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May 17 2013

Hofstadter's butterfly spotted in graphene


Hofstadter's butterfly a stunning fractal pattern that describes the behaviour of electrons in a magnetic field has been measured experimentally for the first time. The breakthrough has been made by three research groups that looked at the electronic properties of graphene placed on a boron-nitride surface. As well as confirming a theoretical prediction made nearly 40 years ago, the results could find use in electronic and optoelectronic devices.

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