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October 27th, 2006

Breaking Down the Barriers to Carbon-based Electronics

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Because of technical obstacles hampering their development, carbon-based materials have long been an elusive pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. After a decade of work, however, the technical barriers are beginning to be torn down, as evidenced by results from a recent experiment at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's Advanced Light Source (ALS). Led by ALS scientist Eli Rotenberg, an international collaboration of researchers has demonstrated the potential of using bilayer graphene as a switching device in nanoscale electronic devices.

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