A monolayer of carbon atoms having a hexagonal lattice structure and constituting a basic structural element of graphite, fullerenes, and carbon nanotubes.
A form of carbon consisting of a film of graphite one atom thick, an unusually strong material and an excellent conductor of electricity and heat.
Origin of graphene
- graph(ite) –ene
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From graph(ite) +"Ž -ene.