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The fine-tuning of 2-D materials


February 28, 2018

A new understanding of why synthetic 2-D materials often perform orders of magnitude worse than predicted was reached by teams of researchers led by Penn State. They searched for ways to improve these materials' performance in future electronics, photonics and memory storage applications.Full Story

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