Graphene: A guide to the future from ZDNet

What is graphene? The subject of a recent Nobel Prize, this new form of carbon has unrivalled potential applications for technology, from solar cells to touchscreens. The UK government has even promised to invest £50m into a national research programme to commercialise this so-called 'miracle material'. But how does graphene work? How is graphene made? And why isn't a graphite pencil worth thousands of pounds? Explore this strange material with ZDNet's guide to graphene, which explains what it is, how it works and what its future means for technology.

Provided by: ZDNet Topic: Innovation Date Added: Oct 2011 Format: PDF

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