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      Chemical vapour deposition; carbon dioxide; Ni–Ce–Fe trimetallic catalyst; graphene.

    • Abstract

       

      In this study, few-layered graphene (FLG) has been synthesized using the chemical vapour deposition (CVD) method with the aid of a novel Ni–Ce–Fe trimetallic catalyst. Carbon dioxide was used as the carbon source in the present work. The obtained graphene was characterized by Raman spectroscopy, and the results proved that high-quality graphene sheets were obtained. Scanning electron microscopy, atomic force microscopy and transmission electron microscopy pictures were used to investigate the morphology of the prepared FLG. The energydispersive X-ray spectroscopy results confirmed a high yield ($\sim$48%) of the obtained graphene through this method. Ni–Ce–Fe has been shown to be an active catalyst in the production of high-quality graphene via carbon dioxide decomposition. The X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy spectrum was also obtained to confirm the formation of graphene.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      Ghazaleh Allaedini1 Siti Masrinda Tasirin1 Payam Aminayi2

      1. Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 Bangi, Malaysia
      2. Department of Chemical and Paper Engineering, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Parkview Campus, Western Michigan University, 4601 Campus Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49008, USA
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