Tape dispenser and Scotch sticky tape (laboratory apparatus)

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Tape dispenser and Scotch tape.

In 2004 at the University of Manchester, Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov found a reliable and cheap method for obtaining monolayer graphene flakes from graphite, using this tape dispenser. The pair were awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 2010 for 'groundbreaking experiments regarding the two-dimensional material graphene'.

Details

Category:
Scientific Instruments & Research
Object Number:
Y2011.25.3
Materials:
plastic (unidentified), metal (unknown) and adhesive
Measurements:
Overall: 113 mm x 80 mm x 205 mm,
type:
laboratory apparatus
credit:
Gift of Professor Konstantin Novoselov