Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-46248
Nair, R R; Blake, P; Blake, J R; Zan, R; Anissimova, S; Bangert, U; Golovanov, A P; Morozov, S V; Geim, A K; Novoselov, K S; Latychevskaia, T (2010). Graphene as a transparent conductive support for studying biological molecules by transmission electron microscopy. Applied Physics Letters, 97(15):153102.
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We demonstrate the application of graphene as a support for imaging individual biological molecules in transmission electron microscope (TEM). A simple procedure to produce free-standing graphene membranes has been designed. Such membranes are extremely robust and can support practically any submicrometer object. Tobacco mosaic virus has been deposited on graphene samples and observed in a TEM. High contrast has been achieved even though no staining has been applied.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article, refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||07 Faculty of Science > Physics Institute|
|Dewey Decimal Classification:||530 Physics|
|Deposited On:||18 Feb 2011 16:39|
|Last Modified:||19 May 2016 14:59|
|Publisher:||American Institute of Physics|
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