Definition of graphene
: an extremely electrically conductive form of elemental carbon that is composed of a single flat sheet of carbon atoms arranged in a repeating hexagonal lattice
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The new device, which is made up of graphene and human proteins, would be smaller than the width of a human hair.
Under an atomic microscope, graphene looks like a flat lattice of hexagons in a honeycomb arrangement.
The transistors were printed using graphene nanosheets as electrodes, with tungsten diselenide and boron nitride (two other nanomaterials) as the other parts of the transistor.
Swirls of powdered graphene suspended in alcohol took the top prize in the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council's 2017 science photography competition.
For the battery, the Stanford team put the spiky nickel particles in a thin film of elastic polyethylene and coated them with graphene, an atom-thick layer of carbon.
The researchers have found a way to introduce one-dimensional defects that are stable and in the center of a graphene sheet.
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