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How Perfect Can Graphene Be?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Physicists have investigated the purest graphene to date, and have found that the material possesses unprecedented high electronic quality. The discovery has raised the bar for this relatively ...

Oct 13, 2009 4.5 / 5 (31) 4 feature

Researchers build sharpest tip

Forget the phrase, "sharp as a tack." Now, thanks to new University of Alberta research the popular expression might become, "sharp as a single atom tip formed by chemically assisted spatially controlled field evaporation." ...

Jul 11, 2006 4.4 / 5 (32) 0

Chemists create, grow nanotube seeds

Rice University chemists today revealed the first method for cutting carbon nanotubes into "seeds" and using those seeds to sprout new nanotubes. The findings offer hope that seeded growth may one day produce the large quantities ...

Nov 17, 2006 4.2 / 5 (33) 0