Interband transitions in closed-shell vacancy containing graphene quantum dots complexed with heavy metals

Ivan Shtepliuk, Rositsa Yakimova
2018 Physical Chemistry, Chemical Physics - PCCP  
High-performance optical detection of toxic heavy metals by using graphene quantum dots (GQDs) requires a strong interaction between the metals and GQDs, which can be reached through artificial creation of vacancy-type defects in GQDs.
doi:10.1039/c8cp03306d pmid:30094428 fatcat:n3j7fmsdkzgrnd4gln72imcrsi