Bottom-up solution synthesis of narrow nitrogen-doped graphene nanoribbons

Timothy H. Vo, Mikhail Shekhirev, Donna A. Kunkel, François Orange, Maxime J F Guinel, Axel Enders, Alexander Sinitskii

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Large quantities of narrow graphene nanoribbons with edge-incorporated nitrogen atoms can be synthesized via Yamamoto coupling of molecular precursors containing nitrogen atoms followed by cyclodehydrogenation using Scholl reaction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4172-4174
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number32
StatePublished - Apr 25 2014


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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Vo, T. H., Shekhirev, M., Kunkel, D. A., Orange, F., Guinel, M. J. F., Enders, A., & Sinitskii, A. (2014). Bottom-up solution synthesis of narrow nitrogen-doped graphene nanoribbons. Chemical Communications, 50(32), 4172-4174.