Thought for the month

“The great tragedy of science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.”
Thomas Huxley, Scientist (1825-95).

Monday, 28 May 2012

OMG, GMO

Courtesy of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee we now have graphene the semiconductor, or more correctly graphene monoxide (GMO). The potential is to use this material with graphene (a conductor) and graphene oxide (an insulator) to cover all the electrical characteristics needed in a device. But perhaps boron nanotubes and borene are the next new things?

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