Graphene Promises to Revolutionize Nanotech

Graphene is a newly recognized form of carbon comprised of single sheets of atoms. It is likely to transform infotech and nanotech in the coming decade. Amazingly, these molecules are found in ordinary pencil lead. What are the implications? We’ll put pencil to paper and sketch out the details.

When you write with a pencil, you are using a form of nanotechnology. The graphite commonly known as "pencil lead" is the purest form of carbon. It is composed of ultra-thin sheets of carbon atoms, made of hexagonal .....

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