Electronic transport in defective low dimensional carbon materials: nanotubes and graphene
Departamento de Física de la Materia Condensada, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Electronic transport properties of carbon nanotubes and graphene are of interest due to their potential use in future electronic devices but also from a fundamental point of view. These materials, due to their low dimensionality and peculiar band structure, present a broad spectrum of electronic transport regimes.
In this talk I will first talk about our experimental work on carbon nanotubes focusing on the effect of different scattering mechanism: atomic scale defects  and high energy phonons , I will finish trying to give an overview of the phase diagram of electronic transport in carbon nanotubes.
Then I will focus on our work on chemically derived graphene. These graphene layers are obtained by a mass production technique based in the oxidation and subsequent reduction of graphite . I will describe our experiments with the aim of characterizing this material from a structural , electronic [3,5] and mechanical  point of view. I will also discuss a route for enhancement of its conductivity .
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