased EG-LEG-EG photodetector exhibits a nanosecond and wavelength-independent photoresponse in a broad-band spectrum from ultraviolet (200 nm) through visible to infrared light (1064 nm), distinctively different from conventional photon detectors. An efficient external photoresponsivity (or efficiency) of 0.1 A·W–1 is achieved with a biased interdigitated EG-LEG-EG photodetector. The fabrication method presented here opens a viable route to carbon optoelectronics for a fast and highly efficient photoconductive detector.



Links to the paper (link to the journal webpage): http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/nn201757j

Views: 258

Tags: HNP2011, graphene


You need to be a member of The International NanoScience Community to add comments!

Join The International NanoScience Community

Latest Activity

Welcome - about us

Welcome! Nanopaprika was cooked up by Hungarian chemistry PhD student in 2007. The main idea was to create something more personal than the other nano networks already on the Internet. Community is open to everyone from post-doctorial researchers and professors to students everywhere.

There is only one important assumption: you have to be interested in nano!

Nanopaprika is always looking for new partners, if you have any idea, contact me at editor@nanopaprika.eu

Dr. András Paszternák, founder of Nanopaprika

Publications by A. Paszternák:

Smartphone-Based Extension of the Curcumin/Cellophane pH Sensing Method

Pd/Ni Synergestic Activity for Hydrogen Oxidation Reaction in Alkaline Conditions

The potential use of cellophane test strips for the quick determination of food colours

pH and CO2 Sensing by Curcumin-Coloured Cellophane Test Strip

Polymeric Honeycombs Decorated by Nickel Nanoparticles

Directed Deposition of Nickel Nanoparticles Using Self-Assembled Organic Template,

Organometallic deposition of ultrasmooth nanoscale Ni film,

Zigzag-shaped nickel nanowires via organometallic template-free route

Surface analytical characterization of passive iron surface modified by alkyl-phosphonic acid layers

Atomic Force Microscopy Studies of Alkyl-Phosphonate SAMs on Mica

Amorphous iron formation due to low energy heavy ion implantation in evaporated 57Fe thin films

Surface modification of passive iron by alkylphosphonic acid layers

Formation and structure of alkylphosphonic acid layers on passive iron

Structure of the nonionic surfactant triethoxy monooctylether C8E3 adsorbed at the free water surface, as seen from surface tension measurements and Monte Carlo simulations

Next partner events of TINC

We are Media Partner of: