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Graphene-based System Could Lead to Improved Information Processing

June 21, 2013

ferroelectric-graphene-ferroelectric nanostructure A new system from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology uses 2-D structures to guide plasmonic waves at ultrashort wavelengths, offering a new platform for memory and computer chips. Full Story

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