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Forget Graphene, Silicene Is Here to Blow Your Mind [Materialist]

3 years agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Remember how graphene, the single-atom thick layer of carbon was so slick it was going to change everything? Well it looks like silicene is here to steal the spotlight. Reachers have just made the first sheet of single-atom thick silicon. More »
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Engineers envision 2-dimensional graphene metamaterials and 1-atom-thick optical devices

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (4 years ago)

Engineers have proposed the possibility of two-dimensional metamaterials. These one-atom- thick metamaterials could be achieved by controlling the conductivity of sheets of graphene, which is a single layer of carbon atoms. Read Post

Graphene layering lets you mind the bandgap

Academics / General Science : Nobel Intent (6 years ago)

Graphene, a hexagonal lattice of carbon atoms that's only a single atom thick, has only been a hot topic in condensed matter physics for a few years, and scientists are still discovering new uses for it. A letter in Nature describes... Read Post

A simpler, cheaper, scalable method of making high quality graphene

Technology / Gadgets : Gizmag (4 years ago)

Any regular reader of this site will be aware of the huge potential of graphene – the chicken-wire-like lattice of carbon atoms arranged in thin sheets a single atomic layer thick that promises to revolutionize the fields of data st... Read Post

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