Graphene-Like ZnO: A Mini Review
AbstractThe isolation of a single layer of graphite, known today as graphene, not only demonstrated amazing new properties but also paved the way for a new class of materials often referred to as two-dimensional (2D) materials. Beyond graphene, other 2D materials include h-BN, transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs), silicene, and germanene, to name a few. All tend to have exciting physical and chemical properties which appear due to dimensionality effects and modulation of their band structure. A more recent member of the 2D family is graphene-like zinc oxide (g-ZnO) which also holds great promise as a future functional material. This review examines current progress in the synthesis and characterization of g-ZnO. In addition, an overview of works dealing with the properties of g-ZnO both in its pristine form and modified forms (e.g., nano-ribbon, doped material, etc.) is presented. Finally, discussions/studies on the potential applications of g-ZnO are reviewed and discussed. View Full-Text
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Ta, H.Q.; Zhao, L.; Pohl, D.; Pang, J.; Trzebicka, B.; Rellinghaus, B.; Pribat, D.; Gemming, T.; Liu, Z.; Bachmatiuk, A.; Rümmeli, M.H. Graphene-Like ZnO: A Mini Review. Crystals 2016, 6, 100.
Ta HQ, Zhao L, Pohl D, Pang J, Trzebicka B, Rellinghaus B, Pribat D, Gemming T, Liu Z, Bachmatiuk A, Rümmeli MH. Graphene-Like ZnO: A Mini Review. Crystals. 2016; 6(8):100.Chicago/Turabian Style
Ta, Huy Q.; Zhao, Liang; Pohl, Darius; Pang, Jinbo; Trzebicka, Barbara; Rellinghaus, Bernd; Pribat, Didier; Gemming, Thomas; Liu, Zhongfan; Bachmatiuk, Alicja; Rümmeli, Mark H. 2016. "Graphene-Like ZnO: A Mini Review." Crystals 6, no. 8: 100.
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