de Heer, Walter School of Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia.
Last reviewed:January 2020
- Growth and production
- Electronic structure
- Some important electronic properties
- Graphene types
- Epitaxial graphene-based electronics
- Related Primary Literature
- Additional Reading
The basic building block of graphite, a two-dimensional sheet of carbon atoms arranged in a honeycomb structure (Fig. 1a). In graphite, the graphene sheets are stacked in the Bernal structure (Fig. 1b), thereby causing graphite to be a semimetal. See also: Crystal structure; Graphite
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