Random Walk to Stockholm


Lecturer: Prof. Andre Geim
Time: 10:00-12:00 AM Jan. 23
Location: 218, State Key Laboratory of Traction Power (TPL) 
        Graphene - a single plane of carbon atoms - is probably the simplest material one can imagine. On the other hand, graphene has acquired so many superlatives to its name that people started calling it a wonder material. I will discuss how this research started and, then, try to explain why graphene attracts so much attention these days and why it deserved the Nobel Prize.

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