Making carbon magnetic

Theoretical prediction for magnetism in graphene.
Graphene with a hole. Expected 2D structure (left) vs. actual 3D structure (right).
Scanning tunneling microscopy experiments on graphene with a hole, showing signatures of magnetism. Plots from Physical Review Letters 117, 166801.

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Hari Padmanabhan

Hari Padmanabhan

Postdoctoral researcher at Harvard, studying the physics of materials.