Promotional video for LMCat project released
The European FET-Horizon2020 LMCat project of Dr. Irene Groot has released a promotional video showing the role graphene could play in our daily lives, how LMCat's production technique works, and how the consortium is capable of taking graphene production to the next level.
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The Liquid Metal Catalysis project is aiming to study the growth of two-dimensional materials on liquid metal catalysts (growth of graphene on molten copper in specific). This is done by developing a unique experimental setup, by which the growth of graphene on molten copper can be studied in situ, at about 1100 °C and under reactive conditions. The experiments are also supported by theoretical simulation.
The project is a collaboration between:
- Catalysis & Surface Chemistry, Leiden Institute of Chemistry, Leiden University, The Netherlands
- ID10, European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF), France
- Institute for Nanoscience and Cryogenics (INAC), Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA), France
- Composites and Nanomaterials, Institute of Chemical Engineering Sciences, Foundations for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH), Greece
- Theoretical Chemistry, Technical University of Munich (TUM), Germany
- Leiden Probe Microscopy (LPM B.V.), The Netherlands