Synthesis and characterization of three-dimensional graphene foams by chemical vapor deposition
Paper i proceeding, 2017

As a three-dimensional porous structure made of two-dimensional graphene building blocks, graphene foam, has gained enormous attention in recent years. Such graphene foam integrates graphene sheets into macroscopic structures meanwhile inheriting most of the fascinating intrinsic properties of graphene. Together with its ultralow density, high porosity and flexibility, graphene foam has been proposed in many applications, such as supercapacitors, microwave shielding, electrochemical sensing and lithium-ion batteries. In this paper, three-dimensional graphene foams were synthesized by low pressure chemical vapor deposition. The obtained graphene foams were characterized by scanning electron microscopy and Raman spectroscopy. The results show that nickel foam surface was fully covered by graphene. The Raman spectra show that most graphene were multilayer, but monolayer and bilayer graphene were also found in some areas. In addition to this, it was also found that the synthesized graphene has very small D peak, indicating high quality of the synthesized graphene.

Raman spectroscopy

scanning electron microscopy

chemical vapor deposition

Graphene foam


Yong Zhang

Chalmers, Mikroteknologi och nanovetenskap, Elektronikmaterial

Kabir Majid Samani

Chalmers, Mikroteknologi och nanovetenskap, Elektronikmaterial

Johan Liu

Chalmers, Mikroteknologi och nanovetenskap, Elektronikmaterial

2017 IMAPS Nordic Conference on Microelectronics Packaging, NordPac 2017, Goteborg, Sweden, 18-20 June 2017

978-1-5386-3055-6 (ISBN)







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