Monolayer Graphene Oxide - Nitrogen Doped

Order Code: M891
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General Information

CAS number 7782-42-5 (graphite)
Chemical formula CxHyNwOz
Molecular weight n.a.
Synonyms N-doped graphene oxide
Classification / Family 2D materials, n-type semiconductor, Carbon nanomaterials, Graphene oxide, Graphene, Organic electronics.

Product Details

Purity >99%, single layer
Colour Black/brown powder

Chemical Structure

chemical structure of n-doped graphene oxide
Chemical structure of nitrogen-doped monolayer graphene oxide.


N-doped graphene oxide (NGO) overcomes the disadvantages of graphene oxide (GO) by adding nitrogen doping into the process of GO synthesis to repair the defects and improve the electronic structure of GO.

Introduction of the nitrogen group will not only modify the functionalities of graphene oxide, but also it will change the chemical, optical and electronic properties by the substitution of oxygen groups with nitrogen groups in the graphene lattice. Firstly, with more functional groups embedded to the graphene structure, n-doped graphene oxides is chemically more active than graphene oxide; Secondly, replacing oxygen functional  groups on graphene oxide sheet with nitrogen-containing groups transforms GO from p-type into an n-type semiconductor. This can promote hole transport for certain applications, improvement of biocompatibility of carbon devices in biosensing and enhancement of the performance of graphene-based supercapacitors.

N-doped graphene oxide (NGO) is also an intermediate for the synthesis of N-doped graphene/reduced graphene.


Elemental Analysis

Product code C (%) H (%) N (%) S (%) C/N ratio
M891 43.54 3.317 3 0.818 14.5

Literature and Reviews 

  1. High-Performance Perovskite Solar Cells Engineered by an Ammonia Modified Graphene Oxide Interfacial Layer, S Feng et al., ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, Article ASAP (2016), DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b02064.
  2. The Two-Dimensional Nanocomposite of Molybdenum Disulfide and Nitrogen-Doped Graphene Oxide for Efficient Counter Electrode of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, C-K. Cheng et al., Nanoscale Res. Lett., 11:117 (2016); DOI 10.1186/s11671-016-1277-0.
  3. Nitrogen-doped reduced graphene oxide electrodes for electrochemical supercapacitors, H. Nolan et al., Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys., 16, 2280 (2014); DOI: 10.1039/c3cp54877e.
  4. Simultaneous Nitrogen Doping and Reduction of Graphene Oxide, X. Li et al., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 131, 15939–15944 (2009); DOI: 10.1021/ja907098f.
  5. Nitrogen-Doped Graphene Oxide Quantum Dots as Photocatalysts for Overall Water-Splitting under Visible Light Illumination, T-F. Yeh et al., Adv. Mater., 26, 3297–3303 (2014); DOI: 10.1002/adma.201305299.
  6. Synthesis of nitrogen-doped reduced graphene oxide directly from nitrogen-doped graphene oxide as a high-performance lithium ion battery anode, M. Du et al., RSC Adv., 4, 42412 (2014); DOI: 10.1039/c4ra05544f.