Geim, Novoselov win Nobel prize

2010-10-05 12:22
Stockholm – Andre Geim of the Netherlands and Russian-British national Konstantin Novoselov won the 2010 Nobel Physics Prize on Tuesday for pioneering work on graphene, a form of carbon which conducts electricity, the Nobel jury said.

The Swedish Academy of Sciences called graphene "the perfect atomic lattice".

It lauded Geim, 51 and Novoselov, 36, for having "shown that carbon in such a flat form has exceptional properties that originate from the remarkable world of quantum physics".
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