Contact: Paul Preuss
DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Caption: Graphene nanoribbons are narrow sheets of carbon atoms only one layer thick. Their width, and the angles at which the edges are cut, produce a variety of electronic states, which have been studied with precision for the first time using scanning tunneling microscopy and scanning tunneling spectroscopy.
Credit: Crommie et al, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
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