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Graphene Recipe Yields Carbon Cornucopia

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Science  19 Dec 2008:
Vol. 322, Issue 5909, pp. 1785
DOI: 10.1126/science.322.5909.1785

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Chemists at the Materials Research Society Fall Meeting reported on a cheap, easy way to grow high-quality sheets of carbon just a single atom thick and then transfer them wherever they want, opening the door both to better ways of exploring the new physics of atomically thin materials and to potential applications.