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Tuning the properties of NanoCarbon with Fluorination

Objective

Low-dimensional carbon structures such as graphene and carbon nanotubes have raised tremendous interest in recent years both from fundamental and technological perspectives. However, the tunability of the density of electronic states of graphene and carbon nanotubes remains a limiting factor for their implementation in modern nanotechnology. It has been recently shown that the energy bandgap of graphene-based materials can be tailored via chemical modification of the graphene surface, e.g. by fluorination. We focus our efforts on tuning the chemical and physical properties of nanocarbon materials using different fluorination techniques and varying the degree of fluorination. A multidisciplinary approach will be applied ranging from fundamental research in chemistry and physics to studying the materials properties for application in electronics, photonics, and biomedicine. It is anticipated that the final outcome of this project will be a novel nanocarbon-based material with specific advanced properties.

Field of science

  • /engineering and technology/nanotechnology
  • /engineering and technology/nanotechnology/nano-materials/two-dimensional nanostructures/graphene

Call for proposal

FP7-PEOPLE-2013-IRSES
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Funding Scheme

MC-IRSES - International research staff exchange scheme (IRSES)

Coordinator

LEIBNIZ-INSTITUT FUR POLYMERFORSCHUNG DRESDEN EV
Address
Hohe Strasse 6
01069 Dresden
Germany
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 28 200
Administrative Contact
Sandra Martinka (Mrs.)

Participants (6)

UNIVERSITAET ZU KOELN

Participation ended

Germany
EU contribution
€ 29 900
Address
Albertus Magnus Platz
50931 Koeln
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Silke Rohn (Ms.)
UNIVERSITAT WIEN

Participation ended

Austria
Address
Universitatsring 1
1010 Wien
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Alexander Grueneis (Dr.)
CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE CNRS
France
EU contribution
€ 83 600
Address
Rue Michel Ange 3
75794 Paris
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Emilie Floch (Ms.)
FRIEDRICH-ALEXANDER-UNIVERSITAET ERLANGEN-NUERNBERG
Germany
EU contribution
€ 30 800
Address
Schlossplatz 4
91054 Erlangen
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Franziska Müller (Ms.)
UNIVERSITE DE MONS
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 34 500
Address
Place Du Parc 20
7000 Mons
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Rony Snyders (Prof.)
THE PROVOST, FELLOWS, FOUNDATION SCHOLARS & THE OTHER MEMBERS OF BOARD OF THE COLLEGE OF THE HOLY & UNDIVIDED TRINITY OF QUEEN ELIZABETH NEAR DUBLIN

Participation ended

Ireland
Address
College Green
2 Dublin
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Deirdre Savage (Ms.)