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Graphene is a one-atom-thick planar sheet of sp2-bonded carbon atoms that are densely packed in a honeycomb crystal lattice. The term Graphene was coined as a combination of graphite and the suffix -ene by Hanns-Peter Boehm, who described single-layer carbon foils in 1962. Graphene is most easily visualized as an atomic-scale chicken wire made of carbon atoms and their bonds. The crystalline or "flake" form of graphite consists of many graphene sheets stacked together.

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Online Presentations (21-40 of 41)

  1. Modeling of Inter-ribbon Tunneling in Graphene

    11 Nov 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Maarten Van de Put, William Gerard Hubert Vandenberghe, Massimo V Fischetti

    IWCE presentation. In this paper we investigate the finite-size effect in nano-scaled graphene flakes. Improving on the bulk description, and because the structures are – atomistically speaking – large in size, we use the empirical pseudopotential method[2].

  2. Multi-Format Roll-to-Roll Graphene Nanomanufacturing

    21 Jul 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Timothy S Fisher

  3. Multiscale Modeling of Graphene-Metal Contacts

    01 Feb 2016 | | Contributor(s):: T. Cusati, Gianluca Fiori, A. Fortunelli, Giuseppe Iannaccone

    IWCE 2015 presentation. The quality of contacts between metals and two- dimensional materials is a critical aspect for the performance of transistors based on two-dimensional materials. In this talk we focus on an approach to multiscale modeling of graphene- metal contacts, considering both...

  4. Nano Carbon: From ballistic transistors to atomic drumheads

    14 May 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Paul L. McEuen

    Carbon takes many forms, from precious diamonds to lowly graphite. Surprisingly, it is the latter that is the most prized by nano physicists. Graphene, a single layer of graphite, can serve as an impenetrable membrane a single atom thick. Rolled up into a nanometer-diameter cylinder--a carbon...

  5. Nano*High: X-rays, Lasers, and Molecular Movies

    25 Sep 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Roger W. Falcone

    X-ray imaging is an excellent method to make visible what would normally be invisible - who hasn't had an X-ray at the doctor or dentist's office before? At the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, the Advanced Light Source is a gigantic X-ray imaging machine. Dr. Roger Falcone discusses X-ray...

  6. NEMO5 and 2D Materials: Tuning Bandstructures, Wave Functions and Electrostatic Screening

    19 Oct 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Tillmann Christoph Kubis

    In this talk, I will briefly discuss the MLWF approach and compare it to DFT and atomistic tight binding. Initial results using the MLWF approach for 2D material based devices will be discussed and compared to experiments. These results unveil systematic band structure changes as functions of...

  7. NEMO5 Tutorial 4C: Graphene Nanostructures

    20 Jul 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Junzhe Geng

  8. Ripples and Warping of Graphene: A Theoretical Study

    08 Jun 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Umesh V. Waghmare

    We use first-principles density functional theory based analysis to understand formation of ripples in graphene and related 2-D materials. For an infinite graphene, we show that ripples are linked with a low energy branch of phonons that exhibits quadratic dispersion at long wave-lengths. Many...

  9. Self-Consistent Field and Master Equation Approach to Calculating the Dielectric Function of Graphene

    17 Sep 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Farhad Karimi, Irena Knezevic

    IWCE 2015 presentation.  Abstract and more information to be added at a later date.

  10. Simulation of Organic Solar Cell with Graphene Transparent Electrode

    13 Nov 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Paolo Paletti, giacomo ulisse, Giuseppe Iannaccone, Gianluca Fiori

    IWCE 2015 presentation. We present a simulation study of the performance of organic solar cell (OSC) exploiting graphene as transparent electrode. The approach is based on a multi-scale/multi-physics simulation framework, which is able to provide relevant information regarding the design...

  11. Some Important Aspects of the Chemistry of Nanomaterials

    01 Jul 2008 | | Contributor(s):: C.N.R. Rao

    Keynote address for the launch of the Center for Analytical Instrumentation Development.

  12. Spaser in Quantum Regime

    12 Feb 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Mark I Stockman

    The spaser have been introduced theoretically and discovered experimentally. We briefly consider quantum theory and latest results on spaser as an ultrafast quantum generator and amplifier of nanoplasmonic fields, ultrabright nanolabel, and highly-efficient nanosensor. We present latest original...

  13. Surface Characterization Studies of Carbon Materials: SS-DNA, SWCNT, Graphene, HOPG

    16 Feb 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Dmitry Zemlyanov

    In this presentation examples of surface characterization studies of carbon specimens will be presented. (1) In particularly, the systematic XPS (X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy) characterization of graphene grown on the SiC surface will be reported. This work demonstrates a use for XPS to...

  14. Symmetry, Dimension, and Spin: Understanding transport in 2D 'phosphorene'

    03 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Ian Appelbaum

    Despite its low atomic number and inversion symmetry, recent electronic measurements demonstrate that (group-IV) graphene has a greatly disappointing spin lifetime, corroborated by theory showing strong spin-flip scattering by flexural (out-of-plane) phonons. There exists a class of...

  15. The Novel Nanostructures of Carbon

    28 Feb 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Gene Dresselhaus

    A brief review will be given of the physical underpinnings of carbon nanostructures that were developed over the past 60 years, starting with the electronic structure and physical properties of graphene and graphite, and then moving to graphite intercalation compounds which contained the first...

  16. The PhotonicVASEfit Tutorial

    18 Jun 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Ludmila Prokopeva, Alexander V. Kildishev

    This online presentation will help you to get started with our simulation tool PhotonicVASEfit. In the introduction we explain the scenarios in which the simulation tool can be used. We describe the fitting models and give a demo with complete how-to-use instructions.

  17. The Road Ahead for Carbon Nanotube Transistors

    09 Jul 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Aaron Franklin

    In this talk, recent advancements in the nanotube transistor field will be reviewed, showing why CNTFETs are worth considering now more than ever. Then, the material- and device-related challenges to realizing a nanotube-driven digital technology will be covered.

  18. The Role of Dimensionality on Phonon-Limited Charge Transport: from CNTs to Graphene

    27 Oct 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Jing Li, Yann-Michel Niquet

    IWCE 2015 presentation.

  19. Translational Research in Nano and Bio Mechanics

    18 Nov 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Ken P. Chong

    One of the most challenging problems is the integration and interface between wet (biological) and dry (structural) materials. Nano and bio science and engineering is one of the frontiers in transformative and translational research. The transcendent technologies include nanotechnology,...

  20. What Promises do Nanotubes and Nanowires Hold for Future Nanoelectronics Applications?

    18 Feb 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Joerg Appenzeller

    Various low-dimensional materials are currently explored for future electronics applications. The common ground for all these structures is that the surface related impact can no longer be ignored – the common approach applied to predict properties of bulk-type three-dimensional (3D) materials....