Session P37: Focus Session: Graphene Structure, Dopants, and Defects: Strain Engineering II

8:00 AM–11:00 AM, Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Room: C146

Sponsoring Unit: DMP
Chair: Michael Crommie, University of California, Berkeley

Abstract ID: BAPS.2011.MAR.P37.1

Abstract: P37.00001 : Beller Lectureship Talk: Gauge fields in graphene

8:00 AM–8:36 AM

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  Francisco Guinea
    (CSIC - Madrid)

Graphene is a unique material with many special features not found in other systems. Elastic strains, and also topological defects, act on the charge carriers in the same way as effective gauge fields. The emergence of these fields, their dependence on sample parameters, and their relevance to experiments will be reviewed.

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