Skip to main content
eScholarship
Open Access Publications from the University of California

Probing mechanical properties of graphene with Raman spectroscopy

  • Author(s): Ferralis, Nicola
  • et al.
Abstract

The use of Raman scattering techniques to study the mechanical properties of graphene films is reviewed here. The determination of Grüneisen parameters of suspended graphene sheets under uni- and bi-axial strain is discussed, and the values are compared to theoretical predictions. The effects of the graphene−substrate interaction on strain and to the temperature evolution of the graphene Raman spectra are discussed. Finally, the relation between mechanical and thermal properties is presented along with the characterization of thermal properties of graphene with Raman spectroscopy.

Many UC-authored scholarly publications are freely available on this site because of the UC Academic Senate's Open Access Policy. Let us know how this access is important for you.

Main Content
Current View