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2011-09-27 11:22:00

Fortuitous discovery in UC Riverside physics lab made using stacked layers of “wonder material” An accidental discovery in a physicist´s laboratory at the University of California, Riverside provides a unique route for tuning the electrical properties of graphene, nature´s thinnest elastic material. This route holds great promise for replacing silicon with graphene in the microchip industry. The researchers found that stacking up three layers of graphene, like...

2011-09-27 10:37:53

Fortuitous discovery in UC Riverside physics lab made using stacked layers of 'wonder material' An accidental discovery in a physicist's laboratory at the University of California, Riverside provides a unique route for tuning the electrical properties of graphene, nature's thinnest elastic material. This route holds great promise for replacing silicon with graphene in the microchip industry. The researchers found that stacking up three layers of graphene, like pancakes, significantly...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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