The smallest Olympic logo ever created with graphene

A research team from IBM Research in Zurich helped to create the smallest Olympic logo ever - made from five carbon rings in graphene:




They call the molecule Olympicene, the smallest molecule containing five carbon rings. The actual molecule was was synthesized at the University of Warwick, after the project was suggested by the Royal Society of Chemistry’s vice president Antony Williams. The work was done by Anish Mistry, a student working with PhD student Ben Moreton.

Source: TechWeek

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