Fine Structure Constant Defines Visual Transparency of Graphene

@article{Nair2008FineSC,
  title={Fine Structure Constant Defines Visual Transparency of Graphene},
  author={R. R. Nair and P. Blake and A. Grigorenko and K. Novoselov and T. Booth and T. Stauber and N. Peres and Andre K. Geim},
  journal={Science},
  year={2008},
  volume={320},
  pages={1308 - 1308}
}
  • R. R. Nair, P. Blake, +5 authors Andre K. Geim
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine, Physics
  • Science
  • There are few phenomena in condensed matter physics that are defined only by the fundamental constants and do not depend on material parameters. Examples are the resistivity quantum, h/e2 (h is Planck's constant and e the electron charge), that appears in a variety of transport experiments and the magnetic flux quantum, h/e, playing an important role in the physics of superconductivity. By and large, sophisticated facilities and special measurement conditions are required to observe any of… CONTINUE READING

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