Tape Dispenser and Scotch Tape
tape dispenser and scotch tape. In 2004 Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov found a reliable and cheap method for obtaining monolayer graphene flakes from graphite, using scotch tape. The graphene flakes can be used as transistors and were experimented with in hand-made circuits, then in more precisely made lithographically printed circuits. The pair were awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 2010.
- Scientific Instruments & Research
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- laboratory apparatus
- Gift of Professor Konstantin Novoselov
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