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CVD grown graphene on commercial and electroplated Cu substrates: Raman spectroscopy analysis

Balaji Chandra, Ganesh K. Kumar, P. Balaji Bhargav, Arokiyadoss Rayerfrancis and Nafis Ahmed

Abstract

Copper has emerged as a suitable substrate material for the synthesis of graphene using chemical vapour deposition (CVD). It is imperative to make the CVD process sustainable. Understanding the growth of graphene on electroplated Cu substrates is an important step towards realising this objective. In this work graphene was grown on commercial and electroplated copper substrates. Raman spectroscopy was used to analyse the synthesised graphene and comment on the suitability of electroplated Cu substrates for graphene synthesis


Correspondence address, Mr. Balaji Chandra, SSN Research Center, SSN College of Engineering, Rajiv Gandhi Salai, Kalavakkam, Tamil Nadu – 603110, India. Tel.: +91-44-27469700 Extn. 458, E-mail:

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Received: 2019-04-21
Accepted: 2019-08-14
Published Online: 2020-01-31
Published in Print: 2020-02-12

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