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A New Approach to Finding and Removing Defects in Graphene

May 28, 2010

atoms of oxygen in a graphene sheet In a paper in Nature Chemistry, Vivek Shenoy and colleagues pinpointed noncarbon atoms that create defects when graphene is produced through a technique called graphene-oxide reduction. The researchers also propose how to make the technique more efficient by precisely applying hydrogen--rather than heat--to remove the impurities. Full Story

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