Graphene and Beyond: Recent Progress in the Production of 2D Materials (Graphene LIVE! Europe 2013)

Dr Elena Polyakova, CEO
Graphene Laboratories, Inc
United States
Apr 18, 2013.


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Presentation Summary

• Recent progress in the synthesis of advanced layered materials by Chemical Vapor Deposition
• Outlook on the use of these materials as an ITO replacement, for energy applications, and in electro and optical transistors
• Probable near-term applications of graphene, as well as potential roadblocks in commercialization

Speaker Biography (Elena Polyakova)

Dr. Elena Polyakova is the Chief Executive Officer of Graphene Laboratories, Inc., a company she founded in 2009. Dr. Polyakova holds Master's and Bachelor's degrees in Physics and Applied Mathematics from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, as well as a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the University of Southern California. Upon graduation, she worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Columbia University from 2005 until founding Graphene Laboratories. Her entrepreneurship has earned her the title of Mass High Tech Woman to Watch in 2011. She continues to successfully lead Graphene Laboratories, a rare success story of nanomaterial commercialization.

Company Profile (Graphene Laboratories, Inc)

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Graphene Laboratories, Inc. is focused on developing methods and processes that allow graphene to be employed in a variety of practical applications. The company was founded in 2009, and has become the world's leading manufacturer of graphene materials. Our products, are sold on the Graphene Supermarket (, range from mono and multi-layer Chemical Vapor Deposition graphene on copper to 3D graphene foams and graphene on dielectric substrates including glass, PET, and Si/SiO2 wafers.
The R&D team at Graphene Laboratories focuses on the next-generation of materials for research and commercial purposes, including: photovoltaics, composite materials, energy storage applications, transistors, and materials to be used as an ITO replacement.
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