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UWM Discovery Advances Graphene-based Electronics
April 13, 2012
An interdisciplinary research team at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee recently created an entirely new carbon-based material that is synthesized from the "wonder kid" of the carbon family, graphene.
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
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