2D Materials, from Excitons to Elephants

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 2:00pm - 2:40pm
Keller 3-180
Paul McEuen (Cornell University)
What new things can we make from 2D Materials? The possibilities are incredibly varied, from novel quantum systems to functional nanoscale machines. In this talk, I'll discuss three things we've built: a tunable 2D exciton, a thermal guitar, and a new class of self-folding origami devices.