Textbooks on Graphene

The discovery of graphene in 2004, which was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2010, has opened a fascinating research area on two-dimensional (2D) materials – the materials that are atomically thin. For more than a decade, much of the physics of these materials has been achieved. Many textbooks and handbooks on graphene and other 2D materials have been published, and here are some of our recommendations:

  1. “Graphene: carbon in two dimension” by Mikhai Ketsnelson (2012)
  2. “Graphene: fundamentals, devices and applications” by Serhii Shafraniuk (2015)
  3. “Graphene: fundamentals and emergent applications” by Jamie H. Warner, Franziska Schaffel, Mark Rummeli, Alicja Bachmatiuk (2015).
  4. “Graphene: an introduction to the fundamentals and industrial applications” edited by Madhuri Sharon and Masheshwar Sharon (2015).
  5. “Physics of Graphene” edited by Hideo Aoki, Mildred S. Dresselhaus (2014)
  6. etc.

For further, just google with appropriate keywords, e.g., “graphene books”!


Articles on 2D materials and vdW heterostructures

Here are some nice articles on 2D materials and vdW heterostructures. These papers sketch a prospective and review of these material systems:

  1. Van der Waals heterostructures” by A. K. Geim and I. V. Grigorieva in Nature on 24 July 2013.
  2. 2D materials and van der Waals heterostructures by K. S. NovoselovA. Mishchenko, A. CarvalhoA. H. Castro Neto in Science on 29 Jul 2016.
  3. Van der Waals stacked 2D layered materials for optoelectronics” by Wenjing Zhang, Qixing Wang, Yu Chen, Zhuo Wang and Andrew T S Wee in 2D Materials on 13 April 2016.
  4. Van der Waals heterostructures and devices” by Yuan Liu, Nathan O. Weiss, Xidong Duan, Hung-Chieh Cheng, Yu Huang and Xiangfeng Duan in Nature Materials on 12 July 2016.
  5. Devices and applications of van der Waals heterostructures” by Chao Li, Peng Zhoo and David Wei Zhang in Journal of Semiconductors on 31 October 2016.
And here is a special issue on “Two-dimensional materials beyond Graphene and their van der Waals heterostructues