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Contact: Paul Preuss
DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Graphene Bubble (1 of 2)

Caption: In this scanning tunneling microscopy image of a graphene nanobubble, the hexagonal two-dimensional graphene crystal is seen distorted and stretched along three main axes. The strain creates pseudo-magnetic fields far stronger than any magnetic field ever produced in the laboratory

Credit: courtesy of Micheal Crommie, Berkeley Lab

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