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Graphene Membranes May Lead to Enhanced Natural Gas Production, Less CO2 Pollution Says CU Study

October 8, 2012

a molecular-sized pore in a graphene membrane Engineering faculty and students at the University of Colorado Boulder have produced the first experimental results showing that atomically thin graphene membranes with tiny pores can effectively and efficiently separate gas molecules through size-selective sieving. Full Story

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