What is graphene?

Graphene – a single layer of carbon atoms – may be the most amazing and versatile substance available to mankind.
Graphene’s unique combination of superior properties makes it a credible starting point for new disruptive technologies across a wide range of fields. The material can be thought of as a giant molecule that is available for chemical modification, with potential for a wide variety of applications, ranging from electronics to composite materials.

Produced by the Graphene Flagship.

Published 24 November 2011.

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