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UM Physicists Show Electrons Can Travel Over 100 Times Faster in Graphene Than in Silicon
March 24, 2008
University of Maryland physicists have shown that in graphene, the intrinsic limit to the mobility--a measure of how well a material conducts electricity--is higher than any other known material at room temperature. Graphene, a single-atom-thick sheet of graphite, is a new material which combines aspects of semiconductors and metals.
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