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Caltech scientists develop cool process to make better graphene


March 18, 2015

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A new technique invented at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) to produce graphene--a material made up of an atom-thick layer of carbon--at room temperature could help pave the way for commercially feasible, graphene-based solar cells and light-emitting diodes, large-panel displays and flexible electronics.Full Story

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