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Non-volatile photochemical gating of an epitaxial graphene/polymer heterostructure

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  • Samuel Lara-Avila
  • Kasper Moth-Poulsen
  • Rositza Yakimova
  • Thomas Bjornholm
  • Vladimir Falko
  • Alexander Tzalenchuk
  • Sergey Kubatkin
Journal publication date15/02/2011
JournalAdvanced Materials
Number of pages5
Original languageEnglish


A novel heterostructure based on epitaxial graphene grown on silicon carbide combined with two polymers is demonstrated, with a neutral spacer and a photoactive layer that provides potent electron acceptors under UV light exposure. UV exposure of this heterostructure enables control of the electrical parameters of graphene in a non-invasive, non-volatile, and reversible way.