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Probing Graphene Electronic Devices with Atomic Scale Measurements

The interest in using graphene as an electronic material arises in large part from the high speed with which electrons move through the material — … more

Measuring the Magneto-Electronic Properties of Graphene on the Nanometer Scale

The electrons in graphene are confined to the two-dimensional atomic layer of carbon atoms that make up the material . Since graphene was first … more

Tracking Nanoparticles as Optical Indicators of Device Dynamics

Nanofabricated and microfabricated devices, ranging from nanomotors propelled by ultrasound to microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), can move in … more

Measuring Topological Insulator Surface State Properties

The transmission of information in today’s electronics requires the movement of electrical charge, which expends energy and generates heat, … more

DNA Origami for Precise Manufacturing of Nanoscale Structures

Over the past decade nanoscale science has produced varied and fascinating nanostructures with an extraordinary range of interesting and useful … more

Structure, Defects, and Scattering in Graphene

Since its discovery, graphene, a single atomic sheet of carbon atoms, has become a leading contender to be a key building-block material for … more

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