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Controlled Synthesis of Atomically Layered Hexagonal Boron Nitride via Chemical Vapor Deposition

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School of Geography and Environmental Sciences, Guizhou Normal University, Guizhou 550001, China
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Center for Programmable Materials, School of Material Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 637798, Singapore
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Molecules 2016, 21(12), 1636; https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules21121636
Received: 17 August 2016 / Revised: 19 November 2016 / Accepted: 24 November 2016 / Published: 29 November 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Boron Nitride: Synthesis and Application)
Hexagonal boron nitrite (h-BN) is an attractive material for many applications including electronics as a complement to graphene, anti-oxidation coatings, light emitters, etc. However, the synthesis of high-quality h-BN is still a great challenge. In this work, via controlled chemical vapor deposition, we demonstrate the synthesis of h-BN films with a controlled thickness down to atomic layers. The quality of as-grown h-BN is confirmed by complementary characterizations including high-resolution transition electron microscopy, atomic force microscopy, Raman spectroscopy and X-ray photo-electron spectroscopy. This work will pave the way for production of large-scale and high-quality h-BN and its applications as well. View Full-Text
Keywords: chemical vapor deposition; hexagonal boron nitride; synthesis chemical vapor deposition; hexagonal boron nitride; synthesis
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Liu, J.; Kutty, R.G.; Liu, Z. Controlled Synthesis of Atomically Layered Hexagonal Boron Nitride via Chemical Vapor Deposition. Molecules 2016, 21, 1636.

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