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High-speed march through a layer of graphene

In cooperation with the Center for Nano-Optics of Georgia State University in Atlanta, scientists of the Laboratory for Attosecond Physics of the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics and the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universit├Ąt ...

dateOct 05, 2015 in Nanophysics
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Surfing over simulated ripples in graphene

The single-carbon-atom-thick material, graphene, featuring ripples is not easy to understand. Instead of creating such ripples physically, physicists investigating this kind of unusually shaped material rely on a quantum ...

dateSep 18, 2015 in Nanophysics
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Developing a nanoscale 'clutch'

A model microscopic system to demonstrate the transmission of torque in the presence of thermal fluctuations - necessary for the creation of a tiny 'clutch' operating at the nanoscale - has been assembled at the University ...

dateOct 05, 2015 in Nanophysics
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