Graphene is the prototype of 2D conducting layer of mono-atomic thickness. We focus our studies on doping effects and on related control of charge carriers. We also explore conductivity in graphene nanoribbons/dots making with them  first prototypes of  photo sensitive FET devices.

Relevant Publications

  • A. Kovtun, A. Candini, A. Vianelli, A. Boschi, S. Dell’Elce, M. Gobbi, K. Ho Kim, S. L. Avila, P. Samorì, M. Affronte, A. Liscio, and V. Palermo, Multiscale Charge Transport in van der Waals Thin Films: Reduced Graphene Oxide as a Case Study – ACS Nano 15, 2654 (2021).
  • P. Fantuzzi, A. Candini, Q. Chen, X. Yao, T. Dumslaff, N. Mishra, C. Coletti, K. Müllen, A. Narita and M. Affronte, Color sensitive response of graphene / graphene quantum dot phototransistorsJournal of Phys. Chem. C 123, 26490 (2019)
  • A. Candini, L. Martini, Z. Chen, N. Mishra, D. Convertino, C. Coletti, A. Narita, X. Feng, K. Müllen, and M. Affronte, High Photoresponsivity in Graphene Nanoribbon Field Effect Transistor Devices Contacted With Graphene Electrodes – J. Phys. Chem. C 121, 10620 (2017).
  • Z. Chen, W. Zhang, Xiao-Ye Wang, C.A. Palma, A. Lodi Rizzini, B. Liu, A. Abbas, N. Richter, R. Biagi, V. Corradini, L. Martini, R. Berger, F. Klappenberger, N. Mishra, C. Coletti, M. Kläui, A. Candini, M. Affronte, C. Zhou, V. De Renzi, U. del Pennino, J. V. Barth, H. J. Räder, A. Narita, X. Feng and K. Müllen, Precision synthesis of graphene nanoribbons by ambient-pressure chemical vapour deposition – J. Am. Chem. Soc. 138, 15488 (2016).
  • P. Fantuzzi, L. Martini, A. Candini, V. Corradini, U. del Pennino, Y. Hu, X. Feng, K. Müllen, A. Narita and M. Affronte, Fabrication of Three Terminal Devices by ElectroSpray Deposition of Graphene Nanoribbons – Carbon 104, 112 (2016).
  • A. Vianelli, A. Candini, E. Treossi, V. Palermo and M. Affronte, Observation of different charge transport regimes and large magnetoresistance in non-magnetic graphene oxide layers. – Carbon  89, 188 (2015).


Magnetism – Graphene – Molecular Transistors – Molecular Electronics – Photoresponsivity – Conductivity – Graphene Nanoribbons