Feather-light Graphene foam

An extreme close-up of feather-light graphene foam, captured using an electron microscope, wins photo prize.   Image © Adrianus Indrat Aria

The Graphene foam captured by nanotechnologist Adrianus Indrat Aria from the University of Cambridge, has won the 2014 Zeiss photography competition, by the university’s Department of Engineering.

Graphene foam is made by metallic mesh which is layered up with sheets of graphene. The metal is then taken away using chemical vapor.

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source University of Cambridge