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March 2nd, 2010

Graphene researcher relishes success

Abstract:
Dan Li, a winner in the Scopus young researcher of the year awards, came to Australia in 2006 to find a way to make large amounts of graphene, a carbon-based nanomaterial with electrical, thermal and mechanical properties the Monash University associate professor describes as extraordinary.

He did so, helped by his University of Wollongong team and an Australian Research Council Queen Elizabeth II Fellowship. A patent was filed on the technique in 2008 and the work published in Nature Nanotechnology and Science. British researchers discovered the nanomaterial, derived from graphite, in 2004 and research into its properties and applications has grown apace.

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