Joule heater based on single-layer graphene

Dmitry Vladimirovich Smovzh, Ilya Alexeevich Kostogrud, Evgeny Victorovich Boyko, Pavel Evgenyevich Matochkin, Andrey Alexandrovich Pilnik

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In this work, we have studied the characteristics of a heater based on single-layer graphene obtained by CVD using methane as the carbon precursor and using copper as a catalytic substrate. Synthesized graphene was transferred onto an EVA/PET substrate using a heat press printing method. A theoretical model of heating a polycrystalline graphene film was developed. The temperature gradients in graphene crystallites were estimated based on the model. It was shown that local overheating of graphene crystallite boundaries is the main cause of damage for the graphene-based heater. In order to enhance the power of graphene heaters, it is necessary to reduce the size of 2D graphene crystallites that make up the coating.

Original languageEnglish
Article number335704
Number of pages7
Issue number33
Early online date28 Apr 2020
Publication statusPublished - 14 Aug 2020


  • AP-CVD
  • convection
  • grapheme
  • heater
  • thermal conductivity
  • FOIL
  • graphene

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