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Graphene-based nano-antennas may enable networks of tiny machines
December 11, 2013
Networks of nanometer-scale machines offer exciting potential applications in medicine, industry, environmental protection and defense, but until now there's been one very small problem: The limited capability of nanoscale antennas fabricated from traditional metallic components.
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