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Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Prange Prize Lecture

Description:
Nobel Laureate Andre Geim of the University of Manchester, UK, has been named the 2012 recipient of the Richard E. Prange Prize and Lectureship in Condensed Matter Theory and Related Areas. Dr. Geim will deliver a public presentation entitled "Random Walk to Graphene at the University of Maryland, on Oct. 16, 2012. He was awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize in physics with Konstantin Novoselov for groundbreaking experiments regarding the two-dimensional material graphene. Graphene, a single layer of carbon atoms arranged in a hexagonal lattice, exhibits tremendous stability, strength and electrical conductivity. Geim and Novoselov isolated the substance by using Scotch tape to peel it from graphite. {Will appear in FYI on Oct 16, 2012
Start Time:
4:00 PM
End Time:
5:00 PM
Room:
1412
Common Location Name:
Physics
Web Address:
www.umdphysics.umd.edu/about-us/news/news-from-the-chair/663-nobelist-andre-geim-to-receive-2012-prange-prize.html
Other Contact Information:
Carole Cuaresma Kiger +1 301 405 5945 ccuaresm@umd.edu


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