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Controlling Silicon Evaporation Allows Scientists to Boost Graphene Quality

September 22, 2011

students observe a high temperature furnace Scientists from the Georgia Institute of Technology have for the first time, provided details of their "confinement controlled sublimation" technique for growing high-quality layers of epitaxial graphene on silicon carbide wafers. Full Story

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