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Title: The role of surface morphology on nucleation density limitation during the CVD growth of graphene and the factors influencing graphene wrinkle formation
ABSTRACT CVD graphene growth typically uses commercially available cold-rolled copper foils, which includes a rich topography with scratches, dents, pits, and peaks. The graphene grown on this topography, even after annealing the foil, tends to include and reflect these topographic features. Further, the transfer of such CVD graphene to a flat substrate using a polymer transfer method also introduces wrinkles. Here, we examine an electropolishing technique for reducing native foil defects, characterize the resulting foil surface, grow single-crystal graphene on the polished foil, and examine the quality of the graphene for such defects.  more » « less
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MRS Advances
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3337 to 3345
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National Science Foundation
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