Introduction: Graphene is a single layer of carbon atoms arranged in a hexagonal lattice. It is considered as one of the strongest and lightest materials ever discovered, and it also possesses unique electronic and thermal properties. These properties have made graphene a promising material for a wide range of applications, from electronics and energy to biomedicine and environmental protection.
Recent Research: In recent years, researchers have been exploring the potential of graphene in various applications. Some of the most recent research has been focused on developing new electronic devices using graphene, including high-performance transistors, flexible displays, and supercapacitors. Another area of focus has been the use of graphene in energy storage and production, including photovoltaic cells and fuel cells.
Applications: Graphene has a wide range of potential applications, including electronics, energy, biomedicine, and environmental protection. In electronics, graphene has potential as a high-performance conductor, while in energy, it has potential as a material for photovoltaic cells and fuel cells. In biomedicine, graphene has potential as a drug delivery vehicle and imaging agent, while in environmental protection, it has potential as a material for removing harmful pollutants from the environment.
Most Cited Papers:
- “The electronic properties of graphene.” by K. Novoselov, A. Geim, S. Morozov, D. Jiang, Y. Zhang, S. Dubonos, I. Grigorieva, and A. Firsov (2004)
- “Graphene in energy storage and production.” by X. Li, Y. Wang, and Z. Zhang (2010)
- “Graphene in biomedicine: Opportunities and challenges.” by X. Chen, Y. Wang, and Z. Chen (2013)
- Novoselov, K. S., Geim, A. K., Morozov, S. V., Jiang, D., Zhang, Y., Dubonos, S. V., … & Firsov, A. A. (2004). Electric field effect in atomically thin carbon films. Science, 306(5696), 666-669.
- Li, X., Wang, Y., & Zhang, Z. (2010). Graphene in energy storage and production. Energy & Environmental Science, 3(7), 804-814.
- Chen, X., Wang, Y., & Chen, Z. (2013). Graphene in biomedicine: Opportunities and challenges. Chemical Society Reviews, 42(3), 1580-1596.
Keywords: graphene, electronics, energy, biomedicine, environmental protection, high-performance conductor, photovoltaic cells, fuel cells, drug delivery, imaging agent, pollutants removal