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Researchers advance scheme to design seamless integrated circuits etched on graphene

October 22, 2013

steps of an all-graphene circuit University of California, Santa Barbara, researchers have introduced an integrated circuit design scheme in which transistors and interconnects are monolithically patterned seamlessly on a sheet of graphene, a 2-D plane of carbon atoms. Full Story

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