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Researchers Design New Graphene-based, Nanomaterial with Magnetic Properties

September 1, 2009

Ferromagnetic graphone sheet An international team of researchers has designed a new graphite-based, magnetic nanomaterial that acts as a semiconductor and could help materials scientists create the next generation of electronic devices, like microchips. Full Story

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