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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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Crystal Viewer V3.0 First Time User Guide
28 Jan 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Yuanchen Chu, James Fonseca, Michael Povolotskyi, Gerhard Klimeck
This first-time user guide is an introduction to the Crystal Viewer Tool V3.0.
Properties Of Graphene
09 Jul 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Jesus de La Fuente
An explanation of the properties of graphene. Learn about its fundamental characteristics, electronic properties and optical properties.
Landauer Approach to Thermoelectrics
23 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Changwook Jeong
Many efforts have been made to search for materials that maximize the thermoelectric (TE) figure of merit, ZT, but for decades, the improvement has been limited because of the interdependent material parameters that determine ZT. Recently, several breakthroughs have been reported by applying...
Coupled Effect of Strain and Magnetic Field on Electronic Bandstructure of Graphene
07 Dec 2010 | | Contributor(s):: yashudeep singh
We explore the possibility of coupling between planar strain and perpendicular magnetic field on electronic bandstructure of graphene. We study uni-axially, bi-axially and shear strained graphene under magnetic field. In line with Rammal’s formalism using nearest neighbor tight binding scheme we...