Graphene devices for quantum metrology
Janssen, Jan-Theodoor Time, Quantum and Electromagnetics Division, National Physical Laboratory, Teddington, Middlesex, United Kingdom.
- Quantum electrical metrology
- Application of graphene in metrology
- Single-electron transport
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Graphene is a one-atom-thick layer of carbon atoms arranged in a hexagonal honeycomb crystal lattice. It was first isolated in 2004 by two scientists at Manchester University, Konstantin Novoselov and Andre Geim, by peeling it from a piece of graphite using a piece of sticky tape. This simple material has led to an unprecedented revolution in condensed-matter physics, owing to a myriad of unique properties and potentially exciting applications. The Manchester pair was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 2010, only 6 years after their initial discovery.
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