Friday, July 20, 2012

Self Repair - the new Graphene capability.


Graphene is a material whit surprising strength and high conductivity posit as the material that will mark a new era in the field of microelectronics and integrated circuit development. This carbon allotropy formed by carbon atoms arranged in a hexagonal tessellation species (linked together by a covalent bond) begins to be used in the manufacture of silicon transistors as an adjunct to overcome the instability of this, however, even the candidate to replace silicon are still many details to discover. Within the work of characterization of this material, a team from the University of Manchester has found a rather surprising finding, the material can self-repair itself.