Graphene

Graphene is a two-dimensional material consisting of a single layer of carbon atoms arranged in a honeycomb structure. Its properties include high strength and good conductivity of heat and electricity. The stacked form of graphene is graphite.

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    An electrical biosensor that relies on the binding of target nucleic acid sequences to Cas9 immobilized on a graphene field-effect transistor enables the rapid detection of mutations in purified samples without the need for nucleic acid amplification.

    • Richard Bruch
    • , Gerald A. Urban
    •  & Can Dincer
  • Editorial |

    2D materials face challenges along the road to commercialization, with increasing efforts being made in order to satisfy industrial needs.

  • Comments and Opinion |

    Electronic and photonic devices based on graphene have unique properties, leading to outstanding performance figures of merit. Mastering the integration of this unconventional material into an established semiconductor fabrication line represents a critical step towards commercialization.

    • Daniel Neumaier
    • , Stephan Pindl
    •  & Max C. Lemme
    Nature Materials 18, 525-529
  • Comments and Opinion |

    The past few years have witnessed significant development in graphene research, yet a number of challenges remain for its commercialization and industrialization. This Comment discusses relevant issues for industrial-scale graphene synthesis, one of the critical aspects for the future graphene industry.

    • Li Lin
    • , Hailin Peng
    •  & Zhongfan Liu
    Nature Materials 18, 520-524