Philip Kim: “Relativity, Quantum Physics, and Graphene”

Graphene, a single atomic layer of graphite discovered only a decade ago, has been providing physicists opportunities to explore an interesting analogy to relativistic quantum mechanics. The unique electronic structure of graphene yields an energy and momentum relation mimicking that of relativistic quantum particles, providing opportunities to explore exotic and exciting science and potential technological applications based on the flat carbon form. In this presentation Professor Kim discuses the brief history of graphene research and its implications in science and technology.

Bibliografia:

Graphene Nanomaterials: Fabrication, Properties, and Applications / Dharmesh P. Hansora e Satyendra Mishra

Grafene. Proprietà e applicazioni / Edward L. Wolf

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