Fabrication of Graphene Nanopore by Particle Beam Irradiation and Its Properties

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Graphene nanopore is expected to be potentially applied in DNA sequencing, genetic testing, protein analysis and clinical diagnosis. In this chapter, focused ion beam and electron beam were used to fabricate nanopore in graphene. And the mechanisms located in nanopore fabrication were illustrated. After that, the influence of nanopore size, defects and chirality of graphene were taken into consideration to research the mechanical and electronic transport properties of graphene nanopore. The results can help to promote the realization of the applications of graphene nanostructures in industry.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringTsinghua UniversityBeijingChina

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