The first session of the Chemistry Journal Club kicked off with a slightly left field paper on proton transport through graphene. Not a traditional chemistry article and surprisingly, given our host for the session, not a metal in sight either. Ian skilfully managed to convince the audience that protons could quite conceivably travel through the little tiny gaps in the graphene structure and introduced us to hBN. Discussions ensued as to the possible useful applications and all went away pondering how it fits in with life, the universe and everything.
Many thanks to Ian Gass for hosting the first session and introducing us to something that we may well have never picked up otherwise.