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January 25th, 2007

Graphene resonator drums up interest

Abstract:
Drum roll please. US scientists have created a one-atom-thick membrane that resonates like a drumskin. Paul McEuen and co-workers at Cornell University, New York, US, stretched a single sheet of graphene - the hexagonal layer of carbon atoms found in graphite and carbon nanotubes - over a trench etched into a silicon dioxide surface.

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