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With Support, Graphene Still a Superior Thermal Conductor

April 8, 2010

a one-atom thick sheet of graphene Graphene maintains its superior thermal conductivity even when supported by a substrate, according to new research in the journal Science. The findings by a team of researchers underscore graphene's potential role in the next generation of nano-electric devices. Full Story

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