Micro- and Nanotribology of Graphene

  • Martin DienwiebelEmail author
  • Roland Bennewitz
Part of the NanoScience and Technology book series (NANO)


Graphene is a two-dimensional layer of carbon atoms bound by covalent Open image in new window -bonds. It is the building block of graphite, in which the graphene layers are stacked and held together by van der Waals forces.


Wear Track Highly Orient Pyrolytic Graphite Graphene Film Bilayer Graphene Epitaxial Graphene 
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We thank our colleagues Diego Marchetto, Felix Wählisch, Tobin Filleter, Christian Held, Florian Hausen, Judith Hoth, and Eduard Arzt for stimulating discussions.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Karlsruhe Institute of TechnologyInstitute for Applied Materials—Reliability of Systems and Components, Microtribology Center μTCKarlsruheGermany
  2. 2.INM—Leibniz-Institute for New MaterialsSaarbrückenGermany
  3. 3.Physics Department, Saarland UniversityCampus D2 2, SaarbrückenGermany

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