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March 18th, 2006

Nanotubes Unfolded

Two-dimensional carbon, or graphene, has many of the interesting properties possessed by one-dimensional carbon (in the form of nanotubes): electrons can move at high speed and suffer little energy loss. According to Walt deHeer (Georgia Tech), graphene will provide a more controllable platform for integrated electronics than is possible with nanotubes, since graphene structures can be fabricated lithographically as large wafers.

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