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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 6 — Mar. 25, 2013
  • pp: 7633–7640

Terahertz conductivity of reduced graphene oxide films

J. T. Hong, K. M. Lee, B. H. Son, S. J. Park, D. J. Park, Ji-Yong Park, Soonil Lee, and Y. H. Ahn  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 6, pp. 7633-7640 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.007633


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Abstract

We performed time-domain terahertz (THz) spectroscopy on reduced graphene oxide (rGO) network films coated on quartz substrates from dispersion solutions by spraying method. The rGO network films demonstrate high conductivity of about 900 S/cm in the THz frequency range after a high temperature reduction process. The frequency-dependent conductivities and the refractive indexes of the rGO films have been obtained and analyzed with respect to the Drude free-electron model, which is characterized by large scattering rate. Finally, we demonstrate that the THz conductivities can be manipulated by controlling the reduction process, which correlates well with the DC conductivity above the percolation limit.

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OCIS Codes
(320.7130) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast processes in condensed matter, including semiconductors
(160.4236) Materials : Nanomaterials
(300.6495) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, teraherz

ToC Category:
Spectroscopy

History
Original Manuscript: January 2, 2013
Revised Manuscript: March 8, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: March 11, 2013
Published: March 20, 2013

Citation
J. T. Hong, K. M. Lee, B. H. Son, S. J. Park, D. J. Park, Ji-Yong Park, Soonil Lee, and Y. H. Ahn, "Terahertz conductivity of reduced graphene oxide films," Opt. Express 21, 7633-7640 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-6-7633


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