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Graphene is a rapidly rising star on the horizon of materials science and nanotechnology. This strictly two-dimensional material exhibits exceptionally high crystal and electronic quality, and, despite its short history, has already revealed a new dimension of physics and potential applications, which are briefly discussed here. Whereas one can be certain of the realness of applications only when commercial products appear, graphene no longer requires any further proof of its importance in terms of fundamental physics. More generally, graphene represents a conceptually new class of materials that are only one atom thick, and, on this basis, offers new inroads into low-dimensional physics that has never ceased to surprise and continues to provide a fertile ground for applications.


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Kulkarni, A. (2015). GRAPHENE: THE ADVANCED MATERIAL. Students’ Research in Technology & Management, 1(2), 150-155. Retrieved from


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