News tagged with carbon atoms

In water as in love, likes can attract

( —At some point in elementary school you were shown that opposite charges attract and like charges repel. This is a universal scientific truth – except when it isn't. A research team led by Berkeley Lab chemist ...

dateSep 19, 2013 in Materials Science
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Graphene could yield cheaper optical chips

Graphene—which consists of atom-thick sheets of carbon atoms arranged hexagonally—is the new wonder material: Flexible, lightweight and incredibly conductive electrically, it's also the strongest material known to man.

dateSep 16, 2013 in Optics & Photonics
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