Imbibition Transition: Gas Intercalation between Graphene and a Solid Surface
Arguments are presented to the effect that a first-order transition can occur in which a gas monolayer imbibes within a slit pore, forming an intercalated layer. The calculation is carried out at T=0 for simplicity. The concept of this transition is potentially relevant to structural transitions observed when gas absorbs within metal-organic-framework materials and the response of graphene/silica electronic devices.
K. E. Noa et al., "Imbibition Transition: Gas Intercalation between Graphene and a Solid Surface," Journal of Low Temperature Physics, vol. 163, no. 1-2, pp. 26-33, Springer Verlag, Apr 2011.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1007/s10909-010-0337-6
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
Keywords and Phrases
Electronic device; First order transitions; Metal-organic; Slit pores; Solid surface; Structural transitions; Graphene; Monolayers; Phase transitions; Adsorption; Films
International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)
Article - Journal
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01 Apr 2011