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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 319624, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/319624
Research Article

Preparation of Single- and Few-Layer Graphene Sheets Using Co Deposition on SiC Substrate

Department of Chemistry, School of Applied Science, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing 100083, China

Received 29 January 2011; Revised 16 May 2011; Accepted 22 May 2011

Academic Editor: Zhi Li Xiao

Copyright © 2011 Cun Li et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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