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Research yields material made of single-atom layers that snap together like Legos
November 25, 2014
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Physicists at the University of Kansas have fabricated an innovative substance from two different atomic sheets that interlock much like Lego toy bricks. The new material--made of a layer of graphene and a layer of tungsten disulfide--could be used in solar cells and flexible electronics. The findings are published in the Nov. 25 Nature Communications. Full Story
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