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Infrared Laser Launches Plasmons on Graphene

Caption: An infrared laser beam focused on the arm of an atomic-force microscope launches plasmons, waves through electrons, on the surface of graphene, a single honeycomb layer of linked carbon atoms.

Credit: Basov Lab/UCSD

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