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Rice Technique Points Toward 2-D Devices

January 27, 2013

an atom-thick Rice Owl Rice University scientists have created a process to make patterns in atom-thick layers that combine a conductor--graphene--and an insulator--hexagonal boron nitride. The process may lead to new possibilities for 2-D electronics. Full Story

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