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Creating a graphene-metal sandwich to improve electronics
March 11, 2014
Researchers have discovered that creating a graphene-copper-graphene "sandwich" strongly enhances the heat conducting properties of copper, a discovery that could further help in the downscaling of electronics.
University of California, Riverside
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