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- (organic chemistry) An extended two-dimensional hydrocarbon, of general formula (CH)n, derived from graphene by adding a hydrogen atom to each carbon atom alternately on each side of the plane.
2009, January 30, “D. C. Elias et al.”, in Control of Graphene's Properties by Reversible Hydrogenation: Evidence for Graphane:
- Because of the random nature of ripples, single-sided graphane is expected to be a disordered material, similar to graphene oxide, rather than a new graphene-based crystal.