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Size Matters: Nanotechnology and Other Wonders in Carbon Flatland

Dr. Jeanie Lau, associate professor of physics at UCR College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences

Wednesday, February 8, 2012
  6–7:15 p.m.


Location: UCR Palm Desert, 75080 Frank Sinatra Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92211
Category: Lecture

Description: Question: What material is stronger than steel but softer than silk, transparent like plastics but conductive of heat or electricity like metals, Nobel prize-winning but is produced by every school kid?

Answer: graphene. Learn about this wonder material and how it transforms the next generation of technology.

The final lecture of the Science and Society series titled “Size Matters: Nanotechnology and Other Wonders in Carbon Flatland” will be presented on Wednesday, February 8, 2012, 6:00 p.m. by DR. JEANNIE LAU, Associate Professor of Physics, College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, University of California, Riverside.

Additional Information: UCR Palm Desert Events

Open to: General Public
Admission: Free
Sponsor: UCR Palm Desert Center

Contact Information:
UCR Palm Desert Information
(760) 834-0800
palmdesert@ucr.edu