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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  • 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
  • News and Views |

    Far-field photons can be coupled to acoustic graphene plasmons with near 100% efficiency and used to acquire infrared spectra of thin, subnanometre-layer samples.

    • Marta Autore
    •  & Rainer Hillenbrand
    Nature Nanotechnology 14, 308-309