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Researchers invent 'sideways' approach to 2-D hybrid materials
January 9, 2014
Researchers have pioneered a new technique for forming a 2-D, single-atom sheet of two different materials with a seamless boundary. The study, published in the journal Science, could enable the use of new types of 2-D hybrid materials in technological applications and fundamental research.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
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