11-08 :: August 2011
nanotimes News in Brief
This image shows how the magnetic properties of graphene triangles change depending upon the borders they share with a surrounding sheet of “white graphene.” The magnetic moments of these triangles are antiparallel because the border on the right contains mostly boron and the border on the left contains mostly nitrogen. © B. Yakobson/Rice University
that just returned from a weeklong visit to Tsinghua University in Beijing. Yakobson said the visit was part of an ongoing collaboration between Tsinghua researchers and colleagues in Rice‘s George R. Brown School of Engineering.
Yuanyue Liu, Somnath Bhowmick, and Boris I. Yakobson: BN White Graphene with “Colorful” Edges: The Energies and Morphology, In: NANO Letters, Volume 11(2011), Issue 8, August 10, 2011, Pages 3113-3116, DOI:10.1021/nl2011142: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nl2011142